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Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Frankfort Farmer's Market

Local Farmer's Market - Open Every Saturday from 9am - 2pm

When:
from Wednesday, May 01, 2019 9:00 AM
thru Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:00 PM
Where:
Open Space Frankfort
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Saturday, May 25, 2019Community Event

Michigan Beer and Brat Festival

Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets.

When:
Saturday, May 25, 2019 4:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Sunday, May 26, 2019Community Event

North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k

Kick off summer with a running start at Crystal Mountain's 6th Annual Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k race! The North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a combination of paved roads, dirt roads and trails. The North Mitten route consists of primarily flat, open trails on Crystal Mountain property and will not climb the mountain. Both races will start and finish at the white slopeside tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift. This is a great spring race for beginners and experienced runners! 

When:
Sunday, May 26, 2019 8:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive
Thompsonville, MI 49683 

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Thursday, May 30, 2019Community Event

Platte River Clean Sweep

Thurs, May 30th: River Lovers! Help clean up our beautiful waterways!150%;background:white">All volunteers receive a free “Benzie Water Steward” hat. Enjoy a free picnic lunch after the cleanup. Please register by contacting John Ransom: 231-882-4391 x 13; john@benziecd.org.


When:
Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:00 AM thru 03:00 PM
Where:
Veteran's State Memorial Park & Campground

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Saturday, June 01, 2019

Periwinkle Garden Garden Club PLANT SALE

Annual Plant Sale Fundraiser

When:
Saturday, June 01, 2019 9:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Minieral 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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Sunday, June 09, 2019

Benzie Sunrise Rotary Golf Outing

4 Person Scramble
Entry fee $300 per team - Team Awards / Prizes
Meal follows golf

When:
Sunday, June 09, 2019 1:30 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Crystal Lake Golf Course
For More Info:
Bruce Wildie
231-409-0105

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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 10:00 AM
thru Saturday, June 15, 2019 3:00 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

Crystal Lodge Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show


When:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 8:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:
517 Main Street
Mineral Springs Park Frankfort
For More Info:
06/15/2019
231-651-9906
fktsarg@yahoo.com

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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 

 

  
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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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Saturday, June 15, 2019Community Event

Concert on the Hill - The Four Man Fishin'Tackle Choir

The Four Man Fishin'Tackle Choir is the country's premier sportsman's quartet. 

Their brand of up north humor has allowed them to "worm" their way into audience's hearts across the USA and Canada. "The Choir" of barbershop singers is made up of Kurtis Busman, Tracy Ulrich, Mark Wilson and Beulah's own Neil Nugent.  

Proceeds will support the St. Andrews Mission Project (STAMP) that renovates and repairs homes to make them safe, warm and dry. 120 homes have been improved in past years and 20 more are slated for this year.  Free will offering. Plenty of parking. 


When:
Saturday, June 15, 2019 7:00 PM
Where:

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah, MI 49617 

For More Info:
Pat Sheafor
231-352-4879
psheafor@gmail.com

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Bihlman Fishing Tournamnent


When:
Sunday, June 16, 2019 6:30 AM thru 03:00 PM

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Friday, June 21, 2019Community Event

Unplug & Unwind to the Year 1900

The Benzie Area Historical Society is partnering with Northwestern Michigan College's College for Kids to host "Unplug and Rewind to 1900", a one-day program at the Drake School, a real one-room schoolhouse that operated from 1891-1943 in northern Benzie County

 

Children in grades 1-5 will experience learning and play in 1900, before computers, smartphones, and all of the technology and devices of the modern day. Students will walk on stilts, play fun games, make crafts, and more!

 

The program is on Friday June 21st, and runs from 9-4. Drake School is located at the corner of Valley and Fowler Roads. The program costs $89. An authentic pail lunch and snacks are included. 

 

Three scholarships are available to Benzie County students, and are funded by the Benzie County Community Chest. Applications for the scholarships are through the NMC registration process. https://www.nmc.edu/resources/extended-education/find-a-class/college-for-kids/all-classes.html

 

For more Information please contact the Benzie Area Historical Society and Museum at 231.882.5539 or email us at info@benziemuseum.org


When:
Friday, June 21, 2019 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

Drake School, at the Junction of Fowler and Valley Road in Platte Township. 


 

For More Info:
Dylan Colby
231.882.5539
internbenziemuseum@gmail.com

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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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Saturday, June 22, 2019Community Event

Take-A-Kid Fishing

Take-A-Kid Fishing is a Family Friendly Event

(Must be accompanied by an adult.)

Come early with your Fishing Rod or Get a rod that is ready to use.  Worms are available or bring your nite-crawlers from the event the nite before.

Early fishermen receive a free t-shirt.  

Free Pizza Lunch begins at 11:30. 

 Prize Drawing at Noon. 


When:
Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Mineral Springs Park Pavillion

Frankfort Mi 

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Sunday, June 23, 2019Community Event

Dvorak in the Woods

Salute to Richard Rogers     Arr. by Ted Ricketts


Victory At Sea     Richard Rodgers


INTERMISSION


Silent Woods, Waldesruhe,         Antonin Dvorak

KLID for Cello and Orchestra Op.68, No.5 “Adagio”

Soloist: Carrie Brannen

Conductor: Malcolm Brannen


Symphony No. 8 Op.88                 Antonin Dvorak

1st Movement (Allegro con brio)

4th Movement (Allegro ma non troppo)


When:
Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Benzie Central High School Auditorium

9300 Homestead Road

Benzonia, MI 49616

 

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on June 23rd, 2019 

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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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Thursday, June 27, 2019Community Event

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Join us for a special Good Night Storytime where children can sign their stuffed animals up for a fun filled overnight adventure in  the library.  Stuffed animals may be picked up the following day after 10 a.m. 

When:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 6:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

 Benzie Shores District Library

630 Main St.

Frankfort, MI 49635 

For More Info:
Benzie Shores District Library
231-352-4671
www.benzieshoreslibrary.org

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Friday, June 28, 2019Community Event

Fun Friday Story Time

 Join Miss Vickie of “Get up and Dance” for a fun filled Friday morning  of moving and shaking! This program is designed for preschool age children and a caregiver. Meets outside the library near the shuffle  board courts.

When:
Friday, June 28, 2019 10:00 AM thru 11:00 AM
Where:

 Benzie Shores District Library

630 Main St.   Frankfort, MI  49635 

For More Info:
Benzie Shores District Library
231-352-4671
www.benzieshoreslibrary.org

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