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Belfast Winter Whoopla

Inaugural

Belfast Winter Whoopla

February 23 – 25, 2018


Boathouse/Steamboat Landing

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 10 am to 2 pm – Boathouse – FREE phone charging station provided by U.S. Cellular
  • 10 am to 2 pm –Winter Arts & Crafts, Belfast Boathouse – sponsored & staffed by Cornerspring Montessori School

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 10 am to 11:30 am – Steamboat Landing / Boathouse – Outdoor Kitchen demonstration by North Star Adventures
  • 11 am to 2 pm –Boathouse – The Game Loft games and activities
  • 11:30 am to 2 pm – Steamboat Landing outside of Boathouse – The Game Loft exhibition of battle techniques & Game of Thrones enactment
  • Noon to 2 pm – Steamboat Landing outside Boathouse –Ice Carving demonstration by Tim Pierce, Chef at Samoset Resort

Commons / Chicken Hill

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 10 am to 2 pm – sledding, sliding & cardboard tobogganing on Belfast Commons (“Chicken Hill”)

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 10 am to 3 pm – sledding, sliding & cardboard tobogganing on Belfast Commons (“Chicken Hill”)

Colonial Theater

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 4 pm – “Line of Descent”, a Warren Miller winter sports film at Colonial Theater – FREE, sponsored by Side Country Sports, Colburn Shoe Co. & The Colonial Theater

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 4 pm – “Line of Descent”, a Warren Miller winter sports film at Colonial Theater – FREE, sponsored by Side Country Sports, Colburn Shoe Co. & The Colonial Theater

Crosby Center

  • performances in part sponsored by Airwaves, Inc., Belfast

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 11 am to 4 pm – CANCELLED >>> Crosby Center – Indoor Shopping Bazaar, with retailers and service providers to peruse as you warm up!
  • 12:30 to 2:30 pm – Crosby Center – To Be Announced (performances sponsored in part by Airwaves, Inc., Belfast)
  • 3 to 5 pm – Crosby Center – Golden Oaks performs on the Main Stage  ($5.oo charge at the door; performances sponsored in part by Airwaves, Inc., Belfast)

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 11 am to 4 pm – CANCELLED >>> Crosby Center – Indoor Shopping Bazaar, with retailers and service providers to peruse as you warm up!
  • 12 noon to 12:55 pm – Crosby Center – Modern Dance Performance
  • 2 pm to 2:30 pm– Midcoast Ukes performance   (FREE; performance sponsored by City of Belfast Parks & Rec Department)
  • 3 pm – The Oshima Brothers LIVE concert on the main stage! ($5.oo charge at the door; performances sponsored in part by Airwaves, Inc., Belfast)

Co-op

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 1 pm to 4 pm – Snow Graffiti at Belfast Co-op – free to try your hand at designing on snow! Natural colorings, of course    (NOTE:  This is a “maybe” and totally dependent on the weather!!)

Curling Club

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 10 am to noon – Belfast Curling Club – Hands on curling demonstrations

Footbridge

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 8 am to 10 am – Harbor Bird Watch on the footbridge with Ron Harrell –hosted by Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition

Little River Trail / Water District

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 11 am to noon – Hike Little River Trail from Water District office, Rt. 1. – led by Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition

Rail Trail

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 8 am to 10 am, Belfast Footbridge – Harbor Bird Watch on the footbridge with Ron Harrell –hosted by Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition
  • 10 am to 11:30 am – Rail Trail – Cross Country Skiing, led by Coastal Mountains Land Trust

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 10 am to 3 pm – Rail Trail – “Fat Bike” demonstrations and FREE “loaners” by Sidecountry Sports

The Muck (Kirby Pond)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 11 am to noon – “The Muck” (Kirby Pond) – Hike in-town nature trail from The Muck –led by Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition

Waldo County YMCA

Sunday, February 25, 2018

  • 8 am to 10 am – Waldo County YMCA – Pancake Breakfast (fee charged)
  • 9 am to noon – Waldo County YMCA – Snow Shoeing on Little River Trail, hosted by Coastal Health Alliance – FREE snow shoe use as supplies allow  (or hike the Trail if no snow!)

Waterfall Arts

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 10 am to noon – Waterfall Arts / City Ice Rink – Ice Skating by age group
    • 10 am to 11 am – Under age 12; 11 am to noon – 12 and older
  • 10 am to noon – Waterfall Arts – Girls Scouts skills demonstration, including Hula Hoops!
  • 1 pm to 3 pm – Waterfall Arts / City Ice Rink – snow shoeing, Team Ice Bowling hosted by the Waldo County YMCA, and other outdoor activities
  • 3 pm to 7 pm – Teen “Snow Bash” at Waterfall Arts with outdoor sports, games, music & dancing, Sumo Snow Battles, outdoor videos – hosted by Kids Unplugged

Wentworth Event Center

Friday, February 23, 2018

  • “Ice Ball” dinner & dance at Wentworth Event Center, East Belfast – 6 to 10 pm
    • sponsored by Damariscotta Bank & Trust
  • Child care/activity drop-off centers (includes light meal) at
    • Belfast Free Library (8+) –Free – 6 pm to 8:30 pm – movies, games
    • Kids Unplugged – Fee Required – all ages; 5:30 pm to 10 pm – dancing, sports, games, movie
    • Prior registration required for both (call either facility!)

Saturday, February 24, 2018

  • 1 pm to 3 pm – Wentworth Event Center – sledding on their big hill! (during indoor Chili Cook-Off, see below)
  • 1 pm to 4 pm – Chili Cook-off at Wentworth Event Center, hosted by Front Street Pub
    • 1 pm to 3 pm Cook Off and tastings
      • Entry fee for contestants
      • $10 general admission fee for Chili tasters
    • 3 pm to 4 pm – voting and awards