34th annual Sno-Blast Winter Festival; Feb. 6 & 7

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The 34th Annual Sno-Blast Winter Festival Committee has announced the schedule of events for the February 6 -7 festival.

The popular Rotary Chili Supper will kick off the weekend festivities on Friday night at 4:30 p.m. at the East Jordan Sno-Mobiler’s Clubhouse.

At 5:30 p.m., the Belle of the Blizzard and Winter Knight will be crowned at the Clubhouse. This year’s candidates for Belle of the Blizzard are Gretchen Bender, Jessica Porter and Christy Steuer. Winter Knight Candidates include Brandon Marr, Rob Flore and Allan Peterson.

Be sure to vote for your favorite candidates with your cash!

All money raised for this competition helps to fund festival expenses.

The community will be decorated with snow sculptures created to the “Sports” theme.

On Saturday, Feb. 7 the East Jordan Sno-Mobiler’s Clubhouse will be the site for the Antique/Classic Snowmobiler Show, Snowmobile Radar Runs and Snowmobile Drag Races.

The 2nd Annual Blessing of the Sleds will be held at 10 a.m. by Father James Gardner of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Lunch will be available for races and spectators at the Sno-Mobiler’s Clubhouse.

For more information on the race or radar run, contact Tim Bingham at (231) 537-4807.

Or, Kevin Giar at (231) 533-8810 or by e-mail at giarexcavating@hotmail.com.

Also on Saturday there will be Roller Skating at the Harvest Barn Church, the Annual Softball in the Snow game at the East Jordan Adult Softball field, A Wild Game & Local Food Dinner and Film will take place at Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center at beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The popular Sno-Lovers Breakfast kicks off Sunday morning at 7 a.m., and runs untilnoon at the E.J. Sno-Mobiler’s Clubhouse.

The Mid-Winter Classic Fishing Tournament will run from 7 a.m. on Feb. 6 and runs through Feb. 8 at noon.

Call 536-3521 for more information.

Cash and prizes will be awarded. Be sure to visit the local merchants.

Many will be offering indoor sidewalk sales.

Enjoy dining in one of our restaurants or bars. Lodging is available.

More information at the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce website ejchamber.orgor or call 536-7351.

East Jordan is a snowmobile friendly town!