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Rutland County Humane Society “Duck Derby”

Rutland County Humane Society “Duck Derby”

Sunday, September 24 at 2 PM – 3:30 PM

The Rutland County Humane Society will be hosting our 6th annual Duck Derby at 2pm, on Sunday, September 24, at the Pittsford Recreation Area.

Join us as we cheer on our adopted ducks, as they race to the finish for cash prizes.

There is still time to adopt your ducks!! Stop by the Humane Society on Stevens Road, in Pittsford, or visit our website, rchsvt.org.



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Haunted Castle Masquerade at Wilson Castle

Haunted Castle Masquerade at Wilson Castle

Wilson Castle

Wilson Castle

The next restoration fundraiser for the Wilson Castle has been scheduled! The event will start at 8:00 p.m. on 9/23/17 and go until 1:00 a.m.

This is a BYOB event, so bring your coolers & let’s kick off the season with a fully decorated Haunted Castle Masquerade!

There will be refreshments served throughout the night, which is included in the ticket price.

Here are just some of the activities taking place that night:

Refreshments (included in ticket price)
Costume Contest with Prizes
Circus Performers
Live Bands
Drag Show
Interactive Game Shows with Prizes
Raffle for Prizes (Grand Prize includes a free rental of the castle for your event)
50/50 Raffle
Tarot Readings

There will be ONE (1) VIP section available for purchase, in addition to the tickets. This section will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. Come be our special guests for the event. The VIP section will accomodate up to 8 people, & include a private seating area, ice, cups, straws, soda, special snacks & appetitizers, and will be situated with the best seats in the house for the bands and other live entertainment. PLUS, a guarantee that someone from your party will be chosen to participate in the interactive gameshow which includes prizes!

There will be a special online group discount price of $80 for 4 tickets. That’s $20 in savings, but when the group tickets sell out, they’re gone!

There are also “General Admission + Guaranteed Game Show Contestant” tikets available. These will guarantee that you are picked as a contestant for one of the game shows. There are only a few available, so get them before they sell out!

Some of the prizes include:

The Party Store in Rutland ($25 Gift Certificate)
Heart & Soul Cafe in Brandon ($25 Gift Certificate)
Mae’s Place Diner ($25 Gift Certificate)
Little Harry’s ($25 Gift Certigficate)
Cafe Provence ($20 Gift Certificate)
Brandon House of Pizza ($25 Gift Certificate)
Iron Lantern Restaurant in Castleton ($50 Gift Certificate)
Lake House Pub ($25 Gift Certificate)
Sugar & Spice Restaurant ($25 Gift Certificate)
Merchants Hall (2 Hr. Rental – additional time @ discounted rate)
Medium Mindi (Free Reading)
Carrs Florist ($25 Candle)
Blue Seal (Bird Feeder & Seed)
Garden Time
Wilson Castle (2 Hr. Rental – additional time @ discounted rate)
Turn The Party Productions (Luci Furr-Matrix & Edda Belle will host your private event)

To purchase tickets click here

Follow our event on our facebook page – www.facebook.com/wilson.castle



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The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay

The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay

Sep 23, 2017

The Vermont Great 2-4-6-8K Run, Walk, Relay is a chance to enjoy all that downtown Rutland has to offer.

Please join us for an afternoon and evening of health, fun, and socializing, all while benefiting Rutland Regional Medical Center’s Foley Cancer Center.

Raise awareness and funds by running in honor of a friend or loved one who can’t be there.

The race course loops you around and through historic downtown Rutland.  The various distances make this an event for all fitness levels.

Enjoy the post-race party featuring food, beer, music.  Individual and team photos will be available.

This will be a truly inspiring program & an opportunity for you to help make in a difference.


Click here to register

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Riverside Veterinary Care and Dental Services presents Parks for Paws Summer Social!

Riverside Veterinary Care and Dental Services presents Parks for Paws Summer Social!

11 am – 3 pm

Riverside Veterinary Care is partnering up with Parks for Paws, who will be building dog parks in Rutland and West Rutland.

They are in need of more money to get the ball rolling!

We will be raising money to provide local dog parks which will give dogs a safe place to socialize. This will make the community pets safer and the community cleaner with designated pet social areas.

The Summer Social will include: Ice Cream, Dog wash, nail trimming booth, Dog Kissing Booth, Raffle, doggie pools, and more!

Be on the lookout for more information as it comes available.

We look forward to seeing you and your furbabies as we give back to the community!

Please note that parking is limited near Riverside. Parking along side streets where permitted is highly recommended as there will be no parking at Riverside.

We are contacting local businesses for donations/ raffle baskets or items that will increase fundraising!

If your business is interested in donating, please contact Hillary at hhunt@riversidevetcare.com or Sherry Boudreau at sboudreau54321@gmail.com


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2017 Pittsford Day 5k & 1 Mile Run

2017 Pittsford Day 5k & 1 Mile Run

Please note different locations for races.

(5k) Saturday, August 12th 9am at the Pittsford Town Offices, 426 Plains Road in Pittsford, VT.

(1 Mile Run) – Saturday, August 12th 10am at Lothrop Elementary School, 3447 US Route 7 in Pittsford, VT.

Proceeds benefit the Pittsford Rec. Department & the Adaptive Martial Arts Association, a Pittsford based national 501c3 non-profit that promotes disabled inclusion in martial arts and provides free education, outreach and support services.

5k Divisions

Ages 0 to 12
Ages 13 to 29
Ages 30 to 49
Ages 50 Plus
Adaptive Athlete

1 Mile Run Divisions

Ages 0 to 12
Ages 13 to 50 Plus
Adaptive Athlete

Prizes Awarded

5k Price
Pre-Registration $20.00 Day of Registration $30.00

Mile Run Price
Pre-Registration $5.00 Day of Registration $10.00

Pre-Register www.pittsfordday5k.com or adaptivemartialarts.org (Note:) Pre-Registration deadline 08/10/17 at 11:59:59

Can I Pay By Cash or Check:

Yes, Make checks payable to Adaptive Martial Arts Association and in the memo write “2017 Pittsford Day 5k”

Please email contact@adaptivemartialarts.org and write “2017 Pittsford Day 5k Question” in the subject line.


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2017 Solar Plunge

2017 Solar Plunge

Announcing the 2017 Solar Plunge at Lake St. Catherine State Park, Saturday, July 22nd, 1pm-4pm!

Join us for an afternoon of fun with water activities, races, food, and music. Solar power companies will exhibit and participate as well.

Proceeds to benefit the food shelves of Poultney and Wells.

Come as a friends and family team or sign up with your favorite area business. Look for our solar plunge signs around town and inquire within!

Also, it’s rain or shine – barring thunderstorms of course!


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Up – The Movie

Up – The Movie

Jun 27 2017

7:00 PM

What’s UP now that school’s out? PARKS FOR PAWS is hosting movie night featuring Pixar’s Up!

Suggested at door donation of $5 with all proceeds to benefit the two new public dog parks in Rutland and West Rutland!
Up (2009)
Rated PG

Carl Fredricksen as a boy wanted to explore South America and find the forbidden Paradise Falls. About 64 years later he gets to begin his journey along with a Boy Scout named Russel with help from 500 balloons. On their journey they discover many new friends including a talking dog and Carl and Russel figure out that someone evil plans. Carl soon realizes that this evildoer is his childhood idol. Will they be able to defeat him and will they find Paradise Falls?

Run time of 1 hour and 36 minutes

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7th Annual Long Trail Century Ride to Benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports

7th Annual Long Trail Century Ride to Benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports

The Long Trail Century Ride to Benefit Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports returns again with an all-day event including cycling on 100-, 60-, 20- mile and a family-friendly 5K routes in the morning and a family-friendly festival and party in the afternoon with BBQ, live music, farmers market vendors, kids activities, silent auction and more.

Register BY June 1 to receive a one-day non-holiday/peak lift ticket voucher to Killington Resort for the 2017-2018 winter season.

 Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports is a nationally recognized organization that empowers people of all abilities through inclusive sports and recreational programming regardless of ability to pay. In addition to sports, year round programming options integrate environmental, holistic wellness, and competitive training philosophies for people of all ages with cognitive, developmental, physical and emotional behavioral disabilities.

The proceeds from this ride will help provide year-round sports and recreational programming and equipment for those with disabilities and allow them to enjoy the outdoor activities and sports that many of us take for granted. The goal is to raise $225,000 from this event.

To register to ride or to learn more about the events, visit www.longtrailcenturyride.com.

Not into cycling? That’s OK – come to the party at Long Trail Brewery!

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Turning Point Tag Sale

Turning Point Tag Sale

Turning Point Center of Rutland is having a tag sale.

This event is open to all and the proceeds will be used to serve our community through the resources we provide from the center to those in need.

141 State St., Rutland

If you would like to donate any items for this event please call 773-6010.

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