Event List Northern Michigan

Now-Aug 26th…Friday Night Music Series every Friday 7-10p at Claude Shannon Park – Gaylord. Bring your own chair. *No music July 15. Info: gaylordchamber.com
Registration is open for  Bikes & Bras Fun Ride. Benefits Sophiea Safe Haven Sanctuary & Reining Liberty Ranch for Veterans. Starts at 8am at Bay View Church – Traverse City. Decorate a bra and /or wear one, or ride as you are! Bikes the TART Trail 32.4 miles. $25 and you choose which charity gets your donation. Register by July 15th to get an event shirt. Must be 18+. Please wear a helmet. Info: facebook.com/bikesandbras
Registration is open for “Run for the Health of It” – 5-K Run/Walk & 10K Run. Starts and ends at Mackinac Straits Hospital – St. Ignace at 9am. Take part in person or virtually. $30 before July 1, $35 after. Proceeds benefit services at MSHS. Info: runsignup.com
Now -Aug 26…Movies in the Park at Dark every Friday 9-11p Pennsylvania Park – Petoskey. Info: petoskeydowntown.com

Now – July 29… Every Friday 7-9pm Music in the Park Summer Concert Series at the Jordan Valley Community Band Shell-East Jordan. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy! Info: ejchamber.org


Now- Aug 19…Concerts in the Park noon-1pm every Wed & Friday – Pennsylvania Park – downtown Petoskey. Bring a lunch, lawn chair or blanket and enjoy live music. Info: petoskeyarea.com


Now – Sept 2…Stroll the Streets every Friday downtown Boyne City 6-9pm. Live music, games, food, fun! Info: boynecitymainstreet.com


Now - Aug 25…Every Thursday 3-8p live music in Washington Park –Cheboygan. Yard games, family fun. Bring a chair or blanket. If raining, moves to Festival Square. Info: cheboygan.com


Week of June 19


June 21…Crooked Tree Art Center “Live on the Bidwell Plaza” 5:30-7p – Petoskey. Limited chairs & picnic tables available. Pack a picnic, grab a blanket and enjoy live music. Free. Info: petoskeyarea.com


June 22…Benefit Spaghetti/Lasagna Dinner 4:30-6:30p at the Knights of Columbus Hall – Cheboygan. Suggested donation $10. Carry out available. Info: 231-420-8153


June 23-26…St. Ignace Car Show Weekend. Info: saintignace.org


June 25-26…Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the Otsego County Sportsplex – Gaylord. Info: gaylrodmichigan.net


June 25-26…Mackinaw City Arts & Craft Show in Conkling Heritage Park. Painting, woodwork, jewelry, books, photography and more. Sat 10-7p, 10-3p. Info: mackinawcity.com


June 25…TRAMPS Remote Control Airshow 9a-4p at the TRAMPS Airfield on Rennie School Re – Traverse City. Info: traversecity.com


June 25…6th Annual Brave Hearts 5K Color Run at Brave Hearts Estate-Pellston. Registration 9a, run 10a. $20 person. Volunteers needed. Info:248-437-3130


June 25-26…Charlevoix Summer Art Show – East Park. Sat 10-5, Sun 10-3. Info: charlevoix.org


Week of June 26

June 26...Fundraiser for Kelly Hayes - mom of 5 - dealing with stage 4 breast cancer - 3-6p at Thirsty Fish - Traverse City. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle, live music. Info: 231-383-5340


June 26…ORV Safety Class 9a-4p in the Cheboygan County Buliding. Min. age to attend is 12. Class size limited, pre-registration required. Bring your own lunch. Info: https://michigan.storefront.kalkomey.com 


June 28, July 12 & July 26…Free Outdoor Movies in the Park 9:30-11p – Zorn Park, Harbor Springs. Bring a blanket or chair. Info: harborspringschamber.com


June 28-29…Two day ASSIST Suicide Intervention Training 8:15a-4:30p at the Diocese of Gaylord. Must attend both days. $50 deposit to save your seat, full refund after attending both days (minus a $5 administration fee). Learn how to recognize someone at risk and work with them to create a plan that will support their immediate safety. Info: kierstensride.org


June 30 – Aug 25…Street Musique – Downtown Harbor Springs. Live music every Thursday! Info: harborsprings


July 2…Christmas in July 10-6p bells will be ringing for the Salvation Army at the following locations: Petoskey: Oleson's, Louie's, Big Lots, Chamber of Commerce; Harbor Springs: IGA; Boyne City: Louie's; Charlevoix: Oleson's; Eastport: Eastport Market; Central Lake: Village Market; Elk Rapids: Village Market. Volunteers needed. Info: SAPetoskey.org


July 2-9…National Cherry Festival – Traverse City. Parades, live music, carnival, food, family activities and more! Info: cherryfest.org


July 1…Old Town Classic Car Cruise at Turtle Creek Casino-Williamsburg. Staging starts at 5pm, cruise at 6. Classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. Info: cherryfestival.org


July 1-4…Boyne City 4th of July celebration! Fri-Stroll the Streets 6-9p; Sat-Farmers market 8a-noon, cornhole tournament; Sun- Art & Craft Fair, bounce houses/water slide, boat parade; Mon-Independence Day Run 7:30a, breakfast 7-10a at Eagles Hall; Kids bike parade 9a, Grand parade 10a, 47th Annual Waterside Art & Craft Fair/Food Trucks, Rotary Chicken BBQ 11-1p, kids games, live music, duck race, fireworks. Info: boyne4thofjuly.com


July 4…4th of July Parade 10am – Downtown Cheboygan. Info: cheboygan.com


July 4…4th of July Parade noon-2p; boat parade 4-6p. Glen Arbor. Info: visitglenarbor


July 4… BBQ Benefit Cook-off! This year’s BBQ Cook-off will consist of 3 categories brisket, ribs, and chicken. The parade in Alanson starts at 11 and the cook-off judging and Food for everyone by donation begins right after the parade around noon. All proceeds go to the Alanson volunteer firefighters and first responders. The volunteer firefighters are the one who are going to judge the categories. 6330 Warren Rd-Alanson. The event is sponsored by friends of Breanna‘s ride.


July 4…Harbor Springs 4th of July Celebration. Paul Revere 5K & 10 Mile Run, American Legion Breakfast, Art in the Park, Parade, Fireworks. Info: harborspringchamber.com


July 9…Sweaty Yeti 5K Run – East Jordan. 8a start time. All levels welcome. Proceeds benefit the Barber-Galvin Scholarship Fund. Info: sweatyyetirun.com


July 9… Marine Safety Class 9a-4p in the Cheboygan County Buliding. Min. age to attend is 12. Class size limited, pre-registration required. Bring your own lunch. Info: https://michigan.storefront.kalkomey.com 


July 12…Summer Celebration Concert 7pm Triangle Park - downtown Mancelona. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy free music. Info: mancelonachamber.org


July 12-16…Gaylord Alpenfest! Live music, carnival, parade, games, family activities and more! Downtown Gaylord. Info: gaylordchamber.com


July 16…Food Truck Rally 6-9pm downtown Boyne City. Local food, drinks and live music. Supports the Boyne City Farmers Market. Info: boynecitymainstreet.com


July 16-24…Charlevoix Venetian Festival. Street parade, boat parade, games, carnival, live music and more! Info: venetianfeatival.com


July 22-24…ABATE Summer Bash at Rapid River Campground – Kalkaska. Food truck, music and more. Must be 18 or older. Info: 231-675-9275


July 24-31…Freedom Camp Revival-Cadillac. Week event, leading to breaking chains and experiencing freedom in the lord! All services will be on the hill under the tent. Eight guest speakers. Child care will be provided. See flyer on Facebook for more info. July 24th: 10am and

7pm services July 25th-July 30th: 7pm services July 31st: 10am service with Picnic to follow. Info:




TFN…Harbor Light Community Chapel of Harbor Springs is collecting cans and bottle returns to help the less fortunate at 8220 Clayton Rd. All bottles and cans should be left next to our central trash bin in the main parking lot. Info: 231.347.5001 


Every Monday and Wednesday from noon-1pm Free Food Market is open in the parking lot of the Salvation Army Community Center on Barlow-Traverse City. Info: centralusa.salvationarmy.org


TFN…The St. Thomas food pantry is open on a drive-thru basis every Monday 10a-1pm. Bring photo ID with current Cheboygan address, proof of household income and proof of address for all household residents. 332 Western Ave. Info: 231-627-3167


TFN…The Acme Christian Thrift Store is in need of volunteers 3-5p any day Tues-Sat. Info: 231-267-3002


Now-TFN…Hospice of Michigan is available to help families in need of compassionate hospice care for a loved one. Call 888-247-5701 or visit hom.org


TFN…The Cheboygan Rec Center is open on Monday and Wednesday for boys and Tues/Thurs for girls from 5:30-8pm. High school and adults 8pm-10:30pm. Must wear mask at all times.


TFN- The Northern Care Center is a medical clinic for those uninsured or underinsured. Patients are seen on Tuesday afternoon/evenings. Located at W State Street, Cheboygan. You need to wear a mask and when you come to the parking lot you need to call the clinic, first come first seen. They also have vouchers for product at Goodwill and personal hygiene products for those in need. Please knock on the door for product. Please call with any questions 231-333-3019.


TFN… Cheboygan County Veterans host a coffee hour the 4th Wednesday of the month, 9:00 a.m. at the American Legion - VFW Post on State Street, Cheboygan. Coffee provided by McDonald's and donuts courtesy of Family Fare.


June 8-Aug… Join Little Traverse Conservancy on Wednesday mornings this summer! Different route options are available based on ability. Strollers, dogs on leash, all are welcome! No need to register.


Now – Oct 29…Every Wed & Sat 8a-1p Farmer’s Market at Festival Square – Cheboygan. Info: facebook.com/cheboyganfarmersmarket


Now – Oct 30…Interlochen Farmers Market 9a-2p Interlochen Corners. Info: 231-378-4488


May 7-Oct 29…Wednesday & Saturday Sara hardy Downtown Farmers Market. Wed 8a-noon, Sat 7:30a-noon. Info: traversecity.com


May 20-Oct 14…Bellaire Farmers Market at the ASI Community Center & Park. Info: bellairechamber.org


May 27-Sept 30…Every Friday 8:30a-1p Farmer’s Market downtown Petoskey. Info: petoskeydowntown.com


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