Ely Winter Festival Calendar of Events

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NLAA Amateur Snow Carving

January 29, 2018 - February 3, 2018
Whiteside Park, 700 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731 United States

Amateur carving 2011 Each year during the Ely Winter Festival, the Northern Lakes Arts Association (NLAA) sponsors an Amateur Snow Carving Contest. This year's contest will be held from January 29 - February 3 with judging at 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 4th at Crapola World HQ. Participants need to enter to reserve one of 20 4' […]

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Ely Folk School Open House

February 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - February 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 1, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until February 1, 2018

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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10:00 am

Wolf Center Open

February 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until February 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 10, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until February 11, 2018

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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1:00 pm

Folk School Class: Walnut Potica

February 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States

with Mary Louise Icenhour Friday, February 2, 2018  1:00 PM- 5:00 PM Tuition: $40, Materials: $8 Learn how to make the reknowned pastry associated with Ely’s Slovenian heritage. You’ll make the dough, learn how to roll it just right, then create and add the walnut filling, and bake to take home your own delicious potica. Enjoy learning from Mary […]

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4:00 pm

Ely Folk School class: Rosemaling in Telemark

February 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - February 3, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ely, 55731 United States

with Kim Garrett Two Day Class: Friday, February 2, 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM Saturday, February 3, 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM Tuition: $120 Materials: $20 Rosemaling means “rose or flower painting” in Norwegian. This class will focus on the Telemark style, known for its graceful scrolls and fantasy flowers. We will start by learning the basic strokes […]

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Spaghetti Feed

February 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, 231 E Camp St
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$1 - $12

Ely Community Resource presents their traditional Winter Festival Kick-Off Spaghetti Dinner in St. Anthony's Catholic Church fellowship hall with help from local chefs.  Proceeds support Ely youth programs.  Join the carvers and Ely neighbors for a great start to a great festival. Buy your tickets in advance from ECR Board members, at the ECR Office (Frandsen Bank Building), or […]

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6:00 pm

Great Nordic Beard Fest Throwdown

February 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
BoatHouse Brewpub, 47 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731 United States
$5 - $10
Great Nordic Beardfest

The Beard Belt is up for grabs on Friday Night at the Boathouse Brewpub. Winner takes all in a single elimination tournament. The crowd will decide the winner of each heat. It costs $10.00 to compete in Belt Tournament, pay in person. If you're not coming to compete, free admission.    

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7:00 pm

Concert: Twins of Franklin

February 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

Ely Folk School, 209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731 United States
Twins of Franklin

Musical group entertains at the Ely Folk School.  Details to come!

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