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Friday Night Live 2018: John Waite

Friday Nights Downtown Rutland

Friday Night Live 2018: John Waite

Taking place on Center Street on three different Friday nights in July, this series draws the community together to enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more. The “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Friday Night Live is a free, evening series taking place on three (3) Fridays in July.

The event brings people of all ages together to celebrate Downtown, its merchants and the local community.

Tonight features John Waite.

Center Street is blocked off for the evening and vendors are set up along the street in an open air fashion, while the “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Visitors can enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more.

About John Waite:

British born rock star John Waite has been successfully writing, recording and performing some of the most listenable, enduring and appreciated popular music for more than 35 years.

 

 

 

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Friday Night Live 2018: Kat Wright

Friday Nights Downtown Rutland

Friday Night Live 2018: Kat Wright

Taking place on Center Street on three different Friday nights in July, this series draws the community together to enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more. The “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Friday Night Live is a free, evening series taking place on three (3) Fridays in July.

The event brings people of all ages together to celebrate Downtown, its merchants and the local community.

Tonight features Kat Wright.

Center Street is blocked off for the evening and vendors are set up along the street in an open air fashion, while the “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Visitors can enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more.

About Kat Wright:

Kat Wright, whose voice is both sultry and dynamic, delicate yet powerful; gritty but highly emotive and nuanced, has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse”. Add to that voice enough stage presence to tame lions, and the combination of feline femininity proves immediately enchanting. There’s soul flowing in and out of her rock ‘n’ roll with a serpentine seduction. Some of soul music’s sweet, grand dames belt, shout, seethe, and succumb, while Wright sings gently like a heartache’s apology. It’s funky in spots and beautiful all over. And it hurts a little … like it should.

 

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Friday Night Live 2018: 8084

Friday Nights Downtown Rutland

Friday Night Live 2018: 8084

Taking place on Center Street on three different Friday nights in July, this series draws the community together to enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more. The “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Friday Night Live is a free, evening series taking place on three (3) Fridays in July.

The event brings people of all ages together to celebrate Downtown, its merchants and the local community.

Tonight features 8084.

Center Street is blocked off for the evening and vendors are set up along the street in an open air fashion, while the “Pit” parking lot transforms into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue, with great acoustics.

Visitors can enjoy music, outdoor dining, children’s activities and more.

About 8084:

Energetic, charismatic and dedicated, 8084 have been exciting audiences for over a decade. Sharing the stage with such acts as Aldo Nova, Toto, April Wine, Warrant, Edgar Winter, Blue Oyster Cult, Henry Lee Summer, the group has performed throughout all of the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southern States, as well as Quebec and the Maritime Provinces. Whether in an intimate club in Columbus, Georgia or before 10,000 people at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada, 8084 always demonstrates the ability to please a crowd.

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Center Street Story Walk

Center Street Story Walk

Head downtown on Saturday, February 24th for a special Story Walk featuring Jan Brett‘s The Mitten!

The Center Street Story Walk begins at Phoenix Books Rutland where participants can pick up a map and scavenger hunt. Read the pages of The Mitten through the windows of 14 total locations and complete the walk at Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum, where kids receive a free book if they complete the scavenger hunt!

Participating locations include: Phoenix Books RutlandHandcarved by ErnieThe Paramount TheatreAvanti Hair SalonBlush Salon & Beauty LoungeRutland Free LibrarySpeakeasy CafeTimco Jewelers and GoldsmithsThe Vermont Truffle CompanyAlison McCullough Real Estate,Juice Amour- Rutland VTFrogs and Lily PadsThe Bookmobile andWonderfeet Kids’ Museum.

As an added bonus, the Rutland Free Library will have a “Match Up the Mitten” event going on indoors with their page to read – stop in and warm up halfway through the walk!

 

 

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Center St. Night Sledding during Winter Fest

Center St. Night Sledding

Back again for the third year, Center Street will be turned into a sledding hill!

Enjoy music, sledding and some hot chocolate courtesy of Speakeasy Cafe.

Thanks to our sponsor Casella Construction Inc. for supporting this fantastic event!
Grooming generously sponsored by the Shrewsbury Snobirds
Sledding Tubes thanks to Killington Resort

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Wonderpaws Festival & Paw Parade

Wonderpaws Festival & Paw Parade

Wonderpaws_Logo_ColorWONDERPAWS FESTIVAL & PAW PARADE
Saturday, September 16 from 11 a.m – 2 p.m.

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum 3rd Annual Wonderpaws Festival & Paw Parade, a community event for all ages to enjoy a day in downtown Rutland with their dogs presented by Pet Gear and media sponsor The Mountain Times, will be on Saturday, September 16, 2017, on Center Street from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The kid-friendly and dog-friendly festival features demonstrations, a scavenger hunt, crafts, an obstacle course, a hay maze, activities, photo opportunities, food and more. A raffle of Pet Gear merchandise will be open to all. The Paw Parade will take place at noon.

The event is free and open to the public.

All dogs must register to participate. Registration and $10 per dog fee include participation in the Paw Parade, a token of appreciation for all participants, be entered to win a mystery prize and the opportunity to win a judges’ choice award in categories such as best pet/owner look-a-like, most entertaining, wildest wag and much more.

Pre-register online at www.WonderfeetKidsMuseum.org/PawParade or registration begins at 10 a.m. the day of the event.

The Wonderpaw Festival fundraiser will directly benefit Wonderfeet for capital projects and the community with educational programs.

The festival will feature many kid-friendly and dog-friendly activities and demonstrations. In addition, visitors may explore dog-related vendors and specialists. Exhibitor and vendor opportunities available.

All proceeds benefit Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum.

For more information call 802-282-2678 or visit www.WonderfeetKidsMuseum.org

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Sidewalk Sales

Sidewalk Sales

The end of July and start of August has marked the Annual Sidewalk Sales for years.

This 2-day open-air market spans from lower Center Street around the corner to Merchants Row, drawing out sale tents and outdoor dining from businesses along the way.

Saturday features a variety of family entertainment as well as local artists, crafters, food vendors and live music from area musicians.

Summer 2017 dates:
Friday, August 4, 9 AM-10 PM
Saturday, August 5, 9 AM-3 PM

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Sidewalk Sales

 

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Sidewalk Sales

Sidewalk Sales

The end of July and start of August has marked the Annual Sidewalk Sales for years.

This 2-day open-air market spans from lower Center Street around the corner to Merchants Row, drawing out sale tents and outdoor dining from businesses along the way.

Saturday features a variety of family entertainment as well as local artists, crafters, food vendors and live music from area musicians.

Ken Block & Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel perform.

Summer 2017 dates:
Friday, August 4, 9 AM-10 PM
Saturday, August 5, 9 AM-3 PM

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Sidewalk Sales

 

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Winter Fest Center Street Night Sledding

Winter Fest Center Street Night Sledding

Free Event Hosted by the Downtown Rutland Partnership

Back again for the second year Center Street will be turned into an a sledding hill!

BYOS (Bring Your Own Sled).

Enjoy music, sledding and the Cardboard Sledding Challenge.

Cardboard Sledding Challenge

Cardboard, duct tape, and a creative imagination will go a long way in this challenge! Enter your home made cardboard sled in a race down Center Street.

Three divisions this year: Junior (Ages: 6-12), Teen (Ages: 13-18) and Adult (Ages: 18+).

 

 

 

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Rules

 

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Wonderpaws Festival & Paw Parade

Wonderpaws Festival & Paw Parade

Wonderpaws_Logo_ColorSeptember 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum will be holding the Wonderpaws Festival in Downtown Rutland. The event will be held event on Saturday, September 24, 2016 on Center Street from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wonderpaws Festival is a community event that will provide an opportunity for kids, families and community members to celebrate a day in downtown with their dogs.

Registration includes participation for dogs and dog owners in the Wonderpaws Festival Paw Parade, a token of appreciation for all participants and a chance to win a judges choice award in several categories.

The event is free and open to the public. However, all dogs must register to attend the event.

Register your dog online today
www.WonderfeetKidsMuseum.org/PawParade

The festival will feature many kid-friendly and dog-friendly activities and demonstrations. In addition, visitors may explore dog-related vendors and specialists. Exhibitor and vendor opportunities available.

All proceeds benefit Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum.

For more information call 802-282-2678 or visit www.WonderfeetKidsMuseum.org

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