Events Calendar

The Petoskey area hosts a variety of events, including our favorite special events list to the left that we look forward to every year!

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Boyne City's Farmers Market
January 2nd - April 27th, 2012
Office: Farmers Market
(Wed. Sat. )
10am to 2pm
Location: Boyne City

Head to Boyne City for the Boyne City Farmers Market - held on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm in the red barn next to the library in Downtown Boyne City.

Contact Information:
Hugh Conklin
Phone: 231.582.9009
Harbor Springs Farmers Market
January 5th - April 27th, 2012
Office: Farmers Market
9am to 1pm
Location: 157 State St. - Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs offers their Harbor Springs Farmers Market on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm at 157 State St. in Downtown Harbor Springs. The market has about a dozen vendors who offer everything from eggs to greens, meats to pastas and more.

Contact Information:
Cyndi Kramer
Phone: 231.330.5575
Harbor Springs Youth Film Festival
March 31st - May 5th, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
(Sat. )
Location: Harbor Springs

The Harbor Springs Sk8 Park and The Harbor Springs Library Present -
The Harbor Springs Youth Film Festival

The Harbor Springs Sk8 and the Harbor Springs Library invite aspiring young directors, producers, animators, actors, and actresses to create their own films. Film festival participants will need to write, direct, star in (or cast actors to star in), and edit their own films. Film editing help will be available to those who need or want assistance.

The purpose of the Youth Film Festival is to showcase the talents of young people living in our community. The Youth Film Festival will include a Community Film Screening with the option for viewers to vote for their favorite films and a festival awards night similar to the popular Hollywood award shows.

ItinerarySaturday, March 31, 2012 - Free Film Editing Help at the Harbor Springs Library From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - Last Day to Submit Films
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - Youth Film Festival Movie Screening at the Harbor Springs Library Beginning at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 5, 2012 – Youth Film Festival Award Night at the Harbor Springs Library Beginning at 7 p.m.
Age Groups
10 years old and under
11 to 13 years old
14 to 17 years old
*Individual and group entries welcome

Rules• Films must be submitted in person or by email to the Harbor Springs
Sk8 Park or Harbor Springs Library on or before Saturday, April 14.

Harbor Springs Sk8 Park Harbor Springs Library
740 East Main Street 206 Spring Street
Harbor Springs, MI 49740 Harbor Springs, MI 49740
(231) 526-0610 (231) 526-4314
harborsk8park@att.net aosetek@harborspringslibrary.org

• No late submissions will be accepted.
• Films can be a maximum of 5 minutes in length.
• Films must be submitted in an MP4 format.
• No more than one group and one individual entry per person.
• The oldest member of a group will dictate the age category in which the film will be entered.
• Films may not contain nudity, sex, violence, bullying, or drug use/ references.
• Films may not contain inappropriate music, language or gestures.
• A completed registration must accompany each film. Forms can be found online at www.harborspringslibrary.org and in person at the Harbor Springs Library, City Hall, Sk8 Park, and School Offices.

Youth Film Festival Awards Night
Members of the community will be voting for their favorite films at the Film Screen Night on Saturday, April 28 at the Harbor Springs Library.

Award categories include:
Best Film, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Music, Best Editing
A Youth Film Festival Awards Night will be held on Saturday, May 5 at the Harbor Springs Library.
The award night will resemble a Hollywood Awards Night. Participants are encouraged to “dress to impress”.

5th Annual Chefs Challenge to benefit Challenge Mountain
April 20th - 21st, 2012
Office: Fundraiser/Volunteer Opportunity
Location: Boyne Mountain
Showcasing the best chefs in the state of Michigan.  If you're looking for a fun-filled exciting event, don’t miss the 5th Annual Chefs Challenge for Challenge Mountain.
Chef teams from throughout Michigan present the state's great agricultural diversity at its succulent finest, complimented by fine Michigan wines, microbrews and spirits.... a true premier Michigan event.  Weekend events include exciting seminars, culinary exhibits, and three chef competitions along with great food, wine and celebrity judges.
Friday, April 20:
6pm: High School Competition, Vienna Room - Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa
High school teams prepare dishes using chicken, beef tenderloin, Koegel's Italian sausage and a dessert.  $10 general admission includes unlimited tastes.  A cash bar is also available and entertainment is provided.
Saturday, April 21:
9am-3pm: Food Seminars and Demonstrations, Civic Center - free admission
9am-3pm: Michigan Food Vendors, Civic Center
11am-2pm: Taste of Michigan Competition, Civic Center
Featuring three exciting tasting categories: College and Universities, Center of the Plate (Professionals) and Dessert.  Cost is $25 for eight tickets good towards food and beverage tastings.  Additional tickets can be purchased in quantities of four for $15 or eight for $25.  Entry/tickets can be purchased at the door.  Chef teams, craft brewers, vintners and spirits distillers are judged by a team of celebrity judges and the public.
6:30pm-9pm: Chefs Challenge Cook-Off Dinner, Civic Center
The Chefs Challenge Cook-Off Dinner begins with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the program.  The evening is emceed by celebrity Chef Michelle Bommarito and includes a mouthwatering four-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Jeff Minkwic and Executive Sous Chef Chad King of Boyne Mountain, plus two beverages.  Guests will enjoy watching the final cook-off between the top two professional winning chef teams.  Chefs Challenge Cook-Off Dinner tickets are limited.  Reserve your tickets in advance!  Purchase your dinner ticket between January 1 and April 1 at a discounted price of $60 per person ($75 after April 1). 
For a list of participating chef teams and additional information, please visit www.chefs-challenge.com.
Nightly lodging is available at Boyne Mountain Resort starting at $67 for hotel accommodations and $118 for condo accommodations in Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa.  For reservations, call 800.GO.BOYNE (462-6963) or visit www.BOYNE.com.
All Chefs Challenge proceeds go to help Challenge Mountain, the nation’s only adaptive recreational facility dedicated exclusively to people with special needs. 100% of all donated dollars go directly to Challenge Mountain programs.
The Real Garage Sale
April 20th - 21st, 2012
9am / 9am to 5pm / 3pm
Location: Fletch’s of Petoskey - Curtis Bldg. 805 Charlevoix Ave.
The Real Garage Sale
To Benefit The YMCA of Northern Michigan
Fletch’s of Petoskey  - Curtis Bldg.    805 Charlevoix Ave.
Inside Sale - Rain - Snow - No Problem
Friday - April 20    9 AM – 5 PM
Saturday - April 21 9 AM – 3 PM
5 Office Chairs
Radial Arm Saw
Household Décor Items
Steel forklift ramp – 45.5 in by 66 in
Several Paintings
Leap Pad
Chimney liners – 13 in inside by 3 feet
Baker's Rack on wheels w/Racks
Children's Toys
Gas Lawn Trimmer
Lamps - touch on/off
Children's Ice Skates
5 New Bed Liners - 2004/2008 Canyon 5'1" Bed
Kitchen cabinet
Adult Hockey Skates
2 New Bed Liners - 2004/2009 Canyon 6' bed
Cabinet with corian top
4 New Bed Liners - 2004/2007 Sierra 5'8" Bed
VCR Tapes
1New Bed Liner - 1998/2007 Sierra 8' Bed
X Box w/12 Games, 4 Controllers
1 New Westin Step Bars - 88/98 CK Pick Up
End Table
1 New Bed Cap New Body Do Tk Short Bed
Craft Supplies
1 New Bed Cap 1999/2007 CK Pick Up
Candle Making Molds
1 New Hitch 1998/2005 Jimmy
Candle Wax and supplies
1 New Hitch 1996/2012 G Van
Hard cover books
Children's Play Kitchen
Perennial Plants
Paperback books
Children's Table & Chairs
Wood Smoker
Show Display Unit
Children's Patio Table w/chairs
Wood Chipper/Shredder
Dining Chairs
Computer and Monitor
4 Cycle Engine Oil
Book Case
Golf Clubs
Baked Goods
Computer desks
Entertainment Center
Pop Up Tent
 Table Lamp                                          10 speed bicycle                              Casual Chair
 Printer                                                   Sports Equipment                           Heavy Duty Tow Kit
 New Cargo Trays                                 New Step Bumper                           New Floor Mats
 New Hood Deflector                           New Extruded Running Boards    PLUS MUCH MUCH MORE    
Have Items to Donate – Call 348-8393 for pickup or take to YMCA - 622 Howard St.
2012 Youth Art Show
April 21st, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
Location: Crooked Tree Arts Center

April 21st -May 12th

Crooked Tree Arts Center will open the doors to the 2012 Youth Arts Show on Saturday April 21 from 2-4 p.m. The Youth Arts Show highlights young artists from all over Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.

Installation dates for teachers are: Saturday April 14 from 10 am-4 pm and Monday-Wednesday, April 16-18 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party
April 21st, 2012
Office: Family Fun
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Stafford's Perry Hotel

The Petoskey chapter of Zonta International invites the public to an enchanting new event, the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, on Saturday, April 21 from 1:30 until 4:30 p.m. in the Rose Room at Stafford’s Perry Hotel in downtown Petoskey.

The event will include the March Hare Market, featuring vendors offering great shopping and Mother’s Day gift ideas, Alice’s Adventureland for children age 5 and under, a high tea at 3:00 p.m., a gift basket raffle and entertainment. Ticket price is $25 per person, with children 5 and under free with an accompanying paying adult.
Contact Information:
Kathy Bardins
Phone: 231.487.1188
Ping Pong for OCD
April 21st, 2012
Office: Family Fun
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Emmet County Building - Emmet County Fairgrounds
10:30am Registration and Warm-UP
12:00pm Tournament Begins
*A doubles tournament will be held mid-afternoon, registration on site.   

*All registered players will receive a Ping Pong for OCD Sweatband

Phone: Kevin (231) 838-9501





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