From a Pirate Festival in Boyne City to outdoor yoga at a winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you’re not going to want to miss this weekend, selected just for you by our MyNorth Media Office Manager Extraordinaire Libby Stallman.

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Events on Thursday, August 11

August 11 to 14 | Pirate Fest | Boyne City
Arrrrrggghhh you ready for a good time? Street performers, costumes, parades, treasure hunt, live shows and more!

August 11 | Accidentals & Kaboom | Lake Leelanau
The Accidentals & Kaboom Collective team up at Fountain Point Resort for an outdoor musical performance that you won’t want to miss! Learn more and get tickets here.

August 11 | Car Festival | Harbor Springs
Harbor Springs Car Festival takes place in Zorn Park, and showcases a huge variety of cars in one special night.

Harbor Springs car festival

Photo by Harbor Springs Area Chamber

Friday, August 12 Events in Northern Michigan

August 12 | Ziggy Marley | Interlochen
Ziggy Marley Pays A Live Tribute To His Father at Interlochen Arts Academy! The son of legendary reggae icon Bob Marley, he has carved his own path as a musical pioneer. An eight-time Grammy Award winner, Marley has produced eight studio albums, infusing the reggae genre with elements of funk, blues, and rock.

August 12 | Hatchwing Rider | Thompsonville
Mid-Michigan natives and lifelong traveling musicians, musical group, Hatchwing Rider, play heavy-hearted folk-rock paired with a restless psychedelic Americana. This concert takes place at the Michigan Legacy Art Park’s amphitheater, on the grounds of Crystal Mounatin Resort. Learn more about this event or get tickets here.

08/12 | Music in the Park | Northport
Thunderwude, considered one of the best Bluegrass bands in the area, will perform at Northport’s Music in the Park. A new artist is featured weekly on Friday evenings at G.Marsten Dame Marina Park.

northport Music in the Park, people seated around a gazebo with musicians

Events on August 13 & 14 in Northern Michigan

August 13 | Crystal Lake Marathon | Benzie County
The Crystal Lake Solo or Team Marathon gives individuals or relay-based teams a chance to compete against one another. The course runs from downtown Beulah, around Crystal Lake and back.

August 13 | Waterfront Art Fair | Charlevoix
Get inspired at Charlevoix’s Waterfront Art Fair …or stop by Michawye’ Arts and Crafts Fair in Gaylord.

August 14 | Bowers Harbor Yoga Flow | Old Mission
Start your Sunday off right with outdoor yoga at Bowers Harbor Vineyard. From stunning views to discounted wine post-yoga, you won’t want to miss this 9:30 a.m. class. Learn more or get tickets here.