A REMICK SIGNATURE EVENT
We had our best event yet in 2017 ~ See you February 3, 2018!
Thank you to all who helped us celebrate wintertime.
We value your support and that of our dedicated volunteers.
Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival
Coming... Saturday, February 3, 2018 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
SEVERE weather date: Sunday, February 4, 2018
A New Hampshire tradition and timeless wintertime fun!
"Great time. So much fun!" ~ Jared Jedry, Belmont, MA
This event has taken place. Stay tuned for news of our 2018 event.
In 2017, we celebrated with these activities :
Participate in traditional ice block cutting, piking and hoisting ~ watch as it’s transported to our ice house
Celebrate winter with outdoor/indoor activities and history-based demonstrations
A list of scheduled activities is provided below the photos
Visit and touch farm animals in their winter coats and surroundings
Meet and greet Chinook dogs, the state dog of New Hampshire
The breed was started by Arthur Walden in Wonalancet (a community in Tamworth) in 1917
Get a rare look at antique Model T Ford Snowmobiles ~ originated in neighboring Ossipee, NH
Provided by the Model T Snowmobile Club of America ~ Rides are weather dependent
Listen to live music by Brier Hill Band in the Hearth Room ~ dancing is welcome!
Try your hand at a winter-themed craft or go on a scavenger hunt
Take a self-guided tour of the Museum Center: Ice Harvesting video; Remick Family history;
Walk through the modest apartment Doc Remick shared with his wife Marion Miles Remick;
"Our Medicine Through Time" and "From Fields to Fiber" exhibits
Warm up with Farmhouse Kitchen favorites for purchase at the Sugarhouse
Including cook-your-own hot dogs and s’more kits for enjoying at an outdoor campfire ~ See menu items below
Raffle & Contest: Enter to win a Remick-Raised Egg & Meat Basket (incl. beef steaks), A ZOKU Triple Quick Pop Maker with additional product pieces, A Family Movie Nights Basket (movies, candy, popcorn movie passes)
The history of a winter industry and seasonal pastimes in New Hampshire.
Our MOST POPULAR annual event!
$10/person, ages 11 & above | $5/child ages 5–10 | 4 & under, FREE
Member Admission: $8 | $3 | FREE
No registration required. *If ice is not safe, visitors will not be allowed on the ice.
No matter the conditions, ice harvesting demonstrations (on ice, if safe for demonstrators) will occur.
"Loved it!" ~ Sydney & Olivia Bell, North Berwick, ME
DEMONSTRATIONS + Outdoor cooking at our open firepit—samples
+ Ice sculpting by Brian Stockman + Step-by-step process of ice harvesting
+ Model T Ford Snowmobiles provided by The Model T Snowmobile Club of America
EXHIBITS + Wintertime animal trapping & lore + Snowshoes through time
+ Bob House/Ice Fishing Shack + Ice Boat + Antique snow roller
LIVE MUSIC + Traditional Appalachian tunes by Brier Hill Band
HISTORIC BUILDINGS + Learn how harvested ice was stored at our Ice House + An English barn stable
+ Walk through the Hillsdale Dairy cattle barn + Museum Center & Barn
WINTER GAMES + Simple ways to have fun in the outdoors
MEET & GREET + Say hello to our farm animals in their winter setting + Chinook dogs: NH’s official state dog
+ DELICIOUS FOOD ITEMS +
We accept credit cards!
FARMHOUSE KITCHEN LUNCH ~ $7
Beef Stew* | Beef Chili* | Vegetarian Chili
Served with a roll, cake and a choice of beverage
Available while supplies last. As much as possible, we use Remick-grown and -produced items. *Made with Remick-raised beef.
A LA CARTE
Chocolate Chip Cookie | Lemon Cookie | Brownie | Popcorn | S’more Kit (for cooking at the firepit)
Cook your own hot dog with bun (for cooking at the firepit)
Hot Chocolate | Coffee | Tea | Bottled Water
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS EVENT SPONSORS