Events

We are now open for the 2024 season, we look forward to welcoming you--our visitors, Museum Society members, and loyal volunteers--for another exciting season. To plan your visit, see our hours and directions.

Are you a local looking for events sponsored by Presque Isle community groups or a visitor looking for fun events during your vacation in Presque Isle?  Visit the Presque Isle Happenings calendar for all the fun and exciting events in Presque Isle!

1916 Model T, 1870 New Presque Isle Lighthouse, and 1905 Keeper's House (July 6, 2024)

Presque Isle Lighthouses Photo Contest 


May 24, 2024 – September 2, 2024

Welcome all photographers, regardless of skill level or experience!


Celebrate the beauty and history of our beautiful historic lighthouses!  Submit your best photos of the Presque Isle lighthouses in the Presque Isle Township Museum Society's annual photo contest. 


Photos will be accepted: May 24, 2024 @ 12:01 am – September 2, 2024 @ 11:59pm


Submit photos to photocontest@presqueislelighthouses.org


Contest Rules


Awards

People’s Choice Award

Old PI Lighthouse

New PI Lighthouse


Juror’s Awards

New Lighthouse

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

Old Lighthouse

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place


Winning photos for Juried 1st, 2nd and 3rd places and People’s Choice award in each category will be featured on the PITMS website and social media.


Past winning photos may be viewed HERE.

Events

Arts and Crafts at Concerts at the Lighthouse

Wednesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New Presque Isle Lighthouse, 4500 East Grand Lake Road, Presque Isle, MI 49777

Presque Isle Township Museum Society sponsors a kid's arts and crafts table during the concerts. 

Concerts are sponsored by the Presque Isle Township Park and Recreation Committee.


July 3- Brad Corpus Band

July 10- Steve Rea Band

July 17- Saddle Tramps Band

July 24- Birch Hill Band

July 31- Acoustic Alibi

**Rain Dates are the following evening.


Mike Darga Food Truck

Adopt-A-Highway

Saturday, July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Help us keep Presque Isle beautiful and clean! 

We’ll be doing a roadside cleanup of East Grand Lake Road from Route 638 to the New Lighthouse Park. 

Meet in the parking lot at Presque Isle State Harbor,5462 East Grand Lake Road, Presque Isle, MI 49777.

Lighthouse Family Day

Saturday, August 3 @ 10:00 am - Noon

New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park

More information coming soon!

Adopt-A-Beach

Saturday, September 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Help us keep Presque Isle's shoreline beautiful and clean! 

The Museum Society is participating in the Adopt-a-Beach program sponsored by the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Every year, thousands of Adopt-a-Beach volunteers come together to keep our Great Lakes beaches clean. 

Check in at Garrity Hall at New Presque Isle Lighthouse Park. 


Tips:

Autumn Lights Festival

Saturday, October 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

1905 Keeper's House will be open for free tours and ghost stories in the basement.

Other activities- TBD.

Presque Isle Happenings Calendar

Are you a local looking for events sponsored by Presque Isle community groups or a visitor looking for fun events during your vacation in Presque Isle?  You have come to the right place!

The calendar can be viewed by week, month or as an agenda. Click on a calendar event for details.

If you are using a Safari browser, you may see a "reCAPTCHA" validation rather than a calendar depending on your Cross Site Tracking setting, for those users the calendar may be accessed HERE.

To submit events to be published on the calendar, email the information to webmaster@presqueislelighthouses.org.

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