Wednesday April 16th 2014


By: Shannon Bryan
September 22, 2013 all-day
Saddleback Maine
Saddleback Mountain Road
Rangeley, ME 04970

Saddleback is partnering with many local non-profits at the 9th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 10 AM – 3 PM, at the Saddleback base lodge. The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, Rangeley Health and Wellness, Healthy Community Coalition, Rangeley Ski Scholarship Fund, Rangeley Lakes Animal Shelter, Little Mountain School and more will be presenting activities, fundraising, and increasing awareness of their organizations.
Saddleback’s Fall Festival is an Arts and Crafts Fair with local artisans displaying their unique wares both inside the lodge and on the grounds. There’s live music and a delicious BBQ on the deck, toys and pumpkins for the little ones, a pie-eating contest, fly-tying demonstrations, and Saddleback Memorabilia on display. The ticket office will be open selling Season Passes at discounted prices and there will be presentations from top Saddleback staff about the upcoming ski season.
To kick off the Festival at 9:30 AM, Rangeley Health & Wellness is hosting a Trail Run: a 4 mile, 4000’ vertical change test of endurance with six age categories for Men and Women. Pre-register online. The Eco-Venture Staff of Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust will be organizing games and activities for young people throughout the day; the Healthy Community Coalition will be offering free blood pressure screenings and cancer prevention information; the Ski Scholarship Fund will be holding its first annual SKI SWAP- sell your old gear or outfit your family at bargain prices-all the while supporting this great organization; the Little Mountain School will be holding it’s Handbag Sale; the Rangeley Animal Shelter will have pets on hand and will be selling T-shirts. Also present with information will be the RLR Logging Museum, the Rangeley Lakes Trail Center, the Ski Museum of Maine and the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad.
For more information about the Fall Festival, visit