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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.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