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.
Catamount Arts Bluegrass Night is back! Hosted by the north country’s acclaimed father-daughter duo Bob & Sarah Amos, Bluegrass Night features the best bluegrass and acoustic music acts in New England. The series is held in the Catamount Arts ArtPort venue at the Green Mountain Mall in St. Johnsbury Center VT. As always, admission will be free, but donations during the show will be encouraged and gratefully received.
On Saturday October 29 Bluegrass Night will present a wonderful and exciting young band from Boston MA that is sure to please acoustic music fans of all ages. The Ruta Beggars infuse traditional bluegrass and early swing to create a timeless act filled with intricate vocal harmonies, fiery instrumentals, and plenty of fun.
The Ruta Beggars have been praised for their creative yet tasteful arrangements and charming performances, winning Thomas Point’s band competition in 2019. The Ruta Beggars have been featured on the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Showcase, Steve Martin’s Unreal Bluegrass, Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn and the main stages of Joe Val, Grey Fox, Thomas Point, and Ossipee Bluegrass Festivals.
Location: ArtPort, Green Mountain Mall, 2000 Memorial Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT