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ONGOING ATTRACTIONS:

  • Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market, Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. until the fall season (mid October) Located at Gateway Park in Tawas City. Bus service now available from East Tawas to Tawas City Gateway Park. Service runs from 9 am - 12:30 pm on Saturdays only. Stops include the State Dock, Bay Park Towers and Brew Krew. The NEMIR Farm Market is also held on Wednesdays in Oscoda at the AuSable Shoreline Park on US-23. For more information, call 362-3501 www.getitfresh.org
  • Alpena's Farmer's Market, Every Wednesday from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. behind the City Hall in Alpena. Get locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, perennials, maple syrup, honey, arts and crafts and more.
  • Rose Valley Winery, located on Beechwood Road in Rose City   – Open Friday – Monday or by appointment. Pick up our wine at some of these outlets. Brew Krew in East Tawas, Kocher’s Market in Hale and Rose City Meat and Deli or at the store. Stop in for a wine tasting today. Check us out on the web at www.rosevalleywinery.net or call 989-685-9399.
  • Iosco County Historical Museum, East Tawas – Area history in every corner. Come in and enjoy a step back in time. Hours of operation Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 1-4 p.m. Call for more information 989-362-8911 or visit us at  www.ioscomuseum.org
  • Tawas Bay Players Community Theatre, East Tawas – Music and comedy will fill the play bill for the season. For a small theatre the shows pack a punch! Experienced local thespians and musicians are sure to tickle your fancy at tone of four regular shows. For more information or tickets, call 989-362-8423 or check out our website   www.tawasplayers.com 
  • Shoreline Players Community Theatre, Oscoda – This non-profit organization’s goal is to promote interest in theatre by presenting theatrical productions and training in theatre arts, play direction, acting, costuming, make-up, and scenery construction & design. For current shows and tickets, call 989-739-3586 and make sure to log onto www.shorelineplayers.org

 

 

MONTHLY EVENTS

 

Tawas Bay Art Gallery - Classes are available for Advanced colored pencil, Oct. 18th, 11am to 4pm, cost is $30. Oct. 19th is Watercolor class, from 10am to 3pm cost is $30.  Two day class Oct. 25th & 26th working with Acrylics, cost is $25 + $6 material fee.  Call (989)362-5613 for info and registration.  There is a $5 non-refundable deposit required for each registration.

 

Sterling Sportsmen's Association - Halloween fun will be held at the Sterling Sportsmen's clubhouse, 339 S. Melita Rd., in Sterling, Saturday, Oct. 28th with the event running from 5:30pm to 9pm.  There will be games, food and door prizes.  For more info please contact Shara Klenk at (989)529-6513

 

Lincoln Family Fun Day -  Come on out to Lincoln and enjoy the Family Fun Day, Chili and Soup cookoff, Saturday, Oct. 28th rain or shine.  Anyone wanting to give Halloween candy can line up their vehicles on Second Street in Lincoln before 10am.  Decorated vehicles are optional, and prizes will be given for the best decoration.  Children dressed in costumes can trick or treat from trunk to trunk from 11am to 1pm when the street will be closed.  For more info about the event, please call Teresa Hart (989) 736-8936 or Naomi Potter (989) 736-3137 or online at www.lincoln-mi.com

 

Shoreline Players - "Hats Off To Broadway" a musical review will be presented by the Shoreline Players located at 6000 N. Skeel Ave., Oscoda, MI.  Show dates for October are Saturday, Oct. 28th at 7pm, Sunday, Oct. 29th at 2pm. November dates are Friday, Nov. 3rd at 7pm, Saturday, Nov. 4th at 7pm, Sunday, Nov. 5th at 2pm.  General admission $13, and Student admission $7.  For more info please call (989) 739-3586 or online at www.shorelineplayers.org

 

Trunk or Treat - Tawas Bay Eagles will hold their 4th Annual Trunk or Treat event.  The entire community is invited to attend. Volunteers dress up in costume and decorate their cars and trucks, and give away free candy to trick or treaters from the trunks of their vehicles. So come and join us rain or shine, on October 28th, from 1pm to 3pm.

 

Alpena Events Complex - Presenting The Legend Brothers...Donny Rod-Tribute to Rod Stewart...Michael Carluccio-Tribute to the Rat Pack, Country and more...Elvis Kelly-Tribute to Elvis...With the opening act 4-U. Saturday, Oct. 28th with the opening act starting at 5:45 to 6:45, and the Show starting at 7pm. Tickets only $5.00.  Cash bar & food with a 50/50 raffle. The Aplex is located at 701 Woodward Ave., Alpena.  To reserve tickets please call (989)354-6164

 

Fall Harvest Block Party - Saturday, October 28th, on Dwight Street in Oscoda from 10am to 6pm. Walt Disney's "Hocus Pocus" the movie will start at 5:30pm with free admission.

 

Forever Yours - Tribute to Patsy Cline will be held Friday, Nov. 3rd and Nov. 4th, starting at 7pm at the Oscoda High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $12 at the door. This is a fundraiser for the Iosco County Animal Shelter sponsored by Oscoda Community Education.  Please visit ForeverPatsyCline.com for more info.

 

The Comedy Series - The Camp Inn Lodge is continuing the laughs with another show, Nov. 3rd with dinner starting at 6pm and the show at 7pm.  Featured host is Melissa Hager with the headliner Bill Bushart.  Tickets are only $25 for the dinner and show.  For more info please visit www.TheComedySeries.net

 

Battle of the Badges -  11th Annual "Battle of the Badges" hockey game will be held at the Norther Lights Arena in Alpena on Saturday, Nov., 4th at 5pm.  It's the Police VS Firefighters on the Ice!!! There will also be a 50/50 raffle, family fun and Chuck a Puck.  Proceeds will benefit the Victim's Advocate Group and Alpena Rotary Club.  Get tickets at Northern Lights Arena or call (989)358-0652

 

Alpena Events Complex - Christmas Arts & Craft Show will be Saturday, Nov. 11th, from 9am to 4pm.  Show is at the Alpena Events Complex, 701 Woodward Ave., Alpena, Mi 49707.  For info please call (989)354-6164

 

Hunters Dinner - The Barton City Improvement Association will host a Hunters Dinner at the VFW hall Nov. 15th.  For more info please contact Bill Lossing at (989)335-3895.

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