Winterfest 2011 Coming To Shannon

Winterfest 2011 Coming To Shannon

Shannon Winterfest 2011…

4th – 6th February

Municipality of Shannon
Centre communautaire
75 chemin de Gosford
Information : 418-844-3778

Friday – 7:00 p.m.
Opening ceremony – 5th ANNIVERSARY
– Introduction of our new mascot, Shadoux, and the winner of the contest
– presentation of the snow sculpting teams
– presentation of the “Snowman” photo contest
– Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing by torchlight
– “Winter Quiz” contest
– drawing of door prizes
– catering by Buffet St-Émile
– outdoor bar
– 9:00 p.m. Irish Party with special guests

Snow sculpting teams:
Register before January 24th, 2011
r3d@sympatico.ca
Mr. Michel Juneau (418) 844-3291

Saturday
starting 10:00 a.m.
– exhibits by community organizations
– voting for the «Funny» photo challenge
– voting for the “Snowman” photo contest
– «Shoot the puck» challenge
– inflatable games, mechanical bull and minigolf
– free skating with Disney World mascots and free hockey
– demonstration by the Sûreté du Québec starting 11:00 a.m.
– outdoor marquee, animation and bar
– hotdogs (0.50$) to 2:00 p.m.
– children’s make-up artist to 3:00 p.m.
– horse-drawn sleigh rides to 3:30 p.m. starting 1:00 p.m.
– petanque tournament
– Wheelchair curling challenge, with special guest
– obstacle course – 12 years and over
– free skating with special guest
– «Snow-mobile» rides to 4:00 p.m.
– 3:00 p.m. military winter survival course and camping (with instructors)
– 6:00 p.m. 5th Anniversary dinner show with Irish Dancers in period costumes
7:30 p.m. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing by torchlight
– 9:00 p.m. fireworks, drawing of Disney World trip and bicycle, followed by a campfire

Sunday
starting at 9:00 a.m.
– Community breakfast until noon
– exhibits by community organizations
– voting for the «funny» photo contest
– voting for the «Snowman» photo contest starting 10:00 a.m.
– inflatable games, mechanical bull and minigolf
– free skating and free hockey starting 11:00 a.m.
– Olympic Wheelchair curling demonstration
– outdoor bar (coffee, breakfast)
– sugar shack
– horse-drawn sleigh rides to 3:30 p.m.
– Noon Texas Hold’em starting 1:00 p.m.
– Competition – tug-of-war in teams
– Competition – mechanical bull for teens – 12 to 16 years of age
– 2:00 p.m. “touch football” game
– starting 3:00 p.m. – Montreal Canadians hockey game on giant TV screen inside the Community Centre
– Award ceremony for winners of different contests
– 6:00 p.m. Super Bowl game showing on a giant TV screen inside the Community Centre

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