Michigan Tech is gearing up for Winter Carnival. “Heroes and Villains Find Their Powers, in These Frozen Winter Hours” is the theme for this year’s Winter Carnival.
The Winter Carnival recess is officially Wednesday, February 6, through Sunday, February 10. The All-Nighter begins at 4 p.m., Feb. 6, when students put in a final push before statue judging the following morning.
Winter Carnival All-Nighter!
Join the commuter students in building the overnight statue while enjoying the festivities of the All-Nighter!
Wednesday February 6 – 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Dog Sled and Sleigh Rides
Sleigh rides will be available outside of Douglass Houghton Hall; Sled Dog Rescue will offer dog-sled rides!
Thursday February 7 – Saturday February 9 – starts at 9:00 a.m. and noon near DHH
Lead by Admissions Office for a campus tour for visitors, they depart from the J. R. Van Pelt and Opie Library at noon, 1 and 2 p.m.
Friday February 8 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Library Book Sale and Free Hot Chocolate Event!
“Everyone is welcome to the Friends of the Van Pelt Library book sale with free hot chocolate and cookies! We will have Keweenaw mining photo note cards, Michigan Tech blankets, books, and movies for sale. All proceeds support the J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library.”
Saturday February 9 from 12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. in the J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
Skiers descend Mont Ripley with torches, followed by fireworks shot from the top of the hill.
Saturday February 9 – 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at Mont Ripley
Other fun events, such as student competitions, games, and concerts are happening throughout the week; visit Michigan Tech News for more details (http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2013/january/story84254.html).
Join these great events, take some great pictures, and celebrate Winter Carnival!