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By Town Of Colton NY
FCE Staff 


Winterfest Weekend Benefits Local Neighborhood Center Serving Colton, Pierrepont & Parishville


Last updated 1/25/2016 at 10:15am

Throughout Weekend

Art Around Town (school on Friday 5-7pm; Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 9am to 4pm; outdoor sites available til dark)

Student artwork displayed at Colton-Pierrepont Central School (4921 State Highway 56) plus painted outdoor murals at Municipal Parking

Area with Kiosk (hamlet of Colton) and Three Falls Park (hamlet of South Colton); new painted 'Trails through the Woods' barn quilt on

Nature Center at Higley Flow State Park

Colton-Pierrepont Central School (CPCS) Art Department / Krystal Hewer –; (315) 262-2100 at school

Passport to Winter Quest (expanded...details on forms including names & locations of events to get form stamped)

Players reaching 14 of 22 participating events eligible to win 1 of 2 awards – $25 Walmart Gift Card for eligible players 16 years old &

younger; $50 White's General Store Gift Certificate for eligible players 17 years of age & older

Passport forms & Winterfest schedules available in advance at Town Hall and during festival weekend at Town Hall and CPCS

Winners announced Sunday at 4pm at Colton Methodist Church after Silent Auction winners / 11 Church Street (hamlet of Colton)

Scott Muller – (315) 244-9956

Open Skating in Town's Pavilion at Swift Field

Friday 4-8pm for public skating and 8-9pm for open hockey; Saturday 6-8pm for Rock & Skate (details on page 2) and 8-9pm for open

hockey; Sunday 1-8pm for public skating and 8-9pm for open hockey

Pavilion at Swift Field / off Sugar Bush Lane (hamlet of South Colton) / Darren Richards – (315) 262-2810

Friday, January 29

3pm to 7pm: Pizza Sale / Eat-in or Take-out

Cheese pizza prices – $2.50 per slice; $7 per pizza or 2 for $13 / Pepperoni prices – $3 per slice; $8 per pizza or 2 for $15

CPCS Cafeteria / 4921 State Highway 56 (hamlet of Colton toward Potsdam)

Colton Wesleyan Church / Nora Buckley – (315) 262-2071; Church – (315) 262-2618

5pm to 7pm: Art Around Town / Opening at Colton-Pierrepont Central School (student artwork displayed plus snacks)

No fee (sponsor: CPCS Art Department) / Krystal Hewer –; (315) 262-2100

6pm to 9pm: Boys' High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Basketball Games / CPCS vs St. Regis Falls

CPCS Gymnasium / 4921 State Highway 56 (hamlet of Colton toward Potsdam) / Craig Bogart – (315) 262-2100

Saturday, January 30

7am to 11am: Pancake Breakfast by Masons

$7 General; $6 Seniors

Mason's High Falls Lodge / 85 Main Street (hamlet of Colton) / Len Page – (315) 262-2229

8am to 4pm (Registration starts at 7:30am): Snowmobile Safety Course

CPCS Room 216 / 4921 State Highway 56 (hamlet of Colton toward Potsdam)

No fee (sponsor: Sno-Skippers) / Danny Collins – (315) 212-0070

8am to 5pm: Broomball Mid-Season Tourney

Pavilion at Swift Field / off Sugar Bush Lane (hamlet of South Colton) / e-mail:

9am til last person finishes (registration begins at 7am): 10 Mile Foot Race (well-marked & marshaled roads)

Fees and other details to be announced / Trophies in 8 age groups

Starts at CPCS / 4921 State Highway 56; ends at Colton Town Hall / 94 Main Street (hamlet of Colton)

Dan or Renee Dominie – (315) 379-9290

9am to 3pm: Health Fair (includes Operation Safe Child ID, blood pressure, cholesterol readings & more)

No fee

CPCS Gymnasium, 4921 State Highway 56 (hamlet of Colton toward Potsdam) / Mary Long – (315) 262-2947

9am to 3pm: Craft Fair (area vendors offering wide variety of items)

Fee for vendors only-$15 per table

CPCS Gymnasium, 4921 State Highway 56 (hamlet of Colton toward Potsdam) / Grace Hawley – (315) 262-2439

10am to 11am: Story Hour at Library (children hear a story, do a craft and have a snack)

No fee (sponsor: Colton Hepburn Library) / 84 Main Street (hamlet of Colton) / Dennis Eickhoff – (315) 262-2310

10am to 12pm (registration at 9am): Rod Thomas Memorial Higley Hustle (x-country races for all ages/abilities; two classical

events; 1st-timers welcome)

$10 race entry fee-5K Classic for Adults (14 years and older); $5 race entry fee-2.5K Classic for Youth (under 14 years of age)

Awards-1st 3 places in each age/gender category (sponsor: Friends of Higley Flow State Park)

Higley Flow State Park / 442 Cold Brook Drive (outside hamlet of South Colton) / Judy and Ed Fuhr – (315) 262-2362

10am to 4pm: Menagerie of Sales & Silent Auction at Colton Methodist Church

Featuring White Elephant Sale, Stuff-A-Bear with 'Em Bears & More / Silent Auction Supports Neighborhood Center

Sale donations taken until January 29; Silent Auction winners announced Sunday @ 3:30pm

Soup, hot drinks and baked goods also available to purchase

Colton Methodist Church / 11 Church Street (hamlet of Colton) / Shirley Gardner – (315) 386-2103

10am to 4pm: Annual Quilt Show at Venues on Main Street (3 venues along Main Street in the hamlet of Colton)

Featuring Quilts of Chris Rexford, Painted Barn Quilt Demonstration & Display Plus Fabric, Patterns & Notions from The Fabric Corner

No fee / Raffle of 2x2 ft painted barn quilt in Town Hall supports Neighborhood Center ($5 per ticket)

Zion Episcopal Church / 91 Main Street; Hepburn Library / 84 Main Street; Town Hall / 94 Main Street / Lorraine Gowing – (315) 212-8293

10am until dusk: Quilt Show at Catamount (4th of 4 Quilt Show venues) / Featuring Quilts of Borderline Quilt Guild Members

No fee (sponsor: Catamount Lodge & Forest LLC) / Assisted by CPCS Student Gov't & Foreign Language Club (drinks & snacks / donations


Catamount Lodge / 2092 State Highway 56 (South Colton toward Sevey's Corner) / Ruth McWilliams – (315) 262-2450 at residence; (315)

262-2255 at Lodge


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