Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Find a wide variety of events from across Rutland and Windsor Counties that are open to the public; from art gallery openings to library events to theater performances to sheep sheering events and everything in between! (For live music events see the music scene category.) Got an event coming up that we should include? Please let us know! Email events@mountaintimes.info

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Killington Resort goes big with multi-sport Memorial Day Weekend 

May 22, 2024
Veterans ski, bike or golf free on Monday  KILLINGTON—Killington Resort, the largest mountain resort in Eastern North America and a POWDR company, will be the only ski resort in the Northeast open Memorial Day Weekend for skiing and riding, mountain biking, and golfing. Not only will skiers and riders enjoy the last lift-accessed snow in Vermont,…

RHS art exhibition: A showcase of talent

May 22, 2024
May 27-June 7—RUTLAND—The creative works of Rutland High School artists will be in display at the RHS Art Exhibition at The Hub Coworks, 67 Merchants Row, Rutland. The exhibition, titled; "Connected Evolution, Rutland  High School AP Drawing," will be open daily from May 27-June 7 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., this exhibition offers an…

Creative Tweens Showcase Sustainable Fashion at’Reuse Runway’ Show

May 22, 2024
Wednesday, May 29 at 4:45 p.m.—WHITE RIVER JUNCTION­—Creative tweens from rePlay Arts and JAM – Junction Arts & Media’s after-school programs are joining forces to present “Reuse Runway,” a fashion show in the JAM space at 5 S. Main St., 1st floor, White River Junction. rePlay’s students will strut the red carpet in their own…

Vermont State Historic Sites Opening May 24 for 2024 Season

May 22, 2024
Friday, May 24—The Vermont Division for Historic Preservation announces the opening of the State Historic Sites for the 2024 season beginning  on Friday, May 24, at Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point, Hubbardton Battlefield, Mount Independence, President Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site, President Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site, and the Senator Justin Morrill State Historic…

Smash it up

May 22, 2024
The 2024 Vermont State Championship Demolition Derby Saturday, May 25, 3 p.m.—RUTLAND—The 2024 Vermont State Championship Demolition Derby will take place at 3 p.m. at the Vermont State Fairgrounds, 175 So. Main St., Rutland. This event will feature the 2023 feature winners from around the state competing for the 2024 State Championship. Tickets are available…

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Discover local artistry at Open Studio Weekend

May 22, 2024
Saturday, May 25-Sunday,26 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.—STATEWIDE—Artists all over the state open their work spaces to share their talents, tools, and inspirations. Whether in small towns or at the ends of back roads, studios are interesting places to visit because they reflect the dynamic yet organized process used to design and produce a finished work…

Savoring the flavor at the annual crawfish boil extravaganza at Village Inn of Woodstock

May 22, 2024
Saturday, May 25 at 1 p.m.—WOODSTOCK—Woodstock's annual Crawfish Boil is on Saturday, May 25 from 1-5 p.m. at the Village Inn of Woodstock, 41 Pleasant St., Woodstock. Prepared by crawfish boil veterans, indulge in all-you-can-eat crawfish, corn on the cob, sausage, artichokes, mushrooms, as well as beans 'n rice. Village Inn of Woodstock will fly…

Sights Set for the Total Archery Challenge

May 22, 2024
Friday May 24-Sunday May 26—KILLINGTON—Jack Links Total Archery Challenge Powered by PSE is coming to Killington/Pico, Vermont for three days and is bringing you the greatest outdoor 3D archery experience in the nation. We work hard to provide a fun, family-friendly environment where everyone can enjoy the great sport of archery.  For more info, visit…

From fleece to fiber, it’s Family Sheep and Wool Weekend at Billings Farm

May 22, 2024
Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 at 10 a.m.—WOODSTOCK—It’s time to gather the flock and “herd” on down to the pastures of Billings Farm & Museum, 69 Old River Road, Woodstock. There will be live demonstrations of  the processes that transform raw wool to beautiful fiber products.  From fleece to fiber wonders, visitors of…

Killington Resort goes big with multi-sport Memorial Day Weekend 

May 22, 2024
Veterans ski, bike or golf free on Monday  KILLINGTON—Killington Resort, the largest mountain resort in Eastern North America and a POWDR company, will be the only ski resort in the Northeast open Memorial Day Weekend for skiing and riding, mountain biking, and golfing. Not only will skiers and riders enjoy the last lift-accessed snow in Vermont,…

Thrilling victories and grueling climbs define Killington Stage Race

May 22, 2024
Saturday, May 25-Monday, May 27—KILLINGTON—After a one year hiatus, the Killington region is pleased to bring you the 25th edition of this legendary New England stage race which started back in 1987. There will be three days of racing this year, including two road races and a time trial. Six fields are being offered: P/1/2/3…

Honoring Ernie and Willa Royal with a sculpture unveiling 

May 22, 2024
Wednesday, May 22, at Noon—RUTLAND—The 12th monument on the Rutland Sculpture Trail will be unveiled and dedicated on Wednesday, May 22  honoring late Rutland restaurateur Ernie Royal and his wife Willa. The event will begin at noon at 89 Merchants Row. Royal, a national leader in the food service industry and the first Black restaurant…

Woodstock’s Memorial Day Weekend is full of activities, food and fun

May 22, 2024
Friday, May 24-Sunday, May 26—WOODSTOCK—Woodstock’s Memorial Day  Weekend features the Memorial Day Parade plus much more. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, is a  tribute to honor and mourn those who have served for our country while highlighting the local service personnel who have fought for our freedom.  Also featured will be the…

Music Scene

May 22, 2024
Wed 5/22 LUDLOW6 p.m. Off the Rails – Learn to Line Dance POULTNEY7 p.m. Poultney Pub - Open Mic with Danny Lang QUECHEE6 p.m. Public House Pub – Chris Pallutto RUTLAND8 p.m. Center Street Alley – Full PA/Backline Open Mic hosted by Josh LaFave SOUTH POMFRET6:30 p.m. Artistree – Acoustic Jam Session with Kerry Rosenthal…

Library event held to discuss the total eclipse

May 15, 2024
Friday, May 17 at 7 p.m. —SHREWSBURY—Scott Garren will present an overview of the recent  total solar eclipse of April 8, at the Shrewsbury Library, 98 Town Hill Road, Shrewsbury. This is  a follow-up to his program last December.  Participants are encouraged to share their stories and impressions and to bring their photos to be…

Divided Sky fun run is Saturday in Ludlow

May 15, 2024
Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.—LUDLOW—The third annual Divided Sky Fun(d) Run is a morning filled with fitness and community spirit. This event aims to support the Divided Sky Foundation and the Springfield and Rutland Turning Point Centers. Lace up your running shoes and  meet at Jackson Gore, 111 Jackson Gore Road, Ludlow. Schedule: Friday, May…

Rockin’ the Region with Anders Osborne

May 15, 2024
There’s some great music this Saturday at Okemo, which I highly recommend. Music on the Mountain, a donation-based concert celebrating recovery, presented by The Phoenix, will be from 2 - 7 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Courtyard with performances by Anders Osborne, Dogs in a Pile, and Saints and Liars. I had the pleasure of…

Andrew Loose plays Grace Church

May 15, 2024
Sunday,  May 19 at 4 p.m.—RUTLAND—There will be a trumpet recital featuring Andrew Loose, trumpet, and Alastair Stout, organ and piano at Grace  Church, 8 Court St., in Rutland on Sunday at 4 p.m.  Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Andrew Loose is an accomplished  jazz and classical trumpet recitalist, building a performance career in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh…

Race Around the Lake is this Sunday

May 15, 2024
Sunday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m.—BARNARD—Races begin and end at Silver Lake State Park, 20 State Park Beach Road, Barnard, with courses encircling Silver Lake on town roads, dirt roads and single-track wooded trails with intermittent views of the lake. The challenging 10K route pops out of the woods on Royalton Turnpike and loops back…

Attend the Laurel Glen open house

May 15, 2024
Sunday, May 19, 12-2 p.m.—CUTTINGSVILLE—Laurel Glen, the property of John P. Bowman, a wealthy businessman who made his fortune during the Civil War, invites the public to an open house. Located across from the cemetery on Route 103 where Bowman interred his beloved wife and two daughters, will be open for exploration. Uniformed docents will…