• Smeltania 2022

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    Name: Smeltania 2022
    Date: February 25, 2022 - February 27, 2022
    By Kecia Freed Design
    Event Description:
    BOYNE AREA CHAMBER BRINGING BACK SMELTANIA - AGAIN!
    Event Sponsor - Cafe Sante & Red Mesa Grill
    of Magnum Hospitality
    Music Sponsor- David Beek
    Ice Fishing Contest Co-Sponsors-
    Fire Pit Sponsors - Charlevoix State Bank
    Banner Sponsors - Charlevoix State Bank
    Star of Life Institute
    Winter FUN for the WHOLE FAMILY!!!
    Friday
    2pm-4pm Snowshoe Hike Walloon Lake Conservancy at Wildwood Harbor Preserve
    4pm Ice Fishing Contest Begins
    Join us for FREE Ice fishing Tournament, celebrating the beautiful waters we have to fish in Charlevoix County.
    Open to all ages, all levels!
    Longest Pike
    Longest Cisco
    Longest Walleye
    Pick up a FREE commemorative Smeltania Yardstick at Boyne Co-op True Value, pick up some bait and hit a local lake
    Send in photos with yardstick to this Facebook page or text 231-675-1237 We will keep a running pole position
    Winners announced Sunday, 9am at Boyne City Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast, Veterans Park Pavilion
    4pm-9pm Downtown Boyne City Pub Crawl
    Purchase cups, $5 at Boyne Area Chamber through Friday at 5pm.
    After 5pm cups can be purchased at Cafe Sante and Red Mesa Grill.
    FREE RIDES - Charlevoix County Transit within 15 mile radius of downtown - call to schedule ride, 231-582-6900 or 231-373-2362 (after 4:30), pick up and drop off at Charlevoix State Bank parking lot. Show your cup for specials and discounts at downtown businesses Friday evening.
    Saturday
    9am to noon Special Farmers Market, Veterans Park Pavilion
    10am-5pm Boyne Area Chamber, Veterans Park Pavilion - Smeltania merchandise, Scavenger Hunt clues and drop box, Cash Raffle Tickets, People's Choice "Smeltie" award voting box and event information flyers
    9am-5pm History of Smeltania Boyne Heritage Center at Boyne City Hall
    11am The Waterfront Field of Dreams Polar Plunge registration begins at small boat launch Veterans Park, dips start at 1pm. DETAILS
    11am-5pm Art Kits For Elementary Kids at Boyne Arts Collective Gallery, 214 Water St., kits includes "Fishy Projects" that can be all decked out to be a beautiful fish collage - "Smeltania - Fish Take & Make Kits". The kids can bring their finished projects back to the Boyne Arts Collective the following Saturday, March 5th and we will hang them in our front window for all to see through Saturday, March 12th. We will be sure to put all the details inside the packets as well.
    11am-3pm Kids games and fun at Avalanche with Lake Side Elite, fun games including ice bowling, snow painting, and a cardboard sled race.
    Hot cocoa and water for sale as well as a bake sale. 
    9am - 4:30pm Scavenger Hunt - Dodson Payment Solutions
    Pick up hunt clues at Chamber table beginning at 10am Sat. during Farmers Market
    Use the Historic Downtown Walking Tour Guide to decipher each clue to the location. At each location you will find a “plaid smelt” near the historic marker.
    Turn in your clue sheet with the locations added along with your name and phone number to the Chamber table at Veterans Park Pavilion by 4:30pm on Saturday.
    A winner will be chosen in a random drawing at 4:45pm. Winner will receive a $50 chamber check! 
    1pm-5pm Family Activities Veterans Park- Boyne City Kiwanis,
    corn hole, tug of war, fox & geese and snowman contest - PRIZES
    1pm-5pm Food and Music at Veterans Park Pavilion
    Red Mesa Grill
    Café Sante
    Sunnyside Family Diner
    Snickerdoodlz
    Boyne City Tap Room
    Walloon Junction Bar & Grill
    Lake Street Pub
    Music - DJ 5 Lakes Entertainment
    Hot Chocolate Bar - Chain of Lakes Relay for Life/Northwest Hospice Assist
    Famous Baked Beans - Boyne Rotary Club
    Pasty Sale – Boyne Valley Lions Club - frozen take & bake, handmade, traditional beef recipe
    Cookie Booth -Girl Scouts
    Fresh fish sale - Ken's Fresh Fish N Tales
    1pm-5pm - History of Smeltania interactive display – Boyne Heritage Center, outside - rear of pavilion - marshmallow campfire fishing
    1pm-4pm - Boyne District Library Bookmobile View historic photos, check out kids books, sign up for library card
    7pm -Wicked Air & Apres at Boyne Mountain Resort DETAILS
    Sunday
    7am-Noon Boyne City Fire Department Pancake Breakfast at Veterans Park Pavilion
    Ice Fishing Contest winners announced at 9am
    8am-Noon - History of Smeltania Boyne Heritage Center at Boyne City Hall -
    LaFrance mugs for sale
    Noon-3pm Art Kits For Elementary Kids at Boyne Arts Collective,
    214 Water St., kits includes "Fishy Projects" that can be all decked out to be a beautiful fish collage - "Smeltania - Fish Take & Make Kits". The kids can bring their finished projects back to the Boyne Arts Collective the following Saturday, March 5th and we will hang them in our front window for all to see through Saturday, March 12th. We will be sure to put all the details inside the packets as well.
    All weekend: Downtown businesses with specials/discounts
    Location:
    Boyne City Veterans Pavilion
    Date/Time Information:
    Last weekend in February 2022
    Contact Information:
    Boyne Area Chamber 231-582-6222
    Fees/Admission:
        
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