Reminiscing: the 2008 & 2009 Posen Potato Festival

This was the official site for the Posen Chamber of Commerce.
Content is from the site's 2008 -2009 archived pages. It gives just a glimpse of what celebrating the annual Posen Potato Festival is all about.
For more than 50 years the
Posen Potato Festivalhas celebrated the end of the harvest with free concerts, children's entertainment, a potato dish contest and a beauty pageant to choose Miss Posen.

The Posen Chamber of Commerce was organized in October, 1951.
Their current website can be found at:
Their 66th Annual Posen Potato Festival will be held in 2017.

Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting take place the first Wednesday
of every month at the Chamber Office
on East 634 Hwy. at 7:00 p.m.

Now for a nostalgic trip back to 2008-2009 Posen Potato Festival.

58th Posen Potato Festival

Friday, September 11, thru Sunday September 13, 2009
For More Information please call 989-766-8128


Polka Pavilion

Friday, Sept. 11th 2008 - Sunday, Sept. 13th 2009
This years preformers will be!



Friday,September 11 

*Stephanie American Polka Sweetheart
(Depew,New York)
*Old School Polka Band
(Burton, Ohio)


Saturday, September 14
Noon- 6:00P.M.

*"Pan" Franek and Zosia
(Muskegon, Michigan)
*Natural Tones 
 ( Utica, Michigan)

Saturday,September 14

*Stephanie American Polka Sweetheart
(Depew,New York)
*Old School Polka Band
(Burton, Ohio)


Sunday, September 13
Noon- 6:00P.M.

*"Pan" Franek and Zosia
(Muskegon, Michigan)
*Natural Tones 
( Utica, Michigan)




Polka Pavilion

Friday, Sept. 11th 2008 - Sunday, Sept. 13th 2008

This years preformers will be!



Friday,September 5 7:00P.M.-1:00A.M.
*John Stevens and Doubleshot 
(Swoyersville, Pennsylvna)
*Touch of Brass
(Toledo, Ohio)


Saturday, September 6 Noon- 6:00P.M.
*"Pan" Frank and Zosia
(Muskegon, Michigan)
*Kielbasa Kings 
 ( Dearborn, Michigan)

Saturday,September 6 7:00P.M.-1:00A.M. 
* John Stevens and Doubleshot 
(Swoyersville, Pennsylvna)
*Touch of Brass
(Toledo, Ohio)


Sunday, September 7
Noon- 6:00P.M.

*"Pan" Frank and Zosia
(Muskegon, Michigan)
*Kielbasa Kings 
( Dearborn, Michigan)


Country Western Tent

Saturday, Sept. 6th 2008

This years preformer will be Adam D. Tucker



Adams Artist Credits
*World Famous Wild Horse Saloon Entertainer
*Famous Ernest Tubb Texas Theater Entertainer
*Famous House Of Blues Entertainer
*All American Quarter Horse Congress Entertainer 
* Many More..........




Opening Act For
Trace Adkins
Charlie Daniels Tracy Byrd(6 times) Buddy Jewell(2 times) Josh Turner(3 times) Jo Dee Messina Darryl Worley(3 times) Confederate Railroad(2 shows) Diamound Rio
Many More......




Please support these fine partners of the Posen Chamber of Commerce



Randy, Laura and Nick Idalski

Gary Bisson

Alletta Misiak

Butch Woloszyk

Clem Misiak

Andrea Konwinski

Meg Romel

MaryEllen Wozniak

Ken Wozniak

Chuck Wozniak

Paulette Woloszyk

Carl and Pat Hoppe

Paul,Doris,Sarah,Matt,and Lindsay Ponik

Carleen Darga

Kenneth and Janice Pawelek

Lorraine Bronikowski

Dennis and Julie Misiak

Henry Francalossi

Judy and Mark Romel

Judy McFalda

Linda Sharpe

Keith Wright, DO

Thomas Allum, Do

Jennie Klingshirn

Ronald Stoinski

Frank Avent and William Avent

Bruce and Tina Wozniak

Ted and Dawn Cousins

Lorraine Smigelski

David and Shirley Budnick

John and Martha Misiak

Lisa Centala

Pat and Donna Couture

Stanley and Virginia Woznick

Dennis Goupell

Kris McTavish

Gary and Marie Wozniak

Barbara Ennest


Jay & Jackie Fisher

Raymond & Blanche Meyers

Clifford J Kelly

Robert & Gladys Purol

Denise Julian

Daniel & MaryAnn Mulka

Mary Goupell

Wally & Kate Donajkowski

Kathy Zaborney

Robert Allum, DO

Tammy Henigan, CFNP

Jeff & Kate Bruski

Tyler Hauff

Jason's Posen Quick Stop

ABC Homes of Alpena

Alpena Beverage Company

A-P Super Service

Alpena Cycle Club

Bayport Convenience

Art's Construction-Posen Memorials

Atlanta Chamber of Commerce

Alpena Chamber of Commerce

Ball Tire & Gas

Banner Realty

Beck Funeral Home

Cadillac Products Automotive Company

Cheboygan Chamber of Commerce

Culligan/D & M Waterworks

Century 21 Harbor Realty Team

Daniel Martin Law Office

Driftwood Motel

Dockside Printing

Dr. James Ryan, DDS


Grand Lake Resort


Harkins & Karsten OD's

Hirzel Sign Shop

Huron National Bank

Jewell's Disposal Service Inc.

John D Burtch-Attorney

K & K Electric Services Inc.

Lafarge-Alpena & Presque Isle

Maple Ridge Companies, Inc.

Nautical Lanes

Night Hawk Inn

Nowak's Window, Door & Cabinets

Onaway Community Credit Unions

Pine Lumber of Millersberg

Posen Pub

Posen Ace Hardware

Presque Isle Co. Council On Aging

Presque Isle Agency

Presque Isle Fair Association

Quality Repair

Route 65 Diner & Lounge

Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce

Rogers City Do It Center

Rogers City Country Club

Skudlarek Dairy Farm

Sunrise Gardens & Grains

Thunder Bay Accounting

Thunder Bay Golf Course

WATZ/WRGZ Radio Stations

Besser Company

Calcite Credit Unions

Citizens Bank

Curtis Professional Eye Care

Clements Water Refining

Dick's Drywall & Texture

Doug Potter Chevy, Olds, Pontiac & Buick

Dr. Robert Taylor, DDS

Edward D. Jones

Grand Lake Daily Limit

Hall's Serv-All


Hillman Chamber of Commerce

Huron Distributors Inc.

Independent Bank's

John's Plumbing & Heating

K & J Alignment

Lappan Agency Inc.

Lighthouse Restaurant

McWilliams Funeral Home


Northeastern Transfer Inc.

Onaway Chamber of Commerce

Pepsi Cola

Plath's Meats, Inc.

Posen Knight of Columbus


Presque Isle Electric & Gas

Presque Isle Disrtict Library

Presue Isle Tourism Council

Real Estate One of Presque Isle

Richard's Clothing

Rogers City Home Furnishings

Rogers City Medical Group

Rygwelski's IGA


Stanley Wozniak Insurance Agency

TayBeck's Grill & Bar

Thunder Bay Community Health Services

Village Gift Shop

Zgorski Micketti Plumbing & Heating