Geek Things for August 15th, 2014

  • ‘Peter Pan Jr.’, 5 pm, Lost Nation Theater, Montpelier. $5-10. (Theater)
  • ‘Books on the Boat’ Cruise – Lake Champlain shipwrecks, 6-7:30 pm, Basin Harbor Club, Vergennes. $10; preregister; limited space; cash bar. (History)
  • Magic: The Gathering, 6-8 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Gaming)
  • ‘Monty Python Live (Mostly)’, 7 pm, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover. $23. (Dead Parrots)
  • Chess Club, 3-4 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Gaming)
  • Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Reading Series, 4:15 & 8:15 pm, Bread Loaf Campus, Ripton. (Writing)
  • Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Lecture Series, 9 am, Bread Loaf Campus, Ripton. (Writing)
  • Water Striders I, 1:30 pm, Little River State Park, Waterbury. $2-3; free for kids under 4; preregister; call to confirm. (Outdoors)
  • The Magic of Bird Migration, 7 pm, Little River State Park, Waterbury. $2-3; free for children ages 3 and under; preregister; call to confirm. (Outdoors)
  • Dorset Theatre Festival: ‘The Mousetrap’, 8 pm, Dorset Playhouse, Dorset. $20-59. (Theater)
  • Queen City Ghostwalk: Darkness Falls, 8 pm, Burlington City Hall Park, Burlington. $15; preregister. (Ghosts)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – See our homepage for format, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Froze Friday! Cool Off With Olaf! 7:00 PM, Barnes and Noble, South Burlington. (Kids)
  • Connecticut ComiCONN 2014, Aug 15 – 17, 2014, Bridgeport, CT. (Conventions)
  • “Feature Presentation” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 11am – 12pm / 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • “My Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 12:30pm – 1:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • “Night Sky” Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 3:30pm – 4:00pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • FNM at Heroes Kingdom, 6:00pm, Heroes Kingdom, St. Albans. (Gaming)
  • Tabletop Sanctuary, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, Crowe’s Nest, Randolph. (Gaming)
  • MTG:FNM Brap’s, 6:30pm, Brap’s Magic, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • FNM at the Book Garden, 7:00pm, Book Garden, Montpelier. (Gaming)
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. 7:30pm, Festival Theatre at Unadilla, East Calais. $20 adults/$10 kids. (Theater)
  • FNM – Draft, 6:30pm, Triple Play Games, Claremont NH. (Gaming)
  • Flames of War Open Play, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic: Draft, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • Kitchen Chemistry, 11:00 am, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. (Kids)
  • Tinkering Lab, 11:00 am, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. (Kids)
  • Fossils: Evidence of the Past, 3:00 pm, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. (Kids)