17th Annual Young Writers Juried Exposition: Call for Young Writers: Elementary, middle & high school students who attend schools served by the Char-Em ISD (or home school students in Charlevoix or Emmet counties) are invited to submit one work of poetry, prose, or one of each. Must be submitted online by a parent or teacher beginning at 9am on Tues., April 2 through 5pm on Fri., April 12. The submission page is located under Teacher Resources ...
Call For Artists: The call is open now through Mon., March 4 for the American Impressionist Society’s third annual “AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase.” This 2019 summer exhibition will run from Sat., June 1 through Sat., Aug. 31. All submissions must be oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, or gouache, & submitted by current American Impressionist Society (AIS) members.
2019 Juried Photography Exhibition: Juried by John Fergus-Jean, this exhibition includes 43 photographs by 34 exhibiting photographers of local & regional acclaim. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Jan. 19 from 2-4pm.
Chocolate Covered Boyne: Merchants & vendors will offer delicious treats & some in store specials. Enjoy the Dessert Contest at Stiggs, last year's winner, from 11am-1pm to sample this year's entries. The 2019 winner will be announced at 1pm at Stiggs.
Presidents' Weekend at Boyne Highlands Resort, Harbor Springs: Feb. 15-17. Includes a costume contest, Rail Jam, Snow Globe Ski & Snowshoe, Treasure Hunt, live music by Union Guns, Chili Cook off, & Murder Mystery Dinner.
Wine Label Art Competition: Mission Point Lighthouse Friends and Bowers Harbor Vineyards are sponsoring a contest to design a label to be used for the BHV 2019 Lighthouse Pinot Grigio release. Visit bowers harbor.com/events for details. Submission deadline is March 11. The winning entry wins a $250 cash prize & will be displayed on each 2019 Lighthouse wine bottle.
“2019 Crooked Tree Photographic Society Juried Fine Art Show": Juried by current Crooked Tree Photography Society members. Showcases the work of fifteen current members. Subject matter includes, but is not limited to, nature, landscapes, wildlife & northern MI scenes.
"Entire Life in a Package": The story of millions of refugees with millions of packages, suitcases...sacks. “Life packages” that hold the desire to survive. In this exhibition Ben-Ami sculpts the packages carried by refugees shown in Reuter’s new photos in iron & then mounts them to the photo in place of the photographic image of the package. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon.-Sat.: 10am-5pm. Thurs.: 10am-8pm. Sun.: 1-5pm.
2019 Northwest Michigan Regional Juried Exhibition: Featuring art made by local artists over the last year, juried by a regional arts professional. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon. - Sat.: 10am-5pm; Thurs.: 10am-8pm; Sun.: 1-5pm.
Friday Family Fun Night : Enjoy a potluck dinner, games for kids & adults, music & more. Table Health will provide a healthy dish to pass & recipes to share. Participants are welcome to bring healthy, whole food side dishes, main dishes, appetizers, or dessert. RSVP.
Vigil Service for Parkland Mass Shooting Victims & Survivors: Join Traverse City Moms Demand Action for a vigil service remembering & honoring the lives that were lost to gun violence & the survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a year ago on Valentine's Day.