Events Calendar

If you would like to submit an event to our calendar please email events@mountaintimes.info

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

Aug
18
Sat
Arts and Crafts Festival
Aug 18 all-day

Society of Vt Artists and Craftsmen’s 27th annual Late Summer Arts & Crafts Festival at Fletcher Farm School, Route 103 South, Ludlow. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Rain or shine. Juried crafts, specialty foods, demos by instructors, Lazy Cow ice cream, raffles, silent auction, food concession, and more. Gift shop open, and fabric sale. Also this year, Chrome and Craft Festival, a collection of classic cars well cared for, on displlay.

Castleton House Tour
Aug 18 all-day

80th annual Castleton Colonial Day House Tour along Main Street. Visit period homes, galleries, and historic sites. Displays include period fashion and accessory collection, quilts, tools and carriages. Rain or shine. Homes open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tour tickets $20 adults, $18 seniors, age 12 and under free. 802-468-5691.

Peak Woodsplitter
Aug 18 all-day

Peak Woodsplitter 6-hour MTB Race / Leadville Qualifier, on the Green Mountain Trails, Pittsfield. Challenge to see how many times you can complete a marked loop in the 6-hour time limit. Women’s and men’s open. peak.com.

Vermont Open Farm Week@ Vermont
Aug 18 all-day

Vermont Open Farm Week, where Vermont farms open their doors to the public, for an authentic Vermont experience. Get first hand experience in local agricultural traditions. Dozens of farms participate with tours, tastings, tractor rides, scavenger hunts, harvesting veggies, collecting eggs, milking cows and goats, live music, and on-farm dinners. Find participating locations at DigInVT.com.

Vermont State Fair
Aug 18 all-day

173rd Vermont State Fair at the fairgrounds, 175 S. Main St., Rutland. Aug. 14-18. Gates open 8 a.m.-11 p.m. today; rides start at 11 a.m. $10 admission ages 13+; ages 7-12 $5; age 6 and under and active military, free. Ride tickets extra. Vendors, agriculture, maple building, rides, contests, arts and crafts, forestry, and more. Special acts: Dan Tyminski, Tim Brick, Barnyard Cackle Review, Rosaire’s Racing Pigs, Hocus Pocus Magic Show, Marty Wendell, Cracked Walnuts, Adirondack Fiddlers. Free parking. vermontstatefair.org.

Forest Fairy Hunt
Aug 18 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join VINS for a forest fairy hunt, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Build fairy houses with natural materials and trek through VINS forest while hunting for fairies. Admission includes activities. 149 Nature’s Way, Quechee. vinsweb.org.

Heritage Chicken Day
Aug 18 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Billings Farm & Museum hosts Heritage Chicken Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Variety of heritage breeds featured. Programs, info about unique traits, facts about chickens and eggs, chicken-themed activities and kids’ games. Admission. bililngsfarm.org. Old River Road, Woodstock.

Open Swim
Aug 18 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: Tues., Thurs., Saturday 5-7 p.m. 802-773-7187.

Bingo
Aug 18 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Bridgewater Grange Bingo, Saturday nights, doors open at 5:30 p.m. Games start 6:30 p.m. Route 100A, Bridgewater Corners. Just across bridge from Junction Country Store. All welcome. Refreshments available.

Open Gym
Aug 18 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday night open gym at Head Over Heels, 152 North Main St., Rutland. 6-8 p.m. Ages 6+. Practice current skills, create gymnastic routines, learn new tricks, socialize with friends! $5/ hour members; $8/ hour non-members. Discount punch cards available. 802-773-1404.

Central Vt Chamber Music Fest
Aug 18 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Chandler Center for the Arts welcome the 26th annual Central Vt Chamber Music Festival. Tonight, first concert. Piano Quintet by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Mozart piano quartet in g, K. 478, Soneando for violin, viola and cello. Info, tickets, cvcmf.org. 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

Useless Cans
Aug 18 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Useless Cans, mix of old-time jazz, folk, and traditional Russian tunes, perform at Brandon Music. $20 tickets, dinner available for $25 extra. RSVP required for dinner; recommended for show. BYOB. 62 Country Club Road, Brandon. brandon-music.net.

Pond Hill Rodeo
Aug 18 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Pond Hill Ranch Pro Rodeo. A real rodeo complete with classic events like roping, barrel racing, and bronc riding. Excitement for the whole family, affordable admission. 1683 Pond Hill Ranch Road, Castleton. pondhillranch.com, 802-468-2449.

Aug
19
Sun
Vermont Open Farm Week@ Vermont
Aug 19 all-day

Vermont Open Farm Week, where Vermont farms open their doors to the public, for an authentic Vermont experience. Get first hand experience in local agricultural traditions. Dozens of farms participate with tours, tastings, tractor rides, scavenger hunts, harvesting veggies, collecting eggs, milking cows and goats, live music, and on-farm dinners. Find participating locations at DigInVT.com.

Heartfulness Meditation
Aug 19 @ 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM

Free group meditation Sundays, Rochester Town Office, School St. Dane, 802-767-6010. heartfulness.org.

Bikram Yoga **
Aug 19 @ 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Bikram Yoga holds classes Sundays: 9 a.m. 90-min. Bikram; 11 a.m. inferno hot pilates; 4:30 p.m. 60-min. Bikram. 1360 US-4, Mendon. bikramyogamendon.com.

Morning Yoga
Aug 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga class with Dawn Sunday mornings through the summer at Plymouth Community Center, 35 School Drive, Plymouth. $12 or 10 classes for $90. All levels welcome, bring your own mat. 10:30-11:30 a.m. dedicatedyoga@gmail.com.

Central Vt Chamber Music Fest
Aug 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Part of Central Vt Chamber Music Fest, Breakfast with Bach in Esther Mesh Room of Chandler Upper Gallery at 11 a.m., food by Black Krim. 12:30 festival artists joined at Bethany Church across the street, wth VYO performing works by Bach. Info, tickets cvcmf.org. 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

Benefit Luncheon: Naked Table Project
Aug 19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

10th annual Naked Table Localvore Lunch on the Middle Covered Bridge, Woodstock. Freshly handmade tables with a three-course meal made entirely from locally sourced ingredients served on them. Proceeds benefit Sustainable Woodstock. $65 tickets. Keynote speaker is Joan Goldstein, commissioner of Vt Dept of Economic Development. sustainablewoodstock.org.

Sundays on the Hill
Aug 19 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Robert Gruca, classical guitarist, performs at the Church on the Hill, Weston. $5 adults, age 12 and under free. sundaysonthehill.org.

Willie Dunn’s Summer Music Series
Aug 19 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

New summer music series at Willie Dunn’s at Okemo Valley Golf Club. All welcome. This week: Chris Kleeman. 89 Fox Lane, Ludlow.

Summer Reading Series
Aug 19 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Joan Hutton Landis Summer Reading Series with Rebecca Godwin and Cynthia Huntington. Free, open to the public. Doors open 5 p.m. Readings begin 5:30 p.m. BigTown Gallery, 99 North Main St., Rochester.

Devil’s Bowl Dirt Racing
Aug 19 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Dirt Track Racing: Charlie LaDuc Memorial Night. Sportsman Modifieds – 54 laps. Challenger Series event No. 4. Grandstand admission applies, kids 12 and under are free. 2743 Rt. 22A, West Haven.Track line: 802-265-3112.

Aug
20
Mon
Citizenship Classes
Aug 20 all-day

Vermont Adult Learning will offers free citizenship classes. Call Marcy Green, 802-775-0617, and learn if you may qualify for citizenship at no cost. 16 Evelyn St., Rutland. Also, free classes in reading, writing, and speaking for English speakers of other languages. Ongoing.

Bikram Yoga **
Aug 20 @ 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Bikram Yoga holds classes Mondays: 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., 60 min. Bikram; 4:30 p.m. 60-min. hot power flow; 6:15 p.m. 90-min. Bikram. 1360 US-4, Mendon. bikramyogamendon.com.

All Level Yoga
Aug 20 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

All Level Flow Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

Killington Bone Builders
Aug 20 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Bone builders meets at Sherburne Memorial Library, 2998 River Rd., Killington, 10-11 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays. Free, weights supplied. 802-422-3368.

Open Swim
Aug 20 @ 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Enjoy the warm water at Mitchell Therapy Pool at Vermont Achievement Center, 88 Park St., Rutland: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 802-773-7187.

Monday Meals
Aug 20 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Every Monday meals at Chittenden Town Hall at 12 noon. Open to public, RSVP call by Friday prior, 483-6244. Gene Sargent. Bring your own place settings. Seniors $3.50 for 60+. Under 60, $5. No holidays. 337 Holden Rd., Chittenden.

Rutland Rotary
Aug 20 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

Rotary Club of Rutland meets Mondays for lunch at The Palms Restaurant. Learn more or become a member, journal@sover.net.

Tobacco Cessation Group
Aug 20 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Free tobacco cessation group. Free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. Every Monday, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at RRMC Physiatry Conference Room (PM&R) off Outpatient Physical Therapy Waiting Room. 160 Allen St., Rutland.

SUP
Aug 20 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Intermediate group SUP skills with Karen Dalury. Reservations required, 802-770-4101, killingtonyoga@gmail.com.

Aug
21
Tue
Tuesday Tales
Aug 21 all-day

Tuesday Tales of the Notch at Pres. Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site. Guided tours with site administrator. historicsites.vermont.gov. 3780 VT-100A, Plymouth.

Bikram Yoga **
Aug 21 @ 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Bikram Yoga holds classes Tuesdays: 6 a.m. & 6:15 p.m. Inferno hot pilates; 9 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. 90-min. Bikram. 1360 US-4, Mendon. bikramyogamendon.com.

Open Swim **
Aug 21 @ 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. 802-773-7187.

Art Workshop
Aug 21 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hand-in-Hand open art workshop, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays at Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Open art workshop – all levels, interests, mediums. Free. Ann Wallen Community Room. 802-299-1777.

Mendon Bone Builders
Aug 21 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Mendon bone builders meets Tuesdays at Roadside Chapel, 1680 Townline Rd, Rutland Town. 802-773-2694.

Tobacco Cessation Group
Aug 21 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Free tobacco cessation group. Free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges. Every Tuesday, 11-12 p.m. at Heart Center, 12 Commons St., Rutland. 802-747-3768.

TOPS Meeting
Aug 21 @ 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM

TOPS meets Tuesday nights at Trinity Church in Rutland (corner of West and Church streets). Side entrance. Weight in 4:45-5:30 p.m. Meeting 6-6:30 p.m. All welcome, stress free environment, take off pounds sensibly. 802-293-5279.

Golf League
Aug 21 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Killington Golf Course golf league night, 5 p.m. shotgun start Tuesdays. 9-hole scramble, themed event with contests and prizes. Sign up at 802-422-6700 by 2 p.m. each Tuesday. killington.com.

Tobacco Cessation Group
Aug 21 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St., Castleton. Tuesdays, 5-6 p.m.

Level 1 Yoga
Aug 21 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Level 1 Hatha Yoga at Killington Yoga with Karen Dalury, RYT 500. 3744 River Rd, Killington. killingtonyoga.com, 802-422-4500.

RYP Mixer
Aug 21 @ 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Rutland Young Professionals August mixer at OMYA, 206 Omya W, Florence. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hear from plant manager plus tours of the plant available. Catered by Cafe Provence. Wear closed toe shoes. Free. rutlandyoungprofessionals.org.

Heartfulness Meditation
Aug 21 @ 5:45 PM – 7:30 PM

Free group meditation Tuesdays, Mountain Yoga, 135 N Main St #8, Rutland. Margery, 802-775-1795. heartfulness.org.

Bereavement Group
Aug 21 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

VNAHSR’s weekly bereavement group, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St., Rutland. Rev. Andrew Carlson facilitates. Free, open to the public. 802-770-1613.

Legion Bingo
Aug 21 @ 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! Franklin St., Brandon.

Chess Club
Aug 21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Rutland Rec Dept. holds chess club at Godnick Adult Center, providing a mind-enhancing skill for youth and adults. All ages are welcome; open to the public. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. 1 Deer St., Rutland.

Aug
25
Sat
Barstow Bobcat Bold@ Barstow Elementary School
Aug 25 @ 8:30 AM

Barstow Bobcat Bolt (formerly the Sap Run) fun run and 5K, followed by parade and day-long festivities for Chittenden Day. Registration begins 8:30 a.m. Fun run at 9 a.m. 5K follows. Register at  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b45a4ae2ba6fd0-bobcat to secure a spot and a t-shirt. Proceeds benefit the playground fund. Barstow School, 223 Chittenden Road, Chittenden.

Sep
29
Sat
Vt. Sheep & Wool Festival
Sep 29 all-day

30th annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival at Tunbridge Fairgrounds, Tunbridge. Celebrates small farms and natural fibers with 70+ vendors offering fleece and yarn, fiber animals, handspinning and fiber crafting equipment and supplies, handcrafted wool items and local meet/cheese. Contests, classes, demos, shepherd workshops, sale and more. $6 adults, $5 seniors, $1 under age 12. vtsheepandwoolfest.org.