2018-02-10 / News

Children of All Ages Enjoy Winter Festival Activities



Children of all ages participated in activities Saturday afternoon, including sisters (from front) Lily and Lennon Perault, who took part in the cupcake walk along with fourth grader Lakelyn Bunker in the school gymnasium. Melissa Porter (far right) watches daughters, Lily and Lennon, participate. (Photographs by Allison Sehoyan) Children of all ages participated in activities Saturday afternoon, including sisters (from front) Lily and Lennon Perault, who took part in the cupcake walk along with fourth grader Lakelyn Bunker in the school gymnasium. Melissa Porter (far right) watches daughters, Lily and Lennon, participate. (Photographs by Allison Sehoyan)

The cardboard box sled races returned to the Mackinac Island Winter Festival Saturday, February 3, with Super Bowl LII as the theme. (From left) father Jimmy Fisher (standing) helps his son Jordan, as Ottilia Styburski, Steven Lohff, and Molly Lohff wait for the race to begin. Jordan received the award for the judge’s favorite sled, and Ottilia was recognized for having the design closet to the theme. Steven was recognized for best team support, while Molly won for smallest sled. The cardboard box sled races returned to the Mackinac Island Winter Festival Saturday, February 3, with Super Bowl LII as the theme. (From left) father Jimmy Fisher (standing) helps his son Jordan, as Ottilia Styburski, Steven Lohff, and Molly Lohff wait for the race to begin. Jordan received the award for the judge’s favorite sled, and Ottilia was recognized for having the design closet to the theme. Steven was recognized for best team support, while Molly won for smallest sled.

Elephant golf, a new activity at this year’s Winter Festival, was popular with the children, including fifth grader Madison Gamble, seen here attempting to knock over a cup with her “trunk.” Elephant golf, a new activity at this year’s Winter Festival, was popular with the children, including fifth grader Madison Gamble, seen here attempting to knock over a cup with her “trunk.”

Broom hockey has proven to be a highlight of the Mackinac Island Winter Festival every year. Battling for possession of the ball Saturday, February 3, are (from left) Asher Topham, James Hartley, Alique Henlin, Mabel Styburski, Wyatt Morse, Makayla Rickley, and Matt Cowell. Broom hockey has proven to be a highlight of the Mackinac Island Winter Festival every year. Battling for possession of the ball Saturday, February 3, are (from left) Asher Topham, James Hartley, Alique Henlin, Mabel Styburski, Wyatt Morse, Makayla Rickley, and Matt Cowell.

Fourth grader Megan Cotton has a butterfly painted on her face by Urvana Morse at Mackinac Island Public School. Ms. Morse has been offering face painting at the Winter Festival for several years. Fourth grader Megan Cotton has a butterfly painted on her face by Urvana Morse at Mackinac Island Public School. Ms. Morse has been offering face painting at the Winter Festival for several years.

Fifth graders Madison Gamble (left) and Vincent Davis race down the hill during the cardboard box sled race. Madison received the award for most creative sled, while Vincent was awarded best decorations. Other winners included Lakelyn Bunker for biggest sled, Jenavieve Fisher for fastest sled, and Katie Burt for most “out of the box” design. Fifth graders Madison Gamble (left) and Vincent Davis race down the hill during the cardboard box sled race. Madison received the award for most creative sled, while Vincent was awarded best decorations. Other winners included Lakelyn Bunker for biggest sled, Jenavieve Fisher for fastest sled, and Katie Burt for most “out of the box” design.

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