Sanctuary of the great lakes

Calendar of Events

Something special is always going on in Alpena. Festivals and events that celebrate Independence Day, antique steam engines, classic cars, lighthouses, Santa Claus, the Thunder Bay River, and a fish called “Big Brownie” are just a smattering of the special events that take place in Alpena year round. Great performances at the Alpena Fine Arts Shell, Alpena High School Auditorium, the Alpena County Library and Alpena Community College’s Granum Theatre are scheduled throughout the year.

May
27
Fri
16th Annual Open House and Arts & Crafts Show
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

May 27nd – 29th – The lighthouse museum, fog signal building, Calcite Pilot House and gift shop will be open for the first time this year. Visitors can climb the tower, board the Pilot House, see the shipwreck on the beach and enjoy a fine spring day on the Lake Huron shores.

May 28rd and 29th – The artisans and craftspeople have set up their booths with quality, handcrafted merchandise to welcome you to An Afternoon of Arts and Crafts Show. Booths open from 10a.m.-4p.m.

Maritime Concerts with Songs of the Great Lakes will be featured on Sunday, May 29. Dan Hall is returning this year and will be performing from 11a.m.-12p.m. and again from 1:30p.m.-2:30p.m. Dan uses a folk art approach to his music that speaks to our Nautical History. He sings of lighthouses, storms and the great ship that once sailed our lakes. Dan also has a series of songs written with the younger set in mind. Fun and lighthearted just to make you smile. He even has a song about “40 Mile Point Lighthouse”!

The Kiwanis Club of Rogers City will be serving their famous whitefish sandwiches and other delectable treats from the Fish Shack conveniently located near the Fog Signal Building. Complimentary light refreshments will also be served Saturday and Sunday in the Fog Signal Building.

There is ample parking and sanitary facilities will be open to the public. Bicyclists may wish to pedal along the winding path from Rogers City to Lighthouse Park for the events. Bike racks are available at the park.

AS ALWAYS, ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Dali & Dante at the Besser Museum
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

An exhibit of 40 illustrations by Salvador Dali of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. www.bessermuseum.org

May
28
Sat
Alpena Farmers’ Market
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every Saturday in May. 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.

Garden Club at Alpena Farmers’ Market
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Hubbard Lake Farmer’s Market Grand Opening
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Vendors will have seasonal produce, delicious canned jams, jellies and pickles, farm fresh eggs, healthy alternatives including essential oils and natural products, garden plants, and beautiful crafts from local vendors. New vendor’s are welcome and can find the application on the Hubbard Lake Farmer’s Market Facebook page. We hope to see you there! For questions contact Leslie at 989-727-8025.

16th Annual Open House and Arts & Crafts Show
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

May 27nd – 29th – The lighthouse museum, fog signal building, Calcite Pilot House and gift shop will be open for the first time this year. Visitors can climb the tower, board the Pilot House, see the shipwreck on the beach and enjoy a fine spring day on the Lake Huron shores.

May 28rd and 29th – The artisans and craftspeople have set up their booths with quality, handcrafted merchandise to welcome you to An Afternoon of Arts and Crafts Show. Booths open from 10a.m.-4p.m.

Maritime Concerts with Songs of the Great Lakes will be featured on Sunday, May 29. Dan Hall is returning this year and will be performing from 11a.m.-12p.m. and again from 1:30p.m.-2:30p.m. Dan uses a folk art approach to his music that speaks to our Nautical History. He sings of lighthouses, storms and the great ship that once sailed our lakes. Dan also has a series of songs written with the younger set in mind. Fun and lighthearted just to make you smile. He even has a song about “40 Mile Point Lighthouse”!

The Kiwanis Club of Rogers City will be serving their famous whitefish sandwiches and other delectable treats from the Fish Shack conveniently located near the Fog Signal Building. Complimentary light refreshments will also be served Saturday and Sunday in the Fog Signal Building.

There is ample parking and sanitary facilities will be open to the public. Bicyclists may wish to pedal along the winding path from Rogers City to Lighthouse Park for the events. Bike racks are available at the park.

AS ALWAYS, ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Dali & Dante at the Besser Museum
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

An exhibit of 40 illustrations by Salvador Dali of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. www.bessermuseum.org

3rd Annual Hearse Car Show & Cruise
May 28 @ 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Go to www.nmhc.squarespace.com

May
29
Sun
16th Annual Open House and Arts & Crafts Show
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

May 27nd – 29th – The lighthouse museum, fog signal building, Calcite Pilot House and gift shop will be open for the first time this year. Visitors can climb the tower, board the Pilot House, see the shipwreck on the beach and enjoy a fine spring day on the Lake Huron shores.

May 28rd and 29th – The artisans and craftspeople have set up their booths with quality, handcrafted merchandise to welcome you to An Afternoon of Arts and Crafts Show. Booths open from 10a.m.-4p.m.

Maritime Concerts with Songs of the Great Lakes will be featured on Sunday, May 29. Dan Hall is returning this year and will be performing from 11a.m.-12p.m. and again from 1:30p.m.-2:30p.m. Dan uses a folk art approach to his music that speaks to our Nautical History. He sings of lighthouses, storms and the great ship that once sailed our lakes. Dan also has a series of songs written with the younger set in mind. Fun and lighthearted just to make you smile. He even has a song about “40 Mile Point Lighthouse”!

The Kiwanis Club of Rogers City will be serving their famous whitefish sandwiches and other delectable treats from the Fish Shack conveniently located near the Fog Signal Building. Complimentary light refreshments will also be served Saturday and Sunday in the Fog Signal Building.

There is ample parking and sanitary facilities will be open to the public. Bicyclists may wish to pedal along the winding path from Rogers City to Lighthouse Park for the events. Bike racks are available at the park.

AS ALWAYS, ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.

Dali & Dante at the Besser Museum
May 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An exhibit of 40 illustrations by Salvador Dali of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. www.bessermuseum.org

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