JANUARY - 2014
PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE- SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014 held at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Rogers City. Signup begins at 3pm, play will begin at 4pm SHARP! This is the 1st event to qualify for the final in May and the $500 Bonus! To make it to the final night you must play in 2 of the 4 events or be the winner of any one night. Call the Chamber for more details 734-2535. M-F 11am-2pmCROSS COUNTRY SKIING
FEBRUARY - 2014
Super Bowl Sunday Chili Throwdown! First Annual Event will feature contestants competing for a $200 first prize and trophy proclaiming their Chili as the "Best in Northern Michigan". Local cooks, individuals and restaurants will be invited to enter the contest by maling a minimum two gallons of chili (maximum 4). The event will be held at the Waters Edge restaurant from 2:00-6:00pm. The public is invited to taste the different entries and judge them using a scoring sheet that will determine the most popular chili. The admission fee will be $9. Customers turn in a scoresheet that enters them in a drawing to win gifts & prizes! Contact the Waters Edge for the details and how to enter. 734-4747.
WINTER NIGHTS & LIGHTS. Lantered lighted ski evenings on 2 miles of groomed trails at Hoeft State Park 6:00 pm. to 9:30 p.m.
PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014 held at The Lighthouse Restaurant in Rogers City. Signup begins at 3pm, play will begin at 4pm SHARP! This is the 2nd event to qualify for the final night of play in May and the $500 Bonus! Call the Chamber for more details 734-2535 M-F 11am - 2pm.
Kiwanis Winter Carnival- Saturday, February 9th to be held at a new location. Moving from the "hole" to the pavilion.
BLACK MOUNTAIN NORDIC CLASSIC SKI RACE
MARCH - 2014
Open House at St. John Lutheran School- Tuesday, March 4 from 5p.m to 7p.m. For families with children in preschool - 8th grade. Learn about affordable Christian Education and tuition assistance. Meet our teachers, tour the school, and visit the classrooms. Enjoy a family dinner of pizza, veggies, and fruit. Enter a drawing for tuition voucher. New at St. John: Kids of Integrity Free After School Program Fourth Thursday of each month, 3-5 p.m. Beginning February 27. All area children are welcome!
10th Annual Antique Snowmobile Show- March 7-8th Location: Knights of Columbus Hall on County Rd 451, Rogers City
Friday noon- Vintage ride, Bon Fire, Hot Dog roast and 50/50 raffles. Bar opens at 3pm. Black Light Party with Live Music 9:30pm.
Saturday- 9am registration starts in Hall, 9am-3:30pm: Show and Swap ($10 to swap) 9am: Bloody Mary Bar (in Hall) Noon: Bar opens 5pm: Whitefish & Pig Roast Dinner $10- adults, $5- under 12. 5:30pm Awards Banquet, Trophy Presenation, Chinese Raffle winners announced, Live Auction 9:30pm Black Light Party with Live Band. All events are open to the public! For more information contact Dan Derry at 989-351-8347
PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE- SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 held at THE LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT in Rogers City, Registration begins at 3pm and play at 4pm sharp! This is the 3rd event to qualify for the final night of play in May and the $500 Bonus!Call the Chamber for more information 734-2535.
ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS:
APRIL - 2014
PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE- SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014 held at THE LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT in Rogers City. Registration begins at 3pm and play at 4pm sharp! This is the final qualifing event in the tournament. And the chance to play for the $500 bonus! Don't miss out! Call the Chamber for more information 734-2535.
PICD SPRING TREE SALE
MAY - 2014
PRESQUE ISLE POKER CHALLENGE FINAL- SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 held at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Rogers City. Registration begins at 3pm and play at 4pm SHARP! This is the FINAL and you must have played in 2 of the 4 qualifing events or been the winner of those nights in order to compete for the $500 Bonus! Call the Chamber for more information 734-2535.
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
ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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.
SPRING FEST CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES- Friday, June and Saturday June . Both days from 9am-4pm.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Optimist Club Tree Lighting- Westminster Park Wednesday NOVEMBER 26th
ROGERS CITY COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS: SHOWS 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.
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.