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.
This year, resolve to revolve… on a fatbike!!! If you’ve always wondered about those Fat Bikes, now’s your chance to try one out! Or maybe you’re in the market for a new one… kick the year off right!
Bikes that will be available for 45 minute demo rides are the following in multiples of each size- even 24 8inch wheeled kids bikes.
Cost is $15 for a non-Kingdom Trails Member
$5 for a KTA Member
Entry fee gives you demos for the day AND a raffle ticket and drink ticket to be redeemed at the Apres Fatbiking party in the Spoke-easy Lounge at Juniper’s Restaurant as well as your Kingdom Trails day pass if you are not a member and bottomless cup of hot chocolate and a warm fire to gather round.
Make sure to wear warm footwear and gloves. Face mask and hat or head band under your helmet is necessary in cold temps.
7:30-10:30 Breakfast is available next door at Juniper’s Restaurant at the Wildflower Inn, Vermont
9:00 KTA Nordic Adventure Center opens and demo bikes are available
11:30-2:00 Lunch is available next door at Juniper’s Restaurant at the Wildflower Inn, Vermont
3:00 Last round of demo bikes go out
4:00 All demo bikes returned and everyone heads to the Apres Fatbiking party at the Spoke-easy Lounge in Juniper’s Restaurant for the raffle and a beer.