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Get Ready for Snow!

Vinland Center is excited to announce the Sixth Annual Winter Walkabout, which will be held on Saturday, February 21, 2015.


“This is a fun opportunity for our supporters to get outside in the winter and see the beautiful property at Vinland’s main campus on Lake Independence,” said Mary Roehl, Vinland’s executive director. “The music, bonfire, and hot food really make this a festive event!”

Last year, more than 175 people attended the event. Through the support of snowshoers and sponsors, we raised more than $50,000!


We are excited to offer a reduced registration fee this year! The registration fee is now $15 per person, which includes a t-shirt and hot lunch.


The Winter Walkabout is open to people of all fitness and experience levels. People who have never been snowshoeing can attend the Winter Walkabout and have a great time snowshoeing. There is a very short learning curve with snowshoeing. If you can walk, you can snowshoe!

In addition to the snowshoe walk, activities will include:

  • Raffle drawings for great prizes
  • 50/50 cash pot raffle drawing
  • Heads & Tails game
  • Kids’ activities

All proceeds from the Winter Walkabout benefit Vinland Center.