MEETINGS & EVENTS CALENDAR

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May
21
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
May 21 @ 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.

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May
22
Wed
The OSIRIS-REx Mission
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The OSIRIS-REx Mission- Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 5/22/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us at the Waterfront Event Center for a presentation on OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. mission to collect a sample from an asteroid. It returned to Earth on Sept. 24, 2023, to drop off material from asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft didn’t land but has continued on a new mission, OSIRIS-APEX, to explore asteroid Apophis. Meanwhile, scientists are analyzing the Bennu sample OSIRIS-REx dropped into the Utah desert for clues to whether asteroids colliding with Earth billions of years ago brought water and other key ingredients for life here.

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May
23
Thu
Land Bank Authority Meeting
May 23 @ 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.

May
28
Tue
Pellston Regional Airport Committee Meeting
May 28 @ 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.

May
29
Wed
Navigating Through The Night Sky
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Navigating Through The Night Sky- Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 5/29/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Finding objects in the night sky using prominent stars and constellations can be a rewarding and awe-inspiring experience for stargazers. Using well-known constellations, we use their key stars as reference points to navigate the surrounding celestial expanse. Star-hopping is a technique where you move from one bright star to another, gradually reaching your target. At the Waterfront Event Center, we will demonstrate how mobile apps and sky maps can assist in the real-time identification of celestial objects, making the process of discovering the wonders of the night sky both accessible and enjoyable.

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Jun
3
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Jun 3 @ 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.

Jun
4
Tue
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
Jun 4 @ 12:30 pm

Today at 12:30 p.m. the Emmet County Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting in the McGulpin Point Lighthouse (Barn), 500 Headlands Road, Mackinaw City, Michigan.

Jun
5
Wed
The Experience of “Totality”
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Experience of “Totality” – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 6/5/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us and NASA JPL Ambassador, Mick Groszko, at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center for a look back at “Totality”, the total solar eclipse from April 8th, 2024.

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Jun
6
Thu
Comets and Broom Stars of the Night Sky w/Kevin Dehne
Jun 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Comets and Broom Stars of the Night Sky with Kevin Dehne – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 6/6/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center where Kevin Dehne will be discussing a brief history of comets, how best to observe them, and the equipment needed for observation. This presentation will also include an active demonstration of comet making!
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Planning Commission Meeting
Jun 6 @ 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

Jun
8
Sat
Fly Fishing Demonstration | Trout Unlimited
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fly Fishing Demonstration with Trout Unlimited – Camp Petosega – 6/8/24 – 1pm – 3pm Interested in learning how to fly fish? Join Trout Unlimited and our Parks and Recreation staff for an evening workshop at Camp Petosega’s Pavilion. No pre-registration or equipment required. Entry is free!
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Jun
11
Tue
Crooked River Lock Consortium Meeting
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm

Crooked River Lock Consortium Meeting

Today at 4:00 p.m.

Emmet County Board of Commissioners Room
200 Division Street
Petoskey, Michigan

Jun
13
Thu
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Jun 13 @ 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.

Jun
16
Sun
Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast – Camp Petosega – 6/16/24 – 9am -11 am – Each year, Emmet County Parks and Recreation invites the public and campers to a free pancake and sausage breakfast for Father’s Day at Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga. Breakfast will run 9 to 11AM on Sunday, June 16.
There is no charge for the breakfast. Campers are invited to enjoy breakfast at Camp Petosega’s Rec Hall. Come while supply lasts!
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Jun
18
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Jun 18 @ 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

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
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.

Planning Commission Meeting
Jul 11 @ 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

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].

Emmet County, Michigan
200 Division Street, Petoskey MI 49770
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