Category Archives: Winter

Winter

2019 Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous is Saturday

[caption id="attachment_6455" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of the Pequot Lakes Brush Pilots Facebook page[/caption] This Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, will be the 25th annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. At the Rendezvous you'll be able to see all kinds of snowmobiles- whether they're improvised and unrefined, rare antique sleds from…
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Skate the Day Away

There are so many great ways to enjoy the Whitefish Chain Area in the wintertime, from snowmobiling to cross country skiing to snowshoeing. Today, though, we want to focus on ice skating, an activity that's fun for just about any age as well as accessible and inexpensive. Several of the towns around the Whitefish Chain…
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Celebrate Winter at Ice Fest

[caption id="attachment_7221" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pond hockey and ice golf are among the events on tap at Ice Fest in Breezy Point this weekend.[/caption] This weekend is the annual Ice Fest, where you can get out on Pelican Lake and enjoy a variety of cold-weather activities and then warm up under the big tent with a…
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Fill Out That Christmas List!

[caption id="attachment_7214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jenni Sommerness, owner of Serendipity Art Gallery and Gifts in Pequot Lakes, decked out her windows in holiday lights and festive scenes. Inside her store is artwork from more than 30 Minnesota artists, including painters, potters, glass blowers and jewelers.[/caption] We've said it before and we'll say it again: you'll find…
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Hearty, Warm, Delicious Chili

[caption id="attachment_7189" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A sampling of the Thursday soup buffet at Timberjack in Pequot Lakes, including a cup of their homemade chili.[/caption] After a day of snowmobiling, ice fishing or skating on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, nothing tastes better than a hearty bowl of chili. Since we know you'll work up an appetite…
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This Weekend Packed with Holiday Fun!

[caption id="attachment_7110" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Pine River's Parade of Lights Day ends with fireworks at 6:15 p.m.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5342" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Santa's Bobbin' Into Town has numerous fun events, including live reindeer in Trailside Park.[/caption] Saturday, Dec. 8 is a fun-filled day around Minnesota's Whitefish Chain, packed with holiday cheer and events that you and your…
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Holiday Fun for a Great Cause

Sure, we haven't yet officially kicked off the Christmas season, but it's just around the corner and it'll be here before we know it. You can get ready for the season and enjoy the festive beauty ahead of time by joining the Christmas Home Tour. The best part? Proceeds from your ticket go to the…
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Fore! Tee off at the Ice Tee Open

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="659"] A shot of the Ice Tee Open in years past. Photo via the Camp Knutson website[/caption] This weekend the golf-themed events continue. After last weekend's Frozen Fore, this weekend you can keep on swinging with the Ice Tee Open on Moonlite Bay. Who says that golf isn't a year-round sport?! The…
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Whitefish History: Putting Up Ice

From around the 1930s, there was one man on the Whitefish chain that had special equipment to put up ice on the Whitefish Chain, especially in the Crosslake area. It was Maurice Chenevert. [caption id="attachment_6499" align="aligncenter" width="3629"] Men load ice onto a pickup truck sometime between the 1930s to 1950s. Ice was harvested for in…
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Fast Fun at the Ice Car Races

[caption id="attachment_6451" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo courtesy of the Crosslake Ice Racing Facebook page[/caption] If you're looking for a great spectator sport for the weekend, head over to Big Pine Lake each Saturday in January and February. There you can watch as ice cars battle it out to be the fastest to round corners and cross…
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