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August 2024 Events Calendar

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Featured August Events

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August 1-7, 2024

Stay tuned for information on events happening during this time! In the meantime, scroll down to see events that occurred in 2023.

August 8-14, 2024

Friday, August 9th, 2024

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

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.

August 15-21, 2024

Stay tuned for information on events happening during this time! In the meantime, scroll down to see events that occurred in 2023.

August 22-31, 2024

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.

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.

The following events are from 2023. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2024!

Lavender Fest
Make a craft, bring a picnic, and enjoy the many other Friday farm activities we have scheduled throughout the summer. The farm is free to visit. Some weeks will feature live music, food vendors, and additional classes and activities. Lavender Hill Farms- 7354 Horton Bay Rd. North, Boyne City.

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

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

Street Musique
Live musical performances at various locations throughout the Harbor Springs Business District. 

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

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

Sound Journey & Meditation Class
75-minute, outdoor class for self-reflection and meditation at Lavender Hill Farm- 7354 Horton Bay Rd. N, Boyne City. Fees apply. Bring something to lay on and a pillow. For more information, call Marie Rothenberger at (231) 206-1133.

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.

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

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

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