Sunriver Resort offers a way to mix a ski vacation with holiday traditions. The resort puts together ski and stay packages, plus schedules a host of holiday events that run the gamut from music to ornament workshops.

The resort's offers a stay and ski package with rates starting at $119 per person. The package, based on midweek double occupancy, includes two nights of lodging with the third night thrown in free. Lift tickets are for three consecutive days of skiing or riding at [R265R, Mt. Bachelor].

Holiday lodging rates at Sunriver go into effect Dec. 18 - Jan. 3, with ski and stay packages available. Those staying over Dec. 24 can plan to catch Santa on the slopes of Mt. Bachelor.

Sunriver Resort schedules 150 holiday events between Thanksgiving and New Year's-including special dining events such as breakfasts with Santa, Christmas Brunch, Christmas dinners at three of the resort's restaurants, and a New Year's Eve parties, dinners, family events, and a teen dance. Special musical holiday concerts are scheduled for Dec. 13 and 20.

Other events include snowshoe tours, bonfires in the snow, ornament workshops, gingerbread cookie decorating, elf tuck-ins, and sleigh rides. The resort also hosts the Northwest's largest collection of gingerbread houses in Sunriver Lodge. Holiday family photographs are also available, and Santa's Workshop offers a place to make homemade crafts.

Those who enjoy ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas can revel a live presentation of the traditional poem Dec. 24. The free family evening at the Homestead also includes holiday trivia and caroling.

More information. Or call 800-801-8765.