Events Calendar

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

Horse Show
Jun 30 – Aug 8 all-day

Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show June 30-Aug. 9 at Route 7A Harold Beebe Farm, East Dorset. Celebrating its 22nd year as Vermont’s premiere hunter/jumper competition. See Olympic equestrians participating in events for $750,000 in prizes. Info, 802-489-4945.

Plein Air Workshop
Jul 5 @ 9:30 AM – Jul 7 @ 4:30 PM

Chaffee Arts Center presents Plein Air Workshop with Cynthia Rosen, July 5-7, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Instruction on location in 3 different sites in Vt. Students will create plein air paintings from life in the‘out-of-doors or in fresh air. The focus will be on meeting people at their own skill level and stylistic preference (from representational to abstract) while providing individualized instruction in the natural landscape. Each day students will produce a minimum of one quick study and one completed. Preregistration necessary at 802-775-0356.

Adventure Camp Series
Jul 6 – Jul 9 all-day

Killington Mountain Adventure Camps Series, July 6-10, 13-17, 20-24. The camps are offered in conjunction with Killington Resort, and participants will have the opportunity to utilize Killington’s amazing summer opportunities, including their brand-new, exciting 2015 offerings like the High Ropes Course, the Soaring Eagle Zipline, and the Amazen Maze. In addition, campers will have access to the resort’s state of the art mountain biking terrain. Info at

TinyArts Camp
Jul 6 @ 8:30 AM – Jul 10 @ 12:00 PM

Compass Music & Arts Center offers TinyArts Camp: A Trip to the Ocean, July 6-10, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. daily. For ages 4-6, taught by Anna Laufenberg. Engaging in music, movement, yoga, 2D and 3D visual art activities, crafts and literature activities within the theme. $35 daily or $140/ 5 days. All materials supplied; snack provided. Info, 802-247-4295. Park Village, 333 Jones Dr., Brandon.

Chaffee Camp – Woodland Diorama
Jul 6 @ 9:00 AM – Jul 10 @ 12:00 PM

Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Camps for kids throughout the summer. This week July 6-10, What did the Fox Say? Woodland Diorama for ages 10-14. Daily 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Chaffee Downtown location, 75 Merchants Row, Rutland. Learn to felt your own woodland creatures such as a fox and owl. Camper’s will create their own woodland diaorama to house their animals of found natural materials. Info and registration,

Chaffee Camp – Drawing & Doodles
Jul 6 @ 9:30 AM – Jul 10 @ 3:00 PM

Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Camps for kids throughout the summer. This week July 6-10, Drawing and Doodles for ages 8-12. Daily 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Chaffee Downtown location, 75 Merchants Row, Rutland. Avid doodlers delight! Camper’s will learn drawing technique and styles from Portraits and Cartoons to Zentangle and Optical Illusion. Info and registration,

Fitness Classes **
Jul 7 all-day

Suspension Training with Michelle 8 a.m.; Yoga with Dawn 9:15 a.m. at Pico Sport Center, 802-422-1400. $15 or free for members, all ability levels. Sign up in advance for Suspension Training.

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
Jul 7 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Ludlow Rotary Club service area includes Ludlow, Mt. Holly, Cavendish, Plymouth with members from these communities. Meets for lunch & fellowship Tuesdays. Club activities fund scholarships for area students, support local not-for-profit organizations and contributes to other local & international humanitarian efforts.

Manage Chronic Pain
Jul 7 @ 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

RRMC offers Healthier Living Workshop, free 6-week session on Chronic Pain Self-Management. 2:30-5 p.m. June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 at Compass Music & Arts Center, 333 Jones Drive, Brandon. In Park Village. Register at or 802-773-9888 ext. 22.

Summer Reading Program
Jul 7 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Pittsfield’s Roger Clark Memorial Library holds children’s summer reading program June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28. 40 Village Green, Pittsfield. Info, 802-746-4067.

Homebuyer Ed
Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

NeighborWorks of Western Vermont holds Full Homebuyer Education class, 5-9 p.m. at 110 Marble St., West Rutland. $99 for course. Answers questions about mortgages, inspections, neighborhoods, and more. Limited space, sign up at 802-438-2303 x 210 or

KPAA Mixer
Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Killington Pico Area Association (KPAA) monthly mixer, 5-7 p.m. at Allen Pools and Spa in Mendon. Info, 802-773-4181.

League Nights
Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Killington Golf Course tees up all summer long with League Night every Tuesday evening, complete with theme play, contests, and prizes. 5:30 p.m. shotguns start. 9-hole scramble. This week, “Challenge Night.” Sign up at 802-422-6700 by 12 p.m. Tuesdays. Info,

TOPS Meeting
Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

TOPS – Taking Off Pounds Sensibly meets every Tuesday at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West Street, Rutland. Weigh-in 5-5:25 p.m. Meeting 5:30-6:30 p.m. For additional information call Robin at 802-483-2967.

Level 1 Yoga
Jul 7 @ 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

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

Rutland Rugby
Jul 7 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Been playing for 30 years? Never even thrown a ball? Learn a new sport or re-join it with the Rutland Men’s Rugby Football Club! Practices at 6 p.m. at Gawet Memorial Field, 600 Marble St., West Rutland.

Legion Bingo
Jul 7 @ 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Brandon American Legion, Tuesdays. Warm ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Open to the public. Bring a friend!

Chess Club
Jul 7 @ 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.

Satin & Steel
Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Castleton Summer Concerts Series in the Castleton College Pavilion continue this week with Satin & Steel! Free concerts all summer long, rain or shine. 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton.

Trivia Night
Jul 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Tuesday Trivia night at Ramunto’s Brick & Brew Pizza, 7 – 9 p.m. Prizes given each week!

Fitness Classes **
Jul 8 all-day

Midweek mix with Joyce 8 a.m.; Aqua Aerobics with Joyce 9:15 a.m.; Yoga Flow with Wendy 5:30 p.m. at Pico Sports Center. 802-422-1400. $15 or free for members. Sign up in advance for Spinning.

Rutland Downtown Farmers Market
Jul 8 all-day

The Rutland Downtown Farmers Market moves outside for the summer season! Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. in Depot Park, Downtown Rutland. (In front of WalMart). Now – Strawberries and peas! Fresh produce, prepared local food, flowers, agricultural animal products (local meat and eggs), baked goods, crafts, health & beauty, maple syrup, wine, and much more. Also, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Info and vendors,

Free Business Presentation
Jul 8 @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Time Management Tips – That Work! Presentation by Hannah Abrams of AdviCoach, 8:30-10 a.m. at Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce, 50 Merchants Row. Register at

Yin Yoga
Jul 8 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Yin Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info,, 802-422-4500.

Family Playgroup
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Rutland Co. Parent Child Center holds playgroup, at Castleton Library, Castleton. Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Informal gatherings for families who share a common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. For info,

Story Time
Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Preschool Story Time with Cornelia Crocker at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. for story, songs, crafts, snack. Info, 802-483-2792.

Active Seniors Lunch
Jul 8 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Killington Active Seniors meet for a meal Wednesdays at the Lookout Bar & Grille. Town sponsored. Come have lunch with this well-traveled group of men and women.

Lego Club
Jul 8 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Maclure Library holds a weekly Lego Club on Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. Everyone welcome, no sign up needed. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Weekly challenges – build alone or as a team. Legos provided; please do not bring your own. Info, 802-483-2972.

Rutland Wellness
Jul 8 @ 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.

Smoking Cessation
Jul 8 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Commit to quit, stop smoking program classes at Castleton Community Center, Wednesdays through Sept. 30, 5-6 p.m. Free class, plus free nicotine gum, patches, and lozenges. Stay “quit!” Join the group by calling 802-747-3768 or drop in. 2108 Main St., Castleton.

Cavendish Summer Concerts
Jul 8 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Cavendish Community and Conservation Association presents summer concert series on the Proctorsville Green. Wednesday evenings. Free, open to the public. Rain plans to be announced if necessary. This week, Chris Kleeman. Info, 802-226-7736.

Family VBS
Jul 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Wednesday Night Family Vacation Bible School. Everest – Conquering Challengers with God’s Mighty Power. July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. Snacks, games, faith stories, free! Rutland United Methodist Church, 71 Williams St. or 802-773-2460.

Rotary Meeting
Jul 8 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Killington Pico Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at Summit Lodge 6-8 p.m. Full dinner, guest speaker and/or discussion. Seeking new members. 773-0600 to make a reservation.

Table Tennis
Jul 8 @ 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Green Mountain Table Tennis. Play twice as our guest for free. Join for $30/ year membership. Games played at Knights of Columbus/Boys & Girls Club of Rutland County gym, 21 Merchants Row, Rutland. 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Info, 802-247-5913.

Jul 8 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Free concerts in Main Street Park, Wednesdays at 7 p.m. This week, Shellhouse. At the corner of Route 4 and 7, Rutland.

Steve Earle & the Dukes
Jul 8 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Steve Earle & the Dukes with special guests The Mastersons performing at The Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street. Tickets $25.75-45.75.; 802-775-0903.