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White River Steelheaders Perch Festival this Weekend

White River Steelheaders Perch Festival this Weekend

The favorite Festival in the White Lake Area takes place this weekend at the Montague VFW.

The Chili Cook-Off begins at noon on Saturday, 1/24/15 with the fish weigh-in taking place from 12-4pm on Saturday and 10am-2pm on Sunday, 1/25/15.

 Call: (231)759-4527 for more information.

Military Nurses Exhibit at USS Silversides

Military Nurses Exhibit at USS Silversides

Come to the USS Silversides Submarine Museum through Sunday, February 22, 2015. WW11 Nurses will explain the training and military services of Muskegon Nurses during the war.

The museum is located at 1346 Bluff St. in Muskegon, MI 49441

For more information, please call 231-755-1230

My Town: Twisted Trails Snowmobile Show/Swap/Race/Ride returns Jan. 17

My Town: Twisted Trails Snowmobile Show/Swap/Race/Ride returns Jan. 17

The Twisted Trails Clubhouse invites snowmobile enthusiast out on Saturday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to this winter event at 5875 Ruprecht Road in Twin Lake.

There are seven classes for snowmobilers to participate in or for the community to watch during this Club Grounds event, including Mini, Antique Original, Antique Restored, Vintage Original, Vintage Restored, Classic Original and Classic Restored.  

This entertaining Show/Swap/Race/Ride will offer a $50 pay-out – 1st prize in each class, along with ribbons and trophies.

For more information, call (231)343-3230, emaill acpuma71@aol.com or visit www.whitelake.org for more event listings.

My Town: Time to trash the tree! Free Christmas tree recycling locations

My Town: Time to trash the tree!  Free Christmas tree recycling locations

Christmas is over, which means it’s time to trash the tree.

Many municipalities are offering free tree recycling services to residents with a natural tree.  Some communities are planning to put the trees through a chipper and use the remnants to cover park trails and other green spaces.  Here is the schedule for live tree drop-offs:

Ada Township (Through Jan. 12)

  • Ada Township Park, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Alpine Township (Through Jan. 31)

  • Behind Township Hall, 5255 Alpine Ave. NW

 

Cannon Township (Through Jan. 10)

  • West side of the township building; RHS Honor Society will help unload trees Jan. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (donations encouraged)

 

Courtland Township (Through Jan. 31)

  • Fire Station #1 on 14 Mile Road

 

My Town: Snow-X Racing Juniors at Double JJ Resort

My Town: Snow-X Racing Juniors at Double JJ Resort
ROTHBURY, Mich.-- The Double JJ Resort will celebrate the new blanket of snow with Kids Snow-X Racing Saturday, Jan. 10. Races start at 10:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. with an hour break at 12:30 p.m. at the Pro Shop. Come in and warm up with a hot chocolate and grab a snack.  Spectators are welcome; admission is $5 per person. For more details on how to enter the race, visit www.michigansportspromotions.com.

My Town: Back To The Bricks Tour comes to White Lake

My Town: Back To The Bricks Tour comes to White Lake

WHITEHALL, Mich.--- It’s been named one of the top 20 shows in the country, and it’s coming to Whitehall.

Back To The Bricks is a traveling show that takes vehicle enthusiasts along the Lake Michigan shoreline.  This will be the first year the event is stopping in Whitehall.  The local car show will take place June 13.  Approximately 150 vehicles are expected to be on display, attracting an estimated 250 to 300 people.

Whitehall will be shutting down Colby Street downtown from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the car show.  Organizers expect participants will spend the night in Whitehall, boosting the area’s shopping, dining and lodging industries.    

My Town: White Lake Area Christmas Parade returns Dec. 6

My Town: White Lake Area Christmas Parade returns Dec. 6

WHITEHALL, Mich.— Floats, marching bands and even Santa Claus will fill the streets of Whitehall and Montague next month, when the White Lake Area Christmas Parade returns for its 62nd year.

Organizers say more than 80 groups will take part in this year’s procession, which will wind along Business 31/Colby Street, from Whitehall to Montague.  The American Legion and VFW will lead the event, which begins at 2 p.m. on Dec. 6.

For additional information, visit the White Lake Area Chamber and Visitors Bureau’s website.