Waterville Valley is hosting a new event on December 14 called Fire & Ice.
On that Saturday, Waterville Valley Ice Arena’s home hockey teams, the New England Wolves and the Fighting Spirit, will face off against Ste. Foy and Junior Mariners at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Local ice carver, Jeff Day of Ice Designs by Jeff Day, will showcase his carving talents with two masterpieces on display in the Town Square courtyard, and you’ll be able to watch his progress as he sculpts an extraordinary sleigh figure out of ice throughout the afternoon.
The Artisan Fair at the Rey Center Gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering a variety of handmade gifts and crafts – from holiday ornaments to quilts to watercolors. A portion of proceeds support the Rey Center’s art education programs for all ages.
Create your very own Candy Cottage at the Recreation Department from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Display your masterpiece at the Rey Center and compete to win great prizes.
Other activities include free ice skating from 3-4 p.m. at the indoor Ice Arena, a complimentary wine tasting from 3-5 p.m. at Jugtown Country Store, and participate in the Flaming Passport by visiting each of the Town Square shops throughout the day. Get your passport stamped and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win dinner at The Lantern.
At 4 p.m., Plymouth, NH artist and author, Marcia Santore, will read from her set of three new Christmas-themed books. Santore’s vibrant illustrations transform three traditional Christmas carols into contemporary stories. The reading will take place at The Rey Center.
Linger by the outdoor fire pit for complimentary hot cocoa with friends and family.
On Saturday night, kids 7-13 are invited to Kids Night Out at the Recreation Department, an evening active gym games.
Learn more at waterville.com.