Events in Burlington, Vermont – September 27th - 29th

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

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Queen City Tango MilongaQueen City Tango

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 27, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

'Jake Blauvelt Naturally'

The Vermont native who shunned the pro-snowboarding spotlight in favor of exploring natural terrains around the world brings his steep-and-deep adventures to the big screen. Friday, September 27, 8PM at Merrill's Roxy Cinemas in Burlington. Free.

“The Hungry Heart” screening premiere

The Second Annual Recovery Day in Burlington, a day to acknowledge and honor individuals who have actively chosen to enter recovery from addiction. Presented through the eyes of Franklin County residents and St. Albans pediatrician Fred Holmes, Bess O'Brien's documentary illuminates prescription-drug addiction and recovery Tickets: $15-30, free for individuals in recovery. Includes a discussion after the movie. Flynn Center, Burlington, 7 p.m. Tickets at

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 27, 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 27, 10:30–11AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

Green Mountain Cabaret: Pride, No Predjudice

Friday, September 27, 7PM at Club Metronome in Burlington. $10/15.

KyronSchool of New Consciousness Introduction

Kirk Maris Jones details the multistep approach to spiritual awakening. Friday, September 27, 7:30PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $11 suggested donation.

'No Place to Go'

Joined by his three-man "orchestra," playwright/songwriter Ethan Lipton performs his Obie Award-winning musical ode to the state of the American unemployed. Friday, September 27, 8PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $21-25.

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Improv Team Auditions

Jokesters ages 18 and up vie for a spot on the Spark Improv Troupe and/or two additional teams. Saturday, September 28: 10 – 11AM, 11:30AM – 12:30PM, 1 – 2PM at Spark Arts in Burlington. Free; preregister; first come, first served.

Pedals for Progress Bike Collection

Cyclists hand over retired rides to be shipped to developing countries in Latin America and Africa. Donations benefit international shipping costs. Saturday, September 28, 9AM–1PM at Burlington Electric Department in Burlington. $10 suggested donation per bike to help cover shipping to the destination countries; preregister. Paul Demers at 802-793-0888 or email:

Vermont Eckankar Regional Seminar

Musician and composer Rodney Jones keynotes this two-day event, at which the theme "Answer the Call of Soul" dictates talks, workshops and creative arts. Saturday, September 28: 10 – 11:30AM, 1:15 – 4:30PM, 7 – 9:15PM at Livak Room, Davis Center, UVM in Burlington. Free.

Swing Dance

Red Hot Juba provide live music for the lindy hop, charleston and more. No partner necessary, but clean-soled shoes are required. Saturday, September 28, 8–11PM at Champlain Club in Burlington. $15.

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 28, 1PM at Burlington Waterfront in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students

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 28, 11AM at Burlington City Hall in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students.

Forsake Launch Party

Live music, prizes and eye-catching artwork help attendees celebrate the footwear company defined by form, function, urban sensibility and a DIY business model. Saturday, September 28, 9PM at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington. Free with preregister at

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 28, 10AM–12PM at University Green, UVM in Burlington. Free; preregister at

Tibet Festival

Members of the Tibetan Association of Vermont present food, crafts, stories, music and the crowd-pleasing Yak and Snow Lion dance. Saturday, September 28, 11AM–4PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, September 28, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Food Tour

Localvores 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 28, 12:30–3PM at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington. $45; preregister

Feast for the Gardens Fundraiser Dinner

Foodies don their "country best" for an evening of gourmet local fare in a bucolic setting. Proceeds benefit community and school gardens throughout Vermont. Garden tours, 4-5 p.m.; appetizers and cocktails, 5-6 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 4PM at Intervale Center in Burlington. $80 includes dinner and two drink tickets; preregister; cash bar.

Community Yoga Class

Laughing River Yoga's teachers-in-training help participants of all experience levels align breath and body. Room 108. Saturday, September 28, 12–1PM at Burlington College in Burlington. $5 suggested donation


Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturday, September 28, 9–10AM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10

'The Witch, The Wheel and the Sleepy Princess'

Using marionettes and music, the Very Merry Theatre reimagines the timeless tale of "Sleeping Beauty." Saturday, September 28, 2PM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. $5 suggested donation.

Introduction to Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the editing software. Saturday, September 28, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister.

Run for JUMP

Participants pound the pavement in a 5K run, a 1K walk and a kids run along the scenic Burlington Bike Path to raise funds and awareness for the Joint Urban Ministry Project. Awards and a raffle round out the day. Saturday, September 28, 9AM at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Donations.

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Vermont Eckankar Regional Seminar

Musician and composer Rodney Jones keynotes this two-day event, at which the theme "Answer the Call of Soul" dictates talks, workshops and creative arts. Sunday, September 29, 9AM–12PM at Livak Room, Davis Center, UVM in Burlington. Free.

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 29, 7:30–9:30PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

'Nutcracker' Auditions

Dancers ages 4 through 18 try out for the Albany Berkshire Ballet's 39th annual production of the magical story. See for audition time slots. Sunday, September 29, 10AM–1:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $15.

Vegetarian & Beef Empanadas

Argentina native Constancia Gomez demonstrates how to make two varieties of this savory South American turnover from scratch. Sunday, September 29, 11:30AM–1PM at McClure MultiGenerational Center in Burlington. $5-10; preregister at; limited space

Spiritual Healing & Energy-Uplifting Meditation

Cynthia Warwick Seiler brings 20 years of experience to this lighthearted session aimed at accessing intuition, clarity and awareness. Sunday, September 29, 11AM–12PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $15 suggested donation.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sunday, September 29, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Women's Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Sunday, September 29, 6–8PM at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up


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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

Comments (1)

Li Read
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Caring expertise...knowledge for you!

Your community sounds great...good options here, to be a part of.   Enjoy.

Sep 26, 2013 02:19 AM

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