2024 Calendar of Events

The ones with the ??? below are dates from 2023.  We are working on getting new dates for 2024.

If there are additions or changes, Please let us know by emailing [email protected]

Weekly Events

  • Mondays - 6 PM - Hillman Horseshoe Club tournaments at Emerick Park - Open to the public - Stop in to play some games of horseshoe. - For more information call Don Mueller at 989-884-0108
  • Wednesday - 6 to 8:30 PM - Open Mic Night at Patchwood Plaza - 14797 State Street South - 989-742-3739
  • Friday Night Fish Fry - VFW Post # 2356 - 3-7 PM - Volunteers are also needed.
  • Summer Time -- Saturdays at 7 PM - "______weekly performers_____" at the Hillman Bandshell (Free Music Concert)

January

  • January 13, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • January 16, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • January 17, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • January 27, 2024 - Euchre Tournament - Hillman Senior Center - Saturday - Doors open at 5 pm - Play starts at 6 pm - $20 entry fee - Prizes and Food Provided - Contact 989-464-4463 or 989-742-4080 for more information

February

  • February 9 & 10, 2024 - Sno Drift Road Rally in Lewiston and Atlanta
  • February 14, 2024 - Valentine's Day
  • February 17, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • February 17 & 18, 2024 - Free Fishing Weekend - DNR
  • February 20, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • February 21, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.

March

  • March 6, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • March ___Canceled___, 2024 at 9 AM - No March Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • March 20, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • March 23, 2024 - Euchre Tournament - Hillman Senior Center - Saturday - Doors open at 5 pm - Play starts at 6 pm - $20 entry fee - Prizes and Food Provided - Contact 989-464-4463 or 989-742-4080 for more information
  • March 30, 2024 -10:30/11:00 AM - Easter Egg Hunt - By Medilodge of Hillman
  • March 31, 2024 - Easter

April

  • April 3, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • April 13, 2024 - 7 PM - Hillman Lions Club Trivia Night - at Patchwood Plaza, 14797 State Street, Hillman, MI 49746 - Proceeds to benefit Hillman High School Band.  Pre-register with Carleen at (989) 306-0164 - (doors open at 6:30) - $10 per person with a MAX of 8 per team.  BYOB
  • April 16, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • April 27, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • ???--- - Lewiston Dinner Chair-ity Auction - St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Dinner, 4pm - Auction, 5pm - Kick off for annual ATV Raffle

May

  • May 1, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • May 4, 2024 - Hillman May Flowers Craft show (9 am to 3 pm) by 4 Seasons Craft & Vendor Shows - Hillman Senior Center, 421 Pineview Court, Hillman, MI
  • ???--- May 13, 2023 - 51st Annual Lewiston Mushroom Festival and Art in the Park
  • May 15, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • May 21, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • May 26-27, 2024 - Elk Country Animal Shelter Annual Garage Sale - 9am - 5pm (9am to 4 pm on Sunday) - Garage sale takes place at the Montmorency County 4H Fairgrounds.  Donate your treasures to help the animals! Please donate useable, clean items.  We're sorry but we don't take clothing, mattresses, old TV's or any refrigeration/freon related.  Please bring any of your items to the fairgrounds on May 20 (10am-4pm), or May 24-26 (10am-4pm), thank you!
  • May 25 - Annual Yard Sale - Held at Brush Creek Mill - Bring items during open hours.  Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, Brush Creek Mill hosts an annual yard sale. Items may be donated to the Mill to support the Mill’s fundraising efforts. Tables are available to rent for community members at a low cost. This is a great opportunity to clean out unwanted items and to find a special item to take home. All donations are greatly appreciated.
  • May 27, 2024 - Memorial Day

June

  • June 1, 2024 - Blessing of the Bikes - Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce - Downtown Hillman
  • June 5, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • June 8 & 19, 2024 - Free Fishing Weekend - DNR
  • ???---June _____ - Lewiston Annual Car Show and Art in the Park- Lewiston
  • June 18, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • June 18, 2024 (Tuesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.

July

  • July 7, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • July 14, 2024 - "Teeing Up For Kids" A golf tournament fundraiser to support children's activities at the Brush Creek Mill.  Golf Tournament at Thunder Bay Resort.  Brush Creek Mill supports the youth and children of the county in a variety of ways. The annual “Teeing Up For Kids’ golf tournament at Thunder Bay Resort in Hillman funds the Mill’s support to the children.
  • July 16, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • ???---July _____- Summer Sno Drift Summer Rally
  • ???--- July ____ - Montmorency County 4-H Fair - Atlanta
  • ???---July _____ - 9 AM - 17th Annual Elk Country Animal Shelter Dave Hancock Memorial Dog Leg Open Golf Tournament - Located at the Thunder Bay Golf Resort; Player registration is $70 per person, $100 for a Hole or Tee sponsor, $250 for a contributing sponsor, $500 for a major sponsor. Please contact the shelter (989-785-3738) to sign up.
  • July 21, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.

August

  • August 7, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • V-J Day   -   Sponsored by The Hillman Area Chamber Of Commerce And Hillman VFW Post 2356
  • ???--- August __ - VJ Day Pageant at Patchwood Plaza - 7 pm - Entrance Fee: $3 for age 4 to 11; $5 for age 12 to adult.
  • August 10, 2024 - V-J Day Celebration - VFW Post #2356 - Parade at noon, fireworks at dusk - Downtown Hillman
  • ???--- August __ - 8th Annual Hillman Tiger Golf Scramble - at Thunder Bay Resort - Registration 8:00 a/m. with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. (Hillman Athletic Boosters)
  • ???--- August __ -  Lewiston Timberfest - Lewiston Area Chamber of Commerce (989) 786-2293
  • ???--- August __ - V-J Day & Heritage Day at Brush Creek Mill - from 10 am to 4 pm - Displays featuring the history of Hillman and Montmorency County
  • ???--- August __ - Car Cruse Night by the Wheels Car Club - from 4-6:30 pm at Thunder Bay Resort
  • ???--- August __ - Car Show by the Wheels Car Club - Village Parking Lot (Behind the Hi-Way bar) from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
  • August 20, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • August 21, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • ???--- Garage Sale Drop Off - 10am - 4pm - Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta
  • ???--- August 30 to Sept 1 - Annual Garage Sale - 9am - 5pm - Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta
  • ???--- 2nd Dog Jog (5K Run/Walk) -- 10am - Montmorency Co. Fairgrounds, Atlanta

September

  • September 4, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • September 17, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • September 18, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • ???--- September ___ - Atlanta Elk Festival - Briley Twp. Park - Parade Saturday

October

  • October __, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • October 5, 2024 - Applefest & Craft Show and Apple Dumplings - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm - Brush Creek Mill
  • ???--- - St. John's Chicken Dinner
  • October 15, 2024 - NO Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting due to the annual chamber banquet on October 24.
  • October 17, 2024 - Annual Banquet - Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce - (Tuesday) at Patchwood Plaza
  • ???--- Fall Turkey Dinner & Auction - Hillman Community Center - Dinner - 4pm - Auction - 5pm
  • October 31, 2024 - Halloween - Trick or Treating - Brush Creek Mill

November

  • November __, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • November 11, 2024 - Veterans' Day
  • ???--- November 11, 2023 - 10 am to 3 pm - St. Augustine Craft Show - Hillman Community Center
  • November 15, 2024 - Hillman Buck Pole - Hillman Area Chamber of Commerce
  • November 19, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • November 28, 2024 - Thanksgiving

December

  • December __, 2024 (Wednesday) - Pop Up Pantry at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street South in Hillman) -10:00 AM until food is gone. Presented by the Hillman Area Lions Club.
  • December 7, 2024 - Children's Christmas Party - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm - Brush Creek Mill - Free to all area children.
    • Pictures w/ Santa, crafts, games, cookie decorating & more. Everything is free for school age and younger children
  • ???--- December 3, 2023 - Commemorative Tree Ceremony 4 p.m. - Brush Creek Mill - Join us at the Mill for a celebration honoring family, friends, service men and women and/or an organization. Names of those being honored will be read aloud and their commemorative bulb is hung on the Mill Christmas tree. Music of the season and Christmas treats will be offered. There is no charge for this event. If you would be interested in purchasing a commemorative bulb, please contact us to place your order. The bulbs are only $5.00 each.
  • December 14, 2024 - Ride with Santa at Patchwood Plaza
  • ???--- December _____ - Festival of Lights & Commemorative Tree Lighting - Brush Creek Mill
    • Remember your loved ones who have passed and honor those who serve the community or in the military
  • December 17, 2024 at 9 AM - Monthly Chamber of Commerce Meeting - Chamber office at Patchwood Plaza (14797 State Street, Hillman)
  • ???--- December ____ - Christmas Music at the Mill - 7:00 pm - Brush Creek Mill - Enjoy a carol sing followed by our regular open mic. The People’s Choice Tree winner will be announced at the close of tonight’s program!
  • ???---December ___ - Besser Christmas Program - 7:00 pm - New Beginnings Ministry
  • December 25, 2024 - Christmas

Monthly Events 

  • Hillman Roller Skating - 7-10 p.m. - Hillman Community Center
  • Alpena Farmers Market - Saturdays 10:00-2:00 - Alpena Mall

Brush Creek Mill Monthly Events    (989) 742-2527

  • Open Hours: Summer-Tuesday to Saturday Noon to four
  • Fall-Thursday to Saturday Noon to four
  • Winter and Spring-Friday and Saturday Noon to four
  • Yoga with Roger: Monday and Friday 9 am call 742-4327: Practicing Iyangar Yoda.
  • Alternate Mondays: Video History Meeting @ 10 am
  • Second Mondays: Board Meeting @ 10 am
  • Fourth Mondays: Event Committee @ 10 am
  • Second Thursday: Brush Creek Writers @ 1 pm
  • Third Fridays: Music at the Mill @ 7 pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday at 9am: Zumba Gold with Vickie Mueller
  • Third Mondays: Maintenance Committee at 1pm
  • Third Wednesdays: Hillman Area Historical Society at 3 pm
  • Second and Fourth Thursdays: Brush Creek Writers
  • First and Second Tuesdays: Brush Creek Dabblers at 1 pm

Other Activities at Brush Creek Mill
Music at the Mill– Every third Friday of the month year round. Open “mic.” Sign-up to play or sing. Music starts at 7:00. Concession stand open. Free admission.

Saturday Activities– Spinners & Knitters Group, informal get together. No charge. Share conversation and ideas.

Scrapbooking– This group meets the Third Saturday of the month, October through May. No charge. Open to all interested in this popular hobby. Help for beginners. If you would like to get started, all are welcome to join.

 

 

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