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 www.morainepreservationfund.org or www.VisitButlerCounty.com.Visit Event Website for More Info