Enjoy and explore the great outdoors at the 13th Annual Winter Fest held Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15 from 10am to 2pm. Winter Fest offers a variety of free seasonal activities for the whole family including: ice skating, snow sculpture carving demonstration and hands-on activity, obstacle courses, slacklines, cardboard sled challenge, snowshoeing and much more.
“Winter Fest is one of the many free events Rutland Regional Medical Center supports to build our communities and allow Rutland County residents to get out and play,” said Tom Huebner, CEO of Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Winter Fest kicks-off at Main Street Park on the corner of West Street and Route 7 in Rutland at 10am on Saturday, February 14 with a snow sculpture carving demonstration and hands on activities along with a variety of other activities. On Sunday, February 15, Winter Fest moves to Giorgetti Park on Oak Street Extension in Rutland. Hot drinks, food and raffles are available both days. Winter Fest participants will also receive a free day pass for the skating rink at Giorgetti Park. For more information call Rutland Recreation and Parks Department at 802.773.1822 or visit www.rutlandrec.com/winterfest for updated event offerings.
This event is free and open to the public. Winter Fest is a Rutland Recreation Department event and co-sponsored by BCBS of Vermont, Carpenter and Costin, Rutland Regional Medical Center and The Vermont Teddy Bear Company and supported by many local businesses and organizations.
About Rutland Regional Medical Center
Established in 1896, Rutland Regional is the second largest hospital in Vermont and is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the health of families and individuals.
Nationally Recognized Care
At Rutland Regional, our commitment to quality patient care has been recognized locally and nationally by becoming the first hospital in Vermont to receive both the Governor’s Award for Performance Excellence and Magnet Recognition® for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation. Rutland Regional has also been recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures and was honored with an “A” grade by The Leapfrog Group an independent industry watchdog, in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections.