Events Calendar

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

Fitness Classes **
Oct 6 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.

TOPS Meeting
Oct 6 @ 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.

College Connections
Oct 6 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Green Mountain Power hosts energy talk at Energy Innovation Center in Downtown Rutland as part of College Connections lecture series. This week, how will the U.S. achieve the energy future Americans envision? Prof. Lara Bowers of CSJ leads discussion. Free, open to the public, refreshments served. 68-70 Merchants Row, Rutland, VT

Level 1 Yoga
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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!

Chess Club
Oct 6 @ 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.

Arlo Guthrie
Oct 6 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie brings 18-month North American tour to the Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. Celebrates 50th anniversary of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” with special guest Sarah Lee Guthrie opening show. Tickets $49.50-69.50 at; 802-775-0903 or at the box office.

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,

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

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

Yin Yoga
Oct 7 @ 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

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

Learn to Knit **
Oct 7 @ 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.

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,

Story Time
Oct 7 @ 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
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.