Indian River Chamber of Commerce

 

Pure Waters. Pure Trails. Pure North.

April

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24 Business Before Hours
Business Before Hours on Friday, April 24 from 7:30 to 9:30am at PNC Bank in Indian River! Come see the beautiful new renovations and enjoy a delicious breakfast courtesy of Christopher's Cafe. Only $5 for IR Chamber Members, $10 for Not Yet Members. Come join us for fantastic food, door prizes, and 50/50 raffle! RSVP to allison@irchamber.com or call 238-9325.

238-9325
29 Social Media Marketing Seminar
Social Media Marketing Seminar hosted by the Indian River Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Works! This seminar will feature a basic look into creating and managing social media pages to benefit your business, and is targeted to those who do not already have Social Media presence. The event will be hosted at Inland Lakes High School from 6pm-8pm and costs $10 per person. Pre-registration required! E-mail allison@irchamber.com or call to register.

231-238-9325

May

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12 Eagle Eye Naturalist Series
Round Lake Nature Preserve, 3:30 5:00 p.m. For kids of all ages. Registration required. Field guides and binoculars provided, but please bring your own if you have them. Birds fascinate us with their colorful feathers, ability to fly and amazing adaptations. They live in every habitat of northern Michigan and are easier to locate and observe compared to many other animals. This program offers kids an opportunity to discover the intriguing lives of birds, their role in the environment and connection to the natural world. Through a combination of presentations, stories, nature hikes, fun activities, technology and crafts, kids will explore northern Michigan bird life & more with bird enthusiast Mary Trout. Make-up Date: May 19 (if cancelled due to weather).
www.landtrust.org
231.347.0991
14 Grand Re-Opening Business After Hours
Grand Re-Opening Business After Hours! Thursday, May 14 from 5:30 to 7:30! The Indian River Golf Club has been beautifully renovated and YOU'RE INVITED to check it out, enjoy door prizes and delicious hors d'oeuvres absolutely FREE! Also sponsored by Indian River Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, and the United Way Alzheimers Group.

16 8th Annual Community Pride Clean Up Day!
Community pride clean-up day Downtown Indian River! Indian River residents and downtown businesses are encouraged to participate in this town-wide Spring Cleaning in preparation for the busy summer ahead. FREE Document Shredding available at the Chamber of Commerce from 10am to 12pm, hot dogs and soda for clean-up volunteers downtown, and street sweeper coming through town later the following week.

231-238-9325
16 Petoskey St. Francis Xavier School 24th Annual Spring Fling Gala Auction
Saturday May 16th 5pm - 11pm at the Bay Harbor Yacht Club 4300 Vista Dr. Petoskey, Mi. Auction Gala Dinner & Raffle. Grand Prize: $20,000 and drawing will be on May 16, 2015 at 8:30pm. Proceeds support Catholic education at St. Francis Xavier School Raffle tickets (license #C26795) are $100 each and Gala dinner tickets are $150 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling 231-347-4133.
www.sfxSpringFling.com
231-347-4133
27 Email, Digital & Mobile Marketing Workshop
Hosted at the Cheboygan Library in the lower level from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Lunch provided! Pre-registration required. Please contact Meghan Meyer for more information at meghan.meyer@106khq.com
www.106khq.com
231-881-1443

June

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6 Annual Indian River Walleye Tournament
Annual Indian River Walleye Tournament, presented by the Cochran Roberts VFW, Indian River Sportsman's Club and the Indian River Chamber of Commerce. Call or e-mail for registration info!

231-238-9325
13 MICHIGAN FREE FISHING WEEKEND!
Spring/Summer free fishing weekend in Michigan!
http://michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10364_52261_50497---,00.html
14 MICHIGAN FREE FISHING WEEKEND
2015 Spring/Summer Free Fishing weekend in Michigan!
http://michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10364_52261_50497---,00.html
18 Business After Hours at Northwoods Lodge
Business After Hours at the newly remodeled Northwoods Lodge! Come enjoy hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle as well as an opportunity to explore the updated and beautifuly rustic rooms at Northwoods Lodge in Indian River. $5 for Chamber members, $10 for not-yet-members. Please RSVP to allison@irchamber.com or call to RSVP.

231-238-9325
26 2015 Wolverine Lumberjack Festival!
Click the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.wolverinelumberjackfestival.org/
231-525-8124
27 Wildcat 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk
Wildcat 5K/1Mike Run/walk! Located in Wolverine, begins at 8:00am. Presented by the Indian River Striders! More info to come.
www.indianriverstriders.com
27 2015 Wolverine Lumberjack Festival!
Check the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.wolverinelumberjackfestival.org/
231-525-8124
28 2015 Wolverine Lumberjack Festival!
Check the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
www.wolverinelumberjackfestival.org
231-525-8124
28 Inland lakes Educational Foundation Golf Outing
Inland lakes Educational Foundation Golf Outing at the Indian River Golf Club - call 231-548-5161 or 231-238-7011 for registration information.

231-548-5161

July

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13 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
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
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
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

August

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6 2015 Alanson Riverfest!
Click the website linked to the right for a full schedule of events and entertainment!
http://www.alansonriverfest.com/
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 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/
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 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
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 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
16 Topinabee Chicken Barbeque
Come enjoy delicious BBQ Chicken and sides at the Annual Chicken Barbeque at the pavilion in Topinabee!

20 Burt Lake Chicken Barbeque
Chicken, corn, rolls and homemade desserts! This delicious tradition dates back more than 8 decades!

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/

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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
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