Dog sledding winter festival coming Feb. 16The Wildlife Science Center, 5463 West Broadway Avenue, Forest Lake, is hosting its annual “Dogsledding Winter Festival” on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Wildlife Science Center, 5463 West Broadway Avenue, Forest Lake, is hosting its annual “Dogsledding Winter Festival” on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The event will take place with or without snow.
Discover the world of the dog sledder during a day of winter fun. Hear the author of “Signs of Winning” and musher, Scott Miller, tell tales of the trails. Meet dog teams and learn the art of sledding with your dog while surrounded by the Wildlife Science Center’s resident wolf packs.
Dogsled rides will be available for an additional fee (weather conditions permitting) from Joel Kersting of Suomi Hills.
Highlights include a book signing with Miller, unique gifts available from Gray Wolf Leathers and other vendors and dogsled rides with Kersting.
Admission for this one day only event is $6 for adults and $4 for children 4 to 15 years old.
Dogs are welcome to come but be sure to bring a leash.
All proceeds benefit the Wildlife Science Center.
The Wildlife Science Center is a nationally recognized, independent, nonprofit educational and research facility that is currently, the Center is home to over 40 wolves of various species, several birds of prey, 8 bears, as well as other animals including lynx, foxes, raccoons and coyotes.
For more information, call (651) 464-3993 or visit www.wildlifesciencecenter.org.