July 2018

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Barton City's 4th of July parade at 11 a.m. followed by
kids games, music, food, vendor area and beer tent in the park.
Fireworks at dusk. Contact Bill Lossing 989-335-3895

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Guest artist reception for Wendy Worth.  Dragonfly Art Gallery
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

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At the Harrisville State Park, Smokey Bear will visit the campground
host site for photos and high fives from visitors at 11 am.  Afterwards
follow Smokey into the resort town of Harrisville to watch or participate
in the kid's parade.  Bring your camera and decorated bike.  This event is
open to all visitors.  Later that evening, the City of Harrisville will be putting
on their fireworks display over the Harrisville harbor, visible from the park's beach.
A current Recreation Passport is required to enter the park.
Contact Eric Ostrander (989) 724-5126

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The 42nd annual Children's Parade at 1 pm in Harrisville.  Decorate your bike,
stroller or just yourself.  Gather at Richard's Pharmacy at 12:30 pm and parade down Main St.
Contact Mar Lou Webb 989-724-6497

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Harrisville Lions Duck Race fundraiser at the Mill Pond and Harrisville
Harbor at 11 am - Contact Art Laatz 989-724-7590

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Fireworks at dusk at the Harrisville Harbor.  Come early and enjoy music
by Rex Manning.  Contact Alcona County Chamber of Commerce
989-724-5107

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Arts and Crafts Fair at the Craftmakers Cabin, M-72 & US-23 intersection,
Harrisville. Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 10 am - 4 pm.
Contact 734-904-0108

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The Storyteller's will perform at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County
Library at 1:30 pm.  Experience musical selections, captivating stories and
hands on fun with musical instruments from around the world.
Contact Denice Bearre 989-724-6796

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Summer Concert Boogie 2Shooz
at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Pavilion.
Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 724-6666.

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Art in the Yard, featuring make and take necklace and bracelet
projects for kids of all ages. Dragonfly Art Gallery
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

14
Food Truck Fun at the Harbor.  With a base under the big tent the
weekend before the annual wine festival.  Farm to Fork Alcona brings
the tastes of selected food truck chefs to the Harrisville Harbor.
Contact Will St. John 989-736-3000

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Mikado Days Parade, car cruise, craft show, 1860's era baseball game,
fire department jaws of life demonstration, kids carnival games, bouncie,
water slides, Eastern star food sale, FFA pancake breakfast, 5k walk/run.
Contact Micki 989-965-1291

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Thornapple Woodlands presents Maple Syrup Melodies at the Harrisville
branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 p.m. Learn the legend of
maple syrup and how it is produced at this family presentation. Experience
tapping and savor syrup on ice cream.
Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

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Summer concert, Oxymoron Band at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor.
Contact Barbara Pierce 989- 724-6666 for details.

17
Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the
Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 East Traverse
Bay Rd., Lincoln. Contact Arthur Laatz (989)-724-5802.

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The 25th Annual Sunrise Side Wine and Food Festival from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
at the Harrisville Harbor. Featuring Michigan vintners, and breweries serving
wine and beer with food from local restaurants.
Call (989-724-5107) for details. www.alconacountychamberofcommerce.com .

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Artist of the month reception for Bill Kehoe. Dragonfly Art Gallery.
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

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Art in the Yard, featuring make and take painted rock and painted branch
projects for kids of all ages. Dragonfly Art Gallery
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

22
Maritime sketch-in. Learn to sketch the Great Lakes scenes and subject matter
from 10 am to 2 pm at Sturgeon Point Lighthouse Museum. Drawing materials
and coaching are free. Presented by the Alcona Historical Society and Waterways
Art and Journaling Project.
Contact Jim Berry 989-724-6297

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Mat Emerick mime, juggler and storyteller presents "Read, Rock N Roll Variety
Show" at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 1:30 pm
Entertainment for all ages.
Contact Denise Bearre 989-724-6796

25
Summer concert series - Bandura Gypsies
at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Pavilion.
Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 724-6666.

26-28
Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the Harrisville branch
of the Alcona County Library during regular business hours.
Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.