BG Winterfest celebrates 10th year

From WINTERFEST BG CHILLABRATION 
Bowling Green invites you to the Coolest Weekend of the Year during the 10th Annual Winterfest BG Chillabration full of winter themed activities for everyone. We will kick things off downtown with the merchants Chocolate Crawl Fundraiser for the United Way on February 9th. The Frozen Swamp Tent will be a Winter Market by day and host live music, beer, wine and refreshments by night on February 10th on the corner of S. Main St. and Clough. Also on the 10th downtown the Ice Garden will highlight ice sculptures and carving demonstrations with Mascots of all kinds on hand to greet the kids.

This three-day fun-filled community event also features Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, 1BookBG Trivia, Chili & Soup Cook-Off, Frostbite Fun Run, Cookie Creations, Youth Dodge Ball, the new Black Swamp Curling Center Learn to Curl, Window Youth Art Exhibition, Four Corners Gallery BGHS Art Exhibit and WC Library events to include Solar over Smores and I Heart Ohio Scavenger Hunt. The Slater Family Ice Arena will be hosting Bobcat hockey and public skating.

FRIDAY
• 10 a.m. -7 p.m. BGHS Art Show, Four Corners Gallery
• 3:45 – 6 p.m. Youth Dodgeball, Grades 3-8th, BG Community Center
• 5-9 p.m. Chocolate Crawl Fundraiser, participating merchants downtown funds going to United Way (tickets available at Downtown BG, Merchants and United Way)
• 6 p.m. BGHS Bobcat Hockey vs. St. Johns, Slater Family Ice Arena (ticket required)
• 7-8:50 p.m. Public Skate, Slater Family Ice Arena (skate rental available)

SATURDAY
• 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. I Heart Ohio Scavenger Hunt, WC Public Library Second Floor
• 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Winter Market in the Frozen Swamp Tent offering vendors of all kinds, BIGGBY coffee & hot cocoa, Huntington Bank Parking Lot
• 11 a..m 1 mile Frostbite Fun Run, City Park (pre-registration & fee)
10 a.m. -4 p.m. Ice Carving Demonstrations by Ice Creations, Huntington Bank Parking Lot
• 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Mascots in Ice, meet & greet the mascots while they model for sculptures, Huntington Bank Parking Lot
• 10 a.m. -4 p.m. 1BookBG Trivia Fun, Huntington Bank Parking Lot
• 12-2 pm Chili & Soup Cook Off, Vet Building at City Park ($5 tasting)
• 1:30-2:30 p.m. Cookie Creations for Kids, Girl Scout Building at City Park
• 2-6 p.m. BGHS Art Show, Four Corners Gallery
• 3:30-5:20 p.m. Public Skate, Slater Family Ice Arena (skate rental available)
• 3-5 p.m. Carriage Rides, Four Corners Center (free)
• 4-11 p.m. Frozen Swamp Tent offering beer, wine, snacks and live entertainment (beverage tickets at door)
• 7-8:50 p.m. Public Skate, Slater Family Ice Arena (skate rental available)

SUNDAY
• 1:30 p.m. BGHS Hockey Game vs. Cathedral Chartard, Slater Family Ice Arena (ticket required)
• 2 p.m.  Solar Oven Smores, WC Public Library Event (free)
• 3-5 p.m. Learn to Curl Class, BG Curling Center (pre-registration & fee)
• 3:30-5:20 p.m. Public Skate, Slater Family Ice Arena (skate rental available)

EVENT INFO:
• BG Curling Center Event: http://www.bgcurlingclub.com
• BG Parks & Recreation Events: http://www.bgohio.org-parks
• Chillabration Schedule: http://www.GoBGOhio.com or download the free app!
• Slater Family Ice Arena Events: http://www.bgsu.edu/events/ice-arena

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