Video: Making the snow fly at Winterfest

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CSI Media staff | January 31, 2014

Lake Geneva's Annual Winterfest weekend will feature the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition Champion's Award, second, third place and the Peoples' Choice award will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1 . Here's the lowdown on the schedule:

Photo gallery

See snow sculptors in action:


FRIDAY, JAN. 29-31
 • Riviera Park
 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sculpting teams at work
• Riviera Park
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Children's sculpting, wagon rides, helicopter rides, tethered hot air balloon rides, and sleigh-on-wheel rides.

11 a.m., Sculpting ends, team judging begins, not allowed to vote for their own work.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., “Peoples' Choice Award” voting (ballots in Winterfest souvenir program available on site. Vote for your favorite work of art. Ballot box on site.)  n Riviera Ballroom

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Riviera Marketplace
Entertainment, food, fun and refreshments.
Gold sponsors information booths.
Children's Entertainment:

11 a.m., The WOZ-Music, Magic

Noon, Tom Stanfield Sing-a-longs.

1 p.m., The WOZ-Music, Magic

2 p.m., Tom Stanfield Sing-a-longs.

3 p.m., U.S. National Snow Sculpting awards presentation, public invited
• Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort
10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Snowboard competitions, slalom races
8 p.m. Torch light parade down the ski hill, fireworks
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• Cornerstone Shop & Gallery, 214 Broad St.
  Noon to 4 p.m. Book signing: Neal Aspinall
  Noon to 3 p.m. Meet & Greet artist William Nelson

• Big Foot Beach State Park,
  6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Candlelight hike, campfire, s'mores
• Holy Communion Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St.
  3 p.m., Lake Geneva Orchestra chamber music concert

Teams return home
Riviera Park
All day viewing of finished sculptures
• Riviera Ballroom
  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  Riviera Marketplace
  Entertainment, food, fun and refreshments.
  Gold sponsors information booths.
  Down home blue grass and country
 • Library Park (just west of Riviera Park)
 10:15 a.m. Winterfest Road Race, 5K?and 10 K
• Riviera Park and Lakefront
Laser tag, beach party, s'mores, bonfire, and human dog sled races 
Free Shuttle
Saturday, Feb. 1st and Sunday Feb. 2nd
Free parking and pickup is at the northeast corner of the Home Depot parking lot, 550 North Edwards Blvd.
Downtown drop-off and pickup is in front of US Bank, 303 Center Street. Shuttle runs continuously every 20 minutes.
Relax, enjoy a free shuttle and parking in beautiful Lake Geneva. Events sponsored by the City of Lake Geneva.

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