+FIVE: December 14-20, 2017

Free Frailin’
Bow Thayer
Dec. 15, 7 p.m.
The Wild Fern
1720 VT Rte. 100, Stockbridge
Local Americana singer-songwriter performs as part of a regular Friday music series. For more information, call 746-9119 or visit The Wild Fern’s Facebook page.

Bells of Joy
Christmas Concert
Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.
United Methodist Church
71 Williams St., Rutland
35th annual Christmas Concert, inspired by the Lessons and Carols Service from Kings College, Cambridge England, featuring traditional carols with steel drum group Pandemonium. By donation. For more information, call 345-6759, or visit rutlandumc.com.

Prancing Prince?
“The Nutcracker”
Dec. 17, 1 & 6 p.m.
Paramount Theatre
30 Center St., Rutland
Dozens of area dance students create this holiday favorite. Lavish costumes, Tchaikovsky’s classic score and imaginative choreography tell the enchanting tale of a girl’s first love, a Magician, a Rat King, a Nutcracker, and a Prince. For more information, call 775-0570, or visit paramountvt.org.

Ebenezer
“A Christmas Carol” Matinee
Dec. 17, 2:30 p.m.
Wallingford Town Hall
75 School St., Wallingford
Dickens’ holiday classic performed chamber style. Donation. For more information, ShakespeareOnMainStreet.org.

Serious Strings
Peter Griggs
Dec. 17, 3 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
117 West St.
Rutland
An Old English Christmas. Guitarist/composer Peter Griggs performs. $10 suggested donation. For more information, call 775-0850, or visit rutlanduu.org.






















































































































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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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