Greatest 4th In The North

Monday, Jul 2, 2018 at 9:00am


Schedule of Events:

9am to 6pm Gently - Used Book Sale

Great deals on gently used books to help support our library and programs

Missaukee Ardis District Library
210 S. Canal Street

12pm to 10pm Vendors

New merchandise, food, and miscellaneous

City Park Downtown Area

10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Kids Bouncers, Obstacle Course, and More

Corner of M66/M55 (Across from McDonald’s)
Hosted by our area Fire Departments, this event started last year and was quite the hit! Kids can enjoy some bouncers, an obstacle course, and more. Donation based and all monies raised go towards project Christmas.

1pm to 3:30pm and 6pm to 9:30pm Pop Up Michigan Craft Beer and Cider Tastings With Shorts Brewing

NEW this year! Join us in our City Park Event Tent to sample some Michigan made Craft Beer and Cider from Short’s Brewing in Bellaire! Must be 21 with Valid ID to enter.

City Park Event Tent

1:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Roscommon Area School Bands Presents “Steel Syndicate”

Under the direction of Seth Kilbourn, Steel Syndicate is now in its 18th year. Founded on the premise of rock and roll is king, Steel Syndicate has been rocking all over the state of Michigan and various steel drum festivals. Their annual radio show sponsored in part by Blarney Stone Broadcasting’s Q 100, has become a must see celebration of music. With their recent radio appearance, the material recorded will be used for an upcoming live CD due out later this year. Find them on Facebook and YouTube.

6pm to 7:30pm Puffer Brothers and Co.

If you are from the area and frequent our neighbors in Manton, chances are you have caught the Puffer Brothers and Company at their Annual Harvest Festival Labor Day weekend celebration or a great family party. These “retired” musicians are a long respected and beloved local group, made up of Ken and Keith Puffer, along with Alex, Spencer, and Cody we hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
8pm to 9:30pm Pair O’ Jacks

Based out of Cadillac, Pair O’ Jacks Band has been playing together for about 7 years. The band focuses on dance tunes from Motown, Blues, and Stax Blues genre, with some Classic Rock hit mixed in! The band consists of Jack Purkiss (vocals/guitar), Jan Juengel (vocals), Bill Juengel (saxophone), Jack Boyd (guitar/vocals), and Philip Bossenberger (drums). You can find them on Facebook! For booking information email: or call (231) 920-1839

City Park Free Stage