2018 Events Calendar - Join us!
The Cass River Greenway Committee is active 12 months a year! Join us for our meetings, cleanup days, or other events taking place in the Watershed and on our beautiful river! Visit often to see new events.
Dates TBD Canoe the Cass with Tom Lounsbury
Join Tom Lounsbury (a well known outdoors writer, host of his weekly radio show – Sundays noon 102.1 FM, and Cass City area resident) for a paddling trip down the beautiful Cass River. This 4 separate day trip paddle will begin in Cass City and travel the entire length of the Cass River, through the Shiawassee Wildlife Refuge and ending on the Saginaw River at Wickes Park in Saginaw. Planned dates are:
April 28 Cass City to Chippewa Landing, Caro
May 5 Indianfields Park, Caro to Frankenmuth
June 9, Frankenmuth to Davis Park, Bridgeport
June 10 M-13 Boat Launch to Wickes Park, Saginaw
Contact Tom Lounsbury at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
June 23 7th Annual Cass River Paddle & Swim
Area swimmers and paddlers are invited to join in the camaraderie for the 7th annual event. Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards should meet at the Tuscola Park Launch and depart at 9:00 am (or meet at the Downtown Vassar Launch and depart at 7:00 am). Swimmers will depart from the 9000 block of Ormes Road.
Pontoons will assist and escort the swimmers downstream to Heritage Park in Frankenmuth. Wet suits are recommended for swimmers.
Interested swimmers should contact Lori Payne at 989-652-9941 or Bill Zehnder at email@example.com. Commemorative t-shirts will be available for a small fee.
August 4 & 5 The Tri Bavaria Triathlon
Frankenmuth hosts one of the region's best triathlons, featuring a variety of races to suit all age groups and skill levels. The races are held in the heart of Frankenmuth and showcase all that makes Frankenmuth the true Michigan gem that it is. Something for the entire family awaits you.
See info@3disciplines for registration and other information about this unique event.
August 17 - 19 The Great Lakes Rendezvous
The Great Lakes Historical and Educational Association will be holding their 36th annual rendezvous at Davis Park in Bridgeport Township.
Visit www.greatlakeshea.weebly.com for more information.
August 18 10th Annual Cass River Cleanup-Cass City
The Village of Cass City and the Cass River Greenway will be hosting the 10th annual Cass River Cleanup.
The clean up crew will gather at Kappan Tree Service, 2799 Hurds Corner Road, Cass City between 8:00 and 8:30 am, with the clean up starting at 9:00 am. A snack breakfast will be provided to all volunteers. The crew will clean approximately 4 miles of river, upstream of the Kappan location. We will be done with the river clean up by noon.
Volunteers need to wear old clothing, hats, and old shoes, boots, waders or hip boots. Sunscreen and insect repellant is recommended. If you have a life vest you are encouraged to bring it, as we will be using canoes.