Weekend Wednesdays: September 11th to 13th


Weekend Wednesdays NowThere are some great family friendly activities going on this weekend, here are a few of our favorites…

Friday, September 11, 2015 to Sunday, September 13, 2015

23rd Annual South End Art Hop and Kid’s Hop

The South End Arts & Business Association is pleased to present the 23rd Annual South End Art Hop! The Art Hop brings thousands of residents, visitors, and the community together to celebrate the dynamic art and culture of Burlington, and create positive economic impacts in the South End. It has gained a reputation as being Vermont’s largest and best arts festival, and won a Seven Daysie as the Best Event/Festival. Last year over 30,000 visitors were able to experience and enjoy art exhibits, music, performance, comedy, sculpture, and fashion from over 500 participating artists at over 100 locations throughout Burlington’s South End Arts District.

Kid’s Hop will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12th, 2015 from 10 am – 2 pm. The event is presented by SEABA with the assistance of area organizations and Kid’s Hop volunteers. This years Kid’s Hop is sponsored by Healthy Living and KidsVT.

Hop along the South End Arts District to visit family-friendly venues featuring hands-on creativity, music and fun with KidsVT, Shelburne Craft School, VSA Vermont, ReSOURCE, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Nightmare VT / South Burlington Rotary, Burton, Burlington Electric Department, Aikido of Champlain Valley, COTS, and more! There will be food trucks, face painting, recycled art projects, painting, wood crafts, demonstrations by Aikido of Champlain Valley, and more. This event is free, and designed for families with children ages 3-12.
Cost: Free
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Sunday, September 13, 2015

The 2nd Annual “Bee Here Now” @ Shelburne Orchards

You’ll have the chance to learn more about the role of bees in our food production and what threatens bee populations; win a prize as the best-dressed “Be a Bee”; check out an observation hive; and join other family-friendly activities. There will be a raffle with proceeds benefiting the Vermont Beekeepers Association. Hope Johnson will showcase her Vermont Quilt Bee handiwork and there will be mead tastings by Groennfell Meadery. The festival is free and open to the public.

Cost: Free

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Walk For Wishes Family Fun Day 2015

Take the first step toward hope. Join Make A Wish Vermont at the 2015 Walk For Wishes at the beautiful Shelburne Museum on September 13th! Get your friends, family, and colleagues to join you and help support the Make-A-Wish Vermont mission! The walk is 1/2 mile long and therefore ideal for participants of all ages! Sign up and learn more here: https://www.firstgiving.com/6881/walk-for-wishes-2015With your registration fee, enjoy:
– Unlimited access for the day to the Shelburne Museum
– Picnic lunch
– Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
– Commemorative Tee-Shirt (for advance registrants only)
– Walk For Wishes activities, family-friendly activities and more
Form a team, have fun, and fundraise to grant local wishes!
Cost: Family – $35 | Adults – $15 | Children (6-17) – $10 | Children 5 & Under – free | Virtual Walker – $15
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