Schedule and Activities

68th Annual Copper Country Strawberry Festival

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 9th, 2016

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sloppy Joes, Nachos and Pizza
10:00AM - 8:00PM Exhibits & Sales of Arts & Crafts
11:00AM - 5:00PM Quilt Show at Chassell Township School Gym
12:00PM - 6:00PM Chassell Heritage Center Open House
4:00 PM Fish Boil (Lake Trout, Potato,Carrots, Roll and Beverage)
5:00 PM Judging of Strawberries, etc.
6:00 PM Children's Parade at the Open Pavilion
7:00 PM Indroduction of Queen Candidates, Evening Gown Competition, 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 10th, 2016

6:30 AM - 10:00 AM Pancake, French Toast & Sausage Breakfast at the Firehall by Chassell High School Senior Class
8:00 AM

Lions 5K/2K Fun Run @ Chassell Trails behind Heritage Ceter


Serving of Strawberry Shortcake, Brats, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Sloppy Joes, Nachos, Pizza, etc.

9:00AM-4:00PM Exhibits & Sale of Arts and Crafts
11:00 AM Strawberry Festival Parade
After Parade BBQ Chicken - Chassell Fire Dept. & 1st Responders
11:00PM-4:00PM Quilt Show at Chassell Township Schools

Chassell Heritage Ctr. Open House

12:00PM-3:00PM Live Music by "Rolling Thunder" Band
1:00PM-5:00PM "Free" 30 minute Scientific Excursions aboard Michigan Tech's Research Vessell Agassiz departig from the Chassell Boat Launch  (learn how the Great Lakes are studied by scientists).  Children 7 yrs. & up.  Departure times:  every 1/2 hour starting at 1:00PM
2:00PM @ The Chassell Heritage Center

Friends of Fashion present a Vintage Fashion Show entitled:  "The Era of Streetcars spotlighting the Copper Country" 

2:00 PM Children's Games