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The Hodag Country Music Festival returns to Rhinelander July 13th through 16th. This year’s lineup includes an all-star cast, and local country band Outlaw’d, which will perform Friday evening at the Pavilion. You could go to the show for free! Register at Morin Fireworks on US-41 in Baraga. Todd VanDyke will draw the winners during a live broadcast from Morin’s on July 3rd. Link to the Hodag website here. Link to contest rules here.


PastyFest on Saturday, June 24th, in Calumet features a parade, live entertainment, activities for kids, a beer garden, a street art contest, vendors, and – of course – plenty of delicious pasties! For the full schedule, click here. Look for our Todd VanDyke doing the event announcing, and listen for updates, brought to you by Bucko’s Party StoreCross Country SportsGardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care… the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral HomeCopper World and the Calumet MercantileCalumet Floral and GiftsCalumet Ace Hardware… and Keweenaw Glass and Door. For full PastyFest details, visit MainStreetCalumet.com


Celebrate 100 years of Finnish independence at a series of events in the western Upper Peninsula. On Friday, June 23rd, the Hanka Homestead at Askel will host farming demonstrations and live music. On Saturday, June 24th, at the Finnish-American Heritage Center in Hancock, the Juhannussalko (Mid-summer Pole) will be dedicated, and there will be seminars and live music. Also on Saturday, June 24th, residents of the Toivola will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the settlement’s founding, with activities through the afternoon at Agate Beach, and the Juhannus kokko (bonfire) in the evening. The weekend will conclude Sunday, June 25th, as residents of Bruce Crossing celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Settler’s Co-op, and the Finnish co-op movement in general. The day will end with a dance at the VFW hall. For full details, click here.

The Houghton Rotary Club will host the U.P. Summerfest at Dee Stadium on Friday, June 30th, and Saturday, July 1st. Enjoy good food and drink, and enjoy great live music. Friday’s bands include Nightscreamer from 5:00 until 8:00, and the fine country band Outlaw’d from 9:00 until midnight. Saturday’s entertainment schedule includes Uncle Floyd from 4:00 until 7:00, Soundwaves from 7:30 until 10:00, and great country music by the Hannah Bethel Band from Nashville from 10:30 until midnight. For details, click here.

Listen for a chance to win passes on our Morning Coffee program the week of the event! 

 Love Those Country Classics?

Todd VanDyke’s Throwback Thursday is “appointment radio” for the Keweenaw’s true country fans! Whether you prefer Hank or Hank Jr, phone your request to (906) 483-BEAR each Thursday between 6:00 and 10:00 am.

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