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Thunder Bay International Film Festival
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information go to or call 989-884-6210.

Single Deck Pinochle
Jan 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Project Student Gourmet Friday Night Dinner
Jan 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Suggested donation of $3.50 for those 60 and over; $7 charge for those under 60. Meal includes Vegetable Noodle Lasagna with Ground Turkey, Breadstick, Caesar Salad, Pistachio Dessert.

Kid’s Fit Party- Go Green!
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kids join us for an action pack fun two hours of themed games and activities! We will keep them moving and having fun in a safe and social environment. Ages 5 through 12. $5 an hour or monthly memberships available. 989-340-2111

Annual Perch and Walleye Tournament
Jan 27 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm

Hosted by the Thunder Bay Walleye Club and Side Door Bait & Tackle. Registration is $10 and will pay for largest Walleye and Perch. Measuring will take place at the South DNR Launch between 7p.m.-8p.m. (late arrivals will not be accepted). Any questions call 989-727-2700.

Coached Swim Workouts
Jan 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

For ages 12 & above. Supported by Alpena Youth & Recreation. Each session cost $5 for members of both Plaza Pool and Friends of Plaza Pool, $10 for non members of these organizations.

Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jan 27 @ 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.

Thunder Bay International Film Festival
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information go to or call 989-884-6210.

Fat Tire Race
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information go to or follow the Dork Brothers Facebook page. Entry forms can also be picked up at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce.

Guitar Summit
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Presented by the Thunder Bay Arts Council. Featuring Birch Road Band, Bobbing for Piranhas, D3AD by Monday, High Speed and Music for You. 

Some lucky attendee will go home with a beautiful, custom hand-made guitar donated by Sparxx Guitarworks.

The doors will open at 6p.m. and there will be tony burgers, brats, nachos, popcorn, and beverages for sale. The program will begin at 7:30p.m. The ticket cost is $15 for adults and students are free with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the TBAC Office, APlex, Neiman’s Family Market, and at the door. For reserved tables, please call the APlex at 989-354-6164. For concert information visit our website at

Winter Games Humor Show
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm

Winter Indoor Games & Humor Fun: Come to enjoy some humor, improv, and winter indoor games. A few humor performers are expected for stand up and improv; and brief time of open mic for new performers. Also, some games to play with performers and any volunteers from audience, along with a new story smash game.

Mostly clean humor with focus on great time! Various performers expected to attend, with likely a variety of music, dance, improv, and volunteer participation. If you wish, there is going to be a brief open mic time, so you perform, or tell a story, or even do show and tell. Dress Code: Please come as you are, or in high fashion, or in costume, or dressed up in Winter Games Fashion!

Possible Extra: Note: There might be a Special After-Party Show to continue at another venue, depending on the energy levels, and interest from the audience and performers.

Cost is $2. For more information contact the Humor Activity Club at or 831-247-5177 or . Register at

Thunder Bay International Film Festival
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information go to or call 989-884-6210.

Low Impact Exercise
Jan 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Will be lead by instructors who are certified by the Arthritis Foundation.

Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Cook with a Book
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kids of all ages join us for some kitchen fun! We will read the book , “Pancakes, Pancakes.” Kids will get a chance to help make the batter for healthy pancakes! We will also be having a pancake flipping contest! Your children will not want to miss out on this fun! Please RSVP your child today to reserve their spot! Cost $10 or monthly memberships available. 989-340-2111

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

3:13 AM EST on January 23, 2018
12:00 PM EST on January 23, 2018
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