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Sign up now for the 3rd annual Boyne Area Chamer Golf Outing Sept. 23rd at Boyne Mt. resort. Registration at 11am, shotgun start at noon, followed by dinner and awards at 6pm. 50/50 raffle, goodie bags, door prizes and Golfapalooza!! Info: 231-582-6222 

 

Now – Sept 16…Every Thursday 5-8pm downtown Cheboygan & Washington Park. Live music, vendors and more. Info: cheboyganmainstreet.org

 

Now-Sept 26… The 2021 Mackinac Island Medical Center Auction & Cash Raffle is going virtual this year. There are dozens of unique items up for bid online. The auction ends and the raffle drawing takes place on September 26th. All proceeds help support the Medical Center on the Island. Check out the link at Charity Auctions Today – dot – com, or call (906) 847-3582.

 

Sept 16… Community Health Fair 3pm – 6pm near the St. Ignace Marina. Several organizations are participating to offer free health screenings, health snacks, and demonstrations, along with COVID Tests and vaccinations. The public is welcome and it’s all free!

 

Sept 16-18…Paddle Antrim Festival. Two-day paddle event through the Chain of Lakes Water Trail. Choose your own adventure, paddle one or both days and decide how far to travel. There are exits strategically placed along the route so you may go anywhere from 7 miles to all 42 miles. Space limited. Info: paddleantrim.com

 

Sept 16-20…NHL Prospect Tournament at Centre Ice – Traverse City. Info: centreice.org

 

Sept 17-19…Annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show – St. Ignace. Silent auction, live music, big rigs on display through downtown and Little Bear East Arena; parade of lights, and more. Info: stignace.com

 

Sept 17-18…Balloons Over Bay Harbor. There will be flight activity throughout the weekend and the amazing “night glows” taking place on the marina lawn panel scheduled for both Friday and Saturday evenings. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Sept 17-18…First Congregational Church Rummage Sale. Fri 9-4, Sat 9-noon at the church (on 2nd St.). Info: gaylordchamber.com

 

Sept 18…26th Annual Taste of Harbor Springs noon-3pm at the waterfront. Advance tickets $30, after 5pm Friday Sept 17th $45. Limited seating. Info: harborspringschamber.com

 

Sept 18…KofC BBQ Chicken & Ribs Dinner 4-7pm – Cheboygan. Carry out available. Proceeds go to K of C Charities & Activities. Suggested donation $12. Info: (231) 627-5088

 

Sept 18…Mission 6 Service Dogs Event 3pm-? At AmVets Post 13 – Roscommon. Music, bonfire, cornhole, horseshoes, bounce house, food, silent auction, raffle. Benefits Mission 6 Service Dogs to help provide service dogs to Veterans. Info: 248-587-6586

 

Sept 18…Peach Ranch Wilderness Run – Traverse City. 5K & 10K. Registration begins at 7:30am, run at 9am. 100% of the race proceeds will go to serve veterans, at-risk youth, traumatized children, and families in crisis. Peace Ranch is located at 2570 Hoosier Valley Rd. Info: peachranchtc.com or call 231-499-4736

 

Sept 18…2nd Annual Autumn Glory 3K Color Run & Walk at the Village at Bay Harbor. $20 pre-registration, $25 day of. Proceeds benefit the Mclaren NM Pediatric Patient Assistance Program. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Sept 18-19…Bayfront Art & Craft Show 10-5p – Petoskey. Info: mynorth.com

 

Sept 19…Goodbye Summer Car Show 10-1p at the Emmet County Fairgrounds-Petoskey. Registration 9-11, awards 12:30p. Free admission, vehicle registration $10. Door prizes. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Sept 21… Mackinaw Woman’s Club and St. Anthony Catholic Church are hosting a Community Blood Drive noon to 5 pm, at the St Anthony’s Parish Hall.  Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome.  Call Donna Falor at 231-445-0151 or visit Versiti.org/miblood and search ‘Mackinaw’ to schedule your appointment on-line.

 

Sept 23-28…Red Wings Training Camp at Centre Ice-Traverse City. Info: centreice.org

 

Sept 24-26…Harbor Springs Festival of the Book. A three day gathering of well-known authors and celebration of books. Various locations. Info: bsfotb.org

 

Sept 24-26…Trek the Mighty Mac Info: mackinawchamber.com

 

Sept 25-26…Paint & Pumpkin Art & Craft Show at East Jordan Fall Fest – Sportsman Park. Sign up to carve a pumpkin and enter it into the Jack O'lantern contest. fall fest will also feature live entertainment, a soft ball tournament, beer & wine, and many other fall favorites. Info: ejchamber.org

 

Sept 25…Boyne City Harvest Festival 8a-4p. Farmer’s Market, live music, kids games, fall fun! Info: boynechamber.com

 

Sept 25…Bellaire Harvest Festival & Scarecrow Extravaganza 10-6 downtown.  Fun Run 1-mile walk/run with Inspire Health at 10 am. Treasures await at the “Fine Art, Craft & Flea Market” along with Kid’s Bounce Houses, live music and the “Beverage Tent” on Broad Street from 10-6 pm. Check out the Best Dressed Pet Parade at 1 and the “Chopped: Tournament of Champions Cook-off at 2 pm. Info: bellairechamber.org

 

Sept 25…St. Paul’s Annual Harvest Dinner 4:30-7pm. $12. Take out only. Info: 231-627-2194

 

Sept 25…St. John Luthern Church Craft Show 9-4p - Cheboygan

 

Sept 25-26…Mackinaw City Arts & Crafts Show in Conkling Heritage Park. Sat 10-7, Sun 10-3p. Info: 231-436-5664

 

Sept 26…Rusty Dogz Hot Dog Eating Competition 1pm at the Cheboygan County Fairgrounds. Family friendly. Sign up to participat (18+) $25 entry fee, cash prizes. Raffles. Tickets to attend $10 (12 & under free).

 

Sept 28-30…Suicide Prevention Conference at Castle Farms – Charlevoix. Info: kierstensride.org

 

October

 

Oct 1…State of the Community Breakfast 7:30a-9:30a at the City Fire Station & Opera House. $10 admission. Info: cheboygan.com

 

Oct 2…St Ignace Annual Fall Fest & Great Pumpkin Roll. Noon-4:30p. Music, games, treats, crafts, prizes and more! Info: stignace.org

 

Oct 2…Craft Show 10-4p at the Elks Lodge – Traverse City. Free admission. Info: elkstc.com

 

Oct 2…Fall Festival 11-4p at St. Joseph Church on Old Mission Peninsula – Traverse City. Food, wine tasting, raffles, kids games, entertainment and more. Rain or shine. Info: stjosephtc.org

 

Oct 2…Women’s March TC 1-2:30pm on both sides of the street in front of the Open Space. Bring signs. Info: traverseticker.com

 

Oct 2…8th Annual Row & Run to benefit Charlevoix Schools Rayder Den. One-mile boat race/5K foot race. Begins at Depot beack to Ferry Beach.  Registration is open until the day of the event. Registration up to 9/18 is $30 and includes a collectible t-shirt. $35 from 9/19 to 9/30 and $40 up to the day of the event. The Rayder Den services Middle and High School students who are experiencing food insecurity.  Info: rowandrun@gmail.com

 

Oct 2…Nitro Circus Live: You Got This Tour 6pm at Turtle Creek Stadium-Traverse City. High adrenaline action sports spectacular starring the best athletes in FMX, BMX, Skate, Scooter and more. Watch thrill-loving daredevils brave  the world’s largest jumps! Get tickets and more info at NITROCIRCUS.COM

 

Oct 2…Acme Fall Festival 10am-4pm at Flintfields Horse Park – Williamsburg. Contests, fames, butterfly release, farmer’s market, arts & crafts, car/truck/tractor/motorcycle show; petting zoo and more! Info: acmefallfestival.org

 

Oct 2-3…Colors by the Lake Art & Craft Show 10a-5p at Veterans Park & Historical Museum grounds – Walloon Lake. Painters, potters, metal art, yard art, jewelry, functional art, and even wearable art. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

Oct 6-7...ASIST 2-Day Suicide intervention skills training-East Jordan. Must attend both days. Info: kierstensride.org

 

Oct 8-10…42nd Annual Applefest – Charlevoix. Arts & crafts, kids activities, farmers market and more. Info: charlevoix.org

 

Oct 9…Indian River Octoberfest 4-10pm in Cooperation Park. Live music, food and beer! Info: irchamber.com

 

Oct 13…Food Distribution 1-3pm or until gone. Rain or shine. At the City of Cheboygan DPW building on Huron. St. Info: 231-627-9003

 

Oct 20…Pumpkin Festival 5-7pm downtown East Jordan. Early trick-or-treating, games, food, fun! Info: ejchamber.org

 

Oct 21…Spooky Monster Magic Show 6-7pm at the Cheboygan Public Library. A spook-tacular Halloween magic show with fantastic magician Gordon Russ. Free to attend. Info: cheboygan.com

 

Oct 23…Crafts n’ More Show 9a-3p at St. Mary’s – Gaylord. Shop for holiday treasures, beautifully filled gift baskets, home-made bakery and confections. Enjoy a cafe luncheon from 11 - 2 PM, hourly door prizes and the Big Raffle for $300 at 3 PM & much more! Info: gaylordchamber.com

 

Oct 30…Jack O’ Lantern Walk/Trick or Treat – Downtown Petoskey. Info: petoskeyarea.com

 

ONGOING

TFN…Harbor Light Community Chapel of Harbor Springs is collecting cans and bottle returns to help the less fortunate at 8220 Clayton Rd. All bottles and cans should be left next to our central trash bin in the main parking lot. Info: 231.347.5001 

 

Every Monday and Wednesday from noon-1pm Free Food Market is open in the parking lot of the Salvation Army Community Center on Barlow-Traverse City. Info: centralusa.salvationarmy.org

 

TFN…The St. Thomas food pantry is open on a drive-thru basis every Monday 10a-1pm. Bring photo ID with current Cheboygan address, proof of household income and proof of address for all household residents. 332 Western Ave. Info: 231-627-3167

 

TFN…The Acme Christian Thrift Store is in need of volunteers 3-5p any day Tues-Sat. Info: 231-267-3002

 

TFN…4th Wednesday of every month is Veterans Coffee Hour 9-10am at McDonalds in Cheboygan. Free coffee for Veterans. Info: cheboygan.com

 

Now-TFN…Hospice of Michigan is available to help families in need of compassionate hospice care for a loved one. Call 888-247-5701 or visit hom.org

 

TFN- The Northern Care Center is a medical clinic for those uninsured or underinsured. Patients  are seen on Tuesday afternoon/evenings. Located at 117 W State Street, Cheboygan. You need to wear a mask and when you come to the parking lot you need to call the clinic, first come first seen. They also have vouchers for product at Goodwill and personal hygiene products for those in need. Please knock on the door for product. Please call with any questions 231-333-3019.

 

TFN…The Cheboygan Rec Center is open on Monday and Wednesday for boys and Tues/Thurs for girls from 5:30-8pm. High school and adults 8pm-10:30pm. Must wear mask at all times.

 

Now – TFN…Weekly Covid-19 Testing. By appointment only. No symptoms or doctors order necessary. Charlevoix: Mon & Wed 10a-noon; Gaylord & Mancelona: Tues & Thurs 10-noon; Harbor Springs/Petoskey: Friday 10-noon. Call the Health Dept of NW Michigan to schedule 800-432-4121

 

**Upcoming Farmer’s Markets

Now-Sept 4…Every Friday - Petoskey Farmers Market downtown 8:30-1pm Info: petoskeyarea.com

Now -Sept 28…Kalkaska Farmer’s Market 2-6pm at Railroad Square Info: 231-258-3307

Now – Oct..Every Wed & Sat Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market-Traverse City. Wed 8a-noon, Sat 7:30-noon

Now-Oct…Every Monday 2-6pm the The Village at Grand Traverse Commons-Traverse City

Now – Oct…Every Wed & Sat 8a-1p – Festival Square - Cheboygan

Now - Oct 8…Elk Rapids Farmer’s Market, every Friday 8a-noon

Now -Oct 16…Saturdays - downtown Harbor Springs

Now - Oct 20…every Sat 8a-1p downtown Gaylord

Now-Oct 8 …Bellaire Farmers Market 8a-noon at the ASI Community Center & Park

Now - Oct…Every Sunday - Interlochen Farmers Market 9a-2pm. 2112 M-137. Info: 231-970-1340

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