There’s plenty of fun to be had with your Valentine this weekend, starting with the Winter Carnival in Petoskey. Friday is a sweet day to spend in Downtown Boyne City, or Rock Out for Rescue to benefit the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. You can enjoy a day of Romance and Rieslings on the Old Mission Peninsula Saturday, then wrap up your weekend with a full day of music to benefit Brother Dan’s Food Pantry!
Petoskey Winter Carnival, February 14th through the 17th
Enjoy all types of winter activities, starting with a progressive dinner downtown for Valentine’s Day. There will also be ice sculptures downtown and in Pennsylvania Park. Get the complete schedule of events at petoskeydowntown.com/downtown-events/winter-carnival
Chocolate Covered Boyne,Friday, February 15th
Downtown Boyne City merchants and vendors will offer delicious treats and in-store specials, plus a dessert contest at Stiggs Brewery from 11am to 1pm. Get all the details at boynecitymainstreet.com
Rock Out For Rescue, Friday, February 15th, 6-9pm, Stafford’s Perry Hotel, Petoskey
Come enjoy a night of music with the Main Street Dueling Pianos from Grand Rapids, plus appetizers, cocktails and a silent auction, all to benefit the Little Traverse Bay Humane Society. Tickets are $50 in advance, or $55 at the door. Get more info at ltbhs.com
Romancing the Riesling, Saturday, February 16th, 10am-5pm
Wineries on the Old Mission Peninsula will feature rieslings, food pairings, and great deals on riesling varieties. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 on the day of, $25 for designated drivers. Get more info at wineriesofomp.com/46/romancing-the-riesling
10th Annual Have a Heart Valentines Benefit, Sunday, February 17th, noon-9pm, Emmet County Community Center, Petoskey
Featuring live music by the Jelly Roll Blues Band, the Pistil Whips, Crosscut Kings, and much more, all to benefit Brother Dan’s Food Pantry. Tickets are $15 at the door, 14 and under free. Get more info on the Brother Dan’s facebook page.