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Winter Weekend Out

Winter Weekend Out Flyer 2019

Owatonna Winter Weekend Out: January 25-27

Part of Bold & Cold – Owatonna’s Winter Festival

We’ve got a fun-filled, snow fun, weekend planned! Take a look at the weekend’s activities and like our page on Facebook to stay updated on the weekend’s activities.

Friday, January 25: 

  • Sledding at West Hills - Time: 5:00pm, Sledding on the Hill- decorate your sled with lights and glow sticks!
  • Free Admission to West Hills Tennis and Fitness Center - Time: 5:00-7:00pm, Gym, walking track, cardio room, and weight room is open for use. Swimming will also be available from 6:00-7:00pm. The tennis courts will also be open for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players, with games, drills, and prizes hosted by tennis pro Kelly Baker and the Owatonna Tennis Association. (Space is limited)

Saturday, January 26: 

  • Icicle Dive  - Time: 11:00am, Are you brave enough to jump into a frozen lake to raise money for We All Play Owatonna? We are hosting our first-ever Icicle Dive at Lake Kohlmier. Along with the chilly swim we will have frozen lawn games and treats to keep everyone warm.
  • Fat Bike Demo - Time: 11:00am-1:00pm, Have you ever wanted to try fat tire biking on the trails in Kaplan's Woods?  This is your chance!  Straight River Sports will have bikes for you to try out.  Come and learn about fat tire biking and try it out!   
  • Sled Dogs - Time: 2:00-5:00pm, Come and meet real working sled dogs at Morehouse Park! Learn about the equipment, lingo, and history of the dogs while playing games!
  • Rock on Ice - Time: 6:00-8:00pm, Music, lights, fun...we’ll be Rockin on Ice! Bring the whole family down, warm up by the bonfire and enjoy a night skating to the music!
  • Kids Games/Activities/Rec on the Go - Time: 6:00-8:00pm, Bring your own props and decorations for a Build Your Own Snowman Competition. Judging will begin at 7:30pm. Additionally we will have snow paint to create your very own snow art, plus winter lawn games and other fun snow games!
  •  Ice Bocce Ball - Time: 6:00-8:00pm, Get Your Roll On, It’s Bocce Time!  Get your team of two to four together and join us at Morehouse Park, on the Bass Pond, for Bocce on ice! Discover the sport you can enjoy year round! This FREE event is open to all who want to experience this game on ice.

Sunday, January 27: 

  • Family Ice Fishing at Lake Kohlmier - Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm, Join us on Lake Kohlmier for an afternoon of ice fishing. Limited equipment and bait will be provided -- holes will be pre-drilled for fishing. Prizes for kids 15 & under who catch the top 3 longest fish. This is a FREE event for everyone to attend. Look for more information to come.

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