OSCODA-AUSABLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

(as of Thursday, April 29th, 2021)

May 2021

05/01Old Orchard Park Reopens  For more information call (989) 739-7814

05/01Oscoda Rotary Sponsored U.S. Highway 23 Cleanup (Staging at the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber Office – to be opened by 8:00 a.m.)

05/01Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for “To the Moon & Back” a new business in Oscoda located at 119 North U.S. 23 to be held at 10:00 a.m.

05/01-02“Fresh Air Market” located at Furtaw Field from 10-4 on Saturday and 10-3 on Sunday

05/06Alpena Community College Drive-Through Commencement at 5:30 p.m. on Main Campus in Alpena

05/08Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)

05/08Little League starts, and they will be honoring the Team from 2017 that was the last team to go all the way to State.

05/08Oscoda Area High School Prom & All-Night Party

05/12Northeast Michigan Farm Market Opens from 9-2 at the AuSable Township Shoreline Park For information, please contact Stephanie Wentworth at (989) 909-3193 or swent99@aol.com

05/14-16 Women’s Wellness Weekend at Camp Nissokone YMCA For information, please contact Ryan Mertz at (989) 739-2801 or camp@ymcadetroit.org

05/15Spring Bazaar at Oscoda United Methodist Church from 10-3

05/15 Wurtsmith Air Museum Opening on Armed Forces Day (reservations preferred) The museum will be open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 11-3.  For information, please contact Judy Shuler at (989) 739-7555 or email@wurtsmithairmuseum.net

05/17-20Alpena Community College’s “Just Jobs Week” from 9-11 “Connecting Employers & Employees”. There will be on the spot interviews with multiple companies. This event is being planned at the Oscoda Campus and for more information please call (989) 358-7295.

05/20Sunrise Side Lifelong Learning Board of Director Meeting 

05/23 Oscoda Area High School Graduation

05/25Food Give-Away held at 11 a.m. out at the Robert D. Hodges Athletic Complex at Oscoda Area High School

05/27Wurtsmith Air Museum Veteran Coffee Hour 9:30 a.m. and All Veterans are Welcome to Attend!

05/28-31 Memorial Day Family Camp at Camp Nissokone YMCA . For information, please contact Ryan Mertz at (989) 739-2801 or camp@ymcadetroit.org

05/29“Holy Spokes” Bicycle Tour Sponsored by Oscoda United Methodist Church. The ride begins at 9:30 a.m.  For information, please contact (989) 739-8591 or oscodaumc.weebly.com/forms.

05/29 Lakewood Shores P.O.A. is sponsoring a “May Mingle” at the Beach Club

05/31Memorial Day Ceremony & Program at the Oscoda Veteran’s Memorial Park at 1 p.m. The program will include the raising of the individual State Flags.

End of MayReopening of the Iosco County Historical Society (more details to be announced)

May 2021 Activities at the Robert J. Parks Library (989) 739-9581:

05/05 ‘ALL EARS’ Program from 4-5 p.m. for adults who enjoy being read to.

05/06-08Take Home Mother’s Day activities for kids to make for Mom.

05/15Opening Artists Reception for Spring Art Show from 10-1

05/15-06/18Spring Art Show on display to the public during regular library hours

05/19Adult Game Night (UNO) from 4-5 p.m.  Please call the library for reservations.

05/20P & P Project Night “How to draw and paint butterflies” from 5:30-6:30 p.m.  Please call the library for reservations.

05/26Ladies Craft Night from 5-6 p.m.  Please call the library for reservations.

05/29“Are You Smarter Than Your Smartphone Program” This program is geared to seniors and will be held from 10:15-11:30 a.m.  Please call for reservations.

June 2021

06/01AuSable-Oscoda Historical Museum will be reopening for its Summer Hours.  They will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10-3 p.m.

06/04-0623rd Annual Community Wide Yard Sale to be held from 9-5 at the Villages of Oscoda.

06/05-06“Fresh Air Market” located at Furtaw Field from 10-4 on Saturday and 10-3 on Sunday

06/12Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)

06/24Wurtsmith Air Museum Veteran Coffee Hour 9:30 a.m. and All Veterans are Welcome to Attend!

06/24-08/19Rotary of Oscoda presents “Concerts on the Beach” at the Oscoda Beach Park’s Band Shell.  Concerts will begin at 7 p.m.  In case of inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled.  Pop, Popcorn, and Snow Cones will be sold.  Programs to be presented:

06/24Grand Folks Trio08

07/01Pick n’ Steel

07/08The Victory Trio

07/15Money-Gods

07/222Wice Shy

07/29Boogie 2Shooz

08/05Sunrise Side Effect

08/12Flipside

08/19Concert to Benefit Special Olympics Featuring the Tipsico Band

06/25-27Wurtsmith Air Museum “Welcome Home Weekend & World War II Encampment” For information, please contact Judy Shuler at (989) 7555 or email@wurtsmithairmuseum.net

06/26-2737th Annual “Art on the Beach” to be held at the Oscoda Beach Park and at the intersection of Lake Street and River Road.  Presented by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.  To be held 9-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday.  For information, please contact the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce at (989) 739-7322 or director@oscodachamber.com

06/26-27“Shore Fun Beach Run”  (tentative – details to be announced)

06 through 08 “Bike Night on Dwight Street” on Thursdays presented by the Office Lounge & Grill For more information, please contact Laurie & Marc Harger at the Office Lounge & Grill at (989) 739-3388

July 2021

07/04July 4th Parade, Activities and Fireworks (pending approval with more details to follow)  To be presented by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, please contact the Chamber Office at (989) 739-7322 or director@oscodachamber.com

07/09-10 Lakewood Shores Community Wide Garage Sales

07/10 Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)

07/10Arts & Crafts Show sponsored by Blue Ribbon Events at Furtaw Field (more details to follow)

07/17Wurtsmith Air Museum presents the Pat Copeland Memorial Golf Outing at Lakewood Shores

07/21“Hurry Up & Paddle” Canoe Race (pending approval with more details to follow)  To be sponsored by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce

07/22“Blind (folded) Canoe Race” (pending approval with more details to follow)  To be sponsored by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce

07/22Wurtsmith Air Museum Veteran Coffee Hour 9:30 a.m. and All Veterans are Welcome to Attend!

07/23Wurtsmith Air Museum Presents Gary Powers, Jr. at 4 p.m. at the Oscoda Area High School Auditorium.  “Hear the story behind the headlines”.

07/24-25AuSable River Canoe Marathon from Grayling to Oscoda.  For more information, please contact Justin Griffith at (989) 820-5196 or justingriffith.aricm@gmail.com

07/26-08/01Iosco County Fair to be held at Iosco County Fairgrounds in Hale.  For more information, please contact Mark at info@ioscocountyfair.com

07/30-08/01Oscoda Area Schools “Classes of the 70’s Class Reunion”

JulyThe 20th Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s National Team Championship set for Lake Huron at Oscoda & AuSable Townships (more details to be announced)

August 2021

August “Battle for the Paddle” Scholarship Golf Challenge to be held at Red Hawk Golf Club & Grill (date to be announced).  Presented by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, please contact the Chamber at (989) 739-7322 or director@oscodachamber.com

08/14“RockFest” to be held at Furtaw Field beginning at 12:30 p.m. to Midnight.  Nine Michigan-Made Original Rock Bands will be raising funds for The Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Northeastern Michigan.  Food and merchandise will be sold, with a cornhole tournament as well.  

08/14Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)

08/21-22Wurtsmith Air Museum “Fly-In & Breakfast” (more details to be announced)

08/26 Wurtsmith Air Museum Veteran Coffee Hour 9:30 a.m. and All Veterans are Welcome to Attend!

08/28-29 “Flights on the Beach” to be held on Furtaw Field and sponsored by Blue Ribbon Events

September 2021

09/04-06Labor Day Weekend Family Camp (tentative), sponsored by Camp Nissokone YMCA.  For more information, please contact Ryan Mertz at (989) 739-2801 or camp@ymcadetroit.org

09/11 Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)  

09/17-19 “Paul Bunyan Days Festival” (pending approval)  Presented by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, please contact the Chamber Office at (989) 739-7322 or director@oscodachamber.com

09/18Wurtsmith Air Museum “Special Event” (more details to follow)

09/28Wurtsmith Air Museum Veteran Coffee Hour 9:30 a.m. and All Veterans are Welcome to Attend!

09/30Construction Management & Technology Career Fair presented at the Northern Michigan University Jacobetti Center

To be announced: Wurtsmith Air Museum “Founder’s Day (more details to follow)

October 2021

10/0220th Annual Fall “Arts & Craft Show” presented by the Oscoda Lions Club from 10-4 and to be held at Oscoda Area High School.  Applications are available by calling (989) 739-3911 or send an email to lionscrftshw@gmail.com

10/09Vintage Market sponsored by Tawas Antiques on the Bay from 9-2 (weather permitting)

10/09-10 “Pumpkins in the Park” to be held at Furtaw Field and presented by Blue Ribbon Events

10/17Wurtsmith Air Museum will be closing for the season.

December 2021

12/04“Northern Lights Parade” (tentative and pending approval).  Presented by the Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce.  For more details, please contact the Chamber Office at (989) 739-7322 or director@oscodachamber.com