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.

Fitness Classes **
Jul 28 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 **
Jul 28 @ 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 **
Jul 28 @ 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.

Art Workshop
Jul 28 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Annie‰Ûªs 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
Jul 28 @ 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,

Story Time
Jul 28 @ 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.

Learn to Knit **
Jul 28 @ 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 **
Jul 28 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Rutland‰Ûªs 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
Jul 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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

League Nights
Jul 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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.

Old Time Fiddle Workshop
Jul 28 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds Old Time Fiddle Workshop, taught completely through the aural tradition. For folks with some prior violin/fiddle training. 6-8 p.m. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info,, RSVP to 802-422-3500.

Rutland Rugby
Jul 28 @ 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 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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

Chess Club
Jul 28 @ 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 ‰ÛÒ 9 p.m. 1 Deer St., Rutland.

Family Movie Night
Jul 28 @ 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Mountain Top Inn & Resort offers Family Movie Night on the Lawn. Free! This week, “Home” by Dreamworks. 94 min. Info, 802-483-2311. Mountain Top Road, Chittenden.

Fitness Classes **
Jul 29 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 29 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
Jul 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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.

Summer Reading Program
Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Summer Reading program at Proctor Free Library, “You Are a Hero!” Magic show with Tom Joyce. 10-11 a.m. Prize drawing after program. 4 Main St., Proctor.

Tech Savvy Wednesdays
Jul 29 @ 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 **
Jul 29 @ 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.

Active Seniors Lunch
Jul 29 @ 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.

KMF Young Artists
Jul 29 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Killington Music Festival Young Artist Concert Series at Rutland Free Library, in the Fox Room. Free admission. Info,, 802-773-4003.

Lego Club
Jul 29 @ 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.

Family Fun Nights
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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, Green Brothers Band. Info, 802-226-7736.

Family VBS
Jul 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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.

Summer Concerts in the Park
Jul 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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

Traveling Shakespeare
Jul 29 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Rutland Youth Theatre’s summer touring production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet.” Today’s show at Lilac Inn “In the Beautiful Gardens”, Park St., Brandon. Free, donations accepted. Open to the public. Rain locations nearby if needed. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy!

Lyra Summer Music
Jul 29 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Chandler Music Hall presents Lyra Summer Music Workshop guest artist Itamar Zorman (violin). Info, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

Jul 30 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at North Clarendon Community Center. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.