BIG SKY – On Friday, Dec. 14, the Big Sky Meadow will come alive with holiday events, entertainment and open houses in the Meadow Village Center, Big Sky Town Center and Westfork Meadows.

Visit businesses in Big Sky for food and refreshments, open house specials, raffles and artist vendors. There will be carolers, sleigh rides with Lone Mountain Ranch and Jake’s Horses, a bonfire and s’mores. For the kids, there is a chance to visit with Santa, decorate cookies and watch a magic show. Fireworks will cap off the event at the Town Center.

Area lodging partners offer stay and play packages. For more information visit bigskytowncenter.com.

Sixth annual Pancakes with Santa

Big Sky Town Center and the Big Sky Fire Department are teaming up this year, Saturday, Dec. 15 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for Pancakes with Santa and the elves.

Kids and families are invited the Big Sky Fire Department for a hearty breakfast. The little ones will have time to tell Santa what they want for Christmas and get their photos taken.

Town Center Owners Association, Big Sky Fire Department and other local businesses sponsor the event.