Games Schedule!


Cream Cheese Mural Painting

All Day Proudly sponsored by KraftHeinz

Location: Lowville Fire Department Parking Lot

Throughout the day, experience the most unique way to paint… with whipped and colored cream cheese! Cream cheese and supplies will be provided. 

PLEASE, DO NOT EAT THE CREAM CHEESE!!





*NOTE: REGISTRATION OCCURS AT EACH EVENT STATION PRIOR TO THE CONTEST. MAKE SURE TO GIVE YOURSELF ENOUGH TIME TO REGISTER PRIOR TO THE START TIME!*





CHILDREN’S EVENTS (North State Street)

12:00-1:00 pm Feed Bag Delivery NEW!!! Team of 2

Proudly sponsored by Lewis County General Hospital

Ages Categories:  5-7, 8-10, 11-15 


Prize Money:  1st place- $50.00; 2nd place- $40.00; 3rd place- $30.00

This event requires a team of two to complete the event. One person will be required to carry a bag of feed to the other end where their teammate awaits with a wheel barrow to push it back to the start line. The three teams in each age category with the fastest time win! *The age of the team is determined by the oldest teammate. 



1:00-2:00 pm  Cream Cheese Twister NEW!!!  Individual

Proudly sponsored by Good Morning Realty

Ages Categories:  4-6, 7-10, 11-15


Prize Money:  1st place- $25.00; 2nd place- $20.00; 3rd place- $15.00 in each age group

This event will challenge your ability to balance, know left from right and hold your pose on a slippery surface! A list of directions will be given and the three children in each age category to correctly place their hands and feet on the circles with the greatest number of placements wins! 



2:00-3:00 pm   Cream Cheese Eating Contest Individual

Proudly sponsored by Marks Farms  

Ages Categories:  5-7, 8-10, 11-15


Prize Money:  1st place- $25.00; 2nd place- $20.00; 3rd place- $15.00 in each age group

This year, the eating contest will require children to eat cream cheese out of a cup with the use of pretzels to scoop it with. All cream cheese must be eaten and all pretzels swallowed for our time to stop. The three children in each category with the fastest time will win prize money… but when you are given free cream cheese, we are all winners! 



3:00-4:00 pm  Mini-Tractor Pull      Individual

Proudly sponsored by Fidelis Care & KraftHeinz

Ages Categories:  4-5, 6-7, 8-10


Prize Money:  1st place- $25.00; 2nd place- $20.00; 3rd place- $15.00 in each age group

Back by popular demand… This contest involves driving a pedal tractor which is pulling bags of ‘feed’ to the end of the course. Contestants will have to wheelbarrow a bag of feed back to the starting point to complete this competition. Children, in each age category, with the fastest time win. 



4:00-5:00 pm  Cream Cheese Plinko   NEW!!! Individual

Proudly sponsored by Lowville Producers Dairy Co-op

Ages Categories:  5-7, 8-10 and 11-15


Prize Money:  1st place- $25.00; 2nd place- $20.00; 3rd place- $15.00 in each age group

Contestants will be challenged to drop cream cheese containers through a plinko board. Random amounts will be placed at the bottom of the board. The three children in each category with the most points at the end of their try will receive prize money! Good luck! You never know where it is going to PLINKO!



5:00-6:00 pm    Cream Cheese Toss      Team of 2

Proudly sponsored by Lewis County Agricultural Society 

Location:  North State Street

Ages Categories:  4-6, 7-10,  11-15


Prize Money:  1st place- $50.00; 2nd place- $40.00; 3rd place- $30.00 in each age group

Contestants will be challenged to toss a ball of cream cheese like an egg. Each time you partner catches it they take a step back and toss it back to you. The three teams with the most distance between them at the last catch, in each category, wins. *Remember, the team age is determined by the oldest team member. Parents can throw with their children, yet must do so on their knees. 



ADULT/FAMILY EVENTS (Key Bank Parking Lot)

12:00-1:00 pm  Hay Fever    Team of 3

Proudly sponsored by Lowville Fire Department


Prize Money:  1st place- $225.00; 2nd place- $180.00; 3rd place- $120.00

Each teammate must race to place bales of hay in a pyramid from the start line as fast as they can! The three teams with the fastest times of completing this task will win! Good luck!



1:00-2:00 pm  Cream Cheese Plinko     Individual

Proudly sponsored by 7News/Fox28/MeTV


Prize money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

Contestants will be challenged to drop cream cheese containers through a plinko board. Random amounts will be placed at the bottom of the board. The three individuals with the most points at the end of their try will receive prize money! Good luck! You never know where it is going to PLINKO!



2:00-3:00 pm   Cream Cheese Twister NEW!!!  Individual

Proudly sponsored by Countryside Veterinary Clinic


Prize money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

This event will challenge your ability to balance, know left from right and hold your pose on a slippery surface! A list of directions will be given and the three individuals to correctly place their hands and feet on the circles with the greatest number of placements wins! 



3:00-4:00 pm Cream Cheese Shuffle Board NEW!!!  Individual

Proudly sponsored by Fidelis Care


Prize Money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place- $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

A make-shift shuffle board will be made. Each individual is given 5 pucks to play, taking turns with their opponent. Your puck must be touching the point area to count. You are able to cancel out points and move your opponents cream cheese discs out of the way. The three individuals with the most points win prize money! By the way… you will be using a push broom to move your pucks forward… if you would like, you can stay to use it again to help clean up at the end!



4:00-5:00 pm Cream Cheese Shoot Out Individual

Proudly sponsored by Village of Lowville


Prize Money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place- $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

New this year! Combining the North Country’s love of hockey with an 8 oz container of cream cheese! Each contestant gets three tries to shoot a goal at the angry bull. Points will be awarded for great aim. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize will be awarded for each age category.



5:00-6:00 pm Cream Cheese Toss Team of 2

Proudly sponsored by Marks Farms & KraftHeinz


Prize Money:  1st place- $200.00; 2nd place- $150.00; 3rd place- $100.00

Contestants will be challenged to toss a ball of cream cheese like an egg. Each time you partner catches it they take a step back and toss it back to you. The three teams with with the most distance between them at the last catch wins.





ADULT/FAMILY EVENTS (South State Street)

12:30-1:30 pm    Cow Tipping    Individual

Proudly sponsored by Lewis Co. Ag. Society & 7News/Fox28/MeTV


Prize money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

This contest from 2014 consists of tipping cows over with the use of cows themselves! Don’t worry, they are not real cows! Points will be awarded for each cow that falls over in three trials. The three individuals with the most cows/points wins!


 


1:30-2:30 pm      Feed Bag Delivery     Team of 2

Proudly sponsored by AmeriCU


Prize money:  1st place- $200.00; 2nd place $150.00; 3rd place- $100.00

This event requires a team of two to complete the event. One person will be required to carry a bag of feed to the other end where their teammate awaits with a wheel barrow to push it back to the start line. The three teams with the fastest time win!




2:30-3:30 pm Cream Cheese Eating Contest Individual

Proudly sponsored by Gouverneur Savings & Loan Association


Prize Money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place- $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

This year, the eating contest will require individuals to eat cream cheese out of a shot glass with the use of pretzels to scoop it with. All cream cheese must be eaten, the glass must be ‘licked clean’ and all pretzels swallowed for your time to stop. The three individuals with the fastest time will win prize money… but when you are given free cream cheese, we are all winners! 




3:30-4:30 pm Cream Cheese Sculpture Contest  NEW! Individual or Team

Proudly sponsored by KraftHeinz & Gaetano Transportation

Prize Money:  1st place- $150.00; 2nd place $100.00; 3rd place $75.00 

A pile of cream cheese will be given to each individual/team wishing to mold cream cheese to make the most creative invention. You will be given 45 minutes to create your design. Three prizes will be given to the most creative cream cheese imagination! 




4:30-5:30 pm     Milk the Cow   Individual

Proudly sponsored by Pratt-Northam Foundation

Prize Money:  1st place- $100.00; 2nd place- $75.00; 3rd place- $50.00

This contest is back from retirement this year. How much milk can you get out of an udder in 60 seconds? The contestants who milk the most milk in each age category will receive prize money! All others will have sticky fingers! 



THANK YOU FOR ANOTHER GREAT YEAR!


The 13th Annual Cream Cheese Festival

Saturday, September 16th, 2017 — 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Historic Downtown Lowville, New York 



Main Contact: Jeremiah S. Papineaucreamcheesefestival@gmail.com
Vendor Contact: Beth Schaa
creamcheesefestival@gmail.com
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