Friday, August 29, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – August 29th – 31st

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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Image from Friends for A-Dog
Friday, August 29th, 2014

'Andy 'A-Dog' Williams: A Video Tribute'

A pizza party complete with samples of 14th Star Brewing Company's A-Dog Ale and tunes from Friends for A-Dog Vol. 1 gives way to the premiere of Seth Neary's film. Proceeds benefit Friends for A-Dog. Fri., Aug. 29, 6 p.m. at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $10. As of 8/25/14, only 60 tickets available for 6pm! A second showing will also be held at  8:30 p.m. More info: http://www.friendsforadog.com/

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/?

City Hall Park Lunchtime Performance

Cajun rhythms by the Green Mountain Playboys spice up an outdoor show. Fri., Aug. 29, 12-1 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free. More info: http://www.burlingtoncityarts.org/Imagine_City_Hall_Park/

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 Oct. 11 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Healthy Aging Week at the Y

Folks aspiring to be fit after 50 explore various health-related topics with local experts. Wed., Aug. 27, 4-5 p.m., Thu., Aug. 28, 2 p.m. and Fri., Aug. 29, 10:15-11:15 a.m. at Greater Burlington YMCA (Burlington) in Burlington. Free. More info: http://www.gbymca.org/healthy-aging-week/

Burlington Bike Party: 'Fairy Tale'

Costumed riders' safe and fun bicycling in a non-competitive group setting on a themed monthly ride through the Queen City. Rides are generally 8-12 miles with a new route each month. Costumes and music are encouraged. Meet at the northeast corner of the park at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Aug. 29, 8 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free. Information: www.burlingtonbikeparty.org

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 - New time!

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.

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.


Saturday, August 30th, 2014

A-Dog Day

A day of skateboarding, art, food and music celebrates the life and legacy of Andy "A-Dog" Williams. A silent auction and bone marrow drive benefit Mixed Marrow. Sat., Aug. 30, 3 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. Free. Information: www.friendsforadog.com

The Great Donut Race

Cyclists will be given a map with race checkpoints, which will consist of local cafes and bakeshops throughout Burlington and Winooski.  All racers will check in at each and get stamped. At this point, racers have the option of eating up to three donuts per checkpoint to shave minutes off their finish time.  The race begins and ends at Arts Riot. An awards ceremony and reception complete this benefit for Local Motion. Check-in, 10 a.m.; race, 11 a.m. Sat., Aug. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $10; preregister: http://artsriot.com/ai1ec_event/the-great-donut-race/?instance_id=540

Saturday Story Time

Youngsters and their caregivers listen to entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through Aug. 30 at Phoenix Books in Burlington. Free.

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 Oct. 11 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

Saturday Story Time

Youngsters and their caregivers gather for entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through August 30 at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Break It! Make It! Family Workshop

Rachel Hooper helps tinkerers ages 8 through 12 and their adult companions transform old toys and household junk into DIY creations. Sat., Aug. 30, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Generator in Burlington. $20.

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

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.

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/

Intro to Illustrator: Vector Graphics & Line Art

Brian O'Neill covers the fundamentals of the computer drawing program in an interactive workshop. Sat., Aug. 30, 12-3 p.m. at Generator in Burlington. $20

Green Mountain Cabaret

Rhinestones meet rock-and-roll when burlesque dancers shake and shimmy in "Bootlegs Live." Sat., Aug. 30, 8-9:30 p.m. at Club Metronome in Burlington. $10-15; for ages 18 and up. More info & tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/648057


Sunday, August 31st, 2014

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. Sun., Aug. 31, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Lakeview Cemetery

Paranormal authority Thea Lewis leads a grave adventure through historic headstones. Parking available at Burlington High School. Meet at Louisa Howard Chapel 10 minutes before start time. Sundays, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26 at Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

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.
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If you are considering listing your home for sale or buying a home, condominium or Real Estate in Burlington VT or Chittenden County, please give me a call or email me to discuss the market, schools and your options. I would be delighted to assist you. I can be reached on my direct line at 802.238.5256, email me at Chris@ChrisHurdVT.com or visit my website: http://chrishurdvt.com.

Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

Friday, August 22, 2014

Featured Listing – 21 Washington, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4376006)

Easy living with upgrades in Burlington!
21 Washington, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4376006)
Price: $295,000

More information for this property:
Type House
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Square Footage 1,320
Lot Size 4,356 sq ft
Year Built 1910
Taxes $4908.36
MLS# 4376006

Description:
Easy living in the Old North End! Compact home on quiet lot in great neighborhood. Numerous recent upgrades include slate roofing, durable wooden siding, new windows, and complete weatherization. Fresh, colorfully painted interior compliments beautiful reclaimed hardwood floors. Spacious open kitchen provides large pantry, gas range, wood stove and dining space, while downstairs open floor plan allows plenty of space for dining with family/friends, study and living. Upstairs offers gracious well lit master and full bath with bonus room. Abundant natural light throughout including large bay windows and kitchen skylight. Warm, charming and perfectly suited to entertainment. Large backyard with shed and covered patio. Conveniently located in Burlington's Old North End on Washington St. Enjoy some of the most colorful homes and meticulously cared for median gardens in the city! Easy access to business, great schools, the waterfront, shopping, dining, entertainment and more!

More information for this property:
21 Washington, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4376006)

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real EstateCall Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries. Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Monday, August 11, 2014

Featured Listing – 143 Edgemoor Drive, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4368640)

3 bedroom with Corner lot in Burlington!
143 Edgemoor Drive, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4368640)
Price: $224,900

More information for this property:
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Square Footage 1,322
Lot Size 12,196 sq ft
Year Built 1955
Taxes $4330.64
MLS# 4368640

Description:
Awesome One Level Living In The City Of Burlington! Three Great Bedrooms, hardwood floors, and even a cozy wood burning fireplace in Living Room with natural wood work! Home also features a Cedar closet, Den/Office, Eat-in Kitchen, and a full basement! There's even an attached garage to keep your vehicle protected for a completely delightful Burlington Home!
More information for this property:
143 Edgemoor Drive, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4368640)

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real EstateCall Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries.
Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Friday, August 1, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – August 1st - 3rd

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

Friday, August 1st, 2014
FestofFools

7th Annual Festival of Fools

The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater, celebrating circus arts, music and comedy for family audiences. Four main stage locations surrounding the Church Street Marketplace and City Hall Park will feature continuous street theater from internationally acclaimed performers. Fri., Aug. 1, 12-9 p.m., Sat., Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Free. More info: www.vermontfestivaloffools.com

The Precipice festival

Rough Francis, Barika, Kat Wright & the Indomitable Soul Band and many others take the stage at this celebration of local music. Fri., Aug. 1, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. and Sat., Aug. 2, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. at Burlington College in Burlington. $10-12; $18-20 weekend pass. Tickets and more information: www.theprec.com

City Hall Park Lunchtime Performances

The Hokum Brothers meld country and honky-tonk tunes at an open-air show. Fri., Aug. 1, 12-1 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free. More info: burlingtoncityarts.com

August First Bakery & Café 5th Anniversary Block Party

Dwight & Nicole, Barika, Gold Town, and Brett Hughes and the Honky Tonk Crowd bring spirited tunes to a soirée featuring Otter Creek brews and good eats. Fri., Aug. 1, 12-5 p.m. at August First Bakery & Café in Burlington. Free. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/655198831254399/

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

Emerge Vermont Information Session

Attendees learn about the program that trains democratic women how to run for office. Fri., Aug. 1, 7-8:30 p.m. at Private residence in Burlington. Free. For more information, contact Carmen George at: 802-862-5091

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/?

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.

'Pagans' & 'Monkey Man'

A Jewish boy and a Catholic girl have a night to remember in David Schein's teenage drama, set in Burlington in the mid-1960s. Dana Block's one-woman show about her brother's descent into mental illness follows. July 31-Aug. 2, 8-9:45 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $8-15.

'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'

A madcap romp through Victorian England follows Theatre Royale actors as they attempt to complete Charles Dickens' unfinished story of "Edwin Drood," with disastrous results. For ages 10 and up. Thu., July 31, 7 p.m., Fri., Aug. 1, 2 & 7 p.m., Sat., Aug. 2, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.


Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

7th Annual Festival of Fools

The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater, celebrating circus arts, music and comedy for family audiences. Four main stage locations surrounding the Church Street Marketplace and City Hall Park will feature continuous street theater from internationally acclaimed performers. Sun., Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Free. More info: www.vermontfestivaloffools.com

The Precipice festival

Rough Francis, Barika, Kat Wright & the Indomitable Soul Band and many others take the stage at this celebration of local music. Sat., Aug. 2, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. at Burlington College in Burlington. $10-12; $18-20 weekend pass. Ticket and more information: www.theprec.com

Bike MS: Green Mountain Getaway

A supported ride offers cyclists mountain vistas and breathtaking lake views on routes ranging from 45 to 100 miles. Proceeds benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Registration, 6-7 a.m.; ride, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Aug. 2, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at University of Vermont in Burlington. $35 plus $250 in funds raised. More info: www.bikeMSvermont.org

Burlington Ruby Conference

Burlington's tech scene gets a boost as local and regional web developers attend talks by leading industry professionals, including keynoters Sandi Metz and Ernie Miller. Sat., Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $250; preregister: burlingtonrubyconference.com

Fly Kites Not Drones

Locals send kites into the sky to raise awareness about Afghan Peace Volunteers' efforts to end drone usage. Sat., Aug. 2, 2-3 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Free.

ECHO's Champ Week

Does the famed lake monster really exist? Kids and their caregivers investigate the local legend with interactive programs and activities. Aug. 2-10, 10:30 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; free for kids 2 and under.

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

Saturday Story Time

Youngsters and their caregivers gather for entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through August 30 at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Rock Point's Family Fun Day

Access to Rock Point's beaches and nature trails kicks off an afternoon of lawn games, kids activities and barbecue eats. Sat., Aug. 2, 1-5 p.m. at Rock Point in Burlington. $10; $25 per family.

Understanding Eastern Medicine

Acupuncturist Marni Adhikari details well-being as reflected in the Chinese philosophy of the Five Elements. Sat., Aug. 2, 2-3 p.m., Sat., Sept. 6, 2-3 p.m., Sat., Oct. 4, 2-3 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 1, 2-3 p.m. at Pathways to Well Being in Burlington. Free; preregister: http://wisdom-trad.com/

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.

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/

'O, Caligula!' Audition

Saints & Poets Production Company holds tryouts for its musical comedy based on Rome's most infamous emperor, Gaius. Room A213. Check-in, 9:30 a.m.; audition, 10 a.m. Sat., Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. Free; first come, first served.

'Pagans' & 'Monkey Man'

A Jewish boy and a Catholic girl have a night to remember in David Schein's teenage drama, set in Burlington in the mid-1960s. Dana Block's one-woman show about her brother's descent into mental illness follows. July 31-Aug. 2, 8-9:45 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $8-15.

'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'

A madcap romp through Victorian England follows Theatre Royale actors as they attempt to complete Charles Dickens' unfinished story of "Edwin Drood," with disastrous results. For ages 10 and up. Sat., Aug. 2, 2 & 7p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.  


Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Lake Champlain Dragon Boat Festival

In it's 12th year, teams of paddlers go head-to-head in 200-meter races every four minutes to raise awareness about programs for cancer survivors and to benefit Survivorship NOW; attracts crowds by the thousands. Live music, dancing and a flower ceremony complete the festivities. Sun., Aug. 3, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. Free for spectators. More info: www.ridethedragon.org

7th Annual Festival of Fools

The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street theater, celebrating circus arts, music and comedy for family audiences. Four main stage locations surrounding the Church Street Marketplace and City Hall Park will feature continuous street theater from internationally acclaimed performers. Sun., Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Free. More info: www.vermontfestivaloffools.com

Bike MS: Green Mountain Getaway

A supported ride offers cyclists mountain vistas and breathtaking lake views on routes ranging from 45 to 100 miles. Proceeds benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Registration, 6-7 a.m.; ride, Sun., Aug. 3, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at University of Vermont in Burlington. $35 plus $250 in funds raised. More info: www.bikeMSvermont.org

Burlington Ruby Conference

Burlington's tech scene gets a boost as local and regional web developers attend talks by leading industry professionals, including keynoters Sandi Metz and Ernie Miller. Sun., Aug. 3, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Film House, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $250; preregister: burlingtonrubyconference.com

ECHO's Champ Week

Does the famed lake monster really exist? Kids and their caregivers investigate the local legend with interactive programs and activities. Aug. 2-10, 10:30 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; free for kids 2 and under.

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

Burlington Concert Band

Local musicians present a varied program of marches, old pop songs and other classics. Sundays, 7-8:30 p.m. Continues through Aug. 17 at Battery Park in Burlington. Free.

Ukulele Mele

overs of the Hawaiian instrument convene for a strumming session. For ages 10 and up. Fletcher Room. Sun., Aug. 3, 4:30 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Kidical Mass Group Bicycle Ride

Families take a leisurely spin around the Queen City. Sun., Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Sun., Sept. 7, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Maglianero Café in Burlington. Free.

International Dinner Series

A celebration of Turkish culture serves up traditional fare and live entertainment from Lokum. Sun., Aug. 3, 5-8 p.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. $15-18; ages 21 and up BYOB.

Soul Purpose Development: Light Body Meditation

Cynthia Warwick Seiler helps attendees access their higher selves in a focused practice. First Sunday of every month, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Continues through Nov. 2 at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $15 suggested donation.

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.

Gary Shattuck

The local author details an 1808 showdown on the Winooski River in Smugglers and Shootouts: The Black Snake Affair. A visit to the approximate site of the event follows. Sun., Aug. 3, 2 p.m. at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'

A madcap romp through Victorian England follows Theatre Royale actors as they attempt to complete Charles Dickens' unfinished story of "Edwin Drood," with disastrous results. For ages 10 and up. Fri., Aug. 1, 2 & 7 p.m., Sat., Aug. 2, 2 & 7 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 3, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $14-16.

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If you are considering listing your home for sale or buying a home, condominium or Real Estate in Burlington VT or Chittenden County, please give me a call or email me to discuss the market, schools and your options. I would be delighted to assist you. I can be reached on my direct line at 802.238.5256, email me at Chris@ChrisHurdVT.com or visit my website: http://chrishurdvt.com.

Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Featured Listing – 170 Ethan Allen Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4370136)

Modern styled with nature access in Burlington!
170 Ethan Allen Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4370136)
Price: $235,000

Type House
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Square Footage 1,450
Lot Size 9,147 sq ft
Year Built 1958
Taxes $4730.16
MLS# 4370136

Description:
If you seek character and fun personality, this is the home for you. Located in a park setting and across the street from Ethan Allen Park, this lovely home will be a splendid haven for all who live here. It is special and a great alternative to condo living. Lovely perennial beds. Long windows allow lots of streaming sunlight and 'garden windows' allow you to enjoy the outdoors from the lower level. Partially fenced yard with garden shed. Enjoy the screened porch off the back on those warm summer days.

More information for this property:
170 Ethan Allen Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4370136)

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real EstateCall Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries. Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Friday, July 18, 2014

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

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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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Featured Listing – 50 Cottage Grove, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4361156)

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50 Cottage Grove, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4361156)
Price: $209,900

More information for this property:
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Square Footage 1,104
Lot Size 6,098 sq ft
Year Built 1948
Taxes $4474.56
MLS# 4361156

Description:
Charming home in great Burlington neighborhood. Updated windows, roof, vinyl siding, carpet, and appliances. Three bedrooms upstairs, half bath downstairs, and a full bath upstairs with jetted tub. Detached garage. Home needs a few cosmetic touches. Natural gas is available at the street. Close to all amenities. Priced to sell!
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50 Cottage Grove, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4361156)

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