Join us for a Gala Retro-Weekend to celebrate our skiing heritage. The weekend’s activities benefit the Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation & Ski Heritage Center Museum of Skiing.
Friday, March 17
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Reception
6 pm at the O’Shaughnessy Center
6 – 7 PM: Social hour & light buffet
7 PM: Program and presentation by Canadian Olympic Ski Champion Jungle Jim Hunter
Russ Street – Founding Director of Winter Sports, Inc. aka Big Mountain and key community supporter for original ski resort development.
Roy Duff – Founding Director of Winter Sports, Inc. aka Big Mountain, former Whitefish Mayor and long-time regional transportation promoter.
Al Raddatz – Long-time Big Mountain ski instructor and “Head Instructor” in winter months; Bulldozed many favorite ski runs into skiable terrain in summer.
Cost: $35 per person.
Tickets are available at Glacier Bank – Downtown Whitefish & Kalispell or online at www.fvsef.org.
Saturday, March 18
Retro Ski Day
8 – 10 AM: Ski-A-Thon registration (Ski to raise money for FVSEF and the Ski Heritage Center) and Retro Race registration at Ed & Mully’s.
9 AM – 4 PM: Ski-A-Thon
11 AM – 1 PM: Billy Barnum Retro Race on Nice Day
12 – 1:30 PM: Heritage BBQ at T-Bar 1
3:15 PM: Vintage Outfit Contest Judging at the Summit House
4 PM: Grand Promenade on Toni Matt
4:30 – 5:30 PM: Tall-Tales Rime Cocktail Hour & awards at Hellroaring Saloon
For more information about the event and the Flathead Valley Ski Education Foundation visit www.fvsef.org.
Dates are subject to change.