Events in Burlington, Vermont – June 5th – 7th

There’s always an event happening in Burlington, VT. Here are some of the events of the events happening in Burlington this weekend…
Friday, June 5th, 2015Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2015

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. at Various downtown Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary.

Burlington City Arts Lunchtime Concert Series

Midday melodies from Zak Trojano showcase his knack for emotionally complex tunes. at BCA Center in Burlington. Free.

Creative Writing Workshop

Lit lovers analyze works-in-progress penned by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 22 Church St. in Burlington. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Fridays, 6:30 p.m. and Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through June 29 limited space. Free; preregister at http://www.meetup.com/The-Burlington-Writers-Workshop/

Edible History Tour

A two-mile stroll through Burlington takes foodies to local eateries, where they sample farm-fresh fare reflective of the culinary traditions of the city’s early ethnic groups. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington, $48; Through June 27, 1 p.m., Thu., June 4, 1 p.m., Sat., June 6, 1 p.m., Through June 13, 1 p.m., Fri., June 19, 1 p.m. and Sat., June 20, 1 p.m. Preregister: http://www.burlingtonediblehistory.com/

Arts Riot Truck Stop

Mobile kitchens serve up gourmet eats and local libations. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. Cost of food and drink. Fridays 5-10pm through Oct 9 at ArtsRiot, info: http://artsriot.com/events/

Laughter Yoga

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

Community Hatha Yoga

Students move at their own pace in a gentle, reflective practice. at South End Studio in Burlington. Fridays, 5:15-6:15 p.m. $6.

Bluebird Fairy Card Readings

Sessions with artist Emily Anderson offer folks insight into their lives. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $5. Fridays, 5-10 p.m. Continues through Oct. 9

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before 8pm at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $18; preregister for a saved spot: www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Wayne Shorter Quartet

The Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and composer leads an all-star lineup in original songs. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $25-80.
Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. at Various downtown Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary..

Vermont’s First Type-In

Fans of vintage manual typewriters get keyed up at a gathering complete with creative writing and speed-typing contests. Sat., June 6, 2-5 p.m. at Maglianero 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. 24 at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. Free.

Super Summer Book Sale

Readers of all ages peruse a plethora of page turners. Sat., June 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., June 7, 12-5 p.m at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; For each donation of nonperishable food items, receive a free book!

Edible History Tour

A two-mile stroll through Burlington takes foodies to local eateries, where they sample farm-fresh fare reflective of the culinary traditions of the city’s early ethnic groups. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington, $48; Through June 27, 1 p.m., Sat., June 6, 1 p.m., Through June 13, 1 p.m., Fri., June 19, 1 p.m. and Sat., June 20, 1 p.m. Preregister: http://www.burlingtonediblehistory.com/

Chocolate Tasting

Chocoholics sample confections and discover the six steps involved in evaluating flavor profiles. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Continues through Jan. 30, 2016 at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington. Free.

Ingress Tutorial

Tech-savvy players discover the downloadable video game in which competitors engage in virtual battle for local landmarks. Sat., June 6, 5-7 p.m. at Bailey/Howe Library, UVM in Burlington. Free.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls

Paranormal historian Thea Lewis highlights haunted happenings throughout Burlington. Meet at the steps 10 minutes before 8pm at Burlington City Hall Park in Burlington. $18; preregister for a saved spot: 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. First Saturday of every month, 11 a.m. Continues through Nov. 7 at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free.

Peace & Justice Center Kids Club

Games and activities teach youngsters ages 7 through 11 about ways to practice nonviolence.Sat., June 6, 2-4 p.m. and Sat., June 27, 2-4 p.m. at Peace & Justice Center in Burlington. Free; preregister: http://www.pjcvt.org/get-involved/upcoming-events/

Burlington Westie First Saturday Dance

“Black, White and Bling” is the theme of the evening at a fusion of blues and West Coast swing. Introductory lesson, 6:30 p.m.; workshop, 7 p.m.; dance, 8-11 p.m. First Saturday of every month, 6:30-11 p.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. $7-10.

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.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Rooted in Cuban and African rhythms, the Grammy Award-winning ensemble brings the best of Latin jazz to the stage. Sat., June 6, 8 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $20-50.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet

The trumpeter leads his group in a brass attack of inventive grooves and improvised riffs. Sat., June 6, 10 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25.
Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival

World-class musicians pack Queen City venues in celebration of the genre. See discoverjazz.com for details. at Various downtown Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary..

Super Summer Book Sale

Readers of all ages peruse a plethora of page turners. Sat., June 6, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., June 7, 12-5 p.m at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; For each donation of nonperishable food items, receive a free book!

Spring Into Summer Sportswear Fashion Show & Silent Auction

Dancers, athletes and cancer survivors model this season’s latest styles at a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Sun., June 7, 3-6 p.m. at Union Station in Burlington. $20-25.

Jane Austen in Vermont

Kelly McDonald uncovers a 200-year-old family secret in the interact presentation “The Mystery of Emma Austen’s Aunt Emma.” Sun., June 7, 1-3 p.m. at Morgan Room, Aiken Hall, Champlain College in Burlington. Free.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Wicked Waterfront

A spooky stroll along the shores of Lake Champlain with Thea Lewis elicits thrills and chills. Meet at the fountain at the bottom of Pearl Street 10 minutes before 8pm at at Battery Park in Burlington. $18; preregister for a saved spot: www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

Nia with Linda

Drawing from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, sensory-based movements inspire participants to explore their potential. Sundays, 9-10 a.m. at South End Studio in Burlington. $14.

ChildLight Yoga for Kids

Little ones ages 3 through 6 hit the mat and learn a sequence of stretches. Sun., June 7, 1-1:45 p.m. and Sun., June 21, 1-1:45 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Savoy Family Cajun Band

The foursome spices things up with toe-tapping tunes that channel the best of the bayou. Yankee Chank opens. Sun., June 7, 7:30-10 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. Donations.

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival: Steve Lehman Octet

Saxophone soundscapes anchor a mix of fluid, funky rhythms. Sun., June 7, 8 p.m. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $25.

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Featured Listing – 265/267 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4357650)

Contemporary townhouse in heart of Burlington!
265/267 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4357650)
Price: $259,900

 

Type Townhouse
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Square Footage 1,672
Lot Size na
Year Built 1985
Taxes $5879
MLS# 4357650

 

Description:
Distinctive multi-level townhouse, within walking distance to UVM, the UVM Medical Center, Lake Champlain, Church St. and all that Burlington has to offer! Great room boasts vaulted ceilings, skylight and gleaming hickory floors, which were installed this year. Sunroom leads to a private deck and patio – perfect for entertaining. This contemporary condo offers urban style and convenience with three levels of living space, two bedrooms with a bath for each, off-street parking for two, basement with storage and washer/dryer. Clean, bright, modern, private and unique -this one will not last long!
More information for this property:
265/267 Pearl Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4357650)

 

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

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

Friday, February 20th, 2014

Creative Writing Workshop

Lit lovers analyze works-in-progress penned by Burlington Writers Workshop members. Mondays, Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. Continues through Feb. 27 at Studio 266 in Burlington. Free; preregister: www.burlingtonwritersworkshop.com

Wellness Co-op’s Open Mic

Local performers share songs, poetry, jokes and more. Fri., Feb. 20, 6-8 p.m. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free.

ECHO’s ChampFest

Families celebrate Lake Champlain’s mythical monster with the “Believer or Skeptic” program and other themed activities. Through March 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

Music With Robert

Sing-alongs with Robert Resnik entertain music lovers. Daycare programs welcome with one caregiver for every two children. Fri., Feb. 6, 10:30-11 a.m., Fri., Feb. 13, 10:30-11 a.m. and Fri., Feb. 20, 10:30-11 a.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free; groups must preregister.

Stories With Megan

Captivating tales entertain budding bookworms ages 2 through 5. Fri., Feb. 20, 11-11:30 a.m. at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. Free.

Community Vinyasa With Candace

Students of all skill levels deepen the body-mind-breath connection. Fridays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through May 1 at South End Studio in Burlington. $6.

Fauré Quartett

A visionary approach and knack for experimentation inform the award-winning foursome’s interpretation of works by Mahler, Fauré and Brahms. Fri., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. $10-25.

TURNmusic

Area musicians put a contemporary spin on classical chamber music. Fri., Feb. 20, 8-10:30 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $10.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The UVM Department of Theatre stages the Bard’s comedy about a series of calamities caused by a pair of young lovers. Feb. 18-20, 7:30-10 p.m., Feb. 21-22, 2-4:30 & 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 22, 2-4:30 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington.$15-22. Tickets: http://www.uvmtheatre.org/tickets-muchado.html

 

Burlington Vermont 150 birthday

Saturday, February 21st, 2014

Burlington’s 150th Birthday celebration

Mark your calendars! The City of Burlington turns 150 years old on February 21, 2015, and is planning a day of celebration! Details and more information: http://burlingtonvt.gov/Burlington150

Vince Feeney

The historian highlights lesser-known players in the Queen City’s past in “Movers and Shakers in Burlington’s History.” Sat., Feb. 21, 11 a.m. at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

‘Growing Up In the Queen City’

Native residents of all ages reminisce about their childhoods as part of Burlington’s 150th anniversary celebration. Sat., Feb. 21, 12:30 p.m. at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

‘Little Jerusalem’

Archival images and interviews with their descendants tell the story of Lithuanian Jews who settled in Burlington during the late 19th century. A discussion follows. Sat., Feb. 21, 1 p.m. at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free

Chocolate Tasting

Chocoholics sample confections and discover the six steps involved in evaluating flavor profiles. Saturdays, 3 p.m. at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington. Free.

Wine Tasting: Beaujolais: Natural Mood Booster

Vintages from Jean-Paul Brun, Guy Breton and Jean Foillard reflect a dedication to honoring nature with minimal intervention winemaking. Sat., Feb. 21, 1-5 p.m. at Dedalus Wine Shop in Burlington. Free.

Midwinter Musical Feast

Tasty fare and craft brews complement first-class vocals from Maple Jam, Front Porch Foursome and the Vermont Choral Union, among others. Sat., Feb. 21, 4-7 p.m. at North End Studio A in Burlington. $20 suggested donation; cash bar. Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/mid-winter-musical-feast-tickets-15489491486?ref=ebtnebtckt

Generator Membership Orientation

A guided tour of Burlington’s newest maker space highlights facilities, equipment, tools and more. Thu., Feb. 19, 6-7 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 21, 4-5 p.m. at Generator in Burlington. $10; preregister; limited space: http://generatorvt.com/calendar/#!event/2015/2/21/generator-membership-orientation

Debbie Bookchin

The award-winning journalist presents The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies & the Promise of Direct Democracy, a collection of essays by her late father, Murray Bookchin. Sat., Feb. 21, 2 p.m. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington. Free.

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.

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.

Entrepreneur Yoga

Business owners hit the mat for poses designed to strengthen the body-mind connection and break down self-imposed barriers to success. Sat., Feb. 21, 1-2 p.m. at Laughing River Yoga in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Saturday Story Time

Little ones and their caregivers listen to entertaining tales. Saturdays, 11 a.m. Continues through April 25 at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington. Free

ECHO Story Explorers: Champ

Does the famed lake monster really exist? Children learn about the kid-friendly mythical creature. Sat., Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m. and Tue., Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

ECHO’s ChampFest

Families celebrate Lake Champlain’s mythical monster with the “Believer or Skeptic” program and other themed activities. Through March 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

Tassel Awards

Green Mountain Cabaret and the Sugar Shakers roll out the green carpet to salute all things burlesque in Vermont. Sat., Feb. 21, 8-9:30 p.m. at Club Metronome in Burlington. $10-15. Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/event/768749

‘But I Can’t Dance!’

Green Mountain Cabaret’s Callista Rugo helps dancers push past personal limits and focus on movements that target the hips, legs and feet. Sat., Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m. at ONE Arts Center in Burlington. $15-17; $30 per couple: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/but-i-cant-dance-tickets-15586484595

Shantala Shivalingappa

The master of the classic Indian dance kuchipudi elevates her craft to visual storytelling. Sat., Feb. 21, 8 p.m. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $15-40.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The UVM Department of Theatre stages the Bard’s comedy about a series of calamities caused by a pair of young lovers. Feb. 18-20, 7:30-10 p.m., Feb. 21-22, 2-4:30 & 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 22, 2-4:30 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $15-22. Tickets: http://www.uvmtheatre.org/tickets-muchado.html

 

Sunday, February 22nd, 2014

Wintervale

Wintervale on Sunday, February 22 from 10 AM – 2 PM! Come down to the Intervale and enjoy free cross country ski and snowshoe equipment rentals, over 3 miles of groomed XC ski trails, delicious food & warm drinks available to purchase, and family fun! Located in Burlington’s Intervale at 282 Intervale Road, Burlington. More info: https://www.facebook.com/skibtv

Chinese New Year Celebration

Foodies ring in the Year of the Sheep with a traditional eight-course feast benefiting the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. Sun., Feb. 22, 6 p.m.-12 a.m. at A Single Pebble in Burlington. $100; preregister, limited space: https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=1820&AID=3726

Kids Cooking Class: Exploring Tropical Fruits

Wee ones ages 4 and up tempt their tastebuds with creative preparations of bananas, pineapple, coconut and more. Sun., Feb. 22, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at City Market/Onion River Co-op in Burlington. $5-10; preregister, limited space: https://www.citymarket.coop/calendar/2015-02-22/kids-class-exploring-tropical-fruits-ages-4

Secrets of Baking Gluten-Free Bread

Anna Mays helps foodies create a customized flour blend for Brazilian cheese rolls, focaccia bread and other tasty treats. Sun., Feb. 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at McClure Multigenerational Center in Burlington. $5-10; preregister, limited space: https://www.citymarket.coop/calendar/2015-02-22/secrets-baking-gluten-free-bread

ECHO’s ChampFest

Families celebrate Lake Champlain’s mythical monster with the “Believer or Skeptic” program and other themed activities. Through March 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50

OK ABC Practice

A: Who am I? B: What do I want to be? C: How can I change the world? An open meeting welcomes those looking to explore these inquiries. Sundays, 4:45-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 25 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Dimanches French Conversation

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 24 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Nia with Linda

Drawing from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, sensory-based movements inspire participants to explore their potential. Sundays, 9-10 a.m. at South End Studio in Burlington. $14.

Sound Bath: Earth Gong, Didgerioo & Singing Bowls

Participants tap into the healing properties of intentional soundscapes. Sun., Feb. 22, 7-8 p.m. at Sacred Mountain Studio in Burlington. $5-10 suggested donation; preregister: http://sacredmountainstudio.com/ai1ec_event/sound-bath-4/?instance_id=11850

Night Parlor Performance Slam

Folks take the stage with brief works of poetry, prose, comedy, dance and music. Proceeds benefit the Burlington Performance Support Project. Sun., Feb. 22, 7-9 p.m. at ONE Arts Center in Burlington. $8-10; free for members. More info: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/night-parlor-performance-slam-tickets-15107622305

Faculty Scholarship Recital

A showcase of music and dance by UVM faculty raises funds for the cost of private instruction for UVM music majors. Sun., Feb. 22, 2-3:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. Donations.

Coney Island Rock & Roll Roadshow

A vaudevillian adventure brings burlesque babes, sideshow stunts and shenanigans to the stage. Sun., Feb. 22, 7 p.m. at ArtsRiot in Burlington. $8.

‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The UVM Department of Theatre stages the Bard’s comedy about a series of calamities caused by a pair of young lovers. Feb. 18-20, 7:30-10 p.m., Feb. 21-22, 2-4:30 & 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 22, 2-4:30 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $15-22. Tickets: http://www.uvmtheatre.org/tickets-muchado.html

 

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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://www.chrishurdvt.com/.

Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, FindAndGoSeek.net, and Colchester Sun

Featured Listing – 170 Park, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4379677)

Well Maintained multi-family in Burlington!

170 Park, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4379677)

Price: $249,900

More information for this property:
Type Multi-Family
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Square Footage 1,238
Lot Size 5,662 sq ft
Year Built 1899
Taxes $4603.60
MLS# 4379677
Description:

Mint condition multi-family home in the heart of Burlington. Very well maintained property with plenty to offer. First floor offers three bedrooms, large open kitchen with plenty of cabinet and counter space. Large storage area/mudroom off the kitchen. Newer windows and flooring throughout the home. Move in ready condition! Large wrap around covered porch great for relaxing or entertaining. Second level offers 1 bedroom and a large kitchen area, den/office and full bath. Newer kitchen counter top and move in condition. Full basement for extra storage space. Newer hot water heaters and roof. Private backyard perfect for entertaining friends and family. Located within walking distance of downtown Burlington and Lake Champlain.

More information for this property:
170 Park, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4379677)

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Events in Burlington, Vermont – October 4th – 5th

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

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

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Fiddle Workshop with Pascal Gemme

Intermediate and advanced players hone their bow-and-string skills with Québécois musician Pascal Gemme. Sat., Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Burlington Violin Shop in Burlington. $10 suggested donation; preregister; limited space: http://youngtraditionvermont.org/events/fiddle-workshop-adults-pascal-gemme/

Ghostacular: ParaCon

Costumes are encouraged at a paranormal preview to Halloween featuring vendors, healers, readers and workshops. Sat., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Hilton Hotel in Burlington. $7.

Sarah Ramsey Strong 5K

Runners honor the memory of the former Champlain College student and raise funds for the scholarship in her name. An after-party follows at ArtsRiot. Registration, 2-4 p.m.; run,4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4, 4 p.m. at Emergent Media Center, Champlain College in Burlington. $10-100. More information: http://www.active.com/burlington-vt/running/distance-running-races/sarah-ramsey-strong-5k-2014

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

Youth Speak Out

Area youth voice opinions about pressing current issues such as Vermont’s opiate epidemic and the events in Ferguson, Mo. Deejayed tunes and live entertainment complete the drug-free evening. Sat., Oct. 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington. Free.

ECHO Story Explorers: ‘The Very Quiet Cricket’

A reading of Eric Carle’s best-selling children’s book paves the way for a real-life observation of the instrumental insects. Sat., Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m. at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50.

Jay Ungar & Molly Mason

The folk duo treats listeners to traditional tunes in “Ashokan Farwell: The Civil War and Beyond.” Sat., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. at Fleming Museum, University of Vermont in Burlington. $15-30.

Forsake: Fall Kick-Off Party

Live music and gear giveaways fête the footwear company defined by form, function, urban sensibility and a DIY business model. Sat., Oct. 4, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington. Free; $5 after 10 p.m.; cash bar. preregister, limited space: http://gearx.com/blog/events/

Indigenous Peoples Movies

Films from ethnographer Ned Castle and award-winning filmmaker Matt Day explore basket-making, drumming, language and fellowship. Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 30 at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $10.50-13.50.

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.

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

Laser-Cutter Training

Tinkerers learn machine safety and maintenance, file formatting, material usage and operational procedures. Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. Continues through Oct. 25 at Generator in Burlington. $20; preregister: http://generatorvermont.com/events/

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/

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.

‘A Grand Night for Singing’

Memorable Rodgers & Hammerstein tunes from Oklahoma, South Pacific and other Broadway classics anchor this UVM Theatre production. Fri., Oct. 3, 7:30-10 p.m., Sat., Oct. 4, 2-4:30 & 7:30-10 p.m., Through Oct. 11, 7:30-10 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 12, 2-4:30 p.m. at Royall Tyler Theatre, UVM in Burlington. $18-25. Tickets: http://uvmtheatre.org/tickets-grandnight.html

‘The Prima Donettes’

Girls Nite Out Productions channels top female recording artists of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s in this hip-shaking musical revue. Through Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Oct. 5, 2 p.m., Through Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

‘October Souls’

A three-day theatrical fest packs a punch with three solo shows per night. See offcentervt.com for details. Fri., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 4, 8 p.m. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $8-15.

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Harvest Run/Walk for Sustainability

Families make strides on 1K and 5K romps through farm fields and dirt roads. Proceeds benefit the Sustainability Academy. Sun., Oct. 5, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Intervale Center in Burlington. $5-15; $30 per family. More info: http://www.citymarket.coop/harvestfunrun

Raindate: Green Mountain Animal Defenders Walk for Farmed Animals

A stroll in black attire through downtown Burlington memorializes the billions of animals lost to food production. Walk route is up Church St., make a right onto Pearl Street, then up to Willard Street, to make our way back to Church via Main street, 1.5 miles total. Sun., Oct. 5, 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m. at Tradewinds (formerly Yankee Candle), 110 Church Street in Burlington. Free; donations accepted. http://www.razoo.com/team/Gmad-Walk-For-Farmed-Animals

Indigenous Peoples Movies

Films from ethnographer Ned Castle and award-winning filmmaker Matt Day explore basket-making, drumming, language and fellowship. Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 30 at ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington. Free with admission, $10.50-13.50.

Kidical Mass Group Bicycle Ride

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

Marina Sitrin

The internationally renowned scholar of social movements discusses current issues, as reflected in her book They Can’t Represent Us: Reinventing Democracy From Greece to Occupy. Sun., Oct. 5, 1-2:30 p.m. at Peace & Justice Center in Burlington. Free.

Sharon Webster

Poetry and visual art fill the pages of Everyone Lives Here. Sun., Oct. 5, 3 p.m. at Davis Studio in Burlington. Free.

Davorka Gosto

A Mother’s Journey Through War recounts the author’s struggle to keep her family intact during the Bosnian War. Sun., Oct. 5, 4-6 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Rick & the All-Star Ramblers CD Release Party

Western-swing tunes inspired by the Green Mountain State dominate the recently released Welcome to OUR Vermont. Special guests and tours of the band’s 1957 Flxible Starliner round out the day. Sun., Oct. 5, 4 p.m. at Hotel Vermont’s Juniper Hall in Burlington. Free.

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.

Queen City Ghostwalk: Wicked Waterfront

A spooky stroll along the shores of Lake Champlain with Thea Lewis elicits thrills and chills. Meet at the fountain at the bottom of Pearl Street 10 minutes before start time. Sun., Oct. 5, 6 p.m. at Battery Park in Burlington. $15; preregister: http://www.queencityghostwalk.com/QCG_Home.html

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

Dimanches French Conversation

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 24 at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Balkan Singing & Folk Dancing

Folks lift their voices with Flo Fooden, then join Louise Brill and friends, who organize them into lines and circles set to complex rhythms. No partner necessary. Sun., Oct. 5, 4-7 p.m. at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $6 suggested donation.

Nia with Suzy

Drawing from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts, sensory-based movements inspire participants to explore their potential. Sundays, 9-10 a.m. at South End Studio in Burlington. $14.

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.

Student Choreography Showcase

UVM dance composition students perform original works in various styles. Sun., Oct. 5, 7-8:30 p.m. at UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus in Burlington. Free.

‘The Prima Donettes’

Girls Nite Out Productions channels top female recording artists of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s in this hip-shaking musical revue. Through Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., Sun., Oct. 5, 2 p.m., Through Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

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Featured Listing – 121 North Champlain Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4378756)

Spacious Bungalow in Downtown Burlington!

121 North Champlain Street, Burlington, VT 05401 (MLS # 4378756)

Price: $150,000

Type Condo
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 1
Square Footage 1,113
Lot Size 16,117 sq ft
Year Built 1904
Taxes $3306.64
MLS# 4378756
Description:

Downtown Burlington two story stand-alone Condo with off street parking. Great for owner occupancy or rental. Three bedrooms including a first floor master. This Bungalow style home boasts loads of space. First floor laundry, an additional den, and open kitchen overlooking the deck. A rare find conveniently located just steps to Church Street, bike path, schools, and restaurants. Simple downtown living at its best.

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Featured Listing – 31 Rivermount, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4376943)

A Contemporary with Potential in Burlington!

31 Rivermount, Burlington, VT 05408 (MLS # 4376943)

Price: $229,900

 

More information for this property:
   
Type House
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Square Footage 1,872
Lot Size 13,068 sq ft
Year Built 1962
Taxes $4274.24
MLS# 4376943
   

 

Description:

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