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Hank Braam Community Kiwanis Center, 47 Legion Street
Hillsborough Visitor Information Center, 2861 Main Street
Hillsborough Public Library, 2849 Main Street 

Schedule of Events

8:00 am – 10:00 am Buffet Breakfast at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center.
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Raffle Basket Draw for the Hillsborough Drop In. Tickets $2 or 3/$5. The draw will occur at 3:30 at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center.
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Raffle Basket Draw for Fundy Blades. Tickets $2 or 3/$5. The draw will occur at 3:30 at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center.
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Professional Chainsaw Carving Demonstration at the Kiwanis Ball Field.
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Vintage Show & Shine featuring a collection of classic vintage snowmobiles at the Kiwanis Ball Field.
10:00 am – 7:00 pm Green’s Catering Food Truck will be at the Kiwanis Ball Field. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Deep Fried Mac & Cheese, French Fries, Poutine, Potato Bomber Egg Rolls with Bacon & Sour Cream, plus a Kids Special….and more!
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Free Hot Winter Beverage made with peppermint, lemon, and honey at the Kiwanis Ball Field provided by Queens Farm.
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Horse Drawn Wagon rides presented by Broadleaf Guest Ranch. Take an old-fashioned gallop down Steeves Street. Loading/unloading at the Visitor Information Center.
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Face painting by local artist Jordan Babineau at the Visitor Information Center.
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Geocaching Adventure! Collect your passport at the Visitor Information Center and return by 3:00 pm to collect your prize. This is brought to you by the Caledonia Regional High Student Council.
10 am – 10:30 am Outdoor Shinny Classic Hockey Game at the natural ice surface behind the Visitor Information Center. Young Guns (12 & under) vs Old Timers (55 & over). One 30 minute period. No time stop, no physical contact. Non-competitive. Helmets strongly recommended. Register with Hanna at 734-3733.
10:30 am Skating Races – See schedule below
11:00 am Bonfire & Family Skating at the pond behind the Visitor Information Center. Bring a camping chair and your marshmallow roasting supplies!
11:00 am Cross County Skiing Race – See schedule below
11:15 am Snowshoe Races – See Schedule below
11:00 am – 3:00 pm Snowman/Snow Sculpture Creation. For fun only. All ages welcome. On the field in the center of the walking trail behind the Visitor Information Center.
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Free Maple Syrup Taffy Sticks at the Kiwanis Ball Field provided by Briggs Maple.
1:00 pm Mayor’s Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Ice Putting Competition (equipment provided by Hillsborough Golf Club) Ages 16 & under at the natural ice surface behind the Visitor Information Center. Followed by Adults 2 pm – 3 pm
1:15 pm & 2:30 pm Fundy Blades presents “Learn to Skate” Demonstrations at the natural ice surface behind the Visitor Information Center. Donations will be accepted to Fundy Blades Skating Club.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Winter Craft for children of all ages at the Hillsborough Public Library. Please register in advance by contacting Victoria at 734-3722. The library will otherwise be open on Feb 17 from 10 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 5 pm. Public washrooms available.
2:00 pm – 3 pm Ice Putting Competition (equipment provided by Hillsborough Golf Club) Ages 17 & over at the natural ice surface at the Visitor Information Center. Youth competition 1 pm – 2 pm.
3:00 pm – The Art of Fire & Survival Techniques Demonstration at the Hillsborough Kiwanis. Sixty-minute demonstration by hiking enthusiast Mark Hazen with Ocean Trail-Source For Adventure. You won’t want to miss this!
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Chili Cook-Off at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center. Vote for your favorite!
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Music Entertainment by Unforeseen at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center

Skating Races
Three laps around the designated oval area
10:30 am Boys 6-12
10:50 am Young Men 13-19
11:10 am Male Adults 20-54
11:30 am Male Seniors 55 & over
11:50 am Girls 6-12
12:10 pm Young Women 13-19
12:30 pm Female Adults 20-54
12:50 pm Female Seniors 55 & over

Cross Country Skiing Races
One lap around walking trail behind the VIC
11:00 am Boys 6-12
11:30 am Young Men 13-19
12:00 pm Male Adults 20-54
12:30 pm Male Seniors 55 & over
1:00 pm Girls 6-12
1:30 pm Young Woman 13-19
2:00 pm Female Adults 20-54
2:30 pm Female Seniors 55 & over

Snowshoe Races
One lap around walking trail behind the VIC
11:15 am Boys 6-12
11:45 am Young Men 13-19
12:15 pm Male Adults 20-54
12:45 pm Male Seniors 55 & over
1:15 pm Girls 6-12
1:45 pm Young Woman 13-19
2:15 pm Female Adults 20-54
2:45 pm Female Seniors 55 & over

Warm up zones are located at the Kiwanis Center and the Visitor Information Center. Public washrooms also available at the Hillsborough Public Library.

Free hot chocolate, coffee, bottled water are available throughout the day at the Kiwanis Center and the Visitor Information Center from 10 am – 4 pm. The hot chocolate, coffee, and bottled water are provided by sponsors Tim Horton’s, Down East Coffee, and Riverview Sobeys (respectively).

Parking will be available at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center, Hillsborough Public Library/Village Office, and the parking lot on Steeves Street.

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Also sponsored by in-kind donations from:

The Good Guys Brew Shoppe
Hopewell Rocks Provincial Park
Rainbow Seeds
Queens Farms
Golden Oldies Snowmobile Club
Downey Home Hardware
Global Pet Foods
165 Main Street Superstore
Fundy Farms
Sobeys Riverview
Kwik Kopy
Futura Signs
Olivers’s Bakery
Frenchy’s Mountain Road
Hillsborough Ford’s Pharmacy
Wheaton’s
Ivan’s Camera
Donan & Ben Milton and Family

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