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.
The fRIDEay Night Ride series is back! Here’s the skinny for this year’s series…
10 races total varying weekly on Jester and Black Forest. First racer on course at 5:30pm with an after party, time announcements and raffle prizes beginning at 7:30pm on the Sunset Deck at the Tamarack Grill. Racers can pay $10 per event or get a $50 pass for the entire race series (50% off). Individual race entries will be available day of in the Norco Demo Center, or buy your series pass now at skiburke.com/shop
Registration and number pickup will be in the Norco Demo Center beginning at 2:30pm. Racers can register up to 6:15pm.
Format: Single run timed race
Points: Points awarded each week and tallied through the series to determine the winners.
1st place: 10 points
2nd place: 9 points
3rd place: 8 points
4th place: 7 points
5th place: 6 points.
All racers who start will be awarded 1 point for racing.
Location: QBurke Mountain Resort, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT