Upcoming Events in Northern Michigan
Summer is in full swing with various events, festivals and more. Here’s a list of what’s to come in the coming weeks:
- Stroll and enjoy the music in every corner of downtown Boyne City from 6-9 p.m. every Friday night with Stroll the Streets. The once-a-week, summer-long event brings together many bands each week to provide live entertainment to help get the weekend started.
- Join the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce for its Friday Night Music in the Park this Friday, July 29 with the band Soul’d Out. The event is free but people are asked to bring their own blanket or chair.
- The 61st Annual Ugotta Regatta took over Little Traverse Bay with various races throughout the weekend. The more than 90 sailboats can all be seen from land and will culminate in an awards ceremony on Sunday.
- The annual Antique-Flywheelers show returned this week on Thursday July 28th. The annual event is known for celebrating the past with blacksmiths, vintage tractors, a sawmill and more. More information can be found online at www.walloonlakeflywheelers.com.
- Petoskey sidewalk sales are taking place this weekend throughout downtown Petoskey. Downtown streets, as usual, will be closed for street shopping with various stores offering sales on various items.
- The Village Green du lac Wallon will host an art exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The exhibition will feature a wide selection of artwork including paintings, mixed media, metal art, glass, jewelry and more.
- Join the Gaylord Community Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Saturday as they perform a free show under the Pavilion on Court. The Alpine Chocolat Haus supports the orchestra with a social ice cream. A portion of the proceeds from ice cream sales will be donated to the orchestra.
- Boyne City’s Freshwater Art Gallery recently opened a new exhibit featuring limited-edition art prints by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, on loan from a private collection. The exhibition opened on Thursday July 28 and will continue until Sunday August 7. The entire exhibition includes 21 lithographs, all certified by the artist and some signed by Yoko Ono.