"Alpena has blazed a new trail in construction." architect William H. Kuni of Detroit declared at the opening of the Alpena County Courthouse on October 21, 1935. Calling it "the first monolithic building erected in a cold climate.,"
|International Film Festival||Late Jan||Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center|
|M.I.R.A. Racing Fire Rite 250||Mid Feb||Alcona Recreation Area|
|Golf, Boat, & Craft Show||Late Mar||Alpena Aplex|
|Alpena Blues Festival||Late Jun||Downtown Alpena|
|Brown Trout Festival||Mid Jul||2900 Connon Street|
|Thunder Bay Car Show||Early Aug||Starlite Beach|