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.
Burke backcountry adventure is a skimo race that will occur at Vermont's Burke mountain resort on January 30th. Presented by Smartwool, the race is about 7.5 mile long with 4 000 + feet vertical gain. It includes a boot-pack ascent with skis on you backpack, lengthy skins ascending through the woods and trails and 7 transitions, including mass start dash to skis. Descent includes trees, black diamond trails, and bumps as well as groomed surfaces.
Location: Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, VT