89th Annual Charlevoix Venetian Festival : July 20-27. Includes Aquapalooza, Beach Bash Basketball, Venetian Swim Meet, Main Street Monday with Dorthy Gerber Strings, Miriam Pico & more, Junior Sailing Regatta, Sailing Regatta, Venetian Rhythms with Mitch Ryder, Gin Blossoms & more, fireworks, Drenth Memorial Footrace, Ryan Shay Mile, Street Parade, The Bridge Street Block Party, Boat Parade & much more.
Great Northern Fine Art Explosion: An outstanding fine art—fine craft open to all MI artists 18 & older, offering eight juried category awards - $500 each, & a grand award determined by the People’s Choice: $1,500. Downtown Grayling becomes an art gallery during the fifteen days of voting: July 19-Aug. 3. Artists’ demos & the Performing Arts Music Competition will take place on Sat., Aug. 3, concluding with the awards gala ...
New Views: Home/Place - An Exhibition: A juried show of 27 2D & 3D works that explores home & place identity from original & unexpected perspectives. The exhibition opens Fri., June 7 with a 6pm reception & continues through Aug. 8. There will also be a full range of programs – from author interviews to panel discussions -- that explore the exhibition’s theme from a wide variety of perspectives. Beginning June 1, ...
"Impressions Small Works Showcase": Presented by the American Impressionist Society. Nearly 200 original paintings from artists across the nation will be on display for this showcase. Runs through Aug. CTAC will host a four-day Impressionist plein air paint out in the Petoskey area on June 5–8, which will culminate with a “wet paint sale” & opening reception from 5-8pm on Sat., June 8. There will also be live painting demonstrations ...
"Small Works, Big Impact: Community College Project": Over 100 community members, ages 3 to 80+ created work for this exhibition. It is a fundraiser & as the work sells, it is taken off the wall. Runs through Aug. 16.
The Magic Thursday Artists Summer Show & Sale: Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Enjoy over 100 works of original art in oil, pastel, acrylic & watercolor. Hours are weekdays from 10am-5pm. The opening reception is on July 10 from 5-7pm. A special feature this year is “Art Takes Flight," a nod to the beauty of birds in northern MI.
"Pencil and Paper": This summer is dedicated to the fine art of drawing, a fundamental building block of which most other forms of art are created. This exhibit will highlight works from three regional artists: Paul VanHeest, James Johnson, Erwin P. Lewandowski, & two Charlevoix-based artists: Paul Andrzejewski & Steve Toornman. Runs June 14 - Aug. 10.
"Minglings: The Migration": Featuring internationally recognized fiber artist Gerhardt Knodel. Inspired by a 17th century Ming dynasty textile fragment that traveled in its day from China to Portugal. Runs June 9 - Sept. 8. Open daily 10am-5pm & Sundays from 1-5pm.
Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia: Join Taylor Cramer, program coordinator of the Greater Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, to learn about the impact of Alzheimer's, the difference between Alzheimer's & dementia, Alzheimer's disease stages & factors, & current research & treatments available to address some symptoms.
Venetian Swim Meet: Warm up, 3:15pm; meet, 4pm. Open to youth & adults. Pre-Registration: $12. Day of: $15. Meet fee allows each participant to enter up to four events (relays included). Questions? Email: email@example.com. 231-547-0982.
Cruise for a Cause - Annual Classic Car Cruise-In: Culver's will donate $10 for every classic car on the sign up list, plus 10% of all sales from 5-9pm to the Disabled American Veterans TC Chapter 38. There will be live music by Elvis Tribute Artist Jake Slater.
AuSable River Festival: July 19-28. Includes the 8th Annual Car & Truck Show Cruise Night, Great Northern Art Explosion, 34th Annual Classic Car & Truck Show, C-1 Race, C-2 Race, Junior & Fledgling Races, Mentor Races, H.U.P. Race, Grayling's Got Talent, live music by A Brighter Bloom & Oh Brother Big Sister, GRA's 10K/5K, AuSable River Canoe Marathon & much more.
Friends @ the Carnegie: Journey of the Daughter of a Holocaust Survivor to the Rabbinate. Hear the story of Rabbi Maya Leibovich’s life. She is the first Israeli-born woman ordained as rabbi by the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Jerusalem.