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Saturday, February 18th Events

Winter Fest

Time: 11:00 PM-3:00 PM
Place: Prescott Farm, 928 White Oaks Road, Laconia, NH (about 80 miles from Keene)
Price: $10 for non members
Ages: All

2nd Annual Winter Fest is fast approaching! Please save the date, as this year it is scheduled for Saturday, February 18th from 11:00-3:00.

Bonfire & S' mores * Sleigh Rides * Face Painting * Crafts * Sledding * Snow Sculpture Contest Snowshoeing & Cross-country Skiing (Please bring your own skis and sleds. We have a limited supply of snowshoes available for use - cost is included in admission) * Storywalk™ * Silent Auction (new!) Hot Cocoa & More!
Phone: (603) 366-5695

Identifying Animal Tracks and Signs

Time: 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Place: Hopkinton Town Library, Hopkinton, NH (42 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: All

Snow provides a wonderful pallet for wildlife stories. Learn some simple tricks to identifying the clues left behind by your wild neighbors so that the next time you're out in the woods, fields or your own yard & find some tracks, scat or other “calling cards” you'll be able to know who was there.

11th Annual Keene Ice & Snow Festival

Time: 4:00 PM
Place: Downtown Keene, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Mark your calendars now for the 11th Annual Keene Ice & Snow Festival, Saturday, February 18, 2012 10am to 4pm Downtown Keene Competitions: Professional & Student Ice-Carving Snow Sculpting and Snowboard Rail Jam. Family activities include crafts for children-snowman making at Snowman Central, Lil' Tot Snow slide, Bonfire and s'mores, Train Rides, Firetruck display, musical performances, magic show, Character Pictures with Snowpeople and Polar Bear and much more! Its a free Day of Family Fun! This years Festival Produced by The Monadnock Travel Council with the Greater Keene Chamber of Commerce.

Fire and Ice Festival

Time: 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Place: Stratton Mountain Ski Resort, 5 Village Lodge Rd., South Londonderry, VT (about 50 miles from Keene)
Price: See more info. 

Ages: All

A week full of events for guests of all ages, each day celebrating a different decade in Stratton’s history. A bon fire, snow sculpture contest, live music, and more.

President’s Week is right around the corner and Stratton is bringing back its famed February Fire and Ice Festival, February 18-26. In celebration of Stratton’s 50th Anniversary, every day will highlight a different decade.

Kicking off with the 60s, games will include Decade Trivia in the Gondi Cabin (a daily activity) and name that Beatles tune. The 70s will feature a tie dye party in the Main Base Lodge; and the 80s will be a chance for everyone to showcase their best neon ski one piece. A full week of events including daily hot cocoa with the Stratton Bear and Sugar on Snow displays in the Main Base Area.

Resort Hours: Weekends and holidays 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Weekdays 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Try Ice Hockey For Free

Time: 3:45 PM
Place: Cheshire Ice Arena, Swanzey, NH
Price: Free
Ages: All

Thank you for your interest in trying youth hockey! Youth hockey helps boys and girls make big strides - both on and off the ice.

Family Movie Night

Time: 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Place: Moco Arts, Keene, NH
Price: Donations accepted
Ages: All

Bring the whole family to the MoCo and enjoy a movie on the big screen. No admission, donations accepted.

Acoustic Cafe

Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Wadleigh Library, 9 Nashua St., Milford, NH (about 37 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: All

Mottau, Drew & Clark. Music from folk to ragtime to blues.

Artists Demonstration

Time: Noon-3:00 PM
Place: Sharon Arts Center, 30 Grove St., Peterborough, NH (about 19 miles from Keene)
Price: Free
Ages: Older

Phil Bean on oil painting.

Mardi Gras Party
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Mole Hill Theater, 789 Gilsum Mine Road, Alstead, NH
Price: $10 suggested donation

Ages: Contact for more info.

Mardi Gras Masquerade Party with the Buzzards Brass Band . Mole Hill will be decked out in purple, green & gold for a raucous, reverberating, New Orleans-style good time. If 2012 is our last hurrah you don't want to miss this Mardi Gras! Suggested donation $10. 
For more information, call: 603-352-2585. Mole Hill Theatre, 789 Gilsum Mine Road, Alstead, NH 03602

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