• National Morel Mushroom Festival 2021

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    Name: National Morel Mushroom Festival 2021
    Date: May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021
    Event Description:
    To prevent the spread of covid-19, the festival has been downscaled for everyone’s safety and will be following covid-19 guidelines as described below:  

    2021 National Morel Mushroom Festival ~COVID-19 Guidelines:

    In accordance with local health department orders and to help protect all festival goers, masks are required for all activities taking place in Veteran’s Park for the 2021 National Morel Mushroom Festival. If you find yourself without a mask, adult and child sized masks will be available at the Arts & Crafts Show Entrance on Friday and Saturday. Masks must be worn at all times, unless eating or drinking.

    We ask everyone to follow social distancing guidelines and remain six feet apart from those not in your household.

    The Arts & Crafts Show will be in a fenced in perimeter with a separate entrance and exit and no more than 500 attendees gathered at one time. Booths will be set up six feet apart with line guides indicating up and down directions for foot traffic. There will be hand sanitizing stations throughout the show.

    If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 including, but not limited to, fever, chills, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, unexplained aches, cough, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, congestion or runny nose, please do not attend any festival activities.

    Thank you for your cooperation in helping to keep our community and visitors as safe as possible.

    Events include:

    Annual Arts and Crafts in Veteran’s park (Friday, May 14 12 noon – 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 15 from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Show is full for 2021, we cannot accept any more applications.

    Lions Club Carnival in Veteran’s park (This event is sponsored by the the Boyne Valley Lions and all proceeds benefit the Lions Club). Thursday & Friday, May 13 & 14 from 3:00 pm to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, May 15 from 11:00 a.m. to  10:00 p.m. & Sunday, May 16 for noon to 5:00 p.m.   
    Carnival tickets coupons will be available at the following sponsors beginning Monday, May 3: 
    Boyne Valley Chiropractic
    Family Fare of Boyne City
    Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce
    Kilwins Boyne City
    Challenge Mountain Resale Store – Boyne City  
    For any other questions contact Yolanda Pethers @ 231-582-2197

    The Boyne Area Chamber Wine and Dine which is hosted by the Boyne Area Chamber and held at the Deer Lake Beach House .( 5:30 seating is full  – limited availability for the 8:00 p.m. seating.)

    Farmer’s Market in Veterans Park – Saturday, May 15.

    Due to the current pandemic, these popular events WILL NOT be possible this year:

    Music under the Tent
    The Taste of Morels
    The Guided Hunt
    The National Morel Festival Competitive Hunt

    Be sure to visit our Facebook page for festival news and updates as they occur.
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