Snow Golf (Sunday, January 16, 2011 11:00am- 3:00pm)
Cost: $5 per golfer - $10 per team
3 hole course. Golfers will play two rounds for a 6 hole total score.
Two player teams using "Best Ball" format to earn one score per hole. (Max. 8 strokes per hole).
Teams will be paired for honor scoring.
To register, Contact Dave Hoover 716- 838-1249 x19 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Snow Beach Tennis (Saturday, Sunday, January 15th & 16th - All day)
Cost: All players $15
Paddles will be provided, no experience necessary . Please call Dan Johnson 716-725-8803 to register. Deadline is January 13th, make checks payable to PLAY TEAM TENNIS NEW YORK. Three courts.
If you have any questions or need a partner just give me a call at 716-725-8803
Snowshoe Softball (Saturday, January 15, 2011 10:00am)
Cost: $135/team INCLUDED IN TEAM FEE: Snowshoes (loaners provided by the Audubon Society). Umpires Awards for top teams. This is a CO-ED tourney. Snowshoes provided by Buffalo Audubon, Society. Each team must have at least 4 female players. Sign up.
Couples Sled Pull Race (Saturday, January 15, 2011 2:30pm)
Buffalo First & Uncle Sam's Army/Navy presents a sled pull race, using industrial Swiss military sleds, where each half of a couple pulls their partner for one leg of this two leg timed race. Free
Contact Sarah Bishop at email@example.com to register.
Skivvies Snowball Fight (Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:00am)
The Flurrious! festival will kick off with the Spash Panic! Skivvie Snowball Fight. The event has been incorporated into the festival due to permitting issues that needed to be addressed if the event were to be held at Bidwell Parkway. If you are interested in participating in the snowball fight, please message the Andrew and Amanda at the shop's Facebook page.
Click here for more Flurrious! details
Additional Flurrious! activities set for January 15th and 16th (in front of Parkside Lodge) include: Game On Sports! snowshoe softball, ice skating (BYO skates), Certo beer and Chateau Buffalo ice wine tent with live music, Boy Scouts igloo building, International Snow Tennis, Quidditch tournament, Game On! Sports kickball tournament, womens' rugby, snow sculptures, Fleet Feet 2-mile Fun Run, Olmsted Snow Golf, Ultimate Frisbee tournament, chuck wagon, lumberjack demonstration, Buffalo First & Uncle Sam's Army Navy couples sled pull, snowshoe and cross country ski rentals, blacksmiths, cookout, Splash Panic! skivvie snowball fight, Buffalo First touch football, Urban Threads kiteboarding demo (if windy), curling demonstrations, Fashion Maniac photo shoot, kettle corn, snow sculptures, kids' face painting, Campus snow bike ride, and Eden Carriage rides. Field and trail grooming by Northern Erie Sno Seekers snowmobile club. Food, drinks and fireplace available at the Lunchbox Cafe located inside the Parkside Lodge.
^Skating rink built next to Parkside Lodge on the croquet lawn - BYO skates!
Admission to Flurrious! is $5 for a weekend pass - there is no entry charge for Flurrious! participants or Olmsted Parks Conservancy members. See here for event details and additional sign-up opportunities.
The Flurrious! festival starts with live music in the beer tent Friday evening January 14th from 5pm-9pm. Saturday and Sunday the festivities begin at 9am and wrap up at 9pm.
Snow sculptors: David Derner, Larry Griffis III, Mollie Atkinson, Dori Montini-Kotzin, Lori Newberg
Please take the Metro Rail and exit at the Humboldt/Sisters Hospital/Canisius College station.