Thursday, June 20, 2013

Events in Burlington, Vermont – June 21st – 23rd

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

Friday, June 21, 2013

Queen City Tango Milonga

No partner is required for welcoming the weekend in the Argentine tradition. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Introductory session, 7-7:45 p.m.; dance, 7:45-10 p.m. Friday, June 21, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

b'ART'stool Burlington

Locals sip libations and bid on custom barstools created by area artists at impromptu auctions hosted by Jamie Polli of GameshowsVT. Meet at 6:30 p.m.; pub crawl, 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, 6:30PM at Church Street Tavern in Burlington. Prices vary.

Wine Dinner

Marilena Barbera of Sicily's Cantine Barbera hosts a five-course meal that pairs the region's wines with gourmet cuisine. Friday, June 21, 6:30PM at Nika in Burlington. $50; preregister; limited space.

'A Course in Miracles' Meet-up

Attendees learn principles that help foster an intuitive, holistic lifestyle. Bring a journal. Friday, June 21, 4:30PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. $10 suggested donation.

Forza: The Samurai Sword Workout

Students sculpt lean muscles and gain mental focus when performing basic strikes with wooden replicas of the weapon. Friday, June 21, 9–10AM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $10.

R.I.P.P.E.D. 4 Kids

Youngsters ages 7 through 12 get fit while moving to music and focusing on aspects of rhythm, intervals, power, plyometrics and endurance. Friday, June 21, 1–2PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $6.

Marna Ehrech

Thirty years of experience inform the spiritual healer and teacher's knowledge of quartz crystals and how they enhance the quality of life. Friday, June 21, 5:30PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. Free.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Information Session

David Tomlinson presents health and wellness entrepreneurial opportunities to parents looking for flexible employment. Saturday, June 22, 10:30–11:30AM at New England Center for CranioSacral Therapy in Burlington. Free.

Celebrating a Sustainable Vermont

Proponents of less consumption and smaller families celebrate Vermont's zero population growth in 2012 with guest speakers and "Endangered Species" condoms. Saturday, June 22, 10AM–2PM at Oakledge Park in Burlington. $6 car park entrance fee.

Afro-Caribbean Dance Class

Students of all skill levels groove to rhythms from Cuba, Haiti and Brazil. Saturday, June 22, 11:15AM–12:15PM at South End Studio in Burlington. Free.

Burlap Bag Benefit Sale

Gently used Green Mountain Coffee Roaster burlap sacks get a new life when used for garden mulch, grow bags, craft projects and more. Proceeds benefit Vermont Community Gardens Network education programs. Saturday, June 22, 9AM–12PM at COTS in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Waterfront Walking Tour

A stroll along Lake Champlain's shoreline highlights the city's industrial and maritime past. Proceeds benefit Preservation Burlington. Meet at the visitor's center on the bottom of College Street. Saturday, June 22, 1PM at Burlington Waterfront in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students.

Downtown Burlington Walking Tour

Participants step back in time and explore the Queen City's intriguing history and architecture. Proceeds benefit Preservation Burlington. Meet on Church Street. Saturday, June 22, 11AM at Burlington City Hall in Burlington. $10; $5 for Preservation Burlington members and students.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls Tour

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps. Saturday, June 22, 8PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $14-18; meet 10 minutes before start time.

Burlington Farmers Market

More than 90 stands overflow with seasonal produce, flowers, artisan wares and prepared foods. Saturday, June 22, 8:30AM–2PM at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Wine & Food Festival

Oenophiles please their palates with a selection of 300 fine wines and gourmet fare, and attend seminars by award-winning international winemakers. Saturday, June 22: 12 – 4PM, 5 – 9PM at Waterfront Park in Burlington. $50-60; for ages 21 and up with valid ID.

Fit Camp

Folks get a weekend workout with a run and circuit training. Meet at the skate park. Saturday, June 22, 10AM at Burlington Waterfront in Burlington. Free.


Resistance, intervals, power, plyometrics, endurance and diet define this high-intensity physical-fitness program. Saturday, June 22, 9–10AM at North End Studio B in Burlington. $10.

Sunday Spiritual Healing Meditation

A supportive environment helps participants access intuition, empowerment and self-healing tools. Saturday, June 22, 11AM–12PM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. Suggested $15 donation.

Saturday Story Time

Families gather for imaginative tales. Saturday, June 22, 11AM at Phoenix Books Burlington in Burlington. Free.

Introduction to Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users learn basic concepts of the editing software. Saturday, June 22, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Hair for the Common Good

Cuts, color and product sales help out the community at this daylong event, during which all proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. Sunday, June 23, 11AM–5PM at Salon Lanier in Burlington. $40-60.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Cemetery Tour

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. Sunday, June 23, 8PM at Lakeview Cemetery in Burlington. $14-18; for ages 9 and up.

International Dinner: Tibet

Native cooks prepare authentic dishes, including momo and shogo phing. Tibetan musicians and dancers don traditional costumes for entertainment that follows. Sunday, June 23, 5–8PM at North End Studio A in Burlington. $15-18; preregister.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Sunday, June 23, 6:30–8PM at Panera Bread in Burlington. Free.

Jennifer Pharr Davis

The record-setting long-distance hiker shares stories of endurance and faith, as seen in her new book Called Again. Tasty eats and libations from Big Fatty's BBQ round out the evening. Sunday, June 23, 7PM at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington. $5-8 plus cost of food and drink.

Women's Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Rain location, Miller Community and Recreation Center. Sunday, June 23, 6–8PM at Starr Farm Athletic Field in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.
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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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