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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'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 and   For event listings in other Northeast Kingdom towns, visit




October 2012

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October 7, 2012
Fall Music Series: Gordon Belsher & Richard Wood
7:00 PM

A Fall Tradition at the Tamarack Grill. Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher perform. Live, exhilarating fiddling, like you've never heard. 


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


October 10, 2012
Old Cutter Inn Night at the Tamarack
5:00 PM

Local chef Fritz Walther is back for one night at the Tamarack Grill, creating all your favorite dishes from the Old Cutter Inn.

Reservations strongly recommended at 802.626.7390, space will fill up quickly! 


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

Phone: 802-626-7390

October 13, 2012
Burke Bike Park Kingdom Enduro

The 1st Annual Burke Bike Park Kingdom Enduro is a mountain bike race consisting of 3 timed stages in the Burke Bike Park on the Kingdom Trails Network. More trail information will be released closer to the event date. Register now and save!

Location: Burke Mountain, East Burke Vt Map it


October 20, 2012
9th Annual Ride the Rhythms
8:00 PM

Join as we celebrate the end of another fantastic mountain bike season and support the Kingdom Trails Network. Show your support and help keep "the best mountain biking trail network in North America" riding at our 9th annual benefit party. Live music with Duty Free.

$10 cover at door. All proceeds benefit the Kingdom Trails Association.


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

Phone: 802-626-7390

October 27, 2012
12th Annual Halloween Bash
8:00 PM

Join us at the Tamarack Grill for the 12th Annual Halloween Benefit Bashfor the Lyndon Food Shelf. The Starline Rhythm Boys are back again!

Best costume wins a 2012/13 Burke Season Pass! So think up something clever or frightening or frighteningly clever–a whole season of skiing and riding is at stake. Good times for a good cause. 21+

Cover charge:
$5 with a food donation to the Lyndon Food Shelf
$10 / no food donation

Doors open at 8pm
Starline Rhythm Boys start at 9pm


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

Phone: 802-626-7300

October 27, 2012
The Kingdom Challenge

The Kingdom Challenge
Half Marathon and 5 K
Lyndonville/ St. Johnsbury, Vermont

A challenging point to point half marathon with typical Vermont terrain; including hills, 4 covered bridges and scenic Vermont back roads.

1/2 Marathon Runners
If transportation is needed there are a few options.

Bus leaves from St. Johnsbury School ( finish line) for Lyndonville (registration) @ 7:15am for anyone who wishes to have his/her car at the finish line.

After the race, the first bus leaves for Lyndonville immediately after awards ceremony, the next bus leaves 30 minutes later.

Baggage check is an option at registration. Bags will be brought to the finish line.

Both courses are wheel measured.

Location: Lyndonville, VT Map it


October 28, 2012
CircumBurke Mountain Bike Challenge, Trail Run & Harvest Festival at Burke Mountain

The CircumBurke is an annual endurance MTB and Running event, beginning and ending on Kingdom Trails in East Burke Vermont. The route brings riders through a wild and rarely experienced corner of the Northeast Kingdom. The 2012 adventure encourages fun and camaraderie as well as spirited competition. Proceeds from entry fees are invested in trail improvements along the route and other areas in the Kingdom Trails network. This year's event promises a loonger route and some new single track. Timed results as well as finish order will be posted after the event. Last year all finishers received an awesome CircumBurke beer glass made in Vermont, thanks to the generosity of Catamount Glassworks. Registration begins August 1.

Location: Burke Mountain Ski Resort, 223 Sherburne Lodge Rd. East Burke, VT Map it


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