Geek Things for February 27th, 2015

  • Vermont Tales of Adventure, 6-8 p, Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction. (VTSFWS)
  • ‘Blithe Spirit’, 7:30 pm, Briggs Opera House, White River Junction. $20-55. (Theater)
  • Laura Beaudin – Climate change and the Vermont ski industry, 3 pm, Farrell Room, St. Edmund’s Hall, St. Michael’s College, Colchester. (Climate)
  • Dungeons & Dragons, 6-8:30 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Gaming)
  • Teen Movie – Captain America: The Winter Soldier. 6:15-8:30 pm, Brownell Library, Essex Junction. (Movies)
  • Fred Wiseman – Abenaki life in Vermont. 6:30-8 pm, Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Swanton. (History)
  • Naturalist Journeys Lecture Series – Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nanse, the inspiration for his book Ice Ship: The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram. 7 pm, Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Montpelier. $5. (Talk)
  • ChampFest, 10 am-5 pm, ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center/Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington. Free with admission, $9.50-12.50. (Champ)
  • Creative Writing Workshop, 10:30 am, Studio 266, Burlington. Free; preregister at burlingtonwritersworkshop.com. (Writing)
  • FNM – Friday Night Magic – See our homepage for format, 6pm – 11pm, Quarterstaff Games, Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Environmental Programming of Reproductive Tract Development, Science Talk by Dr. Hugh Taylor, 12:30 – 1:30pm, McCardell Bicentennial Hall 216, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Talk)
  • MCAB Free Friday Film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, 6-8pm / 9-11pm, Dana Auditorium, Middlebury College, Middlebury. (Movies)
  • 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)
  • Meet the Curator, 10:00am – 10:15am, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Museums)
  • Tour of Franklin Fairbanks & Museum, 12:00pm – 12:15pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Museums)
  • “Feature Presentation” in the Lyman Spitzer Jr. Planetarium, 11am – 12pm / 1:30pm – 2:30pm, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury. (Astronomy)
  • “My Sky” in the 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)
  • Friday Night Magic — Standard Constructed, 6pm – 10pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic — Varying Format, 6pm – 10pm, The Gamer’s Grotto, Bennington. (Gaming)
  • Friday Night Magic, Triple Play Games, Claremont NH. (Gaming)
  • Fun night at the Pinball Co-op, 7pm – 10pm, The Pinball Co-op, South Burlington. (Gaming)
  • Flames of War Open Play, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)
  • FNM: Modern Masters Meltdown Qualifier IV, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Black Moon Games, Lebanon NH. (Gaming)