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Perchville USA comes to the Tawases February 6th thru 9th!  An annual winter celebration in East Tawas, Michigan, Perchville is the perfect Up North weekend getaway. Fun for both families and the more adventurous!  Family fun activities include parade, chili cook-off, polar bear swims, family tent for the kids, hospitality tent for the adults, great food, live entertainment, and so much more! Whether you initiate yourself into the polar bear club by jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Huron through a hole in the ice or go the hot and spicy route by sampling the delicious chili at the Perchville Chilly Cook-Off, this winter festival is a guaranteed cure for your cabin fever.

 

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Up Coming Events

 

Free Open Skate - Tawas Bay Ice Arena will be holding open skate on Friday and Saturdays starting Friday, October 25th through March 2020.  They offer Stick Time from 5pm to 7pm and Open Skate from 7pm to 9pm.  Depending on the scheduled home games for the Tawas Hockey Team there may not be Stick Time or Open Skate on Fridays. Then on Sundays they offer Family Skate at 1pm.

 

Tip Night - Come join the Tawas Junior Class as they raise money for Prom! The event will be held at the Lodge on Monday, January 27th from 4pm to 7pm.  They will be seating guests, serving and cleaning up.  Please come and enjoy a meal at the Lodge while the junior class serves you.  There will be bake sale items available too.

 

Coronation Breakfast - Come and join the crowning of the Perchville King and Queen at a coronation breakfast at the K of C Rushman Hall in East Tawas.  Enjoy breakfast and help kick off the 2020 Perchville Festival, Saturday, February 1st from 10am to 12pm.  There will also be some interactive games to be played.  So come on out for the breakfast and fun.

 

Perchville Road Rally - Get your team together, bring a smart phone and have some fun! The rally will start after the Coronation Breakfast around noon.  It will start at the K of C Rushman Hall and end at Mr. Jack'ss Sports Bar & Grill.  You must have a Perchville button to register then follow the clues you receive at the start of the race.  So come on out for some fun to kick off Perchville week.

 

Mid-Winter Nights Dance - Come on out and enjoy some dancing fun Saturday, February 1st from 7:30pm to 10:30pm at the K of C Rushman Hall in East Tawas.  Dance the night away with music featuring Kountry Klass Variety Band. There is a $10 donation to enter.

 

Frozen Frenzy - Linwood Frozen Frenzy Contest will be starting February 3rd at 6am, and run to March 1st at 5:30pm. The entry fee is $20 cash per person, and you receive a free lure. Entry deadline is February 2nd at 6pm.  There will be a prize of $1000 for the biggest walleye every Sunday with a new contest starting every Monday. Also for every fish placed into any of the tournament categories will receive an additional ticket into a drawing to win $5000. Weigh in will take place at Frank's Great Outdoors, Monday thru Friday from 9am to 7pm, Saturday from 9am to 6:30pm, and Sunday from 9am to 5:30pm.

 

Royal Feast - Enjoy a buffet style dinner featuring your choice of chicken or swiss steak, vegetable, potato, and dessert for the price of a $20 ticket.  There will also be a cash bar, entertainment and an introduction of the Perchville Royalities.  The dinner will be held Thursday, February 6th from 5pm to 8pm at the K of C Rushman Hall in East Tawas.

 

Perchville USA 2020 - Come and enjoy Perchville USA 2020, Thursday, February 6th thru Sunday, February 9th, one of Northern Michigan's best winter festivals. There will be a Pre-Teen Dance Friday, February 7th at the Tawas Area High School Alumni Gym from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, cost is $3.  The Perchville Parade will be Saturday, February 8th starting at 10:30am beginning at the Tawas City Fire Department and run down US 23 to Newman St. There will also be family fun activities, a chili cookoff, polar bear swims, family fun tent for the family, and a hospitality tent for adults.  ATV races will be held on Saturday and Sunday at Dewey Durant park.  Lots of great food, live entertainment.  So come on out and enjoy the winter wonderland of fun.

 

Comedy Series - Perchville weekend will host a Comedy Series at the K of C Rushman Hall, Saturday, February 8th with doors opening at 5pm, dinner starting at 5:30pm, with the show to follow.  The show will feature headliner Bill Hildabrandt, and featuring Tom E Thompson.  Tickets start at $25 proceeds benefit Project Graduation 2020.  This is adult entertainment with a cash bar, ages is 21 and up.  Get your tickets today at www.TheComedySeries.net.  Tickets can also be purchased at Great Lakes Insurance or the Tawas Chamber of Commerce.  So come on out and enjoy a night of laughs.

 

Ascension Winter Gala - Ascension St. Joseph Foundation will recognize and pay tribute to local law enforcement agencies at their annual Winter Gala. The prestigious Spirit of St. Joseph Award will be presented to "Those Whose Serve and Protect" including the Iosco County Sheriff's Office, Michigan State Police Post 32, Tawas Police Authority, and the Oscoda Township Police Department. The Winter Gala will be held at the East Tawas Community Center, located at 760 Newman St, in East Tawas on Saturday, February 22nd.  The festive evening, one of the most anticipated galas in Northern Michigan, begins at 5:30pm and includes a decadent hors d'oeuvre and cocktail hour, magnificent gourmet meal, and live music from the band "Great Scott".  Proceeds from this years gala will be used to support the Seton Cancer Center infusion room renovations and patient care equipment at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital. 

 

Farm To Fork Alcona - The 3rd Annual Alcona Small Farm Conference will be held on Saturday, February 29th from 9am to 4pm at Lost Lake Woods Club in Lincoln.  This year the conference is entitled "Big Dreams, Small Towns".  You are invited to be an active participant by having your agency or agri-business sign up for a conference booth at this year's event.  The Alcona Small Farm Conference brings together local farmers, gardeners, state/federal representatives, community organizations, food vendors, entrepreneurs and foodies for educational workshops, inspiring panels and networking.  For further info and to register for a booth visit their website: www.F2FAlcona.org.

 

New Venture Style - Alpena Community College-Oscoda Campus will host AAC Talks 2020 & Beyond, Tuesday, March 3rd.  Doors open at 5:30pm and the presentation will occur from 6pm to 7pm.  ACC Talks welcomes Entrepreneurship Teams who are preparing to make their "Pitch" AT THE 2020 Central Michigan University College of Business Administration - Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship, New Venture (Shark Tank) Competition on April 17th, 2020. There is no fee to attend, however space is limited so registration is required.  Please email whatnext@alpenacc.edu to reserve your spot.

 

 

Family Fun Carnival - Cub Scouts Pack 3911 presents Family Fun Carnival, Saturday, March 7th at the Knights of Columbus Rushman Hall, with the Carnival running from 5pm to 7pm.  Then there will be a dance for all ages from 7pm to 10pm.  So come one come all and enjoy games, prizes, face painting and so much more. 

 

Project Graduation Bus Trip - Great opportunity to get on a bus at Tawas Area High School at 10am on Saturday, April 4th and head down to Soaring Eagle for some gaming!  Trip is $50 BUT WAIT you get $20 back in play and $5 food voucher.  You will return to Tawas Area High School at 6pm and still have the whole evening ahead of you!  Fun raffles planned for the bus ride.  Contact Shannon Klenow for a ticket at (989)310-1501.

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