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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.

Saturday, Jul 19 - 26, 2014

Annual Venetian Festival

Area Events
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Join in the fun of the 84th Annual Charlevoix Venetian Festival! Fun for all ages!

Click here for more information.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Charlevoix Farmer's Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Join the fun every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm. Stroll the booths, sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's, support your local farmers!

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Meet your friends in downtown Harbor Springs to enjoy the sounds of local area musicians while strolling Main Street.

For more information click here.
 

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Bidwell Plaza Singer/Songwriter Series

Area Events
12 pm
Location: Bidwell Plaza

Meet at the Bidwell Plaza in Downtown Petoskey for the Singer/Songwriter Series! Every Thursday from June 5 - July 24. This event is free and open to the public. For event details, visit the Crooked Tree Arts Center website.

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Teddy Richards)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Teddy Richards!

Thursday, Jul 24 - 27, 2014

Northern MI Flywheelers Antique Tractor-Engine & Craft Show

Area Events

Bring the whole family to enjoy history, a flea market, arts, crafts and music!

Click here for more information.
 

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Kellerville)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

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

Friday, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 2014

Dinner & a Movie

Area Events
6 To 8 pm
Location: Harbor Springs Sk8 Park

Head to the park for an outside movie - it's free! Visit the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce website to view the schedule of movies.

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
Location: Pennsylvania Park Gazebo

Pack a lunch and head Downtown Petoskey for a concert in the park - June through August!

Tuesday - 12 pm
Wednesday - 12 pm (kids)
Friday - 12 pm & 7 pm

For the complete schedule visit the Crooked Tree Arts Center website.
 

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Petoskey Rocks!

Area Events
6 pm To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Petoskey

July 4 - Celebrate the 4th!
Juggling, face painting, balloon twisting and more! Entertainment for children and adults from 4 to 6 pm before the parade.

July 11 - Petoskey Rocks!
Classic Petoskey Rocks! events including carriage rides, ghost walks, local musicians, concert in the park, movie in the park at dark and street performers.

July 18 - Rockin' the Art Scene!
Meet and greet local artists throughout downtown. Also enjoy carriage rides, ghost walks, concert in the park and a movie in the park at dark.

July 24 - Sidewalk Sales!
Enjoy street performers while shopping the sales. Stick around for a concert in the park or a movie in the park at dark.

August 1 - Petoskey Proud!
Celebrate all things local.

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Entertainment in the Lounge (Chris Koury)

Pier Restaurant
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Stafford's Pier Restaurant

Join us in the Wheelhouse Lounge at Stafford's Pier Restaurant for live entertainment by Chris Koury!

Friday, Jul 25 - 26, 2014

Downtown Petoskey Sidewalk Sales

Area Events
Location: Downtown Petoskey

Head to downtown Petoskey to find some bargains, entertainment, food and fun while the streets are blocked off to everything but foot-traffic!

Click here for more information.

Friday, Jul 25 - 27, 2014

54th Annual Little Traverse Bay Regatta

Area Events
Location: Little Traverse Bay

Enjoy the excitement of the sailboat races!

Click here for details.

Friday, Jul 25 - 27, 2014

Craft Show and Fiber Festival

Area Events
Location: Castle Farms

This is a great event featuring unique arts and crafts, including jewelry, woodworking, ceramics, pottery, plus handmade wares such as hats, sweaters and lace shawls made from natural fibers! Details here.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Friends of Alanson Beer & Wine Tasting Festival

Area Events
2:30 To 5:30 pm

Join us at Stafford's Crooked River Lodge for the Beer & Wine Tasting Festival, 2:30 to 5:30 pm! Ticket are $20 in advance or $30 the day of - available at Stafford’s Crooked River Lodge & Suites, WW Fairbairn & Sons or online.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Visit the Harbor Springs Farmer's Market from 9 am to 1 pm each Saturday for an excellent selection of fresh produce! For detail, visit their Facebook page here.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Musical "Les Miserables"

Area Events
8 pm
Location: Bay View - Hall Auditorium

Enjoy a performance at Hall Auditoriom in Bay View. For more information, please click here.

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Cedar Straits)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Cedar Straits!

Saturday, Jul 26 - 27, 2014

Fiber Arts Festival

Area Events
Location: Castle Farms

Visit Castle Farms in Charlevoix for the Annual Fiber Arts Festival to enjoy natures bounty featuring live animals, interactive demonstrations and hand made items.

Click here for more information.

Saturday, Jul 26 - 27, 2014

Bay Harbor Arts Festival

Area Events
10 am To 7 pm
Location: Bay Harbor
Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

Vespers Concerts

Area Events
8 pm
Location: Bay View - Hall Auditorium

Be sure to catch a Vespers concert this summer in Bay View, Sunday evenings at 8 pm! For more information, click here.

June 15 - Opening Night
June 22 - The Journey
June 29 - Life is a Caberet
July 6 - Hollywood's Great Moments in Music
July 13 - Bay View Pops Orchestra Intergenerational Spectacular
July 20 - By Request
July 27 - A Tribute to the Greatest Generation
August 3 - The Best of Broadway
August 10 - Grand Finale

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

Bliss Fest Jam Sessions

Area Events
1 To 4 pm
Location: Red Sky Stage

Grab your guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, kazoo, washboard, penny whistle or whatever you play and join in the fun.  If you don't play an instrument but you love music, head over anyway and listen or sing along.

For more information, click here.

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Nelson Olstrom)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

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

Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Community Band Performance

Area Events
8 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Enjoy the delightful sounds of the Harbor Springs Community Band in the park next the Stafford's Pier Restaurant - every Monday evening at 8 pm this summer!

Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Michelle Chenard)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

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

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
Location: Pennsylvania Park Gazebo

Pack a lunch and head Downtown Petoskey for a concert in the park - June through August!

Tuesday - 12 pm
Wednesday - 12 pm (kids)
Friday - 12 pm & 7 pm

For the complete schedule visit the Crooked Tree Arts Center website.
 

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Ben Overbeek)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

Join us in the Noggin Room Pub for live entertainment by Ben Overbeek!

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Charlotte Ross Lee Concerts in the Park

Area Events
Location: Pennsylvania Park Gazebo

Pack a lunch and head Downtown Petoskey for a concert in the park - June through August!

Tuesday - 12 pm
Wednesday - 12 pm (kids)
Friday - 12 pm & 7 pm

For the complete schedule visit the Crooked Tree Arts Center website.
 

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Michelle Chenard)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

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

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Charlevoix Farmer's Market

Area Events
9 am To 1 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Join the fun every Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm. Stroll the booths, sample goodies, buy flowers and veggies, watch cooking demo's, support your local farmers!

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Charlevoix Summer Concert Series

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Charlevoix

Enjoy live music at the East Park Performance Pavillion in Downtown Charlevoix, Thursday evenings this summer! For more information visit the Downtown Charlevoix facebook page here.

June 5 - Dragon Wagon (Roots)
June 12 - Galactic Sherpas (Reggae Funk)
June 19 - The John Archambault Band (Blues)
June 26 - Loudmouth Soup (Classic Rock)
July 3 - The Retro's & Ruby John (Bluegrass)
July 10 - The Petoskey Steel Drum Band (Percussion)
July 17 - Jim Gill (Children's Music)
July 31 - Michigan Jazz Trail Big Band (Jazz)
August 7 - Maggie Dixon & Trombones Plus (Easy Listening)
August 14 - The Sleeping Gypsies (Classic Rock)
August 21 - Lindsay Lou & The Flatbelly's (Americana)
August 28 - Rootstand (Roots Rock)

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Entertainment in the Noggin Room (Kellerville)

Perry Hotel
8:30 To 11:30 pm
Location: Noggin Room Pub

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

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Street Musique

Area Events
7 To 9 pm
Location: Downtown Harbor Springs

Meet your friends in downtown Harbor Springs to enjoy the sounds of local area musicians while strolling Main Street.

For more information click here.
 

Thursday, Jul 31 - Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

40th Annual Polish Festival

Area Events
Location: Boyne Falls

Pack up the family to enjoy a day (or a few days) of fun including a polka tent, mud run, youth day, car show, carnival and Grand Parade!

Click here for more information.