Great music, food and more-there’s lots of fun for you and your Valentine!

This weekend there’s fun for the whole family with the Petoskey Winter Carnival. You can enjoy a fun night of music for a great cause at Stafford’s Perry Hotel, then head to TC for a day of music, food and fun at the Little Fleet. If you’re a chili lover, you’ll want to head to the Country Club of Boyne on Sunday, then check out another fabulous fundraiser filled with music to benefit Brother Dan’s Food Pantry!

Petoskey Winter Carnival
February 15-18
Come stroll the streets in downtown Petoskey, which will be adorned with ice sculptures. Events include ice skating, great shopping, a ghost walk, the Wine and Dine progressive dinner on Thursday night, the Chocoholic Frolic on Saturday, and a scavenger hunt downtown on Sunday plus lots more fun! Get the complete schedule of events at

Rock Out for Rescue
Friday, February 16th, 6-9pm, Stafford’s Perry Hotel, Petoskey
Come enjoy a fun night of music with the Main Street Dueling Pianos, with appetizers, a full bar, silent auction and dancing, all to benefit the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. Tickets are $50 per person and are available at

Michigan House Winter Social
Saturday, February 17th, 3-11pm, The Little Fleet, Traverse City
This event features Michigan made music, food, beer and spirits, under the heated tent with fire pits. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 on the day of, and include 2 beers or 1 winter cocktail. Learn more at

Harbor Springs Chili Cook-off
Sunday, February 18th, Noon-3pm, Country Club of Boyne
Both professionals and amateurs will compete in this tasty cook-off, featuring chilis of all varieties, with your chance to vote for your favorite! All proceeds will support the Manna Food Project. Everyone attending the event is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to help local families in need.

9th Annual Have-a-Heart Valentines Benefit
Sunday, February 18th, Noon-9pm, Emmet County Community Center, Petoskey
Come enjoy a day of food and live music from Pete Kehoe and Michelle Chenard, Charlie’s Root Fusion, the James Greenway Band and others. Admission is $15 per person to benefit Brother Dan’s Food Pantry.


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