Music for a cause, an open mic night, a weekend of history and more!

The week begins with a concert for a cause, then it’s YOUR chance to perform at the Old Town Playhouse! It’s a weekend of History in Harbor Springs, you can enjoy yoga in a field of lavender Saturday morning, and end the evening with a movie at the Fort in Mackinaw City!


Swingshift and the Stars Pop-Up Concert

Tuesday, July 14th, 5-9pm, Reining Liberty Ranch, Traverse City

In light of the times, Swingshift and the Stars is taking it outside with Pop-up concerts to benefit local non-profits. Come see “Remembering Patsy Cline” at Reining Liberty Ranch on Silver Pines Rd. Gates open at 5pm, music starts at 6, with proceeds to benefit Love Thy Neighbor. Get details at



Open Mic Night at the Old Town Playhouse

Wednesday, July 15th, 7-8pm

Come check out the Old Town Playhouse’s Outdoor entertainment space, and sing your favorite song, recite original poetry, show off your guitar skills, or perform your favorite monologue. Tickets are free but must be reserved online…bring a chair and a mask. Social distancing will be observed. Get more info at



Shay Days

July 17th and 18th, Harbor Springs

The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is pleased to once again present Shay Days, a celebration of inventor Ephraim Shay and his contributions to the community. Activities on both Friday and Saturday include kids crafts and games at the Shay Hexagon House, live model steam trains in Shay Park and self-guided tours of the historic Hexagon House. Learn more at:



Yoga In Bloom at Lavender Hill Farm

Saturdays through August 29th

Enjoy the fresh air as you move through this group class for the beginner to the advanced yogi. Each class ends with a mini Tibetan singing bowl meditation, soothing guided meditation, and a drop of house made lavender oil to enhance your experience. Get details at



Saturday Movies at the Mackinac Bridge

Saturdays through September 5th

Come out to Fort Michilimackinac for a different family-friendly movie every Saturday night!  Movies start at dusk. This Saturday’s movie is “A League of Their Own” Get more info at