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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.

Check the Alpena Area Events Calendar below for programs and activities. Select by specific date ranges, or interest category. You can filter your interests using the dropdown menu so you only see results that are relevant to your interests. You can view results either by a traditional calendar view, or an agenda view by selecting from the view menu.

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Thursday May 23

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Occurring 05/09/2019 - 06/13/2019 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: NEMCSA Annex Building
Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative.

ACL Code Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 11/29/2018 - 11/19/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
The Alpena County Library Code Club is open to students ages11-18. Technology Specialist Nancy Mousseau will be facilitating the weeklyclub. Learn how

Quest for the Wreck of the Griffon

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ( 05/23/2019 )
In September of 1679, LaSalle’s vessel the Griffon went missing and it is now perhaps the most sought-after shipwreck in the Great Lakes.

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Friday May 24

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Friday Night is Family Night at Besser Museum

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( Occurring 05/24/2019 on Fri )
Friday night is Family Night at the Besser Museum!

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Saturday May 25

Alpena Farmers' Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm ( 10/13/2018 - 05/25/2019 on Sat )
City: Alpena
Location: The Alpena Mall
Come see some of the best locally grown and produced products Northeast Michigan has to offer. Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, maple syrup, honey,

40-Mile Point Lighthouse Arts and Crafts Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm ( Occurring 05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019 )
You are invited to join us for our annual "Afternoon of Arts & Crafts" show, which is held in Presque Isle County's Lighthouse Park

smART; Saturday Morning Art

10:00 am - 11:30 am ( 05/25/2019 )
Art Class

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Music is in the Air at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse

( Occurring 05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019 )
MUSIC IS IN THE AIR THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT 40 MILE POINT LIGHTHOUSE!

AKBC Lake Besser Bass Tournament

7:00 am - 12:00 pm ( 05/25/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Public Launch on Lake Besser
AKBC Lake Besser Bass Tournament

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Sound Healing with Paige

3:00 pm ( 05/25/2019 )
Join us the last Saturday of each month with Sound Healer Paige Trisko.

Rusty Petunia's 1st Anniversary Celebration

10:00 am - 6:00 pm ( 05/25/2019 )
Join us for the celebration of our 1st Anniversary in business!

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Sunday May 26

Light Up The Sky 5K Run / Walk

9:00 am - 10:00 am ( 05/26/2019 )
City: Presque Isle
Location: New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park
Light Up The Sky 5K Run / Walk

40-Mile Point Lighthouse Arts and Crafts Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm ( Occurring 05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019 )
You are invited to join us for our annual "Afternoon of Arts & Crafts" show, which is held in Presque Isle County's Lighthouse Park

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Music is in the Air at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse

( Occurring 05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019 )
MUSIC IS IN THE AIR THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AT 40 MILE POINT LIGHTHOUSE!

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Monday May 27

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Tuesday May 28

K of C Bingo

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( Occurring 12/04/2018 - 12/31/2019 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
K of C Bingo Every Tuesday

Tinker Tuesday

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( 02/05/2019 - 12/17/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Tinker Tuesdays Are Back!

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Wednesday May 29

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Public Schools Art Around Town

( Occurring 05/15/2019 - 05/29/2019 )
APS Art Around Town Exhibit

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Thursday May 30

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Occurring 05/09/2019 - 06/13/2019 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: NEMCSA Annex Building
Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative.

ACL Code Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 11/29/2018 - 11/19/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
The Alpena County Library Code Club is open to students ages11-18. Technology Specialist Nancy Mousseau will be facilitating the weeklyclub. Learn how

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Friday May 31

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

Alpena Art Walks

5:00 pm ( 05/31/2019 - 11/28/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Downtown Alpena
Downtown Alpena Art Galleries Art Walk!

AHS Bake Sale

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm ( 05/31/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Walmart Super Center
Come and enjoy homemade baked goods from your Alpena High Wildcat Cheerleaders!

Friday Night is Family Night at Besser Museum

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm ( Occurring 05/31/2019 )
Friday night is Family Night at the Besser Museum!

Besser Museum Membership Drive

8:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 05/21/2019 - 05/31/2019 )
Win a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island during the Besser Museum Membership Drive!
Saturday June 1

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

smART; Saturday Morning Art

10:00 am - 11:30 am ( 06/01/2019 )
Art Class

Pie Baking Contest

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ( 06/01/2019 )
Roll out some fun!

Alpena High Cheerleaders presents Good to the Last Bottle Drive Fundraiser

( 06/01/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena High School (Back of the school by the gym and soccer fields.
Have empty's and don't want to return them, have something more exciting to do let your AHS cheerleaders pick them up and do it for you.

Nature Walk at New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park

9:00 am - 10:30 am ( 06/01/2019 )
City: Presque Isle
Location: New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park and Museum
Heather Rawlings, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Biologist, will lead a nature walk on the trails at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park and Museum.
Sunday June 2

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Monday June 3

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Tuesday June 4

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

K of C Bingo

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm ( Occurring 12/04/2018 - 12/31/2019 on Tue )
City: Alpena
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall
K of C Bingo Every Tuesday
Wednesday June 5

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon
Thursday June 6

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( Occurring 05/09/2019 - 06/13/2019 on Thur )
City: Alpena
Location: NEMCSA Annex Building
Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative.

ACL Code Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 11/29/2018 - 11/19/2019 )
City: Alpena
Location: Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
The Alpena County Library Code Club is open to students ages11-18. Technology Specialist Nancy Mousseau will be facilitating the weeklyclub. Learn how

Apollo 11: Many Inspired Steps exhibit

( Occurring 04/27/2019 - 10/31/2019 )
The Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan is proud to present a special exhibition celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon

 

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