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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




Memphremagog Winter Swim Festival

March 3, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Registration opens on September 1, 2016 and closes on February 15, 2017. Number of swimmers in each event is caped at 70. Once registration closes a competitive breast stroke may be added, if time allows.
◾25 Meter Breast Stroke and Hat Competition

◾25 Meter Butterfly

◾50 Meter Freestyle

◾100 Meter Freestyle

◾200 Meter Freestyle

◾200 Meter Four Person Relay


Fees: $125 minimum. $25 for each additional event up to $200 maximum for the weekend. Fee’s include Saturday’s Seafood Buffet and Award Ceremony at The Eastside Restaurant

Location: The Landing Restaurant and Pub, 47 Landing Street Newport, VT Map it


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