Saturday, January 30, 2010

Fireworks Tonight at 7!

The fireworks and bonfire have been rescheduled to tonight! Hope you will stay in town after the Polar Plunge today there is a lot to do.

The 2010 Polar Plunge "Freezin' For A Reason" a benefit for Special Olympics MN is sponsored by Kandiyohi County Sheriff Office & Willmar Police Dept. and it starts at 2pm today (noon registration).

There will be a Raffle on Green Lake sponsored by the Spicer Sunrise Lions Club following the plunge. There is also the 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament today at Prarie Meadows from 9am-1pm and Glacial Ridge Winery is having a Spa Getaway 1-4pm. And don't miss the live entertainment tonight at Melvin's Shirts 'N Skins starting at 9pm.

Remember lots of fun can be had on the giant snow slide all day, the Bonfire starts at 5 pm and Fireworks start at 7pm.

See you there!


Saturday, January 23, 2010

Fireworks Cancelled

The Fireworks and Bonfire are canceled for tonight. Check back here for more details coming soon.


Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Lots to Do!

Are you coming out to enjoy the Winterfest activites this weekend? There is lots to do for all ages! The weekend kicks off with All You Can Eat Fish Fry from 4pm-8pm at Westwood Cafe on Friday and Melvin's 4th Annual Art Exhibit and Wine Tasting from 6pm-8pm also on Friday.

Will you watch the Frozen 5K Run/Walk Saturday morning? It starts at 9am at Melvin's. Brrr...they are brave and dedicated. It is not for me, but I do enjoy watching it!

Saturday is full of activities! Melvin's will have the Art Exhibit and Wine Tasting again from 10am-3pm, Glacial Ridge will be hosting a Cholocate and Wine event from 1pm-4pm. And a NEW event this year - Ice Golf Challenge starts at 1pm at Melvin's. That should be very fun to watch. There will be free Horse & Buggy rides from 3pm-6pm, the Cartoon Characters will be greeting visitors in the crowd at 6pm as you warm by the bon fire and wait for the fireworks to start at 7pm. Then stay for the live entertainment at Melvin's "Sweet Siren".

WOW! What a fun packed weekend! I hope to see you there! Tell me about your favorite event or one of things you enjoyed this weekend. I would love to hear from you!


Thursday, January 14, 2010

Will there be an Ice Castle?

Hello! This is Sabrina Lere writing to you today. I am the new President for the Spicer Commercial Club and you will be seeing a few posts by me from time to time. This blog is intended to be a source of information, area happenings, and area stories. We welcome you to participate in any discussions by leaving a comment to the posts.

Many of you have been asking...Will there be an ice castle this year? Unfortunately the answer is NO. The ice is not good quality this year for harvesting. We are disappointed there will not be a castle, however we very excited to tell you that there is still A LOT of things to Do and See in Spicer during Winterfest. There are a few events starting this weekend (1/16/10). The giant snow slide will be under construction. Fun for ALL ages! Did you notice the Webcam on the home page? It will be fun to watch the construction of the slide and all the fun being had on the slide! Also, the Spicer American Legion is having an Omeletet Breakfast on Sunday (1/17/2010) 8am to 12:30pm. Come enjoy a custom made omelette. Adults - $7.00, Age 6 to 12 - $5.00, Under age 6 - Free.

You may have noticed that we launched our new website. We hope you find it to be very easy to use and come back to check it often.

Feel free to contact me if there is anything you would like to see on the website or posted on this blog. This is your blog - our community blog, and we look forward to keeping in touch with you through it.


Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Catch the WinterFest 2010 Calendar

The calendar is ready for you to find all the fun planned in January and February for WinterFest 2010. Go check it out at