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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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Wings Over Northern Michigan – Gaylord On Facebook

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We have another craft vendor coming!!! Nite Brite Reflective Address Signs

These signs are not only decorative but helpful at night for emergency vehicles looking for your home.

Stop by say hi to Greg and buy yourself a new sign
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We have another craft vendor coming!!! Nite Brite Reflective Address Signs

These signs are not only decorative but helpful at night for emergency vehicles looking for your home.

Stop by say hi to Greg and buy yourself a new sign

One of the local radio stations is coming!!! I'm sure you may have heard about them. Stop by their booth, say hi and maybe you'll be on the radio. ... See MoreSee Less

One of the local radio stations is coming!!! Im sure you may have heard about them. Stop by their booth, say hi and maybe youll be on the radio.

Astora Virtual Reality is coming! Did you know we have a virtual reality cafe. They will be bringing in some of their equipment for you to try out! ... See MoreSee Less

Astora Virtual Reality is coming! Did you know we have a virtual reality cafe. They will be bringing in some of their equipment for you to try out!

Last call to enter our coloring contest! The deadline is 5/30, only a few days away.

Get your coloring pages in to Meijer in Gaylord or Gaylord Regional Airport

Winners will receive Meijer gift cards, helicopter rides and swag! These are awesome prizes.

We can't wait to see all the pages up in Meijer!

Go to our website to download your page today.
www.wingsovernorthernmichigan.org/special-promotions/
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Last call to enter our coloring contest! The deadline is 5/30, only a few days away. 

Get your coloring pages in to Meijer in Gaylord or Gaylord Regional Airport

Winners will receive Meijer gift cards, helicopter rides and swag! These are awesome prizes.

We cant wait to see all the pages up in Meijer! 

Go to our website to download your page today.
https://www.wingsovernorthernmichigan.org/special-promotions/

Freund Family foods is bringing their slush factory, perfect for those hot days! Look at all those flavors.

What are your favorite slushie flavors?
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Freund Family foods is bringing their slush factory, perfect for those hot days! Look at all those flavors. 

What are your favorite slushie flavors?

 

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Jodie Romzek 😃

They had it at alpenfest last year now here this is awesome

Yesss

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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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Gaylord Alpenfest On Facebook

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Gaylord Alpenfest

Gaylord Alpenfest Queen & Court
Quick stop in Indian River for breakfast! 👑🍩 On our way to Mackinaw for the Memorial Parade!
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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - Just as important as business sponsors, are our dedicated volunteers! Please join us in thanking JULIA BUSHONG for helping to market the festival by creating facebook posts and events for the Gaylord Alpenfest page! JULIA BUSHONG and her two children Lauren and Ben have been Gaylord residents for 20 years. Julia is the Network Administrator for the Catholic Diocese of Gaylord and has worked in information technology for 27 years. She volunteers with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and the Kiwanis Club. Julia plays the drums, and enjoys camping. Julia loves Alpenfest and is proud to be the mom of the 50th Alpenfest Queen. ... See MoreSee Less

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - Just as important as business sponsors, are our dedicated volunteers!  Please join us in thanking JULIA BUSHONG for helping to market the festival by creating facebook posts and events for the Gaylord Alpenfest page!  JULIA BUSHONG and her two children Lauren and Ben have been Gaylord residents for 20 years. Julia is the Network Administrator for the Catholic Diocese of Gaylord and has worked in information technology for 27 years. She volunteers with the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and the Kiwanis Club. Julia plays the drums, and enjoys camping. Julia loves Alpenfest and is proud to be the mom of the 50th Alpenfest Queen.

 

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We are fortunate to have you working to help our community. Thank you.

How lovely!

Great gal and friend!

Thank you all, I appreciate your support!

Wonderful!

We are fortunate to have you working to help our community. Thank you.

Yay! Thank you , Julia!

Awwweeeee you go girl

Great job, Julia. Your energy is never ending!!

Many thanks!

Way to go Julia!!

Yay, Julia!

Our community is lucky to have her!

Thank you Julia!!

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THANK YOU JAY’S SPORTING GOODS for your AMAZING SUPPORT of Gaylord’s Alpenfest! We couldn’t do it without YOU! ... See MoreSee Less

THANK YOU JAY’S SPORTING GOODS for your AMAZING SUPPORT of Gaylord’s Alpenfest!  We couldn’t do it without YOU!Image attachment

 

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Love Jay’s Sporting Goods..

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Gaylord Alpenfest

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - Just as important as business sponsors, are our dedicated volunteers! LINDA DURANT has done a fabulous job developing our Art Tent for this year. You will be amazed at the wide variety of activities and classes for all ages scheduled from morning till night. We're honored to introduce Linda and thank her publicly for her work!

LINDA DURANT, owner of The Holistic Spa and Licensed Massage Therapist of 17 years, moved from California to Gaylord, MI in 2009 with her two children, Jeremy and Jasmine Brandenburger. She contributes to the community by being an active member of GACA and Chamber of Commerce. She’s an art enthusiast and artist. Linda also has multiple murals in local businesses throughout Gaylord.
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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT - Just as important as business sponsors, are our dedicated volunteers!  LINDA DURANT has done a fabulous job developing our Art Tent for this year. You will be amazed at the wide variety of activities and classes for all ages scheduled from morning till night. Were honored to introduce Linda and thank her publicly for her work!

LINDA DURANT, owner of The Holistic Spa and Licensed Massage Therapist of 17 years, moved from California to Gaylord, MI in 2009 with her two children, Jeremy and Jasmine Brandenburger. She contributes to the community by being an active member of GACA and Chamber of Commerce. She’s an art enthusiast and artist. Linda also has multiple murals in local businesses throughout Gaylord.

 

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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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AuSable River Canoe Marathon On Facebook

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AuSable River Canoe Marathon

Luc Robillard, One of the first Canadians to comète at the AuSable River Canoe Marathon. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Probably knows that river blind folded. Lol

Hey Luc, Kellogg's say hello!

Important Update! The Marathon office has updated their telephone number to 989-390-6994.

Please call this number, email us at [email protected], or message us on Facebook for any questions related to the race. A committee member will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Important Update! The Marathon office has updated their telephone number to 989-390-6994. 

Please call this number, email us at contact@ausablecanoemarathon.org, or message us on Facebook for any questions related to the race. A committee member will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Thank you!

Marathon Trivia Thursday

In spirit of the first leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing this weekend:
Q: How many times has a team won both the General Clinton Canoe Regatta and the Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon in the same year?
A: 23 times [1970, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018]

The Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon
Since 1947 ~ Experience the Tradition!
#HupAllNight
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Marathon Trivia Thursday

In spirit of the first leg of the Triple Crown of Canoe Racing this weekend:
Q: How many times has a team won both the General Clinton Canoe Regatta and the Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon in the same year?
A: 23 times [1970, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018]

The Consumers Energy AuSable River Canoe Marathon
Since 1947 ~ Experience the Tradition!
#HupAllNight

 

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I got 22: Steve Lajoie & Andy Triebold 8 Serge Corbin & Jeff Kolka 5 Claude Corbin & Serge Corbin 2 Serge Corbin & Brett Stockton 2 Solomon Carriere & Serge Corbin 2 Claude Corbin & Luc Robillard 1 John Baker & Jay Stephen 1 Matt Rimer & Andy Triebold 1

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The answer is zero because this is the first year its Consumers Energy Ausable River Canoe Marathon technically speaking. Just mail the prize to, I wear a size medium. 😂

With Serge and Jeff, then Andy and Steve my conservative guess is 20, but probably higher than that.

33 years 👌

Serge Corbin is the GOAT.

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The AuSable River Canoe Marathon 50/50 raffle is back! Tickets are $1 a piece and all net proceeds go to the Marathon general operating fund. So far over 2,000 tickets have been sold!

The winner will be announced at 8:45pm during the pre-race program on Saturday, July 27th although need not be present to win.

To buy tickets now, visit various local businesses in Grayling or contact a Marathon committee member. Tickets will be sold up until the announcement of the winner.

#ARICM #AuSableRiver #HUP #HUPallnight #GraylingtoOscoda
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The AuSable River Canoe Marathon 50/50 raffle is back! Tickets are $1 a piece and all net proceeds go to the Marathon general operating fund. So far over 2,000 tickets have been sold!

The winner will be announced at 8:45pm during the pre-race program on Saturday, July 27th although need not be present to win. 

To buy tickets now, visit various local businesses in Grayling or contact a Marathon committee member. Tickets will be sold up until the announcement of the winner. 

#ARICM #AuSableRiver #HUP #HUPallnight #GraylingtoOscoda

We received the first Marathon entry in the mail. The countdown begins... 68 days! Who else is getting excited?!

#ARICM #AuSableRiver #HUP #HUPallnight #GraylingtoOscoda
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We received the first Marathon entry in the mail. The countdown begins... 68 days! Who else is getting excited?! 

#ARICM #AuSableRiver #HUP #HUPallnight #GraylingtoOscoda

 

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Ever considered a 5 mile-ish / 1 hour-ish anyone any-canoe can enter like the river rat race? www.riverratrace.com/

Who is it from? 😬

Awesome like the sounds of Mo Hardwood

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