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Winter Fest

Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 at 10:00am

400 Block
401 3rd Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Located throughout downtown, our annual Winter Fest offers a day of free activities for the whole family including: horse-drawn carriage rides, a snow slide, ice sculptures, mac-n-cheese contest (11am-2pm, fee), art projects, cookie decorating, ice skating and more!

Schedule of Events:

Snow Slide - The 400 Block

Ice Carvings - The 400 Block

Ice Skating - The 400 Block

Ice Skate Rentals - Shepard & Schaller $10

Mac-n-Cheese Tasting (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)- Great Hall (cost is $5 per punch card)

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)- The 400 Block

Curling - The 400 Block

Spudmobile - The 400 Block

Face Painting - Great Hall Sponsored by Rasmussen College

Hot Chocolate - Great Hall, Yawkey Park, 400 Block

Dog Weight Pulling Competition - The 400 Block Sponsored by Basic Dog, Redfin and the Tri-State Alaskan Malamute Club

Fat Tire Bike Demos - The 400 Block by Trek Bicycle Store Wausau

Live Owls (12 p.m. - 3 p.m.)- CitySquare Office Center by REGI sponsored by Compass Properties/CitySquare Office Center

The Neighbors' Place Iced Tee - The 400 Block hosted by The Neighbor's Place

STEM Activities/Demos - hosted by the Wausau EGL Academy at the CitySquare Office Center.  (Plasma Ball, Hand-Held Hologram, Wavelength Straw, Resonance Bowl, Fluorescent Rocks, UV Beads, Color Addition/Subtraction, and Squishy Circuit Boards)

Story Time & Crafts - Marathon County Public Library Story Hour at 10:30am with arts & crafts from 11am-3pm

Storyhour with Sonja & Cooper the Therapy Dog at Noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. - Janke Book Store Lower Level

"Frozen" Crafts & STEM/Sensory Activities - Wausau Children's Museum in the Mall (FREE Admission all day for Winter Fest)
Crafts & Art Projects - CitySquare Office Center by the Marathon County Historical Society

Model Magic Project - Center for the Visual Arts

Beach Party - Wausau Center Mall, Featuring Music/Dancing, hula hooping, hopscotch, beachball races, and a chance to win (2) Front Row VIP Tickets to the Beach Boys Show at The Grand Theater in June.

Cupcake Decorating (11 a.m. - 3 p.m.) - St Paul's United Church Of Christ Guild Hall - Downstairs (Use 5th Street Entrance)

Make a Snowflake Craft and Donate a nonperishable food item for the local food pantry and be entered into a drawing to win a $10 lunch certificate!- La Prima (Also featuring food and drink specials including,  $.50 off a $2.50 pastry!)

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