Seven to Sunset Concert Series: Reflection
Jul
12
7:00 pm19:00

Seven to Sunset Concert Series: Reflection

  • Main St Park

Bring a picnic, family and friends to enjoy an evening of free live music in the park. Concerts are held Wednesday and Sunday evenings 7:00PM-8:30PM

About the band:

Reflection is a 5-piece band from Southern Vermont, playing a variety of cover music. The band is a group of experienced musicians that formed two years ago and began playing out in the summer of 2016. The band covers classic rock, rock and roll, and light jazz from the 50's to the 90's. Reflection's strength lies in vocal harmonies and quality music, fronted by Lisa Casey-Naquin. 

Sampling of artists played by Reflection:

The Eagles, The Beatles, Linda Ronstadt, The Doobie Brothers, Bobby Darin, Foreigner, Paul McCartney, Diana Krall, Van Morrison, Otis Redding, Carol King, Chuck Berry, Frank Sinatra, Christopher Cross, Classics IV, Ray Charles, and Creedence Clearwater Revival

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race
Jul
18
6:30 pm18:30

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race

  • Pine hill Park

Prefer to pedal your way through a trail race? Our mountain bike series returns is back to offer fun and fitness for all ages and ability levels. A great way to track your progress throughout the summer!  The Droopy Pedal races of the Go Play Series are mountain bike races on a 6-8 mile course based (on ability) in the beautiful Pine Hill Trails at Giorgetti Park.

Walk, Wag & Run
Jul
25
6:30 pm18:30

Walk, Wag & Run

  • College of St. Joseph's

A dog friendly (on a leash) cross country running event. Distance: 5K or 2.5K. All adults who run or walk with a dog will have their $5 race registration covered by S.E. Smith! Youth fees for all races are covered by our title sponsor RRMC Rehabilitation Services. 

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race
Aug
15
6:30 pm18:30

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race

  • Pine Hill Park

Prefer to pedal your way through a trail race? Our mountain bike series returns is back to offer fun and fitness for all ages and ability levels. A great way to track your progress throughout the summer!  The Droopy Pedal races of the Go Play Series are mountain bike races on a 6-8 mile course based (on ability) in the beautiful Pine Hill Trails at Giorgetti Park.

Date: August 15th, 2017

Time: 6:30P-8:30P

Droopy Down Hill 2
Aug
28
4:00 pm16:00

Droopy Down Hill 2

  • Pine Hill Park

The Droopy Downhill is back for it's second year. Except this time, we've added another race! One to kick off the mountain bike season and one to end it! Come join us again for this Enduro style mountain bike race. Come test your skills and conquer you're best time! This race is a single run, timed-trial race. Fastest time walks away with bragging rights for the summer! Register ahead online or anytime during the race. Join us for a summer BBQ after!

Date: August 28th, 2017

Time: 4P-6P


Walk, Wag & Run
Jun
27
6:30 pm18:30

Walk, Wag & Run

  • College of St. Joseph's

A dog friendly (on a leash) cross country running event. Distance: 5K or 2.5K. All adults who run or walk with a dog will have their $5 race registration covered by S.E. Smith! Youth fees for all races are covered by our title sponsor RRMC Rehabilitation Services. 

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race
Jun
20
6:30 pm18:30

Droopy Pedal Mountain Bike Race

  • Giorgetti Park

Prefer to pedal your way through a trail race? Our mountain bike series returns is back to offer fun and fitness for all ages and ability levels. A great way to track your progress throughout the summer!  The Droopy Pedal races of the Go Play Series are mountain bike races on a 6-8 mile course based (on ability) in the beautiful Pine Hill Trails at Giorgetti Park.

Nature Hike
Jun
17
9:30 am09:30

Nature Hike

  • Pine Hill Park
Led by local naturalist Tom Estill

Led by local naturalist Tom Estill

Come and learn about the wildlife of Pine Hill Park on this moderate stroll through some of the trails of the Park.  We'll be looking at the various plants and animals that inhabit this wonderful park, and work with some of the tools a naturalist uses in their work.  Bring your wildlife guide books, binoculars, comfortable walking shoes, bug spray, and love of the outdoors.
Difficulty:  Easy/Moderate

Age 11+- Giorgetti/Pine Hill Park
Sa 6/10 10:00AM-12:00PM
FREE!

Droopy Down Hill
Jun
5
4:00 pm16:00

Droopy Down Hill

  • Pine Hill Park

The Droopy Downhill is back for it's second year. Except this time, we've added another race! One to kick off the mountain bike season and one to end it! Come join us again for this Enduro style mountain bike race. Come test your skills and conquer you're best time! This race is a single run, timed-trial race. Fastest time walks away with bragging rights for the summer! Register ahead online or anytime during the race. Join us for a summer BBQ after!

Date: June 5th 2017

Time: 4P-6P

Kiwanis Bike Rodeo
May
21
1:00 pm13:00

Kiwanis Bike Rodeo

  • Giorgetti Park

The Rutland Kiwanis Club, Killington/Pico Cycling Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a bike safety day for children up to age 13. A parent/guardian must accompany the child. There will be a road safety course, mountain bike skills course, bike checks and helmets provided. Remember to bring your bike!

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Chalk the Walk
May
13
10:00 am10:00

Chalk the Walk

  • Godnick Center

Hands On Minds On Children’s Art Studio’s 4th Annual Chalk the Walk, a sidewalk chalk art festival. Enjoy art and the outdoors! Grab friends, or come and make new ones, and create a colorful piece of art in one of the squares. Families are encouraged to come participate in chalk art or just come to watch and enjoy some of the other activities. More details about the event are available at www.rutlandrec.com/chalkthewalk. This is a free event with a suggested donation of $3, proceeds benefit the Hands On Minds On Art Studio. We hope to see your there!
 

Kiwanis Fishing Derby
May
6
8:30 am08:30

Kiwanis Fishing Derby

  • Combination Pond

Once again the Rutland Kiwanis Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a special fishing day for children up to age 13. A parent/guardian must accompany the child. Registration is at 8:30AM. Prizes are awarded in various categories. Fish will be provided by the Vermont Fish & Game Department.

Skate With Santa
Dec
23
10:00 am10:00

Skate With Santa

  • Giorgetti Arena

Santa will be skating in the arena from 10:30AM-11:30AM. This event is intended for for 10 and under plus parents and grandparents who are encouraged to join their children on the ice. Admission is free with special $1.00 skate rentals.

Santa Phone Calls
Dec
6
5:30 pm17:30

Santa Phone Calls

Special arrangements have been made to transfer phone calls from Santa in the North Pole to Rutland City Children! Just click here to fill out the special Santa's Elf from. Phone calls will be between 5:30PM and 7:30PM on Tuesday December 6th.

Santa's Arrival & Tree Lighting
Nov
26
6:30 pm18:30

Santa's Arrival & Tree Lighting

  • Depot Park Dowtown Rutland

Santa comes to town to light the downtown Christmas Tree and kick off the holiday season. Celebrate with Christmas carols led by local choral groups, hot chocolate, goodies, and more! Follow Santa to the Paramount Theatre after for the chance to sit on his lap, and stick around for a double movie feature at 7 PM - Chipmunk Christmas & A Charlie Brown Christmas! A night the whole family will love. 

57th Annual Halloween Parade!!!
Oct
29
6:30 pm18:30

57th Annual Halloween Parade!!!

YOU'RE INVITED TO THE 57tH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE!!

Line up will begin at 5:30PM with the Parade starting at 6:30PM.

Parade Route

Madison St. & Strongs Ave. to Wales St., left to West St., left onto Merchants Row ending at the plaza.