Smokeshire Design Nov. 23: Okemo’s Trot It Off 5k – This informal 5k running/walking race is ideal for the avid runner or the recreational walker hoping to burn off the calories from that extra slice of Thanksgiving dessert. Pre-registration is $25 per person or $30 per person the day of the event. Proceeds go to support the Wendy Neal Scholarship Fund and Black River Good Neighbor Services. All participants will receive an event T-shirt. The Tots Trot, a kids’ fun race for children 12 and younger, will take place just before the 5k. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with 5k starting at 9:15 a.m. Advance registration available online at okemo.com. Nov. 23-24: Christmas Bazaar at the Weston Playhouse – 60 local artisans offering crafts, specialty foods, holiday decorations and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit weston-vermont.com. Nov. 23-25: Putney Craft Tour – A Vermont Chamber of Commerce Top 10 Winter Event, the Putney Craft Tour is the oldest continuous craft tour in the country. Once each year, just in time for holiday gift giving, local craftsmen open their studios for the public to visit and explore, to experience first-hand the making of artwork, to understand the artists’ creative process, to hear their stories, and to purchase their unique crafts.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit putneycrafts.com. 7 Days a Week 10 - 5 802 875 3109 Visit our beautiful showroom Rt 103 N between Chester and Ludlow the art of living well smokeshiredesign.com and so much more O N T A P A T O K E M O ! 160 FLYNN AVENUE, BURLINGTON, VT | 802 651 4114 SWITCHBACKVT.COM | @SWITCHBACKBEER VISIT THE TAP ROOM IN BURLINGTON, VT ROI is important, but we think bigger. Let’s talk about your Return On Life! Is your money working to improve your life? Kevin Theissen, Principal and Lead Advisor 802.293.7663 • 211 Main St. Ludlow, VT • skygatefinancial.com okemo.com > 802-228-1600 > page 77