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August 2015

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Saturday, August 1st

Beat the Heat Bike Tour
Something for everyone, whether you are a beginner looking for a casual easy safe ride with friends and family or a seasoned racer looking for the ultimate challenge. The two flat routes use a mix of bike paths and low traffic roads and follow the shorelines of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan.
www.mountainmayhem.com

Saturday, August 1st - Sunday, August 2nd

Antiques at the Fairgrounds
More than 150 antique dealers at the Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey. 9am-5pm Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday. 231-564-1971.
www.antiquesatthefairgrounds.com

Saturday, August 1st, 6:30pm

Josh Cohen Book Talk & Signing
Reservations kindly requested, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6658.

Saturday, August 1st, 7:30pm

Jenny DeVoe
Aten Place, Boyne Falls.
www.atenplace.com

Monday, August 3rd, 7pm

Diane Cook Book and Dinner Event
Reservations required, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6658.

Tuesday, August 4th, 12pm

J. Ryan Stradal
Author of Kitchens of Great Midwest speaks for McLean & Eakin Booksellers at Stafford's Perry Hotel, Petoskey. Reservations requested. 231-347-1180.
www.mcleanandeakin.com

Wednesday, August 5th

Antiques Show
Mackinaw City High School. 231-436-5504.
www.mackinawcity.com

Wednesday, August 5th, 12pm

Papa Crow
Concerts in the Park, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Concerts in the Park

Thursday, August 6th - Sunday, August 9th

Boyne Falls Polish Festival
This annual festival includes a carnival, entertainment/polka tent, parades, and much more!
www.boynefallspolishfestival.com

Friday, August 7th - Sunday, August 9th

Ironworkers Festival
Knot tying, rod tying, rivet toss, spud throw, column climb (Field Event), and the World Championship Column Climb, Mackinaw City. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawcity.com

Friday, August 7th, 12pm

The Owen Story Duo
Concerts in the Park, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Concerts in the Park

Friday, August 7th, 7pm

Katherine Taylor Book & Wine Pairing Event
Reservations required, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6658.

Saturday, August 8th, 7:30pm

Moors & McCumber
Aten Place, Boyne Falls.
www.atenplace.com

Tuesday, August 11th - Wednesday, August 12th

Lights Out and the Perseids Picnic
Dim your lights for the Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City. Lights Out Challenge 10:30-11:30pm, Tuesday, Aug. 11, Perseid Picnic and formal program 9-11pm, Aug. 11, Meteor shower viewing (informal) overnight Aug. 11-12.
Dark Sky Park

Tuesday, August 11th - Saturday, August 15th

Opera: Puccini's La Bohème
The only fully staged opera in Little Traverse Bay Area all year, this one is great for opera-goers new and old alike, a Bay View performance, Petoskey High School.
www.bayviewassociation.org

Tuesday, August 11th, 12pm

Moors & McCumber
Concerts in the Park, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Concerts in the Park

Tuesday, August 11th, 6pm

Julie Lawson-Timmer
Paperback release party. Five Days Left author speaks at McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey. Reservations requested. 231-347-1180
www.mcleanandeakin.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 12pm

Sara Wheeler & Little Groove
Concerts in the Park, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Concerts in the Park

Thursday, August 13th - Sunday, August 16th

Festival on the Bay
Festival Features include: Live Music, Triathlon, Bay Cruises, an Arts & Crafts Show, a nightly celebration of our "Million Dollar Sunsets", and more. On the waterfront, Petoskey. 231-347-4150.
www.petoskeyfestival.com

Thursday, August 13th - Sunday, August 16th

Norfolk Harvest Festival
Music, Polish folk dancers, Old World crafts, vendors and food, Veterans Park, Boyne City. 231-582-1063.
www.boynechamber.com

Thursday, August 13th

Car Festival
Gorgeous cars in Zorn Park, Harbor Springs. 231-526-7999.
www.harborspringschamber.com

Friday, August 14th - Sunday, August 16th

Alanson Riverfest
Art/craft show, flea market, raffles, music and some new events this year, too!
Riverfest

Friday, August 14th, 12pm

Chris Koury
Concerts in the Park, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
Concerts in the Park

Saturday, August 15th

Chalk & Chocolate
The sidewalks down by Little Traverse Wheelway near Bayfront Park are the target of artists young and old for this 4th annual chalk art celebration, sponsored by the Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Saturday, August 15th, 7:30pm

Trina Wonder
Aten Place, Boyne Falls.
www.atenplace.com

Wednesday, August 19th, 10am

Coffee at Ten
Elizabeth Pollie, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Wednesday, August 19th, 5:30pm

Summer Super Swirl
Mingle among the beautiful backdrop of Crooked Tree Arts Center's summer exhibition, Wind & Sail, enjoy live-art demonstrations and music by multiple performers, and sample fine wines and food from our friends at D & W Fresh Market, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Thursday, August 20th, 8pm

Handbell Choir Concert
John Hall Auditorium, Bay View.
www.bayviewfestival.org

Saturday, August 22nd - Tuesday, August 23rd

Corvette Show
Downtown Mackinaw City. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawchamber.com

Saturday, August 22nd - Sunday, August 23rd

Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show
Conkling Heritage Park, Mackinaw City. 231-436-5564.
www.mackinawcity.com

Saturday, August 22nd, 7:30pm

Ellis Paul
Aten Place, Boyne Falls.
www.atenplace.com

Sunday, August 30th - Tuesday, September 1st

Grand Garden Show
AA one of a kind garden show in a spectacular setting--Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel. 800-33-GRAND. .
www.grandhotel.com