Newberry Area Events
For a complete listing, please visit the Interactive Calendar of Events.
When scheduling your visit to Newberry, Michigan, around a specific event, please contact the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce at 1-906-293-5562 to ensure that these dates listed below have not been changed due to circumstances beyond our control. Before visiting, check for current events and feel free to give us a call at 1(906) 293-5562 or 1 (800) 831-7292. Thank you very much
For a listing of activities at Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Click Here
For a listing of activities at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Click Here
April-September: Gone Fishin', Art Exhibit at Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. Gallery open 8:30-12:30, 1:30-4:30, Monday-Friday. The exhibit includes works of 16 artists in a variety of mediums. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-586-9974.
Through August 31: Seney National Wildlife Refuge Amateur Photo Contest. The purpose of the contest is to encourage visitors to come and enjoy the Refuge. More information available at www.fws.gov/refuge/seney or at the Seney National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Wednesdays, June-August: Wildlife Wednesdays at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, 7pm. Casual, guided auto tour of the Refuge; space in Seney NWR vehicles availabe first come, first served, after which personal vehicles are welcome. Meet inside the Visitor Center. More information available at www.fws.gov/refuge/seney or call 906-586-9851.
Thursdays, May 30-September 26: Newberry Farmer's Market, 3-6pm, across from The Scoop on Newberry Avenue, Newberry. Locally produced foods, fresh fish, handmade artisan products, community canopy featuring various civic groups. Questions? Call Jennifer Lasslett at 906-293-8069 or email email@example.com or check them out on Facebook at Newberry Farmer's Market.
Wednesday, May 15 The Seney National Wildlife Refuge Marshland Wildlife Drive, Fishing Loop and Visitor Center open for the Season.
Saturday, May 18
Blazing a Trail for a Healthier Community, walk-run fundraiser to restore and maintain The Zellar's Meadow Trail, Newberry. Meet at the LMAS Health Department Parking lot. Registration 8am, Kick-off 9am.Registration and pledge forms available at www.hnjh.org. For more information call 293-9182.
Wildflower Days, Hulbert. Art and Craft show and luncheon starting at 10am-Vendors and Food at American Legion Post #393. Wildflower walks, demonstration of wildflower quilt construction, learn about a variety of plants and animals. For more information call Debbie Snody at 906-876-2376.
Thursdays, May 23 and 30 Twilight Tours at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, 9pm-midnight. A rare chance to experience the twilight and evening hours when many animals are active. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Visitor Center, pre-registration required. For more information contact Sara Giles at Sara_Giles@fws.gov or call 906-586-9851 ext. 10
Friday, May 24 Tahquamenon Logging Museum opens for the season. The Tahquamenon Logging Museum is open seven days a week, May 24-Oct. 5 from 10am-5pm. For more information call 906-293-3700.
Saturday, May 25 Lumberjack Breakfast at The Tahquamenon Logging Museum, 7am-noon. Come out for a great breakfast of bacon, eggs, homemade sausage, pancakes and fried potatoes cooked over an authentic wood stove and served in the Cook Shack as it was done 100 years ago.
Saturday, June 1 Hike Between Da Falls, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, 9am-1pm. Meet at the Lower Falls parking lot. Bring your hiking boots and enjoy the most popular trail in the park, the 5-mile River Trail. A free shuttle will transport participants from the Lower Falls to the trailhead at the Upper Falls. The local North Country Trail chapter will be on-hand to answer questions and provide nature activities. The River Trail is rated difficult and includes stairways, exposed roots and steep inclines. For more information call 906-492-3415.
Thursday, June 6 Wolves, Current Issues for State Management, Summer Lecture Series at Seney National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 7pm. Presented by Brian Roell, Michigan DRN Wildlife Biologist.
Saturday-Sunday, June 8-9 Michigan DNR Free Fishing Weekend, all fishing license fees are waived for both in-state and out of state visitors on both inland and Great Lakes' waters for all species of fish during their respective open seasons. All regulations still apply. Click Here for more information.
Wednesday, June 12 Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle, 7pm, Erickson Center for the Arts. 15 Piece musical vaudeville act: New Orleans meets Eastern Europe at a Carnival Side Show! For tickets ($15) or information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-586-9974.
Wednesday-Sunday, June 12-16 7th Annual Country Fest, American Legion Post #393, Hulbert. Classic Country Music all 5 days. Music, Food, lots of fun! June 14 Flag Day Ceremony. Sunday 9am Gospel Music and breakfast. For more info call 906-876-2341 after 5pm.
Friday, June 14 Flea Market at The Tahquamenon Logging Museum, 11am-4pm. Concession available. Vendors: bring your own tables. $15 minimum for 15 ft; $1 per foot thereafter. For more infomation call 906-293-3700 or 906-293-5777.
Friday-Saturday, June 14-15 Hiawatha Sportsman's Club 4 Person Team Triathlon, Naubinway. Competition includes Golf, 3-D Archery and Trap Shooting. Clinics and Seminars on Friday; non-competitors are welcome to come for the clinics and watch the competition. For more information visit www.hiawathaclub.com or contact Vicky at 906-430-8000 or see their Facebook page: Sportsman's Triathlon.
Friday-Sunday, June 14-16 Annual Sea Plane Splash In, Grand Marais. Pilots begin arriving Friday; Pilot Competitions and Steak Fry on Saturday. The Public is welcome. Hosted by The Grand Marais Pilot's Association. For more information see www.grandmaraismichigan.com
Wednesday, June 19 Music in the Park, 6:30pm, Erickson Center Park, Curtis. Open Mic Night, hosted by John Latini. Contact Erickson Center at 906-586-9974 or email@example.com to be added to the schedule.
Thursday-Sunday, June 20-23 6th Annual Above the Bridge Songwriters Weekend, Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn and Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. An all inclusive weekend workshop with award winning musicians/songwriters including Jill Jack, Chris Buhalis, John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal and Jay Stielstra. A non-lodging option including meals and workshop fees available for local residents. The public is welcome to come and listen to participants of the Above the Bridge workshop on Thursday and Friday evenings, June 20 & 21, at Chamberlins Ole Forest Inn. For more information or to register, contact Kelly Chamberlin at 906-586-6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.ericksoncenter.org.
Friday, June 21 Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Speaker Series: Tragedy & Triumph on the Shipwreck Coast. 7pm, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum Main Gallery; speaker Bruce Lynn, Director of the Shipwreck Museum. After a devastating Lake Superior storm in November 1872, tragic losses led to the creation of four Life-Saving Stations along Superior's Shipwreck Coast.
Saturday, June 22
Magnum Opus Car Rally, auto race on a closed course consisting of gravel roads in Luce County, with a total of over 50 stage miles. Cars will be on display at the Luce County Fairgrounds between 11:30-12:30. For more information see: www.magnumopusrally.com. Interested sponsors call Tim Maskus at 906-450-4312. This race is sanctioned by Rally America (www.rally-america.com)
Lumberjack Breakfast at The Tahquamenon Logging Museum, 7am-Noon. M-123 north of Newberry. Come out for a great breakfast cooked over an authentic wood stove and served in the Cook Shack as it was done 100 years ago. $7.50/person. For more information call 906-293-3700.
24th Annual Children's Fishing Day, Seney National Wildlife Refuge, 9am-4pm. Register at the Visitor Center before fishing. Fishing stations set up along the Refuge Fishing Loop. Activities and games at Noon; complimentary fish dinner for all participants and families at 3pm, followed by awards ceremony. For more information call 906-586-9851, ext.15.
Fireworks Fundraiser Golf Tournament, 1pm, Hiawatha Club Golf Course, Naubinway. $30.00/person entry fee. Shotgun start at 1 PM - Picnic after the Tournament Included. Raffles, $10,000 Hole-In One Contest. Great way to come out and support your community. Sponsored by the Top of the Lake Association.
Above The Bridge Songwriters Weekend Staff Concert, 6:30pm, Erickson Center for the Arts. Featuring Jill Jack, Chris Buhalis, John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal and Jay Stielstra. $5 at the door.
Sunday, June 23 Marquette Male Chorus, 2pm, Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. Performance by the 30 member Marquette Male Chorus. Tickets at the door. For more information email email@example.com or call 906-586-9974.
Wednesday, June 26
Music In The Park, 6:30pm, Erickson Center Park, Curtis. Featuring Evergreen 7, Munising based band - variety of music. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-586-9974.
Gone Fishin' art exhibit Opening Reception, 5:30-7:30, Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. View the exhibit and meet the artists. Free. For more infomation call 906-586-9974.
Friday-Sunday, June 28-30 Annual Grand Marais Off-Shore Challenge, Grand Marais. Friday Captain's dinner followed by 2 days of fishing and awards ceremony on Sunday. Kid's Fishing Pond Saturday. For more information contact L. Hubbard at 906-494-2797 or see www.grandmaraismichigan.com
Saturday, June 29
5th Annual Curt Knierim Memorial Run. First race starts at 8:30am at the Newberry H.S. Track, 700 Washington Blvd. 1 mile Kids Run, 5K & 8K Run, 5K and 1 mile Walk. Proceeds benefit youth sports in the Newberry Area. For more information see www.curtknierimmemorial.com or email Kevin Knierim at email@example.com.
Old Man In Love, two act play at Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis. 7:30pm. For tickets ($15 each) call 906-586-9974.