Now-TFN…Hospice of Michigan is available to help families in need of compassionate hospice care for a loved one. Call 888-247-5701 or visit hom.org
Now – TFN…Weekly Covid-19 Testing. By appointment only. No symptoms or doctors order necessary. Charleovix: Mon & Wed 10a-noon; Gaylord & Mancelona: Tues & Thurs 10-noon; Harbor Springs/Petoskey: Friday 10-noon. Call the Health Dept of NW Michigan to schedule 800-432-4121
Now - Feb 26…Every Friday, Charlevoix Candle Light Hikes 5-8pm at Mt. McSauba Ski Hill. Mile long, candle lit trails. Info: 231-547-3253
Now-Jan 31…2020 Northern Home & Cottage Virtual Home Tours. Explore 8 of Up North's most stunning residences from the comfort of your own home through virtual video documentaires. This donation-only event benefits the Child and Family Services of Northwest Michigan. (Suggested donation $15) Info: mynorthtickets.com
Now-Jan 30…The Nutcracker 2020: Reimagined Up North presented by Crooked Tree Arts Center. Attend virtually. Info: crookedtree.org
Now-Feb 28…Cheboygan County Walk for Warmth. Because of Covid, you choose your date, time and location. Form a team or just raise money yourself. Send in a selfie after you’ve finished for a chance to win prizes. Pledge forms available at the Salvation Army office in Cheboygan. Follow their facebook page for more: @cheboygansalvationarmy
Now-March 16… Cheboygan County Veterans are having another raffle. Tickets are only $5 dollars each for the March 17th drawing. Three prizes, with the top prize being a Michigan Theme Quilt from Rivertown Quilters. Proceeds help the Cheboygan Veterans Memorial Park project. For tickets, call Phil Oppenhieser, (231) 625-2808, or Pat Bolen, (231) 420-2813.
Jan 23-24…Extreme Power Sports 250. Track will be across from the Ellison Place. Enduro, Sprint and Vintage Snowmobile Racing. Info: miracing.com
Jan 27… Feeding America is sponsoring a will be a food distribution event in St. Ignace at Little Bear East Arena from 11am to 1pm. It will be a drive-thru event, you must remain in your vehicle. They will serve a maximum of up to two households per vehicle, featuring fruits, vegetables, dairy and baked goods
Jan 30… Cheboygan Kiwanis is having a Food Drive at the History Center, 10a.m. to 4p.m. at 427 Court Street. Items will help replenish the St. Thomas Food Pantry and W.I.C. Closet at District Health Department #4. For more information, call Toni (231) 625-2151.
Feb 3…Blood Drive 1-7pm at Odawa Casino Hotel-Petoskey. Walk ins welcome, but reservations encouraged. Info: donate.michigan.versiti.org
Feb 12-15…60th Annual Snowsfest – Cedarville. Free fishing weekend – pike & perch contest; snow sculpture competition; cardboard sled races; fat tire bike demo; chili cook-off; hay rides and more! Info: lescheneaux.net
Feb 20…Mackinaw City Winterfest 11am-4pm. Kids Sled Races; BIG Freeze Obstacle Course; Outhouse Races; Meet Queen Elsa. Events take place in the Sheppler’s parking lot and Municipal Marina Lawn. Info: mackinawcity.com
Feb 20…4th Annual Walloon Lake Winterfest noon-4pm. Free Ice Skating in the Village Green Park | Free Hot Cocoa Bar | Free Bean Pot | LIVE Ice Carving with The Ice Brigades |Antique Snowmobile Show | Snowmobile Parking and Fueling Available | Giveaway Prizes Every Hour | Outdoor Family-Friendly Activities | Visit from the Village Yeti. Donations accepted with proceeds benefitting the Petoskey Snowmobile Club. Info: 231-535-5000
TFN…The Acme Christian Thrift Store is in need of volunteers 3-5p any day Tues-Sat. Info: 231-267-3002
TFN…4th Wednesday of every month is Veterans Coffee Hour 9-10am at McDonalds in Cheboygan. Free coffee for Veterans. Info: cheboygan.com
TFN- The Northern Care Center is a medical clinic for those uninsured or underinsured. Patients are seen on Tuesday afternoon/evenings. Located at 117 W State Street, Cheboygan. You need to wear a mask and when you come to the parking lot you need to call the clinic, first come first seen. They also have vouchers for product at Goodwill and personal hygiene products for those in need. Please knock on the door for product. Please call with any questions 231-333-3019.
**Upcoming Farmer’s Markets – use social distancing and wear a mask
Saturdays thru April at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons-Traverse City 10a-2p indoors to the Mercato corridor
Saturdays thru April from 10a-1pm downtown 215 N. Main-Cheboygan
Every Sat thru mid-May…Boyne City indoor farmers market 9a-noon on the main floor of city hall. Info: boynechamber.com
Every Saturday through the end of Dec a variety of vendors will be set up at the Alpine Village Mall from 9a-1p-Gaylord
Friday thru April…Bellaire 10a-2p The Market is at two Locations Terrain 213 N Bridge St. Bellaire MI and Bee Well Mead & Cider 116 N. Bridge St. Bellaire MI; Vendors will be spread out between both locations each week. Info: 231-916-2517