WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2023 AT 8:30 PM Why Do We Have Meteor Showers? Rod Cortright, NASA/JPL Ambassador, will discuss the origins of meteor showers and why they occur on a regular basis throughout the year.
As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by Willam Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 and first performed in 1603. Over the centuries this popular stage play has been performed globally and adapted multiple times for radio, film, and musical theatre. The Mackinaw City Area Arts Council (MCAAC) is proud to […]
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2023 AT 8 PM How Cold is Outer Space? With Kevin Dehne This will be 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 […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2023 AT 8 PM Basics of Astrophotography with Robert Parrish Do you like photographing the beauty of Michigan? Extend your photography skills into the night by learning the basics of wide-field astrophotography. By learning some basic skills you will discover that the beauty of Mother Nature does not have to end with […]
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2023 AT 10 PM Headlands' Lights Out Challenge Once again, Emmet County’s International Dark Sky Park at the Headlands challenges the communities around Northern Michigan to a friendly competition to see who can achieve greatest darkness as we get closer to the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower! We're challenging the local […]
Join us Wednesday, July 24 for one of the most anticipated BAH's of the year is the annual Legs Inn gathering of the area chambers. Join Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce for the breathtaking view and great food!
Business After Hours (BAH) is a well-attended "end-of-the-work-day" networking event designed to help participants make new business contacts, develop potential new customers, and build exposure for their businesses. In addition to great networking opportunities, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and cash-bar refreshments, you can win fabulous door prizes as well! Admission cost is $10 for members; $15 for not-yet members. Cash only.
Thank you to our sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Harbor/Brenn Insurance Agencies, AAA Michigan, Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity, Comfort Keepers.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2023 AT 8:30 PM Explorations to Mars This presentation will begin with the history of the red planet, from when it formed in the early solar system, to its current condition. We will discuss the past and current missions to Mars and what we have learned from these missions. How we are […]
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 AT 8:30 PM Juno - Mission to Jupiter The Juno spacecraft, which entered orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016, is the first explorer to peer below the planet's dense clouds to answer questions about the gas giant itself and the origins of our solar system. The mission is now focusing […]
This fall downtown Mackinaw City transforms into a charming scarecrow gallery, featuring handcrafted scarecrow creations that are sure to tickle your imagination. The Scarecrow Stroll promises a delightful experience for all ages and brings a touch of harvest magic to our streets. Wander through our downtown and admire an array of creative scarecrows throughout October, […]