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February 22, 2017

WinterFest makes a stop at Rutland Regional in second week

Friday, Feb. 24, 4:30 p.m.—RUTLAND—Rutland Regional is very excited to be participating in this year’s WinterFest celebration. The festival began Feb. 17 and ends Feb. 25. Rutland Regional’s participation takes place on Friday, Feb. 24, 4:30-8 p.m. The  hospital campus will be transformed into a winter activity wonderland complete with snow sculpture contest, horse drawn carriage rides, sledding, snowshoeing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, ice skating, and kids’ snow activities supported by Wonderfeet Kids Museum. There will be a warming fire, hot cocoa, and marshmallow roasting. To add to the festivities and fun, WJJR radio will be doing a live remote broadcast from 4-6 p.m.
Way-finding signs will point guests in the right direction for parking and activities. Each of the events will be staffed by Rutland Regional Volunteers. Folks who are snowboarding, cross country skiing, and ice skating, are encouraged to bring their own equipment.
The horse drawn carriage route will take riders past the various snow sculptures so that they may vote for their top three favorites. Trophies will be awarded to three of the ten10competing snow sculpting teams. The teams consist of Rutland Regional employees from several departments.
Some events will be held weather permitting. Dress for the weather. For more info, visit winterfestvt.com.

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