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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




NorthWoods Demonstration Forest Ski Tour

March 9, 2019  |   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 Although winter is a quiet season in the woods, it’s a great time to think about forest management. Join the NorthWoods forestry staff, Orleans County Forester, Vermont Land Trust Stewardship Forester, and Memphramagog Watershed Association for a forestry-focused ski tour in the NorthWoods Demonstration Forest to see how we sustainably and productively manage our own woodlands.


Starting on groomed nordic ski trails and then venturing into untracked snow, we will visit past and future harvest areas while discussing the ecology of areas that we manage, and also the sensitive areas that we leave alone. This tour will cover 6-10 kilometers of nordic skiing in variable conditions, best suited to intermediate/advanced skiers (or energetic beginners!). Wider nordic backcountry skis are recommended but not required. Snacks and hot drinks will be provided after the tour.

For more information or to register, please contact

Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston, VT Map it


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