Okemo celebrates the seasons with Fall Into Winter Festival

Saturday, Oct. 11 at 1 p.m. — LUDLOW — Okemo Mountain Resort will host its first-ever Fall into Winter Festival on Saturday, Oct. 11. Jackson Gore, in all of its fall-foliage glory, will be the setting for live music, food and family activities. In addition, Mountain Outfitters at Jackson Gore is holding a Columbus Day Weekend Tent Sale and local food and craft vendors will be on hand for pre-holiday gift shopping. Okemo’s Coleman Brook Tavern will be serving fresh-from-the-grill favorites and some seasonal specialties along with hot cider and some chilled autumn brews. Admission to the Fall into Winter Festival is free and festivities are slated from 1 to 7 p.m.

Activities planned for the day include hayrides, face painting, a pumpkin-seed-spitting contest, pumpkin painting and a pie-eating contest. The Bondville Boys and the Chris Kleeman Band will provide music. The Bondville Boys have played hard-edged bluegrass throughout Western New England. They will perform from 1-3:45 p.m. Chris Kleeman, a master blues singer and song stylist, will take the stage at 4:15 p.m.

Okemo’s Adventure Zone will be open during the Fall into Winter Festival.

In the event of rain, music and activities will move to The Ice House at Jackson Gore.

For more information, visit www.okemo.com or call 802-228-1600.

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