Women’s club’s Sebec Lake Ice Out Contest returns 

Share or Comment

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC)/Miosac Club is conducting its 2020 Sebec Lake Ice Out Contest for the 44th consecutive year.  Tickets may be purchased from any club member through March 31. Monies raised will be used to maintain a variety of club projects in the Dover-Foxcroft area.


Tickets are available for $1 each or six for $5.. The person who guesses the closest date and time the ice will go out of the Narrows at Sebec Lake will receive a $100 check.


Ice out dates on Sebec Lake have been recorded since May 1879. Research on the dates were released by the Sebec Lake Fish and Game Association with the assistance of Ruth Weatherbee. In the spring of 1976, former GFWC Miosac Club member Laura Stacy came up with the idea of a “Sebec Lake Ice Out Guessathon.”


It is now known as the Ice Out Contest.  This has become an annual event for the club since its inception with much anticipation from local residents. This year’s judges will be Jerry and Debbie Cole.  


For more information or for tickets, please call Anne Cress at 207-717-7576 or any GFWC Miosac Club member.

Share or Comment

Get the Rest of the Story

Thank you for reading your 4 free articles this month. To continue reading, and support local, rural journalism, please subscribe.