Mark Your Calendar for Winterfest 2024!
Live Events - January 20, 2024
Virtual Events - TBD
In Collaboration With
2023 MECCA Events
Saturday, January 7, 2023 -- MECCA Trails Interpretive Snowshoe -- Easy-to-moderate terrain on this one mile loop, registration by 1/5 required through North Lakeland Discovery Center for this free event, sponsored by the MECCA Experience.
January 28, 2023 at dusk -- MECCA Candlelight Ski Shoe Hike -- Ski, snowshoe, or hike our 1 mile candlelit trail at this annual family and dog-friendly event! End the evening around the bonfire with hot chocolate and cookies. Free, no registration necessary. Those who register in advance may purchase a nordic ski hat. Register here.
Saturday, February 4, 2023 -- MECCA Moonshoe -- Travel among the trees and shadows during this wonderful moonlit adventure, registration by 2/2 required through North Lakeland Discovery Center for this free event, sponsored by the MECCA Experience.
Friday, February 24, 2023 -- MECCA Owl Prowl and Night Hike -- Join a NLDC Naturalist for a night hike searching for stealthy and elusive owls, registration by 2/22 required through North Lakeland Discovery Center for this free event, sponsored by the MECCA Experience.
Saturday, May 13, 2023 -- MECCA Early Morning Bird and Flora Hike -- Join a NLDC Naturalist as we explore the trails for signs of spring - including early bird arrivals and spring flowers and plants, up to two miles on moderate terrain, registration by 5/10 required through North Lakeland Discovery Center for this free event, sponsored by the MECCA Experience.
January 6-8, 2023 -- SISU Ski Fest in Ironwood, MI
February 2, 2023 -- Wolf Tracks Rendezvous at Minocqua Winter Park
February 4-26, 2023 -- Wolverine Winter Challenge
February 11, 2023 -- ABR to Ramsay Relay
February 25, 2023 -- Hygge Hike at Night
March 4, 2023 -- Loopy Loppet & Beat The Bunny at Minocqua Winter Park
2023 Skinny Ski Schedule
Skiers, both classic and skate, are invited to join in on Tuesdays. Skiing begins at 6 pm and lasts for about an hour. A headlamp is needed. We break into groups: classic and skate, and fast pace and relaxed pace. No one is left behind.
Jan. 10 – Wolverine Trails
Jan 17 – WinMan Trails
Jan. 31 – MECCA Trails
Feb. 7 – Miners Memorial Park Trails
Feb. 14 – Wolverine Trails
Feb. 21 – WinMan Trails
Feb. 28 – MECCA Trails
Mar. 7 – Miner Memorial Park Trails
Mar. 14 – Wolverine Trails
Mar. 21 – WinMan Trails
Mar. 28 – Place: depending on snow conditions