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Summer Calendar: June 14 to July 16

June 14-16: Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island

The 76th annual Lilac Festival Weekend will conclude with a robust list of activities on June 14, 15 and 16, ending the 10-day festival celebrating all-things lilacs on the island. Hosted by the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau, the weekend includes a lilac walking and talking tour, a lilac festival poster collection display, a family fun bounce house playground, free admission to the Mackinac Art Museum, a garden tour at the Island House Hotel, MSU master gardener activities, a lilac planting and pruning seminar, to name a few. For more information, call 906-847-3783 or visit https://www.mackinacisland.org/mackinac-island-lilac-festival/.

June 14-15: Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show

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The 31st Annual Presque Isle Harbor Wooden Boat Show takes place on the quaint landscape of Presque Isle Harbor on Lake Huron, roughly three hours east of Traverse City. The two-day event — that always takes place on the third Saturday in June — boasts hundreds of wooden vessels for spectators to see. It also has a boat blessing, classic car show, a viewing of antique and classic boats, arts and crafts and a vendor market. On the evening of Sat., June 15, two lighthouses will be open for event goers to climb. For more information and detailed schedule, visit, https://www.presqueisleharborwoodenboatshow.com/.

June 19-23: East Jordan Freedom Festival

This five day festival runs from Wed., June 19 and ends with a “Freedom Lovers Breakfast” on Sunday, June 23. The festival has a plethora of events, activities, live music, food, fireworks, a Grand Parade, lip sync contest, cornhole tournament, and a firecracker pageant, to name a few. It takes place in East Jordan. For more information, call 231-536-7351 or visit https://eastjordanfreedomfestival.org.

June 22: Great Lakes Pirate Festival on Mackinac Island

 Mackinac Island Ferry Company, formerly the Star Line Ferry, will host the free event on June 22 from noon to 4 p.m. with evening pirate cruises at 5:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. “A swashbuckling day of adventure, food and drinks, live music, pirate contests, and pirate cruises, on the island of Mackinac,” states the website. The festival takes place on Mackinac Island Main Dock #1. For more information on this free event, call 1-800-638-98-92 or visit www.mackinacferry.com.

June 22: Rainbow Run around Boardman Lake 

In honor of Pride month, which is the month of June, TART Trails and Up North Pride are hosting the second annual Rainbow Run around the Boardman Lake Loop Trail, celebrating the trail systems and the NOrthern Michigan 2SLBBTQ+ Community. Check in is at 8 a.m. on Sat., June 22 at Hull Park, 660 Hannah Ave., Traverse City. The run/walk starts at 9 a.m. and the event ends at noon. Pre-registration is $25 for students (17 and under) and $30 for adults. The price jumps up $5 for both the day of the event. Music and refreshments available before, during and after the Rainbow Run. For more information, call 231-941-4300, or to register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/TraverseCity/TraverseCityRainbowRun.

June 23: “Fairies and Forts” at Michigan Legacy Art Park

Michigan Legacy Art Park will host its annual “Fairies and Forts” event to celebrate the arrival of summer. Dress up in your finest fairy fashion. Activities include art, stories, music, a hike to the Stockade Labyrinth, and a creative workshop on building fairy gardens in recyclable egg cartons. Stories and songs will be held in the amphitheater. The event takes place from 2 to 4 p.m. at Michigan Legacy Art Park is located at 7300 Mountainside Drive on the grounds of Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, Michigan. For more information, call 231-378-4963 or visit https://michlegacyartpark.org/events/.

June 29 to July 6: National Cherry Festival

The National Cherry Festival is a week-long extravaganza in Traverse City, with events, concerts and activities happening throughout the area. This year, Bret Michaels of the rock band Poison, is one of the headlining musicians. Parades, fireworks, carnival rides, zumba, volleyball, a beer tent, airshow, and more are on the roster. For a full list of National Cherry Festival events listed by day and time, visit https://www.cherryfestival.org/events.

June 30: 3rd Annual Carnival in Ossineke

Music, raffles, 25 games and activities, food, ice cream and live music are all on the roster for the 3rd Annual Carnival hosted by the Child & Family Services of Northeast Michigan that takes place at Shin-Ga-Ba shores in Ossineke. The carnival starts at noon. Special guest Clark Lewis will perform “The Rogue Showman,” which includes juggling, stunts, magic and more at three different shows at 12:30 p.m, 2:30 p.m and 4:30 p.m. Admission $5 for adults and free for kids. Cash and credit accepted. All proceeds from the carnival help fun children and families in need. 

3rd Annual Carnival – Child & Family Services Northeast

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July 13 -14: Charlevoix Arts and Crafts Show

Featuring 160 artists and craftsmen, the Charlevoix Annual Arts and Crafts Show takes place in downtown Charlevoix in East Park. “This year’s show has something for everyone, offering an exciting mix of fine arts and hobby crafts. Acrylic and oil paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass beadwork, pottery, baskets, furniture, clothing, hand woven rugs and quilted works are just a few of the things you will find. It is a spectacular representation of craftsmanship and artwork with many fun and unique products to choose from,” states the Visit Charlevoix website. The crafts show starts at 10 a.m. on both July 13 and 14, ending at 6 p.m. on July 13 and at 4 p.m. on July 14. For more information, call 231-547-2101 or email [email protected]

July 16: Sunrise Side Wine, Brew and Food Festival

Head over to the shores of Lake Huron for the Sunrise Side Wine, Brew and Food Festival at 410 E. Main St. in Harrisville. Enjoy craft brews, local food and music. More than 15 vineyards will showcase their libations. Tickets are $15 a person and include a “commemorative glass and tasting tickets,” according to the miciganfun.com website. Call 989-742-5107 or visit https://www.michiganfun.com/event/sunrise-side-wine-food-festival.

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June and July Printable Calendar Template