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					27 Sunrise Gardening Club annual Garden Walking                16 & 17 Lincoln Lions Club 15th Annual Antique and                                   OCTOBER
Tour. The public is invited to tour several private gardens.   Classic Car, Tractor and Motorcycle Show. Parking lot          12 Sunrise Gardening Club Fall plant sale. Perennial
This year the gardens will be located at homes in the Lost     party and cruise on Friday at 5 p.m. On Saturday, antique      and houseplants will be sold by the club members at the
Lake Woods Club and refreshments will be available at          and classic vehicles are displayed on 2nd Street in Lincoln.   Farmers Market. Contact Becky Bean (989) 724-6569.
the lodge. Contact Becky Bean (989) 724-6569.                  Pancake and sausage breakfast served by Lincoln Fire
                                                               Department. Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, roasted corn          19 Dragonfly Art Gallery reception for artist of the
                                                                                                                                                                                               ALCONA COUNTY
27 East Shore Art Guild artists will be painting at selected   and beer served by Lincoln Lions under the big top. Street     month, Katie LaJoie, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at
gardens during the annual garden walk.                         entertainment and raffles during the day. Dunk tank with
                                                               local celebrities. Contact Bill Miller (989) 736-7631
                                                                                                                              Dragonfly Art Gallery, 116 Main Street, Harrisville. Contact
                                                                                                                              Sharon M. Rimatzki (989) 736-8263.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Events Calendar
30 Ming Louie teaches the basics of Chinese cooking            daytime,         (989)        884-2473          evenings,
and etiquette to teens and adults at 1:30 p.m. at the
Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. To
                                                               bmiller@millerofficemachines.com.                              26 Village of Lincoln DDA Annual Chili & Soup
                                                                                                                              Cook-off and Trick or Trunk from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                               Places to Go &
register, call (989) 724-6796.                                 20 – 24 The 42nd Annual Alcona County Fair. Livestock          The public judges chili and soup prepared by local

31 Harrisville City Summer Concert at the Harrisville
                                                               judging, horse shows, horse pulling, tractor pulling, bump
                                                               and run and other entertainment at the ARA/Fairgrounds
                                                                                                                              businesses. Decorate your car/trunk and pass out candy
                                                                                                                              to children. Contact Teresa Hart at (989) 736-8936,               Things to Do
Harbor. Whispers of the North: Gordon Lightfoot Tribute        in Lincoln. $5 for adults, free admission for children under   girlfriend311@hotmail.com
band. Contact City Hall (989) 724-6666.

                       AUGUST
2 Frog Day Storytime and Craft for children at 10:15
                                                               age 12. Contact Doug Travis (989) 736-6169.

                                                               22 Falconer Jenny Schroeder presents Birds of Prey
                                                               at 2 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County
                                                                                                                                                   NOVEMBER
                                                                                                                              6 Alcona Humane Society fundraiser dinner at
                                                                                                                              Backwoods Bistro, Lincoln from 4 to 8 p.m. Contact
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a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.   Library. Contact the library at (989) 724-6796.                Jennifer Forbes (989) 736-7387.
Join us for froggy crafts, froggy stories and froggy treats!                                                                                                                                               Provided by
Contact the library at (989) 724-6796.                         30 Special “Ants & Friends” Storytime Picnic begins             23 Alcona Humane Society Family & Pet Pictures
                                                               at 10:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County   with Santa at Harrisville Township Hall (Poor Farm Road
3 Alcona County electronic clean-up day from 10 a.m.           Library. Contact the library at (989) 724-6796.                south of M-72). Contact Jennifer Forbes (989) 736-7387.            Alcona County
to 1 p.m. Contact Mike Crick.
                                                               31 Harrisville Arts Council Harmony Weekend Arts               24 Harrisville’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and             Chamber of Commerce
3 Alcona Historical Society’s Historical Day at Sturgeon       and Craft Show. Over 300 booths all weekend.                   Christmas Carols. Contact Redlawsk (989) 724-6939.
Point Lighthouse from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family events,         Barbershop and Sweet Adeline groups performing. Contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                       P.O. Box 581
special entertainment, food and beverages available.           Judy Pyne (989) 724-7197.                                      30 Alcona Humane Society Family & Pet Pictures                       Harrisville, MI 48740
Celebrating the history of the lighthouse and Alcona County                                                                   with Santa at Harrisville Township Hall (Poor Farm Road
history. Contact Linda Klemens (989) 727-4703,                                      SEPTEMBER                                 south of M-72). Contact Jennifer Forbes (989) 736-7387.
                                                                                                                                                                                              (989)724-5107 • 1-800-432-2823
Lklemens@ymail.com.                                            1 Harrisville Arts Council Harmony Weekend Arts                                                                                www.alconacountychamberofcommerce.com
                                                               and Craft Show continues. Harmony Weekend Parade                                    DECEMBER                                      alconacountychamber@gmail.com
4 – 11 A children’s art display will be at the Dragonfly       at 1 p.m. Barbershop and Sweet Adeline group performing.       6 Lincoln’s Annual Festival of Lights celebration. Visit
Art Gallery, 116 Main Street. This art work was done           Contact Judy Pyne (989) 724-7197.                              with Santa at the Lincoln Depot; hot dogs and drinks
during the art classes conducted by the East Shore Art                                                                        served at the Lincoln Fire Station, bonfire for all. Quilt
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ARA Farm Market
Guild in months of June and July. On Thursday, August          5 – 8 Alcona Arts Retreat workshops on arts and music.         raffle for the Alcona Historical Society fundraiser. Contact      Locally grown produce along with
8th there will be a reception at the Dragonfly Art Gallery     Contact Will St. John at (989) 736-3000,                       Nick           Williams           (989)         727-4080,              crafts and cottage foods.
from 1 to 4 p.m. Contact Sharon M. Rimatzki (989) 736-         wmjestjohn@charter.net or www.InspirationAlcona.org.           NSWilliams11@charter.net.                                        Every Saturday, April to December
8263.
                                                               12 – 15 Texas Hold ‘em fundraiser for Alcona County            7 Christmas in the Village Holiday Bazaar at Maria                      10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
7 Harrisville City Summer Concert at the Harrisville           Chamber of Commerce at Vista Lanes, Oscoda. Contact            Hall (behind St. Anne Catholic Church, Harrisville) from                 ARA site in Lincoln.
Harbor. The Donny Hartman Band. Performing the roots           chamber office, (989) 724-5107.                                9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact chamber office (989) 724-        Contact Bill Thompson (989) 724-5077.
of rock-n-roll, blues and soul in a style all their own.                                                                      5107.
Contact City Hall (989) 724-66                                 21 & 23 – 25 Alcona Humane Society annual garage

16 Hawaii Day Storytime and Craft for children at 10:15
                                                               sale donation days! Drop off donations at the ARA site,
                                                               Lincoln from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Please no clothes,
                                                                                                                              7 East Shore Art Guild artwork at the holiday bazaar
                                                                                                                              in Maria Hall. (behind St. Anne Catholic Church, Harrisville)
                                                                                                                                                                                               Alcona County Recycle
a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.
Hawaiian attire encouraged. Contact the library at (989)
                                                               computers, sofa beds or large appliances.) Contact Diane
                                                               Rea (989) 727-1115 or rrrea9@yahoo.com.                        8 Sunrise Ringers Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. at
                                                                                                                                                                                                 second Saturday of
724-6796.
                                                               27 & 28 Alcona Humane Society Annual Garage Sale
                                                                                                                              Westminster Presbyterian Church, 201 North 2nd Street,
                                                                                                                              Harrisville. Contact Margaret Fox (989) 736-3025.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  each month at the
                                                               from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ARA site, Barlow Road, Lincoln.
                                                               Contact Diane Rea (989) 727-1115, rrrea9@yahoo.com.                  State of Michigan Commodity code: 8013011                     Lincoln ARA Site
                        MARCH                                   25 Lincoln Depot Bake Sale and Perennial Plant Sale           22 Alcona Humane Society Spaghetti Dinner and Silent          10 Harrisville City Summer Concert at 7 p.m. Dale
16 Inspiration Alcona/Dance Alcona-Community Dance              sponsored by the Alcona Historical Society from 10 a.m.       Auction from 4 to 8 p.m. All proceeds to benefit the          Dellar’s Hometown Band made up of local musicians who
Workshop. Harrisville, Township Hall, learn to dance like       to 2 p.m. Baked goods and perennial plants available for      Alcona Humane Society. Contact Jennifer Forbes (989)          love to get together and play. Music for all ages. Contact
they did in the 1800s. Contact Eric Dunckel at (989) 335-       purchase. Contact Nick Williams (989) 727-4080,               736-7387.                                                     City Hall for details (989) 724-6666.
0900, dancealcona@gmail.com or InspirationAlcona.org.           NSWilliams11@charter.net.
                                                                                                                              23 Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Michigan                 11 – 14 Lincoln Lions Club Texas Hold’em Poker
30 Village of Lincoln Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. to 1:30          31 Grayling to Oscoda, 200 mile garage sale. Contact          Annual Garage Sale and Silent Auction at the ARA/             Tournament at Vista Lanes, Oscoda. Contact (989) 739-
p.m. All businesses hand out stuffed eggs to the children.      your local chamber office for details and route map or        Fairgrounds on Barlow Road, Lincoln. (1 ½ miles north         5517.
Lunch is served at the fire hall, hot dogs, chips and punch.    call, (989) 826-5777.                                         of M-72). Contact Jeanne (810) 488-1652,
Every child receives a gift. Contact Teresa Hart (989)                                                                        jmari1941@gmail.com.                                          13 & 14 Harrisville Antiques and Collectibles Show.
736-8936, girlfriend311@hotmail.com.                                                     JUNE                                                                                               Antiques, collectibles, furniture at the Harrisville Harbor.
                                                                1 & 2 Grayling to Oscoda, 200 mile garage sale.               25 Wildlife Safari at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona    Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
                         APRIL                                  Contact your local chamber office for details and route       County Library. Nelson the Animal Guy brings his Wildlife     Contact Barbara Aldred (989) 724-5513.
20 Inspiration Alcona/Dance Alcona-Community Dance              map or call, (989) 826-5777.                                  Safari at 2 p.m. Contact the library at (989) 724-6796.
Workshop. Harrisville Township Hall, learn to dance like                                                                                                                                    16 Dig into reading with Paleo Joe at the Harrisville
they did in the 1800s. Contact Eric Dunckel at (989) 335-       7-9 The 31st Annual Lincoln Lions Lake Trout/Salmon           30 Alcona Historical Society Log Cabin Day from 1             branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Contact
0900, dancealcona@gmail.com or InspirationAlcona.org.           Fishing Tournament and Raffle. Three-day STIHL                to 4 p.m. Celebration of an authentic log cabin one-room      Alcona County Library (989) 724-6796.
                                                                Tournament Friday through Sunday with prizes for largest      schoolhouse. Contact Arlene Good (989) 736-3151,
20 Dragonfly Art Gallery’s artist of the month, Judy            fish of each species. The 13th Annual Shotmaker’s             ajgood@michiganx.net.                                         17 East Shore Art Guild Summer Impromptu VII from
St. John, reception from 4 to 6 p.m. at 116 Main Street,        Women’s Classic with teams of three ladies vying for the                                                                    3 to 7 p.m. Local artists will displaying their work.
Harrisville. Enjoy coffee, cookies and visit with the artist.   heaviest catch. The 31st Annual Budweiser Super                                        JULY
Contact Sharon M. Rimatzki (989) 736-8263.                      Tournament with teams of four competing for the heaviest      2 Tom Woodruff, artist and storyteller, will entertain        17 Harrisville City Summer Concert at 7 p.m. at the
                                                                catch. Contact Mark Feldhiser (989) 736-8151 daytime          the whole family at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of    Harrisville Harbor. Sal Agnello and The Pool Boys. Playing
21 Sunrise Ringers Concert. A community based group             or (989) 255-6324 evenings, mfeldhiser@alconatool.com.        the Alcona County Library. Contact the library at (989)       rock-n-roll and retro top 40 music. Contact City Hall (989)
(from Alpena to Oscoda) of handbell ringers will perform                                                                      724-6796.                                                     724-6666.
at 4 p.m. at the Ossineke United Methodist Church, 13095        15 Father’s Day Reception at Dragonfly Art Gallery,
US-23 South. Contact Margaret Fox (989) 736-3025.               116 Main Street, Harrisville from 1 to 4 p.m. An original     4 Barton City Fireworks, Biggest Little 4th in the North.     17 Harrisville Lions Club Annual Pulled Pork
                                                                work of art donated by Christine Brackett will be raffled     Parade, kids races, beer tent, cook shack and fireworks at    Barbecued Dinner and Ice Cream Social at the
                           MAY                                  off to some lucky dad! Contact Sharon Rimatzki (989)          dusk. Contact Jim Burger (989) 736-3401.                      Harrisville Harbor. Contact Jim Pyne (989) 724-6967.
Alcona Humane Society annual Mexican dinner. Date               736-8263.
and location to be determined. Contact Jennifer Forbes                                                                        4 Glennie 4th of July Celebration starts at 11 a.m. with      20 Sunrise Side Wine and Food Festival. Michigan
(989) 736-7387.                                                 15 Community-Wide Garage Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 4             carnival games, craft show, food vendors and fireworks        vintners and breweries serve wine and beer; area
                                                                p.m. Maps will be available around Harrisville on June        at dusk. Contact Teresa Perkins (989) 370-8855.               restaurants serve food from noon to 6 p.m. at the
9 Alcona Historical Society annual membership dinner            14. Contact the Alcona County Review (989) 724-6384                                                                         Harrisville Harbor. Contact Alcona County Chamber of
and program. Social hour at 5 p.m., dinner served at 6          or e-mail comp@alconareview.com.                              6 Harrisville’s 4th of July Fireworks at the Harrisville      Commerce (989) 724-5107.
p.m. Contact Ken Hubbard (989) 727-3523,                                                                                      Harbor. Music on the hill at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk.
KenHubbard083@gmail.com.                                        18 Animal Encounters will bring live animals to the           Contact, Alcona County Chamber of Commerce (989)              20 East Shore Art Guild artwork will be for sale by the
                                                                Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30       724-5107.                                                     members from noon to 6 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor.
10 Inspiration Alcona/Dance Alcona-Community                    p.m. Free fun for the whole family! Contact the library
Dance, John Stephenson Memorial Dance. Contact Eric             (989) 724-6796.                                               6 37th Annual Harrisville Children’s Parade at 1 p.m.         23 Mat Emerick, an amazing juggler and storytelling
Dunckel at (989) 335-0900, dancealcona@gmail.com or                                                                           All are invited to gather at Richard’s Pharmacy at 12:30      master, will entertain all at the Harrisville branch of the
InspirationAlcona.org.                                          16 and 18 - 21 Habitat for Humanity of Northeast              p.m. Decorate your bike, strollers or just yourself. Parade   Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Contact the library at
                                                                Michigan’s annual garage sale and silent auction              down Main Street, turn north of Lake Street to VFW for        (989) 724-6796.
11 Sunrise Gardening Club Spring plant sale. Perennial          donation days! Drop-off donations at the ARA site in          refreshments. Contact Mary Lou (989) 724-5178.
and annual plants will be sold by club members at the           Lincoln. Contact Jeanne (810) 488-1652,                                                                                     24 Harrisville City Summer Concert at 7 p.m. at the
ARA site Farmers Market. Contact Becky Bean (989)               jmari1941@gmail.com.                                          6 Harrisville Lions Club Annual Duck Race                     Harrisville Harbor. Blue Water Ramblers singing a mixture
724-6569.                                                                                                                     Fundraiser. Plastic numbered ducks are raced down Mill        of love songs, folk music and protest songs old and new.
                                                                22 6th Annual Lincoln Lions Golf Scramble. Twenty             Creek to the Harrisville Harbor. Contact Jim Pyne (989)       Contact City Hall (989) 724-6666.
11 Celebrate Mother’s Day with the artist of the month          four-person teams compete in a scramble format for            724-6967.
at The Dragonfly Art Gallery, 116 Main Street, Harrisville.     merchandise prizes. Golf at noon at Logger’s Trace at
Coffee, cookies and a free gift card for moms. Contact          Springport Hills Golf Club. Dinner follows at Village Lanes   6 & 7 Craftmakers’ Cabin Craft Show, 60 vendors
Sharon M. Rimatzki (989) 736-8263.                              with raffles and entertainment. Contact Lonnie Crampton       located around the cabin, 106 S. State Street (US-23),
                                                                (989) 724-9900, lonrita@charter.net.                          Harrisville. Contact Mary Solderholm (989) 450-0901.
11 Alcona County-Wide Clean-up. Contact Mike Crick

				
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