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Stafford's Hospitality PO Box 657 Petoskey, Michigan 49770

Events & Entertainment

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Northern Michigan hosts an array of events and activities throughout every season.  For details on any of the events or specials listed below, please click the link.

For a full list of area events, please visit the Petoskey Area Visitors Bureau calendar. We’re sure you’ll find something wonderful.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014

57th Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk

Area Events
Location: Mackinac Bridge

It happens just once a year - join the fun of the Mackinac Bridge Walk.

Click here for details.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

Charlevoix Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

See the sunrise over Round Lake behind the Charlevoix Farmers Market, every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm! Sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's and support your local farmers.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

6th Annual Golf Fore Manna

Area Events
Location: Boyne Highlands

This charity event event includes 18 holes of championship golf, lunch from Stafford's Pier Restaurant, dinner at the Country Club of Boyne, prizes, live and silent auction.

For more information, click here.

 

Friday, Sep 5, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Billy Brandt Duo)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by the Billy Brandt Duo!

Friday, Sep 5, 2014

Petoskey Farmer's Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Stroll Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny for the best in fresh produce, meats, cheeses, fish, bread, flowers and more every Friday morning this summer. For details visit the Downtown Petoskey website.
 

Friday, Sep 5 - 6, 2014

7th Annual Antique Tractors Mackinac Bridge Crossing Parade

Area Events
Location: Mackinaw City

Watch as hundreds of unique tractors cross over the Mighty Mackinac Bridge to St. Ignace.

Details here.

Friday, Sep 5 - 6, 2014

18th Annual Hopps of Fun Beer & Wine Festival

Area Events
Location: Mackinaw City

This unique event will feature an extensive sampling of 50+ award winning Michigan micro brewed beers and over 40 wines from Michigan's four internationally recognized wine regions. Food, wine, beer, entertainment and fun! Festival grounds are located at Mackinaw Crossings in Downtown Mackinaw City.

Friday - 5 to 11 pm
Saturday - 1 to 11 pm

Click here for all the details!

Saturday, Sep 6, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Billy Brandt Duo)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by the Billy Brandt Duo!

Monday, Sep 8, 2014

Chainsaw Carving Extravaganza

Area Events
1 To 5 pm
Location: Charlevoix Library

Woodworks Chainsaw carving from Ishpeming, MI will be carving logs at the library's main entrance.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014

Tuesday Wine Tastings

Pier Restaurant
5:30 To 7 pm
Location: Stafford's Pier Restaurant

Join us the second Tuesday of the month as we feature a taste of select wines. Chef Britt will create complimentary appetizers for tasters to enjoy. $10 per guest.

Upcoming dates:
October 14th, 2014
November 11th, 2014
December 9th, 2014
January 13th, 2015
February 10th, 2015
March 10th, 2015
April 14th, 2015
May 12th, 2015
June 9th, 2015

Wednesday, Sep 10 - 12, 2014

Women Can Women Do Fundraising Luncheon

Area Events
11 am To 1:45 pm
Location: Bay Harbor Yacht Club

It's a perfect girls afternoon! Enjoy a wonderful lunch while supporting essential programs and services provided to women, children and families through the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan.

For more information, click here.

 

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014

Charlevoix Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

See the sunrise over Round Lake behind the Charlevoix Farmers Market, every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm! Sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's and support your local farmers.

Friday, Sep 12, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Nelson Olstrom)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Nelson Olstrom!

Friday, Sep 12, 2014

Petoskey Farmer's Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Stroll Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny for the best in fresh produce, meats, cheeses, fish, bread, flowers and more every Friday morning this summer. For details visit the Downtown Petoskey website.
 

Friday, Sep 12 - 14, 2014

19th Annual Big Truck Show and Parade of Lights

Area Events
Location: Mackinaw City

Browse awesome semi-trucks with customized cabs, extraordinary paint/art work and neon light displays.

View a complete schedule of events here.

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

Harbor Springs Cycling Classic

Area Events
Location: Northern Michigan

Enjoy a bike ride along some of the most scenic roads of northern Michigan, choose a 20 mile, 45 mile, or 60 mile route. 

For more information, click here.

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Chris Koury)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Chris Koury!

Saturday, Sep 13, 2014

Trunk & Treasure Sale

Area Events
9 am To 4 pm
Location: Bergmann Center Resale Shop

Visit Charlevoix for a Trunk & Treasure Sale!

For more information, click here.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Charlevoix Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

See the sunrise over Round Lake behind the Charlevoix Farmers Market, every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm! Sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's and support your local farmers.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

Decadent Desserts

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Bay Harbor Yacht Club

A fundraising opportunity for Young Life of Little Traverse Bay featuring culinary creations by Northern Michigan Chefs and music by Craig Cottrill.

For more information, click here.

Friday, Sep 19, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Bear Creek Brothers)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by the Bear Creek Brothers!

Friday, Sep 19, 2014

Petoskey Farmer's Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Stroll Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny for the best in fresh produce, meats, cheeses, fish, bread, flowers and more every Friday morning this summer. For details visit the Downtown Petoskey website.
 

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

21st Annual Taste of Harbor Springs

Area Events
12 To 3 pm
Location: Harbor Springs Waterfront

Visitors and residents will enjoy the best of our area restaurants, food and beverage retailers and wine distributors while taking in the views on the waterfront in downtown Harbor Springs!

For more information, click here.

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

16th Annual Bay Harbor Home Tour

Area Events
9 am To 5 pm
Location: Bay Harbor

Enjoy a two hour guided tour of four classic Bay Harbor homes. Call the Bay Harbor Foundation Office at 231-439-2700 to reserve your tickets.

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Mike Ridley)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Mike Ridley!

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

PubStumpers Trivia League

Perry Hotel
6:30 To 8 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Round up your team and join us in the Noggin Room Pub for PubStumpers Trivia League, Wednesday evenings, 6:30 to 8 pm!

September 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
December 3, 10

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

Charlevoix Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

See the sunrise over Round Lake behind the Charlevoix Farmers Market, every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm! Sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's and support your local farmers.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

Before 'The Hole in the Ground' Program

Area Events
7 To 8:30 pm
Location: Little Traverse Historical Museum

Visit Little Traverse Historical Museum to learn about the area now know as 'the hole in the ground' in downtown Petoskey.

For program details, click here.

Friday, Sep 26, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Mike Ridley)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Mike Ridley!

Friday, Sep 26, 2014

Petoskey Farmer's Market

Area Events
8:30 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Stroll Howard Street between Julienne Tomatoes and JCPenny for the best in fresh produce, meats, cheeses, fish, bread, flowers and more every Friday morning this summer. For details visit the Downtown Petoskey website.
 

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Harvest Festival at Friske Farm Market

Area Events
8 am To 4 pm
Location: Friske Farm Market

Family fun including pumpkin pancake breakfast, tractor-drawn wagon rides, pick-your-own apples and kid games!

View more information here.

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K

Area Events
7 am To 1 pm
Location: Bay Harbor to Harbor Springs

Get ready for a unique running experience around Little Traverse Bay presented by The Outfitter of Harbor Springs. The half marathon starts in the Village at Bay Harbor and the 10k starts in Petoskey State Park with both races finishing at Zorn Park in Harbor Springs.

For more information, click here.

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Historic Homes Tour

Area Events
1 To 4 pm
Location: Little Traverse Historical Museum

Meet at Little Traverse Historical Museum for an orientation then tour four unique and beautiful homes in Petoskey. For tickets visit the museum or Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, click here.

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Michelle Chenard)

Perry Hotel
8 To 11 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Michelle Chenard!

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014

Harvest Festival

Area Events
3 To 5 pm
Location: Castle Farms

Enjoy the 2nd Annual Harvest Festival at Castle Farms. There will be family friendly activities, games, snacks, photo booth, wagon and pony rides.

For more information, click here.