Schedule and Activities

65th Annual Copper Country Strawberry Festival

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 12th, 2013

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hot Dogs, Ice Cream, etc
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Exhibits & Sales of Arts & Crafts
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Quilt Show at Holy Trinity Church
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Chassell Heritage Center Open House
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM "Free" Horse-drawn Wagon Rides provided by Snowland Livestock
4:00 PM Fish Boil
5:00 PM Judging of Strawberries
6:00 PM Children's Parade at the Open Pavilion
7:00 PM Indroduction of Queen Candidates, Citizen of the Year, Youth Citizen of the Year & Strawberry Auction
8:00 PM Queen Crowning
9:00 PM - Midnight Dance at the Chassell VFW Post 6507 - Music by Marshall Law

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

6:30 AM - 10:00 AM Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at the Firehall by Chassell High School Senior Class
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hot Dogs, Sloppy Joes, Nanchos, Pizza, etc.
11:00 AM Strawberry Festival Parade
After Parade BBQ Chicken - Provided by Chassell Fire Dept. & 1st Responders
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Quilt Show at Holy Trinity Church
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Live Music by "Rolling Thunder and Friends"
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM "Free" 45 minute Scientific Excursions aboard Michigan Tech's research vessell Agassiz at Chassell Boat Launch  (learn how the Great Lakes are studied by scientists).  Children 7 yrs. & up.  Departure times:  1pm, 2pm, & 3pm
2:00 PM Friends of Fashion present a Vintage Fashion Show entitled:  "The Finnish Immigrant in the Copper Country"
2:00 PM Children's Games