July 2019

3    Hawk Hill Raptors presents live birds of prey at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

4    Barton City’s Biggest Little 4th in the North Parade at 11followed by kids games, music, food vendor area and beer tent at the township park. Fireworks at dusk. Contact Bill Lossing (989) 335-3895.

4    Book Adoption from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations helpfund programs at the Curtis Township Library, 4884 Bamfield Rd. in Glennie. Sponsored by Glennie Friends of the Library. Contact Judy Kenyon (989) 335-1361.

5    Join local musicians in a casual jam session at the HarrisvilleUnited Methodist Church (fellowship hall), 217 N. State St. Light refreshments will be served during this free event. This friendly gettogether is co-sponsored by the church and Inspiration Alcona. 5-7 Arts, Crafts & Vendors Fair at the Craftmakers’ Cabin located at the intersection of M-72 & US-23 in Harrisville. Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Nancy (734) 904-0108.

6    At the Harrisville State Park, Smokey Bear will visit thecampground host site for photos and high fives from visitors 11 a.m. to noon. Afterwards, follow Smokey into the resort town of Harrisville to watch or participate in the annual kid’s parade! Be sure to bring your cameras and decorated bikes. 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, which will be visible from the park’s beach. A current Recreation Passport is required to enter the park. Contact Eric Ostrander (989) 724-5126.

6 Fireworks at dusk at the Harrisville Harbor. Come early and enjoy music by Rex Manning. Contact Alcona County Chamber of Commerce (989) 724-5107 or alconacountychamber@gmail.com.

6 The 43rd annual Children’s Parade at 1 p.m. in Harrisville. Decorate your bike, stroller or just yourself. Gather at Richard’s Pharmacy at 12:30 p.m. and parade down Main Street. Followed by a program at Harrisville Harbor Pavilion presented by Harrisville Arts Council. Contact chamber office at (989) 724-5107 or alconacountychamber@gmail.com.

6 Harrisville Lions Duck Race Fundraiser at the Mill Pond and Harrisville Harbor at 4 p.m. Contact Art Laatz (989) 7247590.

10 Summer Concert – Boogie 2 Shooz at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 7246666.

10 Explore the wonders of the night skies in a portable Starlab brought to you by Dynamic West at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

12-13 Harrisville’s Great Junque Hunt, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. A two-day market under the big tent at the Harbor featuring vintage, antiques and re-purposed finds. Contact harrisvilleartscouncil@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Harrisville Arts Council.

13 Mikado Days. Parade, car cruise, craft show, 1860s era baseball game, fire department Jaws of Life demonstration, kids carnival games, bouncie, waterslides, Eastern Star food sale, FFA pancake breakfast, 5k walk/run. Contact Micki (989) 965-1291.

14-16 The churches of Alcona County and surrounding area are presenting a 3-day invitation to the community at the harbor starting at 6 p.m. Contact Sue Wander (989) 335-4054. Sponsored by the Alcona Clergy Association under the auspices of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

17 There will be a live animal presentation by Ark Animal Encounters at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main. St. Two shows at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.

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

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

20  The 25th Anniversary Sunrise Side Wine & Food Festi-val from noon to 6 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor. Featuring Michigan vintners, breweries serving wine and beer. food from local restaurants. Contact (989) 724-5107 or www.alconacountychamberofcommerce.com.

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

20 Artist of the month reception for Bill Kehoe from 1 to 3 p.m. at Dragonfly Art Gallery, 116 E. Main St. Contact Lynne Freitag, 116 E. Main St., Harrisville.

20 Craft Supplies & Trunk Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Craftmakers’ Cabin. Cost is $5 to sell your stash of art and crafts supplies out of your car trunk. Contact Nancy Miller (734) 9040108. If rained out, rescheduled for July 21.

24 Summer Concert – Flipside at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 724-6666.

31 Summer Concert – Jon Archambault Band (blues) at 7 p.m. at the Harrisville Harbor Pavilion. Contact Barbara Pierce (989) 724-6666.

31 Ming the Magnificent will demonstrate Chinese cooking at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona Library, 312 W. Main St. at 1:30 p.m. Limited space, please call to register. Contact Denise Bearre (989) 724-6796.