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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'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 and   For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit




Do You Want to Be a Tree Farmer?

July 19, 2014  |   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Vermont Tree Farm program, in conjunction with the UVM Extension Forester, the Vermont Woodlands Association, and the NorthWoods Stewardship Center, are offering this workshop aimed at individuals who are presently enrolled in Vermont’s Current Use program who may be interested in becoming certified Tree Farmers. Find out the benefits of being a Tree Farmer and the fairly simple process of enrolling in the program. Also learn about the “My Land Plan” resource for landowners and see forest stewardship activities taking place at NorthWoods. Come prepared for a short walk outdoors as part of the program.

The American Tree Farm System, first organized in 1941, is the Nation’s oldest certifier of privately owned forestland. Tree Farm members share a unique commitment to protecting watersheds and wildlife habitat, conserving soil, and providing recreation; and at the same time producing wood products on a sustainable basis. Vermont has 475 Certified Tree Farms managing a total of about 200,000 acres. Among this number there are nearly twenty who have been Tree Farmers for more than fifty years and many more are twenty-five year land stewards in Tree Farm. The NorthWoods Stewardship Center’s 1480-acre Spitzer Demonstration Forest was enrolled as a Tree Farm in February 2014.


Location: Northwoods Stewardship Center 154 Leadership Drive East Charleston VT Map it

Phone: 802-723-6551

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