2017 Scheduled Events:
Events Recurring Monthly:
Computer Classes at Harrison District Library - Call (989) 539-6711
Bingo at the Harrison Eagles Club - Every Tuesday at 6pm
Clare County Arts Council Meetings - Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month Call (989) 386-3925 for meeting time and place.
Hayes Township Meetings - Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 7pm
5-Spot Archery League - Every Sunday at 6pm
Held at Harrison Sportsman's Club
Call (989) 539-1825 for more information.
WUPS 98.5 Bike Night Schedule - Click HERE to download!
Budd Lake Clean-Up Day - Saturday, May 27th
12:00pm-3:00pm; meet at the City Dock on Budd Lake (Power Docks).
Free T-shirt and Koozie to anyone who participates; must bring trash to City Dock to claim.
Pig Roast - Saturday, May 27th
4:00pm to 7:30pm at the Harrison Eagles Club, 5002 East Townline Lake Road, Harrison. Music, horseshoes, raffles, 50/50, door prizes, and more!
Public welcome. Call (989) 539-2232 for ticket prices and questions.
Memorial Weekend Mud Bog - Saturday, May 27th
Muddy Mayhem at the Clare County Fairgrounds! Grandstand Admission is $10 per adult and $5 for kids ages 5-10. Concession stands on-site.
Call (989) 539-9011 for admission information.
Memorial Car & Bike Show & Car Cruise - Sunday, May 28th
11:00am to 3:00pm, show on North Second Street, Downtown Harrison. Car Cruise around Budd Lake after the show. $10 pre-registration, $15 day-of-show. Click HERE for the registration form, click HERE for the show map, or call (989) 539-6011 for more information.
Clare County Memorial Day Ceremony - Monday, May 29th
11:00am at the Veteran's Freedom Park, 200 West Main Street, Harrison.
Please join us for a special Memorial Day Ceremony with guest Speaker State of Michigan VFW POW/MIA Director Jim Fernandez, reading of the names of those killed in action from Clare County, a flag folding ceremony, and the traditional program from the American Legion 404 and VFW Post 1075. Immediately following the Ceremony, will be a visit to Cherry Grove Cemetary, for the Memorial Day Honors and a luncheon to be held at the American Legion Post 404 in Harrison. All are welcome!
Budd Lake Fishing Derby - Saturday, June 3rd
Catch & release fishing tournament on Budd Lake.
Progressive largest muskie pot; cash prizes for biggest bass and largest strings; kids prizes. $100 Rod & Reel Giveaway! Registration is $20 in advance or $25 the day of the event. Like and follow us at facebook.com/budd.fishingderby/ for all of the event updates, click HERE for the flyer, HERE for the registration form and derby rules, or call (989) 539-6011 for questions and event information.
Habitat for Humanity Pig Roast - Saturday, June 3rd
4:00pm-7:00pm at the Harrison Moose Lodge. Tickets are available in advance and at the door for $5.00 each. Raffle tickets for $5.00 each are also being sold this year. For tickets, call (989) 539-2481.
Boater Safety Course - Saturday, June 10th
8:00am-1:00pm at Harrison City Hall. Free training presented by the Budd Lake Area Association. For more information, call Jerry McBrien at (989) 539-2804.
20 Lakes Antique Engine and Tractor Club Show -
June 15th, 16th, and 17th.
Held 4 miles west of Harrison on M-61. Homemade Ice cream, kiddie train rides, blacksmith demonstrations, outdoor flea market, and antique engines and tractors. Visit 20lakesantiquetractor.org for more information.
19th Annual Swinging for Scholarships Golf Outing -
Tuesday, June 20th
9:00am at Snow Snake Golf Course, Harrison. For more information, please call Rachel Finney at (855) 835-MFCU, ext. 1288 or email at email@example.com.
Tip Night at Momma Cillie's Pizzeria - Tuesday, June 20th
5:00pm-9:00pm. Volunteer Wait Staff and 10% of Guest Check Sales will go to the Chamber of Commerce New Office Building Fund. Public Welcome!
Harrison Sportsman's Club Appreciation Day and Open House -
Saturday, June 24th
Gates open at 10:00am. Come take a tour of our Club and see the gun ranges and hand gun range. Food and beverages available around noon while supplies last. Ron Wilson will present a seminar on Mushrooms, Wildflowers, and Herbs at 1:00pm. Walk the Club's trail with 28 3D targets and check out the Clubhouse indoor archery and Jr. rifle range used during winter months. Club is located at 3604 North Harrison Avenue in Harrison. Call (989) 539-3214 or (989) 539-1825 for more information.
Murder on the Go - Saturday, June 24th
4pm until the Mystery is solved! Join us on an exciting bus tour of mystery and intrigue! Tickets are $15 each, or $25 per couple. Call (989) 539-6011 for more information and ticket availability.
2017 Events, Continued:
Budd Lake Boat Parade - Saturday, July 1st
7:45pm at the City Fishing Dock (Power Docks). This year's theme is Super Heroes!
Demolition Derby & Fireworks - Monday, July 3rd
Held at the Clare County Fairgrounds.
Demolition Derby by Unique Motor Sports, starts at 7:00pm.
Grandstand Admission is $10 per adult; $5 for kids ages 5 and under. Fireworks start at dusk.
Annual 4th of July Parade - Tuesday, July 4th
2017 Theme: To be Announced
Line-up begins at 9:30am at the Clare County Fairgrounds. Free to enter, but registration is required. Parade begins at 11:00am sharp. To register, call (989) 539-6011.
Budd Lake Area Association Meet & Greet - Saturday, July 8th
Join the BLAA from 11:00am-2:00pm at 320 Hillcrest on Budd Lake, or if coming by water, at the point across from the State Park. Free hot dogs, bag of chips, and pop or water. Call (989) 539-9440 for questions.
Kids' Week Video Competition through MacTV Network.
Competition for kids ages 13-17. Click HERE for more information.
Art of Gardening Garden Tour - Saturday, July 15th
Held by the Clare County Arts Council. Contact Carol at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Clare County Fair - July 24th through the 29th
Call (989) 539-9011 or visit clarecountyfair.com.
Forgotten Eagles of Michigan 14th Annual Ride Around Michigan
- Wednesday, August 2nd
10:00am-10:30am at the Clare County Veterans Freedom Park.
225 West Main Street, Harrison. The RAM ride promotes POW/MIA awareness, shows support and respect for our veterans and raises money for Michigan Veterans in need. This year's RAM funds will be allocated to the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund and a veteran who is in need of a service dog. For questions, call Rich Burk at (989) 239-9980.
"Mud Day" at 20 Lakes Tractor Club - Saturday, August 5th
4 Miles west of Harrison on M-61. Come enjoy a day with the family and let the kids play in the mud! $5 per car load. Arts & Crafts Fair, Flea Market, Tug-of-War & More! Vendors spaces still available! Call (989) 539-6011 for more details or like and follow us on facebook at
Movie on Budd Lake - Saturday, August 5th
Anchor your boat off-shore at dusk and enjoy a family movie!
Call Jeff at (989) 233-7378 for more information.
Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, August 12th
Call Margo at (810) 618-1681 for event details & registration.
Harrison Street Fair - August 25th & 26th
Call (989) 539-7145 for event information.
Annual Walk Around Budd Lake - Saturday, August 26th
9:00am. Meet at the Harrison City Market (next to Harrison library).
Concerned Racers Mud Bog - Saturday, September 2nd
Held at the Clare County Fairgrounds.
For more information, please call (989) 539-9011.
Set up Winter Storage for your Boats at the Clare County Fairgrounds! September 5th-November 14th. Call (989) 539-9011.
CA$H BA$H - Saturday, September 16th
Annual Chamber Fundraiser and Reverse Raffle.
Reverse raffle with cash prizes, 50/50 raffles, bucket raffles, and more!
$50 per person, includes dinner and raffle.
Call (989) 539-6011 for more information.
Old Fashion Day - Saturday, September 30th
Held at the Clare County Historical Society on the corners of Dover and Eberhart Roads in Clare.
20 Lakes Antique Engine and Tractor Club Swap Meet -
September 21st, 22nd, and 23rd.
Held at the 20 Lakes Tractor Club, 4 miles west of Harrison on M-61.
Campground on Haunted Hill
Haunted Pavilion and Trail at Hidden Hill Family Campground. Visit hiddenhillcampground.com for dates and times.
Monster Film Competition through MacTV Network
Click HERE for more information.
Gun & Knife Show - Sunday, October 15th
9:00am to 3:00pm at the Harrison Sportsman's Club.
Buy, Sell, or Trade a large selection of guns and knives. Breakfast and lunch available. Admission is $4.00 or adults, with children 12 and under free. Table reservations for dealers still available, call Guy Silva at (989) 539-3214 for registration.
Gun & Knife Show & Sportsman’s Banquet - October 14th and 15th
Call (989) 539-3214 for details.
Go Harrison Hornets!
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