2019-02-09 / News

Frozen Chicken Bowling Is Unique Sport at Winter Carnival

Becky Simmons of St. Ignace gives her granddaughter, Mia St. Onge, a careful push down the sledding hill.

Winter Fest Results

Volunteer of the Year: Lisa Dziobak

Frozen Chicken Bowling:

Charli Doud, winner, three to six years old

Lakelyn Bunker and Jordan Fisher, tied, seven to 11 years old

Katie Burt, winner, 12 to 17 years old

Bart Berkshire, winner, adult.

Snow Sculptures:

1. Jay Barch

2. Amy Goehler

3. Heather May.

Raffel Winners

50/50: Dick Riel
40 Rides on Shepler’s:
Joanna Tamlyn
20 Rides on Star Line:
Stephanie McGreevy
25 Gallons of Gas:
Mike McGrath
Bike Tune-Up:
Larry Rickley, Jr.



Kaitlynn Bazinau (left) and her daughter, Brenna, prepare to compete in the snowmobile obstacle course at Great Turtle Park during Winter Festival Saturday, February 2. Kaitlynn Bazinau (left) and her daughter, Brenna, prepare to compete in the snowmobile obstacle course at Great Turtle Park during Winter Festival Saturday, February 2.

Dan Predl has a successful throw during the frozen chicken bowling competition. Dan Predl has a successful throw during the frozen chicken bowling competition.

Philip Rice (left) and Bart Berkshire ready marshmallows for toasting at the warming fire at Great Turtle Park. Philip Rice (left) and Bart Berkshire ready marshmallows for toasting at the warming fire at Great Turtle Park.

Amanda Ganvelink and Brian Kent of Boyne City enjoyed a weekend getaway to Mackinac Island for the Winter Festival. Mr. Kent, who was a first-time visitor to the Island, scored a hole-in-one during the snow golf competition. Amanda Ganvelink and Brian Kent of Boyne City enjoyed a weekend getaway to Mackinac Island for the Winter Festival. Mr. Kent, who was a first-time visitor to the Island, scored a hole-in-one during the snow golf competition.

Adults got into the Winter Festival spirit, donning face paintings by Urvana Morse. Here, she paints a dusting of snowflakes on Travis Sredzinski. Adults got into the Winter Festival spirit, donning face paintings by Urvana Morse. Here, she paints a dusting of snowflakes on Travis Sredzinski.

Anna and Jim DeMarsh of Traverse City celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on Mackinac Island at Winter Festival. The couple enjoyed the many outdoor winter activities and they planned to take the frozen chicken bowling back to their neighborhood’s winter party. Anna and Jim DeMarsh of Traverse City celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary on Mackinac Island at Winter Festival. The couple enjoyed the many outdoor winter activities and they planned to take the frozen chicken bowling back to their neighborhood’s winter party.

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