Fall Bird Walks


Join Slate Valley Trails and local birder and Rutland County Audubon volunteer, Joel Tilley, on a this series of Fall Bird Walks, starting at 7:30 AM along trails in the Slate Valley Trails system. Joel will guide us as we identify what birds maybe migrating south for the winter. All are welcome. If you can't […]


Community Trail Building Evenings

O'Brien Property Delancy Cross Rd, Wells, VT

Come pitch in on local trails! Community Trail Build Evenings are every Wednesday this October until we finish the O’Brien property project or daylight savings time begins! No experience necessary! If you can't make it at 4, you're still welcome to come, just follow the trail from the upper field parking. What to wear/bring: Headlamp […]

SVT Fall Board Meeting

Location details via email

Attend the Slate Valley Trails Fall Board Meeting and learn how you can become involved in our organization! We are seeking volunteers to help us steward our growing trail system, and spread the word to our community and beyond about this great resource! For info and directions, email the organizer for this event listed below.

Christmas Bazaar, Soup & Sandwich Luncheon

Poultney United Methodist Church 108 Main Street, Poultney, VT

The Bazaar offers many hand-crafted items; bake sale treats are available. The luncheon will be from 11:00 to 2:00pm featuring delicious home-made soups, sandwiches and desserts. Contributions ($1) and names are invited for Memory Roses for the exterior Christmas tree at Poultney United Methodist Church. This event happens annually on the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving.

Traditional Ecumenical Thanksgiving Worship

Welsh Presbyterian Church 42 Grove Street, Poultney, VT

Poultney's annual traditional ecumenical service rotates locations yearly. The ecumenical choir will sing. Pies, beverages and fellowship follow the event. All are welcome. Offertory: Non-perishable goods for the Poultney Food Shelf will be appreciated. For more information contact Frank Sears at (802) 326-3594


Annual Farmers’ Market Christmas Fair

Poultney High School 154 East Main Street, Poultney, VT

For two days, Nov 29th and 30th, it is a full house of vendors of crafts, foods and other made-in-Vermont products as well as local non-profits information booths.

Breakfast with Santa

Poultney United Methodist Church 108 Main Street, Poultney, VT

Come, have breakfast and meet Santa. Photos with Santa will be available Contact Marlene Isherwood at (802) 287-9244 for more information.

Roof Restoration Basket Party

Saint Raphael's Church 21 East Main Street, Poultney, VT

Dear Business Owners, Community and Friends, Saint Raphael’s Church needs the help of the community-at-large. 117 years of Vermont weather has put it in desperate need of a new roof. This beautiful historic structure which holds a prominent place in the history of this community, is one we all appreciate. It is on the National […]

St. Raphael’s Christmas Party

St. Raphael's Catholic Church 21 East Main St., Poultney, VT

St. Raphael's Catholic Church in Poultney invites you to a Christmas Party! An evening of food and fun to celebrate the Christmas holiday and welcome Father Steven Scarmozzino! Join us in the Parish Hall at 21 E. Main St. Poultney, VT - Saturday, Dec. 21 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm There will be Big Band Music, […]


Methodist Church Breakfast

Poultney United Methodist Church 108 Main Street, Poultney, VT

The Poultney United Methodist Church provides an at-will offering breakfast at their church on East Main Street the last Saturday of each month. Join us from 8 am to 10 am for some good food and good company!

Maplefest Howe Hill Hike

East Poultney Green 1500 East Main Street, East Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails for this Maplefest Howe Hill Hike. Howe Hill is maintained by Slate Valley Trails.Hike up Howe Hill to the view of downtown Poultney.  We will follow the loop around to the snowmobile trail then follow it out to River Street and walk up the road to Marshall's sugarhouse. The return will […]

Maplefest Bike Around

D&H Rail Trail Main Street, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails on this beginner friendly bike ride, at a casual pace. We will ride around downtown, and make 1 stop at a local sugarhouse. The route will be mostly flat and along roads, or possibly the D&H Rail Trail where it aligns with the Poultney River and Rail Trail if conditions are […]

CANCELLED – June Townwide Yard Sale

Poultney Vermont Poultney, Vermont

Due to concerns surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic this event has been cancelled for 2021. We hope to see you all on June 4th of 2022! With over 80 vendors, there's something for everyone. Food, fun, and bargains all over town, and businesses often hold their own sales as well.

Pride Hike

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

Join Slate Valley Trails for a hike at the Fairgrounds to celebrate Pride Month and our LGBTQIA+ family, friends and neighbors. All ages, allies, and families welcome to attend this event. Feel free to wear your best rainbow gear. We will embark on a leisurely hike at the Fairgrounds and climb to a great lookout. […]

Volunteer Trail Work Session

Endless Brook Trailhead Endless Brook Trailhead, Poultney, VT

Join SVT for a Volunteer Trail Work Session on Tuesday, June 22nd from 5:00 to 7:30pm in upgrading a section of Franz's Falls trail accessible from the Endless Brook trailhead. We will work to remedy these spots. Some trail building experience preferred, but all abilities are welcome! Seeking volunteers to help with building a retaining […]


Fair Haven Concerts in the Park

Fair Haven Park Fair Haven, VT

July 1st Studio II - Beatles Tribute Band July 8th EnerJazz - Big Band style music spanning the decades July 15th Aaron Audet - Local Musician - Rock and Pop - 60's to the present July 22nd Annie & The Hedonists - Acoustic Blue, Vintage Jazz, and more. July 29th Twangbusters - Honky-tonk, Country Swing, […]


Story Time

Poultney Town Office Lawn 9 Main Street, Poultney, VT

Story Time is fun for all ages. Join Rebecca and Racheal for animal stories, music and movement. (weather permitting, no rain dates)


Slate Valley Shale Shifters (Youth Family Ride)

Fairgrounds Trailhead 131 Town Farm Road, Poultney, VT

The Slate Valley Trails "Youth and Family Programming Committee" invites you to the inaugural Slate Valley Shale Shifters (Youth Family Ride) . All are welcome. Rides will go in green (easier) and blue trails depending on the group, and end with a swim. Bring: your bike, helmet, reusable water bottle, snack, bug spray (optional), and […]