Winter Garden Skating
Thanksgiving – February 2017, City Hall Plaza, Boston
City Hall Plaza will be transformed into a Winter Garden with holiday vendors and an 11,000 sf skating rink open through February.

Owl Prowl
1/13, 2/10,3/10,5/12 7PM-9PM 4 Vestal Street, Nantucket
Join the Maria Mitchell Assocation’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews on an exciting night birding experience-the Owl Prowl.  After visiting the demonstration Barn Owl nest box you will sites known for owls, ply recordings of their calls and wait for a response sighting.

Bay State Winter Games
The 2017 Bay State Winter Games will celebrate their 33rd year this year.  Athletes competing in Figure Skating, Alpine Skiing, Masters Ice Hockey, Bowling, Cross Country Skiing and Snow Shoe Racing will represent Massachusetts as well as New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island. Participants in the Winter Games represent several hundred different communities and range in age from 8 – 70.  In addition to sports competition, the Winter Games weekend will also feature a Figure Skating Show

2017 Winter Games Schedule:

Figure Skating (ISI & USFSA)
Saturday, January 28; Sunday, January 29 and Monday, January 30.
Lansing Chapman Rink at Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Bay State Skate Figure Skating Show
Saturday, January 28, 2017 @ 7:30pm
Williams College Skating Rink, Williamstown, MA

Masters Ice Hockey
Friday, February 10; Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12
Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Ice Skating Rink, North Adams, MA

Alpine Skiing
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Bousquet Ski Area, Pittsfield, MA

Classical Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Sunday, March 4, 2017
Canterbury Farm, Becket, MA

Freestyle Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, March 5, 2017
Notchview Ski Area, Windsor, MA

2017 Thunderbolt Ski Race
Saturday, March 4th   11am – 1pm, Mt. Greylock, Adams
There will be busses shuttling spectators from downtown Adams to the Greylock Glen from 9 AM to 3 PM.
The Thunderbolt Ski Race is limited to a maximum of 100 racers and will be open to competitors of all abilities ages 18 and up. The Race itself is a time trial with the following categories: Alpine, Snowboard, Telemark, Women’s Open, The Ascent, Women’s Ascent, Queen of the Mountain, and King of the Mountain.