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Calendar of Events

No matter what the season, there is always something going on in the City of Rutland. Keeping our residents informed of scheduled events and local happenings is important. 

Know of an upcoming event that we need to add? Call City Hall or send an email and we will be happy to add it for you.

Upcoming Events

Rutland Ribfest Vendors Wanted

Begins: 5/10/2019 - 7:00 PM
Ends: 7/19/2019 - 10:00 PM

Rutland Ribfest will be Saturday, August 3, 2019. Ribbers contact The Lariat Bar to register (701) 724-3610.

Ribs and BBQ will be served from 3 p.m. until gone. 

Ribs will be judged at 6 p.m. along with Peoples Choice.

Registration fee $50 with 100% payback to top three winners.

Registration deadline is July 19th.

Contact the Lariat Bar to reserve a location and to ask any questions

Sargent County Take Back Day

Begins: 5/22/2019 - 8:00 AM
Ends: 5/22/2019 - 4:30 PM

Drop off unused or unwated medications for safe disposal at the Sargent County Sheriff's Dept. in Forman, lower level of the Court House.

City offices Closed for Memorial Day

Begins: 5/27/2019
Ends: 5/28/2019

City offices will be closed Monday May, 27th in observance of Memorial Day. We wish all of our residents a safe, happy and restful holiday. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28th.

Memorial Day Program

Begins: 5/27/2019 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 5/27/2019 - 2:00 PM

Rutland American Legion Bergman-Evenson Post #215 and the American Legion Auxiliary Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 27th. 10:15 a.m. at Nordland Cemetery; 10:30 a.m. Rutland Cemetery; and gathering for the program at 11:00 a.m. in the Town Hall.

The program will be followed by a community potluck.

Private Reception

Begins: 6/1/2019 - 4:00 PM
Ends: 6/1/2019 - 12:00 AM

Private wedding reception at City Hall

Council Meeting

Begins: 6/3/2019 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 6/3/2019 - 6:00 PM

Monthly City Council Meeting. Members of the public are always welcome.

Siren Testing

Begins: 6/4/2019 - 7:00 PM
Ends: 6/4/2019 - 7:05 PM

The outdoor warning sirens are tested at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month (June, July, August and September). 

Fun Night and Block Party!

Begins: 6/6/2019 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 6/6/2019 - 10:00 PM

The Rutland Community Club will sponsor another Block Party/Fun Night on Thursday, June 6, by City Hall. Come and have a meal and watch the fun. Stay tuned for more details.

City Council Meeting

Begins: 7/1/2019 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 7/1/2019

Monthly City Council Meeting. Members of the public are always welcome.

Siren Testing

Begins: 7/2/2019 - 7:00 PM
Ends: 7/2/2019 - 7:05 PM

The outdoor warning siren is tested at 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month (April, June, July, August and September).

Rutland All School Reunion

Begins: 7/5/2019 - 6:30 PM
Ends: 7/7/2019 - 11:00 AM

Rutland Alumni Association is holding the All School Reunion for those who attended Rutland Special School District from its beginning until it closed in 1963. Cost for the reunion is $20/person or $30/couple (includes the social, banquet, program and a directory).

Below is the weekend schedule:

Friday, July 5: Registration at the Town Hall 4:30-7:30 p.m. There will be a BBQ open to the public from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Veteran's Park between City Hall and the Legion Hall. Cost for the BBQ is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12.

Saturday, July 6: Registration 2-4 p.m. at the Senior Center during the Social Gathering. Banquet 6 p.m. at City Hall with a program immediately following the banquet. 

The Rutland Museum will be open Saturday.

Sunday, July 7th: Church Services - Nordland Lutheran Church  9:00 a.m.; Baptist services at Four Seasons Healthcare in Forman 9:00 a.m.; St. Mary's Catholic Church Services at 8:30 a.m. in Forman.

Class Reunion

Begins: 7/27/2019 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 7/27/2019 - 8:00 PM

Invitation Only event for Class Members at Rutland City Hall. Stirum Class Reunion.


Begins: 8/3/2019 - 3:00 PM
Ends: 8/3/2019 - Midnight

Come to The Lariat Bar & Grill sponsored RibFest on Saturday, August 3, 2019. There will be several rib chefs trying their best to be named WINNER or Fan Favorite at RibFest. 

Junk Fest

Begins: 8/3/2019 - 10:00 AM
Ends: 8/3/2019 - 4:00 PM

Come to Rutland's annual JunkFest and Farmer's Market. Stay for the RibFest in the evening.

Junkers/Vendors contact Rutland City Hall at 701-724-3081 for information for this year's event.

Monthly City Council Meeting

Begins: 8/5/2019 - 5:00 PM
Ends: 8/5/2019 - 6:00 PM

Monthly City Council Meeting. Members of the public are always welcome. 

The August meeting will include discussion and adoption of the preliminary 2020 budget.

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