Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Old Forge Winter Carnival set for Feb. 10 & 11

Fireworks display

Old Forge’s annual Winter Carnival is slated for this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10-11. On Saturday, winter enthusiasts are encouraged to head to the McCauley Mountain Ski Area opening at 9 a.m. for Alpine and Nordic skiing. At 5 p.m. guests are welcome to enjoy live music by Doug Green in the chalet.

The coronation of this year’s Royal King and Queen, Dale and Diane Heroux, is scheduled for 7 p.m. on the Playmate Slope, followed by night skiing and a torchlight skiing show by the Town of Webb UFSD Alpine Ski Team. In traditional fashion, the evening will conclude with a fireworks display.

On Sunday, McCauley Mountain will open at 9 a.m. for Nordic and Alpine activities. At 1 p.m., folks are invited to warm up with s’mores beside open fire pits. Musician Doug Green will return for live music at 2 p.m. in the chalet. The Town of Webb UFSD Junior Class will host the annual cardboard sled races beginning at 3 p.m., with categories like fastest sled and most people in one sled. For more information about the carnival, call the Old Forge Visitor’s Information Center at (315) 369-6983.

Photo at top: Fireworks display at a previous Old Forge Winter Carnival. Photo courtesy of the Old Forge Visitor’s Information Center.

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