winterevents Feb. 21: Vermont Institute of Natural Science Free Presentation for Families – This firsthand raptor encounter with live falcons, hawks and owls focuses on the natural history, ecology and adaptations of these efficient predators. Participants learn what adaptations make a bird a raptor. 7 p.m. in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore. Free admission.  Feb. 23: Vermont Specialty Food Tour at Okemo – Sample locally produced foods at Okemo’s Jackson Gore base area. March 3: Comedy Night at the Clock Tower Base Lodge – This side-splitting night of professional comedy, featuring Bob Marley, is sure to have `em rolling in the aisles. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Appropriate for ages 21 and over. Proceeds benefit OMARA, a non-profit booster club that was founded to support the athletes, families, and coaches of Okemo Competition Programs. Call (802) 228-8877 for information and to purchase tickets. Presented by William Raveis Real Estate, Vermont Properties. Venue courtesy of Okemo Mountain Resort. Designing & building custom timber frame homes for over 40 years. 800.636.2424 w TIMBERPEG.COM Samyn-D’Elia Architects, PA | Rob Karosis Photography Ski Après Victoria Blodgett Senior Loan Officer NMLS: 179656 Direct: 802.975.0350 126 Main Street Suite 1C Ludlow, VT 05149 HELPING ASSIST HOME BUYERS All loans subject to credit approval. Rates and fees subject to change. Mortgage financing provided by PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. Equal Housing Lender. © 2017 PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company (NMLS: 13649) is a wholly owned subsidiary of a state-chartered bank and is licensed by: VT Dept. of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration - lender lic no. 6127 and broker lic no. 0964MB. LO_3081_BlodgettVictoria_BusinessCardAdResize_v2.indd 1 7/25/17 3:36 PM page 84 > winter 2017/18 > okemo magazine