Thursday, December 29, 2016

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow...

Please join us for our annual celebration of snow and ice
at High Point State Park!

Snowmen, Art Credit: Kaitlyn Straway


WINTER FESTIVAL

A Celebration of Snow and Ice
At High Point State Park

Saturday, January 28, 2017
(Snow Date Sunday, January 29)
High Point State Park
12 – 3 pm
Free*


Bring Your Family for a Day of Winter Fun

Interpretive Center:
Bird Feeder & Winter Themed Crafts for Children
Cookies & Cocoa by the Fireplace
Storytime & Sing Along
Guided Winter Hike
Snowshoeing#
New Jersey Sled Dog Club Education Program & Demonstration

Lake Marcia:
Plainfield Curling Club Demonstration#
Ice Fishing Demonstration#

(#Ice and snow conditions permitting)

Sponsored by the Friends of High Point State Park

* Suggested $5 donation per family appreciated



Bundle up and bring the whole family for a day of winter fun. Activities will include winter themed crafts, guided winter hike, story corner, sing along, hot cocoa and cookies by the fire, sled dog program, snowshoeing, ice fishing, and curling demonstrations (conditions permitting). 

Admission to the Winter Festival is FREE, but a suggested donation of $5 or more per family is appreciated.

The New Jersey Dog Sled Club will attend and present an education program and sled dog demonstration.

2016 Winter Festival
Massena Sled Dog Races, photo provided by Kathy Murarik

Kathy on gig at Pine Barrens, photo provided by Kathy Murarik

The Plainfield Curling club will share their love of curling on Lake Marcia so be sure to stop by for a demonstration and to tryout the sport for yourself.

2016 Winter Festival

Winter Festival Schedule 

12 pm – 3 pm Crafts, Cookies & Cocoa, Ice Fishing/Curling Demonstrations, Snowshoeing, and Sled Dogs
12:30 pm Guided Winter Hike
1:30 pm Winter Weather Discussion (tentative) 
2:15 pm Story Time
2:30 pm Sing-Along with Joe Rocco


Snow Date for the Winter Festival is Sunday, January 29, from 12 pm to 3 pm. We will post an update on this page and on Facebook if there is a need to postpone to the snow date. Happy Winter!  

Please Renew Your Friends of High Point State Park Membership in 2017! 


Thank you and we hope to see you on the mountain!

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