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Mortuary of Terror!

The Charter Township of Oscoda, Old Orchard Park and Carroll Broadcasting are proud to present the "MORTUARY OF TERROR" Haunted Attraction 2019 Located behind the Aune Medical Center on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.  Open For Frights Every Saturday In October, 7pm -10pm.  $5 ages 5 and up!



Aune Medical Center

5671 N. Skeel Ave.

Oscoda Mi.


Follow The Signs
Questions call (989) 739-2251


Beatles Abby Road, 50 Years Old!

Join HITS FM, 94.9 Alpena & 103.3 Tawas October 19th from 1pm - 2pm as we celebrate the Beatles final recorded album, Abby Road!  Hear songs plus interviews with the Fab Four plus George Martin & Giles Martin!



Join Us for this radio special as we celebrate

The 50th Anniversary of the release of

"Abby Road"


Made possible by these Sponsors!

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White Interiors, Oscoda

Sterling Area Health Care

Keisler Electric, Tawas City



The Haunted House

Big Bend Campground's Haunted House is the home for Thrills, Chills and Frightful Fun!  Bring the whole family!  Over 7,500 square feet of haunted attractions.  Mark your calender for the Following dates: October 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th.  Fridays 8pm -11pm, Saturday's 8pm - 12am..  Adults $10.00, Kids (10-15) $8.00, Under 10 free.  If kids bring their Student ID they will get $1.00 off admission!

Click the haunted house picture below for details!



Big Bend Campground | 513 Conrad Road | Standish, MI 48658

1(989) 653-2267





Weather Alert!

If your school, community organization, business, governmental agency or church has a closing cancellation or delay that needs to be passed on to the general public, post it on the Carroll Broadcasting Websites!  Go to, click on the closings and Delays tab in the right column, click on the request access to post.  Fill out the form and request a password.  Once approved your message will appear on all Carroll Broadcasting websites!  WKJC, WIOS, HITS & The Point! It will also be announced on the radio! Let everybody see and hear about your closing, cancellation or delay!





Where To Go, What to Do - Great Places!


Where to go, What to do here in Northeast Michigan can be heard on WKJC FM

Thursday's at 4:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. - Friday's at 5:15 p.m.
and 6:15 p.m. and Sat. at 11:15 a.m.












Free Open Skate - Northern Lights Arena in Alpena is holding open skate Saturdays, from 1pm to 2:45pm from September 7th to December 21st.  This skate is sponsored by Alpena County Youth & Recreation Millage, and includes the use of skates! "Ice skating is an excellent way to keep active and fit during the winter months!" So come on out the Norther Lights Arena and enjoy a good old fashion skate.


Frozen Fear - Tawas Bay Ice Arena presents "Frozen Fear" haunted attraction, September 27th and 28th from 7pm to 11pm and October 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th also from 7pm to 11pm. Cost is $5 for 12 and under, $10 for 13 or older. Located at the Tawas Bay Ice Arena, 200 M-55, Tawas City.


Mortuary of Terror - The Charter Township of Oscoda, Old Orchard Park, and Carroll Broadcasting are proud to present the "Mortuary of Terror" Haunted Attraction 2019. One of the best Haunted Attractions Northern Michigan has to offer!  Cost of entry is $5 per person for those ages 5 and up.  Open for frights every Saturday in October from 7pm to 10pm.  Located behind the Anue Medical Center, 5671 N. Skeel Ave, Oscoda. Follow the signs!!!  For more info please call (989)739-7814.


Halloween in the Park - AuGres City Campground will be holding "Halloween in the Park", Saturday, October 19th from 3pm to 6:30pm with Trick or Treating to follow at 6:45pm to 8pm.  Hosted by AuGres Area Chamber of Commerce, for more info please contact the Chamber at (989)876-6688.


Bazaar by the Bay - Tawas United Methodist Church will be holding Bazaar by the Bay and Craft Sale, Saturday, October 19th from 9am to 2pm.  Lunch will be served from 11am to 1pm.  There will be homemade pies, apple, cherry or blueberry for $12 each with proceeds benefit local school children.  There is somethin for everyone!


Fall Bazaar - Oscoda United Methodist Church will be holding their annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 19th from 10am to 3pm.  Come on out and see what these vendors have to offer for this holiday season.  For more info please call (989)739-8591. Tables are still available.


Bites for Barks - Come and support police K9's and enjoy a home cooked chicken dinner with delicious sides and desserts, Thursday, October 24th from 5pm to 7pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 326 N. Water St., Pinconning.  Silent auction, gun raffle, and 50/50 drawings.  Dinner tickets in advance online (, Adults $10 and Children $7, last day for advance tickets is 10/17/19. Dinner tickets at the door, Adults $12 and Children $7..."Doggie Bags" available!  Proceeds to benefit the Saginaw Valley Police Canine Association to help Michigan law enforcement K9 teams.


Beatles Forever - Thunder Bay Arts and the Association of Lifelong Learners proudly present "Beatles Forever Pie and Music", Thursday, October 24th at 7pm at the Alpena Community College Granum Theatre.  After the performance the Association of Lifelong Learners will host a pie and coffee reception.  Beatles Forever is a 75 minute story of growing up with The Beatles in a small suburb outside of Detroit.  The story starts prior to the Beatles in 1963, and it included The Ed Sullivan show and more.  The show features 28 sing-a-long Beatles songs inserted into the story with Beatles films beamed on a large screen behind the live musicians.  Admission is $15 per person or with the Thunder Bay Arts Pass. Tickets are available at the TBA office, online, at Neiman's Family Market or at the door on the day of the event.  For more info contact TBA at (989)356-6678.


50 Shades of Pink - Northeast Sunrise Charter Chapter of the American Women's Association will be hosting a "50 Shades of Pink" fashion show featuring Fashions from local stores.  It will be held Thursday, October 24th at Wiltse's Restaurant with Social Hour starting at 5pm.  Dinner Buffet will be at 6pm and the show starting at 7pm. Admission is $30 and includes Dinner, 15 Raffle Tickets for Gift Baskets, 30 Gorgeous Baskets to be given away,  and One Ticket for a Special Prize.  Proceeds go to Local Scholarships, so far this year $3500.00 has been given out.  For tickets please call Jill Ritter at (989)387-5748 or any ABWA member. 


Haunted Village Walk - Ogemaw County Fairgrounds will be hosting a Haunted Village Walk, Saturday, October 26th from 8pm to 10pm.  Admission is $5 per person, $15 for a family, and children 6 and under are free.


Greenbush Trunk or Treat - Looking for businesses and residents to participate in the 1st Annual Greenbush Trunk or Treat, Saturday, October 26th at 4pm at Spencer Park.  For more info please call Ruth at (989)884-3978.


Helicopter Golf Ball Drop - Whittemore-Prescott Education Association presents a Helicopter Golf Ball Drop.  Numbered of golf balls will be dropped from a helicopter following the Whittemore-Prescott Varsity Football game on October 26th (weather permitting). In case of inclement weather, an alternate date will be set.  Hole in one wins up to $300.00, the ball that lands in the cup is the winner!!! In the event there is no hole in one, the ball closest to the cup is the winner.  There is a $10.00 donation per ball, and the winner wins 10% of the amount raised up to $300.00.  To purchase tickets for the golf ball drop, contact a Whittemore-Prescott Education Association member or call (989)240-3235.


Harvest Party - Oscoda United Methodist Church will be holding its Annual Harvest Party, Sunday, October 27th from 4pm to 6pm.  There will be games, candy, a costume parade, hot dogs and more.  This is a free community event open to children of all ages.  If you would like to make a candy donation, they can be dropped off at the Church Monday thru Friday from 10am to 1pm.


Trunk or Treat - Emanuel Lutheran School located at 216 N. Street W., will be hosting their annual Trunk or Treat, on Sunday, October 27th from 2pm to 4pm.  There will be games, goodies and so much fun!!!


Spooktacular Kids Halloween Party - The Tawas Area Elks Post #2525 located at 1002 Monument Rd., Tawas City will be holding a Spooktacular Kids Halloween Party, Saturday, October 27th from 2pm to 6pm. Kids of all ages are welcome, there will be Food, Dancing, Games, Prizes and lots of Candy and Trunk or Treat!! Get the kids dressed up, grab their candy bag and come and join the Elks for a Spooktacular evening with all the Lil' Gouls and Gobblins.


Trunk or Treat - Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church 720 Second St., Tawas City will be holding a Trunk or Treat event, Sunday, October 27th from 2pm to 4pm.  Come on out and enjoy this free family event.  Trick or treating, donuts and cider, and kids games.  Fun for all!11


Kid's Night Out - Rogers Family Foods in Hale will be holding Kid's Night Out, Tuesday, October 29th from 5pm to 7pm.  All kinds of fun like Toilet Paper Bowling, Cake Walk, Cookie Decorating, Ring Toss and more.  Stop down for a night of fun with prizes, giveaways, snacks, free apple cider and donut holes.  For more info please call Dean or Lissa at (989)728-2711.


Halloween Parade - East Tawas will be holding its Halloween Parade on Thursday, October 31st starting at 4:30pm beginning at Tawas Bay Players Theater and continuing down Newman Street with Trick or Treating at local merchants following the parade.  Then Trick or Treating in East Tawas and Tawas City is from 5pm to 8pm.


Trick or Treat the Halls - Oscoda Fields Assisted Living, located 5113 Cedar Lake Rd., Oscoda will be holding Trick or Treat the Halls, Wednesday, October 30th from 5pm to 7pm.  Show off your costumes and Trick or Treat the Halls of Oscoda Fields!  Bring your whole family and enjoy games, treats and music.  Be sure to cote for the best decorated door!  This event is free to all ages!!


Trick or Treating - MediLodge of Tawas City located at 400 N. Street West in Tawas City.  will be holding Trick or Treating on October 31st from 2:30pm to 4pm.  So come on out and grab some candy and show off your costume!!


8th Annual Impact Women's Expo - Come out and enjoy shopping with top notch vendors, crafters, Quarter and Chinese Auctions, concessions and more, Saturday, November 2nd from 10am to 3pm at the Plainfield Resource Center, M65 in Hale.  They will be collecting items for the Food Pantry in the Hale Area Schools, the pantry is available to all Jr and Sr High students.  Items needed: Toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorants, shampoos/conditioners, facial cleanser, bar soap, body moisturizers, boxed cereal, peanut butter, jelly/jam and bottled water.  First 50 ladies to bring in a donation for the Pantry, will receive a free swag bag filled with goodies from our vendors. Lunch will be available for purchase....Enjoy 5 full hours of fun!  For more info please call Kim Blust (989)218-2022 or Terri Shellenbarger at (989)701-0130.


Wishing For Christmas - The APlex in Alpena will be holding "Wishing for Christmas Arts & Craft Show", Saturday, November 9th from 9am to 3pm.  So come on out and do your shopping for the Christmas holiday.  For more info please contact the APlex at (989)354-6164.


Santa Parade - The Standish Area Chamber of Commerce and the Standish Gateway destination Placemaking will host the 2nd Annual Santa Parade, November 29th  featuring a lighted parade, lighting of the Standish Historic Depot and Welcome Center, and of course, The Arrival of Santa.  The parade lineup is from 5pm to 6pm with the parade starting at 6pm.  Lighting of the Depot and Santa Arrives at 7pm. Visit with Santa starts at 7:15pm until the line ends.







Northeast Michigan Regional  Farmers Market-Tawas City

Season is May thru October

Hours are 8am to 1pm every Wednesday and Saturday


Northeast Michigan Regional Farmers Market-Oscoda

Season is May thru October

Hours are 9am to 2pm every Wednesday


Plainfield Township Farmers Market

Season is May thru October

Hours are 9am to 1pm every Saturday


ARA Farm Market-Lincoln

Season is May thru October

Hours are 9am to 12:30pm every Saturday


Rose City Farmers Market

Season is June thru October

Hours are 9am to 3pm every Saturday


West Branch Farmers Market

Season is June thru October

Hours are 8am to 2pm every Saturday








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