Hannibal celebrates winter this weekend with its annual Winterfest celebration.
There’ll be food, music and crafts, of course, but the big attraction is the list of things you can do or watch outdoors.
Snow softball, the human dogsled races, tug of war, snow sculptures and many other activities will help to make winter fun, at least for a couple of days.
The full schedule of events for Saturday and Sunday is below:
Saturday at Kenney Middle School, 10 amÃ¢â‚¬â€œ 4:00 pm:
Kids Craft Corner
Community Informational Booths
Food by Methodist Church
Hannibal Music Boosters
KamiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Dance Studio
Siobhan Smith Rodrigues & the Irish Dances
Softball in the Snow at Cayuga Street ball field
Sunday at Hannibal Municipal Building, Noon Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 4:00 pm:
Human Dog Sled Races
Tug of War
Three on Skis
Blindfold Obstacle Race on snowshoes
A Snow Mountain to Climb
Refreshments by The Oswego Valley ATV Club
The 2010 Hannibal Winterfest will be held on Saturday, February 6 from 10am-4pm and Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 11am to 4pm. Saturday’s festivities will include Snow Sculptures at the Municipal Building as well as a Craft Show and Softball in the Snow, which will take place at Kenney Middle School.
Sunday’s schedule includes Human Dog Sled Races, Tug of War, Multiple Person Ski Race, and a Blindfolded Snowshoe Race.
Information tables and food vendors will be on premises for both days.
Crafters can call 564-6643 to register. Participants and Volunteers can call 564-5658 for more information.
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