2020 Events at a Glance

Thursday, April 23, 7-9 p.m.

Sweet Start Smackdown logoSweet Start Smackdown

Dessert comes first at this Restaurant Week-eve kick-off battle in which local pastry chefs from every corner of the state compete and foodies feast.

Scores from celebrity judges and votes from you decide the winner of Vermont Restaurant Week’s Signature Sweet.

Higher Ground Ballroom, 1214 Williston Road, S. Burlington. $20 advance/ $25 day of show (benefits Vermont Foodbank).

Sunday, April 26, 11 a.m.- noon

Pints & Poses Yoga

Join Corey Grenier for an all-levels foodie flow in the brewery. This hourlong vinyasa-style class will focus on digestion, detoxification and mindful eating. End your practice with a pint or a flight!

Burlington Beer Company, 25 Omega Dr. #150., Williston, $20 donation includes the yoga class and a pint or flight (benefits the Vermont Foodbank).

Monday, April 27, doors: 6 p.m.; trivia: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Culinary Trivia Night

Feed your brain with foodie trivia and compete for delicious prizes at this rowdy event emceed by Top Hat Entertainment. The grand prize is a $500 gift card to The Daily Planet.

Vermont Comedy Club, 101 Main St., Burlington, $5 per person (benefits the Vermont Foodbank).

Tuesday, April 28, 7-8:15 p.m.

Spirits & Speakeasies

Join local author and Queen City Ghostwalk creator Thea Lewis for a guided walking tour of downtown Burlington. Step back in time to Prohibition and learn about tales of temperance and terror in Vermont’s Queen City.

Meet at the Democracy Statue, Courthouse Plaza, 199 Main St., Burlington. $20 (benefits Vermont Foodbank).

Wednesday, April 29, 5:30-7 p.m.

The Press Room

Join us for a food writing and sensory evaluation class led by Seven Days food writer Jordan Barry and Shacksbury Cider cofounder Colin Davis.

The pair will work with participants to develop the right language to convey their experiences as they guide the class through a tasting of Shacksbury Cider. This class is perfect for anyone looking to express their love of food and drink.

City Market, Onion River Co-op’s South End Community Room, 207 Flynn Ave., Burlington $10 members/ $25 non-members (benefits Vermont Foodbank).

Saturday, May 2, 2-4 p.m.

The Cocktail Mixer

Join Emily Morton, the 2019 Seven Daysies winner for Best Bartender, for a craft cocktail class featuring WhistlePig Whiskey. Learn about the spirits, discover new techniques and taste the difference. This class is 21-plus and includes one WhistlePig cocktail.

Deli 126, 126 College St., Suite 40, Burlington. $40 (partial proceeds benefit Vermont Foodbank).

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