Formerly known as Fish Creek Winter Games, the festival is this weekend and the tent is back. There is a large heated tent on the ice with brats, hot dogs, pork sandwiches, beer, wine and of course hot chocolate.
2010 WINTER FESTIVAL EVENT SCHEDULE
LARGE HEATED TENT WILL BE BACK AT CLARK PARK AT WATERFRONT IN FISH CREEK
FRIDAY, FEB. 5TH
CARVING OF ICE SCULPTURES AT FISH CREEK BUSINESSES: ORCHARD COUNTRY WINERY& MARKET, BAYLAKE BANK, WHITE GULL INN, FOUNDERS SQUARE, ON DECK CLOTHING CO.,BLUE HORSE BISTRO, FRED & CO., HOMESTEAD SUITES, APPLECREEK RESORT, TOP OF THE HILL SHOPS, MAIN TENT
6:30PM – 10PM “ROCK & ROLL ART NIGHT” AT HANDS ON ART STUDIO – 21 OR OLDER – BIG MOUTH TRIO.
SATURDAY, FEB. 6TH
7AM – 11AM “GREAT AMERICAN PANCAKE SHOW” GIBRALTAR FIRE STATION
9AM – 10AM “KIDS KITE MAKING” AT YMCA
10AM – 4PM “KITES OVER THE BAY” ON THE ICE IN THE HARBOR
10AM – 5PM “WINTER WINE & CHERRY FEST” ORCHARD COUNTY WINERY
10:30AM “WINTER FESTIVAL PARADE“ – MAIN STREET
11AM – 3PM “SOUP!” HOMEMADE SOUP & BOWLS AT PENINSULA ART SCHOOL
11AM – 5PM ALL DAY FOOD – BRATS, HOT DOGS, PORK SANDWICHS, CHILI, BEER, WINE, SODA, HOT CHOCLATE
11AM – 5PM ALL DAY GAMES – MINNOW RACES, ICE BOWLING, TOILET SEAT TOSS, BIKE TOSS, CRAZY GOLF, SNOW SHOE DANCE, FISH POND, FOOTBALL TOSS, VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT, RAFFLES, MUSIC.
11:30AM “KIDS TREASURE HUNT” TOP OF THE HILL SHOPS
11:30AM – 3:30PM– FREE DOOR COUNTY TROLLEY RIDES WITH STOPS AT ORCHARD COUNTRY WINERY & MARKET, FOUNDERS SQUARE, MAIN TENT, BEACH, TOP OF THE HILL SHOPS, PENINSULA ART SCHOOL.
3PM -5PM “CHILI COOK-OFF” IN MAIN TENT
5:30PM – 8PM “ CANDLELIGHT SKI” IN PENINSULA STATE PARK
7PM – 9PM “DOOR COUNTY IDOL” AT DOOR COMMUNITY AUDITORIUM
9PM “ROCK & ROLL SNOW DANCE” WITH” BIG MOUTH” AT ALEXANDERS
SUNDAY, FEB. 7TH
Businesses open for shopping and dinning
10:10 AM – FISH CREEK’S 1ST ANNUAL FRUIT LOOP – 1/2 MILE COSTUMED WINTER FUN RUN – STARTS AT MAIN TENT – FRUIT LOOP BREAKFAST
2010 SUPER BOWL
Lautenbach’s Orchard Country Winery will also be in on the fun with sleigh rides, wine glass painting and the famous Cherry Pit Spit. I always wanted to participate but the local papers always have an unflattering photo of someone spitting a pit and it isn’t pretty.
February 6, 2010 Winter Wine & Cherry Fest at Lautenbachs Orchard Country Winery Saturday 10-5 Cure the winter blues with live music 1-4pm, free product tastings, door prizes, cherry pit spit competition 1:30pm, cherry brats, hot soup and baked goods, horse-drawn sleigh rides, wine glass painting…and more! Fun for all!
We had an excellent time in New Orleans… I absolutely loved it and the food was fantastic as well. The crowd was crazy because of the Saints game so Bourbon Street was nuts. Of course we spent some time at the Super Dome people watching and listening to the band… okay, so we were drinking beer too. Drinking on the streets in New Orleans is encouraged! Kehe Specialty Foods treated us to a Gala at the Mardi Gras Museum. We traveled to the Gala in our own parade riding on actual Mardi Gras floats and throwing beads. Anyone that knows me knows I LOVE a parade. I had the most delicious barbecue shrimp dinner one night,it was the best meal I ever ate. I tried to recreate it and it turned out pretty good. Heavy on butter, but super good. The dish is nothing like the barbecue shrimp I have made in the past, the sauce was mostly butter, Worcestershire and spices. When I ate it in the restaurant, I really had no idea was was in the delicious sauce was. They served bread on the side to sop up every drop. It wasn’t a hot (as in spicey) dish either, most of the Cajun or Creole food we ate really wasn’t hot which surprised me. Anyway, we had an amazing time and I would love to head back there again sometime.
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