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Watch racing beds and stunt kites.

Winter Festival in Cedarburg.

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Winter Festival in Cedarburg, Wis. This festival features bed races, ice-carving, a dog weight pull competition, an egg hunt for kids and a parade at 1 p.m. Saturday. Feb. 1718.

Color the Wind Kite Festival in Clear Lake, Iowa. This town in north-central Iowa draws kiters from eight states, and stunt fliers will perform routines choreographed to music. Feb. 17.

Book Across the Bay in Ashland/Washburn, Wis. Ski or snowshoe across Chequamegon Bay on a route lined by luminaries, then stay for fireworks, food and music. Feb. 17.

Barstool Races in Drummond, Wis. In this town north of Cable, watch people careen down a hill on decorated bar stools, then stay for a chili feed. Feb. 17.

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Last updated on February 12, 2018