The MyNorth Weekly Calendar of upcoming Northern Michigan events highlights some of the amazing things going on across the North. Hand-picked by MyNorth Media’s Calendar Editor, Libby Stallman, there is something for everyone.
So pull out your calendar, you’re not going to want to miss these Northern Michigan events!
July 15-16: Cadillac Arts Festival. City Park, Cadillac. 231.920.5189. cadillacartists.org.
July 15-16: Beauty and the Beast. This classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. Performing on the Old Town Playhouse Main Stage July 15 &16 at 7 p.m. and July 16 at 2 p.m. Suitable for all ages. 231.947.2210.
July 15-17: Kaleva Days. This family celebration includes the Finnish Line 5K Walk/Run, Wife Carrying Contest, car and tractor show, food, music, games, parade, craft show, euchre tournament, bake sales, beer tent and more. 231.398.9355. kalevami.com.
July 16: Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival. Enjoy tastes from 10 Leelanau wineries, a distillery, and brewery as well as delicious food from 6 Leelanau restaurants. Listen to live music from Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff and The Jackie Treehorns featuring Jeff Bihlman. Pre-purchased tickets are available for $15. Tickets purchased at the gate are $20. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and 3 tasting tickets. Extra tasting tickets will be available during the event. Marina Park, Suttons Bay. 231.271.3051.
July 16-23: 86th Annual Venetian Festival. A week-long flurry of color and pageantry that highlights the summer season and attracts tens of thousands of visitors. The Festival offers a wonderful variety of events geared to delight and entertain every age group. Most events take place within waterfront parks, Round Lake Harbor and Lake Charlevoix. Find complete schedule at website, venetianfestival.com. Charlevoix, 231.547.3872.
July 17: Bay View Musical Festival. A great mix of blues and folk during this mid-summer concert. Rhapsody in Blue and special guest Oh Brother Big Sister in Petoskey. 8 p.m. at Hall Auditorium. 231.347.4210, bayviewfestival.org.
July 21: Garden Walk hosted by the Friendly Garden Club in the Slabtown area, Traverse City. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 231.645.3900.
Check out the MyNorth Community Events Calendar for more fun things happening near you!
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