2013 Brookfield Ice Harvest and Winter Carnival

Saturday, January 26th, 10:30 a.m.

Now in its 34th year, the Brookfield Ice Harvest will be held on Sunset Lake in picturesque Pond Village in Brookfield on Saturday, January 26th at 10:30 a.m.  The morning will begin with a discussion of the history of ice harvesting in New England, an ice-cutting demonstration, followed by a competition for young and old to see who can harvest a block of ice the fastest.

Winter carnival activities will begin after the ice harvest, which will include a tug-of-war on the ice, a snowshoe race on the pond, and a timed ice-sled obstacle course for the kids.  Skating and x-c skiing will also be available, conditions permitting. The Brookfield Ice Harvest and Winter Carnival is a FREE event for the whole family.  Food and drink will be sold by the Brookfield School Club to support enrichment programs at the school.  Be sure to dress warmly!

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Published in: on January 18, 2013 at 5:23 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. Are you going to update your event ? I wanted to print out a handout of this event for our Model A Ford car club, but there is nothing available, and no text that is current.

    • Sorry for the delay, but we just got an update this week. The 2014 date and time is now posted.


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