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Anchor Day

July 20, 2019

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Come celebrate the anniversary of the raising of our now-famous anchor from the depths of Lake Michigan in July of 1977.

UpNorth Live Event Coverage

Saturday, July 20

Anchor Day Fun Run – 9:00am
Sponsored by the Empire Area Community Center
Where: Empire Beach Park Pavilion
Registration 8:45 a.m.
Race 9:00 a.m.

Anchor Day Parade – 2:00pm
Sponsored by the Empire Area Community Center

Parade entries wanted, Bring your float, bicycle, walking shoes or whatever you like to look silly!
Contact the Community Center for more info: eacc@empireareacommunitycenter.org

Where: Front Street
Line up at 1:30 p.m. at Johnson Park on Reynolds Street
Parade begins at 2:00 p.m.

Lions Club BBQ Chicken Dinner – 1:00-7:00pm
Sponsored by the Empire Lions
Where: Empire Town Hall

Adults $13, Children under 10 $6

Menu: Grilled Chicken, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Potatoes and Strawberry Shortcake
1:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Street Dance – Live Music featuring Doc Probes & David Goodwin
Sponsored by the Empire Area Community Center
Where: Empire Town Hall Front Porch

BYOB, Chairs & Dancing Shoes
8:00 – 11:00 p.m.




July 20, 2019


Downtown Empire