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Push a potty or toss a toilet seat.

Outhouse race in Perkinstown.


Icebox Days in International Falls, Minn. In this far-north town, there will be smoosh races, frozen turkey bowling, a toilet-seat toss, boot hockey and fireworks.  Jan. 1720.

Bald Eagle Watching Days in Prairie du Sac, Wis. This town along the Wisconsin River offers guided bus tours, live birds of prey programs and kids' activities. On Saturday, there's an eagle release. Jan. 1819.

Winterfest in Mackinaw City, Mich. In this town on the Mackinac Straits, there's a snow-sculpting competition, sleigh rides, a poker run and outhouse races. Jan. 1819.

Back to Hack Winter Festival in Hackensack, Minn. The festival in this Brainerd Lakes town on the Paul Bunyan State Trail features snow sculpting, an ice-fishing contest, penguin plunge, kids' games and Saturday fireworks. Jan. 1820.

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Last updated on January 14, 2019