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This snow fest at Michigan Tech University includes a human dog-sled race, snow volleyball and a tug of war and ends with a torchlight parade and fireworks at Mont Ripley ski hill.
This festival shows a large selection of documentaries specializing in adventure, extreme sports and environmental issues.
There's a best-beard contest, snow sculpting, an arts market, fat-tire bike demos and a ride, Ely Folk School classes and a free snowshoe hike to the Hegman Petroglyphs.
At Peace Plaza downtown, five ice bars each offer a different theme and signature drink, with ice sculptures illuminated by lights and nightly DJ entertainment. On Saturday afternoon, there's a FAM JAM for families.
There will be a Friday night torchlight parade and fireworks plus a craft fair, smoosh boarding, morning balloon launches and evening moon glows.
Over two weekends, this festival features such events as a snow angels competition, tubing night, snowman build, fishing derby, wildlife tracking, fat-tire bike races and fireworks.
There's nothing better than skiing (or snowshoeing or hiking) through a twinkling forest or across a luminary-lined lake. There's usually a bonfire and hot chocolate to enjoy afterward.
Visit more than 100 artists at studios in the Building 13 art complex. Many will give demonstrations. There will be also music, food and art projects for children.
Lake Winnebago is the setting for this celebration of giant fish. There will be a 6 p.m. Friday parade, ice carving and snow sculpting, a snowman-building contest, free dog-sled rides, bonfires and live music.
Frozen Lake Harriet hosts two dozen artist-designed ice houses and lots of fun art antics. Check for scheduled events and ice conditions.
This car show at McCormick Place is the largest in the nation and third-largest in the world.
There's turkey bowling, minnow races, an antique snowmobile show and a fat-bike ride in this western Wisconsin town.
Town on rivers where eagles gather in winter offer live bird presentations, guided tours and cultural activities.