For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email fratrick @charlevoix.org
New Year's Eve at The Rowe
December 31

Join us on New Year's Eve for a Three Course Dinner with choices. Cost is $75 per dinner. Reservations are required. Call 231-588-7351 or email wes@rowinn.com. Click HERE to see the special menu!

New Year's Eve Dinner
December 31

Join the Blue Pelican for dinner this New Years Eve! They will have appetizers & salades. Entrees served with parmesan whipped potatoes and roasted asparagus: prime rib, lobster, halibut and more! Their will also be cocktail specials! Entertainment by northern MI favorite Lara Fullford. Reservations are recommended 231-544-2583.

Charlevoix Bridge Drop
December 31
12pm- midnight

Festivities begin at noon with fireworks at 9pm and midnight! The Bridge Drops at midnight! Yes- THE Bridge. Family Activities: 1-4:30pm- Horse Drawn Wagon Rides (begin on the corner of Mason & Bridge), 1-4pm- S'mores and Hot Cocoa in East Park, 1-4pm- Snow Sculpture in East Park, 4:30pm- Free family movie Lego Movie 2 at Charlevoix Cinema III. Get lunch/ dinner/ coffee/ snacks at local food establishments. See event page for more fun activities taking place!!!

Free transportation! Be safe this NYE! Charlevoix County Transit will be offering free rides on NYE and early NYE morning. To request a ride during the event, call 231-582-6900. Rides will be offered between 6pm to 2am.

An Evening with Jake Allen
January 3

Jake Allen, alternative artist and Northern Michigan native, performs songs from his upcoming record along with favorites from his vast discography.

Home Builders Assoc of Northern Michigan Membership Meeting
January 7

Home Builders Assoc of Northern Michigan, Membership Meeting, Tues, Jan 7 from 5-6:30 pm at Beards Brewery, Petoskey. Enjoy networking, food and drinks. Sponsored by DTE and James Hardie Building Products. From 4-5 pm enjoy a great presentation by attorney Jody McLeod on "Drug Testing in the World of Legal Marijuana." Event is free and open to attendees from local businesses and HBANM members. Please RSVP to info@hbanm.com .

$3 Casa Tuesdays at Red Mesa Grill
$3 Casa Margaritas, $3 Premium Drafts, $3 Food Features
Live Music every Tuesday night, 7-10pm

December 31 | Tic Tac Go
January 7 | Acoustic Marsupials
January 14 | Chuck & Jamie
January 21 | Buddha Sweet
January 28 | Lou Thumser
Boyne City Taproom Live Music

December 31 | Sleeping Gypsies
January 10 | Boyne City's Hottest Mid-winter Party featuring The Jelly Rolls
January 31 | Yankee Station
Cafe Sante Live Music
8-11pm - Friday & Saturday

January 3 | Blake Elliot
January 4 | Sean Bielby
January 10 | Nelson Olstrom
January 11 | SYDNI, 88th
January 17 | Under the Moon
January 24 | Chris Koury
January 25 | Pete Kehoe
January 31 | Brett Michell
Dinner Specials!

Wednesdays : Italian Night with Lasagna on select dates. House wines $5/glass
Thursdays : Chinese Night
Sundays : Select 2 entrees for $24.05! Choose two: Chicken Wellington, Crab Stuffed Whitefish, Stuffed Pork Chops, Beef Tips, Creamy Garlic Shrimp, or Squash Ravioli! 10% off bottles of wine.
Luncheon Lecture: The Chemistry of Cannabis
North Central Michigan College
January 17, 2020
Live From Charlevoix:
Three Men & a Tenor
Charlevoix Cinema III
January 18, 2020
Dinner and A Movie Mondays
Back by popular demand, "Dinner and A Movie Mondays" at The Villager Pub and Charlevoix Cinema III. Join us on Mondays for dinner (limited menu) at the Villager Pub and the 7pm movie of your choice right next door at Charlevoix Cinema III for only $15.

Wellness Workshop January Updates
Michigan State Extension will be teaching an 8-week ‘Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention’ class beginning on Wednesday, January 8 th from 1-3pm. This class is designed to increase strength, balance and prevent falls. Preregistration is required and space is limited, please call the MSU Extension office at (231) 582-6232 to register.

Wellness Wednesday $15 Cholesterol Screenings every Wednesday from 8am-11am. Health screens include: Total Cholesterol, HDL, TC/HDL Ratio, Glucose Level, Body Mass Index Score, Muscle and Fat Percentages and a Blood Pressure Reading. Cost for the service is $15, no appointment necessary. Participants will receive all test results at the time of the screening and a “Know Your Numbers” log to track progress. A Registered Nurse will adapt health consultation and educational materials to individual results.  

New Exercise Punch Card Prices Effective January 1, 2020:  For Floor Yoga and Body Fit Classes: Cost is $10 per class or purchase an 11-class punch card for $85 for those 59 years and under and $60 for those 60 years and over. For more information call 231-437-3482 or email chx-wellness@mhc.net

Grey Season Sale
It’s that time of year! 💫 Take 50% off your purchase now through New Years Eve! We will be closing (our storefront) at 4pm on NYE 🥂and re-opening in the Spring! 💫✨

Shop online now at greybytori.com! Take 50% off your purchase using code CHEERS50 at checkout. Online orders are available to ship or if you’re local schedule in-store pick up! All sales are final.

True North Interior Design & Antiques SALES & Hours
We are back open and are having a sale until January four. The sale will be fifty percent off all Christmas ornaments and twenty percent off many items store wide.

Our hours this coming week are as follows: 10-5 everyday except Sunday when we will be open from 11-3 and New Year’s Day when we will be closed.

Courtyard by Marriott Petoskey at Victories Square now OPEN!
Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard's latest contemporary room design, the new Courtyard by Marriott Petoskey at Victories Square provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience. Located at 1866 Bear Place, the 139-room hotel is only minutes away from popular area attractions.

The five-story hotel features views of Little Traverse Bay, an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, patio with a fireplace, business center, a large fitness center, 24/7 Starbucks, a Kid Zone and Arcade, guest laundry, complimentary parking, and breakfast, dinner, and drinks at the Bistro. Other hotel amenities include 1,620 square feet of meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 90 people

The Blue Pelican Holiday Hours and Gifts
Holiday Hours: Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Open December 26th though December 31st. Thurs, Sun, Mon & Tues 5-8pm. Fri & Sat 5-9pm.

St. Mary Advent Events Updated
St. Mary's Advent Event calendar has been updated and includes the Christmas Mass schedule. See the updated events sheet HERE !

Bella Vita Open for the Holidays
Come out to Bella Vita over the Holiday Season! We will be open from December 26th through January 4th!

NCMC Culinary Apprenticeship Program
North Central Michigan College is launching a first-of-its-kind apprenticeship program that will give culinary professionals the opportunity to build their skills and advance their careers. The program is the result of North Central’s partnership with Boyne Highlands Resort, Boyne Mountain Resort, the Inn at Bay Harbor, Northwest Michigan Works! and the American Culinary Federation.

The comprehensive apprenticeship program is open to Boyne employees and includes paid, on-the-job training that will culminate in a North Central Certificate of Development in Hospitality, a U.S. Department of Labor credential, and Certified Sous Chef® designation from the American Culinary Federation, which is widely regarded as the gold standard in culinary accreditation. Boyne is offering the two-year, 4,000-hour apprenticeship at no cost to its employees. The apprenticeship program is the latest example of an innovative North Central partnership. Boyne employees may apply for the apprenticeship program via Boyne’s website through December 20, 2019.

Chambers Named New Manager of Marketing and Development at Charlevoix Area Community Pool
The Board of Directors of the Charlevoix Area Community Pool are pleased to announce that Janet Begrow Chambers has been named the pool’s new Manager of Marketing and Development. She joins the organization on a contract basis and will be assisting with community outreach and public relations, as well as promotions surrounding fundraising events and activities. Chambers grew up in Charlevoix and moved here from Central Pennsylvania in 2018. She holds a marketing degree from Michigan State University and is glad to be back in Sparty territory. Janet has more than 30 years of experience in marketing communications including working with several advertising agencies and in corporate marketing positions. She has owned her own marketing company, Beacon Marketing Solutions, for the last 18 years.

Architect Elaine Keiser Featured in Great Lakes by Design

Elaine Keiser, President and Principal of Elaine Keiser Architect Inc., was one of six featured architects in a continued series by Great Lakes By Design magazine. Keiser launched her company in 2000 with a passion for creating architecture focused on clients’ dreams, winning awards such as the LEED Gold Rating for her work with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians housing development and creating icons such as the Kilwin’s Headquarters of Petoskey. The Great Lakes By Design feature highlights her passion and inspiration for the industry that has carried her into her 20 th year of the company. Click HERE to view the full article. ekarchitect.com
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