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M88 Outdoor Market Tour

Antrim County Launches the M88 Outdoor Market Tour 
When:  Saturday, June 16th, 2018 9am-5pm

Bellaire, MI. Antrim County communities have come together to organize a M88 Outdoor Market Tour on Saturday June 16. A 26 mile county wide community outdoor market sale featuring the villages of Mancelona, Bellaire, Central Lake and Eastport as well as homes along the M88 route.

Participants will offer sidewalk sales, garage sales, arts & crafts, antiques and more. Various locations will offer pop-up booth venues for local vendors to setup for the day. Market shoppers can drive M88 from any direction to shop, eat and explore Antrim County. Market maps will be available at designated locations in each village and a grand prize drawing will be held for those completing the entry form.

A M88 Outdoor Market Tour map will be printed and distributed to visitors.  Participants are encouraged to add their businesses and/or sale locations for only 10.00.  Please contact Shelly Dayton at 231-313-1517 for more details.  Deadline for entries in 5/14/18.

Calling all vendors.  M88 Market 10x10 booth space is available for $25.00.
Deadline for space rental is 5/14/18.  
Mancelona: contact Deb Newland @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Applesauce Inn B&B~Bellaire: contact Jamie Creason This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Chain O Lakes Campground~Bellaire: contact Deb Rutledge at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Star Township Fire District Anniversary Open House

Our neighbors to the north at Star Township Fire District (in Alba) are celebrating their anniversary, and have invited us to join them.  Star Township Fire Chief Pete Hoogerhyde said the area departments work well with mutual aid in serving all of Antrim County residents.  Please join them at their anniversary party Saturday, March 3, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m.  Food, beverages, polar plunge to benefit the Alba Schools Senior Class, and more.  Fireworks at dusk!  All are welcome.  Location: Star Township Fire District, Alba Highway (just east of U.S. 131).  For more information please visit the Star Township Fire Department Facebook page.



Summer Celebration 2018 Concerts Announced

Mancelona Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the line-up for our 2018 Summer Celebration concerts!


Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Petoskey Steel Drum Band


Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - The Miracles


Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - Kenny Thompson



(We have a tentative 4th concert; will announce if it becomes confirmed)


Concerts are held downtown Mancelona at Triangle Park near the clock.  Please, bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.  In case of rain, concert will be moved to the Farmers Market pavilion on the east side of U.S. 131 near the Buck Pole.


For more information call Mancelona Chamber of Commerce, 231-587-5500


There is no charge to attend!



National Pet Dental Health Month

National Pet Dental Health Month:


Mancelona Veterinary Hospital is offering a 10% discount on dental cleanings and dental products during the month of February. They are also offering complimentary pet dental exams during January and February, 2018.


Contact Mancelona Veterinary Hospital for details!


Saturday February 24, 2017 is Vaccine Clinic Day.  Discounted vaccinations for rabies and distemper/leptospirosis.  Antrim Co. Treasurer's Office will be issuing licenses for Antrim Co. residents.



Mancelona Madness Snowmobile Drags Set Feb 10, 2018

Mancelona Motorplex plays host to Mancelona Madness snowmobile drag races on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  Numerous classes including 600 stock and open, 800 stock and open, 1000 stock and open, Stock Turbo, Promod 1000, All Motor, Lake Racer, Outlaw and others will be offered.  Outlaw, Promod 1000 - $1000 to win!  Event registration is from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Racing starts 12:00p.m. sharp.


Additional information is on the flyer posted in this article.


For more information call Nick Stilson 810-965-7305 or Joe Dirt, 810-691-9479.


Classic Muscle Sled Tour - $1000 to win!


See details on flyer below. Questions? Call Any Obryan, 517-408-8367 or Irish Kelly 517-505-9049.



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