Events & Activities

Christmas Party

December 18, 2018

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Indian River Golf and Country Club
Price: TBD


November 10, 2018

Start: 4:30 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Spare Time Lanes - Cheboygan
Price: 12.00

Bowling plus pizza buffet and cash prizes: $12.00.
Pizza only - $5.00.

Plan to arrive early and be prepared to bowl at 4:30. Pick up your shoes, if needed at the front desk and tell them you are with CYC. Pay your money to Tom Crook when you arrive. 

Halloween Party

October 27, 2018

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Carnegie Library
Price: TBA

The annual club costume Halloween party is always fun.  The place will be very spooky and scary where it is held.  Theme is any TV or Movie Character!

More details will be posted here as the date gets closer. 

12th Annual Betty Brown Wine Tasting

September 30, 2018

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: TBD
Price: TBA

Come & sample fine wines & savory hors d vores at the annual "Betty Brown" fall wine tasting with all the CYC friends. 

Euchre, Rendezvous and Anual Sing-Along

September 26, 2018

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Pier 33 Cheboygan, MI
Price: .

 The next CYC Rendezvous will be held on Wednesday, September 26th, at Pier 33 lower level.  There will be a Euchre game prior to the Rendezvous. Be there by 2:45, games start at 3:00 and end at 5:00 then stay for the Rendezvous.The Rendezvous will start at 5:30.  Annual Sing-Along will take place after dinner.


If you are staying for the Rendezvous then send an email to cycmenu@gmail.comand make a reservation prior to Monday night, 9/24/18 telling how many you want to reserve space for.

Fund Raiser for NFT (Cindy McPerson)

September 21, 2018

Start: 5:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Mulligans downtown Cheboygan MI
Price: .

CYC Water Runners Tahquamenon River

September 20, 2018

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Tahquamenon River, Newberry, MI
Price: .

Bike Ride - Hoeft State Park to Rogers City

September 18, 2018

Start: 10:30 am End: TBA
Location: P.H. Hoeft State Park, Rogers City
Price: .

 We will will be riding from P. H. Hoeft State Park, 5001 US-23, Rogers City, MI 49779 (4 miles NW of Rogers City) to The Lighthouse Restaurant, 377 N 3rd St, Rogers City, MI 49779 and back. Start time is 10:30a.m.

If inclement weather, please watch for an email by 9a.m.
alerting of cancellation of the ride.

           If you are planning on attending please RSVP to Jim Kaiser at : 

Glass Bottom Boat Lighthouse & Shipwreck Tour

September 15, 2018

Start: 10:00 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: TBA
Price: TBA

 A Great Lakes tour on a glass bottom boat of ship wrecks and light houses is planned.  More details as the date get closer.

RC Boat Races

September 13, 2018

Start: 12:09 am End: TBA
Location: Nihl's Wildwood Lake
Price: $10

 GET READY FOR THE RUMBLE at the Officially Sanctioned R/C Boat Races at the NIHLS HOUSE on Wildwood Lake (3568 Northview Dr. Wolverine, MI 49799).  The “QUAKE ON THE LAKE IV” promises to entertain both Boat Captains and Guests.  So, bring your lawn chairs and be prepared to enjoy not only the races but
GOOD food as well.

Speaking of food, we’re talking about Breakfast Casserole, Bagels, Beverages before and Hot Dogs off the grill, trimmings, chips and pop after the races.  For what you ask? $5.00 for breakfast only and $10 for breakfast and lunch.  And, Cold Beer and Wine Here.

Race Day Agenda:
9:00 AM- Pits and Course Open for Practice
9:00 AM- Mouths can Open for Breakfast
9:45 AM- Course Closed and Drivers Meeting
10:00 AM – Heat 1A Off and Running
XX-XX – Quake on the Lake Awards and De-Brief
XX-XX- Lunch & Cold Beer & The Battery Burn

RSVP by Friday September 7, 2018 so we have a headcount for food. or (231) 420-1253


September 12, 2018

Start: 12:17 am End: TBA
Location: Pier 33 Cheboygan, MI
Price: .

Pop-Up ORV Trip

September 6, 2018

Start: 12:09 am End: TBA
Location: Walmart Parking Lot Cheboygan
Price: .

 We will meet in Walmart parking lot at 9 a.m.

Destination: travel to Indian River ORV trail head, about 1 mile south of Vivio’s on M-27, leave trail head about 10am, stop at Weber Lake for refreshments, continue on to Springbrook Golf Course for lunch, then return to trail head.
Distance: total trip should be about 50 miles, mostly sandy trails.
What to bring: sunscreen, bug spray, refreshments, Springbrook has fuel.
Questions? Call Bill Palmer 248-563-9669. Should be a great day on the trails!!

Let's RIDE!!

Golf Outing and Fundraiser for NFT (Cindy McPherson)

September 5, 2018

Start: 12:14 am End: TBA
Location: Mullett Lake Country Club
Price: $55

Small Sailboat Race Regatta

August 18, 2018

Start: 8:00 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: Mullett Lake - Boy Scout Park
Price: NC

Sailboat racing which is open to all CYC members followed by a great cookout.  The sail fish boats are supplied for the race.  There are several classes for novice racers and experienced veterans.  There will be sailing/racing instructions for those who have never sailed or raced before.

The cookout is provided by the club after the race.  If you don't want to get a little wet racing, you are still invited to come and cheer on the intrepid racers and enjoy the day.

CYC Water Runners Day Trip

August 16, 2018

Start: 12:09 am End: TBA
Location: Lake Charlevoix
Price: $8.00


LAKE CHARLEVOIX, August 16, 2018


Meet at 9:00 am in the Walmrt Parking lot in Cheboygan

Launch site:  Charlevoix City ramp

$8.00 launch fee

Lunch at "The Landings"

RSVP:  Sharol Foster

I Hear Banjos Rendezvous Season #2

July 29, 2018

Start: 12:12 am End: 12:12 am
Location: Twilight Resort, Montreal River Harbor, ON
Price: TBD

Hardy they are - those Wave Runner club members.  They are going back for a second year to enjoy the waters of Ontario.  They have a number of rooms reserved at the Twilight Resort and it is on a first come first served basis.  If you want to go contact Jim Nilhs at or call 231-333-6121 to put your name on the list and get further details.

They plan on being there from July 29 thru Aug 2 this summer.

CYC "Tune Up" Bike Ride

July 24, 2018

Start: 10:30 am End: 2:30 pm
Location: Alanson near the Subway 7722 US 31
Price: N/A

 Tuesday July 24, 10:30am

Starting at Alanson parking lot near Subway at south end of town.

Tune up bike ride ( short paved trail about 12 miles round trip). Tuesday, July 24th at 10:30am. 

We will start at the parking lot at the south end of Alanson located near the Subway at 7722 US 31 at 10:30 am. The Petosky Brewing Company opens for lunch at 11:30am. We will ride to the brewery, have lunch and ride back. 

           If you are planning on attending please RSVP to Jim Kaiser at :                            Jkaiser998@

A rain date is not scheduled.  If there is inclement weather we will reschedule later due to the full CYC event calendar for the rest of July.

Quake on the Lake

July 19, 2018

Start: 12:09 am End: 12:12 am
Location: Wildwood Lake - home of Jim/Kathie Nihls
Price: TBA

"Quake on the Lake" will be on July 19th, 9am
on Wildwood Lake at the home of Jim and Kathie Nihls.

A huge thank you to Bob Nissley for all his hard work, time,

and organization to get the RC boating happening for our CYC members!

Racers get your engines ready and charge your batteries!

Details for each race will be coming soon. 


July 19, 2018

Start: 12:09 am End: 12:12 am
Location: 9599 John Werner Dr. Bill/Gina Palmer's home
Price: TBD

 The next race in the R/C boat racing season will be held on July 19, 2018.  It will be held at Bill & Gina Palmer's home, 9599 John Werner Dr.  Cheboygan.  

Stay tuned and you will see more information here about this race soon.  In the mean time, keep your boats batteries charged.

We welcome one and all to participate in the R/C boat races


July 18, 2018

Start: 8:30 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: Bois Blanc Island
Price: TBD



July 18th, 2018
Fill up yer gas tanks and take a ride on Bois Blanc Island, Wednesday, July 18th.  We will meet in the ferry parking lot located at 412 Water Street, Cheboygan, MI at 8:30 amThe ferry leaves at 9:30 am SHARP. We will offload at the ferry, park our cars and trailers at the Cheboygan County Marina parking lot, and Jenny McFadden will  shuttle everyone back to the ferry parking lot. 

Once on the island we will have breakfast at Hawk's Landing.  They serve great food!
Breakfast is 8am - 11am
Lunch and Dinner 11am -7:30pm

Bring your own beverage and snacks for the trail...highly recommended.
It is also very dusty.

Last ferry back to Cheboygan is at 5pm.

If you have any questions please contact Mike McFadden at 248/505-8526

Let's RIDE!!

CYC Poker Run on the Rivers

July 14, 2018

Start: 1:00 pm End: 6:00 pm
Location: The Spangler's 190 Riverside Drive
Price: 12.00

July 14th is the date of the CYC Poker Run – on the Cheboygan and Black Rivers.  We’ve decided to add a big plus – WAVE RUNNERS WILL BE WELCOME!!  So, these options are now available – ride on one of our two pontoons boats, ride on your own or a friend’s boat, or ride on your own wave runner!!   Whichever mode you select, be sure to bring your life-jacket.  
The fun begins at 1:00 p.m. at the Spangler house, 190 Riverside Drive. There will be four stops along the Cheboygan and Black Rivers to collect the poker hands.  The fifth card will be distributed when you get back to Spangler’s’ house.  Those holding the highest poker hands will be the winners and each will receive $10.00 prize money!
Based upon reports from the previous CYC Poker Runs, a great time will be had by all.  Send your $12.00 per participant to Ed Spangler, 190 Riverside Drive, Cheboygan, 49721, by July 5th and join in the fun!
Event Committee:
Tom & Phyllis Beyer (231-627-2328)
Ed & Shirly Spangler (231-818-1810) 

Water Runners Day Trip - Torch Lake

July 12, 2018

Start: 8:30 am End: 6:00 pm
Location: Torch Lake - see description below for full details
Price: N/A


TORCH LAKE, July 12, 2018

   Are you ready for a slice of the Caribbean? Torch Lake is calling…….this is a 19 mile long, narrow, deep lake, with Eastport on the North and Crystal Beach on the South. 
We will start out our day at the mouth of the Clam River from the DNR launch down the street, in the water by 11am. The Dockside Bar is also at the mouth and we will return there for an early dinner. I am in contact with Gordy, the owner, and he will make room for us around 3-4pm.   The famous or infamous “sand bar” is our destination on the South end of the lake after a great cruise up the East side of the lake to Eastport and back down the west side to the “sand bar” for some fun and swimming……this is a sightseeing trip with no hurry or worry……
To caravan as a group we will meet at Dave’s Place Marathon, US27 + M33 at 8:30am, drive south to I-75 entrance 313, south to Gaylord, Exit 282 west M-32, 4 ½ miles to a left on Alba Hwy for 13 miles, left onto US-131 south 6.7 miles to Mancelona, turn right on M-88 2.3 miles, left onto Alden Hwy for 7.3 miles, turn right on Crystal Springs Rd for 3.7 miles, turn right on SE Torch Dr. for 0.2 miles, left on Old Torch Lake Dr. …..
   We will end up at the Dockside ( parking lot….the DNR launch is just down the road from there…
                      Bring a snack and your favorite libation for the cruise and the                                  stop at the “sand bar”…
   The weather looks GREAT! HOT! & SUNNY!.. see you at Dave’s at 8:30 am.

If you have any questions, please call Marshall Beck at: 248/613-2850

Birthday Celebration and More

July 3, 2018

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan Brewery
Price: NA

Its Time to Celebrate

The first Tuesday every month at 6:00pm, we celebrate all CYC member birthdays for the month at the Cheboygan Brewery.  We will order food in from a local restaurant.  Be there or be square.  This time will be for everyone with a birthday in that month and everyone else who wants to attend.  Come help celebrate.  Arghhhhh

Muddy Rudder

June 21, 2018

Start: 8:00 am End: 12:00 pm
Location: DNR launch Site of Garfield Rd.
Price: $5/person

RC boat Captains, it's time to rev up your engines!  We'd also like to give a hardy welcome to our new and returning racers!  Our first race of the season, Muddy Rudder, will be held at the old DNR launch site off of Garfield Rd.  The course is TBD


The cost will be $5 per person. Cofffee, Juice, doughnuts and goodies will be served beginning at 8am. Captains will meet at 9 am with the race beginning shortly thereafter.


Directions:  From downtown Cheboygan, head for the Lincoln St. bridge and turn left to cross the river.  Head past the fairgrounds and turn right on Garfield Rd.  Drive 3/10s of a mile and turn right.  you're there.

This site is rustic - bring your lawn chairs.

We look forward to seeing you there!  VROOM!