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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.

 

 


 

January 2013

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December 22, 2012 - January 5, 2013
Holiday fun at Burke Mountain!





Fun events happening each day for the school vacation/holiday week - family fun races, torchlight parade, movie nights, pictures with Burkie the Bear, arts and crafts, outdoor activities for kids and more!

Check www.SkiBurke.com for the full list of daily events!
 


Location: Burke Mountain, Sherburn Lodge Road, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 5, 2013
Burke Comedy Club Series
8:00 PM





Join us at the Sherburne Base Lodge as National Comedy Acts get a taste of True North hospitality.The first show of the season starts with Brian Powers and Jim Colliton. Appropriate for ages 18+ only
$20 per person, $15 Burke season pass holders
 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 6, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. It’s just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.



 


Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




January 9, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. It’s just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.



 


Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




January 11, 2013
Winter Music Series: The Grift at the Tamarack Grill
9:30 PM





The 2012/13 winter season brings music back to the mountain. The Burke Winter Music Series begins December 1 and will continue all season long, so check back often for updates. We'll have some of the old Burke favorites along with some AMAZING new acts we have discovered.

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 12, 2013
Bingo!
6:30 PM





Cash prizes. Hot dogs, snacks and beverages available.  Proceeds benefit the West Burke Senior Meal Site, the local school PTO, and the Burke Drift Skippers - a volunteer organization that maintains the snowmobile trails in the area.


Location: West Burke Community Center, School St. West Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.burkedriftskippers.com




January 12, 2013
Ski Club Open House





If you belong to a ski and/or snowboard club, then today is your day. Ski and ride for just $30 during our 3rd Annual Ski Club Open House. Present your ski club membership card/ID at any ticket window to receive your discount. 

Enjoy a day on our slopes and join us for an apres ski party at the Tamarack Grill starting at 2pm with free appetizers and raffle prizes! PLUS the opportunity to ski Jay Peak on Sunday, January 13 for just $30 or $45 for skiing and water park access.
 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 12, 2013
Sledding Hill at Burke Mtn
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM





The sledding hill is open every Saturday and daily during holiday periods from 5-8pm. Located in front of the Sherburne Base Lodge, parents can relax at the Tamarack Grill, overlooking the lighted hill, while the kids enjoy supervised sledding. $5 per person-includes sled rental. Helmets are required - rentals are available for $5 each, or wear your own.

Open Daily through the following holiday periods:

•February 16-23, 2013

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 13, 2013
Forestry for the Birds Takes Flight
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM





Fee: $10/person. NorthWoods teams up with Audubon Vermont, the Vermont Land Trust, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to demonstrate forestry that improves habitat for forest birds and other wildlife while also enhancing timber quality. Well visit the site during the timber harvest phase of the project to see forestry methods used, harvest layout and marking, and the process of timber extraction using a cut-to-length harvester and forwarder. Later in the year, a follow-up workshop will demonstrate the growth response and initial changes in bird use. Come prepared to snowshoe 1/2 mile on skid trails. Limited snowshoes available. Snacks will be provided.


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston, VT Map it

Phone: 802-723-6551
Email: events@northwoodscenter.org
Website: http://www.northwoodscenter.org




January 13, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. It’s just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.



 


Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




January 16, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. It’s just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.



 


Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




January 19, 2013
Apres Ski Party with Switchback
3:00 PM





Apres ski with Switchback at the Bear Den Lounge from 3-6pm. Cold pints of Switchback, free SWAG and raffle prizes! 
 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 19, 2013
Sledding Hill at Burke Mtn
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM





The sledding hill is open every Saturday and daily during holiday periods from 5-8pm. Located in front of the Sherburne Base Lodge, parents can relax at the Tamarack Grill, overlooking the lighted hill, while the kids enjoy supervised sledding. $5 per person-includes sled rental. Helmets are required - rentals are available for $5 each, or wear your own.

Open Daily through the following holiday periods:

•February 16-23, 2013

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 19, 2013
Winter Music Series: Colt 6 at the Bear Den Lounge
9:00 PM





The 2012/13 winter season brings music back to the mountain. The Burke Winter Music Series begins December 1 and will continue all season long, so check back often for updates. We'll have some of the old Burke favorites along with some AMAZING new acts we have discovered.

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 20, 2013
Abenaki: The First Vermonters
6:30 PM





Fee: $5/person. Maria Young, NorthWoods Education and Outreach Director presents on the Abenaki, the first settlers of Vermont. Only a few can trace roots to the very first Vermonters to live in this land. Stretch your imagination through history to the time when the last glaciers receded from Vermont and the first settlers arrived. Learn about hunting and gathering techniques, travel, family and home life, as you follow the tracks of the Abenaki through Vermont. Interesting for the young and old and everyone in between!

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Email: events@northwoodscenter.org
Website: http://www.northwoodscenter.org




January 20, 2013
Snowmobile Hill Climb





Registration time: 8:00am Race Time: Starts at 11:00am
$5 ADMISSION FOR EVERYONE AGE 10 AND UP.
$25 REGISTRATION FEE PER CLASS TO COMPETE.
Stock Classes: 440, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 and up
Open Classes: 440, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900 and up, open modified
Women's Classes: 700 stock and down, 700 open and up.

New this year: Fly Racing Modified Class
Kid's 120cc Fun Runs: $10
 

Food/Drinks (non-alcoholic) for sale all day in the lodge, reasonable prices
 

If you have questions please call Josh Allen at: 802-535-4170 or
email to: eventproentertainment@yahoo.com

Full event info and registration forms are at: www.rockthehillsvt.com

Bring the family for some great entertainment and we'll see you on the hill!

LOC SEASON PASS HOLDERS GET IN FREE!
 


Location: Lyndon Outing Club, intersection of Hill St and Lily Pond Rd. Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skilyndon.com




January 26, 2013
Burke Mountain Randonnee Rally
7:00 AM





Join in on the first ever Randonnee Rally at Burke! Celebrate the spirit of self-powered mountain ascents, rewarded with a sweet descent. Meet and rally with other kindred mountain spirits. There will be a competitive race class and a recreation class. Both classes require skins for ascending. Great prizes from your favorite local ski mountains – awarded for speed and spirit. Ages 18 and older only. 

Registration:
$20 pre-registration fee
$25 race day

To pre-register visit www.northwoodscenter.org 
 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 26, 2013
Moonlight Ski & Snowshoe
6:00 PM





 

Ski or snowshoe a kilometer to a fire and hot chocolate in a beautiful wooded clearing.

 

 


Location: Kingdom Trails Nordic Center, Dashney rd. East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-0737
Email: info@kingdomtrails.org
Website: http://www.kingdomtrails.org




January 26, 2013
Sledding Hill at Burke Mtn
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM





The sledding hill is open every Saturday and daily during holiday periods from 5-8pm. Located in front of the Sherburne Base Lodge, parents can relax at the Tamarack Grill, overlooking the lighted hill, while the kids enjoy supervised sledding. $5 per person-includes sled rental. Helmets are required - rentals are available for $5 each, or wear your own.

Open Daily through the following holiday periods:

•February 16-23, 2013

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 26, 2013
Winter Music Series: Tall Grass Get Down at the Tamarack Grill
9:30 PM





The 2012/13 winter season brings music back to the mountain. The Burke Winter Music Series begins December 1 and will continue all season long, so check back often for updates. We'll have some of the old Burke favorites along with some AMAZING new acts we have discovered.

 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 27, 2013
Bald Mountain Snowshoe
10:00 AM





$10/person includes snowshoe rental. This snowshoe will take us to the wintery wonderland on the summit of Bald Mountain—the iconic pyramid peak visible all around the Northeast Kingdom. This is a physically challenging adventure, gaining 1500’ in elevation and covering 4.2 miles round-trip. Wear plenty of layers.

Stay tuned for a meeting location.


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center 154 Leadership Drive, East Charleston, VT Map it

Phone: 802-723-6551
Email: events@northwoodscenter.org
Website: http://www.northwoodscenter.org




January 27, 2013
Blue Moon Full Moon Apres Ski
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





Enjoy a full moon Blue Moon! The Blue Moon Full Moon apres ski party series brings you cold Blue Moon pints, free SWAG, and a snowboard raffle! 
 


Location: Burke Mountain Ski Area, 223 Sherburne Lodge Road East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.skiburke.com




January 27, 2013
Femi Kuti and the Positive Force
7:00 PM





Reserved seats: $48, $36, $29. Like father, like son. The undisputed inheritor of the genius of Nigerian Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti is his young son Femi. Femi's version of Afrobeat is the most exciting new sound to emerge from Nigeria for years, borrowing the best elements from his father's powerfully polyrhythmic prototype, a funky, jazzy, heavily percussive sound that took James Brown's beat back to Africa. But Femi adds to that winning formula the freshness and exuberance of young Lagos and its taste for the new dance music of America.

Femi first rose to prominence in 1985 when he appeared at the Hollywood Bowl, fronting Fela's forty piece band Egypt 80 after Fela had failed to make it onto the plane having been arrested at Lagos airport and jailed on a trumped-up fraud charge. Femi came to the rescue that night giving a show that brought the packed Bowl to its feet. Even though they had paid to see and hear the charismatic Fela, Femi was able to fully satisfy them with the same rude, muscular sax style (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone) and lean self-confidence.

Two years later, Femi had formed his own young band - THE POSITIVE FORCE - and released their debut album entitled No Cause for Alarm, a raw but impressive mixture of funky soul-jazz, driving percussion and horns and sharp social comment. Strong interest in this album prompted a dramatic debut appearance in Paris where Femi's no-holds-barred show devastated a huge audience. He has since carried out numerous extensive European tours with critics inevitably but favorably comparing the big band sound of the fourteen strong group with Fela's legendary Egypt 80. They also reported that the group of lithe and sensual dancer/singers (which includes one of Fela's daughters, Yeni) provide a visual feast which has to be seen to be believed.
 


Location: Alexander Twilight Theater, Lyndon State College, 1001 College Rd, Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: http://www.catamountarts.org/shows/femi-kuti-and-the-positive-force/




January 27, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. Its just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.




Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




January 30, 2013
Public Skating at Chester Arena
2:45 PM - 4:15 PM





Public Skate times from mid-October through March are on Wednesdays from 2:45 pm 4:15 pm and Sundays from 12:30 pm 2:30 pm. Additional times are available during holiday periods. Its just $3 to skate and $3 for skate rentals. Lessons are also available. There is a locker room and a full snack bar serving hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, drinks and more.




Location: Chester Arena, 145 College Hill Rd. Lyndon Center, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-9361
Email: info@chesterarena.com
Website: http://www.chesterarena.com




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