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.
Admission: Free (Donations accepted)
The Catamount Arts Bluegrass Night season kicks off on Saturday September 23 at 7 pm in the Masons Hall at Catamount Arts 115 Eastern Ave. St. Johnsbury, as always featuring the popular host band Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, plus special guests The Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band from central Massachusetts. This is a free event but donations are gratefully and enthusiastically accepted!
The Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band has been a popular regional band in Massachusetts for 15 years. Brothers Dave and Bob Dick have formerly been members of several national touring bands including Front Range and Salamander Crossing, plus the long running popular New England band Northern Lights. The band excels at adept and intricate instrumentation and also features harmony vocals and innovative arrangements of standards as well as unusual material.
Location: Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave. St. Johnsbury, VT