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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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

Thursday, July 10, 2014

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

Charming upgraded home in Burlington!
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!
More information for this property:
50 Cottage Grove, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4361156)

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

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – July 4th - 6th

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

  Friday, July 4th, 2014
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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., Sat., June 7, 8 p.m. and 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

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.

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.

Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival Artist Faculty Series

Works by Rachmaninoff, Bedřich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák inform "Outpourings of the Heart." Pre-performance lecture, 6:45 p.m.; concert, 7:30 p.m. Fri., July 4, 7:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $25; free for students with ID. More info about the program: http://gmcmf.org/events/outpourings-heart


Saturday, July 5th, 2014

FIFA World Cup

Soccer fanatics screen semifinal and final matches on a wide-screen television. Sat., July 5, 12-6 p.m., Tue., July 8, 12-6 p.m., Wed., July 9, 12-6 p.m., Sat., July 12, 12-6 p.m. and Sun., July 13, 12-6 p.m. at Pickering Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

BTV Green's Legalization and Beyond statewide conference

Proponents of cannabis and hemp legalization in Vermont explore its medical, environmental and economical benefits. See btvgreen.com for details. Sat., July 5, 12-3 p.m. at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington. Free. More info: http://btvgreen.com/2014/06/legalization-and-beyond/

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.

Understanding Eastern Medicine

Acupuncturist Marni Adhikari teaches attendants about alternative paths to well-being through the Chinese philosophy of the Five Elements. Sat., July 5, 2-3 p.m., 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.

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

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 July 26 at Phoenix Books Burlington 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.

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/



Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Kidical Mass Group Bicycle Ride

Fit families take a leisurely spin around the Queen City. Sun., July 6, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., 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.

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

'Cost of War' Community Art Project

The Peace & Justice Center teams up with Brattleboro's B4 Peace Team and the Will Miller Chapter of Veterans for Peace to examine the impact of U.S. military spending on local economies. Sun., July 6, 1-5 p.m. at Church Street Marketplace in Burlington. Free.

Lavender Writes of Vermont

LGBT and LGBT-friendly writers hone their skills. Sun., July 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sun., July 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at RU12? Community Center in Burlington. Free.

Balkan Folk Dancing

Louise Brill and friends organize people into lines and circles set to complex rhythms. No partner necessary. Sun., July 6, 4-7 p.m. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $6 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.

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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

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Featured Listing – 79 Sandy Lane, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4340936)

Spacious upgraded home in Burlington!
79 Sandy Lane, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4340936)
Price: $239,900

More information for this property:
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Square Footage 1,711
Lot Size 8,712 sq ft
Year Built 1968
Taxes $4986.16
MLS# 4340936

Description:
Great New North End neighborhood! This spacious home sits on a fenced corner lot and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, hardwood floors, large eat-in kitchen with upgraded appliances, updated main bath, fireplace and more! Plenty of room for storage on the lower level plus an oversized 16x16 shed in the backyard. The enclosed back porch expands the living space in the warmer months and the 2-car garage comes in handy any day of the year! New windows plus a newer roof and gas furnace. Walk to schools, bike path and Ethan Allen park with hiking trails. Minutes to shopping and downtown Burlington.

More information for this property: 79 Sandy Lane, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4340936)

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

Friday, June 20, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – June 20th – 22nd

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

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Burlington Wine & Food Festival events

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Join us for an exciting lineup of events in the days leading up to festival weekend! Winemakers from around the world will team up with some of the best chefs in Vermont to create unique menus highlighting their creativity and showcasing thrilling food and wine pairings. More info: http://www.burlingtonwineandfoodfestival.com/

City Hall Park Lunchtime Performances

Swale belts out rock and Americana tunes at a midday show. Fri., June 20, 12-1 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park 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. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sat., June 7, 8 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through June 28 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Blues Dance at Champlain Club

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

Elizabeth Warren

The Massachusetts senator details her 20-year journey in Washington in a discussion of her bestselling memoir A Fighting Chance. A Q&A follows. Fri., June 20, 3:30 p.m. at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington. $35-45; limited ticketsmore info: http://www.phoenixbooks.biz/, preregister at Phoenix Books Burlington: 802 448 3350

Women's Circle

Those who identify as women gather for readings, discussion and activities. Fri., June 6, 2-3:30 p.m., Fri., June 13, 2-3:30 p.m., Fri., June 20, 2-3:30 p.m. and Fri., June 27, 2-3:30 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

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 Club

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.  



Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Burlington Wine & Food Festival

Wine lovers and foodies pair palate-pleasing varietals and gourmet fare with seminars by noted international winemakers. Sat., June 21, 12 & 5 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. $50-60; for ages 21 and up with valid ID. More info: http://www.burlingtonwineandfoodfestival.com/

ArtsRiot The Cookout: Lobster Boil

Diners sit down to a casual feast of Maine lobsters and all-you-can-eat sides of baked potatoes, coleslaw, rolls and corn on the cob. Live music follows. Sat., June 21, 5 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $22; $3-8 drinks; more information & to preregister: http://artsriot.com/ai1ec_event/lobster-boil/?instance_id=391

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.

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 June 28 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

VCAM Orientation

Video-production hounds learn basic concepts and nomenclature at an overview of VCAM facilities, policies and procedures. Sat., June 21, 11 a.m. at VCAM Studio 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 May 31 at Phoenix Books Burlington 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.

RU12? Walking Group

Locals make strides in a supportive environment. Meet outside the store on Cherry Street. Sat., June 21, 9-11 a.m., 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.

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/

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  



 Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

American Flatbread Burlington Hearth 10th Anniversary Celebration

Live music from Barika and Kat Wright & the Indomitable Soul Band enlivens a street party featuring kids activities and plenty of local food and drink. Sun., June 22, 4-9 p.m. at American Flatbread Burlington Hearth in Burlington. Free.

Local Motion Waterfront Tootle & Picnic

Ladies convene for a leisurely bicycle ride along Lake Champlain and a picnic brunch. Sun., June 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Local Motion in Burlington. Free; bring a brunch dish to share.

Divas on Deck

Ladies let loose on a Spirit of Ethan Allen cruise with a mini fashion show, belly dancing, cabaret performances and more. Sun., June 22, 1:45-3:30 p.m. at Burlington Boathouse in Burlington. $20-25; for ages 21 and up; cash bar. Tickets: https://divasondeck.eventbrite.com/

Jane Austen in Vermont

In respective lectures, Lisa Brown and Marie Sprayberry explore the influence of the Royal Navy and King George IV on the novelist's work. Costume displays and light refreshments round out the afternoon. Sun., June 8, 1-3:30 p.m. at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

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 June 29 at Battery Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

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. Every other Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Continues through June 22 at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session

Hoop Yoga Flow Workshop

sed as an extension of the body, Hula-Hoops become a tool for stretching, meditation and movement. Sun., June 22, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Sangha Studio in Burlington. $25. Preregister: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ASP/adm/home.asp?studioid=141607

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.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m. Continues through May 25 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. Sundays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through April 27 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

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Featured Listing – 66 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4358146)

Updated home in Burlington's New North End!
66 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4358146)
Price: $259,900
 
More information for this property:
66 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4358146)
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Square Footage 1,500
Lot Size 9,147 sq ft
Year Built 1940
Taxes $4995.32
MLS# 4358146
 
Description:Beautifully updated and expanded home. This home shows like a page out of Pottery Barn and is the complete package! Glistening hardwood floors, tasteful decor, decadent master suite with full bath and office area nearby. A fully fenced, gorgeous patio and walkway complement the mature landscaping and enclosed porch. It also has newer windows, roof, and furnace.

 More information for this property:
66 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4358146)
 
Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real Estate Call Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries.
 Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Friday, June 6, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – June 6th – June 8th

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

Friday, June 6th, 2014

BDJFBurlington Discover Jazz Festival (BDJF)

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. Thu., June 5, 1-2:30 & 5-10 p.m., Fri., June 6, 5, 8 & 9:30 p.m., Sat., June 7, 1-11:30 p.m. and Sun., June 8, 10 a.m. & 12:30-9:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: discoverjazz.com

BDJF: Big Chief Donald Harrison & the Congo Square Nation Afro-New Orleans Cultural Group

Saxophonist Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr. comes from impressive stock. His father, Big Chief Donald Harrison, was a famed Mardi Gras Indian who inspired his son to embrace the musical heritage beneath the elaborate costumes of colorful feathers and intricate beading. As chief of the Congo Square Nation, Harrison Jr. honors this dynamic culture with jazz arrangements that incorporate the best of the bayou. Known as “The King of Nouveau Swing,” he and the Congo Square Nation Afro-New Orleans Cultural Group take the stage as part of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Music lovers can expect a visual feast that merges contemporary tunes with dancing, drumming and more. Fri., June 6, 8 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $20-40.

City Hall Park Lunchtime Performances

Bramblewood belt out folk tunes at a midday show. Fri., June 6, 12-1 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park 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. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sat., June 7, 8 p.m. and Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through June 28 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Vermont Interfaith Action Silent Auction

St. Paul’s Cathedral will be hosting a silent auction to benefit Vermont Interfaith Action. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, elegant desserts, and wine while browsing a wide selection of treasures and gift certificates being offered on the auction block. Child-care and activities provided. St. Paul’s Cathedral, Burlington, 6:30-9 p.m. $15 suggested donation. More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/653214624731607/

Joy Madden

Joined by Jamie Kaplan, Jenny Peterson and Kelsey Wilson, the local dancer explores themes of childhood in 13 Fireflies, which premieres at the opening reception of "The Artist's Childhood." Fri., June 6, 7 p.m. at Rose Street Artists' Co-op in Burlington. Free.

Irie Yoga

Students tap into their inner wisdom in a practice focused on breathe, mantra and gentle asanas. Fridays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Jenke Arts in Burlington. $5 minimum donation.

Women's Circle

Those who identify as women gather for readings, discussion and activities. Fri., June 6, 2-3:30 p.m., Fri., June 13, 2-3:30 p.m., Fri., June 20, 2-3:30 p.m. and Fri., June 27, 2-3:30 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

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 Club

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.

'Don't Be a Dick'

Performance artist Rythea Lee delves into the unexpected epiphanies of her psyche with song, story and dance. Fri., June 6, 8 p.m. at Flynndog in Burlington. $15-25; preregister: http://www.flynndog.net/


Saturday, June 7th, 2014

2014 Preservation Burlington Homes Tour

Among the Queen City’s many charms is its varied architecture. From Victorians to bungalows and beyond, Vermont’s largest city boasts a wide array of eye-catching properties. The folks at Preservation Burlington are among those dedicated to maintaining the integrity of the area’s oldest abodes, six of which are featured in the 2014 Homes Tour. Renovated and restored, these regal residences reflect time-tested craftsmanship and keen attention to detail. Ranging from a stately stone mansion to a former college flophouse, these eclectic abodes marry the best of the past and present. A self-guided jaunt takes visitors from inspiring landscapes to exquisite interiors. Sat., June 7, 12-4 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. $20; free for kids under 18. More info & Tickets available through http://www.flynntix.org/see-description/homes-tour/Details?perfNo=10920&perfCodePrefix=OPZ14X

Retreat From Canada: Revolutionary War Weekend

History buffs discover how our neighbors to the north helped America achieve independence with reenactments, demonstrations and informative displays. Sat., June 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. $4-8; free for kids under 6. More info: http://www.ethanallenhomestead.org/index.php?id=105

Loving Day Vermont Celebration

DJ Infinite entertains like-minded locals, who commemorate the 1967 Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriage. Sat., June 7, 3-6 p.m. at North End Studio B in Burlington. Free. www.facebook.com/events/226858110844582

Understanding Eastern Medicine

Acupuncturist Marni Adhikari teaches attendants about alternative paths to well-being through the Chinese philosophy of the Five Elements. Sat., June 7, 2-3 p.m., Sat., July 5, 2-3 p.m., 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.

Champlain Club Swing Dance

Quick-footed participants experiment with different styles, including the lindy hop, Charleston and balboa. Indoor shoes required. Beginner lesson, 8 p.m.; dance, 8:30 p.m. Fourth Saturday of every month, 8:30-11 p.m. Continues through Nov. 22 at Champlain Club in Burlington. $5.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival (BDJF)

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. Sat., June 7, 1-11:30 p.m. and Sun., June 8, 10 a.m. & 12:30-9:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: discoverjazz.com

BDJF: Cécile McLorin Salvant

The celebrated vocalist melds powerful pipes with rhythmic poise. Sat., June 7, 10 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $30.

BDJF: Belizbeha

Reuniting on stage for a 20th anniversary show, the Queen City legends deliver a blend of acid-jazz and funk. The Jennifer Hartswick Band and Kat Wright & the Indomitable Soul Band join the party. Sat., June 7, 5:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Burlington. $20-25.

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 June 28 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

ECHO 'Archistream' Exhibit Opening

Architecture enthusiasts check out the converted 1969 Airstream Globetrotter, now a mobile outreach, education and design center courtesy of Norwich University students. Sat., June 7, 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; free for kids 2 and under

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 May 31 at Phoenix Books Burlington 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. Continues through May 31 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/

Ian Ethan Case

The jazz guitarist gives concertgoers a visual and aural feast with his offbeat playing style. Sat., June 7, 3 p.m. at BCA Center in Burlington. Free.


Sunday, June 8th, 2014

Retreat From Canada: Revolutionary War Weekend

History buffs discover how our neighbors to the north helped America achieve independence with reenactments, demonstrations and informative displays. Sun., June 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. $4-8; free for kids under 6. More info: http://www.ethanallenhomestead.org/index.php?id=105

“Burgoyne’s March” Presentation

Acclaimed biographer Willard Sterne Randall will give a presentation on Burgoyne’s March during the Saratoga Campaign. This invasion during the early days of the American Revolution played a critical role in securing the necessary foreign support that would help deliver the eventual American victory. Ethan Allen Homestead, Burlington, 4 p.m. Free.

Jane Austen in Vermont

In respective lectures, Lisa Brown and Marie Sprayberry explore the influence of the Royal Navy and King George IV on the novelist's work. Costume displays and light refreshments round out the afternoon. Sun., June 8, 1-3:30 p.m. at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

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 June 29 at Battery Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Square-Foot Gardening

Master gardener Peter Burke outlines ways to maximize the production of petite plots. Sun., June 8, 1-2:30 p.m. at City Market in Burlington. $5-10; limited space, preregister at citymarket.coop

The Aphasia Choir

Eleven local stroke survivors access the undamaged hemispheres of their brains in a musical performance that transcends their language disorder. Sun., June 8, 2 p.m. at Davis Auditorium, Medical Education Center Pavilion, Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. Free.

Sarah Mathews & Claire Black

The cellist and pianist interpret the music of Russia and Eastern Europe in a program of works by Rachmaninov, Antonín Dvořák and Karl Goldmark. Sun., June 8, 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Burlington. Free to attend; donations accepted.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival (BDJF)

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. Sun., June 8, 10 a.m. & 12:30-9:30 p.m. at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: discoverjazz.com

BDJF: Jerry Bergonzi Quintet

Living up to his status as a legendary live performer, the world-renowned saxophonist redefines traditional approaches to improvisation. Sun., June 8, 6 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $22-25.

BDJF: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

The multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist hammers out Afro-Caribbean grooves on the ivory keys. Sun., June 8, 8 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $20-48.

Global Roots Film Series

A newlywed seeks comfort outside of her lonely marriage in Bui Thac Chuyen's drama Adrift. In Vietnamese with English subtitles. Sun., June 8, 5 p.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. Free to attend; donations accepted.

'Shadows of Liberty'

Featuring Dan Rather, Amy Goodman and other media bigwigs, Jean-Philippe Tremblay's 2012 documentary exposes corruption and cover-ups in mainstream journalism. Sun., June 8, 4 p.m. at Peace & Justice Center in Burlington. Free to attend; donations accepted.

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. Every other Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Continues through June 22 at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session

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.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Local History Room. Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m. Continues through May 25 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. Sundays, 6-8 p.m. Continues through April 27 at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

'The Fool's Riddle: Hysteria Has No House'

Jocelyn Woods embodies Naught-Begot, ambassador of the Ship of Fools, in this one-act play where genius, madness and orgasm are all kin. For ages 18 and up. Sun., June 8, 7 p.m. and Sun., June 15, 7 p.m. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $21-26.

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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