Events in Burlington, Vermont - June 8-10

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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, June 8, 2012

Vermont Employee Ownership Conference

Gar Alperovitz, author of America Beyond Capitalism, keynotes this full-day conference exploring employee ownership and participation, as well as sustainable business models. Friday, June 8, 7:30AM–5PM at Champlain College in Burlington. $125-160.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

Queen City residents get jazzed about a grand-slam lineup of live music, which takes place everywhere from concert halls to tents by the waterfront. Friday, June 8, 12–11:59PM at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Various prices; see discoverjazz.com for full schedule and details

CCTV Anniversary Picnic

Free-speech fans convene for a summery spread of food, drinks and cake. Lower Shelter. Friday, June 8, 5–8PM at Oakledge Park in Burlington. Free.

Local Authors Day

Vermont writers scope out Burlington's newest bookstore. Friday, June 8, 9AM–8PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Queen City Contra Dance

Chris Weiler calls the steps to a traditional social dance, soundtracked by Firefly. Beginners' session, 7:45 p.m.; regular dance, 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, 8PM at Edmunds Middle School in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12.

'the napoleon 2012'

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

Trinity College of Vermont Reunion

Trinity College of Vermont Reunion - Alumni, faculty and friends celebrate their alma mater at a weekend gathering. Friday, June 8, 5–9PM at University of Vermont in Burlington. $10 for Friday's wine-and-cheese party; $35 for Saturday's luncheon (preregister).

Zumba Class

Movers and shakers party themselves into shape with Latin-based dance moves. Friday, June 8, 6–7PM at The Flashbulb Institute in Burlington. $12 suggested donation

Saturday, June 9, 2012

2012 Homes Tour

A self-guided tour of the Queen City, organized by Preservation Burlington, includes stops at the "Rambler Ranch," Burlington's Hill Section and beyond. Saturday, June 9, 12–4PM at Various locations in Burlington. $20.

The Retreat From Canada: A Revolutionary War Reenactment

The Warner Regiment re-creates an encampment of colonial militia circa 1776. Lifestyle, tools and crafts displays and presentations round out the weekend events. Saturday, June 9, 10AM–4PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. $3-5; free for children under 6.

Trinity College of Vermont Reunion

Alumni, faculty and friends celebrate their alma mater at a weekend gathering. Saturday, June 9, 12–3PM at University of Vermont in Burlington. $10 for Friday's wine-and-cheese party; $35 for Saturday's luncheon (preregister).

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

Queen City residents get jazzed about a grand-slam lineup of live music, which takes place everywhere from concert halls to tents by the waterfront. Saturday, June 9, 1–11:59PM at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Various prices; see discoverjazz.com for full schedule and details.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, June 9, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free

Sally Fallon Morell

The author of Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook That Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats offers a how-to for traditional, no-fuss meals in "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner." Saturday, June 9, 9AM–2PM at Burlington High School in Burlington. Free; preregister.

Branch Out Burlington! Tree Walk

Arborist Warren Spinner, forester Matt Leonard and tree expert Nancy Knox share trunk trivia on an easy jaunt along park pathways. Saturday, June 9, 10AM at Ethan Allen Homestead 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, June 9, 2–4PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free

Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the editing software. Saturday, June 9, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister

Weatherization Skillshop

Homeowners learn about how air moves through a building — and how energy is lost — through hands-on demonstrations. Saturday, June 9, 9AM–2PM at Champlain Housing Trust in Burlington. Free.

Champ Ride

Riding routes of 17, 32, 67 or 100 miles wind through the Lake Champlain Valley and support Vermont CARES' fundraising efforts for HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Prizes and a picnic follow from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 6:30AM at Oakledge Park in Burlington. $15-85; some fundraising required.

'the napoleon 2012'

Green Candle Theatre Company chronicles the life and times of Napoléon Bonaparte in a slightly historical, and wildly imaginative, comedy. Saturday, June 9: 2PM, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20; rated PG-13.

Hinda Miller

The Burlington author discusses her memoir, Pearls of a Sultana: What I've Learned About Business, Politics and the Human Spirit. Saturday, June 9, 2PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Madeleine Kunin

In The New Feminist Agenda: Defining the Next Revolution for Women, Work and Family, the former Vermont governor offers a detailed path toward women's equality. Saturday, June 9, 4PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Open-Air Flea Market

Vendors display antiques and uniques under the sun. Misery Loves Co. sells new-American street fare. Sunday, June 10, 10AM–3PM at Vintage Inspired in Burlington. Free to attend; $25 for vendors.

Co-op Solar Info Booth

Eco-friendly folks learn about a solar hot-water program and sign up for free solar-site assessments of their home or business. Part of the Dealer.com Wellness Market. Sunday, June 10, 9AM–2PM at Dealer.com in Burlington. Free.

The Retreat From Canada: A Revolutionary War Reenactment

The Warner Regiment re-creates an encampment of colonial militia circa 1776. Lifestyle, tools and crafts displays and presentations round out the weekend events. Sunday, June 10, 10AM–4PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. $3-5; free for children under 6.

Walk for the Animals

Two- and four-legged friends raise funds for the Chittenden County Humane Society on a mile-long stroll, followed by a cookout and music. Sunday, June 10, 10AM at Battery Park in Burlington. Donations accepted.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

Queen City residents get jazzed about a grand-slam lineup of live music, which takes place everywhere from concert halls to tents by the waterfront. Sunday, June 10, 11AM–9PM at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Various prices; see discoverjazz.com for full schedule and details.

Dealer.com Wellness Market

More than 40 farmers, food artisans, crafters and wellness practitioners set up booths at this outdoor community gathering. Sunday, June 10, 9AM–2PM at Dealer.com in Burlington. Free.

Burlington-Area Scrabble Club

Triple-letter-square seekers spell out winning words. New players welcome. Sunday, June 10, 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, June 10, 11AM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. Donations accepted.

Willard Sterne Randall

The historian and author looks at the 1775 Invasion of Canada through the eyes of Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold. Sunday, June 10, 4PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

Andrea Chesman

The author of The Pickled Pantry: From Apples to Zucchini, 150 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, Chutneys and More serves up free samples at a presentation and book signing. Sunday, June 10, 2–4PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Women's Poetry Group

Writers give and receive feedback on their poetic expressions in a nonthreatening, nonacademic setting. Call for specific location. Sunday, June 10, 3PM at Private home in Burlington. Free.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT

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