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North Hills Monthly

5th Annual Winterfest

Adults and children alike that are itching to get outside during the chilly winter days will want to check out Winterfest on Saturday, January 17 at Moraine State Park. Winterfest will take place from noon until 4 p.m. at McDanel's Launch on the North Shore and is organized by the Moraine Preservation Fund, a non-profit group who works to support and improve the park. The cold-weather festival highlights the wide range of activities enjoyed during the crisp air and snowfall including: Chili Cook-off with prizes for the top three winners Chainsaw Carving by Damian Skal Ice Carving with Pittsburgh Marriot's Greg Barchetti, Chris DeFalco and Josh Brownell Snowshoe Workshop hosted by Venture Outdoors Live Music by Nameless in August and David Hamilton Horse Drawn Winter Rides Family Birding Hike hosted by Audubon Society of Western PA Ice Fishing Demonstration by SRU Competitive Bass Anglers Visit with "Iceburgh" the Pittsburgh Penguins Mascot Cross-country Skiing hosted by Butler Outdoor Club Other activities include crafts, food, family snow fun, a bonfire, nature activities and meeting Smokey the Bear. Details can be found at or

Date & Time

January 17, 2015

12:00PM - 4:05PM