Tuesday

20

November

Food Drive. The Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet is holding a food drive to benefit the Rutland Community Cupboard. Bring in a non-perishable food item through Nov. 20 and receive a free loaf of bread. No purchase necessary. 12 a.m. Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet, 69 Park St. Rutland, mamie.keith@grupobimbo.com, 775-4986.

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Folks are invited to drop in on any these groups and receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) and other resources and supports. Groups and nicotine replacement therapy double your chances of staying tobacco-free. 11 a.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St. Rutland, 747-3768.

Free Tours Tuesday. Weekly open house every Tuesday. 4:30 p.m. The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, 772-7087.

Wits End Support Group. A free, open and confidential peer support group for families to learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, what services are available and next step toward helping loved ones. A trained counselor is also present. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St. (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 775-4301.

Wednesday

21

November

Rick Redington and The Luv. Annual homecoming show. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland, 776-4156.

Meat Bingo. Meat loaf dinner. $8, 6-7 a.m. VFW Post 648, 15 Wales St. Rutland, 533-9075.

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

SVA Script Writer’s Workshop. An ongoing, weekly workshop for college-aged on up individuals who wish to hone their skills in writing stage plays and screenplays. Novices through advanced script writers are welcome. one-time registration fee: $10, plus $5 per class. 1 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St. Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Great Courses: The American Civil War. Leading Civil War historian, Prof. Gary W. Gallagher details the effects of the Civil War on all Americans with a 30-min. lecture on DVD. Discussion follows facilitated by Joe Mark. The program will meet Wednesdays. 1:30-3 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Catleton, 468-3093.

Kids Karate. Ages 5- 16, adaptive classes available for students on the spectrum. Develop self-discipline, self-control and build self-esteem. Try a free class. 5 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Yoga with Paula Liguori. Weekly Kripalu Yoga open to beginners to advanced practitioners. 6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd, Pittsford, 353-2259.

Bingo. Every third Wednesday for some clean and sober bingo. Prizes, food, 50/50, all are welcome. 6:30-7:45 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

College Night with DJ Mega. Spinning the latest and greatest in music. Top 40, Pop, Hip-hop, Old-School and more. 21+ id is a must. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland.

”Serenity” Gentle Yoga. Perfect for beginners as well as practiced yogis looking for greater flexibility and a deeper sense of inner peace. See website for prices & pkgs. See website for prices & pkgs. 10 a.m. Sol Luna Farm, 329 Old Farm Rd. Shrewsbury, 592-9393.

Chair Yoga. Increase your well-being one movement at a time with this on going gentle chair yoga. Beginners welcome. $50 for 5 sessions, 10:30-11 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 772-7801.

Tai Chi/ Balance Class. Class for those concerned about falling. $5, 11 a.m. Vermont Sports Medicine Ctr. 5 Albert Cree Dr. Rutland, 775-1300.

Parkinsons Fitness Class. Fitness classes for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wednesdays noon. $5, 12 p.m. Club Fitness, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland, 775-1300.

Figure Drawing. Expand on your observational and drawing skills with a live model. Every other Wednesday. $15, 6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St. Rutland, 775-0356.

Thursday

22

November

Thanksgiving Dinner. Hosted by St. James United Methodist Church, everyone is welcome to attend. Free. 12-2 p.m. Cavendish Elementary School, 573 Main Street, Proctorsville, kkellingtonbrgns@gmail.com, 228-3663.

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Tai Chi. “Yang 24,” with certified instructor, Larry Walter. 2 p.m. Rutland Recreaction Center, N. Street Ext. Rutland, lwalter@sover.net, 775-3855.

Gratitude Gathering. Get festive with your neighbors and eat more pie. Also debuting “Sparkle Barn Shorts” — a 45 minute compilation short films starting around 5 p.m. Optional BYOP (bring your own pie or other desert). Hot spiced cider and other goodies. 4-7 p.m. The Sparkle Barn, 1509 US-7 , Wallingford, stacyaharshman@gmail.com, (802) 446-2044.

Ukulele Club. Bring your own ukulele and a music stand. Beginners at 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Catleton, 345-9100.

Great Courses: Great World Religions — Buddhism. Prof. Malcolm David Eckel surveys Buddhism from its origin in India in the 6th or 5th centuries B.C. to the present day. 30 minute lecture by DVD followed by a discussion led by Scott Lobdell. The program meets Thursdays at 1 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Castleton. 468-3093.

Beginner’s Yoga. Learn to relax with easy Svaroopa yoga poses you can do at home. 5:30-7 p.m. Mountain Yoga, 135 Main St. Rutland, 775-5104.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Reservations greatly appreciated but not necessary. Take-out available and delivery in Wells. 3-4 p.m. Wells Village School, Rte. 30, Wells, 645-0934.

Friday

23

November

Rio County Line. Mix of rock, country, rhythm & blues, western swing, modern contemporary and originals. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland, 776-4156.

Gratitude Friday. Workout after Thanksgiving. Donations accepted to benefit The Rutland Homeless Prevention Center. Members and non-members welcome. Sign up for 1/2 hour, hour, 1 1/2 hour or 2 hour spinning class. Donations, 9-11 a.m. The Gymnasium, 11 Cottage St, Rutland, gymnasium802@gmail.com, 773-5333.

Reiki. Participants will be taught the basics of reiki, a Japanese energy healing practice, and will be offered a brief reiki session at each group. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Wood Burning. Learn everything you need to know to make these wood burning creations. All supplies needed are provided. 1:30-3 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Annual Turkey Trot Contra Dance. Tunes of Honey in the Hive with Lausann Allen calling. All dances taught; you do not need a partner. Beginner’s lesson right at 8 p.m. $10-$12, 8-11 p.m. Tinmouth Community Center, 573 Route 140, Tinmouth, tinmouthdance@gmail.org, 881-6775.

Family Clay Play: All Ages. Spend quality time making bowls, mugs, mugs, trays and more! Parent supervision is required. No need to preregister. $5 drop ins, or $20 five visit punch card, 6 p.m. Rutland Rec at Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland.

Play Group Rutland. Rutland County Parent-Child Center Playgroup each Friday. 9:30-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St. Rutland, 773-1860.

Play Group Pawlet. Educators Joni Lee and Milagro Turner present a fresh array of activities each week that focus on play, reading, crafts and socialization. for parents/caregivers and children birth through K. Arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. to network with other families. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St. Pawlet, pawletpubliclibrary@wordpress.com, 325-3123.

Saturday

24

November

Handsome & Gretel. No Strings Marionette Company. A scrumptious rendition of the fairy tale classic, and a visit from Santa. $8, 11 a.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St. Randolph, 728-6464.

Caroline Cotter. Sweetly expressive Americana artist called the “new champion” of today’s folk scene by Country Standard Time. BYOB. Show $20; Dinner & show $45, 7:30 p.m. Brandon Music, 62 Country Club Rd. Brandon, 247-4295.

Downtown Rutland Holiday Stroll. Sales, treats and activities leading up to the annual Tree Lighting in Depot Park. Free movie at the Paramount at 10 a.m. meet Santa with the kids. Shop local on Small Business Saturday, or drop in after the 2018 Audi FIS Ski World Cup. 9 a.m. Downtown Rutland.

Kid’s Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 10-11:30 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Maple View Farm Alpacas Holiday Open House. Annual two-day holiday open house, where you can meet and learn about these gentle, intelligent fiber animals. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Maple View Farm, 185 Adams Rd, Brandon, mvfalpacas@gmail.com, 247-5412.

Kids and Family Fun Day. This event is free with skates, hotdogs, cookies, an Elf Egg Hunt, the Fire Dept and Police Dept manning the s’mores station outside. Please bring a canned vegetable for our cafe food pantry. 1-3 p.m. The Georgetti Ice Skating Rink, Rutland, ljustin8@gmail.com, 236-0407.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. This night has been running since before the Hide-A-Way moved to this location. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way, 42 Center St. Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Full Beaver Moon Walk. Evening hike series. Staff-guided hike in the evening landscape. This hike is of moderate difficulty and will take place only if weather conditions permit. $5 per person, 6 p.m. Merck Forest & Farmland Ctr. 3270 Vt. Rte. 315, Ruppert.

Guided Full Moon Hike. A staff-guided hike to view the Beaver moon. Moderate difficulty, held weather-permitting; participants must have appropriate footgear, headlamps, water and snacks. Reservations requested. $5, 6 p.m. Merck Forest & Farmland Ctr. 3270 Vt. Rte. 315, Ruppert, 394-7836.

Rio County Line. Rock ‘n’ roll with country and originals. 9 p.m. Greenfields at Holiday Inn, 476 Holiday Drive, Rutland, 775-1911.

Sunday

25

November

Maple View Farm Alpacas Holiday Open House. Annual two-day holiday open house, where you can meet and learn about these gentle, intelligent fiber animals. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Maple View Farm, 185 Adams Rd, Brandon, mvfalpacas@gmail.com, 247-5412.

Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey. a series of COED Learn to Play instructional hockey sessions led by members of the Rutland Cutting Edges women’s ice hockey team. Email rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com prior to your first Sunday session. $10 per session, 6-7 p.m. Spartan Arena, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland Town, rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com.

Klezmer Group. Do you play an instrument? Would you like to join an ensemble and play Klezmer music for fun? Join a weekly klezmer group. Music provided. All skill levels welcome. RSVP. 4-6 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove, Rutland, office@RutlandJewishCenter.org, 773-3455.

Monday

26

November

Yoga. A relaxing hour of yoga in a safe, sober environment. Everyone is welcome. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Intro to MIG welding. Learn all the basics of MIG welding in this four hour class with Devon Karpak. Material prep, tack welds, beads, basic joints, finishing and more. No experience is necessary, all the materials included. Open to members and non-members. $75 for Members $100 for Non-Members, 5-9 p.m. the MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, jeffdbeats@gmail.com, 342-9421.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Yoga for All Levels. Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Monday evenings. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Open Mic Night. Share your music, play what you love, learn to play guitar and hang out and listen to your musician friends. All in a safe, sober environment. 7-9 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Meet Matisse. Art Classes for Children and Teens. Learn about the life and work of Henri Matisse. Create original artwork in a similar style by making paintings with bold colors and “painting with scissors” as they create collage pieces. (scholarships available). $48, 4-5 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St. Poultney, sarahhutton4@hotmail.com.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Folks are invited to drop in on any these groups and receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) and other resources and supports. Groups and nicotine replacement therapy double your chances of staying tobacco-free. 5 p.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St. Rutland, 747-3768.

Yoga: all levels. Vinyasa Flow Yoga class with Stefanie DeSimone. 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St. Rutland, , chaffeeartcenter.org. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St. Rutland, 775-0356.

Tuesday

27

November

Share the Warmth Clothing Drive. College of St. Joseph’s Provider Program is collecting new and gently used coats, hats, gloves and boots in support of the NewStory Center and the Homeless Prevention Center. 12-6 p.m. Tuttle Hall at CSJ, 71 Clement Rd. Rutland, 773-5900.

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

OVUU Planning Task Force. Special mtng. 5 year planning discussion. 5-7 p.m. RNESU Conference Room, mpiper@rnesu.org, 247-5757.

Essential Oils for the Holidays. Learn how to relax through the holidays with essential oils and the aroma touch technique. Free essential oil to take home. $20, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Rutland City School Board Meeting. Regularly scheduled meeting of the Rutland City Public Schools Board of Commissioners. 6:30 p.m. Longfellow Administrative Building, 6 Church St. Rutland, 786-1998.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Folks are invited to drop in on any these groups and receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) and other resources and supports. Groups and nicotine replacement therapy double your chances of staying tobacco-free. 11 a.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St. Rutland, 747-3768.

Free Tours Tuesday. Weekly open house every Tuesday. 4:30 p.m. The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, 772-7087.

Wits End Support Group. A free, open and confidential peer support group for families to learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, what services are available and next step toward helping loved ones. A trained counselor is also present. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St. (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 775-4301.

Wednesday

28

November

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

SVA Script Writer’s Workshop. An ongoing, weekly workshop for college-aged on up individuals who wish to hone their skills in writing stage plays and screenplays. Novices through advanced script writers are welcome. one-time registration fee: $10, plus $5 per class. 1 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St. Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Great Courses: The American Civil War. Leading Civil War historian, Prof. Gary W. Gallagher details the effects of the Civil War on all Americans with a 30-min. lecture on DVD. Discussion follows facilitated by Joe Mark. The program will meet Wednesdays. 1:30-3 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Catleton, 468-3093.

Kids Karate. Ages 5- 16, adaptive classes available for students on the spectrum. Develop self-discipline, self-control and build self-esteem. Try a free class. 5 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Ukulele Lessons. Ukulele lessons every Wednesday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Concussions: Information for Athletes, Parents & Coaches. Certified Athletic Trainers will discuss the latest and most up to date information on concussion injuries, including myths and misconceptions and provide information regarding diagnosis as well as return-to-play guidelines. 6-8 p.m. Maple Street School, 322 Maple Street, Manchester, edulli@rrmc.org.

Mandala Stone Painting. Mandalas are said to transmit positive energies to the environment and the people who view them. Create two beautiful stones and become entranced with relaxation in the process. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, 775-0356.

Mandala Stone Painting. Mandalas are believed to promote purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. Gabrielle Hayward, artist/ art therapist will teach you how to create two of your own stones. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Yoga with Paula Liguori. Weekly Kripalu Yoga open to beginners to advanced practitioners. 6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd, Pittsford, 353-2259.

Musing to Fruition. Writers and artists discuss creative process. $25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Sparkle Barn, 1509 Route 7 South, Wallingford. $25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sparkle Barn, 1509 Route 7 South, Wallingford, 446-8044.

College Night with DJ Mega. Spinning the latest and greatest in music. Top 40, Pop, Hip-hop, Old-School and more. 21+ id is a must. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland.

”Serenity” Gentle Yoga. Perfect for beginners as well as practiced yogis looking for greater flexibility and a deeper sense of inner peace. See website for prices & pkgs. See website for prices & pkgs. 10 a.m. Sol Luna Farm, 329 Old Farm Rd. Shrewsbury, 592-9393.

Chair Yoga. Increase your well-being one movement at a time with this on going gentle chair yoga. Beginners welcome. $50 for 5 sessions, 10:30-11 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 772-7801.

Tai Chi/ Balance Class. Class for those concerned about falling. $5, 11 a.m. Vermont Sports Medicine Ctr. 5 Albert Cree Dr. Rutland, 775-1300.

Parkinsons Fitness Class. Fitness classes for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wednesdays noon. $5, 12 p.m. Club Fitness, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland, 775-1300.

Thursday

29

November

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 12-1 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Great Courses: Great World Religions — Buddhism. Prof. Malcolm David Eckel surveys Buddhism from its origin in India in the 6th or 5th centuries B.C. to the present day. During its 2,500-year history, Begins with a 30 minute lecture by DVD followed by a discussion led by Scott Lobdell. The program meets Thursdays at 1 p.m. 1 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Catleton, 468-3093.

Tai Chi. “Yang 24,” with certified instructor, Larry Walter. 2 p.m. Rutland Recreaction Center, N. Street Ext. Rutland, lwalter@sover.net, 775-3855.

Sip-N-Dip Class. Perfect for a night out: Date night, individuals welcome or a group of friends, family and co-workers. An artist instructor will walk you through the painting process,. Leave with a completed canvas. Artist and images will be posted on our website. $30, 6 p.m.-8 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

International Folk Dancing. Simple Israeli & European dances. All dances will be taught. No partner needed. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable shoes and non-slip shoes. 6:30 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove, Rutland, 773-3455.

Ukulele Club. Bring your own ukulele and a music stand. Beginners at 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St. Catleton, 345-9100.

Beginner’s Yoga. Learn to relax with easy Svaroopa yoga poses you can do at home. 5:30-7 p.m. Mountain Yoga, 135 Main St. Rutland, 775-5104.

Friday

30

November

A Mega Friday. Come out and dance as DJ Mega kicks out the tunes, facebook.com/hideawaytavern. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland, 776-4156.

Reiki. Participants will be taught the basics of reiki, a Japanese energy healing practice, and will be offered a brief reiki session at each group. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Wood Burning. Learn everything you need to know to make these wood burning creations. All supplies needed are provided. 1:30-3 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Holiday Show Opening Reception & Gingerbread Contest. The Holiday Show Opening Reception will showcase over 60 juried artists, and an array of Gingerbread creations. This year’s theme is “Silver Bells.” Awards in a variety of categories will be announced. All entries must be delivered to the Chaffee on either November 27 or 28. 5-7 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Family Clay Play: All Ages. Spend quality time making bowls, mugs, mugs, trays and more! Parent supervision is required. No need to preregister. $5 drop ins, or $20 five visit punch card, 6 p.m. Rutland Rec at Courcelle Building, 16 North Street Extension, Rutland.

Play Group Rutland. Rutland County Parent-Child Center Playgroup each Friday. 9:30-11 a.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St. Rutland, 773-1860.

Play Group Pawlet. Educators Joni Lee and Milagro Turner present a fresh array of activities each week that focus on play, reading, crafts and socialization. for parents/caregivers and children birth through K. Arrive as early as 9:30 a.m. to network with other families. 10-11 a.m. Pawlet Public Library, 141 School St. Pawlet, pawletpubliclibrary@wordpress.com, 325-3123.

Saturday

December

Green Mountain College Holiday Concert. The Green Mountain College Choirs, GMC Festival Brass, and guest musicians will present their annual spirited Holiday Concert. Reception with snacks and refreshments in Withey Lobby follows the performance. 7-8:30 a.m. Green Mountain College Ackley Auditorium, One Brennan Circle, Poultney, carla.snook@greenmtn.edu, 287-8926.

St. Paul’s Annual Christmas Bazaar. Handmade gifts, crafts, decorations, ornaments, wreaths, and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Orwell Town Hall, Main St. Orwell, annak@shoreham.net, 802-948-2049.

Annual Holiday Bazaar. Featuring local crafts, food, raffle and more. A light lunch fare will also be available. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. First Congregational Church, S. Main St. Wallingford, jandlois@vermontel.net, 446-2442.

Cookies & Cocoa. Free family events: holiday photo taken, Make ornaments, stories read, decorate your own holiday cookie. Donations gratefully accepted. 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Kid’s Saturday Classes. Different topics each week. Take home a finished project at the end of the class. $10, 10-11:30 a.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Chaffee Annual Meeting. . 1-3 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Cornish Hens Dinner. Public welcome.*VFW Post 64815 Wales StRutland VT 05701802-775-68921 Dec 2018, 5-7pm Public Welcome!Cornish Hens Dinner, $11.00. $11, 5 p.m. VFW Post 648, 15 Wales St. Rutland, 775-6892.

Lorrie Morgan. Concert honoring local firefighters and celebrating the recent opening of the new Randolph Village fire station. Reserved seating. $40-$75, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, outreach@chandler-arts.org.

Amy Rigby in Concert. For this concert she will be accompanied by her husband, Wreckless Eric. $10 general admission; $15 generous admission; $3 children, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Ripton Community Coffee House, Route 125, Ripton, andreachesman@gmail.com, 388-9782.

Karaoke 101 with Tenacious T. This night has been running since before the Hide-A-Way moved to this location. Whether you can sing or not, you can at Karaoke 101. 9:30 p.m. Hide-A-Way, 42 Center St. Rutland, ziggyjagger@gmail.com.

Dance Workshop: Burlesque. Come join Alexa Luthor, founder of Burlington’s monthly burlesque variety show, to learn more about what burlesque is, how it can improve body-image and tone and have a bit of fun with choreography. 1 p.m. Studio Serpentine at Cobra, 56 Howe St. Bldg H, Rutland, 772-7011.

Learn Japanese Class. Beginners welcome. First and third Saturdays of the month, Rutland Free Library, 2nd floor. 2 p.m. Rutland Free Library, 10 Court St. Rutland, 773-9594.

Lorrie Morgan. Winner of four Country Music Association “Female Vocalist of the Year” awards. Concert will honor local firefighters and celebrate the recent opening of the new Randolph Village fire station. $40-$75, 7:30 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph, 728-6464.

Sunday

December

Handel’s Messiah. Rutland Area Chorus, soloists and orchestra will perform at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. under the direction of Alastair Stout, Minister of Music at Grace Church. A reception will follow the 7 p.m. performance. Free will offering, 3:30-5 p.m. Grace Congregational UCC, 8 Court Street, Rutland, dchart6010@aol.com, 775-4301.

Adult Learn-to-Play Hockey. a series of COED Learn to Play instructional hockey sessions led by members of the Rutland Cutting Edges women’s ice hockey team. Email rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com prior to your first Sunday session. $10 per session, 6-7 p.m. Spartan Arena, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland Town, rutlandcuttingedges@gmail.com.

Handel’s Messiah. Rutland Area Chorus, soloists and orchestra will perform at 3:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. under the direction of Alastair Stout, Minister of Music at Grace Church. A reception will follow the 7 p.m. performance. Free will offering, 7-8:30 p.m. Grace Congregational UCC, 8 Court Street, Rutland, dchart6010@aol.com, 775-4301.

Klezmer Group. Do you play an instrument? Would you like to join an ensemble and play Klezmer music for fun? Join a weekly klezmer group. Music provided. All skill levels welcome. RSVP. 4-6 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove, Rutland, office@RutlandJewishCenter.org, 773-3455.

Monday

December

Yoga. A relaxing hour of yoga in a safe, sober environment. Everyone is welcome. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

MIG Welding — Make a Horseshoe Coat Rack. Learn how to set up the MIG welder, how welding works, plus get practice making tacks and beads for different kinds of joints. No welding experience is necessary; Safety equipment provided. Member – $75.00 Non-member – $100.00, 6-8:30 p.m. the MINT — Rutland’s Makerspace, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, JEFFDBEATS@GMAIL.COM, 342-9421.

Yoga for All Levels. Instructor, Stefanie DeSimone, will guide all levels to experience mindfulness and the benefits of yoga. Monday evenings. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Open Mic Night. Share your music, play what you love, learn to play guitar and hang out and listen to your musician friends. All in a safe, sober environment. 7-9 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Meet Matisse. Art Classes for Children and Teens. Learn about the life and work of Henri Matisse. Create original artwork in a similar style by making paintings with bold colors and “painting with scissors” as they create collage pieces. (scholarships available). $48, 4-5 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St. Poultney, sarahhutton4@hotmail.com.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Folks are invited to drop in on any these groups and receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) and other resources and supports. Groups and nicotine replacement therapy double your chances of staying tobacco-free. 5 p.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St. Rutland, 747-3768.

Yoga: all levels. Vinyasa Flow Yoga class with Stefanie DeSimone. 6:30 — 7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main St. Rutland, , chaffeeartcenter.org. $5, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St. Rutland, 775-0356.

Tuesday

December

All Ages Open Mic. A chance to perform in front of a small group that appreciates talent and supports each and every person that shows up. Bj Cain hosting with guest hosts occasionally. First Tuesday of the month. 6 p.m. Rick & Kat’s Howlin’ Mouse, 158 N. Main St. #2, Rutland, 772-7955.

Pottery for People in Recovery. Get your hands dirty and be creative. Fun for all ages. 3:15-4:15 p.m. Turning Point Center of Rutland, 141 State St. Rutland, 773-6010.

Tobacco Cessation Class. Folks are invited to drop in on any these groups and receive free nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, or lozenges) and other resources and supports. Groups and nicotine replacement therapy double your chances of staying tobacco-free. 11 a.m. CVPS/ Leahy Comunity Education, Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen St. Rutland, 747-3768.

Free Tours Tuesday. Weekly open house every Tuesday. 4:30 p.m. The MINT, 112 Quality Lane, Rutland, 772-7087.

Wits End Support Group. A free, open and confidential peer support group for families to learn about the signs and symptoms of drug use, what services are available and next step toward helping loved ones. A trained counselor is also present. 6:30-8 p.m. Grace Congregational Church, 8 Court St. (Use West St. entrance), Rutland, 775-4301.

Wednesday

December

Yoga Prana Shakti. Open level, spiritual and energetic physical practice, beginners welcome. Wednesdays. $12, 9-10:15 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland.

Family Event with Hanukkah Cookie Baking Fun!. School children and their families will gather together to make Hanukkah cookies. Cookie ingredients will be provided. Bring your rolling pin. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Rutland Jewish Center, 96 Grove Street, Rutland, office@rutlandjewishcenter.org, 773-3455.

SVA Script Writer’s Workshop. An ongoing, weekly workshop for college-aged on up individuals who wish to hone their skills in writing stage plays and screenplays. Novices through advanced script writers are welcome. one-time registration fee: $10, plus $5 per class. 1 p.m. Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St. Poultney, karenklami@gmail.com.

Kids Karate. Ages 5- 16, adaptive classes available for students on the spectrum. Develop self-discipline, self-control and build self-esteem. Try a free class. 5 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Ukulele Lessons. Ukulele lessons every Wednesday. $20, 5-6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Zumba. Mondays and Wednesdays. A total workout combining all elements of fitness. Per class or punch card. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd. Pittsford, 353- 2259.

Meat Bingo. Bingo for meat prizes. $8, 6-7 p.m. VFW Post 648, 15 Wales St. Rutland, 533-9075.

Mandala Stone Painting. Mandalas are believed to promote purification and healing, and to achieve a sense of oneness with the universe. Gabrielle Hayward, artist/ art therapist will teach you how to create two of your own stones. $25, 6-8 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, beyondmarketing@yahoo.com, 775-0356.

Yoga with Paula Liguori. Weekly Kripalu Yoga open to beginners to advanced practitioners. 6:15 p.m. Academy at Rising Sun, 77 Furnace Rd, Pittsford, 353-2259.

College Night with DJ Mega. Spinning the latest and greatest in music. Top 40, Pop, Hip-hop, Old-School and more. 21+ id is a must. 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St. Rutland.

”Serenity” Gentle Yoga. Perfect for beginners as well as practiced yogis looking for greater flexibility and a deeper sense of inner peace. See website for prices & pkgs. See website for prices & pkgs. 10 a.m. Sol Luna Farm, 329 Old Farm Rd. Shrewsbury, 592-9393.

Chair Yoga. Increase your well-being one movement at a time with this on going gentle chair yoga. Beginners welcome. $50 for 5 sessions, 10:30-11 a.m. Therapydia, 155 Woodstock Avenue, Rutland, 772-7801.

Tai Chi/ Balance Class. Class for those concerned about falling. $5, 11 a.m. Vermont Sports Medicine Ctr. 5 Albert Cree Dr. Rutland, 775-1300.

Parkinsons Fitness Class. Fitness classes for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wednesdays noon. $5, 12 p.m. Club Fitness, Diamond Run Mall, Rutland, 775-1300.

Figure Drawing. Expand on your observational and drawing skills with a live model. Every other Wednesday. $15, 6 p.m. Chaffee Art Center, 16 S. Main St. Rutland, 775-0356.

Moonlight Madness. Stores in Brandon will be open late for holiday shoppers. Parking is available in the Hannaford parking lot. 4-8 p.m. Downtown, Brandon, kristenvarian@gmail.com, 779-7909.

Song Circle. Song circle and jam session invites singers, players of acoustic instruments and listeners to share music. Fiddlers especially welcome. Songbook invites group singing. Donation, 7:15-9:15 p.m. Godnick Center, 1 Deer St. Rutland.

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