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Ice is playground for climbing, sliding and fishing.

Dragon boats vie for the win.

© GWN Dragon Boat

Ice Festival in Sandstone, Minn. There are ice-climbing and winter camping clinics, a chili cook-off, door prizes and use of demo gear in Sandstone Ice Park. Jan. 68. 

Bald Eagle Days in Rock Island, Ill. At the Quad Cities Expo Center, there's an environmental fair, with flying demonstrations by eagles, hawks and owls and many other events. Jan. 68.

Breezy Point Ice Fest in Breezy Point, Minn. This Brainerd Lakes resort village celebrates with horse-drawn sleigh rides, snow golf, ice fishing, an ice slide and fireworks. Jan. 67. 

Winter Festival in La Farge, Wis. Visit the Kickapoo Valley Reserve for horse-drawn wagon rides, guided snowshoe and ice-cave hikes, winter games and a sled-dog race. Jan. 7. 

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Last updated on December 29, 2016