Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Rutland, Vermont



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Rutland, Vermont is a city in the "Crossroads of Vermont" region, and the largest city in Vermont that is not located on, or near, either of the state's two major Interstate highways. Instead, US Routes 4 and 7 intersect in Rutland and are a major connection to destinations throughout the Northeast.

Rutland City is surrounded by the town of Rutland, which is a separate municipality, and the downtown area of the city is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rutland Lodging and Dining in Rutland

The City of Rutland offers many options for your Vermont vacation, from luxury Rutland VT hotels to affordable motels in Rutland VT, and more. There are also many wonderful places to eat in Rutland, from fine dining to casual restaurants in Rutland. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, you'll enjoy your stay in Rutland, Vermont.

Rutland Weddings and Conferences in Rutland

Rutland has all the resources you'll need to plan your perfect event in Vermont. Whether you're planning a small wedding in Rutland VT, a local family reunion in the Rutland area, or a business conference in Rutland, you'll find the perfect location and amenities to host your events in Rutland Vermont.

Rutland Real Estate

Rutland offers beautiful property for visitors and newcomers to stay or live in Vermont, from farmhouses to condominiums and more. Whether you're looking for a vacation rental in Rutland, or a Rutland house for sale, real estate in Rutland VT may have just what you're looking for.

Things to do in Rutland

Rutland is a four-season paradise located in the heart of the Green Mountains with many fun things to do in Rutland and the surrounding area. From skiing at nearby Killington Resort to shopping in Rutland's historic downtown, there's always something to do in Rutland. Enjoy the breathtaking fall foliage each year and don't miss the well-known Rutland Halloween Parade near the end of October.

As you can tell, Rutland is a great place to stay and live. From outdoor activities and scenic views, to shopping and fine restaurants, Rutland Vermont has it all!

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Quick Facts About Rutland City

County: Rutland
Latitude / Longitude: 43.61 N / 72.97 W
Zip Code(s): 05701, 05702
Incorporated: 1892
Population (2010): 16,495
Elevation: 648 feet | Land Area: 7.64 miles
 
Town Clerk: 802-773-8901
(City Clerk: 802-773-1800)
Nicknames: Marble City
Major Hospitals: Rutland Regional Medical Center
Major Airports: Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport
Amtrak Stations: Rutland (RUD)
Colleges/Universities: a branch of the Community College of Vermont, College of St Joseph. Nearby: Green Mountain College (13.2 miles NE), Castleton State College (14.4 miles W) Top Employers: Rutland Regional Medical Center, GE Aircraft Engines - Rutland Operation, Casella Waste Systems Inc, Green Mountain Power (formerly Central Vermont Public Service Corp), Carris Reels
Tourist Attractions: Wilson Castle, Rutland Historical Society, Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont, Rutland Country Club, Pine Hill Park, Diamond Run Mall, The Spartan Arena, Annual Rutland Halloween Parade, The Vermont State Fair. Birthplace of: James E. Burke (born 1925), CEO of Johnson & Johnson; John Deere (1804-1886), blacksmith & founder of Deere & Company; Aaron Lewis (born 1972), lead singer of the band Staind; Dan Tyminski (born 1967), bluegrass composer, vocalist & instrumentalist; Jim Jeffords (born 1934), US senator; Robert Stafford (1913-2006), US congressman, senator & 71st Governor of Vermont; Suzy Chaffee (born 1946), Olympic skier & actress; Andrea Mead Lawrence (1932-2009), first American to win two gold Olympic skiing medals.

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Nearby Cities and Towns:

Region 7: Crossroads of Vermont | Rutland Town | Proctor (2.2 miles NW) | Pittsford (2.7 miles NW) | Mendon (2.2 miles NE) | Clarendon (2.2 miles S) | Shrewsbury (2.9 miles SE) | West Rutland (2.0 miles W)

Vermont Events in February


14th Annual Winter Fest 2/12/16 - 2/14/16

Join us for the 14th Annual Winter Fest! Three days of outdoor winter fun in Rutland City! Kick off the event on Friday night in Downtown Rutland with night sledding, BYOS (Bring Your Own Sled). On Saturday watch as teams compete in the Snow Sculpture Contest, while enjoying many other activities in Main Street Park. Spend Valentines Day at Giorgetti Park ice skating, snowshoeing, or sledding. Check out the Cardboard Sledding Challenge and try racing through the obstacle course in the Teddy Bear Carry, both on Sunday.


Phil Vassar 2/13/16 - 2/13/16

Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue – and realize – his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter and a mantle full of awards and the launch of his own Rodeowave Entertainment label continues to expand and evolve. Vassar continues to churn out incisive, soulful lyrics and infectious melodies that capture the heart and soul in the unique and special way that only he can, and his latest single, “Love Is Alive,” is no exception.


Tracy Morgan - Picking Up The Pieces 2/19/16 - 2/19/16

Starring for seven seasons on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning “30 Rock,” Morgan appeared opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as “Tracy Jordan,” the unpredictable star of Lemon’s (Fey) hit variety show, “TGS with Tracy Jordan.” In 2009 Morgan received his first Emmy Nomination for this role, in the Supporting Actor category; he has in six past years also been nominated for a Supporting Actor NAACP Image Award. The “30 Rock” cast has also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.” While on a standup comedy tour in 2014, Morgan was critically injured in a serious car accident that prevented the comedian from continuing to work and tour. After months of rehabilitation, Tracy returned in an exclusive interview with TODAY Show’s Matt Lauer where he expressed his grief for the incident as well as his goals to come back to the entertainment world. The FXX Studios untitled comedy series created by RCG productions, toplined by Morgan, remains on hold. In June 2015, Tracy was selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the 2016 class. Starting September the same year, Morgan began filming his next role in the upcoming comedy, FIST FIGHT, staring Ice Cube and Charlie Day. - See more at: https://rutlandvermont.com/event/tracy-morgan-picking-up-the-pieces/#sthash.s3yswRjC.dpuf


The Machine 2/26/16 - 2/26/16

THE MACHINE, America’s top Pink Floyd show, has forged a 20+ year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd, while creating another legacy all their own. Over the years, The Machine has touched the hearts and souls of many, selling out theaters, large clubs and casinos across North and Central America, Europe and Asia. They have also appeared at renowned music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Riverbend, the Gathering of the Vibes, Buffalo’s Artpark, and Germany’s Rock of Ages. The New York based band focuses on making every show an authentic Floydian experience for their fans. Known for performing a diverse mix of The Floyds extensive 16-album repertoire, The Machine’s stellar musicianship, dramatic lighting and video, and their passionate delivery sets them above and beyond the rest.


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