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What to Do: 2/9/14

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There are fun indoor and outdoor things to do on this Sunday, February 9, 2014.

SNOWSHOE RACE

The 13th Annual Northern Vermont Snowshoe Race is happening at Smugglers' Notch. There's a 1/2 mile kids' fun run, a 4K fun run/walk, and an 8K race that is a qualifier for the 2014 US Snowshoe Association National Championship that happens on March 1st in Bennington. Registration goes until noon.

VARIETY SHOW

Up in Orleans, there is the 'February Follies' - St. Paul's Catholic School presents a family-friendly, gut-busting variety show to cure the midwinter blues from 1-3:30PM at the Municipal Building. $6 a person or $20 per family.

LOCAL FARM TOOL HISTORY

Hear Paul Wood - In "Inventive Vermonters," the former engineer discusses locally created farm tools and fascinating stories of the inventors behind them. That's today at 3 PM at Richmond Free Library.

SENIOR GAMES

The Vermont Senior Games, where winter athletes ages 50 and up hit the slopes for the alpine race state championships, will be held. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. at Sugarbush Resort in Warren.

CROCHET CLASS

The River Artisans Cooperative in Saxtons River will hold a Round Robin Crochet class, from 12–4 p.m., with four separate 45-minute projects. Students may sign up for any or all of these projects which build upon each other: 1) single, double, and half double stitches 2) changing color 3) how to read a pattern and 4) an exploration of combined stitches. That's in the back of the shop at 26 B Main Street in Saxtons River. Because space is limited, pre-registration is required. Class fee information is available by calling The River Artisans at 802-869-2099 or by emailing riverartisans@gmail.com.

TRAILS DAY

Eastman Trails Day is an event to support the Upper Valley Trails Alliance, and from 10-3 the Eastman Cross Country Ski Center is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Enjoy over 30 kilometers of trails groomed for skiing and snowshoeing. There are also opportunities for ice-skating and sledding!$10 per person (free for Eastman Residents) for general admission. Water and light snacks provided. Equipment rentals and food available at the Cross Country Ski Center for an additional fee.

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