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.
Tickets: $20 all seats
Join Catamount Arts, the Catamount Pipe Band, and the Vermont Institute of Celtic Arts for the KICK OFF fundraising event of the year! Experience various Celtic instruments both traditional and modern. Enjoy both Irish and Scottish dance performed by Heather Morris School of Celtic Dance students. Be carried away by the whimsical recitation of Robert Burns poetry. Finally, experience the spirit of a Celtic ceilidh where everyone has a place at the table. Slainte!
Catamount Film and Arts, is excited to begin this partnership with Iain MacHarg and the Vermont Institute of Celtic Arts. The Vermont Institute of Celtic Arts is the only year round institution of its kind in New England. Actively preserving and promoting the Celtic culture, language, arts, dance and music. This unique Vermont school preserves the traditions, culture, and languages of the Scottish and Irish immigrants that settled here in Vermont. This will surely be a ceilidh to remember. A ceilidh is a traditional Celtic gathering full of song, dance, traditional music and friends. You are invited on May 13th to immerse yourself in Celtic tradition, and become part of the endless knot.
“They (VICA) have an incredible grasp of the Celtic culture and have established a network of teachers, numerous historical artifacts, and a strong desire to share their knowledge and passion of the Celtic arts. The time has come to establish a place where people can learn and experience the many aspects of the Celtic culture”. –Greg MacDonald, Catamount Arts Board Member
Beer and wine will be available.
Location: Catamount Arts Center, 115 Eastern Avenue, St. Johnsbury, VT