The 9th Annual Freezin’ for a Reason Virginia Polar Dip begins at noon on the dock.
Hundreds of people will jump into Lake Anne to raise money for Camp Sunshine, a camp in Maine for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
Read more about the Polar Dip, as well as register and donate, on the Virginia Polar Dip website. This year’s goal is to raise $125,000, which will help more than 50 families.
Many Lake Anne merchants will have special events on Saturday as well:
Chesapeake Chocolates will be hosting a wine tasting, selling hot chocolate, and featuring chocolate polar bears, along with their regular menu of fine chocolates. The shop will also be celebrating the grand opening of the Bob Simon Lake Anne Post Office, located inside Chesapeake Chocolates.
Small Change Consignment will be giving away hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves to everyone who jumps (while supplies last). Also they are holding their annual one-day-only, half-price toy sale.
Kalypso’s Sports Tavern will be donating 10 percent of sales from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday to the Virginia Polar Dip. Kalypso’s will also be holding a raffle for a big screen HDTV on Super Bowl Sunday. Proceeds from the raffle will go to the Virginia Polar Dip.
PetMAC Pet Nutrition Center will be donating 40 percent of all sales (excluding food) on Saturday. to the Virginia Polar Dip.
Samantha Hu of Lake Anne Wellness will be donating 10 percent of sales on Saturday to the Virginia Polar Dip. Hu practices intuitive energy healing, healing meditation coaching, and Feng Shui for home and office.
Lake Anne Brew House — slated to open for business soon — will have merchandise for sale. Proceeds will benefit the Virginia Polar Dip.
Just Cats Clinic will be hosting an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Stop by for a tour, drink some hot chocolate, meet some kittens and for “ask a vet with Dr. Elizabeth.”
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