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What to Do: 2/23/14

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VERMONT -

We have some fun ideas for how to spend your Sunday:

STOWE DERBY

Skiers willl race from the top of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont's highest peak to the historic village of Stowe on ONE pair of skis! The ultimate test of a skiers ability. More than 900 people are expected to attend. It includes 20 km of challenging terrain and a total vertical drop of more than 2,600 feet. It starts at 10 a.m. More information can be found here: http://www.stowederby.com/

SPECIALTY FOOD DAY

Head upstairs in the main base lodge at Bolton Valley to get free samples of some tasty treats that are made right here in Vermont. The vendors will be set up from 10:30am - 2:30pm.

TELEMARK FESTIVAL

29th Annual Telemark Festival at Bromley Mountain. Come rip with some of the best telemark skiers in the East at the Kåre Andersen Telemark Festival. Have fun with great tele events, the annual Race, clinics and fun for the entire family; more details about this great Bromley tradition.

SKI MOUNTAINEERING RACE

Join us for one of the biggest and best Randonnee races in North America, right here in the Mad River Valley. This race starts at the base of Mad River Glen, climbs to the top, traverses the Long Trail to Mount Ellen, descends into Slide Brook, climbs into the Lincoln Peak area and finishes at Valley House lodge. All proceeds benefit the Green Mountain Club.

 

 

The River Artisans Cooperative in Saxtons River is holding a series of Sunday afternoon workshops. From 2-4 p.m. is a class in Blue Denim projects and will be part of the "Blue Lights for Winter Nights" celebration in the village of Saxtons River.

FOLK MUSIC CELEBRATION

 

HOPE ON THE SLOPES

At Jay Peak Resort, Hope on the Slopes celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those we have lost, and gives everyone the chance to fight back against cancer. Hope on the Slopes is a skiing and snowboarding event for the American Cancer Society. That's from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

Roots & Branches celebrates the Work of Alan Lomax in Randolph. Lomax is one of America's greatest field collectors of 20th century folk music. A community potluck dinner begins at 4:30.
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