Upcoming Events



Burlington Team Hope Walk

• Sept. 19: 4 p.m. Registration cut-off.

• Sept. 21: 9 a.m. Check in. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fundraiser for Huntington’s Disease Society of America. University of Vermont, University Heights Oval, 90 University Heights/South 1. Dan Dulude, 802-734-3849, dbshadow@comcast.net. hdsa.donordrive.com, hdsa.org, 1-800-345-HDSA.

Joint Urban Ministry Project

2019 Annual RUN or Walk

Sept. 21: 8:30 a.m. Registration. 10 a.m. Race (5K run, 1K run for kids, 1K walk). Prizes. $20 registration. Benefits Joint Urban Ministry Project. North Beach, 60 Institute Road. jumpvt.org

Interfaith Labyrinth Walk

Fall Equinox Celebration

Sept. 23: 5:30 p.m. Join a walking meditation to mark the turning of the seasons as the days become shorter and the night longer. Consider the balance of light and dark in your life. Led by the U.U. Labyrinth Ministry members. All are welcome. Rain or Shine. Free. Unitarian Universalist Church, 152 Pearl St. (top of Church Street) Carol MacDonald, 802-862-9037, carol@carolmacdonald.com.


Indoor Tag Sale

Our Lady of Grace Church

• Sept. 20: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Sept. 21: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Games, dishes, books, jewelry, small electronics, toys, sports equipment, bake sale, and more, 784 Main St. 878-5987.

Vermont Land Trust

Annual Harvest Celebration

Sept. 21: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, family-friendly event. Goat roast, farm tours, music and a chance to chat with the New American farmers. Parking available along Pine Island Road, but please consider carpooling or biking. More info: vlt.org/harvest. Pine Island is a collaborative farm that offers people who originally came here as refugees space to produce traditional foods such as bitter melon, hog plum, and goat. Pine Island Community Farm, 1029 Pine Island Road.


The Moose Foundation

Vt. Riders Helping Injured Riders

Bruce’s Moose Run Ride

Sept. 22: 10 a.m. Registration. 11 a.m. Ride. 12th annual. No charge for the ride and a BBQ will be held after. Green Mountain Harley-Davidson, 154 Pearl St. 878-4778, greenmtnharley.com.

Chase Away K9 Cancer

Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk

Oct. 6: Register at runsigunup.com/ChaseAway5K until Oct. 4: $25. At the event: $30. A grassroots fundraising campaign that raises money for canine cancer research and awareness. Pet Food Warehouse’s third annual Wag It Forward event. Attracts between 250 and 300 participants (and dogs). Includes pet and family-friendly fun run or walk. Raffle drawing. Goodie bags and event tees until they run out.

Essex Art League

Sept.-May: First Thursday of the month, 9-11 a.m. The meeting agenda includes business, social time and a guest speaker/artist presentation. www.essexartleague.com. Essex Junction Congregational Church, Rt. 15.


Department of State

Vermont Passport Agency

Passport Day

Sept. 21: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring citizenship evidence, recent passport photo, valid photo ID, application (do not pre-sign): travel.state.gov/passports; travel.state.gov/passports/children. Pay by credit card, personal check or money order. 50 S. Main St. 802-527-5925


Blood Drive

A blood drive to benefit Chamberlin School teacher Kathy Buley, who is fighting pancreatic cancer, will be held on Tuesday, Oct.1 from noon-6 p.m. in the Chamberlin School gymnasium. Appointments can be made by visiting www.redcrossblood.org and entering CHAMBERLIN” as the sponsor. Walk-ins welcome!

Miles for Migraine Fundraiser

Sept. 21: Miles for Migraine will host its second annual 2-mile Walk, 5K/10K Run in South Burlington at Veterans Memorial Park. This fundraiser for migraine and headache awareness, treatment and research begins at 9 a.m.  All donations to benefit UVM Medical Center’s Headache Clinic.

Lyric Theatre Company

Audition Master Class

“Unlocking the Story”

Sept. 21: 2 p.m. Musical Theatre Audition Class. The Lyric Education Committee hosts Lyric alumni Jacob Tischler, who teaches this masterclass in the Lyric Creative Space. $20 per class. Ages 10+. Sign up by emailing office@lyrictheatrevt.org.

Pedals for Progress

Sept. 21: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local residents Paul Demers and Joanne Heidkamp, in partnership with a group of former Peace Corps volunteers, is marks their 21st year of collecting bikes and sewing machines for international self-help projects. Bring adult or kid bikes (working or in need of repair) and working sewing machines (portable or table models) to the Shaw’s Supermarket parking lot. 570 Shelburne Road. A $10 donation with each item is requested to help pay for overseas shipping expenses.

South Burlington Athletic Hall of Fame

Class of 2019 Induction/Dinner

Sept. 27: 6 to 10 p.m. Location TBA. Tickets must be purchased in advance: alumdev@sbschools.net.

25th Annual Ski & Board Swap

South Burlington High School

Sept. 28: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. First sale of the season! Convert gently used ski and snowboard equipment into cash (sorry, no helmets). Drop off used items Friday, Sept. 27, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Find Nordic and alpine skis, snowboards, new and used kids’ equipment, ski apparel and winter clothes. Must pick up unsold items Sunday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-noon.

South Burlington Fire Department

Fire Prevention Day

Oct. 5: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EMS education: plan and practice your escape, free lunch, child seat safety inspections. State of Vermont Fire Safety Trailer. Station 1, 575 Dorset St., www.firepreventionweek.org


2Creative Community (2C)

“Our Bodies Our Rights”

Sept. 29: 2 to 10 p.m. Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and Vermont Access to Reproductive Freedom. Visual and performance art, theater, music, silent auction, screening of “Ask for Jane.” Food and cash bar available. $15 adults. Children free. sevendaystickets.com or at door. 110 West Canal St. (102). 2creativecommunity@gmail.com



Balkan Folk Dancing

Sept. 22: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Taught by Louise Brill and others. Line and circle dances, then intermediate dances, reviews, open request dancing. Beginners welcome. No partner needed. Free first time. $6 donation and snacks for the break welcome. Wear informal, comfortable clothing. Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, 188 N. Prospect St. Enter through back door. 802-540-1020; 




Burlington City Arts Center

Sept. 24: 6-7:30 p.m. Artist Alisa Dworsky discusses the evolution of her newest work and interdisciplinary collaboration with filmmaker Bill Ferehawk, Job Site, a multimedia installation. Performance by Vermont Symphony Orchestra percussionist D. Thomas Toner. Free. 865-7166, burlingtoncityarts.org. 135 Church St.

Little Umbrella: Art Curation

Union Station Gallery

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through September: Gav’om & littlestPenguin Photography: “An ArtsyFartsy Family Exhibit.” Gavin, 9, and mother: colorful abstract paintings; littlePenguin Photography. 1 Main St. Sarah Drexler, 802-391-4083, s.drex.vt@gmail.com

The Gallery at Main Street Landing

Kara Torres, “Myopia;” Ben Balcom, film: “The Sequence of Years. mainstreetlanding.com; 391-4083, 60 Lake St.



Vermont International Film Festival

• Sept. 25: “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch.” Tickets available; if sold out, second screening will be added. 660-2600, vtiff.org. Main Street Landing Film House, Third Floor, 60 Lake St.

• Sept. 26: 5:45 p.m. Doors open. Arwen Curry, “The Worlds of Ursula K Le Guin.” Champlain College, Alumni Auditorium, 375 Maple St. 802-660-2600. vtiff.org.

Burlington City Arts

“Mies on Scene”

Sept. 25: 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Burlington City Arts hosts 2018 film directed by Pep Martín and Xavi Campreciós, Spain, 57 minutes. “Mies on Scene” is the story of a building that changed the history of architecture, the Barcelona Pavilion, constructed in 1929 and subsequently reconstructed in 1986. Free. Contois Auditorium, 149 Church St.



University of Vermont

VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Café

• Sept. 25: Registration deadline: sept2019cafe.eventbrite.com

• Sept. 28: 5 to 7 p.m. Students in grades 7 to 12. Free pizza and drinks. Mansfield Dining Room, Dudley Davis Center.

• Oct. 19: Biomedical Science.

• Nov. 9: Infectious Diseases.


Burlington City Arts Center

Family Art Saturday

Sept. 28: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Drop-in. Create original work inspired by BCA’s current exhibitions. Free and open to the public. 865-7166, www.burlingtoncityarts.org. 135 Church St.



Mother Up! Burlington

Third Thursday of the month. 6-7:30 p.m. Mother Up!: Families Rise Up for Climate Action is a project of 350VT bringing together families to talk about the tough realities of climate change and to participate in the transition to a healthier and safer world. Meeting location rotates to different homes. motherupbtv@350vt.org.


AMVETS Vermont Post 1

Second Monday: 6:30 p.m.. Open to all veterans, National Guard and Reservists. John Kehoe, 796-3098, amvetsvt@gmail.com. American Legion Post, 3650 Roosevelt Highway.


Champlain Valley

Quilt Guild of Vermont

Open to new and accomplished quilters; bring a friend. First Tuesday of month, except July. Workshop on Wednesday. Guests $10; annual membership $35. Holy Family Parish Hall, 30 Lincoln St. cvqgvt.org.


Chittenden County Chess Club

Thursdays: 7 p.m. Registration 7-7:15 p.m.; Games begin at 7:30 p.m. Great competitive fun. Information: Dave at 324-1143 or email carterd253@hotmail.com. Lake Champlain Waldorf High School, 122 Bostwick Road.


Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver

Support Group

Sept. 24: 10-11:30 a.m. Light refreshments. Free respite care while caregivers attend the support group. Starting October, group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month. Info: Dawn Plante, 863-6631, rdplante@comcast.net. The Residence at Quarry Hill, 465 Quarry Hill Road.

Radio Amateurs of Northern VT

Second Tuesday of month. 7 p.m. Anyone interested in ham radio welcome. Meets every second Tuesday of the month. Refreshments. Mitch, 879-6589, ranv.org. Wheeler House, 1100 Dorset St.


Adult Survivors of Suicide Loss of Williston

Sept. 19, and third Thursdays: 6:30 to 8 p.m. New support group; work through grief in safe, respectful environment. Joanna, 777-5244, joanna.colevt@gmail.com; Maria, 879-9576, mariagrindle@msn.com (leave message; will set up mutually acceptable time to talk).

NAMI Family Support Group

1st & 3rd Mondays of the month at 6 p.m. Family Support Groups empower and educate family members and close friends of individuals with persistent mental health challenges. All groups are led by trained individuals who have a family member living with a mental health condition and understand the same challenges you are experiencing. NAMI Vermont, Kidder Newhouse Building (South Entrance), 600 Blair Park Road, Suite 301.




Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Sept. 25: RSVP for Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab Exhibit, Member Preview Party (Sept. 28, 9 to 10 p.m.) 1 College St. 864-1848, echovermont.org

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

Open daily to Oct. 31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Last tour, 3 p.m. $10, $6 students age 5 to 17; under 5 free. 865-4556, ethanallenhomestead.org. 1 Ethan Allen Homestead.

Fleming Museum

University of Vermont

• Sept. 27: “Resist! Insist! Persist!” opens. 4:30 p.m. Pre-Opening Curatorial Tours (replacing canceled Sabra Field talk). 5:30 to 7 p.m. Fall 2019 Opening Reception. Cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, music.

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: noon to 4 p.m. $3 students and seniors, $5 adults, $10 family; age 6 and under free. 61 Colchester Ave. uvm.edu/~fleming/



The Zeichner Trio

Sept. 21: Shelburne Farm Harvest Festival, Harbor Road. shelburnefarms.org.


Green Mountain Bicycle Club

Day Touring Rides

Rides begin 15 minutes after meeting. Under 18 need signed parental waiver. Helmets required. Visit thegmbc.com for more info or contact ride leader.

Green Mountain Club

Hike Outings

Join the Burlington section of the Green Mountain Club. Contact hike leader for meetup time and location. For more information: gmcburlington.org.


LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest Public Walk

Sept. 28: 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at LHTF parking area, Gilman Road. Dress for weather. Bring picnic lunch. Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County Forester (585-9099, ethan.tapper@vermont.gov); Will Dunkley, Trout Lily Forestry Services: invasive species (ends 2 p.m.) Free.

2019 Management Plan: hinesburg.org/lhtf/. Comments to townforest@hinesburg.org or at Hinesburg Town Forest Committee meeting, second Thursday, 7 p.m., Hinesburg Town Hall.


South Burlington Recreation & Parks

Weed Warrior Program

Sept. 21: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn more about plants and help improve the health of the City’s parks and natural areas. Assist city staff in the identification and removal of non-native invasive plants. Led by Mike Bald with Got Weeds. Wear sturdy shoes/boots, long sleeves, long pants, a hat and bring sunscreen and/or bug spray. Register at recandparks.sbvt.gov.

Stunt Kite Fliers and Archery Hobbyists

Saturdays: 10 a.m. to noon. All skill levels. Meet at Presto Music Store, Blue Mall, 166 Dorset St. Free. David, 658-0030.



The Marna and Stephen Wise Tulin

2019 Fall Community Education Series

Nov. 13: 6 to 7:30 p.m. “An Overview of Cannabidiol (CBD) — Magic Elixir or Not?” Panel presentation: Paul Jerard, PA-C, founder of the Vermont Cannabinoid Clinic; Dr. Clayton D. English, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPP, BCGP, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Albany College of Pharmacy, Health Sciences. Moderated by Sandra Steingard, M.D. 1 Howard St. RSVP: facebook.com/events/2905997506082280; howardcenter.org/community-education/community-education-series-fall-2019/


Vermont Genealogy Library

Sept. 28: Marcie Crocker, “Using the Family History Library: familysearch.org.”

Dupont Hall, Fort Ethan Allen, 377 Hegeman Ave. 310-9285, vtgenlib.org.


Vermont Humanities Council

First Wednesdays

• Nov. 6: Carol Berry, “From Rembrandt to Van Gogh and Beyond.

• Dec. 4: Matt Garcia, “Food Across Borders.”

Jan. 8: Catherine A. Sanderson, “The Science of Happiness.”

Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln St. 878-6955. vermonthumanities.org


Lake Champlain Salmon Festival

International Year of the Salmon

Oct. 5: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. History and restoration of Atlantic salmon in Lake Champlain and Winooski River. See live salmon on display. Richmond Volunteers Green. Talks and film screenings: Community Room, Richmond Community Library, 201 Bridge St., 434-3036, richmondfreelibraryvt.org. Richmond Post Office: special limited edition USPS International Year of the Salmon Stamp Cancellation. lcbp.org/salmon.


Shelburne Farms Coach Barn

“China in Another Time: A Personal Story”

Oct. 6: 4 to 6 p.m. Celebrating publication of Claire Lintilhac’s memoir. Weybridge author Doug Wilhelm. Coach Barn. Free. Hardcover and paperbacks available. Free; pre-register at eventbrite.com


Education & Enrichment for Everyone (EEE)

Fall Speaker Series (Fridays, 2 to 3 p.m.)

• Sept. 20: “Abolitionists, Artists and Farmers: How the Legacy of Rokeby Museum Continues to Be Meaningful Today,” Catherine Brooks, Director, Rokeby Museum.

• Sept. 27: “Migration, Money and Memory: The Importance of Global Cities in the World Economy – from London and New York to Delhi and Dubai.” Pablo Bose, Associate Professor of Geography, Director of Global and Regional Studies Program, University of Vermont. Nondenominational, nonprofit. $5 at door, $45 membership (free admission to series). Faith United Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St. eeevermont.org; Dorothy Lovering, 802-658-6554, vtodyssey@comcast.net.

Burlington Garden Club

Sept. 24: 1 p.m. Lauren Layn, Outreach Coordinator, Chittenden Solid Waste’s Community, “Options for Keeping Food Scraps Out of the Landfill.” Free. bgcvt.org. Faith United First Methodist Church, 899 Dorset St.

Faith United Methodist Church

Book Group: “This I Believe”

Sundays to May 14: 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. Based on Jay Allison’s “This I Believe.” Reading and discussing one essay each week. 899 Dorset St. Paula Blanchett, 735-3487, pablanchett@usa.com; faithsbvt.org.


Ecuador: Birding Adventures from Amazonia to the Galapagos

Green Mountain Audubon Society

Sept. 19: 6:30 p.m. Fernando Corrada, a well-known photographer and wildlife enthusiast in Vermont, shares stories about birding in Ecuador, including his superb wildlife and landscape photographs. Free and open to the public; donations always appreciated. Dorothy Alling Library, Route 2 in Williston village. Free parking on site. https://greenmountainaudubon.org



Flynn Center for the Performing Arts


Sept. 20 and 21: 8 p.m. Middlebury Actors Workshop, “Every Brilliant Thing;” Duncan MacMillan and Jonny Donahoe with Aly Perry. 153 Main St. 86-FLYNN, flynntix.org

Comedy & Crepes

Brett Johnson: “Poly-Theist”

Sept. 23: 7:30 p.m. Doors. 8 to 9:30 p.m. Three weeks. Comedy solo show about polyamory, faith and KFC. 60 Lake St. whatbrett@gmail.com, 617-485-7628. $10 suggested donation. Reservations: polytheistvt.eventbrite.com. The Skinny Pancake, 60 Lake St.


Shelburne Players

“The Secret Garden”

Show dates: Nov. 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23. Director Beth Curtis. Shelburne Town Center activity room, 5420 Shelburne Road. shelburneplayers.com

South Burlington Worship Directory

Agape Community Church: 1 Executive Drive, 802-448-0655

All Saints Episcopal Church: 1250 Spear Street, 862-9750

Ascension Lutheran Church: 95 Allen Road, 862-8866

Church of Christ: 330 Dorset Street, 864-7939

Community Lutheran Church: 1560 Williston Rd, 864-5537

Faith United Methodist Church: 899 Dorset Street, 863-6764

South Burlington Life Church: 1451 Williston Rd., 802-309-7862

St. John Vianney Church: 160 Hinesburg Road, 864-4166

St. Timothy Anglican Mission: Ascension Lutheran Church, 95 Allen Road, 238-4825

Temple Sinai Congregation: 500 Swift Street, 862-5125

The Light of the World Church: 65 Patchen Road, 520-369-8237

The Rock of Greater Burlington: 73 Thompson Street, 864-6516

Vibrant Church: 2025 Williston Road, 863-1396

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