MEETINGS & EVENTS CALENDAR

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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.

Aug
20
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Aug 20 @ 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

Aug
21
Wed
James Webb Space Telescope Mission Update
Aug 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

James Webb Space Telescope Mission Update – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 8/21/24 – 8:30pm – 9:30pm – James Webb Space Telescope has been fully operational for over a year now. Launched on Christmas Day, 2021, it is the first of the next generation of space telescopes. This presentation by NOMAC at the Waterfront Event Center will explore the technology of this new instrument and the significant discoveries it has made to date.

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Aug
22
Thu
Land Bank Authority Meeting
Aug 22 @ 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.

Aug
27
Tue
Pellston Regional Airport Committee Meeting
Aug 27 @ 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.

Sep
3
Tue
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
Sep 3 @ 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.

Sep
4
Wed
Stellar Evolution in Depth
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stellar Evolution in Depth – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 9/4/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us and NASA JPL Ambassador, Mick Grozsko, at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center for an in depth look at the process by which stars change over time.

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Sep
5
Thu
Planning Commission Meeting
Sep 5 @ 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

Sep
9
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Sep 9 @ 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.

Sep
11
Wed
Latest Discoveries for the Search of Life
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Latest Discoveries for the Search of Life – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 9/11/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us and NASA/JPL Ambassador, Mick Groszko, at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center for a presentation on our latest discoveries of life in our Solar System.

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Sep
17
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Sep 17 @ 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

Sep
19
Thu
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Sep 19 @ 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.

Sep
24
Tue
Pellston Regional Airport Committee Meeting
Sep 24 @ 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.

Sep
25
Wed
Light Pollution in our Ecosystem w/ Robert Parrish
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Light Pollution in our Ecosystem with Robert Parrish – Headlands International Dark Sky Park – 9/25/24 – 7pm – 8pm – Join us and Robert Parrish, Dark Sky International Delegate and Michiana/Kalamazoo Astronomical Society Member at the Headlands Waterfront Event Center where he will touch upon identifying light pollution’s three main components and how to mitigate it. Also covered will be how human and environmental health is negatively affected by improper lighting, as well as the relationship between crime and outdoor lighting. This event is free and open to the public.

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Sep
26
Thu
Land Bank Authority Meeting
Sep 26 @ 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.

Oct
1
Tue
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm

Today at 12:30 p.m. the Emmet County Parks & Recreation Board will hold a meeting in the Equestrian Center (Fairgrounds), 1129 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, Michigan.

Oct
5
Sat
Haunted Halloween Weekends
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Haunted Halloween Weekends – Camp Petosega – 10/5/24 & 10/12/24 – 5pm – 8:30pm Join us for one of our super fun Halloween Weekends on Saturday, October 5, or on Saturday, October 12! Park staff will be giving an award to the Best Decorated Campsite so campers are encouraged to spruce up their sites to get in the Halloween spirit! Trick-or-treating will take place from 5-7 p.m. with vehicle traffic restricted during that time through the campground. Emmet County Parks and Recreation staff will have free hot dogs, chips, and drinks near the campground office followed by a free Haunted Trail open 7:30-8:30 p.m. All activities are weather-permitting and the general public is welcome to come out and join in the fun!
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Oct
7
Mon
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 7 @ 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.

Oct
10
Thu
Planning Commission Meeting
Oct 10 @ 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

Oct
12
Sat
Haunted Halloween Weekends
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Haunted Halloween Weekends – Camp Petosega – 10/5/24 & 10/12/24 – 5pm – 8:30pm Join us for one of our super fun Halloween Weekends on Saturday, October 5, or on Saturday, October 12! Park staff will be giving an award to the Best Decorated Campsite so campers are encouraged to spruce up their sites to get in the Halloween spirit! Trick-or-treating will take place from 5-7 p.m. with vehicle traffic restricted during that time through the campground. Emmet County Parks and Recreation staff will have free hot dogs, chips, and drinks near the campground office followed by a free Haunted Trail open 7:30-8:30 p.m. All activities are weather-permitting and the general public is welcome to come out and join in the fun!
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Oct
15
Tue
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Oct 15 @ 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

Oct
17
Thu
Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
Oct 17 @ 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.

Oct
19
Sat
Autumn at McGulpin Point
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Autumn at McGulpin Point – McGulpin Point Lighthouse – 10/19/24 – 10am-5pm – See spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac with a free, self-guided tour to the top of the lighthouse tower. Enjoy complimentary cider and donuts with us while you explore the lighthouse and gift shop. Cider and donuts available while supplies last.

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