Great Ice in Grand Isle 2013
On the Largest Skating Oval on Lake Champlain
City Bay, North Hero, Vermont
Thanks for a great Great Ice in Grand Isle! See you in 2014!
All events take place in the Village unless otherwise indicated.
For weather updates call (802)372-4161.
|Friday, February 8th|
|5 pm||Xmas Tree Bonfire on the ice: bring your tree, no trim, to Hero's Welcome. - postponed until Sunday 1 p.m.|
|Cash Bar on the pier at North Hero House, Buffet up at North Hero House from 5-8pm, postponed until Sunday 1 p.m.|
|Chili cook-off contest by Islands Chamber, (802) 372-8400 Postponed until Sunday 1 p.m. Chili $2 per cup|
|Official launch of Great Ice Out Device – Sponsored by DCEnergy Innovations, guess when the ice melts and win big!|
|Raffle for pair of Nordic boots and skates - ticketsd $5. Award made Sunday February 10th!|
|Saturday, February 9th|
Register for any race at www.marathonskating.org, or on site at the Islands Chamber from 9 - 9:45 a.m.
12 - 5
Nordic Skating with Jamie Hess - free demo and use of Nordic skates
Wine & Chocolate Tastings: Snow Farm Vineyard, South Hero: 372-9463, Hall Home Place Ice Cider, Isle La Motte: 928-3091
Sunday, February 10th
Register for any race at www.marathonskating.org, or on site at the Islands Chamber from 8:15 to 9 a.m.
|1:30-4:30pm||Ingrid Bower's sled dog demo and rides|
|Noon to 5 pm||Wine & Chocolate Taastings: Snow Farm Vineyard: South Hero: 372-9463, Hall Home Place Ice Cider, Isle La Motte: 928-3091|
|Saturday & Sunday, February 9 –10 Lake Champlain Ice Fishing Derby|
|$25 to register Info (802) 372-5600, (802) 868-4459, (802) 524-2222|
|Saturday, February 16th|
|10am-1pm||Kids Ice Fishing Derby, kids 14 and under, free. Prizes, trophies, food|
|1-3pm||F-f-frozen Chozen Regatta: human powered machines on the ice - cancelled due to poor ice for bike races.|
8pm to 12
application at www.heroswelcome.com. Teams welcome
Sweetheart Boogie - dance at and to benefit the North Hero Community Hall, Tickets $10
|Sunday, February 17th|
|8:30-10am||Flapjack Breakfast at North Hero House, $7 per person|
|11-4pm||Over and Back Trek - cancelled due to dangerous crack out near Knight Island. Ice in the bay is great - come and skate!|
Pick up hockey at the oval: Islanders vs. Lakers
All scheduled events are weather dependent.
For updated Information call: Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce at (802) 372-8400
Hero’s Welcome General Store at (802) 372-4161.
Turtle Fur Headband/Neck Warmers with Great Ice! imprinted on them are available in white and navy for $10 each. Help support this community project and purchase one in each color. Fits all sizes. Call 372-8400.
Find us on line at:
Free parking in North Hero Village.
Town of North Hero
North Hero Historical Society
North Hero House
North Hero Volunteer Fire Department
Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce
DC Energy Innovations
Northern Lake Champlain Advisory Committee
North Country Credit Union
VT Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation
Jamie Hess, Nordic Skater
Earl’s Cyclery & Fitness
Bob Merrihew and many wonderful volunteers!
Food donated by Black River Produce, Burlington Foods