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A Northport tradition marks its 15th year when it opens on February 17. The event runs from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m.The annual celebration of winter at the tip of the peninsula is sponsored by the Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce at the Braman Hill Recreational Area west of Northport.
Included on the schedule of events are Northern Michigan’s only Broomball and Milk Jug Curling tournaments; the annual chili cook-off, which this year benefits the Northport National Art Honors Society, sleigh rides, GAGA (described as a cross between soccer and dodgeball( and the annual cardboard sled competition. Also planned is the second annual Treasure Chest drawing sponsored by area merchants.
Proceeds from the carnival go to Northport Public School, the Northport National Arts Honor Society and the Northport Omena Chamber of Commerce. Interested event goers can find information on Facebook by going to the Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce page and clicking on Events in the left navigation column or by contacting Winter Carnival Chair Scott Cain at [email protected]