What to do locally this weekend….My picks from the 7 Days Calendar:
Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, April 10, 2011:
Burlington Winter Farmers Market – Vendors sell ethnic cuisine, pottery, artisan cheese and anything else they can produce in the cold. Saturday, April 9, 10AM–2PM atMemorial Auditorium in Burlington. Free
Green Mountain Children’s Celtic Festival – Toes tap and kilts swirl at this inaugural fête featuring live music, dancing, face painting, crafts … even leprechauns. Proceeds benefit the One Studio Dance scholarship fund.Saturday, April 9: 12:30PM, 3PM at West Monitor Barn in Richmond. $8-10. If you have kids, this sounds like the place to go on Saturday!
Middlebury Winter Farmers Market – Area growers, cheese makers, bakers and craftspeople collaborate to offer year-round “eat local” options. Saturday, April 9, 9:30AM–1PM atAmerican Flatbread in Middlebury. Free.
Vermont Roller Derby: ‘Superhero Slam Bout‘ – The Green Mountain Derby Dames defend their home turf against Assault City Roller Derby’s B and A teams. Partial proceeds benefit a Vermont charity. Robert E. Miller Centre.Saturday, April 9, 4PM at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction. $6-15. I’ll be there! I’ve never been to one, I’m excited!
Chocolate-Dipping Demo – Fans of cocoa-covered confectionery experience the tempering and dipping process. Saturday, April 9, 2PM &Sunday, April 10, 2PM at Laughing Moon Chocolates in Stowe. Free. YUM!