We are happy to welcome the Skerbeck Family Carnival back to Kalkaska and the National Trout Festival! Beginning at 4 pm on Thursday, April 27, the rides, games, and food vendors will be open to provide countless hours of great fun for our community. Daily wristbands are available at ticket booths for $25 each or tickets may also be purchased.
Make sure to look under the Schedule tab for all details.
WRISTBAND VOUCHERS & OTHER NTF MERCH IS ON SALE AT THE TROUT HOUSE, positioned on the Fairgrounds, between the Flea Market and the carnival. See the button to the right for all the details.
With over 80 spaces, you are sure to find treasures galore at the Flea Market! From clothes to lawn ornaments, swords to fried veggies, and everything in between, this is a great opportunity to purchase gifts or treat yourself!
To be considered, contact Jess at 231-331-4051 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shady Belle showcases local entertainment Thursday through Saturday.
For 2023, the Shady Belle is re-locating to the Kalkaska Senior Center at 303 S. Coral St.
Open Thursday 5 to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday- 3 to 10 pm
6:00 pm- Hammer'd (Celtic Music, former members of Evergreen)
7:30 pm-Apple Knockers (Country-Folk Music, Kay Sieting, Patrick Lynch, Patty Cox, Cate Mathis, Sam Peck)
4:15- Miss Kalkaska and her Court perform
6:00- Digger Mike, "The Digger"
7:00 pm- Straight Forward Bluegrass (Jeff White & Co)
3:00 pm- Grand Traverse Pipes & Drums, immediately following the Grand Royale Parade (sponsored by Grandview Golf Club)
4:30 pm- Reese Keelor
6:00 pm- Apple Knockers (Country-Folk Music, Kay Sieting, Patrick Lynch, Patty Cox, Cate Mathis, Sam Peck)
7:30 pm- Patrick, Stoney, & Sam (Americana)
Concessions such as hot dogs, brats, chips, candy, and beverages (hot & cold) will be served. Proceeds to benefit the Commission on Aging's Home-Delivered Meals program. There will also be DVDs of past Trout Festivals and PACK productions playing on a large screen TV.
*Schedule is subject to change.
As Michigan's largest mobile zoo, you'll experience a hands-on educational and fun you won't forget! Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo provides an interactive, entertaining, and memorable exhibit that appeals to all ages!
Thank you to Dewey Insurance for sponsoring this interactive, family-friendly presentation.