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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.

 

 


 

East Burke Sports Whip Off

October 13, 2019  |   3:00 PM





 Celebrate the end of our downhill mountain biking season in style!

A five-dollar entry fee could win you a smorgasbord of awesome prizes...not to mention a possible sweet photo op. You'll be judged on amplitude, execution, and style. Categories include 13 & Under, Men 14+ and Women 14+.

Sponsors include East Burke Sports & FOX Racing

When: Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Where: on the Jester Bridge


What is a "whip?": A whip is a maneuver performed on a bike, usually during supercross or motocross racing, in which the rider brings the rear of the bike abruptly around to either side. This is performed while the machine is airborne off a jump. In very extreme whips, the rear of the bike will end up perpendicular to the direction of travel, in addition to the bike being laid flat. The purpose of the whip is primarily threefold: To show off, to alter the trajectory of the bike in flight, and to scrub speed over jumps..


Location: Burke Bike Park, Sherburne Lodge Rd. East Burke, VT Map it

Website: http://skiburke.com/events-and-activities-2/east-burke-sports-whip-off/?date=2019-10-13


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