Mackinac Island is home to many staple tourist attractions but did you know that they have been hosting an annual competitive stone skipping event for over 50 years? You can catch the action again this year, live and on demand, thanks to our participating sponsors: The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, Fort Mackinac, The HarbourView Inn, Ice House BBQ, and Mackinac Associates!
The 53rd Annual W.T. Rabe Stone Skipping Competition returns this July 4th; Gerplunkers, Pebbles,and Open divisions will start at 10am and the Pro division starts at noon. You can watch this highly anticipated event from the comfort of your home from the watch now section of 9and10news.com, the 9&10 News Youtube Channel, on 9&10 News Plus on VUit, and from the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau’s Facebook page.
The action doesn’t stop there! There will be 2 more events coming this summer to watch live and on demand! All made possible by our sponsors:
The Vintage Baseball Game: 6:30pm – 8:00pm; July 29. Step back into American past time history on the oldest continually used baseball field in Michigan at Fort Mackinac! Watch “Baseball as it was meant to be played,” including bygone baseball traditions and old fashioned fun! Catch all the actionas the The Fort Mackinac Never Sweats play the Portland Blue Sox on July 29th, 6:30pm to 8pm.
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The Northern Michigan University vs Central Michigan University exhibition volleyball game: 8/19. Watch collegiate women’s volleyball as NMU tries to recoup their losses from last year’s victor, CMU, in the second year of this event.
Thanks again to our sponsors: The Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, Fort Mackinac, The HarbourView Inn, Ice House BBQ, and Mackinac Associates for making these summer livestreams possible! You can click the logos below to visit their websites.