From Harvest Days on Leelanau Peninsula to an annual winery Harvest BBQ party in Suttons Bay, here are the can’t-miss Northern Michigan events happening this weekend selected just for you by our Office Manager extraordinaire, Libby Stallman.

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Events on Thursday, September 8 & Friday, September 9

September 8-11 | Harvest Days | Leelanau Peninsula
Taking place all month long, explore the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s wineries like an exclusive member during Harvest Days. Learn more about this event and get your tickets.

Leelanau Peninsula Orchard

Photo by Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail

September 8 | Summer Celebration | Northport
A beautiful Northport barn perched upon a bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, offering stunning views provides the perfect location for an intimate summer celebration, in partnership with The Michael Chetcuti Foundation. Learn more about this event and get your tickets here.

September 9 | Trout & Salmon Extravaganza | Bay Harbor & Petoskey
The Trout and Salmon Extravaganza brings teams in from all over the Midwest. Enjoy a fantastic weekend in Bay Harbor / Petoskey fishing Little Traverse Bay. Even though the top prize is $5,000.00, the real prize is a creating lifetime memories.

Can’t-Miss Events this Saturday & Sunday | Sept. 10 & 11

September 10 | Fall Beer Fest | Upper Peninsula
The U.P. Fall Beer Festival is held at the scenic Mattson Lower Harbor Park (Marquette) overlooking Lake Superior. Attendees can choose from a selection of 600 crafted beers from 80 different Michigan breweries, an array of tasty local eats, and a talented line-up of musicians.

September 10 | Harvest BBQ Party | Suttons Bay
Visit Shady Lane Cellars Harvest BBQ Party. This event includes delicious catering by Smoke and Porter, and live music on the patio with Luke Woltanski.

Photo by Rachel Soulliere

Photo by Rachel Soulliere

Photo by Rachel Soulliere

September 11 | Ironman 70.3 | Frankfort
Known for its spectacular sunsets, unbelievable views from the pier and charming life on Main Street, Frankfort is set to host Ironman 70.3 along the shores of Lake Michigan.

September 11 | Bowers Harbor Yoga Flow | Traverse City
There is nothing better than an amazing outdoor yoga flow to start your Sunday off on the right foot. Relax and enjoy the Northern Michigan views! Learn more about this event and get your tickets here.

Photo(s) by Rachel Soulliere