Events in Burlington, Vermont – July 18th - 20th

By
Real Estate Agent with Burlington VT Real Estate

There's always something to do in Burlington, Vermont. Below is a sample of the some of events happening in Burlington this weekend...

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

City Hall Park Lunchtime Performances

Americana the beautiful! Foot-stomping tunes from Gusakov Trucking Company prove to be the perfect summertime treat. Fri., July 18, 12-1 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free. Concerts every Wednesday and Friday until September 5th. More info: http://www.burlingtoncityarts.org/Imagine_City_Hall_Park/

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival: 'From the British Isles'

A program of English works for the piano and strings concludes the festival's 10th season. Pre-performance lecture, 6:45 p.m.; concert, 7:30 p.m. Fri., July 18, 7:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $25; free for students with ID.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before start time. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Continues through Aug. 30 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Creative Writing Workshop

Lit lovers discuss works-in-progress penned by Burlington Writers Workshop members. Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Continues through July 25 at Studio 266 in Burlington. Free; preregister at http://www.meetup.com/The-Burlington-Writers-Workshop/events/186314232/

Women's Circle

Those who identify as women gather for readings, discussion and activities. Fridays, 2-3:30 p.m. Continues through July 25 at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

ArtsRiot Food Truck Stop

Gourmet eats and local libations from mobile kitchens satisfy discerning palates. Fridays, 5-10 p.m. Continues through Oct. 10 at ArtsRiot in Burlington. Cost of food and drink. More info: http://artsriot.com/ai1ec_event/artsriot-truck-stop/

Vermont Brewers Festival - sold out

Cheers! Live music, workshops and an abundance of craft beer make for a sipping soirée to remember. Fri., July 18, 5:30-9:30 p.m. and Sat., July 19, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. & 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. $30 includes souvenir glass and 15 tasting tickets; for ages 21 and up.

Blues Dance

Folks find rhythm at this grooving session open to all levels. No partner necessary, but clean-soled shoes are required. Beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 pm. Third Friday of every month, 8:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 26 at Champlain Club in Burlington. $5.

Queen City Tango Practilonga

Dancers kick off the weekend with improvisation, camaraderie and laughter. No partner necessary, but clean, smooth-soled shoes required. Beginner lesson, 7-7:45 p.m.; informal dancing, 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays, 7-10 p.m. Continues through Jan. 16 at North End Studio B in Burlington. $7.

Laughter Yoga

Breathe, clap, chant and ... giggle! Participants decrease stress with this playful practice. Bring personal water. Fridays, 12-1 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

'Carrie, the Musical'

Based on Stephen King's 1974 novel, this gripping tale of a high school outcast with destructive powers comes to life via a killer score. For ages 11 and up. Thu., July 17, 7 p.m., Fri., July 18, 2 & 7 p.m., Sat., July 19, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., July 20, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.  

 

 

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

ECHO Root Beer Float Day

Sips of this sweet treat complement farm-to-table picnic fare from award-winning caterer Sugarsnap. Sat., July 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Regular admission, $10.50-13.50; cost of food and drink.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before start time. Saturdays, 8 p.m. through Aug. 30 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

UVM Historic Tour

Professor emeritus William Averyt references architectural gems and notable personalities on a walk through campus. Meet at the Ira Allen statue. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Oct. 11 at University Green, UVM in Burlington. Free; preregister at uvm.edu

Chocolate Tasting

Sweets lovers tap into the nuances of sour, spicy, earthy and fruity flavors. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 30 at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through Oct. 25 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free

Burlington Food Tour

Locavores sample the Queen City's finest cuisine on a scrumptious stroll that stops at the Burlington Farmers Market and an area restaurant. Saturdays, 12:30-3 p.m. Continues through Oct. 18 at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington, $45

Vermont Brewers Festival - sold out

Cheers! Live music, workshops and an abundance of craft beer make for a sipping soirée to remember. Sat., July 19, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. & 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. $30 includes souvenir glass and 15 tasting tickets; for ages 21 and up.

Saturday Story Time

Youngsters and their caregivers gather for entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through July 26 at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

'Tap Kids Spec-tap-u-lar'

The country's top tap dancers ages 9 through 22 meld new work, live music and award-winning performances in a rousing New York Stage Originals' production. Sat., July 19, 2:30-4 & 8-9:30 p.m. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). $25; limited space, tickets: http://tapkids.ticketleap.com/

DJ Yoga

Improvisational beats by DJ tonybonez set the tone for an invigorating practice led by Candace Taylor. Sat., July 19, 4-5 p.m. at Jenke Arts in Burlington. $10 suggested donation. Tickets: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/ws.asp?studioid=157616&sessionChecked=true

RU12? Walking Group

Locals make strides in a supportive environment. Meet outside the store on Cherry Street. Sat., July 19, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Aug. 16, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Sept. 20, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Oct. 18, 9-11 a.m., Sat., Nov. 15, 9-11 a.m. and Sat., Dec. 20, 9-11 a.m. at Macy's in Burlington. Free.

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

Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10.

Bike Jam

Gearheads help low-income Vermonters with repairs, while others craft jewelry out of old bicycle parts or help out around the shop. Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through April 18 at Bike Recycle Vermont in Burlington. Free.

3D Printing, Designing & Scanning With Blu-Bin

Instruction in basic programs teaches attendees how to build digital models of their ideas. Saturdays, 12-1:30 p.m. at Blu-Bin in Burlington. Free; preregister: http://www.meetup.com/Blu-Bin-Events-Burlington-VT/

Vermont Drag Idol

Gender-bending kings, queens and in-betweens strut their sparkles and vie for the crown at this all-ages show. Proceeds benefit Outright Vermont. Sat., July 19, 8 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $6-15.

'Carrie, the Musical'

Based on Stephen King's 1974 novel, this gripping tale of a high school outcast with destructive powers comes to life via a killer score. For ages 11 and up. Sat., July 19, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., July 20, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.    

 

 

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Vermont Summer Music Festival: 'An English Spring'

The Oriana Singers welcome violinist Emily Popham Gillins for a program of works by Haydn, Britten and others, with orchestral accompaniment. Sun., July 20, 4-6 p.m. at St. Paul's Cathedral in Burlington. $2 Tickets: http://www.flynntix.org/see-description/an-english-spring/Details?perfNo=10948&perfCodePrefix=OVC15E

Queen City Ghostwalk: Wicked Waterfront

Paranormal authority Thea Lewis leads a spooky stroll along the shores of Lake Champlain. Meet at the fountain at the bottom of Pearl Street 10 minutes before start time. Sundays, 8 p.m. Continues through Aug. 3rd at Battery Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

BTV Flea

Market goers browse an eclectic mix of local artwork and vintage household goods. Wood-fired pizza and Switchback Brewing Company tours round out the afternoon. Sun., July 20, 12-4 p.m., Sun., Aug. 17, 12-4 p.m., Sun., Sept. 21, 12-4 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 19, 12-4 p.m. at Vintage Inspired in Burlington. Free.

Lavender Writes of Vermont

LGBT and LGBT-friendly writers hone their skills. Sun., July 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at RU12? Community Center in Burlington. Free.

Community Vinyasa Yoga

Rose Bryant helps students focus on breath, intention and inner balance. Sundays, 12:45-1:45 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31 at Sangha Studio in Burlington. Donations.

Community Restorative Yoga

Tisha Shull leads a gentle practice aimed at achieving mind-body balance. Sundays, 5:30-7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31 at Sangha Studio in Burlington. Donations. https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/adm/home.asp?studioid=141607

Yogic Science: Pranayama and Meditation

Mindfulness techniques focus the senses and support an asana practice. Proceeds benefit the Center for Mindful Learning. Sundays, 2-3 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31 at Sangha Studio in Burlington. Donations.

Women's Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Sundays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through Sept. 28 at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

'Carrie, the Musical'

Based on Stephen King's 1974 novel, this gripping tale of a high school outcast with destructive powers comes to life via a killer score. For ages 11 and up. Thu., July 17, 7 p.m., Fri., July 18, 2 & 7 p.m., Sat., July 19, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., July 20, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.

 

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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