Dec. 29: 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 Okemo’s Jackson Gore. Free admission. Dec. 30: Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter” – Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller, who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, “Face of Winter,” the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen, will bring new and veteran athletes together to pay tribute to the man who started it all. Watch the world’s best skiers and riders cover ground in some of the most legendary destinations. Visit some of Warren’s favorite locations, from Switzerland to Chamonix, British Columbia to Alaska, Chile, Iceland, New Zealand and more. Come along to far-off regions, meet the locals, carve faces of remote mountain ranges, and celebrate the thrills of a life lived in high places. Showings at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Cornerstone Room. Admission is $20 for all ages. winterevents 802-228-1234 101 Main St. Ludlow, VT 05149 page 86 > winter 2018/19 > okemo magazine