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6:00 am Thunder Bay Steelheaders Fishing Tournament
Thunder Bay Steelheaders Fishing Tournament
May 19 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm
Entry fee is $50.00 per boat. Must have one Steelheader member aboard. 9 rod limit per boat. Weigh in is one person’s legal limit out. Boats must be in the harbor by 1 p.m., weigh in at 2 p.m. Captain is to sign weigh-in sheet. 100% payout. Questions? Contact Dan at 989-255-7350.
8:00 am Coached Swim Workouts
Coached Swim Workouts
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
For ages 12 and above. Sponsored by Alpena Youth & Recreation. Cost is $5 for members – $10 for non members.
9:00 am Austin Bros. 200K Bike Tour @ Alpena to Charlevoix
Austin Bros. 200K Bike Tour @ Alpena to Charlevoix
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
For more information go to or follow the Dork Brothers Facebook page.
10:00 am Alpena Farmers’ Market
Alpena Farmers’ Market
May 19 @ 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.
10:30 am Turn the Page Story Time
Turn the Page Story Time
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story time for kids 2-8. This week we our theme is gardening with kids, and our guest reader is local teacher, Kelly Irving. After story time, the kids will enjoy a craft and a snack. Questions? Call 989-354-4461
11:00 am Wurtsmith Air Museum Opening Weekend
Wurtsmith Air Museum Opening Weekend
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free admission for this weekend only. We celebrate Armed Forces Day and Community Appreciation Weekend. Will be open every weekend until September 10. Cost is $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under, free for under 5. Active military are always free.
1:00 pm Book Signing
Book Signing
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join author Derek Chowen, author of “The Thawing Man”. Derek is a former Alpena resident. Questions? Call 989-354-4461
3:00 pm OPC’s Second Annual Barn Dance
OPC’s Second Annual Barn Dance
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Horse rides, games, and other activities available. Food and drinks available for purchase. No need to know how to dance – just follow the caller!$10 per adult, $5 for children 6-12, 5 & under are free. Purchase tickets at Olivet, Neiman’s Family Market & at the door.Sponsored by Options Pregnancy Center, 989.354-6089
5:00 pm Euchre Tournament
Euchre Tournament
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hosted by Friends of the Plaza Pool. Cost is $20.00 per person – Cash prizes (to be determined by the number of participants.). In any case, 60% pay out. Highlights: Food, Cash Bar, 50/50 Drawing, $1 Pool for the person with high game.
5:00 pm Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Big Game Banquet
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
A fun filled night of games, raffles, live and silent auctions, with wonderful prizes of art, rifles, outdoor gear, and other great items. All proceeds go to ensure the future of elk, other wildlife, and there habitat. To protect lands for all to use in the future. $70 for a meal and membership. For more information email or call 989-657-5856.
7:30 pm Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Playwright Tom Stoppard turns the most famous play of the western world on its head by placing its two most minor characters into lead roles. This is the funniest play about death ever written. It’s a re-imagining of Hamlet as seen from the perspective of the two most minor characters. Call 989-354-3624 for ticket information.

Alpena Convention & Visitors Bureau
420 N. 2nd Ave. • Alpena, MI 49707
(989) 340-2288
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