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Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County: Summer camp registration is open.  Camp starts June 23, ends August 8.  Contact us:  802-747-4944.  Swimming, crafts, hiking, literacy, gym workouts, cooking, weekly movie, and more.

 

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May - October - Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, Saturdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Tuesdays 3 - 6 p.m., Downtown Rutland's Depot Park, for additional information call Judy at 802-773-4813.

June 25 – October 1 – West Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, held at the Town Hall Green (corner of Marble and Main Street) every Wednesday from 3:00-6:00pm, vendors call 802-438-2263.

June - October - Pittsford Farmers Market new location - the New England Maple Museum, 4578 US Route 7. This year we are accepting Farm-to-Family coupons to provide fresh produce to local families, every Saturday through October (weather permitting) 10 am - 2 pm., for information contact: Kelly at 483-6351.

May - October - Brandon Farmers Market, Fridays 9am-2pm, Central Park. You'll find seasonal vegetables and plants, honey, pure VT maple syrup, handcrafted jewelry, local mohair and alpaca products, handknit and crocheted items, baked goods, jams and jellies, local meats, and other handcrafted items.

June - October - Belmont, Mount Holly Farmer’s Market features Vermont-made and Vermont-grown products, fresh produce, baked goods, hand crafts, On the Belmont Village Green, Saturdays, 10am - 1 pm, rain or shine, 802-259-2322.

June - October – Poultney Vermont Farmers Market features Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring fresh fruits, veggies, plants, flowers and herbs. Local bakers with fabulous pies and treats, Vermont maple products and honey, homemade crafts, foods and much more. For more information contact 802-325-3205.

May – October - Wells Village Farmers Market – Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, Wells Country Store at the Wells Four Corner on Route 30, contact Helen Wood (802) 325-3478.

 

1 – 3 – Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Paper Camp for ages 6-12; Using paper as a medium campers will create both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional works of art. Activities will include paper lanterns, kites, paper flowers and their own hand-crafted paper. Professional Origami Artist Morgan Haynes will guest teach. Children are asked to wear closed toe shoes, mess-friendly clothes, and to bring a bag lunch. Campers will be provided with a morning and afternoon snack. 16 South Main St, 9am-3pm, Tuition: $140 members, $155 nonmembers, 775-0356.

 

1 - Brandon, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Forestdale Senior Ctr., Route 73, 1 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

1 - Castleton, Across the Pond performs at the Castleton State Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

2 - Wallingford, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Wallingford House, 10 N. Main St. #12, 10:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

2 - Rutland, PossumHaw performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

2, 16, 30 – Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Night Painting Series, Evening painting classes included instruction and materials; explore a new theme and instructor each week. No experience required. Private parties welcome. Please RSVP in advance. 6:30-9pm. Chaffee Downtown, 75 Merchants Row, Tuition: $25 members, $30 nonmembers, 775-0356.

2 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

 

2 - Brandon, Concert by NEON STARS GLEE CLUB at Brandon Town Hall, 7:30 pm, free will offering.

 

3 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Parker House, 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

3 - Fair Haven, Left Eye Jump (Blues) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

4 - Rutland, The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce presents the Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza at Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 South Main Street. Free Parking, Time: 9:45 pm., Information: 802-773-2747 or 1-800-756-8880 or click here Voted "Best Fireworks in the Region" Readers Choice Award 3 years in a row; The Vermont Eagle. Click here for poster

4 - Rutland, Summer Smash 2014 - Gates and concessions open at 4 p.m., Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby begins at 6:30 p.m., Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Extravaganza at 9:45 p.m., free parking, Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 South Main Street, for ticket information call 775-5200.

4, 5, 6 - Rutland, BROC Flea Market held in Presidents Bldg. at the Vermont State Fairgrounds, Rte. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

4 - Rutland, Rick Redington and the Luv Machine performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

4 - Killington, The Town of Killington July 4th Celebration and Fireman’s BBQ - The day kicks off with a parade beginning at 10am from the Killington Events Hall down River Road to Johnson's Rec. Center. Fireman's BBQ and pool opening begins at 11 am. Spend the afternoon competing in field games and belly flop contests, music begins at 7pm and a spectacular Fireworks Display begins at 9:30pm, for more information call 802-422-3241.

 

4 - Castleton, 4th of July Samba & Puppet Parade, The Vermont Governor’s Institute on the Arts celebrates its 31st year as it presents a student-created samba parade to the community of Castleton. The parade features giant puppets, handmade by 125 high school students from around Vermont in ten intense days leading up to the event, as well as a samba band comprised of students and staff, costumes, drums, streamers, stilts, and more, Main Street, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., 802-505-9442.

4 - Poultney, Fourth of July Celebration - From the East Poultney Green to Downtown Main Street come join us in celebrating the independence of our country! Fireworks to be launched after sunset, for more information call Poultney Chamber of Commerce, (802)287-2010.

4 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, 2743 Route 22A, 6 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

4 - Brandon,The Night Before! THE GREAT BRANDON 4th OF JULY STREET DANCE UNDER THE STARS! Bring the whole family for an evening of FREE, great family fun. Activity starts in Central Park at 5:00 pm with the free street dance at 6 pm! The Brandon Independence Day Celebration Prizes and 50/50 raffle complete the evening’s events. As always there will be a wide variety of food vendors including hot dogs, hamburgers, pig roast, cotton candy, popcorn, BBQ, bread dough, strawberry shortcake, fruit & drinks! Grab the family and join in the evening’s fun and festivities!

4 - HUbbardton, Soldiers Arrive from Mount Independence - A small group of intrepid re-enactors, who began a 26-mile retreat from Mount Independence in Orwell on July 3, arrive at Hubbardton. Watch for them along the roads and byways, and greet them on their arrival. 3 - 5 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free, call 802-273-2282 for details.

 

4, 5 - Belmont, Mount Holly Library’s three day book sale is July 4th, 5th and 6th from 10 to 4. Come Friday, July 4th for our annual parade at 11 am and you will be in for a very special treat.  Mount Holly’s 4th of July Parade is an example of America’s small town traditions at their best.  The Odd Fellows will be barbequing chicken so save room for lunch.  We hope to see you at the book sale rain or shine.  Mount Holly Town Library, 26 Maple Hill Road, Belmont, Vermont.  For further information, call 802-259-3707.

 

5 - Killington, Killington Music Festival Music in the Mountains Concert - Killington Music Festival Chamber Orchestra featuring Joseph Silverstein, violinist and Conductor Alondra de la Parra. Works of Bach, Britten, Mendelssohn, Elgar and Vivaldi, Rams Head Lodge Killington Resort, Killington Road, 7 p.m., Ticket prices: $25/person, 802-422-1330.

 

5 - Brandon, Special performance by the Brandon Town Band at Brandon Town Hall, 11 am before the Independence Day Parade, free will offering.

5 - Brandon Vermont proudly presents Independence Day celebration, July 5th, 2014, theme – in association with the Brandon Artists Guild – is “Brandon Rocks On”.  Enjoy the parade, the music, the games and contests, the family activities, the crafts, the food, the fireworks … everything that makes a 4th of July celebration in Brandon so special.  Keep up to date with all the latest information as we build up to the July 4th weekend at http://brandon.org/events-and-happenings or e-mail us at BIDCC@yahoo.net.

5 – Tinmouth, Dupont Brothers perform acoustic, folk concert at Tinmouth Old Firehouse, 7 Mountain View Road, 7:30 p.m.

 

5 - Poultney, Poultney Public Library Book Sale, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, 205 Main St, (802)287-5556.

 

5, 6 - HUbbardton, Battle of Hubbardton Revolutionary War Weekend - The 237th anniversary of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in Vermont. Re-enactors portray soldiers who fought here. Tactical military demonstrations, drilling lessons, guided camp and battlefield tours, camp life activities, Mistress Davenport’s Schoolroom, history scavenger hunt, colonial games, children’s activities, music, and shopping on sutler’s row. Revolutionary War battle maneuvers Sunday morning. Food stand both days. Adult: $6.00, children under 15: free, Saturday, July 05, 2014: 9:30 am to Sunday, July 06, 2014: 4:30 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., call 802-273-2282 for details.

 

6 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

6 – Castleton, Meet & Greet Local Artists and Author, Noted Watercolor Artist, Peter Huntoon, will be giving a painting demonstration. Photographer, Jason Morin, will be on hand showcasing his local photographs. Author DonaldThompson will also be on hand to autograph his historical books on Castleton and Lake Bomoseen, Harbor View General Store, 33 Creek Road, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., free, 802-265-8884.

 

6 - East Poultney, Enjoy a band concert on the Green from 6:30 p.m., truly a small town experience that you are sure to enjoy! Visitors welcome, for more information contact 802-287-5185.

 

8 - Rutland, Summer Sunset Series, 5K walk or run through scenic Pine Hill Park, 2 Oak Street Extension, 6:30 p.m., $5 per person, FREE for 12 grade and under, 802-773-1822.

 

8 – West Rutland, The Sons of the American Legion host Ken and jean Heleba to explain the efforts underway to create a WWII memorial in town, Pleasant Street, 6 – 7 p.m., free, 802-438-5069.

 

8 - Castleton, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Castleton Meadows, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

8 - Castleton, Satin & Steel performs at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

8 - Castleton, RRCC holds their July mixer at Castleton College, 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

9 – Rutland, Free Business Seminar - The Profit Equation, Five Key Numbers Every Business Owner MUST know presented by Hannah Abrams of AdviCoach, You will learn the Profit Equation which is based on and includes the FIVE most important numbers in your business.  When business owners work "ON" their business, it is important that they focus on one of these five. These 5 numbers impact your bottom line and drive results. The Actions and strategies to impact each key number will be presented. You will leave with the example worksheet that we will review in the presentation (business case study), and a worksheet that you can complete for your own business.  Additionally, you will leave with ideas, and specific actions you can take to impact each number to drive better results in your own business, 8am-9:30am, held at Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce. Located at 50 Merchants Row, Registration is required for this FREE event, REGISTER HERE Call: 802-776-8922.

 

9 - Rutland, Aaron Audet Band performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St

 

9 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Templewood Court, 5 Tremont St.,10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

9 – Rutland, Fiddle jam invites fiddlers and players of acoustic instruments to share music; listeners welcome, acoustic, blues, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., 7:15 – 9:15 p.m., donation, 775-1182.

 

9, 16, 23 – Killington, Splash Theater, Bring your favorite pool float down to the Johnson Recreation Center and enjoy a relaxing evening watching a movie while floating in the pool, movie to be determined, 7 – 10 p.m., 802-422-3932.

 

10 - Rutland, Thursday Hikers, Follow trail through the woods along Kent Pond to Thundering Brook Falls. Moderate. Meet at 9 am at the Godnick Center to car pool, bring lunch, 1 Deer Street, 843-368-3376.

 

10 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Felted Bird Series, Scarlet Tanager, Tuition: $75 Members, $85 nonmembers; $210 members, $240 nonmembers for all three sessions. Materials Fee: $10.00 per class or $25 for all three Using a hands-on approach, we will learn to needle felt small bird ornaments out of wool with instructor Sue Carey: Beginner to Intermediate. 5:30-9pm, Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St., Please RSVP in advance. 775-0356.

10 – Brandon, Beginning East Coast Swing Dancing, Learn East Coast Swing Dancing at this workshop for beginners, taught by David Allan of Green Mountain Stomp Swing Dancing. Held on July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st from 7:30-8:30pm. Registration begins at 7pm on the 10th. No partner or previous dance experience is needed and all ages are welcome. $40 for adults for all 4 sessions or $35 for senior citizens and kids 18 and under. No reservations are required. Contact David directly with questions: 802-343-1475 or davidlindylead@gmail.com.

 

10 - West Rutland, Erik Wener's new band FM performs concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

 

10, Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series kicks off 2014 season with folk/bluegrass band Woodchuck Revenge! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

10 - Fair Haven, Steady Betty (Rocksteady)  performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

 

10 - Castleton, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Castleton Meadows, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

10, 11, 12, 13 - Brandon, The 20th Annual Basin Bluegrass Festival - Family event, lots of events, activities and music, workshops and more, day and weekend ticket prices, celebrate all things Bluegrass in the Basin! For more info visit http://www.basinbluegrassfestival.com/, call 802-247-3275 or email: basinbluegrass@yahoo.com

 

11 - Rutland, Friday Nights in Downtown Rutland, 6 - 10 pm, Singer/Songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins performs concert on stage at 8:30 pm, Center Street.

 

11 – West Rutland, "Live" Bird of Prey Show” - Southern Vermont Natural History Museum will be bringing a variety of of birds of prey. The star of the show will be a bald eagle, held at West Rutland Town Hall, 7 p.m., free to the community and made possible by the West Rutland Public Library, for more information call the library at 438-2964.

 

11 – Brandon, Brandon Artists Guild, Joyful work by Judith Reilly with fabric and stitched fine art, and Robin Kent who paints on assemblages of wood and large paintings., 7 Center St., 5 – 7 p.m., free, Exhibit runs 7/2 – 8/31, 802-247-4956.

 

11 - Poultney, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Young At Heart Senior Center, 206 Furnace St., 9:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

11 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Modified "Twitter Twin 25s" - Middlebury, VT and Brandon, VT Residents FREE with ID!Twitter promotion, 2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

12 - Rutland, Chicken Barbeque - Saturday, July 12, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Rutland United Methodist Church, 71 Williams Street, ph. 773-2460. Adults $10.00, Children 8 and under $5.00. rutlandunitedmethodistchurch.org

 

12 - Killington, Killington Music Festival Music in the Mountains Concert - European Impressions Killington Music Festival Faculty artists perform works of Bach, Brahms, Debussy and Schoenberg, Rams Head Lodge Killington Resort, Killington Road, 7 p.m., Ticket prices: $25/person, 802-422-1330.

 

12 – Brandon, Jeff Rapsis and the Silent Movie Festival featuring a series of comedies starring Buster Keaton, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), free will offering, 7 – 9 p.m., 802-247-5420.

13 - Rutland, Red Knights Motorcycle Club – Vermont Chapter 3 - Ride for the Dodge House, Stage at The City of Rutland Fire Station (104 Center St.) Registration 9:00 - 10:00am 75 mile ride leaves at 10:00am sharp. Destination, Franklin's in Proctor, VT

 

12, 13 - Rutland, 35th Annual RAVE Car Show and Flea Market (2 day event) - Car show, auto related flea market, food vendors, craft vendors, 50/50 raffle, music and more. Saturday night dance at the Holiday Inn of Rutland - 7:30 p.m. Show takes place Saturday and Sunday with the trophies presented at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Vermont State Fairgrounds (Route 7 South), $5.00 donation/under 12 free. To view poster information click here

 

13 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

13 – Rutland, Project VISION: Substance Abuse Treatment Expo - A forum of speakers from the substance abuse treatment committee from Project VISION will present updates on the committee's actions, there will also be information booths from a number of organizations who support this committee of Project VISION, Nourse Hall, Trinity Church, 85 West Street, 12 – 2 p.m., free, 802-775-4368.

 

13 - Rutland, The Homeless Prevention Center holds Poker Run & Cookout, cost $20 per bike, $25 w/passenger, registration 8:30 - 11 am at The Homeless Prevention Center, 56 Howe St., kickstand up at 11 am, leaving from Homeless Prevention Center and ending at the Houglagans Club House, 37 Cain St., Proctor at 3 pm for a cookout, for more information contact Charlie Nassau at 802-770-4374. Proceeds benefit the Homeless Prevention Center.

 

13 - East Poultney, Enjoy a band concert on the Green from 6:30 p.m., truly a small town experience that you are sure to enjoy! Visitors welcome, for more information contact 802-287-5185.

14, 21, 28 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library Summer Monday Book Sales:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive Mondays; Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.  Most items $.25 - $3.00, 10 Court St., All proceeds go to support library programs and collections.

 

15 - Castleton, Prydein performs at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

16 - Rutland, Shellhouse performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

16 - Rutland, Chaffee Downtown Gallery welcomes you to come hear a lecture by renowned sculptor Pat Musick. She will discuss her process and discuss her new book "The Piero Affair...with side trips".  Guests will be able to view Musick's sculptures that are on exhibit for Pulsation, before and after the lecture. Books will be available for purchase and to be signed by Pat.  75 Merchants Row - 6 pm

 

16 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Sheldon Towers, 9:30 a.m.; Linden Terrace, 11 a.m., for more information call 775-0568.

17, 18, 19 – Rutland, Grace Congregational Church presents Les Misérables through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. his production, with stage and music direction by Rip Jackson, includes a large cast of actors/singers, full pit orchestra and professional set, costume, light and sound designs . The four shows will be performed at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., July 17, 18 and 19 at 7:30 PM and July 19 at 2:00 PM. Tickets are available through the theatre box office at 775-0903 or online at www.paramountvt.org. Tickets for the evening shows are $20 for orchestra and loge and $15 for balcony. All seats are $15 for the matinee performance. Tickets for ages 18 and under are $15 for all shows. There is assistance for anyone unable to afford tickets. Please call the church office at 802-775-4301.

 

17 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Maple Village, 72 Pine St., 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

17 - Fair Haven, Ener-Jazz (Big Band) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

17 - West Rutland, Local country band Thunder Road performs concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

 

17 – Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series with jazz/blues band Samirah Evans and Her Handsome Devils! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

18 - Rutland, Friday Nights in Downtown Rutland, 6 - 10 pm, Country Star Darryl Worley performs concert on stage at 8:30 pm

 

18 - Mendon, Killington Music Festival presents Fundraiser Dinner at the Red Clover Inn, Chef Colin Arthur will prepare a family-style dinner, 6 pm, music by the KMF Young Artists. Proceeds to benefit the Killington Music Festival. For reservations & more information, contact The Red Clover Inn at 802.775.2290.

 

18 - 20 - Killington, Killington Wine Festival, 3 days of dinners, tastings and special events, showcasing over 500 wines from a collection of over 40 vineyards around the world. Killington Grand Resort Hotel, K-1 Lodge and the Killington Region, for more information call 802-422-2105. Click here for wine tasting events.

 

18 - Brandon, The Bert Prival School Of Ballet and Theater Arts presents “Annie” at Brandon Town Hall, 7:30 pm, Tickets  $10at the door, $10 in advance, Tickets can be purchased at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

18 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Rutland Herald Mid-Season Championships , 2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

18, 19, 20 - Tinmouth, 20th Annual SolarFest - New England's Renewable Energy Festival. Three days of educational workshops, world-class musical performances, renewable energy vendors, local food, dedicated kid’s activities, Theater-in-the Woods and more. All powered by the SUN, Forget-Me-Not-Farm, 12 McNamara Road, $15 and up, kids under 13 free, (802)235-1513, http://www.solarfest.org

 

19 – Brandon, L.C.JAZZ SWING BAND performs concert at Brandon Town Hall, 8 pm, Tickets, $8, Couples, $14, Students, $7, Tickets available at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

 

19 - Hubbardton, Saturday, July 19th, starting with a TOWN WIDE TAG SALE from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, The festivities continue starting at 2:00 pm at the Hubbardton Battlefield. There will be food available, ongoing activities, magic show, balloons, face painting, contests, races, games, speakers,
a raffle drawing,  entertainment and an outstanding fireworks display. Free and open to the public. People are encouraged to bring a picnic supper and lawn chairs. 802-265-2227

19 - Hubbardton, Hubbardton Town 250th Anniversary Day - The Town of Hubbardton celebrates its 250th anniversary of the town charter with activities for all ages, including evening fireworks. 2 - 9:30 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., Anniversary celebrations free. Regular site admission: Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free 802-273-2282

19 - Killington, Killington Music Festival Music in the Mountains Concert - Killington Music Festival in Bohemia, Join us for an evening of Dvorak, Ullmann and Smetana, Rams Head Lodge Killington Resort, Killington Road, 7 p.m., Ticket prices: $25/person, 802-422-1330.

 

19 – Brandon, L.C. Jazz Band and Dance. Tickets are $8 for adults, $14 for couples, and $7 students., Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), free will offering, 8 – 10 p.m., 802-247-5420.

 

19 – Belmont, Mt. Holly Garden Tour - A self-guided tour of diverse, high altitude gardens, pick up tickets and maps at the green in Belmont, $12 for adults, children under 12 free, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Maple Hill Rd intersection with Belmont Rd., 802-259-2566. Benefit to support maintenance of the town Community Center and Library.

20 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

20 - East Poultney, Enjoy a band concert on the Green from 6:30 p.m., truly a small town experience that you are sure to enjoy! Visitors welcome, for more information contact 802-287-5185.

 

20 - Hubbardton, Moonlight in Vermont Astronomy Night - On the 45th anniversary of the first lunar landing, enjoy the waning moon and night sky with members of the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers. They bring telescopes and reveal the magic of moon and star light in Vermont. If you like, bring binoculars, blankets, and flashlights. We provide marshmallows. Hubbardton Battlefield (5696 Monument Hill Rd., free, if inclement weather, inside illustrated program. 8 - 11:00 pm Call 802-273-2282 to confirm.

 

21 – 25, Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Graffiti Art Camp, Projects include a group mural, stenciling portraits, and spray paint on canvas.  Gloves and masks will be provided. Tuition: $100 members; $120 nonmembers. Grades 7+. Students will Explore graffiti/street art and learn about artists within these movements. 9am-12pm, 16 South Main St., 775-0356.

 

21 – Rutland, Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Ride, 6 -8 Mile ride through scenic Pine Hill Park, 6:30 p.m., 2 Oak Street Extension, all ages, 802-773-1822.

21, 28 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library Summer Monday Book Sales:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive Mondays; Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.  Most items $.25 - $3.00, 10 Court St., All proceeds go to support library programs and collections.

 

22 - 25, Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Animal Portraits - Campers will visit the animals of Rutland County Humane Society.  Inspired by their favorite animal campers will create an animal portrait.  Paintings will be donated to the Rutland County Humane Society for display and auction.  Campers will receive a print of their own painting. 16 South Main St., 1-4pm, Tuition: $80 members; $100 nonmembers. Grades 7+, 775-0356.

 

22 - Rutland, The American Red Cross holds blood drive at Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 12noon – 6 pm, 1-800-733-2767.

22 - Castleton, The Renegades perform at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

22 - Brandon, Annual Great Brandon Auction, Rain or Shine Under the Tent, Brandon's Central Park (across the street from 20 Park St.), 2 pm preview with 4 pm auction, Brandon Lions will be grilling dinner and providing cold drinks and snacks free, Terms: Cash or Good Check. Auctioneer: Barb Watters. 802-247-6401.

23 - Rutland, The Keating 4 performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

23 – Brandon, Rutland High School's Summer Encore theatre program, will present “The Race to Save the World”. This will be an improvised audience participation play which will have science as a key part of the plot. Brandon Town Hall, 6:30 pm, Tickets, $4.00. Tickets available at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

 

23 - Castleton, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Rutland County Kickoff Event, Open house to learn how to get involved this year, Speaker Program! Information Stations! Making Strides Store! Kid Activities! Wear pink! Bring your family and friends! Everyone is welcome! 6 – 8 pm, Dinner buffet available $7/person from 6:00-7:00pm, Pavilion at Castleton College, 338 South Street, Park in lot near Spartan Stadium or across street, RSVP no later than July 16, 802.872.6344 or rutlandvtstrides@cancer.org

 

24 - Rutland, Thursday Hikers, Follow trail through the woods along Kent Pond to Thundering Brook Falls. Moderate. Meet at 9 am at the Godnick Center to car pool, bring lunch, 1 Deer Street, 843-368-3376.

 

24 – Proctor, The Vermont Marble Museum & Gift Shop in Proctor presents a Concert of young Musicians from Killington Music Festival, Join us for a evening of spectacular Chamber Music ,including Mendelssohn's Energetic Octet for Strings and lushly scored Terzetto by Dvorak, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, 52 Main St.

 

24 – Mendon, 8th Annual Rutland Summer Evening Bridal Show held at the Red Clover Inn in Mendon, meet with the area top wedding professionals ready to answer your questions and help with your wedding planning. With tastes and styles for all budgets paired with state-of-the-art displays and the most creative ideas, we offer the convenient and unique opportunity to meet and greet the wedding pros all in one place, taste hors d’oeuvres and wedding cake samples and win great prizes including a Mini-Getaway, Doors open at 6:30 pm. Prize drawings at 9:00 pm., for more info call 802.459.2897. For more information click here

 

24 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Felted Bird Series, Goldfinch, Tuition: $75 Members, $85 nonmembers; $210 members, $240 nonmembers for all three sessions. Materials Fee: $10.00 per class or $25 for all three Using a hands-on approach, we will learn to needle felt small bird ornaments out of wool with instructor Sue Carey: Beginner to Intermediate. 5:30-9pm, Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St., Please RSVP in advance. 775-0356.

 

24 - West Rutland, The Phil Henry Trio performs concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

24 - Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series with the Caribbean Steel Drum band the Pan Handlers! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

24 - Brandon, Feral Godmother (eclectic mélange of folk rock, electric blues, and avant-garage music) perform a free outdoor concert on the Green, 6:30 p.m., bring a lawn chair and enjoy entertainment by local musicians, rain location as needed, 247-6401.

 

24 - Brandon, SOAR Summerfest at Neshobe School, a culmination of the SOAR summer and school year program and a celebration of student accomplishments. Please join us for an evening of food, fun, and entertainment in support of the Neshobe SOAR afterschool and summer program, starting at 5:00 p.m. with a traditional pig roast.

24 - Pawlet, Annual auction at the Pawlet Firehouse, food and beverages, remember to bring a chair, 155 Rte. 133, 5:30 p.m., 325-3222.

 

24 - Fair Haven, Spurs USA (Country & Western) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

 

25 - Rutland, Friday Nights in Downtown Rutland, 6 - 10 pm, 80s Sensation Flock of Seagulls performs concert on stage at 8:30 pm

 

25 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Opening Reception for Fiber Arts of Vermont exhibit, 5-7pm Chaffee Art Center Downtown, 75 Merchants Row, 775-0356. Exhibit July 25 – Sept. 12.

 

25 – Brandon, Chicken Barbecue Supper at Brandon Congregational Church, 5 – 7 p.m., 1 Carver Street, Free Will Offering, 802 247-0180.

25 – Danby, Olde Country & Bluegrass, Thu. 5-10PM, Fri & Sat 10AM-10PM. We have a concession stand with food, water, soda, coffee, and ice open early morning until closing time. Gates open 8AM on Sat. July 19th for early bird camping in the rough, $10 fee for early bird before Wed. July 23rd. Must purchase weekend pass for camping. NO dogs allowed in the performance area, they must be on a leash at the camp site, Powers Field, 245 Tifft Road, $15 - $50, 293-5515.

25 – Poultney, Shakespeare on Main Street presents “Othello.” Shakespeare’s magnificent tragedy with its tumultuous battle between human strength and frailty, pits a heroic soldier against the prejudices of his time, and reveals how jealousy and pride undo even profound greatness. Jul 25 & 26, 7:30pm; and July 27, 2pm. Ackley Theatre, Green Mountain College, Poultney. Directed by Gary Meitrott. Shakespeare on Main Street is a nonprofit (501c3) organization. info@shakespeareonmainstreet.org

 

26 - Rutland, Homeless Prevention Center holds 1st Annual Dinner Dance and Silent Auction, The evening will included Dinner, Dancing, 50/50 , Cash Bar, Raffles & Silent Auction, held at Moose Lodge78 Center Street, 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Keynote Address will be given by: Paul Dragon, Chief Administrator, Office of Economic Opportunity, Dept. of Children & Family Services, Tickets are $25/per person, to purchase tickets contact the Homeless Prevention Center, 56 Howe Street, Patch Place, Bldg A, Box 7, (802) 775-9286.

 

26 – Rutland, "The Race To Save The World", Encore presents; “The Race to Save The World” an audience participation play with science experiments and fun facts. Father and son race to rescue the world from the Putoians. Performances are July 26th at 10am and 7pm. Tickets are $4.00 at the door. Rutland High School Theater, 22 Stratton Rd., 802-770-1134.

26 – Rutland, The Lost Marbles (Marble Valley Players) perform comedy improv dinner theater at Holiday Inn. Gather at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m., $37 advance tickets only at 802-247-6429.

 

26 – Rutland, Community Luncheon--Chicken Salad, Nourse Hall, Trinity Church, 85 West Street, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., free; donations gratefully accepted, 802-775-4368.

 26 – West Rutland, "the Black Dragon" Grandmaster Ron Van Clief Seminar & Demonstration, Participants preregister by July 23rd by contacting Sensei Smith. Tickets are limited for participant spots. Spectators welcome to watch from Balcony & concession area, Refreshments & baked goods available at the concession stand. We invite all Martial Artists in our area & or those interested for the 1st time to participate. A rare chance to watch & or train with an Icon of Martial Arts, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., West Rutland Town Hall Auditorium, 35 Marble Street, Spectators: $5, $2.50 and FREE Kids ages 5 and under. Participants $75 1-2, $125 3-4 students, 802-438-2750.

26 – West Rutland, St. Bridget HUGE Yard and Bake Sale, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Numerous items for sale at reasonable prices. Pleasant St., purchase tickets for Weber Grill Raffle. $10 a ticket. Grill valued at $850. Something for everyone. Stuff a bag for $5 at 1:30 pm, 8024382490.

26 – Killington, Foundry Fly Dogs at The Foundry at Summit Pond, Killington. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., practice jumps 10 a.m., qualifier events 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. All sizes and abilities welcome. Final round begins 3 p.m. $20/ dog per qualifier event; $30/ dog for both qualifier events. Info, 802-422-5335.

 

26 – Castleton, Pond Hill Ranch Pro Rodeo - See cowboys and cowgirls complete in classic rodeo events, Saturdays. 8 pm, admission: Over 12, $10; kids 6-12, $5; age 5 & under, free, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd., pondhillranch.com, 802-468-2449.

 

26 – Clarendon, Clarendon Town Wide Yard Sales, Saturday July 26, 2014. Refreshments available at the Fire Station beginning at 9 AM

26 - Killington, Killington Music Festival Music Classical Concert Series - Fun in the Americas, enjoy works of Foote, Schoenfeld and Sumners, Rams Head Lodge Killington Resort, Killington Road, 7 p.m., Ticket prices: $25/person, 802-422-1330.

26 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Hot Day at the Zoo performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

26 – Brandon, “PETE'S POSSE” performs Vermont folk music concert at Brandon Town Hall, 7:30 pm, Tickets, $12 at the door, $10 in advance at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

26 – Brandon, Brandon Music presents the Jonathan Lorentz Trio, 7:30 p.m., 62 Country Club Rd., Show $15; Pre-concert dinner $20, 802-465-4071.

26 - Fair Haven, 9th Annual Car Show on the Green with Fun, Food, Raffle & Vendors!

26 – Poultney, The Slate Valley Community monthly breakfast will be held Saturday, June 28th from 8:00-10:00 at the Poultney United Methodist Church on Main Street. Please join us for a delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits, jams, juice, tea and hot chocolate. Adults $1.00 and children under 15 free. Handicapped accessible.

27 – Rutland, Merchants Hall is having a flea market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music, food, face painting, vendors. info@merchantshall.com., 40-42 Merchants Row.

27 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

27 – Rutland, Mount Saint Joseph Academy hosting a breakfast on the last Sunday of the month. The cost only $8.00 per person, Eggs, bacon, pancakes, coffee, juice, as well as various specials will be offered, 127 Convent Ave., 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., 8022363485.

27 - East Poultney, Enjoy a band concert on the Green from 6:30 p.m., truly a small town experience that you are sure to enjoy! Visitors welcome, for more information contact 802-287-5185.

 

27 - Hubbardton, Hubbardton Battlefield Fourth Sunday - A Hubbardton resident from 1777 comes to life to talk with visitors about Ebenezer Fletcher, a 16 year old fifer in the battle who was captured by the British and escaped. 1 - 3 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., Event included with admission fee. Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free, 802-273-2282.

 

27 - Killington, The Biggest Loser RunWalk - The race features three course options - a half marathon, 5k, and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run. The half marathon and 5k courses travel through the heart of the Green Mountains and end with an exciting ride on the chairlift to the finish line. Enjoy breathtaking views of Killington Peak and the surrounding area while winding through wooded roads and Killington's business district with a long time limit allowing runners and walkers to complete the race at their own pace. http://www.discoverkillington.com/signature-events-in-killington-vermont/Biggest-Loser-RunWalk

 

28 – Weston, Take a Spin Down Memory Lane. On Monday, July 28th, from 5.30 -7.30 pm, head to Mildred’s Dairy Bar at The Vermont Country Store in a classic car or truck and receive a maple creemee on us. It’s a great way to show off your ride, meet other drivers and enjoy the best soft serve around. Rt 100. 802.362.5991

 

28 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library Summer Monday Book Sales:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive Mondays; Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.  Most items $.25 - $3.00, 10 Court St., All proceeds go to support library programs and collections.

 

28 - Rutland, The Samples perform concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $25.75, 775-0903.

28 - Aug. 1 - Rutland, Fiber and Fashion Camp, Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St., Tuition: $155 members, $170 nonmembers. Ages 8-13. Campers will create their own fashion designs booklet, embellish clothing, and create accessories while learning basic felting, waving, and sewing techniques. We will visit the Fiber Art Exhibit at Chaffee Downtown and be visited by professional fiber artists. 9am-3pm, 775-0356.

 

28 – Weston, Take a Spin Down Memory Lane. On Monday, July 28th, from 5.30 -7.30 pm, head to Mildred’s Dairy Bar at The Vermont Country Store in a classic car or truck and receive a maple creemee on us. It’s a great way to show off your ride, meet other drivers and enjoy the best soft serve around. Rt 100. 802.362.5991

 

29 - Rutland, Walk, Wag & Run at CSJ, 5K walk/runs will take place at College of Saint Joseph, bring your dog (or not) and enjoy the great outdoors and help raise money for Rutland County Humane Society, walkers begin at 6 pm and runners begin at 6:30 pm., 71 Clement Road, all ages, $5 per person, FREE for 12 grade and under, 802-773-1822.

 

29 – Rutland, Living Well With  A Disability Series, A series of educational workshops geared towards people with disabilities that focuses on ways to live more independently, happily and safely in the community. Topics will include exercise, good nutrition on a low budget, stress reduction techniques, preparing for emergencies/disasters, and self-advocacy. Room 266, 2nd Floor, Asa Bloomer Bldng., 88 Merchants Row, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 802-779-9021.

 

29 – Pittsford, Maclure Library in Pittsford holds summer program on fishing. Learn to make fishing lures and how to cast. Fishing materials and lunch provided. 840 Arch St, (Tuesday) 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Info, 802-483-2972.

29 – Killington, Annie’s Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd, Open art workshop – collaborative artist group welcomes all levels, interests, mediums. Free. In memory of Ann Wallen. Info, 299-1777.

29 – Chittenden, Green Mountain Writers Conference, Author Reading at Mountain Top Inn, Gary Margolis, author of Raking the Winter Leaves, Fire in the Orchard, Falling Awake and The Day We Still Stand Here, 1 – 2 p.m.

 

29 - Castleton, New York Players perform at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

30 - Rutland, Enerjazz performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

30 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Godnick Adult Center, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

30 – Chittenden, Green Mountain Writers Conference, Author Reading at Mountain Top Inn, Chuck Clarino, journalist Rutland Herald, Velo, Vermont Life; short stories, New Millennium, 1 – 2 p.m.

30 – Killington, Killington Music Festival Young Artist Concert Series. Free admission. Ramshead Lodge, Killington Resort.7 pm, Info, killingtonmusicfestival.org, 802-773-4003.

 

30 – Proctor, Union Church of Proctor holds Community Picnic open to all. Free, with donations accepted. Hamburgers, potato salad, drinks for everyone. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., 5 Church Street, 459-3624.

 

31 – Rutland, CSJ will hold a summer social for area professionals from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014. This mixer at the Clementwood mansion on the CSJ campus will offer an opportunity to meet with CSJ’s graduate faculty and other area professionals. Those in attendance will have an opportunity to mingle with our faculty of accomplished educators and professionals who are happy to brainstorm career planning and job transition ideas and insights. RSVP at http://www.csj.edu/gradsocial.

31 - West Rutland, Carl Wener and Ralph Jonson are the Reasonable Facsimile performs concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

31 - Fair Haven, Snake Mountain Bluegrass performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

 

31 - Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series with the Chad Hollister Band. Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. This concert runs in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Killington Chili Cook-Off. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

 

31 - Killington, The 2nd Annual Killington Fundraising Chili Cook-Off is sure to produce the best tasting chili in town! Join the competition and bring your finest chili to compete for the title of Best Chili in Killington, or stop by the Cook-Off to taste the competitors creations. Live music by Chad Hollister. 5-8pm, Sherburne Memorial Library, Participant applications and spectator tickets are available at the Recreation Office.

31 – Chittenden, Green Mountain Writers Conference, Author Reading at Mountain Top Inn, Elizabeth Powell, author of The Republic of Self; editor, Green Mountain Review, 1 – 2 p.m.

 

31 - North Clarendon, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Community Center, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

 

May - October - Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, Saturdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Tuesdays 3 - 6 p.m., Downtown Rutland's Depot Park, for additional information call Judy at 802-773-4813.

June 25 – October 1 – West Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, held at the Town Hall Green (corner of Marble and Main Street) every Wednesday from 3:00-6:00pm, vendors call 802-438-2263.

June - October - Pittsford Farmers Market new location - the New England Maple Museum, 4578 US Route 7. This year we are accepting Farm-to-Family coupons to provide fresh produce to local families, every Saturday through October (weather permitting) 10 am - 2 pm., for information contact: Kelly at 483-6351.

May - October - Brandon Farmers Market, Fridays 9am-2pm, Central Park. You'll find seasonal vegetables and plants, honey, pure VT maple syrup, handcrafted jewelry, local mohair and alpaca products, handknit and crocheted items, baked goods, jams and jellies, local meats, and other handcrafted items.

June - October - Belmont, Mount Holly Farmer’s Market features Vermont-made and Vermont-grown products, fresh produce, baked goods, hand crafts, On the Belmont Village Green, Saturdays, 10am - 1 pm, rain or shine, 802-259-2322.

June - October – Poultney Vermont Farmers Market features Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring fresh fruits, veggies, plants, flowers and herbs. Local bakers with fabulous pies and treats, Vermont maple products and honey, homemade crafts, foods and much more. For more information contact 802-325-3205.

May – October - Wells Village Farmers Market – Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, Wells Country Store at the Wells Four Corner on Route 30, contact Helen Wood (802) 325-3478.

 

 

1, 2 – Rutland, Downtown Rutland’s Annual Sidewalk Sale Days, Friday 9 am – 10 pm, Saturday 9 am – 3 pm

 

1 – Rutland,Chaffee Art Center holds Opening Reception for East Mountain Mentoring Artists (EMMA) at 16 South Main St. from 5 - 7 pm, refreshments available, Group Exhibition runs from Aug. 1 - 28, 775-0356

1 – Rutland, Duane Carleton performs Fundraising Concert for The Homeless Prevention Center at Tuttle Hall (located at the College of St Joseph, 71 Clement Road, 7:30PM, TICKETS: $10 + tax, 775-0903 or purchase tickets online at www.paramountvt.org

1 - Poultney, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Young At Heart Senior Center, 206 Furnace St., 9:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

1 – West Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Ira Town Hall, 2832 West Rd., 12:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

1 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, 3rd Annual C.J. Richards Memorial 67 - Orwell, VT and Benson, VT Residents FREE with ID, 2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

2 – Rutland, Punk in the Park 9 - Main Street Park

2 - Killington, Killington Music Festival Music Classical Concert Series - Season Finale: at Killington Peak, at the newly-renovated Peak Restaurant for an evening of spectacular music and amazing views, Rams Head Lodge Killington Resort, Killington Road, 7 p.m., Ticket prices: $30/person, 802-422-1330.

 

2 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Santa Mamba performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

2 – Pawlet, Pawlet Community Church Roast Pork Dinner, Dessert this month will be Brownies with ice cream, Church Street, 5 p.m., Adults $12.00, 325-3022.

 

2 – Pittsford, Benefit Concert, The popular Addison County Gospel Choir will be performing a concert to benefit the Pittsford Congregational Church's music program. 7 – 8:30 p.m., Rt. 7, Free will offering, 802-282-8158.

 

2 – Brandon, CURBSTONE CHORUS, a group of 30 singers and their excellent barbershop harmony performs concert at Brandon Town Hall, 7 pm, Adults $8, Seniors and Students, $6 at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

2 – Brandon, Brandon Town Wide Yard Sales,The official map will be available starting at 7:00 a.m. on-line at www.brandon.org and at the Visitor Center at the historic Stephen A Douglas Birthplace, next to the church at the corner of Routes 7 and 73 West. Pick up a map and follow the sales.

2 – Brandon, “IVORY” performs at the Neshobe Golf Club, 6 pm, 224 Town Farm Road, rain location in the Clubhouse.

2 - The Vermont Country Store will be hosting a cheese tasting featuring cheeses made at the Calvin Coolidge Homestead. The Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth, Vermont, is one of the oldest cheese operations in the United States, and was founded by John Coolidge the father of the President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. 802.362.5991.

 

2 - Ludlow, Spring Lake Ranch is having its First Annual Paddle Battle fundraising event from 11 - 3pm at the Camp Plymouth State Park, live music, a canoe race on Echo Lake, a silent auction, cookout and award ceremony, $35 per person (children age 12 and under are free) and an additional $25/boat to participate in the race. All funds raised will benefit the Sarcka Scholarship to support Ranch residents.

 

2, 3 – Belmont, Mount Holly Town Library holds book sale, 26 Maple Hill Road, 10 am – 4 pm, 802-259-3707.

3 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

4, 11 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library Summer Monday Book Sales:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive Mondays; Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.  Most items $.25 - $3.00, 10 Court St., All proceeds go to support library programs and collections.

 

4 - 8, Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds puppet making camp, Using a multitude of materials - recyclables, fabrics, paints, and more - participants will create puppets, a theater, and develop a show that they will perform. Ages: 7 - 13. Tuition: $75.00 members; $85.00 nonmembers, 9am-12pm, 16 South Main St, 775-0356.

 

4 - Pittsford, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($5) clinic at Village Manor,7 Arch St., 11:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

5 - Rutland, Rutland City's 13th Annual National Night Out event will be held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 4:30 to 8pm at White's Pool.  Once again there will be a free swim, BBQ, ice cream, games & prizes, and free family entertainment including magician Ryan Mangan.

5 - Rutland, Solar Powered Summer Film Series – Jaws at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm., free.

 

5 – Brandon, BUCKSHOT” CONCERT, This trio of talented Rutland musicians play a variety of Older Country Western, Southern Rock and Modern Country music, 7:30 pm Tickets, Adults $8, Seniors and Students $6, Tickets can be purchased at Carr's Florist & Gifts

or at the door.

 

5 - Castleton, American Longboards performs at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

6 – Rutland, For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm, TICKETS: $17+tax, 775-0903.

6 – Rutland, Jenni Johnson and the Junketters performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

6, 20 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Night Painting Series, Evening painting classes included instruction and materials; explore a new theme and instructor each week. No experience required. Private parties welcome. Please RSVP in advance. 6:30-9pm. Chaffee Downtown, 75 Merchants Row, Tuition: $25 members, $30 nonmembers, 775-0356.

 

6 - Rutland, Free seminar on "1% Vision and 99% Alignment: Strategic Planning for Business Owners that Works!" - Hannah Abrams, AdviCoach of Rutland Region, a business coach who works with small and mid-sized businesses to achieve greater performance in their companies hosts a free seminar that will help the business owner get organized with three planning horizons: 5 yrs, 1-year and the current quarter while aligning all employees around the most important priorities. By using this plan monthly, quarterly and annually the business owner can get all employees focused on the right things to drive organizational growth, become more profitable and get back to doing work he/she loves to do, held at Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce, located at 50 Merchants Row, Downtown, from 8AM-9:30AM, to register for this free seminar click here, 802-776-8922.

 

6 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

 

6 - Wallingford, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($5) clinic at Wallingford House, 10:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

7 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($5) clinic at Parker House, 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

7 – Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Bardwell House, 142 Merchants Row, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

7 - West Rutland, Chad Hollister and West Rutland's own Chad Peremsky performs concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

 

7 - Fair Haven, Prydein (Bagpipe) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

 

7 - Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series with Americana/Rock artist Dan Walker! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

 

8, 9, 10 - Brandon, SHAKESPEARE ON MAIN STREET - Aug 8th and 9th, 7:30 pm and Aug. 10th, 2:00 pm...”Othello”; Aug. 9th...Shakespeare On Main Street Junior Group...2:00 pm...”Richard II”. Tickets for Othello, Adults...$12 at the door, $10 in advance, Seniors and Students, $8 (same price at the door or in advance), Tickets for Richard II...Adults, $8, Seniors and Students $6. Tickets can be purchased at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door.

8 - Rupert, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Rupert Fire House, 2673 Route 153, 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

8 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Kids Racecar Rides! - Granville, NY Residents FREE with I,  2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

9 – Rutland, FREE Paint Drop Off for Anyone in Vermont - ONE DAY PAINT COLLECTION EVENT SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2014 FROM 9:00 TO 1:00 P.M. at the Rutland County Solid Waste District Office, 22 Green Hill Lane, turn from West Street to Greens Hills Lane in Rutland (across from Rotella's Kitchen & Bath). For info call 775-7209. House paint and primers (latex or oil based), Stains, Decks and Concrete Sealers and Varnishes & Shellac. NOT ACCEPTABLE: Aerosol spray paints, drums or containers larger than 5 gallons, no paint thinners, solvents, motor oil, no spackle, no glue, no forrfing tar, presticides or cleaning chemicals. No leaking, unlabeled or empty containers. Click here to view poster

9 - Rutland, 5th Annual Summer Fling at All Saints’ Anglican Church, Chicken BBQ eat there or take it to go, Huge Tag/Yard Sale, Coffee & Donuts: 8 - 10 a.m., 50/50 Raffle, Music and Entertainment by C & C Music, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 42 Woodstock Ave., (ample parking behind the church), proceeds benefit the ministries of All Saints’ Anglican Church, 802-282-8098.

 

9 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Entrain performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

9, 10 – Killington, Downhill Throwdown - Killington hosts its first skateboard, streetluge and drift trike freeride! Riders gather to ride 2 miles of beautiful pavement. Reaching speeds of over 50 mph, gravity lovers will now have a new reason to visit Vermont in the summer, East Mountain Road, Killington, 802-422-2105.

 

10 – Rutland, A retirement reception honoring Paula Baker’s 27 years of service as Director of the Rutland Free Library at the library, RSVP requested to Deb  Higgins at debch@rutlandfree.org.

 

10 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

10 – Belmont, The Old Country Fiddler, Charles Ross Taggart went on to a 40 year career performing in countless stage shows across the country, including the famous Red Path Chautauqua circuit. Fiddler Adam Boyce portrays Mr. Taggart near the end of his career, circa 1936, sharing recollections of his life and career interspersed with live fiddling and humorous sketches, Mt. Holly Town Library, 26 Maple Hill Rd., 4 – 5:30 p.m., free, 802 259-2318.

 

10 - Tinmouth, Village Harmony in Concert at Tinmouth Community Church, 25 brilliant teens led by Patty Cuyler, Bongani Magatyana from South Africa and David Oliver from Hexham, UK, sing music from around the world, classical, folk, gospel, world, $10/5, 7:30 p.m., 802-446-2928.

 

11 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library Summer Monday Book Sales:  4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for 5 consecutive Mondays; Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.  Most items $.25 - $3.00, 10 Court St., All proceeds go to support library programs and collections.

 

11 – 15, Rutland, Chaffee Art Center Journey Around the World, Explore the world through Art! Each day we will visit a different continent and create artwork inspired by the cultures and famous artists around the world. Grades: 7+, 10am-3pm, Tuition $155.00 members; $170 nonmembers, 16 South Main St, 775-0356.

 

12 - Rutland, The Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce holds the 33rd Annual Winter in August Celebration sponsored by Rutland Herald, Street Party, 50 Merchants Row, Downtown Rutland, sample local restaurants’ specialties & vote for your favorite, 5-8 p.m., $10 admission, To participate as a vendor and for more information call 802-773-2747. Click here for more information.

 

12 - Rutland, Solar Powered Summer Film Series – Grease at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm., free.

 

12 - Rutland, The American Red Cross holds blood drive at Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West St., 12noon – 6 pm, 1-800-733-2767.

 

12 – Rutland, Summer Sunset Series, 5K walk or run through scenic Pine Hill Park, 2 Oak Street Extension, 6:30 p.m., $5 per person, FREE for 12 grade and under, 802-773-1822.

12 - Castleton, Chad Hollister Band performs at the Castleton College Pavillion, 62 Alumni Drive, 7 p.m., rain or shine.

 

14  - West Rutland, West Rutland School's Rock Lab performs final concert on the Town Hall Green, begins at 7 p.m.

 

14 - Killington, River Road Summer Concert Series with Jazz/Funk artist Joey Leone! Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and snacks to enjoy the show. Concerts are free at the Sherburne Memorial Library from 6-7:30 p.m.

 

14 - Castleton, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($5) clinic at Castleton Meadows, Route 30, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

14 - Fair Haven, Santa Croce Band (Family Singers) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

15 - Rutland, Gov't Mule performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $44.75-$54.75, 775-0903.

15 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Brown's Quarried Slate/Brown's Orchard & Farm Stand Night - Castleton, VT Residents FREE with ID, PLUS New England Antique Racers, 2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

15 – Brandon, Buckshot Concert, Brandon Town Hall,1 Conant Square (Route 7), Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, 7:30 p.m., $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, 802-247-5420.

 

16 – Rutland, Bethany Bosch English Channel Send-Off Party - Rutland-area resident Bethany Bosch will be traveling to England this September and swimming across the English Channel to France! She also plans to build an indoor aquatic center here in Rutland! Whites Pool 21 Avenue B, Rutland, VT, 1 – 6 p.m., all proceeds to Benefit Whites Pool/Rutland Rec Dept. Come out and wish Bethany well before she "crosses the pond!" There will be Food, Music, Games and more! (802) 747-8830.

 

16 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Changes in Latitudes performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

16 - Castleton, Castleton Colonial Day House Tour, Visit period homes, galleries, and historic sites.  Displays include antique costumes, tools and carriages. Homes open from 10am to 4pm. Ice Cream Social from 2:00-4:00 at the Library and the Federated Church Supper at 5:00. Tour tickets $20 for adults, $18 for seniors. For information call 802-468-5309 or 802-278-8150.

 

16 - Hubbardton, Early Vermont History Storytelling Afternoon  - Storytelling for children and adults alike! Authors Nancy Means Wright and Lee Kemsley talk about their new historical novels set in early Vermont. In Wright’s Walking into the Wild, for middle grades, siblings in 1782 look for their father, captured by the British ?. The book includes a chapter set at the Hubbardton Battlefield. Kemsley’s book, The Hunger Year, for older teens and adults, is about adventurous Magen and the effects of the year 1816, when it snowed every month. 2 - 3:30 pm, Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free, Hubbardton Battlefield (5696 Monument Hill Rd., Bennington Battle Day event. 802-273-2282.

 

16 – Brandon, Dan Kennedy performs acoustic, classical, other music concert at Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd., 7:30 p.m., Show $15; Pre-concert dinner $20, 802-465-4071.

 

17 - Rutland, The Rutland City Band performs concert every Sunday in Main Street Park, 7-8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Rt 7) and West Street.

 

17 – Brandon, Tom Joyce - New Magic Show at Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), 3 – 4 p.m., Tickets for $4 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under, 802-247-5420.

18 - Rutland, Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Ride, 6 - 8 mile ride through scenic Pine Hill Park, 2 Oak Street Extension, 6:30 p.m., $5 per person, FREE for 12 grade and under, 802-773-1822.

 

19 - Rutland, RRCC holds their August mixer at Lang McLaughtry Real Estate, 85 North Main St. 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

19 - Rutland, Solar Powered Summer Film Series – The Princess Bride at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm., free.

 

19 - Rutland, SERVPRO of Bennington & Rutland Counties will be hosting a Continuing Education class, Ethics, from 9 am – 12noon and Restoring Contaminated Buildings from 1 – 3 pm, at the Hampton Inn, 47 Farrell Road, from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm.,  Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Great CE class for Insurance Agents and Adjusters, to RSVP click here.

 

21 - Fair Haven, The Moonlighters (Big Band) performs concert in the Park, at the Gazebo, 7 pm., free admission.

 

20 - Brandon, Gene Childers and the Jubilee Jazz Band perform a free outdoor concert on the Green, 6:30 p.m., bring a lawn chair and enjoy entertainment by local musicians, rain location as needed, 247-6401.

 

22 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Sugar & Spice "Double Stack" Night - Poultney, VT Residents FREE with ID!Double Features For All Divisions - PLUS - Great North American Pancake Eating Championship, 2743 Route 22A, 7 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

23 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Will Hoge performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

23 - Brandon, Gala Auction Finale of the Chairs - After enjoying the summer in beautiful downtown Brandon the one-of-a-kind rocking chairs will be brought to the Brandon Town Hall for the Gala Auction Finale. 7 – 9 pm. Join us for some fun, some laughs and the chance to own some beautiful original local artwork.

 

23 - The Vermont Country Store in Rockingham will be hosting a cheese tasting featuring cheeses made at the Calvin Coolidge Homestead. The Plymouth Cheese Factory in Plymouth, Vermont, is one of the oldest cheese operations in the United States, and was founded by John Coolidge the father of the President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge. 802.362.5991

 

24 - Hubbardton, Military Road Car Tour - Hydeville Branch of Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road Car Tour--Jim Rowe, president of the Crown Point Road Association, offers the third annual driving tour exploring sections of the 1776 Mount Independence-Hubbardton Military Road. Meet at the visitor center for orientation. This tour along the Hydeville Branch goes from East Road in Benson, to West Castleton, and finishes at the outlet of Lake Bomoseen. 9:30 - 12:30 pm, Adult, $3.00, children under 15: free, Hubbardton Battlefield (5696 Monument Hill Rd., 802-273-2282.

 

24 - Hubbardton, Hubbardton Battlefield Fourth Sunday - Site interpreter Carl Fuller portrays a Hubbardton resident of 1777 and tells stories about what it was like for the earliest Hubbardton families to be in the path of the Revolutionary War and the only battle of that war fought on Vermont soil, 1 – 2:30 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., Event included with admission fee. Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free, 802-273-2282.

 

26 - Rutland, Solar Powered Summer Film Series – E.T. at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm., free.

 

26, 27 – Brandon, Auditions for Brandon Has Talent Show, No matter what your age, if you like to sing, play an instrument, dance, play in a band, have a special talent, etc. call 247-5420 to get your day and time to audition or more information. Auditions will be held between 6:00-8:00 pm on each night, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), all ages, 802-247-5420.

27 - Rutland, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($5) clinic at Godnick Adult Center, 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.

 

28 – Rutland, The Alzheimer's Association program Conversations about Dementia is designed to help you talk with your family about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer's and dementia, Rutland Free Library, Fox Room, 10 Court St., free, 2 – 4 p.m.,  To register call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900.

28, 29, 30, 31 - Killington, Killington Classic Motorcycle Touring Rally, The 2014 Killington Classic is 4 days of riding-heaven in the heart of beautiful Vermont, enjoy the riding, shop for your gear, test great motorcycles, and enjoy many special motorcycle events such as concert events, the weekend long marketplace, bike show, themed dinners and more, welcome parade & music, visit http://www.killingtonclassic.com/

28 – Hubbardton, Starry Starry Night - Take a look at satellites, stars, and the planets of deep space. Members of the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers share their telescopes and knowledge. Bring blankets, flashlights, and your own binoculars or telescopes if you like. The marshmallows are on us. Inside program if inclement weather. Hubbardton Battlefield (5696 Monument Hill Rd., 8 -11 pm,  free, call 802-273-2282 to confirm.

28 - Fair Haven, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Appletree Apartments, 7 Appletree Lane, 9:30 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568

30 - Rutland, Jenni Johnson and the Junketters performs concert in Main Street Park, 7 - 8:30 p.m., located at the corner of Main St (Route 7) and West St.

 

30 - 8 - Rutland, The Vermont State Fair features entertainment, rides, events, music concerts, demolition derby, agricultural exhibits, farm animals, culinary, vegetable and floral exhibits, maple sugar house and dairy barn, grandstand attractions and more, for more information call 802-775-5200 or visit http://www.vermontstatefair.net/

 

30 - Killington, Cooler in the Mountains Summer Concert Series - Live at the Fillmore performs, bring a blanket or lawn chair for live music in the sun while enjoying lawn games, giveaways, a BBQ and beer garden at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bars at the K-1 Base Lodge, 3:30 - 6 p.m.

 

 

 

 

May - October - Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, Saturdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Tuesdays 3 - 6 p.m., Downtown Rutland's Depot Park, for additional information call Judy at 802-773-4813.

June 25 – October 1 – West Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, held at the Town Hall Green (corner of Marble and Main Street) every Wednesday from 3:00-6:00pm, vendors call 802-438-2263.

June - October - Pittsford Farmers Market new location - the New England Maple Museum, 4578 US Route 7. This year we are accepting Farm-to-Family coupons to provide fresh produce to local families, every Saturday through October (weather permitting) 10 am - 2 pm., for information contact: Kelly at 483-6351.

May - October - Brandon Farmers Market, Fridays 9am-2pm, Central Park. You'll find seasonal vegetables and plants, honey, pure VT maple syrup, handcrafted jewelry, local mohair and alpaca products, handknit and crocheted items, baked goods, jams and jellies, local meats, and other handcrafted items.

June - October - Belmont, Mount Holly Farmer’s Market features Vermont-made and Vermont-grown products, fresh produce, baked goods, hand crafts, On the Belmont Village Green, Saturdays, 10am - 1 pm, rain or shine, 802-259-2322.

June - October – Poultney Vermont Farmers Market features Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring fresh fruits, veggies, plants, flowers and herbs. Local bakers with fabulous pies and treats, Vermont maple products and honey, homemade crafts, foods and much more. For more information contact 802-325-3205.

May – October - Wells Village Farmers Market – Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, Wells Country Store at the Wells Four Corner on Route 30, contact Helen Wood (802) 325-3478.

 

1 - 8 - Rutland, The Vermont State Fair features entertainment, rides, events, music concerts, demolition derby, agricultural exhibits, farm animals, culinary, vegetable and floral exhibits, maple sugar house and dairy barn, grandstand attractions and more, for more information call 802-775-5200 or visit http://www.vermontstatefair.net/

 

3 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

9 - Rutland, RRCC holds their September mixer at Allen Pools & Spa, Route 4 East, 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

11 - Hubbardton, Hubbardton Battlefield is open free without charge on Patriot Day for those who wish to contemplate or to honor past heroes. 5696 Monument Hill Rd., 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, 802-273-2282.

13 - Rutland, 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Meet in Main St. Park, 7 Court Square, Registration at 9am | Ceremony at 10:00am | Walk at 10:30am, Route Length: 2 miles, for more information contact Jessie Cornell at 802-316-3839 or visit VTRutlandWalk@alz.org To register click here

 

13 - Rutland, Prevent Child Abuse Walk for Children will be at the Howe Center in Rutland VT. Check-in is at 8:00 am and the Walk begins at 10:00 am. Please join us to help prevent child abuse.

 

13 – Oct. 26, West Rutland, The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center holds opening reception for SculptFest, an annual event held for the last fifteen years, presents large-scale, outdoor installations. An invited curator defines a theme and selects artists to respond to the post-industrial landscape surrounding the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. The Studio works with Gawet Marble and Granite Company to accommodate individual artistic visions. This year’s opening reception will again feature a Fine Art Raffle of donated works by well-known sculptors. 636 Marble Street, (802) 438-2097.

 

13 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Vermont 200 Weekend, "Shootout Saturday" & First-Round QualifyingMod - LM - Ren - Mini - Enduro - PLUS Northeast Mini Stock Tour,  2743 Route 22A, 1:30 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

 

13 - Middlebury, Geology rocks! Omya’s Middlebury Quarry Open House will be held rain or shine. For a rock’n good time come see what Omya does and learn more about Vermont’s geology and mining! Take a bus tour of the open-pit marble quarry or disembark and explore. View the large trucks and equipment on display, learn about rocks and minerals from experts and collect a souvenir! Suitable for all ages. is Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Omya’s Middlebury Quarry access road (1975 Private Road) is located on the east side of Rt. 7, 2 miles south of Middlebury, VT or 1 mile north of the Rt. 125 & Rt. 7 intersection to East Middlebury. The turn (between Connor Homes & Foster Motors) will be prominently marked on the day of the event. For more information call the Omya Community Feedback Line at 802-770-7644 or visit http://www.omyainvermont.net.

 

14 - Rutland, Rutland Area VNA & Hospice’s Annual Hospice Benefit, Bella Notte: A Celebration of Caring, hosted at Three Tomatoes at 5 PM. For more information call Bernadette at 802-747-3634 or e-mail at bcrobin@rrmc.org

 

14 - West Haven, NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Devils Bowl Speedway, Vermont 200 Weekend, Second-Round Qualifying & Championship Finales,  2743 Route 22A, 1:30 p.m., grandstand admission (regular shows) adults (age 13 or older) $10, seniors 62+ $9, kids under 12 free, pricing may be higher for special shows and will be posted on the schedule prior to event, 802-265-3112.

19 - Rutland, Rutland Health Foundation Invitational Golf Tournament at the Rutland Country Club. To get involved please call 802-747-3634 or e-mail us at bcrobin@rrmc.org.

 

20 - Rutland, Aaron Neville performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $44.75-$54.75, 775-0903.

 

20 – 21 - Killington, Spartan Race obstacle course. Step up and get out of your comfort zone, many will arrive, but few will leave! Spartan Beast - 10-12 mile Obstacle Race from Hell. http://www.killington.com/site/to-do/events-calendar/spartan_race

28 - Rutland, Rutland Signature Chefs Auction & Culinary Event- benefiting the March of Dimes, Southside Steakhouse, 5:00pm-8:00pm, Enjoy a 7 course gourmet extravaganza from local chefs with complimentary beer and wine, a silent and live auction- all to advance Vermont’s successful efforts to improve the health of mothers and babies throughout Vermont. Tickets $50 each, inclusive, Private tables for eight, $350. For more information please contact Brooke Duffy, March of Dimes, Community  Director at BDuffy@marchofdimes.com.

 

28 - Rutland, Vermont Dining Train - Scenic train excursion aboard authentic Pullman Dining Car with complimentary four course dinner and beverages. Departs 5:05pm from Amtrak depot conveniently located downtown behind Walmart at 25 Evelyn St, free parking. Fare $59-$79, for reservations visit http://www.railandcruisetravel.com/Vermont_Dining_Train.htm or call (800) 292-7245.

 

28 - Hubbardton, Military Road Hike, Site interpreter Carl Fuller leads a vigorous guided hike on part of the 1776-77 military road that led to Mount Independence. Meet at the battlefield visitor center. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., 2:00 - 5:00 PM, (802) 273-2282.

 

 

 

May - October - Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, Saturdays 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Tuesdays 3 - 6 p.m., Downtown Rutland's Depot Park, for additional information call Judy at 802-773-4813.

June 25 – October 1 – West Rutland, Farmer's Market features fresh produce, Vermont products, baked goods and more direct from local farmers, held at the Town Hall Green (corner of Marble and Main Street) every Wednesday from 3:00-6:00pm, vendors call 802-438-2263.

June - October - Pittsford Farmers Market new location - the New England Maple Museum, 4578 US Route 7. This year we are accepting Farm-to-Family coupons to provide fresh produce to local families, every Saturday through October (weather permitting) 10 am - 2 pm., for information contact: Kelly at 483-6351.

May - October - Brandon Farmers Market, Fridays 9am-2pm, Central Park. You'll find seasonal vegetables and plants, honey, pure VT maple syrup, handcrafted jewelry, local mohair and alpaca products, handknit and crocheted items, baked goods, jams and jellies, local meats, and other handcrafted items.

June - October - Belmont, Mount Holly Farmer’s Market features Vermont-made and Vermont-grown products, fresh produce, baked goods, hand crafts, On the Belmont Village Green, Saturdays, 10am - 1 pm, rain or shine, 802-259-2322.

June - October – Poultney Vermont Farmers Market features Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring fresh fruits, veggies, plants, flowers and herbs. Local bakers with fabulous pies and treats, Vermont maple products and honey, homemade crafts, foods and much more. For more information contact 802-325-3205.

May – October - Wells Village Farmers Market – Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, Wells Country Store at the Wells Four Corner on Route 30, contact Helen Wood (802) 325-3478.

 

1 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, Chicken Pot Pie Supper, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

 

2 – Rutland, BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, A play by Rajiv Joseph, in this Pulitzer Prize finalist, two US Marines and an Iraqi translator are thrust into a world of greed, mystery and betrayal after an encounter with a now-deceased but still very pissed-off tiger that haunts the streets of present day Baghdad seeking the meaning of life, Presented by DENVER'S EDGE THEATRE CO., Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm, TICKETS: $20, 775-0903.

 

4, 5 - Statewide - Vermont Celebrates Fall Open Studio Weekend Oct. 4, 5, 2014 - Open Studio Weekend is an annual statewide celebration of the visual arts when Vermont artists and craftspeople invite the public to visit their studios during Memorial Day Weekend. More than 226 sites will be open during this event, with more than 300 artists and artisans participating. http://www.vermontcrafts.com/links/open.htm

 

4 - Rutland, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE FEAT. THE COASTERS tribute concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $44.75-$49.75, 775-0903.

 

4 - Brandon, Brandon Harvestfest - Come make Harvest People (aka stick figures, scarecrows, Leaf People...) with the experts. You can even take one home! Hay Rides, Apple Pies, Pumpkins, BBQ, Brandon Town Band. Starting at 10:00 am in Central Park; for more info call 247-6401.

 

5, 12 - Rutland, Vermont Dining Train - Scenic train excursion aboard authentic Pullman Dining Car with complimentary four course dinner and beverages. Departs 5:05pm from Amtrak depot conveniently located downtown behind Walmart at 25 Evelyn St, free parking. Fare $59-$79, for reservations visit http://www.railandcruisetravel.com/Vermont_Dining_Train.htm or call (800) 292-7245.

 

5 - Hubbardton, 17th Annual Mount Zion Hike - Hike up Mount Zion with site interpreter Carl Fuller to enjoy the fall colors and aerial view of the Hubbardton battlefield and surrounding mountains. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather, and bring water. Meet at the Visitor Center. 2-5 pm, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd., Adult: $3.00, children under 15: free, 802-273-2282.

 

8 - Hubbardton, Total Lunar Eclipse Morning - Get up early for this one—a total lunar eclipse! Experienced Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers moon gazers share their equipment and knowledge for this eclipse, conditions permitting. Bring blankets and flashlights. 4 - 7:00 am, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd, free, call to confirm. 802-273-2282.

 

9 - Rutland, King of the Blues B.B. King performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $65.75- $105.75, 775-0903.

 

11 - Rutland, Dancing with the Rutland Stars 2014, modeled after the highly successful TV show, Dancing with the Rutland Stars pairs professional dancers with local celebrities, a panel of local celebrity judges will be evaluating the dancers and will select a winning pair, the fundraiser will be held at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., proceeds to benefit Kids on the Move, Pediatric Rehabilitation Program of the Rutland Area VNA & Hospice. admission fee, 802-775-0903.

 

12 - Rutland, Wynton Marsalis’s Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra  performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 4 pm, TICKETS: $74.75- $94.75, 775-0903.

 

12 - Rutland, Vermont Dining Train - Scenic train excursion aboard authentic Pullman Dining Car with complimentary four course dinner and beverages. Departs 5:05pm from Amtrak depot conveniently located downtown behind Walmart at 25 Evelyn St, free parking. Fare $59-$79, for reservations visit http://www.railandcruisetravel.com/Vermont_Dining_Train.htm or call (800) 292-7245.

 

14 - Rutland, RRCC holds their October mixer at Vermont Adult Learning,16 Evelyn St. Suite 101, 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

18 - Rutland, Alvin Ailey Dance Theater performs at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $29.75-$35.75, 775-0903.

 

23 - Rutland, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $34.50-$44.50, 775-0903.

 

23 - Hubbardton, Partial Solar Eclipse at Hubbardton - Members of the Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers help you safely observe this partial solar eclipse. Bring blankets and flashlights. Call to confirm. 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Hubbardton Battlefield, 5696 Monument Hill Rd, free, call to confirm. 802-273-2282.

 

25 - Rutland, Rutland’s 55th Annual Halloween Parade - Floats, marching bands and local dignitaries parade through downtown Rutland to celebrate Halloween, begins at 6:30 p.m.

 

26 – Rutland, Making Strides against Breast Cancer of Rutland County at Castleton College Pavillion, 11 am Registration, Activities and Entertainment, 12:30 pm Survivor Ceremony, 1 pm 4 mile noncompetitive scenic walk, 1-200-227-2345 or e-mail Michele Almeida at Michele.almedia@cancer.org To sign up click here

 

29 - Rutland, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce holds their Annual Meeting 2014 at the Holiday Inn Centre Ballroom, highlights of the meeting will include a featured speaker, a presentation of the Chamber’s accomplishments over the past year, includes the much anticipated “Business Person of the Year Award”, at noon, RSVP required, includes full luncheon, sponsored by General Electric, to RSVP click here or call 802-773-2747.

 

 

 

 

Rutland Farmers Market: Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm inside at 251 West Street.

 

 

1 - Rutland, The Really Big Show XVIIII - A community night of talent to benefit the United Way of Rutland County. Proudly sponsored by People’s United Bank and hosted by the Paramount Theater. For more information call 80-773-7477 or email info@uwrutlandcounty.org

5 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

 

6 - Rutland, Middlebury Actor Workshop presents Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm,TICKETS: $20, 775-0903.

 

7 - Rutland, Singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett performs at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $99 - $69.50, 775-0903.

 

11 - Rutland, RRCC holds their November mixer at 101 The Fox - Howe Center, 1 Scale Ave., Ste. 84, 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

20 - Rutland, RICK SPRINGFIELD - STRIPPED DOWN performs at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $39.75 - $69.75, 775-0903.

 

22 - Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Vermont Gift Show at Franklin Conference Center, Strongs Ave., (across from Ramuntos Pizza), begins at 10am, free admission, 50/50 raffle and more, a great chance to start your shopping early, for more information or call 802-773-2747.

 

23 - Rutland, Comedian Bill Engvall performs at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 5 and 8 pm, TICKETS: $39.75 - $59.75, 775-0903.

 

29 – Rutland, BREWHAHA - Beer + Laughs ... its going to be a BrewHaHa! Get your tickets early - the first two BrewHaHa's sold out in only hours, Magic Hat will be on hand offering 4 samples of their delicious VT made brews, $30 gets you four 4oz samples and lots of laughs, we are building a comedy club right on stage and inviting some fresh, new, up-and-coming faces from the Boston comedy scene, A cash bar will be available featuring Magic Hat products, wine and soft drinks, 8 pm, Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 775-0903.

 

30 – Brandon, Lighting of Brandon’s Memory Tree in Central Park, 3:30 pm, 802-247-6401.

 

 

 

Rutland Farmers Market: Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm inside at 251 West Street.

 

3 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, Ham Supper, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.

 

3 - Rutland, Dark Star Orchestra (Grateful Dead Tribute) performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $29.75-$34.75, 775-0903.

 

4 - Rutland, United Way Holiday Mixer with Live & Silent Auctions - Enjoy a wonderful evening to benefit United Way of Rutland County. More information to be announced. Questions, please call 802-773-7477 or email info@uwrutlandcounty.org

 

5 - Rutland, LEANN RIMES: ONE CHRISTMAS with guest Levi Hummon performs concert at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $48.50-$68.50, 775-0903.

 

9 - Rutland, RRCC holds their Holiday mixer at Heritage Family Credit Union , at the Ron Hance Operations Center, 30 Allen St., 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

19, 20 – Rutland, Rutland Youth Theater presents DISNEY'S MULAN, JR based on the 1998 Disney film Mulan and the story Fa Mulan by Robert D. San Souci, Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Friday 7pm, Saturday 2 and 7 pm, call 775-0903 for ticket information.

 

21 - Rutland, ALBANY BERKSHIRE BALLET: THE NUTCRACKER performed at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 2 and 6 pm, TICKETS: $29.50-$39.50, 775-0903.

 

 

 

 

 

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