Events Calendar

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

Fitness Classes **
Oct 7 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
Oct 7 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,

Blood Drive
Oct 7 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

American Red Cross Blood Drive at Killington Grand Hotel, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Make appointments at or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. In Escapade I & II rooms. 225 East Mountain Road, Killington. Give blood!

Corn Maze
Oct 7 @ 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Largest corn maze in Vermont, Hathaway Farm has themed maze – Under the Sea. Maze open 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., closed Tuesdays. Moonlight Madness on Saturdays, with admission until 9 p.m. Info, 741 Prospect Hill Rd, Rutland.

Family Playgroup
Oct 7 @ 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,

Tech Savvy Wednesdays
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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.

Oct 7 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic: Godnick Adult Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.

Citizenship Meeting
Oct 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Vermont Adult Learning offers free hour-long info meeting on how to become an American citizen. 16 Evelyn St., Rutland. Info, 802-797-4045. Cider and donuts served.

History Talk
Oct 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Castleton Community Center holds courses entitled the Skeptics Guide to American History. Wednesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. through October. This week, “Religious Toleration in Colonial America?” Register at 802-468-3093.

MAC Workshop
Oct 7 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Vermont’s Open Meeting Law workshop, describing requirements of, and question and answer about practical applications of the law. 1-3:30 p.m. at Killington Grand Hotel, East Mountain Rd., Killington. Town Fair is the following day. Register at

Gentle Yoga
Oct 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.

Rutland Wellness
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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.

Library Program
Oct 7 @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Stephanie LeQuier shares her experiences as field researcher assistant in program Bottomland Hardwood Forests of Arkansas. Great stories, slides, discussion. Proctor Free Library, 4 Main St., Proctor. Refreshments.

Sip N’ Dip
Oct 7 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Chaffee Art Center holds Sip N’ Dip painting class, a creative night out where you can BYOB and your closest friends or family for a fun and artsy evening. 6:30-9 p.m. at Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St., Rutland. $30 or $25 for Chaffee members. 802-775-0356.

First Wednesday
Oct 7 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Award-winning biographer Willard Sterne Randall will look at British general John Burgoyne’s failed campaigns in the Champlain Valley in 1776 and 1777 in a talk at Rutland Free Library, “On Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne’s Trail,” part of Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series. Free and open to the public. 10 Court St., Rutland.