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.
Online Preregistration (by April 23rd): $25 ~ includes BBQ and t-shirt
Day of Race: $30 ~ includes BBQ and a t-shirt while supplies last. Students (11 yrs and older): $15 ~ includes BBQ. Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run: Free! The Course
Traversing the ruggedly beautiful countryside at the base of Burke Mountain in East Burke, Vermont, the course offers unsurpassed views of Willoughby Gap, Burke Mountain and the Northeast Kingdom's wide variety of flora and fauna. The 5k and 10k races will be run simultaneously, primarily over backroads. Walkers are welcome. There will also be a Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run prior to the main race.
Location: Burke Mountain Base Lodge, East Burke, VT.