Monday, March 10 -- Daylight Savings Ski Time – More daylight skiing & riding and lower night ticket prices as mountain closes at 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday nights. Adult ticket prices go to only $39.
Friday, March 14 – Northeast Meltdown – Final Terrain Park event of the season. New night event anda increased cash purse up to $2,000. Great prizes. $35 Pro; $25 Amateur
Monday, March 17 – Green Day Celebration – Start the day with WAAF Radio’s Greg Hill doing his special St. Patty’s Day morning show live from the mountain. St. Patrick’s Day festivities including special online pricing; Irish food and beer specials; Kid’s ‘Dig for Gold’; Sugar on Snow at Bullock Lodge and live music by Stone Clovers from 4-6 p.m.
Saturday, March 22 – Cardboard Box Race – See the creations made only of cardboard, duct tape, paint and decorations. Fun prizes. Registration at 10 a.m. Race at 11 a.m. Outdoor BBQ.
Sunday, March 23 – Hope on the Slopes - Fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Prizes awarded for the most vertical feet skied and most funds raised. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visit www.hopeontheslopes.net.
Saturday, March 29 – Up, Down & Around Challenge – Four-leg adventure race featuring a run, bike, hike and ski. Benefit for the Wachusett Mountain Race Team. Race fee: $50 individual; $25 18 & under; $100 team. Details and registration at www.updownaroundchallenge.com.
Sunday, March 30 – Pond Skim Competition and Deck Party – $10 entry fee; awards for Best Run, Best Splash, Best Costume. Outdoor music featuring the Chris Fitz Band.
Sunday, April 6 – Closing Day Deck Party featuring outdoor concert by The Volunteers, the US Army Field Band. BBQ from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Concert from 1-3 p.m. Members of the Military ski free with valid ID.With every trail open, edge-to-edge coverage and base depths still up to nearly 5 feet, March is off to one of its best starts ever for skiing and riding. For updates on spring conditions and details on all events, visit www.wachusett.com.