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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.







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:

June 19th - The Anishinaabe and the Seven Prophecies with Judy Pamp

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.


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,

Ed Beckley: Cell: 989-324-7111, SHOP: 989-646-2444 Email: Contestants can sign up online at: Or by Mail to: M65 Bait Shop II, 302s Main St. Au Gres, MI 48703. Make all Checks payable to: Au Gres Area Chamber of Commerce In amount of $35.00.


Sunrise Solstice Festival 2019 - Promoting art and music in the Tawas area on beautiful Tawas Bay, Saturday, June 15th from 8am to 10pm, at Shoreline Park in Tawas City.  To help raise funds to enrich the lives of students at Tawas Area High School.  Activities will include a plein air art competition, live music, artist marketplace, art mini sessions, a cuisine corner as well as many family activities.  For more information, please visit their website at


Art Stroll - The Tawas Bay Artist's Gallery will be hosting an Art Stroll, Friday, June 14th from 4pm to 8pm.  Come and enjoy a stroll and visit downtown East Tawas businesses to view the local art and do some shopping.  You can get your passport at the Tawas Bay Art Gallery or the Village Chocolatier. There will be prizes, a silent auction, music, and refreshments.


Motown Eagles - Rogers City Theater will be hosting the Motown Eagles, Saturday, June 15th from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.  Performing the musical hits of the Eagles spanning nearly four decades.  Music hits include "Hotel California", "The Best of My Love" and "Take It To The Limit." Combining their musical talents, these five talented musicians from Detroit blend their voices and instruments to perform the classic hits of the Eagles.  Their band is featured in Michigan’s adjudicated Arts & Humanities Touring Directory.Performance at the historic Rogers City Theater located at 257 N. Third Street in downtown Rogers City.


Art On The Beach - This exciting show has been a favorite for over thirty years! Slated for the last full weekend in June, this show gets bigger and better every year and runs Saturday, June 22nd from 9am -5pm and Sunday, June 23rd from 10am – 4pm. Over 100 Artisans display and sell their handmade arts, crafts, and hobbies on the shores of beautiful Lake Huron, Oscoda Beach Park in Downtown Oscoda.  The Oscoda Beach Park is located just East of Lake Street two blocks from US-23. For more information on forms or updated information Call (989)739-7322 or email:


Drive 4 UR Community - Take a FREE test drive in a brand new Ford from Dean Arbour Ford, and Ford Motor Company will donate up to  $6000.00 to our local American Legion Post 211 to help our local veterans.  The test drives will take place at the American Legion Post at 900 E. Lincoln St., in East Tawas on Saturday, June 22nd, from 10am to 3pm.  So come on out and take a test drive to help out our local veterans.


Smokey Bear - Come by the Harrisville State Park, Saturday, July 6th, at 11am to visit and take photos with Smokey Bear!  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.


Luzern Chamber Of Commerce - 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.


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


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.




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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It's the Sunrise Solstice Art & Music Festival, June 14th & 15th in Tawas City at Shoreline Park on beautiful Tawas Bay!  The Sunrise Solstice Art and Music Festival came into existence in the fall of 2017. It was the brainchild of a group of dedicated teachers at Tawas Area Schools as a means to support the Fine Arts Department of the school both conceptually and monetarily. The vision was to provide a festival that celebrated visual and musical artists. We believe that the best way to garner support for the arts is to provide our community a venue to experience the benefits of the arts in person. If people have an enjoyable experience with the arts, they are more likely to see the value and support them in their schools. It was also important to provide an opportunity for students and community members to display their artistry.


Activities/events will include:

  • Art Alfresco 6am-5pm (Awards @9pm)
  • Art Classes & Open Canvas 11am-3pm
  • Music 11am-9pm
  • Market Place 10am-5pm
  • Food Trucks 7am-9pm
  • Yoga Sessions 6am, 1pm & 3pm
  • Cardio Drumming 9 & 9:30am
  • Sound Healing Group Sessions 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm & 3:30pm
  • Chalk Around the Block 10am-5pm
  • Face Painting 10am-5pm
  • Fairy Garden 10am-5pm
  • Community Canvas 10am-5pm
  • Old Mackinaw Boat Rides (Row Boat) w/Heritage Coast Sailing & Rowing and more!

Live music, an art alfresco competition, mini-art sessions, yoga on the beach, sound-healing sessions, fairy house building, face-painting and more!


Here are some of the highlights that you need to know. 


Friday, June 14th
We are kicking off the art festival with this year's Art Stroll on Friday, June 14th in downtown East Tawas, MI. The Art Stroll is an annual event put on by the Tawas Bay Art Gallery and this year we are working together to bring art and music all weekend long!


Saturday, June 15th 6am-9pm
Yoga will begin at 6am and last year it was AH-MAZING. We suggest bringing a towel rather than a mat -- easier to clean!


We have 13+ artists who will be creating their artwork throughout the day in different areas around Iosco County. Be sure to stop by the main station and ask where they will be located so you can stop by and see them in action!


Music will begin at 11am and you'll want to bring your lawn chair or a blanket to enjoy!! Feel free to bring a cooler along. Activities for the kids will be going pretty much from 10am-5pm so come bring the family!


Tickets for all activities can be purchased online (there is an additional fee for online ticket purchases) as well as at the ticket tent! We are and will be accepting donations throughout the day as well that will be used for bringing fun art and music activities to our students at Tawas Area Schools.


For More Info and complete schedule of events:









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As part of our Our Heritage Monthly Lecture Series:  Join the Iosco County Historical Society for this months lecture on June 19th at 6:30pm at Rushman Hall, 821 Newman St, East Tawas Mi. Our topic is  "The Anishinaabe and the Seven Prophecies".  Judy Pamp from the Ziibwing Center will describe the seven fires of prophecy which represent key spiritual teachings for North America.  She will tell about their historical time line and where they stand in 2019.  The Lecture series is sponsored by: Carroll Broadcasting, WKJC FM 104.7, Neiman's Family Market and The Iosco-Arenac District Library!






405 W Bay St
East Tawas, Michigan
Call (989) 362-8911





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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.



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The Car Show the whole family has been waiting for. What better way

to celebrate Father's Day with dad? Spend the day with dad, but of

course dad wouldn't be dad without the kids and Mom. We realize

that without today's youth taking interest in these classic machines

they could become a thing of the past. We encourage you to bring a

kid to the show. Share the interest and experience with them. Of

course we realize kids are kids and that is why there will be plenty there for them to do

throughout the day to prevent boredom. From kids games, contests, a swap meet and

vendors  for Mom too. This show is  about celebrating... celebrating beautiful vintage

automobiles, timeless feel good music, great games, fun people and the celebration of

an era.  An era when things were a little more simple and technology was not so controlling.

Please have your cameras ready, enjoy the sunshine and create classic memories with

all of us at the Pops In The Past Vintage Car Show.














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