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Winter Renaissance Faire

Sat., Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at 105 Pearl St.

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    Nixmotion

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 10 a.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 10 a.m.

    Need to shake off those winter doldrums? Salsa dancers leave their blues behind at Nixmotion, a large-scale salsa dance convention coming to the Queen City for the fourth consecutive year. Also known as a salsa congress, this rhythm-driven gathering draws professional dancers from Philadelphia, New Orleans and beyond for three days of showcases, as well as workshops for beginners through advanced movers. Live music by the Grammy Award-nominated New Swing Sextet and an outdoor Iceblock social dance spice up the schedule. Nocturnal revelers can boogie ’til the sun comes up at after-parties with themes such as Neon Night and Pajama Night. at Hilton Burlington in Burlington (map). $40-195.

    Improvisation Workshop

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.

    Designed to foster creativity and imagination, this Burlington Writers Workshop class helps playwrights boost their ability to imagine dialogue, character and action. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Fair Trade 101: Global Trade & Racism

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 2-3:30 p.m.

    Attendees gain an understanding of the effects of U.S. trade policies on marginalized populations. Stick around after to learn about PJC volunteer opportunities. at Peace & Justice Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Fiction Craft Workshop

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 2 p.m.

    Burlington Writers Workshop members examine particular tools that are central to the art of writing. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Swing Dance & Potluck

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 6-10:30 p.m.

    Live blues by Left Eye Jump keeps the dance floor full during this benefit for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf. Potluck, 6 p.m.; free beginner lesson, 7:30 p.m.; live music, 8 p.m. at Champlain Club in Burlington (map). $20; cash bar.

    'Far Out'

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 6-10 p.m.

    A pre-party paves the way for a screening of Teton Gravity Research's adventurous ski movie, shown on the production floor. Beer, snacks and nonalcoholic drinks are available for purchase. Pre-party, 6 p.m.; movie, 7 p.m. at The Tap Room at Switchback Brewing Co. in Burlington (map). $5.

    Dance Showcase: 'Stronger Together Through Dance'

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 7 p.m.

    A varied lineup of regional performers takes the stage to raise funds for Vermont Family Network and Puppets in Education. at Black Box Theater, Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center in Burlington (map). $25-28; free for kids under 1.

    'New Voices: From Burma to the Balafon'

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 8 p.m.

    Karen Singers of Vermont and Sabouyouma are featured in the latest installment of the multicultural series, which highlights local musicians from disparate backgrounds. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $15.

    Intermediate Excel

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Wed., April 10, 5:30-7 p.m.

    Formula entry, formatting, freeze pane and simple plotting become second nature at a tutorial on electronic spreadsheets. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    Free-in-February Hot Yoga Classes: Bikram

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    Saturdays, Sundays, 7-8 a.m. Continues through Feb. 24

    Yogis beat the cold with complimentary classes in a comfortably warm room. at Hot Yoga Burlington in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    Chocolate Tasting in Burlington

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    Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Let's go bar hopping! With the help of a tasting guide, chocoholics discover the flavor profiles of varieties such as toffee almond crunch and salted caramel latte. at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café in Burlington (map). Free.

    'Dinosaurs Alive 3D'

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    Through June 21, 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m.

    Audience members embark on a virtual hunt for fossilized clues revealing the behavior and world of extinct reptiles. at Northfield Savings Bank 3D Theater: A National Geographic Experience, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington (map). $3-5 plus regular admission, $11.50-14.50; admission free for members and kids 2 and under.

    'The Last Reef 3D'

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    Through April 12, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.

    Viewers visit a living city beneath the sea by way of an immersive film. at Northfield Savings Bank 3D Theater: A National Geographic Experience, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington (map). $3-5 plus regular admission, $11.50-14.50; admission free for members and kids 2 and under.

    Newbie Noon Class

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    Saturdays, 12-1 p.m. Continues through May 25

    First-timers feel the heat as they get their stretch on. at Hot Yoga Burlington in Burlington (map). Free; preregister.

    'Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D'

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    Through June 21, 12, 2 & 4 p.m.

    An awe-inspiring picture reveals phenomena that can't be seen with the naked eye. at Northfield Savings Bank 3D Theater: A National Geographic Experience, ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington (map). $3-5 plus regular admission, $11.50-14.50; admission free for members and kids 2 and under.
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    • Nixmotion @ Hilton Burlington

      • Sat., Feb. 23, 10 a.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 10 a.m. $40-195.
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