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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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Cawthorne’s Village Inn On Facebook

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Saturday August 12th, 2017 - 2:11 pm

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

The Sea Salt Pretzel Sticks are everything!

Monday July 24th, 2017 - 9:48 am

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Thursday July 20th, 2017 - 11:38 am

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The soups and salads at Village Inn are always top notch! The Fried Perch Salad with Mixed Greens, Avocado, Chipotle Mayo, Queso Fresco, and a tasty Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette is delicious! ... See MoreSee Less

The soups and salads at Village Inn are always top notch! The Fried Perch Salad with Mixed Greens, Avocado, Chipotle Mayo, Queso Fresco, and a tasty Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette is delicious!

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Food here is so good.

I miss the menu they used to have. Pork chops, green beans and mashed potatoes.

Wednesday July 19th, 2017 - 12:10 pm

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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

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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!

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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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