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In Gorham, NH the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center features a Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov 29; Kids SkiFest on Jan 11; Demo Day on Jan 17.

Rangeley Lakes Outdoor Ctr in ME has half off on Ladies Day on Mondays, Mens Day on Tuesdays and Buy One Get One Free on Wednesdays.

Craftsbury Outdoor Ctr in VT has Demo Days on Dec 6 & 7 from 9 AM - 3 PM.

Lapland Lake in Northville, NY has these $150 per night lodging special on Dec 1-18; January, Midweek, and Spring special offers.

Mountain Top Inn, Chittenden, VT has the Thanksgiving Escape to Vermont with 3 nights lodging, 3 BF, Thanksgiving Dinner, and many activities to choose. Starts at $400 and Luxury or Vacation Homes are also available.

Rikert Nordic Ctr in Ripton, VT hosts the NENSA NE Women's Day with many activities on Jan 25.

Garnet Hill Lodge in North River, NY has an Open House Nov 28-30.

The Nordic Ctr at Waterville Valley in NH has its Women's Clinic on Mar 7.

Bethel, Maine has the Wares Fair is on Nov 28 at the Bethel Inn Conference Ctr with 35 local crafters and horse drawn wagon rides. MooseFest on June 12-14 with moose calling, exhibits, kids adventure, field day at 4H Camp.

The Catamount Trail org has Vermont events with the Ladies Nordic Ski Expo on Jan 10 at Trapp Family Lodge; the Bolton Nordic Ctr Tours & Apres Ski features tours all day and food by local chefs with local ingredients.

The Christmas Farm Inn, Jackson, NH has the Romance Pkg with bottle of champagne, 2 nights accommodations & one-hour AVEDA spa treatments.

Kingdom Trails in Burke, VT has WinterBike, the biggest Fat Bike event in the east set for Feb 28.




Winter Trails Day has special FREE introduction to snowshoeing and/or cross country skiing at 100 locations on Saturday, Jan 10. Includes access to trails, equipment to use and a clinic.

Outdoor Adventure Expo in Mnpls on Nov 21-23 with speakers, exhibits, presentations, films, sale. Also Spring Expo on April 24-26. www.outdooradventureexpo.com

Maplelag Resort in Callaway, MN has the Nordic Ski Camp Weekends on Dec 12 or 19.

The Natures's Kennel has educational presentations for sled dog enthusasits and mini sessions for students and educators. Winter Photography & Dog Sledding Package on Feb 10-13 with 3 night 4 day personalized photog instruction including lodging, dog sledding, photography at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon, MI has the Yoga Ski Retreat on Dec 20 starting at 9 AM with yoga, group lesson for XC ski or snowshoe, rentals, trail pass and lunch all for $35. Upcoming is the Michigan Learn to Ski Month in January and the Silver Streak Week for seniors on Jan 12-16. Look for food specials, learn to ski offers on Saturdays and more.

Lutsen Resort, MN has its Girlfriend Getaway Package which includes a bottle of champagne, massage or treatment, dinner, BF for minimum of 4 people/2 nights. During the summer if you stay a week at Lutsen, get 14% off lodging.

Check the event listings in the Grayling, MI region.Check the events list.

Cable Natural History Museum in Cable, WI has many special programs. Check for weekly schedule. Dinner Lecture on Dec 11. Volunteers needed for Christmas Bird Count. 715-798-3890. www.cablemuseum.org

North House Folk School at 500 W. Hgwy 61 in Grand Marais, MN has many events & programs. www.northhouse.org





Rendezvous Ski Trails in West Yellowstone, MT has its annual Yellowstone Ski Festival on Nov 25-29 with on snow clinics, demo, races, and indoor ski show.

Devils Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, CO has the Holiday Beer Pairing Dinner on Dec 12 and the Tommelfest with free lessons, horse tubing, sleigh rides, laser biathlon and more on Dec 13. Look for Snowcat Rides, Skijouring Classes with your dog, and Guided Snowshoe Tours. Also the Ski, Spa & Sip Womens Clinic on Jan 31.

Bear Valley Nordic, CA has Wine Tasting in the Meadow on Nov 29.

Sun Mountain Lodge has the Winter Art Exhibit on Dec 12- Mar 9 with a celebration on Dec 28 at 4-6:30 with a concert.

Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, MT has Specialty Weeks for Horseback enthusiasts with treks and horsemanship guideance; Romantic Sleigh & Stay with one night cabin lodging, sleigh ride to live entertainment, BF and outdoor trail fun for $399 per couple. Check the site for details.

Crested Butte Nordic Ctr in CO has Night Photography Workshop & Yurt Dinner 5:30 - 10 PM on Feb 15 & 22.

Nipika Mountain Resort in Kootenay, BC has the Ski Week in the Rockies on Jan 18-23 with daily instruction, lodging, meals package.

Sorensen's Resort in Hope Valley, CA has Refer Friend or Family and when they stay and mention your name, you'll get a free midweek night. Holiday Wreath Making on Dec 6. Winter Wilderness Survival Workshop Jan 10; Winter Sketching Workshop on Feb 8; Winter Landscape Photography Workshop on Feb 28.

Enchanted Forest in Red River, NM has the annual Luminaria Candlelight Tour on Dec 25 at 6:30 PM for snowshoe or XC ski by candles in bags to the new yurt; the annual Just Desserts tour is set for Feb 28 sign up now.

Vista Verde Ranch in Steamboat, CO has the Horsemanship Retreat on March 22-26, 2015 for novice-intermediate riders to focus on their skills and a special 5-day getaway. Limited to 10-12 participants.