Events in Burlington, Vermont – March 2-4

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

Friday, March 2, 2012

La Crème de la Crème

The Alliance Française of the Lake Champlain Region hosts a soirée of French wines and Vermont artisan cheeses, with words by Jeffrey Roberts. Atrium Lobby. Friday, March 2, 6–7:30PM at Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-22.

Middle School Book Group

Page turners chat about favorite works of lit. Friday, March 2, 3–4:30PM at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School in Burlington. Free.

Vacation Blizzard

If you want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself. Youngsters create their own snowstorm, bury a moose in paper snowflakes, launch mini-snowballs with a catapult and listen to wintry tales. Friday, March 2, 10AM–5PM 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.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

RU12? Community Center Family Programming & Events Forum

Folks chime in on the social, supportive and educational gatherings they’d like to see the LGBTQ hub host this year. Childcare and light refreshments provided. Saturday, March 3, 10:30AM–12PM at Vermont CARES in Burlington. Free.

Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade

Bead catchers snag booty and boogie to music from festive floats. The party begins at noon on Church Street; the parade takes off at 3 p.m. on Main Street. Proceeds benefit HOPE Works. Saturday, March 3, 12–5PM at Various downtown locations in Burlington. Free.

Burlington Winter Farmers Market

More than 50 local 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. Saturday, March 3, 10AM–2PM at Memorial Auditorium in Burlington. Free.

Vacation Blizzard

If you want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself. Youngsters create their own snowstorm, bury a moose in paper snowflakes, launch mini-snowballs with a catapult and listen to wintry tales. Saturday, March 3, 10AM–5PM 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.

Final Cut Pro Open Lab

Beginning, intermediate and advanced film editors complete three tracks of exercises as a VCAM staff member lends a hand. Preregister. Saturday, March 3, 2–4PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free.

Intermediate Excel

Students get savvy about electronic spreadsheets by creating a loan-payment schedule. Saturday, March 3, 10–11:30AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister.

Creating a Human-Scale Economy

Jim Hogue and John Ford of Vermont Commons, with assistance from Vermont Monetary Policy Group’s Gwen Hallsmith, lead a discussion about monetary policy for the 99 percent, including alternatives to the current economic system. Saturday, March 3, 12–4PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $5; donations accepted.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

General Assembly

Supporters of the Occupy Movement network, do business and share food. Sunday, March 4, 2–4PM at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington. Donations accepted.

International Folk Dancing

Louise Brill and Larry Gordon organize people into choreographed patterns from around the world. No partner necessary. Sunday, March 4, 3–6PM at Burlington Dances, Chace Mill in Burlington. $6 donation.

Vacation Blizzard

If you want something done, you’ve got to do it yourself. Youngsters create their own snowstorm, bury a moose in paper snowflakes, launch mini-snowballs with a catapult and listen to wintry tales. Sunday, March 4, 10AM–5PM 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.

Dimanches

Novice and fluent French speakers brush up on their linguistics — en français. Sunday, March 4, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Long-Distance/Thru-Hiker Workshop

Gearing up for a lengthy hike? Three of OGE’s resident thru-hikers share experiences and tips from the trail. Sunday, March 4, 4–5PM at Outdoor Gear Exchange in Burlington. Free.

Women’s Pickup Soccer

Ladies of all ages and abilities break a sweat while passing around the spherical polyhedron. Sunday, March 4, 6–8PM at Miller Community and Recreation Center in Burlington. $3.

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