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Events in Burlington, Vermont – May 22nd – 24th

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

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

USA Pour Tour

Hops lovers toast Todd Ruggere as part of his nationwide road trip to raise money for cancer research. Raffle proceeds for a custom Switchback keg grill benefit the S.D. Ireland Cancer Research Fund. at Switchback Brewing Company in Burlington. Free; cost of raffle tickets, info: https://www.facebook.com/events/392912580916135/

Green Mountain Comedy Festival

More than 100 standup, improv and sketch performers deliver five days of gut-busting material. See greenmountaincomedy.com for details. at Various Barre & Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary.

Spielpalast Cabaret

Burlesque beauties perform naughty numbers during an evening of ever-evolving theatrics anchored by a raucous house orchestra. at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $30-35. Tickets: http://www.flynntix.org/Productions/Details.aspx?perfNo=12105&perfCodePrefix=OVM15S&isDateSwitchRefresh=1

Music With Robert

KIDS Sing-alongs with Robert Resnik hit all the right notes. Daycare programs welcome, with one caregiver for every two children. Fri., May 8, 10:30-11 a.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington

Stories With Megan

Captivating tales entertain budding bookworms ages 2 through 5. Fridays through May 22, 11-11:30 a.m. at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. Free.

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 May 23, 1 p.m., Through June 27, 1 p.m., Through May 30, 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/

Intervale Center Tour

A pastoral stroll highlights innovative programs and a rich agricultural history. at Intervale Center in Burlington. Free; preregister: http://www.intervale.org/ Fri., May 22, 10-11 a.m., Fri., June 26, 10-11 a.m., Fri., July 24, 10-11 a.m., Fri., Aug. 28, 10-11 a.m., Fri., Sept. 25, 10-11 a.m. and Fri., Oct. 23, 10-11 a.m.

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.

Bird Walk

Avian enthusiasts check out feathered fliers on a pastoral stroll. at Oakledge Park in Burlington. Free. Fridays, 8 a.m. Continues through May 29

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

Mad Robin Contra Dance

Folks in clean, soft-soled shoes kick up their heels to music by fiddler Bill Drislane and guitarist Matt Witten. at First Congregational Church in Burlington. $5-10.

Flynn Show Choirs

More than 70 of Vermont’s top singers, actors and dancers ages 9 through 18 perform Broadway favorites and pop hits with live accompaniment. at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $12-16.

‘Screwed’

Stephen Goldberg’s drama stars Aaron Masi, Alex Dostie, Tobin Jordan and Tracey Girdich, who struggle to make sense of love and friendship when everything else is, well, screwed. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $15. Through May 23, 8 p.m. and Through May 30, 8 p.m.

 

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Green Mountain Comedy Festival

More than 100 standup, improv and sketch performers deliver five days of gut-busting material. See greenmountaincomedy.com for details. at Various Barre & Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary.

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Antiques lovers browse tools, furniture, lighting fixtures and other relics from the past. at Conant Metal & Light in Burlington. Free to attend; first come, first served. Sat., May 23, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.

Northern Vermont Scrabble Club

Wordsmiths use lettered tiles to spell out winning combinations. at Panera Bread in Barre. Burlington. Free. Fourth and Second Saturday of every month, 1-5 p.m.

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 May 23, 1 p.m., Through June 27, 1 p.m., Through May 30, 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/

Peace & Justice Center Volunteer Orientation

An overview of the center’s history and mission offers insight into the role of the retail store and the organization’s larger goals. at Peace & Justice Center in Burlington. Free. Sat., May 23, 3 p.m.

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.

Garden Tour & Wild-Medicine Making

After introducing participants to her plot of medicinal plants, Heather Irvine of Giving Tree Botanicals demonstrates how to transform them into tinctures and more. at Tommy Thompson Community Garden in Burlington. $5-10; preregister; limited space. Sat., May 23, 12:30-2 p.m.

Louisa Howard Chapel Memorial Day Opening

Architecture buffs feast their eyes on Lakeview Cemetery’s restored High Victorian Gothic landmark. Held in conjunction with the annual Civil War General’s Cemetery Tour. at Louisa Howard Chapel in Burlington. Free. Sat., May 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Digital Video Editing

Final Cut Pro users get familiar with the most recent version of the editing software. Prerequisite of VCAM Access Orientation or equivalent, or instructor’s permission. at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free. Fourth Saturday of every month, 11 a.m.

Burlington Saturday Story Time

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

Walk on the Wild Side

Herbalist Melanie Putz Brotz identifies edible and medicinal plants on an outing in search of local flora. at Intervale Center in Burlington $5-10 Sat., May 23, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; preregister, limited space: http://www.citymarket.coop/calendar/2015-05-23/walk-wild-side

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.

Women’s Circle

Those who identify as women gather for readings, discussion and activities. at The Wellness Co-op in Burlington. Free. Fourth Saturday of every month, 5-6:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 27

Burlington Bocce Club: Rookie Days

Newcomers and novices lob brightly colored balls at a target with the help of seasoned players. at Oakledge Park in Burlington. Free. Sat., May 23, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Spielpalast Cabaret

Burlesque beauties perform naughty numbers during an evening of ever-evolving theatrics anchored by a raucous house orchestra. at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $30-35. Tickets: http://www.flynntix.org/Productions/Details.aspx?perfNo=12105&perfCodePrefix=OVM15S&isDateSwitchRefresh=1

‘The Gold Rush’

The Andrew Alden Ensemble provides live musical accompaniment for the 1925 silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. at Merrill’s Roxy Cinema in Burlington. $12-15. Sat., May 23, 10 a.m. & 7 p.m. Tickets: http://71482.formovietickets.com:2235/T.ASP?WCI=BT&Page=schedule&SelectedDate=20150523

‘Screwed’

Stephen Goldberg’s drama stars Aaron Masi, Alex Dostie, Tobin Jordan and Tracey Girdich, who struggle to make sense of love and friendship when everything else is, well, screwed. at Off Center for the Dramatic Arts in Burlington. $15. Through May 23, 8 p.m. and Through May 30, 8 p.m.

 

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay

Long-distance runners go the distance on a 26.2-mile course through the Queen City. at Battery Park in Burlington. Sold out; free for spectators.

Green Mountain Comedy Festival

More than 100 standup, improv and sketch performers deliver five days of gut-busting material. See greenmountaincomedy.com for details. at Various Barre & Burlington locations in Burlington. Prices vary.

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

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.

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

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