More festival fun, great deals on the streets, and a night under the stars!


It’s Elk Rapids time to shine, with Harbor Days going on now through Saturday. You’ll find polish food, music and more in Boyne Falls, end of season bargains on the street in TC, and a weekend of history in Mackinaw City. And if you’re looking for something a little more low-key, how about a unique night of entertainment at the Stone Circle?


Elk Rapids Harbor Days, August 3rd-6th

The fun kicks off Wednesday with a Night on River Street, and continues through the weekend with a carnival midway, the Harbor Days Car Show, the Harborun Fun Run, Rotary Chicken BBQ, Grande Parade, a pet show, the amazing Zambelli International Fireworks show on Saturday night, and much more. Get the complete schedule of events at


47th Annual Boyne Falls Polish Festival, August 4th-7th

Events include a car show, bump-n-run races, cornhole tournaments, a carnival, parade, bake sale, plus lots of great polka music and polish food! Get all the details at


TC Downtown Street Sale, Friday, August 5th, 8am-9pm, downtown Traverse City

It’s a great time to pick up that special something you’ve had your eye on all summer….Find bargains galore displayed by merchants on Front Street between Union Street & Park Street. Stroll and shop, enjoy lunch, dinner or a cocktail, and shop some more!


28th Annual Rendezvous In Mackinaw, August 3rd-7th

Experience 18th & 19th Century life in Native American, Military & Civilian Encampment. Live music, demonstrations and entertainment, even a Street Battle between Native Americans and Militia Forces. To learn more, Find ‘Rendezvous at Mackinaw & Trade Fair’ on Facebook.


Stone Circle Gathering, Saturdays through Labor Day weekend, 9pm, 11925 Stone Circle Drive, Kewadin

Enjoy a night of storytelling and live acoustic music under the stars! Poet/Bard Terry Wooten leads the evening, weaving a mix of poetry, stories and music with guest performers while he feeds a roaring campfire. Bring a blanket or lawnchair, or take a seat on one of the boulders circling the fire pit. Admission is a $5 donation.


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