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September 23, 2018

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September 25, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Burlington Bent River Brewing Company
Classic double elimination tournament and winning team receives a special prize! Free to enter and play, all skill levels welcome. Visit burlingtonbentriver.com for more details.
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September 26, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington
Burlington native Kyle Numann fronts Cloudmouth. Along with drummer Amoretta and cello/synthesizer/bass player Chris they pull layers of sound into adventurous songs from their three-piece arrangement. Joining them will be local troubadour Billy Danger Ford. Visit thewashingtonmusic.com for more details.
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September 27, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Set sail to Southeast Asia’s most intriguing, alluring and lovely countries. From the ancient to the ultra-modern, the journey continues to the grand trading entrepot of Singapore. Two showings 1:30pm and 7:30pm. Visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com for more information.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 27, 2018, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
The popular Jefferson Street Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 4:30 - 7:30 PM every Thursday May 3 - September 27. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of... Read More
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September 27, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Live Acoustic Music and Happy Hour with Barbie Jackson and Tom Nelson. Free outdoor concert (inside if raining). Enjoy a cold IPA, custom cocktail or wine and food specials during Happy Hour at the premier event on the new party patio in downtown Burlington! Visit wakenbakebreakfast.com for more details.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 28, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Join Downtown Partners as you try some new tastes and browse the great shops in Downtown Burlington. Get a babysitter and bring your spouse and friends for a fun-filled evening. Purchase your advanced ticket for $15 per person online or at the Iowa Store and Weird Harold's. Tickets are $20... Read More
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September 28, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Bring the whole family down to the library for the first Family Night Unplugged of this fall; it's a prehistoric party! Participate in a dinosaur dig and dino activities, enjoy some tyrannosaurus treats, and hear some awesome dinosaurs books. Please register by visiting burlington.lib.ia.us.
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September 28, 2018, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Burlington Bent River Brewing Company
Enjoy the Downtown Sip, Taste & Stroll and then stop for dinner with live music! Visit burlingtonbentriver.com for more information.
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September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Heritage Trust will be hosting tours of five historic homes. 800 N Fifth, 409 N Sixth, 1016 N Fourth, 1213 Mercer and 2131 S Main. Tickets are available at The Iowa Store, Kempker's True Value and Hyvee on Agency. Visit facebook.com/events/2013918348653245/ for more details.
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September 30, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Heritage Trust will be hosting tours of five historic homes. 800 N Fifth, 409 N Sixth, 1016 N Fourth, 1213 Mercer and 2131 S Main. Tickets are available at The Iowa Store, Kempker's True Value and Hyvee on Agency. Visit facebook.com/events/2013918348653245/ for more details.
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October 4, 2018, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
The Capitol Annex Ladies are sponsoring the movie "The Greatest Showman" as a fundraiser for the Capitol Theater. Starting at 5:30 p.m. serving appetizers and one drink for the price of the ticket, tickets are $15. The movie starts at 7:00 p.m. There will be silent auction baskets, raffles, and... Read More
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October 5, 2018, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Join this free writing course with instructors, Elizabeth Doyle and Megon McDonogh, from Chicago. Optional box lunch available for $7 and open to all ages. Registration day of beginning at 9 AM, class to begin at 9:30 AM. A concert will follow in the evening featuring Elizabeth Doyle who will... Read More
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October 5, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington
As seen at Burlington Steamboat Days, enjoy a night of pure rock n' roll! Visit thewashingtonmusic.com for more details.
October 6, 2018, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Regal On The Hill Event Center, 1204 Washington St
The facility will be available for receptions, reunions, birthday parties, baby showers, meetings and more. Visit facebook.com/Regalonthehilleventcenter/ for more details.
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October 6, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
This is a chance to hear favorite country songs performed by the people who actually wrote them!!! Hit songwriters from Nashville sing and tell the stories behind their mega hits recorded by Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks, Joe Nichols, Easton Corbin, Darryl Worley AND MORE!! The featured HIT SONGWRITERS... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
October 9, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Downtown Partners volunteers will be busy approaching area individuals and businesses for a unique fundraiser. The idea is to receive donations corresponding to a dollar amount on an envelope, from $1 to $144. This is DPI’s major annual fundraiser, in which no one person or entity is asked to contribute... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
October 10, 2018, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 404 Jefferson St
Join in celebrating the new location and new Chamber membership!
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October 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: First United Church; 611 Columbia Burlington
An entrée choice of either Meat Loaf or Pulled Pork Sandwich. Complete the meal for just $6 with a dessert and beverage. Call 754-4807 to order a carry-out meal, or enjoy the meal in the Social Hall. Visit firstuccburl.org for more information.
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October 11, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
This all-female country group features four powerhouse vocalists, dynamic songwriters and multi-instrumentalists. Audiences can expect strong women to deliver sophisticated songs that matter to fans and new listeners. They have opened for Blake Shelton and enhanced country songs for Trace Adkins, among others. For more information about season tickets, call... Read More
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October 12, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington
Join in celebrating the release of new albums with an exciting evening of music. Visit thewashingtonmusic.com for details.
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Health
October 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Port of Burlington, 400 N. Front St.
A 2 mile fundraising walk to end Alzheimer’s! Registration starts at 9 AM. Ceremony followed by the Walk at 10:30 AM. Visit the alz.org/iowa for more details.
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October 13, 2018, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Tim Cavanagh joins us for a special night of stand up comedy with proceeds going towards Toys for Tots. Free appetizers and music from Crush in the Capitol annex before the show at 6:30pm. American Biker Timmy Ink and Mr. Southeast Iowa, Comedian Dave Johnson open the show. Visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com... Read More
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October 18, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Travel to Bavaria's fairytale castles, the exciting city of Munich, and fun in the breathtaking Alps. Two showings 1:30pm and 7:30pm. Visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com for more information.
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October 18, 2018, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: First United Church; 611 Columbia Burlington
The annual Octoberfest features turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, beverage and desserts! Carry out available by calling 754-4807 before 4pm the day of. Visit firstuccburl.org for more information.
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October 19, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Discover a little ghoulish history of Southeast Iowa! Stroll the local shops of Jefferson Street and experience some ghostly delights. Pick up a ghost story from participating shops and create a book of ghost tales of Burlington. Many stores will be offering treats, deals and maybe even prizes! Visit facebook.com/events... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
October 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
The ultimate ladies night out! Grab your Ghoul Friends and fly over for an evening of music, dancing, food, shopping, costume contest and more! Visit greaterburlington.com for more information.
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Children & Youth
October 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Bring the kiddos to Burlington's annual Downtown Trick or Treat for lots of Halloween fun and treats!
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October 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington St
Bel Canto Chorale is celebrating their 50th Anniversary Season with their fall concert. Enjoy beautiful choral singing by some of the area's finest voices. Visit burlbelcanto.com for more details.
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November 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Having taken U.S. audiences by storm, they have changed the perception of chamber music performance. Presenting a diverse repertoire, their debut album, “Disturb the Silence,” reached the top 10 Billboard charts. From Bowie to Radiohead and Akiho to Assad, Sybarite5 promises excitement! For more information about season tickets, call 319-752-0336... Read More
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November 10, 2018, 8:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location: The Washington
An original heart of America born rock band with an eclectic mix of members from England, Argentina and the U.S.. Purchase tickets in advance at Weird Harold's or The Washington. Visit thewashingtonmusic.com for more information.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
November 11, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Get a head start on holiday gift buying at the specialty retail shops, sample food and refreshments, and register for the giveaway of $1000 in Downtown Dollars. Register for prizes at all participating merchants, and at 4 PM gather at the Art Center at 301 Jefferson for the drawing of... Read More
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November 15, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
The annual All Member Show concludes the calendar year in the gallery. Each artist is an Art Center member and they could submit up to two pieces. This show is just one of the perks of becoming a member of the Art Center! Each year the amount of artwork grows,... Read More
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November 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Make plans to join David Crowder, Jordan Feliz, Sarah Reeves, Jamison Strain and Brock Gill for this special night of worship! Visit bma-live.com for more information.
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November 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Location: Burlington Capitol Theater
Dr. Brian Metzger, Columbia University NY. Presentation title: "How Gravitational Waves Pointed us to the Origin of Gold."
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November 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Find a comfortable spot along Jefferson Street and relax while watching one of Burlington's best shows. The parade begins at 8th & Jefferson Streets and proceeds east down to Main Street. It's a very special evening in Downtown that will truly get you into the holiday spirit - especially when... Read More
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December 1, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Experience that nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feeling with family in Downtown Burlington this Christmas. Spend a few hours making small crafts, painting pottery, creating a family photo and listening to Christmas stories! 9 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM- 4 PM. Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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December 7, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Premiered in 1965 on CBS, the television show was adapted for its live theater tour in 2017. The musical production features actors recreating their TV counterparts with a jazz trio performing the original Grammy-winning soundtrack by Vince Guaraldi. A meet and greet with a few of Charlie’s friends requires separate... Read More
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December 8, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Experience that nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feeling with family in Downtown Burlington this Christmas. Spend a few hours making small crafts, painting pottery, creating a family photo and listening to Christmas stories! 9 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM- 4 PM. Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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December 13, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Dozens of storefronts will come alive during a magical night in Downtown Burlington! This favorite holiday event includes lights, carolers, story readings, crafts, decorations, gingerbread houses, free horse drawn carriage rides, and so much more. Santa Claus will also be on hand at his cottage at Sixth and Jefferson. It's... Read More
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January 11, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
This production is the only show endorsed by the estates of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and Jape “The Big Bopper” Richardson. The concert is two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring hit songs from the 1950s. “Peggy Sue,” “Chantilly Lace” and “La Bamba” will rock the house. For more... Read More
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January 12, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center
Five artists will paint an original piece of art in front of a live audience in just three hours. Here's the TWIST: the subject and theme to be painted is revealed just minutes before the painting begins! They will be competing for a $250 cash prize. At the end of... Read More
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January 26, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
A tribute to one of the all-time greatest artists ever: Elton John! Visit burlingtoncapitoltheater.com for more details.
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February 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Reserve a table for your sweetheart for a romantic evening of dinner, wine pairings, and dessert featuring live music in an intimate setting in our Gallery! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more details.
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February 14, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
The Tony-nominated singer brings her gorgeous voice combined with an unpredictable wit and mischief to this special Valentine’s Day concert. The “New York Times” said, “Her high-strung voice, which she peeled away in layers, and her blinding glamour are her greatest strengths. Delivering Broadway and movie songs with a whopping... Read More
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March 23, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Come create art, meet the instructors, and discover everything the Art Center has to offer for the entire family! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more details.
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April 9, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
With fresh arrangements that brought the 2015 audience to their feet, Presidio Brass will move through the day with a clinic, student concert and Burlington Civic Music’s season finale that evening. Having performed with major symphony orchestras, their combination of brass, piano, percussion, guitar and vocals has earned them the... Read More
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May 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Treat mom to fun, laughter, paint, & tea! This is for moms and children of all ages! A minimum age of 8 years old is recommended. For more details go to artcenterofburlington.com
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Festival & Fairs
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June 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Snake Alley, Downtown Burlington
The largest fine arts fair of its kind in the region since 1967. Taking place on historic Snake Alley “The Crookedest Street in the World!” and in the leafy Heritage Hill Neighborhood this event features over 80 art exhibitors. Enjoy live music, family activities and great food, too!
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August 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Come create art, meet the instructors, and discover everything the Art Center has to offer for the entire family! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more details.
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October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Open to Art Center members and the community! Live music, raffles for a chance to win original works of art, hors d’oeurves, and some kind of interesting twist to the evening! Tickets are available for purchase in early October. Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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