Farmers' Markets, the Strawberry Festival, VT Children's Theater performances, 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.
Dinner, dessert, music and dancing! Stop on by the park for pizza, BBQ and your annual shortcake fix! There will also be live music from Tritium Well.
The Runaway Tomato food truck will be at the park with slices, whole pies and calzones.
Smokin' Something BBQ will also be there.
The Burke Chamber will be selling homemade Strawberry Shortcake
Shortcake proceeds to benefit the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce.
Aldrich's General Store will be open and selling ice cream cones with all proceeds to benefit the West Burke Fire Department.
Just down the road, the West Burke Methodist Church will be open with a bake sale, coffee, watermelon, popcorn and cotton candy. There will be arts & crafts (newspaper hats, pinwheels, etc) for kids and movie showings of Disney's Raya and The Last Dragon.
PARKING: Please park at the Town Offices Lot on School Street in West Burke or the lot at the West Burke Methodist Church on Church Street (please do not park in Parsonage area).
This event is hosted by the Burke Area Chamber of Commerce with assistance from Vermont Specialty Coffee Roasters, Wagner's Construction, Aldrich's General Store, Mike's Gas, Community National Bank, the Town of Burke, the West Burke Universalist Society, West Burke Library, West Burke Methodist Church and other local businesses.
Location: West Burke Park, Route 5A in West Burke Village (across from Aldrich's store)