Events in Burlington, Vermont – September 13th - 15th

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Real Estate Agent with Burlington VT Real Estate

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

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Friday, September 13th, 2013

'Sit, Stay & Stand-up!'

Founded by local comedienne Josie Leavitt, the Vermont Comedy Divas present "Divas Do Good." 50% Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Chittenden County. Friday, September 13, 7:30–9PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25. Tickets purchased by calling the FlynnTix box office at 802-863-5966.

Queen City Contra Dance

Frost and Fire dole out live tunes while Fern Bradley calls the steps. Beginners session, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Friday, September 13, 8–11PM at Edmunds School Gymnasium in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12.

Queen City Tango Milonga

No partner is required for welcoming the weekend in the Argentine tradition. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Introductory session, 7-7:45 p.m.; dance, 7:45-10 p.m. Friday, September 13, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls Tour

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before start time. Friday, September 13, 8PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

Forza: The Samurai Sword Workout

Students sculpt lean muscles and gain mental focus when performing basic strikes with wooden replicas of the weapon. Friday, September 13, 9–10AM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10

Music With Robert

Music lovers of all ages join sing-alongs with Robert Resnik. Daycare programs welcome with one caregiver for every two children. Friday, September 13, 10:30–11AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

Pop-Up! Queer Pride Dance Party

Revelers ages 18 and up kick off the 2013 Pride Vermont Festival to tunes from DJs Llu, Alan Perry and Rob Douglas. Friday, September 13, 9–11:59PM at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $5.

Fall Book Sale

Bibliophiles get their literary fix with thousands of affordably priced titles. Friday, September 13, 10AM–5PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free

'Vampire Princess' CD Release Celebration

With overlapping narrative voices and rapid character shifts, Tim Jennings and Leanne Ponder deliver a program of eerie folktales. Friday, September 13, 8PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $8

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Laura's March

Community members take a stance with a 5K walk/run to end sexual violence. Proceeds benefit H.O.P.E. Works, SafeSpace and the KidSafe Collaboration. Registration. 9 a.m.; walk/run, 10 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 10AM at Oakledge Park in Burlington. Free to participate; donations accepted. More info: www.lkwfund.org

Swing Dance

Quick-footed participants get moving in different styles, including the lindy hop, charleston and balboa. Indoor shoes required. Saturday, September 14, 8:30–11AM at Champlain Club in Burlington. $5.

Assembly Pop Up

Six Vermont artists celebrate quality craftsmanship and vintage style with jewelry, stationery, clothing and more. A raffle and local food samples round out the day. Saturday, September 14, 10AM–4PM at Study Hall Collective in Burlington. Free. More info: http://www.studyhallcollective.com/assembly/

Burlington Waterfront Walking Tour

A stroll along Lake Champlain's shoreline highlights the city's industrial and maritime past. Proceeds benefit Preservation Burlington. Meet at the visitor's center on the bottom of College Street. Saturday, September 14, 1PM at Burlington Waterfront in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students

'COOL MOVES! Artistry of Motion' Exhibit Opening

Curious about what makes a tornado twist? Visitors explore this phenomena and others in an interactive exploration of how things move in everyday life. Saturday, September 14, 10AM–5PM at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission; $9.50-12.50.

Downtown Burlington Walking Tour

Folks step back in time amid the Queen City's intriguing history and architecture. Proceeds benefit Preservation Burlington. Meet on Church Street. Saturday, September 14, 11AM at Burlington City Hall in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students.

Historic Tour of UVM

Professor emeritus William Averyt leads a walk through campus, referencing architectural gems and notable personalities along the way. Meet at Ira Allen statue. Saturday, September 14, 10AM–12PM at University Green, UVM in Burlington. Free; preregister at uvm.edu

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls Tour

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before start time. Saturday, September 14, 8PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

'Journey of the Universe'

Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker's award-winning documentary follows evolutionary philosopher Brian Thomas Swimme on a journey driven by man's relationship to the universe. A discussion follows. Saturday, September 14, 7–9PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, September 14, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Food Tour

Locavores take a bite out of the Queen City's finest cuisine with a scrumptious stroll that includes samples from the Burlington Farmers Market and a dish from an area restaurant. Saturday, September 14, 12:30–3PM at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington. $45; preregister. More info: www.burlingtonfoodtours.com

R.I.P.P.E.D.

Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturday, September 14, 9–10AM at North End Studio B in Burlington. $10.

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturday, September 14, 11AM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Women's Tea Dance

Ladies mingle and boogie down as part of the Pride Vermont Festival. Saturday, September 14, 1–4PM at Red Square in Burlington. Free.

Introduction to Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the editing software. Saturday, September 14, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister.

Bruno Gröning Circle of Friends Introductory Lecture

Attendees learn about the teachings of the spiritual healer and participate in a simple meditation. Saturday, September 14, 3–4:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Precocious Prodigies concert

Burlington Ensemble will perform their “Precocious Prodigies” program. Features works by Mendelssohn, Mozart and a student composition. First Baptist Church, Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Buy tickets: www.burlingtonensemble.com

The Vermont Queer Archives reception

Exhibition runs through Sept. 28.  Aspects of the Vermont LGBT (Lesbian, gay, Bisexual and Transgender), from zines to photographs to dance posters, are preserved. Pickering Room. Fletcher Free Library, 235 College Street, Burlington, 4-5:30pm

'The Art of Being Happy'

The Odiyana Center of Connecticut presents meditation as a way to create internal peace by gaining an understanding of the mind and emotions. Saturday, September 14, 1–4PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $25; preregister.

'The Puppet Shoppe'

Saints & Poets Production Company premieres Chris Caswell's play about two puppet-shop owners who possess the last known book during a time when authorities have confiscated the world's tomes. For ages 14 and up. Saturday, September 14: 2PM, 7:30PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $15.

Déjà-Nous

Jean-Jacques Psaute and ensemble members perform a spirited repertoire of popular tunes in the tradition of French cabaret. Saturday, September 14, 8PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $10-12.

Abigail Gehring

The part-time Vermonter and authority on cooking, baking and country living discusses Classic Candy — complete with samples of sweets straight off the page. Saturday, September 14, 2–4PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Fall Book Sale

Bibliophiles get their literary fix with thousands of affordably priced titles. Saturday, September 14, 10AM–5PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

H.O.P.E. Works 40th Anniversary Celebration & Building Dedication

Locals commemorate four decades of empowering sexual-violence survivors and recognize the generosity of the late Bernie Beaudoin with a building named in his honor. Sunday, September 15, 1–3PM at 366 North Avenue in Burlington. Free; preregister. More info: http://hopeworksvt.org/

Israeli Folk Dancing

All ages and skill levels convene for circle and line dances, which are taught, reviewed and prompted. No partner necessary, but clean, soft-soled shoes are required. Sunday, September 15, 7:30–9:30PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

Great Strides walk for Cystic Fibrosis

A 3-mile walk and fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Oakledge Park, Burlington, 9 a.m. registration. Register: 603-598-8191 or cvlangas@cff.org or www.cff.org/greatstrides

Pride Vermont Parade & Festival

Performers, marchers and an array of floats color the town with rainbows on a procession from the bottom of Church Street to Battery Park, where the state's largest LGBTQ celebration continues. Sunday, September 15, 12:30–4:30PM at Church Street Marketplace in Burlington. Free.

Northern Decadence Food & Travel Expo

Part of the Pride Vermont festival, LGBTQ-friendly businesses from around the state set up shop at this event featuring food and wine samples, a silent auction and more. Sunday, September 15, 12–5PM at Battery Park in Burlington. $5; free for kids 12 and under

Women's Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Rain location: Miller Community and Recreation Center. Sunday, September 15, 6–8PM at Starr Farm Athletic Field in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

Scott McLaughlin

The archaeologist and UVM professor presents "A Logistical Nightmare: The Outfitting of the Revolutionary Era Armies in the Champlain Valley." Sunday, September 15, 4PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

'The Puppet Shoppe'

saints & Poets Production Company premieres Chris Caswell's play about two puppet-shop owners who possess the last known book during a time when authorities have confiscated the world's tomes. For ages 14 and up. Sunday, September 15, 2PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $15.

Fall Book Sale

Bibliophiles get their literary fix with thousands of affordably priced titles. Sunday, September 15, 12–5PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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