1 Beginner ice fishing

Fish Lake Regional Park, Feb. 8, 9-11 a.m. and Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-noon

Learn about ice-fishing equipment and safety at these beginner-friendly workshops. Equipment provided. Children must be accompanied by adult. $8. Reservation required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.

2 Skijoring basics

Eagle Lake Regional Park, Feb. 9, noon-1:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of dog-assisted cross-country skiing, including how to train your dog, the lowdown on equipment and trail etiquette. Bring your own skis and dog. All other equipment provided. $35. Reservations required; 763-559-6700. More information: www.threeriversparks.org.

3 47th annual RV, vacation and camping show

Minneapolis Convention Center, through Feb. 9

See hundreds of RVs ranging from tiny trailers and pop-up campers to big fifth-wheel trailers and huge motor homes, as well as campground destinations, equipment and seminars. $10. For more: www.star tribune.com/a2556.

4 Lake home & cabin show

Minneapolis Convention Center, through Feb. 9

Cabin lovers, here's your chance to peruse the latest in lake home furnishings, landscaping, marine equipment and more. Some exhibitors appeal more to aspiring cabin owners, with opportunities to shop for real estate, architects, builders and financing. $12. For more: www.lakehomeandcabinshow.com.

5 Snowshoe night hike

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Feb. 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Head for the Refuge's Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center (near Carver) for a moonlit hike. A park ranger will point out animal tracks while explaining how wildlife adapts to winter. Registration required; www.surveymonkey.com/s/XVZTBJC. More information: www.fws.gov/refuge/Minnesota_Valley.