Huron Beach Civic Association

Presque Isle & Other Local Events

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Coast Guard Mackinaw
Ice Breaker Tours


 By appointment in Summer 2018
 Call 231-436-9825
www.themackinaw.org
Open daily at 9:00 am
from mid-May through mid-October



Free Tours at
Hammond Bay Biological Society

Located 12.5 miles north of Rogers City on US23, 45-minute tours of the HBBS are given on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 2 pm. or by appointment. Tours of the facility and even touching a sea lamprey. For more details, call Andrea Miehls 989-734-4768 x135. Lauren Holbrook 989-734-4768 x134

 

Presque Isle Lighthouse
     Opens Late-May to Mid-October
     9 am to 6 pm
     Tours begin in May
     Gift Shop, tower climbs, museum
     East Grand Lake Road
     www.presqueislelighthouses.org





40-Mile Point Lighthouse
Tours Begin May 26, 2018

    Tuesday thru Saturday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closing second week-end of Oct

     40-Mile Point Lighthouse
Admission is Free
     7 miles north of Rogers City on US23
     www.40milepointlighthouse.org
    





 
FREE CONCERTS
Cheboygan Festival Square
     Thursdays @ 7:00 pm

St Ignace Marina

     Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 7:00 pm

Conkling Heritage Park

     Mackinaw City
     Tuesdays & Saturdays @ 8:00 pm
     Roth Performance Shell

St Ignace Fireworks
     July and August Every Saturday @ dusk



Rogers City Band Concerts
     June 1 - July 27
     Lakeside Band Shell
     Thursday @ 7:00 pm


Summer Concert Series - July 7 Petoskey Steel Drum Band, Rogers City Lakeside Park 7:00 pm

AREA RESOURCES

Rogers City
989-734-2191 www.rogerscity.com

Cheboygan Area Chamber
800-968-3302 www.cheboygan.com

Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau
800-666-0160 ww.mackinawcity.com

Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau
800-454-5227 www.mackinacisland.org

St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce
800-970-8717 www.saintignace.org

Indian River Tourism Bureau
www.irtourism.com

Emmet County (Petoskey)

231-348-1702 www.emmetcounty.org



COUNTY FAIRS

July 1 - 8 National Cherry Festival, Traverse City

July 21 - 23 Presque Isle County Fair, Millersburg

July 24 - 29 Iosco County Fair, Hale

July 25 - 29 Montmorency County 4-H Fair, Atlanta

July 29 - August 5 Alpena County Fair, Alpena

August 2 - 6 Luce West Mackinac, Newberry 

August 6 - 10 2019 Cheboygan County Fair, Cheboygan

August 10 - 12 Antrim County Fair, Bellaire

August 14 - 20 Upper Peninsula State Fair, Escanaba

August 15 - 19 Otsego County Fair, Gaylord

August 15 - 19 Alcona County Fair, Lincoln

August 22 - 27 Emmet-Charlevoix  County Fair, Petoskey

August 31 - Sept 4 Michigan State Fair, Novi



COMMUNITY RUMMAGE / GARAGE  SALES

June 23 Trinity Lutheran Church, Ocqueoc Road, 8:00 to 1:00

June 15 - 16
St. Mary's Rummage Sale, Cheboygan, US23, 9:00 to 3:00

June 16 - 17 Rogers City city-wide garage sale

July 7  HBCA Annual Garage Sale, US23 and Town Hall Hwy, 10:00 to 3:00

August 24-26 Cheboygan Humane Society, Cheboygan Fairgrounds

September 21 - 22 Rogers City city-wide garage sale

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JULY 16 - 17
Chicago to Mackinac Island Yacht Race
the longest freshwater sailing race in the world. Boats will pass under the Mac Bridge heading east. Free

JULY 19 - 23
36th Annual Summer Fest
IndianRiver, irchamber.com

JULY 25 - 29
Montmorency County Fair
Fairgrounds in Atlanta

JULY 29 Women's Fishing Tournament  Fat Hogs Fishing Frenzy.
Rogers City Marina

JULY 29-  AUGUST 5
143rd  Alpena County Fair
alpenacvb.com

JULY 28 & 29
Cheboygan Downtown Music Festival & Rockin' Rivertown Ride 
231-627-9931
cheboyganmusicfest.com

AUGUST 2017

AUGUST 1
Mackinaw City Antique Show
$2.50 Mackinaw City High School 10 am to 4 pm W Central Avenue 231-436-5626

AUGUST 1 thru AUGUST 6
R
ogers City Nautical Fe
stival
http://www.nauticalfestival.org 

AUGUST 4 - 5 Mackinaw Area Historical Fesitval Old-fashioned Celebration of Summer.
Free in Downtown Mackinaw City

AUGUST 4 - 5
26th Annual Timberfest
Lewiston  lewistonchamber.com

AUGUST 4 - 6
International Ironworkers Festival
Mackinaw City. Free. Ironworkers from US & Canada compete in skilled events: knot tying, rod tying, river toss, spud throw, & World Championship Column Climbing.

AUGUST 5 - 12
Cheboygan County Fair
cheboyganfair.com

AUGUST 12 Rogers City Fishng Tournament 
Rogers City Marina

AUGUST 19
Mackinaw Motorcycles on the Mac 9:30 am
sichamber@lighthouse.net 906-643-8717

AUGUST 14 - 20 Upper Peninsula State Fair
906-786-4011

AUGUST 17 - 20 Godspell Jr
Rogers City Theater summer youth production. 7:30 Th, Fri, Sat.     2:00 Sunday

AUGUST 25 - 26
Annual R/C Model Splash-In at Otsego Lake County Park, Gaylord www.otsegocountyparksrec.com

AUGUST 25 & 26
Cheboygan Humane Society
Annual Garage Sale
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cheboygan City Fair Grounds

AUGUST 25 & 26
Corvette Crossroads Auto Show
Free Saturday starts 10:00 am with Corvette Parade across the Mackinaw bridge at 7:00 pm

AUGUST 27 Onaway Car Show
Chandler Park 8 am to 5 pm

AUGUST 24 - 25 2019

Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show
Conkling Heritage Waterfront Park Saturday 10 to 7; Sunday 10 to 3.

SEPTEMBER 2018

SEPT 1  HBCA MEMBER MEETING  9:30 Social Time, 10:00 Meeting
State Rep Susan Allor to speak


SEPT 2 - 3 Fat Hogs Fishing Frenzy
Rogers City Marina

SEPT 4
59TH Labor Day Bridge Walk 
beginning at 7:00 am to 11:00 am in St Ignace and ending in Mackinaw City. Buses are available. Certificates of completion will be distributed.
906-643-7600

SEPT 8   9:30 am crossing
9TH Annual Antique Tractors Mackinac Bridge Crossing Parade 
Hundreds of unique tractors starting in Mackinaw City over the Mighty Mac to St Ignace
http://www.bobstractorpartscorner.com/  989-729-6567

SEPT 8 - 10
66th Annual Posen Potato Festival
Arts & Crafts, food, carnical rides, live entertainment, firemen's dinner. posenchamber.com

SEPT 8 - 9
19th Annual Hopps of Fun Beer & Wine Festival
On 9/11 samplings of 50+ micro-brewed beers & 40+ wines from Michigan wine regions will be offered. Mackinaw Crossings in Downtown Mackinaw City. Friday 5 to11; Saturday 1 to 11.

SEPT 16
Rogers City Fall Festival Arts & Crafts,
Westminster Park 989-734-4587

SEPT 22-23 Citywide Garage Sale
Rogers City. Maps available at Chamber of Commerce

SEPT 22 - 23
Mackinaw City Micro Brew & Wine Festival

SEPT 22 - 24
32nd Annual Elk Festival

Atlanta  atlantamichiganchamber.com

SEPT 30 Hops in the Hole Beer Festival. Rogers City Chamber of Commerce.

OCTOBER 2017

OCTOBER 6 Night at the Lighthouse
40 Mile Point Lighthouse 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Musical jam & lighthouse in vintage Christmas decorations.

OCTOBER 6 - 7 Fort Fright at Michilimackinac
Haunted Habitat 6:30 - 9:00 pm

OCTOBER 7 Fall Colors Bridge Run, Mackinaw Bridge

OCTOBER 27 - 29 Nov 3 - 5 A County Fair in the UP, Yah Sure
Rogers City Theater. Fri & Sat 7:30 pm, Sunday 2:00 pm

NOVEMBER 2018

NOVEMBER 3 Edmund Fitzgerald bell-ringing ceremony.
2:00 pm Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum, 367 N 3rd Street, Rogers City. Memorial Event.

NOVEMBER 17 Carl D Bradley bell-ringing ceremony. 2:00 pm Great Lakes Lore Museum, Rogers City

NOVEMBER 21 Light Up the City Westminster Park, Rogers City. Over 100 trees lit up simultaneously to kick off the Christmas season.

NOVEMBER 24 Daniel J Morrell bell-ringing ceremony 2:00 pm
Rogers City, Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum

DECEMBER 2018

DECEMBER 2 Christmas Parade
Rogers City downtown.

DECEMBER 2 Moran Iron Works Fireworks Family Christmas event with a bonfire & Santa. Moran Iron Works, Onaway.

FEBRUARY 2018 Black Lake Sturgeon Shivaree, Black Lake

March 2-3, 2018 Rogers City Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show. K of C Hall, Rogers City.


JUNE 2019

JUNE 7 - 16
Mackinac Island 68th Lilac
Festival & Lilac Parade
www.mackinawisland.org/events

JUNE 8 & 9
DNR Free Fishing Weekend

JUNE 8 Kiwanis Spring Fest - Westminster Park, Rogers City
10 am to 4 pm Arts & Crafts, music, food.  989-734-4587

JUNE 13 - 14 St Mary's of Cheboygan annual rummage sale in the church parking lot

JUNE 14 Antiques & Collectibles Market  Gaylord Under the Pavillion on M32 & Court St. 9 am to 4 pm

JUNE 15 11:00 am Rogers City Flag Day Celebration & Parade

JUNE 15 - 16 Wings over Northern Michigan Gaylord Regional Airport Air Show 1:00 - 4:00 daily $10  www.bigticketfestival.com

JUNE 15 7:00 pm Northeast Exposure Music Series - Motown Eagles  $10  Art in the Loft

JUNE 21 & 22 Rogers City city-wide garage sale

JUNE 16 & 17 Rogers City city-wide garage sale 9-4 throughout the city

JUNE 27  St. ignace 20th Annual Antiques on the Bay Car Show will celebrate its’ 23rd year in St. Ignace. It is the first of three auto-related events, featuring original and restored classic and antique vehicles on display along the downtown area.

JUNE 16 - 18 Cheboygan Summer Craft Show
www.cheboygan.com

JUNE 17 & 18 Alpena Blues Festival
Admission $17. 12 & under are free; servicemen free.

JUNE 17 & 18
26th Annual Wooden Boat Show
Presque Isle Harbor 989-255-5115
See classic wooden boats; arts & crafts show; lighthouse to climb; Corvette show, wine tasting & motorcycle show.

JUNE 22 - 24
St Ignace 42nd Annual St Ignace Car Show 
This annual event is one of the largest all-make, all-model shows in the country.   Contests, exhibits, vendor booths and more.

JUNE 26 - 29
Big Ticket Festival
Gaylord
Otsego County Fairgrounds. Fun, activities, entertainment & speakrs www.bigticketfestival.com 

JUNE 22 - 23  35th Annual Art on the Beach, Oscoda www.oscodachamber.com 

JUNE 25 Cheboygan Jaycees World Champion Wanigan Race
www.cheboygan.com

JUNE 27 - 30 Cheboygan Waterways Festival
Movie in the Park June 27

JUNE 28 - 30 Wolverine 36th Annual Lumberjack Festival
www.wolverinelumberjackfestival.org

JUNE 29 Otsego County Art in the Garden Festival Gaylord 10:00 - 5:00 989-732-4021 www.otsegocd.org

JUNE 29 & 30
Mackinaw City Arts & Craft Show Conkling Park. Includes painting, woodwork, hand-crafted jewelry & clothes, books, nature photography, gourmet dips, seasonal decor. 10 to 7 on Saturday; 10 to 3 on Sunday.

JUNE 30 St. Dominic's Summer Festival in Metz Noon - 5:30 BBQ chicken dinner until sold out. Musical entertainment, raffles, games & more.

JUNE 29 Cheboygan Humane Society Mutt Strutt 10 - noon Festival Square Downtown Cheboygan


JULY  2017

July 3rd, Monday Mackinaw Island Pink Pony Sailboat Race
www.mackinawisland.org/events

July 3 & 4  Dancing Hippopotamus Arts & Crafts Show
    Onaway Courthouse
10 am to 5 pm

JULY 4 Greatest 4th in the North,
Onaway. Teen dance, street dance, arts & crafts, grand parade

JULY 4
Cheboygan Independence Day Parade & Fireworks

Mackinaw City 4th of July
Scheduled Events 1 to 3 pm enjoy games on the Marina; Concert Band 9 pm to dusk Conkling Heritage Park & the largest fireworks display in Northern Michigan.


JULY 7 Friday Night Tractor Pull - Tip of the Mitt Antique Tractor Assoc. 7:00 pm 2 miles north of Onaway on M-211  Sunday July 9 at Noon.

JULY 7 - 10
Cheboygan 2016 Waterways Festival

JULY 8 - 10
Port Huron to Macknaw Island Yacht Race

JULY 9 - 13
Gaylord Alpenfest
transforms downtown Gaylord into the Alpenstrasse with arts, vendors, carnival lights. www.gaylordalpenfest.com

JULY 14 - 16
St Ignace Heritage Days, Museum of Ojibwa Culture & Fort de Buade Museum 906-643-6627, 906-643-6191

JULY 14 - 23
43rd Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival

www.browntroutfestival.com

JULY 15 Curley Memorial Canoe Race 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Oscoda
For details call Justin 989-820-5196

JULY 15 - 17
Mackinaw City Mustang Stampede


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