Northern Michigan Calendar of Events
Friday, May 6th, 1pm
Natural Harbor Springs Walking Tour
Highlighting the bluffs and water features, with Doug Fuller. Harbor Springs History Museum.
Harbor Springs Walking Tour
Friday, May 6th, 3pm-6pm
First Fridays in downtown Charlevoix
Shopping, family activities and more!
Saturday, May 7th
Buff Up Boyne City
Bring your brooms and rakes to help do spring cleaning in downtown Boyne City. 231-582-9009.
Saturday, May 7th - Saturday, May 8th, 9am-12pm
Sue DeYoung and Judy Edger Walk, Run, for a Cure
Walk, Run for a Cure
Thursday, May 12th - Sunday, May 15th
Morel Mushroom Festival
Boyne City hosts the National Morel Mushroom Festival.
Thursday, May 12th, 5:30pm
Founding Mothers of Mackinac Island: Agatha Biddle Band
Author Theresa L. Weller provides a comprehensive history of the lineage of the seventy-four members of the Agatha Biddle band in 1870.
Friday, May 20th, 1pm
Natural History Walking Tour
Hike where history happened! Explore the natural and geological history of Harbor Springs with Doug Fuller during our “Natural Harbor Springs” walking tour on Friday, May 20. The tour begins at 1:00 pm at the Harbor Springs History Museum (349 E Main St). Register today to take part in this unique, 3-mile tour highlighting the bluffs, sand spits and water features that make up the distinctive landscape of our town. The tour includes steps and steep inclines as well as a trek through the trails of the Naas, Mauger, Raunecker, and Leslie Nature Preserve off 4th Street.
Thursday, May 26th, 5:30pm
Pageants and Plays: Odawa in the Public Eye
For decades, the Odawa of Northern Michigan participated in some of the largest tourist draws in the state: pageants and plays held right here in Harbor Springs. Join historian Eric Hemenway to explore the story of these exhibitions and see how that story goes beyond the performances themselves and delves into the social and political climate of the early 20th century.
Friday, May 27th - Monday, May 30th
The Village at Bay Harbor. 231-439-2000.
Saturday, May 28th - Tuesday, May 31st
Pageant & Reenactment
Colonial Michilimackinac, Mackinaw City.
Saturday, May 28th, 7:30am
Stafford's Top of Michigan Festival of Races
A scenic half marathon route traveling through the heart of Petoskey’s trails, ending in downtown Harbor Springs, a 10K that starts and ends in Harbor Springs and two 5Ks, each at either end of our trail that extends from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs.
Sunday, May 29th, 8pm
Straight out of Minneapolis, Cory positioned himself as music’s answer to motivational speakers like Tony Robbins since emerging in 2011. Head-spinning rhythm guitar wizardry, technical ebullience, laugh-out-loud jokes, and radiance on stage established him as both a sought-after collaborator and celebrated solo artist alike.
Monday, May 30th, 10am-5pm
Local Appreciation Day
Free tours for local residents from Charlevoix, Emmet, Otsego or Antrim County can visit the Castle all day for a FREE tour and $5 tours for other guests, Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-0884.
Local Appreciation Day
Monday, May 30th, 10am-10:30am
Harbor Springs Memorial Day Parade