Ely Winter Festival Calendar of Events

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Ely Winter Festival

February 2 - February 12
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An event every day that begins at 1:00am, repeating until February 2, 2017

Whiteside Park, 700 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731 United States

10 days of winter fun in Ely, Minnesota:  snow carvings in the park, art in merchant windows, food, music, winter sport and other art events.  Fun for the whole family.

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Ongoing

Ely ArtWalk

February 2 @ 1:00 am - February 12 @ 11:00 pm
Unnamed Venue Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

Walk around downtown Ely and view local artists' work in the merchant windows.  A virtual outdoor gallery.  Free, all hours.

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Winton Roadhouse Ice Bar

February 4 @ 3:00 pm - February 11 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until February 4, 2017

Winton Roadhouse, 222 Main St
Winton, MN 55796 United States

Wear your pin and get $1 off your first beverage during the Ice Bar Happy Hour 3 pm to 6 pm. Crazy bar built of ice right in front of the Roadhouse. Specialty Ice Bar drinks, shots and beers. Open every night of the Festival; specials go from Feb. 4 through Sat. Feb. 11. You can drink […]

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Ely Folk School Class: Make Your Own Ski Rack

February 5 @ 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$75 - $85

Enjoy a simple woodcraft project — and bring order to that “pick-up-sticks” pile of skis around your house! Instructor Evan Faltesek will guide you through the process of assembling a 3 foot-wide rack of cedar or pine (rack can be tailored to narrower spaces). Kids are welcome to join mom or dad at no additional cost. About […]

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2:00 am

Rock Painting with Joe Baltich

February 5 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00am, repeating until February 12, 2017

Join artist Joe Baltich as you paint a Lake Superior Rock in this “follow the leader” art class where you will get to test your skills and maybe discover a passion for painting.  All materials are provided including a Lake Superior rock, acrylic paints, brushes and instruction.  Learn basic brush handling skills and blending by […]

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10:00 am

Winter Adventure Demo Days

February 5 @ 10:00 am - February 6 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 5, 2017

Whiteside Park, 700 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

Try out gear and equipment for snow travel and winter camping. Watch demonstrations and talk with people who love to be outdoors in the winter. Saturday, Feb 4 from 10 am – 4 pm and Sunday, Feb 5 from 10 am - 2 pm in Whiteside Park. Demonstrations include: Winter Camping Tent tours Saturday February 4 at […]

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Wolf Center Open

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 10, 2017

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 11, 2017

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 12, 2017

Special Hours during the Festival: Friday 10-5, Saturday 9- 5, Sunday 10-2.  Stop by and get $2.00 off admission with your Ely Winter Festival pin!

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11:00 am

Amateur Snow Carving Awards Ceremony

February 5 @ 11:00 am
Crapola World Headquarters, 16 N First Ave
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

A 2012 Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest winner Northern Lakes Arts Association (NLAA), the sponsor of the Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest, judges which of the amateur teams wins prizes in four categories.   FREE and fun for all ages! Held at the Crapola World Headquarters, 16 N First Avenue East at 11 am.

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Ely Folk School Open House

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 10, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until February 12, 2017

Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

Come by and visit the new Ely Folk School during the Winter Festival.  Open weekdays 1 - 5 pm and weekends 11 am - 4 pm.  Located at the "top of the hill" on Sheridan Street at 209 E Sheridan St. We have some cool T-shirts and other merchandise.  Maybe you'd like to teach a […]

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Ely Folk School Class: Milk Jug Pollinator Planter (FREE)

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Free

FREE CLASS! Help provide food for pollinators by making a planter filled with seeds that you can plant in the ground in the spring. The planter can be stored outside in a snowbank until the seeds sprout and the frost danger has passed. All materials will be supplied. This class is great for adults and children! […]

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1:00 pm

Folk School Class: Create a Simple Stab-Bound Book

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$60

Create a lovely little side-bound blank book, just perfect for any number of uses: jot down thoughts or poems, sketch in it, or give it to someone special for Valentine's Day. Your book will have a hard cloth cover, and as many (up to about two dozen) or as few pages as you'd like. Consie […]

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