Shopping & dining specials all weekend, plus activities listed below and more!
Chamber Holiday Raffle – drawing at 3pm at the Welcome Center
* Special Sales at The Bee Barn and at the Welcome Center TBA
*Christmas Bazaar at United Protestant Church - variety of vendors with handcrafted items and unique gift ideas. Luncheon served. 9am-1:30pm- 989-738-5322
*Christmas Cookie Walk, 9 am-noon, sponsored by Friends of the Port Austin Township Library 989-738-7212
* Welcome Center – candy and ice cream starting at 5 pm
* “Trunk & Treat” at United Protestant Church (located at Arch Street and West State Street) - designed for area residents who reside in the country to have the opportunity to give out candy to local youngsters. 989-738-5322.
* Village of Port Austin Trick-or-Treat hours: 5:30 pm to 7 pm
Bards of Bird Creek – Open Poetry Sharing
Whether you're a prodigious poet or just a lover of poetry, a local or a one time visitor, please join the Bards of Bird Creekfor an open poetry sharing at the lovely Welcome Center in downtown Port Austin.
Every third Wednesday @ 7pm
For more information call 989-738-7641
A race that everyone can "run"! Forget the 13.1K and 5K stickers, nevermind the bragging runners and their skills on the pavement. We have a race for the young, old and all ages in between. You'll earn a 1.28748K sticker if you finish this race!
Live on Stage Port Austin will present Open Mic, hosted by Terry Ross. Performers who wish to participate should prepare from 1-3 tunes to share with the "crowd". Terry will kick it off with a few tunes at 11:00a, followed by guest performers, with Terry filling in when needed. A sound system will be available for use by the performers. Spread the word and start practicing! Music is fun for everyone!
Matt Gabriel is a Singer/Songwriter who has spent over a decade writing and performing music around the country. The quality of Folk and Blues you would expect from an artist who grew up between Chicago and Detroit. A “must see” live show with a very approachable recorded sound. It’s music you can trust and believe in. More information about Matt can be found at: www.mattgabrielmusic.com
When it comes to trails, there’s no place like Michigan. Michigan has more than 12,500 miles of state-designated trails that connect communities and provide real health and economic benefits. No matter where in Michigan you are, chances are you can find hiking and biking trails, equestrian trails, snowmobile trails, off-road vehicle trails and even water trails that will link you to many areas of the state.