Happening Today: Moose Chase Marathon, Ranger-Led Snowshoe Hike, Teton Pass Winterfest and more

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Here are some things happening around the town and county today: *Alpine Winter Jubilee:* This annual event in Alpine includes ice skating, a light parade and fireworks on Friday, a free pancake breakfast, scavenger hunt and casino night on Saturday. Get the full schedule here or check for updates on theTown of Alpine Facebook page. *24th Annual Moose Chase Marathon:* Today starting at 10 a.m. at the Trail Creek Nordic Center, the Moose Chase Marathon gives outdoor enthusiasts throughout the Intermountain West the opportunity to race in our beautiful valley while raising funds to support young athletes. The event annually draws over 300 athletes of all ages and abilities and is held at the Trail Creek Nordic Center in Wilson, WY base of Teton Pass. The event consists of a full 30km Marathon, a 15km half Marathon, 5km Mini Moose Chase, a 3km Mini-Mini Moose Chase as well as Bob's Mini-est Moose Chase which is a 1/2K . This fun event includes cash and gear prizes, a raffle and lunch provided for everyone! Park at Stilson lot and grab a shuttle to the race. *Ranger-Led Snowshoe Hike:* Today 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. *Teton Valley Winter Farmer's Market: *MD Nursery is once again running their Winter Farmer's Market. The market is held every Saturday until March 12 in Driggs, Idaho. *Teton Pass Winterfest:* The weekend-long festivities include live music, ski and board demos, raffles and more. Get the full schedule in Buckrail's article "Love shredding the pass? Celebrate at Teton Pass Winterfest this weekend." *Pinedale Winter Carnival:* The Pinedale Winter Carnival includes snow sculptures, Skijoring, ski racing, and more. Details and the full schedule are in Buckrail's article "Pinedale Winter Carnival - February 18th - 21st." *Chanman Solo at the K Bar: *On Saturday from 4 - 6 p.m., Chanman will play apres' ski at the K Bar in Teton Mountain Lodge. Songs from Chanman's new CD "Chanman solo," ski bum originals and standards. The live music is free and open to all. *3rd Annual Beer and Chocolate Pairing: *3rd Annual Beer and Chocolate Pairing with the Meeteetse Chocolatier from 4-7 p.m. at Snake River Brewery. There will be 5 stations, each $5 for a beer and chocolate pairing. Those who attend can try just one or all five. Gift boxes will also be available for purchase. *Party for a Purpose:* Tonight at 6 p.m., The Silver Dollar Bar has teamed with our local Teton Habitat to raise money for Global Village to build homes in Colombia. Tons of great raffle prizes, live music with Maw Band from Montana and a percentage of food & drink specials will be donated by the Silver Dollar Bar. *Cure for the Common:* Tonight starting at 10 p.m. at the Town Square Tavern is Montana-grown Electro Thunder Funk for your listening, jamming and dancing pleasure! $5 at the door. *Feature Photo: h/t Pixabay / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news