December 2019

1 Christmas decorating at the Barton City Park and a bonfire at noon. Contact Bill Lossing at or call (989) 335-3895.

6    Join local musicians in a casual jam session at the HarrisvilleUnited Methodist Church (fellowship hall), 217 N. State St. Light refreshments will be served during this free event. This friendly get-together is co-sponsored by the church and Inspiration Alcona. 7 Harrisville’s Christmas in the Village from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. At least 40 vendors at Maria Hall behind St. Anne Catholic Church. Contact Christy Holmes (989) 724-5549, chamber office (989) 724-5107 or

7    Christmas Holiday open house from 1 to 3 p.m. at Drag-onfly Art Gallery, 116 E. Main St., Harrisville. Contact Lynne Freitag (989) 464-7306.

7    East Shore Art Guild will be at Maria Hall during Christ-mas in the Village with items that are homemade for Christmas gifts. Contact Bernie (989) 724-6347.

8    Sunrise Ringers Handbell Choir’s Holiday Concert featur-ing seasonal and reflective winter selection. Harrisville location TBD. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., concert begins at 3 p.m. Donations accepted at the door. Contact Margaret Fox (989) 736-3025.

11 Christmas decorations judging in Barton city at 6 p.m. Contact Bill Lossing  or call (989) 3353895.

20 Tax Day Boogie-Woogie Blues. Matthew Ball, the Boogie Woogie Kid plays for taxpayers to lift their spirits at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 312 W. Main St. Contact Will St. John (989) 736-3000.