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  • 3rd Annual “906 FESTIVAL” Saturday, August 1, 2020
    The “906 Festival” offers Curtis, surrounding communities, and visitors to our area a fun, family-friendly event that celebrates OUR HOME, the Upper Peninsula! Our festival includes live music, entertainment in the Park, a beer and wine tent, fun games and activities for both kids and adults, U.P. artist, business and organization booths and more! U.P. culture and traditions will be center stage at the “906 Festival”!
    Contact the ECA office for more information.
    Rachel Bonacorsi Event/ Operations Assistant~ office2@ericksoncenter.org
    Monday-Friday 906.586.9974

  • 906 Festival Raffle

    906 FESTIVAL RAFFLE
    **Tickets $10**
    1st Prize~ Upper Peninsula Sauna Company 6ft “Ready to Sweat” Sauna -$4,400 Value
    (Includes: Wood Stove, Wood, Rocks, Bucket, Ladle, Solar Lights and Thermo-hygrometer)
    Dewyse Construction /Engadine, MI 906.477.7377 https://dewyseconstruction.com/
    2nd Prize~ 906-Themed Gift Basket
    $500 Value
    3rd Prize~ Black Bear Chainsaw Carving
    $150 Value
    Drawing will be held Saturday, August 1st @ 6:00 PM during the 906 Festival
    (Need not be present)
    Tickets available at: ECA office, Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn, Curtis Service, Curtis Salon, Dewyse Construction, State Savings Bank of Curtis, Andy's Seney Bar
    Raffle Sponsored by Curtis Community Arts Council and Dewyse Construction
    Come check out the sauna on display at the Erickson Center!

  • Festival Schedule

    906 FESTIVAL 2020 SCHEDULE
    SATURDAY, AUGUST 1ST
    8:00 AM-vendor arrival/set-up
    11:00 AM-Festival Opens (Free admission)
    11:00 AM-5:00 PM- Artist/Retail/Non-profit vendors
    11:00 AM- 7:00 PM Food vendors
    11:00 AM-7:00 PM-Beer and Wine tent (valid I.D. to enter)
    11:00 AM-5:00 PM- Kids Activities (Up North Kids Craft Tent, “Sand in my Pants!” Treasure Hunt, Minnow Races)
    11:30 AM-1:30 PM- The Troy Graham Band
    2:00 PM-2:30 PM-Best Dressed Yooper Contest (contestants to band shell by 1:45 PM)
    2:45 PM-3:00 PM-ECA Puppet Parade
    3:10 PM- 906 Photography Contest Winners announced
    3:15 PM-4:00 PM-The Copper Celts
    4:30 PM-7:00 PM- The Mark Lavengood Band
    6:00 PM- 906 Festival Raffle Winners announced
    7:00 PM- Festival Ends
    Covid 19 Information -Please note:
    There have been several changes made to help make this year’s 906 Festival a safer place, for both vendors and patrons. In addition to these changes, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ANY VENDOR OR PATRON WHO IS EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS, OR HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO THE VIRUS NOT ATTEND THE FESTIVAL.
    The changes are as follows:
    • EVERY vendor will provide a table with hand sanitizer at their booth. These tables will be placed in a way that separates customers from the vendor during transactions.
    • The 906 Festival layout has been modified to allow more space between booths. This also gives patrons more room to spread out while shopping.
    • There will be hand washing/sanitation stations throughout the Park.
    • State mandates will be followed concerning mask wear and social distancing.

2020 906 Festival Information and Applications