2023 Gratiot County Calendar of Events

March 10Ithaca Promotional Committee Trivia Night – 7 p.m. @ Pins Bar & Grille

April 8 – St. Louis Downtown Easter Egg Walk – 11 a.m.

April 8Easter Egg 11 a.m. Woodland Park, followed by Easter Hop/Craft Show, Downtown Ithaca

April 13 – Good Morning Gratiot! awards

April 15 – Alma Clean Up Day – tentative

April 27 – Athena Award Luncheon 12 noon – 1:30 p.m.

April 28 – Arbor Day Celebration-Ridgelawn Cemetery Cleanup-Breckenridge 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

May 1 – June 14, Field of Honor, Alma Elks

May 2-October 17Ithaca Farmer’s Market – Tuesday 2 – 6 p.m.

May 4 – Annual Chamber Dinner, Central Michigan Youth For Christ, 2550 Cheesman, Alma

May 5 – Spring Fling Golf Outing, Pine River Country Club, Alma – tentative

May 7 – May Day Event - Breckenridge

May 20 – Alma Flower Planting Day - tentative

May 21Dust Off Car Show, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m., Downtown Ithaca

May 26-28 – Alma Highland Festival and Games – Alma High School

May 29Memorial Day Service and Parade, 10 a.m., Ithaca All Wars Memorial/Courthouse Lawn

May 29 – Memorial Day Parade, Downtown St. Louis – 10 a.m.

May 29 – Memorial Day Service, Ridgelawn Cemetery – Breckenridge – 12 p.m.

May 27-October 31–Farmer’s Market – 7 a.m.-1 p.m., downtown Alma (Wed. & Sat.) & St. Louis (June thru October, Thursday 2-6 p.m.)

June-August – St. Louis Swimming Pool open – Downtown St. Louis

June 8 – Middle of the Mitten Community Golf Outing, Hidden Oaks Golf Course, St. Louis

June 9-10 – Ashley Trading Days, Ashley

June 10 – St. Louis Joe Scholtz Memorial Fishing Derby

June 14 – Flag Day Event, Alma Elks

June 14 – Flag Day Event, City Hall, St. Louis

June 14 – Cruise In – Downtown St. Louis

June 15 – 9 and Wine, Women’s Golf Outing (tentative)

June 21-25Gratiot Ag Expo, Ithaca Fairgrounds

June 24Ithaca Block Party

July 4 – Breckenridge 5K Run, Breckenridge Area Action Committee

July 4 – Classic Car Show @ Jaycee Park - Breckenridge

July 12 – Cruise In – Downtown St. Louis

July 15 – Fireworks - St. Louis Fourth of July Celebration

July 20 – Gratiot County FFA Golf for Scholarships – The Fields golf course

July 20 – Rural Urban Day at Gratiot County Fairgrounds, Alma (Advanced tickets required)

July 29-August 5 – Gratiot County Fair for Youth, Alma

August 6 – Bannister Czechoslovak Harvest Festival, Bannister

August 8 – Breckenridge Bernie Siler Memorial Golf Outing

August 9 – Cruise-In, Downtown St. Louis

August 18-20 – Sumner Daze, Sumner

August 24Old US-27 Car Cruise, Ithaca 11:15 – 1 p.m., Alma – 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.; St. Louis –3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

August 30-31 – DALMAC Bicycle Riders, Alma

Alma Alive – TBD

September 4 – St. Louis Labor Day Bridge Walk – 8 a.m.

September 8Ithaca Promotional Committee Golf Outing – North Star Golf Course (tentative)

September 8 – Alma Homecoming (tentative)

September 9 – Lucky McDuck Community Day, Alma

September 16Agri-Fit Challenge – McNabb Park, Ithaca

September 22-23Ithaca Home Town Festival – Community Garage Sale & Craft Show

September 29-October 1 – Alma College Homecoming

September 29 – Breckenridge Homecoming

September/October – Fulton Homecoming (TBD)

September 29 – Ashley Homecoming (tentative)

October 6 – St. Louis Homecoming

October 13Ithaca Homecoming

October 26 – Alma Fall Festival

October 26 – Downtown St. Louis Halloween Trick or Treat

October 31 Trick or Treating, City of Ithaca, Alma, St. Louis & Breckenridge -– 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

November 11Veteran’s Day Service – 11 a.m. – Downtown Ithaca All Wars Memorial & Downtown St. Louis

November 11 – Masonic Pathway’s Veteran’s Day Salute

November 11 – Veteran’s Day Service – 4 p.m. – American Legion Post 295 - Breckenridge

November 12 – December 17, Village of Ashley Country Christmas – North Pole Express Train

December 7 – St. Louis Small Town Family Christmas and Lighted Parade

December 1Our Hometown Ithaca Christmas & Light Parade – Downtown Ithaca

December 4 – Breckenridge Christmas in the Village

December 8 – Come Home to Alma Holiday Celebration

December 9-12 – Annual Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk, Alma