Vermont Specialty Food Day, local food and beverage vendors in Gate House Courtyard, Sugarbush, Sat., March 16, 11 am-4 pm.
Cabin Fever Follies, community variety show, tables or seating on the side, bring food/bevs, prizes for table decor, Fri. and Sat., March 22 and 23, doors open 6:30 pm, showtime 7 pm, Valley Players Theater. Tickets, $10: www.valleyplayers.com.
Family Contra Dance, all ages, Sat., March 23, 6-9 pm, Warren Library, music by Red Dog Riley with Don Stratton, caller. Free.
Free Community Supper, all welcome, Fri., March 29, 5:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church of Christ. Info: 496-3065.
Returnable bottles/cans may be donated to Waitsfield United Church (next to Joslin Library) in marked shed behind church.
Fun & Games
Poker Run at Sugarbush, Sat., March 16, register, then get a card at each location on list, submit your hand. Adults, $20; under 18, $10; plus lift ticket.
Dummy Big Air, build a dummy, send it down a slope and launch it off a jump, prizes, Sun., March 31, Mt. Ellen base area, Sugarbush.
Duplicate Bridge, Mondays, 12:30 pm, Waitsfield Inn. Info: Alice, 496-7154.
MRV Youth Lacrosse registration, boys/girls, grades 3-4, 5-6 and 7-8, plus Chill Lax for grades 1-2. Practices at Mad River Park starting mid-April; games May through mid-June. Register: www.madriverlax.com.
Musical Munchkins Spring Open House, free preview classes for Sing Into Spring, music and movement, Sat., March 23, at Green Mt. Performing Arts: ages 1-2, 9:30 am; ages 2-4, 10:30 am; ages 4-5, 11:30 am; babies and young 1s, 12:30. www.musicalmunchkins.net.
Kids Pizza and Movie Night, ages 4-12, “Incredibles 2” and “Paddington,” Sat., March 23, 5-8 pm, $34, Schoolhouse, Sugarbush, register: www.sugarbush.com/events-calendar or 888-651-4827.
The Children’s Room, 8 am-4 pm, weekdays following school calendar, free play space, up to age 6 from any town, resource center for parents. Thatcher Brook Primary School, 244-5605, www.childrensroomonline.org.
Headlamp Snowshoe Dinner Tour at Lareau Farm, Thurs., March 14. Full moon snowshoe dinner tour, Fri. and Sat., March 22 and 23. Info/reserve: Clearwater Sports, 496-2708. clearwatersports.com.
Side Surfers Banked Slalom, race with obstacle course, snowboards only, cash purse, Sat., March 16, 10 am, Mt. Ellen, www.sugarbush.com/event/banked-slalom/.
Tour de Moon, moonlit skin/snowshoe up Mt. Ellen to Glen House for dinner/bevs. Ski back down (snowshoers must ski down). March 16, meet at 4 pm at base lodge. www.sugarbush.com/events-calendar/.
Full Moon Snowshoe, Brew Tasting, $35 includes snowshoe tour and flight of Lawson’s beer, March 16, 8-10:30 pm, Mad River Glen. Register: www.madriverglen.com/event-calendar.
Townie Tour, locals’ night of skinning and skiing (all welcome), uphill policy in effect, Mon., March 18, Walt’s open 2-8 pm, Mt. Ellen, Sugarbush.
Chez Henri Cup ski race, Sat., March 23, 9-11 am, Lincoln Peak, Sugarbush. Registration ($40) and cheese fondue party at Chez Henri, Fri., 4-7 pm; or register at Gate House Lodge, Sat., 7:30-8:30 am. Raffle, awards party, Sat., 3 pm, Chez Henri. CVHHH fundraiser. Info: www.cvhhh.org/chezhenri19.
Junior Mogul Challenge (ages 15 and under), Sat., March 23, 10 am, Mad River Glen. Register: www.madriverglen.com.
Island Weekend, live reggae music, island cuisine/drinks, volleyball (3 pm, Lincoln Peak Courtyard), hula dancing. Kids hula hoop contest, 2 pm, Lincoln Peak Courtyard. Sugarbush, March 23 and 24.
Mad River Glen Triple Crown: Unconventional Terrain, Sat., March 30; Mogul Challenge, Sun., March 31; Vertical Challenge, Mon., April 1. www.madriverglen.com.
Mount Ellen Ender, closing day, Sat., March 30. Gelandesprung, retro long jump, costumes encouraged, 4-6 pm, free entry, register on the deck 3-4 pm. Live music, special events, Green Mt. Lounge.
Naturalist Snowshoe Program, Mad River Glen, easy to moderate guided snowshoe treks exploring Stark Mountain, Sat. and Sun., 10:30 am. Register at Ski School, 496-3551, ext. 17; www.madriverglen.com.
Cookbook Club: Cook a recipe from “Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Using Pure Maple Syrup” by Katie Webster. Thurs., March 14, 6 pm, Warren Library. Sign up, limited to 12.
A Hard Look at America, VT Humanities Council reading and discussion group series: Read “All the President's Men” by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward for Thurs., March 21, 6:30 pm, old Moretown Town Hall. Read “The Armies of the Night” by Norman Mailer for April 25, 6:30 pm, Warren Library. Read “Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital” by Sheri Fink for May 23, 6:30 pm, Joslin Library.
Central VT Adult Basic Education, free help with technology, literacy, test prep, resumes, etc. Fridays, 1-3 pm. Drop in or by appointment: Joslin Library, 496-4205; Dave Busker, 244-8765.
Joslin Memorial Library Story Hour, Mondays, 10 am, preschoolers. http://joslinmemoriallibrary.com, 496-4205. Free.
Waterbury Public Library Story Times: Baby/toddler, up to age 3, stories, songs, playtime, Mondays, 10 am. Preschoolers, ages 3-6, stories, songs, crafts, Thursdays, 10 am. www.waterburypubliclibrary.com, 244-7036. Free.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings: Sun. and Tues., 7 pm, Waitsfield United Church (across from Village Grocery), rear of building; Wed., noon, Gen. Wait House; and Fri., 7 pm, Warren Church. Confirm times: 229-5100. www.aavt.org.
Erin Cassels-Brown, free cheese fondue, Thurs., March 14, 3:30-5:30, Gen. Stark’s Pub, Mad River Glen. Free.
Wayne and the Legends, Thurs., March 14, 3-6 pm, Green Mt. Lounge, Sugarbush, Mt. Ellen.
Open Mic with Alex Budney, amps and drums provided, Thursdays, 8:30 pm. Shane Murley Band, acoustic rock, Fri., March 22. Seth Yacavone Band, rock, Sat., March 23. Localfolk Smokehouse.
House band with the Hostel Horns, rock, funk, blues, soul, Fri., March 15, 9:30 pm. The Pen Hits, rock, Sat., March 16, 9:30 pm. Pappy and Friends, bluegrass, Fri. and Sat., March 22 and 23, 9:30 pm. Hostel Tevere. $5.
Apres-ski music at Sugarbush, Sat., March 16, 3-6 pm, free: Kind Bud, Castlerock Pub; Roughhead Blenny, Wunderbar; Straitjacket Slumber Party, Green Mt. Lounge; Funkleberries, Rumble’s Kitchen.
Free rides, Saturday nights, 6 pm-2 am. Wait at stops or request pickup: 802-496-7433. Full daily schedule at http://ridegmt.com/gmt-schedules/ (scroll to end for Mad River Valley).
The Grift, music of the 2000s, part of 60 years of music series, Sat., March 16, 8-11 pm, Gate House Courtyard Room.
Stinky Boots String Band, Sat., March 16, 9 pm. Wednesday Night Dead with Zach Nugent, every Wed., 7-10 pm, free. Zenbarn, Waterbury Center.
St. Patrick’s Day party, live music, Irish food, green beer, swag giveaways, Sun., March 17, Green Mt. Lounge, Mt. Ellen, Sugarbush, free admission.
Dale and Darcy Band, Irish music, specialty cask of Caramel and Coffee Fayston Maple Imperial Stout, Mon., March 18, 5-7 pm, Lawson’s Finest Liquids, Waitsfield.
After-lunch activities, Tues. and Thurs., 12:30 pm, Evergreen Place Senior Center: March 14, Head’s Up game; March 19, Travelogue, Nepal with Ken Friedman, Nepal; March 14, Joke Day; March 26, Senior Collection, Fred Gilbert, Erector Sets; March 28, Rolling Pictures. Free.
Foot Care Clinic with CVHHH at Evergreen Place, Thurs., March 28, 8:30 am-noon. Reserve: 223-1878. Bring basin, towel, foot soak powder, clippers. $20.
Family-Style Lunch, piano music, Tues. & Thurs., noon, open to all, suggested donation of $5; or $4 for ages 60+. Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield. Reserve lunch: Joan Bartlett, 496-2543. No lunch when schools are closed.
Diner Breakfasts, Mondays, 8-10 am, Evergreen Place, open to all, suggested donation, $8, supports Meals On Wheels.
Game Day, Wednesdays, 3-5:30 pm, Evergreen Place Senior Center, Waitsfield, all welcome. Lessons and playing Mahjongg, Train Dominos, Cribbage and other games. Info: Debbie, 498-5385.
Bingo, Tues. & Thurs., 10:30-11:30 am, Evergreen Place Senior Center.
Move! Tuesdays, 2 pm. Fun, varied group exercise with SASH coordinator Kenneth Russell, Evergreen Place.
Knitting Circle, Fridays, 10:30 am, Evergreen Place, Waitsfield, all welcome.
Meals On Wheels, home-delivered meals for seniors, call 496-2543.
Sip and Paint with Helen Issackedes, supplies provided, BYOB, Fri., March 15, 7-8:30 pm, Festival Gallery, 496-6682, valleyartsvt.com.
Mad River Rug Hookers exhibit, Valley Arts Festival Gallery, 2 Village Sq., Waitsfield, Wed.-Sat., 1-5 pm, through April 27. Demonstrations, Saturdays, 1-4 pm (closed April 20).
The Art of Stone presentation by mason Thea Alvin, sculptures, arches, walls, gateways, etc., Thurs., March 21, 7 pm. Yestermorrow Design/Build School. Free.
Cooking Classes at The Store, Waitsfield. Knives, five dishes, proper use of knives, Thurs., March 14. Cooking with Beer, Sat., March 16. All are 6-8 pm. $60 each. http://kitchenatthestore.com.
Intro to Walking Meditation, Tuesdays, March 19, 26, April 2, 9-10 am, all three sessions $30, or $15 each. Valley Glow’s Purna (above Sage Restaurant), Waitsfield. Register: www.valleyglowyoga.com/events