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AuSable River Festival & Canoe Marathon

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Date:
July 27
Time:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://graylingchamber.com/chamber-events/ausable-river-festival-intl-canoe-marathon/

Venue

Downtown Grayling/City Park
I-75 Business Loop
Grayling, MI United States
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Phone:
800-937-8837

Organizer

Festival Committee
Phone:
9893482921
Email:
info@graylingchamber.com
Website:
http://graylingchamber.com/chamber-events/ausable-river-festival-intl-canoe-marathon/

Wednesday, July 26th
– Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery, 3–6pm
– H.U.P. Race (“Hurry Up & Paddle”) in Grayling City Park, 5:30pm

Thursday, July 27th
– Marathon Coffee Break at Huntington National Bank (new downtown location), 9–11am
– Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery, 3–8pm
– Business Canoe Relays at Penrod’s Canoe Livery, 4:20pm–???
– AuSable River C-1 Express Race at Penrod’s Canoe Livery (goes to Burton’s Landing), 7:15pm

Friday, July 28th
– 40th Annual Arts & Crafts Show in Grayling City Park, 10am–8pm
– Concessions under City Park Pavilion (run by AuSable Dance Boosters), 10am–8pm
– Rock & Rest at Grayling Nature Center (City Park), 10am–3pm
– Grayling Eagles #3465 Steak Out (4-7pm), Live Music (7pm), and Beer Tent (11am-Close) at Grayling Eagles’ Club
– Time Trials for AuSable River Canoe Marathon at Penrod’s Canoe Livery, 2:00–4:30pm
– Special Olympics Canoe Races at Penrod’s Canoe Livery, 2:45pm
– 7th Annual Cruise Night at Northstar Auto Wash, 6:30pm
– Paddler’s Pre-Race Briefing at Ramada Inn of Grayling, 5:30pm
– Paddler’s Dinner at Ramada Inn of Grayling (OPEN TO PUBLIC), following briefing (approx 6:30pm)

Saturday, July 29th
– 32nd Annual Classic Car Show on Michigan Ave, 8am–3pm (Registration 6–10am, Trophies 2pm)
– GRA’s 5K/10K/1 Mile Fun Run at Hanson Hills Recreation Area, 9am (Registration 7:30–8:30am)
– 40th Annual Arts & Crafts Show at Grayling City Park, 9am–6pm
– Concessions under City Park Pavilion (run by AuSable Dance Boosters), 9am–6pm
– Food Court in NEW LOCATION (parking lots behind Xpress Copy Center & in front of North Country Corner), 9am–6pm
– Grayling Eagle’s Horseshoe Tournament, 10am / Breakfast Burritos/Burgers/Dogs, 11am–6pm / Beer Tent/Music, 11am–Close
– Beer & Food Tent at Grayling American Legion, 12–9pm
– Q100 Michigan Music Uncovered in downtown Grayling (location to be announced), Noon-6pm
– AuSable River Festival Parade in downtown Grayling, 3 or 4pm (time TBA – see graylingchamber.com for time confirmation)
– 5th Annual Arctic Glacier Mini-Marathon Youth Canoe Race at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 4pm
– Pre-Race Program at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 6pm
– Introduction of Paddlers at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 7pm
– Posting of the Colors at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 7:45pm
– Start of the 70th Annual AuSable River Canoe Marathon at the Old AuSable Fly Shop, 9pm (paddling from Grayling to Oscoda)

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