Lavender Moon Night Sky at Lavender Hill FarmName: Lavender Moon Night Sky at Lavender Hill FarmDate: August 4, 2019Time: 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDTWebsite: http://www.LavenderHillFarm.comEvent Description:Join us at Lavender Hill Farm for star guidance and stories just before sunset for the best views of the Lavender Moon. It will sweep over the western horizon toward the thickest part of the Milky Way, while the star lovers appear overhead. We will set the stage for a terrific evening of storytelling and stars with star Lore Historian Mary Stewart Adams, in the sweet and comforting proximity of lavender fields.
August 4th is considered to be the moons most romantic time of the year. In the world of poets and story tellers, the Lavender Moon describes the waxing crescent sliver that follows a rare Black Moon (the second new moon in one calendar month). In the summer of 2019, a Lavender Moon will occur following the July 31st New Moon! In Chinese culture this is highlighted by the story of the star lovers Vega and Altair, who gaze longingly to one another across the mighty Milky Way river of stars.
Ages: 8 & Up
Please Bring: blankets or camp chairs. Meet in front of the barn. In the event of inclement weather, this event will take place in the barn. “If you cannot see the stars, you can be the stars!”
Meet the Instructor: Mary Stewart Adams is a Star Lore Historian and founder of Michigan’s only International Dark Sky Park, in Mackinaw City. She has received numerous honors for her work and travels extensively, advocating for natural darkness and teaching a humanities-based approach to understanding the night sky. You can hear the story in the stars each week on Mary’s radio segment “The Storyteller’s Night Sky”, which airs every Monday on Interlochen Public Radio. Please direct any questions to Mary Stewart Adams 231-838-8181 firstname.lastname@example.org
Painters' Studio: Fresh Works
Crooked Tree Arts Center
May 28 - July 27
This exhibition showcases fresh new works created by the CTAC Painters' Studio (formerly Kitchen Painters). The CTAC Painters' Studio is a group of artists of all levels who meet weekly for open studio time at CTAC-Petoskey. All media are welcome: watercolor, acrylics, oil, pastel, pencil, ink, etc. The common thread is the desire to develop artistic skills and share experiences with others.
AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
Crooked Tree Arts Center
June 1 - August 31
Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey is pleased to host the American Impressionist Society’s 3rd Annual AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase. The annual small works showcase is juried exhibition opportunity open to AIS members. The goal is to showcase the finest examples of impressionism produced by today’s American Impressionist artists. Eligible works must be 200 square inches and under.
Walloon Wine Time
Dining Deal - 3 Courses for $50
May 27-Sept 1
Every day between 4-6pm we will be offering drink specials from that famous yellow label, Veuve Clicquot! During this bubbly happy hour, we will also be offering half off select appetizers. Join us on the patio under the yellow Veuve umbrellas for the perfect way to kick off your quintessential northern Michigan summer evening.
June 21 - Aug 24
Monday - Saturday
The Young Americans ensemble is made up of young, up-and-coming performers, handpicked from across the nation for much-anticipated performances at Boyne Highlands each June, July and August. To enhance the experience, the Broadway-style performances are paired with sophisticated cuisine, resulting in an unforgettable evening of delicious fun. While you enjoy dinner, The Young Americans sing songs - from the classics you've always loved to today's favorite pop hits. Watch as charismatic young singers, dancers, and actors dazzle on stage while you savor the satisfaction of the evening - and create the kind of memories that set Boyne Highlands apart.
Exhibit - "Homecoming: The History of the Harbor Springs High School"
Harbor Springs History Museum
May 31 - Dec 31
The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is pleased to announce the opening of their newest exhibit "Homecoming: The History of the Harbor Springs High School" at the Harbor Springs History Museum. The exhibit is filled with Rams memorabilia, artifacts and photographs and includes activities that let visitors become a part of the story. Find out more.
June 25 - Sept. 24
Join us for casual trivia at 9 p.m., with Myclueis: Trivia, as we enjoy the setting summer sun. 4 rounds with prizes, and raffle prizes for participation. Beer, food, a view, and friends for trivia?! NoMi Sunsets don’t get much better than at Beards Brewery!