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63rd Annual Perchville 2013...
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31st
6pm Perchville USA Kick-off Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Newman Street, entertainment provided by Mobile Audio Management. Tickets $25, sold at the Tawas Area Chamber of Commerce 989-362-8643.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST
5pm Perchville USA begins!!! Sirens sound throughout the Tawases to kick-off the 63rd Annual Perchville USA 2013
5pm-9pm Hospitality Tent Happy Hour. Sponsored by Griffin Beverage. Live entertainment provided by Mobile Audio Management, inside a heated big top tent. Must be 21 to enter. Perchville Button and photo ID required.
5:30pm-7:30pm Tween Dance (5th, 6th.& 7th graders). Sponsored by the Tawas Bay Fireworks Organizing Committee. Tickets $5, all proceeds go to support the July 4th Fireworks.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd
10am-10pm Iosco Transit Shuttle available. Sponsored by various businesses. Maps available at Tawas Area Chamber Website www.tawas.com or at the Chamber Office.
...WIFI will be available throughout the Perchville USA at the event site. Sponsored by Ideal Wireless.
..Don't forget to check for your Perchville Button numbers listed at various merchants in and around the Tawas Area. You may win a nice prize.
6am Perchville Fishing Challenge begins, sponsored by Edward Jones-Tawas City and The Bay Inn-Tawas City. For Adults and Kids. Prizes will be awarded to category winners. No Cash Prizes, No Entry Fees. Prizes courtesy of Franks Great Outdoors, Northwoods Wholesale Outlet, Eagle Valley Outfitters, Nordic Sports, and Diamond Willow Lures. Free entry for youth division 16 and under. Adult entry must purchase a Perchville Button to enter. Categories: Perch, Walleye, Blue Gill and or sunfish, Pike and wild card entry. Copy of rule can be picked up at the Chamber or at www.tawas.com
9am-3pm Bake Sale & Used Book Sale. Sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church and East Tawas Friends of the Library, located one block West of Kleenow's Market, corner of Westover and Sawyer.
10am Frozen Chosen, high-powered rifle 35 shot event. Hosted by Iosco Sportsmen's Club, located 1 mile north of the Perchville site on US 23.
10:30 Perchville Parade. Parade travels from Tawas City Hall, down US 23 to Newman St, East Tawas.
11am Chili Cook-Off. Brought to you by the East Tawas Business Association. Cozies are available at Tawas Bay Insurance, Brew Krew, and Village Chocolatier for $6 ea. Browse Newman Street while sampling the chili, then vote for the best chili of 2013.
11am Polar Swim Registration. Brave the elements for a one of a kind T-Shirt and a quick dip into the Tawas Bay. Youth 16 & 17 years old need parent's signature. No one under 16. Fee $20. Register at trailer located near the Family Tent.
11am-6pm Family Tent opens. Activities brought to you by the Dockside Kids. Games, family entertainment, crafts, food, and much more. Great fun for young and old. Don't miss the experience. New and fun activities every half hour to enjoy. All kids must be accompanied by a BUTTONED ADULT.
12 NOON-8PM HOSPITALITY TENT open, Must be 21 to enter. Perchville Button and photo ID required to enter. Live entertainment provided by Mobile Audio Management, under the Big Top.
1pm United States Coast Guard Water Rescue Team Demonstration at the Polar Bear Swimming Hole.
1:30 Polar Swim #1. Watch or be part of the chilly dip into Tawas Bay. This event will give you goose bumps and lots of laughs.
3:30 Polar Bear Swim #2. Second swim of the day. Watch more brave souls take a dip in the icy water of Tawas Bay.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd
6am Perchville Fishing Challenge, sponsored by Edward Jones and The Bay Inn of Tawas City. Head out on the ice to catch the Whopper of the Day!
11am-1pm Bar Stool & Lawnmower Races on the ice. A new event for Perchville, the races will be held out on the ice near the Polar Bear Swim Hole. Come and watch these exciting and entertaining races.
12 noon Polar Bear Swim Registration, located at the trailer near the Family Tent. Take a chilly dip in the Bay for a one of a kind T-shirt. Parental permission for anyone 16 & 17 years old. No one under 16. $20 fee.
1pm United States Coast Guard Water Rescue Demonstration at the Polar Bear Hole.
1:30pm Polar Bear Swim #3. Last chance to take the ice plunge into Tawas Bay.
2:30 Fishing Challenge Finals. Sponsored by Edward Jones and The Bay Inn. Be on hand for the final tally of the Perch, Pike, Walleye, Bluegill/Sunfish, and wild card catch. Prizes will be awarded to the First, Second, and Thirds place winners.
3pm Perchville Ends!!
Have a safe trip and we'll see you next year, 64th Perchville USA, January 31 & February 1- 2, 2014
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