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8:00 am Alpena Farmers’ Market
Alpena Farmers’ Market
Jun 16 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 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 Amy Roznowski at 989-350-2002.
8:30 am 2018 Walk and Remember
2018 Walk and Remember
Jun 16 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
The 5th Annual Walk and Remember brings the community together to celebrate the memory of loved ones at this family and pet friendly fundraiser. Teams and participants will meet at the Starlight Beach Pavilion and embark on a 1 or 2 mile course along the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Take a moment to visit our permanent memorial garden and tie a special ribbon on the Memory Tree. Part fundraiser and part memorial, Walk & Remember is designed to give families the opportunity to remember loved ones who have passed while supporting Hospice of Michigan’s Open Access Program. Participation is free, however donations and fundraising is encouraged. 989-358-4291
9:00 am 26th Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show
26th Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
A day of family fun. Come see all the beautiful wooden boats. We have cars. We have mustangs and corvettes this year. We will be doing a kids tent with activities for kids. Variety of arts and crafts. Food will be available all day. Check out their website for further details: 989-255-5115 Schedule of events: 7a.m.-10a.m. Participants’ Launching at Presque Isle Harbor 8a.m.-10a.m. Car show registration. Cost is $10 per car. Awards to be presented at award ceremony. You may preregister or register the day of the show. 9:45a.m. Opening Ceremony-Revered Scott Landane, Parish Administrator St. Ignatius Catholic Parish of Rogers City will do the Boat Blessing. Besser Chorus will be singing the National Anthem and O’Canada. 10a.m.-4p.m. Car Show 10a.m.-5p.m. Grand Lake Association Nautical Swap Meet. Four miles south of Wooden Boat Show on E. Grand Lake Rd. Next to East Grand Lake Fire Dept. Dozens of vendors sprawl out their tackle & gear, surfboards, fishing poles, inflatable boats, row boats, canoes, kayaks, boat motors and other marine/nautical items ready to make a deal. 10a.m.-2:30p.m. Balloting 11a.m.-4p.m. Boats on display for balloting. 10a.m.-5p.m. Arts & Crafts & Vendor Market Be sure to see the Model Boats on display[...]
9:00 am Alpena Civilian First Responder (CFR) Training
Alpena Civilian First Responder (CFR) Training
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hosted by WAR, Int. (Women At Risk). Seeing the Unseen: Do you know the signs of human trafficking? Would you know how to respond if you came across them? Many people unknowingly come in contact with exploited women and children. This training for all civilians will equip you to recognize the signs of trafficking within your scope of influence and know how to respond appropriately. The ticket cost of $30 includes luncheon/materials. Register at
10:00 am Hooked For Life Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby
Hooked For Life Kids Fishing Clinic and Derby
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free event offering fishing clinic and kids fishing tournament. New this year: Sea Lamprey exhibit. Lots of prizes to give away. Free snacks, beverages, and lunch. Trophies and Grand Prize giveaway. Registration is required to Cherokee, 989-884-3155 or by June 11, 2018.
10:00 am Summer Craft Show
Summer Craft Show
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Large deals going on at Sears, JCP, etc. Browse through our vendors and find the perfect last-minute gift for dad! Do you know someone or even yourself who would like to participate and purchase a booth? Contact us at the Alpena Mall for registration forms and price information. (989)356-9016.Things are just beginning to heat up at the Alpena Mall! Don’t miss out on a chance to be part of the fun!
10:30 am Story Time
Story Time
Jun 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us on a Michigan adventure as we read picture books about Michigan. Following story time, the kids will enjoy a craft and a snack. Questions? Call 989-354-4461.
12:00 pm 15th Annual Alpena Blues Festival
15th Annual Alpena Blues Festival
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 17 @ 12:00 am
Admission $20. Gates open at 10a.m. Here is the line up: 12p.m. Wild Rose 2p.m. Red Herring 4p.m. Erich Golbel & the Flyer Crowbars 6p.m. Broken Arrow Blues Band 8p.m. Hank Mowery & The Hawktones 10p.m. Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers For information on admission and camping go to or call Randy at 989-657-9313.
7:30 pm Alpena Symphony Orchestra’s Music for the Stage
Alpena Symphony Orchestra’s Music for the Stage
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
This full orchestra performance will be conducted by Jim VanEizenga, Director of Orchestras for Novi High School in Novi, MI.  As his custom, Jim VanEizenga will give a short, informative talk about the music on the program at 7 PM.The price of admission to this concert is $10 for adults. Students and children are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased before the day of the concert at Neiman’s Family Market and at the door at the time of the performance.  The ASO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.A reception will follow the concert in the lobby of the Alpena High School.  For more information please contact Andrea Arbuckle at 989-354-5139.

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