City of Scandia, MN

Kids play BINGO too!! �� No Meat Raffles @ Meisters �� - and no Mite 2 Hockey Tournament @ Meisters.

Today, January 26th: Deep Root Concessions Food Truck (4-9 p.m.), Clogging (6-6:45 p.m.), & BINGO (7-8:30 p.m.) - FAMILY FUN!

The Scandia Marine Lions invite kids under 18 to play BINGO tonight! They just must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.

VINTERFEST 2024 UPDATE:Fireworks 2023
Snow and ice are scarce, but Vinterfest is STILL ON!

First the bad news:
• The ice rink is under water, so The Minnesotan Cup is cancelled. Meister’s Mite 2 is still going to give it a try!
• No Food & Beer tent at the Community Center.
• Sledding – there’s no real snow on Elim’s amazing hill.
• The snow piles are small and crusty this year, so Snow Sculptures have morphed into Vinterbean (Corn Hole) Contest 1 & 2! Family fun – cash prizes! Meet at the Tennis Courts to play.
• The heavy cloud cover has interfered with Star Gazing. Watch for rescheduling the date and time to still meet at Hay Lake Park for some star (sun with proper filters,) gazing educational fun!

But here is all of the GOOD News:
• Food -
o Community Pancake Breakfast (Saturday)
o Deep Roots Concession food truck (Friday & Saturday)
o Floyd’s Mini Doughnuts food truck (Saturday)
o Scandia Marine Lions food truck (Saturday)
o Chili Cook-off (Saturday – free to enter, tickets to sample & vote)
• Entertainment –
o Pleasant Vally Cloggers (Friday)
o Meet & Greet Sled Dogs from Norther Pines Sled Dog Association (Saturday)
o Meet & Greet Raptors from the Wildlife Research Center (Saturday)
o Disney’s “Frozen” Outdoor Movie (Saturday)
o FIREWORKS! (Saturday)
• Activities –
o BINGO (players must be over 18 years old – Friday)
o Tomte Puzzle Tournament (spectators encouraged – players full – Saturday)
o Kubb Tournament (spectators encouraged – players full – Saturday)
o Vinterfest Medallion Hunt (Saturday) – Prizes
o Paint a Park Pebble (Saturday)
o Pine Cone Critter Craft (Saturday)
o Historic Ice Harvesting Presentation (Saturday)
o Family Craft (Saturday)
o Face Painting (Saturday)
o Scandia Trivia (Saturday)
o Children’s Activities both by Hay Lake School Museum & Elim Church (Saturday)
o Goosechase Trivia Treasure Hunt (pre-register – Saturday)
o Vinterbean (Corn Hole! Saturday) – Cash Prizes
• And MORE!
o VinterWalk About (Saturday)
o Scandia Sister City Council (Saturday)
o Fire pits
o Meat Raffles @ Meisters (Saturday)
o Mite 2 Hockey Tournament @ Meister’s

Friday, January 26th & Saturday, January 27th

Friday, January 26th:

1-11pm The Minnesotan Cup Hockey Tournament -    Wojtowicz Ice Rink, Firepit wood donated by Helke’s Tree Service
4-9pm Food Truck - Deep Roots Concessions
5-9pm Food and Beer Garden - Community Center Outdoors
5-10pm Star Gazing with Minnesota Astronomical Society - Hay Lake Park   
6-6:45pm Pleasant Valley Cloggers & Smashin’ Toe Competition Team - Community Center
7-8:30pm Bingo (Players must be over 18) - Community Center

Saturday, January 27th:
8-11:00am Pancake Breakfast - Community Center
8-11:00am Scandia City Center Study - Community Center
8am-11pm The Minnesotan Cup Hockey Tournament - Wojtowicz Ice Rink, wood donated by Helke’s Tree Service
9am-9pm Mite 2 Hockey Tournament - Meister's Live Music   Meat Raffles all Day Sledding Fire Pits
10am-9pm Food and Beer Garden - Community Center
10am-3pm Sledding - Elim Church
10am-4pm Historic Ice Harvesting Display, Bonfire & Hot Drinks. Try a Scandinavian “Spark” Kicksled & Visit with Scandia Sister City Council - Gammelgården & Barton Johnson Park
10:15am-12pm Tomte Puzzle Tournament - Gammelgården Välkommen Hus 2nd Floor
10:30am-3pm Kubb Tournament Ancient Viking Game - Gammelgården Back Yard
11am-Found Vinterfest Medallion Hunt - Clues and Details

11am-1pm Meet the Sled Dogs from Northern Pines Sled Dog Association - Gammelgården
11am-1:30pm Paint a Park Pebble - Community Center
11am-2pm Pine-Cone Critters - Community Center
11am-7pm Food Trucks
11:15-11:45am VinterWalkabout for the Scandia City Center Study starting - Community Center
11:30am-12pm Registration for Snow Sculpture - Community Center
12-1 pm Snow Sculpture Vinterbean Contest - Front Lawn @ Community Center Tennis Courts
12 & 2pm Historic Ice Harvesting Presentation - Gammelgården outside the Immigrant Hus
1-3:30pm Family Craft Activities - Gammelgården Välkommen Hus 2nd Floor (age 6+ accompanied by adult)
1:15pm Snow Sculpture Vinterbean & Vinterfest Buttons Awards - by the Snow Sculptures Tennis Courts
1:30-3:30pm Meet the Raptors from the Wildlife Research Center - Gammelgården (Presentations at 2&3pm)
1:30-3:30pm Face Painting - Community Center
1:30-3:30pm Scandia Trivia and Children Activities - Community Center Heritage Room
2-3:45pm Goosechase Trivia Treasure Hunt Start from Gammelgården Välkommen Hus or Community Center. Pre-register at 
2-4pm Vinterbean Contest - Community Center grounds (Register Onsite @ 1:30 pm)
3-10pm Sun and Star Gazing with Minnesota Astronomical Society - Hay Lake Park
3:30pm Disney’s “Frozen” Outdoor Movie - Gammelgården outside the Immigrant Hus
4pm Goose Chase Trivia Treasure Hunt Awards - Gammelgården Välkommen Hus
5-7:00pm Chili Cook-Off - Elim Church ($15 each ticket) - Proceeds will be donated to the Youth Group Camp fees
5-7:00pm Children Activities - Elim Church Youth Room
7pm Indoor Fireworks Viewing in Elim Church
7pm Fireworks in the South Ball-field

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