Events in Burlington, Vermont – October 25th – 27th

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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 25th, 2013

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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 25, 7PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

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 25, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

Friday Film Forum: Classic Films of the 1950s

Noteworthy clips from the era that sparked the careers of Marlon Brando and Audrey Hepburn inspire conversation among cinephiles. Friday, October 25, 3–5PM at Burlington College in Burlington. $20; preregister https://www.burlington.edu/content/friday-film-forum-classic-films-1950%E2%80%99s

Night of sLaughter

Residents of UVM 's Substance and Alcohol Free Environment get big-top-worthy screams at this kid-friendly, circus-themed haunted house. Friday, October 25, 7–11PM at Redstone Hall, UVM in Burlington. Donations of canned goods.

Nightmare Vermont

Well-rehearsed actors and a seasoned technical crew bring engaging characters and cinema-level visual effects to this interactive haunted house for ages 13 and up. Friday, October 25, 7–11PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. $10. Tickets: http://www.nightmarevermont.org/

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, October 25, 10:30–11AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

KyronSchool of New Consciousness Introduction

Kirk Maris Jones details the multistep approach to spiritual awakening. Friday, October 25, 7:30PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $11 suggested donation.

Wicca 101

Local author Kirk White introduces the history and traditions of this nature-based religion. Friday, October 25, 6:30–8:30PM at Spirit Dancer Books & Gifts in Burlington. Donations.

'Art'

Tara Lee Downs directs this Vermont Stage Company interpretation of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Friday, October 25, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Vincent'

Starry Night Theater Company's James Briggs interprets Leonard Nimoy's one-man play based on hundreds of letters between Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo. Friday, October 25, 8PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $12.50-19.50

Buddy Wakefield

The acclaimed slam poet shares his gifts for rhythm, delivery and wordplay. Friday, October 25, 6:30PM at Billings North Lounge, UVM in Burlington. Free.

Saturday, October 26th, 2013

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Meeting & Research Update

Attendees network and share their experiences with others living with the disease. A product expo featuring related products and services rounds out the day. Saturday, October 26, 9:30AM–12:45PM at Hilton Hotel in Burlington. Free; preregister http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/MAM/chapter-news/chapter-news-detail/index.aspx?nid=5997

DsantosVT Salsa Social

Cross-cultural rhythms — including salsa, reggaeton, kizomba and bachata — get feet moving and hips shaking. Free lessons, 8-9 p.m.; music, 9 p.m.-midnight. Saturday, October 26, 8–11:59PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $5.

Greenmount Cemetery Tour

History buffs learn about Ethan Allen's final resting place on a walk through Burlington's oldest cemetery with Preservation Burlington. Saturday, October 26: 10AM, 11:30AM at Greenmount Cemetery in Burlington. $10-15; free for Preservation Burlington members and kids 12 and under. http://www.preservationburlington.org/

Hack the Stacks

Tech-savvy tinkerers convene for two days of civic hacking to build apps, websites and more for local businesses and organizations. Saturday, October 26, 10AM–6PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; preregister http://codeforbtv.org/

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

As part of a nationwide event, the Burlington Police Department facilitates the safe, confidential disposal of prescription drugs. Saturday, October 26, 10AM–2PM at Burlington Police Station 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. Saturday, October 26, 7PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18.

'Girl Rising'

Meryl Streep and other notable actresses narrate the stories of nine girls from around the world, who triumph over great adversity in Richard Robbins' 2013 docudrama. For ages 12 and up. Saturday, October 26, 7:30PM at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $5-7; preregister http://girlrising.com/IDG

Burlington Farmers Market

The last outdoor market of 2013; More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, October 26, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Hot Chocolate Tasting

As part of Fair Trade Month, folks sample organic, mocha, chai and spicy Aztec varieties of this cold-weather treat. Saturday, October 26, 12–4PM at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store in Burlington. Free.

Community Yoga Class

Laughing River Yoga's teachers-in-training help participants of all experience levels align breath and body. Room 108. Saturday, October 26, 12–1PM at Burlington College in Burlington. $5 suggested donation

COTS Zumbathon

Rocking Latin rhythms drive this energetic fitness dance party supporting the Community on Temporary Shelter. Registration, 6 p.m., Zumba, 7 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 6–9PM at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington. $70 minimum fundraising goal or $25 at the door.

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

Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturday, October 26, 9–10AM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10.

Night of sLaughter

Residents of UVM 's Substance and Alcohol Free Environment get big-top-worthy screams at this kid-friendly, circus-themed haunted house. Saturday, October 26, 7–11PM at Redstone Hall, UVM in Burlington. Donations of canned goods.

Nightmare Vermont

Well-rehearsed actors and a seasoned technical crew bring engaging characters and cinema-level visual effects to this interactive haunted house for ages 13 and up. Saturday, October 26, 5:30–10PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. $10. 8 & 10:30pm showtimes sold out. Tickets: http://www.nightmarevermont.org/

Leaf Peepin' Cider Sippin' Revue

Saturday, October 26: 7PM, 9:30PM at Three Needs in Burlington. $10.

Introduction to Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the most recent version of the editing software. Prerequisite of VCAM Access Orientation or equivalent, or instructor's permission. Saturday, October 26, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister http://vermontcam.org/

'Art'

Tara Lee Downs directs this Vermont Stage Company interpretation of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Saturday, October 26, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Vincent'

Starry Night Theater Company's James Briggs interprets Leonard Nimoy's one-man play based on hundreds of letters between Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo. Saturday, October 26: 2PM, 8PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $12.50-19.50.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Women Writing for a Change

Creative writing exercises help attendees tap into self-expression and personal empowerment. Saturday, October 26, 10AM–2PM at 180 Flynn Avenue in Burlington. Free; preregister http://womenwritingvt.wordpress.com/contact-us/

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Indoor Gardening

Peter Burke teaches innovative methods for growing and harvesting salad greens throughout the winter. Sunday, October 27, 1–2:30PM at City Market in Burlington. $5-10; preregister; limited space http://www.citymarket.coop/news/calendar

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 27, 7:30–9:30PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session

Hack the Stacks

Tech-savvy tinkerers convene for two days of civic hacking to build apps, websites and more for local businesses and organizations. Sunday, October 27, 12–6PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; preregister http://codeforbtv.org/

Cost of War Film Series: 'Where Soldiers Come From'

Shot over the course of four years, Heather Courtney's Emmy Award-winning documentary traces the journey of childhood friends from northern Michigan to Afghanistan and back. Sunday, October 27, 5PM at Merrill's Roxy Cinemas in Burlington. Free

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 27, 11AM–12PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $15 suggested donation.

Halloween at the Homestead

Sweet treats, games, and arts and crafts entertain families dressed in trick-or-treating attire. Live bird demonstrations from Vermont Institute of Natural Science educators round out the fun. Picnic Shelter. Sunday, October 27, 1–3PM at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free; bring a small pumpkin or gourd to decorate

Halloween Ride: Shared Streets Not Scared Streets

Mayor Miro Weinberger joins hundreds of riders for a mobile costume party that winds through Queen City streets to Maglianero, where the family-friendly fête continues. Sunday, October 27, 2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

International Dinner: Samhain Celebration

Diners celebrate Halloween in the Scottish tradition with fare such as neeps and oakcakes, shepherd's Pie, vegetable bridies, cullen skink, mushy peas, Sticky toffee pudding, pear & ginger cobbler. At the cash bar: whisky, Drambuie, Bellhaven Beer, & Crabby's Ginger. There will be Scottish dancing, Highland bagpipes, storytelling and more! Outrageous Scottish costumes encouraged. Tickets $15 in advance at northendstudios.org or by calling 802-863-6713. $18 at the door (if still available) Sunday, October 27, 5PM at North End Studio A in Burlington.

Nightmare Vermont

Well-rehearsed actors and a seasoned technical crew bring engaging characters and cinema-level visual effects to this interactive haunted house for ages 13 and up. Sunday, October 27, 5:30–10PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. $10. Tickets: http://www.nightmarevermont.org/

Jambo! African-Style Teen Dance Party

Middle and high school students boogie down at this multicultural meet-up. Sunday, October 27, 6–9PM at North End Studio B in Burlington. $3-5.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sunday, October 27, 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 27, 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 interpretation of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning comedy about the purchase of a painting that threatens a friendship between three men. Sunday, October 27, 2PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

'Vincent'

Starry Night Theater Company's James Briggs interprets Leonard Nimoy's one-man play based on hundreds of letters between Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo. Sunday, October 27, 2PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $12.50-19.50.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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