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2/17/2008 - Parks & Recreation - Winter Festival:

The Alton Bay Winter Festival is scheduled for Sunday February 17, 2008 at the Lake Winnipesaukee Bandstand on the ice/lake from 1:00pm-3:30pm,weather permitting. 1:00pm- D.J. Music, Ice Bowling; 1:30pm- Family Scavenger Hunt, prizes awarded; 2:00pm- Cross Country Skiing- Pre-register by 2/13; 2:45pm- Parade of Beds; 3:00pm- The Great Alton Bay Bed Race- cash prizes donated by Meredith Village Savings Bank awarded to top finishers, pre-register for the Bed Race by 2/11. Other events include: 9:00am-1:00pm- Kid's Fishing Derby; 9:00am-4:00pm- Fly-In- ice conditions permitting; 8:00am-3:00pm- Pancake Breakfast and Hotdog/Hamburger Lunch at ABCC; 9:00am-1:00pm- Adult Fishing Derby; 10:00am-3:00pm- Snowmobile Radar Run-course conditions permitting-660' radar run course, 2 runs for $5; 11:00am- Snowshoe Obstacle Course, all ages, prizes; 11:30am-12:00pm- Puppet Show at the Shoppes on the Bay building; 12:00pm-3:00pm- Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides- Rides are free and leave the festival area throughout the afternoon; 12:30pm- Tug-of War for all ages; 3:30pm- Hat Parade and Crazy Hat Contest, all ages, prizes; 3:30pm- Name the Penguin Contest Winner announced, all ages, prizes. Hot food and drinks will be available for purchase from the ABA tent. Storm date is scheduled for Sunday, February 24. Call 875-0109 or e-mail us at for more information.