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Newport Winter Carnival Ski Joring Competition
Feb 13th, 2016 to Feb 14th, 2016
Newport, NH

Experience a taste of the Wild West in beautiful New Hampshire. Saddle up some horses, grab a rope, put on some skis and head out to the nearest ski joring competition. Whether you are a spectator or competitor, prepare for the most exciting winter equestrian sport in America today that brings horses, riders and skiers together.

New England Air Museum – Open Cockpit Sunday
Feb 13th, 2016
Windsor Locks, CT

Visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and the Flight Sim Spot. The aircraft include the WWII P-47D Thunderbolt, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, the F-104 Starfighter, several helicopters and more. As an added feature, the Wings & Wheels Modelers Club will present a show featuring hundreds of plastic scale models of airplanes, military vehicles, figures, ship and cars. There will be ongoing demonstrations by modelers who will be working on and building models throughout the day. A food vendor will be on site serving sandwiches, snacks and hot & cold drinks. The event will be held inside the Museum’s three large, heated display hangars.

Ben & Jerry's Winter Festival
Feb 27th, 2016
Ben & Jerry's Factory
Waterbury, VT

Celebrate the season with fun-filled outdoor activities for all ages. Admission is free. The surrounding grounds are transformed to provide the perfect opportunity to play outside, enjoy the snow, and of course, eat ice cream! Free ice cream tours and new flavor samples.

New England Air Museum – Open Cockpit Sunday
Mar 12th, 2016
New England Air Museum
Windsor Locks, CT

Visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12 vintage aircraft, a full-motion flight simulator and the Flight Sim Spot. The aircraft include the WWII P-47D Thunderbolt, the North American F-100 Super Sabre, the F-104 Starfighter, several helicopters and more. As an added feature, the Wings & Wheels Modelers Club will present a show featuring hundreds of plastic scale models of airplanes, military vehicles, figures, ship and cars. There will be ongoing demonstrations by modelers who will be working on and building models throughout the day. A food vendor will be on site serving sandwiches, snacks and hot & cold drinks. The event will be held inside the Museum’s three large, heated display hangars.

Dine Out Boston
Mar 13th, 2016 to Mar 18th, 2016
Boston, MA

What a week for a Boston getaway! More than 200 Greater Boston restaurants offer two weeks of special three-course prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner, as well as a two-course lighter lunch at many of the participating restaurants. Sponsored and coordinated by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express.

9th Annual Big Dummy Air Contest at Sugarbush
Mar 13th, 2016
Mount Sunapee Resort
Newbury, NH

Build your skiing and snowboarding dummy – then hurl it down the trail and see how far it goes! Dummies can be either skiers or snowboarders and need to be able to make it down the in-run to the kicker. Big prizes for the best dummy.