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Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord! – June 14 – 17 & 18, 2017
[ June 14, 2017; June 17, 2017 to June 18, 2017. ] Gaylord Regional Airport Presents the 2017 Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show @ the Gaylord Regional Airport, June 14 - 17 & 18, 2017, 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 [...] more...

Gaylord Alpenfest – July 11 – 15, 2017
[ July 11, 2017 to July 15, 2017. ] Gaylord, a vacation destination in central northern Michigan, will be hosting its’ 53rd Annual Alpenfest® on July 11th – 15th, 2017. 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...

2017 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – July 29 – 30, 2017
[ July 29, 2017 to July 30, 2017. ] The 70th annual running of One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth - The AuSable River Canoe Marathon - is upcoming July 29-30, 2017. 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...

Farmfest 2017 – August 10 – 13, 2017
[ August 10, 2017 to August 13, 2017. ] Farmfest is a four day music festival located on an old farm near Johannesburg Michigan. Our 19th year! All Michigan artists! 59 bands plus! Dance Pavilion. Lots of activities for the entire family. more...


 

Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord! – June 14 – 17 & 18, 2017

Gaylord Regional Airport Presents the 2017 Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show @ the Gaylord Regional Airport, June 14 – 17 & 18, 2017, 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!

Wednesday, June 14th

  • AIR SHOW Gates open at 3:00 p.m. to the public
  • 5:30pm National Anthem with show to follow

Saturday, June 17th

  • AIR SHOW Gates open at 10:00 a.m. to the public
  • Noon Opening Ceremonies
  • 1pm – 4 pm Jaw dropping Aerobatic aerial performances, Jets and vintage war birds performing and on display.

Sunday, June 18th

  • AIR SHOW Gates open at 10:00 a.m. to the public
  • 1pm – 4 pm Jaw dropping Aerobatic aerial performances, Jets and vintage war birds performing and on display
  • 5:00 p.m. – Wings Over Gaylord 2017 closes

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Season Finale of The Voice Watch PartyMay 23, 9:00pmThe Ellison PlaceHey Lauren Duski Fans!! Are you ready for a WATCH PARTY???

WHERE: ELLISON PLACE (the old Jay’s building)

WHEN: Tuesday, May 23rd from 9-11PM (Doors open at 8PM)

We will have snacks, beverages, plenty of seating, multiple TV’s tuned into @NBC THE VOICE, and a room FULL of LAUREN DUSKI FANS ready to cheer her on!! All of this AT NO CHARGE!!!! How cool is that?!?!

HUGE THANK YOU TO Kevin & Darce Johnson for their generous donation of the Ellison Place, Dianne Bartow for all your help with the planning, Rhonda & Bob from BJ’s restaurant for providing all the beverages, snacks, & decorations, and to Flowers by Josie for the awesome donation of balloons to decorate the hall with!

So, bring your friends, your family, anyone who loves Lauren as much as we do, and join us for a PARTY!!! Oh!! And don’t forget to wear your “Lauren Duski” t-shirts to show your support!!! Don’t have one yet??? NO PROBLEM…..Sunfrog Shirts will be there with plenty available for purchase.

Oh and did I mention that TV 7&4 will be there to shoot some footage of our HOMETOWN SUPPORT!!!! So SHARE, spread the word, and lets all come together to cheer on our hometown girl as she vies for the title of THE VOICE SEASON 12 WINNER!!

#teamlaurenduski
#teamblake
#season12thevoice
#laurenduskigaylordfanclub
#hometownsupport
#dontmissthisparty
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Top 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Cool! We are there!

All the way to the Top Lauran

Wish I could be there.....but I will be in spirit.....

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Yes🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵🎵

That is awesome can't go but will be cheering you on like I do every week you got this

Tiffany wanna go ?

Wish I was there.I may like a shirt.!!!The girls too.

This is beautiful! Nothing better than hometown LOVE! Gaylord residents, America is watching you and what a wonderful role model you have been for us all! Neighbors loving and supporting neighbors! How refreshing and inspiring! Lauren, thank you for showing America what the people of Michigan and your hometown of Gaylord are made of! Good Luck! America help make this watch party a celebration! VOTE #teamlauren MONDAY NIGHT!

I posted, but wanted to comment here that on Tuesday NBC has the voice listed as 9-11pm!

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Less than 50 days

Fathers day weekend again???

Isn't there going to be a big band dance in the hangar this year?

🛫 AIR SHOW VIP TICKET GIVEAWAY! 🛬
We're giving away 4 full-access tickets to Wings Over Northern Michigan! All you need to do is like our page, share this post, and comment below, guessing how many gallons of jet fuel we plan on using during the air show this year. Is it 1,000? 10,000? 20,000? Be the closest one to guess and you will be our lucky winner. Learn more at wingsovernorthernmichigan.org ... The air show is June 14 & 17-18. We'll see you there! 👋
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Sure looks like Niagara Falls to me..... goat island below. Beautiful pic!

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Gaylord Alpenfest – July 11 – 15, 2017

Alpenfest EntertainmentGaylord, a vacation destination in central northern Michigan, will be hosting its’ 53rd Annual Alpenfest® on July 11th – 15th, 2017.

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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Gaylord Alpenfest On Facebook

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Gaylord Alpenfest

Meet our 2017 Pontresina Award (Patty Dobrzelewski) Winner, Judy Wojciechowski-Burkhardt and COPESD at Gaylord High School. Did you know they have been making our pins for over 41 years! Congrats and we'll deserved. ... See MoreSee Less

Meet our 2017 Pontresina Award (Patty Dobrzelewski)  Winner, Judy Wojciechowski-Burkhardt and COPESD at Gaylord High School. Did you know they have been making our pins for over 41 years! Congrats and well deserved.

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Congratulations Judy Wojciechowski-Burkhardt

Congratulations to our hard working & dedicated COP ESD & Staff & Students at GHS with Judy Wojciechowski-Burkhardt at the helm! I am very excited for you all❤️

Congrats Judy & GHS COPESD students !!

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ATTENTION BOARD MEMBERS: Please stop by the Chamber Thursday to help distribute Pins & Brochures around Gaylord - THANK YOU ... See MoreSee Less

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Introducing our 2017 Dar Award Winner, Ric Miller. We can't even count how many years Ric has been involved with Alpenfest working behind the scenes. Thank you Ric for many years of service! ... See MoreSee Less

Introducing our 2017 Dar Award Winner, Ric Miller. We cant even count how many years Ric has been involved with Alpenfest working behind the scenes. Thank you Ric for many years of service!

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2017 AuSable River Canoe Marathon – July 29 – 30, 2017

The 70th annual running of One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth – The AuSable River Canoe Marathon – is upcoming July 29-30, 2017.

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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AuSable River Canoe Marathon

Thank you, Brendan Kinney, for participating in the AuSable Canoe Marathon Pledge Relay.

The 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - is upcoming July 29-30. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichiganWhat a beautiful morning for a canoe ride down the AuSable River! We learned today more than $3,000 has been raised for the AuSable River Canoe Marathon general fund. Meghan Morelli- TV 7&4 were happy to be part of the fundraiser! We got our workout in - paddling about eight miles!
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Thank you, Brendan Kinney, for participating in the AuSable Canoe Marathon Pledge Relay.

The 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - is upcoming July 29-30. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon 
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy 
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan

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Worked our way back from Foote Dam to Grayling today. River never looked better.

Great pics

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AuSable River Canoe Marathon

Thank you, Meghan Morelli- TV 7&4, for participating in the AuSable Canoe Marathon Pledge Relay

The 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - is upcoming July 29-30. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan

Meghan Morelli- TV 7&4
Had the honor of being a guest to canoe down the Au Sable River this morning for a relay to raise money for theAuSable River Canoe Marathon! Thank you so much for inviting us! I'm just proud we didn't flip! 🛶👍🏼☀️
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Been there, did that, OUTSTANDING!

How many boats were there, because after Burtons we didn't see anybody, of course we were looking down stream LOL. TEAM Bernie Fowler, i think it was 2:10 when we pulled into McMasters. One of our relays did Flip, the Wind blew them into a sweeper.

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AuSable River Canoe Marathon

The 2017 Pledge Relay Challenge has begun! Colin Hunter and Sean Casey started at Stephan Bridge in a racing boat, and Bill Torongo and Jeff Kolka will start at Wakeley Bridge in an aluminum canoe. Who will make it to McMasters first??? Stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less

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I think Torongo and Kolka but in the end I hope they all have fun and enjoy the beautiful day!

Who made it first?

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A Rabaska/R-9 racing canoe comes to northern Michigan!

This past weekend AuSable Marathon volunteer Calvin Hoogerhyde travelled to Toronto to pick up the Rabaska/R-9 racing canoe that he purchased in Quebec. Martin Gervais of the ACRQ - Canot marathon R9 association met Calvin in Toronto to deliver the canoe.

Calvin is organizing a Michigan Rabaska/R-9 racing team to compete in the R-9 races at the AuSable River Canoe Marathon July 29-30, and at la Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie, the final stage of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing, over Labor Day weekend in Quebec.

Congratulations, Calvin. We look forward to seeing that Michigan R-9 team compete!

The 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - is upcoming July 29-30. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan
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A Rabaska/R-9 racing canoe comes to northern Michigan! 

This past weekend AuSable Marathon volunteer Calvin Hoogerhyde travelled to Toronto to pick up the Rabaska/R-9 racing canoe that he purchased in Quebec. Martin Gervais of the ACRQ - Canot marathon R9 association met Calvin in Toronto to deliver the canoe.

Calvin is organizing a Michigan Rabaska/R-9 racing team to compete in the R-9 races at the AuSable River Canoe Marathon July 29-30, and at la Classique internationale de canots de la Mauricie, the final stage of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing, over Labor Day weekend in Quebec.

Congratulations, Calvin. We look forward to seeing that Michigan R-9 team compete!

The 70th AuSable River Canoe Marathon - Presented by Consumers Energy - is upcoming July 29-30. Since 1947, One of the Greatest Canoe Races on Earth!

AuSableCanoeMarathon.org
@AuSableMarathon 
#HupAllNight
#ConsumersEnergy 
#TripleCrownOfCanoeRacing
#PureMichigan

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Yeah Calvin! This is awesome.

The Paddle For A Cure Canoe Race and Team Hope Walk is this weekend! This event is unlike any other race on the Michigan Canoe Racing Association schedule, raising money for Huntingon's Disease, and raffling off a ton of prizes!

Be sure to go to the Event page check out the extensive list of items up for grabs. If you can't make it, donations are still appreciated> hdsa.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1213

Paddle for a Cure Canoe Race and Team Hope Walk (Huntington's Disease Fundraising event)May 20, 8:00amHastings, MIPaddle for a Cure and Team hope walk
May 20th
Canoe Racing will begin at Charlton Park
2545 S Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058

--Charlton Park--
C1 race $350 purse ($10 pre-registration $15 day of)
Registration 8:00-9:00
Race briefing at 9:15
Race start at 9:30
The C1 race will be held on Thornapple Lake and will be a looped course. It will be 30 min long. Registration will take place at the Charlton Park Public boat launch.

Youth C2 race (free)
Race will be a short sprint course held at Tyden Park after the C2 Race.
* all participants will receive a HDSA Team Hope medal

C2 Race $1000 purse
Expert I and Expert II will start at the same time and finish at Tyden Park.
Registration 8:00-11:00 (Expert-1 $30 pre-registration, $35 day of, Expert-2 registration $20)
Race briefing 11:30
Race start 12:00

C2 race will be a mass start with a loop on Thornapple lake and then down the Thornapple river to Tyden park. Approximately 1 1/2 hours.
Viewing points along C2 race
Start can be viewed at boat launch, bouy turn will be viewable from beach area. Follow signs.
Additional viewing available at River mouth at Charlton Park
Spectating at Mckeown Bridge off of Nashville Rd.
The city of Hastings has a river walk you can access from Tyden Park. There is also plenty viewing along the river bank at the finish.
Mckeown Bridge Park
From Charlton park turn left onto Charlton park Rd.
At 79 take a right. Turn right onto Mckeown Rd. McKeown bridge will be on your right. Limited parking at the bridge. If you go just past the bridge Mckeown Park will be on your left with more parking. To get to Tyden park get back on Nashville Rd. And follow it into Hastings to state st. Stay straight to continue on state st. Until you reach m43. Tyden Park will be visible from here off of M43. Look for signs for Canoe Race and Team Hope Walk.
*All C2 Racers and walk participants will receive a T-shirt if pre registered online by 5/5/2017. For those who have not pre registered by t-shirt cut off, extra Tshirts will be handed out on a first come first serve basis.

--Tyden Park--
HDSA
Team Hope fun walk
Time- 1-4pm
Mike and Heather Ludlum presentation.
Raffles, silent auctions, bouncy house, super hero and princess face painting, get your picture taken with Batman, or a Disney Princess courtesy of batmanparty.com
Lunch (included with registration) and Raffles start after Canoe Race has finished approximately 2pm
Registration fee $15 individual $30 Family
Register online by 5/5/2017 to guarantee yourself a walk t-shirt.
The Walk is a paved handicap accessible path and is a short loop around the park with beautiful views of the Thornapple River. Cheer for the Canoe racers from the Tyden Park bridge as they cross the finish line!
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