Upcoming Fall and Winter Events

Snowmobile Trails are ClosedElgin Cold Ducks October Meeting
October 17 2017  7:30 PM
Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream
600 S Mclean Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
Come early and have dinner or an Ice cream treat
http://www.colonialcafe.com/locations/elgin/

Cold Ducks BONFIRE CHILI DUMP
October 21 6:30 PM At the Metz Farm
bring Chili, beverages, dessert or snack and lawn chairs.

HIGHWAY CLEANUP
October 22
Meet at the Udina Fire station at 9:30 AM
Bring trash pickup tools and gloves.

IASC Convention 2017
November 3, 4, 5 2017
The convention is being hosted by  Region (4).
http://www.ilsnowmobile.com/convention/

Cold Ducks Hosts Illinois DNR Safety Education Class
All young adults between the ages of 12 and 16 need  a
certificate stating they have completed a state DNR snowmobile
safety education class in order to operate a snowmobile alone.
November  11  2016  7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Udina, IL Fire Station
On the north side of  Plank Road between US 20 and Russell Road
Elgin, IL 60124
Link to map
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Call Warren at 847-741-0156
Or Call Larry at 847-695-5914
or email:
info@elgincoldducks.com

Marengo Brat Fry
November 12 4:00-6:00 pm
Joe’s Place
19716 E Grant Hwy, Marengo, IL 60152
http://www.joesplacemarengo.com/

Hampshire Raffle/Drawing
November 18 2017
Red Ox Restaurant
129 E Oak Knoll Dr, Hampshire, IL 60140
$10 a ticket with a  1st prize of $2000
http://www.redoxhampshire.com/

Elgin Cold Ducks November Meeting
November 21  2017  7:30 PM
Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream
600 S Mclean Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
Come early and have dinner or an Ice cream treat
http://www.colonialcafe.com/locations/elgin/

Elgin Cold Ducks December Meeting/Christmas party
December 19 2017  6:30 PM
Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream
600 S Mclean Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
More information coming later
http://www.colonialcafe.com/locations/elgin/

Elgin Cold Ducks January Meeting
January 16  2018  7:30 PM
Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream
600 S Mclean Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
Come early and have dinner or an Ice cream treat
http://www.colonialcafe.com/locations/elgin/

 

 2018  Scheduled Cold Ducks Snowmobile Trips

Trip 1
Some Ducks will head north early the week of January 8, 2018
(prior to the Mercer trip) to enjoy a couple of days at Lac Du Flambeau Casino.
Arrival there will probably be January 10 and departure on January 12.
Call 800-25-TORCH to make a reservation if you care to go.
We have NO rooms blocked at this location so you must negotiate your own rate.
http://lakeofthetorches.com/

Trip 2
January 12 -15 2018
Great Northern Motel
5770N US Highway 51 Mercer Wisconsin Reservations: 715-476-2440
Check in Thursday or Friday and out Sunday or Monday
http://greatnorthernmercer.com/
A block of  10 rooms is being held for the Elgin Cold Ducks at the rate of $89.00 per night.

Trip 3
We are planning a five day trip to Skyview Lodge in Presque Isle again this year.
Dates are Sunday February 18 thru Thursday February 22, 2018. (CHECK IN SUNDAY/ CHECK OUT FRIDAY) .
Skyview has quoted us $362.09 (this includes taxes) for the five night stay.
If we book two or more rooms we will get an additional 10% discount.
If we book four rooms they will also issue a $25.00 Skyview Lodge credit per room on top of the 10% discount.
And if we book five or more rooms Skyview will host a breakfast buffet at no charge on departure day, Friday February 23.
The daily rate (including taxes) for those not reserving the full five days will be $100.58. All rates quoted are for
STANDARD GUEST ROOMS. Suites rates are higher. Call Skyview Lodge at 715-686-2928 and speak to Christine
to reserve your spot. Rooms for that week are filling up fast. Don’t delay.
http://skyviewlodge.com/

Additional trips
We would like to make a trip to the Plover, WI area this year also.
As always weather conditions will be the deciding factor on what trips actually happen.
If the Plover area gets snow we we will arrange a quick trip.

Colorado
Cold Duck member and 1st VP  Larry Metz is planning a trip to Grand Lake,
Colorado with a departure date of March 4, 2018. Tentative return date is
March 9. He is planning to tow his sleds but advises that rentals are available
to those that want them.
For more information contact Larry at oldoakfarms@aol.com or call him at 847-464-5449.

 

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