County Meetings & Events Calendar

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Dec
13
Fri
Santa at the Fairgrounds!
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Help us celebrate a North Pole Holiday at Emmet County Fairgrounds on Friday, December 13, from 4-7 p.m.! Make a holiday-themed craft and enjoy some hot cocoa and cookies while waiting for your chance to tell Santa your wishes. Cost is $5 per person and includes craft, hot cocoa, cookies and photo with Santa! (See pdf version of the event flyer here)

Jan
11
Sat
Snowmobile Safety Course
Jan 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Emmet County Sheriff’s Office will hold snowmobile safety classes again in 2020. The free six-hour course is taught by a certified snowmobile safety instructor and is followed by an exam. After successful completion of the exam, the student is issued a Snowmobile Safety Certificate.
The first opportunity to take the snowmobile safety course will be Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Richard Zink Road Patrol Building, 3460 Harbor-Petoskey Road, Harbor Springs. The course will also be held Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Eppler Road EMS station, located at 1201 Eppler Road, Petoskey. Both classes run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Those interested in taking the free course must be at least 12 years of age. Adults are welcome.
Please bring a pencil and your own lunch. Class size is limited to 25 students. Pre-registration is required. Please call (231) 439-8900, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to sign up for the class. The snowmobile safety class is also available online at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website.

Feb
1
Sat
Snowmobile Safety Course
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Emmet County Sheriff’s Office will hold snowmobile safety classes again in 2020. The free six-hour course is taught by a certified snowmobile safety instructor and is followed by an exam. After successful completion of the exam, the student is issued a Snowmobile Safety Certificate.
The first opportunity to take the snowmobile safety course will be Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Richard Zink Road Patrol Building, 3460 Harbor-Petoskey Road, Harbor Springs. The course will also be held Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Eppler Road EMS station, located at 1201 Eppler Road, Petoskey. Both classes run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Those interested in taking the free course must be at least 12 years of age. Adults are welcome.
Please bring a pencil and your own lunch. Class size is limited to 25 students. Pre-registration is required. Please call (231) 439-8900, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. to sign up for the class. The snowmobile safety class is also available online at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website.

Feb
8
Sat
Painting at the Fairgrounds
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    UPDATE — THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS POSTPONEMENT MIGHT CAUSE.
    Join Emmet County Parks and Recreation staff Saturday, February 8, from 4-6 p.m., for a painting class with Cheboygan’s Creation Station as they guide us through painting our own masterpiece.
    Cost to participate is $35 per person and includes all materials and step-by-step instructions. No painting experience is necessary. Bring your own choice of snacks and drinks to enjoy while you paint.
    As space for the class is limited, pre-registration is required. Sign up now at Creation Station’s website or call (231) 268-3059. Payment is due at time of reservation to guarantee your seat. Credit card accepted by phone and online.

Jun
19
Sat
Cruise-in & Car Show at County Fairgrounds
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Emmet County Parks and Recreation is hosting a car show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 19, from 4-8 p.m. A variety of makes and models will fill the fairgrounds for automobile enthusiasts to appreciate. Admission to the event is free. Park staff is still accepting participants for the event. Entry fee is $5 per vehicle. Those interested in participating can download registration documents here. For more information, or to request the registration forms be sent by mail or email, please call the fairgrounds sales coordinator at (231) 348-5479 or email [email protected].
Jun
26
Sat
Summer Craft Show at County Fairgrounds
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Emmet County Parks and Recreation is hosting a summer craft show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local and guest vendors will be selling a variety of items including jewelry, clothes, handmade gifts, cards, and more. Admission to the event is free. Park staff is still accepting vendors for the event. Cost is $50 for a 10×10 space with one table and chairs provided to the first 30 vendors who sign up. Those interested in participating can download registration documents here. For more information, or to request the registration forms be sent by mail or email, please call the fairgrounds sales coordinator at (231) 348-5479 or email [email protected].
Sep
6
Mon
Office closed- Labor Day
Sep 6 all-day
Sep
19
Sun
Goodbye Summer Car Show
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Emmet County Parks and Recreation is hosting a car show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds on Sunday, September 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A variety of makes and models will fill the fairgrounds for automobile enthusiasts to appreciate at this Goodbye Summer Car Show! Admission to the event is free for the general public. Entry fee is $10 per vehicle. There is no early sign-up period. Gates open at 9 a.m. the day of the event for vehicle registration. Trophies will be awarded to the Best of Show, Best Modern Car, and Best Classic Car around 12:30 p.m. with door prizes given out during the day. Food vendors will also be on site. For more information, please call the fairgrounds sales coordinator at (231) 348-5479 or email [email protected].
Sep
28
Tue
Martie, Joe, Terrance- Out- COCM Conference
Sep 28 – Oct 1 all-day
Oct
6
Wed
Keith- out
Oct 6 all-day
Oct
7
Thu
Andy- Out
Oct 7 all-day
Oct
14
Thu
Limited plumbing inspections
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
Oct
15
Fri
Limited electrical inspections
Oct 15 all-day
Oct
18
Mon
Limited electrical inspections
Oct 18 all-day
Oct
19
Tue
Limited Commercial building inspections
Oct 19 – Oct 22 all-day
Oct
25
Mon
Limited electrical inspections
Oct 25 all-day
Nov
11
Thu
Limited electrical inspections
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day
Nov
15
Mon
Limited electrical inspections
Nov 15 all-day
Nov
23
Tue
Limited Commercial building inspections
Nov 23 – Nov 24 all-day
Nov
25
Thu
Office closed
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day
Dec
24
Fri
Office closed
Dec 24 all-day
Dec
27
Mon
Office closed
Dec 27 all-day

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