Summertime concerts in the park, NEMBAFest Mountain Bike Festival, The Annual Burke Fall Festival, WinterBike.... events of all sorts happen in and around Burke. Moonlit snowshoe treks, live music performances, seasonal parades, craft fairs, Open Studios weekend, snowmobile drag races...it's all here! To keep up to date on local happenings and special deals, sign up for the monthly Burke enewsletter.
From October - March, enjoy ice skating at Chester Arena - check their website for Public Skate times and other events.
The Catamount Arts Center in St. Johnsbury also features a range of events every week including independent film showings, classic films, theater, opera performances, live music as well as classes and workshops for all ages. Check out their Events Calendar to see what's going on.
For events in neighboring towns of Lyndonville and St. Johnsbury, please visit www.lyndonvermont.com and www.discoverstjvt.com. For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit www.nekchamber.com.
At Tara Lynn’s studio visitors can appreciate the eco-conscious wearable art that contains bridal gowns, printed wildcats or embroidered appliqué tree jackets, and garments made of eco-friendly materials such as hemp, organic cottons, and silks.
Many of the garments are inspired and in support of endangered species.
In addition to open studio Tara Lynn is offering free embroidery lessons and having a sample sale.
Visitors can become engaged in her design process by learning basic embroidery stitches, the chain stitch, satin stitch, and French knots. All tools and materials will be supplied to you and you can take home your own embroidered applique or bring a garment with you that you would like to do embroidery on. For children and adults.
The sample sale includes wedding dresses and jackets in a limited quantity.