Events in Burlington, Vermont – October 11th – 13th

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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...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

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Happy Hour With Michael Shuman & 350VT.org

The author of Local Dollars, Local Sense joins Bruce Seifert, Janice St. Onge and activists from 350VT.org in a dialogue about redirecting institutional funds to Vermont's New Economy. Friday, October 11, 5PM at Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM in Burlington. Free

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, October 11, 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.

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, October 11, 7PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

Vermont International Film Festival: 'The Crash Reel'

Lucy Walker's documentary follows Vermont native and former professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce as he recovers from a 2009 traumatic brain injury. A reception with Pearce and his brother David precedes the screening. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Vermont. Reception, 5 p.m.; film, 6 p.m. Friday, October 11, 6PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $25.

'Voices Unveiled: Turkish Women Who Dare'

Istanbul's cultural mashup of Islamic tradition and Western culture drives Binnur Karaevli's documentary about the women who must reconcile the two. A discussion follows. Friday, October 11, 5PM at North End Studios in Burlington. Free.

Elks Lodge Casino Night

Feeling lucky? Folks double down at this fundraiser for the Epilepsy Foundation of Vermont. Friday, October 11, 7–11PM at Elks Lodge in Burlington. $5

Avalon Natural Medicine Open House

Naturopathic physicians Michelle Haff and Jen Williamson discuss their approach to medicine — which includes acupuncture, homeopathy and herbs. Friday, October 11, 6–9PM at Avalon Natural Medicine of Vermont in Burlington. Free

'Art'

Tara Lee Downs directs this Vermont Stage Company production of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Friday, October 11, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Family of Ewe'

Written and directed by Carole Vasta Folley, this drama from Girls Nite Out Productions explores the intergenerational bond between nine women. Friday, October 11, 7:30PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

'Goldberg & Campbell, Sacred + Profane'

Talent times two! Local writer-directors Stephen Goldberg and Maura Campbell present the dark comedy Don and Tom and the melodrama Cleaning Day, respectively. Friday, October 11, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10.

'The Mousetrap'

UVM Department of Theatre interprets Agatha Christie's masterpiece about the murder of a London woman, whose demise sparks an investigation at an English guest house. Friday, October 11, 7:30PM at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $7-18.

Carrie Rudzinski

The award-winning slam poet spins lyrical stanzas reflective of her literary gifts. Fireplace Lounge. Friday, October 11, 9PM at Living/Learning Center, UVM in Burlington. Free.

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

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

Movin' & Groovin' Weekend

Specialized demonstrations and activities including face painting and trivia introduce visitors to the "Cool Moves" interactive exhibit. Saturday, October 12, 10AM–5PM at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $10.50-13.50.

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, October 12, 7PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

The Ethan & Ira Challenge: A Historical Scavenger Hunt

Folks revisit the past and learn skills used by Vermont's beloved brothers when the pair navigated obstacles posed by the local landscape. Watch demonstrations and perform various tasks like lighting a fire using flint and steel, land navigation, military skills, finding resources on the land, and more. All participants will win a prize. Saturday, October 12, 10AM–4PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. $3-5.

'The Phenomenon Bruno Groening: On the Tracks of the Miracle Healer'

Archival materials and more than 80 eyewitness accounts inform this documentary about the renowned teacher and healer. Saturday, October 12, 11AM–5PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free to attend; donations accepted.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, October 12, 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, October 12, 12:30–3PM at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington. $45; preregister www.burlingtonfoodtours.com

Ancestral Healing Process & Oneness Meditation

Blessings and focused intention promote the development of self-transformation tools and inner peace. Saturday, October 12, 10AM–4PM at Christ Church Presbyterian in Burlington. $30 suggested donation; bring a dish to share.

Community Yoga Class

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

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

Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturday, October 12, 9–10AM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturday, October 12, 11AM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

USA Luge Slider Search

As part of a recruitment tour for the National USA Luge Junior Development Teams, athletes ages 9 through 13 test their skills on an adapted course. Saturday, October 12: 9AM – 12PM, 2 – 5PM at Locust Street in Burlington. Free; preregister; limited space http://www.usaluge.org/tryluge/slidersearch.php

Champlain Buddy Walk

A route through the downtown Burlington’s business district and up Church Street before returning to Battery Park. Those who have a child with Down syndrome or who have known a person with Down syndrome or want to simply support their friends and neighbors are welcome to join the Buddy Walk. Registration: $10. Battery Park, Burlington, 12 p.m. Register: http://tinyurl.com/buddywalkCVDSG. Info: www.buddywalk.org

Barbara Damrosch

The master gardener and best-selling author shares her knowledge in "Feasting From the Garden Year Round." A Q&A and book signing follow. Saturday, October 12, 10–11:30AM at Gardener’s Supply Company in Burlington. $15; Online preregister with $1.75 fee: http://gardeners-supply-stores.ticketleap.com/feasting-from-the-garden-year-round/ or Call 660-3505 for more details

'Art'

Tara Lee Downs directs this Vermont Stage Company production of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Saturday, October 12: 2PM, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Family of Ewe'

Written and directed by Carole Vasta Folley, this drama from Girls Nite Out Productions explores the intergenerational bond between nine women. Saturday, October 12, 7:30PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

'Goldberg & Campbell, Sacred + Profane'

Talent times two! Local writer-directors Stephen Goldberg and Maura Campbell present the dark comedy Don and Tom and the melodrama Cleaning Day, respectively. Saturday, October 12, 8PM at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10.

'The Mousetrap'

UVM Department of Theatre interprets Agatha Christie's masterpiece about the murder of a London woman, whose demise sparks an investigation at an English guest house. Saturday, October 12, 7:30PM at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $7-18.

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

BTV Flea

Multiple vendors offer antiques, uniques, art, jewelry, furnishings, food and more. Sunday, October 13, 12–4PM at Vintage Inspired 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, October 13, 7:30–9:30PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session

'Movin' & Groovin' Weekend

Specialized demonstrations and activities including face painting and trivia introduce visitors to the "Cool Moves" interactive exhibit. Sunday, October 13, 10AM–5PM at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $10.50-13.50.

Harvest Party

Families relish the season of cooler temps and changing leaves with a corn roast, bike-powered smoothies, music, games and more. Sunday, October 13, 3–5PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free; bring a dish to share

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, October 13, 11AM–12PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $15 suggested donation.

USA Luge Slider Search

As part of a recruitment tour for the National USA Luge Junior Development Teams, athletes ages 9 through 13 test their skills on an adapted course. Sunday, October 13, 1–5PM at Locust Street in Burlington. Free; preregister; limited space http://www.usaluge.org/tryluge/slidersearch.php

Rex Butt

The author and LGBTQ advocate reads and discusses Now What? For Families With Trans and Gender-Nonconforming Children. Sunday, October 13, 3PM at Peace and Justice Center in Burlington. Free

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sunday, October 13, 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, October 13, 6–8PM at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

'Art'

Tara Lee Downs directs this Vermont Stage Company production of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Sunday, October 13, 2PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Family of Ewe'

Written and directed by Carole Vasta Folley, this drama from Girls Nite Out Productions explores the intergenerational bond between nine women. Sunday, October 13, 2PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

'The Mousetrap'

UVM Department of Theatre interprets Agatha Christie's masterpiece about the murder of a London woman, whose demise sparks an investigation at an English guest house. Sunday, October 13, 2PM at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $7-18

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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