Watch the "Greatest Show on Snow,'' with races of all distances for all ages and abilities plus a ski expo, snowshoe hike, skijoring and vintage ski.
On Saturday, watch the world's best skiers on the 51-kilometer marathon (55 kilometers for classic skiers).
On Sunday, there's a ski-gear and fat-bike demo and an event for girls 8-18.
There's nothing better than skiing (or snowshoeing or hiking) through a twinkling forest or across a luminary-lined lake. There's usually a bonfire and hot chocolate to enjoy afterward.
For the third year of this festival, 164 bands are playing at 21 venues around downtown Red Wing.
This Madison-area brewery celebrates with the Running of the Blondes 1K race, a fish throw, music, costumes and, of course, beer. Tickets go on sale Dec. 1 and sell out fast.