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Up Coming Community Events

 

 

 LOCAL EVENTS

 

Tawas Bay Ice Arena Presents Frozen Fear - Frozen Fear haunted attraction at the Tawas Bay Ice Aren starts this weekend!! Promise you won't want to miss it, best one yet!  Every Friday and Saturday from 7pm to 11pm thru October.  Children 11 and under are $5 and ages 12 and up is $10.  All proceeds go to the hockey and figure skating programs.

 

PreSchool Storytimes at Iosco-Arenac Library - The East Tawas Library, Tawas City Library, and the Standish Library will be holding preschool story times for ages 3 to 5, starting September 21st to December 9th.  East Tawas Library will be Tuesdays at 10:30am, Standish Library will be Wednesdays at 11:15am, and Tawas Library will be Thursdays at 10:30am.

 

Craft Fair - It’s the Stupendously Incredible Fall Craft Fair, Friday and Saturday, September 24th & 25th , at Downtown Alabaster Corners,  US-23 just south of Tawas City.  Come browse collectables, handmade soap, coffee and tea from around the world, food, art, handmade crafts, clothing, antiques, many one of a kind, and Christmas gifts galore. Come on down September 24th & 25th to the most incredible fall craft fair in Northeast Michigan!

 

Thunder Bay Folk Festival - The 7th Annual Thunder Bay Folk Festival will be held this Friday, September 24th and Saturday at the Alpena Antique Tractor Showgrounds, located at 6850 French Rd., Alpena.  Join us for a fantastic weekend of musical entertainment, rustic camping, friends and fun! For more info please visit http://www.thunderbayfolkfest.org

 

Craft & Vendor Show - Impace Ministries Expo will be holding a Craft & Vendor Show, Saturday, September 25th at the Plainfield Resource Center, M65 in Hale from 9am to 2pm.  Come out and enjoy shopping with top notch vendors and crafters.  For more info contact Kim Blust at (989)218-2022 or Terri Shellenbarger at (989)701-0130.

 

Atlanta Elk Festival - The Atlanta Chamber of Commerce will sponsor The Elk Festival, Friday, September 24th thru Sunday, September 26th. This is a family oriented four day event with vendors, an auction, games, petting zoo, a beer tent, live bands, a bump n run.  Also featuring a Lions Club breakfast, and a parade.

 

20th Annual Arts & Craft Show - The Oscoda Lions Club will be hosting the 20th Annual Arts & Craft show, Saturday, October 2nd at the Oscoda High School from 10am to 4pm.  There will be hand crafted items, like jewelry, clothing, baked goods, wood working, painting and so much more! Get ready for Fall/Halloween-Thanksgiving and Christmas!  There will also be vendors, a farmers market and chain saw carving.  Admission is a donation of $1 at the door and children are free.  Lunch will be available to purchase.  For more info please call (989)739-3911 or email lionscrftshw@gmail.com.

 

16th Annual Applefest -  Brush Creek Mill in Hillman will be holding Applefest arts and craft show and apple dumplings, Saturday, October 2nd from 10am to 4pm.  So come and do some Christmas shopping.

 

WISE Life Coach Certification -  Reining Hope Ranch in Standish will be hosting the WISE Life Coach Certification retreat, October 8th thru October 10th.  Come and partner with horses to change lives.  Each client that registers by September 1st will receive 50% off the cost of the retreat.  You will learn the WISE model that is the framework that helps support your clients.  If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please check out their Facebook page The WISE Coaching Club for more info, or call Delena at (810) 650-4084. 

 

Pumpkin Bash - 5th Annual Rose City Pumpkin Bash will take place Saturday, October 13th at Rose City Park from 11am to 3pm.  There will be Bumper Cars, Obstacle Course, Raffle Drawing, Hippo Chomp, Giant Slide and a Catapult. Also a 5K Run/Walk starting at 10am. Enjoy a costume contest, face painting, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, baked goodies sale and caricatures.  So come on out and enjoy some autum fun!!!

 

Tawas Varsity Golf - The Tawas Varsity Golf Team will be holding a Golf Scramble Fundraiser at Red Hawk Golf Club, Saturday, October 16th. Registration starts at 9am with a 10am Shotgun Start. 18 hole 4 person scramble with golf cart, range balls and meal at the turn included, trophies and medals to Winning Team and Contest Winners.  Contest and Events include long drive and closest to the pin contest, hole in one prizes.  Chance based and skill based 50/50's including the chance to compete head to head against our Varsity Golfers! Raffles, giveaways, team merchandise and much more!  Cost is $100 per golfer or $350 for a foursome, with a 10% discount if paid by October 1st.  Email the Head Coach with questions or for alternative payment options at paul.vainer@gmail.com.

 

ON GOING LOCAL EVENTS

 

Alcona County Library - Great news!!! The Alcona County Library has reopened to full capacity! The library system have returned to regular hours at the Harrisville, Caledonia, and Lincoln locations.  The Alcona County Library is now also serving Curtis Township Library, with that library hours remaining the same.

 

Classic Car Show A Classic Car Show and Patio Grilling will take place every Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm at the Mio Moose Lodge.  For more info please call (989)826-6081.

 

Recycle Alcona County - Recycling Alcona County is held on the second Saturday each month from 10am to 1pm. Visit the http://alconacountyfair.com and search activities for a list of items not accepted by recycling.

 

K of C Burger Night - Did you miss Fish and Burger Monday's at the Rushman Hall in East Tawas??  Monday's dinners are from 4:30pm to 6:30pm dine in or take out.  There  will be fish and a 1/2 lb Smash Burger and a whole lot more.  So come on in for some fantastic food and burgers. Call ahead for take out (989)362-6333.


Tawas Vintage Market -  The Tawas Vintage Market will be hosting a monthly vintage sale with the proceeds going to various community charities. The market will be held in Brugger's Plaza under the Big American Flag in Tawas City from 9am to 2pm.  Call (810)730-1449 for more info. 

 

Music in the Park - Members of the Tawas Community Concert Band will hold its annual "Concerts in the Park" at the East Tawas City Park. The concerts start June 14th, so bring your lawn chair and enjoy some summertime music.

 

Music At The Harbor - Tuesday and Friday nights June 15th to September 17th at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. Tuesdays the shows are from 6pm to 9pm, featuring Dockside Jams with co-sponsor Alcona Music Project, a free open-mic event with your favorite local musicians. Fridays the shows are from 7pm to 9pm with Harbor Night Concerts, featuring prominent Michigan songwriters in free performances.  More info is available at http://www.InspirationAlcona.org.

 

FARMERS MARKETS

TAWAS AREA - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 8AM TO 1PM AT GATEWAY PARK

OSCODA/AUSABLE - WEDNESDAYS FROM 9AM TO 2PM AT SHORELINE PARK

WEST BRANCH - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 8AM TO 2PM

PLAINFIELD TWP HALE - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 9AM TO 1PM

ARENAC - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 9AM TO 1PM

ALCONA - EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10AM TO 1PM

ALPENA - YEAR ROUND WEDNESDAY 8AM TO 1PM

AND SATURDAY 8AM TO 1PM 208 N FIRST ST

ALPENA - ALPENA MALL DAILY FROM 10AM TO 2PM

THEN EVERY SATURDAY AND WEDNESDAY FROM 8AM TO 1PM

STARTING IN MID JULY

ROSE CITY - WEDNESDAY FROM 2PM TO 6PM

FRIDAY FROM 2PM TO 7PM

AND SATURDAY FROM 10-2 ALL SUMMER LONG

 


           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Arenac County Fair would Like to Thank

our participants, parents, patrona & Volunteers

for a successful 2021 Fair!  Check out our

Facebook page for upcoming events at the

fairgrounds.  Dates for 2022 are July 19-23.

Big Bend Haunted House

Erickson Farms