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Mancelona Veterinary Hospital Open House June 15, 2019

Big changes will be taking place at Mancelona Veterinary Hospital this summer!  We will be welcoming Dr. Amanda Zoerner to our hospital to work alongside Dr. Ackler.  With the addition of a second doctor, we will be able to offer extended office hours throughout the week.


We want to kick off these changes by welcoming you to our Open House.  There will be things to do for the whole family - even the furry ones!  Enjoy the food and live music, bounce house, face painting and petting zoo.  Get a behind the scenes look at Mancelona Veterinary Hospital while visiting with Dr. Ackler, Dr. Zoerner, and staff.


We look forward to seeing you for an afternoon of fun and games!


OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 1:00 p.m .to 4:00 p.m. at Mancelona Veterinary Hospital


Free Admission; free food, prizes and raffle.  Free dental examinations with a free dental bag.  Live music.

Mancelona Veterinary Hospital

10338 South US 131 Highway

Mancelona, MI  49659


Ph: 231-587-0520



Rotary Annual Chicken Barbeque June 1

Annual Mancelona Rotary Chicken BBQ is set for Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from  11a to 3pm.  Cost is $10.00 adults, children $5.00 Meal includes 1/2 chicken, baked beans, baked potato, coleslaw, dinner roll, dessert, and beverages. Children meal - chicken nuggets. All funds raised are re-invested in our schools and community.


Sponsored by Mancelona Rotar Club


Held during the annual Mancelona Bass Festival


Location: Palmer Park, under the big tent on road next to the carnival.



Open House, Graduation, Family Reunion Rental Suggestions

Here at Mancelona Chamber of Commerce, we receive calls for suggestions of places to rent for open houses, graduation parties, family celebrations and reunions.  Below is a list of some of the area places that have offered rental options.  Some include overnight accommocations.


In no particular order:



Village of Mancelona (Palmer Park - 231-587-8331


Cedar Bend Farm (Doerr Road, Mancelona, includes overnight accommodation options)  231-587-8126



Maple Ridge Condominiums (Mancelona Road, Mancelona, includes overnight accommodation options)  231-792-7000


Custer Township Hall (Alden Highway, Mancelona)




Blue Lake Township Hall, Kalkaska County   231-587-8354







Antrim County Fair Dates set for August 8-10, 2019

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The Antrim County Fair is an annual community based event focusing on local youth and 4-H groups, local crafts, and businesses. There are many activities including equestrian events with multiple age groups and classes.


There is the market and showmanship divisions for swine, cows, poultry , sheep and other animals. Also included in the activities are local performers, craftsmen and educators. There is a exhibition barn that houses the many crafts, foods, photo and art exhibits. A small animal barn that houses the many ducks, chickens, turkeys, rabbits and other small animals that participate in the fair activities.

There is a veterans day, senior citizens day and kids day where we have all kinds of activities geared towards kids! And adults that think they are still kids! We have many local entertainers and vendors. So please come join us at the Antrim County Fair.

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