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Sports Live in HD

July 15
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

FIFA World Cup Final screening Live in HD on the 30’x24′ screen. Winners of France vs. Belgium and Croatia vs. England. Refreshments available. Free! Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland. paramountvt.org.

Basin Bluegrass Festival

July 14


Basin Road (off McConnell Road in Forestdale) is the location of the 24th annual Basin Bluegrass Festival. Follow the signs. Gates open July 8 at 8 a.m. for early bird camping. Festival is July 12-15 with plenty of field pickin’. July 12, 5 p.m. spaghetti supper and classic country concert, $10. July 15, 6 p.m. potluck under the tent. For advance tickets (prices vary by day/weekend/time of day), the line-up, and more info, visit basinbluegrassfestival.com or call 802-236-1096.

All Come Home Festival

July 14
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Okemo Resort’s All Come Home Music Festival, July 12-14. On courtyard stage outside Jackson Gore Inn (free admission): 12-2 p.m., then 2-4 p.m. bands TBA. At 5 p.m. on Main Stage at Jackson Gore Paleo Field, Almost Queen, the Ultimate Queen Experience ($30 advance at okemo.com; $34 day of). Age 10 and under free. Food trucks, beverages (alcohol and non). Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. Rain or shine. 77 Okemo Ridge Road, Ludlow.


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