Big Chill Weekend

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The Big Chill weekend is coming! Two jam packed days with events to chase away the winter blues and help 3 great community organizations.

Click here to register your teams or donate! 

Friday, January 28

Wine, Cheese, Chocolate & More! 

7:00-11:00 PM at the Red Mill Inn

Wine tasting by three of our favorite wineries in the Finger Lakes Region, Homemade chocolates and candy by a local manufacturer, and local gourmet cheese. Catered by Tabatha's Family Tree.

There will be live entertainment, mega raffle, & more.      

Tickets are a $30 donation for the evening. Limited tickets available so get yours now.    

Tickets available by check or cash at The Red Mill Inn and Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce. You can pay by credit card through PayPal by clicking "Buy Now" below.

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Saturday, January 29

B'ville's Big Chill Polar Bear Plunge

At Mercer Park from 1:00 - 4:00p.m. 

This is a must see event! Crazy, kind hearted plungers raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY, Cystic Fibrosis of CNY, and the Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce.

Click here to register your teams or donate!        

B'ville's Big Chill Snow Shoe Relay Races

Starts at 1:00 PM.

A race for all ages!

Teams are made up of four members and each member will to run a 250 yard snow course.  Snow Shoes will be provided for participants, but you can wear your personal shoes.  Starts at 1:00p.m. with prizes awarded to the winning teams.

B'ville's Big Chill Best in Bowl Cook Off!  

Under a heated tent, thanks to Baldwinsville Heating & Air Conditioning, you will have the opportunity to taste the best dishes served in a bowl!  Twelve restaurants from around the Syracuse area will compete for B'ville's Big Chill Best in Bowl Award.  Tastings are available starting at 12:00-4:00 PM.    

Bon-Fire will be going throughout the day to keep everyone warm.

Beverages, including adult beverages, will be served during this fun event.  

The Syracuse Basketball Will Be Broadcasted Under The Heated Tent.

Poker Bear Express 

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the following venues:

Mohegan Manor
Pizza Man
Sammy Malone's
Edgewater Grill

The goal is to get the best poker hand by visiting each venue and receiving a card. You fill in your "ticket" with the card and the person with the best poker hand wins! The night ends with the winners announced at 9:30 PM at the Edgewater Grill (must be present to win).

Price of admission is $10. Pay through our Paypal link below. 

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Don't miss this entire weekend, it is the most unique winterfest in Upstate NY!

And one more time...

Click here to register your Plunge teams or donate!  

All proceeds benefiting The Ronald McDonald House Charities of CNY, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and the Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce. 

Events like this happen because of great sponsorships. The sponsors for the 2011 Big Chill are...

Event Media sponsor

CNY Central

Commemorative Wine Glass Sponsor

Pathfinder Bank 

Blizzard Level Sponsor

Empower Federal Credit Union

Wine, Cheese, Chocolate & More hosts

Swedish Hill Winery
Buttercup Cheese
Speach Family Candy Shoppe

For more info contact The Baldwinsville Chamber


The Baldwinsville Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Fully Focused Media for filming the Polar Bear Plunge, while highlighting our sponsors and making this footage available to our plungers.