Lake Pepin Area Calendar of Events

January – February 2015

Canvas and Chocolate @ A Washington Street Arts Festival event
Jan 17 @ 1:00 pm

Create your own painting of Lake Pepin! All art supplies, instructor, and delicious chocolate treats with coffee and soft drinks will be provided. Give the gift of fun — gift certificates for this event are available at Treats and Treasures or call 651-345-2882.

Lake City Winterfest 2015
Feb 7 all-day

Come out and play!
Enjoy winter events, family fun and games indoors and outside.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
7-10:30am, St. Mary’s Church
Sponsored by: Knights of Columbus
Contact: Don Grundman 651-380-0812
Start out the day right with a hearty breakfast. $5.00 per person

Downtown Scanvenger
8am-3:00pm, Downtown Businesses
Sponsored by: Lake City Library
Contact: Brigette Rol 651-345-5120
The Library will be handing out a Scavenger Hunt list of photographs of various storybook characters to the school-aged children. The idea will be for the children to find each character, note their location, and return their completed list to the library to be eligible for a prize.

Snowman Building Contest
9-11:30am, Patton Park
Sponsored by: 1st Lutheran Church
Contact: Catie Levenick, Heidi Berge & Youth Group
Snowman building contest. We will run it at Patton Park starting at 9am. Judging at 11:30am, then announce the winners at 12pm

Miniature Golf
10am–3:00pm, Old Library building
Sponsored by: Lake City Library
Contact: Patti Bross 651-345-4873
Putt, Putt golf in the old library located at 201 S. High St., Free will donation to benefit the library renovation.

Chili Feed
10am-2 pm, VFW Clubroom
Sponsored by: VFW
Contact: Howard Horen 651-380-5418
Warm up with some of the finest chili around!

X-Country Skiing/Snow Shoeing
11am-1:30pm, Hok-Sa-La Park
Sponsored by: Environmental Learning Program/Gardenaire Club
Contact: Char Gnotke

Art by the Lake
11am-1:30pm & 2pm-4:30pm, Port104
Sponsored by: Lake City Rotary Club
Contact: Jessica A Nelson 320-815-2076
Painting class w/Colin Atkinson. There will be two separate paintings/classes, one per class. Tickets are $30 pre-sale and $35 at the door. Limited space available so get your tickets early. Contact Jessica or any Rotary Member. Proceeds will go towards “Art” for the new Lake City Library renovation.

Smoosh Races
11am-1:00pm, Patton Park
Sponsored by: Lake City Music Boosters
Contact: Paul Holland
Teams of 3+, Registration begins at 10:30. Awards will be given out for Best Time, Best Costumes, and Most Unquie Costumes. Teams of 3 or more race on one set skis, So, get your teams together and come and enjoy the fun!

Lunch & Bingo
Lunch-Noon, Bingo 1-3pm, Am Legion Club
Sponsored by: American Legion Auxiliary

Texas Hold-Em Tournament
12-5pm, Port 104
Sponsored by: Poker Club
Contact: Jen Baer 507-251-0846
$20 buy in, 100% payback. Registration starts at 11:30

Target Golf
1pm-3:00pm, Patton Park
Sponsored by: Lake City Kiwanis Club
Contact: Greg Schreck 773-457-1926
Come and hone your golfing skills. Closest to the cup wins! 100% payback

Bean Bag Tournament
1-3pm, Sportsman’s Club
Sponsored by: Lake City Lions Club
Contact: Bob Varga 651-345-0130
Double elimination tournament, 32 team limit. First come, first serve. $10 entry fee per team. 100% payback, Payback to the top 4 teams. Burgers and Brats served throughout the day!

Human Foosball
3-5:00pm, South of Fire Dept. Building
Sponsored by: Lake City Chamber
Contact: Andrea Hamilton
Six person teams in a human foosball game. Sign up today!

Meat Raffle
5:30 pm, Port 104
Sponsored by: Port 104
Contact: Port 104

A Dining Experience
6:00 Social, 6:30 Dinner, Nosh Restaurant
Sponsored by: Lake City Young Professionals
Contact: Robyn Udenberg
The Lake City Young Professionals are excited to host a European five course dinner and craft beer flight evening at NOSH, February 7th as part of Winterfest. Social hour will begin at 6 pm first course at 6:30. Tickets are $50 and limited to the first fifty people. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Movie By Moonlight event.  Tickets will be available to purchase after Christmas from any of the Lake City Young Professionals.

7pm-11:00pm, Sportsman’s Club
Sponsored by: Lake City Sportsman’s Club
Contact: John Brinkman
Come on out and dance to the tunes of “Flipside” and unwind after the long day.

Live Band
9:00pm, Port 104
Sponsored by: Port 104
Contact: Chad Kruempel
Live music and entertainment to finish out the day.