Discover Tomah's Annual Freeze Fest
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The Rotary Club of Tomah and the  Tomah Parks & Recreation Department are very excited to offer the 10th Annual Freeze Fest event in Tomah, Wisconsin and invite you to join us for a great way to celebrate all the fun that a Wisconsin Winter can offer--both indoors and outdoors!
 
The goal of this event is provide a winter weekend for the Tomah Area Community to come out, enjoy different activities, get rid of the winter blues and to raise funds for Tomah Rotary Scholarships, Rotary Lights, and Recreation Programs.
 
The cost for many events is only the cost of a $1.00 Freeze Fest Button (shown above) a $1.00 Freeze Fest Button which will be available at City Hall and the Chamber office. So get out of the house and come enjoy Freeze Fest. Freeze Fest buttons will be sold prior to the events at City Hall Main Office and the Tomah Chamber of Commerce Office. Buttons will also be sold at the events at Winnebago Park and Recreation Park.

There will be games for all ages, Snow shoe and Cross Country Ski, Fitness Class, Skate Exhibition and Open Ice Skate, Kid Zone, Family Film Night, and Roller Rink Fun! We know this will become a tradition in which the whole family will want to participate, so come out and support the community and enjoy all the exciting activities the Winter season AND The Tomah Rotary Club have to offer.

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FREEZE FEST BUTTONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN TOMAH:

 

​Tomah Chamber of Commerce
City Hall Main Office
At the Events at Winnebago Park and Recreation Park

 
 
 
 
 

MEDALLION HUNT

This event will kick off Freeze Fest! Starting on Monday, January 27, 10 local businesses will be giving out clues to find the Freeze Fest Medallion. Two clues will be given out daily, 1 in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Participants must stop by the businesses to pick up the clues. The individual who finds the medallion will win $400.00 in Tomah Bucks and a Freeze Fest T-shirt. The winner must be wearing a Freeze Fest Button.

BINGO & EUCHRE

Friday, January 31st, 1:00pm at The Senior Center
Open to the Public of all ages.
All participants will need to purchase a Freeze Fest button for $1.00.

In addition, euchre players will pay $2.00 (10 cents a bump) and bingo players will purchase the desired number of bingo cards for $.50 per card.

There will be a potluck following the conclusion of the games from 3:30pm-4:30pm. Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun.
 
If you have questions, contact Pam Buchda at pjbuchda@tomahonline.com or at 608-374-7476.
 

BOWLING SPECIAL @ STRIKE ZONE

Strike Zone of Tomah invites you to get out of the cold and come bowl! Free shoe rental if you wear a Freeze Fest Button on January 31st and February 1st.
 

FITNESS CLASSES

Tomah Rec Indoor Cycling invites you to try a class between January 29th to February 2nd
The class is free if you have a Freeze Fest button!

FOR LIST VISIT: Facebook: Tomah Rec Indoor Cycling

SNOW SHOE AND CROSS COUNTRY SKI 

“Swish Across the Lake” Freeze Fest Snowshoe & Ski event. This will be a Round Trip Park to Park route marked with torches, and there will be Hot Cocoa back at Winnebago Park. Beginners are encouraged to attend. Tomah Health volunteers will be available to assist, and we will have snow shoes and skis to check out. 
 
Concessions available walking tacos snacks, etc.
Friday, January 31st, Winnebago Park 5:00pm-7:00pm
Fee: Freeze Fest Button

SKY LANTERN RELEASE

Sky lanern release at the Annual Freeze Fest in Tomah, WI
As part of the "Swish Across the Lake" Snowshoe/XC Ski event on Friday night we will also be doing a Sky Lantern Release over Lake Tomah. Sky Lanterns date back hundreds of years and are used to release your troubles and bring you good luck, wisdom and guidance. Families or individuals can purchase a Sky Lantern to release with the group. Join us for this beautiful ceremony and bring your cameras.
 
$5.00 cost per lantern. They will be released @ 5:30pm and 6:30pm

FLYING WHEELS ROLLER RINK

Flying Wheels invites you to get out of the cold and tryout some Roller Skating. Receive half off entry at Flying Wheels Roller Rink on Friday, January 31st and Saturday, Feb. 1st 7pm-10pm if you have a Freeze Fest Button.
 

THREE BEARS LODGE

Three Bears Resort invites you to get out of the cold and tryout the Water Park. 1/2 off entry Saturday, Feb. 1st and Sunday, Feb. 2nd if you have a Freeze Fest Button. Visit https://threebearsresort.com for hours of operation.

KID BOUNCE HOUSE

Bring the kids to Recreation Park to enjoy giant inflatables . Please No Carry Ins, Concessions available
 
Saturday, February 1st
Recreation Park Recreation Building
10:00am-2:00pm
Fee: Freeze Fest Button
 

POLKA BAND

 
The Tomah Rotary Club invites you come enjoy some Polka Music with Gary’s Ridgeland Dutchmen (visit: www.garysrd.com)
Please No Carry Ins, Concessions available
 
Date: Saturday, February 1st
Place: Recreation Park Recreation Building
Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Fee: Freeze Fest Button
 
OPEN SKATE
 
Tomah Youth Hockey, invites you to bring the entire family to the Tomah Ice Center for a special Freeze Fest Open skate.

Date: Saturday, February 1st
Place: Tomah Ice Center
Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm
Fee: Freeze Fest Button or $2.00 at the door. Buttons will not be sold at the event.
Concessions available
 

WHITETAIL RIDGE SKI AREA

50% off Whitetail Ridge Ski Area Day Pass to anyone with a Freeze Fest button January31-February 2. This includes a hill pass (skiing + tubing) or a tubing pass.
 
 
 

BANK FIRST

CAPAULS FLOOR COVERING

CASEY'S GENERAL STORE

CliftonLarsonAllen

DEER CREEK DENTAL CLINIC

EDWARD JONES - JEREMY HAUN

EVANS PRINTING

FLYING WHEELS ROLLER RINK

GERKE EXCAVATING

HAGEN SPORTS NETWORK

MAGNUM.MEDIA

MECA SPORTSWEAR

MONROE COUNTY HERALD

STATE FARM INSURANCE - JEFF HOLTHAUS

STRIKE ZONE

TIMBERWOOD BANK

TOMAH CHAMBER C.V.B.

TOMAH HEALTH

TOMAH JOURNAL

TOMAH SENIOR CENTER

TOMAH YOUTH HOCKEY

TRICOR INSURANCE

 

Medallion Hunt List of Clues & Locations

Below is a list of sponsors and clue time and locations! Good Luck!

                                                           8:00AM-12:30PM                                                          12:30PM-5:00PM
Monday, January 27th                     Tomah City Hall                                                             Tomah Chamber
                                                          819 Superior Avenue                                                   310 N. Superior Avenue

Tuesday, January 28th                  State Farm Insurance                                                   Capauls Floor Covering
                                                         601 N. Superior Ave #8                                                1217 N. Superior Avenue
                                                             (Opens @ 8:30)

Wednesday, January 29th                Kupper Ratsch Senior Center                                      Timberwood Bank
                                                                  1002 Superior Ave                                            110 W. Veterans – Main Lobby
                                                                    (Opens @ 8:30)

Thursday, January 30th                          Bank First - Tomah                                                 MECA Sportswear
                                                                  1021 Superior Avenue                                              1120 Townline Road
                                                                   (Lobby opens @ 8:30)

Friday, January 31st                             CliftonLarsonAllen LLP                                       Edward Jones-Jeremy Haun
                                                                        435 Julie Street                                                   1115 N. Superior Ave #3
 
 

Medallion Hunt Clues (released Daily after 5:30pm Here and on our Facebook Page)

 

  1. Never Been Any Reason
    1. Song by Head East and means that is on the east side of town
  2. Dixieland – Earth = Direction
    1. Dixie is a nickname for southern US states and means that is on the south side of town
  3. Off large lake road
    1. It is not on Superior Ave
  4. Opposite of Billy Joel’s favorite Girl
    1. Uptown Girl is the song and the opposite of uptown is downtown which means it is in the downtown area
  5. Space to share
    1. ACT rents out space to many businesses which also includes the parking lot
  6. Rain or shine, night or day
    1. The show must go on and it will no matter what the weather is
  7. Never a dull moment
    1. ACT puts on different shows throughout the year and is always changing
  8. Home until emergency called; Home until outgrown; Home
    1. ACT was originally at Fort McCoy until 9-11 and then they were forced to move. They then bought a building at 902 Superior Ave in 2002 which only had 69 seats and ticket sales tripled so they eventually bought the building at 907 Kilbourn Ave which is their final home.
  9. Prior busy signal
    1. The building was the former location of a telephone company
  10.  Part 2, Part 3
    1. Part of the building is 2 stories and part of the building is 3 stories, there are also multiple parts in plays.

 

Business Clue Location Schedule:

 

                                           8:00AM-12:30PM                          12:30PM-5:00PM

Monday, January 27th        Walmart Supercenter                  Ground Round

                                          (Customer Service Counter)          201 Helen Walton Dr

                                          222 W McCoy Blvd

 

Tuesday, January 28th      Cranberry Country Lodge           Timberwood Bank

                                          319 Wittig Road                             110 W Veterans St

 

Wednesday, January 29th   F & M Bank                                  Justa Pizza Place

                                           1001 Superior Ave                         201 Helen Walton Dr

                                           (Customer Service Counter)

                                           Bank opens at 8:30am

                                         

Thursday, January 30st      State Farm Insurance                   Carlson Advisors – Martha Klatt

                                           601 N Superior Ave                        1500 N Superior Ave

 

Friday, January 31st          Edward Jones – Lenny Bakken    First Choice Realty

                                          201 Helen Walton Drive                   900 Superior Ave.

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CLIFTONLARSONALLEN, LLP
F & M BANK

GRAY ELECTRIC

MECA SPORTSWEAR

THREE BEARS LODGE

TIMBERWOOD BANK

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CLIFTONLARSONALLEN, LLP
F & M BANK

GRAY ELECTRIC

MECA SPORTSWEAR

THREE BEARS LODGE

TIMBERWOOD BANK

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