Winterfest 2008

Friday, February 1, 2008

7 p.m. A Taste of the South - an evening of words, wine and food at the Chelmsford Library.
This unique community social is the kick-off for Chelmsford's WinterFest 2008. Tickets should be purchased in advance at the library or town manager's office. Suggested donation $15.

Saturday, February 2, 2008

8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Central Co-Op Nursery School Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction at the Central Congregational Church at 1 Worthen Street. Come one and all for great pancakes, eggs, bacon and lots more!!!!

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Outdoor Activities at Roberts Field: Ice Skating, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and hot refreshments sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 77.

9am-2pm "Easy to be Green" at First Parish Church: Sr. Girl Scout Troop 906 will host live music from the WinterFest's own Chameleons and Folk Singer Jonathan Slate. Hot soup, sandwich and special snacks as well as recycling demonstrations of what treasures can be found in plastic bags and juice boxes, face painting, and a visit from local story teller, Bonnie Rankin will also be found. A perfect stop where something can be found for everyone!

2 p.m. Saturday, February 2nd, Jonathan Slate will be performing a Family Concert at the MacKay Library, 43 Newfield St. North Chelmsford. Free and open to the public. Funded by the Chelmsford Friends of the Library. Call 978-251-3212 for more information.

11 a.m. -4 p.m. Photo Exhibit at Old Town Hall: View the entries to the Cultural Council’s annual Winterfest photo contest at Old Town Hall
Click here for an application to the photography contest.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Pink Ladies Malt Shoppe at Old Town Hall – Relive happy days as the Girl Scouts transform the Old Town Hall into an old fashioned fifties-style Malt Shoppe.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Outdoor Activities at Varney Playground: Snow Painting, Lollipop Dig and Sledding for all ages including a Toddler Sledding Hill Sponsored by Friends and Neighbors of Varney Playground and the VPRC, Inc.

2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chowder Fest at the Senior Center. Enjoy the delicious hot chowders and the warm musical sounds of the “Come Back Kids.”

Sunday, February 3, 2008

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Outdoor Activities at Roberts Field: Ice Skating, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing at Roberts Field. Boy Scout Troop 77 will be serving up hot refreshments.

12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Snow Shoeing at the Lime Quarry: Sponsored by the Chelmsford Open Space Stewardship. The Lime Quarry Snow Shoe trail is 1.5 miles long and designed for the sport (lots of ups and downs). Bring your own Snow Shoes and a smile. If no snow, we will offer a winter walk at the site. For information on The Quarry and The Stewardship visit

3:30 p.m. Winter Walk The Chelmsford Land Conservation Trust will be sponsoring a Winter Walk on Sunday, February 3, at the Archer Meadowbrook Reservation at the dead end on Fenwick Drive (off Route 4). At the end of the walk there will be a bonfire and s'mores at Skunk Island

All times and events are subject to change.
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Times and events are subject to change.
If your organization has a change or cancellation to the above please email or call 978-256-5521, ext. 109