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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.

 

 

 

 

*****COUNTY FAIRS*****

ALCONA COUNTY FAIR - AUGUST 20TH THRU AUGUST 24TH

 

****MOVIE NIGHT AT THE PIER****

Summer Movie Series at the Oscoda Townchip Beach

Movies begin at Dusk on Wednesdays

Music and games 30 minutes prior to movie

August 28th - The Lego Movie 2

 

Tawas Bay Art Gallery Schedule of Art Classes and Events

Brusy by the Bay-Hummingbird Thursday, August 22nd 6:30pm to 9pm $35

Registration & deposit required for all classes. Supplies included in the $35 class fee

For more info please call (989)362-5613

 

****FARMERS MARKETS LISTED AT THE BOTTOM****

 

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:

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.

 

Summer Concert Series -  Rotary Club of Oscoda presents "Summer Concert Series" in the Oscoda Beach Bandshell, Thursdays this summer.  All concerts begin at 7pm, bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the music.  Pop, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, and Snow Cones will be sold.

Aug 22nd - Jerry Schmidt & Tipsico Road (Concert to Benefit Special Olympics)

The concert will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

 

Blue's By The Bay - The Tawas Bay Blues Society is hosting its 18th annual "Blues By The Bay", August 23rd thru August 25th.  The three day festival is located under a large "Blues Big Top" at the Tawas Bay waterfront next to the East Tawas Harbor of Refuge.  A $25 souvenir button is the admission to all three days of the festival.  For more info visit, www.bluesbythebaytawas.org.

 

Sunrise Side Music Festival - Lost Lake Woods Club presents Sunrise Side Music Festival Saturday, August 24th from 12pm to 7:30pm with the gates opening at 9am.  Come and enjoy Bluegrass Music Featuring: Adam Carpenter, Detour, Dave Adkins Band, and Brothers Walker.  Tickets are $20 pre-purchase, $30 at the gate, Children 12 and under are free.  Tickets can be purchased by calling (989)569-1415, also available at these location: Ahead of Time-Oscoda, Branham's Jewelry-East Tawas, and West Branch, Lost Lake Woods Club-Lincoln, Rosa's Lookout Inn-Spruce.  To learn more about this event please visit: www.lostlakewoodsclub.com/music-festival.

 

Paint Your Pet - Tawas Bay Art Gallery presents "Paint Your Pet" Sunday, August 25th from 2pm to 4pm or Thursday, August 29th from 6:30pm to 9pm.  At least 3 weeks before class please submit your photo and deposit of a minimum of $20.  You need to select a clear, close-up photo of your dog or cat and submit to the gallery or you may email the photo to senter@intouchmi.com.  The total cost is $40 and includes all supplies needed to paint your pet.  If you can't draw, no worries your photo will be drawn for you on a canvas for you to paint.  $5 of every class fee will be donated to the Iosco County Animal Shelter.  For more info please contact Betty Fahselt at (989)820-8278.

 

Harrisville Harmony Festival - The Harrisville Arts Council Presents it's 45th Anniversary of Harmony Festival, Saturday, August 31st from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, September 1st from 9am to 4pm.  There will be over 300 vendor exhibits, arts, crafts, food, family fun, live music, and a parade.  Saturday, August 31st there will be childrens art activities from 10am to 4pm.  Harmony on the Hill will be held Saturday with local musicians and barbershop harmony and Sunday a barbershop harmony concert following the parade.  For more info please call (989)724-7197 or visit their web page at www.harrisvilleartscouncil.com.

 

Taco/Nacho Benefit - A Taco/Nacho benefit will be held at the Knights of Columbus hall in East Tawas on Saturday, September 7th from 4pm to 8pm.  It is to benefit Luann Schmidt who suffered a brain aneurysm and has had extensive surgeries, and will require additional surgeries in the future, this benefit will help to defray medical costs.  This benefit is generously donated by St. Vincent DePaul Society of Tawas City.  There will be a live auction hosted by Ben Harris at 5pm.  Donations are welcomed, please contact Patty Spriggs at (989)820-5528 you may also contact Patty or Carol at  (586)873-0135 for more info.

 

Camp Good Grief - Compassus and Hospice Angels will be hosting a free day camp for children ages 5 to 17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. The camp will be held at the Rose Township Hall, 3380 Lupton Rd, Lupton on Saturday, September 7th with check in from 9am to 9:45am, Camp will run from 10am to 4:30pm. Registration is required with the deadline Friday, August 30th.  For more info please contact the Camp Director Alyssia Rosebrugh at

(989)343-2470, you may also email her at alyssia.rosebrugh@compassus.com

 

Patriot Day Ceremony - A brief PUBLIC ceremony will be held at the Circle of Flags located at the Veterans Memorial Park on the former Wurtsmith Airforce Base.  There will be a display of 2,977 U.S. Flags to honor each innocent life lost that tragic day.  The ceremony will be Wednesday, September 11th with a start time promptly at 8:30am. The National Anthem will be sung by Danny Althouse, the Invocation by Dr. James Kent, a moment of silence at 8:46am the moment the first plane struck 1 Twin Tower, and ending with Amazing Grace will be sung by Danny Althouse.  Please come and join the Promise "We Will Never Forget".

 

Harrisville State Park - Harrisville State Park Hunters Education Weekend, Saturday, September 14th starting at 8am, to Sunday, September 15th at 5pm.  Harrisville State Park will be offering its 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. Since the beginning of this program at Harrisville State Park, over 900 people have been certified in both the Hunters Education and the International bow program.  Saturday’s class will run from 8 AM to 5 PM and Sunday’s field class will run from 8 AM to 5 PM.  Please make sure to call the park at 989-724-5126 prior to the event as pre-registration is required.  Registrations will be accepted up until noon on September 13th.

 

Benefit Poker Run - There will be a benefit poker run Saturday, September 21st with registration starting at 10am at the Bently Bar, 2213 Bently Rd.  Kickstands up at noon with the ride ending at Jokers M/C Oscoda. All proceeds benefit Dan Cook's medical bills and travel expences in his battle agains cancer. There will be a 50/50 raffle, Drinks, Music and food while it lasts. This is presented by Zantorians R/C.

 

Fall Color Bus Tour - The Westminster Presbyterian Church in Harrisville will be hosting a Fall Color Bus Tour to the Leelanau Peninsula on September 21st.  The bus will leave from the church at 8am, and lunch will be at the Cove Restaurant in Leland.  There are quaint shops in Leland and a place to see salmon swim up river, and a great place to purchase smoked fish.  Return approximately 7pm.  The cost is $40 per person and you must register by August 14th.  Please contact Linda Knight at (989)747-8060 to register.

 

Oscoda Lions Club - 19th Annual Arts & Craft show will be hosted by the Oscoda Lions Club, Saturday, October 5th from 10am to 4pm at the Oscoda High School.  Come and enjoy a day of over 90 vendors including a farmers market, and a chain saw carver.  A donation of $1 for adults at the door and children are free.  Lunch is available to purchase.  So come on out and get ready for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, you might be able to finish you holiday shopping!

 

Haunted Weekend - Harrisville State Park presents its annual Haunted Halloween Weekend, Friday, October 11th thru Sunday, October 15th. Come enjoy a frightfully fun outdoor experience!  Weekend activities include children’s games, a site decorating contest and trick-or-treating for our campground guests, a haunted hayride and our spooky haunted trail.  Harrisville State Park’s Haunted Halloween Weekend offers fun for all ages, so come enjoy a great October weekend on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron! This year’s event is sponsored by Lexi's Main Street Salon in Harrisville.  All events are free, but a current Recreation Passport is required to enter the state park.

 

 

 

****FARMERS MARKETS****

 

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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