Winterfest 2011 This Weekend!!

February 19, 2011 at 11:11 am Leave a comment

Friday, February 18th
 5 pm – 8 pm Lily’s Hip of Beef Buffet
  Reservations recommended. | Lily’s Café | 693-3586
 6 pm – 7:30 pm Sugar Shack Shindig – Family edition 
  Kid-friendly games begin the evening.  Then it’s into the Sugar Shack for a modern twist on a maritime tradition:  Kid friendly eats served in a canoe! The evening finishes of with a moonlit horse-drawn sleigh ride and maple taffy-making on the snow  – to go! Pavilion Boathouse | Tickets: $25 adult | $15 child (under 3 are free) | Only 40 tickets available!  | Daytripping | 657-8747
 8 pm Sugar Shack Shindig
  Get your heart pumping and warm up your appetite with a moonlit snowshoe in the Park.  Then back to the boathouse, which has been transformed into a Sugar Shack, for a hearty nibbler buffet, served in a canoe, with plenty of hot toddies and beverages to warm the soul.  Pavilion Boathouse | Tickets: $25 | Only 40 tickets available | Daytripping| 657-8747 | Must be 19 years of age
 9 pm Live Entertainment
  Lily’s Café heats things up with toe-tappin’ live local entertainment.
 Saturday, February 19th
 8 am – 10 am Mayors’ Winter Warm-up Breakfast
  A hearty breakfast to warm us up for a day of winter activity – served by our regional mayors: Ivan Court, Grace Losier, Bill Bishop and Murray Driscoll.
Lily Lake Pavilion | $8 at the door
 11 am Bo on the Go Family Fitness Dance
  Calling all Bo buddies!  Join Kids CBC’s energetic star, Bo on the Go, for a dance party in the Pavilion.  Local Zumba instructor, Rachelle Perkins, will lead Bo and her buddies in a Zumba for kids dance.  Stick around to meet Bo and take pictures. Lily Lake Pavilion FREE
 12 pm FREE Hotdog BBQ & Hot Chocolate on the Pavilion Patio 

 1 pm – 4 pm Live DJ
  Get active to the tunes of Dave Duffy all afternoon.  Ski and snowshoe rentals available at Daytripping.
 1 pm – 4 pm Stonehammer Trilobite Exhibit
  Stonehammer Geopark will have an interactive trilobite display, along with other replicated fossils for inspection.  Come and learn more about the billion years of history in our Stonehammer Geopark and how you can interact with our Earth!  Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
 1:30 pm Pets in the Park Winter Fashion Show
  Is your dalmatian  decked out for the cold?  Does your tabby tote a tutu? Register your pet at the SPCA booth and when DJ Dave calls him to the stage, have him flaunt his finest fashion for a chance to win a $100 pet store gift certificate.   Pavilion Lower Deck | $5 pet registration fee | All proceeds benefit the SPCA Animal Rescue |
 2:00 pm Ice Age 2 ~ Children’s Movie
  Join Manny, Sid and Diego for an historic adventure!  Don’t forget to check out our own Ice Age phenomenon at the Stonehammer interactive exhibit. Free popcorn & hot chocolate | Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
 4:30 pm – 6 pm  Free Public Swim
   Canada Games Aquatic Centre. 
 7 pm Safari Casino & Auction
  Original oil paintings plus other great items, food, and casino money. Live and Silent Auctions, Free Draws plus a 1 in 175 chance to win a Trinity Diamond Ring valued at over $ 2,000.00 from W. Smith Jewellers Co. drawn at end of the night (must be present to win).  Proceeds benefit the Cherry Brook Zoo. | Tickets $50 | 634-1440. (Must be 19 and over.)
 Sunday, February 20th
 8 am Hypothermic Half Marathon
  Registration includes a Running Room tote bag and hat and brunch ticket.  Proceeds from this race benefit the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick.  Register now! 
 1 pm – 4 pm Stonehammer Trilobite Exhibit
  Stonehammer Geopark will have an interactive trilobite display, along with other replicated fossils for inspection.  Come and learn more about the billion years of history in our Stonehammer Geopark and how you can interact with our Earth!  Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
 1 pm – 4 pm Live DJ
  Skate to the tunes of Dave Duffy all afternoon.  Ski and snowshoe rentals also available at Daytripping.
 1 pm -3 pm Stonehammer Hike
  Rockwood Park is one of the many sites in the newly designated Stonehammer geopark.  Experience a billion years of Earth’s history while enjoying an interpreted winter hike through the park.  Leaves from Daytripping
 1 pm – 3 pm FREE Snowshoe and cross country ski rentals at Daytripping

 3 pm 2nd Annual Bartender Olympics
  Market Square. | 658-3600.
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