BUSINESS DIRECTORY







Mackinaw City Area Calendar of Events

January - February - March - April - May - June
July - August - September - October - November - December
Spring - Summer - Fall - Winter

October 2014

Find by Date:

Thursday, October 2nd, 11:30am

Iceland's Saga
Michigan Global Awareness Consortium presents photographer, editor, and explorer Carole Elchert, North Central Michigan College luncheon lecture. 231-348-6600.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, October 3rd, 11:30am

Great Lake Chamber Orchestra
Libor Ondras, orchestra musical director will talk about the upcoming concert, North Central Michigan College luncheon lecture. 231-348-6600
www.ncmich.edu

Saturday, October 4th

Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch Day
Glass pumpkins made by glass artists Harry Boyer and Lynn Dinning on display (and for sale) at Boyer Glassworks and Three Pines Studio. Pumpkin glass blowing demonstrations at Boyer Glassworks, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6359 and 231-526-9447.
Great Lakes Glass Pumpkin Patch

Saturday, October 4th - Thursday, October 30th

I Collage Myself
Portraits of ourselves, a tribute to Walt Whitman, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447.
Three Pines Studio

Saturday, October 4th

Mountain Mayhem Gravel Grinder
The Gravel Grinder will be a gravel road race like nothing you could have imagined with a 20 mile, a 45 mile and a 60 mile race, Boyne Mountain.
Gravel Grinder

Saturday, October 4th, 12am

Freshwater Concert Series
Freshwater Gallery, Boyne City, is opening the 2014-2015 Freshwater Concert series with Steve Poltz.
www.freshwaterartgallery.com

Saturday, October 4th, 8am-4pm

Harvest Festival
Farmer's market, music, scarecrow contest, food, kid's activities and more, Boyne City. 231-582-6222.
www.boynechamber.com/Annual-Events/harvest-festival.html

Saturday, October 4th, 8am

Great Pumpkin Run
Downtown Boyne City.
www.boyneareachamber.com

Saturday, October 4th

Annual Nub's Nob Open House
Demo ski sale, discounts on equipment tune ups, free chair lift rides, and a cook out, Nub's Nob. 800-SKI-NUBS.
www.nubsnob.com

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-5pm

Little Traverse Lighthouse Tour
A rare opportunity tour the Little Traverse Lighthouse on Harbor Point offered by the Harbor Springs Historical Society. Reservations are required. 231-526-9771.
www.harborspringshistory.org

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-5pm

Downtown Petoskey Shopping Scramble
Shopping in a fun event, downtown Petoskey. 231-347-4150.
www.petoskeydowntown.com

Saturday, October 4th, 9am-5pm

Petoskey/Harbor Springs Gun Show
Emmet County Community Center. 231-526-5370.

Saturday, October 4th, 10am

OctoberFest
Golf, beer, and German food, Indian River Country Club. 231-238-7011.
www.irchamber.com

Saturday, October 4th, 10am

Bird Walk Near Cross Village
Join Petoskey Regional Audubon Society (PRAS) members Debbie Hindle and Ken Ross for a free, guided walk along two miles trails near Cross Village. 231-526-1222.

Saturday, October 4th, 10am-3pm

Mom2Mom Market
Shop for new and gently used baby and kids clothes, toys, furniture, maternity items and more! Ready to clean out those closets? Reserve space to sell your gently used kids and maternity items at the Mom2Mom Market, seller’s keep 100% of profits, Knights of Columbus Hall, Petoskey. 231-347-2544.

Saturday, October 4th, 11am-5pm

Northern Michigan Women's Show
More than 50 vendors will be on hand with information and products for wellness, professional services, education, family and shopping. Over 50 vendors Get $10 in free slot play for attendees when you earn 10 base points, Odawa Casino, Petoskey.
www.odawacasino.com

Saturday, October 4th, 12pm-3pm

Mackinac Island Bridal Show
Bring your family and friends to attend the only destination bridal show on Mackinac Island at Mission Point Resort'
www.missionpoint.com/weddings/mackinacislandweddingshow/

Saturday, October 4th, 2pm-5pm

Good Hart Market Days
Farmers and artists market next to the Good Hart General Store. 231-526-7661.
www.goodhartstore.com

Saturday, October 4th, 2pm

One-Hour Fall Color Train Ride
Board a Great Lakes Central Diesel locomotive in Boyne Falls and take in the gorgeous fall colors, 20.00 per person. 989-399-7589.
www.michigansteamtrain.com

Sunday, October 5th

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Sunday, October 5th, 4pm

Slavonic Celebration
Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra performance, John Hall Auditorium, Bay View.
www.glcorchestra.org

Monday, October 6th, 2pm-11:59pm

Skitoberfest
Fall extravaganza and homecoming taking place in the Boyne Mountain Village and surrounding area. 800-GO-BOYNE.
www.boyne.com

Wednesday, October 8th, 6pm

Building Better Bones
Information on how to prevent and address osteoporosis, John and Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion, Petoskey. 800-248-6777.

Wednesday, October 8th, 6:30pm

Healthy Grocery Shopping/Label Reading
Healthy families weekly nutrition workshop, $25 cots, Integrative Medicine, Petoskey. 231-638-5585.
carinnielsenmd.com/events

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Fall Bulb Sale
Annual Fall Bulb Sale by the Charlevoix Garden Club takes place during Apple Fest, downtown Charlevoix. 231-547-0380.
www.charlevoixareagardenclub.org

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Apple Fest
On the waterfront, Charlevoix. 231-547-2101.
Apple Fest

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Harvest Festival
Two days of fall fun at Young State Park, Boyne City.
Young State Park

Friday, October 10th - Sunday, October 12th

Ballroom Dancing Weekend
Features dancing in two rooms to Mackinac Island's The Grand Hotel Orchestra and the Jan Garber Orchestra. Dance instructors will be on hand to help refine your moves. Includes a full breakfast, Grand Luncheon Buffet, and five-course dinner daily, two receptions and free golf (cart fee required) on The Jewel.
Ballroom Dancing

Friday, October 10th - Thursday, October 16th

Creative Minds Changing Minds
Statewide traveling art show, Petoskey District Library.

Friday, October 10th - Saturday, October 11th, 6:30pm-9:30pm

Fort Fright Night at Michilimackinac
A haunted habitat where werewolves, witches, and other legendary characters roam, Mackinaw City. 231-436-4100.
www.mackinacparks.com

Saturday, October 11th

Mancelona Days
Street fair, crafters, vendors, music, food, fun. Dress your pet contest...Ernest Hemingway Look alike contest. Downtown Mancelona.

Saturday, October 11th, 6am

Ultra Marathon
Gaylord to Mackinaw City on the North Central State Trail, open to individuals and teams.
www.trailscouncil.org

Saturday, October 11th, 7am-12pm

Fall Colors Bridge Race
Run the Mighty Mac. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawcity.com

Saturday, October 11th - Sunday, October 12th

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Saturday, October 11th, 9am

Nature & Bird Walk
Petoskey Regional Audubon Society (PRAS) and North Central Michigan College’s General Biology 151 class are hosting a free, family-friendly nature/birding walk at the Natural Area of the college.
www.ncmich.edu

Saturday, October 11th, 10:30am

Learn to Dance
Parents and elementary students can learn basic ballroom dancing with professional dancer Zoe Marshall-Rashid, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-7337.
www.crookedtree.org

Saturday, October 11th, 2pm-5:30pm

Good Hart Market Days
Farmers and artists market next to the Good Hart General Store. 231-526-7661.
www.goodhartstore.com

Saturday, October 11th, 8pm

Peter Madcat Ruth
Grammy award winner performs at Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Sunday, October 12th, 6:30pm

Spoon River Anthology
Musical play, Circle of Arts, Charlevoix. 231-547-3554.

Monday, October 13th, 6:30pm

Floral Design Workshop
With BLOOM owner and designer Jennifer Haf, focusing on fall centerpieces, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Tuesday, October 14th, 6:30pm

Healthy Meal Planning for Families
Healthy families weekly nutrition workshop, $25 cots, Integrative Medicine, Petoskey. 231-638-5585.
carinnielsenmd.com/events

Tuesday, October 14th, 6:30pm

Preventative Medicine Workshop
Use of complementary and preventative medicine for living well with Dr. Mark Moyad director of complementary and alternative medicine at the U of M Medical Center, hosted by McLaren Northern Michigan, North Central Michigan College Conference Room 3. 800-248-6777.

Thursday, October 16th, 6:30pm-8pm

College Night
More than 50 public and private colleges and universities represented, North Central Michigan College, Petoskey.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, October 17th - Sunday, October 19th

Little Traverse Bay ParaFest
The Terrace Inn of Bayview and Bumps in the Night Paranormal Research of Petoskey bring more than a dozen experts in the field for a VIP Reception, VIP dinner, meet and greets, lectures and ghost walk tours. 231-347-2410.
littletraversebayparafest.webs.com

Friday, October 17th - Sunday, October 19th

Women's Wellness and a Wee Bit 'O Wine Weekend
Michigan’s First Lady headlines this island retreat centered on the balance of living a healthy lifestyle in a hectic world. Mackinac Island is the perfect back-drop as participants get equal doses of knowledge, recreation and relaxation
Wellness Weekend

Friday, October 17th - Saturday, October 18th

A Moveable Feast
A weekend of fun, fall activities modeled around Hemingway’s hobbies, downtown Petoskey. 231-348-0388.
www.petoskeydowntown.com

Friday, October 17th, 11:30am

Learning About Birding Luncheon Lecture
Darrell Lawson, the acting president of the Petoskey Regional Audubon Society, and Lisa Hoyt, promotions coordinator, will discuss birding and show images of bird species that can be found at the various locations in our area. North Central Michigan College, Petoskey.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, October 17th, 8pm

The Hero's Meteor Shower
Orion was a great hunter to the Ancient Greeks; Osiris to the Ancient Eqyptians; and in the world of Fairy Tale, he is the giant whom Jack encounters once he trades his cow for a handful of beans. Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
Dark Sky Park

Saturday, October 18th

Haunted Hyzer Disc Golf Singles Tournament
Two 24-hole tournament layout singles rounds (6 extra portable baskets added). Everyone gets a players package which includes a custom stamped disc. Avalanche Park, Boyne City.
www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/The_Haunted_Hyzer_2014

Saturday, October 18th - Sunday, October 19th, 9am-6pm

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Saturday, October 18th, 10:30am-11:30am

Story Time with Miss Susan
Open to all children ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so please reserve a spot. Story time is free of charge and includes a monthly theme, read-aloud stories, games, activities, crafts, and snacks, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs. 231-526-6658.

Saturday, October 18th, 6pm

Year 'Round Organic Gardening Workshop
Dinner and presentation with John Dindia of Spirit of Walloon Garden and Orchard at Elvyn Lea Lodge, Boyne City. Topics covered will include construction and management of low cost, simple unheated structures, soil and bed preparation, seeding and transplanting, and harvesting. 231-535-2475.
www.elvynlea.com

Saturday, October 18th, 7pm

The Highlands of Scotland
Travel filmmaker Tom Sterling will present this Kiwanis Club of Petoskey Travel & Adventure film, Petoskey High School auditorium. Single-show tickets can be purchased for $8 at the door. 231-224-6404 or 231-838-8671.
Travel Series

Monday, October 20th, 6:30pm

Harbor Springs Library. 231-526-2531.
Harbor Springs Library. 231-526-2531.
www.harborspringslibrary.org

Tuesday, October 21st, 10am

Coffee at Ten
Great Lakes Plein Air Painter Sharon Griffes Tarr, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Tuesday, October 21st, 6:30pm

Time for An Oil Change--Choosing Healthier Fats for You & Your Family
Healthy families weekly nutrition workshop, $25 cots, Integrative Medicine, Petoskey. 231-638-5585.
carinnielsenmd.com/events

Thursday, October 23rd, 5:30pm

Harbor History Talk
Author and passenger pigeon expert Joel Greenberg will speak about the tragic story of the passenger pigeon and its message to the 21st century, Harbor Springs History Museum. 231-526-9771.
www.harborhistory.org

Thursday, October 23rd, 7:30pm

Swirl
Wine tasting and appetizers,Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Friday, October 24th - Saturday, October 25th, 9am-6pm

Fall Festival Weekends
Fall fun: pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, feed the animals, pumpkin bowling down the vineyard, pumpkin painting, food and drinks, guess the weight of the giant pumpkin. Pond Hill Farm, north of Harbor Springs. 231-526-FARM.
www.pondhill.com

Friday, October 24th, 6pm

Haunted Halloween Dinner
Downtown Petoskey will promote its ghostly history with a progressively spirited dinner throughout historic haunts. 231-348-0388.
www.petoskeydowntown.com

Saturday, October 25th, 8am-12pm

Petoskey Ski Team Ski Swap
Central Elementary School, Petoskey.

Saturday, October 25th, 9am-4pm

Autism Workshop
Hosted by the Northern Michigan Autism Association and Char-Em Intermediate School District, Petoskey High School.

Saturday, October 25th

All About Horses & Winter Open House
Ellsworth Farmers Exchange and Tribute Horse Feeds at Brek-N-Ridge Farm, Harbor Springs.Farmers, landowners and any equine caretakers are invited to the meeting, to discuss, and if necessary make emergency plans to care for the equines in winter. 231-242-0012.
www.breknridgefarm.com

Saturday, October 25th

Great Turtle Half Marathon & 5.7 Mile Run/Walk
Mackinac Island. 810-487-0954.
www.runmackinac.com

Saturday, October 25th, 8pm

Sixth Annual 'Headlands Challenge
Each year, we park our cars, turn off the lights and head off into the dark to meet 'Destiny' during the Headlands Challenge and Triple Fright Night in Northern Emmet County. Walk the one-mile, dimly-lighted path through this old-growth forest. Also participating are McGulpin Point Lighthouse and Mackinaw's Heritage Village.
Dark Sky Park

Sunday, October 26th

Grand Bridal Expo
Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-4884.
www.castlefarms.com

Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30pm

Boo! Should that Sugar Scare Me?
Healthy families weekly nutrition workshop, $25 cots, Integrative Medicine, Petoskey. 231-638-5585.
carinnielsenmd.com/events

Wednesday, October 29th, 7pm

Astronaut and Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Fred Haise began his 20-year NASA career as an aeronautical research pilot, serving as backup crew for the Apollo 8, 11, and 16 missions and commander of the Space Shuttle Enterprise in 1977 for the Approach and Landing Program at Edwards Air Force Base. But Haise is most well known as the lunar module pilot on the ill-fated Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970. Join Haise at North Central Michigan College.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, October 31st, 11:30am

Great Lakes Maritime Academy Luncheon Lecture
Judy Druskovich, admissions specialist, North Central Michigan College, Petoskey.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, October 31st, 1pm

Halloween Parade
The school children in costume parade the streets of Harbor Springs. 231-526-7999.
www.harborspringschamber.com

Friday, October 31st, 4pm-5pm

Trick or Trunk or Treating in the Village
Village at Bay Harbor. 231-439-2000.
www.villageatbayharbor.com