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July 20, 2019

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July 22, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission by creating your own, unique Apollo button while learning more about the future of space travel. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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July 22, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library
Kanopy is the library's newest live streaming service - and not only can you watch free Kanopy presentations at the library every Monday evening this summer, staff will be happy to show you how to download and use Kanopy on your own device for free. This week: I Learn America... Read More
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July 25, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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July 26, 2019
Location: Downtown Burlington
The 2019 Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, which will take place from July 21 – July 27, will be stopping in Greater Burlington for an overnight! Cheer on thousands of bicyclists as they venture through Iowa. Visit burlingtonragbrai.com for more details.
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July 26, 2019, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: The Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St
'Movies & chill' in this beautifully restored, air-conditioned!, historic theater with FREE showings of PeeWee's Big Adventure throughout the day. Full concessions available, including beer and wine; the Buffalo Tavern will offer cheesesteak or BBQ pork sandwiches and chips in the Capitol Annex for $10 per person. For more information,... Read More
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July 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St
Grace Methodist Church will serve spaghetti casserole, chips & dip, snack mix and homemade cookies for a free-will donation in the Art Center's Gallery Lounge. Carb up for the final leg of the journey! For more information, follow Grace Methodist on Facebook.
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July 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 11:55 PM
Location: The Som, 863 Jefferson St
The Som welcomes RAGBRAI riders and friends with live music outdoors all day! Music starts at 2 PM; lineup includes Eric Pettit Lion, Kyle Yap, and the Chicago Blues Angels. Drink specials, 12 beers on draft, street tacos, Som burgers and the 100% plant-based Impossible Burger, too! For more information,... Read More
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July 26, 2019, 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St
Jared Rouggly brings classical training, a jazz background and a voice full of heartbreak to the Art Center's Gallery Lounge from 5 to 9 PM; before, during and after you can enjoy wine, beer, soda or water with delicious charcuterie while expanding your artistic horizons, surrounded by beautiful artwork. For... Read More
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July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: The Washington, 306 Washington St
In honor of the Big Bike Ride, The Washington will be rocking throughout the day with live music, drink specials and plenty more. Featured performers include Eliza Neals, rocking the blues and American roots music with a Detroit backbone; blues guitar/harp legend Rockin' Johnny Burgin; Burlington's own Patrick Hazell; Indie... Read More
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Classes & Workshops
July 29, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St
Bake a fabulous cake with the library’s Create Collection pans and icing tools, plus get pro tips and creative ideas. Preregistration is required for this session. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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Greater Burlington Partnership
July 31, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Valley Monster Pub
All downtown business and property owners, employees and residents are welcome, as well as Downtown Partners volunteers and board members. The Coffee & Conversation is organized by the DPI Business Development Committee.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 1, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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August 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St
Tanis Sotelo of Des Moines, co-founder of Soten Taiko, Iowa's only taiko drumming group, presents a program on Japanese taiko drumming and Japanese culture. For more information, visit burlington.lib.ia.us
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 2, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)
Location: Port of Burlington, 400 N Front St, Burlington
Come down to the Port of Burlington for fun, food, and entertainment! Adult beverages will be available as well as food trucks in the area.
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August 2, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Burlington riverfront
See Midwest Magic and the Burlington Fire Department in an epic Gus Macker Special Games rematch - last year, the Magic took home the trophy. Who will this year's winner be? Then watch Great River Health System vs. Great River Entertainment - two GM sponsors go head-to-head for all the... Read More
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August 3, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
Gus Macker features 3-on-3 basketball tournaments that have been an American Original for 45+ years. Anyone can play; male or female, young or old, experienced or not. Players and spectators enjoy competition and family fun while communities raise money for local charities. It's a win-win. Who wouldn't want to play... Read More
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August 3, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
The largest river steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is an elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Lacelike detailing evokes memories of the riverboats that preceded her and inspired her designers. Join us on the riverfront to see the largest most opulent riverboat in the world grace Burlington's riverfront and... Read More
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August 4, 2019, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
Gus Macker features 3-on-3 basketball tournaments that have been an American Original for 45+ years. Anyone can play; male or female, young or old, experienced or not. Players and spectators enjoy competition and family fun while communities raise money for local charities. It's a win-win. Who wouldn't want to play... Read More
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August 8, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
A sister boat to the American Queen will be docking in Burlington! This intimate masterpiece can carry up to 166 guests through America's heartland. Join on the riverfront to see this beautiful riverboat grace Burlington's riverfront and welcome the passengers of the American Duchess. Visit americanqueensteanboatcompany.com for more details.
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Food & Cooking
August 8, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: First United Church of Christ, 611 Columbia St
Homemade tenderloin or shredded beef sandwich, plus two sides, dessert and a beverage, all for just $7. Call ahead to carry out, or dine-in in the air-conditioned 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... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 8, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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August 13, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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August 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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August 15, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 15, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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August 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
The largest river steamboat ever built, the grand American Queen is an elegant triumph of American ingenuity. Lacelike detailing evokes memories of the riverboats that preceded her and inspired her designers. Join us on the riverfront to see the largest most opulent riverboat in the world grace Burlington's riverfront and... Read More
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August 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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August 16, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Jefferson Street
Classic cars and hot rods of all ages cruise the Jefferson Street "strip" in a blast from the past. Shop, dine, reminisce and check out the rolling stock.
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August 17, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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August 18, 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Port of Burlington
The Columbus Foundation once again will bring the historically accurate replica ships the Niña and Pinta to Burlington's riverfront August 13 - 18. The Portuguese caravels offer visitors an opportunity to learn about life on the open seas for Christopher Columbus and other early ocean-going explorers.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 22, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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August 24, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Burlington Riverfront
A sister boat to the American Queen will be docking in Burlington! This intimate masterpiece can carry up to 166 guests through America's heartland. Join on the riverfront to see this beautiful riverboat grace Burlington's riverfront and welcome the passengers of the American Duchess. Visit americanqueensteanboatcompany.com for more details.
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Entertainment
August 24, 2019, 4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater, 211 N 4rd St
Pull up a couch - or a loveseat, chair, hammock, futon or whatever makes you comfortable - and enjoy an ice-cold beverage and delicious food while listening to great music from local and area bands. Entertainment lineup includes Izabel Crane, Eric Pettit Lion, Duke & the Band on the Fly,... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
August 29, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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August 30, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Friday Fest returns to the Burlington riverfront with live music by The Mixtape and delicious food from D&G Concessions. Special reserved parking and free drink tickets for classic cars and hot rods! This FREE community event is brought to you by Brockway Mechanical & Roofing Co. and Ruhl & Ruhl... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 5, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 12, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 19, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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September 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: The Greater Burlington Partnership
Marketing is the key to helping a business survive and thrive. With consumer habits and trends changing constantly, it’s more important than ever for businesses to stay current with their marketing strategies. Keep your business up to speed with the Chamber of Commerce - Marketing Know-How Series. The quarterly seminar... Read More
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September 20, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Jefferson Street
Classic cars and hot rods of all ages cruise the Jefferson Street "strip" in a blast from the past. Shop, dine, reminisce and check out the rolling stock.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 26, 2019, 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 every Thursday May - September. The market is held on the 300 - 500 blocks of Jefferson St. For more information or if... Read More
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Greater Burlington Partnership
September 27, 2019, 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 27, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Burlington By the Book, 301 Jefferson St
Iowa freelance writer, ghostwriter and author John Peragine will sign copies of his latest book, Iowa Wine, during the Fall Sip, Taste & Stroll event in downtown Burlington. For more information, visit facebook.com/BurlingtonBytheBook-62537491312
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September 28, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
America's Got Talent alums, Emmy award winners and Billboard's #10 Classical Crossover Artists in the world, the Texas Tenors are classically trained artists with Midwestern roots (Marcus Collins is from Washington, IA). The Tenors' 10th Anniversary Tour brings them back to the Heartland with their unique interpretations of original, traditional... Read More
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Health
October 12, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Port of Burlington, 400 N. Front St.
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Visit the alz.org/iowa for more details.
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October 15, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
A dizzying blend of circus acrobatics, contemporary dance and live, progressive chamber music, Le Cirque Esprit: Spirit of the Machine is a show that dazzle, inform and expand audience horizons. Not one to miss! For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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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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October 18, 2019, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Jefferson Street
Classic cars and hot rods of all ages cruise the Jefferson Street "strip" in a blast from the past. Shop, dine, reminisce and check out the rolling stock.
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Greater Burlington Partnership
October 24, 2019, 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! Please call The Greater Burlington Partnership for more information.
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Children & Youth
October 25, 2019, 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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November 4, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
See these talented classical tenors perform "Viva Italia!" - a salute to the great Italian tenors Caruso, Lanza, Pavarotti and Bocelli - in their US debut tour. For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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Greater Burlington Partnership
November 10, 2019, 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, 2019, 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 20, 2019, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: The Greater Burlington Partnership
Marketing is the key to helping a business survive and thrive. With consumer habits and trends changing constantly, it’s more important than ever for businesses to stay current with their marketing strategies. Keep your business up to speed with the Chamber of Commerce - Marketing Know-How Series. The quarterly seminar... Read More
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November 30, 2019, 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 5, 2019, 5:00 PM - 8:00 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! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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December 7, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 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! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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December 12, 2019, 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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December 14, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 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! Visit artcenterofburlington.com for more information.
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Entertainment
January 8, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Capitol Theater
Based in Chicago and featuring musicians from Bosnia, Spain, the UK - including two Grammy award nominees - and the US, Fandango! has been hailed as " ... the most exciting new group on Chicago's musical scene." For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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February 15, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
The Bolshoi-trained dancers of the Russian National Ballet return to grace the stage at Memorial Auditorium in Petipa's magical ballet, The Sleeping Beauty. For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com.
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March 31, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four internationally recognized, award-winning ensembles. For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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April 21, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Burlington Memorial Auditorium
From Celtic reels and Gypsy jazz to flamenco and Cuban rhythms, this award-winning Canadian ensemble takes audiences on a tour of cultures, styles and genres unlike any other musical performance. For more information, visit burlcivicmusic.com
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