Parks & Recreation

Schedule of Events

Event Date Time Facility
Annual Ice Fishing Day Cancelled 2/17/24 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Camp Petosega
Aurora Chasers Workshop
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3/16/24 12:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Fairgrounds Egg Scramble 3/30/24 11:00 AM Emmet County Fairgrounds
Listening in the Dark: Soundscapes in the Night Sky 5/15/24 9:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
The OSIRIS-REx Mission 5/22/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Navigating Through The Night Sky 5/29/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
The Experience of “Totality” 6/5/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Comets and Broom Stars of the Night Sky w/ Kevin Dehne 6/6/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Fly Fishing Demonstration | Trout Unlimited 6/8/24 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Camp Petosega
Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast 6/16/24 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Camp Petosega
Introduction to Astronomy with Angie Morthland 6/26/24 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Petosega 5K Fun Run
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6/29/24 9:00 AM Camp Petosega
Satellites, Starlink, and Space Junk w/ Aurelian Balan 7/11/24 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Summer Craft Show
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7/13/24 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Emmet County Fairgrounds
See The Northern Lights! Make Your Dream A Reality 7/15/24 7:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Cruise-In Car Show 7/21/24 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Emmet County Fairgrounds
Introduction to Astrophotography 7/24/24 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Mysteries of the Southern Skies with Norbert Vance 7/31/24 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Headlands Light’s Out Challenge 8/4/24 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
National Lighthouse Day Open House 8/7/24 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM McGulpin Point Lighthouse
Why Do We Have Meteor Showers? 8/7/24 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
How Cold is Outer Space? With Kevin Dehne 8/14/24 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
James Webb Space Telescope Mission Update 8/21/24 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Stellar Evolution in Depth 9/4/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Latest Discoveries for the Search of Life 9/11/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
The History of the Night Sky and How it Shaped Humanity with Robyn Porteen 9/25/24 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Haunted Halloween Weekend 1 10/5/24 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Camp Petosega
Haunted Halloween Weekend 2 10/12/24 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Camp Petosega
Autumn at McGulpin Point 10/19/24 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM McGulpin Point Lighthouse
Brother Dan’s Handmade Holiday Craft Show
Registration Form
11/23/24 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Emmet County Fairgrounds
Visit with Santa! 12/7/24 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Emmet County Fairgrounds

Events listed are all free of charge. Dates are subject to change.

Call Austin: 231-348-5479 or email
[email protected] for more information.

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