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Frosty Fest a hit in Gurnee

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  • Olivia Wood, 8, of Grayslake stacks blocks of ice during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Olivia Wood, 8, of Grayslake stacks blocks of ice during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Max Zuleta of Art Below Zero makes an ice sculpture during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Max Zuleta of Art Below Zero makes an ice sculpture during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Zachary Kowalski, 11, of Gurnee gets ready for another curling match during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Zachary Kowalski, 11, of Gurnee gets ready for another curling match during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Horses pull a sleigh during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Horses pull a sleigh during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Jesse Kowalski, 11, of Gurnee tries curling during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Jesse Kowalski, 11, of Gurnee tries curling during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Dogs pull a wheeled sled guided by Annette McNeely of Lemont during a demonstration by the Green Valley Dog Drivers during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.

      Dogs pull a wheeled sled guided by Annette McNeely of Lemont during a demonstration by the Green Valley Dog Drivers during Frosty Fest at Bittersweet Golf Club in Gurnee Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

A lack of snow wasn't enough to melt the spirits of people enjoying Saturday's Frosty Fest in Gurnee.

The family fun festival at Bittersweet Golf Course featured people enjoying the ice sculpting and horse drawn sleigh rides while eating S'mores and sipping hot cocoa. There were also plenty of winter games for people to enjoy.

The free event was sponsored by FitNation Gurnee, Bittersweet Golf Club, BCU, Village of Gurnee, Honey Orthodontics: Braces and Invisalign by Oana Honey Gurnee IL, Warren Special Recreation Association, and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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