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Jun
29
Thu
Ultimate Sports – Slam Ball
Jun 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Follow us on Facebook for more information or visit www.kidsfitnessandnutritionclub.com for more information! 989-340-2111

Jul
1
Sat
Alpena City Wide Garage Sale
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Get your maps at the Alpena News!

2017 Hemmings Motor News Great Race @ Bay View Park, Downtown Alpena
Jul 1 @ 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm
2017 Hemmings Motor News Great Race @ Bay View Park, Downtown Alpena |  |  |

Starting in Jacksonville, FL and ending in Traverse City, MI, the Great Race participants will be stopping in Alpena on Saturday, July 1st. The first race participant will be rolling in around 12:15 pm with more to follow throughout the day until about 4 pm. Check out these classic cars as they stop in for lunch on their long journey up the Dixie Highway. Find out more on their website at www.greatrace.com

Jul
2
Sun
First United Methodist Church 150th Anniversary Homecoming Weekend
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Choir reunion and special music at service. Picnic following the service. Please contact Delores Law or Gary Jarmuzewski at church office 989-354-2490 if you have questions.

Jul
10
Mon
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Grand Opening @ Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alpena
Jul 10 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Ribbon Cutting with the Alpena Chamber Ambassadors at 5:30p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and giveaways to follow. Please RSVP to 989-340-1800 if you plan to attend.

Jul
19
Wed
Introduction to Fashion Hacking
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Learning through doing: Free creativity, maker and STEAM workshops for librarians and educators. Trying to get more teens and adults into your makerspace? Host events around fashion hacking: cutting, modifying, stenciling, or repurposing secondhand clothing into new creations. You’ll learn no-sew and low-sew strategies for creating tote bags to dog toys, autograph pillows to one-of-a-kind t-shirts. Supplies provided. Register at http://makinginmichiganlibraries.eventbrite.com. For questions call 989-356-6188.

Jul
30
Sun
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Jul
31
Mon
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
1
Tue
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
2
Wed
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
3
Thu
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
4
Fri
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
5
Sat
142nd Annual Alpena County Fair
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm
Aug
11
Fri
34th Annual Antique Tractor and Steam Engine Show
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

For a list of events go to www.alpenaantiquetractor.com or call 989-358-0380 for more information.

Thunder Bay Car Show 2017
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for the finest car show in NE Michigan. Friday evening the show begins at The Big Boy Restaurant on Ripley Blvd. for a car show and cruise hosted by Ramblin’ Rods Car Club. Saturday morning beginning at 9a.m., cars will be on display at the beautiful Starlite Beach. Enjoy a full day of kid’s activities, live music, tasty food, and more. Saturday evening we head downtown Alpena to the Bay View Bandshell for a free concert featuring Tweed and Dixie. After the concert we return to Performance Locker at Mich-E-Ke-Wis Park for a Drive-in style movie night. We return Sunday morning to Starlite Beach for a pancake breakfast and send off ceremony. This show is sponsored by Eagle Supply Co. and Top O’ Michigan Insurance Agency Inc. as well as contributions from local businesses, making it FREE to register your vehicle and FREE for the public to enjoy! More details to come.

Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau
235 W. Chisholm St. • Alpena, MI 49707
1-800-4-ALPENA or (989) 354-4181
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