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Jack Frost Festival

JACK FROST FESTIVAL

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Ironwood's Jack Frost Festival is on its way!  Starting with the Depot Park Christmas Tree-lighting Ceremony on Thursday, November 18th, and running to the Norrie Club's "Light Up The Night" event on Saturday, January 29, the various groups and organizations that develop Jack Frost Festival events are now engaged in individual event planning.

What follows below is a tentative schedule of 2021-2022 Jack Frost Festival events.  As more exact information becomes available, schedule revisions and additional events  will be posted.   Specific entry forms for the Jack Frost Parade of Lights (Saturday, December 4th) and the Business Window Display Decorating Contest will be added here in downloadable form soon.

2021 JACK FROST FESTIVAL PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE
[NOTE: partial list; many more events to be added and revisions are likely]

1 October to 4 December: Ironwood Chamber of Commerce $10,000 Jack Frost Raffle. Tickets (only 200 printed; each ticket costs $100) are available at the Chamber Office in the Historic Ironwood Depot and also at Northwind Natural Foods Co-op. Drawing will be on Saturday, December 4, 2:00 p.m., at Northwind Natural Foods

18 November: Old Depot Tree Lighting Ceremony—6:00 p.m. in Depot Park. Post-ceremony refreshments and carol sing-along inside the Depot. Special music by Luther L. Wright High School Choir members.

19 November:  Gogebic Range Honors Band Concert at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

27 November: Warren Miller Ski Film at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 7:00 p.m. Fundraiser for the Gogebic Range Ski Team

30 November: Jack Frost Parade Entries Due at the Chamber Depot office. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE PARADE AFER THIS CLOSING REGISTRATIION DATE

 

3 December:  NoEL Holiday Market, located at the Incredible Bank on Suffolk Street, with overflow vendors in other downtown businesses:  3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on FRIDAY the 3rd and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on SATURDAY the 4th

3 December:  NoEL Holiday Market, located at the Incredible Bank on Suffolk Street, with overflow vendors in other downtown businesses:  3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on FRIDAY the 3rd and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on SATURDAY the 4th

3 December:  NoEL Holiday Market, located at the Incredible Bank on Suffolk Street, with overflow vendors in other downtown businesses:  3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on FRIDAY the 3rd and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on SATURDAY the 4th

3 December: WUPM Jack Frost Festival Radio Broadcast, live from the Chamber Depot office from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

3 December:  Ironwood St. Vincent DePaul Customer Appreciation Day, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., stop in to see the Christmas decorations and for treats!

3 December: “Frost Friday” in Downtown Ironwood. Businesses open late; Historic Ironwood Theatre Christmas Movie “Joulutarina,” at 7:30 p.m.

.4 December:  NoEL Holiday Market Ice-Carving event from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Ironwood's City Square

4 December: Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Incredible Bank, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

4 December: Historic Ironwood Theatre Christmas Movie, “Miracle on 34th Street," 4:00 p.m.

4 December: Ironwood Carnegie Library Open House, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

4 December:  NoEL Holiday Market Santa Dash, starts at 5:30 in front of the Ironwood Carnegie Library

4 December: Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade, 6:00 p.m., downtown Ironwood

4 December: Gogebic Range Concert Band after parade performance at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, at 7:30 p.m.

3 - 5 December:   "King of the Hill" Snow Cross racing at Ironwood's Mt. Zion; 26 classes of competition will be featured; registration and practice runs on Saturday, Dec. 4th (register at the Mt. Zion Ski Chalet) with races on the 5th and 6th. Please visit midwestsnocross.com for details and updates.

5 December: Ironwood Area Middle and High School Christmas Concert at the Historic Ironwood Theatre, 2:00 p.m.

10 December:  Chamber Choir Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m., location TBA

11 December:  A Historic HIT Christmas, with the 1910 silent movie version of "A Christmas Carol" accompanied with an original score on the Barton pipe organ, along with holiday songs!  7:00 p.m.

12 December:  A Historic HIT Christmas, with the 1910 silent movie version of "A Christmas Carol" accompanied with an original score on the Barton pipe organ, along with holiday songs!. 2:00 p.m.

12 December:  Chamber Choir Christmas Concert, 4:00 p.m., location TBA

18 December:  Luther L. Wright "Accent" Choir Holiday Show, 7:00 p.m., at the Historic Ironwood Theatre

31 December - 1 January:  ISO Vintage Snowmobile Races at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds

7 - 9 January:  USSA Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds

7–9 January: SISU Nordic Ski Festival; Friday registration (and vendor display) at the Memorial Building Auditorium, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m.; SISU races Saturday, beginning at ABR Trails with a "Finnish" at downtown Ironwood City Square; Sunday Fat Tire Bike event.

29 January: “Light Up the Night” Christmas Tree Burning Event, Norrie Amateur Sports Club, 7:00 p.m.