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Thunder Bay Folk Festival and Society upcoming fundraisers and events.

Annual Festival Dance Party
to Jan 19

Annual Festival Dance Party

Saturday, January 19th the Thunder Bay Folk Society will host it's Annual Festival Dance Party and short meeting at the Eagles Club, 1960 M-32 W, Alpena.

A brief annual meeting starts at 6:30 PM for an update on the Society and election of new board members. The dance starts at 7:00 PM and The Bloc Brothers DJ's will be spinning the tunes for your dancing delight until 11:00 PM.

There's a $5 entry at the door, snacks provided and cash bar available (for those over 21). Current paid members get in free. There will be merchandise available for sale, as well as membership sign-ups.

Semi-Formal and casual dress attire. Come on out and lets have some FUN!

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5th Annual Thunder Bay Folk Festival
to Sep 30

5th Annual Thunder Bay Folk Festival

  • Alpena Antique Tractor Showgrounds (map)
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Don't miss out on the fun!  Three stages of live music, dancing, our drum kiva in the woods, art and food vendors.  Workshops on music and crafts.  Children's activities.  Same location:  The Alpena Antique Tractor Showgrounds, 6850 French Rd, Alpena, MI 49707

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6:00 PM18:00

Annual Membership Meeting at the Black Sheep Pub

Come on out for food, music, and most importantly VOTE for your new board members.

This is our annual membership meeting where you will get a summary of last year's events and the festival.  You will also have the opportunity to vote for 3 candidates for the board of directors.

Running this year are incumbents Joan Prentice, and Nicky Cornelius.  New to the mix is Peggy Schmidt, who has been a supporter of the festival for a couple years.  She is running for the Treasurer position to replace Stephanie Suszek who is now very busy at home with a new baby.  Congratulations Stephanie!  Also running is Rich Rider, another supporter of the festival.  He is a local artist and musician with much to offer. 

The party starts at 6:00 PM  with free hors d'oevres and wine.  You may also order off the menu if you'd like a meal.  Then at 8:00 PM enjoy the music of Nina Sophia and Ramiro followed at 10:00 by local favorite Connor Larkin.  Don't miss this evening of business and pleasure!

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