Art & Museum Exhibits, Fairs & Festivals, In-Store Events, Kid’s Events, Live Music, Outdoor Fun & Fitness
Tons of sparkling ice art will grace downtown Market Street. Watch the award-winning First Night Ice Carvers create a giant sculptures in Hufnagle Park. Beautiful historic homes, tree-lined, lamp lit streets and a distinctive downtown shopping district provide the perfect backdrop to the Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival. Kids love ice sculptures any day–it’s art they can touch, and in the park, even sit and crawl on. The event starts on Friday with sculpting in the park and late night shopping passes. Saturday is a great day with Ice Festival games in Hufnagle Park, the Polar Bear Plunge and The Chocolate Lovers Festival.
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Support the FANTASTICALLY SUCCESSFUL Warm your Hearts-Pets in Need at Brushstrokes, 340 Market Street during the ice festival. Brushstrokes will be a drop-off site of needed items and funds for several of the local shelters and rescues.
Friday, February 1st
Noon – Ice Carving begins on site in Hufnagle Park.
1-4 p.m. Watch the First Night Ice Carvers create ice sculptures in the park
5:30 p.m. A Cappella on Ice, Campus Theatre.
Bucknell’s premium a cappella groups—Beyond Unison, The Bison Chips, The Sillohuettes and Two Past Midnight—, each with their own unique sound, will perform a concert to benefit BucknellP. A.C.E.S. Suggested donation $5
6 – 8 p.m., Saxman Ravi Evans performs live at Starbucks Café, Barnes & Noble at Bucknell.
8:00 p.m., Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca, Spain’s most popular flamenco touring company at the Weis Center for Performing Arts. Click here for more information.
Stores open late until 9 p.m. Save 15% off a single item at all participating locations with the Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival Shopping Pass.
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Saturday, February 2nd
7-11 a.m., Pancake Breakfast, Sponsored by the Lewisburg Lions Club, Lewisburg Club, 131 Market Street. All you can eat! Adults $6. Children under 10 $4.
10 a.m. Frosty 5K. Beat the winter blues and Run/Walk the Frosty 5k during Lewisburg’s Ice Festival. Cost $25. Registration Opens at The Campus Theater at 8:30 a.m. Awards around 11:00 a.m. Gifts to the first 200 registrants! For more information & to register visit:
10 a.m. -2 p.m. Games in Hufnagle Park. FREE (Donations accepted). Sunset Rotary Club along with their partners from Penn State Extension -Youth Development will host games in the Park for children of all ages. Snowball throw, ice fishing, outdoor birdfeeder making and many more family-friendly games are offered for FREE in the park. Downtown Gallery will sponsor painting with colored ice cubes! Come out and play in the snow and warm up with hot chocolate!
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sixth Annual “Frosty Kettle Chili Cook Off” Puirseil’s Irish Pub, 17 South Sixth Street. Sunset Rotary teams up again this year with Yuengling to bring back the “Frosty Kettle Chili Cook off!” Raffle tickets for great Yuengling prizes! Give-a-ways and door prizes throughout the day. Who makes the best darn chili? $5 to taste all the chili and YOU are the judge! To enter your chili, call Lois at 570-412-5631. Cash prizes for 1st ($100), 2nd ($50) and 3rd ($25) place.
POLAR BEAR PLUNGE CANCELLED DUE TO UNSAFE WEATHER CONDITIONS
2 p.m. Polar Bear Plunge, St. George Street landing. Join the more than 200 adventuresome people who brave the wintery waters of the Susquehanna River. Great fun, whether you are watching or splashing. $20 registration day of the event begins at 12:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m., Free family show,” Ugly Duckling and Tortoise and the Hare” at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University. Click here for more information.
3:30 p.m. Chili Cook-Off Prizes awarded at the gazebo in Hufnagle Park.
4:00 p.m. “Ground Hog Day”- *Free screening of Ground Hog Day ON GROUND HOG DAY at the Campus Theatre made possible by the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership. How cool is that? *Please consider donating gently used winter coats for our Ice Festival Winter Coat Drive
6:30 – 10:30 p.m., Cocoa Fest, a chocolate lover’s festival for kids, at the Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 North Fifth Street. $5 per child with Chocolate Lover’s Festival tickets. $10 per child without.
7 p.m. Chocolate Lover’s Festival, Lewisburg Hotel, 136 Market Street. All you can eat hors d’ oeuvres, all you can sample chocolate and beveragefor $30/person. Evening also includes a silent auction, raffle and cash bar. All proceeds benefit the center’s work in the community. Tickets are available in advance only on-line at www.donaldheiter.org
A LEWISBURG DOWNTOWN PARTNERSHIP EVENT WITH LEWISBURG SUNSET ROTARY