Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Featured Listing – 62 Farrington Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4342724)

Updated Burlington Ranch Home with Decked Yard!
62 Farrington Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4342724)
Price: $239,900

Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1 1/2
Square Footage 1,688
Lot Size 6,969
Year Built 1957
Taxes $4075.58
MLS# 4342724

Description
Fantastic New North End 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Ranch home. Owners have lovingly updated windows, roof, kitchen, appliances, siding and more. Hardwood floors, attached garage, huge shed and wet bar in basement. Fenced yard with deck backs up to the elementary school & is a short walk to the middle school. Plenty of storage in the basement!

More information for this property:
62 Farrington Parkway, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4342724

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real Estate

  Call Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries.
  Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Thursday, April 10, 2014

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

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

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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Sand Mandala Painting

Monks from Namgyal Monastery use colored grains of sand to create an intricate circular design, whose ultimate destruction symbolizes impermanence and nonattachment. April 9-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wed., April 16, 5 p.m. at Fleming Museum, UVM in Burlington. Regular admission; $3-5

Full Circle Festival

100 events that address the art and heart of aging. The festivities open on Saturday with the construction of a Native American medicine wheel and continue through Sunday, with activities ranging from film, food and fitness to talks, theater and beyond. Fri., April 11, 7-8 p.m., Sat., April 12, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. $15-20; $35 festival pass; daytime events free for kids under 12. More info: http://www.fullcirclefestival.com

Full Circle Festival: Naomi Shihab Nye

Kicking off the weekend festival, the award-winning poet reads original material, then presents "A Shadow or a Friend: How Words Travel With Us All the Way." A reception and book signing follow. Fri., April 11, 7 p.m. at Ira Allen Chapel, UVM in Burlington. $25.

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. at North End Studio B in Burlington. $7.

Rock Point School Fundraiser Dinner & Silent Auction

Diners share a meal, then bid on a wide array of items at this benefit for the school featuring music, tours, and a student art show. Fri., April 11, 6-7:30 p.m. at Rock Point School in Burlington. $30; preregister: http://www.rockpointschool.org

Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2014

Readings, live music, games and more honor the area's top literary talent, as featured in BWW's second annual anthology. Fri., April 11, 6:30 p.m. at BCA Center in Burlington. Free; cash bar.

Creative Writing Workshop

Wordsmiths develop their craft in a supportive environment. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Fridays, 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. and Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through April 28 at Studio 266 in Burlington. Free; preregister & details: www.burlingtonwritersworkshop.com

Queen City Contras

Sarah Blair and Colin McCaffrey dole out live tunes while Sarah VanNorstrand calls the steps. Beginner session, 7:45 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Fri., April 11, 8 p.m. at Edmunds School Gymnasium in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12.

The Teetotallers

Combining charm and technical brilliance, the trio of Irish musicians perform traditional tunes from the Emerald Isle. Pre-performance talk, 6:30 p.m.; concert, 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 11, 7:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $16-28.

Music with Robert

Music lovers of all ages join sing-alongs with Robert Resnik. Daycare programs welcome with one caregiver for every two children. Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. Continues through April 25 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

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.

'Voices Across the Divide'

Director Alice Rothchild hosts a screening of her documentary about the experience of Palestinian refugees living stateside. A discussion follows. Fri., April 11, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Cathedral in Burlington. Free.

'Les Misérables'

The adventures of ex-convict Jean Valjean in 19th-century France come to life onstage in Lyric Theatre's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel. Thu., April 10, 7:30 p.m., Fri., April 11, 7:30 p.m., Sat., April 12, 1 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 1 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $21-35


Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Full Circle Festival

100 events that address the art and heart of aging. The festivities open on Saturday with the construction of a Native American medicine wheel and continue through Sunday, with activities ranging from film, food and fitness to talks, theater and beyond. Sat., April 12, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. $15-20; $35 festival pass; daytime events free for kids under 12. More info: http://www.fullcirclefestival.com

Sand Mandala Painting

Monks from Namgyal Monastery use colored grains of sand to create an intricate circular design, whose ultimate destruction symbolizes impermanence and nonattachment. April 9-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wed., April 16, 5 p.m. at Fleming Museum, UVM in Burlington. Regular admission; $3-5

Greek Pastry Sale & Dinner

Phyllo-dough delights such as baklava and spinach pie complement hearty offerings of chicken souvlaki and beef gyros. Pastry sale, 10 a.m.; dinner and takeout, 11 a.m. Sat., April 12, 10 a.m. at Greek Orthodox Church Community Center in Burlington. Cost of food

ECHO Earth Week's MudFest

Families celebrate muck in all its glory with 16 days of themed activities, games, "Muddy Music" and mud flinging. April 12-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Regular admission, $9.50-12.50; free for kids ages 2 and under.

ECHO Story Explorers: Turtles

What makes these reptiles tick? Little ones learn about the slow-moving creatures with themed reads and a scavenger hunt. Sat., April 12, 10:30-11 a.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the most recent version of the editing software. Prerequisite of VCAM Access Orientation or equivalent, or instructor's permission. Sat., April 12, 11 a.m., Sat., April 26, 11 a.m., Sat., May 10, 11 a.m., Sat., May 24, 11 a.m., Sat., June 14, 11 a.m. and Sat., June 28, 11 a.m. at VCAM Studio 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/

Ciaran Buckley

Referencing his work in Germany, the attorney considers the relationship between Europe and the U.S. transatlantic trade and investment partnership. Sat., April 12, 3 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Vermont Stage Company 20th Anniversary Gala

Festive music and dancing entertain theater lovers, who nosh on gourmet hors d'oeuvres and honor two decades of VSC with presenters Blake Robison and Mark Nash. Sat., April 12, 6:30 p.m. at Burlington Country Club in Burlington. $50; preregister; cash bar.

Wine & Cheese Tasting

Thunder Kittens "Lite" entertain oenophiles, who sip palate-pleasing varietals and sample fromage. Sat., April 12, 7 p.m. at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington. Free.

Vermont Virtuosi

Flutist Laurel Ann Maurer, clarinetist Karen Luttik and pianist Claire Black and guests illuminate works by Gabriel Fauré and others in "Quintessence." Sat., April 12, 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Burlington. $5-10 suggested donation.

Swing Dance With Pine Street Jazz

Folks of all skill levels don clean-soled shoes and put their best foot forward at this informal groove session. Sat., April 12, 8 p.m. at Champlain Club in Burlington. $10-15.

'Les Misérables'

The adventures of ex-convict Jean Valjean in 19th-century France come to life onstage in Lyric Theatre's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel. Thu., April 10, 7:30 p.m., Fri., April 11, 7:30 p.m., Sat., April 12, 1 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 1 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $21-35.


Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Full Circle Festival

100 events that address the art and heart of aging. The festivities open on Saturday with the construction of a Native American medicine wheel and continue through Sunday, with activities ranging from film, food and fitness to talks, theater and beyond. Sun., April 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. $15-20; $35 festival pass; daytime events free for kids under 12. More info: http://www.fullcirclefestival.com

Sand Mandala Painting

Monks from Namgyal Monastery use colored grains of sand to create an intricate circular design, whose ultimate destruction symbolizes impermanence and nonattachment. April 9-16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Wed., April 16, 5 p.m. at Fleming Museum, UVM in Burlington. Regular admission; $3-5

ECHO Earth Week's MudFest

Families celebrate muck in all its glory with 16 days of themed activities, games, "Muddy Music" and mud flinging. April 12-27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Regular admission, $9.50-12.50; free for kids ages 2 and under.

Easter Egg Hunt

Kids search for festive treats hidden in the fields. Pony rides, crafts and snacks round out the fun. Sun., April 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at UVM Horse Farm in South Burlington. Burlington. Free; $3 pony rides.

Ukrainian Egg Painting Demo

Theresa Somerset creates elaborate works of art using an ancient wax-resist technique. Sun., April 13, 12-2 p.m. at Frog Hollow in Burlington. Free.

Champlain College Wellness Day

Folks align body and mind with fitness classes, healthy fare, personal training, chair massage and more. Sun., April 13, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at IDX Student Life Center, Champlain College in Burlington. Free

University of Vermont Concert Band

Thomas Toner conducts a varied program featuring student musicians. Sun., April 13, 3-4:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. Free.

Ukulele Mele

Lovers of the Hawaiian instrument convene for a strumming session. For ages 10 and up. Fletcher Room. Sun., April 13, 4:30 p.m. and Sun., April 27, 4:30 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Israeli Folk Dancing

All ages and skill levels convene for circle and line dances, which are taught, reviewed and prompted. No partner necessary, but clean, soft-soled shoes are required. Every other Sunday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

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.

Homework Help

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science students assist first through eighth graders with reading, math and science assignments. Sundays, 12-4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through April 29 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.

'Les Misérables'

The adventures of ex-convict Jean Valjean in 19th-century France come to life onstage in Lyric Theatre's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's novel. Thu., April 10, 7:30 p.m., Fri., April 11, 7:30 p.m., Sat., April 12, 1 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 1 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $21-35.

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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, April 3, 2014

Featured Listing – 133 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4339371)

Spacious Burlington Cape Home Primed for Remodel
133 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4339371)
Price: $182,000


More information for this property:
133 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4339371)
Type House
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1 1/2
Square Footage 1,512
Lot Size 7,840
Year Built 1955
Taxes $4202.72
MLS# 4339371

Description
A diamond in the rough. Perfect for a contractor/remodeler if you are looking for a home to restore. Spacious rooms, 1 1/2 baths, 2 bedrooms plus a den, garage, steel siding, fenced yard, plus desirable New North End location close to bike path and beaches, and convenient to downtown, and recreational facilities. Seller to contribute of $5,000 at closing with acceptable offer.

More information for this property:
133 Woodbury Road, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4339371)

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real Estate

  Call Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries.
  Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – March 28th – 30th

There is much to do in Burlington, VT. Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend...
Friday, March 28th, 2014
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HANDS Silent Auction

Locals bid on 100 decorated wooden hands at this benefit for HANDS (Helping and Nurturing Diverse Seniors). Fri., March 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Penny Cluse Café in Burlington. Free. More info: www.handsvt.org

Dinner Tour With Blue Bandana Chocolate Maker

Chef Sarah Langan treats foodies to a four-course meal featuring the flavors of Blue Bandana Chocolate and a presentation by BBC founder Eric Lampman. Proceeds benefit Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. Fri., March 28, 6 p.m. at South End Kitchen at Lake Champlain Chocolates in Burlington. $195; preregister; limited space: http://www.flynntix.org/

Mad Robin Contra Dance

Folks in clean, soft-soled shoes move and groove to music by the Fainting Goats. Fri., March 28, 8 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Burlington. $5-10; bring a snack to share.

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. at North End Studio B in Burlington. $7.

Rummage Sale

Gently used items delight bargain shoppers. Fri., March 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sat., March 29, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Odd Fellows Hall in Burlington. Free

Creative Writing Workshop

Wordsmiths develop their craft in a supportive environment. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Fridays, 10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. and Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through April 28 at Studio 266 in Burlington. Free; preregister: www.burlingtonwritersworkshop.com

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.

Bar Stewards Appreciation Night

The Adams Band provide live music for a dance party celebrating local bartenders. Fri., March 28, 7-11 p.m. at Elks Lodge in Burlington. $5; free for members.

Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell

The acclaimed singer-songwriters join forces onstage for an evening of diverse folk tunes. Fri., March 28, 7:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $15-25.

'Asterion'

Georgette Garbès Putzel directs Diego Mattos' exploration of the immigrant experience in Vermont, based on the writings of Jorge Luis Borges. Spanish, 7-8 p.m.; English, 8:30-9:30 p.m. Fri., March 28, 7-9:30 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $15.

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. Through March 29, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Vermont Walk/Bike Summit

Fans of human-powered transportation convene for presentations, 10 informative workshops on topics such as bike design, training, safety and diet and a keynote address by Caroline Sampanaro, Senior Director of Campaigns and Organizing for Transportation Alternatives. Sat., March 29, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hilton Hotel in Burlington. $20 in advance, $30 at the door, includes lunch. For more information & to register: http://www.ccrpcvt.org/2014/02/2014-vermont-walkbike-summit/

Generator Launch Party

Locals celebrate Burlington's new maker space with equipment demos and tours of the artist studio, classroom and business incubator. Generator, Inc is Burlington’s new maker space, a combination of artist studio, classroom, and business incubator focused on the act of making things.  Speakers will include Mayor Miro Weinberger; Champlain College’s David Provost; Michael Metz, Generator Board President; and BCA Board Member Christy Mitchell.  Live music and light fare complete the evening. Sat., March 29, 4-8 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium Annex in Burlington. Free; cash bar. More information: generatorvermont.com

Chocolate Tasting

Sweets lovers tap into the nuances of sour, spicy, earthy and fruity flavors. Saturdays, 2-3 p.m. Continues through March 29 at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington. Free.

ECHO: NanoDays

Budding scientific thinkers explore big ideas about minuscule atoms and molecules through hands-on activities and research presentations. Sat., March 29, 10 a.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through March 29 at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Terracotta Kitchen Herb Pots

Jen Labie helps green thumbs prep for spring planting with handcrafted receptacles for parsley, basil, rosemary and thyme. Sat., March 29, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Davis Studio Gallery in Burlington. $24.

Ukrainian Egg Painting Demo

Theresa Somerset creates elaborate works of art using the ancient wax-resist technique Pysanka. Sat., March 29, 12-2 p.m. and Sun., April 13, 12-2 p.m. at Frog Hollow 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.

Burlington Winter Farmers Market

Farmers, artisans and producers offer fresh and prepared foods, crafts and more in a bustling indoor marketplace with live music, lunch seating and face painting. Every other Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Memorial Auditorium 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/

James Kochalka

The award-winning local comic book artist and writer celebrates the release of The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza. Sat., March 29, 2 & 7 p.m. at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Vermont Haiti Project Benefit Concert

Comedian Tracie Spencer warms up the stage for the Afro-Caribbean rhythms of B-TROPICAL. Good eats and a silent auction round out the evening. Sat., March 29, 6:30 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $15-25; cash bar.

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. Through March 29, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50.


Sunday, March 30th, 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. Every other Sunday, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Continues through April 13 at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

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.

Homework Help

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science students assist first through eighth graders with reading, math and science assignments. Sundays, 12-4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through April 29 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.

Mark Howe

The organist enlivens works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Francois Roberday and Frank Bridge. Sun., March 30, 3 p.m. at St. Paul's Cathedral in Burlington. Free.

Amanda Rogers

Amanda Rogers lends her talents to an array of piano-driven ditties and ballads. Sam DuPont opens. Sun., March 30, 8 p.m. at New City Galerie in Burlington. $5 suggested donation

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. Last show on Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50

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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, March 20, 2014

Featured Listing – 90 Ethan Allen Pkwy, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4333965)

Spacious Burlington Home Next to a Park!
90 Ethan Allen Pkwy, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4333965)
Price: $239,900

Type House
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2 full
Square Footage 1,400
Lot Size 16,474
Year Built 1930
Taxes $5200.56
MLS# 4333965

Description
This is a nice 3-4 bedroom home across the street from Ethan Allen Park, with a nice deep fenced yard that offers a nice space to enjoy gardening or just relaxing. Close to schools and amenities.

More information for this property:
90 Ethan Allen Pkwy, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4333965)

Chris Hurd - Burlington VT Real Estate

  Call Chris at 802.238.5256 for inquiries.
  Visit us at: www.chrishurdvt.com

Friday, March 14, 2014

Events in Burlington, Vermont – March 14th – 16th

There is much to do in Burlington, VT. Below is a sample of the some of the events happening in Burlington this weekend...
Friday, March 14th, 2014
BurlingtonIrishFestival

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

The best of Ireland comes to the Queen City with music, dance, workshops and presentations. See burlingtonirishheritage.org for details. Thu., March 13, 6-9 p.m., Fri., March 14, 12-1 p.m., Sat., March 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 12:15-1:15, 2-5 & 8 p.m. and Sun., March 16, 1-3 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: www.burlingtonirishheritage.org

Black Shamrock Haunted Tour

Paranormal authority Thea Lewis leads an excursion dedicated to the ghostly characters and spooky pubs of Burlington's Irish past. Meet at the steps 10 minutes prior to start time. March 14-16, 7 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $25, tickets: www.flynntix.org

Queen City Contra Dance

Pete's Posse dole out live tunes while Rebecca Lay calls the steps. Beginners session, 7:45-8 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. Fri., March 14, 8 p.m. at Edmunds School Gymnasium in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12

Queen City Tango Practilonga

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

Help With Health Care

Navigators answer questions and help locals choose appropriate plans through Vermont Health Connect. Fri., March 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Burlington Resource Center, 63 Pearl Street in Burlington, and 4 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library Community Room. Free; preregister for a time slot: Phone: 802-863-7676 or Email: navigator@cvoeo.org

Race, Gender & Sexuality Conference

Student panel discussions pave the way for keynoter Emi Koyama of Intersex Initiative, who presents "On Becoming a Bottom-Up Feminist." Panels: 2-5:15p.m.; reception, 5:15-6 p.m.; keynote, 6-7:30 p.m. Fri., March 14, 2 p.m. at Davis Center, UVM in Burlington. Free

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.

Music with Robert

Music lovers of all ages join sing-alongs with Robert Resnik. Daycare programs welcome with one caregiver for every two children. Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m. Continues through March 21 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

Art Herttua & Stephen Morabito

The jazz guitarist and percussionist join forces for an intimate acoustic set. Local wine and food round out the evening. Fri., March 14, 7 p.m. at East Shore Vineyard Tasting Room in Burlington. Free.

'Urinetown, the Musical'

A 20-year drought led to a water shortage so severe that the government banned private toilets? Such is the case in Urinetown, the Musical, where the Urine Good Company charges locals to use public amenities. Everything changes when a bathroom attendant takes matters into his own hands and leads a citizens’ revolt against the corporation. Gregory Ramos directs this UVM Department of Theatre production to close out the company’s 2013-14 season. Fri., March 14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thu., March 20, 7:30 p.m., Fri., March 21, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 22, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 23, 2 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $10-21 Tickets: www.uvmtheatre.org

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. March 12-14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 16, 2 p.m., March 19-22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 23, 2 p.m., March 26-29, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50

'Fugato Labile for Camille Claudel'

A gifted female sculptor's desire to work as a solo artist is trumped by societal values in Georgette Garbès Putzel's one-act play. English, 7-8 p.m.; French, 8:30-9:30 p.m. March 14-16, 7-8 & 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20.


Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Maple 5K Run & Brunch

Folks pound the pavement and work up an appetite for a pancake feast that follows. Proceeds benefit Rock Point School's maple sugaring program. Sat., March 15, 9 a.m. at Rock Point School in Burlington. $10.

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

The best of Ireland comes to the Queen City with music, dance, workshops and presentations. See burlingtonirishheritage.org for details. Sat., March 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 12:15-1:15, 2-5 & 8 p.m. and Sun., March 16, 1-3 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: www.burlingtonirishheritage.org

Black Shamrock Haunted Tour

Paranormal authority Thea Lewis leads an excursion dedicated to the ghostly characters and spooky pubs of Burlington's Irish past. Meet at the steps 10 minutes prior to start time. March 14-16, 7 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $25, tickets: www.flynntix.org

Danú

Located in southeastern Ireland, County Waterford is rich with relics of the past — including its famed megalithic tombs. It is also home to Danù, one of the country’s leading traditional music ensembles. Drawing from the area’s rich cultural heritage, the band reenergizes ancient Irish musical arrangements alongside original material. Known for rousing renditions that range from spirited instrumental numbers to breathy ballads, these masters of their craft take audience members on a journey through time. Sat., March 15, 8 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $15-40.

Irish Fiddle Workshop

Master fiddler Oisin McAuley leads an exploration of playing styles from the Emerald Isle. Sat., March 15, 3 p.m. at Burlington Violin Shop in Burlington. $20, limited space, preregister: http://www.youngtraditionvermont.org/

Natraj

Melding classical Indian music with West African rhythms and contemporary jazz, the quintet delivers an energetic show. Sat., March 15, 7 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $5-15.

Fantastic Faces & Figures

Under the guidance of Krista Connelly, beginners learn the fundamentals of drawing the human form. Sat., March 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Davis Studio Gallery in Burlington. $24.

ECHO Story Explorers: Sugaring

How does maple sap transform into syrup? Children learn about the time-tested tradition, then sample different grades. Sat., March 15, 10:30-11 a.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through March 29 at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Digital Photo Basics

Those with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows learn how to import and edit images from phones and cameras. Sat., March 15, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Sat., April 26, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister at the Fletcher Free Library reference desk or call (802) 865-7217

Bike Jam

Gearheads gather for weekend wrenching over bagels and coffee. Third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Continues through March 21 at Bike Recycle Vermont 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

Burlington Winter Farmers Market

Farmers, artisans and producers offer fresh and prepared foods, crafts and more in a bustling indoor marketplace with live music, lunch seating and face painting. Every other Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Continues through March 29 at Memorial Auditorium 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. Continues at Blu-Bin in Burlington. Free; preregister: http://www.meetup.com/Blu-Bin-Events-Burlington-VT/

'Urinetown, the Musical'

A 20-year drought led to a water shortage so severe that the government banned private toilets? Such is the case in Urinetown, the Musical, where the Urine Good Company charges locals to use public amenities. Everything changes when a bathroom attendant takes matters into his own hands and leads a citizens’ revolt against the corporation. Gregory Ramos directs this UVM Department of Theatre production to close out the company’s 2013-14 season. Fri., March 14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thu., March 20, 7:30 p.m., Fri., March 21, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 22, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 23, 2 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $10-21 Tickets: www.uvmtheatre.org

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. March 12-14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., March 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 16, 2 p.m., March 19-22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 23, 2 p.m., March 26-29, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50

'Fugato Labile for Camille Claudel'

A gifted female sculptor's desire to work as a solo artist is trumped by societal values in Georgette Garbès Putzel's one-act play. English, 7-8 p.m.; French, 8:30-9:30 p.m. March 14-16, 7-8 & 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20.


Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival

The best of Ireland comes to the Queen City with music, dance, workshops and presentations. See burlingtonirishheritage.org for details. Sat., March 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 12:15-1:15, 2-5 & 8 p.m. and Sun., March 16, 1-3 p.m. at Various locations in Burlington. Prices vary, more info: www.burlingtonirishheritage.org

Black Shamrock Haunted Tour

Paranormal authority Thea Lewis leads an excursion dedicated to the ghostly characters and spooky pubs of Burlington's Irish past. Meet at the steps 10 minutes prior to start time. March 14-16, 7 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $25, tickets: www.flynntix.org

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival: Children's Stories & Crafts

Little ones learn about the Emerald Isle with themed reads and traditional instruments. Sun., March 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free

Square-Foot Gardening

Master gardener Peter Burke shares strategies for successful soil and productive plots. Sun., March 16, 1-2:30 p.m. at City Market in Burlington. $5-10; limited space, preregister at citymarket.coop

"1814: The Battle of Lake Champlain."

Art Cohn, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's historian and underwater archaeologist details his discoveries in "1814: The Battle of Lake Champlain." Sun., March 16, 2 p.m. at Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington. Free.

Keb' Mo'

A solo acoustic show highlights the Grammy Award winner's gift for storytelling and love of the Delta blues. Sun., March 16, 7 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $15-45.

PossumHaw

Led by vocalist Colby Crehan, the local bluegrass and folk group celebrates the release of Waiting and Watching. Sun., March 16, 7 p.m. at New City Galerie in Burlington. $10.

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, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Continues through April 13 at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $2; free first session.

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.

Homework Help

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science students assist first through eighth graders with reading, math and science assignments. Sundays, 12-4:30 p.m. and Tuesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through March 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.

'Venus in Fur'

Vermont Stage Company presents David Ives' comedic tale of love, lust and literature featuring an unorthodox young actress. Sun., March 16, 2 p.m., March 19-22, 7:30 p.m., Sun., March 23, 2 p.m., March 26-29, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 30, 2 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $28.80-37.50

'Fugato Labile for Camille Claudel'

A gifted female sculptor's desire to work as a solo artist is trumped by societal values in Georgette Garbès Putzel's one-act play. English, 7-8 p.m.; French, 8:30-9:30 p.m. March 14-16, 7-8 & 8:30-9:30 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $10-20.

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Featured Listing - 84 North Cove Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4336793)

Burlington Home with Dock & River Access!
84 North Cove Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4336793)
Price: $188,400
More information for this property:
84 North Cove Road, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4336793)
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2 full
Square Footage 1,218
Lot Size 10,454
Year Built 1970
Taxes $3814
MLS# 4336793
Description
Affordable and solid single level Ranch style home on the North End with river frontage/access and dock. Short trip to the mouth of the river and out to the broadlake. Updates throughout including a converted garage to living area with handicap accessible bath could be used as a master. Windows, roof, carpeting, bathroom updates and some new paint make this a move in ready home. Total reframing of floor joists after the 100 year flood. Call for details...

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