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First Night Burlington 

The Schedule

Buttons for adults and kids 13 and older cost $18 through December 30, $20 on December 31. Kids’ buttons $6. With a button, $2 advance tickets guarantee seats at the Flynn MainStage and Memorial Auditorium’s Main Floor shows. Buttons and programs are available at various locations; tickets are available online or in person at 230 College Street, or from a First Night kiosk in the Burlington Town Center Mall. Tickets ordered in advance are available for pickup at a will-call office in City Hall. Various song, storytelling and theater shows include American Sign Language interpretation; for details, check the First Night Burlington website, call the TTY/TDD assisted line at the Flynn Center (863-5966), or use the State of Vermont’s relay system (1-800-253-0195) to call the First Night Burlington office. A free CCTA shuttle ferries First Nighters to and from UVM’s Water Tower parking lot; city garages and metered spaces are free after noon on December 31. Info, http://www.firstnightburlington.com, or call 863-6005 or 1-800-639-9252.

9 a.m.

FLYNNARTS SAMPLE CLASSES: FlynnArts Chase & Hoehl Studios; different classes run every hour until 2 p.m.

11 a.m.

WARMING TENT: City Market, open until 10 p.m.

12 p.m.

MARK LEGRAND: Thinking man’s honky-tonk. College Street Congregational Church, until 12:40 p.m.

SPOTLIGHT ON DANCE: Tap, jazz and ballet. Contois Auditorium, until 12:40 p.m.

VERY MERRY THEATER’S ‘PETER PAN’: Edmunds School Gym, until 12:50 p.m.

NAQUELE TEMPO: Brazilian music. First Baptist Church, until 12:40 p.m.

ANA GUIGUI: Pianist-vocalist. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 12:40 p.m.

LYRIC THEATRE CABARET: Excerpts from classic musicals performed by talented youngsters. First United Methodist Church, until 12:40 p.m.

VERMONT YOUTH ORCHESTRA: Flynn MainStage, until 1 p.m.

FLYNNARTS JAZZ ENSEMBLE: FlynnSpace, until 12:40 p.m.

BURLINGTON COFFEEHOUSE: Acoustic music and poetry open mike hosted by Jeff Miller. KeyBank Lobby, until 4:40 p.m.

CIRCUS SMIRKUS: Main Floor, Memorial Auditor-ium, until 1 p.m.

FACE PAINTING & CRAFT WORKSHOPS: Memorial Auditorium Annex, until 4:30 p.m.

MAGICIAN TOM VERNER: Memorial Auditorium Annex, until 5 p.m.

LOONEY TOONS CARTOON FEST: Merrill’s Roxy Cinemas, until midnight.

JIM MCGINNISS & THE REDEEMERS: Irish-influenced bluegrass. Unitarian Church, until 12:40 p.m.

FAMILY FUN & FITNESS: Small jousters jump in a bounce castle and get their faces painted. YMCA Gym, until 6 p.m.

1 p.m.

LOWELL THOMPSON: Rock ’n’ roll Americana. College Street Congregational Church, until 1:40 p.m.

KAREN AMIRAULT DANCE: Contois Auditorium, until 1:40 p.m.

ABI & JOAN: Traditional and contemporary storytellers. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 1:40 p.m.

THE MAGNOLIAS: Country/folk. Edmunds School Gym, until 1:40 p.m.

ARTS ACTIVITIES: Kids make masks, banners and spirit sticks, and view exhibits and movies. Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts, until 5:30 p.m.

CLAY PLAY & PRINTMAKING: Firehouse Education’s Studio 250, Memorial Auditorium, until 5 p.m.

NAQUELE TEMPO: Brazilian music. First Baptist Church, until 1:40 p.m.

TAMMY FLETCHER: Solo gospel. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 1:40 p.m.

JIM HOGUE AS ETHAN ALLEN: A local historian portrays one of the Green Mountain State’s founders. First Congregational Church Theater, until 2:40 p.m.

DAWNA & THE DREAMERS: Children’s chorus. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 1:40 p.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CHORUS: All-male a cappella. First United Methodist Church, until 1:40 p.m.

VERMONT STAGE COMPANY’S ‘WINTER TALES’: FlynnSpace, until 1:40 p.m.

SOCIAL BAND: Mixed-gender a cappella and choral music featuring local composers. Unitarian Church, until 1:40 p.m.

1:30 p.m.

FOOLZ: Physical comedy and juggling. Flynn MainStage, until 2:30 p.m.

2 p.m.

LIVING MASTERPIECES: Interactive paintings. Church Street Marketplace, until 9 p.m.

MARK LEGRAND: Thinking man’s honky-tonk. College Street Congregational Church, until 2:40 p.m.

FLYNNARTS DANCE: Contois Auditorium, until 2:40 p.m.

KIDS ON THE BLOCK VERMONT: Three-foot-tall puppets inspire introspection. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 2:40 p.m.

ELECTRIC YOUTH DANCE: Edmunds School Gym, until 2:40 p.m.

JULIE NESS: Soprano opera revue. First Baptist Church, until 2:40 p.m.

DIANA WINN: Singer-songwriter with family vocalists. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 2:40 p.m.

242 MAIN BANDZ: Middle-school rock ’n’ roll. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 2:40 p.m.

JON GAILMOR: Family sing-along. First United Methodist Church, until 2:40 p.m.

CHINA PROJECT: Multimedia travel blog showcase. FlynnSpace, until 2:40 p.m.

GEMINI TRAPEZE & NIMBLE ARTS: Main Floor, Memorial Auditorium, until 3 p.m.

WOMENSING: All-female a cappella. Unitarian Church, until 2:40 p.m.

3 p.m.

LOWELL THOMPSON: Rock ’n’ roll Americana. College Street Congregational Church, until 3:40 p.m.

KAREN AMIRAULT DANCE: Contois Auditorium, until 3:40 p.m.

ABI & JOAN: Traditional and contemporary storytellers. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 3:40 p.m.

WOODLAND DANCE: Teen dance medley. Edmunds School Gym, until 3:40 p.m.

TWIST OF THE WRIST: Medieval-Renaissance music. First Baptist Church, until 3:40 p.m.

TAMMY FLETCHER: Solo gospel. First Congrega-tional Church Sanctuary, until 3:40 p.m.

CHORAL HOUR: Singers from Mount Mansfield Union High School. First Congregational Church Theater, until 3:40 p.m.

MANSFIELD SIX: Middle-school jazz ensemble. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 3:40 p.m.

CONSTITUTION BRASS: First United Methodist Church, until 3:40 p.m.

BURLINGTON TAIKO: Japanese drumming. Flynn MainStage, until 4 p.m.

BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE: FlynnSpace, until 3:40 p.m.

JIM MCGINNISS & THE REDEEMERS: Irish-influenced bluegrass. Unitarian Church, until 3:40 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

WILLEM LANGE: New England backwoods humor. College Street Congregational Church, until 4:40 p.m.

SPOTLIGHT ON DANCE: Tap, jazz and ballet. Contois Auditorium, until 4:40 p.m.

KIDS ON THE BLOCK VERMONT: Three-foot-tall puppets inspire introspection. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 4:40 p.m.

VERY MERRY THEATER’S ‘PETER PAN’: Edmunds School Gym, until 4:50 p.m.

ELAINE GREENFIELD: Solo pianist. First Baptist Church, until 4:40 p.m.

GREGORY DOUGLASS: Folk-pop singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 4:40 p.m.

JERNIGAN PONTIAC: “Hackie” column readings from a prolific cab driver. First Congregational Church Theater, until 4:40 p.m.

INCOGNITO JAZZ: High school combo. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 4:40 p.m.

LYRIC THEATRE CABARET: Excerpts from classic musicals performed by talented youngsters. First United Methodist Church, until 4:40 p.m.

TONYA WEST: Sung and spoken-word “blues poetry.” FlynnSpace, until 4:40 p.m.

CIRCUS SMIRKUS: Main Floor, Memorial Auditorium, until 5 p.m.

‘PETESTOCK’: A multi-musician tribute featuring folk fiddler and songsmith Pete Sutherland. Unitarian Church, until 5:40 p.m.

4:30 p.m.

RUSTY DEWEES — THE LOGGER & FRIENDS PLUGGED IN AT THE FLYNN: Flynn MainStage, until 5:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

BANJO DAN & THE MIDNITE PLOWBOYS: New England bluegrass. College Street Congregational Church, until 5:40 p.m.

KAREN AMIRAULT DANCE: Contois Auditorium, until 5:40 p.m.

THE YOUNG TRADITION: Folk musicians under age 25. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 5:45 p.m.

THE MAGNOLIAS: Country/folk. Edmunds School Gym, until 5:40 p.m.

JULIE NESS: Soprano opera revue. First Baptist Church, until 5:40 p.m.

DIANE ZEIGLER: Singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 5:40 p.m.

DUG NAP LIVE!: Spoken-word performance art with electronic gizmos. First Congregational Church Theater, until 5:40 p.m.

NORTHERN BRONZE HANDBELL ENSEMBLE: First Congregational Church Chapel, until 5:40 p.m.

CONSTITUTION BRASS: First United Methodist Church, until 5:40 p.m.

VERMONT STAGE COMPANY’S ‘WINTER TALES’: FlynnSpace, until 5:40 p.m.

RIK PALIERI: Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. KeyBank Lobby, until 5:40 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

DRUMS AND DRAGONS PARADE: Church Street Marketplace to City Hall Park, until 6:30 p.m.

TAIZE PRAYER FOR WORLD PEACE: Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, until 6:45 p.m.

STEVE GILLETTE & CINDY MANGSEN: Roots-folk songwriting duo. College Street Congregational Church, until 6:40 p.m.

THE YOUNG TRADITION: Folk musicians under age 25. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 6:40 p.m.

ELECTRIC YOUTH DANCE: Edmunds School Gym, until 6:40 p.m.

WOMENSING: All-female a cappella. First Baptist Church, until 6:40 p.m.

ANAIS MITCHELL: Acoustic folk singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 6:40 p.m.

CHORAL HOUR: Singers from Mount Mansfield Union High School. First Congregational Church Theater, until 6:40 p.m.

GLENNIS DREW & JOHN HOLLAND: Celtic music. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 6:40 p.m.

GREEN MOUNTAIN CHORUS: All-male a cappella. First United Methodist Church, until 6:40 p.m.

KILIMANJARO: Jazz-fusion. Flynn MainStage, until 7 p.m.

CHINA PROJECT: Multimedia travel blog showcase. FlynnSpace, until 6:40 p.m.

NANCY BEAVEN: Singer-songwriter and friends. KeyBank Lobby, until 6:40 p.m.

GEMINI TRAPEZE & NIMBLE ARTS: Main Floor, Memorial Auditorium, until 7 p.m.

UNDERGROUND HANGOUT: Temporary tattoos and blacklight club make-up bring body artists together at the Memorial Auditorium Annex, until 9 p.m.

ATLANTIC CROSSING: Maritime folk. Unitarian Church, until 6:40 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

JUNK JAM FIREHOUSE FINALE: City Hall Park, 6:30-6:50 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

FIREWORKS: Waterfront Park.

WILLEM LANGE: New England backwoods humor. College Street Congregational Church, until 7:40 p.m.

THE YOUNG TRADITION: Folk musicians under age 25. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 7:45 p.m.

WOODLAND DANCE: Teen dance medley. Edmunds School Gym, until 7:40 p.m.

TWIST OF THE WRIST: Medieval-Renaissance music. First Baptist Church, until 7:40 p.m.

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL PROJECT: First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 7:40 p.m.

JERNIGAN PONTIAC: “Hackie” column readings from a prolific cab driver. First Congregational Church Theater, until 7:40 p.m.

HENRY JAMISON-ROOT: Indie-pop songwriter. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 7:40 p.m.

LYRIC THEATRE CABARET: Excerpts from classic musicals performed by talented youngsters. First United Methodist Church, until 7:40 p.m.

BIG HEAVY WORLD ‘ROCKOVER’: Multi-band music mini-fest of local hardcore and metal. FlynnSpace, until 10 p.m.

COLIN MCCAFFREY: Acoustic folk. KeyBank Lobby, until 7:40 p.m.

SOCIAL BAND: Mixed-gender a cappella and choral music featuring local composers. Unitarian Church, until 7:40 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

‘DIANASONGS BY VERMONT DIVAS’: Powerful female vocalists pay tribute to songwriter Diana Winn. Flynn MainStage, until 8:30 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

WRECKING BALL: Electro-acoustic roots music. College Street Congregational Church, until 8:40 p.m.

JUNKMAN & DJ DANCE CLUB: Hip-hop tracks and live metallic percussion fuse to form a nightclub scene. Contois Auditorium, until 11 p.m.

SAMBATUCADA! PRACTICE: Open samba band lessons. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 8:45 p.m.

KAMIKAZE COMEDY: Edmunds School Gym, until 8:40 p.m.

ELAINE GREENFIELD: Solo pianist. First Baptist Church, until 8:40 p.m.

STEVE GILLETTE & CINDY MANGSEN: Roots-folk songwriting duo. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 8:40 p.m.

FIRST NIGHT FICTION WITH JOE CITRO: First Congregational Church Theater, until 8:40 p.m.

STEVE HARTMANN: Singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 8:40 p.m.

IN ACCORD: Multi-genre, mixed-voice a cappella. First United Methodist Church, until 8:40 p.m.

RIK PALIERI: Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. KeyBank Lobby, until 8:40 p.m.

RISING STAR TALENT COMPETITION: Young performers show their stuff; then listeners boogie to zesty music by The Limes. Main Floor, Memorial Auditorium, until 10:30 p.m.

ATLANTIC CROSSING: Maritime folk. Unitarian Church, until 8:40 p.m.

9:00 p.m.

BANJO DAN & THE MIDNITE PLOWBOYS: New England bluegrass. College Street Congregational Church, until 9:40 p.m.

SAMBATUCADA! PRACTICE: Open samba dance lessons. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 9:45 p.m.

KAMIKAZE COMEDY: Edmunds School Gym, until 9:40 p.m.

35TH PARALLEL: “MediterrAsian” jazz. First Baptist Church, until 9:40 p.m.

DIANE ZEIGLER: Singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 9:40 p.m.

FIRST NIGHT FICTION WITH JOE CITRO: First Congregational Church Theater, until 9:40 p.m.

HENRY JAMISON-ROOT: Indie-pop songwriter. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 9:40 p.m.

JON GAILMOR: Family sing-along. First United Methodist Church, until 9:40 p.m.

RUSTY DEWEES — THE LOGGER & FRIENDS PLUGGED IN AT THE FLYNN: Flynn MainStage, until 10 p.m.

NANCY BEAVEN: Singer-songwriter and friends. KeyBank Lobby, until 9:40 p.m.

WOOD’S TEA COMPANY: Acoustic folk. Unitarian Church, until 9:40 p.m.

10 p.m.

WRECKING BALL: Electro-acoustic roots music. College Street Congregational Church, until 10:40 p.m.

SAMBATUCADA! PRACTICE: Open samba dance lessons. Edmunds School Cafeteria, until 10:45 p.m.

35TH PARALLEL: “MediterrAsian” jazz. First Baptist Church, until 10:40 p.m.

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL PROJECT: First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 10:40 p.m.

DUG NAP LIVE!: Spoken-word performance art with electronic gizmos. First Congregational Church Theater, until 10:40 p.m.

STEVE HARTMANN: Singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Chapel, until 10:40 p.m.

IN ACCORD: Multi-genre, mixed-voice a cappella. First United Methodist Church, until 10:40 p.m.

SARAH PEDINOTTI BAND: Upstate New York-based Americana singer-songwriter. FlynnSpace, until midnight.

GREGORY DOUGLASS: Folk-pop singer-songwriter. KeyBank Lobby, until 11:40 p.m.

WOOD’S TEA COMPANY: Acoustic folk. Unitarian Church, until 10:40 p.m.

10:30 p.m.

BURLINGTON TAIKO: Japanese drumming. Flynn MainStage, until 11:30 p.m.

11:00 p.m.

35TH PARALLEL: “MediterrAsian” jazz. First Baptist Church, until 11:40 p.m.

ANAIS MITCHELL: Acoustic folk singer-songwriter. First Congregational Church Sanctuary, until 11:40 p.m.

RIK PALIERI: Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. KeyBank Lobby, until 11:40 p.m.

WOOD’S TEA COMPANY: Acoustic folk. Unitarian Church, until 11:40 p.m.

12 a.m.

FIREWORKS: Waterfront Park.

Info: FOOLZ

Stand-up comics are common, but few of them deliver pratfalls in the proud tradition of Buster Keaton, with the slapstick chemistry of Abbott and Costello. Enter FOOLZ, a new straight-man-crazy-dude partnership between "Dapper Dane" Henrik Bothe and Vermont-based character actor and musician Woody "Woodhead" Keppel. Veterans of film, stage and radio, the pair recently wowed 50 million Europeans when they appeared on a hit French TV show. Expect the unexpected during a frenetic finale involving a "juggle montage" of whatever absurd objects come to hand: apples, chairs, guitars, umbrellas, n'importe quoi.

'FOOLZ', Flynn MainStage, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ticket required)

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