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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.

 

 


 

October 2022

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September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022
Fall Weekend fun at Kingdom Corn Maze





 

Food Truck: Kingdom Burgers & Que (Sat & Sun)
Pumpkin Picking
 


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/calendar-of-events/




October 1, 2022
Flashlight Night!
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM





 Bring a flashlight (there will be limited flashlights available for purchase $3)
Kids under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Ice Cream window & store will be open!
Food Truck: Kindom Burgers & Que (opens at 6:00)
10/15 – Spooky Flashlight Night – You’ll never know what you’ll hear or see in the maze! Just a little scarier than our regular flashlight night!


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/vermont-fall-events




October 1, 2022
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




October 2, 2022
Live Music at the Rind
4:00 PM





Shrimptunes perform


Location: The Orange Rind, 427 VT Route 114, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/The-Orange-rind-1916528831722071




October 3, 2022
Chili Cook-Off and Rail Jam





  In preparation for the event LOC is seeking 10 enthusiastic chefs who want to share their best chili recipe.Cash prizes will be offered and as always there will be strong competition for the bragging rights of People's Choice.
If you are interested in showing off your favorite recipe, send your email and statement of interest to Joe Bartolini at: jpb02250@nvu.vsc.edu or message us here.

 


Location: Lyndon Outing Club, 1580 Lily Pond Rd. Lyndonville, VT Map it

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




October 7, 2022
Fall Weekend fun at Kingdom Corn Maze





 

 Food Truck: Kingdom Burgers & Que (Sat), Rocky’s Hot Dogs (Sun)
Pumpkin Picking
 


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/calendar-of-events/




October 7, 2022
Lyndon Farmers' Market
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





The Lyndon Farmers’ Market has been operating for nearly ten years, and has grown to provide one of the most enjoyable farmers market experiences in the Northeast Kingdom. Over 15 vendors meet every Friday afternoon at beautiful Bandstand Park from May through October. We sell locally grown and made Vermont products, including fresh vegetables and fruits, quality meats, eggs, artisan breads, baked goods, ethnic foods, herbs, plants, flowers, arts and crafts, and maple syrup. Bandstand Park is filled with large shade trees, a fountain, and plenty of room for kids to run and play while parents stroll from tasty cinnamon buns to crisp lettuce and brightly colored carrots. We offer live music every week performed by local musicians. Come and visit us as soon and as often as you can!
 


Location: Bandstand Park on Main St. Lyndonville, VT Map it

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




October 8, 2022
Live Music at the Rind
5:00 PM





Zack Lambert performs


Location: The Orange Rind, 427 VT Route 114, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/The-Orange-rind-1916528831722071




October 8, 2022
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




October 11, 2022 - October 18, 2022
SOLO Wilderness First Responder





Advance registration required. $595 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.

 

Kingdom Adventures Mountain Guides is proud to serve as the sponsor and instructional provider of SOLO wilderness medicine courses in Northern Vermont. 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.

 


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




October 15, 2022
Flashlight Night!
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM





 Bring a flashlight (there will be limited flashlights available for purchase $3)
Kids under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Ice Cream window & store will be open!
Food Truck: Kindom Burgers & Que (opens at 6:00)
10/15 – Spooky Flashlight Night – You’ll never know what you’ll hear or see in the maze! Just a little scarier than our regular flashlight night!


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/vermont-fall-events




October 15, 2022 - October 16, 2022
Game of Logging: Levels 3 & 4





 Cost: $200 per level

Ready to step up your chainsaw game? Levels 3 and 4 give experienced sawyers the skills to deal with challenging trees and hazardous situations in the woods. Level 3 focuses on trees with heavy lean, compression/tension, and limbing/bucking techniques. Level 4 shows you how to deal with hung-up trees, and may include winching, rope use, harvest pre-planning, or other topics, depending on the group interests. Both levels include precision felling practice. Participants must have taken Game of Logging Levels 1 and 2 previously.

Pre-registration is required; space is limited, so sign up early!


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Dr, West Charleston, VT Map it

Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/events/




October 15, 2022 - October 16, 2022
Halloween Weekend





  Trick-or-treating in Charlotte’s Web Animal Maze 12:00-3:00
Candy Cannon Blast every hour from our corn cannons 12:00-3:00
Find our hidden pumpkins throughout the pumpkin patch, and play area for prizes!
Lollipop Picking from our Pumpkin (chance to win a free 2023 Season Pass)
Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins -or- pick some up at our store, $fee applies
Halloween Tattoo Station in the animal barn
Food Truck: Rocky’s NY Style Hot Dog Cart (Sat), Kingdom Burgers & Que (Sun)
Guess how many pumpkins & candy corn

 


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/calendar-of-events




October 15, 2022
WEATHERIZATION FOR ALL: NEK is Buttoning Up





 Join NVDA, Energy Committees and Energy Partners from across the NEK for this FREE, FUN & ENERGIZING event! Explore the Old Stone House Museum & Historic Village and explore smart + affordable energy strategies for EVERYONE.

 

 

There will be local, seasonal refreshments, door prizes and raffles, + fun, supervised activities for kids. The event is FREE and family-friendly. Please help us order the right amount of food by registering in advance. After the main event, all guests are invited to a complimentary tour of the museum starting at 12pm, or can explore the historic village grounds on their own (self-guided tour materials available free of charge).

 

Hear from energy experts about the many ways to stay warm and healthy this winter and how to make energy efficiency upgrades affordable for everyone. Reps from HEAT Squad, NETO, NEKCA, USDA Rural Development, Efficiency Vermont, VPPSA, RuralEdge and more will be there with info on incentives, rebates, grants, and programs for homeowners, renters, and landlords, alike. This is your opportunity to ask questions: I go from paycheck to paycheck; how can I afford to weatherize? Is it worth the time to do this? Are there projects I can do myself? I’m a landlord, are there programs to help me? Where do I start?


Location: Old Stone House Museum, 109 Old Stone House Rd, Brownington Village, VT Map it

Website: https://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=e65i8dkab&oeidk=a07ejdq326t0419804e




October 19, 2022
Burke Mountain Club & Library Quarterly Meeting and Potluck
6:00 PM





All are welcome!


 


Location: Burke Mountain Club, 368 Route 114, East Burke, VT Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Burke-Mountain-Club-529524943816683




October 22, 2022 - October 23, 2022
Pumpkin Picking at Kingdom Corn Maze





 Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins -or- “Pick” at our store
All sizes Orange Jack-0-Lantern Pumpkins
Gourds, mini pumpkins, & corn stalks
Play area will be open for free w/pumpkin purchase, limited attractions
Farm Market – 20% off gifts, toys, and apparel, excluding food
Hot Cider, Hot Cocoa & more
Ice Cream will be available until we run out!

 


Location: Kingdom Corn Maze, 1416 Burke Road, Sutton, VT Map it

Website: https://kingdomcornmaze.com/visit/calendar-of-events/




October 22, 2022
Trails to Cheers!
2:00 PM





 Trails to Cheers! is the first in a series of new events at The Wildflower. Spend the day mountain biking on the Kingdom Trails on your own, book instructional sessions or a group ride with KC & E Adventures and end at The Wildflower with an AMAZING local band (RaiZed on Radio) and beer tasting at The SpokeEasy Beer Garden. Pint glass with the brand new Wildflower logo is included for the first 200 participants.
Brewers: Dirt Church, Lawson's, 14th Star, Reklis, Rockingham, Whirligig and Ten Bend.

 


Location: The Wildflower Inn, 2059 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville, V Map it

Website: https://tickets.beertrail.com/e/trails-to-cheers




October 26, 2022
Burklyn Arts Holiday Craft Fair
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM





 Our juried holiday market is held in early December every year at Lyndon Town School in Lyndonville, VT. On the first floor we host live local musical entertainment, K-12 art exhibits, kids' craft activities, a raffle, hot lunch for sale, a cookie table and some of our artisans. On the second floor we host the majority of our artisans as well as some live music. This market is extremely popular regionally as a place for folks to purchase their holiday gifts and get a dose of community.


Location: Lyndon Town School, Lily Pond Rd., Lyndonville Map it

Website: https://www.burklyn-arts.org




October 27, 2022
Herbal Remedies Workshop
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM





 Prepare for cold and flu season with herbal remedies that come right from your backyard. Join Amy Palaia, student at Vermont Center for Integrated Herbalism, as she walks you through the processes of making all-natural herbal remedies that are good for the whole family. Participants will be making their very own skin salve, elderberry syrup, and immune boosting tincture all while sipping Amy’s own Fire Cider (good for what ails you). Expect to bring home the knowledge it takes to make your own herbal remedies and samples of your own creations.

 

$30/person (includes salve, elderberry syrup, and immune-boosting tincture).

All ages (under 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult)


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Dr, West Charleston, VT Map it

Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/herbal-remedies-workshop




October 28, 2022
Halloween COSTUME Party
6:00 PM





 Halloween and costume contest in the Party Barn!

 


Location: Dirt Church Brewing, 1771 VT Route 114, East Haven Map it

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




October 28, 2022
Trunk or Treat
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM





 All are welcome!
Contact Candace (ceovt01@yahoo.com) or the school if you would like to sign up to have a trunk at this event!

 


Location: Sutton School, 95 Underpass Road, Sutton Map it

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




October 29, 2022
Catamount Arts Bluegrass Night
7:00 PM





 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 Map it

Website: https://www.catamountarts.org/show/details/catamount-arts-bluegrass-night-featuring-the-ruta-beggars/




October 29, 2022
Halloween Party
6:30 PM





 Live music and costume contest. Costumes are judged for best female, male, and couple! Winners in each category (there will be one) receive a 2022.23 Burke Mountain Winter Season Pass!

 


Location: Bear Den, Burke Mountain, Mountain Rd., East Burke Map it

Website: https://www.skiburke.com/events-and-activities-2/burke-halloween-party/?date=2022-10-29




October 29, 2022
Map and Compass Workshop
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM





Registration required. Knowing how to use a map and compass are crucial skills for any hiker. If you don’t know how to use a map and compass, then you are not only missing an essential skill when taking to mountains, but you could also be putting your life in danger.

 

This workshop will help you understand the information provided on a topographical map, the proper use of a compass, and how to put the two together. You’ll learn about magnetic north, true north, magnetic declination, and pairing a compass to a map. After covering these fundamentals, you’ll get an opportunity to practice orienteering skills in the woods around the Stewardship Center. This interactive workshop is a great introduction to navigation and map reading which are essential skills for anyone hiking trails or heading into the woods off-trail (bushwhacking).

The workshop will be led by Gordon DuBois, who is a member of the Green Mountain Club, Northeast Kingdom Chapter. Gordon has summited the Adirondack 46, the NH 48 in winter, the Northeast 111, was the 103rd person to summit the NE highest 100 in winter, and completed a winter traverse of the NH Presidential Range. He has also summited 451 of the highest peaks in New Hampshire and 65 in Vermont. The majority of these mountains in VT and NH are trailless and require the use of a map, compass, and GPS. He has also thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, the Long Trail, the Cohos Trail (NH) the John Muir Trail (CA), The IAT in Quebec, and the Bridger Range Trail in Montana. 


Location: NorthWoods Stewardship Center, 154 Leadership Dr, West Charleston, VT Map it

Website: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/event/map-and-compass-workshop-2




October 30, 2022
Halloween at The Inn
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM





 

Hot Apple Cider, Trick or Treat, Smores & Hay rides!

Ages 0-12

 

 

 


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

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




October 31, 2022
Trunk or Treat
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM





   Trunk or Treat!  If you want to volunteer or help with the event, please email info@lyndonvermont.com

 


Location: Bandstand Park, Route 5, Lyndonville Map it

Website: https://www.lyndonvermont.com/events




October 31, 2022
Trunk or Treat
4:00 PM





 Stop by for candy and Halloween fun!

 


Location: East Burke Market, 461 Route 114, East Burke Map it

Phone: 802-626-5010




October 31, 2022
Trunk or Treat
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM





 All are welcome to join us for Trunk or Treat.  Spooky Trail and more!
To resgister a trunk please call 802-626-1151 

 


Location: Kingdom Campground 972 Lynburke Rd. Lyndonville Map it

Website: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=627890445551039&set=a.227913575548730




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