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Dec
3
Sun
FREE Open Skate Sunday
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Open Skate is sponsored by Alpena County Youth & Recreation Committee, and includes the use of skates! 989-358-0652.

Thunder Bay Arts Council Chorus Concert
Dec 3 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Bring your family to celebrate ‘This Christmastide’ with the Thunder Bay Arts Council Chorus!

Due to the popularity of these holiday programs, buying tickets in advance is highly recommended. Adult tickets purchased in advance are two for $25 or $15 individually and if purchased at the door $15. As always, children and students will be admitted free of charge. Advance discounted tickets may be obtained through the Thunder Bay Arts Council website, www.thunderbayarts.org, and at Neiman’s, Alpena. Admission is also available to holders of 2017-18 TBArts Passes.

Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Based on the MGM film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. The family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and The Trolley Song. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 989-354-2267

Dec
5
Tue
Project Blue Light
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Each year this ceremony honors all fallen law enforcement and fire personnel. Candles are lite for the fallen and Christmas trees are lighted. Our special Honor Guard posts the colors and bagpipes are played. Refreshments are served. The Public is encouraged to attend.

Dec
7
Thu
Great Start Parent Night
Dec 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Attention parents! Are you looking for a place in the community for your voice to be heard? Do you want a better community for your children? The Great Start Parent Coalition is the answer! Dinner will be provided and there is an on site playgroup available for children over 18 months. Call Heather Martin at 989-278-5994 to reserve your spot. Hope to see you there.

Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Based on the MGM film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. The family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and The Trolley Song. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 989-354-2267

Dec
8
Fri
Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Based on the MGM film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. The family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and The Trolley Song. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 989-354-2267

Dec
9
Sat
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey, flowers, grass fed beef, homemade sausage, and arts & crafts. For information call J.B. Cook at 989-255-9372.

Holiday Craft Show
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Gift shopping at its best! Shop our home business vendors and crafters to find a gift for that special person. 989-356-9016

Shout Eureka! Science Discovery Program LLC
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Discover Explore and Experience the wonders of science with STEM-based experiments designed to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This program was made possible through a grant from the Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee, Besser Museum, and Shout “Eureka”! Science Discovery Program LLC. Free event for all ages. For questions call 989-356-2202.

Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Based on the MGM film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. The family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and The Trolley Song. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 989-354-2267

Dec
10
Sun
Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Based on the MGM film, Meet Me in St. Louis is a delightful portrait of a turn-of-the-century American family. It is the summer of 1903, and the Smith family eagerly anticipates the opening of the 1904 World’s Fair. The family’s mutual respect, tempered with good-natured humor, helps them through romance, opportunity, and heartbreaks. Memorable musical numbers include Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and The Trolley Song. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 989-354-2267

FREE Open Skate Sunday
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Open Skate is sponsored by Alpena County Youth & Recreation Committee, and includes the use of skates! 989-358-0652.

Dec
15
Fri
MidMichigan Medical Center- Alpena “Used” Book Sale @ MidMichigan Medical Center
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dec
16
Sat
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey, flowers, grass fed beef, homemade sausage, and arts & crafts. For information call J.B. Cook at 989-255-9372.

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