The annual Empire Winterfest will be held next weekend (Feb 13-15). On Friday night there’s Candlelight Ice Skating on South Bar Lake with bonfire, hot chocolate, free hot dogs courtesy of Deerings Market (6 PM) and a pool tournament at the Village Inn (7:30).
Saturday features kids games at South Bar Lake (12-1 PM) followed by the always exciting Polar Bear Dip (2 PM) and the annual Curling Tournament right after the dip! From 5-8 PM there’s a Soup Potluck Dinner at the Town Hall (bring a dish to pass, soups provided).
On Sunday from 8 AM – Noon the Empire Lion’s Club has their Pancake breakfast at the Empire Town Hall.
Photo: Extra Points for Sheer Insanity detail by Andy McFarlane