Events & Activities



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
Description:

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 jimnihls@gmail.com 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. 

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
Description:

"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. 

Commodore's Dinner and Annual Meeting

May 19, 2018

Start: 5:00 pm End: 7:00 pm
Location: TBD
Price: TBD
Description:

Commodore David Butts and the Board of Governors

Request the pleasure of your company

at the 30th

"Annual Meeting and Commodore's Dinner"

to be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at TBD

Social hour: 5:00 PM

Annual Meeting: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Dinner: 7:00 PM

Music & Dancing * Semi-Casual Attire

Entree Choices:

 

 

Complimentary Hors d'ouevres

 

RSVP By TBD 

Elaine Butts - 1985 Lindburgh Lane - Cheboygan MI, 49721

Members are encouraged to attend the meeting.

Spring Bowling-A-Thon

April 14, 2018

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

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.

St. Patty's Day Party

March 17, 2018

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Cheboygan Sportsmans Club
Price: TBA
Description:

 The event will feature the Shamrock Road Rally, corned beef & cabbage dinner, drinks, and a host of Irish Shenanigans and assorted foolery. Wear your wildest green attire to this pot of gold event. Watch for details.



 
 

Valentine Sleigh Ride & Dinner

February 10, 2018

Start: 12:18 am End: 12:21 am
Location: Bayview Inn, Petoskey
Price: 25.00
Description:

A great buffet dinner and open cash bar.  A fun ride thru the snow in a sleigh with 8 tiny reindeer - well something close to that.  It will be some bundle up fun.  The sleigh ride is dependent on the weather and if you are interested in going the ride will be $10 payable when you get on the sleigh.

 

RSVP Ray Beck by 2/1/18.  Advise if you will be planning on taking the sleigh ride in addition to dinner.  Make your check out ot CYC and mail it to 

Raey Beck

P.O. Box 182

Mullett Lake, MI 49671

Mexican Train Game Night and Dinner

January 19, 2018

Start: 12:17 am End: 12:21 am
Location: Cheboygan Eagles
Price: TBD
Description:

This takes the place of the Casino Bus Tour which was cancelled due to no buses being available.  Arrive at the Eagles at 5pm if you want dinner.  The Eagles special dinner on Friday is fish.  Those who are not interested in eating should arrive about 6pm.  We have reserved the Game Room next to the bar area where we will play the dominos game - Mexican Train.

 

RSVP crooktec@aol.com if you are coming and if you intend to eat and play or just plan on playing. 

Snowman Shootout Boat Races

January 17, 2018

Start: 12:18 am End: 12:21 am
Location: Hamilton Inn, Mackinaw City
Price: 15.00
Description:

The competition heats up - a chilly day in Northern Michigan as the R/C boat racers take to the water.  Drivers meeting starts at 6pm and there will be a Lady's Racing event also.  

A taco buffet dinner will be prepared by the Dixie Saloon.

Please advise Bob Nissley at robert.nissley@gmail.com by Thursday, Jan 11 if you are racing and how many non racers are coming with you. 

Pizza Buffet

January 10, 2018

Start: 12:17 am End: 12:20 am
Location: Spare Time Lanes
Price: 11.00
Description:

Christmas Celebration

December 16, 2017

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Audies
Price: TBA
Description:

The celebration of the Christmas season for the CYC members.  The cost will be annouced soon - a Chairperson is needed for this event.  The Co-Chairpersons for this event are Raey & Marshall Beck

Bowl-A-Rama

November 17, 2017

Start: 5:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Spare Time Lanes
Price: 15.00
Description:

t's time for fall bowling. $15.00 gets you 2 games of bowling plus a pizza buffet and a
chance to win a cash prize. If you want to watch, laugh at the bowlers, and have some
pizza-the price is $5.00.

The event is set up so that you don't have to be a good bowler to have fun and have a
chance at the prizes.A good time is guaranteed!

Plan to arrive by 4:30 pm in order to get organized to bowl at 5:00 pm. Get your shoes
at the desk, let them know you are with CYC, and hand over your cash to Tom Crook.
Tom will pay the alley for the food and bowling. There is a cash bar. The buffet will
follow bowling.

Please RSVP to Tom Crook at crooktec@aol.com by November 14th to let him know if you want:
A) bowling plus pizza
B) just pizza

Zombie Pub Crawl

October 21, 2017

Start: 2:00 pm End: 11:59 pm
Location: Mackinaw Island- Mission Point
Price: TBA
Description:

Dress like the walking dead and tour the pubs & bars on the island. Starting at Mission Pointe Island Bar at 2:00. Take the ferry--stay the night or just for the event--contact Matt Behan for group rates on the ferry & rooms for the night.

Zombie Pub Crawl 2017 is back!

Place: Mackinac Island
Time: Saturday, October 21, 2017
     (Meet at 3:00 at Mission Point Lobby Bar)
Dress: Zombie attire
Cost: Ferry cost and drinks to be covered out of pocket

***Optional Room at Mission Point: $149 plus tax***

Email me if you would like a room reserved as we only have 10 rooms blocked and there is no guarantee we can add more. First come first serve. If you were planning on attending and do not require a room, please remember to arrange safe travel.

Please do not use the "REPLY" email function but email me directly at Behan.matt@gmail.com
 

11th Annual Wine Tasting Social

September 30, 2017

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Jim and Kathie Nihls Residence - Swan Pt. Rd.
Price: 15.00
Description:

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

 

Seafood Boil

September 16, 2017

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Thirsty Sturgeon - Wolverine
Price: TBA
Description:

A seafood boil will be held at one of the areas fun eateries - the Thirsty Sturgeon.  More information will be sent out via the Blast emails as the date approaches.

Small Sailboat Race Regatta

August 19, 2017

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

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.  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.

Jet Ski Trip to Canada

August 1, 2017

Start: 8:00 am End: 12:00 am
Location: Jet Ski up to various locations in Canada
Price: TBD
Description:

A jet ski event is being planned for the fall.  It will tour many areas in Canada.  The plans are being put together now and more information will be in the "Blasts" and posted here also.  Watch for it as it looks like a very special event.  The event will start Aug 1 and continue thru Aug 3.  The group will return to Cheboygan on Aug 4.

CYC Pontoon Party Poker Run on the Cheboygan River

July 15, 2017

Start: 12:00 pm End: 6:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan and Black River
Price: TBD
Description:

Stay tuned for details on this fun float/poker run/cookout.  It will take place on the Cheboygan and Black rivers.

27th Annual Lilacs & Brunch at the MIYC

May 31, 2017

Start: 10:00 am End: 2:00 pm
Location: Mackinaw Island Yacht Club
Price: TBA
Description:

 Take a trip to Mackinaw Island to the Mackinaw Yacht Club for a wonderful brunch with 2 seatings--10:00 and 12:00. Come by ferry or your own yacht---stay on the island and enjoy the day.

Annual Meeting & Commodore's Dinner

May 20, 2017

Start: 5:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: TBD
Price: TBA
Description:

The entire CYC membership is invited to a spring dinner honoring the past past president and board--bringing in the new board with a general meeting for all.

Spring Bowling

April 9, 2017

Start: 4:30 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Spare Time Lanes. 7934 N Straits Hwy, Cheboygan,
Price: 12.00
Description:

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.

RSVP to Tom Crook - crooktec@aol.com by April 7.  Don't use your email's  "Reply" function as it will send your RSVP to a dark place that is never looked at due to being inhabited by evil spirits! :/)  Just send a new email to Tom's email address.

Red Flannel Festival

March 18, 2017

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: TBA
Price: TBD
Description:

 A fun afternoon dressing in anything red/black flannel--games, prizes & food.

Sno Shoe & Fondue - CANCLLED

February 25, 2017

Start: 9:30 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: Otsego Club, Gaylord
Price: TBD
Description:

Ski, snowshoe & have cocktails at the Otsego Club in Gaylord. Enjoy a full day starting at 10:00-outdoor activities & a fondue lunch at 2:00 in the beautiful club room.  A day of fun outsdie in the snow followed by some great fondue and refreshments in the clubhouse. THIS YEARS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Winter Cruise on the Sturgeon River

January 21, 2017

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Indian River
Price: TBA
Description:

Raft with a guide and paddle down the beautiful river. Enjoy the sights and sounds- with a stop for a bite to eat.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2017

January 12, 2017

Start: 10:00 am End: 6:00 pm
Location: Family Fare, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, PO, Kens
Price: 0
Description:

Salvation Army Bell Ringing 2017

 Cheboygan Yacht Club Members
           Volunteer an hour or two of time to ring the bell for the Salvation Army.
            Watch for dates and locations later this year.
 
Marge & Paul StAmour 231-627-8065

Sip n Sail

September 10, 2016

Start: TBA End: TBA
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: TBA
Description:

Enjoy a beautiful ferry ride with music & cocktails to view the sunset and bridge.  The ferry service, time and costs will be annouced as soon as the plans are firmed up.

Birthday Celebration and More

September 6, 2016

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

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

Birthday Celebration and More

August 9, 2016

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

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

Birthday Celebration and More

July 5, 2016

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan Brewery
Price: N/A
Description:

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

Wanigan Weekend

June 24, 2016

Start: 10:30 am End: 4:30 pm
Location: Cheboygan River - Multiple Parties
Price: Donation
Description:

This is a 3 day event.  6/24 to 6/26.  This is a fun weekend-- starting on Friday night with music , bonfire and a beer tent. On Sat the log rafts race down the Cheboygan River with cash prizes and a picnic at the finish.

CYC Member Birthday Celebration

June 7, 2016

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan Brewing Company
Price: TBD
Description:

Starting the first Tuesday in August at 6:00pm, and every First Tuesday thereafter, we will 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.

26th Annual Lilacs & Brunch at MIYC

June 4, 2016

Start: 9:30 am End: 1:30 pm
Location: Mackinaw Island Yacht Club
Price: TBA
Description:

Take a trip to Mackinaw Island to the Mackinaw Yacht Club for a wonderful brunch with 2 seatings--10:00 and 12:00. Come by ferry or your own yacht---stay on the island and enjoy the day.

Winter Festival

February 14, 2016

Start: 10:30 am End: 4:00 pm
Location: Ostego Club
Price: $35
Description:

The CYC Snowshoe and Fondue Party will take place Sunday, February 14 at The Otsego Club in Gaylord. Snowshoeing begins at 10:30 am with Fondue beginning at 2:00 pm in the 'Stubli' room. Price is $35 per person (tax and gratuity included). Cash bar.  Bill to be paid at event. Limited availability. RSVP to Keith Gornick  (cell) 989-390-2749.

Outhouse Races

January 16, 2016

Start: 2:00 pm End: 4:00 pm
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: Free
Description:

Halloween Costume Party

October 28, 2015

Start: 5:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Pier M33
Price: N/C
Description:

It may be a very Spooky Rendezvous on Oct 28 this year.  A Howling Halloween Party will take place on Wednesday evening during our Rendezvous.  Evenyone is invited and should have a costume that makes them feel very much like "Trick or Treating".  If a costume isn't you please show your spirit by wearing Orange and or Black in the spririt of Halloween.

There will be prizes for best costumes and others for the winners of the games that will be fun for all.  There is not cost for the party.  We will order off the menu for this Rendezvous and only the dinner and drinks will be paid for by the members.  There will be a "Special Spooky Dessert" provided by your CYC.

As this is a special occasion the time has been enxtended for the party.  It is from 5:30 until 9pm.  Navigate on over to the good time for all.

Bloody Marys Regatta (RC boat races)

August 27, 2015

Start: 8:00 am End: 12:00 pm
Location: Bill & Jan Elliott's 147 NE Mullett Lake Road
Price: 5.00
Description:

 Schedule:    8AM - Course Opens for Practice

                                     - Bloody Marys/ Mimosas - $1.00 Ea
                                       *R/C Boat Captains- First Beverage on your
                                        Race Committee. 
                                     - Pancake & Sausage Breakfast - $5.00
                              9AM - Course Closed
                              9:10 -  Captains Meeting
                              9:30 -  Heat 1A - Racing Begins
                            xx:xx  - Final Race Concludes 
                            xx:xx plus 10 min.  Group Wrap-up ( Future Events? etc.) &
                                         Bloody Marys Regatta Awards.

McKinnon Cup Sailing Regatta

June 27, 2015

Start: 1:00 pm End: 5:00 pm
Location: Duncan Bay Boat Club
Price: FREE
Description:

The race will be at the Duncan Bay Boat Club and the waters outside Duncan Bay.  After the race there will be a picnic at Cynthia Buell’s home.

CYC Bicycle Outing - Tour De 40 Mile Pte

June 25, 2015

Start: 11:00 am End: 3:00 pm
Location: 40 Mile Point Lighthouse of US23/Rogers City
Price: Donation
Description:

Our second ride of the year ride will begin at the 40 Mile Point Lighthouse off of US 23 approximately 6 miles west of Rogers City. We will ride the Huron Sunrise Trail to Lakeside Park near the Marina where we will have a cook-out. CYC will purchase sausages, potato salad, beans, and beverages in advance. We will also provide napkins, table settings, etc. A donation will be requested to cover the cost.

The round trip is estimated to be 12 miles. The terrain is fairly flat and the path is paved similar to the trail on our last ride. The trail goes along the scenic Lake Huron shoreline.

You are encouraged to invite friends and family.

Because we have to plan for food, please send Tom Crook an email to let him know if you will participate at crooktec@aol.com.

The trip may be cancelled due to weather. Check your email the morning of the ride for any notice of cancellation.

March 20th First Day of Spring Fling

May 20, 2015

Start: 3:00 pm End: 10:00 pm
Location: Spare Time Lanes
Price: $5 to $18
Description:

 Bowling, Euchre & Pizza - what else can anyone desire in this celebration of Spring!

Halloween Costume Party-CANCELLED

October 26, 2014

Start: 7:00 pm End: 10:00 pm
Location: Benton Township Hall
Price: $15/person
Description:

 CANCELLED

Small Sailboat Regatta

August 23, 2014

Start: 9:00 am End: 3:00 pm
Location: Mullett Lake - Boy Scout Park
Price: $15/Person
Description:

 

McKinnon Cup Sailing Regatta

July 13, 2014

Start: 10:00 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: Duncan Bay Boat Club
Price: FREE
Description:

The race will be at the Duncan Bay Boat Club and the waters outside Duncan Bay.  After the race there will be a picnic at Cynthia Buell’s home.  More details will be made available soon.

Waterway Festival - Wannigan Race

July 12, 2014

Start: 12:09 am End: 12:12 am
Location: M33 and Cheboygan River
Price: Free
Description:

Cheer on our paddlers as they go for the "Gold" in this years race.  They will paddle the CYC Wannigan raft up the river to the Lincoln Street Bridge.  There time to complete the course plus having made a pot of chilli whch is at least 160 degrees while paddling the race will determine their place in the competition. 

That afternoon the winners will be announced at the Waterways Festival tent.
 

Alpine Winterfest

February 23, 2014

Start: 9:00 am End: 7:00 pm
Location: Gaylord, MI - Otsego Ski Club
Price: 19.00 + tax & Gratuity
Description:

 

Winterfest - Outhouse Races

January 18, 2014

Start: 12:22 am End: 12:15 am
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: FREE
Description:

Christmas Party

December 14, 2013

Start: 5:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Douglas Lake Bar and Steakhouse
Price: $35/Person
Description:

Dinner Options:

                                                 _____  6 oz. Sirloin Steak

                                                 _____  1/2 Slab of BBQ Rib

                                                 _____  White Fish

                                                 _____  Blackened or Non-Blackened Chicken Pasta

                                                               (Vegetarian choice as well)

 

USCG Mackinaw Tour and Aft Deck Party

September 12, 2013

Start: 5:00 pm End: 7:30 pm
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: $10/19
Description:

September 12, 2013

USCC Mackinaw Ice Breaker Tour

with Pizza and Beverages Party

on aft deck 

 

Tour the USCC Mackinaw in Mackinaw City from 5:00 - 6:00 PM.  

Enjoy pizza and a beautiful evening aboard the Mighty Mac with CYC members, friends and guests from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.

The cost of the tour and party is $10.00 CYC member - $19.00 non member.

Pizza/soft drinks/water provided - BYOB

Pre-registration and payment is required by Monday, September 2.

(You can register by email, calling John DeCarli or Online using PayPal)

 Invite your friends to join in on the fun.

Please send John DeCarli your reservations at bepilot@mac.com

Small Sailboat Racing Regatta - Sunfish

August 24, 2013

Start: 10:00 am End: 4:00 pm
Location: Mullett Lake
Price: Donations
Description:

Wanigan Raft Race

July 13, 2013

Start: 10:00 am End: 3:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan River
Price: Donations
Description:

 CYC’s Wanigan Raft Race Festivities
 

The following are Important Dates related to Wanigan Events this Weekend:
  • 7/12 - The Wanigan Parade starts at 6:00 PM. Bring out the “Kid in You” walk with CYC’s entry in the Wanigan Parade. The parade route starts at First Federal Bank located at 350 South Main Street, Cheboygan, and will follow Main Street to Division Street, turn right and finish at the Water Street Parking Lot.  Participants need to be at the First Federal Bank Parking Lot no later than 5:30 PM dressed in CYC's Wanigan Racing Gear (Red Polo shirt, white shorts or pants and white CYC ball caps). This year’s CYC parade theme is Cheboygan’s Lumbermen history.  Logging industry props and signs will be provided.  All CYC members are invited and encouraged to participate and march onto victory!
  • 7/12 – Mandatory Captain’s Meeting at 7:00 PM at Mulligan's Banquet Room. (Steve Konicki and Bob Nissley to attend)
     
  • 7/13 - Pre-Launch Party starts at 9:30 AM.  Watch the start of the World Famous Wanigan Raft Race at Bing & Mary Stroh's riverfront home (1205 Riviera Drive).  Enjoy Coffee & Donuts while cheering CYC’s talented, dedicated paddlers to victory!  BYOB and lawn chairs. Wear your CYC Wanigan Racing Team gear!  CYC’s in it to Win it!
  • 7/13 - Raft Race starts at 10:30 AM from Waterways Campground. Rafts, Paddlers and Race Crew must be there by 8:30 AM.  Racing order will be determined by a drawing this year.  Raft inspection starts at 8:30.  CYC's actual race start time will be unknown until the Captain's meeting on Friday night.  CYC's starting time will then be communicated to CYC members by a email Blast early Friday evening.   The race course is approx. 3.5 miles long and takes about 1 hour to complete for the fastest rafts.  CYC's time for 2012 was 1 hour 2 minutes.  So expect CYC to have a blistering pace this year to Win the World Famous Wanigan Raft Race!
  • 7/13 – Post-Race Party starts at 11:30 AM.  Don’t miss the end of the Race at Ed and Shirley Spangler's riverfront home (190 Riverside Drive across from Big Boy). The intent is to have the Pre-Launch party migrate to Spangler’s to view CYC’s raft prior to the finish at the Lincoln Street Bridge and cheer the paddlers onto victory.  A picnic style buffet of Shrimp, Meat Balls, Chili ..... etc. and various Side Dishes along with a keg of Cheboygan Brewery's Lighthouse Amber and soft drinks will be provided.  A donation bucket will be provided to defray costs similar to last year.  There will be dockage along the Spangler's river seawall for any boater who would like to come by boat.
  • 7/13 - Raft Race Awards starts at 6:00 PM at Festival Square, Main Street, downtown Cheboygan.  Will CYC win it this year?  Attend the awards ceremony and plan to stay for awhile and enjoy the Waterways Festival Festivities. Awards presented are: 1st Place ($500), 2nd Place ($250), 3rd Place ($100), "Best Chili" Award, "Senior Discount" Award (Fastest Time), "Most Spirited" Award, "Best Sponsored Raft" Award and "Barely Made It" Award. 
     
Guests Welcome at all Events!! 

 

McKinnon Cup Sailing Regatta

June 29, 2013

Start: 12:30 pm End: 7:00 pm
Location: lLake Huron South Channel / Ducan Bay
Price: Free
Description:

 

CYC's 23rd Annual "Lilacs & Brunch"

June 8, 2013

Start: 10:30 am End: 1:30 pm
Location: Mackinaw Island Yacht Club
Price: $20.00
Description:

Taste of Spring - Wine Tasting

April 13, 2013

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Jim & Kathie Nihls
Price: $13.00
Description:

Outhouse Races - Mackinaw City

January 19, 2013

Start: 2:00 pm End: 3:30 pm
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: Donation
Description:

Holiday Party - 2012

December 9, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:30 pm
Location: Pier 33 on the Cheboygan River
Price: $30/person
Description:

 

Reservations/Payments due by November 28

Hay Ride - Dinner - Hoe Down

October 5, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Still Pond - Harbor Springs
Price: $25/Person
Description:

 Grab Your Partner

    
Join CYC
For a Hoe Down - Toe Tapping Evening Out
 
Friday October 5th
6:00 p.m
 
Pond Hill Farms
5 miles north of downtown Harbor Springs off M119
 
Hayride 6:30
 
Dinner 7:00
(Which includes Bake Beans, Pulled Pork, Brats, Roasted Winter Squash, Salad, Lemonade and Iced Tea)
Wine and Hard Cider is available for purchase
Square Dancing with a Caller
Live Music with the PeaceMeal String Band
Bonfire
 
All for $25.00 per person
 
Please R.S.V.P. to Deb Libby 231-625-9094 By October 1st to reserve your spot
Send check to P.O. Box 386 Cheboygan, Mi 49721
or Thru Paypal

Fall Festival - Frogmore Stew and Kangaroo Comedy Court-Political Payola

September 15, 2012

Start: 5:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Benton Township Hall
Price: 15.00/person
Description:

 

Small Boat Racing Regatta

August 25, 2012

Start: 9:00 am End: 4:00 pm
Location: Mullet Lake Twp Park (Boy Scout Rd west of Jewell)
Price: FREE
Description:

Come out and enjoy a great day at the lake for an enjoyable boating event and picnic. All sail boats are Sunfish or Scorpions and will be provided. No previous sailing experience is necessary. This event is great fun for sailors and spectators as well. The park has picnic tables and charcoal grills and a great viewing area for the races.   Come by boat or land. 

Date:           August 25, 2012 (Sat.) (Alt date will be Sunday)
 
Location:     Mullett Twp Park – Mullett Lake (Boy Scout Road West of Jewell Road) off Devereau Lake Road
 
9:00 AM                 Starting with lessons for non sailors, racing, rules, flags, course & safety
                             Coffee and muffins provided!!
 
10:30               Stink boaters (No experience)
 
11:30               Ladies
 
12:30               Seniors (65 & up)
 
1:00                 Experienced Sailors
 
2:30                 The Commodore Trophy Race
                        (Racing between the winners of each race)
 
3:00                 Awards Ceremony & After Party.
                        BYO Brats and beer will be provided, bring a dish to pass, Lawn Chairs, water shoes, paper plates and utensils
 
Note – All times are estimates
 
R.S.V.P          Bill Elliott               231-238-9941
Don Schorfhaar   231- 627-2908
Bob Nissley          231-627-7968
 
SPECTATORS WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO COME
Note:    SPECTATOR BOATS WILL BE AVAILABLE

Mackinaw Icebreaker Tour, Pizza & Beer

August 16, 2012

Start: 5:00 pm End: 6:00 pm
Location: Mackinaw City
Price: $20.00
Description:

August 16 (Thursday) 5 – 6 PM tour the Mackinaw Ice Breaker in Mackinaw City.  6:00 PM to 7:30 PM enjoy pizza,  beer and a beautiful evening aboard the Mighty Mac with CYC friends.  The cost of the tour and party is $20.00 a person.  Pre-registration and payment is required by August 13 (Monday). 

Any questions contact Dan McPherson at dancinwaters@live.com

Nastalgic Rendezvous

August 4, 2012

Start: 5:30 pm End: 7:00 pm
Location: Pier 33
Price: $10.00
Description:

Mullet Lake Village's Classic Wooden Boat Parade on the lake side beginning at 5:30 PM for those on the water.  CYC members in the boat parade will be returning to Pier 33 afterwards.  Enjoy an evening of camaraderie with fellow members in your classic boat, car or outfit.

Serving Hors d'oeuvre & Cash Bar.  $10 per person (pay @ Pier 33)

RSVP to Jim Kaiser:  231-597-9984

Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers

August 2, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Great Lakes Grill
Price: $20.00
Description:

August 2 (Thursday) 6:00 PM Dinner at Great Lakes Grill,  7:00 PM presentation by Terry Pepper, Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers.  Come listen to one of the foremost authorities on Great Lakes light house history.  His writings, research and photography appear in numerous books, magazines, newspapers and websites.  Come enjoy an evening of good food and learn more about the Lighthouse of the Straits.  The cost is $20.00 for the buffet and presentation. Pre-registration and payment is required by July 30 (Monday).

Any questions contact Dan McPherson at dancinwaters@live.com

NWS - Marine Weather

July 26, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 7:30 pm
Location: Cheboygan Library
Price: Free
Description:

 

July 26 (Thursday) 6:00PM, NOAA Marine Weather Class at Cheboygan Library , learn from the experts about marine related issues including: Wave formation and wave estimating techniques, recognizing severe weather clues, local effects, marine products, how waterspouts develop, resources and tools available to boaters and providing marine information to the National Weather Service.  This class is free to the public, invite your friends.

Wanigan Raft Race

July 14, 2012

Start: 10:30 am End: 2:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan River - M33 Bridge to Lincoln Bridge
Price: Free
Description:

 Pre-Launch Party at 9:30 AM.  Watch the start of the World Famous Wanigan Raft Race at Bing & Mary Stroh's riverfront home (1205 Riviera Drive).  Enjoy Coffee & Donuts while cheering CYC’s talented, dedicated paddlers to victory!  BYOB and lawn chairs. Wear your CYC Wanigan Racing Team gear!  CYC’s in it to Win it!

Raft Race starts at 10:30 from Waterways Campground. Rafts, Paddlers and Race Crew must be there by 8:30 AM.  First come first in line to launch.  Raft inspection starts at 8:30.

Post-Race Party at 12:00 – 4:00 PM.  Don’t miss the end of the Race at Ed and Shirley Spangler riverfront home (190 Riverside Drive across from Big Boy).  The intent is to have the Pre-Launch party migrate to Spangler’s to view CYC’s raft prior to the finish at the Lincoln Street Bridge and cheer the paddlers onto victory.  A picnic style buffet of Hot Dogs, Pulled Pork and Side Dishes will be available. BYOB.  A donation bucket will be provided to defray costs.

Raft Race Awards starts at 6:00 PM at the Waterways Festival Beer Tent, Water Street downtown.  Will CYC win it this year? Attend the awards ceremony and plan to stay for awhile and enjoy the Waterway Festivities. 

Wanigan Raft Race Parade

July 12, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 7:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan - First Federal Bank to Beer Tent
Price: Free
Description:

The Wanigan Parade is Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 PM.  The parade route starts at First Federal Bank located at 350 South Main Street, Cheboygan and will follow Main Street eastward to Division Street, turn right and finish at the Waterways Festival Tent.

Participants need to be at the First Federal Bank Parking Lot NLT 5:45 dressed in CYC's Wanigan gear (Red Polo shirt, white shorts or pants and CYC ball caps.  Logging industry props and signs will be provided. 

Fresh Future - Evasive Species

July 10, 2012

Start: 12:16 am End: 12:17 am
Location: Boat House
Price: Free
Description:

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McKinnon Cup Regatta - Sail Boat Race

June 23, 2012

Start: 10:00 am End: TBA
Location: Duncan Bay Boat Club, Lake Huron, Cheboygan
Price: TBD
Description:

McKinnon Cup Regatta - Sailboat Race

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Race 1:00 PM - Awards/Food 5:00 PM 

 

Pre-Register by calling Fred Stone at 231-627-4902

or register at the captain's meeting at

Duncan Bay Boat Club at 10:00 on race day

 

Racers leave for Bois Blanc (Boblo) Island

at 1:00 PM Returning to Duncan Bay Boat Club

for food and drink

beginning at 5:00 PM 

BYOB, dish to pass, place setting, and entree for the grill!

(Grills provided.)

 

Annual Lilacs and Brunch

June 9, 2012

Start: 10:30 am End: 12:00 pm
Location: Mackinaw Island Yacht Club
Price: $17.00
Description:

Cheboygan Yacht Club's 22nd Annual

'LILACS & Brunch'

Machinac Island Yacht Club

Saturday, June 9 2012

Seating:  10:30 and 12:00 noon

 

Guests are welcome

Cost:  $17.00 / person

Bring your own beverage MIYC will provide set-ups and mixes

 

Reserve on-line using PayPal or

(Click Store/Event Registration)

Print and send bottom reply by May 31 to

Nan Keck - PO Box 129, Mackinaw, MI 497011

 RSVP by May 31 

 


Name(s): _________________________________________________

Number of persons: _____ Amount enclosed: ___________

Seating choice: 10:30 a.m. _____ 12:00 noon. _____

 

 

Annual Meeting and Commodore's Dinner

May 12, 2012

Start: 5:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: The Boat House
Price: $30.00
Description:

Commodore Jim Nihls and the Board of Governors

Request the pleasure of your company

at the

"Annual Meeting and Commodore's Dinner"

to be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at The Boat House

Social hour:  5:00 PM

Annual Meeting:  6:00 - 7:00 PM

Dinner:  7:00 PM

Music & Dancing * Semi-Casual Attire

Entree Choices:

10 OZ. Prime Rib,  Herb Feta Stuffed Chicken,  Great Lakes Perch  & Vegetarian

RSVP By May 5

"Betty Brown" Wine Tasting Social

April 14, 2012

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Jim and Kathie Nihls
Price: 13.00
Description:

Wooden Boat Building/Restoration Techniques

February 28, 2012

Start: 12:09 am End: 12:16 am
Location: Great Lakes Boat Building School - Cedarville, MI
Price: $50.00
Description:

Think Boating in February?????

 
 “Great Lakes Boat Building School”
Cedarville, Michigan
                       
When: February 28 & 29 (9:30am- 4:00pm)
Cost: $50 Donation to the school (tax deductable)
 
 
Ok! ……….. The tree has finally been put away, you’ve programmed your new GPS handheld with all of your potential routes for the next 5 seasons, you’ve checked the boat and she’s looking good. You’ve been to the CYC Winterfest 2012 (partied and ate too much), you’ve done the Snow Train (outstanding trip) and you’ve put your snowmobile on every trail around. You checked the boat again and she’s still looking good. And there it is - the itch just won’t go away.
 
NOW WHAT?????
 
How about joining some of your CYC friends to get a small taste of a different side of boats and boating at the “Great Lakes Boat Building School” in Cedarville, Michigan. Join Pat Mahon- Program Director, his instructors, and the schools 1st year students for some classroom (1 ½ hours each day) and hands-on shop time Framing, Steaming and other construction. We’ll also discuss and check out the process and progress of “Miss A.P.B.A”, a Hacker designed 26-foot Gold Cup Racer being built by the schools 2nd year students. This boat was designed by John Hacker to meet displacement runabout eligibility requirements for the 1923 racing season.
 
SO, SCRATCH THAT ITCH, HERE’S HOW ……
 
Join 6 of your CYC friends at:  “Great Lakes Boat Building School”            
 
We will be making reservations for the night of 2/28 at the Les Cheneaus Motel (2 to a room at $31.86 each, includes tax) So, please advise ASAP (RSVP before 1/10/12) that you plan to attend. Contact: Bob Nissley at (231-627-7968)
 
 
Remember, we’re limited as to how many can attend (6-8),

 so get your reservation in early.

Agawa Canyon Snow Train

February 11, 2012

Start: 8:00 am End: 5:00 pm
Location: Agawa Canyon Tour & Delta Hotel, Sault Ste Marie, ONT
Price: $415.00
Description:

Winterfest 2012

January 21, 2012

Start: 4:00 pm End: 7:00 pm
Location: Cheboygan Bowling Center
Price: $18 / $10
Description:

Christmas Gala

December 3, 2011

Start: 6:00 pm End: 9:00 pm
Location: Indian River Golf Club
Price: $30.00 per person
Description:

Euchre Tournament

November 4, 2011

Start: 12:18 am End: 12:22 am
Location: Benton Township Hall
Price: 10.00
Description:

Sabotage at Sea Pig Roast

September 17, 2011

Start: 5:00 pm End: TBA
Location: Benton Township Hall
Price: TBA
Description:

Pig Roast and Comedy Kourt on Saturday, September 17 at Benton Township Hall at 5:00 PM. 

Food/Beverage:  Roasted Pig, Salads, Snacks and Beer.

Desert:  Brownies.

Entertainment:  Sabotage at Sea Comedy Kourt and 50/50.

 

 

Wanigan Victory Festival

August 20, 2011

Start: 5:30 pm End: 10:00 pm
Location: Tom and Mary O'Hare's on Mullet Lake
Price: $15.00
Description:

Great Lakes Tragedies & Triumphs

August 18, 2011

Start: 7:15 pm End: 8:00 pm
Location: Great Lakes Grill
Price: Dinner $15/Person
Description:

Great Lakes Tragedies and Triumphs

Speaker: Shipwreck Discoverer David Trotter
Location : Great Lakes Grill, 817 E. State St. Cheboygan
Thursday August 18, 2011
Dinner 7:15 PM   “Free Program” 8:00 PM
Join David Trotter, Underwater Discoverer. He is a renowned shipwreck explorer, author, lecturer and photographer. His tales of discovery and exploration are designed for all ages to enjoy. Don’t miss this underwater time capsule of marine history. Come, sit back and relax as Marine History unfolds and explore the Great Lake’s shipwrecks.
At 5:30 PM enjoy a dinner buffet of Roast Beef , Shrimp Scampi over Linguine, Chicken Entrée, Potato, Hot Garden Vegetable, Homemade Bread, Salad Bar, Dessert and Beverage for $15.00.
Dinner at 7:15 PM and 8:00 PM for the program.
This program is Open to the Public and “FREE”
DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQIRED BY August 16th
For Dinner Reservations please contact:
Dan McPherson , Educational Director
Cheboygan Yacht Club
231-878-6212
danmcphers@gmail.com

Mackinac Bridge - 50 year Chronicle

July 13, 2011

Start: 12:17 am End: 12:20 am
Location: Great Lakes Grill
Price: 0
Description:

 

Mackinac Bridge - A 50 year Chronicle 1957—2007
Speaker: Mike Fornes
Location : Great Lakes Grill, 817 E. State St. Cheboygan
 
Wednesday July 13, 2011
Optional Dinner 5:30 PM “Free” Program 6:30 PM
 
Come take a trip through the 50 years of the Mackinac Bridge’s history, you’ll experience unusual crossings, triumph and tragedy. Hear the stories, see the photos and learn more about America’s longest suspension bridge. Mike Fornes has covered the bridge for more than twenty years for several media outlets in Northern Michigan including radio, television stations and the Cheboygan Daily Tribune. Mike has a great love and passion to tell the bridge’s history.
 
Enjoy a dinner buffet of Roast Beef , Shrimp Scampi over Linguine, Chicken Entrée, Potato, Hot Garden Vegetable, Homemade Bread, Salad Bar and Beverage for $10.95 plus tax & service charge .
 
Program is “Free” and open to the public.
 
*** DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQIRED BY JULY 9***
 
For Dinner Reservations please contact:
Dan McPherson , Education Director
Cheboygan Yacht Club
231-878-6212
danmcphers@gmail.com

Muddy Rudder RC Boat Race

January 1, 1970

Start: 12:09 am End: 12:12 am
Location: DNR Launch off Garfield Rd, by the Fairgrounds
Price: TBA
Description:

 The "Muddy Rudder" boat race will be on June 21st, 9am
at the DNR launch off Garfield Rd. by the fairgrounds in Cheboygan.

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.