Blueberry Festival

Join in the fun at the Northwest Angle and Islands
Blueberry Festival August 3-5, 2012.
All Weekend (Friday-Sunday)
Blueberry Lemonade served at the Festival’s Info Booth @ Jim’s Corner, Sponsored by the Chamber
Craft and Bake Sale @ Prothero’s Post (223-8081)
10% discount on crafts @ J&M General Store (223-4381)
Blueberry drink specials @ Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge (223-8411)
Arens’ Heritage village debut (223-4785) Bara and her family’s commitment to culture and the arts has expanded with a new studio – the original Oak Island school house. There’s also a heritage museum in the works. Come enjoy many activities for children and a mini Art Walk. You’ll definitely want to see the Gypsy Wagon! On Oak Island near Sunset Lodge
Friday -  August 3rd
Fritters & Foam, Surf & Turf Dinner Special 4:00-7:00 @ Flag Island Resort (223-8011) Dessert Special: Blueberry Pumpkin Roll
Fish Fry to benefit the Edge Riders Club 5:00 @ Jerry’s Restaurant
Kids Outdoor Movie Night - $1.00 Starts at dark @ the Angle School yard (weather permitting) Bring chairs, blankets, & bug spray. Popcorn and lemonade sponsored by the Chamber
Saturday – August 4th
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast @ Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge (223-8411)
Blueberry Festival Fun Run / Walk / Bike 9:00a.m. @ J&M General Store $2.00 entry fee or $12.00 with t-shirt
“Old Fart Golf Cart Races” 10:00a.m. @ the Angle Air Strip Young Fart Old Fart Relays. Multiple categories and heats. Be the first to host the Bragging Rights trophy for a year! $5.00 entry fee or $15 with t-shirt
Relay for Life fundraiser Opening Ceremony 11:30 @ Jerry’s Restaurant
Brat Fest & Beer Garden 12:00-4:00 @ Jerry’s Restaurant $5.00 for a Brat and a Beer
Jerry’s Famous “Under the Tent” Chili Cook Off Registration fee is $25 for pre-registration or $30 on the day of. Chili can be cooked on premises for some extra fun (be sure to arrive early) or you can bring your pre–made chili. Tasting is from 12:00-2:00; be there and ready at 11:00 a.m. Winners will be picked by people’s choice.  Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. For more information and to register, contact Jenny McKeever at 218-223-4878
Local Area Artists , Vendors and Quilters Display 12:00-5:00 @ Jerry’s Restaurant lawn Contact Kellie Knight if you’d like to display: 218-689-3327
Blueberry Spitting Contest 1:00-3:00 @ Sage’s Resort (223-8161) Prizes awarded
Blueberry Dessert challenge Prepare your favorite prize-winning dessert and deliver to Jerry's no later than 11 a.m. Each dessert entered must be accompanied by a registration form (to be provided) and a $10 entry fee. Two judges have been invited. After the judging at 12 noon, sample tasting of desserts will be sold for $1 each. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded. For more information and to register, contact Sara Cauliflower at 218-395-0648
Broasted Chicken Dinner Buffet and Blueberry Desserts @Angle Inn Lodge on Oak Island (223-8111)
Talent Contest and Oriental Buffet Dinner Special 6:00 @ Flag Island Resort Dessert Special: Blueberry Pumpkin Roll
Relay for Life Luminary Lighting Ceremony Channel 9 on Marine Band radio 9:00 followed by a full moon boat tour (on your own) to view the luminaries
Outdoor Movie Night - $1.00 Starts at dark @ the Angle School Yard (weather permitting) Bring chairs, blankets & bug spray. Popcorn sponsored by the Chamber
Sunday – August 5th
Blueberry Pancake Breakfast @ Sportsman’s Oak Island Lodge (223-8411)
Coffee & Blueberry Muffins served after church service 10:30 a.m. @ St. Luke’s Church
**NEW this year!  Commemorative t-shirts featuring the Blueberry Festival graphic (to the right) will be sold at various events for $15




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