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November 19, 2017

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Entertainment
November 21, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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November 22, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington, 306 Washington St.
Eric Pettit is a singer-songwrier collaborating with Ed Mansheim, Micah Oleson, andTim Buhmeyer. They have developed a dark collection of folk music.
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Shopping
November 24, 2017, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library, 210 Court Street
Reading is the gift that keeps on giving so don't miss the library door busting deals at the Friends of the Library Black Friday Book Sale. Children's books, maps, genealogy resources, baseball and movie cards, vintage magazines, softcover romances and holiday books feature in this one-day sale. Customers can find... Read More
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Entertainment
November 24, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington, 306 Washington St.
The Washington presents Leaving Abbey with a special tribute to the music of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. $5 in advance at Weird Harold’s or The Washington.
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November 25, 2017, 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Olive Wine
Shop the Greater Burlington area for a wide range of unique gifts. Stop by Olive Wine for a Mimosa on Small Business Saturday! website
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November 25, 2017, 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location: Greater Burlington Area
Shop the Greater Burlington area for a wide range of unique gifts. Enjoy the personal attention of locally owned shops while supporting the community you live in. These businesses are owned by your neighbors – the people who have personally made investments in our community. Take a shopping “trip” in... Read More
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November 25, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
What a perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends and make some holiday memories. Find a comfortable spot along Jefferson Street and relax while you watch one of Burlington's best shows. The parade begins at 8th & Jefferson Streets and proceeds east down to Main Street. It's a very... Read More
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Classes & Workshops
November 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Burlington Public Library, 210 Court Street
Linda McCann, an Iowa native and author of several books on Iowa history, will share her knowledge of the Iowa Civilian Conservation Corp camps that she has gained in writing a series on this period in history. She has interview sixteen men who were in the CCC, and they can... Read More
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Festival & Fairs
November 28, 2017, 10:00 AM - December 22, 2017, 5:30 PM
Weekdays 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: The Burlington Apartments, 206 N. 3rd Street
The Burlington Apartments are proud to present the “2nd Annual Festival of Trees” in the lobby of our beautiful, historical building. We would like the public to stop in and vote for their favorite tree by putting canned food items, or non-perishables under the trees. The tree with the most... Read More
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Entertainment
November 28, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
November 30, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Downtown merchants extend Thursday hours for the Holidays. On November 16 & 30 and December 7 & 21 your favorite downtown merchants will be open in the evenings to fit your busy schedule and to offer you their personalized service. Afterwards, catch a show or enjoy dinner at one of... Read More
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Classes & Workshops
November 30, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: The Washington, 306 Washington St.
"Liquid Flow" at The Washington! This is a "beverage friendly" class incorporating fun music, gentle movement, balance, and a happy hour atmosphere. Class is every Thursday, starting September 7th, at 6:30 PM. $5 gets you class + your drink. Beverages do not have to be alcoholic. A couple of notes:... Read More
December 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Darrin Crow is a storyteller from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He uses storytelling to bring history to life. Refreshments provided by Sunnybrook Assisted Living. website
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Children & Youth
December 1, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St.
Got kiddos? Sign them up in advance for Art Hop in the classroom while the adults enjoy live music next door at our Gallery Lounge. Grades K-5 will enjoy an art project, snack, and story! $10/kid, $5/additional kids. Call 319-754-8069 in advance to reserve their spot. Check out our website... Read More
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Entertainment
December 1, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson
Come by our Gallery Lounge for a fun evening of wine/beer, charcuterie boards, and live music by Aaron Stevens. Bring your friends for a night out! Got kiddos? Sign them up in advance for Art Hop next door in our classroom from 6-7:30PM for Grades K-5. They'll enjoy an art... Read More
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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
Classes & Workshops
December 1, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson
Learn the process of book folding from start to finish. Choose from a heart, paw print, or a single letter. BYOB or stop by our Gallery Lounge (open 5-8pm) before class to grab a glass of wine or beer. Invite your friends, the more the merrier! $15/Member or $20/Non-Member. Bring... Read More
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Arts & Crafts
December 2, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Art Center
Experience that nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feeling with your family in Downtown Burlington this Christmas. Spend a few hours making small crafts, painting pottery, creating a family photo, listening to Christmas stories, and ending with The Muppets Christmas Carol! 9 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM- 4 PM. website
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Arts & Crafts
December 2, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium, 200 N Front St
All your Christmas shopping under one roof. 46th Annual Arts & Crafts show at Burlington Memorial Auditorium.There will be 70+ vendors selling wood crafts, glass works, textiles, floral, baked goods, homemade candy plus much more.
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Entertainment
December 2, 2017, 9:00 PM - December 3, 2017, 12:00 AM
Location: The Washington
Achieved first place in the Houston, Texas Regional Blues Challenge in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Don’t miss this original Rock N Blues band! website
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Arts & Crafts
December 3, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium, 200 N Front St
All your Christmas shopping under one roof. 46th Annual Arts & Crafts show at Burlington Memorial Auditorium.There will be 70+ vendors selling wood crafts, glass works, textiles, floral, baked goods, homemade candy plus much more.
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Entertainment
December 4, 2017, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Each month the library talks about a popular book then watches the film adaptation! The holiday film, "A Christmas Story" by Jean Shepherd first released in 1983 and has become a bona fide Christmas favorite. website
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Entertainment
December 5, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
December 7, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Downtown merchants extend Thursday hours for the Holidays. On November 16 & 30 and December 7 & 21 your favorite downtown merchants will be open in the evenings to fit your busy schedule and to offer you their personalized service. Afterwards, catch a show or enjoy dinner at one of... Read More
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Entertainment
December 8, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Depot, 300 S. Main St.
A Night of Dueling Pianos at the newly renovated Burlington Train Depot! This adult community fundraiser supports local Scouting and career based Exploring programs. A social hour with heavy appetizers will begin at 7:00pm. Starting at 8:00pm, enjoy the music, comedy, and splendor of Dueling Pianos by Fun Pianos. A... Read More
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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
December 9, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Art Center
Experience that nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feeling with your family in Downtown Burlington this Christmas. Spend a few hours making small crafts, painting pottery, creating a family photo, listening to Christmas stories, and ending with The Muppets Christmas Carol! 9 AM - 12 PM or 1 PM- 4 PM. website
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Entertainment
December 9, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington, 306 Washington St.
Stars In Toledo (Nick Knedler, Joe Russell, Darryl Bond, Johnny Gram and Carlos Capdevila) are headlining their first show at The Washington, come to check this high energy band playing music from their upcoming debut album. The New Breed will kick the show off at 8:00 PM. $5 in advance,... Read More
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Entertainment
December 11, 2017, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Each month the library talks about a popular book then watches the film adaptation! The holiday film, "A Christmas Story" by Jean Shepherd first released in 1983 and has become a bona fide Christmas favorite. website
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Downtown
Entertainment
December 12, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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Food & Cooking
December 14, 2017, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: First United Church of Christ (top of Snake Alley), 611 Columbia Street
Take a breather from a hectic schedule with a delicious lunch starting with ham balls or beefrites. Choose two sides of soup, tator tots, jello or green beans and a delicious dessert. Finish your meal with coffee, tea or lemonade, all for just $6. Call 319-754-4807 to order a carry-out... Read More
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Food & Cooking
December 14, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)
Location: First United Church of Christ (top of Snake Alley), 611 Columbia Street
Not enough time to bake Christmas cookies? Then come to the Cookie Walk at the First United Church of Christ. Hundreds of dozens of cookies will be available for you as you fill up your bucket for just $10. A variety of cookies of all shapes and sizes will be... Read More
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December 14, 2017, 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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Entertainment
December 14, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington
Unbelievable is just one word to describe the intoxicating antics of this outrageous comedian. Fast-paced, blue-collar comedy. website
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Arts & Crafts
Downtown
December 15, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St.
Got kiddos? Sign them up in advance for Art Hop in the classroom while the adults enjoy live music next door at our Gallery Lounge. Grades K-5 will enjoy an art project, snack, and story! $10/kid, $5/additional kids. Call 319-754-8069 in advance to reserve their spot. Check out our website... Read More
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Entertainment
December 15, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson
Come by our Gallery Lounge for a fun evening of wine/beer, charcuterie boards, and live music by Raelen Gipple. Bring your friends for a night out! Got kiddos? Sign them up in advance for Art Hop next door in our classroom from 6-7:30PM for Grades K-5. They'll enjoy an art... Read More
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Entertainment
December 15, 2017, 8:00 PM - December 16, 2017, 12:00 AM
Location: The Washington
Mike Zito has been honored with multiple Blues Music Awards over the past 10 years. His love of life and pursuit of happiness is felt in every note he sings and plays. website
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Entertainment
December 16, 2017, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: The Capitol Theater
A country music fan (and aspiring performer) since the age of seven, Burlington‐born singer and songwriter David Kroll has been a local favorite for years. His diligence and numerous trips back and forth between Burlington and Nashville opened many doors for him in Music City and soon he had the... Read More
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Entertainment
December 17, 2017, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: The Capitol Theater
A country music fan (and aspiring performer) since the age of seven, Burlington‐born singer and songwriter David Kroll has been a local favorite for years. His diligence and numerous trips back and forth between Burlington and Nashville opened many doors for him in Music City and soon he had the... Read More
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Entertainment
December 19, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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Entertainment
December 20, 2017, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington
Enjoy the second annual Holiday Concert hosted by Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music. Free and open to the public. Bring your lunch! Find us on Facebook.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
December 21, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Downtown merchants extend Thursday hours for the Holidays. On November 16 & 30 and December 7 & 21 your favorite downtown merchants will be open in the evenings to fit your busy schedule and to offer you their personalized service. Afterwards, catch a show or enjoy dinner at one of... Read More
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Entertainment
December 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Olive Wine, 517 Jefferson St.
Open Mic is a great place to meet other musicians, try some new and different songs, and have fun while enjoying a glass of wine. Come on down and enjoy the variety and the talent of open mic. Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 (or later). Check us out on... Read More
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Entertainment
January 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
This ballet company brought nearly 1,300 people to its feet at Burlington Memorial Auditorium in January 2016 with its performance of Cinderella, and there is little doubt their presentation of the renowned and complex ballet Swan Lake will do the same. Dance must tell its story without words. The dancers'... Read More
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Food & Cooking
January 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
Location: First United Church of Christ (top of Snake Alley), 611 Columbia Street
On a cold winter day, warm up with a lunch of either chicken and noodle soup or chili. Then compliment your entre by choosing two of the following: peanut butter sandwich, mashed potatoes, tropical fruit or tossed salad. Complete this meal for just $6 with a dessert and beverage. Call... Read More
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Children & Youth
January 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington Welcome Center
Learn about bald eagles during a short program at the Welcome Center, then head to Lock and Dam 18 to help count eagles. Dress warmly! All ages, free, no registration required. Check out our website for more information.
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February 3, 2018, 10:00 AM - February 4, 2018, 5:00 PM
Location: The Loft of Burlington, 416 Jefferson St., Burlington, IA
The Port of Burlington Open Chess Tournaments includes FIDE and USCF rated events such as the 5SS, G/90, Reserve, and RBO and is an Iowa State Grand Prix Qualifier Event. Trophies, Grand Prix points, and cash awards are available throughout the tournaments. Check the website registration and schedule information.
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Entertainment
February 14, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
An extravaganza of sights and sounds, Dublin Irish Dance promises a showcase of story, dance, song and play. Choreographer Anthony Fallon began studying Irish dance when he was 3, and he began competing three years later. Sought after to tour with Riverdance, he became their principal dancer for 12 years,... Read More
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Entertainment
February 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater, 211 N 3rd
Featuring the winner of our 2017 – 2018 Young Artist Competition, Salieri’s 26 Variations on “La Folia di Spagna” will transport us to the warm shores of Spain. Visiting artist Keoni Bolding will then perform two pieces, the first movement of Sibelius’ Violin Concerto, followed by the third movement of... Read More
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Entertainment
March 22, 2018, 1:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater, 211 N. 3rd
The Harry and Virginia Murray Foundation World Travelogue Series presents" The Promised Land at 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Jerry Parks will provide pre-show entertainment. Free admission.For more information see our website or check us out on Facebook.
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Entertainment
March 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
This quintet of flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and French horn plays exclusively from memory, whether it is arrangements of classic masterworks or contemporary scores. Based in Houston, the group’s members are young and adventurous, and their program illustrates this as they move from Mendelssohn's Scherzo into renditions of Gershwin's Summertime... Read More
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Entertainment
March 24, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater, 211 N. 3rd
Our spring concert features music from one of the most romantic countries on earth, France. We're thrilled to once again partner with the Southeast Iowa Symphony Chorus and IWU Choral Director Blair Buffington. The concert will begin with powerful selections from Saint Saën's Requiem, followed by the lush impressionistic sounds... Read More
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April 19, 2018, 1:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater, 211 N. 3rd
The Harry and Virginia Murray Foundation World Travelogue Series presents Scandinavia: Copenhagen, Stockholm & Norway at 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Free admission. Jerry Parks will provide pre-show entertainment. For more information see our website or check us out on Facebook.
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Entertainment
April 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (CST)
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Bringing pristine sound, a sophisticated light show and an integrated 20-foot video display, the Derik Nelson Family paints an expansive wall of sound using the latest in audiovisual technology to take audiences on an aural and visual journey through time and space, and an impressive array of landscapes, weather and... Read More
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April 21, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington Welcome Center
Help celebrate Earth Day and help clean up Burlington. Starting point at the Port of Burlington. Check out our website for more information.
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