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AuSable River Festival

July 22 - July 29

marathon start photo by Mark Sloan

Calendar supplied by the Grayling Chamber of Commerce


Saturday, July 22nd
– Sprints for C-2 Race in Grayling City Park, 9am
– Meet the Artist Day at Main Branch Gallery, 10am–4pm
– AuSable Dance Boosters Duck Race in Grayling City Park, 1:30pm (following sprints)
– Kid’s Mentor Race in Grayling City Park, 2pm
– Start of C-2 Youth Race at Joe Wakeley’s House (going to Burton’s Landing), 5:30pm
– Start of C-1 Race at Joe Wakeley’s House (going to Burton’s Landing), 6pm

Sunday, July 23rd
– Spike’s Challenge Race at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 9am

Tuesday, July 25th
– Kid’s Day in Grayling City Park, 10am–2pm
– Rock & Rest at Grayling Nature Center (City Park), 10am–2pm
– Da$h for Ca$h Sprints in Oscoda, 5pm

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–???
Teen Dance (6-12 Grade) at new Northern Market (2059 S. I-75 Business Loop), 7-10pm
– 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 & Raffle (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
Pre-Show Cruise Night & BBQ at Northstar Auto Wash, 6:30pm
– Paddler’s Pre-Race Briefing at Grayling Elementary School, 5:30pm

Saturday, July 29th

– 32nd Annual Classic Car Show on Michigan Ave, 8am–3pm (Registration 6–10am, Trophies 2pm)
– GRA’s 10K/5K (Road Running) 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 (in front of North Country Corner on Business Loop), 9am–6pm
– Grayling Eagle’s Horseshoe Tournament, 10am / Breakfast Burritos/Burgers/Dogs, 11am–6pm / Beer Tent/Music, 11am–Close
– Grayling Rotary Chicken BBQ at American Legion, 12-6pm
– Beer & Food Tent at Grayling American Legion, 12–9pm
AuSable River Festival Parade in downtown Grayling, 4pm (NEW TIME)
– Pre-Race Program at Old AuSable Fly Shop, 6pm
– Introduction of Paddlers at Old AuSable Fly Shop,6:30pm
– 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)

Sunday, July 30th
– End of 70th Annual AuSable River Canoe Marathon (ends in Oscoda – Leaders 11:30am to Finishers 4pm)m to Finishers 4pm)

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Start:
July 22
End:
July 29
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Venue

AuSable River Canoe Marathon
The Old AuSable Fly Shop
Grayling, MI 49738 United States
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Phone:
989-348-4425
Website:
http://ausablecanoemarathon.org