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Don your wool gloves, caps, and scarves, and celebrate winter in midcoast Maine at Camden’s weeklong Winterfest (Jan. 30-Feb. 7). Outdoor and indoor festivities kick off with music, refreshments, ice carving, and snow sculpting, and continue with snowboarding demos, free family movies, the first-ever Polar Plunge in Harbor Park, Frost Heave Challenge (featuring tasty specialty drinks from local bartenders) and — at the Opera House — a Mardi Gras concert, and “Everybody Loves Pirates” performance by the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers. The final weekend features the US National Toboggan Championships at the Snow Bowl plus a “Snow Plow and Mardi Gras Parade,” fireworks, Mardi Gras block party, and the Frost Heave Challenge finale. ...see original coverage...