Festivals, Parades, Holiday Events and More in the Benzie Area

There are many reasons to Visit Benzie and Stay In Benzie. Below you will find a list of events in the Benzie Area which are hosted or sponsored by local groups and organizations. Because we are a 'Four Season Playground' you will find activities and events throughout the year.

Saturday July 22, 2017

Community

Used Book Sale @BPL

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Used Book Sale Saturday, July 22, 10am-4pm Benzonia Public Library-On the porch & front lawn, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia Easy to browse sale! Wonderful selection! Great bargains! Donations

Ice Cream Social

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4th Annual Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 22, 2017 11 am-2 pm Mills Community House-Lower Level 891 Michigan Ave. (US-31), Benzonia “Support Benzonia Public Library; Eat Hill

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Community

Build a Better World: Let's Learn About Bugs!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
We’ll learn some amazing bug facts and enjoy funny bug stories, and enjoy a snack! Patricia Innis will be visiting from the Michigan Legacy Art Park to help us make pine cone birds and bird nests!

Thursday July 27, 2017

Community

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_7.27.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Summer Reading FINALE at Benzonia Public Library! Building a Better World Through Community!

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Summer Reading 2017- Building a Better World at Benzonia Public Library! Join us for a summer of learning, exploration and FUN as we build a better world together! We will discover many different ways

Wednesday August 2, 2017

Community

Build a Better World: Let's learn about growing things with Grow Benzie's Josh Stolz!

Build a Better World: Learn About Growing Things with Grow Benzie's Josh Stolz! Josh will share some inspiring stories, we’ll learn about the importance of growing our own plants and helping

Thursday August 3, 2017

Community

Invasive Species Work Day_Elberta Dunes_8.3.17

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join ISN and the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy as we work to remove invasive baby's breath from Elberta Beach in Benzie County! Spreading easily over northwest Michigan's beaches and

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.3.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Paul Oliver Memorial Aux - Tour of Interesting Places

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The 35th Annual POMH Tour of Interesting Places will feature unique and inspiring homes located at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville. Owners are opening their homes to raise funds for Paul Oliver Memorial

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Community

Oddities & Rarities by Rod Rademacher

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Oddities & Rarities by Rod Rademacher Author of Michigan Back Roads Tuesday, August 8, 6:30 pm Mills Community House-Upper Level Home of Benzonia Public Library 891 Michigan Ave.,

Wednesday August 9, 2017

Community

Build a Better World: Let's Learn About Sea Creatures!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Build a Better World: Learn About Sea Creatures! We’ll learn about some amazing sea creatures, we’ll enjoy some ocean tales, make a sea creature picture, and enjoy a snack !

Thursday August 10, 2017

Community

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.10.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Saturday August 12, 2017

Community

Crystal Lake Team Marathon

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The race starts in Beulah and goes around Crystal Lake and ends back in Beulah. First four team members run 5 miles each. Fifth team member runs 6.2 miles. Race begins at 8am Awards at Beulah Park

Thursday August 17, 2017

Community

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.17.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Tuesday August 22, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Wednesday August 23, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Benzonia MakerFest 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A free, family-friendly celebration! · Come tinker · Craft · Try new technology · Enjoy your community Sponsored by the University School of Information’s

Thursday August 24, 2017

Community

U of M: Learning Through Doing Workshops

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ongoing Event
Four free creativity, maker, and STEAM workshops for libraries, educators and the community! Come to one or a combination! SCECH credits provided for three or more seat hours. Tues., August 22 (all

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.24.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Friday August 25, 2017

Community

Benzie Fishing Frenzy

Ongoing Event
The Benzie Fishing Frenzy Tournament, is the 2nd largest salmon fishing event on the Tournament Trail. Ladies Classic, Pro and Amateur Divisions. Over $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given away during

Saturday August 26, 2017

Community

Benzie Area RC Club 20th annual AIR SHOW

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
FUN day of Flying! Many Radio Controlled model aircraft, fixed wings, helicopters, warbirds, jets, and more! Just bring chairs! Free Admission - Goodwill donations accepted .  

Used Book Sale @BPL

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Easy to browse sale!  Wonderful selection!   Great bargains! Visit benzonialibrary.org or call 231-882-4111 with questions. Proceeds benefit the Benzonia Public Library.

Benzie Fishing Frenzy

Ongoing Event
The Benzie Fishing Frenzy Tournament, is the 2nd largest salmon fishing event on the Tournament Trail. Ladies Classic, Pro and Amateur Divisions. Over $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given away during

Sunday August 27, 2017

Community

Benzie Fishing Frenzy

Ongoing Event
The Benzie Fishing Frenzy Tournament, is the 2nd largest salmon fishing event on the Tournament Trail. Ladies Classic, Pro and Amateur Divisions. Over $25,000 in cash and prizes will be given away during

Thursday August 31, 2017

Community

Volunteer Trail Building Day_Arcadia Dunes_8.31.17

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Come help us connect the Dry Hill Trail to the Village of Arcadia! We are looking for plenty of helpers on this project, which will last into October. Meet at the intersection of St. Pierre Road and the

Sunday October 15, 2017

Community

Tri-Up North Triathalon

Bike, Paddle, Run

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