What's Going on Saturday: Skiing and snowshoeing in Massen and Canton, ice fishing in Waddington, and more
Moonlight ski, shoeMASSENA: Guided moonlight ski & snowshoe with nature center staff; free event including gear rentals; building and outside fire open for hot cocoa and hanging out; 6-8 p.m.; groups go out promptly at 6 and 7 p.m. but come early if borrowing gear; weather dependent, call or check Facebook for updates; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.
CANTON: Family snowshoe, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., at Indian Creek Nature Center, 770 County Road 14, Rensselaer Falls, Canton Winterfest event; learn the basics of traveling in the snow while looking for signs of winter animal visitors; snowshoes can be borrowed at no cost for children and their guardians.
Ice fishing derby
WADDINGTON: Sons of the American Legion Waddington Post 420’s 19th annual ice fishing derby, sunrise until 4 p.m. Boundaries: Iroquois Dam to Coles Creek Marina & all connecting water in between. Entry $25 per person, under 16 free. Cash awards to registrants with heaviest Northern pikes 5 p.m. award ceremony at Waddington American Legion.
Signups: American Legion Waddington, Louisville Mini Mart, American Legion weigh-in station at the derby until 9 a.m. Info: Derby Chairman Mike Tiernan, 315-250-5252.
Parishville Fire Company’s 24th Annual Rabbit Hunt, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Parishville Firemen’s Field Hall, $20. Hunters must show one rabbit, cottontail or snowshoe, to qualify for cash prizes. Door prizes, refreshments. More info: Brian Phillips, 315-244-0817 or 315-265-2922.
GOUVERNEUR: Gouverneur Fire Department’s Annual Ice Fishing Derby; open boundary derby with all prizes being awarded at the fire station at 4:30 p.m.; $1000 cash prize based on 100 entries; entry fee is $15 for kids and $20 for adults; more details can be located on the Gouverneur Fire Department Facebook page.
Roos vs. Maine
CANTON: SUNY Canton Women's Basketball vs, University of Maine – Farmington at SUNY Canton Roos House, 12 p.m.; Canton Winterfest event.
SUNY vs. Maine
CANTON: SUNY Canton Men's Basketball vs. University of Maine – Farmington, 2 p.m., at SUNY Canton Roos House; Canton Winterfest event.
Roos vs. Buff state
CANTON: SUNY Canton Women's Hockey vs. Buffalo State College, 4 p.m., at SUNY Canton Roos House; Canton Winterfest event.
SUNY vs. Morrisville
CANTON: SUNY Canton Men's Hockey vs. Morrisville State College at SUNY Canton Roos House, 7 p.m.; Canton Winterfest event.
SLU vs. Clarkson
CANTON: St. Lawrence Men's Hockey vs. Clarkson University at Appleton Arena, 7:30 p.m.; Canton Winterfest event.