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BURKE AREA EVENTS

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.

 

 


 

September 2018

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September 1, 2018
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caledoniafarmersmarket




September 3, 2018
Monday Night Gravel
6:15 PM





 Every Monday night we will be leading group rides to explore some of the most beautiful back roads in the Northeast Kingdom. Rides will start and end at our downtown Lyndonville shop and will last for about an hour and a half at a moderate pace.

 

***FREE RENTALS IN MAY!***
We will be offering FREE gravel bike rentals during the month of May for those participating in the Monday night rides. This is a great opportunity if you're curious about this genre of cycling or if you're just looking to try out the new Specialized Sequoia or Diverge. If you'd like to rent a bike we suggest you arrive at 5:30 so we can set you up.


Location: Village Sport Shop 511 Broad St, Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/225410694886425




September 4, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 6, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 7, 2018
Lyndon Farmers' Market
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





The Lyndon Farmers’ Market has been operating for nearly ten years, and has grown to provide one of the most enjoyable farmers market experiences in the Northeast Kingdom. Over 15 vendors meet every Friday afternoon at beautiful Bandstand Park from May through October. We sell locally grown and made Vermont products, including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and maple syrup. Bandstand Park is filled with large shade trees, a fountain, and plenty of room for kids to run and play while parents stroll from tasty cinnamon buns to crisp lettuce and brightly colored carrots. We offer live music every week performed by local musicians. Come and visit us as soon and as often as you can!
 


Location: Bandstand Park on Main St. Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/lyndonmarket




September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Game of Logging Levels 1 & 2





 Cost: $180 per level.  Pre-registration required; space is limited, so sign up early!

 

A chainsaw can be one of your most useful tools… or a dangerous nemesis. In this multi-level training program, expert instructors from Northeast Woodland Training will teach the fundamentals of safe chainsaw use, precision tree felling, and equipment care. Whether you run a saw every day or have never used one, Game of Logging will help you to become safer and more confident in the woods. Take the guesswork out of sawing- your safety matters! 


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

Email: forestry@northwoodscenter.org
Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/game-of-logging-levels-1-2




September 8, 2018
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caledoniafarmersmarket




September 8, 2018
Vermont Hemp Fest





Vermont Hemp Fest is a day-long event at Burke Mountain that provides educational resources and community connections for those with an interest in Agricultural Hemp in Vermont, including landowners, entrepreneurs, farmers, artisans, and investors. More details coming soon.


Location: Burke Mountain Hotel and Conference Center, 2559 Mountain Rd, East Burke, VT Map it




September 8, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Wilderness First Aid & SOLO CPR Certification





Advance registration required.  $175 per person - tuition only.

Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides is proud to serve as the sponsor and instructional provider of SOLO wilderness medicine courses in Northern Vermont. The two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is SOLO's most popular creating a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Initially offered in 1975, this course was the first of its kind in the United States, and it is the curriculum upon which all other backcountry medicine courses are based. SOLO CPR certification is included as a part of all WFA courses. This is a great course for mountain bikers, hikers, climbers, backpackers, backcountry skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts who venture out for day and weekend trips. The WFA may be used to recertify your SOLO WFR. Please email us for additional course registration materials.


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




September 10, 2018 - September 11, 2018
In Search of Memphre





An epic 25 mile, cold water “expeditionary” swim the length of Lake Memphremagog between Newport, VT and Magog, QC. To search for our legendary and swimmer friendly lake creature – To promote a more open border with our Canadian friends and family members – To raise money for one or more worthy causes.


Location: Lake Memphremagog Newport VT Map it

Website: http://kingdomgames.co




September 10, 2018
Monday Night Gravel
6:15 PM





 Every Monday night we will be leading group rides to explore some of the most beautiful back roads in the Northeast Kingdom. Rides will start and end at our downtown Lyndonville shop and will last for about an hour and a half at a moderate pace.

 

***FREE RENTALS IN MAY!***
We will be offering FREE gravel bike rentals during the month of May for those participating in the Monday night rides. This is a great opportunity if you're curious about this genre of cycling or if you're just looking to try out the new Specialized Sequoia or Diverge. If you'd like to rent a bike we suggest you arrive at 5:30 so we can set you up.


Location: Village Sport Shop 511 Broad St, Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/225410694886425




September 10, 2018 - September 17, 2018
Wilderness First Responder





 Advance registration required. $550per person - tuition only.

 

Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides is proud to serve as the sponsor and instructional provider of SOLO wilderness medicine courses in Northern Vermont. The two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is SOLO's most popular creating a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Initially offered in 1975, this course was the first of its kind in the United States, and it is the curriculum upon which all other backcountry medicine courses are based.

 

This 8-day course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. SOLO CPR certification included.

 


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




September 11, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 13, 2018
ShoeFly Trail Run Series
5:30 PM





 

The 2018 ShoeFly Trail Running Series takes place in beautiful Northern VT/NH.
The ShoeFly series features monthly trail runs & walks for all ages and abilities, and for the just-for-fun to the most competitive crowd.
MAY – JUNE – JULY – AUGUST – SEPTEMBER 2018

Escape the Pavement! Enjoy the Dirt! Roam the Forest! Chow down after each outing with friends and family… then return the next month for more!

The $65.00 Registration Fee includes entry into all May, June, July, August & September ShoeFly Trail Runs. The Registration Fee also includes a Patagonia T-Shirt and race trinket.
Runners and walkers of all ages welcome. Choose your distance: 1 Mile, 5K or 10K. All distances are approximate. Children 12 and under free.
Trail Run Schedule: From May until September… Run the 2nd Thursday of the month on Littleton, NH’s PRKR Mountain and Regional Trails. Run the 3rd Thursday of the month on East Burke, VT’s Kingdom Trails.
ShoeFly Series Runs begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.

 


Location: Kingdom Trails, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.shoeflytrailrun.org




September 13, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018
24 Hours of the Northeast Kingdom Run





 24 Hours of the Northeast Kingdom is a true test of endurance in an incredibly scenic place. The race will take place in the forest and hills of East Charleston, Vermont, at the Northwoods Stewardship Center. It is a unique, rugged, and beautiful setting, located near the border of one of the last wilderness tracts in New England. We couldn’t be more excited for Northwoods to be the host of this race. We feel it embodies the spirit of reverence for the land which so many runners deeply connect with.

 

Register at https://www.ironwoodadventureworks.com/24hrs-nek

 


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

Email: rd@catamountultra.com
Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/24-hours-of-the-northeast-kingdom-run




September 14, 2018
Lyndon Farmers' Market
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





The Lyndon Farmers’ Market has been operating for nearly ten years, and has grown to provide one of the most enjoyable farmers market experiences in the Northeast Kingdom. Over 15 vendors meet every Friday afternoon at beautiful Bandstand Park from May through October. We sell locally grown and made Vermont products, including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and maple syrup. Bandstand Park is filled with large shade trees, a fountain, and plenty of room for kids to run and play while parents stroll from tasty cinnamon buns to crisp lettuce and brightly colored carrots. We offer live music every week performed by local musicians. Come and visit us as soon and as often as you can!
 


Location: Bandstand Park on Main St. Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/lyndonmarket




September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Enduro World Series North American Finals





 


Burke Mountain Bike Park is thrilled to be the site along with Victory Hill of the Enduro World Series North American Finals by Clif Enduro East on September 15 & 16. More details coming soon.


Location: Burke Mountain Resort, Sherburne Lodge Rd. East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://skiburke.com/events-and-activities/event-calendar/enduro-world-series-finals/?date=2018-09-15




September 15, 2018
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caledoniafarmersmarket




September 17, 2018
Monday Night Gravel
6:15 PM





 Every Monday night we will be leading group rides to explore some of the most beautiful back roads in the Northeast Kingdom. Rides will start and end at our downtown Lyndonville shop and will last for about an hour and a half at a moderate pace.

 

***FREE RENTALS IN MAY!***
We will be offering FREE gravel bike rentals during the month of May for those participating in the Monday night rides. This is a great opportunity if you're curious about this genre of cycling or if you're just looking to try out the new Specialized Sequoia or Diverge. If you'd like to rent a bike we suggest you arrive at 5:30 so we can set you up.


Location: Village Sport Shop 511 Broad St, Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/225410694886425




September 18, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 20, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 21, 2018
Lyndon Farmers' Market
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





The Lyndon Farmers’ Market has been operating for nearly ten years, and has grown to provide one of the most enjoyable farmers market experiences in the Northeast Kingdom. Over 15 vendors meet every Friday afternoon at beautiful Bandstand Park from May through October. We sell locally grown and made Vermont products, including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and maple syrup. Bandstand Park is filled with large shade trees, a fountain, and plenty of room for kids to run and play while parents stroll from tasty cinnamon buns to crisp lettuce and brightly colored carrots. We offer live music every week performed by local musicians. Come and visit us as soon and as often as you can!
 


Location: Bandstand Park on Main St. Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/lyndonmarket




September 22, 2018 - September 23, 2018
Game of Logging Levels 3 & 4





 Cost: $180 per level. Pre-registration required; space is limited, so sign up early.

 

Ready to step up your chainsaw game? Levels 3 and 4 give experienced sawyers the skills to deal with challenging trees and hazardous situations in the woods. Level 3 focuses on trees with heavy lean, compression/tension, and limbing/bucking techniques. Level 4 shows you how to deal with hung-up trees, and may include winching, rope use, harvest pre-planning, or other topics, depending on the group interests. Both levels include precision felling practice. Participants must have taken Game of Logging Levels 1 and 2 previously.


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

Email: forestry@northwoodscenter.org
Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/game-of-logging-levels-3-4




September 22, 2018
ShoeFly Trail Run Series
5:30 PM





 

The 2018 ShoeFly Trail Running Series takes place in beautiful Northern VT/NH.
The ShoeFly series features monthly trail runs & walks for all ages and abilities, and for the just-for-fun to the most competitive crowd.
MAY – JUNE – JULY – AUGUST – SEPTEMBER 2018

Escape the Pavement! Enjoy the Dirt! Roam the Forest! Chow down after each outing with friends and family… then return the next month for more!

The $65.00 Registration Fee includes entry into all May, June, July, August & September ShoeFly Trail Runs. The Registration Fee also includes a Patagonia T-Shirt and race trinket.
Runners and walkers of all ages welcome. Choose your distance: 1 Mile, 5K or 10K. All distances are approximate. Children 12 and under free.
Trail Run Schedule: From May until September… Run the 2nd Thursday of the month on Littleton, NH’s PRKR Mountain and Regional Trails. Run the 3rd Thursday of the month on East Burke, VT’s Kingdom Trails.
ShoeFly Series Runs begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.

 


Location: Kingdom Trails, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://www.shoeflytrailrun.org




September 22, 2018
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caledoniafarmersmarket




September 24, 2018
Monday Night Gravel
6:15 PM





 Every Monday night we will be leading group rides to explore some of the most beautiful back roads in the Northeast Kingdom. Rides will start and end at our downtown Lyndonville shop and will last for about an hour and a half at a moderate pace.

 

***FREE RENTALS IN MAY!***
We will be offering FREE gravel bike rentals during the month of May for those participating in the Monday night rides. This is a great opportunity if you're curious about this genre of cycling or if you're just looking to try out the new Specialized Sequoia or Diverge. If you'd like to rent a bike we suggest you arrive at 5:30 so we can set you up.


Location: Village Sport Shop 511 Broad St, Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/225410694886425




September 25, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 27, 2018
Sweetwater Studios Gentle Yoga
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM





 Gentle Yoga is for beginners or experienced practioners interested in a practice that builds strength, flexibility and balance. Themed classes offer gentle movement and mindful practices that allow you to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Join us in the unique setting of the Yoga Barn among the hills of the beautiful Northeast Kingdom.

 


Location: Inn at Mountain View Farm 3383 Darling Hill Rd, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-535-5876
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/197927254263098/




September 28, 2018
Lyndon Farmers' Market
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





The Lyndon Farmers’ Market has been operating for nearly ten years, and has grown to provide one of the most enjoyable farmers market experiences in the Northeast Kingdom. Over 15 vendors meet every Friday afternoon at beautiful Bandstand Park from May through October. We sell locally grown and made Vermont products, including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and maple syrup. Bandstand Park is filled with large shade trees, a fountain, and plenty of room for kids to run and play while parents stroll from tasty cinnamon buns to crisp lettuce and brightly colored carrots. We offer live music every week performed by local musicians. Come and visit us as soon and as often as you can!
 


Location: Bandstand Park on Main St. Lyndonville, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/lyndonmarket




September 29, 2018
Burke Fall Foliage Festival
9:00 AM





The days' events include: Parade starting at 10 am, Rubber Duck Race, BBQ, horse drawn wagon rides, Live Music, Kids Area with a Jump House, face painting, Craft Show with 70 vendors, and more!    Live music at the Gazebo from 12:30 - 2 pm.

Interactive presentation from Reptiles on the Move at 11 am at the Gazebo.

 


Location: East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-4124
Website: http://www.burkevermont.com/fall-foliage-festival.php




September 29, 2018
Film Screening: A Natural History of Vermont
7:00 PM





 Cost: $5.  Distilling an entire year in Vermont‘s fields and forests, A Natural History of Vermont showcases the fellow beings you can meet by just going outside. The beauty of nature at all scales reveals itself in original music, natural soundscapes, and immersive visuals, all by composer and first-time filmmaker James McNamara. Filmed in part at Moose Bog. Trailer at vimeo.com/241322797.


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

Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/film-screening-a-natural-history-of-vermont




September 29, 2018
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/caledoniafarmersmarket




September 30, 2018
Fly to Pie, Kingdom Marathon





Fly to Pie, Kingdom Marathon – Run, Bike or Hike – 26.2, 17, 13.5, and 6 Miles.
Run it – Bike it – Hike it – But do it.

 

Doin’ the dirt through “the gut” of the Northeast Kingdom.
Hosted by Kingdom Games, Lakeview Aviation and Parker Pie, West Glover

20% of all fees will be donated to the Halo Foundation, financially helping Orleans County families dealing with cancer.

 


Website: http://kingdomgames.co/fly-to-pie-kingdom-marathon




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