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 Kingdom Challenge
Half Marathon and 5 K
Lyndonville/ St. Johnsbury, Vermont
A challenging point to point half marathon with typical Vermont terrain; including hills, 4 covered bridges and scenic Vermont back roads.
1/2 Marathon Runners
If transportation is needed there are a few options.
Bus leaves from St. Johnsbury School ( finish line) for Lyndonville (registration) @ 7:15am for anyone who wishes to have his/her car at the finish line.
After the race, the first bus leaves for Lyndonville immediately after awards ceremony, the next bus leaves 30 minutes later.
Baggage check is an option at registration. Bags will be brought to the finish line.
Both courses are wheel measured.
Location: Lyndonville, VT