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November 2021

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October 20, 2021, 12:15 PM - November 17, 2021, 12:45 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church
Spend your lunch hour expanding your cultural horizons! The third Wednesday of each month September through June, the Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series brings beautiful music to the graceful setting of the nave at First United Methodist Church. This month, the Young Artist Showcase spotlights pianist, Augustana student and Washington,... Read More on Lunchtime Chamber Music
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November 1, 2021 - November 15, 2021
Location: Art Center of Burlington
The Small Works Show brings all the little things to light at the Art Center of Burlington! Don't miss this fun and intriguing show - as always, free and open to the public during Art Center hours. The Art Center is currently open Tues-Weds from 10 AM to 6 PM;... Read More on Small Works Show
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November 4, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Cool vibes, great harmonies and a special guest appearance by Barbie - what more could you want? Head to Wake N Bake on the west end of Jefferson Street for live music tonight! For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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November 4, 2021, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Burlington Civic Music presents The Brazilian All Stars: Direct from Rio de Janeiro. This chamber orchestra showcases Brazilian Nights: The Greatest Hits, which includes Brazil's most famous sambas, ballads, bossa nova, choro and fado. This supergroup represents Brazil's unique fusion of styles, from Portugal, the United States, Africa and South... Read More on Civic Music: The Brazilian All Stars
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November 5, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Sing along with all the songs you know and love. Head to Wake N Bake on the west end of Jefferson Street for live music tonight! For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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November 6, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual event
Join local historian Terry Abrisz for coffee and light refreshments as Terry explores Burlington history through the newspaper headlines and advertisements of the past. This event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us.
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Shopping
November 7, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Downtown Burlington
Kick off the holiday season with a favorite event - the Holiday Open House in downtown Burlington! Get a head start on holiday gift shopping, take advantage of great sales and see the newest holiday merchandise - and register at participating businesses to win $1,000 in Downtown Dollars! You don't... Read More on Holiday Open House
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Food & Cooking
November 11, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St
Pulled pork sandwiches plus two sides, dessert and a beverage, all for just $7. Call ahead to carry out, or dine in the warm and friendly social hall in this beautiful historic church at the top of Snake Alley. Call 319-754-4807 for to go orders. For more information, visit firstuccburl.org... Read More on Lunch at the Top
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November 12, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Celebrate "Dinovember" at the library! This fun family event goes "off the grid" with hand-on activities, story time and a snack. This month, Family Night Unplugged features dino-themed fun for all ages. Registration is required and face coverings are requested. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us.
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November 12, 2021, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: The Washington
Indigenous is an American rock/blues band featuring Mato Nanji, born and raised on the Yankton Sioux reservation in South Dakota. Area music lovers won't need an introduction to Eric Pettit Lion. Hear them both at the Washington. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of the show and... Read More on Indigenous/Eric Pettit Lion
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November 12, 2021, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Stumptown duo Jerad & Nathan playing all your favorite country hits. Head to Wake N Bake on the west end of Jefferson Street for live music tonight! For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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November 13, 2021, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Burlington By the Book
Burlington native Jane Sutter Brandt, author of Sutter's Sodas Satisfy and Beloved Burlington, will sign copies of her latest book, Beloved Burlington Vol. II: Featuring businesses you knew and loved! from 11 AM to 2 PM at downtown Burlington's independently-owned bookstore, Burlington By the Book. For more information, visit suttermedia.net.... Read More on Beloved Burlington II Book Signing
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November 14, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Des Moines county Heritage Center
Burlington native Jane Sutter Brandt, author of Beloved Burlington and the upcoming Beloved Burlington Vol. II, will give a talk at the Des Moines County Historical Society's Heritage Center, 501 N. Fourth St, at 1:30 PM Sunday, Nov. 14. Jane will sign copies of her books before and after the... Read More on Beloved Burlington Author Jane Sutter
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Downtown
November 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - December 30, 2021, 2:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
The annual All Member Show runs through December 30 in the Art Center's Main Gallery. Every piece of artwork displayed is created by Art Center members and varies from fiber art to mixed media and everything in between. This is always a popular show and a great holiday gift-shopping opportunity... Read More on All-Member Art Show
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Entertainment
November 17, 2021, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church
Spend your lunch hour expanding your cultural horizons! The third Wednesday of each month September through June, the Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series brings beautiful music to the graceful setting of the nave at First United Methodist Church. This month, Burlington's newest and most exciting musical imports composer, Daniel Pappas... Read More on Lunchtime Chamber Music
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Entertainment
November 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Watch five local celebrity "artists" bring their creativity, brushes and competitive spirit for our 2nd Celebrity Battle of the Brushes: Live Painting Competition! The Celebrities (and their professional artists helping) are.... Dr. Michael Abouassaly (Margaret Ertz) "Super Dave" Oetken (Chris Mulder) Pat Coen (Lou Krieger-Coen, Jennifer Johnson, and Eleanor Krieger)... Read More on Celebrity Battle of the Brushes
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November 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
FRETWORKS consists of vintage musicians Ed Hart, Tom Nelson and Paul Miller, performing over five decades of amazing music with their unforgettable acoustic arrangements. Visit facebook.com/wakenbakebreakfast for details.
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Children & Youth
November 19, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington
Need an adult moment - or 90 of them? Drop your kids age 3 and up (must be potty trained or a parent or caregiver must stay with the child) for a fun 90-minute mini-art class while you run errands, grab a meal downtown or just relax with a glass... Read More on Friday Night Art Hop
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Shopping
November 20, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Burlington By the Book
Fox Pointe Publishing brings kids books galore to Burlington's locally-owned book store - and maybe an author ot two to sign them! Fill the "book" slots on your holiday shopping list in downtown Burlington! For more information, visit burlingtonbythebook.com or follow Burlington By the Book on Facebook. Read More on Book Fair
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November 20, 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Farney's on Jefferson
Stock your freezer, have some fun and help raise money for the Marine Corps League’s Toys for Tots program. So many wins! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the kids – and an old, unwanted toy for the bartender. For more information, follow Farney's on Facebook.
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Entertainment
November 20, 2021, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Andy Avery performs live along with special guests Ali & August to help raise funds for a special Southeast Iowa family. Help out by having a great time! Auction, raffles and more through the evening. For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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November 24, 2021, 9:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: Wake N Bake Breakfast Company
Before you settle down to turkey and naps, get wild with irrepressible dj Kinny Kindig at this late-night Thanksgiving Eve party at Wake N Bake! 21 & over, For more information, follow Wake N Bake on Facebook.
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Shopping
November 26, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
It's that time of year: sales and gift lists. Conquer both with panache at the Friends of the Library Black Friday (and Saturday) Sale! This "Quality Sale" offers up all the best of gently-read books - find something for every book lover on your list! For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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November 26, 2021, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Weird Harold's
Special releases, amazing sales and serious in-store savings. Stop in to Weird Harold's and check off the music lovers on your list! For more information, visit weirdharolds.com.
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Shopping
November 27, 2021, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
It's that time of year: sales and gift lists. Conquer both with panache at the Friends of the Library Black Friday (and Saturday) Sale! This "Quality Sale" offers up all the best of gently-read books - find something for every book lover on your list! For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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Greater Burlington Partnership
November 27, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:00 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 Burlington that will truly get you into the holiday spirit - especially... Read More on Lighted Holiday Parade
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November 27, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Memorial Auditorium
Follow the Lighted Holiday Parade down to the Burlington Riverfront for even more festive fun! Music from the Burlington High School marching band, hot beverages for young and old(er) and a special visit from Santa make the countdown to the lighting of the city's holiday tree even more magical. Be... Read More on Tree Lighting Ceremony
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November 27, 2021, 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: The Washington
Renowned bluesman Mike Zito returns to The Washington. Tickets are $20 and available at Weird Harold's Records in downtown Burlington or through the link in the Facebook event. For more information, follow The Washington on Facebook or visit thewashingtonmusic.com.
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