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Posen Potato Festival sign

A Peek Inside the Posen Potato Festival

Posted on September 9th, 2021
Local Experience Writer Lara King gives readers an inside look at a familiar favorite in Northeast Michigan. Alpena’s neighbor to the Northwest, Posen, has been celebrating the local potato harvest in Northeast Michigan for 67 years. Generations of families have grown up learning how to dance

Alpena’s 47th Annual MI Brown Trout Festival Begins!

Posted on July 15th, 2021
It’s time to try your luck at catching Big Brownie again! The 47th Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival begins this weekend, Friday July 16th.  Get in on the fishing action by joining one or more of the tournaments below:   2021 Tournaments 4th Annual Brown Trout TournamentJul

What’s Happening in Alpena on the 4th of July? 2021 Edition.

Posted on June 29th, 2021
Wondering what to do, where to go, and what to see this year in Alpena on 4th of July weekend? You’ve come to the right place! Here is our list of everything (that we know of) happening for the public this year:    July 3rd Coffee & Cars – Coffee and Cars is a casual event from 8 am &

Get in the Spirit with “Spirit of the Blues” at Alpena Blues Fest!

Posted on June 10th, 2021
Picture it…Alpena 2021. The soothing tunes of the blues dances in your ears, a Michigan craft cocktail in hand on a warm, sunny day in June. You’re in Downtown Alpena at the Blues Fest!  Alpena Blues Festival headliner, Thornetta Davis Since taking the 2020 season off (the year we do no…
Harvest Festival poster

All You Need to Know About Thundery Bay Winery’s Harvest Festival

Posted on September 5th, 2019
It’s that time of year again. The air starts to get crisp, we start obsessively thinking about pumpkin everything, and most importantly…the Thunder Bay Winery celebrates their Harvest Festival! If you caught our July newsletter (sign up and subscribe here), you read about Thunder B…
Diver over Albany Shipwreck. Photo by David Ruck.

Don’t Miss Out! Must-See Film Festivals Happening in Alpena

Posted on January 22nd, 2019
This week brings us the 7th Annual Thunder Bay International Film Festival to Alpena, with over 50 Oceanic and Great Lakes films created by filmmakers from all over the world! Beginning January 23rd, through January 27th.  Thunder Bay International Film Festival One special film tha…
Aerial view of Lady Michigan on Lake Huron.

Through the Lens: Instagram Fans Recap Summer in Alpena

Posted on September 19th, 2018
On Saturday summer will be officially over. We will start to tune into the earthy smells of autumn, the wind, the colors, and the breeze. But, wait! Before we get into “pumpkin spice everything” with our obligatory flannel shirts, let us reminisce on the beautiful warm days of summer Alpena was b…
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