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.

Vermont Open Farm Week@ Vermont
Aug 3 – Aug 8 all-day

Aug. 3-9, Vermont Open Farm Week celebrates local food origins with farms opening their doors to the public that is interested in learning about where their food comes from, and in supporting the local agricultural economy. Statewide event. Scavengers hunts, hayrides, dinners, live music. Specific events at

Fitness Classes **
Aug 4 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.

Chaffee Camp
Aug 4 @ 12:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Chaffee Art Center holds Summer Camps for kids. This week, “Digital Art Camp: Gaming” for ages 8-12. Aug. 4-6, 1-4 p.m. daily. Camper’s will use Flash to create their own video games. Info and registration,

Art Workshop
Aug 4 @ 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.

Learn to Knit **
Aug 4 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Classes held at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Green Mountain Fibers, 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Learn basic cast on, knit and purl stitch, and cast off. Free with purchase of yarn and knitting needles or $10. Info, 802-775-7800.

Commit to Quit **
Aug 4 @ 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 Free!

Ludlow Rotary Club Meets
Aug 4 @ 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.

League Nights
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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.

Business Effective Series
Aug 4 @ 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM

Join local business professionals each month as they delve into topics that are relevant to the success of business. Topic and speaker will change monthly. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock. 802-457-2295.

Hops on Top
Aug 4 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Downtown Rutland’s first annual Hops on Top, a craft and micro brew festival. Taste some of Vermont’s craft brews with food catered by Roots the Restaurant and enjoy live music by Joey Leone while overlooking historic Downtown Rutland. Top floor of LAZ parking deck, West Street. $25 includes 8 (4 oz) samples plus snacks. Age 21+ only. Details at or 802-773-9380.

Level 1 Yoga
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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!

Castleton Summer Concert
Aug 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Castleton Summer Concerts Series in the Castleton College Pavilion continues this week with Skye Blue Boys. Free concerts all summer long, rain or shine. 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton.

Chess Club
Aug 4 @ 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.

Summer Movie Series
Aug 4 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Downtown Rutland’s Summer Movie Series at the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center Street. This week, “The Goonies.” Free showing on Paramount’s big screen. Concessions by Roots the Restaurant. Details at or 802-773-9380.

Fitness Classes **
Aug 5 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
Aug 5 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,

Yin Yoga
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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.

Learn to Knit **
Aug 5 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Classes held at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at Green Mountain Fibers, 259 Woodstock Ave., Rutland. Learn basic cast on, knit and purl stitch, and cast off. Free with purchase of yarn and knitting needles or $10. Info, 802-775-7800.

Aug 5 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Wallingford House. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Active Seniors Lunch
Aug 5 @ 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.

Washington Program
Aug 5 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

George Washington Spied Here: Spies & Spying in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Focus on the new insights on the Nathan Hale story as well as a history of General Washington’s most successful spy ring, the so-called Culper Ring of Long Island and New York (1778-82). Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock. 802-457-2295.

Family Fun Nights
Aug 5 @ 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.

Rutland Wellness
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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, Sarah Clanton. Info, 802-226-7736.

Family VBS
Aug 5 @ 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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

Rotary Meeting
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 5 @ 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.

FOLA Film Showing
Aug 5 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

FOLA presents film showing of “Laura” (1944) at Ludlow Town Hall Auditorium. Free, donations accepted. Popcorn & water provided. 37 Depot St., Ludlow. Info,

Summer Concerts in the Park
Aug 5 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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

Summer SUNscreen Movie
Aug 5 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Pentangle Arts presents Summer Sunscreen Series, movies at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre. This week, “The Creators.” Free, donations gratefully accepted. Concessions, including maple butter popcorn. Info, 802-457-3981, 31 the Green, Woodstock.