Ice Golfers on Raquette LakeFebruary 18th & 19th, 2023

Raquette Lake, N.Y. – The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will kick off on Saturday, February 18th  with youth activities starting at 11am . Games will include a sack race, sledding, tire obstacle, balloon chase, and tug-of-war.  At noon there will be a Ladies Frying Pan Toss with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25. Weather permitting, the Team Ice Golf Competition will be held throughout the day for teams with cash prizes of $75, $50, $25.

Registration for events will take place at the Raquette Lake Library.  Round out the day by warming up at the bonfire and the annual tug-o-war.

At 2p.m. Magicians Chris and Pete of Chris and Pete Amusements will perform in the Raquette Lake Library.  The traveling two-man kid’s comedy team, magicians and real-life brothers Presto Pete and Incredulous Chris of Pete and Chris Amusements bring a high-energy performance to kids at the show. Kids enjoy crazy cartoon-like antics and will be wowed at the magic presented. The show is free.

Fireworks are slated for 7pm. Showcase will be weather dependent.  Check for schedule updates.

Sunday, February 19th at Noon will be the traditional Cross-Cut / Chainsaw competition held on the Raquette Lake Village Green.  This long-standing tradition is a not to be missed event featuring timed men’s, women’s and mixed divisions and no experience is necessary.

Cookie donations are requested for Saturday, February 18th.  Please drop off at the Raquette Lake Library.  As in years past the Raquette Lake Library will be open for hot chocolate, cookies and warmth all day on Saturday.  Raquette Lake Events Coordinator Kat Forsell will be coordinating the events of the weekend.

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Photo: Group of ice golfers on Raquette Lake