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May 12 10th Annual Women’s Expo 10am-2pm at The Kontekawith Fashion Show at 2:30pm. Call 906-885-5170 or www.thekonteka.com.
May 13 Mother’s Day Buffet at The Konteka. Call 906-885-5170
May 13 Mother’s Day Seafood Buffet at The Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321.
May 15 Opening of Walleye & Northern Fishing Season. begins. May thru October 14.
May 26 Opening of Smallmouth Bass Season.
May 26 Opening of U.P Made Artist Market in Covington.
Open Thurs.-Sat. 11am-4pm. Collection of art, antiques, crafts, collectables. www.upmadeartistmarket.com shop online also.
May 26 Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park – Interpretive Activities begin Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day. Call 906-885-5275 for list of events or www.mi.gov/porkies.
June-September Stock Car Racing at Adventure Mountain Speedway in Greenland.
Every other Friday evening Check Facebook: AdventureMountainRacing
June-August Geocaching, Archery, Agate Hunting, Outdoor Cooking at Porcupine Wilderness State Park. Call 906-885-5206 for schedule or www.mi.gov/porkies.
June 7th – Bergland Bay Bar Street Dance!
June 9 & 10 FREE fishing weekend – No license required.
June 9 & 10 Upper Peninsula ORV Trails FREE Riding Weekend.
June 9 “Old Victoria” in Rockland opens for season 11am-5pm (et) daily. Check Facebook for schedule.
June 9 Annual S.P.O.R.T. Ride sponsored by DNR & MI-TRALE. Check www.mi-trale.org for info.
June 9 Lake Gogebic Fireflies All-Lake Garage Sale 8am-2pm (ct). Contact: 906-842-3638
June 16 Walleye Lodge 2nd Annual Fathers Day Fishing Tournament
June 17 Father’s Day – Steak Specials at The Konteka. 906-885-5170.
June 21 Porcupine Mountain Folk School Summer Solstice Celebration, featuring a Finnish dancing program, bonfire, music & refreshments. For more info: www.porkies.org
June 24 Annual Michigan Log Cabin Day at “Old Victoria” in Rockland. Check Facebook for details.
June 30 33st Annual Tour da Lake Bicycle Tour around Lake Gogebic. For info & registration: 906-932-3332 or www.hobbywheel.com.
June 30 Gogebic Lodge Fireworks and live music. Info. at www.gogebiclodge.com.
June 27-July 4 Bessemer Blast Festival – a week long party! www.bessemer4th.com.
July 4 Hoop‘N Holler 16th Annual Cardboard Boat Race at 2pm (edt). For kids and adults. Call 906-575-5555 for details.
July 3 Wakefield Fireworks around the lake at dusk. Parade July 4, 1pm (ct)
July ? Celebration w/fireworks at the Konteka in White Pine. Parade at 1:00pm & games at Recreation Center. www.thekonteka.com
July 14 Live Lobster Boil at Gogebic Lodge. Reservations 906-842-3321.
July 18-21 Festival Ironwood. Facebook/Festival Ironwood
July 28 Gogebic Lodge Pavilion Party, Call 906-842-3321 for reservations. www.gogebiclodge.com
July 27-29 Ontonagon County Fair. Exhibits, Stock car races, Horse show, Kids games, Antique tractor show, concessions. Gate opens at 10am (et).
August 11 Gogebic Miners Football Steak-Out Fundraiser Dinner at Gogebic Lodge with music. Call 906-842-3321.
August 12 Lake Gogebic Fire Dept 28th Annual Chicken Dinner sponsored by Lake Gogebic Fireflies Auxiliary. 12-6pm (CT). Serving 12-3pm. West Shore Fire Station on M-64. Call Kathy at 842-3638 for info.
August 19 Annual Old Victoria Craft Fair from 10am-5pm (et). Handmade art and crafts, music, games. Find us on Facebook.
August 9-12 Gogebic County Fair in Ironwood www.gogebiccountyfair.com.
August 24-26 Porcupine Mountains Music Fest www.porkiesfestival.org
August 25 “Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville Party”at the Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321 for details.
Aug. 31-Sept. 3 Ontonagon Labor Day Celebration –
Friday: Free Family Picnic and Community Dance from 9-12pm (et)
Saturday: 9am Laborfest Auto Show, 9am-4pm Maxwell Street Day sales
Sunday: 10am Aspirus 10k & 5k run & 2:00pm -Festival Parade
Monday: 1:00pm – Kiddy’s Parade
Sept. 7 & 8 Lake Gogebic Area Chamber Sponsored 41th Annual Fall Walleye Tournament. Info at www.lakegogebicarea.com. .
September 8 18th Annual OVSC Annual Turkey Shoot at Sucker Creek Range in Paulding.
September 10 Opening of Black Bear Season.
September 15 Opening of Ruffled Grouse and Small Game Season. Ends Nov 14.
Opens again Dec 1 – Jan 1
September 16-22 Michigan Trails Week.
Sept. 15-30 Chair Lift Color Tours at the Porcupine Mt. Wilderness State Park Sat. & Sun. From 12-7pm (et). Gift shop & concessions open.
September 22-23 Youth & Disabled Veterans Deer Hunting.
September 27 MI-TRALE Annual Senior Citizen Fall Color OHV Tour
www.mi-trale.org – for details.
September 26-30 Bessemer 40th Annual “Pumpkin Festival” www.bessemerpumpkinfest.com
October 1 Opening Day of Deer Bow & Arrow Season.
October 6 Lobster Boil at Gogebic Lodge. Call 906-842-3321 for reservations.
October 12 OVSC 20th Annual Sportsmen’s Unlimited Banquet at 6:00pm – Twilly’s Bar & Grill in Bruce Crossing. For membership info contact Steve Worachek at 906-988-2410.
October 19-21 Ontonagon Valley Sportsman Club Youth Predator Hunt. For youth ages 8-17, w/legal hunting guardian. Registration forms available Oct 1 at Paulding General Store, Settlers Co-op, Ewen Gas Mart.
November 3 Aspirus Ironwood Hospital Holiday Bazaar.
November 15 Opening day of Firearm Deer Season.
Nov. 14-Jan 27 Jack Frost Festival in Ironwood. Find us on Facebook.
November 24 10th Annual Craft Show at The Konteka in White Pine – 10-2pm
December 1 Opening of Upper Peninsula Snowmobile Trails.
December 1 Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade at 6:00pm (ct) downtown Ironwood. Gingerbread house display & Gogebic Range Concert Band at the Historic Ironwood Theatre. On Facebook
December 1 Opening day of Muzzleloading Season
Nov. 30, Dec.1, 2 “Hometown Christmas” in Ontonagon. Parade, community tree trimming, Mule drawn wagon rides, light tours, dance, crafts, fireworks. 906-884-4837 or Email
December 4 29th Annual Tree of Love lighting ceremony, 6:30pm (ct) at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital.
Call 906-932-7627 to purchase light in memory of loved one.
December 24 Celebrate Christmas Eve at The Konteka. Call 906-885-5170
Christmas Day Celebrate at The Konteka. Bowling and limited menu.
December 29 Old Fashioned Lantern-Lit Skiing & Snowshoeing at Porcupine Mountain State Park. One mile loop w/hot refreshments &campfire at warming shelter. For schedule, call 906-885-5275 or www.mi.gov/porkies.
December 31 New Year’s Eve Party – Hoop ‘N Holler – Eastern Time Zone
December 31 New Year’s Eve Party – The Konteka in White Pine – Eastern Time Zone. Special Menu, bowling, entertainment, fun & games!
December 31 New Year’s Eve – Rousseau Bar, Mass City – Eastern Time Zone.
December 31 Year’s Eve – JW’s BBQ & Brew in Bergland – Eastern Time Zone
December 31 New Year’s Eve – Fishtales – Central Time Zone.
December 31 New Year’s Eve Party – Gogebic Lodge – Central Time Zone.
Music by TNT Entertainment.
December 31 New Year’s Eve Party – Root Cellar – Central Time Zon