Saturday

Maritime Fireworks Display
Jul
8
10:00 pm22:00

Maritime Fireworks Display

The Maritime Fireworks Display will be begin at dusk. The best places to view the fireworks display is from the beach and Trescott Street Pier.

Be sure to stick around after to enjoy more music from Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost on the beach stage.

Rain Day is Sunday at Dusk

Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost
Jul
8
Jul 9

Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost

Brett Mitchell is one of Michigan's most promising singer/songwriters, a sincere 30 yr. old who adroitly incorporates pop and rock elements from the past into impressive, rootsy, and catchy songs. -John Sinkevics, Grand Rapids Press

Mitchell can swing sweet and soft but he can rock yer socks off, too. He's the post-modern Georgia O'Keeffe of rock n' roll. –Bo White

Compared to the likes of Marshall Crenshaw, and with a talented backing band, the giant GHOST, (Mitchell gives) honest, insightful songwriting buoyed by a great melodic sense. - Wildy’s World

Catch Brett Mitchell & the giant GHOST live for a phenomenal show of originals and the covers that inspired Brett to write.

Bigfoot Buffalo
Jul
8
8:00 pm20:00

Bigfoot Buffalo

Bigfoot Buffalo is a Grand Rapids, Michigan based band who performs refreshing tunes with a down home feel, and delivers live performances full of energy, passion, and dynamic excitement. The band fuses their musical roots of folk, rock, Americana, jam, funk, bluegrass, blues, and country to form a truly unique sound. The band formed in 2014 under the vision of frontman Kyle Brown. The current members include Kyle Brown on guitar and vocals, Michael Serota on bass, Landon Knoppers on keyboards, and Charlie Merkel on drums & vocals. Their repertoire ranges from upbeat jamgrass-inspired tunes to melancholy ballads; from reinvented covers to dynamic psychedelic escapades. Dubbed “an eclectic jam band” with “powerful songs” by John Sinkevics (Local Spins), they released their self-titled debut LP in August of 2015 and a follow-up live EP titled “Thanks Y’all” in July 2016. The band has performed in venues and festivals across Michigan and the midwest alongside both local and national acts. 

Black Jake & The Carnies
Jul
8
6:30 pm18:30

Black Jake & The Carnies

Think of a carnival, or indeed a carny, and it’s very likely that images of bearded ladies, mustachioed strongmen, trapeze artists, wolf boys and the like will come flooding into your mind. Add a healthy dash of punk rock and old-timey music, and you have Ypsilanti, MI based Black Jake & the Carnies

Anthony Retka
Jul
8
6:00 pm18:00

Anthony Retka

Detroit-born singer, songwriter, and musician, Anthony Retka, has spent the last fifteen years writing and performing music that has helped etch his place in the Detroit music scene. He has toured the United States with notable stops in Nashville, St. Louis, Chicago and New York. Anthony has independently released four solo studio records and two live solo albums alongside four full-length albums, a live double CD, and multiple EPs and Singles with his band, Tone & Niche.

Barbarossa Brothers
Jul
8
4:30 pm16:30

Barbarossa Brothers

'A unique blend of harmony-laden Americana, folk-rock and knee-slapping, acoustic-driven fun' -John Sinkevics, WYCE's Local Spins

As a duo of Resonator guitar and cajon drum, Drew Pentkowski and Loren Kranz began sharing songs in the spring of 2012. Soon they sought to expand to a full band with the addition of mutual friend Ryan Fitzgerald on upright bass.
Kranz: "It's just a bunch of old friends playing some original music. I spent the summer in Grand Rapids, living in the same house as Drew, and we did a lot of writing in the backyard garden..."

Sami Mei
Jul
8
4:00 pm16:00

Sami Mei

Sami Mei is a virtuosic singer/songwriter from the Detroit area with expressive vocals, unique arrangement, and retrospective lyrics. She is passionate about writing, recording, and performing, and has appeared at venues such as the Fox Theater and Madison Square Garden. She has also contributed her talents to many charitable events including Kids Kicking Cancer, Gleaner’s Food Bank, and the BBCC/Youth Action Board. The animated musician beautifully delivers organic vocals, a versatile repertoire, and an engaging stage presence which allows her love for performing and her art to shine.

Emma Guzman
Jul
8
3:30 pm15:30

Emma Guzman

Singer-songwriter Emma Guzman, known cat enthusiast, rumored star child and compelled by unknown forces, has always felt the need to express herself through music. Choosing to spend her time humming melodies and frantically scribbling lyrics in various notebooks and on random scraps of paper, she has quietly amassed a substantial collection of songs. Described by the Detroit Metro Times as a "song writing prodigy" and one of their top 15 artists to watch in 2016, Emma is getting ready to release her second album "Roots" on Backburner Records in 2017.

Volleyball Tournament
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Volleyball Tournament

$60 per co-ed team 

6-10 people per team

Check-in 30min before start

To register your team, contact Stefanie Gainor at gaino1sa@cmich.edu 

Co-ed Volleyball Tournament Registration | JULY 8
60.00

Each team must have a mixed gender team of at least 6 players with a maximum of 10 players. 

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Jet Ski Racing Tournament
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Jet Ski Racing Tournament

H&R Block Jet Ski Invitational Registration | JULY 8
100.00

4 racers per team (16+)

Jet skis and life jackets provided...just show up and race!

Register before June 19th to ensure your team gets tshirts! 

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Don't be fooled by the name, you don't need an invitation to race!

The race route will wrap around the Trescott Street Pier and continue around the harbor's southern portion. 

Championship will follow the last team. Trophy presentation to follow on the beach state or tent stage depending on the finishing time. 

4-person teams - $100/team

 
 
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Craft Show
Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Craft Show

  • MURPHY MUSEUM LAWN

Craft show 10 am-5 pm Saturday


Want to sell your crafts?

12'x12' space

$60 fee

Set up Friday or 7 am Saturday morning

For application/reservation call Marlene at 989-874-4774

Lighthouse Tours
Jul
8
9:00 am09:00

Lighthouse Tours

  • MARINA

Lighthouse tours will leave from the Harbor Beach Marina every 20 minutes until 2:20PM. 

Tickets: $20/person and includes admission to the Grice House Museum

Contact Shelly Boehmer for more information

 
5k Walk/Run
Jul
8
8:00 am08:00

5k Walk/Run

  • AMERICAN LEGION HALL

To Register, visit the Harbor Beach Community Hospital's website: http://www.hbch.org/

Check-in will be at the American Legion Hall and the start/finish will be the Harbor View Trail at Lincoln Park.

Book Sale
Jul
6
Jul 8

Book Sale

The Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held all Thursday-Saturday at the Community House downtown. Books, audio books, dvd's, puzzles, magazines and more!

Thursday - noon-6pm

Friday - noon-6pm

Saturday - 10am-2pm - Bag Sale Day. Anything you can fit in our bag for $6

Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost
Jul
9
Jul 10

Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost

  • BEACH STAGE

Brett Mitchell is one of Michigan's most promising singer/songwriters, a sincere 30 yr. old who adroitly incorporates pop and rock elements from the past into impressive, rootsy, and catchy songs. -John Sinkevics, Grand Rapids Press

Gutbucket
Jul
9
7:30 pm19:30

Gutbucket

3 great friends who still love to get together and play rocking, original blues rock based music.

Anthony Retka
Jul
9
6:30 pm18:30

Anthony Retka

Detroit-born singer, songwriter, and musician, Anthony Retka has spent the last fifteen years writing and performing material that has helped etch his place in the Detroit music scene.

Emma Guzman
Jul
9
4:30 pm16:30

Emma Guzman

Emma Guzman, a Michigan based singer-songwriter and guitarist, blends clever lyrics and haunting melodies with a fresh and original sound.

Hot Dog Eating Competition
Jul
9
3:30 pm15:30

Hot Dog Eating Competition

  • TENT STAGE

 

Application DOES NOT GUARANTEE a spot in the Hot Dog Eating Competition. Please fill out the form below and Clark Ramsey will contact you for further details. 

RULES:
10 minute competition
Contestant must consume entire hot dog and hot dog bun to count toward their total
Dunking hot dog buns in water is allowed; water will be provided
Regurgitation of any kind during the competition is an automatic disqualification
Winner is deemed after 10 minutes of consuming hot dogs have concluded
Competition Host (Clark Ramsey) is acting judge and all decisions are final

Contact Clark Ramsey with questions : ramseyclark@gmail.com

NAME *
NAME
Contestants must be 18 years of age or older
PHONE NUMBER *
PHONE NUMBER
Contact number for event coordinators to confirm registration
Please list any current or previous food-eating challenge championships
#MaritimeTweetUp @ Sunrise
Jul
9
5:45 am05:45

#MaritimeTweetUp @ Sunrise

  • Maritime Festival

Join your fellow 'Maritimers' at the beach for the sunrise to overload all facets of social media with images of the famous Harbor Beach sunrise. The event is known as the "Maritime TweetUp," similar to events produced in New York City's Times Square or NASA rocket launches. All participants are asked to use the hashtags #MaritimeTweetUp and #HBmaritime.  

 

Ragbirds
Jul
11
10:30 pm22:30

Ragbirds

  • BEACH STAGE

Like a mix tape made by a well-traveled friend, The Ragbirds music is diverse and foreign, yet somehow familiar: hook-laden pop with a kaleidoscopic array of worldly influences, with a gleeful disregard for contemporary folk-rock convention.

Ragbirds
Jul
11
9:00 pm21:00

Ragbirds

  • BEACH STAGE

Like a mix tape made by a well-traveled friend, The Ragbirds music is diverse and foreign, yet somehow familiar: hook-laden pop with a kaleidoscopic array of worldly influences, with a gleeful disregard for contemporary folk-rock convention.

KOA
Jul
11
8:15 pm20:15

KOA

  • TENT STAGE

After successful tours down south and out on the west coast Koa has begun working on their first full length album. Koa is more than just a band - Koa is an experience. 

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers
Jul
11
7:00 pm19:00

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

  • BEACH STAGE

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will make a sprightly young groove doctor out of anyone. With spectacular energy pulsating from every member of the band, the Rainbow Seekers could illuminate the very chambers of Heaven.

Swift Brothers
Jul
11
5:30 pm17:30

Swift Brothers

  • TENT STAGE

A new twist on songs you've heard before and the best in new original music - If you like Mumford & Sons or The Lumineers, you'll love The Swift Brothers!