Thursday, February 14, 2019

Raquette Lake Winter Carnival This Weekend

Cross Cut Chainsaw competitionThe Raquette Lake Winter Carnival is set to kick off on Saturday, February 16th. The two day event will include events for both children and adults, as well as a firework display and all-you-can-eat pancake breakast.

Youth activities will start at 11 am, games will include a sack race, sledding, tire obstacle, balloon chase, and tug-of-war. At noon there will be a Ladies Frying Pan Toss with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25. The Team Ice Golf Competition will be held throughout the day for teams with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25.

Registration for events will take place at the Raquette Lake Library. Round out the day by warming up at the bonfire and the annual tug-o-war.

At 2 pm Magicians Chris and Pete of Chris and Pete Amusements will perform in the Raquette Lake Library. The show is free.

Fireworks are slated for 7 pm. Showcase will be weather dependent.

On Sunday, February 17th, 9 to 11:30 am the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary sponsor a $10 all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall.

At Noon on Sunday the Cross-Cut / Chainsaw competition will be held on the Raquette Lake Village Green. This long standing tradition is a not to be missed event featuring timed men’s, women’s and mixed divisions.

The Raquette Lake Library will be open for hot chocolate, cookies and warmth all day on Saturday. Raquette Lake Events Coordinator Kat Forsell will be coordinating the events of the weekend.

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Photo of Cross-Cut Chainsaw competition provided.

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