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.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - Saturday, April 15th
9:00am to 11:00am at the Harrison Moose Lodge. Join us for a morning of Easter fun! Enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast, pictures with the Easter Bunny, cookie decorating, egg decorating, and Easter coloring pages. $5 per person or $20 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 kids). All proceeds to benefit the Harrison Chamber of Commerce New Building Fund. Click HERE for the event flyer.
Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 15th
1:00pm to 3:00pm at Leota Lodge Motel.
All ages are welcome to join in the fun! Food and fun from 1pm-2pm, Easter egg hunt from 2pm-3pm. Bring your own Easter basket.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business After Hours - Thursday, April 20th
5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Harrison Eagle's Club.
Sponsored by the Harrison Eagle's Club and Harrison Chamber.
Join us for an evening of networking, food, and fun! Special guest Speaker from Harrison Community Schools regarding the new Bond Proposal. Free to attend, please R.S.V.P. to Liz or Cat at (989) 539-6011 by April 17th.
Hunter Safety Training Field Day - Saturday, April 22nd
9:00am to 4:00pm at the Harrison Sportsman's Club.
The Harrison Sportsman's Club is offering a 2-part Hunter Safety Training Course in Harrison. Part one, classroom time, is done at your leisure either online (at your cost) or home study (with free book). Books are available at the Harrison Chamber office. Part two is the Field Day (free) on Saturday, April 22nd. Attendance for field day is mandatory to complete the course.
Lunch will be served at Field Day. For more information regarding the course, please call Ron at (989) 539-5536 or Guy at (989) 539-3214.
Polish Dinner - Saturday, April 22nd
4:00pm-8:00pm at the Harrison Lions Club.
Enjoy a Polish Dinner menu of Kapusta, Stuffed Cabbage, Pierogies, Bread and Butter, and Dessert for just $10.00 per ticket. Proceeds to benefit Paws for a Cause. Tickets available at the door or by calling Nancy at (989) 539-9422 or Harrison Lions Member.
6th Annual Freedom 5K Run/Walk - Saturday, April 29th
Join us at our 6th annual race in memory of Spc. Robert Friese and those who gave it all for our Country. Register and pay online for the race by clicking HERE; or find out more about this event and the Clare County Veteran's Freedom Park by clicking HERE.
8th Annual Rust Shaker Mountain Bike Ride - Saturday, April 29th
8:00am to 10:00am: Registration; 10:00am: Line-up; 10:30am: Race starts; 12:30pm: Lunch, Giveaways, and Awards. Cost is $35 in advance, or $45 day of race. All proceeds benefit MMCC Mountain Bike Trail maintenance and MMCC student scholarships. Click HERE for more information and to register.
Spring Beautification - Wednesday, May 17th
Get special member pricing on spring flowers to beautify your business. Pick-up will be before 10:30am at Walraven’s Country Gardens on Wednesday the 17th. Order forms are available by calling (989) 539-6011.
Highway Clean-Up - Wednesday, May 17th
Help make Harrison a more inviting place to visit and live by volunteering for the Highway Clean-Up. Clean-up is along US127 from exit 170 to exit 168. Pizza party after the clean-up! Rain out date: Wednesday, May 24th.
Call (989) 539-6011 - volunteers are always needed and welcome!
Clare County Arts Council Quilt Festival - May 19th & 20th
10:00am to 6:00pm on Friday; 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday.
Finish up the quilt you are working on to enter it in the show. Admission is $2 for the event. It costs $5 to enter your quilt.There will also be a raffle with $250 for 1st prize, $100 for 2nd prize, and a Barn Quilt Picture for 3rd prize. For more information, contact Carol at email@example.com.
T.E.R.R.O.R. Run - Saturday, May 20th
8:00am to 10:00am Registration at Trail's End Pub. ATV, Side by Side, Jeep Charity Run goes from 10;00am to 5:00pm. Pre-registration is required and must be in by May 12th with no exceptions. Cost is $20 per person and includes lunch on the trail, a ride t-shirt, and entry into the game to win cash prizes. Side by Sides and 4-wheelers available for rent. For more information, call (989) 539-9644 or email Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Weekend Mud Bog - Saturday, May 27th
Held at the Clare County Fairgrounds.
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. $20 registration, $25 day-of-show. Call (989) 539-6011 for additional information.
2017 Events, Continued:
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. 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, a registration form, and derby rules or call (989) 539-6011 for event information.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com for more information.
Clare County Fair - July 24th through the 29th
Call (989) 539-9011 or visit clarecountyfair.com.
"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! $5 per car load. Arts & Crafts Fair, Flea Market, Tug-of-War & More! Vendors spaces still available! Call (989) 539-6011 for more details or like and follow us on facebook at
Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, August 12th
Call Margo at (810) 618-1681 for event details & registration.
Harrison Street Fair - August 25th & 26th
Call (989) 539-7145 for event information.
Concerned Racers Mud Bog - Saturday, September 2nd
Held at the Clare County Fairgrounds.
For more information, please call (989) 539-9011.
Set up Winter Storage for your Boats at the Clare County Fairgrounds! September 5th-November 14th. Call (989) 539-9011.
CA$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.
20 Lakes Antique Engine and Tractor Club Swap Meet -
September 21st, 22nd, and 23rd.
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.
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