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Moose Stompers Weekend!

January 31 @ 2:30 pm - February 2 @ 3:00 pm

2020 MOOSESTOMPERS WEEKEND SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31ST, 2020

2:45pm-5:00pm – OPEN GYM & GAMEROOM – Gentle Memorial Building – free time for youth to play games and shoot hoops. Youth ages 2nd grade to senior are allowed unsupervised. Younger children may attend with a parent or guardian.

4:30pm-6:30pm – PEE WEE & TYKES BASKETBALL GAMES – Gentle Memorial Building – Suns vs Jazz (Pee Wee) at 4:30 & Magic vs Lakers (Tykes) at 5:30. Check them out!

6:00pm-8:00pm – HOGAN TIRE SKATE TIME – John Millar Civic Center – SPONSORED BY HOGAN TIRE
Free Night including Free Skate Rentals. Prizes for the kids. Concessions will be available. (There is a limited supply of rental skates and they are rented on a first come, first served basis)

9:00pm – MOONLIGHT SNOWSHOE HIKE – Military Street Baptist Church is having a guided snowshoe hike on the hill. Come and enjoy nature’s beauty under the moonlight! Bring a headlamp or flashlight! The foyer will be open with the fire place blazing and hot cocoa available.

ALL WEEKEND AT MILITARY STREET BAPTIST CHURCH ON THE HILL
Snowshoe & cross-country ski trails will be open for use – Trail maps are posted and flagged – Begin at the MOOSE and enjoy!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST, 2020

6:00am-10:00am – MEDUXNEKEAG RAMBLERS’ SPECIAL BREAKFAST – Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so fill up and get ready for a great day of outdoor fun at the Meduxnekeag Ramblers Clubhouse on Wiley Road in Littleton. Cost is $8 for Adults and $4 for children under 12. Menu includes eggs, bacon, pancakes, baked ham, baked beans, homemade donuts and muffins, special pastries and beverages. And, be sure to get a 50/50 ticket for the drawing!

6:00am – REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR THE MOOSESTOMPERS ICE FISHING DERBY AT NANA’S (Military Street, Houlton) (Pre-Registration is available at Nana’s on Friday. The Houlton Town Office and MACS Trading Post will also have registrations available) – When you purchase a ticket you are automatically entered for a chance to win $500 CASH as well as hundreds of dollars in additional door prizes. Registrations are $10.00 each or 3 for $20.00. $200 for the biggest Trout, $200 for the biggest Togue. Second place is $100 & third is $50. Prizes for Pickerel, Perch and Kids prizes, too!!. Weigh in times and rules & regulations are on the registration tickets! Join us for the Annual Moosestompers Fishing Derby! See YOU on Nickerson Lake, Drews Lake and Mill Pond. For additional information or tickets call Chris Putnam at 207-532-3600, Ellsworth Malone at 207-551-4406 or Steven Rouse at 207-694-3770.

8:30am-12:15pm – PEE WEE & TYKES BASKETBALL GAMES – Gentle Memorial Building – The schedule includes Suns vs Rockets (Pee Wee) at 8:30, Celtics vs Spurs (Tykes) at 10:00, Magic vs Nets (Tykes) at 11:00am.

9:30am – NOVICE HOCKEY VS VICTORIA TOBIQUE – John Millar Civic Center – Concessions available.

10:00am – MOOSESTOMPERS 5K – 2 Mile Walk begins at 9:45am and Run at 10:00am. First run in the Aroostook Musterds County Challenge Series. Registration starts at 9:00am in the Millar Civic Center’s Community room on the 2nd floor. Fee is $10 per person. The course starts and finishes at the Millar Civic Center’s front entrance. Awards ceremony to follow the race. Proceeds benefit the Houlton and GHCA Cross Country and Track & Field Teams. FMI call Race Director Chris Rines at (207)227-2813.

11:00am – GIANT SLIDING HILL OPENS – Enjoy Derby Hill for sliding throughout the weekend. Bring your own sled, flying saucer or toboggan and have fun! NO SUPERVISION – SLIDE AT YOUR OWN RISK

12:00pm – HOULTON SHIRES JV GIRLS vs ORONO – Houlton High School Alumni Gymnasium – Support the local team as they play their final home game – Check it out! Concessions will be available.

12:00pm-3:00pm – PUBLIC BEAN DINNER – American Legion Post 47 – Enjoy a Bean Dinner with all the fixings at the Legion Post on Bangor Street. Cost is $8.00 per person.

12:30am – ATOMS HOCKEY VS VICTORIA TOBIQUE – John Millar Civic Center – Concessions available.

1:00pm-3:00pm – HOULTON PARKS & REC CROSS COUNTRY SKIING – Community Park – Sponsored by Houlton Parks & Rec Department – Take this awesome opportunity to introduce your child or yourself to the excitement of cross-country skiing. It’s a great way to build the love of an outdoor sport to better your health and enjoy nature. Visit the Houlton Parks & Rec Winter Sports Trailer behind the log cabin – ON LOAN FREE skis, poles and boots provided by the Houlton Rec Department!

1:00pm-4:00pm – OPEN GYM & GAMEROOM – Gentle Memorial Building – free time for youth to play games and shoot hoops. Youth ages 2nd grade to senior are allowed unsupervised. Younger children may attend with a parent or guardian.

1:30pm – HOULTON LADY SHIRES vs ORONO – Houlton High School Alumni Gymnasium – Support the local team as the play their final home game – it’s Senior Night! Check it out! Concessions will be available.

2:00pm-4:00pm – FREE PUBLIC SKATING – John Millar Civic Center – $2.00 for Skate Rentals – Concessions available. (There is a limited supply of rental skates and they are rented on a first come, first served basis)

2:00pm-4:00pm – READ TO ME CHALLENGE – John Millar Civic Center Community Room 2nd Floor – SPONSORED BY HOULTON ROTARY LITERACY COMMITTEE, CARY LIBRARY & HOULTON HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER – Come join the kick off for the month long Read to ME Challenge. Enjoy story time and crafts. A great chance to get warmed up after a day outside. Free for all participants.

3:00pm – HOULTON SHIRES JV BOYS vs ORONO – Houlton High School Alumni Gymnasium – Support the local team as their season winds down – Check it out! Concessions will be available.

4:30pm – HOULTON SHIRES vs ORONO – Houlton High School Alumni Gymnasium – support the local team as their season winds down. Check it out! Concessions will be available.

5:00pm-8:00pm – SLIDE UNDER THE LIGHTS! – Derby Hill – Bring your sleds and enjoy the fun of nighttime sliding!

5:30pm – ATV/UTV/SNOWMOBILE LIGHT PARADE – A parade through the streets of Houlton – the parade starts at Community Park –travels out Randall Avenue, down Pleasant Street, across Summer Street, down Main Street, around Market Square, back up Main Street, across Summer Street, up Pleasant Street and in Randall Avenue to end at Community Park. (Route is subject to change) Warm up by the BONFIRE after the parade.

4:00pm-10:00pm – MOOSESTOMPERS NIGHT OUT – Downunder Sports Pub – Moose Stompin’ food & friends to finish off a fun day of activities.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND, 2020
~~ KIDS DAY ~~

9:00am – “INTRO TO PLAY” ICE HOCKEY – John Millar Civic Center – Watch the youngest hockey players sharpen their skills during a cross-ice hockey game. Concessions available.

10:00am-2:00pm – FREE KIDS’ FISHING DERBY – SPONSORED BY MACHIAS SAVINGS BANK – As part of the Annual Moosestompers Ice Fishing Derby this year will be a FREE fishing derby for kids under 16 on Nickerson Lake only. The event includes free bait and a free hot dog lunch. Traps will be available for those needing them and holes will be drilled for the participants. There will be lots of prizes so join in the fun!

12:00noon – GIANT SLIDING HILL OPENS – Enjoy Derby Hill for sliding throughout the weekend. Bring your own sled, flying saucer or toboggan and have fun!

12:00am – SAWDUST PRIZE SEARCH – Community Park – A guaranteed wild time digging in the sawdust for children’s prizes

12:00pm-2:00pm – ANTIQUE AND VINTAGE SNOWMOBILE DISPLAY – Community Park – SPONSORED BY HOULTON POWER SPORTS
Bring your restored or vintage and antique sleds and show them off to the crowd. The public will vote to select the winners for Vintage Single Cylinder, Vintage Twin Cylinder, Vintage Open and the Oldest Vintage Sled. There will also be a $100 prize for the People’s Choice Award.

12:00pm-2:30pm – VITAL PATHWAYS BOOTH – Exhibit Hall – Vital Pathways will hand out FREE hand warmers and will be serving up FREE coffee courtesy of Tim Horton’s. Check them out!

12:00pm-2:30pm – FOOD CONCESSION OPEN IN EXHIBIT HALL – Community Park – The Houlton Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary can keep you going through the busy day with a snack, light lunch or hot drink – sandwiches, hotdogs, treats and hot chocolate will all be available.

12:00pm-3:00pm – HAY RIDES – Enjoy a FREE hay ride around Community Park.

12:00pm – SNOW SLED RIDES – Community Park – Take a ride around the park in style as a local snowmobiler pulls you & your friends on a special ‘boggan. A great way to ride!

1:00pm-3:00pm – HOULTON PARKS & REC CROSS COUNTRY SKIING – Community Park – Sponsored by Houlton Parks & Rec Department – Take this awesome opportunity to introduce your child or yourself to the excitement of cross-country skiing. It’s a great way to build the love of an outdoor sport to better your health and enjoy nature. Visit the Houlton Parks & Rec Winter Sports Trailer behind the log cabin – ON LOAN FREE skis, poles and boots provided by the Houlton Rec Department!

1:00pm-4:00pm – OPEN GYM & GAMEROOM – Gentle Memorial Building – free time for youth to play games and shoot hoops. Youth ages 2nd grade to senior are allowed unsupervised. Younger children may attend with a parent or guardian.

1:45pm – 7TH ANNUAL SNOWDANCE – Community Park – Dance to the song Broken & Beautiful by Kelly Clarkson from the movie Ugly Dolls and get ready for the Half Dollar Scramble (children only for the scramble). Dance will be on YouTube for all to see!

2:00pm – HALF DOLLAR SCRAMBLE FOR KIDS – Community Park – Three age groups: 6 & under, 7-9 and 10-13. Kids come and dig for treasure! There are 3 piles of snow mixed with 900 half dollars for the kids to find. Our thanks to the following banks for making this event possible – THE COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, TD BANK, MACHIAS SAVINGS BANK, BANGOR SAVINGS BANK, KEY BANK AND KATAHDIN TRUST COMPANY.

2:30pm – GIANT BONFIRE – Community Park – SPONSORED BY THE HOULTON FIRE DEPARTMENT – Get warm & toasty after the day of outdoor fun and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate.

2:00-4:00pm – FREE PUBLIC SKATING – John Millar Civic Center – $2.00 for Skate Rentals – Concessions available. (There is a limited supply of rental skates and they are rented on a first come, first served basis)

3:00pm – FISHING DERBY FINAL WEIGH IN AND AWARDS CEREMONY – Nana’s on Military Street in Houlton – Be there to see the biggest fish!

SNOW CREATION CONTEST RESULTS ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD – This is a Facebook photo contest. So, you can build a snowman, snow sculpture or any other snow “creation” right at your own home, then snap a picture & submit it to our Facebook page. Submissions will be accepted through midnight on January 30th. Voting will continue through Sunday, February 2nd. The entry with the most “likes” will win the “Favorite Snow Creation” Prize. Winner will receive a $25 gift certificate. See rules and details on our Facebook page and at moosestompers.com.

SNOWMOBILE TRAILS WILL BE GROOMED INTO COMMUNITY PARK … FOLLOW THE MOOSE SIGNS!

Stay tuned to WHOU 100.1 FM, Spectrum Cable Channel 1301, www.moosestompers.com or
visit our facebook page to hear about potential cancellations or changes.

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January 31 @ 2:30 pm
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February 2 @ 3:00 pm
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