EMPIRE HOPS FESTIVAL | SATURDAY OCTOBER 7th, 2017
– updated schedule coming soon –
Noon - 10:00pm
Located in downtown Empire on Front Street between Union & La Rue Street
Tickets are $15.00 | Includes a complimentary glass & drink ticket
Kids under 16 are FREE | Free Parking located at Johnson Park, North of Front Street
Jackpine 12pm- 2:30pm
Andre Villoch 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Black Jake & the Carnies 4:30pm – 7pm
The Benzie Playboys 7:30pm – 10pm
Tickets Available http://www.empirechamber.com
Music in the Park – Fridays from June 30 – September 1, at G.M. Dame Marina Park.
Sponsored by the Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce, Northport’s Music in the Park is the longest running weekly music event in the area. Thanks to the generous support of local businesses, non profits, visitors, and locals, everyone gets to enjoy, for free, lively music and beautiful views of Northport Bay at G.M. Dame Marina Park. Bring chairs, blankets and a basket full of your favorite local goodies for the full experience. Socialize, picnic and mingle while live music comes your way from some of the most loved talent in the region. Music begins at 7 PM and goes until 9 PM. These Friday nights are sure to make lasting memories and keep you coming back for more!
Made possible through the sponsorship of local businesses and individuals and through contributions by the general public during the event.
Schedule for Summer 2017 Season
June 30 – Igor and the Red Elvises (Russian Beach Boys)
July 7 – Steve Sandner (Jazz Standards)
July 14 – New Third Coast (Americana/Folk)
July 21 – Mule Bone (Blues)
July 28 – RFD Boys (Folk/Bluegrass)
August 4 – Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers (Folk)
August 11 – Jeff Tucker (Classic Rock)
August 18 – Concert TBA
August 25 – Looking Forward (Crosby, Stills, and Nash Tribute)
September 1 – Don Julin & the Microtones (Reggae/Ska
Friday, Jul 7, 2017 4pm – 5pmLocation:St. Ambrose Cellars, BeulahContact:info@GrowBenzie.org
This event occurs in the America/Detroit time zone.
This one day festival celebrates the cultural connections Louisiana and Michigan share through music, food, and community leisure. National and local musicians perform blues, roots and zydeco music, while Louisiana cuisine made with Michigan ingredients. All funds raised benefit Grow Benzie (www.GrowBenzie.org).
2017 Festival Performers:
Grammy Award Winner, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
Grammy Award Winner, Peter “Madcat” Ruth & the Midnight Blues Journey
Grammy Nominated, K Jones & the Benzie Playboys
Tickets on sale in May
For more information, contact 231-882-9510 or info@GrowBenzie.org
4th of July CELEBRATION – Parade, Art in the Park, Carnival, Sand Castle Sculpture Contest, & FIREWORKS!
Date: July 4
Parade begins at 10am – Starts on Main St – turns at 7th – down Forest Ave. to Michigan Avenue then bakc up Main St! Parade application 2017
Art in the Park starts at 10am – Mineral Springs Park
Carnival Opens at 10am (open July 1-4)
Sand Castle Sculpture Contest at Noon – Frankfort Beach
FIREWORKS on Frankfort Beach at dusk (usually around 10:30pm
Come to the Cherry Festival the whole family will enjoy.
Don’t miss air show!
www.cherryfestival.org for details of daily events and concerts.
Leland Wine & Food Festival
Summer Bliss Starts here!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 ~ 12-6 pm
A northern Michigan tradition – always on the 2nd Saturday in June!
Come early for the annual Leland Artscape | Artwalk ~ Enjoy local artists and wines, including music at Harbor Square by Sierra Cassidy ~ Friday, June 9 – 5-8pm
Celebrate northern MI Wine & Food in Leland!
Enjoy tasting local award-winning wines from 12 Leelanau Peninsula wineries & 1 local brewery, delicious specialties from 8 local food vendors while soaking up beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Manitou Islands from our Leland Harbor venue. Our ‘Come & Go’ re-entry wristbands allow you to explore our beaches, unique shops, galleries and Historic Fishtown, and then return for more festival fun – as often as you like! Scroll to bottom of page for details.
Non-Stop Live Music
We have a great line-up of all-day entertainment for 2017! The award-winning Drew Hale Band‘s ‘modern country with a roots rock edge’ gets the party started from 12-3pm. Then ‘Detroit’s Ultimate Party Band’ – The Hidden Agenda Band – will have everyone dancing as they rock the stage from 3-6pm!
This year we are pleased to welcome 5 artist’s booths to the festival!
4 Big Days of Continuous Polka Music, Dancing Food, Beverages!
Parade on Saturday 4pm our veterans will be honored on Saturday Evening.
Location Railroad and Sullivan in Downtown Cedar at the tennis courts.
The Garden Theater’s 8th Annual Film
more details www.frankfortgardentheater.com
all ticket $10.00
17 award-winning films from around the globe
4 short film produced by students of Interlochen Arts Academy’s Motion Picture Arts program.
Live music will be featured prior to the Friday Saturday and Sunday Final Films of the evening.
Lots of events planned! Huge turnout last year…looking forward to this year.
For a list of events and how to register for the Marathon visit www.empirechamber.com