Lanesboro looks good in snow. We received a fresh covering in the past week that has transformed the Root River valley into a winter wonderland. The Root River Trail is groomed for cross country skiing for over 20 miles. There are also two great snowshoe trails nearby.
Schedule your two night winter getaway at the Hillcrest Hide-Away B&B or Anna V’s Bed and Breakfast. We’re ready to help you with your winter getaway. Cedar Valley Resort rents cross country skis and snow shoes. Enjoy a horse drawn sleigh rides in the bluff tops. Savor a couples massage at the Prana Healing Center. Chef Brett from the Pastry Shoppe has his smoker going on weekends at the “Smoky River Barbeque”. It is a quaint joint near the river that has received rave reviews. You can check trail conditions at: http://www.lanesboro.com/lanesboro-rootrivertrail.php
In February Lanesboro begins to wake up from its winter hibernation.
Feb 4: 20th Annual Whalen Candle Light Ski – The Root River Trail is lit with candles for a mile with bonfires at both ends.
Feb 4: Flamenco, Pure and Strong at the St. Mane Theatre, with dancer Deborah Elias and guest singer Vicente Griego – feature raw, soul-baring solos, lustrous and spirited company dances and driving guitar rhythms.
Feb 4: Dinner on the Bluff Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center hosts dinner and and a presentation by Gene Merriam, of the Freshwater Society sharing the status of the protection, enhancement and restoration of our freshwater resources. Dinner menu include: strawberry-orange salad, roasted red pepper & tomato soup, trout, wild rice stuffing, roasted asparagus and cheesecake with assorted fruit topping.
Feb 10 7PM. Over the Back Fence – locals call this Lanesboro’s version of A Prairie Home Companion, An hour and a half of fun entertainment plus 30 minutes of pre-show live music.
Feb 10, 11, 14, 17, 18 The Old Village Hall features a special four course dinner with optional wine pairings to share with your special Valentine.
Feb 27, 28: Lanesboro Community Theatre presents: “Moon Over Buffalo”-upIt’s 1953 and a washed up acting duo, George & Charlotte Hay, are touring New York.. BUFFALO, New York. They just one shot at leading roles in a film by THE Frank Capra, and he’s coming to see today’s matinee! Everything goes wrong – with hilarious results! This plan is nothing less than a love letter to live theatre.
Lanesboro is a quiet destination for your winter getaway. Comfortable inns, great food, and beautiful scenery all await your visit.