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33rd Annual University of Okoboji Winter Games Schedule of Events

Thursday, January 24, 2013

* Denotes an event that pre-registration is preferred. Forms and a finalized schedule of events are available on www.uofowintergames.com

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

5 p.m. -- Locals "Pre-Games Party" Tiki in the Tent Event

Parks Marina, Okoboji

6-7 p.m. -- Captain Morgan's Battle of the Bartenders

Parks Marina, Okoboji

6:30 p.m. -- Cartwright Brothers

Parks Marina, Okoboji

7 p.m. -- "La Bamba" Free movie and Q & A with Connie Valens, sister of the late Ritchie Valens

Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

LAST DAY to register for the NW Iowa Home Builders Association's Snow Sculpture Contest

All Day -- KAPCO Indoor Golf Tournament

KAPCO Inc., Spirit Lake

6 -- 10 a.m. -- KUOO Get Up & Go Show Kick-Off Breakfast,

Dry Dock, Arnolds Park

8 a.m. -- 6th Annual Pieceful Spirits Quilting Retreat

Camp Foster

9 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- Lifeserve Community Blood Drive

Lakes Regional Healthcare, Spirit Lake

11:30 a.m. -- Edna Wattier Memorial Bridge Tournament

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Milford

3 p.m. -- 2 a.m. -- Iowa Craft Beer Tent

Roof Garden, Arnolds Park

5 -- 7 p.m. -- RE/MAX of Spirit Lake & the Okobojis Chili Cook Off & Spirit of Harmony Dessert Bar

Expo Building, Spirit Lake

Park at the Great Lakes Mall for free shuttle service to and from the cook-off courtesy of Camp Foster.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

All Day -- KAPCO Indoor Golf Tournament

KAPCO Inc., Spirit Lake

All Day -- Ice Skating with rentals of all sizes

Okoboji Boat Works, Smith's Bay

6-11 a.m.-- Mimosas, Bloddy Mary's and breakfast

Regal Beagle, Arnolds Park

8-11 a.m.-- Pancake and Sausage Breakfast (Boy Scouts & Milford Commercial Club)

Okoboji Middle School, Arnolds Park

8 a.m. -- 1 p.m. -- Okoboji Summer Theatre Association Omelet Brunch

Arnolds Park Pavilion

8 a.m. -- *Softball Tournament sponsored by the Garden's,

Central Emporium, Arnolds Park

8 a.m. -- *Broomball Tournament

Smith's Bay, Okoboji

8 a.m. -- *Flag Football sponsored by Direct2U Communications

Smith's Bay, Okoboji

8 a.m. -- *YMCA Crossfit Throwdown

Bedell Family YMCA, Spirit Lake

8:30 a.m. -- *Cribbage Classic Tournament

Okoboji Middle School, Arnolds Park

9 a.m. -- 2 a.m. -- Iowa Craft Beer Tent

Roof Garden, Arnolds Park

9 a.m. -- 5 p.m. -- *Co-ed Indoor Volleyball

Spirit Lake Middle and High School gyms

9 a.m. -- Noon-- Pinochle & 500 Tournaments (lunch available after)

Senior Center, Spirit Lake

9 a.m. -- Noon -- Ben Kirby

The Garden's, Central Emporium, Arnolds Park

9:30 a.m. -- *Guns 'n Hoses Boot Hockey Tournament & Youth Hockey Tournaments

Parks Marina, Okoboji

9:30 a.m. -- Chess Tournament - Youth to Adult

Arnolds Park City Hall

10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- Youth Snowmobile Demos

Polaris, Spirit Lake

10 a.m. -- Snowball Drop

Olde Town, Hill Avenue and Lake Sreet in Spirit Lake

10 a.m. -- Freeze Your Fanny Bike Ride, Okoboji Expedition Company, Hwy 71

10 a.m. -- Ben Kirby

The Garden's, Arnolds Park

10 a.m. -- Noon -- *Cooking with Donna, Innkeeper at Okoboji Country Inn, Demonstration & Tasting

Annabelle's Tea Room, Okoboji

10 a.m. -- 1 p.m. -- S'mores

Mau Marine, Okoboji

10 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- Trap Shoot, Dickinson County Isaac Walton League

190th St. east on Landfill Road, $30 includes shells

10 a.m. -- 3 p.m. -- Winter Crafts & Snow Activities

Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji

10 a.m. -- 3 p.m. -- Soup Fest

Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji

10 a.m. -- 4 p.m. -- Youth Snowmobile Demo Rides

Polaris Plant, Spirit Lake

10 a.m. -- 4 p.m. -- Dickinson County Snowhawks Fun Run

Begin at Polaris in Spirit Lake

11 a.m. -- Texas Hold Em Tournament Sponsored by Milford Electric

Village West Resort, Hwy 86

11 a.m. -- 6th Annual People Project

Park at Peace Corner (Hwy 86 & 9), bus to Iowa Lakeside Lab and form of a snowy owl takes shape at noon & is aerially photographed

11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- *4th Annual Marshmallow Man Blaster Shootout

A Piece of Work, Spirit Lake

11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- Family Snowshoe Hikes with free snowshoe rentals

Dickinson County Nature Center, Okoboji

11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. -- Family Team Bowling sponsored by Business Today

Corner Lanes, Spirit Lake

11 a.m. -- 6 p.m. -- Family Fun at Horseshoe Bend's Tube Hill, $5 admission

Horseshoe Bend's Tube Hill

Noon -- 5 p.m. -- Helicopter Rides, Parks Marina, Okoboji

1 p.m. -- Tim Horsman

Tiki in the Tent, Parks Marina, Okoboji

1 -- 3 p.m. -- Kids Games

Parks Marina, Okoboji

1 -- 4 p.m. -- Sweet Classic & Shopping Galleria sponsored by Mary Lynn Ingvall, DOWDEN HINN REALTORS

Expo Building, Spirit Lake

1 p.m. -- *Bean Bag Toss for Okoboji Music Program

Smith's Bay Sponsored by KICD, Lite 104.9 Radio

1 -- 3 p.m. -- Ice Skating & Hot Chocolate

Oak Hill Marina, Arnolds Park

1 -- 4 p.m. -- Cartwright Brothers

The Garden's, Central Emporium, Arnolds Park

1:30 p.m.-- *LRH 5K/10K Road Race

Middle School, Spirit Lake

2 p.m. -- *Farkle Tournament

Annabelle's Tea Room (next to Okoboji Country Inn, Okoboji)

2 p.m. -- Good for Gary

The Garden's, Arnolds Park

2 p.m. -- Okoboji Summer Theatre 2013 Season Announcement

Hedberg Theatre, Arnolds Park

2 p.m. - Midnight -- Blue Water Band

Softail Saloon, Superior

2 -- 4 p.m. -- Bingo for the Humane Society of NWIA

Pavilion, Arnolds Park

2 -- 4 p.m. -- Creative Spirits, Jacqueline's Vase

Spirit Lake

3 p.m. -- Hey, Good Cookies Cookie Eating Contest Sweet Classic

Dickinson County Expo Building, Spirit Lake

3 p.m. -- Polar Plunge to benefit APO Fire & Rescue

State Pier, Arnolds Park

3 p.m. -- Mighty Nish Band

Tiki Tent, Parks Marina, Okoboji

3 -- 7 p.m. -- Adult Team Bowling Tournament sponsored by Business Today

Corner Lanes, Spirit Lake

4 p.m. -- Youth Snowmobile Raffle Drawing

Polaris, Spirit Lake

4:30 -- 6:30 p.m. -- Northwest Bank Tailgate Dinner

Pavilion, Arnolds Park

5 p.m. -- Outrageous Outerwear Contest

Tiki Tent, Parks Marina, Okoboji

5 p.m. -- The Cartwright Brothers, Arnolds Park

5 p.m. -- Good for Gary Acoustic

The Garden's, Central Emporium, Arnolds Park

6 p.m. -- Key of J Minor

Regal Beagle, Arnolds Park

6:30 p.m.-- 2013 U of O Winter Games Extravaganza -- Burning of the Greens

Preservation Plaza, Arnolds Park

* Iowa National Guard 21 Gun Salute

* National Anthem sung Alan Morphew

* Fireworks sponsored by iWireless & Liberty National Bank

7 p.m. -- The Rude Band

Tiki Tent, Parks Marina, Okoboji

7 p.m. -- Chasing Silence

Regal Beagle, Arnolds Park

8 p.m. -- Rock Legends

Sami Center, Spirit Lake

8 p.m. -- Moonjuice

Murphy's, Arnolds Park

9 p.m. -- Tripwire

The Ritz, Arnolds Park

9 p.m. -- The Fish Heads

The Garden's, Arnolds Park

9 p.m. -- SoundStill, As for You & Mars on Fire

Regal Beagle, Arnolds Park

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

All Day -- KAPCO Indoor Golf Tournament

KAPCO Inc., Spirit Lake

9 a.m. -- 1 p.m. -- Breakfast & Bloody Mary Bar

Softail Saloon, Superior

11 a.m. -- 3 p.m. -- Dickinson County Snowhawks Snowmobile Radar Run

Parks Marina, Okoboji

11 a.m. -- Tiki Tent opens

Parks Marina, Okoboji

1:30 p.m.-- *Talent Follies

Pearson Lakes Art Center, Okoboji

2 -- 4 p.m. -- Creative Spirits, Horse of a Different Color

Spirit Lake

2 -- 5 p.m. -- Snowball Dance, "Shirley's Big Band Music"

Senior Building, Zenith Avenue, Spirit Lake

Jan. 21-31 -- Ritchie Valens Memorabilia Exhibitions, both Pearson Lakes Art Center & Iowa Rock n Roll Museum, Okoboji & Arnolds Park

Jan. 24-27 -- Boats on Ice Boat Show

Parks Marina, Okoboji

Winter Games Apparel Available on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Iowa Welcome Center in Arnolds Park and at the Sweet Classic from 1 -4 pm at the Dickinson County Expo in Spirit Lake



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