MEETINGS & EVENTS CALENDAR

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Jun
18
Tue
CANCELLED Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm

CANCELLED
The Emmet County Zoning Board of Appeals will hold the regular meetings at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Board Room, across from the Treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building, 200 Division Street, Petoskey. Those attending in-person must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. For questions, contact the Planning and Zoning office at (231) 348-1735 or email to [email protected]. Please visit the ZBA website section to view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes.

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Jun
25
Tue
Pellston Regional Airport Committee Meeting
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am

At 9:30 a.m. the Pellston Regional Airport Committee will hold a meeting in the Upstairs Conference Room, Airport Terminal Building, Pellston Regional Airport, 1395 US-31 North, Pellston, Michigan.

Jun
26
Wed
Introduction to Astronomy with Angie Morthland
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Introduction to Astronomy with Angie Morthland – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 6/26/24 – 8pm – 9pm -Are you interested in celestial objects, space, and what the universe has to offer as a whole? Join Angie Morthland at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center for a fun introduction to Astronomy fit for all ages!
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Jun
27
Thu
Advisory Committee on Aging Meeting
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am

PUBLIC NOTICE
Advisory Committee on Aging

The Advisory Committee on Aging will meet on Thursday,
June 27, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.
in the EQ Building at the
Emmet County Fairgrounds, 1129 Charlevoix Ave,
Petoskey, Michigan.


 

Land Bank Authority Meeting
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am

The Emmet County Land Bank Authority will hold their monthly meeting in the Commissioner’s Board Room, across from the Treasurer’s Office, on the first floor of the County Building in Downtown Petoskey, 200 Division Street. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Land Bank Authority.

Jun
29
Sat
Petosega 5K Fun Run
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am

Petosega 5K Fun Run – Camp Petosega – 6/29/24 – 9am -Come join Emmet County Parks and Recreation for a 5K run and walk for all ages which will benefit our local parks and facilities. Wear red, white, and blue in celebration of Independence Day! This will take place at Camp Petosega in Alanson, Michigan on the cross country trail. Early registration fee is $15 and $25 for signing up on the day of the event. Register early to secure a T-shirt while supply lasts. Find the application at HERE and for more information, email Austin from our Parks Department.

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Jul
2
Tue
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
Jul 2 @ 12:30 pm

Today at 12:30 p.m. the Emmet County Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting in the Recreation Hall at Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga, 11000 Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga Alanson, Michigan.

Jul
8
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for a regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building at 200 Division Street in downtown Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Board of Commissioners website section.

Jul
11
Thu
Community Corrections Advisory Board Meeting
Jul 11 @ 3:30 pm

The Community Corrections Advisory Board will hold a public meeting on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building at 200 Division Street in downtown Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check.

Canceled Planning Commission Meeting
Jul 11 @ 4:57 pm

The Emmet County Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building, 200 Division Street, Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. For questions, contact the Planning and Zoning office at (231) 439-8998 or email to [email protected]. Please visit the Planning Commission website section to view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes.

CANCELED

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Satellites, Starlink, and Space Junk w/ Aurelian Balan
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Satellites, Starlink, and Space Junk with Aurelian Balan – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 7/11/24 – 8pm – 9pm – Remember gazing at the Milky Way and wishing on a shooting star? You might be wishing on a SpaceX Starlink satellite instead! The number of satellites orbiting Earth is skyrocketing, driven by ambitious projects and growing demand for global internet access, Earth observation, and scientific research. This new space race is changing the face of the night sky, but what does it mean for us here on Earth? Join Aurelian Balan, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Delta College, for a fascinating presentation exploring the satellite boom, its impact on our planet, and the challenges and advances it presents. Learn about the constellations of the future, the race for the final frontier, and what it means for the stars we wish upon. Don’t miss this chance to get your head in the clouds and look up at the fascinating future unfolding above you!
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Jul
13
Sat
Summer Craft Show
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Summer Craft Show – Emmet County Fairgrounds – 7/13/24 – 9am – 4pm – Join us on Saturday, July 13th, from 9 am to 4 pm to enjoy a summer craft show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds will host both local and guest vendors featuring a variety of jewelry, home goods, food, and more. Entry is $2 or a non-perishable food item. Interested in becoming a vendor? Call the Fairgrounds at (231) 348-5479.
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Jul
15
Mon
See The Northern Lights! Make Your Dream A Reality
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm

Seeing the northern lights is a top bucket list item across the world. While the aurora is always present somewhere across the planet, knowing when and where to find the mysterious lights is challenging. A quick google search on the topic can leave you in a state of confusion. Ross Ellet is a Meteorologist for the ABC station in Toledo, OH. He is also an avid photographer that chases the monsoon storms in Arizona each year, and chases the aurora in Michigan to Alaska. He will share his experiences and photographs, but more importantly, he will break down the science of the aurora and explain how to make a plan to see the northern lights and make that dream a reality!

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Jul
16
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm

The Emmet County Zoning Board of Appeals will hold the regular meetings at 6 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Board Room, across from the Treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building, 200 Division Street, Petoskey. Those attending in-person must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. For questions, contact the Planning and Zoning office at (231) 348-1735 or email to [email protected]. Please visit the ZBA website section to view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes.

Visit the ZBA Page

Jul
17
Wed
Space, Rocks, and Ice: Connecting Astronomy, Antarctica and Northern Michigan with Jamey Stutz
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm

In this talk at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center, Polar geologist Jamey Stutz will draw connections between the glacial landscape of Northern Michigan and the massive Antarctic Ice Sheet and show how the world’s largest chunk of ice not only regulates global sea level but sets the stage for Astronomers to look, listen and feel into deep space. This talk is family-friendly, with Antarctic rock samples and polar gear on display for all.

Jul
18
Thu
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for a regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building at 200 Division Street in downtown Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Board of Commissioners website section.

Jul
21
Sun
Cruise-In Car Show
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cruise-In Car Show – Emmet County Fairgrounds – 7/21/24 – 10am – 1pm – Emmet County Parks and Recreation is hosting a car show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 21, from 10 AM to 1 PM. Gates open at 9 AM the day of the event for vehicle registration. There is no pre-registration. Admission to the event is free for the general public. Participants will be required to pay a $15 fee per vehicle entered. Trophies will be awarded with door prizes given out throughout the day. For more information, please call the Programming and Sales coordinator at (231) 348-5479 or email [email protected].

Jul
23
Tue
Pellston Regional Airport Committee Meeting
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am

At 9:30 a.m. the Pellston Regional Airport Committee will hold a meeting in the Upstairs Conference Room, Airport Terminal Building, Pellston Regional Airport, 1395 US-31 North, Pellston, Michigan.

Jul
24
Wed
Introduction to Astrophotography
Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Introduction to Astrophotography – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 7/24/24 – 8:30pm – 9:30pm – Learn the basics of Astrophotography with an introductory session lead by NASA/JPL Ambassadors, Rod Cortright and Mick Groszko.

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Jul
25
Thu
Land Bank Authority Meeting
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am

The Emmet County Land Bank Authority will hold their monthly meeting in the Commissioner’s Board Room, across from the Treasurer’s Office, on the first floor of the County Building in Downtown Petoskey, 200 Division Street. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Land Bank Authority.

Jul
31
Wed
Mysteries of the Southern Skies w/ Norbert Vance
Jul 31 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mysteries of the Southern Skies with Norbert Vance – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 7/31/24 – 8pm – 9pm – Peoples of the southern hemisphere see the Southern Cross, the Sun’s nearest neighboring star, Alpha Centauri, the supposed destination of the 60’s fictional Robinson family in “Lost in Space” and grandeur that is the center of our Milky Way galaxy, but they can never see the Little Dipper nor North Star. The Big Dipper is alien to them. We will extend our view below the southern horizon visible from the Headlands to see what treasures we are missing, and also the amazing visions they cannot see from our northerly perch that we take for granted.

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Aug
4
Sun
Headlands Light’s Out Challenge
Aug 4 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Headlands Light’s Out Challenge –Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 8/4/24 – 10pm – 11pm – Once again, Emmet County’s Headlands International Dark Sky Park challenges the communities around Northern Michigan to turn off their lights so that we can try to get the darkest sky ever recorded at the Headlands. This challenge will take place in the 10 to 11pm hour on the night of the new moon when the sky is normally the darkest all month. Please note that participation is voluntary, so help us get the word out! The ‘Light’s Out Challenge’ is designed to help raise awareness about the effects of artificial light at night on nocturnal habitat, human health, and the way we use our energy resources.

Aug
5
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Aug 5 @ 6:00 pm

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for a regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building at 200 Division Street in downtown Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Board of Commissioners website section.

Aug
6
Tue
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
Aug 6 @ 12:30 pm

Today at 12:30 p.m. the Emmet County Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting in the Headlands Guest House, 15675 Headlands Road Mackinaw City, Michigan.

Aug
7
Wed
National Lighthouse Day Open House
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

National Lighthouse Day Open House – McGulpin Point Lighthouse – 8/7/24 – 10am – 5pm – Join us for spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac with a free, self-guided tour to the top of the lighthouse tower in celebration of National Lighthouse Day! Enjoy complimentary food and refreshments while supplies last.

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Why Do We Have Meteor Showers?
Aug 7 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Why Do We Have Meteor Showers? – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 8/7/24 – 8:30pm – 9:30pm -Rod Cortright, NASA/JPL Ambassador, will discuss the origins of meteor showers and why they occur on a regular basis throughout the year. Entry is free!

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Aug
8
Thu
Planning Commission Meeting
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm

The Emmet County Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building, 200 Division Street, Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. For questions, contact the Planning and Zoning office at (231) 439-8998 or email to [email protected]. Please visit the Planning Commission website section to view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes.

Visit the Planning Commission Page Here

Aug
14
Wed
Historical Commission Meeting
Aug 14 @ 4:00 pm

The Emmet County Historical Commission will meet on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Equestrian Center (Fairgrounds), 1129 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, Michigan.

How Cold is Outer Space? W/ Kevin Dehne
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

How Cold is Outer Space? With Kevin Dehne – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 8/14/24 – 8pm – 9pm – Join us at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center for a very active presentation using liquid nitrogen to demonstrate how cold outer space is. The presentation will include a basic description of how the Sun’s distance affects the temperatures of each planet and the impact this has on humans’ ability to study the planets with space probes will be examined.

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Aug
15
Thu
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for a regular meeting at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ board room, across from the treasurer’s office, on the first floor of the County Building at 200 Division Street in downtown Petoskey. The meeting is open to the public. Those attending must enter through the Lake Street doors and be prepared to pass through a metal detector and security check. To view the current agenda (when available) and archived meeting minutes, visit the Board of Commissioners website section.

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