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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 – 26 – Rutland, Hathaway Farm Corn Maze, The largest corn maze in Vermont with 12 acres of paths and clues scattered throughout, 741 Prospect Hill Road, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Maze closes by 6:30p.m.), Ages 4 to 11 $10, adults 12 and older $12, seniors over 65 free, 3 and under free, Closed Tuesdays, 775-2624
1 - 31 - Proctor, The Wilson Castle presents Deadnberry Museum, the hauntingly beautiful Wilson Castle in broad daylight and see the morbid and odd antiquities of the Deadnberry family, 9 am - 5 pm, West Proctor Road, 802-773-3284.
1 - Rutland, Mill Village Chapel holds Wednesday Night Dinner, Chicken Pot Pie Supper, dinner at 6 pm, adults $9, Route 7 North.
1, 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.
1 - 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, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Parker House, 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.
2 – 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.
2, 3 – Rutland, Rutland's Grace Congregational Church is holding a Fall Rummage Sale on Thursday, October 2 from 6-9pm. Friday is the bag sale held from 9am-noon. Enter from the Center Street parking lot.
3 – Rutland, Slide show/lecture investigates the history, mystery and controversy of the huge crop patterns found in England, now expressed in Joanne Shapp's quilts, Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., 1:30 – 3 p.m., $5 or OLLI membership, 446-2041.
3 – Poultney, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at the Young at Heart Senior Center, 8:30 am – 11:30 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
3 - 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.
3 - Ira, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Ira Town Hall, 51 West Rd., 12:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.
3 – Brandon, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at American Legion, 9am - 12pm, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
3,4,10,11,17,18,24,25,31 - Pittsford, Bertrand Farms presents Fields of Terror Haunted Maze, Friday and Saturday nights in October, 7-10 pm, ages 13-80 $12, ages 4-12 $7, 19707 US Route 7, 779-2184.
3 – Pittsford, 14th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit the Rutland County Humane Society at the beautiful Proctor-Pittsford Country Club, 11 am – 7 pm, Enjoy a day on the course, compete for prizes and enjoy an after golf banquet! For more information, to register or to become a sponsor contact RCHS at 802.483.9171. Click here to learn more about participating. Click here to learn more about becoming a sponsor.
3, 4, 5 – Killington, KILLINGTON BREWFEST WEEKEND OCTOBER 3-5 - One of Killington’s most distinctive annual celebrations, the Brewfest gets bigger and bigger every year. This year’s action-packed three-day event with two sampling sessions will give you plenty of time for all the activities, beer and food you can handle. Click here for more information
3, 4, 5 – Killington, The Pico Ski Club’s Annual Ski & Snowboard Swap and Sale is coming up Oct. 3-5 at the Pico Mountain Base Lodge, Route 4, this annual event benefits the Pico Ski Club including the racing programs. click here for information
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 – Pittsford, New England Author Daniel Connaughton will be at the Maclure Library in Pittsford to sign copies of his two new books - Imora and Keeper of the Bones. Saturday, October 4th at 9:30 am - 12 noon, Refreshments will be served. Call 483-2972 for more details.
4 – Pittsford, The New England Maple Museum holds a dedication ceremony in honor of 88 year old Pat Bailey who helped in the design and construction of our newly built covered bridge. There will be refreshments and desserts, 11 am, everyone welcome, 4578 U.S. 7, (802) 483-9414.
4 – Proctor, Blessing of the Animals at Union Church Front Lawn, Offering prayers and blessings, as well as anointing with oil, for our beloved animals. All community members and their animals are welcome, 5 Church Street, 9:30 – 10 a.m., free, 802-459-3624.
4 – Shrewsbury, Ham Supper at , Wallingford Locker ham, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw and desserts, continuous seating that starts at 4:30p.m., Shrewsbury Town Hall, Lincoln Hill, $10 for adults, $5 Kids 5-12, 4 and under free, 802-492-3809.
4 – Pawlet, Roast Pork Dinner with all the fixings:meat potatoes gravy stuffing and coleslaw. Dessert this month will be brownie sundae with chocolate syrup, Pawlet Community Church, School St., 5 p.m., Adults $12, 325-3428 or 325-3073.
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 – Rutland, Vermont Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents An Organ Tour of four church pipe organs in Rutland on Sunday, October 5th from 2 PM to 4:45 PM. Thirty minutes will be spent on each organ. There will be a presenter, a mini-recital and you are invited to try the organs out as well. You may join us at any stage of the tour. You are given 15 minutes to walk or drive from one church to the other. We suggest car pooling if possible. For more information: Visit www.vtago.org or Call (802) 685-7725.
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 – Pittsford, In honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals the Rutland County Humane Society and Father Liam Muller of Trinity Episcopal, Church will host the Blessing of the Animals, Sunday, October 5th at 2pm at the humane society. Stevens Rd., The blessing will be held outside, rain or shine. All pets are encouraged to attend. For questions please call The Rutland County Humane Society at 483-9171.
5 – Proctor, The Vermont Marble Museum holds pumpkin carving contest for children and serving pumpkin cake and cider. The Marble Exhibit has a pumpkin display of 151 pumpkins at the Museum for your enjoyment. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize for different age groups, 3 groups – Elementary, High School, and Adults. Drop off for the contest will be Oct. 2-4th. The judging is at 2 pm Oct. 5. The first 75 people to stop by the Exhibit who want to participate will receive a coupon for a “free” pumpkin (not to exceed 15 pounds) at Garden Time. 802-459-2300
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.
5 – Fair Haven, Forget Me Not Ride for Alzheimer’s Awareness, Fair Haven park on Main Street, sign in from 9:30 – 10:30 am, $10 single, $15 couple, 104 mile country ride, ending at a restaurant where food is available, in memory of Donald Rivers Sr. (AKA Papa Duck), call Mark Rivers at 518-812-7857.
6 – Rutland, College of St. Joseph holds ‘Exit Right’, a Presentation and Discussion at St. Joseph Hall, 6:30 – 8 pm, DAN HAZEWSKI, CFP®, author of the recently published book, EXIT RIGHT will present an interactive, entertaining discussion using a fresh approach in dealing with the issues of how to age well and avoid mistakes. Space is limited so to reserve your seat please contact Donna Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 – Rutland, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at College of Saint Joseph, 9am – 11 pm, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
6 – Rutland, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Parker House, 10 – 11 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
6 - Pittsford, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Village Manor, 7 Arch St., 11:30 p.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.
7 – Rutland, "Creating the Next Generation of Energy Innovators" Come to the Energy Innovation Center in downtown Rutland, 68-70 Merchants Row, for this free event. Refreshments will be served. Dr. Matthew Mayberry of Green Mountain College will be the guest speaker. Event begins at approximately 5:30 pm. All welcome for an interactive discussion. 802-353-2919
7 – Rutland, Rutland Regional Offers Strength Training Seminar for Snow Sport Athletes, Tyler White, ATC of Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic/iSPORT and Rutland Regional Medical Center are offering a free interactive seminar on strength, conditioning and body awareness for snow sport athletes on Tuesday, October 7th from 6-7:30 pm at the Gymnasium, 30 Merchants Row, This seminar is free and open to the public. To register, visit www.RRMC.org or call 802.772.2400 to RSVP or for further information.
7 – Rutland, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Maple Village, 9 – 11 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
7 – Wallingford, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at St. Patrick’s Church, 9 – noon, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
7 – Pittsford, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Village Manor, 9 – 11 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
POSTPONED - 8 - 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: 3 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.
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.
8 – Rupert, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Rupert Firehouse, 1 – 3 pm, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
9 – Rutland, Project VISION Monthly Meeting - Alliance Fellowship Church, 1 Scale Avenue, Near the Franklin Conference Center, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Our Community Mission fully embraces collaboration, coordination and cooperation. Everyone is welcome.
9 – Castleton, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Castleton Community Center, 9 – 11 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
9 - 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.
9 – Pawlet, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Pawlet Community Church, 1:30 – 3 pm, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 - Proctor, Terrorealm! Dementia Asylum and DeadnBerry Mortuary at Wilson Castle, Proctor - Two Haunted Houses at one location! Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the Wilson Castle Restoration Fund. 7-10 pm, one ticket, 2 haunted attractions, adults $15, children $12, 802-773-3284
10 - Rutland, The Rutland United Methodist Church Presents 5th Annual Chocolate Fest & Silent Auction, 300 plus items to bid on ranging from $10 gift certificates to $1,500 dream vacations, Doors Open at 6:00 PM, Continuous Bidding Throughout the Evening, $5 admission gets you a beverage and chocolate dessert, Holiday Inn Rutland/Killington, 476 US Route 7 South, For more info contact the Rutland United Methodist Church, 802-773-2460.
10, 11 – Proctor, Proctor Free Library Annual Book Sale, Friday, October 10, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, October 11, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., 4 Main Street, 802-459-3539.
10 – Tinmouth, Dana and Susan Robinson, guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing, perform at the Tinmouth Old Firehouse, Tinmouth Old Firehouse - at the corner of Rt 140 and Mtn. View Road, 7:30 PM, email@example.com
10 - Rupert, RAVNAH holds a blood pressure ($2) and foot care ($10) clinic at Rupert Fire House, 10 a.m., for more information call (802) 775-0568.
10 – Benson, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Benson Community Center, 10 – 11:30 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
11, 12 – Benson,
Benson Volunteer Fire Department holds Haunted Hayrides,
Pre-purchase your tickets and then enjoy a 45 minute ride through the spooky woods of Benson, 2760 Stage Rd., (802) 537-3791.
11 – Rutland, Champlain Philharmonic performs at Grace Congregational Church, Paul Gambill conducts "Spanish Nights," featuring violinist Katherine Winterstein and works by Samuel Barber, Rimsky Korsokov and Hector Berlioz, 7:30 pm, $15/$10/$5 at door, 8 Court St., 802-782-4385.
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.
11, 12 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center presents the 53rd Annual Art in the Park Fall Festival, exhibitors of fine art, crafts & specialty foods; musical entertainment, children's activities, food concessions, demonstrations and more, Main Street Park, junction of Rte. 4 & 7, Rutland. 802-775-0356.
11, 12 – Castleton, Blacksmithing/Forging Demo & Barn Sale at Hubbardton Forge Columbus Day weekend at Hubbardton Forge, watch as Vermont craftspeople work with red-hot steel, bending and shaping the metal into Hubbardton Forge’s distinctive lighting designs using traditional blacksmithing tools and techniques. Special kids’ activities and refreshments available. Barn Sale and Forging Demo location is 776 Route 4A West, Castleton, VT ¼ mile from Hubbardton Forge factory. 802-468-3090
11 - Killington, Killington Pico Ski Resort holds Job Fair at Ramshead Lodge, 12 noon – 3 p.m., Job Fairs provide you with the opportunity to meet with a variety of supervisors from all areas of the resort, 1-800-300-9095. click here to view poster
11 – Poultney, Town Wide Yard Sale Day in Poultney, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., rain or shine.
11, 12 - Belmont, Cider Days on the Green, Come celebrate the fall harvest! Apple cider will be pressed (and sold) before your eyes on the Belmont Green & local artisans selling their crafts, cider sale, bake sale, and book sale, Sat. 9 am - 4 pm, Sun. 12noon - 4 pm.
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.
12 – West Pawlet, Pancake Breakfast, Pancake breakfast prepared on-site by the fire department; served on-site, a handi-cap accessible location, West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department's firehouse, VT Route 153 (Main Street), 7:30 – 11 a.m., $8 12 yrs and up; $5 for 5-12 yrs, 802-345-4312.
13- Panera Bread will be holing a fundraising night in support of Vermont Achievement Center at their 241 South Main St., Rutland location, 4-8pm. You must show the flyer (available here) via print or mobil device when you order and Panera Bread will donate a percentage of sales to Vermont Achievement Center.
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.
14 – Middletown Springs, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Middletown Springs Church, 10 – 11:30 am, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
15 – Rutland, Local Vermont artist Fran Bull (STATIONS exhibit) will give an artist talk on Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theater, 30 Center St. The Chaffee Downtown Gallery located at 75 Merchants Row and the Castleton Downtown Gallery located in Center Street will both host receptions after the talk from 8:30-9:30 for the public to view the exhibit. For more information on the exhibit or the galleries please contact Meg Barros, ED Chaffee Art Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the DT gallery to speak with Gallery Coordinator, Richelle Franzoni (802)775.0356.
15 - Rutland,
Friends of the Rutland Free Library October Book Sale, Wed., Oct. 15 (4-8), Rutland Free Library 10 Court St.,www.rutlandfree.org, Thousands of books organized by author/topic for all ages, CDs, DVDs, puzzles, etc. $.25-$3.00; All proceeds go to support library programs, activities and collections.
15 – Rutland, RAVNAH holds a seasonal flu and pneumonia clinic at Godnick Adult Center, 11:30 – 2 pm, please bring insurance card, for more information call 775-2304.
16 – Rutland, The Paramount Theatre presents the Power of a Wish, Make A Wish is trying to have a larger presence in our area and this is a meet and greet event-not a fundraiser. The event is to introduce Make A Wish to Rutland on a larger scale. 30 Center St., 5:30 – 7:30 pm, hors de oeuvres and cash bar.
16 – Brandon, Brandon Community Forum - The Rutland Regional Planning Commission and the Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development invite Brandon businesses, employees and homeowners to attend a community forum on October 16 to learn about a project studying the Neshobe River and to gather community input on ways to protect business and the local economy from future floods, Brandon Town Hall, 7 – 9 p.m., RSVP is required to Laura Keir at LKeir@rutlandrpc.org or 775-0871 x205.
16 – Castleton, Turtle Island Quartet: Birth Of The Cool, Turtle Island fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with contemporary American musical styles, forever seeking to break new ground, which is something they celebrate in their latest program, Birth of the Cool, 7 pm, Casella Theater, Tickets for this event are $15 for adults, $12 for students and seniors, and $10 for children under 12, and can be purchased through Castleton Tickets.
17 – Rutland, Conservation Chronicles, Tim Maguire of the Marsh-Billings-Rockerfeller NHP will explore the attitudes and actions that have shaped our relationship with the land, the Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., 1:30 – 3 p.m., $5 or OLLI membership, 446-2041.
17 – Rutland, Pampered Chef Bingo to Benefit Developmental Disabilities, American Legion, Washington Street, 5 – 9 p.m., Each ticket buys ten sheets with three cards on each sheet. Ten games played, hundreds of dollars of Pampered Chef products as prizes, Fun. Hall opens at 5PM for food, Bingo opens at 6PM., 802 775-1370.
17, 18, 24, 25 - Pittsford, 34th Annual PITTSFORD HAUNTED HOUSE, Family Fun for Everyone, some new attractions, ticket sales are 6:30 – 9 pm which includes a wagon ride to the Haunted House, tickets are $10 for adults & $5 for children up to 12 years old, mot recommended for children under 6, parking is next to the Town Office, Plains Road, Pittsford. Follow the signs off U S Route 7.
17 – Pittsford, Halloween Costume Ball to benefit Maclure Library, Garofano's Grille @ Proctor-Pittsford Country Club, 7 pm – Midnight, Adults only, 50/50 raffle and door prizes from 7 to 8pm, Costume Prizes, Appetizers, Cash Bar, DJ & Dancing, 8pm to midnight, 483-2972 or email@example.com