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Join us for some great Curtis snowmobiling, skiing, skating, ice-fishing along with great winter events.

Get on your sleds and ride the best trails in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Groups, family and friends of all ages will love Curtis in the winter - Pure Fun!

If you love fishing, you'll love Curtis, Michigan and our lakes and streams.

Curtis is surrounded by Upper Peninsula's largest lake complex, The Manistique Lakes.

The Erickson Center for the Arts enriches the lives of both residents and tourists alike.

Your water-filled adventure is limitless here in Curtis. Let's go jet skiing, swimming, boating, along with tubing.

Find tranquility here in Curtis and listen to the waves gently roll into shore.


Date and Time

Date: 2015-02-13 through 2015-02-15.


3 Day Weekend filled with indoor and outdoor activities! Ice Fishing Tournament, Kid's Fishing Derby, Tiny Tot's Pond, Craft Bazaar, a Best of Curtis Basket Raffle, Mac 'N' Cheese Cook-Off, Snowman Building, Snowshoeing/Cross Country Skiing, and Fireworks!

Schedule of event's for Pure Curtis Weekend
February 13th-15th 2015

Poker Run starts on 2/13/15 at 4pm thru 2/15/15 at 1pm Drop your cards off at Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn!
Cards are $5 and are being sold at Ten Curves Rustic Inn, Curtis... Service, The Landing Restaurant, The Store, Moose Du Nord, Kim's Tally Ho, and Lakeside Grocery & Liquor!

Craft Bazaar from 10 am to 3pm Saturday the 14th at the Curtis Community Building

2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Cook-Off will be at participating locations, on Saturday the 14th begins at 11am thru 3pm. We'll have ballots for $2 to purchase and vote for your favorite's!

Ice Fishing Tournament Saturday the 14th starting at 7am, Registration is at Mick's Bait Shop and ends at 10am.

Kid's Fishing Derby on South Manistique Lake off Watts/Stamper Park, look for the signs!

Avaliable at the Erickson Center:
Snow Sculptures, snowman building competition, Seney Wildlife Refuge movies will be available indoors, Snowshoeing/Cross Country Skiing (equipment available) and the Explore the Arts will be indoors too, great for a warm up!

Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn will have music by
The J-Birds Friday, Saturday and Sunday Evenings.

Kim's Tally-Ho will have a DJ Friday and Saturday night, featuring
Upper Hand Brewery of Escanaba starting at 4pm Saturday the 14th with a "Beer Garden" also Bell's Brewery will be on hand with Giveaway stuff, t-shirts, sticker's etc.

There will be bonfires, and don't forget the Pure Curtis Fireworks Saturday night beginning around 7pm

Top It Off with
The Manistique Lakes Lions
All-You-Can-Eat Brunch on Sunday the 15th begins at 8:30am to Noon, Children 10 & under Free with a Parent!

Come on out to Curtis for a fun filled weekend!

Upcoming Events

9th Annual North of 45 Writers Retreat

26 Apr. 2018

The all-inclusive retreat features workshops taught by notable authors to challenge and encourage writers of all genres and levels of experience. Participants have opportunities to read their work aloud and receive feedback from their peers that is both affirming and constructive. North of 45 Retreat attendees enjoy stretches of time to relax, write, or simply enjoy the company of other writers. Contact Kelly for info, 906-586-6000
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Community Unity Extravaganza

28 Apr. 2018

Held at the Erickson Center for the Arts Building $15 entry fee includes Food and Band. Cash Bar.
More info to come
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Community Unity PotLuck Bash

28 Apr. 2018

Partnering to Celebrate Our Local Community Organizations!
Please contact Alice Zdebski 906-477-6207 with regards to a Dish to Pass
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Kentucky Derby Party

5 May. 2018

Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn...TBA
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Chamberlin's Sew Relaxing Quilter's Retreat

11 May. 2018

Upper Peninsula Quilters' Retreat.
Mystery Quilt Project
Featuring an all inclusive quilters' weekend with Anita Wott, quilting instructor.
9:00 am FRIDAY, MAY 11 thru
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Second Saturday Writer's Group

12 May. 2018

Writers discuss and share their work. All are welcome to attend. ECA
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Second Saturday Writer's Group

12 May. 2018

Writers discuss and share their work. All are welcome to attend. ECA
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Motivational Speaker Kristi Lynn

12 May. 2018

Think half one-woman-show and half motivational keynote—extraordinary entertainment with a powerful purpose. As a former Radio City Rockette and a Registered Drama Therapist, Kristi captivates and invigorates audiences by blending high-kicking hijinks and the brilliance of Broadway with valuable, inspiring, memorable messages. Kristi’s “showbiz secrets” and signature stories in action stimulate spectators to tap into their potential and get a kick out of life. ECA
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Ore Dock Brewing Co. Beer Tasting Dinner

19 May. 2018

Highlighting a great assortment of Ore Dock Beer, plus Blayne from Ore Dock Brewing Co. will be there to share interesting and fun facts about all the Ore Dock Beer you will be tasting, paired with dinner. Tickets $45.00 must be 21 years of age.
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