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Jan 21, 2010 1:50 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Winter Park Festival this weekend

The mountains are getting fresh snow--so what better time to celebrate winter!

Winter Park is celebrating its annual Winter Carnival Friday through Sunday. They've packed the agenda with everything from dog sled races and skijoring to human bowling and campfires with s'mores and hot chocolate.

Here's a complete rundown on the weekend events:

Friday, Jan. 22
1. Free bump tips (top of Super Gauge Express): 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
2. 26th Annual Chef's Cup Dinner Dance (West Portal Station): 7-10 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 23
1. Pancake breakfast (Mary Jane): 7:30-9 a.m.
2. Snow sculpture contest (Winter Park and Mary Jane): 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
3. Dog sled races, skijoring (Grand Park, Fraser): 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon
4. Free bump tips (top of Super Gauge Express): 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
5. Red Feather Snowshoe free demo (Grand Park in Fraser) 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
6. Dog agility show (Grand Park, Fraser): 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
7. Hot chocolate (Trailhead Lodges Clubhouse, Winter Park): 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
8. Live music: Mary Jane (12 noon-4 p.m.); West Portal Station, Winter Park Resort (2-4 p.m.); Hideaway Park, Winter Park (4-8 p.m.)
9. Interpretive snowshoe hike (Hideaway Park, Winter Park): 1 p.m.
10. Free skijoring clinic (Grand Park, Fraser): 2-3 p.m.
11. Human bowling (Hideaway Park, Winter Park): 4-5:30 p.m.
12. Campfire with s'mores and hot chocolate (Hideaway Park, Winter Park): 4-7 p.m.
13. Parade down Mainstreet (Winter Park): 6 p.m. Fireworks and cupcakes to follow

Sunday, Jan. 24
1. Free bump tips (top of Super Gauge Express): 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
2. Dog sled races, skijoring (Grand Park, Fraser): 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 noon

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