MASON CITY | Lime Creek Nature Center will host a Winter Festival for kids later this month. 

The event is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. 

Scheduled activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snow bike demo, winter scavenger hunt, candle making and nature crafts. 

Participants can enjoy marshmallows and hot dogs roasted over a campfire. 

CHRIS ZOELLER, The Globe Gazette
Kids roast marshmallows and hot dogs over a campfire during the Winter Festival at Lime Creek Nature Center in Mason City in January 2016. 

A limited number of skis and snowshoes will be available for participants who do not have their own equipment. Instruction will be provided for beginners. 

This event is free for Lime Creek Nature Center members and $3 for non-members over 12 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-registration is required. Call 423-5309 to register or for more information.