BIDDEFORD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Looking for a fun way to spend the weekend?
Winterfest in Biddeford kicks of tonight and runs through Sunday.
Danielle Waugh got a preview of the festivities this morning.
The weekend begins with Biddeford Big Air on Friday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m., where skiers and riders from all over New England compete in a Big Air and Rail Jam contest. A drop in tower over three stories high will be built right in City Square, where viewers will be able to watch thrilling mid-air tricks. With $2000 in prizes, the exciting event is free to the public. More information can be found at www.biddefordbigair.com.
Also that evening, Dave Mallet, Maine songwriter, performs simple and beautiful folk tunes at City Theater. Tickets can be purchased online or at the City Theater box office for $15.
On Saturday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. there will be activities for the whole family in City Square including snow shoeing, snow volleyball, kid's games and sliding on Adams Street. There will be an exciting rail demo as well as a rail clinic.
Downtown businesses in Biddeford will offer promotions to encourage visitors to stop in. Local service organizations will provide activities and sell foods in City Square as well.
On Saturday night, City Theater will welcome festival goers inside once again for comedian Juston McKinney at 8 p.m. He has appeared numerous times on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and is part of "Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation," which aired on TBS. Tickets can be purchased online or at the City Theater box office for $19.50.