Events Calendar

If you would like to submit an event to our calendar please email events@mountaintimes.info

– Please note that ** = multiple times and/or locations – 

May
23
Tue
Chess Club
May 23 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Rutland Rec Dept. holds a chess club at Godnick Adult Center, providing a mind-enhancing skill not only to the youth but adults as well. The club will teach anyone who is willing to learn. All ages are welcome; open to the public. Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9 p.m. 1 Deer St., Rutland.

May
24
Wed
Farmers Market
May 24 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Rutland Downtown Farmers Market is back outside for the summer! Depot Park, in front of Walmart, downtown Rutland. 3-6 p.m. Info and vendors, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Rutland Wellness
May 24 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Education and support for people who are struggling emotionally. Focus on tools and methods for improving our lives mentally and physically. Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m., Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. 802-353-4365.

Bingo
May 24 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Bridgewater Grange Bingo, Wednesdays nights, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games start 6:30 p.m. Route 100A, Bridgewater Corners. Just across bridge from Junction Country Store. All welcome. Refreshments available.

May
25
Thu
Bikram Yoga **
May 25 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Bikram Yoga holds classes Thursdays: 9 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. 1.5 hour Bikram hot; 6:15 p.m. 1 hour Bikram hot. 1360 US-4, Mendon. Info, 802-747-6300.

Bone Builders
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Bone builders meets Thursdays at Mendon Methodist Church basement. Info, 802-773-2694.

Killington Bone Builders
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Bone builders meets at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd., Killington, 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Free, weights supplied. For info, 802-422-3368.

Story Time
May 25 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Story time at the West Rutland Public Library. Thursdays at 10 a.m. Bring your young children to enjoy stories, crafts, and playtime. Info, 802-438-2964.

Understanding Opiate Addiction
May 25 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

RRMC presents Understanding Opiate Addiction program, 6-8 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Route 7, Rutland. Faith Stone, director of West Ridge Center, presents overview of important issue. Panel discussion with abuse experts adn Rutland City Police follows several topics being discussed. Free, open to professionals working with addiction, those undergoing addiction treatment, and friends/families who want to gain more info/insight. Refreshments provided. Advance registration required, rrmc.org or 802-772-2400.

Open Mic
May 25 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Open mic with Jim Yeager at ArtisTree Community Arts Center. Relaxed, supportive, fun atmosphere. All levels/abilities welcome. Solo or group, come play or just watch. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. artistreevt.org.

May
26
Fri
Baked Beads Sale
May 26 all-day

Baked Beads by David & Robin’s 25th Memorial Day weekend jewelry and scarf sale, under the tent on Route 100 at 46 Carroll Rd., Waitsfield. Free parking and admission. Jewelry and scarf samples and overstock priced at 75% below retails: earrings, necklaces and bracelets $5 each, scarves 3 for $25, new merchandise daily. Portion of proceeds benefits Mad River Valley Ambulance Service. bakedbeads.com.

Open Swim **
May 26 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 8-9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Level 1 Yoga
May 26 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Level 1 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Foodways Fridays
May 26 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Billings Farm & Museum holds Foodways Fridays. Discover how they use seasonal veggies and herbs from heirloom garden in historic recipes. Take-home recipes each week. Info, billingsfarm.org, 802-457-2355. 69 Old River Road, Woodstock.

Story Time
May 26 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Sherburne Memorial Library holds story time Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. Join for stories, songs, activities. Babies and toddlers welcome! Info, 802-422-9765.

Magic: the Gathering
May 26 @ 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Sherburne Memorial Library holds Magic: the Gathering after school Fridays, 3:15-4:30 p.m. Ages 8+, all levels welcome. 2998 River Rd., Killington. 422-9765.

SUP and SIP
May 26 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga and “sipping,” A fun, social paddle Friday evenings with Killington Yoga. Free with your own equipment. Meet at Woodward Reservoir boat launch at 4:30 p.m. Rentals and delivery available. RSVP to Karen at 802-770-4101.

Exhibit Opening
May 26 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Three Person Exhibit opening reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd., So. Pomfret. Exhibit through June 24. Info, artistreevt.org.

Doug Hazard
May 26 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Doug Hazard returns with Irish music at McGrath’s Irish Pub at the Inn at the Long Trail—it’s 40 years after he was the first band to play there! Happy anniversary! Playing Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. Top of the Sherburne Pass, between Killington and Mendon.

Northern Flyer
May 26 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Northern Flyer plays bluegrass at Tinmouth’s Old Firehouse. Doors open at 7 p.m. Suggested donation of $10. Homemade desserts, coffee and tea available by donation. 7 Mountain View Rd., Tinmouth.

May
27
Sat
Baked Beads Sale
May 27 all-day

Baked Beads by David & Robin’s 25th Memorial Day weekend jewelry and scarf sale, under the tent on Route 100 at 46 Carroll Rd., Waitsfield. Free parking and admission. Jewelry and scarf samples and overstock priced at 75% below retails: earrings, necklaces and bracelets $5 each, scarves 3 for $25, new merchandise daily. Portion of proceeds benefits Mad River Valley Ambulance Service. bakedbeads.com.

State Historic Sites Open@ Vermont
May 27 all-day

Vermont State Historic Sites open for the season today. Locally, President Calvin Coolidge Site, Chimney Point, Hubbardton Battlefield, Mount Independence, Old Constitution House all open. Get details on these and all state site at historicsites.vermont.gov.

Super Sidewalk Sales Day
May 27 all-day

Woodstock village merchants have huge sales, with merchandise out on the streets for sale. Saturday and Sunday.

Vermont State Parks Open@ Vermont
May 27 all-day

Most Vermont State Parks are open for the season! Generally open Memorial Day through Labor Day, parks are open 10 a.m. until sunset, daily. Day use rates are $4 adults, $2 kids age 4-13, free kids age 0-3. Or, get a season pass at vtstateparks.com.

Mindful Movements
May 27 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Rise and shine with mindful movements, gentle stretches and chair yoga to awaken the body and settle the mind. 60 minutes of self care. First and third Saturday mornings of each month, 8-9 a.m. at Plymouth Community Center, 35 School Drive, Plymouth. Donations in the way of dana accepted, but not expected. Contact/RSVP to instructor Susan Mordecai, smordecai6@gmail.com.

Plant Sale
May 27 @ 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Woodstock Garden Club plant sale featuring perennials fro members and area gardens, annuals, hanging baskets, veggies, herbs, baked good, and foods prepared by members. Norman Williams Public Library, on the lawn, 10 the Green, Woodstock.

Mixed Level Yoga
May 27 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Mixed level yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Antiques and Treasures Sale
May 27 @ 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Plymouth Community Center holds 4th annual Antique and Treasure town-wide contributed sale, May 27-28, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wide range of antiques, contemporary treasures, knick-knacks, sporting equipment, good-quality clothing, tools, and surely lots more. 35 School Drive, Plymouth. Resident have cleared out basements, garages, and more, so come get the goods! Info, 802-855-7566; lskaskiw@gmail.com.

Humane Society Yard Sale
May 27 @ 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Springfield Humane Society yard sale to benefit the animals, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the humane society, 401 Skitchewaug Trail, Springfield. spfldhumane.org.

Letters in Stone
May 27 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Letter Carving for Beginner-Intermediate workshop at Carving Studio and Sculpture Center with instructor Kerry O. Furlani, May 27-28, demonstrating drawing, composition, and spacing of letter forms and more, in this hands-on workshop. Sign up at carvingstudio.org. 636 Marble St., West Rutland.

Plant Sale
May 27 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Brandon Congregational Church hosts plant sale: trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, herbs, veggie starts, and containers; plus baked goods. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. On the lawn, and in Fellowship Hall, 1 Carver St., Brandon. Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Killington Section GMC
May 27 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Killington Section Green Mountain Club holds event: Paddle on Chittenden Reservoir. Meet at 8 a.m. at Chittenden Town Office parking lot. Put in at area nearest Lefferts Pond. Hiking option follows. Bring water and a lunch. Wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather. Info, 802-775-3855.

Open Studio Weekend@ Vermont
May 27 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Vermont Crafts Council holds Spring Open Studio Weekend, May 27-28, where artists and galleries open their studio doors to the public during the statewide celebration of the visual arts and creative process, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople in their studios, and purchase high quality, hand made artwork. Self-guided tour features the work of glassblowers, jewelers, printmakers, potters, furniture makers, weavers, ironworkers, painters, sculptors, quilt makers and wood carvers. Many have gallery talks, special events, demonstrations, and more. Full list of participating galleries at: vermontcrafts.com. Look for yellow signs at designated studios.

EDM Underground
May 27 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Summer Sessions 1.2 EDM Underground show at Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse, 158 N. Main St., Rutland. 12 p.m. DJ Craig; 12:25 p.m. Rekkt; 12:55 p.m. Heart of Thorxs; 1:30 p.m. DJ Brando; 2:!5 p.m. DJ Jordan Jackson; 3 p.m. DJ Rukkus; 3:45 p.m. DJ Eric LaFountaine. Free, all ages show.

Open Swim
May 27 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: Tues., Thurs., Saturday 5-7 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Pig Roast
May 27 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Pig roast plus bbq chicken option with all the fixings, 5-7 p.m. at Moss Glen Grange Hall, Granville. RSVP to 802-767-4600 or 767-4345 for tickets, $10 adults, $5 under age 10. Tickets also available at Granville General Store. Limited tickets at the door, $12 each. 82 Post Office Hill Rd., Granville.

May
28
Sun
Baked Beads Sale
May 28 all-day

Baked Beads by David & Robin’s 25th Memorial Day weekend jewelry and scarf sale, under the tent on Route 100 at 46 Carroll Rd., Waitsfield. Free parking and admission. Jewelry and scarf samples and overstock priced at 75% below retails: earrings, necklaces and bracelets $5 each, scarves 3 for $25, new merchandise daily. Portion of proceeds benefits Mad River Valley Ambulance Service. bakedbeads.com.

Fletcher Farm Open Studio
May 28 all-day

Fletcher Farm School opens doors for artist demonstrations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Many artists on hand selling and demonstrating. All welcome, register for a class for free. 611 Route 103, Ludlow.

Super Sidewalk Sales Day
May 28 all-day

Woodstock village merchants have huge sales, with merchandise out on the streets for sale.

Cheese and Dairy Celebration
May 28 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Celebrate Vermont’s distinctive dairy heritage during a weekend of sampling delicious New England cheeses and dairy products and meeting local cheese makers, plus educational programs, cheese, ice cream, and butter making—at Billings Farm & Museum. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Info, billingsfarm.org. Admission. 69 Old River Rd., Woodstock.

Devil’s Bowl Dirt Racing
May 28 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Devil’s Bowl Speedway dirt track racing: King of Dirt series DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds – Sprint Cars of New England. Adults $15, seniors $13, teens $5, kids free. Pits $30/$35. 2743 Rt. 22A, West Haven. Track line: 802-265-3112.

May
29
Mon
Bikram Yoga **
May 29 @ 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Bikram Yoga holds classes Mondays: 6 a.m. 1 hour Bikram hot yoga; 9 a.m. 1.5 hour Bikram hot yoga; 4 p.m. hot power flow; 5:30 p.m. 1.5 hour Bikram hot yoga. 1360 US-4, Mendon. Info, 802-747-6300.

Killington Stage Race@ Vermont
May 29 @ 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

Killington Stage Race, May 27-29. Today, Stage 3, Long Trail Brewery ITT. The final sprint is “11 miles of fun!” race organizer state on the KSR website. With only 400 feet of elevation gain it’s also pretty flat for Vermont. Individual start times will be posted after Stage 2. Racers will run in reverse order of their placing, i.e. if you are leading you will start last in your field; if you are last on GC you will start first in your field. The race headquarters is at Long Trail Brewery on Route 4 in Bridgewa­ter Corners.

Killington Bone Builders
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Bone builders meets at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd., Killington, 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Free, weights supplied. For info, 802-422-3368.

Memorial Day Parade
May 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Annual Memorial Day celebration in West Rutland honoring heroes and celebrating community. Parade through town starts at Westway Mall, moves down Main St., Marble St., Barnes St., cemeteries, Main St., West Rutland School, to Westway Plaza. Ends with awards ceremony and free bbq at American Legion.

Open Swim
May 29 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Smoking Cessation
May 29 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Rutland’s stop smoking program, including patches, gum, and lozenges, at RRMC Foley Cancer Center Conference Rm. on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m. Register at 747-3768 or rrmc.org. Free!

Gentle Yoga
May 29 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Gentle yoga – all levels, everyone welcome! Call to sign-up or drop-in. Yoga Studio at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden. 802-483-2311.

May
30
Tue
Open Swim **
May 30 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 8-9 a.m.; 12-1 p.m.; 5-7 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Art Workshop
May 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Annie’s Art Workshop, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays at Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Open art workshop – collaborative artist group welcomes all levels, interests, mediums. Free. In memory of Ann Wallen. Info, 299-1777.