Indian River Chamber of Commerce

 

Pure Waters. Pure Trails. Pure North.

July

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14 Buggin' Out with Little Traverse Conservancy
Designed for kids ages 7-12. Takes place 10am t0 11:30am at Seven Springs Nature Preserve, Cheboygan County. They’re small. They crawl, fly, and swim, and they live just about anywhere! Search for these six-legged critters and capture them for observation using nets both in the field and along the shore. Use field guides to identify them and what makes them so special. All materials are provided, though you are welcome to bring your own!
http://landtrust.org/wordpress/burt-lake-area-outdoor-sessions/
231-347-0991
14 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
15 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
16 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
16 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
17 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Friday features our 25th Annual SummerFest Craft Show downtown Indian River! More event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
18 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Saturday features our 35th Annual Craft Show and Indian River Classic & Custom Car & Truck Show downtown Indian River! More event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
18 Music on Mullett
General Pomeroy at Music on Mullett from 1-4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
18 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
19 Annual Eagles Chicken Dinner
Open to the public! 1pm to 5pm at the Indian River Eagles. Proceeds benefit the IR Eagles Ladies Auxiliary Charities, including the Heart Fund, Diabetes, Cancer, Kidney Fund, and more. Menu includes 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, potato salad, baked beans, and corn on the cob. $12 per person. 50/50 raffles! Call if you want to volunteer!

231-330-4701
19 Indian River SummerFest!
Save this date for Indian River SummerFest! Pure North fun for the whole family! Sunday features the popular Indian River Kayak Bike Biathlon! More event listings to come.
www.indianriverarea.com
231-238-9325
21 Transfiguration Nature Camp
Nature camp July 21st through 24th, 2015! Your child's nature adventure begins at our Discovery Center located on M-68 between Indian River and Alanson, We will explore various habitats, including deciduous forests and mixed forests. There will be lots of projects, questioning, and hands-on activities! Students ages 9-12. Registration cost is $60 per student per week, and there are scholarships available to make camp affordable for everyone. Contact Father Jim for scholarship information at 238-2188.

231-238-8029
21 Adventure in Nature Photography
Designed for kids ages 7-12. Takes place 10am t0 11:30am at Andreae/Banwell Preserves, Cheboygan County. Grab your digital camera for some photo fun! Refine your observation skills and take some cool nature photos to share with family and friends. The focus is to improve your nature photography skills and expand your creativity while providing opportunities to photograph unique and exciting subjects in nature. All abilities and cameras welcome.
http://landtrust.org/wordpress/burt-lake-area-outdoor-sessions/
231-347-0991
23 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
25 Music on Mullett
Chris Cahill at Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
25 KofC TRUNK SALE
Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary Trunk Sale! Have stuff you dont need? Be a vendor! Contact Linda (238-8065) or Eileen (238-8710) for your contract as soon as possible. Exhibit spaces are 13.5 feet by 19.5 feet. Need stuff you dont have! Come to our trunk sale! Located in the parking lot across from the Cross in the Woods on M-68, from 8am to 2pm. This event provides support for Cheboygan Infant and Maternal Support, Women's Resource Center in Petoskey, and Cradle of Love in Wolverine.

238-8065
25 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
28 Adventures on the Pigeon
Andreae/Banwell Preserves, Cheboygan County from 10am to 11:30am. Designed for kids age 7-12. Splash along the river bank. Stick your toes in the beautiful Pigeon River as it meanders its way through these Cheboygan County nature preserves. If tromping through the woods and playing in the river sounds like fun, then this is the program for you! Be sure to dress for getting dirty or wet.
http://landtrust.org/wordpress/burt-lake-area-outdoor-sessions/
231-347-0991
29 Rhythm on the River
Join us for a evening of live music featuring Charlie Millard! From 6-8 p.m. on the side lawn of the Indian River Area Library. This concert is free to attend.
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
30 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348

August

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1 Music on Mullett
Last Stop at Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
1 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
4 Transfiguration Nature Camp
Nature camp August 4th through 7th, 2015! Your child's nature adventure begins at our Discovery Center located on M-68 between Indian RIver and Alanson, We will explore various habitats, including deciduous forests and mixed forests. There will be lots of projects, questioning, and hands-on activities! Students age 6-12. Registration cost is $60 per student per week, and there are scholarships available to make camp affordable for everyone. Contact Father Jim for scholarship information at 238-2188.

231-238-8029
5 Rhythm on the River
Join us for a evening of live music featuring Ramblin' Jack Elliott! From 6-8 p.m. on the side lawn of the Indian River Area Library. This concert is free to attend.
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
6 2015 Alanson Riverfest!
Click the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.alansonriverfest.com/
6 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
7 2015 Alanson Riverfest!
Click the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.alansonriverfest.com/
7 Lighted Boat Parade
Lighted boat parade on the Indian River! In Case of Rain – Saturday, August 8th. Parade will start at dusk at DeVoe Beach and continue to I-75 bridge and return. Join in the fun! Find a spot on the river and see an amazing parade! If interested in participating, please call Sammy G at 810-845-3620.

810-845-3620
8 Music on Mullett
Heavens ta Betsy at Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
8 2015 Alanson Riverfest!
Click the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.alansonriverfest.com/
8 Top O Michigan Marathon Nationals Outboard Racing
Race: Noon - 2 P.M. Indian & Cheboygan Rivers closed during that time. Starts at DeVoe Beach Indian River.
http://www.tomorc.com/Top_O/Welcome.html
8 2015 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - 4x4 Burnout Tug of War at 7pm! $5 Per Person!
http://cheboyganfair.com/
8 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
9 2015 Alanson Riverfest!
Click the website linked to the right for a full list of events and entertainment!
http://www.alansonriverfest.com/
9 Top O Michigan Marathon Nationals Outboard Racing
Race: Noon - 2 P.M. Indian & Crooked Rivers closed during that time. Starts at DeVoe Beach Indian River.
http://www.tomorc.com/Top_O/Welcome.html
9 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Tractor Pull at 1pm! $5 Per Person!
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
10 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Skerbeck Carnival open daily at 1pm. Grandstand Event at 7pm!
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
12 Woof Wednesday at Crooked Vine Winery
From 6-8pm at Crooked Vine Winery in Alanson. Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Wood Wood Fired Up pizza and Jeff Pagel guitarist. Bring your pet, bring your friends, bring your kids and your appetite. Percentage of wine sales goes to LTBHS.
https://www.facebook.com/events/369506726572122/
231-881-6582
12 Rhythm on the River
Join us for a evening of live music featuring The Pistil Whips! From 6-8 p.m. on the side lawn of the Indian River Area Library. This concert is free to attend.
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
12 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Skerbeck Carnival open daily at 1pm. Battle of the Bands! 7pm, $10 per person.
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
13 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Skerbeck Carnival open daily at 1pm. Kids Day at the Fair at 1pm! 4x4 Mud Run at 7pm, $10 per person.
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
13 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
14 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Skerbeck Carnival open daily at 1pm. Super Modified Tractor & Truck Pull, 7pm, $12 per person.
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
15 Music on Mullett
Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm. Artist TBD!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
15 Cheboygan County Fair
Cheboygan County Fair - Livestock Auction at 12pm! Skerbeck Carnival open daily at 1pm. Bump & Run Derby Racing, 7pm, $12 per person.
http://cheboyganfair.com/index.html
15 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
16 Topinabee Chicken Barbeque
Come enjoy delicious BBQ Chicken and sides at the Annual Chicken Barbeque at the pavilion in Topinabee!

19 Rhythm on the River
Join us for a evening of live music featuring Mike Forns! From 6-8 p.m. on the side lawn of the Indian River Area Library. This concert is free to attend.
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
20 Burt Lake Chicken Barbeque
Chicken, corn, rolls and homemade desserts! This delicious tradition dates back more than 8 decades!

20 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
22 Music on Mullett
Drama Kings at Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
22 SUP Yoga Burt Lake
SUP Yoga Burt Lake - with BrassWind Landing and teacher Jesica Bunker. 8AM at DeVoe Beach. Please pre-register at BrassWind Landing, 6240 Mack Ave. Indian River, Mi. $15 with your board $30 with rental board.
www.artsandadventure.com
238-4348
23 Old 27 Motor Tour
Old 27 Motor Tour stops in Indian River! Come downtown to shop and dine while these beautiful cars are on display. Time TBA.
http://www.old27tour.com/
26 Rhythm on the River
Join us for a evening of live music featuring Dr. Goodhart! From 6-8 p.m. on the side lawn of the Indian River Area Library. This concert is free to attend.
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
27 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
28 Northern Michigan's Largest Garage Sale!
Cheboygan County Humane Society presents Northern Michigan's Largest Garage Sale! Located at the Cheboygan County Fairgrounds. Antiques, clothing, household items, books, and everything including the kitchen sink! Food trailer available Friday courtesy of Okie Dokey Concessions. Drop off date Wednesday, August 26 from 10am to 2pm.

29 Northern Michigan's Largest Garage Sale
Cheboygan County Humane Society presents Northern Michigan's Largest Garage Sale! Located at the Cheboygan County Fairgrounds. Antiques, clothing, household items, books, and everything including the kitchen sink! Food trailer available Friday courtesy of Okie Dokey Concessions. Drop off date Wednesday, August 26 from 10am to 2pm.

29 Music on Mullett
Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm! Artist TBD
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
30 Second Annual VFW Duck Race!
Second Annual VFW Duck Race! Sunday, August 30 at 2pm. Ducks are $5 a piece and will race from the Green Docks to the Bridge on the Indian River. Prizes include a full day pontoon rental from Indian River Marina, 4VIP Ferry Tickets to Mackinaw Island from Star Line, and other prizes! For ducks call 231-633-0496 or 231-238-0960.

231-633-0496

September

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EVENT

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3 Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up
Sunset Paddle Burt Lake Meet Up - Thursdays With BrassWind Landing’s Sheree Lincoln. 8:30PM at DeVoe Beach. Join Burt Lake Sunset Paddle page at www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
www.facebook.com/burtlakesunsetpaddle
238-4348
5 Music on Mullett
Kickin DJ Entertainment at Music on Mullett from 1pm to 4pm!
www.mullettlakemarina.com
1-238-268-3377
19 Northern Rods N Rides Annual Car Show
Northern Rods N Rides Annual Car show! Over 100 trophies given away, plus an 8x10 photo of your car for each entry, T-shirts, delicious food, raffles, and much more! Don't miss this 10th Annual Northern Michigan tradition!
https://www.facebook.com/northernrods.nrides/
231-238-5165

October

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10 "Fork, Cork, and Brew" Barn Dance
The 1st Annual Indian River Chamber of Commerce "Fork, Cork, and Brew" Barn Dance! Come enjoy a farm to table dinner, drinks and dancing in a local barn. More details to come!

231-238-9325
14 Woof Wednesday at Crooked Vine Winery
From 6-8pm at Crooked Vine Winery in Alanson. Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Wood Wood Fired Up pizza and Jeff Pagel guitarist. Bring your pet, bring your friends, bring your kids and your appetite. Percentage of wine sales goes to LTBHS
https://www.facebook.com/events/369506726572122/
231-881-6582
15 Annual Chamber Awards Dinner
Chamber and Community members are invited to celebrate local accomplishments! Dinner and dessert are included with the ticket price. More info to come!

231-238-9325

November

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15 Northern Michigan's Largest Buck Pole!
Northern Michigan's Largest Buck Pole! THOUSANDS of dollars in prizes given away down at Pat & Gary's Party Store in Indian River. Enter your buck for a chance to win!

231-238-6776
27 35th Annual Christmas Craft Show!
35th Annual Christmas Craft Show! Located at Inland Lakes School. Vendor check-in begins at 7:00am, and the craft show opens to the public at 10:00am until 4:00pm. $3 entry fee. Come enjoy this fantastic show with over 150 vendors of beautiful hand-crafted items!
www.irchamber.com
231-238-9325
27 Christmas in Indian River!
Christmas in Indian River! Come downtown for delicious soup and hot dogs, pictures with Santa, story time & crafts with Mrs. Claus, and a beautiful Christmas Parade followed by our town's Tree Lighting! Don't forget to stop in at all the shops for fabulous holiday shopping specials! Specific event times TBA.
https://www.facebook.com/ChristmasInIndianRiver
231-238-9325