5 free things to do this weekend

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Here are some free events for both kids and adults happening this weekend: *1.* *Feathered Fridays: *The National Elk Refuge and Teton Raptor Center have scheduled a series of "Feathered Friday" visits this winter at the Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center. The programs, offered each Friday from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m., will run weekly from today through March 25. The Visitor Center is located at 532 N. Cache Street in Jackson. Learn more in our recent article, "Free Feathered Fridays starts today." *2. Canyon Kids Live at K-Bar:* Tonight, local band the Canyon Kids will be playing live at the K-Bar in Teton Mountain Lodge in Teton Village. The music is free and open to all. *3. Teton Valley Great Snow Fest:* Today kicks off the 5th Annual Teton Valley Great Snow Fest, a week-long celebration of snow. Events include the annual Snowscapes Snow Sculpting competition, Skijoring, crafts for kids and much more. Many of the events are free. See the full schedule of this weekend's events in Buckrail's recent article, "Driggs preps for 5th Annual Teton Valley Great Snow Fest." *4. Ranger-Led Snowshoe Hike:* On Saturday starting at 1:30 p.m., join a ranger for an educational and fun hike through the snow. Rangers offer guided snowshoe hikes from the Taggart Lake Trailhead. Programs begin on December 26 and run through mid-March, 2015, conditions permitting. Reservations are required, call 307-739-3399 for more details and to make reservations. Please wear appropriate winter clothing (e.g. hat, gloves, snow/wind pants, boots, etc.) and don't forget your sunscreen and sunglasses. Snowshoes are available from the Grand Teton Association for a suggested donation of $5. Hikes last two hours, ending at 3:30 p.m. *5. Genealogy: Ancestry for Beginners:* Tomorrow starting at 2 p.m. at the Teton County Library, bring your problems, roadblocks, and questions. Every genealogist has something preventing them from completing a family tree. The first half of this class will introduce some great databases, including Ancestry, which are free with your library card. During the second half, we will use these databases to search for answers to your questions and to overcome roadblocks to completing your family tree. Bring your family trees and questions. You may research on your own device or use one of our computers. Bring a USB to save information. Did we miss a great free event this weekend? Connect with us and let us know what's happening. *Feature Photo: h/t Kisa Koenig Photography / Teton Valley Great Snow Fest / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news #whatshappening