Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Autumn Art in the Park festival hits Rutland’s Main Street Park this weekend

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12 — RUTLAND — The Chaffee Art Center will host its bi-annual fundraiser, Art in the Park, this Columbus Day Weekend, Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12 in the Rutland City Park, at the corners of Routes 4 & 7. The Festival features 80 juried artisans and crafters of wood, metal, pottery, jewelry, fine art, specialty food, photography, glass, and more. The festival also offers quality food vendors, live music and art performances, art demonstrations, and community and children’s art activities.

This is a great location to start the holiday shopping with unique, quality and handmade gifts, spend the day with the family, and immerse one’s self in the arts.

Gates open 10 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday. Entrance is free to the public, but any voluntary donations given at the gate help support the Chaffee Art Center, a 501(C)3 Nonprofit.

For more info, call 802-775-0062 or visit

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