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BURKE AREA EVENTS

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.

 

 


 

May 2023

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May 2, 2023
Dance Party
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM





 Join us on Tuesdays from 8:15 - 9:00 AM for a session of free dancing. There's no instruction, just a space for you to dance, dance, dance to some of the greatest dance music EVER!

Feel the freedom of moving the body any way you like ~ it's a great way to start the day.

 

No cost, but donations are accepted and will go into a fund to support those in need for wellness classes at the studio.


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://sweetwaterstudiosyoga.com




May 6, 2023
Mothering Ourselves
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM





 $75, Register online. Join us for an afternoon of cultivating fierce and vital self-love practices. As we embrace the powerful emergence of the growth season we will feel Mother Nature guide us to truly mother ourselves from a place of deep strength. Using yoga, dance, meditation, energy healing, and nervous system regulation we will hold the tenderness of our needs, feel all the feels and re-emerge with more of our authentic selves to greet the world. We will honor, feed, and lavish attention on our bodies, minds and spirits.

 


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://sweetwaterstudiosyoga.com




May 6, 2023 - May 7, 2023
SOLO Wilderness First Aid & CPR





 $225 per person - tuition only
The two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is SOLO's most popular creating a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Initially offered in 1975, this course was the first of its kind in the United States, and it is the curriculum upon which all other backcountry medicine courses are based. SOLO CPR certification is included as a part of all courses. This is a great course for mountain bikers, hikers, climbers, backpackers, backcountry skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts who venture out for day and weekend trips.


  


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




May 6, 2023
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/St.J.Farmers.Market




May 7, 2023
Movement as Medicine
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM





 $20, Register online, Mental health is an important part of our daily lives, yet it is often left neglected. This series will focus on taking care of our mental health by moving our bodies through asana, (yoga postures), to connect with the mind and spirit. This class is for anyone who is looking to begin their self-care journey or add to their self-care repertoire. Meditation, movement, and writing are included in the class at times as well.

 


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://www.vagaro.com/sweetwaterstudios




May 8, 2023
Into the Light
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM





 Each class is an $18 investment or purchase a 12 class package for only $195.

Register online.  Once monthly 2-hour classes are an invitation to connect with your highest self. Using movement, journaling, breathwork, mindfulness, meditation and conversation, we will strive toward a more enlightened way of being.


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://sweetwaterstudiosyoga.com




May 11, 2023 - May 12, 2023
SOLO Wilderness First Responder ReCertification





 $235 per person
 Wilderness Medical Associates; Wilderness Medicine Institute; University of Vermont; Aerie Backcountry Medicine; Wilderness Medicine Outfitters; Wilderness Medicine Training Center; and Remote Medical International certifications are recognized by SOLO for WFR recertification. SOLO CPR certification included.

  


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




May 13, 2023
Mentalist Jon Stetson: Psychic Mind-blowing Comedy Show!
7:00 PM





 

Admission: $25 all seats

Please note, this show will contain adult content. Beer and hard cider will be available for purchase. Please bring a valid ID.

Jon Stetson is the one Entertainer/Speaker who understands the importance of capturing the Mind share and the Heart share of his audiences.

The Stetson Experience is intelligent, interactive, sophisticated fun. Along with hundreds of corporate appearances, Jon has performed for three U.S. Presidents, The King of Sweden, The Royal Family of Monaco, and has appeared on several major Television Networks.


Location: ArtPort, Green Mountain Mall, 2000 Memorial Drive, St. Johnsbury, VT Map it

Website: https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/mentalist-jon-stetson-psychic-mind-blowing-comedy-show




May 13, 2023
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/St.J.Farmers.Market




May 14, 2023
Mother's Day Brunch
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM





Reservations required.   

 


Location: The Inn at Burklyn, 2864 Darling Hill Rd. East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-626-1111
Email: info@burklyninn.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/theinnatburklyn




May 15, 2023 - May 22, 2023
SOLO Wilderness First Responder





 $630 per person - tuition only
This 8-day course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. SOLO CPR certification included.

 


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




May 16, 2023
Dance Party
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM





 Join us on Tuesdays from 8:15 - 9:00 AM for a session of free dancing. There's no instruction, just a space for you to dance, dance, dance to some of the greatest dance music EVER!

Feel the freedom of moving the body any way you like ~ it's a great way to start the day.

 

No cost, but donations are accepted and will go into a fund to support those in need for wellness classes at the studio.


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://sweetwaterstudiosyoga.com




May 20, 2023
Black Fly Community Barn Dance
6:00 PM





 Dust off 'yer boots and get ready to scoot your way to the dance floor! Proudly playing the classics from the golden age of country music, Ashley Jane's Hootenanny is a root'n, toot'n, good time! Or if toe-tappin' is more your speed, you can tip your hat and sing along to all the classics. Hootin’ and hollerin’ is encouraged and we always abide by the Code of The West. We hope you'll give us a holler next time you're hosting a hoedown, campfire singalong, barn dance, or shotgun wedding. Yee-Haw!!
What can you expect?
Lawn Games: Get to the venue early? Great! Enjoy some super fun lawn games with friends old & new on the beautiful lawn overlooking Lake Willoughby.
Eats: The Kingdom Kreperie will be slinging delicious stuffed crepes & The Spicy Spoke food trailer will be grilling up local farm fresh foods to fill your bellies throughout the evening!
We'll even throw out locally baked pies and cookies throughout the night just to make your night that much sweeter.
Drinks: Red Barn brewery will be serving the best brews in the kingdom. We will have non-alcoholic options as well such as N/A beer, delicious cold brew coffee from The Grind iced coffee truck, and kid-friendly options.

 


Location: The Little Farm, Hinton Hill Rd., Westmore, VT Map it

Website: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/nekendurance/874595




May 20, 2023 - May 21, 2023
Mountain Biking Clinic





 Take your riding to the next level!
1 Day Co Ed Fundamentals Clinic
1 Day Co Ed Intermediate/Advanced Clinic
1 Day Women's Fundamentals Clinic
2 Day Co Ed Clinic

 


Location: Kingdom Trails, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/749612769895312




May 20, 2023
Plant Sale
9:00 AM





Starting at 9am, come on down to the School to browse hundreds of plants, from herbs to indoor plants to perennials and veggies! 

 


Location: Thaddeus Stevens School, 638 Route 114, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/thaddeusstevensschool




May 20, 2023
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/St.J.Farmers.Market




May 21, 2023
Movement as Medicine
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM





 $20, Register online, Mental health is an important part of our daily lives, yet it is often left neglected. This series will focus on taking care of our mental health by moving our bodies through asana, (yoga postures), to connect with the mind and spirit. This class is for anyone who is looking to begin their self-care journey or add to their self-care repertoire. Meditation, movement, and writing are included in the class at times as well.

 


Location: Sweetwater Studios, 135 Sweetwater Lane, East Burke Map it

Website: https://www.vagaro.com/sweetwaterstudios




May 24, 2023
Kingdom Trails Community Chat Series
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM





 Community Chats are a time to ask questions, share ideas, and just share a brew with the KT Staff and community!


Location: Wildflower Inn, Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville Map it

Website: https://www.kingdomtrails.org/2023-community-chats




May 24, 2023
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy
7:00 PM





  $52, $42, $32, $15. Students 18 and under are free.
Ticket prices do not include any applicable fees or sales taxes.

Save 20% when you buy by January 21. Discount is automatically reflected when you choose your seats.

Seniors and Catamount Arts members save $3.00 when ordering in person with ID at the box office.

Please check our website for the COVID-19 policy for the KCP Presents Series.

Since marrying in 2002, two of Canada’s brightest stars have been captivating audiences all over North America with their exceptional musical skills and obvious joy at playing the fiddle together. Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have received both industry-acclaim and a loyal fan base by combining their magnificent individual talents, giving audiences an unforgettable musical experience every performance.


Location: Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy, 1000 Main St., St. Johnsbury, VT Map it

Website: https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/natalie-macmaster-and-donnell-leahy/




May 27, 2023
Plant Sale
9:00 AM





Starting at 9am, come on down to the School to browse hundreds of plants, from herbs to indoor plants to perennials and veggies! 

 


Location: Thaddeus Stevens School, 638 Route 114, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/thaddeusstevensschool




May 27, 2023 - May 28, 2023
SOLO Wilderness First Aid & CPR





 $225 per person - tuition only
The two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is SOLO's most popular creating a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. Initially offered in 1975, this course was the first of its kind in the United States, and it is the curriculum upon which all other backcountry medicine courses are based. SOLO CPR certification is included as a part of all courses. This is a great course for mountain bikers, hikers, climbers, backpackers, backcountry skiers and other outdoor enthusiasts who venture out for day and weekend trips.


  


Location: Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides, East Burke, VT Map it

Phone: 802-274-4112
Email: kamountainguides@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kamountainguides.com/services.html




May 27, 2023
St. Johnsbury Farmers' Market
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM





Lots or local produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, poultry, maple syrup, hand crafts, music and more!


Location: Pearl St (behind Anthony's Diner) St. Johnsbury VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/St.J.Farmers.Market




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