Winterama event Saturday, Feb. 11, in Glenwood


Glenwood and Lake Minnewaska will be a destination point for metro families looking for a weekend excursion Saturday, Feb. 11.

The annual Winterama event begins with registration for the Sweati Yeti event at 7:30 a.m.

An art show and bake sale in Central Square begins at 8 a.m. and runs through noon, with the Sweati Yeti starting at 8:30 a.m. from Barsness Park.

The day-long event also includes lunch starting at 11 a.m. at the Lakeside Ballroom, with kids games on the lake beginning at 12:30 p.m. as well as sled dog rides.

Attendees can take the Waterama Polar Plunge starting at 3:30 p.m. and a chili cook-off at the Lakeside Ballroom begins at 4:30 p.m. with the award for the best chili given at 6:30 p.m.

A Wii “Just Dance” party begins at 5 p.m., and the day’s festivities end at 7 p.m. with fireworks over Lake Minnewaska, donated by the Minnewaska Jaycees.