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In Beautiful Presque Isle, Michigan

Phone:(989) 595-2970
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E-mail: lmtaylor@lake-shore-realty.com
7750 East Grand Lake Road, Presque Isle, MI 49777





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Local Calendar of Events




Local Events


Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

2/18-19/2017

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

Free fishing all weekend! Come out and catch the big one! All license fees waived.
For more information go to: Michigan Department of Natural Resources



Grand Lake Ice Fishing Derby

2/13/2016

Grand lake fishing derby

One of the Grand Lake Sportsman's Club's annual fishing derbies.
Prizes for the largest yellow perch, walleye and northern pike.
The weigh-in station and tournament headquarters are located at
the north end of the lake, in the pavilion near the Grand Lake outlet.
Weigh-in lasts from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. with food and prizes afterwards.
For more information call: Terri McConnell (989)595-2154


7th Annual Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament

2/27/2016

7th Annual Reel Fun Ice Fishing Tournament

This annual event on Grand Lake at the DNR launch on Whiskey Bay.
Entry fee is $25 per hole. The tournament begins @ 12:00 p.m.
For more information go to: www.icefishingalpena.com




Long Lake Polar Bear Plunge

2/27/2016

polar bear plunge

This annual event helps raise funds for the Alpena Special Olympics. Registration begins at 12:00 p.m.
there will be a costume parade at 1:15 and the plunge will begin shortly afterward.
The location for the plunge is at The Sand Bar located on Long Lake Rd.
There will be a post plunge party immediately following. Come out and take a plunge!
For more information call: Andrea Rachko 1-800-644-6404 or go to: www.firstgiving.com




Grand Lake Community Chapel Soup Dinner

3/19/2016

soup dinner

This annual event is a fund raiser for the Grand Lake Community Chapel.
Come enjoy a delicious soup dinner with the good people of Presque Isle.
Dinner begins @ 5:00 p.m. Donations are always appreciated.




Portage Restaurant Opens

3/23/2016

portage restaurant

A casual Presque Isle restaurant with pizza & ice cream shop connected.
Located on beautiful Presque Isle Harbor, They provide a great dining experience & atmosphere.




International Dark Sky Week

4/8/2016

portage restaurant

This local even takes place at Rockport State Recreational Area and begins at 7:00 p.m.
Come out and gaze at the pitch black star filled sky above Lake Huron.




East Grand Lake Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

5/14/2016

East Grand Lake Fire Dept Pancake Breakfast

This local event takes place at Presque Isle Township Hall from 8:00am - 11:00am
and is a fund raiser for the local fire deartment. Free will offering. Donations appreciated.
Bring out the family and enjoy a delicious breakfast with our local firefighters.




Fireside Inn Opens

5/27/2016

fireside inn

A casual Presque Hotel with lodging, cabins, and casual dining.
Located on beautiful Grand Lake, They provide a great lodging experience.



Friends of the Grand Lake Library Geranium Sale

5/27/2016

Grand Lake Association Pancake Breakfast

This local event is a fundraiser for the Grand Lake Library. Geraniums are $4, Cosmos are $6.
You can drop off, or mail your payment to the The Grand Lake Library. Deadline is May 7th.
Pick up flowers at Garrity Hall on May 27 from 12p.m.- 3p.m.
Order forms available at the Library, Chapel, Township Hall,
Portage Store, Portage Restaurant, Lighthouses, & Birch Hill.


Grand Lake Association Pancake Breakfast

5/27/2017

Grand Lake Association Pancake Breakfast

This annual spring time breakfast is held as a kick-off-to-summer event in Presque Isle.
This event is held annually at the historic Presque Isle Lodge and is open to the public.
Bring out the entire family for some pancakes! Breakfast lasts from 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.



Presque Isle Harbor Light Up The Sky 5K

5/29/2016

Light Up The Sky 5K

This 5K helps raise money for the Presque Isle Harbor Independence Day Fireworks.
This event is held at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse and begins @ 9:00 a.m.
Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee is $20 before May 1st, $25 the day of the event.


Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

6/10-11/2017

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend

Free fishing all weekend! Come out and catch the big one! All license fees waived.
For more information go to: Michigan Department of Natural Resources



2nd Annual Nautical Swap Meet

6/17/2016

Long Lake Lights festival

This event is is a great place to buy and seel gear for your boat.
The swap meet is held at the LePage Building next to the fire Dept. and lasts from 10:00am - 5:00pm


24th Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show

6/18/2015

Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show

The Wooden Boat Show is an annual event held the third Saturday in June at the Presque Isle Harbor Marina.
Events kick off Friday with a participant luncheon, boat cruise, and reception, and continue into Saturday
with the official launch and opening ceremony. Food vendors, arts and crafts, and model boat displays.
For more information go to:www.presqueisleharborwoodenboatshow.com



Grand Lake Association Pie & Game Night

6/28/2017

Long Lake Lights festival

Come out for a slice of pie and try your luck at a board game!
The pie & games begin @ 7:00 p.m. at the Presque Isle Lodge.
For more information call: Sharon Jacobs (989)595-6210



Long Lake Lights Festival

6/25/2015

Long Lake Lights festival

The annual Long Lake Lights Festival begins shortly after dusk.
Come watch fireworks and lanterns fill the skies over Long Lake!


14th Annual Thunder Bay Maritime Festival

7/4/2016

Maritime festival

Bring out the whole family to this annual Independence Day event hosted by the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena.
Enjoy live music, kids games & crafts, water slide & bounce house, cardboard boat race, food vendors, shipwreck exhibits and more!
For more information go to: Thunderbay National Marine Sanctuary


Independence Day Picnic

7/2/2016

Independence day Picnic

This annual Independence Day celebration kicks off with a parade @ 10:30 a.m.
followed by a picnic at the New Lighthouse Park that lasts until 3:00 p.m.


Independence Day Light Up The Sky Fireworks Celebration

7/2/2016

fireworks

This annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration in Presque Isle Harbor is a fun time for the entire family!
The celebration begins at dusk. Grab an ice cream cone at the portage store and watch the fireworks from the marina,
or build a campfire and enjoy the fireworks show from private beaches on Crystal Point. Donations always appreciated.


Concert At The Lighthouse

7/6/2016

fireworks

This event takes place at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse and features live music by Steve Rea.
The show lasts from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Admission is free. Bring out your friends and family and enjoy the music!


Grand Lake Association Ice Cream Social

7/8/2017

Ice Cream Social

This annual family fun event is held at the Homestead Park and is a fund raising event for Grand Lake Association.
Enjoy an ice cream cone and visit with our friendly community! The fun begins @ 6:00p.m. and lasts until 8:00 p.m.
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Grand Lake Fishing Derby

7/9-10/2016

Grand Lake fishing derby

One of the Grand Lake Sportsman's Club's annual fishing derbies. Prizes for the largest yellow perch, walleye and northern pike.
The weigh-in station and tournament headquarters are located at the north end of the lake, in the pavilion near the Grand Lake outlet.
Weigh-in lasts from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. with food and prizes awarded afterwards.
For more information call: Terri McConnell (989)595-2154


Concert At The Lighthouse

7/13/2016

Grand Lake fishing derby

This event takes place at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse and features live music by Cory Prieur, Dan Ager, & Ed Gatzke.
The show lasts from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Admission is free. Bring out your friends and family and enjoy the music!


3rd Annual 5k Run

7/15/2017

Light Up The Sky 5K

This 5K event is held at the Homestead Park tennis courts and begins @ 8:00 a.m.
Check in begins at 8:00 a.m. and the run kicks off at 9:00am



42st Annual Michigan Brown Trout Festival

7/15-24/2016

Brown Trout Festival

The annual Michigan Brown Trout festival in Alpena lasts for over a week. Fishing tournaments, Cage fights,
beer tents, food vendors, live music, raffles & drawings. This festival has something for the whole family.
For more information go to: Alpena Michigan Brown Trout Festival


Concert At The Lighthouse

7/20/2016

Grand Lake fishing derby

This event takes place at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse and features live music by Bobbing For Piranhas.
The show lasts from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Admission is free. Bring out your friends and family and enjoy the music!


Grand Lake Youth Sailing Program

7/25-29/2016

Youth Sailing Program

This local event takes place on the north side of Grand Lake at the Grand Lake Beach House.
The program starts at 11:00am and last until 6:00pm. There are both morning and afternoon instructional sessions.
for more info email:sailingyouth@hotmail.com or visit: www.grandlakesailing.org


Concert At The Lighthouse

7/27/2016

Grand Lake fishing derby

This event takes place at the New Presque Isle Lighthouse and features live music by the Birch Road Band.
The show lasts from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Admission is free. Bring out your friends and family and enjoy the music!


Garage Sale Days

7/28-29/2017

Garage Sale Days

This annual community Garage Sale event has something for everyone! This event is sponsored by the Grand Lake Association,
Local residents have coordinated this event into one weekend. Enjoy the day shopping or selling unwated items around the house.
This even last from 10:00am -4:00pm. For more information call: Dale Burr (248)331-7958


Grand Lake Parade of Boats

8/5/2017

Long Lake Lights festival

This event begins at 9:00pm on Grand Lake.


Grand Lake Public Library Book Sale

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Book Sale

This is an annual fund raising event sponsored by Friends of the East Grand Lake Library.
The sale takes place @ 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.


11th Annual Friends of the Plaza Pool Open Water Swim

8/13/2016

Open Water Swim

The 11th annual open water swim is held at Crystal Point and the event begins at 8:00am and last until 12:00pm
Registration begins at 8:00am, 1/2 mile at 9:00am, 100yrd at 9:45am, 1 mile at 10:00am, 1/4 mile at 11:00am
For more info email: mark.kinney@utoledo.org or visit: www.plazapoolfriends.org


Presque Isle Arts & Crafts Show

8/12/2017

arts&crafts

The annual Arts & Crafts show is held at the Homestead Park.
There is a wide variety of crafts, food vendors, and entertainment.
The Arts & Craft show begins @ 10:00 a.m. and lasts until 4:00 p.m.



2016 Rogers City Nautical Festival

8/2-7/2016

Rogers City Nautical Festival

The annual Rogers City Nautical Festival is always an exciting event for the entire family.
Enjoy the parade, airplane show, carnival rides, arts & crafts, food vendors, and beer tent.
For More information go to: www.nauticalfestival.org


Poker Run On Grand Lake

8/19/2017

triathlon

This even takes place from 5:00 - 7:00 with awards and dinner afterwards. for more info call: Larry Feilds @(989)595-2759


Rockport Rugged Triathlon

8/20/2016

triathlon

This Triathlon takes place at Rockport State Park. Events begin at 8:00am
for more info call: (231)546-2229 or visit:info@3disciplines.com


Long Lake Fishing Derby

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Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show

This annual event is takes place at Dodge Marine from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Prizes for biggest Perch, Walleye, Pike, & Bass.


Labor Day Picnic

9/5/2016

Laborday Picnic

This annual Labor Day Picnic in Presque Isle takes place at the New Lighthouse Park.
The event lasts from 11:30 a.m.- 2:00p.m. Bring out the family and have a picnic!


64th Annual Posen Potato Festival

9/9-11/2016

Posen Potatoe festival

The annual Posen Potato Festival is an incredible event for the whole community.
The event lasts all weekend and includes a parade, carnival rides, food vendors,
arts & crafts, demolition derby , bump & run, and beer tents with live music.
For more information go to:www.posenpotatofestival.com


20th Annual Great Lakes Lighhouse Festival

10/6-9/2016

Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show

This 3 day event in the city of Alpena provides numerous activities, lighthouse tours, entertainment, and vendors.
The festival boasts over 100 maritime related vendors, lighthouse preservation groups, artists, authors and more.
For more information go to:www.lighthousefestival.org




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