New Year’s Eve Candlelight Hike – 2017

Luminary from Candlelight Hike at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN, 2016.

Luminary from Candlelight Hike at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN.

Ring in the New Year by taking a brisk evening hike with family and friends. The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum and Charles A. Lindbergh House & Museum in Little Falls, MN, are once again hosting a candlelight hike on New Year’s Eve (Sunday, December 31, 2017). The hike, which will take place on trails lit with luminaries between the two sites, is scheduled from 5 – 8 p.m.

Both museums will be open during the event, giving participants an opportunity to view exhibits, warm up, and enjoy refreshments. If there is snow accumulation by December 31, people are encouraged to bring snowshoes.

In conjunction with the Candlelight Hike, the Weyerhaeuser Museum will be hosting a Silent Auction of items themed around preservation and history. Final bids for the auction will be accepted during the hiking event

The Candlelight Hike is free and open to the public.

Volunteers are needed for setting up and lighting the luminaries a couple of hours in advance of the event. Those interested in volunteering or who want more information can call the Weyerhaeuser Museum at 320-632-4007 or the Lindbergh Site at 320-616-5421.

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