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Great Turtle Chili Cookoff – February 17 – 20, 2017

chili170101800Hit the cross-country ski trails surrounded by snow falling on cedars then make your way to the event of the winter.

The 23rd annual Mackinac Island Chili Cook-off is slated for Noon on February 18th at Cawthorne’s Village Inn.

Participants wishing to enter need to bring 5 gallons of their best chili to the event. There is no fee to enter, however to be a judge, adults are charged $10 dollars, children $5 with the proceeds benefiting the local American Legion Post. Judging will begin at noon and conclude at 4pm. Each judge will sample the various chili’s and place their votes.

Prizes will be awarded for all entrants, however the number one chili as voted by the judges will receive $300, second place $200 and 3rd place along with most unusual chili will receive a gift certificate.

Any questions, contact Travis at 906.847.3542

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Monday October 2nd, 2017 - 3:37 pm

Cawthorne's Village Inn

Cawthorne's Village Inn will close for the season.

Closing Day 2017Oct 29, 11:00amCawthorne's Village InnCawthorne's Village Inn will close for the season.
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Closing Day 2017

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Love this place

What are your hours for this month?

So is Mustang Lounge it until spring?

Going to miss having dinner when we're there for the Christmas Bazaar 😔

Sure hope you reopen in 2018! Our favorite restaurant on the island!

If Village Inn is closed for the winter, what are the two restaurants that will remain open on the island this winter?

Anj Calzada 😞😞

We go here every New Year's Day 🙁 Family tradition! Bummer!

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Saturday August 12th, 2017 - 2:11 pm

Cawthorne's Village Inn

The Sea Salt Pretzel Sticks are everything! ... See MoreSee Less

The Sea Salt Pretzel Sticks are everything!

Wednesday July 19th, 2017 - 12:10 pm

Cawthorne's Village Inn

Lunch with a view at Cawthorne's Village Inn. 😊 ... See MoreSee Less

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Love having lunch on your porch! 💛

I love that view. Especially since I am staying right above the VI.

Alyssa Joyce Precioso our window's closed ❤️

Wednesday July 12th, 2017 - 11:09 am

Cawthorne's Village Inn

Nothing says Mackinac Island like a bowl of delicious Tomato Bisque! Now available at Cawthorne's Village Inn. ... See MoreSee Less

Nothing says Mackinac Island like a bowl of delicious Tomato Bisque! Now available at Cawthornes Village Inn.

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Looks yummy 😋 Is it made from scratch?

A friend and his family from Atlanta were in the V.I. last week and said the food and service were AWESOME.

It truly is delicious!!!

The French Onion is amazing as well! As are the ribs! Thanks so much for several great meals last week! And we loved our amazing server Sara!

Tuesday July 11th, 2017 - 2:34 pm

Cawthorne's Village Inn

Yacht Race to Mackinac Breakfast Buffet 9-11:30AM, Monday and Tuesday. July 17,18th & 24, 25th. All you can eat- Non Alcoholic Bevrages Included. Reservations Are Required.

Yacht Race to Mackinac Breakfast BuffetJul 17, 9:00amCawthorne's Village InnYacht Race to Mackinac Breakfast Buffet 9-11:30AM, Monday and Tuesday. July 17,18th & 24, 25th. All you can eat- Non Alcoholic Bevrages Included. Reservations Are Required.
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Photos From Previous Great Turtle Chili Cookoffs

Sunday February 14th, 2016 - 8:59 am

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Congratulations to Bobby Horn winner of the Chili Cook-off! Thanks to everyone who came out and participated. We hope you all had as much fun as we did! Photo courtesy Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Bobby Horn winner of the Chili Cook-off! Thanks to everyone who came out and participated. We hope you all had as much fun as we did! Photo courtesy Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau

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