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Herkimer First Annual Cardboard Sled Race 2023 banner

Tis the season to be freezin’! CARDBOARD SLED RACE DERBY!

WELCOME TO THE 1ST ANNUAL “TIS THE SEASON TO BE FREEZIN” CARDBOARD SLED RACE DERBY!

The Tis the Season to Be Freezin’ Cardboard Sled Race will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at Brookwood Park in Herkimer, NY!

Herkimer First Annual Cardboard Sled Race 2023 banner copy

Get your cardboard for FREE!

Create and race your own Cardboard Sled! Pick up your free cardboard at HFD or Johnsons Flooring.

Rules of the Race

Cardboard, string and tape are they only items allowed to construct .You can decorate however you want!

Prizes

Prizes for Fastest, Most Creative and Most Spirited! There will also be horse drawn Sled rides, food trucks, games and a vintage snowmobile display.

Location

Brookwood Park
E. Brookwood Rd
Herkimer, NY

SAVE THE DATE AND STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS!!

Food Trucks

Still accepting food trucks

Volunteers for Race

Volunteer Opportunities to fulfill Community Service !

This event is a join collaboration supported by Herkimer County and Sponsored by the Village of Herkimer.

For more information please visit the ‘Tis the Season to Be Freezing event page.

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

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55th Annual Cooperstown Winter Carnival

The 55th Annual Cooperstown Winter Carnival will take place from February 2 through February 5, 2023 in Cooperstown, NY.

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Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race

Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race

Welcome to the MV Golf and Event Center Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race happening on February 11, 2023 at the MV Golf and Event Center in Little Falls, NY!

Freezing never felt so good at our winter festival and snowshoe race!

The Green is White Snowshoe Race - Little Falls NYThe Green is White Snowshoe Race

Get your snow gear on for a 5K, 10K, or 15K race in snowshoes, presented by Rock City Runners. After taking a break during Covid, The Green is White Snowshoe Race is back! This time at a new location: The Mohawk Valley Golf and Event Center in Little Falls. Choose from distances of 5K, 10K, or 15K.  Please register in advance at The Green is White Snowshoe Race Registration.

More of a spectator? You can enjoy a day of  fun for the whole family with:

  • live music (Avery & Friends, and Isaac French)
  • bonfires
  • s’mores making
  • make your own ice cream
  • outdoor bar service
  • cardboard sledding
  • kids’ snowshoe run
  • ice golf
  • cornhole
  • comfort food
  • and more!
With or without snow – this event is a GO!

Race information

Racers please follow the registration link or register day-of at the course.

Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest

Second Annual Amsterdam WinterFest Sponsored by Alpin Haus

The second annual Amsterdam Winterfest will be held Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at the Alpin Haus ice skating rink at Veterans Park in Amsterdam, NY.

This event is sponsored by Alpin Haus

Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest flier 2023After the success of last year’s Winterfest, once again Alpin Haus is sponsoring this great family fun-day at Veterans Park Ice rink! The Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest will be a great time for all to enjoy!

Come out and enjoy ice skating, music, smores to go and hot chocolate courtesy of Alpin Haus.

Also, throughout the day we will be having GIVEAWAYS
A BIG thank you to Cahill’s Sporting Goods of Troy for providing the FREE skate rentals! Cahill’s will be bringing over 250 pair of skates for youth size 5 through all adult sizes.

Cahills brings Free Skates rentals!

A BIG thank you to Cahill’s Sporting Goods of Troy for providing the FREE skate rentals! Cahill’s will be bringing over 250 pair of skates for youth size 5 through all adult sizes.

Free Hot Dogs and Burgers

Beginning at From 1pm we will be serving free hot dog and hamburgers. Also, throughout the day we will be having GIVEAWAYS!

You can find more event near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

Royal Mountain Snow Drag Racing March 2023

Snow Drag Racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area

Snow Drag Racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area

Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area! join us for all the excitement on January 28 and March 11 in Johnstown NY!

Snowmobile drag racing is a fast and exciting! If you love winter sports, snowmobiling, and drag racing then come out for the Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

2023 Drag Racing Dates:

  • The 2022-2Snow Drag at Royal Mountain 2023023 Renegade Racing Snowmobile Racing Series for this season at Royal
  • January 28th
  • March 11th

 

** ADMISSION GATES WILL NOT OPEN UNTIL 3PM ON 1/28 DUE TO A SKI RACE**

Signups are from 4PM-6PM

Test Passes begin at 6PM

Racing Begins at 7PM

Location

Royal Mountain Ski Area
3072 RT-10
Johnstown, NY 12095-4924

You can find full details and event schedule at Snow Drag at Royal Mountain!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Evening

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Sunday Scramble

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their Sunday Rambles for 2023!

The Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their weekly Sunday Scramble rides! Each Sunday enjoy traveling by train through the scenic wonder of the South Columbia country side!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Tracks

Photo by Richfield Springs Scenic Railway

Join the Scenic Railway for a picturesque ride through the South Columbia countryside. Not only will you see some beautiful scenery, you may run into some local woodland creatures!

The round trip on the adventure train is a one-hour experience. They offer a narrated train ride where the train crew will tell you about the wildlife, sights and history of the railroad.

Winter Train Notice

Special trains will be running throughout the winter season.

Check Winter Travel Conditions before heading out. Trains will not operate on days when roadway travel conditions are poor.

Sunday’s- 3:00PM is our weekly ramble on the Mink Creek Local up to the “West End” and back. A little bit of fun and a little bit of history as we roll along through our nature park.

Parking location

Parking is available at the Newark Milk and Cream Company Building, located at 167 Mc Koons Road, Richfield Springs, NY 13439. We are conveniently located 0.2 miles from Mister Shake (Route 28, Richfield Springs).

Get tickets in advance

All tickets must be purchased online prior to travel. For tickets and information, please visit: https://ucsvroute.com

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

How to identify maple trees to make your own maple syrup

Join us as we talk about the best maple trees for syrup production and how to identify them so that you can make your own maple syrup.

Boilermaker Road Race

Boilermaker Open Registration Begins February 1

Open registration begins Wednesday, February 1 at 10 a.m.
Priority registration ends Tuesday, January 31 at 11:59 p.m. for anyone who registered for 2022 races.

What to expect at Boonville Snow Festival II

Boonville Snow Festival II from Friday, January 27 through Sunday, January 29, at the Boonville Oneida County Fairgroaunds in Boonville NY.

Tag Archive for: Recreation

MV Golf and Events Freeze Fest banner

Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race

Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race

Welcome to the MV Golf and Event Center Freeze Fest and Snowshoe Race happening on February 11, 2023 at the MV Golf and Event Center in Little Falls, NY!

Freezing never felt so good at our winter festival and snowshoe race!

The Green is White Snowshoe Race - Little Falls NYThe Green is White Snowshoe Race

Get your snow gear on for a 5K, 10K, or 15K race in snowshoes, presented by Rock City Runners. After taking a break during Covid, The Green is White Snowshoe Race is back! This time at a new location: The Mohawk Valley Golf and Event Center in Little Falls. Choose from distances of 5K, 10K, or 15K.  Please register in advance at The Green is White Snowshoe Race Registration.

More of a spectator? You can enjoy a day of  fun for the whole family with:

  • live music (Avery & Friends, and Isaac French)
  • bonfires
  • s’mores making
  • make your own ice cream
  • outdoor bar service
  • cardboard sledding
  • kids’ snowshoe run
  • ice golf
  • cornhole
  • comfort food
  • and more!
With or without snow – this event is a GO!

Race information

Racers please follow the registration link or register day-of at the course.

Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest

Second Annual Amsterdam WinterFest Sponsored by Alpin Haus

The second annual Amsterdam Winterfest will be held Saturday, February 4, 2023 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at the Alpin Haus ice skating rink at Veterans Park in Amsterdam, NY.

This event is sponsored by Alpin Haus

Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest flier 2023After the success of last year’s Winterfest, once again Alpin Haus is sponsoring this great family fun-day at Veterans Park Ice rink! The Second Annual Amsterdam Winterfest will be a great time for all to enjoy!

Come out and enjoy ice skating, music, smores to go and hot chocolate courtesy of Alpin Haus.

Also, throughout the day we will be having GIVEAWAYS
A BIG thank you to Cahill’s Sporting Goods of Troy for providing the FREE skate rentals! Cahill’s will be bringing over 250 pair of skates for youth size 5 through all adult sizes.

Cahills brings Free Skates rentals!

A BIG thank you to Cahill’s Sporting Goods of Troy for providing the FREE skate rentals! Cahill’s will be bringing over 250 pair of skates for youth size 5 through all adult sizes.

Free Hot Dogs and Burgers

Beginning at From 1pm we will be serving free hot dog and hamburgers. Also, throughout the day we will be having GIVEAWAYS!

You can find more event near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Evening

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Sunday Scramble

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their Sunday Rambles for 2023!

The Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their weekly Sunday Scramble rides! Each Sunday enjoy traveling by train through the scenic wonder of the South Columbia country side!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Tracks

Photo by Richfield Springs Scenic Railway

Join the Scenic Railway for a picturesque ride through the South Columbia countryside. Not only will you see some beautiful scenery, you may run into some local woodland creatures!

The round trip on the adventure train is a one-hour experience. They offer a narrated train ride where the train crew will tell you about the wildlife, sights and history of the railroad.

Winter Train Notice

Special trains will be running throughout the winter season.

Check Winter Travel Conditions before heading out. Trains will not operate on days when roadway travel conditions are poor.

Sunday’s- 3:00PM is our weekly ramble on the Mink Creek Local up to the “West End” and back. A little bit of fun and a little bit of history as we roll along through our nature park.

Parking location

Parking is available at the Newark Milk and Cream Company Building, located at 167 Mc Koons Road, Richfield Springs, NY 13439. We are conveniently located 0.2 miles from Mister Shake (Route 28, Richfield Springs).

Get tickets in advance

All tickets must be purchased online prior to travel. For tickets and information, please visit: https://ucsvroute.com

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

Herkimer First Annual Cardboard Sled Race 2023 banner

Tis the season to be freezin’! CARDBOARD SLED RACE DERBY!

WELCOME TO THE 1ST ANNUAL “TIS THE SEASON TO BE FREEZIN” CARDBOARD SLED RACE DERBY!

The Tis the Season to Be Freezin’ Cardboard Sled Race will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm at Brookwood Park in Herkimer, NY!

Herkimer First Annual Cardboard Sled Race 2023 banner copy

Get your cardboard for FREE!

Create and race your own Cardboard Sled! Pick up your free cardboard at HFD or Johnsons Flooring.

Rules of the Race

Cardboard, string and tape are they only items allowed to construct .You can decorate however you want!

Prizes

Prizes for Fastest, Most Creative and Most Spirited! There will also be horse drawn Sled rides, food trucks, games and a vintage snowmobile display.

Location

Brookwood Park
E. Brookwood Rd
Herkimer, NY

SAVE THE DATE AND STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS!!

Food Trucks

Still accepting food trucks

Volunteers for Race

Volunteer Opportunities to fulfill Community Service !

This event is a join collaboration supported by Herkimer County and Sponsored by the Village of Herkimer.

For more information please visit the ‘Tis the Season to Be Freezing event page.

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Evening

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Sunday Scramble

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their Sunday Rambles for 2023!

The Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their weekly Sunday Scramble rides! Each Sunday enjoy traveling by train through the scenic wonder of the South Columbia country side!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Tracks

Photo by Richfield Springs Scenic Railway

Join the Scenic Railway for a picturesque ride through the South Columbia countryside. Not only will you see some beautiful scenery, you may run into some local woodland creatures!

The round trip on the adventure train is a one-hour experience. They offer a narrated train ride where the train crew will tell you about the wildlife, sights and history of the railroad.

Winter Train Notice

Special trains will be running throughout the winter season.

Check Winter Travel Conditions before heading out. Trains will not operate on days when roadway travel conditions are poor.

Sunday’s- 3:00PM is our weekly ramble on the Mink Creek Local up to the “West End” and back. A little bit of fun and a little bit of history as we roll along through our nature park.

Parking location

Parking is available at the Newark Milk and Cream Company Building, located at 167 Mc Koons Road, Richfield Springs, NY 13439. We are conveniently located 0.2 miles from Mister Shake (Route 28, Richfield Springs).

Get tickets in advance

All tickets must be purchased online prior to travel. For tickets and information, please visit: https://ucsvroute.com

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

19TH ANNUAL Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

19TH ANNUAL Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

The Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place on Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Johnstown Moose Family Center 109 S. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown, NY 12095.

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show Table supplies

Geared towards Hunters, Fisherman and Outdoors Enthusiasts

The Adirondack Outdoorsman Show is geared towards the tastes of Hunters, Fisherman and Outdoors Enthusiasts, with exhibits containing items for sale pertaining to: hunting & fishing gear/supplies, guns, archery, trapping, camping, hiking, snow shoeing, guides & charter services, taxidermy and antique hunting & fishing gear.

“Featured Guests” will include Trapper John Sawyer, as well as book authors Robert J. Elinskas and Don Williams. Sawyer will have an exhibit on the history of trapping, along with a display of hats made from the pelts of 16 different species he has trapped over a 50+ year trapping career. Elinskas, the author of 10 books related to Adirondack Hunting, returns with his newest book titled “The Wild Side of Northern New York.” The book contains stories on hunting, fishing and trapping from across the Adirondacks, including Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. Williams, the author of 18 books about the Adirondacks, returns with his newest book called “Grandfather’s Tool Chest”, which features write-ups on 400 tools used from the 1700’s to the early 1900’s.

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

For more information please visit Adirondack Outdoor Sportsman Show.

 

19TH ANNUAL Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

19TH ANNUAL Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

The Adirondack Outdoorsman Show will take place on Saturday, February 25th and Sunday, February 26th from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Johnstown Moose Family Center 109 S. Comrie Ave. in Johnstown, NY 12095.

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show Table supplies

Geared towards Hunters, Fisherman and Outdoors Enthusiasts

The Adirondack Outdoorsman Show is geared towards the tastes of Hunters, Fisherman and Outdoors Enthusiasts, with exhibits containing items for sale pertaining to: hunting & fishing gear/supplies, guns, archery, trapping, camping, hiking, snow shoeing, guides & charter services, taxidermy and antique hunting & fishing gear.

“Featured Guests” will include Trapper John Sawyer, as well as book authors Robert J. Elinskas and Don Williams. Sawyer will have an exhibit on the history of trapping, along with a display of hats made from the pelts of 16 different species he has trapped over a 50+ year trapping career. Elinskas, the author of 10 books related to Adirondack Hunting, returns with his newest book titled “The Wild Side of Northern New York.” The book contains stories on hunting, fishing and trapping from across the Adirondacks, including Lake George and the St. Lawrence River. Williams, the author of 18 books about the Adirondacks, returns with his newest book called “Grandfather’s Tool Chest”, which features write-ups on 400 tools used from the 1700’s to the early 1900’s.

Adirondack Outdoorsman Show

For more information please visit Adirondack Outdoor Sportsman Show.

 

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Evening

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Sunday Scramble

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their Sunday Rambles for 2023!

The Richfield Springs Scenic Railway is back with their weekly Sunday Scramble rides! Each Sunday enjoy traveling by train through the scenic wonder of the South Columbia country side!

Richfield Springs Scenic Railway Winter Tracks

Photo by Richfield Springs Scenic Railway

Join the Scenic Railway for a picturesque ride through the South Columbia countryside. Not only will you see some beautiful scenery, you may run into some local woodland creatures!

The round trip on the adventure train is a one-hour experience. They offer a narrated train ride where the train crew will tell you about the wildlife, sights and history of the railroad.

Winter Train Notice

Special trains will be running throughout the winter season.

Check Winter Travel Conditions before heading out. Trains will not operate on days when roadway travel conditions are poor.

Sunday’s- 3:00PM is our weekly ramble on the Mink Creek Local up to the “West End” and back. A little bit of fun and a little bit of history as we roll along through our nature park.

Parking location

Parking is available at the Newark Milk and Cream Company Building, located at 167 Mc Koons Road, Richfield Springs, NY 13439. We are conveniently located 0.2 miles from Mister Shake (Route 28, Richfield Springs).

Get tickets in advance

All tickets must be purchased online prior to travel. For tickets and information, please visit: https://ucsvroute.com

You can find more events near you at Mohawk Valley Today Events!

Royal Mountain Snow Drag Racing March 2023

Snow Drag Racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area

Snow Drag Racing at Royal Mountain Ski Area

Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area! join us for all the excitement on January 28 and March 11 in Johnstown NY!

Snowmobile drag racing is a fast and exciting! If you love winter sports, snowmobiling, and drag racing then come out for the Snow Drags at Royal Mountain Ski Area.

2023 Drag Racing Dates:

  • The 2022-2Snow Drag at Royal Mountain 2023023 Renegade Racing Snowmobile Racing Series for this season at Royal
  • January 28th
  • March 11th

 

** ADMISSION GATES WILL NOT OPEN UNTIL 3PM ON 1/28 DUE TO A SKI RACE**

Signups are from 4PM-6PM

Test Passes begin at 6PM

Racing Begins at 7PM

Location

Royal Mountain Ski Area
3072 RT-10
Johnstown, NY 12095-4924

You can find full details and event schedule at Snow Drag at Royal Mountain!