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Area Programs for 2014

 APRIL - 2014

CHEBOYGAN AND PRESQUE ISLE COUNTY 2014 CAREER FAIR
- Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at the Cheboygan National Armory - 610 Cuyler Street. Employer set up is from 11:30am - 12:45pm. The event is 1pm to 4pm. To reserve space of for more information please contact Niki Chamberlain at 231-627-4303 ext. 1106. or Email: chamberlainn@nemcworks.org

KIWANIS CLUB EASTER EGG HUNT - Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Westminster Park in Rogers City, MI. Hunt begins at 10 a.m. The Easter bunny will be there to take pictures with kids! Free and open to the public!

PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE FINAL-  SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014 held at THE LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT in Rogers City. Registration begins at 3pm and play at 4pm sharp! Only qualifing players can attend - people who went to 1 of the previous games. Compete for the $500 bonus! Don't miss out! Call the Chamber for more information 989-734-2535. *The poker event in May had to be canceled so this one replaces it.

SPRING DONUT SALE will be held on Wednesday, April 23 at St. John Lutheran School,145 N. Fifth Street in Rogers City.  The sale will begin at 10 a.m. with a choice of glazed or sugar donuts. The cost will be: $10 per dozen; $5 per 1/2 dozen; $1 per individual donut.   Call 989-734-3580 for more information.

April 26, 2014: 8 AM, Concealed Carry Class at Fast Cash & Guns of Alpena, One day class, Call 989-356-2274 to sign up—only $100!

End of April: Spring Clean-Up at the Chamber! Weather Permitting. We would really appreciate any volunteers who could come out and help us clean the Chamber. We need to paint, landscape, and beatify! If you are interested in volunteering please contact the Chamber office for tentative dates.

MAY - 2014

Wine/Beer Tasting -
May 3, 2014 at The Lighthouse Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from The Lighthouse Restaurant or a Zonta Club member. Appetizers will be provided. Contact Sally Knopf for more information 989-734-4196

4th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism Speaks - May 3, 2014 at the Lakeside Park Pavillion. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the actual race begins at 10 a.m. There will also be a 1 mile kid run. Entry cost is $20. Visit www.rcautismrun.com for more information or to register. 

The 10th Annual "Afternoon of Arts & Crafts"-Sponsored by the 40 Mile Pt. Lighthouse Society- Saturday, May 24th and Sunday May 25th  10:00am to 4:00pm each day. Memorial Day Weekend is also the Annual Open House Week-end at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse. This is a great family setting offering visitors a chance to step back in time and enjoy history. You may climb the Lighthouse tower, tour the Museum and Gift Shop, step aboard the restored Calcite pilothouse or visit the shipwreck of the Joseph S. Fay on the beach. Enjoy our Rogers City Kiwanis Club's famous whitefish sandwiches or light refreshments served in the Fog Signal building. This event has it all and admission is free....hope to see you there! Visit our website at www.40milepointlighthouse .org 

3rd Annual Purple Martin Mania  -Saturday, May 24th  Dance under the ONLY streetlight in the county of Presque Isle- 8pm-11pm. For more information visit www.purplemartininn.com or purplemartininn@gmail.com.

May 25, 2014 - Maritime Singer/Songwriter DAN HALL will perform at 40 Mile Point Lighthouse. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Come out to the Lighthouse and bring your folding chairs! Go to www.40milepointlighthouse.org for more information.

Hawks Spring Fling- Baseball, food and more! Saturday, May 24th and Sunday, May 25th.

JUNE - 2014
Flag Day Festival- Saturday June 14th- Lakeside Park & Park, 11am- 6pm Events include- Kidde parade from Westminster Church to Lakeside Park at 11am. At 11:30am a gathering at the Liberty Torch where the VFW Post 607 Color Guard will present the flags and Judge Don McLennan will give a speech.
Other activities included are kidde games on the lawn, entertainment at the bandshell, Smoked Loin BBQ Dinner, Military Uniform display in the Pavilion. Flags will be displayed along the walk to the gazebo and the park boardwalk. These flags will be available for sponsorship, the cost is yet to be determined. For more information please contact Dave Nadolsky at 989-734-4535 or email davidnadolsky@hotmail.com
Sponsored by Rogers City Masons.

RC KIWANIS' SPRING FEST ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW - Westminster Park Saturday June 7,2014 10:00am to 6:00pm. Artist applications are available at the Rogers City Chamber of Commerce in the 24/7 lobby. For more information call Barb 989-734-4587.

CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES- Summe 13,2014 & June 14, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall: September 26, 2014 - September 27, 2014 same time. Contact Linda Ide at 989-351-8366 for more details.

WOODEN BOAT SHOW-PRESQUE ISLE HARBOR- Saturday, June 14th

June 30th- Doublehanded Sailing Challenge Sailboat race is celebrating their 30th Annual race to Rogers City! 

 


JULY - 2014

FAMILY FUN DAY- July 5th, 12noon- 5pm. FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AND FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Lakeside Park.
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES- 
FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT DUSK! 

44th Annual Dancing Hippopotamus Arts & Craft Show-Saturday & Sunday July from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day. The show is held at the Bearinger Township Hall on Townhall Hwy. (@ 18-20 miles north of Rogers City). There are approximately 45 exhibitors with totally hand crafted, one of a kind items.

FARMER'S MARKET- SATURDAY 8AM-NOON, Wednesday

SUMMER CONCERT SERIES-  

NAUTICAL QUEEN'S PAGENT- Friday, July 25th-Call the Nautical Office for more information 734-4546.

 


AUGUST- 2014

NAUTICAL CITY FESTIVAL - begins on Tuesday July 29th through August 3rd, Queen's Pagent Friday July 25th

ROGERS CITY LIONS CLUB EUCHURE TOURNAMENT- AUGUST 2 AT THE SENIOR CENTER, REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 6PM, PLAY AT 7PM. ENTRY: $20 PRE-REGISTRATION APPRECIATED- CONTACT DENNIS 989-734-4315. SLOPPY JOES AND SALADS AT 6PM. DOOR PRIZES/RAFFLES/ BYOB (MUSY BE OVER 21 TO PLAY)

 

ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY YOUTH THEATRE PRESENTS: DISNEY'S "THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR." SUMMER YOUTH MUSICAL.

FARMER'S MARKET- SAT. 8AM-NOON

 

SEPTEMBER- 2014

MILLERSBURG HOMECOMING CELEBRATION

 

Presque Isle County Fair- AUGUST 30TH, AUGUST 31ST AND SEPTEMBER 1ST. VISIT PICOUNTYFAIR.NET FOR ALL THE DETAILS!

POSEN POTATO FESTIVAL- September 

FARMER'S MARKET, SATURDAY, 8AM-NOON

City-Wide Garage sales- SEPTEMBER 

RC KIWANIS' FALL FEST ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW- WESTMINSTER PARK, SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 20,2014 10AM - 6PM. ARTIST APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE ROGERS CITY AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IN THE 24/7 LOBBY. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL BARB 989-734-4587. WESTMINSTER PARK IS LOCATED A BLOCK AND A HALF SOUTH OF THE TRAFFIC LIGHT. THE KEY CLUB KIDS WILL HAVE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE YOUNGER SET. ALSO JOINING US FOR THIS CELEBRATION WILL BE OUR FARMER'S MARKET, OFFERING THE BEST OF THIS YEARS HARVEST, FRESH FOR ALL TO ENJOY.

PRESQUE ISLE FAMILY HEALTH EXPO- SATURDAY SEPTEMBER , 10AM - 2PM. ROGERS CITY SENIOR CENTER. "HEALTHY LIVING FOR ALL AGES". HEALTH TALKS, CPR DEMONSTRATIONS, FLU SHOTS (CASH OR BILLABLE TO INSURANCE), OLD MEDICATION DISPOSAL..."YELLOW JUG", COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS, FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS, LUNCH & SNACKS AVAILABLE, FUN,FOOD,GAMES, LOTS OF INFORMATION TO PROMOTE A HEALTHY YOU...WHATEVER YOUR AGE! FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 989-356-8000.

 

HOSPICE OF THE SUNRISE SHORE GOLF TOURNAMENT - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER   HOSTED BY: NORTHERN MICHIGANS FINEST PRIVATE GOLF RESORT- "LOST LAKE WOODS CLUB" IN LINCOLN, MI. REGISTRATION IS LIMITED- CALL 989-358-1156 OR 800-664-8587. BURGER & BRAT LUNCH AT 11:30AM WITH CHECK-IN, 18 HOLES WITH CART- SHOTGUN START AT 12:30PM. APPETIZERS DURING AWARDS & SILENT AUCTION. PIG ROAST & BBQ CHICKEN DINNER AT THE LAKE PAVILION. $100 PER PERSON. ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT VITALCARE HOSPICE OF THE SUNRISE SHORE, 501C3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. GOLF NOT MANDATORY- PLEASE JOIN US FOR DINNER AND AUCTION.


OCTOBER- 2014

NIGHT AT THE LIGHTHOUSE-40 MILE POINT LIGHTHOUSE, Friday October 10th, 6:30pm

ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL -P.H. HOEFT STATE PARK

FARMER'S MARKET, SATURDAY, 8AM-NOON

ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS: SHOWS START AT 7:30PM ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. SUNDAY MATINEE AT 2:00PM. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

 


NOVEMBER- 2014
The Optimist Club Tree Lighting- Westminster Park Wednesday  NOVEMBER 26th

ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTSSHOWS START AT 7:30PM ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. SUNDAY MATINEE AT 2:00PM. TICKETS AVAIABLE AT THE DOOR.

Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce ANNUAL DINNER- November 1st

4th Annual Light up the City Christmas Parade- Parade will begin at 6pm from the Westminster Church and proceed down 3rd street to Huron Ave. and back to the Presque Isle Historical Museum for the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree. The Museum will provide hot chocolate & tea with other treats! If you are interested in being a part of the parade, please call the Chamber office to get the details. 734-2535, M-F 11am-2pm.

December- 2014

Rogers City Area Chamber of Commerce presents the Calcite Credit Union "12 Days of Christmas" promoting local shopping this holiday season. Beginning Friday, December 6th a registration box will be placed in a local business for 1 day. Stop into that business and enter your name to win a $100 gift certificate from that location. Look for the dates and locations flier that will be the Advance this week!  

Business After Hours- December h- PI County Historical Museum 5pm - 7pm Please come to our County Museum and enjoy the beautiful holiday decorations and the company of your fellow chamber members. Refreshments will be available.