July 16 – [Wednesday] – The Saginaw Art Museum invites you to come celebrate the opening of the Art Quilt Exhibition. Enjoy viewing the art quilts, meeting the artists, and refreshments from 5pm-8 at the Saginaw Art Museum.
July 16 – [Wednesday] – The Gladwin Ministerial Association will be sponsoring another Mobile Food Pantry Distribution on Saturday, July 19. You can pre-register on Wednesday July 16 at Noon at the Christ the King Lutheran Church on M-18.
July 16 – [Wednesday] Bring the family out to Deerfield Nature Park in Isabella county for a Kids Mushroom Hunt from 9am-11am. All children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian. To register, call the Isabella County Parks at 317-4083.
July 17-20 – [Thursday-Sunday] – It’s the Annual Pioneer Power Tractor and Engine Show from 8am-6pm each day. Come on out to the show grounds west of M-33 and M-55 in West Branch for the flea market, music, auctions, vendors, and much more.
July 17th [Thursday] – From now till July 17th, the Gladwin County Right to Life welcomes your submissions to their annual Precious Baby Contest. Visit local businesses for entry forms and make sure to vote at the Gladwin County Fair.
July 18th [Friday] – Come to the Hilltop Manor Health Care Center in Roscommon for an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800- RED CROSS.
July 18 – [Friday] – The Gladwin County VFW 7303 will be holding a Barbequed Chicken Dinner from 4-7pm. Includes an all you can eat salad and dessert bar. Cost is $8 for adults, and $3.50 for children.
July 19 – [Saturday] – It’s Midland’s city-wide garage sale. More than 200 garage sales have been scattered throughout the city of Midland in past years.
July 19-20 [Saturday-Sunday] – This weekend is the Roscommon Riverfest. Bring the family out to Wallace Park and enjoy fun for all ages.
July 19 – [Saturday] A handgun training class will be held in Gladwin County. For additional details, call 246-0311.
July 19 – [Saturday] – Come to the Coleman VFW Post 1071 for Barbeque on the Beach from 3:30-7:30 pm. Proceeds will go to Lyman and Laurie Tanner who lost their home to fire earlier this year.
July 20 – [Sunday] – Come to the Gladwin Fairgrounds for a night of praise of worship with 2nd Mile and Lynn Morgan. Event starts at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken to raise money for The New Dawn Shelter. Admission is free.
July 20 – [Sunday] – Spend the afternoon at the Sanford Moose Lodge and enjoy good food and great country music from 1-6pm. Proceeds will go to The American Cancer Society. Come on out and show your support.
July 21 – [Monday] – Gladwin County Fair is proud to present the Classic Car Cruise and Auto Burn Out. Lineup will start at 5:30, and the cruise begins at 6:30, followed by the burnout in front of the grandstand.
July 21 – [Monday] – There will be a Semi Superstock and Pick-up Pull at 7pm at the Isabella County Fair. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for kids 12 and under.
July 22 – [Tuesday] – The Gladwin County Fair is holding Quad and UTV Races at 6pm. For more information, visit gladwinfair.org.
July 22 – [Tuesday] – The Isabella Fair will have their Super Kicker Rodeo starting at 7pm. Admission is $10 for adults, and $8 for children 12 and under.
July 23 – [Wednesday] – There will be a Garden Tractor Pull at the Gladwin County Fairgrounds. Registration starts at 3 pm and the event begins at 5pm.
July 23 – [Wednesday] – The Isabella County Fair will be having a Hometown Showdown Talent Show at 7pm. Admission is free.
July 23rd – [Wednesday] – There will be an American Red Cross blood drive at the Alma Public Library from 1 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. For more information visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
July 24 – [Thursday] –The Gladwin County Fair will have an Old School Simple and Fun Truck and Tractor Pull. The event will begin at 6pm. For additional information, visit gladwinfair.org.
July 24 – [Thursday] – The Shepherd United Methodist Church will have their Monthy Smorgasbord Dinner from 5-6:30pm. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for kids 6-12, and free for children 5 and under.
JULY 25 [Friday] 4 One Quartet will be in concert at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn at 8 pm Tickets are $ 20 and available at the door.
July 25 – [Friday] – There will be a Car Demolition Derby at 7:30pm at the Isabella County Fair. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under.
July 25 – [Friday] – Come on out to the Gladwin County Fairgrounds for a Demolition Derby at 7pm.
July 25 – [Friday] – The Bethel Brethren in Christ Church invites you to a Gospel Music Concert, featuring the John Glick Family Singers. The concert will be held at the Bullock Creek High School Auditorium in Midland at 7pm.
July 25 – [Friday] Save the Date for Bike Night. Come enjoy good eats, music, and cool bikes from 6-8pm on US 127. Call 386-2442 for more details.
July 26-27 – Come on out to the Farwell Lumberjack Festival. You won’t want to miss the chainsaw carving competition! There will be lumberjack shows, crafters, games, and more fun.
July 26 – [Saturday] – The Gladwin County Fair will be having a demolition derby. The smashing will start at 7pm.
July 26 – [Saturday] – The Isabella County Fair will have a Truck Demolition Derby, starting at 7:30pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for kids 12 and under.
July 26 – [Saturday] – The River Rock Animal Hospital of Midland is hosting an open house from 9am-6pm. Pets are welcome, but please keep them on a leash.
July 26 – [Saturday] – Come on out to the Midland County Fairgrounds and participate in Relay for Life of Midland. This event starts at 9am on Saturday and ends at 9am on Sunday. For more details, visit the Relay for Life of Midland County Facebook page.
July 27th – [Sunday] – The Thurstons will be performing at the Clare County Fair in Harrison at 7:30pm. There will be a free will offering taken.
July 28th– [Monday]- Thomas Rhett performs with Cadillac West at the Clare County Fair in Harrison at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for $30.00.
July 29th – [Tuesday] – The USA Demolition Derby is happening at the Clare County Fair in Harrison at 7:30pm. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10.
July 29th – [Tuesday] – Come to the Arenac County Fair for a Garden Tractor Demolition Derby at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free on Tuesday only.
July 30th – [Wednesday] – Michigan Truck and Tractor pullers is happening at the Clare County Fair in Harrison at 7pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10.
July 30th – [Wednesday] – Senior Citizen Day at the Arenac County Fair starting at 10:00am. There will also be a demolition derby at the Arenac County Fair starting at 6:30p.m.
July 31st – [Thursday] – Don’t miss SJO Motocross happening at the Clare County Fair in Harrison at 7pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10.
July 31st – Thursday – 4-H and FFA Livestock sale at the Arenac County Fair at 6:45pm. This event is free, so come on out and support the youth of our community.
July 31 – [Thursday] – Kenny Logins is coming to the Temple Theatre in Saginaw at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $45, and can be purchased at the box office.
August 1st – Friday – Check out the Mud Bog by Concerned Racers taking place at 7pm at the Clare County Fair in Harrison. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-10.
August 23 – [Saturday] – It’s the first ever Gladwin County ORV Poker Run. Anyone with an ATV, motorcycle, Jeep, or dune buggy can participate, as long as they have a current ORV sticker. The event will start at 9am at the Gladwin County Fairgrounds.
August 23 – [Saturday] – Everyone is invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Horseshoe Tournament for Missions at the Countryside United Brethren Church in Breckenridge. Registration is $10, and begins at Noon. The tournament begins at 1:45 sharp.
August 31 – [Sunday] Is the deadline to pre-register for the Sanford Founders Day Celebration Car Show. The event will be held Saturday, September 6 at Sandford Park. The pre-registration fee is $10. Proceeds go to local children’s charities.
September 6 – [Satuday] – Come on out to the Sanford Founders Day Celebration Car Show at Sanford Park. Registration is from 8am-11am, and the registration fee is $12. Trophies will be presented at 3pm.