Nordic Ski Fest, 11 a.m. in Portland

Portland Nordic is hosting an XC Ski Fest on Saturday and Sunday at Riverside Golf Course in conjunction with Maine’s Great Outdoor Weekend. Free cross country skiing rentals and instruction will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, and skiers can explore the Riverside trail system. For more information, go to, or go to for information on the Maine Great Outdoor Weekend.

Moosehead Sled Dog Race, 9 a.m. in Greenville

The Wilderness Sled Dog Race will start at the Leisure Life Resort, with mushers and dog teams racing through 70 miles of forested mountain trails in the Moosehead region. Spectators can witness both the 70-mile race, which starts at 9 a.m., or the 30-mile race at 10 a.m. Both events are free for spectators. For more information go to



U.S. Toboggan Championships, Feb. 10-12 in Camden

As many as 425 teams are expected for the U.S. National Toboggan Championships at Camden Snow Bowl. Teams compete on a 400-foot chute that sends sleds onto Hosmer Pond. Registration is $30 per person and ends Feb. 1. Go to

Photo Journey of Greenland, 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in Freeport

Join the Freeport Conservation Trust for a photo seminar on Peter Ralston’s journey through Greenland. A photographer and co-founder of the Island Institute, Ralston will share stories and images from his 2016 trip to the Arctic on a yacht. To learn more, go to The seminar will take place at 53 Depot St.

Super Bowl Trek, 11 a.m. Feb. 5 in Augusta

The Viles Arboretum is again hosting its Table Tour Trek on Super Bowl Sunday. Participants come to snowshoe, ski and hike on groomed trails, and enjoy food from restaurants around Augusta. Come get exercise and share in a large feast before the game. Tickets support the work at the arboretum. The cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children. Call 626-7989. Trails open at 11 a.m. and food is served at 1 p.m. To learn more, go to

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