Kicksled at Richardson Nature Center Sat., Jan. 21, 2023. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 25th annual Ice Harvesting Day in Bloomington, Minnesota
Celebrate the 25th annual Ice Harvesting Day at Richardson Nature Center in Bloomington, Minnesota... with Brave the Snow kicksleds!
Sat., Jan. 21, 2023. 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. FREE. Drop in!
Richardson Nature Center
8737 East Bush Lake Road
Bloomington, MN 55438
Lots to do:
- Try a kicksled with Brave The Snow
- Experience the adventures of Minnesota’s hardy ice harvesters. Cut blocks of ice out of the pond with a vintage ice saw and pull an antique ice plow. Weigh blocks of ice, use chipping tools and make ice cubes.
- Throw a snow snake.
- Watch an ice rescue demonstration by Bloomington Fire and Rescue.
- Keep warm by a campfire.
- Discover food preservation techniques with historical interpreters from The Landing and hear stories from ice harvesting historians.
This is a great event for families, grandparents and all people looking for a unique way to celebrate Minnesota winters. Drop-ins welcome.
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