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Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord! – June 16 & 17, 2018
[ June 16, 2018 to June 17, 2018. ] Gaylord Regional Airport Presents the 2017 Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show @ the Gaylord Regional Airport, 16 & 17, 2018, with Air and Ground performances! Something to do for everyone in the family! Enjoy the wide variety of vintage warbirds, modern military aircraft, high speed passes, aerobatics, civilian general aviation aircraft, and military and emergency [...] more...

Gaylord Alpenfest – July 10 – 14, 2018
[ July 10, 2018 to July 14, 2018. ] Gaylord, a vacation destination in central northern Michigan, will be hosting its’ 54th Annual Alpenfest® on July 10th – 14th, 2018. Alpenfest® attracts not only local residents but also frequent vacationers enjoying the beautiful Michigan summer days. Additionally, it is Gaylord’s unofficial annual homecoming weekend, with former residents returning to enjoy the festivities. Expect five days of festivities [...] more...

2018 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – July 28 – 29, 2018
[ July 28, 2018 to July 29, 2018. ] The 71st annual running of One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth - The AuSable River Canoe Marathon - is upcoming July 28-29, 2018. Known by its legions of die-hard fans simply as "The Marathon", this event is one of the original ultra-endurance events in North America. The Marathon is also the middle leg [...] more...


 

Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord! – June 16 & 17, 2018

Gaylord Regional Airport Presents the 2017 Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show @ the Gaylord Regional Airport, 16 & 17, 2018, with Air and Ground performances!

Something to do for everyone in the family! Enjoy the wide variety of vintage warbirds, modern military aircraft, high speed passes, aerobatics, civilian general aviation aircraft, and military and emergency ground vehicles. Lots to see, do and eat!

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Gaylord Alpenfest – July 10 – 14, 2018

Alpenfest EntertainmentGaylord, a vacation destination in central northern Michigan, will be hosting its’ 54th Annual Alpenfest® on July 10th – 14th, 2018.

Alpenfest® attracts not only local residents but also frequent vacationers enjoying the beautiful Michigan summer days.

Additionally, it is Gaylord’s unofficial annual homecoming weekend, with former residents returning to enjoy the festivities.

Expect five days of festivities including a parade, carnival, kids games and contests, pancake breakfast, ethnic food, stages with live entertainment and the World’s Largest Coffee Break.

This is a true community celebration!

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2 months ago

Gaylord Alpenfest

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Good times at the Gaylord Alpenfest! From food, to rides, to the beer tent!

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2 months ago

Gaylord Alpenfest

ALPENFEST RUN RESULTS are posted on our website! Thank you to EVERYONE who participated! www.gaylordalpenfest.com ... See MoreSee Less

ALPENFEST RUN RESULTS are posted on our website!  Thank you to EVERYONE who participated!  www.gaylordalpenfest.com

 

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Way to go, Katelyn Smith !

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2018 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – July 28 – 29, 2018

The 71st annual running of One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth – The AuSable River Canoe Marathon – is upcoming July 28-29, 2018.

Known by its legions of die-hard fans simply as “The Marathon”, this event is one of the original ultra-endurance events in North America. The Marathon is also the middle leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing. New York’s General Clinton Canoe Regatta, staged Memorial Day, and Quebec’s Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie, staged over the U.S. Labor Day weekend complete the Triple Crown circuit.

More than 50,000 frenzied fans will cheer & urge on on the tough competitors in The Marathon at various points along the course. First, when the starter’s gun sounds at 9 p.m. Saturday night in Grayling, the teams dash with their canoes through the downtown streets in a thrilling LeMans-style running sprint to the river.

The start of the AuSable River Canoe Marathon has often been referred to as the most intense, exciting several-minute happening in all of competitive sports.

The two-person teams race 120 miles non-stop for 14 to 19 hours & over 50,000 paddle strokes on the AuSable River from Grayling, Michigan to Oscoda, Michigan, on the shores of Lake Huron.

They will battle darkness, weather conditions, river obstructions, illness & sheer exhaustion while charging down the river at a torrid pace of 50 to 80 paddle strokes per minute.

Thousands of fans travel to viewing locations at public access points, bridges & the six Consumers Energy hydroelectric dams that the teams must portage during the race.

Many riverfront homeowners host Marathon Parties for friends & family. The most die-hard fans follow ALL of the race – 120 miles & 14 to 19 hours to the finish line.

The AuSable River Canoe Marathon is organized by a non-profit organization, AuSable River International Canoe Marathon, Inc. (ARICM) which is made up entirely of volunteers who are fans of this great race.

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It’s Small Town Big Deal’s ANNIVERSARY! Six years ago today, we premiered on RDF-TV, and three years ago today, we premiered in National Broadcast Syndication. We are so grateful for all of the amazing people we’ve met along the way, and we are blessed to have such a wonderful, loyal fan base. Jann and Rodney send their sincere thanks to each and every one of you! Help us celebrate six amazing years by sharing our stories from around the US with your friends! ... See MoreSee Less

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AuSable River Canoe Marathon

For those of you that may be interested in exciting, new(er) events in northwestern MI...check out Paddle Antrim!🛶Registration is ending September 9th for the 2018 Paddle Antrim Festival, Sept. 13-15, an amazing paddle on the clear waters of Northern Michigan. This is non-competitive paddle with routes for beginners to those who like a challenge. Daily celebrations with live music, great food and drinks! Join us today! www.paddleantrim.com/paddle-antrim-festival ... See MoreSee Less

For those of you that may be interested in exciting, new(er) events in northwestern MI...check out Paddle Antrim!🛶

 

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