What to do this weekend…5/20-5/22

My picks for this weekend…

10th Annual Clothes Exchange
Annual event benefiting the King Street Center.  Essentially a clothes-swap, where women & stores donate clothes (ahead of time) and then sold at bargain prices!  I went 2 yrs ago & will be going again this year- lots of fun!
@ Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, Burlington
Shop First event Thursday, May 18 6-9pm (sold out)
Main Event Friday, May 19 5-9pm Tickets

Friday, May 20

Spielpalast Cabaret, 8pm at Burlington City Hall Auditorium.  Adults only- vintage 20′s burlesque cabaret!
Tickets:  FlynnTix $23 advance/$25 door
Additional shows: 5/21/11 8:00 PM, 5/21/11 11:00 PM, 5/26/11 8:00 PM, 5/27/11 8:00 PM, 5/28/11 8:00 PM

Saturday, May 21

Plant Sale
Annuals, perennials, veggies.  Benefits the senior center of Charlotte.
9am-12pm @ Charlotte Senior Center (free)

Antiques & Funky Junk Flea Market
9am-5pm @ Lang Barn Antique Center in Essex Junction (free)

Sacred Rubble Tag Sale
Dishes, glassware, furniture, etc!
9am-3pm @ Unity Church of Vermont in Essex Junction (free)

Burlington Parks & Recreation Driftwood Clean Up (via the United Way)
When: Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. – 2pm
Where: The Burlington Waterfront. Meet at the bottom of College Street, by the Information Center at 10 a.m.
Work Involved: Volunteers will work with Parks & Recreation staff to clean up flood debris, being deployed in supervised groups from Perkins Pier to the Coast Guard/Fishing Pier area.
Wear/Bring: Work gloves & closed-toe shoes (NO sandals or flip flops)
Children/Teens: Must be accompanied by a supervising adult

Outdoor beer garden party w/BBQ & live music.  Benefits Big Heavy World.

12noon-5pm @ Magic Hat Brewing Company in South Burlington 

Farm to Yarn Tour
How fun does this sound?!  It’s a bit of a drive (Northeast Kingdom), but looks like it’ll be worth it- various farms are doing tours & demos…alpacas, llamas, goats, sheep & rabbits!
More info: Travelthekingdom Farm to Yarn
Saturday AND Sunday 10am-5pm

This band was recommended to me by a friend of mine in Boston, so the show is highly suggested.  Jose Gonzalez is playing, too, who also has a good sound.
Higher Ground, 7pm, $16 advance/$18 door

Saturday Farmers’ Markets:
Middlebury Farmers’ Market @ The Marbleworks in Middlebury 9am-12:30pm.
Capital City Farmers’ Market @ 60 State St, Montpelier 9am-1pm.
Burlington Farmers’ Market @ City Hall Park 8:30am-2pm.

Sunday, May 22

5th Annual Women Who Rock Fundraiser Event
Supports the Eleanor B Daniels  fund for cancer research.
Show of 25 women who sing with a live band.  @ Higher Ground, 6:30pm, $12 advance/$15 door


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