Friday: Enjoy some brisk exercise and scenic beauty on a Moonlight Snowshoe Hike. Afterward, you can warm up by a roaring fire in the Carpenter Nature Center, munch some freshly popped corn and sip hot apple cider. Snowshoes will be provided, or you can bring your own. Reservations are required, and the event is recommended for ages 10 and up. (7-9 p.m. Fri. $5-$7. 12805 S. St. Croix Trail, Hastings. 651-437-4359 or www.carpenternaturecenter.org.)

BRIAN LEEHAN