Northwestern Michigan Fair, held at the fairgrounds at 3606 Blair Townhall Road; more information available at www.northwesternmichiganfair.net
Benzonia Art & Craft Fair, sponsored by the Crystal Lake Community Business Association; more information available at (231) 325-6642.
Training for Arts and Cultural Organizations in Traverse City; new user training for the Cultural Data Project (CDP), from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grant training from noon to 1:30 p.m.; held at the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce office; sponsored through NorthSky Nonprofit Network; sign-up available by calling (231) 883-8388.
Elk Rapids Sidewalk Sales, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in downtown Elk Rapids.
Friday & Saturday
Manistee Sidewalk Sales, starts at 10 a.m. in downtown Manistee.
Sidewalk sales, in downtown Suttons Bay.
Beulah Boosters annual Pig Roast, 4 - 7 p.m. at the Beulah Village Park.
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.
Sidewalk sales, in downtown Leland.
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.
Collector Car Show in Frankfort, starts at 10 a.m. at Mineral Springs Park.
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
Alden Depot Art Festival, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Depot Park in Alden.
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-- Compiled by Bill O'Brien
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