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When you're in the mood for a show, look no further than the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts. Reopened in the 1980s, the Flynn serves as the cultural pulse of Burlington, showcasing everything from a live ballet performance one night to a mariachi band the next. Visitors appreciate the venue, complete with its old-fashioned marquee and art deco interior.

The Center puts up performances year-round, but show times vary. For more information, including tickets and schedule of the diverse acts that pass through the Flynn, check out the website.

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#1 Shelburne Museum From weathervanes, quilts and American art to transplanted 1950s era homes, a railroad station and a fully outfitted steamboat, the Shelburne Museum really does have a little of everything on ... Read more » Miki Dusterhof / Shelburne Museum

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The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit organization, showcases performances by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Theatre and more. Jim Westphalen / Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

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