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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.

- SEPTEMBER -

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

  • Harmony Weekend kicks off at the intersection of US-23 and M-72 in Harrisville. The arts and craft show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Judy Pyne at (989) 724-7197. This event is sponsored by the Harrisville Arts Council.
  • ARA Farm Market is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • 12th annual Black River Bridge Walk will start at noon. Gather south of the bridge on Lake Shore Road, just south of Black River Road. There will also be a bake sale at St. Gabriel Catholic Church at 11:30 a.m. and a co-ed ballgame at 1 p.m. at the township park in Black River.
  • The oldest one room schoolhouse in Alcona County, located in Greenbush on Campbell Road next to the township hall, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of the Greenbush Historical Society will be on hand to answer any questions.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

  • Harmony Weekend continues with the arts and craft show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the intersection of US-23 and M-72 in Harrisville. The annual Labor Day parade will be held at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Judy Pyne at (989) 724-7197.
  • The oldest one room schoolhouse in Alcona County, located in Greenbush on Campbell Road next to the township hall, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of the Greenbush Historical Society will be on hand to answer any questions.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10-13

  • Alcona Arts Retreat. Well-known Michigan artists will lead three-day workshops in oils, water media, printing, basket-making, jewelry-making, songwriting and poetry. Contact Will St. John at (989) 736-3000 for details. Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.
  • Sunrise Gardening Club Fall Plant Sale. Plants and other garden related items will be available for purchase at the ARA Farmers Market, located on Barlow Road in Lincoln. Contact, Becky Bean at (989) 724-6569 for details.
  • Fourth annual Glennie Fireworks Golf Outing at Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Glennie. Eighteen holes of golf with cart, four person scramble. All proceeds go to Glennie fireworks fund. Contact, Teresa Perkins at (989) 370-8855 for details.
  • ARA Farm Market is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

  • The Curtisville Baptist Church will hold an installation service for their new pastor, Rev. Theodore (Ted) Jolls at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Following the service a lunch will be served. The church is located at 3165 Curtisville Road, just north off Bamfield Road, in South Branch. For more information, call (989) 735-2010.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

  • Billie Fogarty, a professional genealogist, will offer two family history presentations at Alpena Community College (room 106) at 6 p.m. Topics include "Finding and Using Historical Newspapers" and "Bundling, Banns and Bonds: Love and Marriage in Early America." The public is welcome to attend, cost is $5 per person. This event is sponsored by the Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society. For more information, call (989) 358-1488.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

  • ARA Farm Market is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ARA site on Barlow Road in Lincoln. For more information, call (989) 724-5077.
  • Cat's Pajamas vocal band, a five man a cappella group, will perform at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts in Roscommon at 7 p.m. Tickets and information are available online at www.kirtlandcenter.com or by calling the box office at (989) 275-6777.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

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

- OCTOBER -

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

  • A special "Dark Sky" presentation will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at Negwegon State Park. The event is free, but a Recreation Passport is required for entry in the park. Meet at the Mountain Inn, on the corner of US-23 and Black River Road at 7 p.m. Bring blankets, chairs, and red-filtered flashlights. This event is sponsored by Friends of Negwegon State Park, the Department of Natural Resources and Besser Museum of Northeast Michigan. For more information, call (989) 724-5126 or (989) 356-2202.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 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.
  • Haunted Halloween at Harrisville State Park. Haunted trail, children's games and campsite decorations. For more information, call Eric Ostrander at (989) 724-5126.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17

  • A tribute to Karen Carpenter, will be held at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts in Roscommon at 7 p.m. Lisa Rock along with her band and back-up singers will perform the "Music of the Carpenters." Tickets and information are available online at www.kirtlandcenter.com or by calling the box office at (989) 275-6777.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

  • Village of Lincoln Chili Cook-off and Trick or Trunk. Businesses compete in the chili cook-off and the public can sample and vote. Children trick or treat at businesses and decorated vehicles parked in downtown Lincoln. Contact Teresa Hart at (989) 736-8936 or Naomi Potter at (989) 736-3137 for details.

- NOVEMBER -

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

  • Toys for Tots benefit and USMC dinner dance at the Barton City Eagles 4141, 671 Sanborn Road. Dinner at 5 p.m., music and dancing at 7 p.m. with E.C. Duz It. Contact Shirley Zaleski at (989) 335-0461 for details.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

  • 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.
  • Louisiana's hottest Cajun party pranksters, Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies, will serve up Mardi Gras music on a red hot platter at 7 p.m. at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts in Roscommon. Tickets and information are available online at www.kirtlandcenter.com or by calling the box office at (989) 275-6777.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22

  • Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling in Harrisville at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Call (989) 724-5107 for more information.

- DECEMBER -

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4

  • Village of Lincoln Festival of Lights. Food, entertainment, quilt raffle and a visit from Santa Claus. Contact Nick Williams at (989) 727-4080 for details.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

  • Harrisville's Christmas in the Village from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact Judi Labadie at (989) 724-3400 for details.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6

  • Celebrate the holidays with the Sunrise Ringers Hand Bell Choir at 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Harrisville. Contact Margaret Fox at (989) 736-3025 for more information.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 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.


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