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.
The event will be held on Feb. 3 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Register at Burke Publick House at 9:00 am, pick up the instructions and begin. Each stop has points and miles traveled equals points. Combined points determines the winner. At each stop, get your registration card marked, politely ask for the special prize box(only one) and return to Burke Publik House by 3:00 pm. Happy Hour from 3:00 to 5:00 pm when prizes will be awarded.
Stops include NEK Country Store, Every Buddy's Casual Dining, Parker Pie, Marty's 1st Stop, Lyndon College Trail, The Gap, Mike's Gas & Redemption, Wildflower Inn, Smith's Store, and Nick's Gas N' Go.
Prizes donated by Monster Energy through student Nathan Bevins include Thermo Dorm Cooler, Nyjah Huston Skateboard, Tailgate Party Cooler/ handle, Sweat Shirts, Java Cooler, and T-shirts. There is a special prize for the box when it is returned.
Location: Burke Publick House, Route 114, East Burke Village, VT