Published DateWOLFEBORO — The Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation Department's Winter Carnival started Saturday and will run through Sunday, March 3.
The Friends of Abenaki and Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation will host a screening of "The Edge of Never", a spectacular documentary coming of age story combined with extreme skiing scenes and a cast of skiing superstars such as Glen Plake. The film comes to the Kingswood High School Arts Center in Wolfeboro on Wednesday, February 27 at 6 p.m.
The film appeals to all audiences, young and old, inspiring us to reach our goals and overcome our fears. The event is generously sponsored by the Friends of Abenaki and all proceeds will benefit the ongoing Capital Improvement projects at our hometown ski hill, Abenaki Ski Area.Doors open for "The Edge of Never" at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets for the film are $5 for adults and $3 for youth (under 18) at the door. All proceeds of the event will go towards improving the community-owned Abenaki Ski Area.
Abenaki will be hosting an open Slopestyle Competition Thursday, February 28 at 4 p.m. The terrain park has been rebuilt and upgraded this year to include 2 boxes, 3 rails, a barrel pop, a culvert slide, 4 jumps and the ski area offers night skiing, glade trails and burgers and dogs on the grill. The Slopestyle Competition consists of taking a complete run through the terrain park, doing a combination of tricks and jumps on the various elements to earn the highest possible score. .
Also at Winter Carnival this year will be bouncy slides, obstacle courses and fireworks. There will also be traditional all-ages Ski Races, Big Air competition, bonfires, s'mores, Team Snake Run Slalom Race, food, ski demos, music, face painting, games and more.
A complete schedule can also be found on the Abenaki website at www.wolfeboronh.us/abenaki.