Events Calendar

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

Sep
2
Wed
Fitness Classes **
Sep 2 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
Sep 2 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 – peas, summer squash, new potatoes, raspberries, blueberries, snap beans. 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, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Blood Drive
Sep 2 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

American Red Cross blood drive at Diamond Run Mall, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 46 Diamond Run Mall Place, Rutland. Walk-in or make an appt. at 1-800-REDCROSS.

Family Fun Nights
Sep 2 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Green Mountain National Golf Course offers Family Fun Nights on Wednesdays throughout the summer, starting at 5 p.m. Encourages families to try golf through a fun, affordable experience. Relaxed golf instruction at the range, on-course play and games, post-play snacks and refreshments. Reservations encouraged at 802-422-4653. Barrows Towne Rd., Killington.

Gentle Yoga
Sep 2 @ 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.

Rutland Wellness
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 2 @ 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.

Rotary Meeting
Sep 2 @ 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. KillingtonPicoRotary.com.

Table Tennis
Sep 2 @ 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.

Sep
3
Thu
Fitness Classes
Sep 3 all-day

Yoga with Dawn at Pico Sport Center, 802-422-1400. Sign up in advance for Spinning and Suspension Training. Free for members, all ability levels.

Open Swim **
Sep 3 @ 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.; 5-7 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Commit to Quit **
Sep 3 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Rutland’s stop smoking program at 1 Commons St., Rutland (Rutland Regional Behavioral Health Group Rm on Thursdays 9-10 a.m.; RRMC Foley Cancer Center Conference Rm. on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rutland Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland. Register at 747-3768 or www.rrmc.org. Free!

Bone Builders **
Sep 3 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center. Free. 287-9200. 9:30 a.m. Meets Tues. & Thurs., / 10 a.m. Killington’s Sherburne Library, Mon. & Thurs. 10-11 a.m., 422-3271; Tues. & Thurs. 10-11 a.m., Mendon Methodist Church, 773-2694; Bridgewater Mill, 2nd floor, 3-4 p.m., 672-3384. Free.9:30-10:30 a.m. at Castleton Community Center. Free. 468-3093.

Blood Drive
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

American Red Cross blood drive at Castleton Senior Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2108 Main St., Castleton. Walk-in or make an appt. at 1-800-REDCROSS.

Family Playgroup
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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

RAVNAH Clinic
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Rutland’s Parker House, 129 Church St. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Story Hour
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Promoting early literacy and socialization skills in a fun setting. Stories, songs, movement, craft. No registration. Ages 2+. Fox Room, Rutland Free Library, 10-10:45 a.m. 773-1860.

Story Time
Sep 3 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Preschool story time with Lynn from Rutland Child Parent Center for story, songs, crafts, playgroup, and snack. Thursdays, 10-12 p.m. at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Info, 802-483-2972.

Level 2 Yoga
Sep 3 @ 5:45 PM – 7:00 PM

Level 2 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Figure Drawing
Sep 3 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Chaffee Art Center Downtown hosts bi-weekly Thursday figure drawing sessions, 6-8 p.m. New live models each week. Bring drawing materials & paper pad. Boards & benches provided. Advance registration required to 802-775-0062. Members $10; Non-members $15. chaffeeartcenter.org

PEG TV Workshop
Sep 3 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

PEGTV offers free video workshop, “Camera and Audio” from 6-7:30 p.m. at PEGTV studios, 1 Scale Ave in the Howe Center, Rutland. Andrew Wilson shares helpful tips for capturing better audio and video, and demos camera usage and microphones. Open to the public; light refreshments served. Info, 802-747-0151, pegtv.com.

Rutland Rugby
Sep 3 @ 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. facebook.com/rutlandrugbyclub.

Bridge Club
Sep 3 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Marble Valley Duplicate Bridge Club meets at Godnick Center. Sanctioned duplicate bridge games. Info, 802-228-6276. Under new management.

Sep
4
Fri
Fitness Classes **
Sep 4 all-day

Full Body Conditioning with Amy 8 a.m.; Aqua Aerobics with Melissa 9:15 a.m. Pico Sports Center. $15 or membership. Call in advance to sign up for Suspension Training, 802-422-1400.

Open Swim **
Sep 4 @ 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
Sep 4 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

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

RAVNAH Clinic
Sep 4 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Young at Heart Senior Center, 35 Furnace St., Poultney. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Family Playgroup
Sep 4 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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

Story Time
Sep 4 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Sherburne Memorial Library offers story time for children ages birth to 4 years on Fridays. Killington. 422-9765.

Osher Program
Sep 4 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute starts fall programs with September series, the American Presidency. This week, Steve Wood takes a look at and portrays our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. Held at Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. $5.

Opening Reception
Sep 4 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Brandon Artists Guild holds opening reception for local artist Norma Jean Rollet’s exhibit, “Purely Pastels.” Exhibit through Nov. 3. Reception 5-7 p.m. 7 Center St., Brandon. brandonartistsguild.org.

SUP Yoga
Sep 4 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Killington Yoga offers Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga classes. No experience necessary! $10 with your own board; $30 if you need to rent one. Pre-registration required at 802-770-4101 or kyoga@vermontel.net.

Free Concert at Neshobe
Sep 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Neshobe Golf Club in Brandon holds free live music, from 7 p.m. until the fun stops! This week, Moose Crossing. 224 Town Farm Rd, Brandon. Info, 802-247-3611.

Open Gym
Sep 4 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Friday Night open gym at Head Over Heels Gymnastics for those kids who want to work on their skills. 7-9 p.m., $5/hour for HoH-students; $7/hour for non-HoH students.

Jo Dee Messina
Sep 4 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Country music artist Jo Dee Messina performs at Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Tickets reserved, $35-75. Info, 802-728-6464, chandler-arts.org.

Sep
5
Sat
Rutland Downtown Farmers Market
Sep 5 all-day

The Rutland Downtown Farmers Market is outside for the summer season! Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in Depot Park, Downtown Rutland. (In front of WalMart). NOW – New fall crop of apples, fall raspberries, pumpkin squash, fall decor, corn tomatoes. 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, Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. Info and vendors, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Vermont State Fair
Sep 5 – Sep 11 all-day

Vermont State Fair at the Rutland Fairgrounds, Sept. 5-12 daily. Exhibits, agriculture, rides, concessions, grand stand entertainment, tractor pulls, demo derby, and more.Circus Hollywood, racing pigs, petting zoo, pony rides, Jason “White Shadow” Gibbons, and Al the Artist are free entertainment daily. For times, admission, and entertainment details, visit vermontstatefair.org or call 802-775-5200. $20 unlimited ride wristbands available daily.

Town Wide Tag Sales
Sep 5 @ 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tinmouth holds Town Wide Tag Sale day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 20+ locations, all well marked. Pick up maps at town office or at tag sales. Info, 802-446-3645.

Living History Weekend
Sep 5 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mount Independence State Historic Site hosts “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend. Reenactors, encampments, colonial crafts, cooking, more. Today, Baldwin Trail walkabout 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Demos, soldier’s camp. $6 adults, free for kids under 15. Refreshments available for purchase. Mount Independence Rd., Orwell, 802-948-2000.

Garlic & Herb Festival
Sep 5 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival Sept. 5 & 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Camelot Vilage, Rt. 9, Bennington. Voted a Top Ten Event by Vt. Chamber of Commerce. Demonstrations on planting, growing, braiding, and cooking. Food, live entertainment, specialty drinks, kids’ activities – and every garlic lover’s dream come true ,200 vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic everything! Info, 802-447-3311, lovegarlic.com.

Gentle Yoga
Sep 5 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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

Traditional Craft Saturday
Sep 5 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Billings Farm & Museum hosts Traditional Craft Saturdays in September. This week, Toothbrush Rugs with Karen Bushey from Bristol, Vt. Try your hand! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission. Info, 802-457-2355; billingsfarm.org.

Open Gym
Sep 5 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Head Over Heels Gymnastics (Rutland) holds preschool open gym for preschool aged children who want to explore gymnastics in a fun, educational, safe environment. 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. $5/ hour students, $7/ hour non.

Shakespeare Alive!
Sep 5 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Stand Up Shakespeare Company presents a free performance of “Shakespeare Alive! A Bard-Based Variety Show” at Calvin Coolidge State Historical Site, Plymouth. All ages welcome. At Union Christian Church, 43 Messer Hill Rd. at the Site. Donations suggested. Info, 802-672-3389.

Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival
Sep 5 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Pres. Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site hosts 11th annual Plymouth Folk & Blues Concerts. Free; donations suggested. Today: Jay Ottaway, 2-3 p.m. Mare Wakefield, 3-4 p.m. Hilton Park, 4-5 p.m. Bring non-perishables for food drive; face painting, kids arts and crafts, wagon rides. Night stage jam/open mic with Jay Ottaway 8-11 p.m. at Ramunto’s Brick & Brew Pizza, Bridgewater following – all welcome! Shakespeare Alive! Performance at Union Christian Church today only, at noon prior to performances. Donations appreciated. 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth. Info, plymouthfolk.com.

Cooler in the Mountains
Sep 5 @ 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Cooler in the Mountains concert series kicks off this week at Killington Resort’s Snowshed Base Area. Free! Bring a lawn chair, beach blanket, a picnic and the family. Moves indoors if the weather is bad. This week, Santa Mamba closes the series with latin-salsa rock music. Info, killington.com.

Ham Dinner
Sep 5 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Mount Holly Community Historical Museum hosts annual ham dinner at the Hall in Belmont. $12 adults, $6 for kids under 12. Info, 802-259-2460.

Open Swim
Sep 5 @ 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.

Roast Pork Dinner
Sep 5 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Pawlet Community Church hosts roast pork dinner with Ladies and Gentlemen’s Supper Club. Fixings and desserts, plus beverages. Adults $12; through age 12 $6; age 5 aund under free. Take out day of at 802-325-3022.

Roller Skating at Spartan
Sep 5 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Spartan Arena and Green Mountain Speedskating Club host “Roller Nights” from 6-8 p.m. at Spartan Arena behind the Diamond Run Mall, Rutland. They’re cranking the tunes and tearing it up on inlines skates – rentals available, regular 4-wheel roller skates are welcome – every Monday throughout the summer. Open to all. $5 per skater per session; $5 rentals. Helmets and wrist guards required. Info, 802-775-3100.

FOLA Film
Sep 5 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FOLA features the film “All is Lost” starring Robert Redford at Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium. Free, donations suggested. Popcorn and water provided. Info, 802-228-7239; fola.us. 37 Depot St., Ludlow.

Rhythm Future Quartet
Sep 5 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Brandon Music presents gypsy jazz with Rhythm Future Quartet. $20 general admission, $20 dinner available. BYOB. Reservations and info, 802-247-4295. 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon.

Tinmouth Concert
Sep 5 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Sky Blue Boys open fall season at Tinmouth Old Firehouse. Vermont Bluegrass at its finest! Doors open 7 p.m. $10 suggested donation. Refreshments available. At intersection of Vt. 140 and Mountain View Rd., Tinmouth.

Pro Rodeo
Sep 5 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

It’s a real rodeo, folks, complete with classic rodeo events like roping, barrel racing, and bronc riding. Excitement for the whole family, with affordable admission. This is the last weekend for rodeos this summer! Pond Hill Ranch, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd., Castleton. Info, pondhillranch.com, 802-468-2449.

Sep
6
Sun
New World Festival
Sep 6 all-day

Randolph celebrates Vermont’s Celtic and French Canadian heritage with traditional music and dance in 23rd annual New World Festival. Concerts, music and dance workshop sessions, kids’ activities, open dancing on five continuous stages from 12 noon to 11 p.m. Food and drink. Takes place in downtown Randolph, Chandler Music Hall, tents on both sides of Main Street. Tickets free under age 12, $12 through age 18, $39 adults ($25 after 6 p.m.) Info, 802-728-6464, chandler-arts.org.

Vittoria Eastern States Cup
Sep 6 all-day

Killington Resort welcomes back the Vittoria Eastern States Cup with the Regional Enduro Championship Series Finals. All events headquartered out of K-1 Lodge. Info, killington.com.

Killington Duathlon
Sep 6 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

First annual duathlon for adults and kids at Killington Town Recreation facilities on River Road. Rain date, Sept. 7. Two levels of swimming and running. Medals awarded. killingtonrec.com to register.

Living History Weekend
Sep 6 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mount Independence State Historic Site hosts “Soldiers Atop the Mount” living history weekend. Reenactors, encampments, colonial crafts, cooking, more. Today, annual reading of Declaration of Independence at 12:30 p.m. Demos, soldier’s camp. $6 adults, free for kids under 15. Refreshments available for purchase. Mount Independence Rd., Orwell, 802-948-2000.

Garlic & Herb Festival
Sep 6 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Southern Vermont Garlic & Herb Festival Sept. 5 & 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Camelot Vilage, Rt. 9, Bennington. Voted a Top Ten Event by Vt. Chamber of Commerce. Demonstrations on planting, growing, braiding, and cooking. Food, live entertainment, specialty drinks, kids’ activities – and every garlic lover’s dream come true ,200 vendors featuring a wide variety of garlic everything! Info, 802-447-3311, lovegarlic.com.

SUP Yoga
Sep 6 @ 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Killington Yoga offers Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga classes. No experience necessary! $10 with your own board; $30 if you need to rent one. Pre-registration required at 802-770-4101 or kyoga@vermontel.net.

Plymouth Folk & Blues Festival
Sep 6 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Pres. Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site hosts 11th annual Plymouth Folk & Blues Concerts. Free; donations suggested. Today: Jim Gilmour 2-3 p.m. The Arrow & the Bow, 3-4 p.m. Hayley Jane and the Primates ,4-5 p.m. Bring non-perishables for food drive; face painting, kids arts and crafts, wagon rides. 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth. Info, plymouthfolk.com.

Sep
7
Mon
Level 1 & 2 Yoga
Sep 7 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Level 1 & 2 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Open Swim
Sep 7 @ 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call for more times & info, 802-773-7187.

Rutland Rotary
Sep 7 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Rotary Club of Rutland meets Mondays for lunch at The Palms Restaurant. Learn more or become a member, journal@sover.net.

Commit to Quit **
Sep 7 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Rutland’s stop smoking program at 1 Commons St., Rutland (Rutland Regional Behavioral Health Group Rm on Thursdays 9-10 a.m.; RRMC Foley Cancer Center Conference Rm. on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rutland Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland. Register at 747-3768 or www.rrmc.org. Free!

Gentle Yoga
Sep 7 @ 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.

Sep
8
Tue
Fitness Classes **
Sep 8 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.

Open Swim **
Sep 8 @ 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.

Bone Builders **
Sep 8 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Poultney Young at Heart Senior Center free class Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. 287-9200. / Tues. & Thurs., 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Castleton Community Center. 468-3093. / Tues. & Thurs. Free exercise classes, 10-11 a.m., Mendon Methodist Church, 802-773-2694. Bridgewater Mill, 2nd floor, 3-4 p.m., 802-672-3384.

Learn to Knit **
Sep 8 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Green Mountain Fibers holds Learn to Knit classes on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30p.m. through Oct. 27. Learn basic knitting skills, cast on, knit and purl stitch, and casting off. Class is free with yarn and needle purchase; or $10. 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Info, 802-775-7800.

Art Workshop
Sep 8 @ 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.

Family Playgroup
Sep 8 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Rutland Co. Parent Child Center holds playgroup, at Mount Holly Town Library, Belmont. Tuesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Informal gatherings for families who share a common thread of wanting a supportive experience for their child. For info, rcpcc.org.

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

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

Quigong Class
Sep 8 @ 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Free weekly Qigong classes at Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock on Tuesdays. An ancient practice embodying physical, mental and spiritual balance. With Gerry Sandweiss, through Oct. 27. Info, 802-457-2295.

Preschool Story Time
Sep 8 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Norman Williams Public Library holds 45-minute story time for kids ages 3-6 featuring three, thematically related books along with craft or activity reinforcing theme. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.

Commit to Quit **
Sep 8 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Rutland’s stop smoking program at 1 Commons St., Rutland (Rutland Regional Behavioral Health Group Rm on Thursdays 9-10 a.m.; RRMC Foley Cancer Center Conference Rm. on Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Rutland Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland. Register at 747-3768 or www.rrmc.org. Free!

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
Sep 8 @ 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. ludlowrotary.com

GMC Convocation
Sep 8 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Green Mountain Colleges hosts annual fall convocation in Ackley Auditorium. Keynote speaker is author, mountaineer, adventurer and athlete Jan Reynolds, from Vermont. Free, open to the public. 1 Brennan Cir, Poultney.

League Nights
Sep 8 @ 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, killington.com.

TOPS Meeting
Sep 8 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM

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

Rutland Rugby
Sep 8 @ 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. facebook.com/rutlandrugbyclub.

Legion Bingo
Sep 8 @ 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!

Archaeological Talk
Sep 8 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Green Mountain National Forest archaeologist Tim Watkins gives presentation for Chittenden Historical Society about places of importance in the formation of Chittenden and how key individuals and events helped to form the cultural landscape, peppered with popular folklore and his personal observations. At North Chittenden Grange Hall, 3 Lower Middle Rd., Chittende. Free, open to the public. Info, 802-483-6471.

Chess Club
Sep 8 @ 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.

Open Mic
Sep 8 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Second Tuesday Open Mic at Wallingford Lodge, off Waldo Lane, Wallingford. Musicians, poets, storytellers invited to perform; or just come listen. Sound system available. Info, 802-446-2872.

Sep
9
Wed
Fitness Classes **
Sep 9 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
Sep 9 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 – New fall crop of apples, fall raspberries, pumpkin squash, fall decor, corn tomatoes. 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, vtfarmersmarket.org.

Level 1 & 2 Yoga
Sep 9 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Level 1 & 2 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Yin Yoga
Sep 9 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

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

Learn to Knit **
Sep 9 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Green Mountain Fibers holds Learn to Knit classes on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30p.m. through Oct. 28. Learn basic knitting skills, cast on, knit and purl stitch, and casting off. Class is free with yarn and needle purchase; or $10. 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Info, 802-775-7800.

Family Playgroup
Sep 9 @ 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, rcpcc.org

RAVNAH Clinic
Sep 9 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Rutland’s Templewood Court, 5 Tremont Street. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Story Time
Sep 9 @ 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.

Tech Savvy Wednesdays
Sep 9 @ 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Norman Williams Public Library holds Tech Savvy Wednesday with Lesley Hatch, to answer questions on personal technology. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.

Active Seniors Lunch
Sep 9 @ 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.

Blood Drive
Sep 9 @ 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

American Red Cross blood drive at Brandon American Legion, 55 Franklin St., Brandon, 12-5:30 p.m. Walk-in or make an appt. at 1-800-REDCROSS.

Family Fun Nights
Sep 9 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Green Mountain National Golf Course offers Family Fun Nights on Wednesdays throughout the summer, starting at 5 p.m. Encourages families to try golf through a fun, affordable experience. Relaxed golf instruction at the range, on-course play and games, post-play snacks and refreshments. Reservations encouraged at 802-422-4653. Barrows Towne Rd., Killington.

Gentle Yoga
Sep 9 @ 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.

Rutland Wellness
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 9 @ 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.

Rotary Meeting
Sep 9 @ 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. KillingtonPicoRotary.com.

Table Tennis
Sep 9 @ 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.

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Opening Reception
Sep 11 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Opening reception for Local Color exhibit at ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Info, artistreevt.org.

The Machine
Sep 11 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Machine performs Pink Floyd at the Vermont State Fair, in the Casella Grandstand. $10 grandstand; $15-20 reserved chairs; $110-125 box seats.

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Fine Arts Raffle
Sep 12 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Carving Studio & Sculpture Center Fine Arts Raffle, winners drawn tonight at opening reception for SculptFest 2015 at 636 Marble St., West Rutland. Info, 802-438-2097.