Week of June 6
The American Cancer Society Top of the Mitt Relay for Life has been postponed until fall, but they are doing a “Drive through” luminaria display starting at 8pm Saturday, June 6 until 2pm Sunday, June 7th at Festival Square in Cheboygan. Luminary bags can be purchased (by 5pm Friday, 6/5) for $10 at www.relayforlife.org/topofmittmi They will also be collecting returnables from 8-11pm on Saturday.
Week of June 7
June 10…Mobile Food Pantry at Little Bear Arena-St. Ignace 11am -1p (or until food runs out) Max of two households per vehicle. Remain in your car.
June 13-14…Michigan Free Fishing Weekend
June 13…Father Fred Foundation Fund Drive 10-5p in the parking lot of St. Francis Catholic Church-Traverse City. This will be a cash or check donation drive only (please no food drop-offs). Knights will be stationed to collect donations in containers, with no contact necessary! Money donated will be used to assist families in need.
June 17-28th …Traverse City Horse Shows at Flintfields Horse Park-Williamsburg. One of the most popular horse show series in the US. Show jumping, dressage, hunter, and more. Also runs Aug 27-30. Info: traversecityhorseshows.com
June 20…Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show 8am downtown Frankfort.
June 24…Knights of Columbus 791 Spaghetti & Lasagna Dinner-curbsite pick-up 4:30-6:30pm at the KofC-Cheboygan. Info: 231-627-0519
June 27…16th Annual Little Traverse CROP VIRTUAL Hunger Walk. Walk when and where you choose. Portion of the donations benefit the Manna Food Project, Brother Dan’s Pantry and Harbor Springs Food Bank. Sign up at www.crophungerwalk.org/petoskeymi
June 27-28…Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show in Conkling Heritage Park. Sat 10-7pm, Sun 10-3pm. Info: mackinawcity.com
July 1-Aug 9…Great Lakes Equestrian Festival at Flintfields Horse Park-Williamsburg. Info: traversecityhorseshows.com
July 3…Christmas in July fundraiser for the Salvation Army. Look for bell ringers and help those in need!
July 4…4th of July Parade 1pm – St. Ignace
July 4…Dusk – 9pm Straits Area Concert Band will perform at Conkling Heritage Park-Mackinaw City, with fireworks to follow! Info: mackinawcity.com
July 8 – Aug 21…At noon every Wednesday and Friday the Crooked Tree Arts Center Summer Concerts in the Park at Pennsylvania Park-Petoskey. Free. For details and line-up: crookedtree.org
July 11-12…52nd Annual Charlevoix Art & Craft Show-downtown. Sat 10-6, Sun 10-4. Info: charlevoix.org
July 15- Sep 23…Every Wednesday “Evenings at the Gazebo” downtown Boyne City. Free music starting at 6:30pm. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, alternate location: First Presbyterian Church on Park St. Info: boynechamber.com
July 17-thru Labor Day weekend every Friday…17th Annual Stroll the Streets – Boyne City 6-9m. Live music, kids activities and shopping! Info: 231-582-9009
July 25…”Do You See Us Now” Distracted Driver Motorcycle Ride. Starts and ends at ZIPS 45th Parallel in Gaylord. Raise money and awareness against distracted driving. Check in at 8a, kickstands up at 10a. $25 per bike/rider; $40 w passenger. Includes mean, toll for the bridge and gift. Info: dysunmichigan.com
Aug 15…Drew Kostic Memorial 5K Tough Run at Twisted Trails Off Road Park-Copmish. Check in 8-9:30am, opening ceremony at 10, race begins at 10:45. $45 person, Open or military teams $175, 12 & under $25. Registration ends August 9th. There is also a virtual option. Proceeds benefit 222 None. Info: 222none.org
Aug 29-30… Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show in Conkling Heritage Park. Sat 10-7pm, Sun 10-3pm. Info: mackinawcity.com
**Upcoming Farmer’s Markets – use social distancing and wear a mask
Tuesdays thru Sept 29th 2-6pm at Railroad Square - Kalkaska
Wednesday and Saturdays from 8a-1pm at Festival Square in Cheboygan
Wednesdays now through October 7th …8am-noon at Veterans Park – Boyne City
Wednesday and Saturday through Sept 2nd… 9a-1p downtown Harbor Springs
Thursdays through Oct. 1st … 8a-1p on Bridge Street – Charlevoix
Thursdays through Oct 29… 3-7pm Mancelona Buck Pole
Thusdays 9a-1p Memorial Park – East Jordan
Fridays from June 12 – Sept 25th … 8:30a-1pm downtown Petoskey – organic meats, fresh fruits and veggies, flowers and more. Info: petoskeychamber.com
Fridays thru Oct 2…8a-noon at Rotary Park – Elk Rapids
Mondays June 29-Sept 7… 4-7pm at Ferry beach – Charlevoix