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To submit an event being held in northeastern Michigan that is open to the public, please e-mail the information to: editor@alconareview.com; mail to Editor c/o Alcona County Review, P.O. Box 548 Harrisville, MI 48740 or Fax to (989) 724-6655. Please submit the information at least two weeks prior to the event and include a telephone number for additional info if needed by editor.

 - JUNE -

TUESDAY, JUNE 12

  • The grand opening of the Reading Garden & Book Trail will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Refreshments provided. call (989) 724-6796 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road in Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • Art in the Park. Take a nature hike and collect natural materials to create works of art. Participants will be working with various art mediums including paint, markers, crayons and colored pencils so dress accordingly. This event will be held at the Harrisville State Park, 248 State Park Road south of Harrisville. Meet in the Explorer Program Den at 10 a.m. A Recreation Passport is required for entry. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. Call (989) 724-5126 for details.

THURSDAY, JUNE 14

  • Learn about the whitetail deer at 10 a.m. and animal scat at 2 p.m. at the Harrisville State Park, 248 State Park Road south of Harrisville. Meet in the Explorer Program Den. A Recreation Passport is required for entry. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. Call (989) 724-5126 for details.
  • Tinker Thursday for children ages five to 12 at the Curtis Township Library located at 4884 Bamfield Road in Glennie from 3 to 5 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This event is free to the public.

FRIDAY, JUNE 15

  • Animals move in different ways. Learn more about the locomotive leisure's various critters use during a walk and talk at 10 a.m. Then at 2 p.m. get information about the fish in the Great Lakes while enjoying crafts and games. These events will be held at the Harrisville State Park, 248 State Park Road south of Harrisville. Meet in the Explorer Program Den. A Recreation Passport is required for entry. Children under the age of eight must be accompanined by an adult. Call (989) 724-5126 for details.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16

  • Community-wide Garage Sale. In this annual event, residents in the Harrisville area and beyond put out their "treasures" for sale. A map of sale locations is available a few days beforehand. Call (989) 724-6384 for details.
  • Power Surge, a classic hard rock band, will provide entertainment at the American Legion, 2205 Alger Street in Mikado at 8 p.m. Call (989) 736-9526 for details.
  • Learn about trees at 10 a.m. and the Monarch butterfly at 2 p.m. at Harrisville State Park, 248 State Park Road south of Harrisville. Meet in the Explorer Program Den. A Recreation Passport is required for entry. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. Call (989) 724-5126 for details.

MONDAY, JUNE 18

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for quilting ideas, fellowship and inspiration. Quilters both new and experienced are invited to join or visit. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

  • Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people's trash a potential treasure? A forest archaeologist and volunteers from the National Forest Heritage Program will demonstrate achaeological methods through excavation of the Old Monument Store located on the grounds of Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Call (989) 362-8961 for details.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JUNE 22-23

  • Oscoda Veterans Park Musicfest. An evening of entertainment from 6 to 9 p.m. Donation $10 each evening. Funds will be used toward the completion of the park. There will be a free car show and the Michigan Fallen Military Memorial will be on display. This event will be held at Oscoda Veterans Memorial Park located at 4000 North Skeel Avenue in Oscoda.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 22-24

  • Brownlee Lake Association's Texas Hold 'Em fundraiser tournament will be held at Vista Lanes, 5214 US-23 in Oscoda. For times and other details, call Kathy Putsky at (989) 736-8747.
  • Welcome Home Weekend, World War II Encampment and the 25th anniversary of the Wurtsmith Air Force Base closure will be held at the Wurtsmith Air Museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission for adults is $5, $3 for children under 12 years, free admission for active military and children under the age of five. The museum is located at 4071 East Van Ettan Street in Oscoda. Call (989) 739-7555 for details.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23

  • Lincoln Lions 11th annual Golf Scramble. Twenty 4-person teams compete in a scramble format for merchandise prizes. Golf at noon at Logger's Trace-Springport Hills Golf Course in Harrisville. Dinner follows with raffles and entertainment. Contact Don at (734) 231-5103 or dlarkin0129@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY, JUNE 24

  • Kids in the Logging Camp! Kids hands-on activities that explore living in a 1907 logging camp and forestry today. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Museum's Bailey Log School. Sponsored by the Alcona Historical Society and the Alcona Conservation District. For more information, call Jim Berry at (989) 724-6297.
  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. all levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305)395-0237 for details.

TUESDAY, JUNE 26

  • Kid's Day! The amazing atlatl, an ancient hunting tool, will be the subject of a presentation at 1 p.m. This simple tool was used for throwing spears and competitions are still popular today. Participants will have an opportunity to test their skills. This event will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. call (989) 362-8971 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road in Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • The Exotic Zoo visits the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. The Exotic Zoo Animal Show is a hands-on fun and educational experience. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28

  • Tinker Thursday for children ages five to 12 at the Curtis Township Library located at 4884 Bamfield Road in Glennie from 3 to 5 p.m. Children must be accompanied by a responsibile adult. This event is free to the public.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30

  • Hike the Discovery Trail with a ranger and learn about forest management, local wildlife and plant life at 11 a.m. The hike finishes at the sand dune overlook. This event will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.

 - JULY -

TUESDAY, JULY 3

  • Kid's Day! Have you ever used a Pulaski, been inside a fire shelter or handled the hose of a fire truck? Learn how firefighters do their jobs and about the equipment they use. Then watch for a visit from Smokey! This event begins at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4

  • Barton City's 4th of July Parade at 11 a.m. followed by kids games, music, food vendor area and beer tent in the park. Fireworks at dusk. Contact Bill at (989) 335-3895 for details.

FRIDAY, JULY 6

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 2205 Alger Street in Mikado. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages six through 12, and five and younger eat for free. Call (989) 736-9526 for details.

SATURDAY, JULY 7 

  • The 42nd annual Children's Parade in Harrisville at 1 p.m. Decorate your bike, stroller or just yourself. Gather at Richard's Pharmacy at 12:30 p.m. and parade down Main Street. Contact Mary Lou Webb at (989) 724-6497 for details.
  • Smokey Bear at the Harrisville State Park. Photo opportunities at 11 a.m. then follow Smokey into Harrisville to watch or particpate in the annual kid's parade. A current Recreation Passport is required to enter the park. Call Eric at (989) 724-5126 for details.
  • Fireworks at dusk at the Harrisville Harbor. Come early and enjoy music by Rex Manning. For more information, call the Alcona county Chamber of Commerce at (989) 724-5107.
  • Harrisville Lions annual Duck Race fundraiser at the Mill Pond and Harrisville Harbor at 11 a.m. For more information, call Art Laatz at (989) 724-7590.
  • "Schooner Captain" presented by Michael Deren. In this program Deren plays a schooner captain of 1875 as he sails the Great Lakes delivering passengers and cargo to ports from Buffalo to Chicago and Duluth. Using a button accordion and concertina he shares songs, history and resources of the Great Lakes region. This event will be held at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JULY 7-8

  • Arts and Craft Fair at the Craftmakers' Cabin located at the M-72 and US-23 intersection in Harrisville. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (734) 904-0108 for details.

SUNDAY, JULY 8

  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305)395-0237 for details.

TUESDAY, JULY 10

  • Are you interested in seeing the vampire fish of the Great Lakes up close and personal? Andrea Miehls, a communications associate for the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, will be talking about invasive species, particularly sea lamprey at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument. Everyone will have a chance to touch a live sea lamprey and take home some great materials including temporary tattoos and activity books. Lumbermans Monument is located 15 miles west of Oscoda on River. Call (989) 326-8971 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

  • The Storytellers will perform at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Experience musical selections, captivating stories and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.
  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavillion. A performance by Boogie 2 Shooz will begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact the City of Harrisville at (989) 724-6666.
  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardeless of county of residence. Identification is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people's trash a potential treasure? A forest archaeologist and volunteers from the National Forest Heritage Program will demonstrate archaeological methods through excavation of the Old Monument Store located on the grounds of Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.

SATURDAY, JULY 14

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.
  • Hike the Discovery Trail with a ranger and learn about forest management, local wildlife and plant life at 11 a.m. The hike finishes at the sand dune overlook. This event will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.
  • Food Truck Fun at the Harbor. Farm to Fork Alcona will bring the tastes of selected food truck chefs to the Harrisville Harbor. Contact Will St. John at (989) 736-3000 for details.
  • Mikado Days! Parade, car cruise, craft show, 1860s era baseball game, fire department Jaws of Life demonstration, kid's carnival games, bouncie, waterslides, Eastern Star food sale, FFA pancake breakfast and much more. Contact Micki at (989) 965-1291 for additional details.

MONDAY, JULY 16

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for quilting ideas, fellowship and inspiration. Quilters both new and experienced are invited to join or visit. Call Joanne at (989) 255-7880 for details.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

  • "Shanty Boy" presented by Michael Deren. In this highly entertaining program Deren becomes the lumberjack shanty boy, Jim Murphy, as he recreates the great lumber boom of the nineteenth century. Using a concertina, button accordion, bones and fiddle he will involve you in a memorable lumber camp experience. This event will be held at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

  • Maple Syrup Melodies presented by Thornapple Woodlands will be held at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Learn the legend of maple syrup and how it is produced at this family friendly event. Experience tapping and savor syrup on ice cream. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.
  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavillion. A performance by the Oxymorons Band will begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact the City of Harrisville at (989) 724-6666.

FRIDAY, JULY 20

  • Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 East Traverse Bay in Lincoln. Cost is $12 per person, $6 under age 12. For more information, call Art at (989) 724-5802.

SATURDAY, JULY 21

  • The 19th annual Pat Copland Golf Classic will be held at the Serradella Course at Lakewood Shores at 10:30 a.m. Entry forms will be available at the course and Wurtsmith Air Museum. Cost is $65 for 18 holes, cart, lunch and prizes. The golf course is located at 7751 Cedar Lake Road in Oscoda. Call (989) 739-7555 for details.
  • The 25th annual Sunrise Side Wine & Food Festival provides an afternoon of sampling from Michigan vintners, breweries and area restaurants. This event begins at noon and runs until 6 p.m. under the big tent at the Harrisville Harbor. Visit www.alconacountychamberofcommerce.com for additional information or call (989) 724-5107.

SUNDAY, JULY 22

  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing and and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305) 395-0237 for details.
  • Maritime Sketch-in. Learn to sketch Great Lakes scenes and subject matter from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Museum. Drawing materials and coaching are free. Presented by the Alcona Historical Society and the WaterWays Art and Journaling Project. Call (989) 724-6297 for more information.

TUESDAY, JULY 24

  • Kid's Day! A day in the life of a forester. When humans make changes to the land, they always affect the wildlife and plants that live there. Join the forester to learn how to balance the needs of plants, animals and people when making decisions on how a forest is used. This program, enjoyed by children and adults, will be held at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to recieve food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people's trash a potential treasure? A forest archaeologist and volunteers from the National Forest Heritage Program will demonstrate archaeological methods through excavation of the Old Monument Store located on the grounds of Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.
  • Matt Emerick, mime, juggler and storyteller will present "Read, Rock and Roll Variety Show" at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Entertainment for all ages. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.
  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavillion. A performance by the Bandura Gypsies will begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact the City of Harrisville at (989) 724-6666.

SATURDAY, JULY 28

  • Hike the Discovery Trail with a ranger and learn about forest management, local wildlife and plant life at 11 a.m. The hike finishes at the sand dune overlook. This event will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.

TUESDAY, JULY 31

  • Kid's Day! Birds of prey. Learn all about raptors. During this program, falconer Jenny Schroeder will teach the audience about adaptations, behaviors, habitats and much more about these amazing birds. Please leave your pets at home. This event will be held at 1 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971.

 - AUGUST -

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1

  • Hawk Hill Raptors will present live birds of prey at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for additional information.
  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavillion. A performance by the Jon Archambault Band will begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact the City of Harrisville at (989) 724-6666.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 2205 Alger in Mikado. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages six through 12, five and younger eat for free. Call (989) 736-9526 for details.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4

  • Boat Parade of Lights will be held at Brownlee Lake in the Village of Lincoln at 8 p.m. DJ will provide music. For more information, call (248) 694-1910.
  • WXTF-LP 2nd annual Fundraiser Concert will be held at the Lincoln Senior Center, 207 Church Street from 2 p.m. to midnight. Call Tom Thomas at (979) 607-0187 for details.
  • Alcona Humane Society's annual dinner and silent auction will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the clubhouse on Lost Lake Woods Club north of Lincoln. Call (989) 726-7387 for details.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5

  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305) 395-0237 for details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7

  • Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollee 1941 Program will be presented by Michael Deren at 1 p.m. Learn about the CCC and what it did for the young men who served their country during its nine year existence. This event is free and will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people's trash a potential treasure? A forest archaeologist and volunteers from the National Forest Heritage Program will demonstrate archaeological methods through excavation of the Old Monument Store located on the grounds of Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.
  • Acting Up Theatre brings their high energy, interactive theatrical show to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.
  • Enjoy live music on the edge of Lake Huron with the annual summer concert series at the Harrisville Harbor Pavillion. A performance by the Ruby and the Retros will begin at 7 p.m. Seating is on the lawn. For your own comfort, bring chairs or blankets. Donations will be accepted. For more information, contact the City of Harrisville at (989) 724-6666.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10

  • End of Summer Reading Party for children and teens at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 2 p.m. Turn in all reading logs and tickets before 2 p.m. for a chance to win prizes. For more information, call (989) 724-6796.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.
  • Hike the Discovery Trail with a ranger and learn about forest management, local wildlife and plant life at 11 a.m. The hike finishes at the sand dune overlook. This event will be held at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.
  • Craft supplies and trunk sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Craftmakers' Cabin in Harrisville. Cost is $5 to sell your stash of art and craft supplies out of your car trunk. For more information, call Nancy Miller at (734) 904-0108.
  • Get to the Point - Heritage Fest! Time to gather at Sturgeon Point again to celebrate the shoreline traditions of commercial fishing, lighthouse keeping and picnic excursions. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Museum. Presented by the Alcona Historical Society and local maritime organizations. Call (989) 724-6297 for details.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUGUST 11-12

  • Fly-in and pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. both days. Breakfast served by the Oscoda Rotary. Cost is $6 for adults. Walk outside to view the planes that fly in. Wurtsmith Air Museum will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer $2 off admission for those who purchase breakfast. This event will be held at 4071 East Van Ettan Street in Oscoda. Call (989) 739-7555 for details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

  • Smokey's Birthday Party will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. Activities and refreshments provided. Call (989) 362-8971 for details.
  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305) 395-0237 for details.

TUESDAY - SATURDAY, AUGUST 14-18

  • Alcona County Fair week at the ARA site in Lincoln. Animal shows, bump and run, carnival. laser tag, horse pull, mud run, motorcross, kids coloring contest, motorcycle stunt show and much more. Contact William Thompson at (989) 724-5077 for additional information.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

  • Cameron Zvara will entertain all ages with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts and music at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

  • Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 East Traverse Bay in Lincoln. Cost is $12 per person, $6 under age 12. For more information, call Art at (989) 724-5802.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

  • Brownlee Lake annual golf outing will be held at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, 3501 South State Street (M-65) in Glennie. Registration at 10:15 a.m., tee off at 11 a.m. Call (989) 675-4319 for details.

MONDAY, AUGUST 20

  • White Pine Quilt Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North Second Street in Harrisville. Join them for quilting ideas, fellowship and inspiration. Quilters both new and experienced are invited to join or visit. For more information, call Joanne at (989) 255-7880.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22

  • Sunrise Community Food Pantry will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hubbard Lake Bible Church, 13508 Hubbard Lake Road, Hubbard Lake. Clients are asked to come only one time per month and must be present to receive food. The pantry accepts clients regardless of county of residence. Identification is required. Call (989) 727-3606 for details.
  • Do you like to dig in the dirt? Do you consider other people's trash a potential treasure? A forest archaeologist and volunteers from the National Forest Heritage Program will demonstrate archaeological methods through excavation of the Old Monument Store located on the grounds of Lumbermans Monument, 15 miles west of Oscoda on River Road. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (989) 362-8971.
  • Dynamic School Assemblies will present "Reading Rocks 2018" at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. This live rock n' roll show brings interactive entertainment to all ages. Call (989) 724-6796 for details.

FRIDAY and SATURDAY, AUGUST 24-25

  • Lincoln Lions 20th annual Antique and Classic Car Show. Parking lot party and cruise on Friday at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Alcona Motors. On Saturday, antique and classic vehicles are displayed along Lake Street in Lincoln. Pancake and sausage breakfast served by Lincoln Fire Department Auxiliary. Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and roasted corn served by the Lincoln Lions. 1950s music and raffles during the day. Contact Larry Elmer at (989) 255-7960 or (989) 736-9965 for additional information.

 - SEPTEMBER -

SATURDAY and SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 - 2

  • Harmony Weekend Arts & Craft Festival at the intersection of US-23 and M-72 in Harrisville. The arts and craft show will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Hundreds of vendors, unique handcrafted items, music on the hill, a concert and food. Fun for the entire family. Sponsored by the Harrisville Arts Council. Contact Carolyn Merkel (989) 724-1197 for details.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

  • Chalk Art Contest at the Harrisville Tennis Courts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All ages welcome, chalk provided. Cash prizes. The theme this year is "music." Sponsored by the Harrisville Arts Council. Contact Kathy Baird at (989) 724-9921 for details.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

  • Join the Harrisville Ukulele Meetup at the Bobcat Bar & Grill (Greenbush Golf Course) from 6 to 8 p.m. All levels of ukulele players are welcome. They meet to create a supportive ukulele community to strum, sing, and have fun. There will be a $1 collection to defray costs. Call Elaine at (305) 395-0237 for details.
  • Labor Day Parade in Harrisville at 1 p.m. Line-up at noon. Everyone welcome. All horses must wear a manure bag. For more information, call Ryan Mendyka at (989) 724-5577.

THURSDAY - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6-9

  • Seventh annual Alcona Arts Retreat. Choose one of five outstanding classes with experienced enthusiastic teaching artists. This year's classes are in jewelry-making, mosaics, experimental watercolor, pastels and plein air painting. Held at Lost Lake Woods Club, where students may stay and take meals. For more information, call Will St. John at (989) 736-3000.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

  • A fish fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 2205 Alger Street in Mikado. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages six through 12, five and younger eat for free. Call (989) 736-9526 for details.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8-9

  • Harrisville State Park Hunters Education Weekend. The 12th annual Hunters Education Weekend 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 with several knowledgeable instructors. Students age 10 or under require a parent or adult guardian to be in attendance with them. Call the park prior to the event as pre-registration is required. Registrations accepted until noon on September 7. Contact Colleen Higgins at (989) 724-5126.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

  • Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 East Traverse Bay in Lincoln. Cost is $12 per person, $6 under age 12. For more information, call Art at (989) 724-5802.

 - OCTOBER -

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.

 - NOVEMBER -

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.

 - DECEMBER -

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

  • Recycle Alcona County will hold drop off day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln ARA site. Enter and exit through the north gate. Call (989) 724-5077 or (989) 724-6546 for details.


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