Auburn's Winter Festival
The City of Auburn and the Auburn Recreation Department are proud to present Winter Festival 2020.
Snow Playground: Available all day (Free); Auburn PAL Center - 24 Chestnut Street; This playground will be available during daylight hours for children to climb & enjoy!
Lost Valley Specials:
-Lift Ticket Special: $50 all day 9:00am - 4:00pm
-$11 Tubing: 10:00am - 4:00pm 1-hour sessions
Baxter Outdoor “Lost Valley Winter Duathlon” Starts at 9:00am SHARP! Baxter Outdoors continues the “Packed Powder Series” with a stop at Lost Valley Ski Area! This classic local ski hill with over 10km of cross country ski trails will play host as participants snowshoe and Nordic ski their way through the woods of central Maine. The race can be tackled as a solo 5km snowshoe, solo 10km duathlon, or team 10km duathlon. The 5km snowshoe course will take place on single track trails throughout the woods. The Nordic course will be set on the Auburn Nordic Ski Association trails behind Lost Valley. XC Skiers will race at 9:00am. Duathlon teams will transition directly into their snowshoe leg. Solo snowshoers will begin at 9:05am All races will start and finish near the base lodge.
Family Sledding/Skating/Showshoeing:11:00am - 2:00pm (Free); Join the United New Auburn Association for sledding, skating & showshoeing at Sherwood Heights Elementary School. Gather ’round the fire pits with hot cocoa! Presented with Boys & Girls Club & Sherwood Heights Elementary.
Top It Frozen Yogurt: 12:00 - 3:00PM at 168 Main Street
Create your own candy bar! Cost is $5-$10. Reservations are REQUIRED.
Maine Gourmet Chocolates: 12:00 - 5:00pm FREE chocolate tasting! Stop in to see them at 170 Main Street.
Pet the Ponies: 1:00pm - 3:00pm (Free) Visit the Sanctuary at Maple Hill Farms for a few hours of family fun as part of WinterFest. PLEASE NOTE that the location has changed to: Maple Hill Farm, 464 Maple Hill Road. Pet a pony or a very big draft horse, warm up with hot chocolate, take home yummy baked goods, and visit the rescued horses! Enter a raffle, get free coloring/activity books and Maple Hill swag! Weather permitting, we will have rides in a horse drawn farm wagon for $5, and perhaps a log twitching demonstration. The donation box will be out if you would like to help keep the horses in hay. As little as $5 buys a bale of hay and we will have a little thank you gift for you to take home.
Snow shoeing and Dog Sled Rides: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (Free, but tips for the guides are welcome). Visit East Auburn Baptist Church at 560 Park Avenue for snow shoeing and dog sled rides! There will be a warming hut with hot chocolate and coffee and 100 beautiful acres of Auburn Land to explore!
Public Skate: 3:10pm-4:40pm at Norway Savings Bank Arena. $5 skate/$5 rental.
The Philadelphia Story: Community Little Theatre presents The Philadelphia Story. Sunday matinee at 2:00pm. Community Little Theatre is located on Academy Street.