The Rangeley Skating Club and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce will hold its fourth annual Rangeley Winterpaloozah! event, a celebration of winter activities and competitions.

The free event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Haley Pond and Rangeley Town Park.

The skating club and the the Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to host the event, which will include skating, curling, pond hockey, fat tire bikes, snowshoes, kick sleds, horse and cart rides, marshmallow roast, snow golf, snow kite, snow castle and, new this year, saucer bowling.

A slate of pay-to-enter competitions with prizes awarded to winners in each competitions include Cardboard Sled Race, Dog Keg Pull, Firewood Toss, “Paloozah” Carry (a variation on the popular wife-carry event), Fat Tire Bike Race and the Paloozathon Race.

The day will kick off with the Paloozathon Race — a mini-triathlon consisting of snowshoeing, fat biking and running. The full schedule of events is available on the Rangeley Winterpaloozah Facebook page and the chamber’s events calendar Hot lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Haley Pond.

In addition to supporting the event, purchase of a Paloozah Pass entitles the purchaser to entry in all competitions. Paloozah Passes are available at Ecopelagicon and the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce now and will be available on the day of the event as well. Follow updates on Facebook.

For more information, contact the Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce at 864-5571 or [email protected] or the Rangeley Skating Club at 864-2771 or [email protected].

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