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!

October 21: SwingShift and the Stars – Dance off for charity through high-level entertainment and friendly competition. The second dance off happens today at the City Opera House in Traverse City.

October 21-30Leaving Iowa – This critically acclaimed play is a postcard to anyone who has ever found themselves driving alone on a road, revisiting fond memories of their youth. It is a hilarious, family-friendly comedy that is a toast to family and family vacations. See it at the Ramsdell Center in Manistee. Tickets available on


October 21-28: Petoskey Restaurant Week – This 8-day dining event happens twice per year, featuring Petoskey and Bay Harbor restaurants. Enjoy three-course menus for $25 dinner and $15 lunch with some establishments offering two for one pricing.

October 22: Great Turtle ½ Marathon & 5.7 Mile Run/Walk – A tradition on Mackinac Island; race begins at 11:30 a.m. at Great Turtle Park.

October 22: Motown, Sounds of Touch – Enjoy an evening performance at the Cheboygan Opera House. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.

October 23: Frankly Mozart (+Haydn) – World famous Frank Almond leads the Traverse Symphony Orchestra as both a guest conductor and violin soloist in a varied and energetic program of Classical era music. Corson Auditorium, Interlochen. 3 p.m. Tickets available on


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