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.
One Day ONLY! Be sure to Pass the word, Mark your Calendars, and start cleaning out your sheds and closets.
The Annual Burke Ski Swap will be held on Sunday, October 28th with Consignment drop off day being held on Saturday, October 27th.
Have some old skis, boots, snowboards, cross-country skis, or any winter gear collecting dust around your house? Did you or a family member grow over the summer and need new equipment? Well if this is the case, the Annual Burke Ski Swap is just for you.
On the 27th, the doors will be open from 12 pm to 3 pm to accept your new and gently used winter gear. If you wish to drop off items as a donation, we will be accepting gently used winter gear from 10 am to 11 am. Please do not bring straight skis, broken items, and dirty or torn clothing as we will not accept these items.
On the 28th, the doors will open at 8 am for the long await rush to find the best deals in the kingdom. Cash, Check, or Credit Cards are accepted.
You will receive 75% of the proceeds IF your item(s) sells. If not, you will have from 2 pm to 3 pm on the 28th to retrieve your items. If not, they will be donated to the West Burke Ski Shop.
Location: Burke Town School Gym, Burke Hollow, VT