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.
$35 per person in advance. $40 on day of event. Advance ticket purchase by February 10th appreciated. Includes wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music and art showcase. The Burke Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Catamount Arts is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Burke Wine & Art Snowcase to kick off the Annual Lyndon/Burke Snowflake Festival!
Mix & mingle and sample fine wines while meeting local artists and viewing their work. Enjoy delicious hors d'oeuvres prepared by Robert Adams, Executive Chef of Vermont Food Truck and former Executive Chef of the Tamarack Grill. A professional sommelier will be offering wines from across the globe along with extensive knowledge about the selections. Peruse & purchase work from several area artists and artisans including photography, paintings, wood carvings and mosaic masterpieces. There will also be a raffle at the event featuring work from the artists and a chance to win a $100 gift certificate towards the purchase of work from one of the exhibitors. Live music will be provided by Jean Charles during the event.
Visit www.BurkeVermont.com/bwas.php for more information and a list of participating artists.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.catamountarts.org or in person at Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave in St. Johnsbury. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce at 802-626-4124 or firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Kingdom Trails Nordic Center, 2059 Darling Hill Road in Lyndonville (across from the Wildflower Inn).
Directions: Follow Route 5 into Lyndonville towards the White Market Plaza. Turn onto Red Village Road across from the plaza, drive 1/2 mile and turn left onto Lily Pond Rd. School is on the corner. Look for the Twin Pines sign on the left.
The event is generously sponsored by Passumpsic Savings Bank, Century 21 Farm and Forest Realty, Scott T. Bedell Dental Associates, Poulos Insurance and Lyndon State College.