HIillsborough Winter Carnival

Saturday February 16, 2019

Schedule of Events 

8:00 am—10:00 am

Buffet Breakfast at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center. Featuring pancakes, French toast, sausage, ham, bologna, eggs, home fries, toast, homemade baked beans, juice, tea & coffee.
Adults $10 / Ages 6-12 $4 / Age 5 & under free.
All proceeds to the Kiwanis to help better our community!

8:00 am—3:30 pm

Basket Draw & 50/50 for the Hillsborough Elementary Home & School Breakfast Program. Tickets will be available at the   Hillsborough Kiwanis Center with the draw taking place at 3:30 pm. Baskets generously donated from our friends at Global Pet Foods, Down East Coffee and Ford’s Pharmacy.

8:00 am—4:00 pm

Professional Chainwaw Carving Demonstration by Eternity Chainsaw—outdoors at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center.

9:00 am—2:00 pm

Craft Sale at the Hillsborough Legion. Free admission.
The Ladies Auxiliary will be offering canteen services.

10:00 am—10:30 am

Outdoor Shinny Hockey Game on the natural ice surface at the Visitor Information Center. Young guns vs old Timers. One thirty-minute period, with no time stop. This no contact, non-competitive game requires that players have helmets and hockey gloves. Register with Danny Jonah at 734-2526.

10:00 am—3:00 pm

Complimentary Horse Drawn Wagon rides presented by Broadleaf Guest Ranch. Take an old-fashioned gallop down Steeves Street. Loading/unloading will take place in the  parking lot on Steeves Street.

10:00 am—3:00 pm

‘Show & Shine’ featuring a collection of classic vintage    snowmobiles presented by the Golden Oldies Snowmobile Club at the Kiwanis Ball Field.

10:00 am—4:00 pm

Face painting by local artist, Jordan Babineau. Calling all kids to the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center!

11:00 am—3:00 pm

Bonfire & Family Skating on the natural ice surface behind the Visitor Information Center. Bring your own campfire chair and roasting sticks! Free hot dogs* and marshmallows*, provided by our sponsor Loblaws.   *while quantities last

11:45 am—12:15 pm

Skate with Parka! We are so pleased to have Fundy National Park’s official mascot, Parka, join us. She will be trying her     talent at ice skating,   although I’ve never seen a beaver on ice skates!

12:00 pm—3:00 pm

Bouncy Castle inside the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center. For ages 12 & under.

12:00 pm—4:00 pm

Complimentary Maple Taffy Sticks* on ice at the Hillsborough Kiwanis provided by our sponsor Briggs Maples. *While quantities last.

12:00 pm—1:00 pm

Entertainment by Bagpiper, Ian Duncan. Ian has been piping for over 20 years, with a repertoire drawing from Scottish, Irish, French, and Cape Breton music.

12:00 pm—3:00 pm

Local History Celebration at the Steeves House Museum. Join us for a special winter event. Interact with the antiques that were staples of Albert County winters for more than a century. Access to rooms and artifacts that are normally off-limits to the public. Free Admission!

1:00 pm

Mayor’s Cake Cutting Ceremony at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center. Join us for cake* as we celebrate the Second Annual Albert County Winter Carnival. Cake generously donated by Riverview Atlantic Superstore! *While quantities last.

1:00 pm—3:00 pm

Ice Putting Competition—Equipment provided by Hillsborough Golf Club. All ages, on the natural ice surface behind the     Visitor Information Center.

1:00 pm—3:00 pm

Hockey shoot-out at the batting cage at the Kiwanis Ball Field.

2:00 pm—4:00 pm

Drop-in Winter Craft at the Hillsborough Public Library, for youth of all ages.

3:00 pm—6:00 pm

Live Entertainment by Gypsy Reese! You won’t want to miss this live musical performance!

3:30 pm—5:00 pm

Chili competition at the Hillsborough Kiwanis Center. Sample and vote for your favorite! To register your chili, please contact Denise at 232-4552.

All day at the Visitor Information Center…

Showcase of coloring pages done by local students, winners of Winter Photo Contest & Winter Theme Scrapbook Page.

Winter Photo Contest & Winter Theme Scrapbook Page winners will receive a mini session photoshoot by Megan McKinley Photography!

Submissions for these contests may be submitted for judging by emailing hannashubon@rogers.com before Feb. 15. For questions, call Hanna at 734-3733.

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We would like to thank ALL of our generous sponsors!

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