Calendar of Events


From the springtime Morel Mushroom Festival in Boyne City to the boats shows at Bay Harbor, Festival on the Bay in Petoskey, Riverfest in Alanson and the early autumn Taste of Harbor Springs, you will find a multitude of northern Michigan festivals, music programs and events to keep you entertained in the Petoskey Area! 

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  • 28 Days of February Plus One

    Feb 1 - 29, 2016

    Arts and Entertainment are alive and flourishing in the Petoskey Area - especially in February!

  • Wine Tastings

    Jan 9 - Aug 27, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Saturdays

    A tasteful event held each Saturday from 3:00 - 4:30pm.

  • Toast to Literacy

    Feb 6, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    Raise a glass and Toast to Literacy on Saturday, February 6th!

  • Happy's Rail Jam

    Feb 6, 2016

    Open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages, competitors will have the choice for multiple lines through the course to show their best skills. Win prizes!

  • Subaru WinterFest

    Feb 6 - 7, 2016

    ​Come celebrate your passion for winter at the 2016 Subaru Winterfest, a 14-stop lifestyle tour visiting the best mountains across the country.

  • Wineshoeing

    Jan 9 - Apr 3, 2016

    Make tracks to Crooked Vine Vineyard and Winery in Alanson for a day of wineshoeing!

  • Boyne City Farmers Market

    Nov 7, 2015 - Apr 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Saturdays

    The Boyne City Farmers Market is everything you would expect from a farmers market - and MORE!

  • Wine Tastings

    Feb 6 - May 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Saturdays

    Symons General Store in Petoskey's Gaslight District will host a wine tasting every Saturday from 12:00pm-4:00pm in the Wine Cellar.

  • Dark Sky Program

    Feb 6, 2016

    The next program at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park on Saturday, February 6th delves into rhythms of sun and moon in various cultural beliefs.

  • The Outfitter Nordic Ski Loppet

    Feb 7, 2016

    The 32nd annual classic cross country ski tour on 16 miles of groomed trail from Harbor Springs to Cross Village is open to skiers of all ages and abilities.

  • Canvas Uncorked

    Feb 8, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    ​Bring your friends and come join the fun with this painting and wine event from 6-9 p.m. Participants create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from a local artist.

  • CTAC Culinary Classes

    Jan 12 - Mar 17, 2016 - Tuesdays, Thursdays

    Join Crooked Tree Arts Center for the winter season of culinary classes in the newly renovated CTAC Kitchen. Classes will be held on both Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

  • CTAC Culinary Class – “A Seafood Dinner”

    Feb 9, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join Chef Andy Stewart, corporate chef for Fustini’s for over two years, as he leads a seafood-themed culinary experience.

  • Apps & Hopps Harbor Springs

    Dec 2, 2015 - Apr 6, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Wednesdays

    Wednesday nights in Harbor Springs will be hopping through the winter with this terrific culinary event designed with you, the guest, in mind!

  • Nordic Ski Series

    Jan 20 - Mar 9, 2016 6:15 PM - Wednesdays

    Join the fun at Nub's Nob for "Fundamentals, Food and Fun".

  • Wine & Wool Wednesdays

    Jan 27 - Mar 16, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Wednesdays

    Join us Wednesday nights 6:30-8:30 if you enjoy all things fiber!

  • CTAC Culinary Class - "Healthy Eats with Fustini's"

    Feb 11, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join Chef Cathy Magee as she presents “Healthy Eats with Fustini’s.”

  • Petoskey Winter Carnival

    Feb 11 - 14, 2016

    A tradition that you don't want to miss - and some fun new things, too - includes Petoskey's famous bump jumping competition and a fun cardboard challenge!

  • Winter Wine Dinner

    Feb 11, 2016 6:30 PM

    Intimate Winter wine pairing dinners are being served throughout the season at Petoskey Farms Vineyard & Winery just outside downtown Petoskey.

  • Canvas D'Vine

    Feb 12, 2016 6:00 PM

    Sip wine, catch up with your friends and walk away with your own unique piece of art. New this year, every Canvas d'Vine participant receives an exclusive Buy One Get One* offer at The Spa good through May 31, 2016!

  • Family Dinner & a Movie Nights

    Jan 8 - Mar 11, 2016 5:30 PM - Fridays

    Family fun on Friday nights - take in a movie before your big day on the slopes on Saturday!

  • Friends of the Library Film Series

    Feb 12, 2016 6:30 PM

    The Winslow Boy, rated G is tonight's presentation of the Friends of the Boyne District Library Film Series.

  • Chocolate Covered Boyne & Winterfest

    Feb 12 - 14, 2016

    Downtown Boyne City will be full of Winterfest fun and chocolate this Valentine's Day weekend.

  • CTAC Artisans & Farmers Market

    Oct 9, 2015 - June 3, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Fridays

    If it's locally grown or handmade, chances are you will find it at the CTAC Artisans & Farmers Market.

  • FREE Second Saturdays

    Sept 12, 2015 - May 14, 2016 - Every second Saturday

    Every second Saturday of the month admission is FREE at Raven Hill Discovery Center!

  • Blissfest Concert

    Feb 13, 2016 8:00 PM

    Join the Blissfest crew for an evening of shooting stars - The Accidentals and The Way Down Wanderers!

  • FREE Ice Fishing Day for Kids

    Feb 13, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join the fun at Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga on Saturday, February 13, 2016 for their FREE Ice Fishing Day for Kids!

  • 1st Annual Wineshoeing Event

    Feb 13, 2016

    Maple Moon Sugarbush and Winery is offering it’s 1st Annual Wineshoeing event! The celebration will be held on February 13th, the anniversary of the launch of both the syrup business (2012) and wine business (2015). You don’t want to miss this!

  • Free Fishing Weekend

    Feb 13 - 14, 2016

    Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan's premiere outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for FREE!

  • Freshwater Concert Series

    Feb 14, 2016 8:00 PM

    Freshwater Gallery is excited to welcome Carla Cooke to the stage!

  • 7th Annual Have a Heart Valentine's Benefit

    Feb 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Round out the Valentine's Weekend with great music, food and family fun - all while supporting Brother Dan's Food Pantry!

  • 12th Annual Harbor Springs Area Chili Cook-Off

    Feb 14, 2016 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    For a hot time in the cold winter, visit Harbor Springs for the annual Harbor Springs Area Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. Amateurs and food-service professionals alike compete for awards. This event is open to absolutely everyone so we encourage you to participate and/or attend!

  • Nub's Nob Demos Ski Sale

    Feb 14, 2016

    Save your dough for buying hot chocolate when you come off that perfect run!

  • Sunday Series with GLCO

    Feb 14, 2016 4:00 PM

    Don't miss this Valentine's Day musical treat with the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra.

  • Cork & Canvas - A Creative Evening

    Feb 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    You're invited to bring your friends for an evening of art and wine! Local artist Dawn Cain will provide step-by-step instructions allowing you to create a one of a kind masterpiece on canvas.

  • Harbor History Talk

    Feb 18, 2016 5:30 PM

    Harbor History Talks 2016 series kicks off with local resident and author Lou Kasischke speaking on the 1996 tragedy at Mount Everest.

  • Burton Mountain Festival

    Feb 19 - 21, 2016

    The Burton Mountain Festival returns to Boyne Highlands for a weekend of music, free swag and of course, a full complement of Burton gear to demo for FREE!

  • Fly Fishing Film Tour

    Feb 20, 2016 6:00 PM

    ​The original and preeminent exhibition of fly fishing cinema, the Fly Fishing Film Tour is a one-of-a-kind experience. Each year fishy folk of all ages gather to soak up films from around the world and dream about casts still unmade.

  • THE GRINDER Cross Country Ski Race at Boyne Mountain

    Feb 20, 2016

    Join in the fun of this Michigan Cup 10 km freestyle event.

  • Snowfest

    Feb 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Free family fun for all ages is on tap at Birchwood Farms Golf & Country Club's Snowfest!

  • Canvas Uncorked

    Feb 22, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Bring your friends and come join the fun with this painting and wine event from 6-9 p.m. Participants create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from a local artist.

  • Swirl

    Feb 25, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Swirl is a delicious blend of culture, libations, and fun - and you're invited!

  • Friends of the Library Film Series

    Feb 26, 2016 6:30 PM

    The Up Side of Anger, rated R, is this evening's free film.

  • Pink Weekend/4th Annual Boarding for Breast Cancer

    Feb 26 - 28, 2016

    Boyne Highlands is proud to host Boarding for Breast Cancer - a day of community support for breast cancer awareness and detection. Join them for a day of fun and community, and take part in fundraising auctions, Boyne Country Sports’ demos and a host of other festive, fun and informative activities.

  • Torchlight Snowshoe Outing

    Feb 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Come experience the solitude of the wilderness as you snowshoe by torchlight at Camp Daggett.

  • 11th Annual Adgate Trophy, GS Ski Race

    Feb 27, 2016

    The Adgate Trophy race is hosted by Boyne's Ambassador of Skiing, Cary Adgate, also a two-time Olympian, U.S. National Champion, and 2009 U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame inductee.

  • K2 Banked Slalom

    Feb 27, 2016

    This unique and original banked slalom course will challenge skiers and boarders of all ages and abilities.

  • 12th Annual Everett Kircher Cup, Slalom Race

    Feb 28, 2016

    Named after the founder of Boyne Resorts, Everett Kircher, this slalom race will take place on the hill that started it all in northern Michigan, Hemlock.

  • Harbor Springs Restaurant Week

    Mar 4 - 13, 2016

    This is your chance to experience the culinary delights of the Harbor Springs area at an affordable price - and don't forget to pair your meal with one of the many wines or beers from the region.

  • Retro Weekend

    Mar 4 - 5, 2016

    Pull out your vintage gear for a celebration of an era gone by. Come celebrate Retro Weekend at Boyne Highlands Resort with a weekend full of events celebrating decades of winter fun!

  • Téada Presents: reAwakening with CTAC After Dark

    Mar 5, 2016 8:00 PM

    A CTAC After Dark event complete with Irish food and drink! This is a collaboration with Blissfest Music Organization and not to be missed!

  • Canvas Uncorked

    Mar 7, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    ​Bring your friends and come join the fun with this painting and wine event. Participants create their own work of art with step-by-step instructions from a local artist.