Meridian Winter Blast

When: Fri., Feb. 6, Sat., Feb. 7 and Sun., Feb. 8 2015

Featuring winter activities, including some non-traditional ones such as a 300-foot zip line and a 200-foot snow slide attraction, this 11-year-old outdoor festival helps turn the cold and dreary into the fun and eventful. Also included are an ice sculpture garden, ice skating, snow shoeing and live music. The event runs through to Sunday. Admission is $2 donation to Matrix Human Services, one children’s book, or three canned food items.