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Thursday, February 14, 2019Community Event

Valentine's Day Fundraiser to Benefit Historical Society

February 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE

CONTACT:    Barbara Mort, Executive Director, Benzie Area Historical Society, 231.882.5539

February Benzonia Academy Lecture A Valentine’s Day Fundraiser for the Benzie Area Historical Society. Looking for an interesting – and delicious – way to spend Valentine’s Day?  “HistoryTeller” Maureen Esther will present “Valentine's Day Couples in History” on February 14, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the Benzie Area Historical Museum.  This month’s Benzonia Academy Lecture includes a champagne and chocolate reception and is a fundraiser to benefit the Benzie Area Historical Society.This special Valentine's Day lecture will feature some of history's most captivating "not so famous" couples. Starting with ancient Egypt and ending in the 20th century, attendees will hear stories of unconditional love, loyalty, lust and betrayal, too!  Society members, couples and others looking for a fun night out are invited to explore this famous day of love through the "heart" of history.  .5in;line-height:150%">During the intermission, guests will enjoy a champagne and chocolate reception and can view Valentine’s Day greeting cards and messages from the past on exhibit for the event..5in;line-height:150%">Maureen Esther studied art and history in college and has presented to over 30,000 people on topics ranging from King Tut to the sinking of the Titanic.  Her parents, Fred and Helen Latimer, were both active at the Museum for over two decades.. Admission is by a suggested $15 donation.  Proceeds will benefit the Benzie Area Historical Society, Museum and the Drake School.. The Benzie Area Historical Society offers the Benzonia Academy Lectures on the second Thursday of each month.  The Benzie Area Historical Museum is located at 6941 Traverse Ave, Benzonia.  Call Barb Mort, executive director, at 231.882.5539 for more information. # # #


When:
Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:
Benzie Area Historical Museum, 6941 Traverse Ave, Benzonia
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Thursday, February 14, 2019Community Event

Valentine's Day Dinner

We are excited to announce our Valentine's Day Dinner! Bring that special someone to The Hotel Frankfort for an exciting evening. The evening’s menu has many local Wines for your enjoyment!

Please call us at 231-352-8090 to make a reservation!

Please inform us of any dietary restrictions when booking your reservation. We will be happy to accommodate most dietary needs with advance notice.

 

 

 



When:
Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

The Hotel Frankfort

231 Main Street

Frankfort, MI 49635 


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Monday, April 01, 2019

Rotary Chicken BBQ


When:
from Monday, April 01, 2019 10:48 AM
thru Tuesday, December 04, 2018 10:48 AM

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Saturday, April 06, 2019Community Event

2nd Annual Joe Schmidt Memorial Euchre Tournament

Join us on Saturday April 6th, 2019 as we host the 2nd Annual Joe Schmidt Memorial Euchre Tournament. The cost is $35.00 per person and with a taco bar and all non-acholic beverages. We will be giving away prizes for 1st and 2nd Places. There will be a 50/50 Raffle and a Cash Bar. This Tournament is an Individual Tournament, not a team. Doors open at 2 pm, but we will START playing at 3 PM. 

Why we do this:
In June of 2007, Joe Schmidt, passed away less than 48 hours of being diagnosed with AML, which a rare form of leukemia. In conjunction with the golf scramble, our goal is not only to raise awareness but to help people who have been affected by cancer.

 



When:
Saturday, April 06, 2019 3:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

The Hotel Frankfort

231 Main Street

Frankfort, MI 49635 

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Saturday, April 20, 2019Community Event

Easter Egg Hunt

The Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce has arranged for the Easter Bunny to visit Frankfort on Saturday, April 20 for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. Over 3,000 eggs have been found in previous years. The Community Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10:00 AM SHARP! at Mineral Springs Park in Downtown Frankfort.

The Easter Bunny will be onsite and available to visit with your children and for pictures starting at 9:30 AM in Mineral Springs Park, Frankfort. This event is very fast paced, so please be on time and bring a basket or bag for the eggs.

The Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber wishes to thank The Maples, Dinghy's Restaurant & Bar, State Savings Bank, Curtis Insurance Agency, Harbor Lights Resort, Graceland Fruit, West Shore Bank and Benzie County Convention & Visitor's Bureau for co-sponsoring this event.


When:
Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:00 AM thru 10:02 AM
Where:
Mineral Springs Park

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Monday, June 03, 2019Community Event

Frankfort Elberta Resturant Week

Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week highlights the dynamic and growing culinary offerings along scenic highway M-22 and historic Betsie Bay.

With over 20 establishments participating, from fresh baked breakfast treats to full service dining and everything in between, Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to beat the summer crowds and discover what's fresh and hot on this year's menus.

The event will feature culinary creations from each participating restaurant, available at fixed price points of $15 and $25.  The pricing structure presents a simple choice for attendees while providing area chefs with the opportunity for menu creativity. We invite you to discover the delicious diversity of Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week.

When:
from Monday, June 03, 2019 12:00 PM
thru Sunday, June 09, 2019 10:00 PM
Where:
Participating restaurants in Frankfort and Elberta.

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Monday, June 03, 2019

Frankfort-Elberta Restaurant Week

Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week highlights the dynamic and growing culinary offerings along scenic highway M-22 and historic Betsie Bay.

With over 20 establishments participating, from fresh baked breakfast treats to full service dining and everything in between, Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week is a great opportunity to beat the summer crowds and discover what's fresh and hot on this year's menus.

The event will feature culinary creations from each participating restaurant, available at fixed price points of $15 and $25.  The pricing structure presents a simple choice for attendees while providing area chefs with the opportunity for menu creativity. We invite you to discover the delicious diversity of Frankfort Elberta Restaurant Week.

DATES:  June 3rd - 9th, 2019
LOCATION
       Participating restaurants in Frankfort and Elberta.

CONTACT
        info@frankfortelbertarestaurantweek.com

When:
from Monday, June 03, 2019 12:00 PM
thru Sunday, June 09, 2019 8:00 PM

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Friday, June 14, 2019Community Event

2019 1st Annual UpCycled Art Exhibit and Auction Benefit

 This event will be an exhibition and silent auction of art and crafts made from salvaged components. If you are an artist or craftsperson interested in creating a project to donate, more information will soon be available by contacting us at info@benziehabitat.org or by calling our office 231-352-0300. All proceeds will beneift Habitat For Humanity of Benzie County. Registration deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019. 

When:
from Friday, June 14, 2019 4:00 PM
thru Saturday, June 15, 2019 4:00 PM
Where:
Grow Benzie!
For More Info:
Jennifer Murtaugh
231-352-0300
admin@benziehabitat.org
benziehabitat.org

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Saturday, June 15, 2019Community Event

Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show


When:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:00 AM thru 09:00 PM
For More Info:
231-651-9906

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Saturday, June 15, 2019Craft Fair

2019 Frankfort Craft Fair

2019 Frankfort Craft Fair
The Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to apply to the 23rd Annual Frankfort Craft Fair to be held on Main Street in historic Frankfort on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.

When:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

517 Main Street 

 

  
Registration:

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Saturday, June 15, 2019Community Event

Frankfort Craft Fair

When you come to the Frankfort-Elberta area on June 15 you won't be disappointed. We are starting the summer season off with plenty of activities to enjoy! On Saturday, June 15th, the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce will be holding its 23rd Annual Frankfort Craft Fair from 10 am - 4 pm. The Fair will be on Main Street in downtown Frankfort between 4th and 6th Streets. With over 75 booths of quality crafters & artists, you are sure to find that perfect gift or item for your home or garden. You can also check out the downtown retailers, restaurants and farmer's market at the same time! If you are a vendor that would like to participate in this wonderful Craft Fair we are still accepting applications. 

The Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show, sponsored by Crystal Lodge #270 of the Free and Accepted Masons, will be held in the same block as the Fair in Mineral Springs Park, also in downtown Frankfort. Registration begins at 8:00 am.

As always, Frankfort and Elberta have much to offer, so after you've enjoyed these events - check out the area! If you are interested in more information on these events and more, go to frankfort-elberta.com or contact the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-352-7251 or fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com.


When:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM

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Friday, June 21, 2019Community Event

Take a Kid Fishing and Nitecrawler Hunt

The 16th Annual Take-A-Kid Fishing will be held June 21-22 at Mineral Springs Park in Downtown Frankfort.  The fun begins with a Nite-crawler Hunt on June 21.  The Kids gather at Mineral Springs Park at dusk with their flashlights, rain gear (just in case) and buckets to gather their WORMS!  Gotta have worms to go Fishin'.

Then, June 22, bright and early, starting at 8 a.m., bring the whole family to enjoy a day of FISHING!   The kids will receive free t-shirts, free pizza (compliments of Frankfort A. Papano's Pizza), drinks & sweet treats compliments of Family Fare and Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce.  Kids!  Bring your fishing rod.  If you don't have one, we will provide one to you!

There will be no entry fees and no licenses required for kids!  No kid is turned away but should be ask that every kid is accompanied by a parent or adult.  Last year we had more than 100 kids show up for these fun events.

If you're interested in helping in any way or need more information, please call the Chamber at 231-352-7251 or email fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com. If you have any used fishing equipment appropriate for kids you'd like to donate, you...  More >>

When:
from Friday, June 21, 2019 10:00 PM
thru Saturday, June 22, 2019 1:00 PM

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Sunday, June 23, 2019Community Event

Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra Concert


When:
Sunday, June 23, 2019 7:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:

 Benzie Central High School Auditorium

9300 Homestead Road

Benzonia, MI 49616 

For More Info:
Theresa Kelley, Operations Manager
231.889.7182
benzieareasymphonyorchestra@outlook.com
www.benziesymphony.com

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Monday, July 01, 2019

Medallion Hunt

Frankfort's Annual July 4th celebration will begin on July 1st at 9:00 am with the posting of the first clue for the Annual Medallion Hunt.  A new clue will be posted each morning until the Medallion is found.  On the 4th, if the medallion has not been found - the clue will be posted AFTER the parade ends in front of the Chamber office!  The clues can be obtained at the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce.  The winner will receive a check for $150.

When:
from Monday, July 01, 2019 9:00 AM
thru Thursday, July 04, 2019 10:00 AM

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Thursday, July 04, 2019Craft Fair

2019 Art in the Park

2019 Art in the Park
The Frankfort Elberta Chamber of Commerce invites you to apply to the 2019 Art in the Park craft fair held in Mineral Springs Park on beautiful Betise Bay in downtown Frankfort on the 4th of July!

When:
Thursday, July 04, 2019 10:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

517 Main Street

  
Registration:

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Thursday, July 04, 2019Parade

July 4th Parade

Annual 4th of July Parade

When:
Thursday, July 04, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Main Street Frankfort
Registration:

PARADE starts at: 10:00 AM 

 

LINE UP begins at 9:00 AM 

 

LINE UP Location: Graceland Fruit Parking Lot

 

Prizes awarded: 1st, 2nd & 3rd places

  

REGISTER HERE

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Thursday, July 04, 2019

Frankfort 4th of July Carnival

Annual old-fashioned carnival with games, rides and food.  Location:  right on Betsie Bay

When:
from Thursday, July 04, 2019 10:00 AM
thru Sunday, July 07, 2019 5:00 PM

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Thursday, July 04, 2019Community Event

Frankfort's 4th of July Celebration

Parade (10am), Art in the Park (10-5), Carnival (10-10), Sand Sculpture Contest (noon - 3pm), Decorated Bike Contest (9:30am), FIREWORKS at dusk- Approxiamtely 10:30pm

When:
Thursday, July 04, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:30 PM
Where:
Downtown Frankfort
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Sunday, July 14, 2019Community Event

Classics in the Country

Classics in the Country

When:
Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:00 PM thru 05:30 PM
Where:

 St. Ambrose Cellars

841 South Pioneer Road

Beulah, MI 49617 

For More Info:
Theresa Kelley, Operations Manager
231.889.7182
benzieareasymphonyorchestra@outlook.com
www.benziesymphony.com

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Benzie Fishing Frenzy

Annual 3 day salomn fishing tournament

When:
from Friday, July 26, 2019 12:05 PM
thru Sunday, July 28, 2019 12:05 PM
Where:
Mineral Springs Park and Lake Michigan!

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