For more information, call the Chamber office at 231.547.2101 or email  chamber@charlevoix.org
Member Appreciation Breakfast
October 5
Charlevoix Apple Fest
October 12 - 14
For Apple Fest Sponsor Opportunities, please call 231-547-2101.

Walstrom Marine
105 E. Clinton St
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Job Opportunity at the Charlevoix Chamber

We recently said farewell to our President, Alison Hubbard, who has moved on to another opportunity. Our search continues for Alison’s replacement. You can find the job posting and full job description  HERE . Please share with any interested candidates.

Send resumes with cover letter to  jobs@charlevoix.org . For more information about the Chamber and its programs visit  www.charlevoix.org .

Praise and Worship
September 26

Join us at St. Mary Parish for an evening of Praise and Worship starting at 7:00 p.m.

The Great Pumpkin Run
September 29

The Saturday of Harvest Fest in Boyne City is the Annual Great Pumpkin Run! Bring your friendly pets in costume for fun and a great cause! Registration at 7 am and race starts at 8 am.

35th Annual Crop Walk
September 29

Come rain or shine! Area residents are gearing up to join in the Charlevoix County CROP Walk, Saturday, September 29 th at 9:00 am. This year’s walk will be a 5K and will begin at three Charlevoix County locations, including Elm Point to the Tourist Park in East Jordan, the United Methodist Church in Boyne City and St. Mary’s Church in Charlevoix. All church’s and individuals are welcome to join the walk.

Connecting Entrepreneurial
Communities 2018
October 3-4

The Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) is a community development program designed for stake-holders, economic developers, businesses, local government, educators, and non-profits to create a network that increases a community’s potential for entrepreneurship. The program culminates in an annual conference held every October in towns across Michigan where participants attend to share ideas and learn best practices.

Luncheon Lecture Series:
Take a Look at the Double-Crested Cormorant
October 5

North Central Michigan College’s Luncheon Lecture series will explore the destructive double-crested cormorant on Friday, October 5. The program will be held in the Library Conference Center on the Petoskey campus. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon.
The double-crested cormorant has caused outrage in the upper Great Lakes. Anglers say the birds destroy the fishery in places like the Les Cheneaux Islands where large colonies nest. They want lethal force used against the birds. Critics say that view puts humans and their desires at the center of everything. We will hear from Interlochen Public Radio's Peter Payette who travelled this spring with photographer Sam Corden to some of the remote islands where cormorants breed.  

Buy Nearby Weekend in Downtown Charlevoix
October 5-7

It’s time to shop at local stores!

When it comes to retail, use it or lose it. Shopping locally is fun – and the right thing to do to keep the cool in our communities

General Election Candidate Forum
October 10

Join us at North Central Michigan College - Iron Horse Cafe for the General Election Candidate Forum. The event will start with a Meet & Greet at 6 p.m. followed by the Forum going from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Co-Hosts for this event include Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, North Central Michigan College and Petoskey News Review.

College Night
October 10

Visit with 50 Universities, Colleges and Services to assist you in continuing your education all in one location.

Farm-to-Table Dinner & Tour
October 10

Enjoy a sumptuous farm-to-table dinner and Twilight Tour at Castle Farms. Catered by Grey Gables Restaurant & Catering, a local favorite, the three course meal plus welcome tasting will showcase meats and vegetables sourced from local farms. A chef introduction will accompany each dish.

Kiwanis Apple Fest Fun Run
October 13

Don't miss this fall run with friends and family! Register online for the 1 mile and 5k runs. Pickup your goody bag Saturday, October 13 filled with local favorites from Cinema III, Cherry Republic and more! Finish your run through a hay bale maze, jumping through tires and more. Treats for young and old at the finish line!

Solstice Soiree Thursday Night Dinner Series at Tapawingo
Thursday throughout the Summer
Farm-to-Table flair, music, art & local ingredients. It’s an experience designed to engage all of your senses at our iconic venue, Tapawingo, on St. Claire Lake in Ellsworth.

September 27| Fall BBQ with an Asian Flair

$35 per person | Cash Bar | Tickets may be purchased  here.
Harvest Dinner at the Rowe Inn
October 14
Join us Sunday, October 14 for a bountiful feast to celebrate our northern Michigan autumn season. Your  five course meal includes Corn & Apple Fritters, Forest Mushroom Bisque, Juniper Smoked Duck Pastrami, Beef Wellington, and Chocolate Chaga Ice Cream. Reservations are required.

$75 per person
$3 Casa Tuesdays at Red Mesa Grill
$3 Casa Margaritas, $3 Premium Drafts, $3 Food Features
 Live Music every Tuesday night, 6-9pm

October 2| Jakey Thomas
October 9| Buddha Sweet
October 16 | The Real Ingredients
October 23 | Marsupials Acoustic

 The Cantina

October 2 |6-9pm | Jakey Thomas

 The Landing

The Landing will be open weekends through September!

Pottery & Wine
October 17, 2018
1918 Cellars Wine Tasting Room at Castle Farms
Business After Hours
October 17, 2018
Grand Wedding Expo
October 28, 2018
Castle Farms

Charlevoix Restaurant Week
November 4-10, 2018

Mass Time Change Starting October 6
St. Mary Parish mass times will change starting on October 6th to Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Come Join the Charlevoix Stingray's Swim Team
The Stingrays welcome swimmers who have passed Stingray Academy Level IV Lessons (or equivalent ability), and complete one length of the pool within 30 seconds using one of four competitive swim strokes. We will work around other sports! Pricing, times, registration forms, and financial need scholarship forms on our website. The Official Swim Team Season runs October 15 - February 24. Oct. 8th, 9th & 11th, 5-6 pm: Tryouts / Placement Week. Pick One Day. Free. Oct. 12th: Welcome to Stingray Swim Team Pool Party 4-6 pm and Parent’s Meeting 5:30-6 pm. $5 Pre-season Drop-in or Stingray Pass.

North Central Celebrates Constitution Day
On Monday, September 17th, North Central Michigan College will be observing Constitution Day. Constitution Day celebrates the day that the attendees at the Constitution Convention signed the document in 1787 making the U.S. Constitution 231 years old today. In order to test your knowledge of our nation's founding document and its amendments, please challenge yourself by completing our Constitution Day Quiz. Click on the link and answer the 10 questions to see how well you know about our country's Constitution! 

Volunteers Needed for Advisory Council
McLaren Northern Michigan hospital is seeking community members to serve on the Patient and Family Advisory Council. 
Working side by side with hospital leaders, the individual should be committed to share meaningful and thoughtful input, respect others, listen, and work with a team to make McLaren Northern Michigan the best it can be. 

Bridge Lighting looking to Raise last $30,000 Needed
The Charlevoix Bridge Lighting Project has raised all but the last $30,000 and now we're asking you, our business community, for 100% participation towards a project that will shine a light on our city, helping to grow our collective business earnings. Whether your business can afford $5 or $2,500 or more, we are encouraging everyone to be a part of what will also turn out to be a great legacy we leave the next generation. Learn more, see donor list and check out different ways to donate at our website.

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