Special Events

Something special is always going on in Alpena. Festivals and events that celebrate Independence Day, antique steam engines, classic cars, lighthouses, Santa Claus, the Thunder Bay River, and a fish called “Big Brownie” are just a smattering of the special events that take place in Alpena year ‘round. Great performances at the Alpena Fine Arts Shell, Alpena High School Auditorium, the Alpena County Library and Alpena Community College’s Granum Theatre are scheduled throughout the year. Click on the category name to see a full list of events under that category.

Vietnam War: A Tribute Exhibit

May 10 - Oct 6, 2014
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Besser Museum for NE MI
491 Johnson St Alpena, MI 49707

Contact & More Info

This exhibit will give guests a chance to see the stories of soldiers, their families and the journeys that they took and continue to take, through artifacts and pictures.

For guided, interpretative tours please contact the Museum at 989-356-2202