The Raquette Lake Winter Carnival will kick on Saturday, February 16th with youth activities start 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. 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 show is free.
Fireworks are slated for 7pm. Showcase will be weather dependent. Check www.facebook.com/raquettelakefor schedule updates.
On Sunday, February 17th, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary sponsor a $10 all you can eat Pancake Breakfast at the Raquette Lake Fire Hall.
At Noon on Sunday the Cross-Cut / Chainsaw competition will be held on the Raquette Lake Village Green. In 2019 the Chainsaw Competition will be sponsored by the Moonlighter’s Snowmobile Club. This long-standing tradition is a not to be missed event featuring timed men’s, women’s and mixed divisions. Competitors must bring their own chainsaw!
Cookie donations are requested for Saturday, February 16th. 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.
For more information www.myraquettelake.com
Pete and Chris Magicians at 2pm on Saturday, February 16th at the Raquette Lake Library and it’s free!