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To submit an event being held in northeastern Michigan that is open to the public, please e-mail the information to: editor@alconareview.com; mail to Editor c/o Alcona County Review, P.O. Box 548 Harrisville, MI 48740 or Fax to (989) 724-6655. Please submit the information at least two weeks prior to the event and include a telephone number for additional info if needed by editor.

- JUNE -

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

  • Lincoln Lion's 9th annual golf scramble. Four person teams compete in a scramble format beginning at noon at Logger's Trace at Springport Hills Golf Course. Diner follows with entertainment. Cont Don Larkin (734) 231-5103 for details.
  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • Celebrate Log Cabin Day at Besser Museum of Northeast Michigan, 491 Johnson Street in Alpena from noon to 4 p.m. Experience life as it was over 100 years ago. Enjoy guided tours and music, learn about star-lore and much more. This event is free and open to the public.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

  • Log Cabin Day at Bailey School and strawberry shortcake sale from noon to 4 p.m. at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse north of Harrisville. Call (989) 736-3159 for details. This event is sponsored by the Alcona Historical Society.
  • Rally for the Cure golf outing at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Glennie. Call (989) 735-3500 for details.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

  • Wildlife Safari visits the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 1:30 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

THURSDAY, JUNE 30

  • Flipside, one of northeast Michigan's most popular bands, will perform during "Fostering Hope" an outdoor concert and foster care information event to help raise awareness of the needs of local foster care children. This event is free, open to the public and will be held at the gazebo in the East Tawas City Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. 

- JULY -

SATURDAY, JULY 2

  • Smokey Bear visits Harrisville State Park! Stop by the state park to visit and take photos with Smokey Bear. He will be at Campground Host site number two from 11 a.m. until noon. Then follow him into downtown Harrisville for the annual Kid's Parade which starts at 1 p.m. Stay into the evening to watch the fireworks from the Harrisville Harbor, which can also be seen from the day use beach at the Harrisville State Park.
  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • Harrisville Lions Duck Race fundraiser at 4 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor. Call (989) 724-6368 for details.
  • 40th annual Children's Parade at 1 p.m. in Harrisville. Decorate your bike, stroller or just yourself. Gather at Richard's Pharmacy at 12:30 p.m. and parade down Main Street. Call (989) 724-6301 for details.
  • Fireworks at dusk at the Harrisville Harbor. Call (989) 724-5107 for more information.

MONDAY, JULY 4

  • Glennie 4th of July Celebration. Parade at 2 p.m., children's games, and fireworks at dusk. Call Teresa Perkins at (989) 370-8855 for details.
  • Barton City's Biggest Little 4th in the North. Parade, children's games, music, food, vendor area and fireworks at dusk. Call Bill Lossing at (989) 335-3895 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. A performance by the Pool Boys will be begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (989) 724-6666.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 8 - 10

  • Operation LZ Michigan Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans weekend hosted by the American Legion Riders Post 274 and the Wurtsmith Air Museum in Oscoda. Vietnam memorabilia displays, military vehicles, Native American blessing, guest speakers, entertainment, Viet Cong encampment, Michigan Vietnam Wall, Huey 369 membership flights, vendors and much more. Free admission and parking. Open to the public. For more information, visit www.operationlzmichigan.org or call (989) 820-9747 or (989) 906-2155.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.
  • Mikado Days kicks off with a parade through downtown Mikado at 11 a.m. The celebration continues with carnival games and activities for children, a craft show and flea market in the Mikado Civic Center; an 1860's era baseball game between the Midland River Hogs and the Mikado Clubbers; a car cruise-in, food concessions, and much more. Call (989) 736-7721 for more details.
  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JULY 9 - 10

  • The 21st annual Antique and Collectibles Show has something for serious collectors or those who just want to take a stroll through the past. The show features more than 40 booths of quality antiques and collectibles. The show is held under "the big tent" at the Harrisville Harbor and will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Call Erlene Ranger at (989) 736-8265 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13

  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. A performance by the Boogie 2 Shooz will be begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (989) 724-6666.
  • Pulled pork dinner under "the big tent" at the Harrisville Harbor at 4:30 p.m. This is an annual fundraiser for the Harrisville Lions Club. Call Bob Sanderson at (989) 724-7322 for details.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • 22nd annual Sunrise Side Wine and Food Festival provides an afternoon of sampling from Michigan vintners, breweries and area restaurants. This event begins at noon and runs until 6 p.m. under "the big tent" at the Harrisville Harbor. Call (989) 724-5107 for details.
  • A roast pork and turkey dinner will be available from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 5462 Nicholson Hill Road in Hubbard Lake. Menu includes roast pork and turkey with homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, veggies, homemade breads, pies and desserts, and beverages. Cost is $12 per person, children age five to 12 $5, under age five are free. Special family rate of $30. Dine in air conditioned comfort or take-outs available. Wheelchair accessible. All proceeds go to "Build Hope."
     

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. A performance by the Oxymorons Band (formerly Spinnaker) will be begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (989) 724-6666.

SATURDAY, JULY 23 

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • 13th annual Garden Walk sponsored by the Sunrise Side Garden Club. Tickets will be available from any club member. Contact Ann Pringle at (910) 691-7735 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. A performance by the Flipside will be begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (989) 724-6666.
  • Drummunity Music Program at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 West Main Street at 1:30 p.m. Don't miss this hands-on program for the whole family with drum circle leader Lori Fithian. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

SATURDAY, JULY 30 

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.

- AUGUST -

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. A performance by the Donny Hartman Band will be begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call (989) 724-6666.

 SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • Boat parade fundraiser on Brownlee Lake in the Village of Lincoln begins at dusk. Call Ed Buelow at (248) 694-1910 for details.
  • Historical Day on the grounds of Sturgeon Point Lighthouse north of Harrisville is a family event complete with displays, children's activities, special entertainment and the opportunity to climb the tower from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other events include an antique appraiser, food vendors, and tours of museum at Bailey School. Contact Linda Klemens at (989) 727-4703 for more information.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.
  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077. 

TUESDAY-SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 - 20

  • Alcona County Fair Week. Contact Kevin Boyat at (989) 335-0307 or Doug Travis (989) 736-6169 for more information.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • A golf outing fundraiser for the Brownlee Lake Association will be held at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Glennie. Call Deb Shaneour at (989) 657-4319 for details.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 - 27

  • 18th annual Antique and Classic Car, Tractor and Motorcycle Show. Parking lot party and cruise on Friday at 5 p.m. On Saturday, antique and classic vehicles are displayed along Second Street in Lincoln. Pancake and sausage breakfast served by the Lincoln Fire Department Auxiliary. Street entertainment, dunk tank and much more throughout the day. Contact Bill Miller (989) 736-7631 days or (989) 884-2473 evenings for details.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

  • The ARA Farm Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.

- SEPTEMBER -

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - 11

  • Alcona Arts Retreat at Lost Lake Woods Club north of Lincoln. Art workshops inspired by the woods and waters of northeast Michigan. Visit www.inspirationalcona.org for details.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

SATURDAY and SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 and 11

  • Harrisville State Park will be offering its 10th Annual "Go Get Outdoors" program which is an opportunity for individuals to earn their Hunters Education and International Bow Education Program (IBEP) certificates. This course offers both classroom and hands on safety on various hunting techniques. There will be several knowledgeable instructors available to teach and answer questions. Saturday's class will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday's field class is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pre-registration is required for this event. Call the park at (989) 724-5126.

- OCTOBER -

FRIDAY through SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 - 9

  • Harrisville State Park presents the 5th Annual Haunted Halloween Weekend. Come enjoy a frightfully fun outdoor experience. Weekend activities include children's games, a site decorating contest and trick-or-treating for campground guests, a haunted hayride and spooky haunted trail. Fun for all ages, come and enjoy a great October weekend on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron. This year's event is sponsored by the Harrisville Harbor Grocery. Call (989) 724-5126 for details. All events are free, but a current Recreation Passport is required to enter the state park.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

- NOVEMBER -

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.

- DECEMBER -

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. For more information, call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546.


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