NEK Moms Scoop on Local Activities & Events

NEK Moms Weekend Scoop: February 17-19

Looking for family fun in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom this weekend?  If so, you’re sure to find something fun listed below in this sampling of weekend events in and around Northern Vermont.

Remember this weekend kicks off the Lyndon/Burke Snowflake festival.  You can read more about this and find the schedule of events here.

Friday, February 17th:

  • Homeschool Science Day, Fairbanks Museum, St. Johnsbury, 11am
  • Great Backyard Bird Count, Sponsored by Northeast Kingdom Audubon, Info call: 626-9071
  • Ice Skating Lessons, Fenton Chester Ice Arena, 5:45pm.  Info at: 626-9361
  • One Act Plays, St. Johnsbury Academy, 7:30pm.  Tix at Catamount Arts.

Saturday, Feb. 18th:

  • Pancake Breakfast, Lyndonville United Methodist Church, 7am-11am.  Admission by donation.
  • Nature Buddies Open Classroom, Fairbanks Museum, St. Johnsbury, 10 am – Noon.
  • Craftsbury Winter Market, Sterling College, Craftsbury, 10am-1pm
  • Book sale, East Burke Community Library, 9am-3pm.
  • Family Fun Race, Burke Mt., 2pm.  More info at SkiBurke.
  • NEK Drag Races, Route 114, all day.
  • Pictures with the famous Burkie Bear – Burke Mt. at the top of the Sherburne Express, 1:30pm & 3pm.
  • Chowdah Fest, Lyndon Outing Club, 4pm-6pm.
  • H.S. Classic Nordic Race, Jay Peak Nordic Center, Spectators invited to watch over 200 competitors, 11am.
  • Hockey game, SJA vs. Northfield, 3:45pm, Fenton Chester Arena (Lyndon)
  • Sledding, Burke Mt., Sherburne Base Lodge. 5pm-8pm.  $5/person.  Ages 5+.
  • One Act Plays, St. Johnsbury Academy, 2pm
  • Showshoe Hike up Burke Mt w/ yummmmy Smores!  7-8pm.

Sunday, Feb. 19th:

  • Public Ice Skating, Fenton Chester Ice Arena 12:30-2:30pm
  • Burke Mt. Burkie Bear pictures.
  • Kingdom Trails Cross-Country Ski Citizen’s Race, 3pm registration.  Dashney Nordic Center. E. Burke.
  • Dodgeball Benefit Tournament, Glover Community School Gym, Glover, 3:30pm.  For ages 10+.  Benefits Glover’s School 8th Grade NYC trip.
  • Snow painting at Burke Mt. 12:30pm
  • Burke Mt. Cupcake Decorating.  6pm.  $3/child
  • Public Ice Skating, Fenton Chester Ice Arena, Lyndon, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
  • Sledding, Burke Mt., 5-8pm.  $5/person.  Ages 5+.


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