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Scandihoovian Winter Festival

Scandihoovian Winter Festival

February 3


Scandihoovian Winter Festival: Cabin fever?  Sick of winter? Shake off the winter blues at the Mount Horeb Area Scandihoovian Winter Festival the first weekend in February.  Stroll, shop, eat, and play at one of Dane County’s most unique and charming villages.  Just a short trip from Madison at Exit 69 on Highway 18-151.  There will be a whole weekend full of indoor/outdoor events tailored for winter enthusiast.  Mostly free events.

Friday, February 2
10 a.m.-8 p.m. — Extended hours at the Driftless Historium
6-9 p.m. — Tomte Party at The Grumpy Troll
7 p.m.-close — Nisse Party at Norsk Golf Bowl

Saturday, February 3
All day — Snow sculpting, outside Evangelical Lutheran Church
All day — Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, Stewart Park
7-11 a.m. — Breakfast, Norsk Golf Bowl
9 a.m.-noon — Scandi-Fatty Bike Race, Norsk Golf Bowl
9-11 a.m. — Vintage Snowmobiles Show, Norsk Golf Bowl
9 a.m. — Snowshoe hike, Brigham County Park
10 a.m. — Norwegian Hardanger fiddlers and fiddle display, Mount Horeb Public Library
10 a.m.-noon — Red hat decorating hosted by Cat & Crow, District No. 1 Schoolhouse
10-11 a.m. — Beginner hockey skating lessons, Garfield Park rink
11 a.m.-noon — Intermediate hockey skating lessons, Garfield Park rink
11 a.m. — Book talk and signing by Ingrid Kallick, illustrator of “Two Tales from Norway,” Driftless Historium
11 a.m.-close — Scandihoovian meatball special, Grumpy Troll
Noon-9 p.m. — Ice skating, Garfield Park rink
Noon-3 p.m. — Tea-themed coloring activity, Telsaan Tea Shop
1-3 p.m. — Scandihoovian Adult Spelling Bee, District No. 1 Schoolhouse
1-3 p.m. — Family broom ball, Stewart Park
3 p.m. — Free family-friendly movie: “Trolls,” Cave of the Mounds
3-4 p.m. — Cupcake walk, Driftless Historium
5-6 p.m. — Frozen turkey bowling, Garfield Park rink
5:30-8:30 p.m. — Candlelight ski and hike, Blue Mound State Park
7:30 p.m. — Old Time Dance, District No. 1 Schoolhouse

Sunday, February 4
All day — Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, Stewart Park
All day — Tubing, Tyrol Basin
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Rotary Pancake Breakfast and Optimist Silent Auction, Mount Horeb Middle School
Noon-3 p.m. — Tea-themed coloring activity, Telsaan Tea Shop

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Special thanks to the Grumpy Troll, Sjolinds Chocolate House, Friends of Stewart Park, Mount Horeb Landmarks Foundation, Norsk Golf Bowl and Mark Rooney for financial, materials and event support.