Boat Show — The 11th annual Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show is Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16, at the Bay Harbor Lake Marina. Free; Saturday hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (231) 439-2544.
Forge demonstration — Three Pines Studio in Cross Village presents STEEL CRAZY, Forge Work for the 21st Century, featuring the sculptural works of Otto Bacon. Bacon will have live forge demonstrations noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, at the studio. The opening reception is 2-7 p.m. Saturday, June 15.
Summerfest is Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16, in Pellston. Saturday's events include parade 1 p.m., live music 8 p.m.-midnight under tent at Pioneer Park. Festival concludes Sunday with softball tournament. www.pellstonmi.com.
Smelt fry — Front Porch Cafe presents an all-you-can-eat smelt fry 4-7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at 9235 Main St., Ellsworth. Donation $10. Contact the Front Porch Cafe at (231) 588-2000.
Concert — The Young Americans will perform 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Boyne City Performing Arts Center. Advance tickets must be ordered by calling the their box office at (231) 526-3152 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Admission is $30 for preferred seating, $25 for adult general seating and $14 for students general seating.
Festival — The 32nd annual Historic Festival and Taste of the North will be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Little Traverse History Museum at Bayfront Park, Petoskey. Live music, silent auction, Hemingway exhibit, games, petting zoo, food and wine tastings. Tickets $2 each for Taste of the North samples. (231) 487-1188 or www.petoskeymuseum.org.
Concert — The Young Americans perform in concert Sunday, June 16, Charlevoix Performing Arts Center. Call (231) 526-3152; www.youngamericans.org for concert time and ticket information.
Flag retirement — East Jordan Girl Scouts and East Jordan Lioness Club will host a flag retirement ceremony at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, in Memorial Park, East Jordan. Public invited to bring tattered flags to city hall or to the event for proper retirement.
Family spa — Family Night is 5-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Solace Spa at Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls. A spa pass is $5 per person (ages 6 and up). The evening pass includes a 30-minute yoga class at 7 p.m.; a locker; robe and access to whirlpool, steam room, cedar sauna, indoor/outdoor pool and fitness facilities. Call in advance to reserve space in the yoga class. (231) 549-7946.
Celebration — The 10-year anniversary of Boyne City's Main Street Program will be recognized at a community celebration 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Old City Park gazebo in Boyne City. Hot dogs, ice cream and other refreshments. www.boynecitymainstreet.com.
Lecture — The Norwood Area Historical Society Summinar Series will be opened by the revered Odawa elder Simon Otto, who will tell traditional Indian stories which illustrate the rich oral tradition of the Odawa people 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at the Norwood Schoolhouse. Otto is the author of the popular book "Walk in Peace- Legends and Stories of Michigan Indians." Members free, $5 for non-members. Contact (231) 675-8100.
Quilt show — Quilts by the Bay, Little Traverse Bay Quilters Guild quilt show 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, June 21, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Emmet County Fairgrounds community building, 1129 Charlevoix Ave., Petoskey. Admission $6. More than 150 quilts on display, vendors, shoppers boutique, door prizes and more. Food available.
Fish fry — Cross fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Greensky Hill United Methodist Church, 08484 Greensky Hill Road, Charlevoix. Dinner includes french fries, coleslaw, carrot salad and lemon pie. Adults, $10; children 12 and younger, $5. Call (2310 547-5009.
Petoskey Rocks! — Petoskey Rocks! 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 21, with music on the streets, free horse-drawn carriage rides, ghost walks, story time for small children, a family movie in the park at dark and the main event, Science Rocks! See science experiments, a youth science fair throughout downtown, robotics demonstrations and more. Explore the biology of brewing, the chemistry of coffee, the physics of photons, textile technology and the science of food.
Stargazing event — A re-opening of the Dark Sky Discovery Trail will be celebrated 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, June 21, at the Headlands Dark Sky Park in Mackinaw City. The event includes a narrated tour of the trail, light refreshments, stargazing and storytelling beginning at 8 p.m. Visit emmetcounty.org.
Movie in the park — "Wreck It, Ralph" (PG) will be shown at dusk Friday, June 21, in Petoskey's Pennsylvania Park. Bring your family, some blankets, lawn chairs and snacks. Call the hotline: (231) 758-3108.
Campout — A Great American Back Yard Camp Out event will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Kiwanis Park, Harbor Springs. $25 per campsite; limited space available. Register by June 15 at Harbor Springs Skate Park. (231) 526-0610.
Comedy performance — Boyne Country Community Center presents comedienne Paula Poundstone at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Boyne City Performing Arts Center. Proceeds from the show will help purchase a $20,000 vertical wheelchair lift for the center. Tickets can be purchased at Boyne City Ace Hardware, 200 Water St.; call the store at (231) 582-6532; or visit www.poundstone.net.