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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

The Scene

The Family Room: You’re invited to party with the cast of ‘Alice in Wonderland Jr.’

One of the most memorable scenes from “Alice in Wonderland” is the Mad Hatter’s tea party — a tipsy mouse, musical teapots and a song about… Read more

Scene Stealers 4.18

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Featured Events


A Literary Tea

Date and time
VenueSparkle Barn

Final spring session of 'Musing to Fruition,' featuring a panel of female Vermont authors speaking on their journey to publication. Guest A…


Medium Group Reading Cancer Fundraiser

Date and time
VenueSparkle Barn
Cost$40 advance, $50 at door

With medium Mindi Currier at Merchants Hall, 40-42 Merchants Row, Rutland. ALL proceeds benefit W2W women's cancer support group of Rutland…


Great Elfin Lake 5k

Date and time
VenueElfin Lake 5K Run
CostAdults - $25, Kids 12 and under - $15

Scenic 5K run/walk along country roads, by Otter Creek and on foot paths through Stone Meadow to Elfin Lake. Designed for all levels, benef…

Community Events

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T

Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. Read more

First-Friday Open Mic

Hosted by Bruce Douglas. Email to sign up for a 12-minute spot, (limited number of performances - first come, first served). Free. Read more

Open Jam with The Bubsies

Thursday night tradition running for the last dozen years this open mic shows no signs of slowing down. Under 21 welcome til 10. Read more

Short films night

Hand picked short films, videos and clips create an off-beat, totally unique and inspiring hour-long viewing experience. Shown in the loft … Read more

All Ages Open Mic

Play new material, work on your albums material and collaborate with other local musicians. Bands, solo, poets and all other spoken word ar… Read more

Chanting through the Chakras

This series, with yoga instructor Stephanie Alice Jones, E-RYT, will introduce a different short Sanskrit mantra each week, guided by the c… Read more

Art Exhibition- Brian Sylvester

Come see a range of contemplative, meditative pieces by Rutland artist Brian Sylvester. Using acrylic and canvas, Brian blends his experien… Read more

Ukulele Club

Newcomers welcome. Beginners session at 6 p.m. Bring your own ukulele and a music stand. Read more

WASTED! The Story of Food Waste!

WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle & eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourd… Read more

Tri-County Garden Club Membership Tea

The Tri-County Branch of The Woman's Farm and Garden Association will kick off a new gardening season with an Officers' Tea and Membership … Read more

Lego Club

Come build with our Legos and display your creation for the weekly theme. Read more

RHS Chamber Singers with Dan Graves

The Chittenden Public Library presents the RHS Chamber Singers under the direction of Dan Graves. Please join us for this community evening… Read more

Songs, Tunes and Tales from Northumbria

Many of us have only limited knowledge of England’s rich cultural diversity. To dive virtually into the heritage of the region known as Nor… Read more

Counterpoint Chorus

The Counterpoint Vocal Ensemble will perform with students from the Maple Street School and Burr & Burton Academy. Advance tickets at N… Read more

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” … Read more

Pawlet Library Play Group

At the Pawlet Public Library, educator Joni Lee presents a fresh array of activities every Friday that focus on play, reading and socializa… Read more


Weekly stories, songs, and crafts. Read more

Skene Manor Open for the 2019 Season!

Skene Manor is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm until mid-December. Read more

Annual RYP Gala Celebration

It's that time of year again where we celebrate our members, supporters, volunteers and community with an evening of music, dancing, beer t… Read more

Brentano Quartet with Dawn Upshaw, Soprano

The acclaimed Brentano String Quartet — returns to Middlebury, this time joined by five-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw. Read more

Tinmouth Old Firehouse Concert

Americana-roots and folk duo Dana and Susan Robinson combine vivid songwriting and storytelling with fiddle tunes, clawhammer banjo, elegan… Read more

Karaoke Contest

Winner determined by audience vote. Contestants sign up and sing one song starting at 11:30 p.m. No entry fee. $100 Grand Prize. This has p… Read more

Pittsford Trail Runs

5k and 1 mile run/walk to benefit the Pittsford Recreation Department. Rain or shine.  Prizes for finishers in age groups sponsored by loca… Read more

Earth Day Expo

Good green fun for the whole family. at the Wondrous Rotary Educational Greenhouse during VFFC’s Winter Farmer Market. Vendors,workshops an… Read more

RCHS 60th Anniversary Celebration

Food, games, live music by Rick Redington, and, of course, cake! The Adoption Center will open at 11 a.m. for tours. Dogs and kids welcome.… Read more

Civic Boards & Meetings

West Rutland Select Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled meeting of the 5-person West Rutland Select Board, the second Monday of each month.  Read more

OVUU Planning Task Force

Special meeting with public forum to work on 5 yr. plan. Read more

RNESU School Board Meeting

Special meeting due to date change. Read more

Rutland City School Board Meeting

Regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. Read more

Rutland City School Board Meeting

Regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. Read more

Rutland City School Board Meeting

Regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. Read more

Classes, Workshops and Education

Kids' Saturday Classes

Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. Read more

Ukulele Lessons

Every Thursday. Read more

Yoga Dance

Experience guided movement exploration and yoga asanas, dancing through the chakras. No prior dance or yoga necessary. No registration need… Read more

Yoga Prana Shakti

Open to intermediate to advanced level knowledge of yoga. Practice pranayama and deep relaxation. Energy level is between moderate to vigor… Read more

Open Studio Pottery (Ages 14+)

Drop-in program, there is no instruction other than peer pottery support from fellow drop-in participants.  Read more

Tai Chi

A mind-body practice, originating in China as a martial art. Drop-in classes offered for all abilities. Two weekly classes: Yang 24 from 2-… Read more

Figure Drawing

Live Model. No instructor. Easels provided. Bring own drawing supplies. Every other Thursday. Read more

Mandala Stone Painting

Create two beautiful stones and relax in the process.   Read more

Yoga for All Levels

Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Every Thursday. Read more

Home School Art: Ages 7-14

Every Wednesday, Instructor Helvi inspires students to create with her and socialize with their fellow artists. Punch cards available. Read more

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