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Up Coming Community Events
Summerfest 2020 - The Tawas Bay Summerfest returns to the Tawases this Saturday, July 11th and Sunday, July 12th. This year's schedule of events has been shortened due to Covid-19 with a lot of the events cancelled. But the Car Cruise will be held on Saturday at Auto Value starting at 6pm with line up from 5pm to 6pm. The annual Car Show will also take place this year on Sunday, July 12th. The show will be on Newman St. in downtown East Tawas and starts at 9am and wraps up with awards at 3pm. For more info please visit www.tawassummerfest.com
Open Air Art Market - Oscoda will be hosting 2 art fairs this summer. The first will be Saturday, July 11th, and Sunday, July 12th at Furtaw Field. The second will be held Saturday, Auguat 15th and Sunday, August 16th at Oscoda Beach Park.
Summer Movies Return to Oscoda - Movies by the Pier will again be located at the bandshell of Oscoda Beach Park, located along Lake Huron at 201 E. River Rd. The movies will run on Wednesday nights for a total of 9 weeks and begin at dusk.
July 8 - Toy Story 4
July 15 - Sonic the Hedgehog
July 22 - Avengers Endgame
July 29 - Playing With Fire
Aug 5 - A Dog's Journey
Aug 12 - Abominable
Aug 19 - The Little Rascals
Aug 26 - The Sun is Also a Star
Sept 2 - Onward
So come on out for a movie under the stars.
Iosco County Historical Society Lecture Series - Summer lecture series will be held via Zoom, Wednesday, July 15th at 6:30pm. This lecture will feature Richard Castle from Comsumer's Energy discussing early history of Comsumer's Energy on the AuSable River. It will provide a basic backround on the history of Consumer's Energy from the very beginning to where they are now from a power generation standpoint and is expected to run for one hour. The lecture series is expected to run until October with a different program each month. Those interested in attending the program can visit www.zoom.us/join and use the meeting ID 816 564 266 35 and the password is 1234. For more info on the series please contact Sharon Huitema at (989) 362-6082 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iosco County Fair - This year the Iosco County Fair will be held on July 27th thru August 1st at the Iosco County Fair grounds in Hale. Please visit their Facebook page or ioscocountyfair.com.
Victorian Art Fair - The fair is held at beautiful Irons Park in West Branch, MI
Saturday, August 8 - 9 am to 5 pm and
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 10 am to 4 pm
Experience a bit of the past while visiting the exhibits, participating in games, listening to a variety of music and enjoying some good old-fashioned fun for the entire family. Come help us celebrate our 40th anniversary!
Please note: While the fair is still expected to be held as scheduled, we are waiting on a final decision due to Covid-19. Please check the website victorianartfair.com for any news of cancellations/updates. Thank you!
American Legion Post #104 Standish - The Standish American Legion Post #104 will be hosting it's 26th Annual "Golf Outing", Saturday, August 22nd at the Pine River Golf Club. Registration is from 8:15am to 8:30am with a 9am Shotgun Start rain or shine. The cost is $60 per person, choose your own team, or if you do not have a team one will be chosen for you. The cost is non-refundable. Includes 18 holes of Golf with Cart, Hole Prizes and Meal. Prizes and Dinner are at the American Legion Post in Standish. Non participants may purchase meal for $8.00. Sign up deadline is August 15th at the American Legion Post. Please contact the Post at (989)846-4091 for more info.
Ogemaw County Fair - The fair will be held August 18th thru August 22nd at the Ogemaw County Fair grounds in West Branch. for more fair info please visit their website at ogemawcountyfari.com.
Harrisville Harmony Weekend Arts and Craft Festival - Harmony Arts & Crafts - Labor Day Weekend Festival will be held September 4th thru September 6th. An annual event held every Saturday and Sunday preceding Labor Day in Harrisville, Michigan, and featuring many talented artists and crafters from around the country. Listen to the Sweet Adelines and live Musicians while perusing over 300 booths. Kids/Family Activities on the Tennis Courts on Saturday from 10am - 2pm, with prizes.
AuGres Music In The Park - It's Back!!! AuGres Music In The Park at the Pavilion on Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm....BRING YOUR OWN LAWN CHAIR
June 17 - Marty Viers
June 24 - Gibson and Seal
July 1 - Josh Rames Band
July 8 - Count N' Change
July 15 - Flipside
July 22 - Ceyx
July 29 - Nottingham
Aug 5 - Michele Spitz
Aug 12 - Gypsum Kings
Tuesday Night Live Summer Street Dance - Coming to downtown East Tawas the return of Tuesday Night Live Summer Street Dance 7pm to 8:30pm!!!!!
June 23 - Gibson & seal Band
June 30 - Motor City Memories
July 7 - Flipside
July 14 - Boogie2Shooz
July 21 - Michele Spitz (Tribute to Linda Ronstadt & Country Show)
July 28 - The Rock Band CRASH
Aug 4 - Way Out Wayne
Aug 11 - Blues Abusers
Music in Irons Park West Branch - Music is coming to Irons Park in West Branch!!!
Bring your chair and come on out to the Park and enjoy the show! Shows start at 7pm. We will be observing social distancing guidelines but its a big park so there will be plenty of room for all.
July 9 - Taylor Tucky (Pop/Country)
July 16 - Revolver (Rock n Roll)
July 23 - The Rock Show Band ( Classic Rock)
July 30 - The Rhett Yocom Blues Band (Blues & Rock)
Aug 13 - Todd Michaels Band (Country)
MSP Annual Golf Shootout - The Michigan State Police will be having their Annual Golf Shootout at the Red Hawk Golf Course in East Tawas, Friday, August 7th. A shotgun start will be at 8:30am sharp. Cost per team is $300 deadline for payment and registration is August 1st. A Hole-In-One Vehicle sponsored by Dean Arbour Chevrolet of East Tawas. Included in cost is a continental breakfast, hot dog lunch, dinner, range balls and prizes. Proceeds to benefit Thin Blue Line, Annabell Nickell Family. For more info please contact Jennifer Phillips at (989)745-5765 or email@example.com. Or John Walsh at (989)965-1378 or Walshj9@michigan.gov.
Blues By The Bay Festival - Save the Date!!! August 28th to August 30th, $25 Admission Good ALL three days of entertainment Rain or Shine!!!
Friday, August 28th
6pm Erich Goebel & The Flying Crowbars
8pm Mississippi Heat
Saturday, August 29th
12pm The Whiskey Bottle Blues
2pm Kathleen & The Bridge Street Band
4pm The Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings
6pm Eliza Neals
8pm Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers
Sunday, August 30th
1pm Blues Abusers
3pm Big Ray & The Motor City Kings
Tawas Bay Summerfest Car Show - This is an open car show to all makes, models, and years. It will take place Sunday, July 12th from 8am to 3:30pm on Newman St., in East Tawas. Registration begins at 8am and the show hours are from 9am to 3:30pm. Entry fee is $10 per car day of show. For further information please go to www.tawassummerfest.com.
TAWAS AREA 4TH OF JULY PARADE
ALPENA MARITIME FESTIVAL
ROGERS CITY NAUTICAL FESTIVAL
ARENAC COUNTY FAIR
ALCONA COUNTY FAIR
ART ON THE BEACH
TAWAS UN'CORKED WINE FESTIVAL
WURTSMITH AIR MUSEUM
STANDISH FARMERS MARKET
TAWAS FARMERS MARKET WILL NOT BE OPEN
SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH - WILL RESUME ON
SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH
TAWAS AREA FARMERS MARKET
AT GATEWAY PARK IN TAWAS CITY, SATURDAYS FROM 8AM TO 1PM
AU GRES FARMERS MARKET
AT RIVERSIDE PARK ON THE WEST SIDE OF US 23 BRIDGE
FOLLOW THE DETOUR FOR THE BRIDGE CLOSURE
TO GET TO THE MARKET
FRIDAYS FROM 9AM TO 4PM
AUSABLE/OSCODA FARMERS MARKET
AT SHORELINE PARK IN OSCODA, WEDNESDAYS FROM 8AM TO 1PM
PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP FARMERS MARKET
AT THE TOWNSHIP RESOURCE CENTER ON M-65 STARTING
SATURDAYS FROM 8AM TO 12PM
ROSE CITY FARMERS MARKET
JUNE 16TH TO OCT 10TH
WEDNESDAYS 2PM TO 6PM
FRIDAYS 2PM TO 7PM
SATURDAYS 10AM TO 2PM