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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'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




The Kingdom Challenge

October 14, 2023

All proceeds support Good Shepherd Catholic School


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


The 5K is a fun, in-town race over paved roads.


5K Course Description:

The 5K starts and finishes at the St. Johnsbury School. The entire course is paved and is mostly flat with an uphill climb to the finish. The course runs through the Four Seasons neighborhood before returning to the school.


Half Marathon Course Description:

This is a challenging point to point course that starts at the Lyndonville Town Offices and finishes at the St. Johnsbury School. There is almost 3,000' of elevation change (1,440' up and 1,590' down) with several long climbs. 60% of the course is on dirt roads.

Location: Lyndonville and St Johnsbury Map it


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