Join us for the 2nd Annual Belfast Winter Whoopla | February 1 - 3, 2019 Learn More

Belfast Winter Whoopla

2nd Annual

Belfast Winter Whoopla

February 1 – 3, 2019


 

 
 Friday

February 1, 2019

 

Weekend Sponsor:  Front Street Shipyard!   

4:00 – 6:00 PM  

WINTERKIDS WINTER GAMES: Free Fun outdoor activities for families at the Public Ice Rink. Sponsored by RSU20.

6:00 – 9:00 PM TEEN NIGHT: A chem-free event with Nerf battles, dance contests, music & refreshments put on by Kids Unplugged, at the United Farmers Market

Event is Ages 13 +

Sponsored by:  Bangor Savings Bank 

6:00 – 11:00 PM ICE BALL: Dinner & Dance at Wentworth Event Center.  Event is 21+

Sponsored by:   Damariscotta Bank & Trust  

Tickets at  Eventbrite Tickets 

~ Child care for under 13 yrs is available FREE 6 – 9 pm at the United Farmers Market under certified supervision.  Contact the Chamber at 338-5900 to register.

 

Child Care & Activities     Child Care and activities will be available FREE for 2 to 12 year old children at United Farmers Market from 6 to 9 pm, Friday.   Registration & permission form required on site.

 

 

Saturday

February 2, 2019

 
 Outdoor activities:   

 

 

 

ALL DAY                   

 

Cabin Fever Sale downtown, coordinated by Our Town Belfast

FMI:   https://ourtownbelfast.org/cabin-fever-2019/  

 

X-COUNTRY SKIING on the Rail Trail (on your own!)

ICE SKATING at the Belfast Ice Rink

 

 12:30 – 1:30 PM  WINTER TREE ID WALK at Belfast City Park, hosted by Coastal Mountain Land Trust.  UMaine Professor of Plant Systematics, Chris Campbell will guide us through the identification of common and uncommon trees found around Belfast. Snow Shoes provided by Journey to Health.
2:00 – 3:00 PM BEACH MANCALA co-hosted by Coastal Mountain Land Trust and Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. Play the ancient game with stones on the beach during low tide at the Belfast Boathouse Beach.

Dress appropriately & bring an extra pair of gloves.

 

BELFAST BAY BIRDING co-hosted by Coastal Mountain Land Trust and Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition. Scopes will be set up next to the Boathouse for kids and adults alike.

1:00 – 3:00 PM ADD SPARKLE TO YOUR SLED hosted by Waterfall Arts on the Common, (Chicken Hill) to add some sparkle to your sled or sculpt and paint in the snow between trips down the hill!

No Snow? Snowflakathon in the United Farmers Market building: learn the secret to the six-sided snowflake and help us make a giant snow curtain!

2:00 – 4:00 PM SNOWSHOEING on the Belfast Commons.  Snowshoes provided by Journey to Health.
4:30 – 6:00 PM CHRISTMAS TREE BONFIRE at Belfast Harbor (Main St)
 

Indoor Activities:

Cabin Fever Sale downtown, coordinated by Our Town Belfast

FMI Cabin Fever Sale

10:00 AM – 4:00 pm (times may vary) Warming stations for hot chocolate, tea, soup. etc. at Bella Books, Belfast Boathouse & United Farmers Market
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM KIDS ARTS & CRAFTS with Cornerspring Montessori School and Little River Church at United Farmers Market.
12:00 NOON FREE MOVIE “Ralph Breaks the Internet” at the Colonial Theater. Sponsored by Belfast Co-op.
2:00 – 5:00 PM CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT & CHILI COOK-OFF. Sponsored by BAY PRO www.facebook.com/baypromaine/

$10 general admission fee for Chili tasters.

Entry Fee for contestants; for sign-up information, visit our FB page:  Chili Cook-Off & Corn Hole Tournament

Voting & Awards, 4:00 – 5:00 pm

2:00 – 5:00 PM  

Child Care & Activities – FREE at United Farmers Market for 2 to 12 year olds.  Registration & permission form required on site.

Sunday

February 3, 2019

 
 

Outdoor Activities:

 

ALL DAY

 ICE SKATING at the Belfast Ice Rink
 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

MORNING TEA HIKE with Coastal Mountains Land Trust. Join for a walk along the Rail Trail, sampling prepared teas from native trees starting at the Armistice Footbridge. Consider bringing a mug! We’ll try various local teas. Snowshoes will be provided, courtesy of Journey to Health.
Indoor Activities:  
 

9:00 – 11:00 AM

PANCAKE BREAKFAST hosted by the Waldo County  YMCA at the United Farmers Market sponsored by Down East Credit Union. $5.00 Adult/$4.00 Child
12:00 NOON FREE MOVIE “Ralph Breaks the Internet” at the Colonial Theater. Sponsored by Belfast Co-op.
12:00 – 2:00 PM TEEN GAMES with The Game Loft. Live Action Combat, Games, Jigsaw Puzzle Contest at the Boathouse.
1:00 – 2:00 PM BANAGRAM CONTEST with Game Loft at The Boathouse.
4:00 PM The movie “FREE SOLO” at the Colonial Theater, hosted by Coastal Mountain Land Trust. Join CMLT as they raise funds and awareness for the Pendleton Stewardship Internship. $10.00 required donation.

 

Additional activities & events will be added as the Whoopla draws near!

Use our Interactive Mobile Map and Schedule at www.BelfastMaine.org

 

Weekend sponsored by Front Street Shipyard!  Thank you!