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Winter Fete 2022: Ice Harvest

January 22, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST

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Courtesy of Three Rivers Park District, experience the adventures of Minnesota’s hardy ice harvesters at Richardson Nature Center, 8737 East Bush Lake Road.
All activities are ongoing and will be spread out to allow for social distancing. Activities will close at the end of the program time.
– 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.
– Discover food preservation techniques with costumed interpreters from The Landing and hear stories from ice harvesting historians.
– Try a kick-sled, throw a snow snake and watch an ice rescue demonstration by Bloomington Fire and Rescue.
– Keep warm by a campfire.
This is a free event, open to all as part of Winter Fete 2022. No registration required.
Get more details on Winter Fete 2022 at blm.mn/winterfeteOpens in a new tab.


January 22, 2022
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST
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Bloomington MN Parks and Recreation
(952) 563-8877


Richardson Nature Center of Three Rivers Parks
8737 E Bush Lake Rd
Bloomington, MN 55438
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(763) 694-7676
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