The Wurtsmith Air Museum's 25th Anniversary of the Base Closure will be held:
-Friday, June 22nd-Museum will be open 11am-4pm and a World War II Encampment
-Saturday, June 23rd-11am-1pm Luncheon for Wurtsmith Veterans and spouses at the American Legion Hall on U.S. 23 followed by a presentation on Wurtsmith history. World War II encampment and Museum will be open 11am-4pm.
Visit Wurtsmith air Museum Dot Com for more info.
Tawas Point State Park Programs
Tawas Point State Park in East Tawas will hold presentations on Pollinators at the pavilion:
-Friday, June 22nd: 11am Busy Bees
-Saturday, June 23rd: 10am Monarch Marathon; 4pm Preserving Pollinators
All are welcome. Recreation Pass needed to enter park.
Oscoda Music Fest
"Music Fest" will be held at Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park, F-41, on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base:
-Friday, June 22nd: 5pm-"Victory Trio"; 6pm-"Letters From Home" Duo; 7:30pm Mike Sugg & Jeff Carr "Toby Keith & Willie Nelson Tribute"
-Saturday, June 23rd-6pm-Paradise Band; 7:30pm Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute; Car/Motorcycle Show & Michigan Fallen Memorial Wall; Food & refreshments. Entertainment Admission $10 per person.
Call 906-2155 or 820-9749 for more information.
Art On The Beach
The 35th Annual Art On The Beach will be held at the Oscoda Beach Park:
-Saturday, June 23rd 9am-5pm. Oscoda Garden Club Auction at Noon
-Sunday, June 24th 10am-4pm
For more information call the Oscoda AuSable Chamber of Commerce at 739-7322.
Kirtland's Warbler Tours
The AuSable Valley Audubon hosts the free Kirtland's Warbler Tours in Oscoda Pine River Management Area. Meet at The Camp Inn Lodge, 3111 U.S. 23 in Oscoda at 7:30am.The Tours run til noon. Space is limited so call 739-2021 for reservatrions.
Tawas Farmer's Market
A Farmer's Market is held at Gateway Park, on U.S. 23 in Tawas City:
Saturday, June 2nd 8am-1pm
Saturday, June 9th 8am-1pm
Saturday, June 16th 8am-1pm
Saturday, June 23rd 8am-1pm
Saturday, June 30th 8am-1pm
For more information call 909-3193.
Hale Farmer's Market
A Farmer's Market is held at the Plaifield Township Resource Center between the Fire Department and Library in Hale.
AuSable Valley Engine & Tractor Show
The AuSable Valley Engine & Tractor Club annual show is on June 22 and 23, 2018 (Friday & Saturday) at the lovely wooded Oscoda County Fairgrounds on Caldwell Road off of M33 between Mio and Fairview. Hours - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring tractor & machine exhibits, gas engines & related machinery, tractor & kids games with prizes, flea market, swap meet, craft vendors, tractor pulling, and tractor parade. One free ticket to each child 2 to 7 for a peddle tractor to be given away each day. All farm equipment exhibitors, flea market, craft and swap meet vendors are welcome and it is N/C to set up or exhibit even for non-members. Rustic camping is available. Some sites with electric. Food is available on site. Gate fee is $3.00 per person. Children under 12 years are free!! For more information call 989 370-5471 or like us on Facebook.
Harrisville State Park Programs
The Harrisville State Park, On U.S. 23 will hold presentations on Pollinators at the Explorer Program Den:
-Friday, June 22nd: 10am-Hummingbird Word; 2pm-Pollen Power
-Saturday, June 23rd: 10am Getting Batty; 2pm The Bees Knees
All are welcome. Recreation Pass needed to enter park.
Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park Musicfest
Schedule - Starting Friday, June 22, 2018 at 5pm with the Victory Trio. Starting at 6pm will be the Very Popular "Letters From Home Singers" also known as "America's Bombshell Duo". Following them at 7:30pm will be Jeff Carr as Wille Nelson Tribute/impersonator and Mike Sugg as Toby Keith till 9pm. On Saturday starting at 4:30pm is a popular local band. At 6pm will be the Paradise Band, a full 7 piece band featuring horns and playing music from the 60’s along with Beach Boy, Jazz and Jimmy Buffet songs. At 7:30pm “The Soul Men", a Blues Brothers Tribute duo will join the Paradise Band taking you back to those good ole days with Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi as only they could. Relive those moments, sounds and dance routines including some great harmonica playing by Dan.
The Michigan Fallen Military Memorial Wall will be on display Saturday with a motorcycle escort scheduled to bring it in to the display site from Tawas Shoreline Park across from Iosco County Building on US 23. Line up starts 8am with Kickstands up at 9am June 23, 2018. Also on display will be the War Dog Mobile Memorial from St Lyons, MI. Other Military Veterans activites and functions will also be announced as they are added. A Car and Motorcycle Display will be held on Saturday with Small entry fee for vehicles entering the show which will include a ticket for Sat night entertainment. The Car Display, Fallen Wall and War Dog Memorial are free for spectators to attend and visit. The entire event is intended to help raise much needed funds for continued improvements for our Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park. Small donation of just $10.00 per person per night for evening Music entertainment. Limited tent seating available
Memorial Wall Motorcycle Escort
Michigan Fallen Military Memorial Wall Motorcycle Escort will be held Saturday, June 23rd. Line Up at Shoreline Park beginning at 8am, ride starts at 9am. The final destination is Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. All motorcycle riders are welcome.
Plainfield Township Sesquicentennial
The Plainfield Township Sesquicentennial Celebration kicks off Saturday, June 23rd with a Golf Outing Fundraiser at Wicker Hills Golf Course on Wickert Road, just north of Hale at 10am. Cost is $50 per person for the four person team scramble includes lunch and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Sesquicentennial Celebration. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 20th. To register or for more information call 728-9971.
HealthQuest's Shore Fun Beach Run
An exciting and rare opportunity to run the beautiful sandy shores of Oscoda featuring both a 5k Run and Walk and a 1-mile Kids Run. Pre-register at www.healthquest4you.com or register in person on race day.
Tawas Bay Brew BQ
The Tawas Bay Brew-BQ, Craft Beer tasting and BBQ Event will be held Saturday, June 23rd, Noon-6pm, at 101 Newman Street in front of Branham's Jewelry, East Tawas. It features Michigan Breweries & BBQ Joints, Craft Beer tasting, BBQ, Home Brew Contest, Entertainment and more. $20 Entry Fee includes pint glass and six coupons. Hosted by Branham's Jewelry. For tickets or more information visit Tawas BrewBQ Dot com.
Rifle River Recreation Area Programs
The Rifle River Recreation Area in Lupton will hold presentations on Pollinators at the Explorer Guide Ring Saturday, June 23rd:
1pm: Buzz About Bees
4pm: Beautiful Butterflies
All are welcome. A Recreation Pass is needed for park entry.
Hale Singles Dance
A Singles Dance will be held Saturday, June 23rd, 7:30-10:30pm at the Eagles Club, 5971 M-65, five miles north of Hale. $5 cover charge for members, $7 for non-members. For more information call 685-8226.