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2019 Calendar Of Events

ParadeRecurring Events 2019

Every Monday-Saturday, June 27-August 24 Young Americans Dinner Theater Boyne Highlands.
Every Wednesday and Saturday, Memorial Day to Labor Day Farmers Market Downtown Harbor Springs, 9am-1pm.
Every Thursday, June 27-August 22 Street Musique downtown Harbor Springs, 6-8pm.
Every Friday, June-August Yoga in Bloom Lavender Hill Farm, 8:45am and Lavender Fest Fridays, 10am, Boyne City.
Every Saturday, September-mid October Farmers Market Downtown Harbor Springs, 9am-1pm.

June

1 Harbor Springs Cycling Series Bike ride along M-119, the Tunnel of Trees. Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs.
1 Dirty Dog Dash Mud run, Boyne Mountain, 800-GO-BOYNE.
1-2 Tip of the Mitt Fiber Fair Workshops on felting, knitting, spinning, and visible mending. Also featuring live music, food trucks, fiber arts demonstrations, sheep dog and sheep shearing demos, Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey.
6 Swirl A delicious blend of arts, libations, and fun, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 5:30pm, 231-347-4337.
6 Music on Main, Charlie Millard Band Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm, 888-229-4272.
7 Trail Building Work Bee Duncan Bay Preserve Continue building the trail and boardwalk to Lake Huron. Bring work gloves, sturdy footwear, and your lunch and we will bring the tools, snacks and water. Meet at the parking area on Duncan Ave. Little Traverse Conservancy event, 9:30am, 231-347-0991.
7 Artisans and Farmers Market Seasonal produce, baked goods, textiles, pottery, music and more. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 10am-1pm, 231-347-4337.
7 Summer Open House Music, food, games, and more in downtown Petoskey, 5-9pm.
7-9 Petoskey Soccer Tournament The Petoskey Youth Soccer Association offers competitive soccer in a variety of age groups, 231-348-2947.
7-16 Lilac Festival Flowers, food, games, and parades commemorate these scented flowers all week long, Mackinac Island, 877-847-0086.
8 An Evening with Judy Collins Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
8-9 Free Fishing Weekend Fish for free throughout Michigan.
9 Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Concert featuring Concert Variations by Ginastera, a commission by Lockington, and Dona Nobis Pacem by Williams. Bay View’s Hall Auditorium, 7pm, 231-348-9551.
13 Charlevoix Summer Open House Merchants celebrate summer and the kick off of movies by the marina, 5-9pm, 231-547-2101.
13 Music on Main, Bill Oeming Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
13-16 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Henry Yan, figure and portrait drawing. Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
14-16 In Water Boat Show Village at Bay Harbor, 231-439-2000.
14-16 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Christine Mauersberger, mindful stitching, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
15 Michigan Mountain Mayhem A 50K teaser, a 100K metric century, a 160K, (100 mile century), and a 200K double metric cycling event. Registration limited to 1,000. Begins in Boyne City, 231-582-0542.
15 Taste of the North History and great food together on the waterfront, Petoskey, 231-487-1188.
15 Scrabble Scramble Fundraiser Teams of four will compete in two timed rounds to see who can build the highest scoring Scrabble board. Cash bar and Menu. Prizes will include a Pointer Boat tour for 12 with wine and cheese, Harbor Springs Library, 1pm.
15 Kathleen Madigan Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
15-16 Ellebration! A parade, bonfire, kids games, pig roast, and more in Ellsworth, 231-360-0676.
16 Love is All We Need Bay View’s Voorhies Hall, 8pm, 231-348-9551.
17 Evenings at the Gazebo, Wyatt & Shari Knapp Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
17-20 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Patti Mollica, learn to paint in bold, expressive colors, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
19 Summer Lecture Series: Jerome Rand North Central Michigan College, 8:30am.
19 Concerts in the Park, Steel and Wood Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
19 Night of the Arts A special evening dedicated to artists and art lovers in Harbor Springs. Enjoy an array of mediums including oils, precious metals, gemstones, pearls, acrylics, clay, bronze, glass, and more, 6-9pm, 231-526-7999.
19 Evenings at the Gazebo, James Michael Duo (JM Duo) Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
19 Expansive: Music of Mozart, Brahms, and Shakespeare Bay View’s Hall Auditorium, 8pm, 231-348-9551.
20 Music on Main, Lou Thumser Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
20 Gallery Walk Visit the art galleries of downtown Petoskey and enjoy food, drinks, prizes, 6-9pm, 231-347-4150.
21 Concerts in the Park, Crosscut Kings Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm.
21-22 Antiques On The Bay Auto Show Downtown St. Ignace.
21-22 Quilts by the Bay Quilt Show Check out this National Quilting Association Judged show with more than 150 quilts on display! Holy Childhood Community Center, Harbor Springs.
22 Vintage Car & Boat Festival Village at Bay Harbor, 231-439-2000.
22 Moxie Strings Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm.
23 Succulent Planters In this class, local artist, Taylor Randazzo, will show how to construct a wood planter from scratch and then arrange 5-7 different succulents in it with moss and stones. Gather - A Festive DIY Studio, Harbor Springs, 6:30pm.
23 The Road Less Traveled John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm, 231-347-6225.
24-27 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Sterling Edwards, watercolor A-Z, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
25-29 Young Americans Summer Camp Grades 3-college, Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center.
26 Concerts in the Park, Chris Koury Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
26 Kombucha at the Farm Class Tastings, step-by-step brew and bottle process demonstration and a take home kit, Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 6pm, 231-582-3784.
26 Evenings at the Gazebo, Calamity Jane Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
26 Unbounded: Four Continents & Five Players Bay View’s Hall Auditorium, 8pm, 231-348-9551.
26-30 Freedom Festival Music, food, activities, and more, East Jordan.
27 Blessing of the Fleet A boat parade with a blessing of each boat, Harbor Springs harbor, sponsored by the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, 6pm.
27 Music on Main, Two Track Mind Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
27 Summer’s Launch Party Celebrate summer, Walstrom Marine Showroom, sponsored by Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, 7pm, 231-526-9771.
27 An Evening with Daniel Pink Author of bestselling books about business, work, and behavior including his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Great Lakes Center for the Arts, 8pm.
28 Concerts in the Park, The Real Ingredients Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
28-29 St. Ignace Auto Show One of the largest all-make, all-model shows in the country. 800-870-8717.
29 Lemon Squeezy Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm, 231-582-3784.
29-30 Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show Conkling Heritage Park, Mackinaw City, 231-435-5664.
29-30 Summer Art Show East Park, downtown Charlevoix.
29-30 Used Book Sale Charlevoix Public Library.
29-July 1 Million Dollar Quartet Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm each night.
29-July 6 National Cherry Festival More than 150 events, Traverse City, 800-968-3380.
30 Patriotic Pops Explosion Bay View’s John Hall Auditorium, 8pm, 231-347-6225.

July

1-6 Young Americans Summer Camp Third grade-college students take part in workshops, lessons, and performance, Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center.
3 Concerts in the Park, Pete Big Dog Fetters Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
3 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
3 Concerts on the Bluff Craig Cottrill Band, Cross Village, 7pm.
3 Flowing: The Creative Genius of Mendelssohn John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm.
4 Fourth of July, Harbor Springs What a way to celebrate July 4! The day begins with a run followed by an art fair in Zorn Park, a parade down Main Street, street vendors and activities, Red, White and Blue festival, and fireworks.
4 July 4th Art Fair Harbor Springs’ Zorn Park is filled with art in an array of mediums, 9am-5pm, 231-526-4840.
4 July 4th Parade Bay View, 10am.
4 July 4th Parade Celebrate July 4th in Bay Harbor with a GEM car parade, 11am, 231-439-2000.
4 Red, White and Brew Wine and Brew on the Harbor Springs Waterfront plus the music of The Accidentals, 5-8pm, 231-526-7999.
4 July 4th Celebrations Parade followed by music and fireworks, downtown Petoskey, 6-11pm, 231-347-4150.
5 Concerts in the Park, Keith Scott Blues Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
5 Seasons of Sinatra A journey by Grammy and Emmy Award-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein including stories shared with Michael by Liza Minnelli, about her Uncle Frank. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
6 Petoskey Rocks! Street music, movies in the park at dark, and free carriage rides, Band: The Pistol Whips; Movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Downtown Petoskey.
6 Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm, 231-582-3784.
6 Thunderwüde Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm.
6-7 Antiques at the Fairground Dealers from around the country with a huge array of antique merchandise from the smallest collectibles (jewelry), to antique furniture, pottery, china, textiles, prints and more, 231-564-1971.
7 Bright Lights of Broadway John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm.
8-10 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Tony Warren, better foundations, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
9-10 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Karen West, three mini workshops on smart phone photography, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
10 Women’s Club Art Fair Great art plus the Slightly Gourmet Cafe, Nub’s Nob, 231-526-0291.
10 Concerts in the Park, Something Great Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
10 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
10 Evenings at the Gazebo, Matt Gabriel Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
10 Epic Proportions: Breaking Barriers in Wind & Song Bay View’s John Hall Auditorium, 8pm.
11 Lavender in Watercolor Water color class, Lavender Hill Farms, Horton Bay, 1pm, 231-582-3784.
11 Music on Main, Ryan Peters Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
11 Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra: MidSummer Night’s Dream Natalia Makarova’s production of this 19th-century classic ballet brings an exotic world of temple dancers and noble warriors to life. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
11-12 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Tony Warren, professional techniques, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
11-13 West Side Story John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 231-225-8877.
12 Concerts in the Park, The Faux Paws Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
12 Petoskey Rocks! Street music, movies in the park at dark, and free carriage rides, Band: Dos Hippies; Movie: Coco. Downtown Petoskey.
12-13 Boyne Thunder Offshore Poker Run brings in speedboats from all over the nation to compete in this event that spans Lake Charlevoix, beginning in Boyne City.
12-14 Blissfest A celebration of music, culture, art and community featuring a world of diverse and innovative folk and roots music and dance at the Festival Farm.
13 Gold and Glitter The Great Lakes Center for the Arts will celebrate a successful inaugural year of thrilling performances, lectures, and educational events. Great Lakes Center for the Art, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
13-14 Arts & Crafts Show On the waterfront, Charlevoix.
14 Mission Impossible: 200 Years of Movie Themes John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm, 231-347-6225.
17 Summer Lecture Series: Dr. Lori, Antiques & Art Appraisals North Central Michigan College, 8:30am.
17 Concerts in the Park, Nathan and Jessie Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
17 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
17 Dramatic: The Theater of Voices John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm.
18 Music on Main, Crosscut Kings Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm, 888-229-4272.
18 Voices Without Borders This festival brings children and youth from around the world to sing and dance in a variety of settings throughout Northern Michigan, culminating in a gala concert. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 7pm.
18-21 Indian River Summerfest Lobster bake, duck race, beach bash, teen dance, ice cream social, 5 & 10K run, volleyball, kayak and bike biatholon and more, Indian River, 231-238-9325.
19 Concerts in the Park, Holly Keller-Thompson Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
19 Petoskey Rocks! Music, carriage rides, and a movie in the park, Real Ingredients; Movie: Christopher Robin. Downtown Petoskey.
19-20 Shay Days Steam trains, walking tours, docent tours and more to celebrate Ephraim Shay, Harbor Springs History Museum, 231-526-9771.
20 Art in the Park Annual juried art show, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4150.
20 Elton John and Billy Joel Tribute Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
20-27 Venetian Festival What began 80+ years ago as a simple candle-lit boat parade has grown into a week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season, Charlevoix, 231-547-3872.
21 Dynamic Duos: Simon and Garfunkle and More Bay View’s John Hall Auditorium, 8pm.
22 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Dan Graziano, painting from photo reference, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
23 Succulent Planters In this class, local artist, Taylor Randazzo, will show how to construct a wood planter from scratch and then arrange different succulents in it. Gather - A Festive DIY Studio, Harbor Springs, 6:30pm.
23 What the Eyes Don’t See Bay View’s Hall Auditorium, 7:30pm, 231-348-9551.
23 Jazz from Interlochen Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
23-25 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Dan Graziano, painting en Plein Air, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
23-27 Young Americans Summer Camp Third grade-college students take part in workshops, lessons, and performance, Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center.
24 Concerts in the Park, Indigo Moon Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm.
24 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
24 Evenings at the Gazebo, Mike Dhaseleer Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
24 A Study in Contrasts: Wit and Wisdom John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm.
25 Save The Trees Little Traverse Conservancy fundraiser, Walstrom Marine Showroom, Harbor Springs, 6pm, 231-347-0991.
25 Music on Main, Dos Hippies Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
25-28 Antique Flywheelers Show The Walloon Lake Antique Flywheelers celebrate all things flywheeler. Festival grounds between Walloon Lake and Boyne Falls.
26 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Dan Graziano, painting from photo reference, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
26 Petoskey Rocks! Music, carriage rides, and a movie in the park, Jon Archambault Band; Movie: Mary Poppins Returns. Downtown Petoskey.
26-27 Bay Harbor Arts Festival Annual art fair in the Village at Bay Harbor, 231-439-2000.
26-27 Downtown Petoskey Sidewalk Sales The streets of Petoskey are filled with sales, entertainment, and more, 231-347-4150.
26-28 Little Traverse Yacht Club’s Ugotta Regatta Spectacular sailboat racing on Little Traverse Bay, 231-526-7919.
27 Brian Ashley Jones Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm, 231-582-3784.
28 Grand Rapids Symphony Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
28 Great Balls of Fire: Prolific Pianists Bay View’s John Hall Auditorium, 8pm, 231-225-8877.
29-August 2 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Paul Jackson, dramatic portraits in watercolor, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
30-August 3 Young Americans Summer Camp Third grade-college students take part in workshops, lessons, and performance, Harbor Springs Performing Arts Center.
31 Concerts in the Park, Jeff Pagel Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
31 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
31 Evenings at the Gazebo, Full Cord Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 231-582-6222.
31 Nexus: A Spectrum Brass Recital John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm, 231-347-6225.
31 Great Lakes Music Festival The Crane Wives and The Michigan Rattlers. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.

August

1 Music on Main, The Real Ingredients Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
1-4 Boyne Falls Polish Festival Polish food, Polish music, carnival, rodeo and lots of fun! Bring your polka shoes and plan on having a blast, 231-582-6222.
2 Concerts in the Park, Under the Moon Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
2 Find Your Flow Summer Writing Series Designed to inspire creative writing and memoirs in the beautiful setting of Lavender Hill Farms, Boyne City, 1pm, 231-582-3784.
2 Petoskey Rocks! Music, carriage rides, and a movie in the park, Band: Crosscut Kings; Movie: The Lego Movie. Downtown Petoskey.
2 Mitch Albom and Special Friends Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
2 Lighted Boat River Parade Indian River, 10:30pm.
2-3 The Appleseed Collective Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm each night, 231-582-3784.
3 Woofstock Fundraiser for the Charlevoix Area Humane Society, Mackinaw Trails Winery. Music, dog show, dog pulling competition, food, auction and more.
3-4 Antiques at the Fairgrounds More than 150 antique dealers at the Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, 231-564-1971.
4 Coastal Crawl One, two and three mile swimming races in beautiful Little Traverse Bay starting at Zorn Beach, Harbor Springs, 7:30am.
4 United States Coast Guard Band Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 4pm.
4 The Fab Four: The Beatles and Other Famous Quartets Bay View Association, Petoskey, 8pm, 231-347-6225.
5-8 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Joan Fullerton, contemporary approaches to self expression, Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
6-7 The Magic Flute Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor.
7 Concerts in the Park, The North Carolines Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm.
7 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
7 Evenings at the Gazebo, Awesome Distraction Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
7 Deep and Wide: Kisses of Romantic Charm Bay View’s Hall Auditorium, 8pm, 231-348-9551.
8 Car Festival Gorgeous cars in Zorn Park, Harbor Springs, 5pm-dusk, 231-526-7999.
8 Music on Main, Katherine Ryan and Owen James Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm, 888-229-4272.
8-11 Alanson Riverfest Art/craft show, flea market, raffles, music and more.
8-11 Boyne City PirateFest Celebrate pirates in Boyne City at this new festival with music, food, kid’s activities, costumes, and more.
9 Concerts in the Park, Story and James Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
9 Find Your Flow Summer Writing Series Designed to inspire creative writing and memoirs in the beautiful setting of gardens and grounds, Lavender Hill Farms, Boyne City, 1pm, 231-582-3784.
9 Petoskey Rocks! Music, carriage rides, and a movie in the park, Band: May Erlewine; Movie: Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Downtown Petoskey, 6pm.
10 C.S. Lewis Fellowship Using C.S. Lewis’ own words, award-winning actor Max McLean brings the brilliant Oxford Don to life, Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
10-11 Antique Auto Show & Flea Market A tradition for antique-lovers of all kinds. Downtown Boyne City, 231-582-6222.
10-11 Top O’Michigan Boat Races Through the Inland Waterway and back again, 231-238-9325.
10-11 Odawa Homecoming Pow Wow Native American dancing, drumming, food, and crafts at the Odawa government center, Harbor Springs, 231-242-1427.
11 I Am Women, Hear Me...A Tribute to Empowered Women John Hall Auditorium, Bay View, 8pm.
12-15 Crooked Tree Arts Center Workshop Don Hatfield, still life painting, Crooked Tree Art Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
14 Concerts in the Park, CTAC School of Music Garage Band Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
14 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
14 Evenings at the Gazebo, Full Circle Boyne City hosts a weekly live concert on Wednesdays throughout the summer in Old City Park, 6:30pm, 231-582-6222.
14 Concerts on the Bluff The Real Ingredients, Cross Village, 7pm.
15 Howl at the Moon Annual fundraiser for Little Traverse Bay Humane Society, Walstrom Marine Boat Warehouse, Harbor Springs Airport, 6pm.
15 Music on Main Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm, 888-229-4272.
15-17 Festival on the Bay Live Music, triathlon, bay cruises, arts and crafts show, nightly celebration of Million Dollar Sunsets, and more. On the waterfront, Petoskey, 231-347-4150.
15-17 Sidewalk Sales Downtown Charlevoix, 231-547-2101.
16 Concerts in the Park, Sean Miller Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
17 Del McCoury Band For more than fifty years, Del McCoury ‘s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm, 231-439-2610.
18-20 Harley Owners Group (HOG) Rally HOG owners from around the Midwest will gather at Boyne Mountain.
20-25 Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair The county fair! Exhibits, rides, performances, and more. Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey.
21 Summer Lecture: Joanie McGuffin, Canadian Adventure North Central Michigan College, 8:30am.
21 Concerts in the Park, The Pistil Whips Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
21 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
21 Yesong Sophie Lee in Concert First Prize winner at the 2016 Menuhin International Junior Violin Competition at the age of 12. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm.
22 Music on Main, Dos Hippies Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm, 888-229-4272.
23 Concerts in the Park, Fowler and Richey Old time fiddle and banjo duet, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, 12pm, 231-347-4337.
23-25 Fudge Festival Mackinac Island, 906-847-3783.
24 Joffrey Ballet A world-class, Chicago-based ballet company presenting a unique repertoire encompassing masterpieces of the past and cutting-edge works. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 12pm, 231-439-2610.
28 Rhythm on the River Marina Park, Indian River, 6-8pm.
29 Summer Super Swirl A delicious blend of arts, libations, and fun, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 5:30pm, 231-347-4337.
29 Bay Harbor Community Dinner Guinness World Record Breaking dinner, Bay Harbor, 6pm, 231-439-2004.
29 Music on Main, Plumville Project (Community Dinner) Live music and more, Main Street, Village of Bay Harbor, 6-8pm.
30-31 Sidewalk Sales Downtown Harbor Springs is the place to be with a street and sidewalk sales, 231-526-7999.
30-31 Sidewalk Sales Village of Bay Harbor.
30-31 Kiwanis Car Show Boyne City.
31 Sons of the Never Wrong Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm, 231-582-3784.
31-September 1 McKechnie and McCardle Broadway legends, featuring composers: Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch. Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Bay Harbor, 8pm, 231-439-2610.

September

1 Boyne City Triathlon Peninsula Beach, Boyne City.
2 Mackinac Bridge Walk Walk the Mighty Mac from St. Ignace to Mackinaw City, 231-436-5574
7 Harbor Springs Cycling Classic Ride the Tunnel of Trees, Birchwood Inn, Harbor Springs, 231-526-2151.
7 8 Mile Run/Walk Mackinac Island, 810-487-0954.
7 Beer & Wine Festival Food, wine, beer, entertainment and fun, Mackinaw Crossings, Mackinaw City, 231-436-5030.
7 Suzie Vinnick Concert at Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City, 7:30pm, 231-582-3784.
13-15 Richard Crane Truck Show See these awesome semi-trucks with customized cabs, extraordinary paint/artwork and neon light displays, St. Ignace. Parade of lights across the Mackinac Bridge.
14-16 Biketemberfest Weekend celebration with a bike ride from Boyne Highlands to Bay Harbor and back along the Little Traverse Wheelway, 248-543-1000.
20-22 Balloons Over Bay Harbor Hot air balloon races over the skies. Craft wine, beer and spirits festival on the grounds of the majestic Bay Harbor Equestrian Center. Family fun and a fabulous main stage concert on Saturday night.
22 Taste of Harbor Springs On the waterfront, 12pm, 231-526-7999.
27-29 Festival of the Book A three-day gathering of nationally known presenters for a celebration of books, Harbor Springs, 231-838-2725.
28 Harvest Festival Farmer’s market, music, scarecrow contest, food, kid’s activities and more, Boyne City, 231-582-6222.
28 Mountain Mayhem Gravel Grinder The Gravel Grinder will be a gravel road race like nothing you could have imagined with a 20 mile, a 45 mile and a 60 mile race, Boyne Mountain.
28 Great Pumpkin Run Downtown Boyne City, 8am.

October

5 Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch Day Glass pumpkins made by glass artists Harry Boyer and Lynn Dinning on display (and for sale) at Boyer Glassworks and Three Pines Studio. Pumpkin glass blowing demonstrations at Boyer Glassworks, Harbor Springs, 231-526-6359 and 231-526-9447.
5 Skitoberfest Fall extravaganza and homecoming taking place in the Boyne Mountain Village and surrounding area, 800-GO-BOYNE.
5 Nub’s Nob Open House Demo ski sale, discounts on equipment tune ups, free chair lift rides, and a cook out, Nub’s Nob, 800-SKI-NUBS.
5 Harbor Springs Brew Festival Beer tastings and food on the Harbor Springs waterfront, 231-526-7999.
11 Fall Bulb Sale Annual Fall Bulb Sale by the Charlevoix Garden Club takes place during Apple Fest, downtown Charlevoix, 231-547-0380.
11-13 Apple Fest On the waterfront, Charlevoix, 231-547-2101.
12 Hops N Highlands Featuring 45+ Michigan breweries and 175 microbrews, music, food trucks and more, Boyne Highlands.
26 Great Turtle Half Marathon & 5.7 Mile Run/Walk Mackinac Island, 810-487-0954.
31 Halloween Parade The school children in costume parade the streets of Harbor Springs, 1pm, 231-526-7999.
31 Trunk or Treat Village of Bay Harbor, 4 pm.
31 Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating The parade begins at 4:30pm followed by trick or treating throughout Boyne City.

November

15 Ladies Night Out More than 25 businesses in Harbor Springs will celebrate with discounts, refreshments and fun! 231-526-7999.
23 Earlier than the Bird Shopping Specials in downtown Boyne City, 7-11am, 231-582-6222.
28 Thanksgiving Turkey Trot 5k run and 1-mile fun run, Veterans Park, Boyne City, 9am, 231-526-6222.
28 Turkey Leg 5K Run/Walk Zorn Park, Harbor Springs, sponsored by the Outfitter. Pre-register online at or in person at The Outfitter on 153 E Main Street. Day-of registration at Zorn Park from 8:15-8:45am.
29 Christmas in Indian River Craft show, story hour, parade, children’s game and activities, tree lighting, 231-238-9325.
29 Charlevoix Parade & Tree Lighting East Park, Charlevoix, 231-547-2101.
29 Holiday Open House and Santa Parade Downtown Boyne City hosts its annual holiday open house with early shopping deals and the Santa Parade (at 6pm), 231-582-6222.
29 Christmas Tree Lighting Music, food, and festivities at Three Pines Studio, Cross Village, 5:30pm, 231-526-9447.
30 Harbor Springs Christmas Tree Lighting Community caroling and ceremonies, downtown Harbor Springs, 6:30pm, 231-526-7999.

December

6 Holiday Open House A holiday celebration, downtown Petoskey, 6-9pm.
7 Holiday Hobby Craft Show Boyne City High School gym, Elks Lodge, and Water Street Center, 9am-3pm, 231-582-6222.
7 Holiday Open House Downtown Harbor Springs, 6-9pm, 231-526-7999.
13-14 Christkindlmarkt in the Village Bay Harbor becomes a Christmas village with artisans, lights, spirited drinks, carols, and more.
31 Charlevoix Bridge Drop New Year’s Eve Fireworks, celebrations and more, downtown Charlevoix.
31 New Year’s Eve at the Arts Center An all age, alcohol free celebration featuring performances and workshops. Concludes with Midnight at 9pm Times Square style! Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey, 231-347-4337.
31 New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Celebrate the new year on skis, Boyne Highlands, torchlight parade and fireworks extravaganza, 9pm.
31 New Year’s Eve celebrations, Boyne Mountain.

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