Annual classic snowmobile ride, show set in Big Bay

BIG BAY – The Big Bay Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show is set for Friday and Saturday.

Kicking off the activities Friday will be the annual ride for snowmobiles from 1985 and older. The approximately 30 mile round-trip ride leaves the Big Bay Motel at 10 a.m. and features a pig roast, bonfire and social gathering. The cost is $5 per person.

The big event of the weekend is the display of antique and vintage snowmobiles in front of the Big Bay Motel, with registration beginning at 9 a.m. and the public display from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be trophies and cash awards presented in several categories. Registration is $10 for snowmobile owners wanting to display their machines.

There are several activities planned for kids Saturday, as well, including a snowman building contest, sawdust treasure hunt, mini-sled fun run and kids games.

Sponsored by the Big Bay Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Association and the 550 Snowmobile Club, there will also be a 50-50 drawing, bucket raffles and raffle for a 1973 Arctic Cat Puma 440. There will be a concession on site, as well.