Wondering what to do with family and/or friends this weekend? Instead of blindly searching “Weekend Events Near Me”, we’re putting together our top 5 picks for you!

#1 – Boyne Thunder

Boyne Thunder is celebrating their 20th Annual Poker Run this weekend (July 7th & 8th)!

July 7th (Friday evening) – Stroll the streets of Boyne City from 6:00 – 9:30pm. Enjoy music, entertainment, a car show, and boat displays. Finding Nemo will be playing downtown Boyne City at 7:30 pm.

July 8th (Saturday) – the Poker Run is ON! Starting in Boyne City with parade laps (approx. 10:15-10:45am) on Lake Charlevoix, the route takes off toward Elk Rapids, hits Northport, Charlevoix, Bay Harbor, Harbor Springs, Horton Bay, and returns to Boyne City to finish. Click here for more info on this fun event!

#2 – Blissfest

July 7th, 8th, 9th – It’s Blissfest weekend! The annual festival weekend begins Friday, July 7th at 3695 Division Road, Harbor Springs. Click on the link for more information.

#3 – Bunny Hop at Hungry Ducks Farm


July 8th (Saturday) – Visit the Hungry Ducks Farm in Charlevoix from 11:00am – 2:00pm and find yourself cuddling bunnies! Bunnies are available for adoption. Location: 04580 M-66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720.

#4 – Movies on Mackinac: This Time for Keeps

July 9th (Sunday) – The Mackinac Arts Council presents – Movies on Mackinac. Watch the presentation at the Mission Point Theater located at 6366 Main Street, Mackinac Island at 4:30pm. Showings of this made-on-Mackinac movie are every Sunday!

#5 – Emmet County’s Summer Craft Show

July 8th (Saturday) – from 9:00am – 4:00pm, attend the Summer Craft Show at the Emmet County Fairgrounds with a variety of goods from food, jewelry, home goods, and more.

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