Ludlow Winter Carnival Set for Feb. 5-7, List of Events

Festivities at the Ludlow Winter Carnival will take place on Feb. 5, 6 and 7. The fundraising goal is to raise the majority of money needed for a fireworks show in July.

The theme is Red, White & Blue.

Cash Prizes will be awarded for the following: $100 "Best In Show" $50 "Most Original" $50 "Funniest"

Community Winter Carnival Snow Creations Contest: Submit photo entries to the OVRCC at mgraf@yourplaceinvermont.com for judging by Saturday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m.

Winter Carnival T-Shirt: As with last year, Sponsorship for the shirts is available now: $250 for your business logo and $150 for your business name. T's will be available for sale at the "Main Events" of the festival. Events include:

Friday, Feb. 5 8 p.m. - midnight:

"Red, White & Blue Ball" - At BRAM and organized by The Gill Oddfellows Home.

For all those Cinderellas and Prince Charmings out there. Its time to dress up and show your patriotic spirit for an evening of dancing & fun. Tickets will be sold in advance $10 per person (The Gill Oddfellows Home, Christophers, The Wine & Cheese Depot, The Book Nook, Chapter xiv & the VT Journal office) and also at the door.

Saturday Feb. 6:

"Ludlow Village Scavenger Hunt" - This event will take place both Saturday and Sunday with a deadline for entries at 3 p.m. Sunday. Contestants will follow clues to local businesses and will receive a small treat when there. Completed and correct entries will be entered into a drawing for donated prize packages. The deadline for business participation is Friday, Jan. 29.

2-4 p.m. "Sledding At The Gill Home" - The Gill Home is hosting a sledding afternoon complete with hot beverages and treats.

6:30 p.m. "Red, White & Blue" Parade - Its a Ludlow Tradition and fun for many so please consider a float this year or make sure you are on the curb and clapping for the convoy. Line up for parade participants is 6:00pm with emergency vehicles in the lead, followers on a first come, first line up basis.

7 p.m. "Dorsey Park Fun & Fireworks" - Cocoa, Marshmellows, Fireworks.

Sunday, Feb. 7: Ludlow Village Scavenger Hunt.

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