Mountain Lion basketball
Liberty Bell High School basketball teams will finish the year by hosting Chelan on New Year’s Eve (Saturday, Dec. 31). JV games start at 10 a.m., the varsity girls play at 11:30 a.m., and the boys tip off at 1 p.m.
• Alpine skiing: skitheloup.com.
• Ice skating: winthroprink.org.
• Snowshoeing: methowtrails.org/conditions.
• Ice fishing: okanogancountry.com/fishing–hunting-winter.
• Snowmobiling: www.facebook.com/methowvalleysnowmobile.
• Sleigh rides: www.sunmountainlodge.com/sun-mountain/sleigh-rides.
Ski Rodeo returns
Methow Valley Nordic’s Ski Rodeo will be staged on Saturday (Dec. 31), on the Sean McCabe trails at Liberty Bell High School. The event starts at noon this year. There will be five races from 1.4 to 10 kilometers, for all age groups, plus relays. There will be no race-day registration. Prizes will be provided by Nordic Ultratune. For complete information, visit https://methowvalleynordic.com/events/rodeo-2020.
Winthrop Trailhead parkrun
The Winthrop Trail parkrun — a free, weekly, timed 5-kilometer run/jog/walk — takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturdays starting from the Methow Trails parking on Horizon Flat Road. Open to all ages and all abilities. Leashed dogs welcome. Register at http://parkrun.us/register and bring along your personal barcode. For information, email email@example.com or visit http://parkrun.us/winthroptrailhead.
Snowshoeing in Mazama
Methow At Home hosts a free snowshoe outing with former ranger Eric Burr on Saturday, Jan. 7, starting at 9:30 a.m. from the Mazama Store. Register at methowathome.org.