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.
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Meal & registration from 5p.m.-6p.m. – Play begins 6p.m. sharp! Meal includes Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad and Fruit Salad. Paying 4-places and 50/50. Admission is $10 per person and includes meal. You do not need to be a senior to partake, so come join us! 989-356-3585.
Meet at the day use parking lot. Cross country skiing on 1.5 miles of lantern lit trails. There will be a warming station with hot chocolate and water and a bonfire. Snowshoers are also welcome but please walk on the side of the trail. Questions call 989-734-2543.
An exhibit of 40 illustrations by Salvador Dali of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. www.bessermuseum.org
Thunder Bay Arts Council and Gallery will host an Open House for some of Besser Elementary art students. Several pieces of art from Kyle Kieliszewski’s art students will be on display. Refreshments will be served and we hope to see you there!
Our free Movies and Music series will begin with a showing of a hilarious backstage mockumentary of three eclectic, never-quite-famous folk bands as they come together for the first time in decades for a reunion concert. For title information, visit our website! www.alpenalibrary.org or call 989-356-6188.
Free Open Skate is sponsored by Alpena County Youth & Recreation Committee, and includes the use of skates! 989-358-0652.
The Alpena Speedskating Club has their ice schedule! They are skating every Wednesday at 7p.m. and every Sunday at 6p.m. Cost is $5/skater. Speedskating is an incredible and unique sport. With the club in town, no one has to wait every four years to see it and/or experience it.
A guided walking program to improve fitness through safe & adequate movement. Classes are FREE. To register, call the Health Resource Center at 989-356-8124.