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In Gorham, NH the Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center features the 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.

Fort Kent Nordic Ctr in ME has a Ski Festival Dec 27 - Jan 1 with Try Biathlon, film festival, races, Ski Cross, open mike social, snowshoe safaris and more.

Carter's XC Ctr in Bethel, ME has Carter's Last Stand on Jan 1 with a variety of activities incl. tours and lunch. Call for reservation (207) 539-4848.

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 10th Annual Paintball Biathlon on Feb 1.

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 New Year's Eve Special with lodging, dinner, BG and trail passes. Also the Lady's Tea & Ski program on Wed at 9:30 AM from Jan 14 - Mar 11.

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

Bethel, Maine has the 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.

Mt. Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY has a Nordic Festival on Feb 28 - Mar 1 with clinics, parties, races, and fun.

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 has the Spring Expo with presentations, films, sale 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 Free Ski & Try Biathlon Day on Jan 3 and the Taste of the Trails event on Feb 2.

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.

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.

Fat Bike Demos at Methow Cycle & Sport on the Methow Trails in Winthrop, WA on Dec 13 & 21; Jan 10 & 23.

Lone Mountain Ranch in Big Sky, MT has Justin Vineyards Wine Dinner on Dec 13; Glide & Gorge is a gourmet ski or snowshoe tour on the trails on Sun. Mar 8 11:30 - 2 PM. 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. 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.