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Burlington VT Moms Blog’s 6th Annual Family Fun Day!

We are so excited for you to join us for our 6th Annual Family Fun Day!

 

This is our largest and most fun event of the year, and this year promises to be the best yet! Come for a day of fun activities, an incredible raffle, a snack lunch, and leave with a goody bag filled with over $150 of treats from our generous sponsors. All while benefiting Camp Ta-Kum-Ta, and kids living with cancer. 

 

Date

Saturday, August 11th

Time

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Location

Sam Mazza’s in Colchester


Thank You to Our Title Sponsor!

Hatleyhatley

Hatley’s mission is to create fun, well-designed, nature-inspired apparel and gifts for the whole family in an ecologically responsible way. We love the soft cotton and beautiful, whimsical designs for adults and kids. Another thing we can’t emphasize enough- Hatley products last. The cute bear PJs you just bought will get passed down over and over. This sort of quality is why we love Hatley so much. We are thrilled to have one item of an assortment of different Hatley products in every goody bag.


Thank You to Our Silver Sponsor!

VHEIP

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The Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan (VHEIP) is the state-sponsored 529 college savings plan. The plan is administered by Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), Vermont’s advocate for students in their pursuit of higher education. While your kids are small, think BIG! By opening a college savings account (starting with just $25), you’re creating opportunities for your child’s future. Students from families who save even small amounts for education are three times more likely to go on to complete college or other training after high school. It’s easy to get a college savings fund going, and with VHEIP, Vermont taxpayers get a Vermont state income tax credit on their annual contributions.


Thank You to Our Print Sponsor!

Mater Christi School

Mater Christi School has a long tradition of academic excellence and values-centered education. It is sponsored by the Mercy Education System of the Americas, whose critical concerns are: immigration, non-violence, racism, earth, and women. This close-knit educational community is a place where students learn and grow spiritually, intellectually, and interpersonally in a dynamic and nurturing learning environment. Mater Christi School is a place where children grow, thrive, and learn. 


Thank You to Our Food Sponsors!

b.good Vermont, Eco Bean + GreensLeonardo’s, and Vermont Meat & Seafood Market

Our lunch sponsors have provided a variety of delicious and healthy lunch choices for all ticket-holding attendees. We don’t want to give away every detail, but we promise you won’t leave hungry. 

We are also grateful to Sap! for providing a limited number of their thirst-quenching, Vermont-made beverages. 


Ticket Prices

Adult Ticket- $12

Children’s Ticket- $10

*tickets include all activities, food, drink and a goody bag for each ticketed child

*ticket price does not include Eventbrite fees, unfortunately

Children 18 months and under do not need to purchase a ticket (they will not receive food or a goody bag.)

Each ticket includes EVERYTHING! You will not need to purchase anything at the event (unless you would like to purchase raffle tickets to benefit Camp Ta-Kum-Ta! Our raffle prizes are outstanding, and we have many items to raffle. Cash only, please.)


Your ticket includes…

Kids’ activities from our incredible sponsors! 

We have a ton of great activities lined up for you all this year!

*Cornhole with VHEIP

*Magical Photo Booth with Runaway Imagination

*Bounce House from Bounce Around VT

*Fun with Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

*Firetruck from Colchester Fire Department

*Slackline with Metrorock

*Concert and MC Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate

*Arts & Crafts with Sommers Chiropractic

*Reptile encounter with 802 Reptiles

*Ninja course by AlTerra Construction

*Make your own slime table

*Box maze

AND MUCH MORE!

Goody Bags are now valued at over $150 per bag. You will be thrilled. 

Each ticketed child will have a goody bag provided loaded with AMAZING goodies from:

International Balloon Festival of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

King Arthur Flour

Wikki Stix

Nordic Naturals

Spare Time

Hatley

Turner Toys & Hobbies

And more! Seriously, we can’t keep up with all the swag that keeps coming in! 


Let’s Give Back

Silent Auction for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

Our silent auction is currently LIVE! Leunig’s Bistro and Cafe has generously donated a 3-course meal cooked for you and 7 friends in your home. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity fit for a milestone birthday, retirement, engagement, wedding shower, or intimate dinner with friends. Bid here. 

Raffle for Camp Ta-Kum-Ta

We love having the opportunity to give back at our events, and this time, we are proudly supporting Camp Ta-Kum-Ta through our raffle. Camp Ta-Kum-Ta is a nonprofit organization that provides challenging, extraordinary experiences in a safe and loving environment for Vermont and Northern New York children who have or have had cancer and their families at no cost to their families.

100% of the raffle proceeds will go directly to this organization and each raffle ticket is $1. Tickets can be bought at the event. Cash only.

We have some fabulous raffle prizes lined up from Bolton ValleyJay Peak Pump House, MetroRock, Pediped, Rockin’ Ron the Friendly Pirate, Ski Rack, Sommers Chiropractic, Vermont Brown & Jenkins “The Vermont Coffee Roasters,” Ursa Major, The Essex, Hotel Vermont, Jamie Two Coats, Shelburne Farms, Kat’s Paws, 158 Main, See Kai Run, b. box, Pic’s Peanut Butter, Siliskin, Mam, Stuck On You, AND MORE!

*We may be adding to this list as the event draws nearer!


Thank You to Our Very Own BVTMB Staff Photographer: Luann BaileyLuann is an exceptionally talented local photographer who focuses on family and wedding photography. In her own words, 

It is my mission as a photographer to help people tell their stories. I love stories – they define who we are. The joy of falling in love, the birth of a child, are examples of beautiful stories that become a part of us. It is at times impossible to express the extent to which these beautiful moments can impact our lives. It is my goal to help capture the beauty of your story through my photography.


Now that you know all the details, get your tickets here!

*Disclaimers: ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS. NO RAIN CHECKS.

In the event of severe weather, we will cancel the event by 8am Saturday morning. Unfortunately, due to the complex nature of the event, we will be unable to reschedule the event/have a rain date. We will be in communication with ticket holders to distribute goody bags. In the event that you cannot attend due to an emergency, we will do our best to assist you in finding another mom to exchange/give/or sell your ticket if the need arises and/or if time allows. Photos will be taken at the event of attendees for use on the blog and on social media by BurlingtonVT Moms Blog and sponsors. If you would not like your photos to be used, please notify us at check-in at the event. By buying a ticket you are also giving permission for BVTMB to share your email address with our Title Sponsor VHEIP, if you would like to opt out of this please email Kathleen ([email protected])

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