For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email  chamber@charlevoix.org
Summer Sidewalk Sales
August 15-17, 2019
Downtown Charlevoix
Chamber Ambassador Announcement!
Ribbon Cutting
July 17

We are having a ribbon cutting to celebrate a new and unique business Michigan Food Tours! Join us at 4:30pm at the East Park Clock Tower! Looking forward to showing support to this fun new business!

Dr. Lori's Antiques Appraisal
July 17
Doors open 5:30pm - presentation 7pm

Dr. Lori is the star antiques appraiser on the History channel's The Curse of Oak Island, Discovery channel's Auction Kings and appears on FOX Business Network's Strange Inheritance. Dr. Lori is an award-winning TV personality and TV talk show host with the Ph.D. in art history. Presenting more than 150 events every year and conducting in home appraisal visits, Dr. Lori reviews approximately 20,000 items a year. For more information, go to www.drloriv.com.

Dr. Lori will be appraising items during her presentation/show. Individuals interested in having an item appraised, please bring that item with you. Free appraisals limited. First come, first served.

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
July 17

The Charlevoix Library will have activities for all ages! There will be theme driven challenges to participate in at our STEAM station, a special Storytime in the Youth Activity Center with treats at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Find your favorite planet in our Solar System or be a NASA Astronaut in the lunar landing simulator at the CPL space station. Stop by during the evening as a part of the cultural corridor lunar landing celebration!

The Charlevoix Circle of Arts will feature space themed art activities for children and families along with out-of-this-galaxy popcorn for visitors to enjoy.
The Charlevoix Historical Society will host an exhibit relating to the role that Charlevoix had in NASA’s Apollo Program, what everyday products were developed from Apollo technology and how the astronauts took pictures in space.

For more information, contact the Charlevoix Public Library at 231-237-7340, the Charlevoix Circle of Arts at 231-547-3554 or the Charlevoix Historical Society at 231-547-0373.

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra Summer Concerts!
July 18

To coincide with the 50th year anniversary of the first man landing on the moon, the performance focus on Space - the program includes pieces that are inspired by space exploration, as well as by planets in the solar system. The event takes place at Raven Hill Discovery Center in East Jordan.

11th Annual Kayak for a Cause on Walloon Lake
July 20

The Kayak event will be begin at 8:45 a.m. at Camp Daggett on Saturday, ending that day at around 8:30 p.m. A tentative schedule can be found at https://www.campdaggett.org/annual-cause-walloon/ . The proceeds from this event will support CDAC programming for youth. Camp extends its gratitude to all who have already supported one of our kayakers, purchased dock flags or made a donation. 

AquaPalooza! Charlevoix Venetian Kick Off!
July 20

Kickoff the Charlevoix Venetian Festival at AquaPalooza Beach & Boat Party this coming Saturday! The festivities take places at Ferry Beach. Live music from Zion Lion will be taking place from 1-6pm. Venetian games will also be taking place at AquaPalooza- Cornetian Corn Toss Tourney begins at 10:30am and Beach Vollyball begins at 12-noon. Visit HERE for more information!

2019 Venetian Swim Meet
July 22
3:15pm warm up | 4pm start

Open to youth and adults Pre-Registration: $12 per person Day of Registration (accepted by noon): $15 per person Meet fee allows each participant to enter up to four events (relays included). Optional training camps taking plact the two weeks prior. Visit our website for more info. Questions? Email: thea@charlevoixpool.org

Medication (and more) Dropoff
July 24

McLaren Northern Michigan is partnering with the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Police Department and Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department to host a free Medication (and more) Drive Thru Drop-off. Additional items to be collected: medications, needles, cell phones, shoes, eyeglasses, and hearing aids.

Petoskey drop off is at McLaren Northern Michigan Administration - the entrance off of Mitchell Street, across from Johan's Bakery.

$3 Casa Tuesdays at Red Mesa Grill
$3 Casa Margaritas, $3 Premium Drafts, $3 Food Features

Live Music every Tuesday night, 7-10pm
The Series at Lavender Hill Farm
Doors open at 6pm and guest are welcome to picnic before the show. Concerts start at 7:30pm
July 27 | Brian Ashley Jones
August 2 | The Appleseed Collective
August 3 | The Appleseed Collective
August 24 | Jill Jack
August 31 | Sons of the Never Wrong
September 1 | Sons of the Never Wrong
September 7 | Suzie Vinnick

Cafe Sante - Live Entertainment
Live music from 8-11pm

July 19 | Nelson Olstrom
July 20 | Sydni
July 26 | Michelle Chenard
July 27 | Holly Keller
Join them for Food and Fun!
Live music! Fridays & Saturdays 6-9pm. Sundays & Tuesdays-Thursdays 5-8pm.

July 17 | Steve Dawson
July 18 | Lee Malone
July 19 | Lara Fullford
July 20 | Ken Wilson
July 21 | Danny B
July 23 | Lara Fullford
July 24 | Pistil Whips
Live Music Friday's! 7pm-9pm

July 19 | Michelle Chenard
July 26 | Aunt Vicki
August 2 | DJ Franck
August 9 | Holly Keller
August 16 | The Real Ingredients
August 23 | Brian T. McCosky
Rhythms of Venetian
Music begins 7pm

July 20 | Zion Lion | 1-6pm
July 21 | Community Reformed Church | Colton Dixon
July 22 | Dorothy Gerber Strings | Studio 45
July 23 |Voices of Freedom | Charlevoix City band
July 24 | Peter Rivera & Mitch Rider | Gin Blossoms
July 25 | Union Guns | Drake White
July 26 | Purple Experience | Up North Big Band
July 27 | Jill Jack | Intrigue
Tiki Tent Music - 6-11:30pm

July 24 | David Cisco
July 25 | Alex Schofield
July 26 | Dueling Pianos Show
July 27 | Alex Schofield
2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival
Ferry Beach Park, Charlevoix
August 3, 2019
Woofstock 2019
Mackinaw Trail Winery
August 3, 2019
Global Leadership Summit
Charlevoix Public Library
August 8, 2019
Celebrate Venetian with Friske Farm Market
Friske Farm Market will be making its debut as a Food Vendor at this year's Venetian Festival. We will be located in East Park across from the Tiki Tent and serving up all your Friske Faves and more on Wednesday, July 24 - Friday, July 26 from 5pm-11pm and will be open prior to the foot race on Saturday, July 27 until 11pm, with a short break while we participate in the Venetian Parade at 11am. 

On The Menu: Cherry Pie • Cherry Donuts • Washed Sweet Cherries • Apple Fritters • Cookies (gluten friendly options available) • Cherry Lemonade Slushies • Friske Sparkling Cider.

Come Celebrate Venetian the Friske Way!

St. Mary School Welcomes New Staff
St. Mary School is pleased to announce the hiring of Miss Emily Chapdelaine as their new additional preschool teacher starting this fall. Emily is a graduate of Central Michigan University and also a St. Mary School Alumni. She did her student teaching at St. Mary at the Pre-K and 2 nd /3 rd classroom levels during the 2018/2019 school year, and is excited to be a part of St. Mary’s growing enrollment.
Miss Chapdelaine will be teaching the second pre-school program five mornings a week and will transition to Mrs. Baldwin’s preschool classroom in the afternoons to help with the St. Mary’s full-day pre-school program.

A Week At The Lake Top 6 Finalists Announced
The top 6 finalists:

Robin + David Bricker - Boyne City
Mike Byrd - Charlevoix
Kathy Helsley- Boyne City
Brian Kozminski- Boyne City
Larry Rochon- Petoskey
Kristin + Nathan Bates - Boyne City

Hospital of the Year Award for Hospitalists Group
On Monday, June 17 the Apogee hospitalists at McLaren Northern Michigan were awarded the Hospital of the Year at the annual summit held in Asheville, North Carolina. The Hospital of the Year award is given to only one hospital each year that demonstrates a trusted and respected relationship between the hospital, hospitalists, and Apogee senior leadership that is rooted in a mutually shared goal for excellent patient care. 

“We recognize that ‘hospital’ is 70% of the word ‘hospitalist’ and that an engaged hospital team is integral in creating an environment for our providers to succeed,” stated Dennis Klein, DO, Apogee Division I President. “At McLaren Northern Michigan, we found a hospital that collaborates at all levels for improved patient and provider-focused care, and a hospital that creates and supports an environment of continual improvement.”
Apogee Physicians Group came to McLaren Northern Michigan in October 2016 providing a full staff of hospitalists. A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in providing and managing the care and treatment of hospitalized patients. Hospitalists act as the primary care provider for patients, overseeing the full care.  www.mclaren.org/northern-michigan
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