Calendar

StoryWalk at Roger Clark Memorial Library
all day
Come to Pittsfield’s Roger Clark Memorial Library and jump, run, and play your way through our latest (and maybe last for the year!) StoryWalk! This time, it’s “Mole Music” by David McPhail, a beautiful, touching picture book about how music unites us all. The fun starts right outside the door! Story available for viewing 10/16-27, weather permitting.

Fit and Fun
9:30 a.m.
Marilyn Sheldon holds exercise classes at the Godnick Adult Center.  Low impact, aerobic, and stretching routines; move to lively, sing-a-long music. 1 Deer St. in Rutland. Advance registration required, call 802-773-1853.

It Takes a Village: A Community of Parents
10 a.m.
Meet on the patio outside Taso on Center St. (Wonderfeet is rain location) for a stroller/backpack/baby wearing walk around downtown.

Mighty Micro-Purchase: The Sole Source Super Power
10 a.m.
Entrepreneurs and small business owners seeking their first contract – or their next one – with the federal government. In this webinar, you will learn how a federal buyer can purchase up to $10,000 from you immediately. More info or to register visit vtptac.ecenterdirect.com/events/745.

Poultney Trailblazers Teen Bike Club
12:30 p.m.
The Poultney Trailblazers is a new mountain bike club for teens ages 13-18. Join Slate Valley Trails and Coach Caitrin every Wednesday through Oct. 28  for coaching, riding and camaraderie.

Vermont Farmers’ Market (Rutland)
3 p.m.
The Vermont Farmers Market and The Rutland County Farmer’s Market combine forces at Depot Park, in the heart of downtown Rutland.

Everyone Eats
4 p.m.
Free meals served up at the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center from 4-6 p.m. More info at vermontfarmersfoodcenter.org/everyone_eats

Kim Wilcox and Guest
5 p.m.
Performing live at The Public House, 5813 Woodstock Rd in Quechee.

Card Making Workshop
5:30 p.m.
Hartford Town Hall. Send your sentiments from the heart with a handcrafted card! Each month focuses on a different theme with exciting new creations. No experience necessary. Supplies are included. Ages 13+. Class size is limited to 10, with a minimum of 3. Register at hartfordvt.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30073

Open Mic Night
5:30 p.m.
At the Skunk Hollow tavern with host Pete Meijer every Wednesday on the outdoor stage (weather permitting) from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Ryan Fuller
5:30 p.m.
Performing live at Roots the Restaurant.

Comfort Food Pairing Dinner
6 p.m.
A 4 course pairing dinner of rib-sticking favorites and some fantastic wines from Mary Taylor Selections at Brix Bistro in Rutland.

Rutland Roundtables
6 p.m.
Share your story and vision for the future of Rutland. Rutland Roundtables take place virtually over Zoom/phone. Register at rutlandroundtables.org

Rigged: A Voter Suppression Panel
7 p.m.
Next Stage Arts Project produces a panel discussion about voter rights and voter suppression. Virtual, register at flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/OTg2NDM=

ARC Rutland Area eBay Charity Auction
All day
Help ARC with its mission To advocate for the right of individuals with developmental disabilities. It’s easy. Log on to:  charity.eBay.com. Type in: ARC Rutland Area. Make a bid! Auction runs through Oct. 31

Groovy Grannies line dance
9:30 a.m.
Intermediate line dance, mostly country with a little variety. No partner is needed. Marilyn Sheldon leads at the Godnick Adult Center. 1 Deer St. in Rutland. Advance registration required, call 802-773-1853.

Circle of Parents
10 a.m.
Virtual. contact Cindy Atkins, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0608 or catkins@pcavt.org.

Clean Water Budget Public Hearing
12 p.m.
Please RSVP by completing this online form (found at dec.vermont.gov/water-investment)  by Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. Public attendees may sign-up to comment during the hearing.

Everyone Eats
4 p.m.
Free meals served up at the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center from 4-6 p.m. More info at vermontfarmersfoodcenter.org/everyone_eats

King Arthur Junior
5 p.m.
Performing live at Neal’s Restaurant in Proctorsville.

Circle for Foster & Adoptive Families
5 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Heather Niquette, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0607 or hniquette@pcavt.org

Nurturing Skills For Families
5:30 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Cindy Atkins, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0608 or catkins@pcavt.org

Winter League kick off
6 p.m.
Play cornhole with Exit 4 Cornhole in Randolph.  Located in the warehouse at Rain or Shine, 14 Hull St.  Bags fly at 6 p.m. $5 cover, $10  league fee.

BYO(D)Mic
6 p.m.
It’s open mic night on Thursdays now at Du Jour VT, but you gotta’ bring your own mic to spit on.

Team Trivia with Casey Murray
6 p.m.
Test your knowledge at The Public House, 5813 Woodstock Rd in Quechee.

Jim Yeager
6 p.m.
Summer Music Series presents local musician Jim Yeager every Thursday rain or shine at the Barnard Inn and Tavern. No Cover – Donations appreciated.

Stained Glass Branches
6 p.m.
In this introductory stained glass class, students will spend their evening moving through the techniques of selecting colors and cutting glass leaves, building with copper foil and soldering onto wire. Each student will make one lovely wire branch of glass leaves to bring home and will leave with the basic knowledge of the stained glass process. No experience necessary/ All levels welcome. Teaching Artist, Dayna Sabatino $65 +$10 materials. Register: info@whiterivercraftcenter.org

Implicit Bias Training Workshop
6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Chittenden Select Board on via zoom from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For more information head to chittendenvt.org or call (802) 483-6647.

Coping Through the Covid-19 Crisis
7 p.m.
A talk for parents and caregivers about normal and excessive reactions to pandemic-related stress and isolation featuring Dr. Michael Friedman, hosted by Windsor County Mentors. $10 registration fee for each session. To register, visit wcmentors.org/event.html.

Virtual Knit Knite
7 p.m.
Six Loose Ladies and Friends host a knitting circle from Chester via Zoom. More info available at facebook.com/events/973117296469197.

Circle for Kinship & Guardianship Families
8 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Heather Niquette, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0607 or hniquette@pcavt.org

Harvest at the Farm
10 a.m.
Learn about 19th century harvest activities at Billings Farm & Museum! Harvest-themed activities, demonstrations, and crafts offered each weekend.

Prana Yoga
10:30 a.m.
Tammy Brown instructs at the Godnick Adult Center. Advance registration required by calling 802-773-1853.1 Deer St. in Rutland. Stay for free meditation at 11:30 a.m.

Meditation
11 a.m.
Led by  Brian Salmanson at the Godnick Adult Center. 1 Deer St. in Rutland. Free.

Valley Quest
1 p.m.
Meet at Datamann in Wilder. Join Vital Communities’ Valley Quest, Coordinator, Sandy Gmur, along with Roy Black, lifelong resident of Wilder and a member of the Hartford Historical Society, on a guided exploration of the historical village of Wilder. Learn about many of the old buildings from the 1890s and early 1900s that were built to house people who worked at the paper mill that used to exist on the Connecticut River here. This guided Quest is appropriate for families and adults, all are welcome.  register at hartfordvt.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=29865

Chris Pallutto
5 p.m.
Performing live at Moguls Sports Pub.

Ryan Fuller
5 p.m.
Performing live at the Foundry at Summit Pond.

Aaron Audet
5:30 p.m.
Performing live at Roots Restaurants in Rutland.

Jack Snyder
6 p.m.
Summer Music Series with Barnard’s own local musician Jack Snyder at Barnard Inn. No cover, donations appreciated.

King Arthur Jr
6 p.m.
Friday Nights at Flannels Bar & Grill, $3 Draft Beer and live music by King Arthur Junior!

Trivia in the Tap Room: Vermont
6:30 p.m.
Pub trivia with Rick Davis at the Harpoon Riverbend Taps & Beer Garden in Windsor.

Live Music
6:30 p.m.
Catch a live performance at Taso on Center in Rutland.

Jenny Porter
6:30 p.m.
Performing live at Du Jour VT in Ludlow.

Drive-in Movie: “Hocus Pocus”
7:00 p.m.
Showing at the Rutland Fairground Drive-in. $25/vehicle. Tickets at Paramountvt.org.

DJ Dirty D
9 p.m.
Spinning live in Rutland’s Center Street Alley.

Cars and Coffee
7 a.m.
Enjoy a cup up of coffee, look at cars and show off your own at Forest Dale Grocery in Brandon.

Winter Clothing give-away
8 a.m.
For those in need of free, warm winter clothes. The event will take place under the Equinox tent on the Burr and Burton Academy field out front. Rain or shine. Set up is the evening before 4-6 p.m. for those that want to drop off clothes in good condition or help with set up and organizing.

Women’s Mountain Biking Fundamentals
9 a.m.
Hartford Town Forest. To get the most out of this clinic you should feel comfortable riding off-road on wide dirt or gravel roads or double track trails, and be willing to develop the skills and confidence to ride novice terrain with roots, rocks, tight corners, trees and steep sections. We will work on improving your riding technique and learn new tips for getting over obstacles, crossing bridges, improving your speed and safety in corners and overall being able to manage your bike more confidently on the trails. Perhaps you would just like to refine the riding skills you already have?  If so – this 1-day clinic is for you.  Register at  hartfordvt.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30108

NEACA Rutland Gun Show
9 a.m.
This Rutland gun show is held at Holiday Inn and hosted by NEACA Inc. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. $9 adults, $8 seniors, kids free with adult.

Mental Illness and Recovery workshop
9 a.m.
For peers, family members, professionals, and community members who want to learn more about mental health and recovery via Zoom. For more information or to register, visit namivt.org.

Norwich Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.
Revamped for social distancing. Pre-ordering is encouraged but not required. More info is available on the web site explaining new procedures – norwichfarmersmarket.org

Village Green Market
9 a.m.
The Vermont Farmers Market and The Rutland County Farmer’s Market combine forces at Depot Park, in the heart of downtown Rutland

Summit Fall Saturday Morning Soccer
9 a.m.
Morning soccer program for kids in Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st and 2rd Grade at the Rutland Polo Fields on E. Pittsford Rd in Rutland.

2020 Fall Work Days (distanced and outside)!
9 a.m.
Bethany Birches Camp needs your help to prep camp for the coming winter and summer. Come out to enjoy the beautiful fall weather and do a little outdoor work. Camp will also provide individually wrapped desserts

RACS Craft Festival at the Vermont State Fairgrounds
10 a.m.
Shop handmade toys, Pink Zebra Candles, Lilla Rose, Tupperware, Color Street Nails, LulaRoe, Scentsy, Usborne Books, Masks, Goat Milk Products, Lotions & Soaps, Canned Goods, Jewelry, Wrought Iron, Wreaths, Knit, Fabric, Wire & Resin Crafts and more at the Vermont State Fairgrounds from 10-3 p.m. For more info Contact Lindsay at lcote@racsonline.org.

Halloweeny activities
10 a.m.
All day long, get in the Halloween spirit at VINS Nature center. Scales and serpents, a bird costume contest and more. Visit vinsweb.org/events for a complete list.

Sammy B
4 p.m.
Performing live at Outer Limits Brewing in Proctorsville.

Hartland Turkey supper
4:30 p.m.
Drive-thru at the UU Church, Hartland 4 Corners from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. for a complete turkey dinner with all the fixins’ $12 per person Cash (exact change appreciated); Checks made out to FUSH (First Universalist Society of Hartland); no credit cards please, no pre-orders. 8 Brownsville Rd in Hartland.

Super Stash Bros
5 p.m.
On the deck at Moguls Sports Pub. 2360 Killington Rd. in Killington.

Hoots & Howls
5:30 p.m.
Family-friendly, non-scary guided tours at VINS Nature Center. Tour groups will be limited to 12 participants. Be sure to register for a tour that can accommodate your entire group at eventbrite.com/e/hoots-howls-tickets-119944123101

Ryan Fuller
5:30 p.m.
Performing live at the Foundry at Summit Pond.

Rick Redington and The Luv
6 p.m.
A Drive-in concert at the Wild Fern in Stockbridge.

Jenny Porter
6 p.m.
Performing live at Flannels Bar and Grill in Mendon.

Aaron Audet
6 p.m.
Performing live at the Bomoseen Lodge.

Chris Pallutto
6:30 p.m.
Catch a live performance at Du Jour VT in Ludlow.

“Abbott & Costello Meets Frankenstein”
7 p.m.
Showing at the Heald Auditorium in the Ludlow Town Hall. Free, donations gladly accepted.

Drive-in Movie: “Hocus Pocus”
7:00 p.m.
Showing at the Rutland Fairground Drive-in. $25/vehicle. Tickets at Paramountvt.org. This event is sold out.

Drive-in Movie: “Hocus Pocus”
7:00 p.m.
Showing at Brandon’s Estabrook Park. $25/vehicle. Tickets at Paramountvt.org.

Sat night with Dj Mega
10 p.m.
Spinning live in Rutland’s Center Street Alley.

NEACA Rutland Gun Show
9 a.m.
This Rutland gun show is held at Holiday Inn and hosted by NEACA Inc. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed. $9 adults, $8 seniors, kids free with adult.

Halloween Fun Run
9 a.m.
Two sessions, beginning at 9 and 9:30 a.m. Prizes for the best costume. Hosted by the Rutland Rec Dept. Sign up at signupgenius.com/go/9040548a9aa2aa5fb6-halloween1.

Family Halloween
10 a.m.
Costume parade, trick-or-treating, hay rides and more activities at Billings Farm & Museum. Children in costume receive free admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult.

Worship Service
11 a.m.
Live worship, moving testimonies, and a brief message at Vermont Marble Museum in Proctor. The service will be recorded, but not live streamed. Everyone is encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. A public restroom is available. Some chairs will be provided, but you may want to bring your own. Register to participate at reopen.church/r/H16lucFd

Jim Yeager
12 p.m.
Performing live at Mont Vert Cafe in Woodstock.

45 tournament fundraiser for Dale
12:30 p.m.
Women of the Moose chapter 241 is holding a fundraiser for Dale Plankster who as been diagnosed with Cancer. Basket raffle and lottery raffle at Moose Lodge 1122, 78 Center St. in Rutland.

The Devil’s Cabinet: The Eddy Family of Spirit Mediums
2 p.m.
Author Jason Smiley will lead a program on the Eddy family of Chittenden at the Woodstock History Center.

Jazz Night
5 p.m.
The Summit Pond Quartet performs live Jazz, Sundays at the Foundry at Summit Pond.

Live music sip n stretch
6 p.m.
Sammy B headlines at DG Bodyworks in Proctorsville. $25 for 90 minutes of live music while working thru the stress in our bodies.  Denise Gebroe will lead you thru a mobility class filled with freedom of movement, increasing range of motion in the body’s joints, and flowing the struck junk out of the body.  Bring your own bevvie and light snacks will be provided. Open to the first 8 people to contact Denise @ denisegebroe@gmail.com.

Village Walk West Hartford
9 a.m.
Registration is required.  Meet at the West Hartford Library by 9 a.m.  The group will enjoy a 60 minute walk through the West Hartford Village.  This is a great way to get outside, exercise, and socialize with others.  Register at hartfordvt.myrec.com/info/activities.

Fit and Fun
9:30 a.m.
Marilyn Sheldon holds exercise classes at the Godnick Adult Center.  Low impact, aerobic, and stretching routines; move to lively, sing-a-long music. 1 Deer St. in Rutland. Advance registration required, call 802-773-1853.

Nurturing Skills For Families
10 a.m.
Virtual. Contact Heather Niquette, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0607 or hniquette@pcavt.org

Nurturing Program for Families in Substance Abuse Recovery
4 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Cindy Wells, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0611 or cwells@pcavt.org

Everyone Eats
4 p.m.
Free meals served up at the Vermont Farmer’s Food Center from 4-6 p.m. More info at vermontfarmersfoodcenter.org/everyone_eats

Nurturing Fathers Program
5 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Amber Menard, Family Support Programs Coordinator at 802-552-4274 or amenard@pcavt.org

King Arthur Junior
5:30 p.m.
Performing live at Flannels Bar and Grill in Mendon.

Intro to VT PTAC
10 a.m.
VT PTAC is a government-funded program assisting Vermont small businesses who want to sell their goods or services to the government, whether it is federal, state or local. Visit accd.vermont.gov/economic-development/programs/ptac for more info.

Line Dance: Country
9:30 a.m.
Marilyn Sheldon holds dance classes at the Godnick Adult Center. Advance registration required, call 802-773-1853. Come for a fun cardiovascular workout with both new and old-line dances. No experience necessary. No partner needed. 1 Deer St. in Rutland. $5

Jim Yeager and Friends
5 p.m.
Performing live at The Public House, 5813 Woodstock Rd in Quechee.

Sammy B
5:30 p.m.
Performing live at Flannels Bar & Grill in Mendon.

Circle of Parents in Recovery
5:30 p.m.
Virtual. Contact Cindy Atkins, Family Support Programs Coordinator, at 802-498-0608 or catkins@pcavt.org

Pickleball Fall Season
6 p.m.
Located at the Maxfield Outdoor Sports Complex in Hartford.  They have equipment on-site that can be loaned out if you need it. Ages 16+. Purchase a pass for the entire season or drop-in anytime for a $2/visit.  hartfordvt.myrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=30089

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