Dec. 16: Annual Okemo December Demo – Test-drive the latest ski and snowboard equipment for free at the Jackson Gore base area. Registration is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A credit card is required and snowboarders must provide their own bindings. Presented by William Raveis Real Estate Vermont Properties Team. Dec. 16: Vertical Challenge – Okemo kicks off this popular eastern race series. The free, fun race on Okemo’s Bull Run is open to all ages and abilities. Race registration starts at 7:30 a.m. The Vertical Challenge Race starts at 11 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. Race awards and victory party begin at 2:30 p.m. Visit Dec. 16-17: Manchester Lions Elf Express – These whimsical holiday train excursions leave r.k. Miles Depot for a one-hour journey through the scenic Green Mountains. Passengers will be entertained with holiday melodies and dance routines performed by Burr and Burton Academy theater and dance program elves. Hot chocolate and button cookies will be served in decorated train cars. $20 - $25; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (201) 965-4098. Dec. 22: Visit with Santa at Okemo – Santa Claus makes his Jackson Gore grand entrance at 4 p.m. for a pre-Christmas visit with children before the jolly old elf makes his way to the North Pole for final holiday preparations. 2 2 20 0 016 16 6 16 For more information on Okemo Mountain Resort, and how you can be a part of the Okemo Family, visit: Okemo Mountain Resort is a Best Places to Work in Vermont – four years running! O K E M O . C O M EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES If you are interested in joining our fun-loving, dedicated and passionate team, and want to share our unique mountain resort experience, apply today! > 802-228-1600 > page 75