Meet Our Master of Ceremonies
Mike Morin has been a radio and TV personality for 44 years. Up until last year, he was the
morning show co-host at WZID for 12 years and currently co-hosts Food for Thought daily
from Noon to 2:00 on WTPL 107.7 FM. His memoir, Fifty Shades of Radio, covers decades
of hijinx perpetrated by him as well as by his loyal listeners. He also hosts a
podcast on ManchesterInkLink.com called RESET: 40 is the New Happy, an interview
series celebrating people who leave full time jobs to follow passions found in a
new business or activity. Mike has written a twice-monthly humor column for the
Nashua Telegraph since 2004 and was honored to be given the Will Rogers Humanitarian
Award by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists in 2013. As a baker, he has
won baking competitions for his mac and cheese dish as well as Chocolate Infinity
cookies and Chocolate Infinity zucchini bread at the Deerfield Fair.
Chili Fest Events
Chili Sampling & Judging:
Ends at 3:30 PM - Two separate chili sampling contests, one for professionals (restaurants
and caterers), one for individuals and/or service organizations. Cast your Peoples' Choice
ballot and see how it compares to the food critics Judge's Choice awards. Prizes also
awarded for Best Booth Display.
Professional Chili Contest sponsored by Davis & Towle Insurance.
Amateur Chili Contest sponsored by Ayer & Goss Fuels.
Pats Peak Pub favorites The McMurphys
with continuous shows throughout the afternoon.
17-year old fiddle
phenomenon Reed Cullen.
A variety of foodstuffs will be available for
purchase, along with beverages a Beer Wagon and ice cream
coordinated by Pats Peak.
For The Kids
The KidZone: Noon - 4:30 PM
White Birch Community Center will coordinate a range of children's activities for kids
of all ages. White Birch has been providing quality child care for ages 12 months to
14 years old in Henniker for over 30 years. Children visiting with us at the White
Birch KidZone will enjoy stimulating activities, fun crafts and entertaining games.
White Birch is a 501C(3) nonprofit community center that provides social, education
and recreation programs for the local Henniker community.
Back for a second year are special activities courtesy of
Village Idiotz including giant slide, Laser Tag and the Monster Maze.
The KidZone is sponsored by TD Bank.
Car Cruise In
Antique cars, trucks and other vehicles will be featured once again.
First 50 vehicles to arrive will receive a dashboard magnet.
Anyone who brings a vehicle to display in the Car Cruise
will receive a discount to attend Chili Fest. There is no fee
to just bring your vehicle for display.
Sponsored by Edmund's ACE Hardware.
Mark Sunday, August 20th, 2017
on your calendars and prepare to
join your neighbors and friends in this annual family
friendly event at Pats Peak Ski Area, 686 Flanders Road, Henniker, NH
Proceeds from the annual Chili Fest
support local, national and international projects sponsored
by the Henniker Rotary Club and Rotary International.
Join us for raffle drawings and to see who will be the Judges' and Peoples' Choice Award
winners and which chili makers will win the Best Booth Display.