See Ice Carved as Iconic Animated Characters on Sunday, Jan. 29

Beat the Bitter’s Ice Sculpture Walk returns to Penn Meadows Park (355 E Penn St) on Sunday, Jan. 29. The carvings are just one of the many displays attendees can admire at Fire & Ice presented by GreenState Credit Union from 4 to 8 p.m. This year, adults and children alike will enjoy ten ice…

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Keep Moving with the 5K-ish Glow Run

The 5K-ish Glow Run presented by Tryon Investments kicks off North Liberty’s Beat the Bitter festivities on Saturday, Jan. 28. The fun run will unveil the North Liberty Lights 2023 exhibition — a free illuminated winter display around Liberty Centre Pond’s walking trail for the month of February. Participants who sign up to run, jog or walk the 5K-ish Glow…

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Embrace Winter with Beat the Bitter and Have Something to Look Forward To

Organizers of North Liberty’s Beat the Bitter are on a mission to turn Iowans into winter lovers, and have announced the post-holiday festival’s schedule with both free and paid events. The full schedule and registration for events, which offers a bright spot in the darkest days of winter, is now available at So, forget…

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