Great shopping, wine and food, and a view of the stars!

Start your weekend with shopping and other fun activities in Downtown Petoskey…then join the fight against Cancer at the Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds. You can enjoy a Rose’ tour of Old Mission, or savor great food and wine in Leland. Then, do a little stargazing at Sleeping Bear Dunes on Saturday night!


Summer Open House in Downtown Petoskey, Friday, June 7th, 6-9pm

Enjoy a fashion show, movie in the park at dark, a performance by the Petoskey Steel Drum Band and the Sleeping Gypsies, a ghost walk, and much more.


 Relay For Life Grand Traverse, Saturday June 8th and Sunday June 9th, Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds, TC

Celebrate life, remember those lost, and fight back against cancer. Featuring games, prizes, entertainment, ceremonies and more. Register your team and get more info at


Rose’ Between the Bays, Saturday, June 8th, 10am to 5pm

Enjoy a self guided tour along the Old Mission Peninsula Wine Trail, as all 10 wineries feature special Rose’ tastings and activities. Tickets are $45 and include a souvenir wine glass and lots of fun along the way. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Cowell Family Cancer Center in Traverse City. Get details at


 34th Annual Leland Food and Wine Festival, Saturday, June 8th, Noon-6pm

Sample local wines and beer while enjoying food from area restaurants and live music from the Drew Hale band and more. Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 on the day of the event. Get yours at


 Find Your Park After Dark Star Party, Saturday, June 8th, 4-6pm and 9-11pm, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Meet at the Dune Climb for solar viewing in the afternoon, then come back in the evening for views of the moon, Mars and Jupiter. If you are attending in the evening, please park in the row furthest from the dunes with your lights facing M-109. This event is free but you will need a daily or yearly entrance pass to enter the park. Learn more at

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