Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 pm
Join us for an evening of delicious Chardonnay from around the world as our "wine Guru" Kelly Johnston teaches us everything you ever wanted to know about the most widely known grape varietal in the world that is often over-looked and misunderstood. Along with California Chardonnay we will explore Burgundy, where the varietal was founded and where some of the most beautiful and delicate wines are made. Try something new along with cheese pairings that will blow your mind. Live, love and learn about wine with us!
Kelly, our wine guide, is Phoenix's cafe manager. Her not so meager beginnings here in Vermont landed her in beautiful San Francisco in 1990 where she fell into an amazing serving position at a restaurant called Fleur De Lys. It was there that she...More
Saturday, January 19 at 11:00 am
Tuesday, January 15 at 7:00 pm
John and Hank Green, with special guests the Mountain Goats, will celebrate the anniversary of The Fault in Our Stars with a one-time event at Carnegie Hall. This event will be livestreamed, and Phoenix Books Burlington is inviting fans to join in the fun!
This event will start at 7pm sharp (but all latecomers are welcome!)
John Green attended a boarding school in Alabama not unlike Alaska's Culver Creek. After graduating from college in 2000, he worked as a chaplain at a children's hospital. His experiences with patients and their families during intense crises solidified his desire to write for teens and inspired him to bring his comic sensibility to a candid novel about the excitement of breaking the rules and the challenge of confronting loss. John...More
Saturday, January 12 at 11:00 am
Thursday, January 10 at 7:00 pmFind out how "swarm intelligence" is creating smarter phone systems inspired by creativity and collective wisdom of the common ant. Discover what happens when a visionary artist travels to Africa to bury the portraits of 23 primates who died in a Philadelphia zoo. Ponder how cultures as diverse as the Cherokee, Chinese, Egyptians, and ancient Hindus identified the night's brightest star with a canine spirit guide. Explore how meditation helps a Buddhist beekeeper fend off a disease that threatens most of the world's honeybees. These true stories and many more will make you laugh, weep, and marvel at the amazing creatures who share our planet.
Saturday, December 15 at 2:00 pm
Join us for a meet and greet and book signing with Vermont Wild author Megan Price! Meet the author behind two of Phoenix’s bestselling books of 2010 and 2011, Vermont Wild Volume 1 and Vermont Wild Volume 2. Megan will join us for the afternoon to talk about and sign her latest collection of Fish & Game Warden stories, Vermont Wild Volume 3. Come in and have Megan personalize a copy of Vermont Wild for the hunter or wildlife-watcher in your life.
What will you find in Vermont Wild Volume 3? Wacky, true warden encounters with a cagey cougar, battlin’ beavers, wily woodchuck, monkeys with guns and...More
Saturday, December 08 at 1:00 pmBrowse for gifts while you enjoy live holiday music from many countries and many times. Full Circle is a group of five women who play a mixture of medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, folk, and holiday music on recorders, tin whistle, harp, guitar, hammered dulcimer, percussion and voices. Their recordings will be offered for sale at the store.
Thursday, December 06 at 7:00 pm
Journey into the land of the Vikings to discover the history of Norse mythology - and much of our own mythology - with Nancy Marie Brown.
Famous storytellers such as JRR Tolkien and Neil Gaiman have drawn their inspiration from the long-haired, mead-drinking, marauding and pillaging Vikings. The author who gave us Nordic mythology is a twelfth-century Icelandic chieftain by the name of Snorri Sturluson. Like Homer, Snorri was a bard, writing down and embellishing the folklore and pagan legends of medieval Scandinavia. While his stories make great reading for children, the amazing world of medieval Scandinavia has been omitted from narrative history. In Song of the...More
Thursday, December 06 at 6:30 pm
The Skinny Vine wines have all the flavor at 25-35% fewer calories. Don't believe it? Sip for yourself at our challenge. What's the Skinny Challenge? It's a blind taste test to see if you can pick out the Skinny Vine wine next to full calorie wines. Join us for the challenge!
Kelly, our wine guide, is Phoenix's cafe manager. Her not so meager beginnings here in Vermont landed her in beautiful San Francisco in 1990 where she fell into an amazing serving position at a restaurant called Fleur De Lys. It was there that she learned about and tasted some of the finest wines produced in the world. Three years later, she moved to sunny Los Angeles and became...More
Sunday, December 02 at 4:00 pm
Kelly Schulze is an award-winning Certified Professional Photographer who specializes in studio and environmental animal portraiture. She has spent her entire life in the company of animals. She began volunteering at her hometown animal shelter in 9th grade and has worked as a groomer, kennel manager and vet tech. She also has extensive experience with horses, dairy cattle, and other livestock. Despite starting the path towards veterinary school, Kelly knew she wouldn't be happy. It wasn't until after she graduated from UVM that she took photography seriously and began pursuing a career as an animal photographer.
"I want to show respect for all animals in my work. As...More