Festival of the Pines


41st Annual Festival of the Pines!

 


September 26th to September 29th, 2019


The Festival of the Pines is a time-honored celebration of our area Christmas tree growers and lumbering industries. The Festival kicks off on Thursday evening with The Prince & Princess of the Pines Pageant (5:30p) and also a Teen Dance for 6th to 8th graders (6:30p to 8p). Business After 5 on Friday downtown in the Food & Beverage Tent from 5-7 p.m. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, network, socialize enjoy hors-d’oeuvres, door prizes, and more! Saturday is a day full of activities such as the Dog Show, Chili Cook-Off, Lumberjack Competition, Native Plant Workshop & Sale, LIVE music Friday & Saturday night in the Food & Beverage Tent!

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WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING VENDOR & CRAFT SHOW APPLICATIONS

Interested in Sponsoring Event? Please email us at info@lakecitymich.com


THANK YOU TO OUR 40TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF THE PINES SPONSORS

 

 

JUDY IVERSON-LUTER                   Lerg Contracting            

 

 

Our 2019 Schedule of Events is still being finalized, below please enjoy a summary of our 2018 Festival! 

 

MISSAUKEE GOLF CLUB  

 

ALL DAY
Free Hot Dog & Logo Ball to all 18 hole players (September 6th-10th)!

Missaukee Golf Club
5300 S. Morey Road

More info: (231) 839-2901

 

 

USED BOOK SALE
9a to 6p
10:00 Story Time
Ardis Missaukee Library

 

BEAN SOUP LUNCHEON & GARAGE SALE  
10a to 4p
St. John Lutheran
Church
3815 S. Morey Road

Sponsored by St. John Lutheran Church

 

 

 

34th ANNUAL PRINCE & PRINCESS OF THE PINES PAGEANT  
530p
Open to all kindergartners enrolling in Lake City Area Schools for 2018-2019

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show!
Hosts: Jody & Alyssa Wade
Sound provided by Jeff Furhman
Sponsored by The Lake City Area Chamber of Commerce
Downtown City Park Stage

 

TEEN DANCE
630p to 8p 
Open to 6th to 8th grade
DJ Robb Gillies
$2 Admission
Sponsored by The Lake City Chamber
Food & Beverage Tent

 

 

GARAGE SALE, BAKE SALE & THEME BASKET FUNDRAISER 
9a to 5p
Bid on decorative themed baskets, the drawing will be held at 3p, you do not need to be present to win!

Garage Sale & Bake Sale all day!
Calls will be made to any winners not present to make arrangements to pick up their baskets.
All proceeds raised are used to help individuals in crisis situations in our area. 

Old Griller’s Building
Sponsored by GFWC Lake City Women’s Club

 

 

 

LAKE CITY ANNUAL ALUMNI REUNION 
Social Hour 10a/Banquet at 12p
Open to all Lake City Area Schools attendees. Catch up with old friends & classmates!
Timberwolf Lake Camp
4909 N. Morey Road

 

 


BUSINESS AFTER 5

5p to 7p

A time to network & socialize with Chamber members & area business owners!

Door Prizes! Hors d’oeuvres!
$5 Entry  (covers your tent admission for the evening)
Food & Beverage Tent

Sponsored by: Dianne Hoffman for Probate Judge, Sara Crawford EXIT Land & Lakes Realty, Third Coast Merchant Services,
& Casey Boyer with Edward Jones

SWISS STEAK DINNER
530p to 730p
$10 Includes: Steak, Potato, Green Beans,  Roll, & Dessert


Lake City Eagles

4154 E. Houghton Lake Road

 

 

 

 

MUSIC IN THE FOOD & BEVERAGE TENT
6p to 830p
DJ Jeff Fuhrman 
830p to 1230a
LIVE! Music with North44
$5 Admission – Must be 21 or older to enter with valid ID
Food & Beverage Tent
Sponsored by The Lake City Chamber

 

 

 

 

 

LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST 2018 *2018 BREAKFAST WAS CANCELLED – WE’LL SEE YOU IN 2019!
7a to 11a 
All you can eat in the Tent!
$6 Adults, Children 10 & Under FREE!
Food & Beverage Tent
Sponsored by: Masonic Lodge #408

                

 

 

 

 

4th ANNUAL VINTAGE FLEA MARKET

9a to 5p
Treasures, projects, art, food, & more!
Sassafrass Garden & Gifts
1953 S. Morey Road

 

 

 

 

GUN SHOW


9a to 3p
$3 Admission/Kids 12 & Under FREE 

Missaukee Conservation Club
1431 N. Morey Road

 

 

NATIVE PLANT & GARDEN WORKSHOP
Presented by: The Missaukee Conservation District
$5 by September 5th – $10 at the Door day of the Workshop
10a to 12p Workshop

12p to 3p Sale
A wide selection of native plants from Vern’s nursery, Designs by Nature, will be available for Sale
Click Here To Visit Missaukee Conservation District Website
All proceeds support Missaukee Conservation District Native/Demonstration Gardens & Nature Trail

Lake City Fire Station – next to the City Building

 

 

 

CHILI DINNER

11a to 3p
Suggested Donation $4
Lake City Senior Center
120 E. John Street

 

 

 

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     ARTS, CRAFTS, & VENDORS
      9a to 5p
       Handcrafted & new items available for purchase during.

       There will also be non-profits & organizations in the park with various
     Downtown City Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

YOUTH ARCHERY TOURNAMENT
10a Registration – 11a Start Time
$10
Maple Grove Park
Hosted by: Blazing Arrows Archery Club
More info call: (231) 839-5574

 

HORSESHOE COMPETITION 
11a Registration 12p Start Time
$5 Per Person
Lake City Eagles
4154 E. Houghton Lake Road
Sponsored by: Missaukee Title Company & Lake City Chamber

 

PASTIE SALE 
Noon until gone!
This date kicks off the annual Auxilary quarterly Pastie Sale!
Hosted by The Legion Auxiliary
American Legion Post #300
114 N. Main Street

 

 

 

LUMBERJACK CONTESTS    

12p Registration 1p Start 
1p to 5p 
Hosted by The Helsel Family
Ax throw
Chainsaw Competition
2-Man Crosscut
Water boil
You won’t want to miss this action!
Food & Beverage Tent
Sponsored by: Lake City Chamber & Contributors

 

CHILI COOK OFF 
Set up starting at 11a/12p Start Time

You can sample Chili while you watch the Lumberjack Contest!

If you would like to enter a chili, click HERE for a registration form.
Or you can contact the Chamber at (231) 839-4969 or email info@lakecitymich.com
Food & Beverage Tent
Hosted by: The L.C. Taphouse

 

 

1968 LAKE CITY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
Social Hour 5p & Dinner at 6p
Lake City Class of 1968 is Celebrating their 50th!
$20 Per Person
RSVP’s are kindly requested:
c/o Beth Theesfield Quist
5380 W. Stoney Corners Road, McBain, 49657
Countryside Grill
1750 W. Houghton Lake Road

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN DEERE GATOR 590e 
RAFFLE DRAWING
  

10p 
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 WINNER EVA HARRIS OF LAKE CITY!
$20 Per Ticket – ONLY 1,250 TICKETS SOLD!
You do not need to be present to win.
Food & Beverage Tent
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HYMN SING 2018
6P
Join in and sing your favorite hymns! Instruments are welcome!

Bring a lawn chair, hymnals will be provided.
Outdoor Stage – in the event of inclement weather, will be held in the sanctuary.
Lake City Evangelical Church 
5804 W. Houghton Lake Road (next to Foster’s)