Business After Hours sponsored by the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Manistee Elks Lodge 250 at 432 River St. in Manistee.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Mullaly's 128 Gallery at 128 River St. in Elk Rapids.
thursday & Friday
Sidewalk sales in downtown Leland.
Sidewalk sales from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in downtown Glen Arbor.
Thursday through Sunday
Annual Buckley Old Engine Show sponsored by The Northwest Michigan Enginer & Thresher Club; held at the show grounds off M-37 south of Buckley; event schedule and related information available at www.buckleyoldengineshow.org
friday & Saturday
36th annual Frankfort Art Fair at Market Square Park; hours are 4 - 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Downtown Art Fair sponsored by the Downtown Traverse City Association; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. along Cass Street between Front and Washington streets.
Collector Car Show in Frankfort; starts at 10 a.m. at Mineral Springs Park.
Art & Craft Show sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. along River Street in downtown Elk Rapids.
Bear Lake Community Yard Sale; 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. featuring yard sales, merchant sidewalk sales and restaurant specials in Bear Lake.
Aug. 21 - 26
Manistee County Fair; 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily at the Manistee County Fairground in Onekama; schedule of events available on the fair's website at www.manisteecountyfair.org
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Chamber Foundation Golf Outing; 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa; sign-up information available at www.tcchamber.org
46th annual Honor Coho Salmon Festival; full event schedule available at www.honorcohosalmonfestival.com
Benzie Fishing Frenzy at Mineral Springs Park in Frankfort; more information is available at (231) 352-7251.
Alden Depot Art Festival; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Depot Park in Alden.
Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
Brethren Days in downtown Brethren; events include live entertainment, arts and crafts fair; softball tournament; 5K run/walk and other activities; more information available at www.manisteechamber.com
Sixth annual Taste of Benzie sponsored by the Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Elberta Waterfront Park; more information is available at (231) 352-7251.
Eleventh annual Harvest Stompede Vineyard Run & Walk and Wine Tour sponsored by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association; features food and wine pairings at a dozen Leelanau wineries, plus a 5K walk, 5K run and 7-mile run; www.lpwines.com
Downtown Art Walk sponsored by the Downtown Traverse City Association; 5 - 9 p.m. in downtown Traverse City
Leland Heritage Celebration; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Leland with events including wooden boat and class car exhibits, art and historic displays and the Heritage Celebration in Fishtown from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Business Atlas, 2600 Aero Park Drive in Traverse City; preceded by the chamber's Speed Networking event from 4 - 5 p.m. at the Chamber office.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Benzie County Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Live for Art Gallery in Beulah.
Business After Hours sponsored by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce; 5 - 7 p.m. at Remerica Up North Properties on River Street.
Regional Leadership Forum sponsored by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce; 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N. US-31 South in Traverse City; features information about the Business Leaders for Michigan's Turnaround Plan and New Michigan strategy; sign-up information available at www.tcchamber.org
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-- Compiled by Bill O'Brien
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