More businesses continue to open, with precautions in place. This week's Top 10 Events list includes online and in person music shows, classes, markets and more, so you can pick an event that works for your comfort level and interest.
Also, Sunday is Father’s Day! If you have a special dad in your life that you want to celebrate, consider this your reminder to reach out, whether physically or over the phone.
The longest day of Summer is on Saturday. Enjoy!
1) Story Walk
Where: Bombardier Park West, 20 Park Place, Milton
When: Daily, 8AM-8PM
For parents with little ones at home, have you heard of Story Walk? The Milton Public Library provides an opportunity for you to read a different children’s book each month, posted along the Bombardier West trail. Read something new while you get some fresh air! This month’s book is Rapunzel. For Event Info >>
2) Myra Flynn #uncancelled Residency
Where: Light Club Lamp Shop (online event)
When: Wednesday, 9PM
Join Myra Flynn for her weekly Wednesday music shows, as she streams live from her home in LA. Myra will be introducing fans to Patreon, and you can learn how to become a patron.
3) Open Stage Night
Where: Orlando’s Bar and Lounge, 1 Lawson Lane, Burlington
When: Thursday, 7:30PM
I’m sure you’ve missed seeing artists perform in person, and here’s a chance to catch some local talent at an open stage night with host Greg Surine, on the front patio of Orlando’s Bar and Lounge.
4) DIY Friday - Mocktails!
Where: Railyard Apothecary (online event)
When: Friday, 5PM-6PM
Mocktails were all the rage when I was pregnant, but really, sometimes you just want a delicious adult beverage without the yucky side effects that tend to accompany alcohol. In this Zoom class, Herbalist (and former bartender) Emma Merritt will teach you how to make non-alcoholic drinks using fresh herbs.
5) BCA Summer Artist Market
Where: Burlington City Arts, 339 Pine Street, Burlington
When: Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
The weekly BCA Summer Artist Market is back! These markets bring you goods from local artists and makers—it’s really a perfect way to support your local community (and to get a major head start on gift-giving season). This year’s market will have precautions in place, so make sure to visit the website for details, and also to get a look at the vendors!
6) Make Music Day
Where: Big Heavy World (online event)
When: Sunday, 10AM
Celebrate the first day of summer with a virtual music festival! As part of a global celebration, Make Music Day brings together musicians of all ages and experience levels to create live music shows through livestreams. You can sign up to participate (look for “Vermont”), or tune in to listen.
7) Red Light, Green Light
Where: Vermont Comedy Club (online event)
When: Saturday, 7PM
Tune in as the Vermont Comedy Club shares funny, 5-minute “TV show” episodes, which were created by local filmmakers and comedians. You vote, by giving a green light or a red light, to determine which shows move on to make another episode for the following month. Also, any donations the Vermont Comedy Club receives this week and through Saturday (6/20), will be going toward Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington.
8) Virtual Ribs Class w/ Chef Darrell
Where: MARK BBQ (online event)
When: Sunday, 12PM-3PM
This is the first online cooking class, where Chef Darrell will teach you how to make the famous Texas style ribs and competition style ribs, right from the comfort of your own home. Packages are available with the ribs, rub and sauce.
9) Kat Wright
Where: Higher Ground Drive-in Experience, Champlain Valley Expo
When: Sunday, 7PM
How do you throw a socially-distant concert? Well, imagine the drive-ins, but with the subject of your entertainment being the super talented Kat Wright! Purchase a ticket for your car, drive up, you’ll be designated a parking spot, and then watch the music performance from inside or outside of your vehicle (limited to a six foot area). When life hands you lemons… Also, this particular show benefits Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington. For Event Info >>
10) Isham Family Farmers Market
Where: Isham Family Farms, 3515 Oak Hill Road, Williston
When: Tuesdays, 5PM-8PM
On each Tuesday from June 16th through August 18th, the Isham Family Farmers Market will be open with vendor stalls in the barn and outdoors. There will be live music to enjoy, as well as their landscaped lawns and gardens.
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