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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




Upcycling: Bettering Your Bags

April 25, 2015  |   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cost: $5 (and bring your plastic bags!)

Everyone forgets their reusable shopping bags sometimes, and then there’s the dilemma of what to do with the flimsy shopping bags they give you at the store. Do you throw them away? Recycle them? Reuse them for the kitty litter box? Or would you rather upcycle them into a beautiful, sturdy, and reusable tote or messenger bag? Help us celebrate Earth Week by bringing in your old shopping bags to NorthWoods and learning how to turn them from space-taking environmental nuisances into posh and useful accessories with an iron, some waxed paper, and sewing supplies! Your trash can become a treasured accessory!


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

Phone: 802-723-6551

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