Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival

Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 9:00pm

Lewisburg, PA


Friday, February 1st

Noon – Ice Carving begins on site in Hufnagle Park.

1-4 p.m. Watch the First Night Ice Carvers create ice sculptures in the park

5:30 p.m. A Cappella on Ice, Campus Theatre. Bucknell’s premium a cappella groups, each with their own unique sound, will perform a concert to benefit BucknellP. A.C.E.S. Suggested donation $5

6 :30– 8 p.m., Saxman Ravi Evans performs with acoustic guitarist Mike Sweigart live at Starbucks Café, Barnes & Noble at Bucknell.

8:00 p.m., Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca, Spain's most popular flamenco touring company at the Weis Center for Performing Arts.


Stores open late until 8 p.m. Save 15% off a single item at all participating locations with the Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival Shopping Pass. Pass is also available for down loading on-line at www.lewisburgpa.com/promos



Saturday, February 2nd

7-11 a.m., Pancake Breakfast, Sponsored by the Lewisburg Lions Club, Lewisburg Club, 131 Market Street. All you can eat! Adults $6. Children 7 and under $4.

10 a.m. Frosty 5K. Beat the winter blues and Run/Walk the Frosty 5k during Lewisburg’s Ice Festival. Cost $25. Registration Opens at The Campus Theater at 8:30 a.m. Awards around 11:00 a.m. Gifts to the first 200 registrants!

10 a.m. -2 p.m. Games in Hufnagle Park. FREE (Donations accepted). Sunset Rotary Club along with their partners from Penn State Extension -Youth Development will host games in the Park for children of all ages. Snowball throw, ice fishing, outdoor birdfeeder making and many more family-friendly games are offered for FREE in the park. Downtown Gallery will offer painting with colored ice cubes! Come out and play in the snow and warm up with hot chocolate!

11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sixth Annual “Frosty Kettle Chili Cook Off” Puirseil’s Irish Pub, 17 South Sixth Street. Sunset Rotary teams up again this year with Yuengling to bring back the “Frosty Kettle Chili Cook off!” Raffle tickets for great Yuengling prizes! Give-a-ways and door prizes throughout the day. Who makes the best darn chili? $5 to taste all the chili and YOU are the judge! To enter your chili, call Lois at 570-412-5631. Cash prizes for 1st ($100), 2nd ($50) and 3rd ($25) place.

Noon to 2 p.m. CommUnity Zone Grand Opening, 419 Market Street adjacent to the Campus Theatre. Meet the partners and enjoy yummy goodies, warm cider and music.

2 p.m. Polar Bear Plunge, St. George Street landing. Join the more than 200 adventuresome people who brave the wintery waters of the Susquehanna River. Great fun, whether you are watching or splashing. $20 registration day of the event begins at 12:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m., Free family show," Ugly Duckling and Tortoise and the Hare" at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, Bucknell University. Click here for more information.

3:30 p.m. Chili Cook-Off Prizes awarded at the gazebo in Hufnagle Park.

4:00 p.m. “Ground Hog Day”- *Free screening of Ground Hog Day ON GROUND HOG DAY at the Campus Theatre made possible by the Lewisburg Downtown Partnership. How cool is that? *Please consider donating gently used winter coats for our Ice Festival Winter Coat Drive

6:30 – 10:30 p.m., Cocoa Fest, a chocolate lover’s festival for kids, at the Donald Heiter Community Center, 100 North Fifth Street. $5 per child with Chocolate Lover's Festival tickets. $10 per child without.

7 p.m. Chocolate Lover’s Festival, Lewisburg Hotel, 136 Market Street. All you can eat hors d’ oeuvres, all you can sample chocolate and beveragefor $30/person. Evening also includes a silent auction, raffle and cash bar. All proceeds benefit the center’s work in the community. Tickets are available in advance only on-line at www.donaldheiter.org