Sunday, February 7, 2010

Outdoor Fun at Pentwater Winterfest in Feb

kids with sleds
sledders from a previous Winterfest (photo from Channel Inn)
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based on the Winterfest brochure

Pentwater Winterfest takes place on two February Saturdays, the 13th and 20th. There are activities for the outdoor lovers, and those who prefer to stay warm and relax.

Outdoor events include the following:

Saturday, Feb 13:
From dawn till 3 pm, fish Pentwater Lake for Northern Pike and Northern Perch. First, second and third place prizes for these fish will be handed out at Cenzo's at 3:00 pm. For more information call Joe at 231-869-8681

From 11 am till 4 pm anyone can try cross-country skiing at Pentwater Pathway. This is co-hosted by the Oceana Cross Country Ski Association and Jim Lamie, the founder of Skis for Kids. Skis are provided for all ages- free of charge. If weather is too bad for skiing, alternative date is Feb 20. If you have wanted to try skiing, but couldn't afford to even rent this is the event for you! Pentwater Pathway includes loops for all skill levels. See OCCSA or call Gayle Sorensen 231-873-5247.

At 3:30 pm the first annual Hart vs Pentwater Broomball match will be held. Meet in the parking lot of the Chamber of Commerce. To participate you must be 18 or older, and bring a helmet and a broom.

Saturday, Feb 20:
From 2-4 pm, on the Village Green, there will be sledding races, and a snowman building contest. Hot chocolate and snacks are provided

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