+FIVE: August 8-15, 2018

One night in Memphis
‘Million Dollar Quartet’
August 9 – September 2
Weston Playhouse
12 Park St, Weston
An impromptu meeting at Memphis’ Sun Records brings Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins together for perhaps the most iconic moment in modern musical history. Tues. – Sat. 7:30 p.m., Wed. & Sat. marinées 2 p.m., Sunday matinée 3 p.m. $54 – $68.

There Once Was…
2018- Stories from Ireland
August 9-12
Spice Studio for the Performing Arts
482 South Main St., Rochester
The rich tapestry of fairy tales, music and legends both old and new from Ireland will feed our creative fires as we continue on its storytelling tradition. $15, under age 10-$10, Fri. & Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 2 p.m. 767-4903, baldmountaintheater.org.

Medium at Large?
Enlightenment Fair
August 11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Merchants Hall
40-42 Merchants Row, Rutland
Vendors offering products and services to assist you on the path of awareness and wellness. Intuitive medium Brennyn Molloy will offer limited personal sessions. Entry donations will be used to purchase “Simon Says Play it Safe” for Rutland County family agencies, 353-5495.

Over there!
Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing
August 11, 6 – 8 p.m.
Merck Forest & Farmland Ctr.
3270 VT Rte. 315, Rupert
A staff-guided hike in the evening landscape. Moderate difficulty and will take place weather permitting. Participants must be dressed appropriately for the weather with sturdy footgear, headlamps, water and snacks. Reservations are requested. $5 per person, 394-7836, www.merckforest.org.

The Boys are Back in Town
Satin & Steel
August 13, 7 p.m.
Castleton Pavilion
South St., Castleton
Close out the 2018 summer season with one of Rutland’s hottest horn bands, featuring a five-piece horn section performing classic soul, M-town, and R&B. Free, donate nonperishable food items, 468-6039, castleton.edu.

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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