Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Hilton Beach Summer Festival Car Show
This annual classic car show features about 50 original, restored and special interest cars. Held along the waterfront and up Marks Street, admission to this enjoyable and family-friendly event is free. The afternoon also features a Coureurs de Bois encampment and arts & crafts vendors.
July 26 2014
Rendezvous in the Sault (MI)
Rendezvous in the Sault is a living history event that will take place along Historic Water Street at the City Hall Grounds and at the Historic Homes. In addition to local participants, over 115 visiting historical re-enactors, musicians, entertainers and merchants will set up camps and displays with presentations and demonstrations on military and civilian life in the period of 1668-1840. Food, music, dancing, cannon firing, drum and fife corps, puppet shows, storytelling, crafts and games will be just some of the fun things to see and do on Saturday and Sunday of the last full weekend of July. Among the many items of special interest are presentations by the Michigan Surveyors Reenactment Group who will display early surveying equipment and maps and discuss the methods used to survey Michigan.
Hilton Beach Community Night
As old as this community itself, the annual Community Night has been operating for as long as anyone can remember. The event starts with a cold plate supper at the Community Hall at 4:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. sharp, the parade, which features marching bands, floats and kids in costume, starts to move through the streets. After the parade, the large crowd enjoys the games of chance and great food on Marks Street until dark. Its carnival-fun for the whole family.
Aug 2 2014
Algoma 1812: The final event
Come celebrate the final event, and the taking of the U.S. 1812 ships, Tigress and Scorpion. Algoma 1812's closing event for the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. Experience heritage performers, encampments and the Ghent Tent. Located at Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site. Call: 705-759-5443
War of 1812 Rendezvous and Fur Trade
The British are coming! Join the troops as they muster up and drill visitors with muskets and perform cannon demonstrations. Fur trade re-enactors will be set up in an encampment on the front lawn as they help visitors experience the life of those involved in the fur trade and War of 1812. Food, music and dance are all part of the Festival.This event will be held at the ErmatingerClergue National Historic Site.
Sept 18-21 2014
Come out and celebrate the end of another summer season with Bushplane Days! Exhibits from all areas of aviation will be represented. Look out for another fantastic CL-415 waterbombing demonstration (subject to availability) as well as chartered flights with Air Dale. Other past exhibitors have included local artists Cher Pruys and Steven Daly, Sault Search & Rescue, the SSM Fire Department, and much more! Face painting, crafts, carnival games and train rides with the Algoma Model Engineers Society for kids of all ages! Special admission rates will be in effect. Check out www.bushplane.com for more details as they become available! The Bushplane Museum : where adventure takes off!
Sept 19-21 2014
Sault International Marathon (MI)
Join up to 500 runners as part of the 4th Annual Sault International Marathon on Saturday, September 27, 2014! Now in its fourth year, the Sault International Marathon provides runners with a unique opportunity to traverse the Sault Ste Marie International Bridge and run alongside the St. Mary's River all set against the backdrop of beautiful fall foliage and cool E.U.P. temperatures.
Algoma Fall Festival
Every year throughout the month of October, the Algoma Fall Festival presents a range of programming that includes music, theatre, dance, visuals arts exhibitions, workshops and an extensive arts outreach program.