Celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during the 20th Annual Winterfest. Enjoy amateur snow carving, outhouse race, sleigh rides, poker walk, chili cook-off, indoor ice skating, euchre tournament, free hot cocoa, 3 on 3 hockey tournament, Mackinaw City Art Exhibit, and many more fun winter activities including games for kids and adults beginning at 12:30pm at the Mackinaw City Marina open space.
Many activities are free with a $3, 2013 Winterfest button/pin. Collector buttons may be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce, Candy Corner, the Dixie Saloon, Audie’s and various businesses around town, also at each event site during the festival until gone. Be sure to check the number on the back of your button, you may win from $1 to $20. Winning numbers will be posted at 11am at the Winterfest Sound Trailer, Ice Fishing Contest and Candy Corner/Windjammer Gifts. Winterfest button winners must claim their winning envelopes event day at Candy Corner or at the Chamber Office by Friday January 25, 2013.
Audie’s Scholarship Ball “Polar Nights” is on Saturday, January 19th from 8pm to midnight. Enjoy live music, a cocktail reception, Chef Nick’s gourmet hors d’ oeuvres and a silent auction. For more information call Audie’s at 231.436.5744.
Mackinaw City, on I-75, is at the very tip of Michigan’s mitt, the last stop before crossing the Mackinac Bridge.