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Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally returns to Central Vermont Aug. 27-30. Hosted by Americade, this is Vermont’s premier motorcycle rally with four days of riding-heaven in the heart of Vermont! The rally returns to the Foundry Restaurant for the second year, featuring social events, a vendor village, stunt shows, live music, and a 12-mile parade of bikes. Details and daily schedules at killingtonclassic.com or look for the Killington Classic guide program at locations throughout Central Vermont.
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.
Norman Williams Public Library is last site for traveling exhibit Archistream, part of Frog Hollow Gallery, featuring work and videos by select Frog Hollow artists. Unique traveling exhibit ends its five-location tour here. Frog Hollow Archistream Art trailer will be parked on the Woodstock Green and open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.
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.
Sherburne Memorial Library offers story time for children ages birth to 4 years on Fridays. Killington. 422-9765.
Meals on Wheels of Rutland Lobster Steak Bake Fundraiser outside at Godnick Center, Rutland. $30/ person or $35 for lobster and steak. Live music, cash bar 4-9 p.m. Dinner 5-8 p.m. Info, 802-786-5990, email@example.com.
Preview to Antique & Classic Car/ Motorcycle Show being held Saturday and Sunday at Fletcher Farm School, cars will cruise-in to the Okemo Marketplace in Ludlow. 57 Pond St., 5-8 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Castleton Downtown Gallery in Rutland’s Center Street Alley features works of Vermont artist Kathryn Wiegers through Sept. 19. Exhibit titled “The Rutland Muralist.” Reception tonight at 6 p.m. Gallery hours: Wed. – Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Info, email@example.com.
Marble Valley Players present Roar For More comedy dinner show at Holiday Inn Rutland. 6 p.m. gather, 6:30 p.m. buffet dinner, 7:30 p.m. comedy show with stand-up, sketches, improv. $38 limited seating; advance reservations at 802-247-6778.
Okemo Mountain Resort’s Jackson Gore Summer Music Series returns on Fridays throughout the summer, 6-9 p.m. Grounds open at 5 p.m. Families welcome! Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Picnics welcome, or dine on site. Rain moves the concert under cove. This week, Adam Payne and 2ADAM12 close the series. Free! Info, 802-228-1600, okemo.com.
Killington Classic Motorcycle Rally Block Party on Center Street and Merchants Row, Downtown Rutland. Free! Over 800 motorcycles will parade into downtown and line the streets for an evening of outdoor dining and live music with Blue Jay Way. Details, rutlanddowntown.com or 802-773-9380.
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.
Devil’s Bowl Speedway Race: Sugar & Spice Restaurant “Double Stack” Night presented by Jones’ Donuts – double features all divisions! Grandstand admission: Age 13+, $12; seniors $10; under age 12, free. 2743 Rt. 22A West Haven.Track line: 802-265-3112. devilsbowlspeedwayvt.com.
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 – 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, Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. Info and vendors, vtfarmersmarket.org.
ArtisTree Community Arts Center holds Last Saturday Painters workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. with instructor Lynn Van Natta. Free for adults and ages 16+. 2095 Pomfret Rd., S. Pomfret. Info, artistreevt.org, RSVP to 802-422-3500.
New England Wild Flower Society presents program at Rochester’s Ranger Station, Route 100 north of town. The high peaks of Green Mountain National Forest may be out of reach for some, but Abbey Pond is just a stone’s throw from town. The walking trail winds through untouched forest, includes three stream crossings and ends at Abbey Pond, an undiscovered wetland full of interesting plants, nesting great blue herons, and other wildlife. $55, 508-877-7630.
Okemo Valley CC presents Antique & Classic Car (& Motorcycle) Show Aug. 29-30 on the grounds at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Car parade through Chester and Ludlow today, starting 3 p.m. Food, vendors, music, more. $5 entry per vehicle (1990 and older), goody bags and dash plates for first 50 entrants. Awards! info, 802-228-5830. 611 VT-103, Ludlow. Rain or shine!
Norman Williams Public Library is last site for traveling exhibit Archistream, part of Frog Hollow Gallery, featuring work and videos by select Frog Hollow artists. Unique traveling exhibit ends its five-location tour here. Frog Hollow Archistream Art trailer will be parked on the Woodstock Green and open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.
Fundraising event sponsored by the Friends of the Library, this event dedicated for the benefit of the Children’s Library is planned as a celebration of your beloved pet and we welcome you to participate with your dog or just come as a spectator to join the fun! Entry is $10 per dog. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green, Woodstock. 802-457-2295.
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.
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, Allman Brothers tribute band Live at the Fillmore. Info, killington.com.
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.
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.
2nd annual Brandon Has Talent show, showcasing muti-talented community members. Admission: $10 adults at the door; $8 advance. Seniors, students, active military $6; age 5 and under free. Info, brandon.org. Brandon Town Hall, 2 Conant Square, Brandon.
Brownsville Community Church sponsors second of four in a series of free concerts open to the public. Today features Alison Hale, MM, DMA on flute, and Christian Huebner, MM on piano, with treasured works by Mozart, Telemann, Beethoven and more. Free, open to the public. Free-will offering received. Info, 802-484-5944. Brownsville-Hartland Rd., Brownsville.
Brandon Music presents jazz with the John Funkhouser Trio. $20 general admission. BYOB. Info, 802-247-4295. 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon.
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. Pond Hill Ranch, 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Rd., Castleton. Info, pondhillranch.com, 802-468-2449.
Okemo Valley CC presents Antique & Classic Car (& Motorcycle) Show Aug. 29-30 on the grounds at Fletcher Farm School for the Arts & Crafts. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Food, vendors, music, more. $5 entry per vehicle (1990 and older), goody bags and dash plates for first 50 entrants. Awards! info, 802-228-5830. 611 VT-103, Ludlow. Rain or shine!
Annual end of summer celebration, Pittsfield Picnic in the Town Center, 12 p.m. until the food is gone! Potluck picnic, bring a dish to share. Hot dogs, burgers, corn on the cob, water, ice cream will be there. Blood drive 12-5 p.m. Walk-ins welcome or schedule an appt. at 1-800-REDCROSS. Silent auction 12:30-3:30 p.m. Bid big and often! Items by local businesses and artisans. Music by Woodchuck’s Revenge 1-2 p.m. Dunk tank 1-4 o,n, Athletic fun for kids of all ages 1-4 p.m. Horseshoe tourney 2-4 p.m. $5 per person, teams of two. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bridgewater Historical Society hosts “Bridgewater Woolen Mill – Artifacts, Photos and Discussion” by Ernest Kendall at Brick School House, 12 North Bridgewater Rd., Bridgewater. Exhibit titled “The Bridgewater Woolen Mill: The Fabric of a Community.” Bring memories and artifacts to share. Free, refreshments provided. Info, email@example.com.
Rutland Youth Theatre holds open auditions for fall production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 3-6 p.m. at Rutland Youth Theatre, Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland. Grades K-12 may audition. Info, 802-558-4177.
Pentangle presents 18th annual Mozart Festival directed by acclaimed violist Scott Woolweaver at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Woodstock. Free, $10 suggested donation gratefully accepted. Info, pentanglearts.org.
The Vermont Inn hosts movies on the lawn series, every other Sunday showing a new movie – a blockbuster comic book hero movie! This week, “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Anyone who comes to the restaurant the week before gets a free ticket and free popcorn. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. Rain date is the following Sunday. 78 Cream Hill Rd., Mendon. Get info at 802-775-0708.
Level 1 & 2 Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.
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.
Rotary Club of Rutland meets Mondays for lunch at The Palms Restaurant. Learn more or become a member, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
Rutland Youth Theatre holds open auditions for fall production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Rutland Youth Theatre, Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland. Grades K-12 may audition. Info, 802-558-4177.
NeighborWorks of Western Vermont holds 4-part course, Financial Capabilities. This week, Part 1 of 4, Reaching Your Financial Goals. Learn to develop and stick to a financial plan, wants vs needs, crisis management, and more. Limited space; sign up at 802-797-8600 or email@example.com. $75 for 4-part course. Part 2, Sept. 14; Part 3 ,Sept. 21; Part 4, Sept. 28. 110 Marble St., West Rutland.
Towns of Rutland and West Rutland sponsor first of several public work sessions focusing on potential improvements to Vt Route 4A/Business Route 4 corridor between the towns, in West Rutland Town Auditorium. First session will focus on understanding local issues and concerns and will allow local residents and business people the chance to provide input on what they think the issues are and what might help improve the area. Learn about existing conditions, talk about the issues and discuss what might make sense for the future. Local food providers offer samples. 35 Marble St., West Rutland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Brandon Forestdale Senior Center, Vt. Route 73, Forestdale. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.
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.
Poultney hosts Welcome Back to the Slate Valley day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Along Main St., find vendors, artisans and authors; sporadic flash mob performances by Cor y Penrhyn, Welsh Male Voice Choir from Bethesda; A Taste of Vermont with maple products and fried dough; welcome ceremony at 11 a.m. on Town Hall lawn; American Music Theater 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Taps Tavern and 3-5 p.m. at LiHigh School on Depot St.; Welsh Market hosted by Penrhyn Choir. Concert following day, Sept. 2 at Queensbury HS Auditorium, N.Y., 7 p.m.
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
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 – 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 at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.
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.
Brandon American Legion, Tuesdays. Warm ups 6:15 p.m., regular games 7 p.m. Open to the public. Bring a friend!
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.
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.
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.
Yin Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. Info, killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.
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
Preschool Story Time with Cornelia Crocker at Maclure Library, Pittsford. Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. for story, songs, crafts, snack. Info, 802-483-2792.
Norman Williams Public Library holds Tech Savvy Wednesday with Lesley Hatch, to answer questions on personal technology. 802-457-2295. 10 the Green, Woodstock.
RAVNAH blood pressure and foot care clinic at Wallingford House, Wallingford. $10 foot care. For info, call 802-775-0568.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.