Charlevoix Area Calendar of Events

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May 2021

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Saturday, May 1st, 12am

Buff Up Boyne City
Bring your brooms and rakes to help do spring cleaning in downtown Boyne City. 231-582-9009.
www.boynechamber.com

Tuesday, May 4th - Tuesday, May 25th

Birding 101
Four virtual sessions May 4, 11, 18, 25 through North Central Michigan College.
Birding 101

Thursday, May 6th, 12pm

Gallery Talk with Kim Richelle
A discussion of the Journey of the Fool who wanders through the tarot display while discussing the subconscious explored through the symbolism of the cards, Charlevoix Circle of the Arts.
www.charlevoixcircle.org/classes-workshops

Friday, May 7th, 3pm-6pm

First Fridays in downtown Charlevoix
Shopping, family activities and more!
First Fridays

Saturday, May 8th, 9am-12pm

Breast Cancer Walk and Run
Downtown Charlevoix.
www.walkruncure.org

Saturday, May 8th, 12pm-4pm

Second Saturday
Family fun, Raven Hill Discovery Center. 231-536-3369.
www.ravenhilldiscoverycenter.org

Thursday, May 13th, 7pm

National Writers Series Presents Rochelle Riley
Featuring the Director of Arts and Culture for the City of Detroit and former Free Press Reporter, a virtual program, Traverse City.
nationalwritersseries.org/programs/an-evening-with-rochelle-riley/

Friday, May 14th - Monday, May 17th

Morel Mushroom Festival
Boyne City hosts the National Morel Mushroom Festival and the Boyne Valley Lion's National Morel Mushroom Hunt each year with mushroom hunting, special restaurant offerings, celebrations, and more.
Morel Festival

Thursday, May 20th, 12pm

Gallery Talk with Mary Stewart Adams
Tales of the sky, Charlevoix Circle of the Arts.
www.charlevoixcircle.org/classes-workshops

Saturday, May 22nd

Zoo-De-Mack
Ride your bicycle 51 miles from Boyne Highlands to Mackinaw City through the Tunnel of Trees and Cross Village. A weekend of fun and with an overnight on Mackinac Island.
Zoo-de-Mack

Saturday, May 22nd, 7:30am

A Walk with the Birds
Explore the habitats of Lavender Hill Farm with avid birder Scott Castelein.
www.lavenderhillfarm.com

Saturday, May 22nd, 11am

Lavender Planting Workshop
Learn to plant and care for a lavender plant from infancy through adulthood. After a walking tour, receive step-by-step guidance on the planting and care process. Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City.
www.lavenderhillfarm.com

Friday, May 28th - Monday, May 31st

Pageant & Reenactment
Colonial Michilimackinac, Mackinaw City.
Pageant Weekend

Saturday, May 29th, 7:30am

Stafford's Top of Michigan Festival of Races
A scenic half marathon route traveling through the heart of Petoskey’s trails, ending in downtown Harbor Springs, a 10K that starts and ends in Harbor Springs with beautiful views of the lake and homes along the shore, and two 5Ks, each at either end of our trail that extends from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs.
www.trailscouncil.org

Saturday, May 29th, 11am

Lavender Planting Workshop
Learn to plant and care for a lavender plant from infancy through adulthood. After a walking tour, receive step-by-step guidance on the planting and care process. Lavender Hill Farm, Boyne City.
www.lavenderhillfarm.com

Monday, May 31st, 10am-5pm

Local Appreciation Day
Free tours for local residents from Charlevoix, Emmet, Otsego or Antrim County can visit the Castle all day for a FREE tour and $5 tours for other guests, Castle Farms, Charlevoix. 231-237-0884.
www.castlefarms.com