If you dig jazz, this is your weekend! Some cool cats with mean chops gonna lay down some tunes, sure to make you snap your cap. It don’t take no scratch…it’s all free at the BPAC Plaza. So check out the scene this weekend and leave them squares at home. It’ll be too much. Afterward, grease your chops and hit the jug at a downtown diner. Bust your vest, Burlington!

Here’s what else is going down:

Friday, August 11:

Farmer’s Market @Burlington Mall (8am-4pm)

Burlington Bikefest @Spencer Smith Park compass (9am-1pm)

BurlOn Tap Craft Beer Showcase @Waterfront Hotel (4-11pm)

Dos and Duets: A Night of Opera @Styled Lounge: 422 Pearl St. Unit 25 (7-9pm)

Events at Royal Botanical Gardens

Exhibits at Art Gallery of Burlington

Friday Rec Guide Live & Play Guide

Friday’s Programs at Burlington Public Library

Special Events at Cineplex Burlington

DJ and Dancing @Beaver and Bulldog

Comedy Night  @Black Bull (9pm)

Karaoke @Carrigan Arms (10pm)

Stand Up Comedy: Larry Smith @Club54 (9:30pm)

Live Music:

Jazz Fest: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque on the Plaza @ BPAC/440 Locust St. (7-9pm)

Cleopatra Williams feat. Mike Siracusa on guitar @Max Resto Lounge (8pm)

Acoustic Duo @Carrigan Arms (5-8pm)

Tomi Swick & Joel Guenther @The Black Bull (6-9pm)

Scott Whittington @Nonna’s Cucina Ristorante

Jeff Biggar @Emma’s Backporch (8:30pm)

Mountain Lion Trappers @5West Brewpub & Kitchen

Driven @The Dickens

Tula Rose @Pepperwood

Bypass Off @Boston Manor (9:30pm)

Saturday, August 12:

BurlOn Tap Craft Beer Showcase @Waterfront Hotel (12-11pm)

Amazing Things to do Before You’re 12 @Crawford Lake Conservation & Mountsberg Conservation (10am-5pm)

Pajama Night @Crawford Lake Conservation (7-9pm)

Special Events at Cineplex Burlington

Farmer’s Market @Burlington Mall (8am-2pm)

Exhibits at Art Gallery of Burlington

Events at Royal Botanical Gardens

Saturday Rec Guide Live & Play Schedule

St. Elizabeth’s Canada 150 Celebration @Skyway Park (10am-4pm)

Saturday Programs at Burlington Public Library

DJ and Dancing @Beaver and Bulldog

Karaoke @Black Bull (10pm)

Karaoke @Windjammer by the Lake (9pm-1am)

Stand Up Comedy: Larry Smith @Club54 (9:30pm)

Live Music:

Jazz Fest: Amanda Martinez on the Plaza @ BPAC/440 Locust St. (3-5pm)

Jazz Fest: Laila Biali on the Plaza @ BPAC/440 Locust St. (7-9pm)

Cleopatra Williams feat. Mike Siracusa on guitar @Max Resto Lounge (8pm)

Rob Reed @Nonna’s Cucina Ristorante

Michael Maguire @Pepperwood (10:30-3pm)

Sil Simone Band with guest Tracey Gallant @Carrigan Arms (2pm)

Flashback @Carrigan Arms (9pm)

James Anthony Band with Terry Chisholm @5West Brewpub & Kitchen (2pm)

The Relics @5West Brewpub & Kitchen (9:30pm)

Freedom Train (Carl Jennings) @Gator Ted’s (9pm)

The McFlys @The Dickens

Tula Rose @Pepperwood

Jasmine T @Boston Manor (9:30pm)

Sunday, August 13:

Lakeside a la Carte @Spencer Smith Park (1-4pm)

Amazing Things to do Before You’re 12 @Crawford Lake Conservation & Mountsberg Conservation (10am-5pm)

Art in the Park @Country Heritage Park (10am-5pm)

Special Events at Cineplex Burlington

Concerts in the Park: Burlington Concert Band @Central Park Bandshell (7:30pm)

Sunday Rec Guide Live & Play Schedule

Centro Farm Market @Centro Garden (9am-12pm)

Exhibits at Art Gallery of Burlington

Events at Royal Botanical Gardens

Drop-In Art Studio @Art Gallery of Burlington 1pm-4pm

RBG Back to Nature Hike @Princess Point (meetup in parking lot) (10am)

Fit in the Core: Vinyasa Yoga @Civic Square (10-11am)

Live Music:

Jazz Fest: Kellylee Evans on the Plaza @ BPAC/440 Locust St. (3-5pm)

Sara Mills  @Max Resto Lounge (6pm)

Michael Maguire @Pepperwood (10:30-3pm)

Country out West with Glenn Groves @5West Brew Pub & Kitchen (4pm)

Colin Connors with guest Mark LaForme @Carrigan Arms (2pm)

Michael Costantini @Emma’s Backporch (2-6:30pm)

Chantal Chamberland @Lowville Bistro (6-9pm)

Cheers!