Mar 9, 2014
Basket Weaving with Maura Clancy
Join Maura Clancy for a one day basket making workshop. No experience is necessary. Participants will walk away with a completed and very useful basket they made themselves. Maura has been a basket maker for 10 years and has taught basket weaving throughout Vermont. $75. Materials are included, but each participant is asked to bring their own tape measure, flat head screw driver, dish pan or bucket for soaking the reed, and sharp scissors. Class size is limited. Sign up by: February 27
Compass Music and Arts Center (333 Jones Drive)
802-247-4295 Web Site | Map
Jun 26, 2014
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra TD Bank Summer Festival Tour returns to The Mountain Top Inn & Resort to perform on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
The Mountain Top Inn & Resort (195 Mountain Top Road)
802-483-2311 Web Site | Map
Feb 15, 2014 through Apr 15, 2014
Winter Maple Sugar Tour
Tour the beautiful Vermont back roads past farms and fields and over covered bridges to visit a working sugarhouse. See the process of boiling maple sap to syrup. Visit the sugar bush and learn about the process of maple sugar production from maple sugar tree with native Vermonter Kelly Socia. Kelly was born and raised on a farm in Rutland County. Great photo opportunities. Individual and group tours available. 3 ¢ hour tours $50.00 pp leaving daily by appt. Discount for groups of 10 or more.
Rutland/Killington/Ludlow/Manchester (Pickup at various locations)
Daily by Appointment
802-446-3131 Web Site | Map
Mar 5, 2014
Real and Imagined Threats to the United States
Former CIA Chief of Counterterrorism Haviland Smith examines current US concerns, including domestic and foreign terrorism, nuclear proliferation, drugs, cyberwarfare, drones, and certain nations and regions. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council event.
Rutland Free Library (10 Court St)
Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.
Mar 8, 2014
Richard Shindell in Concert
After a year-long touring hiatus to write and record, Richard Shindell returns to the US. An expatriate New Yorker now living in Buenos Aires, Richard Shindell is a meticulous craftsman of song whose eight studio albums and 2 live recordings have been revered by critics and fans alike. Shindell has a penchant for songwriting at once passionate and profound.
Paramount Theater (30 Center St)
Sat., 8:00 pm
802-775-0570 Web Site | Map
Mar 9, 2014
Vermont Symphony Orchestra - Sunday Matinee Series
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra will be performing at the Paramount Theatre on Sunday March 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm. Jaime Laredo, conductor Takatsugu Hagiwara, tuba Orchestras Feeding America food drive: non-perishable food items and/or cash donations will be collected in the lobby. This food drive will benefit the BROC Food Shelf. Please see the Vermont Symphony Orchestra website for more details regarding the Sunday Matinee Series.
Sunday, 3:00 pm
802-864-5741 Web Site | Map
Mar 29, 2014 through Nov 29, 2014
Vermont Backroad BreweryWinery Tours
Have your best man or maid of honor throw you what will be the most talked about and memorable bachelor/bachelorette party ever. Book a brewery or winery tour with Vermont Backroad Tours. This tour is an all day event. You will tour 4 to 6 breweries/wineries with the option of dinner at the last brew stop. Bring your CDï‚¯s, iPod or videos to play as we party our way to one of the more than 30 Vermont breweries or wineries.
Daily booked in advance
802-446-3131 Web Site | Map
Jun 7, 2014
Attempting the World's Longest Contra Dance Line
Rutland, Vermont on Saturday, June 7th, 2014 will host an attempt on the Guinness Book of World Records - Longest Contra Dance Line. Nationally known caller Will Mentor and two equally recognized bands: Perpetual E-Motion and Giant Robot Dance will play for the record attempt. A large evening dance will follow. WE NEED YOUR HELP, we need 2209 dancers and you. For more information and updates see Facebook page: "Attempting the World's Longest Contra Dance Line".
TBA, see updates on Facebook
Saturday June 7th, 2014 record in the afternoon with regular contra dance in the evening (see facebook for exact times).
802-492-3400 Web Site | Map