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Roland Thomas (left) and Monroe Gatewood oversee Winter Fest activities above the broomball bracket on Saturday, January 5. Attendees had such a good time they hardly felt the chilly temperatures. Virginia City’s hills some good sledding. Parents and canine companions also made the trek up and down the hill throughout the day. This youngster’s smile says it all  A member of the “Ruby Valley Beer Removal” broomball team runs—and slides—for the goal on Saturday, January 5 at Virginia City’s Winter Fest. While the slide would be spectacular, the goal would unfortunately be a miss.

Winter Fest draws a crowd

Virginia City hosted its annual Winter Fest on Saturday, January 5. The day included broomball played on the town ice rink, sledding, marshmallow toasting, a log sawing competition and a fire hose roll, plus a lunch provided by the Virginia City Elks Club.

Most of the town turned out to watch or take part in the festivities. Even though the festival was reduced to a single day this year instead of its usual two, spirits were high and turnout great to celebrate the off-season in Virginia City and join friends and neighbors in enjoying the many winter activities of southwestern Montana. (R. Colyer photos)

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