Events and series coming soon
June 21 - AUgust 29, 2017
Summer Art for Youth
Free weekly art lessons for elementary through high school students, taught by local professional artists. Twenty new artists showed up for the first class, drawing with Joe Jenney. (Some came late and missed the picture.) The series continues at 10 a.m. Tuesdays (except Wednesday, July 5 instead of July 4). Click to learn more.
September 7 - October 12, 2017
Reeling with Laughter
Film historian John Blakemore, who summers in Black River, leads a six-session class about movie comedies. Classes are held from 2 to 4 pm each Thursday starting September 7. A great American film is shown at each lesson. Genres include anarchic, romantic, screwball, musical, satirical and parody comedies. Click here for more.
September 9, 2017
An Evening of Acoustic Music with Neil Woodard and Suzanne and Jim
Suzanne and Jim, an international touring duo, and Michigan's Troubadour, Neil Woodward, will play a concert of Americana and roots music at the Alcona High School auditorium, starting at 7 p.m. Profits go to the newly restarted Alcona Schools band.
September 22-24, 2017
Thunder Bay Folk Festival
Inspiration Alcona is proud to be a sponsor of this three-day celebration of folk music presented by our friends in the Thunder Bay Folk Society in nearby Alpena County. This is the fourth year for the rapidly growing festival.
September 30, 2017
Farm to Fork Alcona Workshop & Dinner
Natural fermentation using local produce is the topic of the 2 p.m. workshop with David Klingenberger of Ann Arbor's The Brinery, which supplies Zingerman's. Appetizers, a cash bar and a mini farmers market follow at 4 p.m. A locavore dinner at 5:30 by The Brinery's chef wraps up the event. Click here for more information or to sign up.
Third Friday of each month
Great cinema shows every third Friday at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Free movie, free popcorn and free beverages. Come join the fun!