Where to Go & What to Do here in Northeast Michigan can be heard on WKJC FM
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Saturdays at 11:15am
Montmorency County Fair - Week of July 23th thru July 29th
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
Nautical City Festival - August 1st thru August 5th in Rogers City
Lewiston Timberfest - August 4th from Noon to Midnight and August 5th from 10am to Midnight, located in Downtown Lewiston
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
The Victorian Art Fair - August 12th & 13th at Irons Park in West Branch
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
St. Isidore Parish Summer Festival - August 19th, and August 20th, located at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Parisville
Blues By The Bay - August 25th thru the 27th in East Tawas
Oscoda County Riverfest - August 25th thru August 27th in Mio
Oscoda-AuSable "Blind" Folded Canoe Race - Thursday, July 27th at 6:00pm at Oscoda Canoe Rental and AuSable River Store. $20.00 per team or $15.00 advance registration. Sponsored by Oscoda Canoe Rental in conjunction with the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce. Register at www.oscodachamber.com or (989)739-7322 for info.
AuSable River Queen - Take a ride on an authentic double decker paddle boat and enjoy live music on Saturday, July 29th, with Slick Jimmy an 80's hits music band,show starts at 7pm. August 12th We Die Young an Alice in Chains tribute band, tickets for this show are $25.00, starts at 7:00pm. August 26th South Mad SABS a Black Sabbath tribute band, show starts at 6:00pm. Final show of the summer is Saturday, September 30th, with Cowbell Dragon at 6:00pm. For details on this show and upcoming events please call (989)739-7351 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Presque Isle County Historical Museum - Don't miss the Lumberjack Shows at the Presque Isle County Historical Museum in Rogers City. The show will take place on Friday, August 1st at 10:30am and 1:00pm. Saturday, August 2nd at 1:00pm and 7:00pm. Bring a lawn chair and find a spot on the lawn of the Museum.
Car Show and Cruise - American Legion Post 442 of Hale is hosting the 9th Annual Classic Car Show and Cruise. Cruise night is Friday, August 4th with line up beginning at 5:00pm with the cruise starting at 6:00pm. Car show is Saturday, August 5th with registration from 9:00am to 11:00am. Show also starts at 9:00am and runs until 3:00pm. Judge Show Awards are at 3:00pm. For more info please contact the Post at (989)728-5055 or Linda Ripenbark at (989)254-2946.
The Comedy Series is Coming - The Tawas Bay Beach Resort is pleased to offer a night of Comedy, Sunday, August 6th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Tickets are only $19.00 with Melissa Hager as host, with Rob Little as the Headliner, also featuring Matt Holt. Get your tickets today on our website www.TheComedySeries.net.
King of Presque Isle County - Hear Mark Thompson's program about the 1875 murder of Albert Molitor, the "King of Presque Isle County" at the Rogers City Theatre at 7:00pm, Saturday, August 5th. The presentation is fascinating, and free.
Salvage and Relics - The 6th Annual Tawas Bay Antique Show will be held at the Tawas Shoreline Park, Saturday, August 12th from 9;00am to 5:00pm, and Sunday, August 13th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. For more info please call (810)730-1449 or (989)362-5337.
Wurtsmith Air Museum - Fly in & Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, August 12th and Sunday, August 13th. The Oscoda Rotary will be serving a pancake breakfast beginning at 8:00am on both days.
Michigan Mud Jam - 5th Annual Trucks Gone Wild - Michigan Mud Jam, Wednesday, August 16th thru Saturday, August 19th. The Mud Jam will be held at the Iosco County Fair Grounds, in Hale. Gates open at Noon, August 16th. For more info please contact (989)254-2604.
Thunder in Oscoda - Salute to the Veterans will be held Friday, August 18th thru Sunday, August 20th, with a Rally & Fundraiser to support our Veterans Organizations. Come and enjoy live music Friday and Saturday nights, with the scenic ride starting at noon on Sunday. For more info please call the V.F.W. post at (989)5536.
Battle For The Paddle - The Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce is holding its Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Challange, Sunday, August 20th. 4 person scramble with registration starting at 9:00am, and the shotgun starting at 10:00am. For more info please contact the Chamber at (989)739-7322.
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.
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