On the weekend of February 12th thru the 14th, 2010, the Town of Dexter and Wassookeag Snowmobile Club will host the 10th Annual Winter Festival on Lake Wassookeag.
Friday, February 12:
RADAR RUN: The Wassookeag Snowmobile Club will host the event on Lake Wassookeag at the Dexter Recreation Area off Route 23. Registration will Begin at 8:00 AM and competition will continue until 2:00 PM. The entry fee will be $5 for one run or $10 for three runs. Track distance is 1,000 ft. We will run under MSDRA rules. Classes are Trail, Stock, Improved, Super, Open, along with Mini for kids, Antique and the ever popular Anything goes! Admission is free, parking by donation. For more information call Matt McKusick at 924-5074.
ADULT DANCE: Saturday night at the K of C Hall in Dexter, Doors will open at 7:30 PM and a DJ will be playing 8:00 PM until midnight. Admission is $10 per person this year. A basket raffle at the door. “Where's the Beef” raffle tickets will be on sale.
WHERE'S THE BEEF RAFFLE: 2 Winners will receive $250 worth of meat from the P & L Country Market in Dexter. Proceeds to benefit the Ripley Trail Riders & the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club. Ticket are $2 each and will be available during the dance. See a member of the clubs for tickets. Drawing Sunday at the WSC house at noon.
SNOWMOBILE PARADE: Parade participants will gather at McFarland Street (near the Highway Garage) at 10:00 AM on Sunday. The parade will begin promptly at 11:00 AM. Judging will take place as the parade comes to the end on the Four Seasons Adventure Trail (old rail bed) behind the Dexter Fire Department. Awards will be presented immediately following the parade at the Wassookeag Snowmobile Club, Number Ten Road. Registration is required. Forms can be picked up at the Dexter Town Office or on the website: www.dextermaine.org. There is no entry fee.
Prizes will be awarded to the top place in three competition categories:
Prizes will also be awarded to the winner in two categories;
SNOW SCULPTURES: The Dexter Regional High School Class Competition will be judged on Friday, February 13th. Cash prizes will be given to each of the four participating classes: 1) $100, 2) $75, 3) $50, and 4) $25
There are three categories for the open competition (at the Lake Wassookeag Beach Area);
ICE WARS DRAG RACES: The Wassookeag Snowmobile Club will host the event on Lake Wassookeag at the Dexter Recreation Area off Route 23.
Registration will run from 7:00-8:30 AM. Track distance is 660 ft. We will run under MSDRA rules.
Classes are Trail, Stock, Improved, Super, Open, and Outlaw. Cash prizes for winners. Admission is free, parking by donation.
For more information call Matt McKusick at 924-5074. For Rules go to www.maineice.com
For more Festival information, call the Dexter Town Office at 924-7351 or visit the Town website at www.DexterMaine.org.
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