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and 6:15 p.m. and Sat. at 11:15 a.m.
Thursday July 4, 2019 Parade is at 11:00 a.m. at the Alpena County Fairgrounds and ends at the parking lot before theThunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Fireworks at Dusk, Long Lake County Park, 2585 Long Lake Park RoadAlpena, Michigan49707
July 4, 2019 Barton City’s Biggest Little 4th in the North
Parade at 11am followed by kids games, music, food vendor area and beer tent at the township park Fireworks at dusk! Barton City Jewell Lake Trask Lake Road Barton City, Michigan48705
Fireworks sponsored by the Oscoda County Chamber of Commerce
at dusk over Mio Pond
July 4, 2019 in Roscommon, parade starts at 11:00 a.m. at Family Fare,
turns right on Lake Street, and ends at the VFW Hall Fireworks start at 10:15 p.m. at the Firemen's Training Grounds on Ballenger Street in Roscommon. Bring your chairs, bring your friends and family, and have a GREAT time!
July 5, 2019 Fireworks at dusk
at the Caseville Harbor Breakwall
July 6, 2019 Parade down Main Street at 1 p.m. in Harrisville
Fireworks at dusk at the Harrisville Harbor. Come early and enjoy music by Rex Manning. Contact Alcona County Chamber of Commerce (989) 724-5107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and enjoy the festivities in Luzern with a theme of "Home of the Free, Because of the Brave", Saturday, July 6th, starting at noon. There's Krafts on the Corner, Goat Pellet (poo) Bingo-buy your spots at the Luzern Hardware ($3 per spot or 2 for $5), Ma Deeters Cornhole Tourney. Don't forget the "Home of the Free" Parade that starts at 4pm. There will also be Live Entertainment by Mike Ross from 5pm to dusk. Then the Luzern Spectacular Fireworks Show at Dusk. So come on out and bring the kids for a great time in Luzern.
IOSCO COUNTY FAIR - JULY 22ND THRU JULY 27TH
ARENAC COUNTY FAIR - JULY 30TH THRU AUGUST 5TH
ALPENA COUNTY FAIR - AUGUST 11TH THRU AUGUST 17TH
OGEMAW COUNTY FAIR - AUGUST 13TH THRU AUGUST 17TH
ALCONA COUNTY FAIR - AUGUST 20TH THRU AUGUST 24TH
****MOVIE NIGHT AT THE PIER****
Summer Movie Series at the Oscoda Townchip Beach
Movies begin at Dusk on Wednesdays
Music and games 30 minutes prior to movie
July 3rd - Hotel Transylvania-Summer Vacation
July 10th - Bumblebee
July 17th - Ralph Breaks the Internet
July 24th - Trolls
July 31st - Norm of the North
August 7th - Avengers - Infinity War
August 14th - Wonderpark
Augus 21st - Smallfoot
August 28th - The Lego Movie 2
****FARMERS MARKETS LISTED AT THE BOTTOM****
Our Heritage - Iosco County Historical Society Presents "Our Heritage" 2019 Lugene Daniels Lecture Series. All programs are on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm, at the Rushman Hall (K of C Hall) 821 Newman St., East Tawas.
Programs are as follows:
July 17th - The United States Life Saving Service with Wes Thompson
Aug 21st - The Toledo War of 1835 with Joe Oldenburg
Sept 18th - French Settlers in Michigan Gerald Wykes
So come on out to one or all of these interesting lectures and help support the Iosco Arenac District Library.
Summer Concert Series - Rotary Club of Oscoda presents "Summer Concert Series" in the Oscoda Beach Bandshell, Thursdays this summer. All concerts begin at 7pm, bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the music. Pop, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and Snow Cones will be sold.
June 27th - The Victory Trio
July 11th - Blues Abusers
July 18th - Gibson-Seal Heart and Soul
July 25th - Sunshine String Band
Aug 1st - Pick-N-Steel
Aug 8th - Boogie 2 Shooz
Aug 15th - Flipside
Aug 22nd - Jerry Schmidt & Tipsico Road (Concert to Benefit Special Olympics)
The concert will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.
2019 AuGres Summer Fight - The 2019 AuGres Summer Fight will start Monday, April 15th at 8am and end Sunday, June 30th at 8am. "BIGGEST WALLEYE TAKES ALL!!!" Monetary prizes will be determined by number of participants 100% payback. For more info please contact,
Outdoor Movie Night - There will be and outdoor movie night June 27th located in the Pavillion behind the Plainfield Township Library. The movie will be "The Secret Life of Pets" to benefit the Iosco County Human Society. Whis list items will be collect for the shelter, and their wish list needs are clay cat litter, soft dog treats, bleach, cat toys, dog leashes, PetAG kitten milk replacer and soft cat food. The movie begins at 8pm with the doors opening at 7:30pm. Hot dogs and refreshments will be available for purchase. So bring your lawn chair or blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars.
Therapeutic Riding- Therapeutic horseback riding has been growing over the last decade, as a great way to soothe and rehabilitate persons four years and older with cognitive, physical and emotional disabilities. This special therapy is available at Pegasus Springs Therapeutic Riding Center in National City. Pegasus Springs is a small horseback riding school, with sessions that run from May through October by appointment. The next assessment will be held June 28th, so please if you or someone you know could benefit from this special interaction with horses, contact Barb Clare at 269-967-7773 or register online at pegasusspringsmi.com.
Man Cave - Holy Family School will be holding a "Man Cave Rummage Sale", Saturday, June 29th from 9am to 4pm. There will be tools, recreational and sporting goods, (no guns will be accepted) and more. If you are willing to donate good guy stuff bring it in on Friday June 28th between 12pm and 4pm. Proceeds will go to Holy Family School. For more info please contact Dennis at (269)967-3358.
Grand Opening - The Salvation Army to Host Grand Opening ribbon cutting for a new Family Thrift Store in East Tawas. The store location is in the Sav-A-Lot plaza in the former Family Dollar store. The Grand Opening will take place on July 1st with the ribbon cutting at 11am. Community members are invited to join the representatives from The Salvation Army and the Tawas Chamber of Commerce for the ceremony. The store will then remain open for bargain hunters until 7pm. Grand opening festivities will include The Salvation Army brass band ensemble, a Salvation Army canteen serving coffee and donuts, and balloons for the kiddos.
Tom Petty Tribute - Featuring Teddy Petty & The Refugees, Friday, July 5th, at Sunrise Park in Au Gres. Gates open with pre-music & give-aways at 6:30pm with the live Tribute to start at 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and are available at your local Chemical Bank, Ali's Upnorth Food & Spirits, and T & C Sports Lounge in Au Gres. Fore more info please call (989)876-6688.
Smokey Bear - Come by the Harrisville State Park, Saturday, July 6th, at 11am to visit and take photos with SmokeyBear! He will be at the Campground Host site #2 at 11:00 AM until noon for photos, and then follow him into downtown Harrisville for the annual Kid's Parade! This parade will start at 1 PM and go through downtown Harrisville. Stay into the evening to then watch the Fireworks from the Harrisville Harbor, which can also be seen from the day use beach at the Harrisville State Park. A current Recreation Passport is required to enter the state park.
Model A & Model T Car Show - 4th Annual Model A & Model T Vintage Carshow, Saturday July 13th from 10am to 4pm at the Standish Historical Depot. Enjoy a day of leisure and reminicing about days gone past. Model A and Model T cars on display. Open to only those original/restored cars and trucks 1931 or older. Registration s $5.00. Awards ceremony at 4:00pm with awards to the top 40 vehicles of the show. Lunch and Ice Cream Social provided to all pre registered vehicles. Era dress encouraged. For more information please contact email@example.com
Brunch at the Harbor - Farm to Fork Alcona is a multi-phase initiative promoting farm to table movement in Alcona in order to improve the economy & health of our community. On Saturday, July 13th, at the Harrisville Harbor from 9am till 12 noon, Farm to Fork Alcona presents a special local-food brunch with burritos as the star attraction. This family-friendly event is just $5 per person at the tent, so bring the whole gang for a morning treat.
Wellness Wednesday - Ascension St. Joseph & US Coast Guard will be hosting a "Wellness Wednesday" July 17th from 12pm to 1:30pm at the Tawas Point U.S. Coast Guard Station. Come and meet "Coastie the Safety Boat", operated by the Coast Guard to teach boating and water safety, (weather permiting) There will be hot dogs, chips and a beverage to enjoy. This is a family friendly information about water and sun safety. St. Joseph cancer care team will be onsite to provide sun safety tips, and the Coast Guard will offer water safety instruction, including proper fit and wear of personal floation devices. Free life jackets will be available on a first come, first serve basis. For more info or to register please call (989)362-9301.
Performing Live - Lakeview Manor in Tawas City will be holding their annual concert. This years concert is "Motown", July 26th starting at 6pm, featuring Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensation. Everyone is welcome so please bring your lawn chair, concessions will be available by donations. Please come and join us for an evening of great entertainment and reminiscing. All proceeds will benefit the residents.
Northeast Michigan Regional Farmers Market-Tawas City