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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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Hayrides
June 9th - October 31st, 2012
Office: Family Fun
(Sun. Sat. )
Noon to 4 pm
Location: Pond Hill Farm - Harbor Springs

Every Satruday and Sunday through October 31st, enjoy a fun filled hayride around the farms fields, pastures, vineyard, forests and ponds. Includes a stop at teh Trout Pond to feed the fish! $4 per person. Kids 2 and under are free.

Phone: 231.526.3276
Summer Sunset Vespers Concerts
June 17th - August 12th, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
(Sun. )
Time: 8 pm
Location: Hall Auditorium - Bay View

Summer Sunset Vespers Concerts

A staple since the 1800s when families used to gather at the end of the day to sing hymns, this ongoing tradition has evolved into a magnificently eclectic concert series with something for everyone. Attendees will find an exciting blend of returning faculty and talented newcomers, all seamlessly woven together for an enriching evening of vocal and instrumental music for the whole family.

Each performance is held at 8 pm in Hall Auditorium.

Performance Schedule

OPENING NIGHT


Opening night of this series combines virtuosic playing and singing, a joyful reunion of old friends, and a chance to experience one of the most unique forms of entertainment in the country.
JUNE 17

HOW GREAT THOU ART


Celebrating the sacred traditions of Judeo-Christian faiths, tonight’s concert repertoire comes from the pages of Bay View history and honors the early days of the vespers series. Come enjoy an evening of music that calms the mind and energizes the spirit. 
JUNE 24

HEROES


Both the myths that we pass down and the visionaries that lead society to better days are honored as tonight’s repertoire includes music from The Man of La Mancha to the Tony-award winning musical The Lion King and will uplift people of all ages.
JULY 1

FROM BACH TO ROCK


In the time of J.S. Bach, musical borrowing was viewed as the highest form of flattery. This concert experience features a rollicking evening of both originals and their modern arrangements, both of which have delighted their listeners, with songs from Barry Manilow to Perry Como, and Funny Valentine to Fascinatin’ Rhythm.
JULY 8

FAVES & WINNERS


ORCHESTRAL FAVORITES & ADRIAN BOYER COMPETITION WINNERS AUDIENCE FAVORITE! Come experience a professional orchestra, the winners of the annual aria/concerto competition, and your favorite orchestral hits including the overture to The Barber of Seville and the very best in orchestral pops programming.
JULY 15

BROADWAY THEN & NOW


Timeless hits from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, recent revivals of How to Succeed in Business with Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, and a world-class, faculty artist medley from Bernstein’s Wonderful Town will bring down the house.
JULY 22

EPIC MOVIE THEMES


Don’t miss music from The Sting, Amadeus, The Godfather, James Bond, My Fair Lady and The Star Wars Trilogy, to name a few. This program will have you humming along and tapping your toes and reminiscing on some of the greatest movie themes, featuring Mozart, John Williams, and more.
JULY 29

BACK TO THE BEATLES


One of the most groundbreaking bands in history, the Fab Four has been covered by respected musicians since 1964, giving Lennon and McCartney’s lyrics, melodies, and harmonies new life that pays tribute to the originals in exciting ways. From a heartfelt version of Let It Be to a humorous operatic parody, grab your ticket to ride. 7:45 PM SING ALONG
AUGUST 5

FINAL VESPERS


Come bid farewell to the 50 college students and 30 faculty members that have brought world-class talent to the region all summer long in a concert experience that pulls together tradition, innovation, moments both sentimental and funny, and sweet and saucy.
AUGUST 12

Alanson Riverfest
August 9th - 12th, 2012
Office: Festivals/Fairs/Parades
Location: Alanson

Welcome to Alanson Riverfest 2012!

August 10, 11 & 12

A Celebration of the Inland Water Route

The Alanson Riverfest showcases everything that makes the Inland Water Route stand out as an area with tremendous history, community pride and vibrancy.

Join the fun as the festival kicks off on Friday afternoon with live music, vendors and activities and continues through Sunday.

Music all Weekend and Activities for the Whole Family!

  • Antique Flea Market
  • Arts and Crafts Show
  • Bouncer Carnival
  • Family Fun Park
  • River Stories
  • Jugglers and Magicians
  • Petoskey Steel Drum Band
  • Contests
  • Kayak Races
  • Lighted Boat Parade
64th Annual Top O' Michigan Marathon Nationals
August 11th - 12th, 2012
Office: Sports
Location: Northern Michigan
This is a total of 85 miles of racing through Burt Lake, Crooked Lake & River, Indian River, Mullet Lake and Cheboygan river. If you like high speed excitement, you’ll want to see this marathon that’s been taking place so long that it’s the longest running marathon in the country. For more information visit www.tomorc.com.
Alanson Riverfest
August 12th, 2012
Office: Cultural/Art Event
Time: Noon
Location: Alanson

The Petoskey Steel Drum Band will be performing at the Alanson Riverfest.

 

 

 

 

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