Another Snowkite Weekend is in the books!
This year marked our 11th Annual Snowkite event, and it was such a fun year!
Guests were out on the lake on Saturday, enjoying the great outdoors, from ice skating, snowmobiling, ice fishing and of course snow kiting all under the same winter canopy on Rice Lake.
As day one of our 11th annual Snowkite Weekend unfolded, it was a total success. All the ingredients were in place with both wind and teaching. Weather conditions were almost ideal, with partial snow cover and soft ice that both skis and snowboards could bite into. Dozens of students were able to go on their first ride and this is what the event has always been about.
The day continued with live music in the pub, a Tap Takeover and the announcement of our Poker Run winners!
Live Music in the Wild Blue Yonder
Always a stomping good time, Alan Black Steady Trio was our live music feature for this 11th annual Snowkite Weekend.
Join us every Saturday for our Winter Music Series until the end of February for local live bands in the Wild Blue Yonder Pub from 3-5pm.
January 27th, we welcome back the talented Evangeline Gentle.
The art of the Tap-Takeover
A feature to this year’s 11th annual Snowkite Weekend was a Tap-Takeover by Guelph ON Brewer StoneHammer Brewing. With all of our taps in the Wild Blue Yonder Pub taken over by StoneHammer, it was a great way to draw enthusiasm from customers to taste & contrast different beers. Representative Kenn Gibb was on hand to offer our guests beer flights of English IPA: toffee, biscuit & hops features; Oatmeal Coffee Stout: oatmeal, coffee, & chocolate; and Dunkel German-style dark lager, sweet malt, & breadiness with a dark copper colour.
A winning craft beer since 1995, StoneHammer’s motto- ‘Our People, Our Passion, Your Beer’ shines through.
Thank you for your sponsorship this year for our event.
Sunday, saw a no wind day, but all enjoyed an absolutely gorgeous bright sunshine day. Thank you to all the participants who came out to experience our fantastic sport and to our volunteers who make it all happen.
Congratulations to our Poker Run winner, Kevin Allen, with the winning hand taking home a $400 Ocean Rodeo 2 metre React trainer kite. We already can’t wait for next year!
Mark your calendar; Snowkite Weekend 2019 is slated for Jan 18-20.
Check out the Global News coverage!