August 2019

1-3 Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. during regular library hours. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 7246796.

2    Join local musicians in a casual jam session at the Harrisville United Methodist Church (fellowship hall), 217 N. State St. Light refreshments will be served during this free event. This friendly get-together is co-sponsored by the church and Inspiration Alcona.

3    The 3rd annual fundraiser to support Harrisville’s non-profit all-volunteer community radio station WXFT-LP (WTF 97.9 FM) at the Lincoln Senior Center, 207 S. Church St. Eight musical acts from 4 to midnight. Visit their Facebook page or go to Contact Tom Thomas (989) 607-0187.

3 Corn Hole Tournament at the Barton City Township Park, 9 a.m. until done, to support Suicide Prevention. Sponsored by the Barton City Improvement Association. Contact Bill Lossing (989) 335-3895.

7 Exotic Zoo, an educational wildlife program travels to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. at 1:30 p.m., for some hands-on fun. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

7 Summer Concert – Greg Fodor Band at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 7246666.

9    A special Frog Day Storytime and Craft at 10:15 a.m. a tthe Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. where everything is Froggy. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 7246796.

9    Get to the Point! Heritage Fest – time to gather at Sturgeon Point again to celebrate our shoreline traditions of commercial fishing, lighthouse keeping and picnic excursions. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Museum. Presented by the Alcona Historical Society.

10 Alcona Humane Society annual dinner and silent auction, held at the clubhouse at Lost Lake Woods Club in Lincoln from 5 to 8 p.m. Contact Jenna Richardson (989) 736-7387.

16 Swiss steak dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Alcona Masonic Lodge 292, 316 E. Traverse Bay, Lincoln. Contact Eric Wagner (989) 739-8172.

17 Alcona Masonic Lodge Golf Outing at Logger’s Trace in Harrisville at 9 a.m. Contact Mike Kerr (989) 657-1657.

17 Brownlee Lake annual Golf Outing at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, 3501 S. State (M-65) in Glennie. Registration at 10:30 a.m., tee-off at 11 a.m. Contact Deb Shaneour (989) 657-4319.

17 Craft Supplies & Trunk Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Craftmakers’ Cabin. Cost is $5 to sell your stash of art and craft supplies out of your car trunk. If rained out, will be August 18. Contact Nancy Miller (734) 904-0108.

20-24 Alcona County Fair, at the ARA site (fairgrounds) on Barlow Road in Lincoln. Animal shows, bump & run, carnival, laser tag, horse pull, motocross, kids coloring contest. Contact Bill Thompson (989) 724-5077.

24 Glennie Sportsman’s Club banquet fundraiser. at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 5971 N. M-65 Hale, MI. Starting at 4 p.m. Contact Richard Kurasz (989) 735-2231.

30  Special “Ants and Friends” Storytime Picnic at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. Storytime 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., picnic 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Everyone invited. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

30-31 Brownlee Lake annual garage sale, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m Barlow Road between south and north Sleeper Drives. Contact Michele Weber (989) 737-4220, Mary Gillies (989) 335-1683 or Connie Buelow (248) 321-7431.

31  Chalk Art Contest on the Harrisville Tennis Courts from10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Theme this year is “Pets.” All ages welcome, chalk provided, prize money. Sponsored by Harrisville Arts Council. Contact Kathy Baird (989) 724-9921.

31 Harmony Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival. Hundreds of vendors, unique handcrafted items, music on the hill, concert, and food. Fun for the entire family. Sponsored by the Harrisville Arts

Council. Contact Carolyn Merkel (989) 724-7197 or

31 Art in the Yard at Dragonfly Art Gallery, 116 E. Main St., Harrisville, from 1 to 3 p.m. Contact Lynne Freitag (989) 4647306.