Music in the Park, Presented by Mackinac Arts Council

From the Arts Council: “With a spectacular backdrop, our summer concert series takes place on the lawn of a National Historic Landmark, Marquette Park, which is at the foothills of Historic Fort Mackinac downtown across from the marina. Bring a picnic and tune in for some great live folk, rock, country, blues—the best of Americana. All concerts are free. We recommend bringing a blanket or lawn chairs for your comfort.”

Schedule of artists:
July 1 – Mackinac’s Got Talent
July 8 – Olivia Dear
July 15 – Rachel Davis
July 22 – Pistil Whips
July 29 – The Accidentals
August 5 – E Minor
August 12 – The Ark
August 19 – Mackinac’s Got Talent
August 26 – Kari Lynch Band
September 2 – Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets

Workshops in the Museum

Presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. Join local and regional artists as they share their art expertise. Workshops take place in Marquette Park on the lawn outside The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Supplies are provided, but you may also bring your own. Class sizes are limited – early registration is recommended through the Mackinac Arts Council.

All workshops cost $20 per day unless otherwise noted. Discounts are available for students and Mackinac Island summer employees. Workshops are held after regular museum hours.

Workshop Schedule:

June 9 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
June 22 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 23 – Instagram with Sara Wright
June 29 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 30 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan
July 6 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 7 – Felting with Kim Clare
July 13 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 14 – Plein Air Painting with Scott Kenyon
July 21 – Instagram with Sara Wright
August 3 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 4 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 11 – Rug Punch with Kim Clare
August 18 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
August 25 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan

Workshops in the Museum

Presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. Join local and regional artists as they share their art expertise. Workshops take place in Marquette Park on the lawn outside The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Supplies are provided, but you may also bring your own. Class sizes are limited – early registration is recommended through the Mackinac Arts Council.

All workshops cost $20 per day unless otherwise noted. Discounts are available for students and Mackinac Island summer employees. Workshops are held after regular museum hours.

Workshop Schedule:

June 9 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
June 22 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 23 – Instagram with Sara Wright
June 29 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 30 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan
July 6 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 7 – Felting with Kim Clare
July 13 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 14 – Plein Air Painting with Scott Kenyon
July 21 – Instagram with Sara Wright
August 3 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 4 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 11 – Rug Punch with Kim Clare
August 18 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
August 25 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan

An American Picnic

Checkered red and white tablecloths spread on the grass of Fort Mackinac’s parade grounds create a patchwork quilt welcoming hungry patriots with Grand Hotel’s all-you-can-eat tangy BBQ baby back ribs, grilled chicken breasts, hamburgers, hot dogs, turkey burgers, corn on the cob, and a slew of salads, fixings and desserts. Stay for the fireworks!

An American Picnic at Fort Mackinac
Presented by Grand Hotel
Sunday, July 4, 2021
6:30 p.m. to Dusk
Ticket information will be posted soon.

Featuring:

GRILLED HOT DOGS
HAMBURGERS
BBQ BABY BACK RIBS
GRILLED CHICKEN BREASTS
CORN ON THE COB
PASTA SALAD, COLESLAW, RED SKIN POTATO SALAD
CORN BREAD, POTATO CHIPS
BAKED BEANS
WATERMELON SLICES
FULL DESSERT BUFFET
ICED TEA, LEMONADE, MILK
Beer, wine and soft drinks available for additional charge.
All Fort Mackinac buildings will be open and a program of patriotic music will be presented. Tickets are nonrefundable if event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
Advance tickets will go on sale in June and will be available at Grand Hotel, Fort Mackinac, and
Mackinac Island State Park Visitors Center. Ticket includes fort admission.

A Star Spangled Fourth of July

The historic island fort is decked out in patriotic finery with banners, flags and bunting. It is an 1880’s Independence Day, with 38-gun salutes honoring the states of the period, performances of patriotic music, and Victorian children’s games. Guests join the party and participate in games on the fort parade ground. Included with regular admission to Fort Mackinac. #thisismackinac

Music in the Park, Presented by Mackinac Arts Council

From the Arts Council: “With a spectacular backdrop, our summer concert series takes place on the lawn of a National Historic Landmark, Marquette Park, which is at the foothills of Historic Fort Mackinac downtown across from the marina. Bring a picnic and tune in for some great live folk, rock, country, blues—the best of Americana. All concerts are free. We recommend bringing a blanket or lawn chairs for your comfort.”

Schedule of artists:
July 1 – Mackinac’s Got Talent
July 8 – Olivia Dear
July 15 – Rachel Davis
July 22 – Pistil Whips
July 29 – The Accidentals
August 5 – E Minor
August 12 – The Ark
August 19 – Mackinac’s Got Talent
August 26 – Kari Lynch Band
September 2 – Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets

Workshops in the Museum

Presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. Join local and regional artists as they share their art expertise. Workshops take place in Marquette Park on the lawn outside The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Supplies are provided, but you may also bring your own. Class sizes are limited – early registration is recommended through the Mackinac Arts Council.

All workshops cost $20 per day unless otherwise noted. Discounts are available for students and Mackinac Island summer employees. Workshops are held after regular museum hours.

Workshop Schedule:

June 9 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
June 22 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 23 – Instagram with Sara Wright
June 29 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 30 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan
July 6 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 7 – Felting with Kim Clare
July 13 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 14 – Plein Air Painting with Scott Kenyon
July 21 – Instagram with Sara Wright
August 3 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 4 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 11 – Rug Punch with Kim Clare
August 18 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
August 25 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan

Workshops in the Museum

Presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. Join local and regional artists as they share their art expertise. Workshops take place in Marquette Park on the lawn outside The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Supplies are provided, but you may also bring your own. Class sizes are limited – early registration is recommended through the Mackinac Arts Council.

All workshops cost $20 per day unless otherwise noted. Discounts are available for students and Mackinac Island summer employees. Workshops are held after regular museum hours.

Workshop Schedule:

June 9 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
June 22 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 23 – Instagram with Sara Wright
June 29 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 30 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan
July 6 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 7 – Felting with Kim Clare
July 13 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 14 – Plein Air Painting with Scott Kenyon
July 21 – Instagram with Sara Wright
August 3 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 4 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 11 – Rug Punch with Kim Clare
August 18 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
August 25 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan

Workshops in the Museum

Presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. Join local and regional artists as they share their art expertise. Workshops take place in Marquette Park on the lawn outside The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum. Supplies are provided, but you may also bring your own. Class sizes are limited – early registration is recommended through the Mackinac Arts Council.

All workshops cost $20 per day unless otherwise noted. Discounts are available for students and Mackinac Island summer employees. Workshops are held after regular museum hours.

Workshop Schedule:

June 9 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
June 22 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 23 – Instagram with Sara Wright
June 29 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
June 30 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan
July 6 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 7 – Felting with Kim Clare
July 13 – Beginner Knitting with Becki Barnwell and Mary Patay
July 14 – Plein Air Painting with Scott Kenyon
July 21 – Instagram with Sara Wright
August 3 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 4 – Block Printing with Cindy Hunter Morgan
August 11 – Rug Punch with Kim Clare
August 18 – Watercolors with Megan Swoyer
August 25 – Plein Air Painting with Maeve Croghan