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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, 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, The Paramount Theatre will broadcast the upcoming ‘Monty Python Live (mostly)’ show (filmed at London’s acclaimed O2 Arena) on Wednesday, August 6, at 7:30pm. Tickets ($17) now on-sale and are available at the venue box office located at 30 Center Street in historic downtown Rutland, Vermont, charge-by-phone by calling (802) 775-0903 or online at www.paramountlive.org.

 

6 – Rutland, Song circle and jam session, Wednesday, August 6, at the Godnick Adult Center in Rutland from 7:15 to 9:15pm. The song circle welcomes singers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners. Donations are welcome. For further information, call Jack Crowther at 775-1182 or visit the Wild Woods Music Co-op website at www.wildwoodsmusic.org

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, Thursday Hikers meet Thursday at 9am at Godnick Center on Deer St. to car pool. Call hike leaders for info. All are welcome. August 7, Cookout, Camp Plymouth S.P. Bring something to cook on our campfire and something to share. Hike, swim, relax! Lyn Drigert 775-7038.

 

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.

9, 10 - Rutland, Chaffee Art Center presents the 53rd Annual Art in the Park Summer 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.

9, 10 – Killington, Downhill Throwdown Freeride Event - Killington is excited to host our first skateboard, street luge and drift trike freeride event on East Mountain Road, Freeriders from all over the world will gather at Killington to ride two miles of pavement down East Mountain Road, known for its twists, turns and big downhills. Reaching speeds over 50 mph, gravity lovers will now have a new reason to visit Vermont in the summer. Saturday practice/Sunday race, 802-773-4181, Registration: http://www.ezracereg.com/search/event.aspx?id=26721

 

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 Rutland, Salvation Army Intro to Emergency Disaster Services training, Saturday August 9, 10am – 3pm at the Salvation Army, 1 Scale St., Bldg 12, Rutland VT. $5 fee for lunch/refreshments. Register by Friday August 1, contact Major Balcom at 802-775-5150, Charles.Balcom@use.Salvation Army.org. A prerequisite for all other TSA EDS Trainings.

 

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, Special Concert in Rutland for Veterans, Lifelong Killington skier Steven Behnke brings bringing his nationally recognized nonprofit, the Patriot Brass Ensemble to performs a free concert at the Rutland Free Library, 7:30PM, 10 Court St., 773-1860. For tour schedule, photos, video and sound clips: www.patriotbrass.org/ontour.

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

15 – Rutland, The 3rd Annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament at the Rutland Country Club to benefit United Way of Rutland County will be held on Friday, August 15th. The cost to play is $40 person, 20 teams of 4 will be accepted on a first come basis Tee time at 7:30 pm. Contact our office at info@uwrutlandcounty.org or 802-773-7477 with questions or to register your team.

 

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 – West Rutland, World War II Memorial Fundraiser by staff of Bailey’s Auto, Saturday, August 16 from noon to 5 at Bailey’s Auto, 315 Main St., West Rutland. BBQ chicken dinner, with salads and dessert - $10 a plate. To benefit the WW II Memorial Fund. Stop by between 12 and 5 and have lunch with us or pick up some take-outs for dinner.

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 – Killington, Killington Section GMC, Saturday August 16, 10am. LT/AT, Cuttingsville. Hike from Spring Lake north for views at Airport Lookout and lunch at the spectacular Clarendon Gorge. Bring swimsuits for a dip at the area’s most scenic swimming hole. Meet at LT parking lot at Clarendon Gorge on Route 103 to spot cars. Easy to moderate 3 miles. Sandy Bragg 492-2143.

16 – Fair Haven, Community BreakFast, Saturday, August 16, 8-10am, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Corner of North Main & Allen Streets, Fair Haven. Farm-fresh scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits and preserves, juice, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate in a friendly, family-style atmosphere. $1.00 per person, kids 14 and under free! Handicapped-accessible dining available on the main floor.

 

16 – Pittsford, Pittsford Lions Club Auction, August 16, Pittsford Fire Department, Arch St, Pittsford, VT, 10am. New & used items, gift certificates.

 

16 – Pittsford, Mendon Fish & Game Club Annual 3-D Bow Shoot, Saturday, August 16, 7am-3pm, and Sunday, August 17, 7am-1pm, at the Mendon Fish & Game Club, 3547 Chittenden Road, in Pittsford, Vermont. Archery enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the 3-D shoots with new Rinehart targets and improved course layout. $10/person. Proceeds benefit the sponsorship of the 2015 Green Mountain Conservation Camp attendees. Concession stand but no alcohol.

 

16 – Wells, The Ladies Aid of the Wells United Methodist Church Chicken BBQ at the MWA Hall on Saturday, August 16, noon till 3pm following the parade. The BBQ will start at noon on Saturday and run until 3 p.m. Menu: ½ chicken, macaroni salad with tuna and peas, potato salad, corn on the cob, cole slaw, dinner rolls, and drinks, and brownies for dessert. $10 for Adults, $5 for ages 12-5 and children four and under are free.

 

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.

17 – Wallingford, Annual Lobster Festival, Sunday, August 17, 4:30 – 7pm at Wallingford Lodge on Elfin Lake, Wallingford, VT. Tickets $25 Lobster or Steak Dinner. Sponsored by Wallingford Rotary Club. Proceeds benefit Rotary Scholarships & Charities. Tickets should be presold, so please call to reserve your tickets: Barry Griffith, 492-3573 or 773-7638.

 

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.

 

20 – Rutland, Youth Sports Forum - The Rutland Recreation & Parks Department is holding a public forum on Wednesday August 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the Courcelle facility at 16 North Street Extension. The forum is an opportunity for the community to share what they like about the department’s  youth sports program, what they would like to see changed, any additions and then to prioritize with action steps what should be focused on with the youth sports program. Childcare will be provided. For more information call the main office at 773-1822 and ask for Cindi or Nicole.

 

20 – Pittsford, Marble Valley Lions 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Wednesday August 20 at Proctor Pittsford Country Club. $75/person, 4 man teams includes greens fees, cart, goodie bag, food and prizes. 8am registration, 9am Tee Time. Lunch and awards ceremony to follow. Info: Steve Graham 802 770-9760, Butch Hayes 802 772-7639, Dave Seward 802 775-5234.

 

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.

 

20 – Granville, NY - The Slate Valley Museum is inviting residents and business owners to a panel discussion, Slate Valley, Stone Valley, that will explore the historical and current perceptions of each of these regions and develop future collaborating opportunities. 6pm, Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water Street, 518-232-6445. Free with $5 museum admission

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

 

21 – West Pawlet, Auction Event by the West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department, featuring Chriss Mars, Auctioneer. Come for 5:00 pm to view items before the auction begins. Food will be available for purchase, Route 153 (Main Street), begins at 6 p.m., 802-645-0158.

 

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 – Rutland, American Red Cross holds blood drive at the Diamond Run Mall, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 46 Diamond Run Mall Place, 1-800-733-2767.

 

23 – Rutland, Trinity Church holds Community Luncheon, This month's menu is a cool summer special of egg salad with green salad and cold cuts, Nourse Hall, 85 West Street, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., free, donations gratefully accepted, 802-775-4368.

 

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 – Tinmouth, Fundraising Book Sale to benefit the Tinmouth Library, held at Old Firehouse next to the Library and Town Office, Mountain View Road, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., 446-2498.

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.

 

23 – Celebrate Vermont Rail Systems 50 Years of Passenger & freight service to Vermont and New England. Departures at 10 am & 2pm from historic Bellows Falls Station, tickets available online at www.vrs.us.com/50th. Must enter invite code: PLVRS50DA, 1-800-707-3530.

 

24 – Rutland, Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) is hosting the Dog Days of Summer Pool Party to raise funds for the homeless animals in Rutland County. All funds raised, including entrance fees, are for the Rutland County Humane Society. There will be free swim throughout the event (for dogs only!) along with games (fastest doggy paddle and a dog jumping contest) and more, Rain or Shine from 1 to 3 pm at Whites Pool in Rutland, Admission is $5 per dog/donation for people, For more information call the RCHS business office at 483-9171 or visit www.rchsvt.org

 

24 – Rutland, Award-winning Rutland Youth Theatre is holding Open Auditions for the endearing classic about a mouse named Stuart Little, for K-12 grades, No preparation necessary, 3 – 6 p.m., Rutland Youth Theatre - Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, 802 683-0019.

24 - Rutland, Evelyn's Fund Benefit Concert in Main Street Park, South Main St., 7pm – 9pm, donations will be accepted with all proceeds benefiting Evelyn’s Fund Scholarship Program, info at Evelynfund@comcast.net

 

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 – 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.,  2 – 4 p.m., to register call the 24/7 Helpline at 800.272.3900

 

26, 28, 29 – 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. You MUST schedule a day and time in order to audition. Auditions will be held between 6:00-8:00 pm on each night, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7).

 

27 – Rutland, Green Mountain Power holds a free public presentation on cold climate heat pumps will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27 in the conference room at Green Mountain Power’s Energy Information Center (EIC), 68 – 70 Merchants Row in Rutland. The presentation will be given by Gary Barnett, of the Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op board, and William Morrissey and Corey Trimmer of Pawlet’s Weatherization Works.

 

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, Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre will hold open auditions for the coming theatre season on Thursday, August 28 at the Brick Box, Paramount Theater, 30 Center Street, Rutland.  The Company is looking for actors of all ages.  All performances will be at the Paramount’s Brick Box Theatre. More information is available from www.actorsrepvt.org, actorsrepvt@aol.com, our Facebook page or by contacting Sandy Gartner at 802-353-0001 or Peter Marsh at 802-282-3741.

 

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 – 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

 

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/

 

29 - Rutland, Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally Block Party in Downtown Rutland – Motorcycle Parade at 6:30 pm., Live Music with Satin & Steel in the parking pit on Center Street at 7 pm, come see the bikes parading from Killington, over 800 motorcycles visit downtown, many downtown businesses will offer extended hours. Click here to view poster

 

29 – Brandon, Faculty members of Lake Dunmore’s Point CounterPoint perform a chamber music concert to benefit the Compass Music and Arts Foundation, Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd., 7 p.m., $15, 802-465-4071.

29 – Castleton, Debo Band, an 11-member group from Boston, takes traditional Ethiopian music to a new level and performs concert at Casella Theater, Castleton College, 7 p.m., For prices, visit castletontickets.com, 802-468-1119.

 

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 covers one of the greatest live bands of all time, the Allman Brothers.  The band offers an exact reproduction of the live performances featuring Duane Allman, Dickey Betts, and Berry Oakley as they sounded from 1969 to 1971, particularly at their monumental shows at Bill Graham’s Fillmore East Auditorium in New York City, 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.

 

30 – 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, breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, homemade biscuits, jams, juice, tea and hot chocolate. Adults $1.00 and children under 14 free. Handicapped accessible. 802-287-9087

 

31 – Rutland, Tim Haufe Band: Touring on A Whim & Some Faith, Singer, songwriter, and fantastic instrumentalist Tim Haufe, a Poughkeepsie native and Castleton State College graduate performs acoustic, blues, electronic, funk, jazz at Merchants Hall, 42 Merchants Row, 7 – 10 p.m., FREE ($5 Suggested donation), (914)489-9886.

 

 

 

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/

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

4 – Rutland, United Way of Rutland County 2014 Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast at the Franklin Conference Center, Howe Ctr., 7:30 am, 773-7477, click here to RSVP.

 

4 - 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.

 

5 – Brandon, members of the Saltash Serenaders and the Cold River Band give concert at Brandon Town Hall.. They have been playing for concerts & contra dancers around Vermont for 30 years. Appearing will be Steve Spensley Vickie Arthur, Paul Sgalia and Marcos Levy. Don't miss this toe tapping group who will have you swinging and swaying the whole night. Tickets available at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door. Sponsored by:Ross Mackie, “Barney & Annie”, $8 at the door and $6 in advance, 802-247-5420.

 

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

 

6, 7 – Rutland, The Rutland Green MT Gun Show will be held on Sep 6th - 7th, 2014. The show is will be held at the Franklin Center at The Howe and hosted by Green Mountain Gun Show Trail of Vermont, antiques and collectibles from the WWI, WWII and the Civil War, rifles, shotguns, pistols, knives and much more. Free gun appraisals! Also, this will be a family friendly event. 1 Scale Ave # 92, Hours Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Sunday 9:00am - 3:00pm. Admission cost at door plus a concession stand of many homemade items.

 

7 – Rutland, RCHS Duck Derby - Adopt a (Plastic) Duck or Two! - Rutland County Humane Society (RCHS) holds annual Duck Derby to raise needed funds for the homeless animals in Rutland County.  On Sunday, September 7th at 2pm, adopted (plastic) ducks will be launched into the stream at Rotary Park on Route 7 North in Rutland.  The first 4 ducks to reach the finish line win cash prizes. We'll also have a cash prize for the last duck!  Ducks are available for adoption at the RCHS shelter in Pittsford or you can download the information from our website, www.rchsvt.org.  You can adopt a single duck for $3, a Quack-Pack (4 ducks) for $10 or a 6-Quack (6 ducks) for $15.  Ducks can be adopted at the event, as well.  You do not need to be present to win, but if you want to, come on down and cheer on your ducks!  Mark your calendars and join us for an enjoyable evening of racing ducks!  For more information contact the RCHS Business Office at 483.9171 or visit www.rchsvt.org.

7 – Rutland, Governor’s Day Benefit Event at the Vermont State Fairgrounds, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand. There will be live music as well as many speakers from Governor Peter Shumlin to many inspiring people starting at 11 am – all day, featuring music by Jeremy Graham, Bow Thayer, Joey Leone, Ashley Buchart, Tony Lee Thomas, Myk S, $15 includes the entrance to the fair and the concert. Click here for the poster.

 

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.

 

9 – Rutland, Get Noticed – How to start an online business, host is award-winning internet marketer and author Sarah Spencer, learn 7 steps to starting an internet business, free, Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St., 5:30– 7 pm, 802-324-3607.

 

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.

 

11 - 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.

 

12 – Rutland, Rutland County Parent Child Center holds Golf Tournament sponsored by GW Savage at Killington Golf Course, 9 am, $00 per person, teams of four, scamble format to help raise money for the Rutland County Parent Child Center, after golf at the Foundry restaurant for food and fun, contact Killington Golf Course to register a team at 802-422-6700. For more information call 802.775-9711 ext. 104 or email robyn.schmitt@rcpcc.org

 

12 - Brandon, National touring and recording artist Scott Helmer, who has opened for iconic acts including HEART, EDDIE MONEY, BIG COUNTRY and 3 DOORS DOWN performs Concert, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., $20, All proceeds will be given to the Friends of The Town Hall in an effort to raise close to $5,000 to repair sections of the roof. 802-247-5420.

 

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 or 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. For more information or to register click here.

 

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 – Brandon, SILENT MOVIE...A SERIES OF COMEDIES STARRING HARRY LANGDON, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), 7 – 9 p.m., Free Will Offering, 802-247-5420.

 

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, Bella Notte - an evening of celebration to raise essential funds to benefit the Hospice program of the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice and our affiliate offices. The annual charity dinner and auction provides sponsors, donors and guests with the opportunity to enjoy fine food and company, all in the name of helping terminally ill patients. Three Tomatoes Trattoria Rutland, Cocktails at 5 PM, Dinner 6:30 PM, Live Auction 7:30 pm.

 

14 – 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.

 

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.

 

16 – Rutland, Rutland (SABE-R) group of adults living with Developmental Disabilities (DD) will be holding a car wash and selling baked goods to raise funds for their main goal of the year: To Adopt a Family at Christmas. 775-1370 or by email at arcrutlandarea@myfairpoint.net, or www.arcrutlandarea.com

 

17 – Rutland, Hollywood Tales with Jonathan Goldsmith - Jonathan Goldsmith, the actor who portrays the Most Interesting Man in the World in the popular Dos Equis commercials, recounts interesting anecdotes about his career in Hollywood and comments on some of his film credits. There will also be a question-and-answer session for the crowd, College of St. Joseph at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in Tuttle Hall Theater, The cost is $10 for general admission. Tickets are available at www.csj.edu/goldsmith. Proceeds from the event will benefit CSJ’s Provider Scholarship Program and Hunger Free Vermont.

 

17 - 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.

 

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

 

19 – Rutland, Rutland Health Foundation Annual Golf Invitational is held at Rutland Country Club, Grove Street, Registration Begins at 8:30 AM, Shotgun Start at 9:30 AM, This year's tournament will benefit Rutland Regional's volunteer support program, Bridges and Beyond and pediatric programs of the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice. Held at the beautiful Rutland Country Club, the tournament features a captain and crew format, continental breakfast, on-course lunch, a premium tee prize for all participants and an award reception. To get involved please call 802-747-3634 or e-mail us at bcrobin@rrmc.org

 

19, 20 – Rutland, Rutland Free Library holds book sale, 10 Court St., Fri., Sept. 19 (10 am-4 pm) and Sat., Sept. 20 (10 am-2pm) Thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and puzzles for all ages.

19 Tinmouth, Tinmouth Contra Dance with music by Pete’s Posse with calling by Adina Gordon. All dances are taught, and you do not need a partner. If you are a beginner, come at 8. There will be live music, enthusiastic swinging and dancing and a fun night for all, 8 – 11 p.m., 143 CHANNEL RD, $9 adults, $7 teens, 12 and under free, 802-446-2928.

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

 

20 – Brandon, Brandon Has Talent Show, This fund raiser is sponsored by the Friends of The Brandon Town Hall to showcase the multi-talented community members from Brandon and the surrounding area. The show will be emceed by Eric Mallette, program director for the Paramount Theater. Come see your neighbors as they sing, dance and entertain you. Tickets can be purchased at Carr's Florist & Gifts or at the door. 1 Conant Square (Route 7, 7 – 9 p.m., Adults $10 at the door, $8 in advance. Seniors and students...$6 (same price at the door or in advance), 802-247-5420.

 

24 - 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.

25 - 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

27 – Pittsford, 10th annual Harvest Fair & Craft Show to benefit the Bowen Walker Fund, 10am to 4pm on the Village Green, US Rte 7 in Pittsford Village. Hand-Made or Home-Grown is the theme, call Elizabeth at 802-483-9972 or email PittsfordHarvestFair@comcast.net for info.

 

27 – Brandon, CONCERT BY “THE DOUGHBOYS”, Middlebury's premier faculty rock band, Brandon Town Hall, 1 Conant Square (Route 7), 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., Tickets, $10 at the door...$8 in advance. Tickets can be purchased at Carr's Florist & Gifts, 802-247-5420.

 

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 – Bomoseen, 6th Annual Dog Dock Diving at the Lake House Pub & Grille on Lake Bomoseen, all proceeds benefit the Rutland County Humane Society.  Each dog will get a practice jump and a competitive jump.  The 10 dogs with the longest jump will reach the finals for a 3rd jump. Tickets are $5 per dog jumping, or to watch the event. Registration starts at 11am, with practice jumping starting at noon. Competitive jumping starts around 1pm. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place longest jump, as well as biggest splash and most comical. For more information call The Lake House at 273-3000 or the Rutland County Humane Society business office at 483-9171 or rchsvt.org.

 

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.

 

28 – Middlebury/Ripton, The Green Mountain National Forest will be holding a family friendly, fall day celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act -­ the landmark environmental law that designated wilderness areas for all to enjoy, this free public event is part of a national celebration held at the Middlebury College Breadloaf Campus on Rte 125 in Ripton from 11 am to 3pm. Live bluegrass music. For more information, contact Jennifer Wright at jenniferwright@fs.fed.us or (802) 747-­6775. to view poster click here

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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

 

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, 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 - 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.

 

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.

 

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.

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.

 

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.

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

 

18 - Ludlow, Okemo Mountain Resort’s annual Job Fair is scheduled for Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10 AM to 3 PM. Stop by the Clock Tower Base Lodge, fill out an application, and find out more about our job opportunities and benefits. This event is a great opportunity to meet our managers ~ we hope to see you there! Check out our Job Fair flyer for more information, 802-228-1963.

 

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.

 

13 - Rutland, Rutland Economic Development Corp.  77th Annual Meeting will be held on November 13th at Southside Steakhouse.  Networking & Cocktails starting at 4pm; dinner and meeting will be at 5pm.  Awards will be presented for Member of the Year and Business Excellence.  A RSVP will be required.  For more information or to RSVP call 802-773-2747 or email: tcarrington@rutlandeconomy.com

 

13 – 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.

14, 15 - Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library November Book Sales, Fri., Nov. 14 (10-4)& Sat., Nov. 15 (10-2), 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, Rutland County Parent Child Center holds Black Tie Celebration sponsored by The Rutland Herald on 11/15/14--6 pm @ Paramount Theatre, more details to be announced.

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

 

21, 22 – Rutland, Holiday Craft Fair at Grace Congregational Church , West St., Friday 4-7:30 pm and Saturday 9:30 am -3pm, many vendors with a variety of crafts, baked goods, Christmas items and wreaths, a Pink Pachyderm with gently used treasures and a Cafe. (802) 775-1076

 

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.

 

11 – 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.

 

15- Rutland, Friends of the Rutland Free Library December Book Sale, Mon., Dec. 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.

 

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.

 

 

 

13 - Rutland, RRCC holds their January mixer at The Local - Merchants Row, Downtown, 5-7 p.m., door prizes, hors’doeuvres, 50/50 raffle and more, for more information call 773-2747.

 

16 - Rutland, CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - featuring a massive band of talented musicians and amazing lighting effects. Rock fans of all generations will love this live celebration of rock and roll history, covering Dark Side of the Moon classics, Money, Time and The Great Gig in the Sky, Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $29.75-$35.75, 775-0903.

 

22 - Rutland, THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY tells the story of Buddy Holly’s rise to fame, performed at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 7:30 pm, TICKETS: $39.50-$44.50, 775-0903.

 

 

 

6 – Rutland, The Capitol Steps, that began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them, performs at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., 8 pm, TICKETS: $39.75, 775-0903.