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Stowe, VT has Restaurant Week on Oct 18-24 with fixed price menus and 10% off retail shops for participating Stowe businesses. Check www.GoStowe.com. Also Foliage Arts Festival on Oct 9-11 and Stowe Derby on Feb 28.

Lapland Lake in Northville, NY has lodging special 20% from Sept 7 thru Nov 30. There are 7 lots with lake rights available for sale including some lakefront lots - call 518-332-0218.

Byrncliff Resort in Varysburg, NY has the Express Lunch on Mon-Fri from 11-2 including salad bar, create your own pasta, baked pizza and more. 585-535-7441.

Dog Sled Fall Adventure on a rolling dog sled cart during fall foliage with Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel in Jefferson, NH.

Inn at Ellis River, NH has Pumpkin People Pkg with 2-day stay Oct 24-26 including 10% discount on room rate, pumpkin treat & 2 tickets for pumpkin tour in Jackson and the Mt. Washington Valley, NH. Pumpkin activities Oct 22-31 displays, tastings, carving exhibit. www.jackson.com

Carter's XC Ski Center in Bethel, ME has expanded and renovated the Willow Brook Lodge and has 2 off grid cabins on 1,000 acres of ski terrain open year round. Carter's trails have been dubbed the "best views in New England." Make plans for the Valentine's Day Ski Date special.

The Christmas Farm Inn, Jackson, NH has the Romance Pkg with bottle of champagne, 2 nights accommodations & one-hour AVEDA spa treatments.

Kingdom Trails in Burke, VT has the CircumBurke on Oct 25, a running or cycling event on 25 miles in a circular route around Burke with 3,000 feet of climbing. See the site for registration.

Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT has regular Von Trapp history tour, morning or afternoon kids club, meet the cows, garden tour, wine tastings and more.





Check the event listings in the Grayling, MI region. Check the events list.

Discover Michigan Skiing with a XC ski package for $20 in January at more than a dozen different areas. For more info on other programs in Michigan, check GoSkiMichigan

Cross Country Ski Headquarters in Roscommon, MI has trails open for hiking, biking and dog walking. There will be great food weekend specials and free lesson days all season long, In January there's Silver Steak Week for older skiers, Winter Trails Day, Discover Michigan program and more.

Lutsen Resort, MN has its Food & Wine Adventure Weekend on Nov 13-15 with Fri night food-wine pairings; Sat night 6 course dinner; & Sun morning champagne brunch. Girlfriend Getaway Package which includes a bottle of champagne, massage or treatment, dinner, BF for minimum of 4 people/2 nights. Family Vacation Package is $183 per night with kids free thru Oct 31. Senior Discounts on Sun-Thur for those 62+.

Maplelag Resort in Callaway, MN has the Moosejaw Old Tyme Dance Weekend on March 11. Don't miss the 20 km of groomed Classic Single Track at Maplelag.

Cable Natural History Museum in Cable, WI has many special programs. Check for weekly schedule. 715-798-3890. www.cablemuseum.org

North House Folk School at 500 W. Hgwy 61 in Grand Marais, MN has many events & programs. www.northhouse.org

Wellington Farm Park in Grayling, MI has the Punkin Chunkin trebuchet is at the farm on Oct 17-18 and 24-25. You can purchase puumpkins to put in and launch using the machine.

A Carpenters Tribute Band concert is at the Kirtland Center for Performing Arts in Grayling, MI on Oct 17 at 7-9 PM. Tickets are $35.





The Banff Trail Rides experience in the Banff in the Canadian Rockies with Classics Pass with gondola ride, hot springs mineral pool, 1 hour horseback ride for $85.

Devils Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, CO has the Bourbon, BBQ & Bluegrass on Sept 17. The Octoberfest for brew tasting and great food in a beer hall style on Oct 11. James Beard Foundation Benefit Dinner is on Nov 20. Reservation 970-726-5632.

Tahoe Donner in Truckee, CA has the Fall Festival on Oct 10 at the Northwoods Clubhouse. Free admission with live entertainment, BBQ, arts & crafts, petting zoo, doggie dip and more.

Ian Case Concert on Sept 11 at the Tahoe Art Haus Cinema in Tahoe City, CA for the Far West Nordic programs. Double neck guitar former Far West Nordic racer and accompanying percussionist. Kickoff Dinner fundraiser for the Far West Nordic club at the Cottonwood Restaurant on Oct 25. Go to www.FarWestNordic.org

Sorensen's Resort in Hope Valley, CA has Refer Friend or Family and when they stay and mention your name, you'll get a free midweek night. Upcoming Special Events: Emigrant Trail Trek on Oct 4-5. Alpine Aspen Festival on Oct 10-12.

Vista Verde Ranch in Steamboat, CO has the Horsemanship Retreat on March 20-24, 2016 for novice-intermediate riders to focus on their skills and a special 5-day getaway. Limited to 10-12 participants.

Sundance Resort in UT has Harvest Market with music, food, and arts/crafts. Redford Film Series on Nov 7, 14, 21 and 28 for Robert Redford films including A River Runs Through It, Jeremiah Johnson, and Butch Cassidy, and the Author Series on Oct 25. Check the site for details.

The Methow Trails in Winthrop, WA has the Methow Valley Nordic Festival set for Jan 22-24.