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Soup & Pie Challenge Fundraiser

Saturday April 22nd 2023

1:00pm - 6:00pm

Chamber of Commerce
1001 N. Lincoln Rd. Escanaba, MI


Cost:  $10 adults // $5 kids 5-10 // Free kids under 5

🥣Soup & Pie Challenge Fundraiser! 🥧

Do you have a famous soup or pie recipe and want to put it to the test? Do you love to eat soup & pie?
If yes, then this is for you! 

What: Soup & pie challenge. Come on down and vote for the best soup & pie! 
All proceeds will go to kids activities at the U.P. Steam & Gas Association Labor Day weekend show! 

When: Saturday, April 22nd from 1p-6p

Where: Delta County commerce event room, Escanaba 

How to enter: What we ask is a roaster of your choice of soup (approximately 3 gallons) or 4 pies. Bring a table cloth and if you’d like to advertise your business, anything goes! 

How to eat: Donation will be $10 for adults, $5 for kids 5-10 and kids under 5 are free!
You’ll get to try all of the soups and pies, vote for your favorite and leave with a full belly! Drinks will be provided.

Please call or text Nicole at (906) 280-8453 with your name or business and what type of soup or pie you’ll be serving! 
Awards will be awarded for: overall favorite, kids choice and judges choice!

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