Hart Ford
Hart Ford
HomeArts & EntertainmentFiremen's Memorial event schedule

Firemen’s Memorial event schedule

Friday, September 15 Events

First full day of events.

Featured Events

Carnival Rides for Family after 4 p.m.
Bar Opens at 2 p.m.
(you must be 21 years of age with picture ID)
Registration for Waterball Until 6 p.m.
Live Music Begins at 9 p.m.
Bright Light Vehicle Showdown Begins at 7 p.m.
Bright Light Parade follows Showdown
(Register for Parade

All Day Events

Children’ activities
Fire and Rescue Equipment

Saturday, September 16 Events

Saturday at 9:00 am, we invite you to join with the Michigan State Firemen’ Association at the Memorial site to pay tribute to all Fire Fighters. They will conduct the Annual Memorial Service and placing of memorial wreaths by Fire Fighter organizations, service clubs and others.

Featured Events

Parade through downtown Roscommon Begins at 11 a.m.
Michigan Vehicle Extrication Competition Begins at 12 Noon
(Pre-registration required)
Bar Opens 12 noon until 1 a.m.
(you must be 21 years of age with picture ID)
Lion’ Club Chicken Barbecue 12 Noon until gone
Badge Drawing for prizes 12 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Waterball contest Begins at 12:30p.m
(registration ends at noon on the waterball court)
Annual Search and Rescue Competition Begins at 1p.m
(Pre-registration required)
High Pressure Gas Demo Begins at 1:30 p.m.
Annual Memorial Festival Dance Begins at 9 p.m.
Flashover Trailer Demo
U of M Survival Flight

All Day Events

Antique Fire Truck Displays
Fire and Rescue Equipment Displays
Gray’ Air Cushion and Semi-Truck Up righting
Arts & Crafts Booth
Free Activities for the Children
Forest Fire Demo, DNR & U.S. Forest Service
Petting Zoo
Free Trolley Rides to and from Memorial Site
Class ‘A’ Foam Demonstration
911 Children’ Firehouse
Sawdust Pile Penny Hunt

Sunday, September 17 Events

Featured Events

Pancake Breakfast at the Higgins Twp. Fire Dept.
High Pressure Gas Demo
Class ‘A’ Foam Demonstrations
No Bar on Sunday

Afternoon Events

Sawdust Pile Penny Hunt
Fire and Rescue Equipment Displays
Arts and Crafts Booths
Carnival Rides
Free Activities for the Children
Petting Zoo


Au Sable Media Group, LLC, is a veteran-owned company that owns and operates the Roscommon County Voice, Crawford County Voice, Michigan Boomers and Voice of the Au Sable.

Our focus is on the positive people and events that make Northern Michigan a great place to live, vacation, work and play.

We have been commercial printers and publishers since 2010, specializing in brochures, rack cards, magazines and other newspapers and publications. A new addition to our stable of marketing products are various promotional items such as shirts, hats, mugs, water bottles and much more.

Through our publications and website at UpNorthVoice.com, we cover the following communities: Roscommon, Houghton Lake, St. Helen, Higgins Lake, Grayling, Frederic, Gaylord, Lewiston, Johannesburg, Atlanta, Hillman, Fairview, Comins, McKinley, Mio, Rose City, West Branch, Hale, Glennie, Sand Lake, Harrisville, Tawas City, East Tawas, Oscoda, Au Sable AuGres, Standish, Omer, Sterling, Gladwin, Beaverton, Kalkaska, South Boardman, Fife Lake, Mancelona, Alden, Traverse City, and Waters.

Our staff regularly covers the following school districts: Roscommon, Houghton Lake, St. Helen, Grayling, Mio and Fairview.

We can also be found on Facebook at Roscommon County Voice, Voice of the Au Sable, Michigan Boomers and Crawford County Voice.

For information on promoting your business in any of our products please contact Tracy Constance at 989-275-1170 (tracy@ausablemedia.com) or Walt Smith at 989-390-5359 (waltsmith1955@gmail.com).

If you have information you would like to see published, email Theresa Ekdom at theresa@ausablemedia.com, or Elana Warsen at elana@ausablemedia.com. You can also enter calendar items at your convenience at ww.UpNorthVoice.com.

Au Sable Media Group is an equal opportunity employer and follows all applicable state and federal laws.

Please consider supporting free, local news! UpNorthVoice.com is available for free because of our valuable advertisers and readers. You can donate by clicking here. Thank you!


UpNorthVoice.com is Northern Michigan’s source for community news.

We cover seven counties that include the following communities: Waters, Hale, Roscommon, St. Helen, Houghton Lake, Prudenville, Grayling, Frederic, Gaylord, Johannesburg, Luzerne, Lewiston, Atlanta, Comins, Fairview, Mio, Rose City, Long Lake area, West Branch, Lupton, Skidway Lake, Sand Lake area, Glennie, Oscoda, East Tawas, Alabaster,Tawas City, and National City.

​We are also a full-service commercial design and printing house. Our specialty is custom commercial printing, as well as the creation of clothing, cups and other marketing products.

​To submit information for publication, or for questions regarding promotion of your business through web or print, as well as promotional items such as hats or cups, please email mconstance@UpNorthVoice.com, or call 989-275-1170.

- Advertisement -
Fick and Sons
- Advertisement -
Firehouse Restaurant