See photos from Winterfest 2016 here.
Friday, February 3
Winterfest Used Book Sale
10:00 am-4:00 pm. Lake City Public Library.
LIVE Music Friday Night
9:00 pm. Port 104.
Music from “The Chubs”.
Saturday, February 4
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
7:00 am–11:00 am. St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
All you can eat pancakes and sausage. $6 adults, children free. Proceeds go to the Lake City Food shelf. Sponsor: Knights of Columbus. Contact: Don Grundman.
Snow Sculpture Building Contest
8:30 am-11:30 am. Patton Park.
Theme “Under the Sea”…Snow Sculpture building contest. We will run it at Patton Park starting at 8:30am (If snow conditions permit). A representative will be onsite starting at 10:00am, judging at 10:45am, then announce the winners at 11:30pm. Sponsor: 1st Lutheran Church. Contact: Heidi Berge 345-6291.
Winterfest Used Book Sale
9:00 am-4:00 pm. Lake City Public Library.
Starting at 1 pm – $2.00 Bag Sale – all the books that will fit into a brown paper shopping bag! Some light refreshments available. Sponsor: Friends of the Library. Contact: Larry Foster 651-308-7545.
Wacky Library Photo Booth
10:00 am-1:00 pm. Lake City Public Library.
Stop in the library from 10am-1pm for a bit of silliness in our photo booth.
We have the props, you provide the smiles. Bring your family, bring your friends or come alone! Photos will be emailed to you and we will put post them on the library website and Facebook page. See you at the library!
Author’s Book Signing
10:00 am-2:00 pm. Treats and Treasures.
Larry Nielson’s new book; “Pursuing Awe” Readers will join Mississippi Riverboat Captain and Naturalist Larry Nielson as he embarks on a daily journey to seek out awesome and uplifting scenes on and around the mighty Mississippi River!
FIRED UP FAT BIKE TOUR
10:00 am-1:00pm. The Jewel Golf Course.
$30 registration, 6, 12, and 24 mile tours. Registrant drawing for Scott Big Jon fat bike, value $1,500.. Register online at LakeCity.org. Sponsor: LC Chamber of Commerce Contact: 651-345-4123.
11:00 am-1:00 pm. Patton Park.
Teams of 3+, Registration begins at 10:30. Awards will be given out for Best Time, Best Costumes, and Most Unique Costumes. Teams of 3 or 4 race on one set skis. Skis will be available for use. So, get your teams together and come and enjoy the fun! Sponsor: Lake City Music Boosters Contact: Paul Holland & Eric Stashek 507-251-5865.
11:00 am-2:00 pm. VFW Clubroom.
“Special Navy Chili”…Who makes better chili! Warm up with some of the finest chili around! Sponsor: VFW. Contact: Howard Horen 651-380-5418.
Texas Hold-Em Tournament
12:00 pm-5:00 pm. Port 104.
$20 buy in, 100% payback. Registration starts at 11:00. Sponsor: Poker Club. Contact: Chad at Port 104 651-345-2324 .
X-Country Skiing/Snow Shoeing
11:00 am-1:30 pm. Hok-Sa-La Park.
X-Country skies and snow shoes available at no charge. Cookies and Hot Chocolate available at the warming house. Sponsor: Environmental Learning Program / Gardenaire Club. Contact: Char Gnotke
“Art by the Lake”
11:00 am-1:30 pm & 2:00 pm-4:30 pm. Port104.
Painting class. There will be two separate paintings, one per class. Tickets are $25 pre-sale or $30 at the door. Limited space available, so get your tickets early. Tickets are available at Featherstone Realty or Technology Solutions. Sponsor: Lake City Rotary Club. Contact: Sonda 651-345-7577 or Michelle 651-564-0860 or any Rotary Member.
Lunch & Bingo
Lunch-Noon, Bingo 1:00-3:00 pm.
We will provide a lunch starting at 12:00 and Bingo from 1-3pm. Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary. Contact: Vicki Fick 651-448-0355.
10:00 am-1:00 pm. Patton Park.
Come and hone your golfing skills. Closest to the cup wins! Sponsored by: Lake City Kiwanis Club. Contact: Greg Schreck 773-457-1926.
6:15 pm. Shot off over Lake Pepin by swimming beach in Ouhta Park.
3rd Annual Winterfest
6:30 pm Social , 7:00 Dinner. Nosh Restaurant.
Local celebrity chef, Greg Jaworski creates an amazing dining experience with a guided meal and beverage pairing. The event will be Saturday night of Winterfest. Social hour begins at 6:30. Dinner begins promptly at 7:00. Tickets are $55 each, and include a five course meal with five paired beer or wine selections. Look for ticket purchase information on the Winterfest Facebook page! Sponsored by: Engineering Laboratory & Design. Contact: Gina Lynch 651-216-7358 or Robyn Udenberg 651-808-4818.
A Special Thanks to Winterfest Sponsors
LC Rotary Club, Engineering Laboratory & Design, Federal Mogul,
Lake City Marina, Hearth & Home Technologies, HBC , Kiwanis, LC Federal Bank, VFW
1st Lutheran Church
VFW / VFW Auxiliary
Environmental Learning Program/Gardenaire Club
Lake City Tourism Bureau
Lake City Rotary Club
Lake City Music Boosters
American Legion Auxiliary
Lake City Kiwanis Club
Lake City Chamber of Commerce
Engineering Laboratory & Design
Lake City Library
Friends of the Library