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Saturday, August 24, 2019Community Event

Benzie Long Lake Water Tour

Register by contacting John Ransom: 231-882-4391; john@benziecd.org.


When:
Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Meet at end of Long Lake Rd, north of Round Lake, off M-22.
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Saturday, August 24, 2019Community Event

Let's Go Fly a Kite

The Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce is not ready to end summer so "Let's Go Fly a Kite" on August 24 from 3:00pm-5:00pm on Frankfort Lake Michigan Beach! Bob & Ginny Istnick came to the Chamber after they had witnessed a wonderful Kite Event on Okaloosa Island. They suggested this fun beach activity to give the kids another chance to run on the beach and enjoy the joys of the winds of Frankfort. Ginny & Bob are sponsoring the event with the Chamber to purchase "Kites for Kids" and adults don't need to be shy, we will have 100 kites for both young and old. Chamber Staff and volunteers will be at the entrance beach turn-around with 100 kites to give away FREE-(Donations welcome to continue this event in the future). A table will be set up to assemble the kites and send the kites into the winds. Come join the fun and enjoy the beauty of one more summer day in Frankfort, Michigan.

When:
Saturday, August 24, 2019 3:00 PM thru 05:00 PM

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Sunday, September 08, 2019Community Event

2019 Dan Straubel Memorial Golf Outing Benefit

Play a round of golf with friends and support affordable housing in Benzie County ! The Dan Straubel Memorial Golf Outing Benefit for Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County, will be held at the Crystal Lake Golf Course in Beulah. Lunch and supper will be served. Stay tuned for more details. Email us at info@benziehabitat.org with any questions. 

When:
Sunday, September 08, 2019 12:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Crystal Lake Golf Course 
For More Info:
Jennifer Murtaugh
231-352-0300
info@benziehabitat.org
benziehabitat.org

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Thursday, September 12, 2019Community Event

Concert on the Hill "Ragtime Artist, Peter Bergin"

Peter Bergin will explore the intersection of ragtime with early American Parlor music from the 1850's-1930 and into the 50's.

Ragtime concerts with Peter is interactive and insightfu.He gets audiences moving to the beat and puts smiles on faces with his stories and anecdotes.


When:
Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:30 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Beulah
For More Info:
Ray Nichols-
231-882-4790
raynick@charter.net

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Thursday, September 12, 2019Community Event

Concert on the Hill - Peter Bergin- The Great American Song

Ragtime concerts with Peter Bergin are interactive and insightful.  Peter gets audiences moving to the beat and puts smiles on their faces. Audiences gain a better understanding of our American musical heritage.  It's a celebration of life through music and stories! 

Northwest Michigan Supportive Housing (NMSH) and the Women's Resource Center (WRC) will receive offerings from the concert.  


When:
Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:30 PM
Where:

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah, MI 49617

 

 

For More Info:
Jennifer Adkins
231-882-4241
office@benziestandrews.com

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Tri UpNorth Triathlon

Triathlon

When:
Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Frankfort

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Sunday, September 15, 2019Community Event

Dan Straubel Memorial Golf Outing Benefit

Please note the change of date! Join us on Sunday, September 15, 2019 for our annual golf outing! Men's, Women's and Co-Ed teams are invited to join in this four person scramble event. $70 per person, includes 18 holes of golf with shared cart, pizza & pop lunch, burgers & brats dinner, plus a 50% off coupon for a future round of golf! 
Registration forms are available by emailing us at info@benziehabitat.org. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County's mission to build affordable homes in Benzie County!  

When:
Sunday, September 15, 2019 12:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

 Crystal Lake Golf Course 

 8493 Fairway Drive

Beulah, Michigan 

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Saturday, September 21, 2019Community Event

Peterson Rd Beach Clean Up

Seeking volunteers to help clean up Peterson Road Beach on International Coastal Clean Up Day! Help us track the trash through the Alliance for the Great Lakes reporting system. Register by contacting the Benzie Conservation District: 231-882-4391.

When:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:
Peterson Road Beach, Honor MI
For More Info:
Aime Merizon
2318824391
aime@benziecd.org
www.benziecd.org

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Saturday, September 21, 2019Community Event

A Celtic Summertide

Join Manitou Winds woodwind quintet for another inspiring evening of music from across the Celtic realm in Frankfort’s historic and beautifully restored Garden Theater! Bringing to life music from the many Celtic nations, our colorful musical palette will be adorned by harp, guitar, and special guest soprano Emily Curtin Culler! The program will feature favorites from last year’s performance ("Trí Amhraín as Éirinn", "O’Carolan’s Symphony", and many others) plus brand new music including colorful new arrangements of timeless traditional music. Admission is free. Proceeds from a goodwill offering will benefit Manitou Winds’ growing mission to bring the intimate joy of chamber music to audiences across Northern Michigan.

When:
Saturday, September 21, 2019 7:30 PM thru 09:00 PM
Where:

The Garden Theater

301 Main St.

Frankfort, MI 49635

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019Community Event

Building Community Resilience

Join an essential conversation about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

Join us on Wednesday, September 25th for a free event in Benzie County that will explore the health impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences and what our community can do to change the trajectory. Local experts will lead an audience-driven discussion and question and answer session following the screening of the documentary film, Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope. 

This event is for parents, grandparents, friends, neighbors, business owners, healthcare providers, schools—everyone who has a passion for thriving, resilient communities.

Tickets are free at the door, but to guarantee a seat, reserve online here.  


When:
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 5:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Benzie County Central High School Auditorium 

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Saturday, September 28, 2019Community Event

Career Exploring Club Kickoff

Students: Experience Exploring, a hands-on career exploration club for middle and high school students that meets one Saturday a month during the school year. RSVP on: Eventbrite

At this event, engage in the first hands-on exploration of the school year. Learn about aviation careers by using the NMC flight simulator. Find out more about what is planned for the rest of the year.

Parents: Attend the informational session during the first hour to learn more about this national organization, the benefits of participation and how to register.


When:
Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM thru 01:00 PM
Where:

Northwestern Michigan College - Aero Park Campus
2600 Aero-Park Drive
Traverse City, MI 49686

For More Info:
Newton's Road
(231) 994-3684
contactus@newtonsroad.org

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Saturday, September 28, 2019Community Event

National Alpaca Farm Day

Join us for National Alpaca Farm Day! Enjoy an exclusive meet the alpaca experience and browse the boutique. This free event is family friendly and fun for all ages!

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• Meet the Alpacas
• Walk with Alpacas
• Browse the Alpaca Boutiques
• Alpaca 101 Seminar (4 – 5 pm) for those interested in learning about The Alpaca Lifestyle
• Spinners
• Free to the public
• Fun for all ages!

When:
Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:

Crystal Lake Alpaca Farm and Boutique

4907 River Road

Frankfort, MI 49635 

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

Decorated Light Pole Contest

Let's make this town look great for Fall! For only $10, you, your family, your business or organization can decorate a light pole in town (Frankfort and Elberta). Poles will be judged on Friday, October 11 after 12 noon. Winners of the best poles (1st, 2nd 3rd) will receive cash prizes!

 

EVERYONE is invited to participate in Frankfort's Fall Festival’s Decorated Light Pole Contest in downtown Frankfort and Elberta. Street decorations are shown to attract additional visitors to the area and enhance the mood of the season. This is a fun and creative way to increase the public’s awareness of your business or organization.

Families, groups, businesses or individuals may “purchase” light poles for a donation of only $10 a pole. Decorating begins as early as

Saturday, September 28th and must be completed by

NOON Friday, October 11th.

Judging of the light poles will take place

Friday afternoon, October 11th

Winners will be announced Saturday, October 12th ,

at the Fall Festival in Frankfort. CASH PRIZES will be awarded

to the top 3 best-decorated poles.

Light poles are available on a first come, first choice basis. To purchase a light pole and receive decorating guidelines stop in or call the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce at 231 352-7251, or Joanne Bartley at fcofc@frankfort-elberta.com, 231-352-7251


When:
from Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:58 PM
thru Friday, October 11, 2019 12:58 PM
Where:
Downtown Frankfort

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Tuesday, October 01, 2019Community Event

HELP THOSE IN NEED BY EATING APPLE PIE

HELP  THOSE  IN  NEED  BY  EATING  APPLE  PIE

Once again, it’s that time of year when Blaine Christian Church has their Annual Heavenly Apple Pie Day.  Fresh, homemade, 8 inch apple pies will be available for $8 each.

Make your upcoming holiday dinners easier and help those who are in need at the same time - call the church, 231/352-9148, to order your pies by the deadline of Monday, October 21st.  Pies will be uncooked and ready to bake or freeze.

Pie orders will need to be picked up at Blaine Township Hall between Noon and 2 pm on Friday, November 1st.  Directions to Blaine Township Hall:  travel on M-22, turn west on White Owl Road, continue until the road ends.  Address is:  4760 Herring Grove Road, Arcadia.

Pies can be paid for when picked up either with cash or a check payable to:  Blaine CWF.

Blaine Christian Church strives to “love our neighbors” in our community and in our world.  When you purchase heavenly apple pies, ALL funds raised are given to Benzie County missions agencies and other national missions organizations.

Blaine Christian Church is located at 7018 Putney Road (corner of Joyfield and Putney Roads).  You and your family are welcome to get to know our church family on Sunday mornings at 8:30 am (contemporary service), or at 11 am (blended service).  Separate activities, through “Kid’s Kare”, are provided at each service for children 2 - 6 years old.  Sunday School classes for children 2 years old through adults meet at 9:45 am.

 If you have questions, need more information, or if you need directions to the church, please call 231/352-9148, or send an email to blainechurch@gmail.com, or check out the church’s website - www.blainechristianchurch.org.


When:
from Tuesday, October 01, 2019 1:00 AM
thru Friday, November 01, 2019 2:00 PM
Where:
Blaine Township Hall
Travel on M-22, turn west on White Owl Road.
Continue until road ends.
Address:  4760 Herring Grove Road, Arcadia
For More Info:
Blaine Christian Church
231/352-9148
blainechurch@gmail.com
www.blainechristianchurch.org

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Thursday, October 03, 2019Community Event

Concert on the Hill "Peter, Paul, and Mary Remembered"

Peter, Paul & Mary Remembered rekindles your fond memories of those times when we came of age" and of the music that made it happen.  

Singers Dave Dumas, Sharron Owen, and Marty Province enjoy stepping back in time for a joyful performance. 


When:
Thursday, October 03, 2019 7:00 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Beulah, MI
For More Info:
Ray Nichols-
231-882-4790
raynick@charter.net

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Thursday, October 03, 2019Community Event

Concert on the Hill - Peter, Paul and Mary Remembered

Peter, Paul and Mary Remembered rekindles your fond memories of those times when we 'came of age' and of the music that made it happen.  

Benzie Senior Resources will be the recipient of funds donated at this concert


When:
Thursday, October 03, 2019 7:00 PM
Where:

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah, MI 49617

 

For More Info:
Jennifer Adkins
231-8824241
office@benziestandrews.com

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Sunday, October 06, 2019Community Event

Lightsabers and Quidditch

The BASO's last concert for the season, in collaboration with Michael Beery and the Benzie Voices.  Hear selections from Duel of the Fates by John Williams, Glow by Eric Whitacre, Sure On This Shining Night by Morten Lauridsen, Suite No.1 from Carmen by Bizet, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull by John Williams, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by John Williams. All ages will enjoy this wonderful concert on Sunday October 6th, 2019 at 4:00 pm.


When:
Sunday, October 06, 2019 4:00 PM thru 06:00 PM
Where:

Lightsabers and Quidditch

Benzie Central High School Auditorium

9300 Homestead Road

Benzonia, MI 49616      

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Monday, October 07, 2019

Frankfort Beer Week

Welcome to the 6th Annual Frankfort Beer Week! Celebrate all that is great about Craft Beer in Michigan and do it in the cool, scenic, foodie town of Frankfort. Those who appreciate Craft Beer and delicious food know that the best things come from small-batch attention and creativity from people who care about the total experience.

Celebrate beer. Celebrate life. Celebrate Frankfort.

When:
from Monday, October 07, 2019 12:00 PM
thru Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 PM

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Saturday, October 12, 2019Community Event

Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program Collection Day

No experience necessary, seeking volunteers to help gather micro-invertebrates to determine the health of Platte & Betsie rivers. Register by contacting John at the BCD: 231-882-4391; john@benziecd.org

When:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 AM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Meet at Benzie Conservation District, 280 S. Benzie Blvd., Beulah, MI
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Saturday, October 12, 2019Craft Fair

2019 Fall Festival Craft Fair

2019 Fall Festival Craft Fair
Fall Festival Craft Fair to be held in downtown historic Frankfort in Open Space Park during the Fall Festival on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.

Outdoor Fall-themed Art & Craft Fair in Frankfort, Michigan on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.  Held on Main Street.

Fee: Entry fee is $55.00 per 12 x 12 space

Mail packet to/Checks Payable to:  Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 566, Frankfort, Michigan 49635

Entry Deadline: October 1, 2019 - $25 late fee after October 1, 2019

Show Hours: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

When

October 12th, 2019 10:00 AM   through   4:00 PM

Location
727 Main Street
Frankfort, MI 49635

The Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to apply to the 1st Fall Craft Fair to be held in Open Space Park in historic Frankfort on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.  PLEASE NOTE:  The Craft Fair will be held during a festival and items are required to be fall-themed.

DATE: Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

JURYING: This is a juried show open to FALL THEMED only crafts and art.  NO BUY/SELL ITEMS ALLOWED. Applications will be juried as they are received.

DEADLINE: Applications must be received...  More >>

When:
Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

727 Main Street, Frankfort, MI 49635

 

  
Registration:

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