Friday, June 14, 8-11 pm in Studio A
If you’re a new dancer, you can join the dance the very first minute of your very first night! To help orient you, please come to a brief pre-dance lesson, from 7:45 to 8:00 just before the regular dance starts. The Queen City Contra Dance has been a fixture in the Burlington area for over thirty years. The dance is organized and supported by a lively community of dancers, musicians and callers. Admission is $9.00, children 12 and under are free. For more information call Don or Lianna at 802-877-3698. Please bring soft soled shoes for dancing. Brought to you by Queen City Contras Incorporated (Burlington, VT), every second Friday of the month. Supporting a very old New England Tradition. A smoke-free, no alcohol event. queencitycontras.org
Friday, May 24 in Studio A
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Presentation 7:30-9.
2019 marks the centennial of Pete Seeger’s birth! To honor Seeger’s 100th birthday, Nora Guthrie (Woody Guthrie’s daughter) has created this special multimedia presentation featuring rare and intimate interviews with Seeger, as he recalls his working relationship with Guthrie. The program will also highlight archival materials, photographs, and music – providing insight into their significant friendship, which ultimately played a huge role in the Folk Music Revival of the 50s and 60s. This program is a fundraiser for the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the non-profit organization founded by Pete & Toshi Seeger. Tickets $15 in advance (through 12:00 pm, Friday, May 24), or $20 at the door.
Thursday, May 23, 7:30-9:00 pm in Studio A
In the quest for the finish line, each runner has their own journey. Running the 802 follows 4 runners with different running backgrounds as they prepare for and compete in the 30th anniversary running of one of the nation’s most scenic races; the VT City Marathon. In this entertaining and inspiring documentary you’ll experience the energy, beauty, and history of this event; as well as be both entertained and inspired with each runners emotional, yet empowering journey. View the trailer here. Tickets just $6 each. Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets today at eventbrite.
Tired of dating apps? Come out and meet other singles in a fun, casual way. This is a 21+ event to bring together single people who want to meet new people, make friends, and maybe more. $10 cash at the door. Snacks included, and a variety of games will be provided. BYOB. 802-863-6713 for more info.
Saturday, June 1, 6:30-11:00 pm in Studio A
6:30 – Doors Open, Intro Lesson for First Timers and newer students
7:00-8:00pm – Main Lesson
8:00-11:00pm – Dance Party!
$12, $8 Students.
bwestie.com for more details.