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Winter festival in works for Mayville

January 25, 2017
Westfield Republican

The Presidents Day Weekend Winter Festival, being held Feb. 17 to 19 at Lakeside Park, will feature many events and activities for the entire family. It will also include events coinciding with this festival.

Family Health Medical Services will again host the Polar Plunge this year, benefiting the Food Bank of Western New York. Individual and team participation is encouraged and prizes will be given. To register, visit its Facebook page at PolarPlungeMayville, where you can access the registration forms as well as the form to collect donations for the food bank. The forms are also available at

The Polar Plunge will take place on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Lakeside Park, at noon. There will be a registration table set up inside the tent to accept the paperwork and donations starting at 10:30 a.m. For more information or questions, call 753-7107, ext. 100).

There will again be a Fire and Ice Volleyball Tournament at The Lakeview Hotel and Restaurant, Mayville on Sunday, Feb. 19, on its volleyball court in conjunction with Festival weekend. Organizers are looking for teams to participate in this event. Call Shannon at 553-1423 for information and details on signing up a team for this event.

A new event will take place this year, the "Festival Logo Scavenger Hunt." This event will replace the previously held Medallion Treasure Hunt. Northwest Savings Bank of Mayville is the prize sponsor of this event. Participants will have to visit all of the participating Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber retail member businesses Lighthouse Point Grocery, Webb's Candies, Webb's Cottage Collection, 3 Seas Recreation, Mayville Hardware, Crosby's (Mayville), Chautauqua Miniatures, and Reverie Creamery looking for a displayed Winter Festival logo.

The code written on the logo will be copied onto an entry form next to the business name. Entry forms will be available beginning Feb. 1 by going to the Mayville Chautauqua Chamber and Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Facebook pages, as well as the Mayville/Chautauqua Chamber website at and the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce website at They will also be available by emailing to or calling the Chamber office at (716) 753-3184.

This event will run from Feb. 1 to 28. Completed entry forms should be mailed to the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce office at the address on the form and all forms must be received by March 6 to be entered into the prize drawing. Complete details will be available on the entry form.

Participants who send in their successfully completed entry forms will be entered into three cash prize drawings of $125, $75, and $50 each. Only one entry per person will be accepted.

While you're out and about locating the festival logo in each location (no asking, you're on your own finding it), why not check out what our local member businesses have to offer and the unique products they sell?



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