Pieces of our distant, and not so distant, past. Real people, real stories that made local headline news, touched our hearts, made us laugh or cry. Several more will publish often. We'd love your suggestions of other memories to include on these pages.


Mancelona is home to numerous annual events incuding White Pine Stampede, Special Olympics Winter Games at Schuss Village, Easter Egg hunt for children, kids trout fishing day, Memorial Day parade, Mancelona Bass Festival, M-88 Outdoor Market Tour, summer celebration outdoor concerts, farmers market, community Halloween party, Mancelona Buck Pole, Community Craft Fair, holiday light parade, visits with Santa, snowmobile drag race and SnoX events, HARE scrambles, 2018 07 10 Steel Drum Band concert IMG 7690 spaghetti dinner and auction, and mud/sand races.  Five outdoor concerts are planned for the summer of 2023.