List of holiday weekend events

Alpena County

  • Alpena

July 4

Sandcastle Contest at 8 a.m. with judging at 4 p.m.

Dork Brothers Independence Day Race at APlex, starting at 9 a.m.

Parade at 11 a.m.

Rubber Ducky Race following parade

Maritime Festival all day at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Heritage Center

Cardboard Boat Regatta at 2 p.m.

Alpena City Band Concert at 5:30 p.m. at the Bay View Park Band Shell

Summer Concert Series from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. featuring AC/DC tribute band Hells Bells

Fireworks at dusk

Montmorency County

  • Atlanta

July 4

Parade at 6 p.m.

Fireworks show at dusk

  • Lewiston

July 4

Parade at 11 a.m.

  • Hillman

July 5

Mill River Days antique and classic car cruise-in at the village parking lot behind the Hi-Way Inn at 6 p.m..

July 6

Arts and Crafts show from 10 a.m-4 p.m. at Brush Creek Mill

Old time games for children at Emerick Park from 9-10:30 a.m.

Bridge walk at 12 p.m.

The Mill River Days Pet Show at 10:30 a.m. at Emerick Park’s Octagon Pavilion

Concert on the lawn from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Admission is free.

July 7

Hillman Street Drags from 12-5 p.m. on Progress Street in Hillman. Admission is $5, with children under 12 free

Presque Isle County

  • Onaway

July 4

Kiddie parade at 11 a.m.

Grand Parade at 12 p.m.

Fireman water blast on Maxon Field after the parade

Kiddie games in Maxon Field at 1:30 p.m.

Crafters will be on the courthouse lawn from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pie and ice cream social at 11 a.m. at the Methodist Church

BBQ chicken dinner starting at 11 a.m. at the VFW hall

Giant salad bar at St. Paul Hall from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Fireworks at dusk

July 5

Crafters will be on the Courthouse lawn from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Teen dance from 7-10 p.m. at the Maxon Field tent, admission is $4

Onaway Antique Tractor Show Pulls at 7 p.m.

Adult tent dance at Maxon Field from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Admission is $5 and drinks are $2

July 7

Sunday morning breakfast at VFW Post 5857 from 7 a.m.-12 p.m.

Antique Tractor Show Pulls at 12 p.m. at the tractor show grounds

  • Rogers City

July 6

The Dancing Hippo Art Festival from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Bearinger Township Hall

Family Fun Day from 12-4 p.m. at Lakeside Park

Summer concert at 7 p.m. at the band shell

Fireworks at dusk

July 7

The Dancing Hippo Art Festival from 10 a.m4 p.m. at the Bearinger Township Hall

  • Presque Isle Township

July 6

Parade at 10:30 a.m.

Picnic at 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the new Presque Isle Lighthouse

Bingo at 2:30 p.m. at Foghorn Pavilion

Sandcastle building contest

Fireworks at dusk

Alcona County

  • Barton City

The Biggest Little Fourth in the North parade at 11 a.m.

A snack shack, strawberry shortcake and barbecue

Beer tent and music by Reeling in the Years

Kids races start at 1 p.m.

Grease pole and sawdust pile competition at 2 p.m.

Fireworks show from the island at Jewell Lake takes place at dark

  • Glennie

July 4

Games, a craft show and food at 9 a.m. at its ballpark

Library book sale at 10 a.m.

Parade downtown at 2 p.m.

Lawnmower races on ball field

Fireworks at dark

  • Harrisville

July 6

37th Annual Children’s Parade at 1 p.m.

Music on the hill above the harbor at 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks at dusk

  • Hubbard Lake

July 4

8th annual boat parade at 1 p.m. (rain date is 1 p.m. July 6)