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AuGres Michigan's - 24th Annual Rock N Roll Weekend July 28th - 29th


It's the 24th Annual AuGres Car Cruise Rock & Roll Weekend!  The AuGres Car Show and  Cruise is one of Northeast Michigan's premier classic car show and cruising events. Two days of family fun with some great events.  See Below!

 

 

 

 

 

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Life and Times of Wellington Burt, July 19th


The Iosco County Historical Society Presents:  The Life & Times of Wellington Burt July 19th at 6:30 pm at the Iosco County Museum, 405 W. Bay Street, East Tawas Mi.  Larry Prueter, President of the Taymouth Township Historical Association will recount the life of lumber baron Wellington R. Burt. Wellington R. Burt was a wealthy lumber baron from Saginaw, Michigan. At the time of his death, his wealth was estimated to be between $40 and $90 million.  He was also involved in mining, railroads, finances and politics, making him one of the wealthiest American men of his time.  This is a free program and refreshments will be served.  This is part of the Iosco County Historical Society 2017 lecture series.

 

 

 

 

 

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Concerts By The Bay - All Summer Long


The Tawas Community Concert Band (TCCB) will soon begin its popular summer
concert program, “Concerts by The Bay” at the East Tawas City Park. This series of
concerts occurs every Monday evening, weather permitting, from June 19 through
August 21. The concerts begin from 7:30 pm in June and July, but start at 7:00 pm in
August. The concert series represents over 30 years of commitment by the TCCB to
the Tawas Area.

 


The TCCB is under the direction of Brian Carter, who is starting his second summer
season with the band. The announcer will be a longtime TCCB favorite, Tim Haskin.
This music chosen for the summer program is the traditional mix of summer band
music. There will be marches, show tunes, a little pop, and little jazz. The program
always begins with the “Star Spangled Banner”, and always ends with the ever
popular polka sing-along, “Out on Tawas Bay, written by former TCCB director, John
Thomas.


Bring your folding chair, a little food and drink, and maybe a sweater, and enjoy about
an hour of uplifting music by the Bay.

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Saturdays at 11:15am

 

COUNTY FAIRS

Iosco County Fair - Week of July 24th thru July 30th

Alpena County Fair - Week of July 29th thru August 6th

Arenac County Fair - Week of August 1st thru August 6th

Alcona County Fair - August 15th thru August 20th

Ogemaw County Fair - August 15th thru August 20th

 

FESTIVALS & SHOWS

Uncork'd and Untap'd Wine, Food, and Ale Festival - August 5th from Noon to 6pm

at the East Tawas Harbor Park

Waterfront Fine Art Show - August 5th and 6th at Shoreline Park, Tawas City

Sand Lake Festival - August 11th thru the 13th at the Sand Lake Heights

Community Center

Michigan Mud Jam - August 16th thru August 19th at the Iosco County

Fair Grounds in Hale

American Legion Post 274 Bike Show and Rally August 18th thru August 20th

will be held in AuSable Township at the American Legion Post

Blues By The Bay - August 25th thru the 27th in East Tawas

 

 

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan - Visit the Planetarium, Tuesday-Friday at 11am for Alpena Sky where you can explore your sky, 3pm Eclipse 2017, the greatest event of our lifetimes.  Saturdays, 11am Familiar Places, your guide to the solar system, 1pm Eclipse 2017, 3pm Far Out Spaces, your guide to the universe.  All shows are approximately 45 minutes long.  For more info please call (989)356-2202 or online at www.bessermuseum.org.

 

Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market - 3rd week in May to the last week in October.  In Tawas at Gateway Park on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.  Oscoda/AuSable at the AuSable Shoreline Park on Wednesdays from 9am to 2pm.

 

American Legion Post #370 - The Post hosts a dinner every Friday from 5pm to 8pm at the post at 805 East Greenwood Rd., in Prescott.  Cost is $9.00 per person.  For more info please call (989)836-2660.

 

Tawas Community Concert Band - Summer of 2017 Concerts by the Bay, with Director Brian Carter.  Every Monday Evening from June 19th thru August 21st, at 7:30pm June and July, and 7pm the month of August.  So come and enjoy the music by the bay at the East Tawas City Park.

 

Huron-Manistee National Forest Heritage Program - Every Thursday June 22nd thru Sept. 7th, from 10am to 2pm.  Forest Archeologist and Heritage Volunteers will be on hand demonstrating archeological methods through excavation of the "Old Store".  Registration is required as there is a limited space of 25 participants at each dig.  Register in person at Lumberman's Monument or call (989)362-8961.

 

Ogemaw Hills Bike Week - Become a part of the Ogemaw Hills Bike Week, July 19th thru July 23rd, at the Ogemaw County Fair Grounds in West Branch. For more info please go to www.ogemawhillsbikeweek.com for a complete rally guide.

 

Negwegon Snack and Stroll - Negwegon State Park is hosting a Snack and Stroll on Wednesday, July 19th.  Meet at Alcona Township Hall, 5576 US 23, in Black River at 9:30am.  Please pack a lunch and join us for a hike portion of the Chippewa trail to see the sites of Negwegon State Park guided by retired forester, Dave Riegle.  The distance is 4.4 mile round trip to South Point and return, and it's an easy hike on an established trail.  You will stop and enjoy your lunch along the trail.  Please bring and carry a lunch, along with a beverage, and water.  Wear hiking boots or comfortable walking shoes, along with wearing insect repellant, and dress in layers for the day's weather conditions. Water and pit toilets available near the parking lot only.  Must be able to walk the 4.4 mile distance and sit on the ground.  For more info contact the Harrisville State Park at (989)724-5126 and ask for Keturah.

 

Knights of Columbus in East Tawas - Invites everyone to Bingo each Sunday night.  Doors open at 5:30, Bingo starts at 6:30 everyone is welcome.

 

Kiwanis Club of Alpena and Alpena Booster's Club - Are sponsoring the "FLAG PROJECT", and they are looking for help.  The goal is to honor fallen veterans with the "Heroes Avenue of Flags" which will line the Alpena Bi-Path from the Evergreen Cemetery to 11th Avenue.  Each flag will be marked with a memorial plaque.  The flags will be placed 5 times a year.  Cost is just $50 a year.  To make a donation to honor a fallen soldier, or for more info call Judy at 989-354-3543

 

Please Drop Off - Miner's Grove at the corner of Miller & Wilber roads is collecting soda can tabs.  Proceeds benefit the Shiners' Hospital.  The tab is the only pure aluminum part of the can....the can it's self can be returned for your deposit.  But please remove the tab, and help children through the Shiners' Hospital.

 

AuSable River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution - The chapter is selling U.S. made flags to raise funds for their projects supporting schools, historical preservation and patriotism.  U.S. flags, state flags and military service flags in all sizes are available.  For info or to order please call 989-362-2337

 

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