All that snow out there makes for great skiing, sledding and other outdoor fun this weekend!
For the brave of heart, there's the Morrisville Rotary Lake Elmore Polar Splash. If anyone has ever suggested you should "go jump in a lake ... now's your opportunity, and it raises money for a great cause. The Rotary Club is partnering with the Lamoille Home Health and Hospice.
The Lyndon Burke Snowflake Festival has been chosen as a Top 10 Winter Event by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and it starts today! There's a pancake breakfast and later in the day, the Burke Wine & Art Snowcase. The Festival features two full weeks of fun at various locations.
ARTISAN TRUNK SHOW
Vermont Artisan Trunk Show is happening from 11am to 5pm in Woodstock. It's a co-op of 13 artisans, and while you're shopping you can visit with the them during a visit to Windsor County today.
"THE WEDDING SINGER"
The Enosburg Falls High School drama club is putting on The Wedding Singer. It's a musical adapted from the movie made famous by Adam Sandler who was an entertainer looking for love. There are two shows today at 1 & 7 p.m. at Enosburg Falls Junior/Senior High School. Tickets range from 6 to 8 dollars.
HARRIS HILL SKI JUMPING
The weather isn't stopping ski jumping at Harris Hill tomorrow. Practice jumping starts at 9:00 a.m. and gates open at 10 a.m. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for noon. It's on Cedar Street, exit 2 off I91 (left off exit, approx. ¾ mile down on the left) or off Rte. 30 at Cedar Street (first right after Grafton Cheese/Retreat Petting Farm),Brattleboro, Vermont). That continues Sunday as well.
February 15, Chester. Fun for all ages! Sled races, disc golf, cross country skiing, dog sled rides, ice skating, bonfire, broom hockey, snowmobile poker run, ice carving demonstration. For more information, visit: www.yourplaceinvermont.com
Horse-drawn sleigh rides, sledding with jack jumpers at the Billings Farm in Woodstock. Dairy farm and farmhouse, programs and hands-on activities. Sample Presidential cookie favorites and spiced cider! 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. www.billingsfarm.org
WINTER MAPLE SUGAR TOUR
Tour the beautiful Vermont back roads past farms and fields in Rutland and over covered bridges to visit a working sugarhouse. See the process of boiling maple sap to syrup. Visit the sugar bush and learn about maple production from sugar maker Kelly Socia. For more information, visit: www.vtbackroadtours.com
Friday, April 18 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:54:02 GMT
A sugaring season was cut short in Swanton overnight after a shed caught fire. Fire officials tell us they got the call around 1:30 a.m. Friday for the sugarhouse fire on Woods Hill Road. They say theMore >>
A sugaring season was cut short in Swanton overnight after a shed caught fire.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:46:49 GMT
As the temperatures start to climb, it's your last weekend to ski in New Hampshire. The three remaining areas that are open -- Loon Mountain, Cannon Mountain, and Bretton Woods -- are planning to closeMore >>
As the temperatures start to climb, it's your last weekend to ski in New Hampshire.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:45:18 GMT
This week, the first line of emergency responders are being recognized for their work. National Telecommunicators Week ends Saturday. It's a national week honoring the men and women who work around-the-clockMore >>
This week, the first line of emergency responders are being recognized for their work.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:04:40 GMT
A Putney man was taken to the hospital after police say he was run over in a driveway. It happened this afternoon on Kimball Hill Road. Investigators say 63-year-old Eric Ladd was walking slipped and hitMore >>
A Putney man was taken to the hospital after police say he was run over in a driveway. It happened this afternoon on Kimball Hill Road.More >>
Thursday, April 17 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:58:40 GMT
There's been a tragedy on the Burlington beltway Thursday night. Police confirm that a 24-year-old Winooski man was killed in a motorcycle crash that shutdown the beltway. The name has been releasedMore >>
Burlington Police confirm that a 24-year-old Winooski man was killed in a motorcycle crash that shutdown the beltline.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-18 04:00:59 GMT
Police are searching for clues after a homemade bottle bomb was found at a park in Keene New Hampshire. On Wednesday workers were doing spring clean-up at Wheelock park when they found a 55-gallon drumMore >>
Police are searching for clues after a homemade bottle bomb was found at a park in Keene New Hampshire.More >>
Friday, April 18 2014 9:31 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:31:49 GMT
Debate is brewing over the cost of Greek life, and some lawmakers believe it's time for sororities and fraternities at the University of Vermont to pay up. Hospitals, the American Red Cross, Churches andMore >>
Debate is brewing over the cost of Greek life, and some lawmakers believe it's time for sororities and fraternities at the University of Vermont to pay up.More >>
Thursday, April 17 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:08:04 GMT
Police say two people found dead at a home in Stowe are believed to have died in a murder-suicide. Police are still not releasing their names or the cause of death, but they say the victims are adults. StoweMore >>
A Stowe couple is dead after what police say was a murder-suicide. The news came as a shock to neighbors who say they never noticed any red flags. More >>