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Aroostook Outdoor News: 1.18.19 edition

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In this edition: 1) Celebrate a birthday and some brand new winter trails in Patten. 2) Sign the kids up for youth biathlon in Fort Kent. 3) Stay indoors to talk and learn more about the outdoors in Fort Fairfield. Plus lots more!

Events:
NOW-Thursday, January 31
HOULTON AREA: Moosestompers Snow Creation Contest. Build a snowman, snow sculpture, or any other snow “creation,” snap a picture and submit via facebook page private message. We will post submissions to our page, and the way to win is simple: the photo with the most “likes” wins! Open to Maine residents within 45 miles of Houlton. Visit www.facebook.com/Moosestompers-283452883829 FMI
Saturday, January 19
PATTEN: Mt. Chase Lodge Walter's Birthday & Trail Opening! 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Mt. Chase Lodge, 1517 Shin Pond Rd. Join us for sweets on the new trails created at our recent Friendsgiving weekend, warm beverages in the lodge, and birthday celebrations for Walter;the youngest Downing has been on staff here at Mt. Chase Lodge …

Aroostook Outdoor News: 1.11.19 edition

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In this edition: 1) Strap on snowshoes to see the stars at a social soiree in Fort Kent. 2) Gear up for a family snowshoe in Presque Isle. 3) Get ready for youth skiing and biathlon programs in Fort Kent and Presque Isle. Plus lots more!
Events:
NOW-Thursday, January 31
HOULTON AREA: Moosestompers Snow Creation Contest. Build a snowman, snow sculpture, or any other snow “creation,” snap a picture and submit via facebook page private message. We will post submissions to our page, and the way to win is simple: the photo with the most “likes” wins! Open to Maine residents within 45 miles of Houlton. Visit www.facebook.com/Moosestompers-283452883829 FMI
Saturday, January 12
FORT KENT: Fort Kent Outdoor Center Starlight Snowshoe Social. 6:00–9:00 p.m. at Fort Kent Outdoor Center, 33 Paradis Cir. All ages welcome. Bring a snack and/or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Best poker hand gets half the pot! Cost: FREE, $5/poker hand. Snowshoes and headlamps available for rent. Contact Laura Audibert (…