October 2018

1
Artist of the month Kate LaJoie's artwork will be on display
for the entire month.  Dragonfly Art Gallery.
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

4 - 7
Third annual Lost Lake Writers Retreat. Learn poetry or prose
from six experienced, widely published author-teachers. Novelist
Jaquelyn Mitcharf and Michael Zadoorian; poets Cecilia Woloch,
Jack Ridl and Kathleen McGookey and songwriter Emily Rose.
Contact Will St. John (989) 736-3000.

5
Curtisville Civic Center Fish Fry is at 3985 Clouse Rd. (old Curtisville school) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $11.00 (3 pieces of fish), $9.00 (2 pieces of fish), $7.00 (1 piece of fish), children 5 and under free (1 piece of fish). Price includes coleslaw, fries, and coffee. Pop or water available for $1.00. For more information call 989-493-1548.

6
Blessing of the Animals.  To celebrate St. Francis Day all pets and their owners
are invited to a brief service followed by individual blessings at 11 a.m. This years
event will be held at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Mikado.
Contact Sue Wander 989-335-4054

6
Art in the Yard - featuring make and take pumpkin
painting project.  Dragonfly Art Gallery.
Contact Lynne Freitag 989-464-7306

6 - 31
Opening reception for Waterways Art Exhibit. A water-themed, juried are exhibit
in anticipation of Alcona County Library's November-December Waterways
presentation from the Smithsonian.  Separate judging for adults, teens, and
elementary students.  Contact Judith St. John 989-736-3000
Sponsored by Inspiration Alcona

12 - 14
Harrisville State Park Haunted Halloween Weekend!  Come enjoy a frightfully
fun outdoor experience.  Weekend activities include children's games, a site
decorating contest, trick-or-treating,  a haunted hayride and our spooky haunted
trail.  The event offers fun for all ages, so come and enjoy a great fall weekend
on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron.  A current Recreation Passport is required
for entry into the park, but all events are free.  This years event is sponsored by
WTZF-97.9 FM. Contact Eric Ostrander 989-724-5126

13 - 15
6th Annual Haunted Halloween Weekend at Harrisville State Park
Weekend activities include children's games, site decorating contest
and trick-or-treating for campground guests, haunted hayride and
spooky haunted trail. Fun for all ages.
Contact Eric Ostrander 989-724-5126

14
D Alcona Harvest Day Festival.  Pumpkin Chunkin', food, games for
the whole family from 1 p.m. to sundown at the ARA site (Alcona County
Fairgrounds) Contact Bill Thompson 989-724-5077

19
Swiss steak dinner at 4:30 p.m. at the
Alcona Masonic Lodge, 316 E. Traverse Bay
Rd., Lincoln. Contact Arthur Laatz (989) 724-5802 for details.