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September 2014

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Monday, September 1st - Monday, September 15th

Three Village Arts IX
Summer Plein Air Paintings 2014, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9448.
Three Pines Studio

Monday, September 1st

Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk
5 mile walk across the world's longest bridge of this kind! 888-455-8100.

Monday, September 1st, 8am

Labor Day 5k Run/Walk
For runners/walkers of all ages and abilities, this is a no-fuss-all-fun 5K that is hand-timed with no t-shirts or medals. 100% of entry fees go to Harbor Springs Area Food Pantry; suggested donation of $10 per participant with larger donations greatly appreciated. Strollers are welcome, but please no dogs. Registration 7:30am with an 8am start near the bubbler in Zorn Park on Bay Street. Sponsored by the Outfitter.
www.outfitterharborsprings.com

Friday, September 5th - Saturday, September 6th

Hopps of Fun Beer & Wine Festival
Food, wine, beer, entertainment and fun, Mackinaw Crossings, Mackinaw City. 231-436-5030.
mackinawcrossings.com

Friday, September 5th - Saturday, September 6th

Antique Tractors Mackinac Bridge Crossing Parade
A parade of tractors cross the Mighty Mac, Mackinaw City. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawchamber.com

Friday, September 5th, 7:30pm

Harvest Moon Dance with Live Music!
The rhythmic rising and setting of sun and moon and stars throughout the season draws forth an abundant harvest from the Earth, and a desire to dance in the rest of us! Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
Dark Sky Park

Saturday, September 6th, 1pm-3pm

Shibori/Color Dye a Silk Scarf
Use Japanese style tools along with pleating, folding, twisting, and wrapping to dye a scarf, a workshop at Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447.
Three Pines Studio

Saturday, September 6th, 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, September 6th, 7pm

Harvest Moon Cruise
Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry cruise with Mary Stewart Adams, Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
sheplersferry.com/visit/night-sky-cruises/#schedule

Sunday, September 7th, 2pm-5pm

Legends, Labyrinths and Lore at Ward & Eis Private Property
Join Jennifer Eis and Don Ward, authors and lecturers, for an educational walk-about at their 50-acre protected property. Interpretive signs at each of the features will allow for a self-guided experience. A Little Traverse Conservancy program. 231-347-0991.
Little Traverse Conservancy

Monday, September 8th, 12am

Mackinac Island September Eight Mile Run/Walk
Runners and walkers will gather at Mission Point Resort to run and walk the 8 mile perimeter of Mackinac Island.
www.runmackinac.com

Monday, September 8th, 1pm-3pm

Hand-Paint Dye Workshop
Hand dye one pound of local wool yarn, Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447.
Three Pines Studio

Friday, September 12th, 4pm-6pm

Opening Reception--Lynn Dinning
Celebrate the opening of the Crooked Tree Arts Center's Atrium Gallery Exhibit: Lynn Dinning/Good Hart Glassworks. The work of Good Hart glass artist Lynn Dinning will be on display September 12-October 25.
www.crookedtree.org

Saturday, September 13th

Harbor Springs Cycling Classic
Ride the Tunnel of Trees. 231-526-2151.
www.birchwoodinn.com

Saturday, September 13th

Big Truck Show and Parade of Lights
Mackinaw City. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawchamber.com

Saturday, September 13th

Big Mac Shoreline Fall Scenic Bike Tour
25, 50, 75, or 100 mile bike tour along the shores of Lake Michigan. 231-436-5574.
www.mackinawcity.com

Saturday, September 13th, 10am-11:30am

Pumpkin Sculpting Demonstration
Northern Michigan artist/musician Pat Harrison, a.k.a. the "Lord of the Gourd," will be creating Halloween masterpieces throughout the morning. The public is invited drop in any time, Alanson Public Library.

Saturday, September 13th, 11am

Highlander Mountain Bike Race
A real mountain bike race, on real mountain bike trails, created by real mountain bikers, for real mountain bikers, Boyne Highlands. 231-526-3000.
ridethehighlander.com

Saturday, September 13th, 1pm-3pm

Woodblock Printing on Cotton Napkins
Workshop at Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447.
Three Pines Studio

Saturday, September 13th, 2pm-5:30pm

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

Thursday, September 18th, 4pm

Loren Long Author Event
Author of Otis and the Scarecrow will sign books at McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey. 231-347-1180.
www.mcleanandeakinbooksellers.com

Thursday, September 18th, 7pm

The Heart of San Francisco
Travel filmmaker Sandy Mortimer 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

Friday, September 19th - Sunday, September 21st

Biketemberfest
Weekend celebration with a bike ride from Boyne Highlands to Bay Harbor and back along the Little Traverse Wheelway. 248-543-1000.
Biketemberfest

Friday, September 19th, 11:30am

Women in American Politics: Does Sex Matter?
Luncheon Lecture, Susan B. Hannah, Ph.D., will review the history of the women’s movement,the current status of women in political office, the relationship of sex and policy outcomes, and offer thoughts about the future for women in American politics. North Central Michigan College.
www.ncmich.edu

Friday, September 19th, 4pm

Marion Watson, Pianist
Charlevoix Congregational Church.
www.glcorchestra.org

Saturday, September 20th, 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, September 20th, 12pm-3pm

Taste of Harbor Springs
On the waterfront. 231-526-7999.
Taste of Harbor Springs

Saturday, September 20th, 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, September 20th, 6pm

Diamonds and Denim
Music and dancing hosted by the Rotary Club of Petoskey, Knights of Columbus Hall.
www.petoskeyrotary.org

Saturday, September 20th, 7pm

Waning Moon Stargaze and Aurora Talk
There is evidence that the aurora are more frequent at the times of Equinox each year. Join us with aurora experts and photographers to celebrate this most popular of celestial events, on the eve of Autumnal Equinox. Headlands Dark Sky Park, Mackinaw City.
Dark Sky Park

Sunday, September 21st

Harbor Springs Highland Fling
6th annual competition features live piping and judging of local and regional Highland dancers age 4 to adults, Bay View's John Hall Auditorium. 231-838-9477.

Monday, September 22nd, 6:30pm

Open Mic Night
Harbor Springs Library. 231-526-2531.
www.harborspringslibrary.org

Monday, September 22nd, 8pm

Michigan's Ghostly Beacons
Lighthouse Program, part of the Friends @ the Carnegie Speaker Series, Carnegie Building, Petoskey. 231-758-3100.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 10am

Coffee at Ten
With glass artist Lynn Dinning, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. 231-347-4337.
www.crookedtree.org

Thursday, September 25th, 6:30am

Cork & Canvas-A Creative Evening
Local artist Katie Brines, will provide step-by-step instructions at Stafford's Gallery of Art & History allowing you to create a one of a kind masterpiece on canvas. No painting talent required! Fee includes all supplies, wine tastings and light hors d’oeuvres. Each guest will take home a finished piece of artwork. Reservations for this event are required--the spots fill up fast! $50 per guest. Contact our friendly Gallery staff to reserve your spot, 231-347-0142.
Cork & Canvas

Thursday, September 25th, 7pm

Before "The Hole in the Ground" Program
After the failure of the Petoskey Pointe development in downtown Petoskey, the city was left with what is commonly referred to as the "hole in the ground" between Mitchell and Lake Streets. But for decades Petoskey, Mitchell and Lake Streets were the home to numerous businesses including the Temple Theater. Local historian Jerry Donnelly has researched these businesses and will do a presentation describing them and the changes that have happened on these streets, Little Traverse History Museum, Petoskey.
www.petoskeymuseum.org

Friday, September 26th - Sunday, September 28th

Wilderness State Park Fall Festival
Pumpkin carving, games, trick or treating,games, hayrides, pancake breakfasts, and more. 231-436-5381.

Friday, September 26th - Saturday, September 27th

Hops 'n Highlands Microbrew Festival
Boyne Highlands new fall beer festival will feature 35 Michigan breweries and upwards of 100 microbrews. 231-526-3000.
www.boyne.com/boynehighlands/events/hops-n-highlands

Friday, September 26th - Saturday, September 27th

Hops 'n Highlands Microbrew Festival
A new fall beer festival will feature more than 35 Michigan breweries and upwards of 125 microbrews, Boyne Highlands. 231-526-3000.
www.boyne.com

Saturday, September 27th, 8am

Little Traverse Half Marathon and 10K Run/Walk
This point- to-point course around Little Traverse Bay is flat and fast offering a diverse route with incredible views of Lake Michigan. The half marathon starts in the Village of Bay Harbor and the 10k starts in Petoskey State Park with both races finishing at Zorn Park in Harbor Springs. Sponsored by The Outfitter, Harbor Springs. 231-526-2621.
www.outfitterharborsprings.com

Saturday, September 27th, 2pm-5:30pm

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

Sunday, September 28th

Harvest Festival
Celebrate the Fall season with cider and doughnuts, sack races, arts and crafts, and all sorts of fall-themed activities at this family-friendly event, Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-0884.
www.castlefarms.com