Events in Burlington, Vermont - May 25-27

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Real Estate Agent with Burlington VT Real Estate

There is much to do in Burlington, Vermont.  Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend...

Friday, May 25, 2012

Mad Robin Contra Dance

The Irregulars offer a lively soundtrack to a traditional New England dance with a potluck dessert. Beginners' orientation, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Friday, May 25, 8–11PM at First Congregational Church in Burlington. $8; wear clean, soft-soled shoes.

Queen City Tango Milonga

Warm-ups and skill building for all levels lead into open dancing in the Argentine tradition. No partner needed; wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Friday, May 25, 7–10:30PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

Rhubarb Jam

Canning expert Robin Berger demonstrates a no-commercial-pectin method. Friday, May 25, 6–7:30PM at Sustainability Academy, Lawrence Barnes School in Burlington. $5-10.

Integrative Health Week: Lunchtime Lectures

Highly regarded medical experts look at cases of cancer and gastrointestinal disorders before a Friday panel discussion. Friday, May 25, 12–1PM at Carpenter Auditorium, Given Medical Building, UVM in Burlington. Free.

Astronomy Viewing

Weather permitting, stargazers take in the night sky with members of the Vermont Astronomical Society. Begins at sundown; call to confirm. Friday, May 25, 8PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

Spielpalast Cabaret

Get dolled up for an evening of vaudeville and vintage burlesque with dancing ladies, a troupe of satirists and a saucy house orchestra. Come an hour early for cocktails all shows Special "scandalous show" on May 19 at 11 p.m. Friday, May 25, 8PM at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington. $24-27; for mature audiences only.

'the napoleon 2012'

Green Candle Theatre Company chronicles the life and times of Napoléon Bonaparte in a slightly historical, and wildly imaginative, comedy. Friday, May 25, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20; rated PG-13.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Green Mountain Comedy Festival: High School Improv Show

Budding standups share all-ages wit. Saturday, May 26, 1PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. Free.

Civil War Cemetery Walking Tour

Wander the cemetery with reenactors and historian Don Jackson as they spout details about the numerous generals residing six feet under. Saturday, May 26, 1–2:30PM at Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington. Free

Dedication of Civil War Historical Marker

Military and political leaders and a rifle squad commemorate the 2nd Vermont Regiment. A Civil War song program augments the affair. Saturday, May 26, 1–3:30PM at Battery Park in Burlington. Free.

Louisa Howard Chapel Opening

Architecture buffs get a gander at the fully restored High Gothic Victorian nondenominational landmark at Lakeview Cemetery. Held in conjunction with the annual Civil War General's Cemetery Tour. Saturday, May 26, 11AM–3PM at Louisa Howard Chapel in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, May 26, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Gourmet PreMarathon Pasta Dinner

Whether they're running the marathon or just want to eat like it, folks carbo-load on creative noodle dishes, healthy sides, artisan baguettes and homemade desserts. Proceeds support Outright Vermont. Saturday, May 26, 5–8PM at McClure MultiGenerational Center in Burlington. $10-20.

Green Mountain Comedy Festival: Improv Workshops for Kids/Teens

Little jokesters hone their wit through improv games with Spark Arts instructors. Session for 8- to 12-year-olds, 10-11 a.m.; session for 13- to 18-year-olds, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26: 10 – 11AM, 11:30AM – 12:30PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. Free.

Open Media Workshop

Professional or novice film editors learn about various programs for mixing and enhancing all of their video assets into a single project. Saturday, May 26, 2–4PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free

Spielpalast Cabaret

Get dolled up for an evening of vaudeville and vintage burlesque with dancing ladies, a troupe of satirists and a saucy house orchestra. Come an hour early for cocktails all shows Saturday, May 25, 8PM, 11PM at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington. $24-27; for mature audiences only.

'the napoleon 2012'

Green Candle Theatre Company chronicles the life and times of Napoléon Bonaparte in a slightly historical, and wildly imaginative, comedy. Saturday, May 25: 2PM, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20; rated PG-13.

What's Your Story?

Anecdotists deliver unscripted tales along the theme of "spring fever" at an open mic. The session will be recorded for radio broadcast on The Radiator (105.9 FM). Saturday, May 26, 8–11PM at The Firefly Gallery in Burlington. $5 suggested donation.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Louisa Howard Chapel Opening

Architecture buffs get a gander at the fully restored High Gothic Victorian nondenominational landmark at Lakeview Cemetery. Held in conjunction with the annual Civil War General's Cemetery Tour. Sunday, May 27, 11AM–3PM at Louisa Howard Chapel in Burlington. Free.

Burlington-Area Scrabble Club

Triple-letter-square seekers spell out winning words. New players welcome. Sunday, May 27, 12:30–5PM at McClure MultiGenerational Center in Burlington. Free.

Meditation & Spiritual Tools for Intuitive Living, Soul Purpose & Spiritual Healing

Practitioners communicate with their higher selves through aura, chakra and energy activities. Sunday, May 27, 11AM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. Donations accepted.

Dimanches

Novice and fluent French speakers brush up on their linguistics — en français. Sunday, May 27, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

KeyBank Vermont City Marathon & Relay

Long-distance runners pound a 26.2-mile path through the Queen City. Sunday, May 27, 8AM at Battery Park in Burlington. Various prices and fundraising requirements.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT

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