+FIVE: April 12, 2018

Spring Strings
Swing Noire
April 13, 7 p.m.
The Old Firehouse
Mountain View Road and Vt. 140, Tinmouth.
Taking inspiration from Django Reinhardt along with the American Hot Jazz of the early 1900s. Suggested donation of $10 to $15. Homemade desserts, coffee and tea will be available.

The Nick is Right Tour
Nick DiPaolo
April 13, 8 p.m.
Paramount Theater
30 Center St., Rutland
While 95 percent of comedians lean liberal, DiPaolo leans the other way and he’s not afraid to call it as he sees it. This show is for mature audiences only. 775-0903, www.paramountvt.org.

All Wet
Pond Skimming
April 14, 9 a.m.
Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, 4763 Killington Road
Killington
A wacky rite of spring, free to watch. Open to skiers and snowboarders but is limited to the first 100 registrants. Entry fee is $10 (cash or check only). If you are younger than 18, you need a parent/guardian to sign your waiver form. Registration will open at 9 a.m. at the Roaring Brook Umbrella Bar, Killington Resort, 4763 Killington Road, Killington, www.killington.com.

Got You Covered
Vermont Covered Bridge Society Spring Meeting
April 14, 11 a.m.
Quechee Public Library
1957 Main St., Quechee
Joint meeting with the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges. Guest speaker is Vermont State Architectural Historian Devan Coleman on The Life and Work of Nichols Powers. Free, vermontbridges.com.

Double Trouble
Primo Johnson
April 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Hide-A-Way Tavern
42 Center St., Rutland
Week two of Hide-A-Way Tavern’s Sunday Spring Series features Jeff Poremski and Jared Johnson. 6 – 9 p.m. Hide-A-Way Tavern, 42 Center St., Rutland, 776-4156.

George Nostrand

George Nostrand is a Vermont musician, writer and calendar editor for the Rutland Reader and Rutland Herald. You might see him around as his alter-ego, the front man for George's Back Pocket.

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