Events in Burlington, Vermont – February 8th – 10th

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

Friday, February 8, 2013

Queen City Contra Dance

Atlantic Crossing doles out live tunes as Rebecca Lay calls the steps. Beginners session at 7:45 p.m. Friday, February 8, 8–11PM at Edmunds School Gymnasium in Burlington. $8; free for kids under 12.

Queen City Tango Milonga

No partner is required for welcoming the weekend in the Argentine tradition. Wear clean, soft-soled shoes. Introductory session from 7-7:45 p.m. Friday, February 8, 7–10PM at North End Studios in Burlington. $7.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’

This Girls Nite Out production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play explores women’s relationships and wardrobes — and the occasional intersection of the two. Friday, February 8, 7:30PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-20.

‘Time Stands Still’

Gregory Ramos directs Vermont Stage Company members in Donald Margulies’ dramatic portrayal of a photojournalist and her reporter partner facing the physical and emotional ramifications of war correspondence. Friday, February 8, 7:30PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $24.30-32.50.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Mike Birbiglia

The standup straddles the line between comedy and theater with details of his romantic shortcomings in the one-man show “My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend.” Saturday, February 9, 8PM at Flynn MainStage in Burlington. $15-36.

Cabin Fever Dance

Stomp off the snow and boogie down to tunes by DJ Joel Najman at this winter- blues buster hosted by Jane and Bernie Sanders. Saturday, February 9, 7:30–11PM at Memorial Auditorium Annex in Burlington. Free; cash bar.

Swing Dance

Quick-footed participants get moving in different styles, including the Lindy Hop, Charleston and Balboa. Indoor shoes required. Saturday, February 9, 8:30– 11PM at Champlain Club in Burlington. $5.

Wild West Murder Mystery & Dinner

Don cowboy gear and help solve a heinous crime while noshing on kosher deli sandwiches. Saturday, February 9, 7PM at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington. $5 plus cost of food.

Saturday Story Time

Youngsters and their caregivers gather for entertaining tales. Saturday, February 9, 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, February 9, 11AM–1PM at VCAM Studio in Burlington. Free; preregister.

Introduction to Microsoft Windows Workshop

Participants looking to improve their computer skills follow Ted Horton’s lead through an overview of relevant software programs. Saturday, February 9, 10– 11:30AM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister.

Introduction to Microsoft Word Workshop

Ted Horton presents the program’s basic elements, including toolbars, icons and menus, as well as how to format text. Saturday, February 9, 10–11:30AM at Fletcher Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. $3 suggested donation; preregister.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’

This Girls Nite Out production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play explores women’s relationships and wardrobes — and the occasional intersection of the two. Saturday, February 9: 2PM, 7:30PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-20.

‘Time Stands Still’

Gregory Ramos directs Vermont Stage Company members in Donald Margulies’ dramatic portrayal of a photojournalist and her reporter partner facing the physical and emotional ramifications of war correspondence. Saturday, February 9, 2PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $24.30-32.50.

‘Angel Therapy Handbook’ Discussion Group

Cornelia Ward outlines spiritual healing and psychic reading skills as presented in Doreen Virtue’s book. Saturday, February 9, 2–4PM at Spirit Dancer Books & Gifts in Burlington. Donations.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Balkan Folk Dancing

Louise Brill organizes people into lines and circles set to complex rhythms. No partner necessary. Sunday, February 10, 3:30–6:30PM at Burlington Dances, Chace Mill in Burlington. $6 donation.

Hawiian-Grown Tea & Chocolate

Attendees sample hot beverages from Kauai and the Big Island, and view a narrated slide show of the farms and gardens on which the ingredients are grown. Sunday, February 10, 9–11AM at Dobrá Tea in Burlington. $25-35.

Indoor Garden Workshop

Peter Burke teaches his innovative method for growing and harvesting salad greens throughout the winter. Sunday, February 10, 11AM–12:30PM at City Market in Burlington. $10-12; preregister.

Light Body Spiritual Meditation Group

Cynthia Warwick Seiler facilitates sessions designed to attune the mind, body and soul. Sunday, February 10, 11AM at Rainbow Institute in Burlington. Donations.

French Conversation Group: Dimanches

Parlez-vous français? Speakers practice the tongue at a casual, drop-in chat. Sunday, February 10, 4–5:30PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

Adult Pickup Dodgeball

Participants heave rubber-coated foam balls at opposing team members during weekly games. Sunday, February 10, 1–3PM at Robert Miller Community & Recreation Center in Burlington. $5; for ages 15 and up; players under age 18 need parental permission.

Women’s Pickup Soccer

Quick-footed ladies of varying skill levels break a sweat while stringing together passes and making runs for the goal. Sunday, February 10, 6–8PM at Miller Community and Recreation Center in Burlington. $3; for women ages 18 and up.

Fearn Lickfield & Ivan McBeth

The director and founder, respectively, of the Green Mountain Druid Order hold an informational session about the spiritual community. Sunday, February 10, 4–6PM at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Donations.

Susan Bacot-Davis

The interior designer who specializes in green design and renovation, presents ways to detox and safeguard children’s home environments. Sunday, February 10, 2–3PM at The Green Life in Burlington. Free.

Faculty Scholarship Recital

Dance professors present choreography to classical and jazz selections performed by their colleagues in music. Sunday, February 10, 3–4:30PM at UVM Recital Hall in Burlington. Donations.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’

This Girls Nite Out production of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play explores women’s relationships and wardrobes — and the occasional intersection of the two. Sunday, February 10, 2PM at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington. $18-20.

‘Time Stands Still’

Gregory Ramos directs Vermont Stage Company members in Donald Margulies’ dramatic portrayal of a photojournalist and her reporter partner facing the physical and emotional ramifications of war correspondence. Sunday, February 10, 2PM at FlynnSpace in Burlington. $24.30-32.50.

Heart & Hearth Book Sale

Works of fiction and nonfiction appropriate for Valentine’s Day gifts are featured among other titles and genres. Sunday, February 10, 1–5PM at Community Room, Fletcher Free Library in Burlington. Free.

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Events listing source: SevenDaysVT, and Colchester Sun

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