Feb. 15-23: Rutland Winterfest – So much to see and do: a snow sculpture contest and the chili fest in Main Street Park, Run the Frosty Feet 5K or snowshoe on the Nature Trail. Enjoy art and story walks, and even nighttime sledding in downtown Rutland! Visit rutlandrec.com/winterfestevents. Feb. 16: Okemo Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display – A spectacular pyrotechnics show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Okemo Clock Tower base area. A torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing Okemo’s Open Slope trail precedes the fireworks show. Naturalist Joe Karl leads a snowshoe hike up the mountain to offer a different perspective of the fireworks show. Meet inside the Okemo Rental Shop (Clock Tower base area) at 6 p.m. to be fitted for snowshoes. Tour departs from beside South Ridge Quad A at 6:30 p.m. and heads up Bull Run to watch the fireworks! winterevents page 92 > winter 2018/19 > okemo magazine