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August 2024 Events Calendar

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Featured August Events

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August 1-7, 2024

Thursday, August 1st, 2024
6:30pm

Music in the Park
Live music featuring The Whiskey Charmers. Free and open to the public. Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Thursday, August 1st, 2024
6:30-8pm

Street Musique
Live performances featuring Rhett & John, Katherine Ryan, the Elizabeth Landry Trio, Eliza Thorp, and The Painted Lady.at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District.

Thursday, August 1st, 2024
7pm

Charlevoix Live on the Lake Concert Series
Live music featuring Pocket Watch at East Park Odmark Performance Pavilion- 400 Bridge St., Charlevoix.

Friday, August 2nd, 2024
12-1pm

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music featuring Owen James in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

Monday, August 5th, 2024
6:30pm

Music in the Park
Free and open to the public. Live music featuring the Mackinac’s Got Talent Second Auditions at Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024
12-1pm

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music featuring Mike Ward in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2024
6:30-8pm

Pavilion Summer Concert
Live music featuring Crosscut Kings in Veterans Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City.

August 8-14, 2024

Thursday, August 8th, 2024
6:30pm

Music in the Park
Live music featuring The Mickeys. Free and open to the public. Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Thursday, August 8th, 2024
6:30-8pm

Street Musique
Live performances featuring Greg Vadnais with Sounds of Africa, the Owen James Trio, Deep Blue Water Samba School, Dave Cisco, and Magic by Jania at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District.

Thursday, August 8th, 2024
7pm

Charlevoix Live on the Lake Concert Series
Live music featuring Pocket Watch at East Park Odmark Performance Pavilion- 400 Bridge St., Charlevoix.

August 8th-10th, 2024

Boyne City Pirate Festival
Annual event with fun for the whole family. For more information, visit boynecitypiratefest.com

Friday, August 9th, 2024

Lighted Boat River Parade
Indian River. For more info, visit irchamber.com.

Friday, August 9th, 2024
12-1pm

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music featuring Jeff Pagel in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

Friday, August 9th-Saturday, August 10th, 2024

Michaywe Arts & Crafts Fair
Friday from 11am-5pm and Saturday from 10am-4pm at Michaywe Clubhouse & Grounds- 1535 Opal Lake Rd., Gaylord. This fair features one-of-a-kind handmade crafts, distinctive indoor and outdoor décor, original artwork, creative natural products, beautiful jewelry, and unique foods. There are more than 100 booths both inside the clubhouse & around the pond. Booth fees are $115 or $125 and can be reserved at michayweartfair.com. For more information, email Karen at artfair@michaywe.com

Friday, August 9th-Sunday, August 11th, 2024

Lumberjack Festival
Indian River. Visit irchamber.com for more info.

Saturday, August 10th-Sunday, August 11th; 2024

Top of Michigan Outboard Races
Indian River. For more info, visit irchamber.com.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024
12-1pm

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music featuring Tai Jaxx Drury in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

Wednesday, August 14th, 2024
6:30-8pm

Pavilion Summer Concert
Live music featuring the Lavender Lions Duo in Veterans Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City.

August 15-21, 2024

Thursday, August 15th, 2024
6:30pm

Music in the Park
Live music featuring Djangophonique. Free and open to the public. Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Thursday, August 15th, 2024
6:30-8pm

Street Musique
Live performances featuring Eric Dane Jacqua, Crosscut Kings, Cold Leather Seats, Kevin Johnson, and The Painted Lady at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District.

Thursday, August 15th, 2024
7pm

Charlevoix Live on the Lake Concert Series
Live music featuring Ryan Curtis at East Park Odmark Performance Pavilion- 400 Bridge St., Charlevoix.

Friday, August 16th, 2024
12-1pm

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park
Live music featuring Holly Keller Thompson in Pennsylvania Park- 411 E. Lake St., Petoskey.

August 19th-25th, 2024

Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair
Annual fair held at the Emmet County Fairgrounds- 1129 Charlevoix Ave., Petoskey.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2024
6:30-8pm

Pavilion Summer Concert
Live music featuring Delilah DeWilde in Veterans Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City.

August 22-31, 2024

Thursday, August 22nd, 2024
4pm

Blazer Bash
Kalkaska Public School students and families are invited to visit their new classrooms, meet teachers, and get a schedule of classes for older students. Local businesses, organizations, and clubs/groups will also have informational booths and there will be food, refreshments, and a kids carnival. Kalkaska Middle School- 1700 Kalkaska Rd., Kalkaska. For more information, contact Heather at hreust@kpschools.com or by calling (231) 499-7814.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2024
6:30pm

Music in the Park
Live music featuring Mackinac’s Got Talent Finals. Free and open to the public. Marquette Park- 7200 Huron St., Mackinac Island. (Rain Location: Mission Point Theater- 6639 Main St., Mackinac Island)

Thursday, August 22nd, 2024
6:30-8pm

Street Musique
Live performances featuring the Hazel James Band, Shouting Bones, Radio Vision, Lou Thumser, and Magic by Jania at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District.

Thursday, August 23rd-Friday, August 24th; 2024

Corvette Crossroads Auto Show
On Friday, Corvettes arrive and cruise the area and on Saturday, they are on display from 10am-2pm in downtown Mackinaw City. There is also a parade of Corvettes at 7pm. Cost for show participants is $25-$35 and can be paid by calling (231) 436-5574. Spectators are free.

August 23rd-25th, 2024

Mackinac Fudge Festival
Annual festival celebrating the island’s most famous treat. Events include fudge-making demonstrations, fudge inspired food and cocktails, an outdoor movie, family games, and more. For more information, visit mackinacisland.org

Friday, August 24th, 2024
10am-3pm

Corvette Crossroads Auto Show & Parade
Hundreds of Corvette enthusiasts gather at this annual event to celebrate the All-American Classic at Straits State Harbor/Mackinac Island Ferry Co. parking lot- 409 S. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City. Award winners will be selected from several categories by “registered participant judging”. This is not intended to be an intensely competitive event, but rather an annual tradition for enthusiasts. The award presentation begins at 3pm with the Corvette procession lining up from the Odawa Casino parking lot (1050 S. Nicolet St., Mackinaw City) starting at 6pm. The procession will cross the Mackinac Bridge at 7pm. Cost to enter a car is $30-$40 and pre-registration is online at mackinawchamber.com. For more information, contact the Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce at (231) 436-5574 or info@mackinawchamber.com.

Friday, August 24th-Saturday, August 25th; 2024

Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday from 10am-7pm and Sunday from 10am-3pm. Conkling Heritage Park- 335 S. Huron St., Mackinaw City. For an application, visit mackinawcity.com.

Wednesday, August 28th, 2024
6:30-8pm

Pavilion Summer Concert
Live music featuring Nelson Olstrom in Veterans Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

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