NEW! Adult Clay Ornament Making
Do you ever experience that moment when you are creating an art project with you little one and you realize how much you actually enjoy it? There will be an evening adult ornament making where you can enjoy creative time of your own! Handmade ornaments can be gifts or decorations. Find neat ideas for impression/designs you can press into the clay, or if you have a favorite shaped cookie cutter you think would look great, bring it along! Tuesday December 9th and Monday December 15th 6PM-7:15PM
It is that time of year when Santa and his elves make special phone calls to girls and boys in Rutland. We have made arrangements with the elves for Santa Phone Calls to be Thursday December 11th from 5:30PM-7:30PM.
Don't miss your chance to see their faces light up when they connect directly with the North Pole to have a one on one conversation with Santa. The deadline for submitting a form to receive a Santa Phone call is Monday December 8th.
Produced by Lakes Region Youth Orchestra
Musical Directed by Peter Miller
Stage Directed by Saskia Hagen Groom
Vocal Directed by Loren Sylvester
Choreographed by Tegan Waite
Ticket price $12 adults $10 children/seniors (special family package available)
The Snowman is the tale of a boy who builds a snowman one winter's day. That night, at the stroke of twelve, the snowman comes to life and the two venture into the night. The boy and the snowman take flight visiting special places, including Father Christmas. The story’s theme song "Walking in the Air" is the only spoken language. All other acting is done in pantomime. LRYO will be the orchestra starring in the show! (check animated version The Snowman below)
Bring the whole family to a wonderful local performance of Shrek The Musical! All of your favorite characters will be there to delight and entertain audiences of all ages. Tickets are available at the Paramount Theatre.
Join the movement and stay active through the winter. There are so many benefits to walking, biking and running. Creating a healthier community starts with each and every one of us making the commitment to be active, make healthy choices and encourage others to do the same.
The RAPAC 100 Mile in 100 Days Challenge begins today, are you in? Do you have trouble getting outdoors in the winter or do you wonder where you can walk? Check out this list of places indoors and outdoors to walk this winter on the RAPAC website: http://www.walkbikerutland.org/services-view/where-to-walk/
You can sign-up for the challenge online or if you prefer to mail it there is still time. Below are links to the online sign-up as well as the printable pdf version that could be mailed in. There is NO FEE to join in unless you would like to purchase some of the neat swag: shirt, hat, or scarf.
You are invited to join us for the
55th Annual Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 25th 6:30 PM
Make your way to Downtown Rutland for the annual display of Halloween spirit. Marching bands, amazing floats, and an array of costumed characters will parade through the streets of Downtown Rutland.
For more information about the parade route click here: Halloween Parade
5K race starts in BROC parking lot in downtown Rutland next to the train station. Don't forget to wear your costume!
10:00AM Race Start
Registration at 9:15AM
$10 Race Day
For more information contact Cindi Wight at email@example.com or call 773-1822 ext. 15
Click here for the schedule for end of season soccer jamboree/tournament on October 18th at the Hathaway/Summit FC fields.
Come enjoy a beautiful run on the new Carriage Trail! Registration and parking will be at Giorgetti, from there you will be bused over to Proctor to start the race. This is the 10th Annual Leaf Chase and it will be the first race on the new Carriage Trail.
10:00AM Race Starts
Registration starts at 8:45 AM.
Bus leaves at 9:30 AM
$25 race day registration
Fee includes commemorative 10th Annual Leaf Chase Shirt and lunch after the race.
For more information contact Cindi Wight firstname.lastname@example.org 773-1822 x 15.
Rutland Youth Theatre take the stage for three performances of Stuart Little at the Rutland Intermediate School. Tickets will be available at the door, advanced tickets available at the Rutland Rec Office.
Want to show your support? Submit a cast message or make a donation.
The votes are in at the schools, but now it is time to see which Pumpkin Princess will be crowned Queen! Join host Stephanie Wilson as she interviews each Pumpkin Princess, and found out at the end of the show who will be Pumpkin Queen in the 2014 Halloween Parade on Saturday October 25th. The show will be LIVE on PEGTV Wednesday October 8th at 7:00PM.
All Pumpkin Princesses will ride in style the night of the parade, with cars provided by Kinney Motors!
Run and bike throughout Pine Hill Trails. 5K trail run followed by 10K loop for mountain biking. Participate as an individual or as a team. Low key and fun for all levels! Fun and yummy prizes will be awarded from our local farmer's market. $15 Individual or $20 Team. Registration starts 9:15am Giorgetti/Pine Hill Park. For more information contact Jay Thomas, 282-5689.
We're hoping you can join us for our 7th annual Pine Hill Park Duathlon Saturday 9/20 - tomorrow. The race was erroneously listed as being on Sunday in some recent press and I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
The race begins at 10:00 AM with registration beginning at 9:15 and consists of a 5k trail run followed by a 10k mountain bike. Fun and yummy prizes will be awarded from our local farmer's market. You may compete as an individual or team, so come on out and join us for a fun morning of playing in the park.
Later tomorrow afternoon, we'll be hosting a high school race for the Lakes Region Interscholastic Mountain Bike Series. That race, based in the quarry, begins at 3:30 and we're expecting between 80 and 100 riders from throughout New England, including our very own Rutland Recreation Mountain Bike Team and local riders from the Killington Mountain School. Please come check it out and cheer on the riders as they enjoy our beautiful trails.
Have a great weekend and come out and play!
Rutland Recreation & Parks Department
16 North Street Extension
Rutland, VT 05701
Office: (802) 773-1822 x12
Work Cell: (802) 282-5689
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Our third race in our mountain bike series that offer fun and fitness to all ages. Riders may choose to ride one to four laps with Pine Hill Park. The cost is $5 per race with registration being at 5:30 PM at the lower Giorgetti parking lot. If you can not wait you to sign up on the day click below and sign up today!
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This is the third race of the Sunset Series. This event as been apart of our community for twelve years and you can join in! Each race is $5 per person with youth 12th grade and under free. Come on down and bring your entire family for a 5k run or a walk on our trails in Pine Hill at Giorgetti. Registration opens at 5:30 PM or you can click below and sigh up today! Hope to see you there!
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The Chaffe Art Gallery
Back for an incredible 53rd year, with over 130 fine artist and crafts persons coming together for a weekend of fantastic shopping and fun! Get a jump on your holiday shopping, as you enjoy live music, hands-on art projects and demonstrations. Fabulous food, drink and fun for all ages.
Jenni and the Junketeers perform a wide variety of music from swinging jazz and blues to toe tapping rock. Jenni has performed the song "Moonlight in Vermont" around the world in places such as Yaroslavl and Rostov in Russia, Paris, France, and Montreal, Canada. She has sharpened her musical skills with opportunities working with national jazz/blues musicians from New Orleans.
Jenni has become a regular presence around the State of Vermont. Her full, smooth voice offers an ideal format for the collection of American jazz classics, as well as, blues, swing and funk music. Your audience will be mesmerized by her unique style and versatile renditions. She'll have them smiling from their souls, while their feet dance happily to the beat. Jenni has four album cd's available. Her band includes Rutland instrumentalist Glendon Ingalls on string and electric bass as well as sousaphone on New Orleans type tunes.
Join us for the 11th Annual National Night Out. Neighborhoods throughout Rutland are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities across the nation for National Night Out. Enjoy an evening of food, music, and fun!
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The Walk, Wag, and Run races of the Go Play Series are held on a 5K cross country course at the College of Saint Joseph. These races encourage you to bring your furry canine companion, on a leash of course. The Rutland Humane Society is co sponsoring this series and if you are interested in making a donation click here to view the Rutland County Human Society Wish list .
All of our GO PLAY races are free for those grade 12 and under. $5.00 for participants age 18 and up. Registration will begin at 5:30PM. Race starts 6:30PM
PLEASE NOTICE THAT THE DATE FOR THIS RACE WAS UPDATED. THE DROOPY PEDAL SERIES RACES ARE HELD THE 3RD MONDAY OF JUNE, JULY and AUGUST.
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Our second race in our mountain bike series that offer fun and fitness to all ages. Riders may choose to ride one to four laps with Pine Hill Park. The cost is $5 per race with registration being at 5:30 PM at the lower Giorgetti parking lot. If you can not wait you to sign up on the day click below and sign up today!
This concert has been cancelled due to weather.
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This is the second race of the Sunset Series. This event as been apart of our community for twelve years and you can join in! Each race is $5 per person with youth 12th grade and under free. Come on down and bring your entire family for a 5k run or a walk on our trails in Pine Hill at Giorgetti. Registration opens at 5:30 PM or you can click below and sigh up today! Hope to see you there!
PossumHaw is a dynamic, original bluegrass and country-folk quintet from Burlington, Vermont. The band has evolved to combine award-winning, evocative songwriting and singing with top-notch bluegrass instrumentation since 2004. PossumHaw offers stellar vocal harmonies, original music, and impressive acoustic instrumentation on stage.
PossumHaw has produced four albums: Waiting and Watching (2014), Fortune's Name (2010), Madtom (2007) and Split-rail (2005). The band has made appearances at places such as the Champlain Valley Folk Festival, First Night Burlington, Higher Ground, the Long Trail Festival, and at other venues throughout the Northeast.
Band member credentials: Colby Crehan (lead vocalist) was named Vermont Vocalist of the Year, and her song "Road to Mora" was named Vermont Song of the Year. She also performs as lead singer with the Bluegrass Gospel Project with former members of Northern Lights and Breakaway. Stephen Waud (mandolin) also performs with the Modern Grass Quintet. Mitch Barron (upright bass) was a member of Bread and Bones before joining PossumHaw.
From Dusk to Dawn you could spend the night at Flip Side. For $22 you could join the games, the movies, late night stories, and a cool photo session to top off the night. Everyone that joins the fun will get to enjoy a BBQ at night and breakfast in the morning. If you are interested and would like more information please contact Jay Willman at 282-3630.
On Saturday June 21st, Pine Hill Park Trails at Giorgetti Park will host the 2014 Mountain Bike Championships of the Vermont Senior Games! Click here for the course map. Mountain Biking is just one of 22 different sport championship competitions offered through Vermont Senior Games. Individuals over 50 years old can compete in a variety of sports and other active programs. Click here to check out the VSG website.
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Our mountain bike series returns once again to offer fun and fitness to all ages. Riders may choose to ride one to four laps with Pine Hill Park. The cost is $5 per race with registration being at 5:30 PM at the lower Giorgetti parking lot. If you can not wait you to sign up on the day click below and sign up today!