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Rachel Davis (with Chimney Rock) – Music In The Park – July 15, 2021

Rachel Davis - Music In The Park
Rachel Davis, longtime friend of Mackinac Island, is back at Music in the Park, joined by local favorite Chimney Rock.

Multi-instrumentalist Rachael Davis is as renown for her expressive–and explosive–voice as she is for uniting the often disparate worlds of folk, blues, country, and pop. Chimney Rock is a classic rock trio including Myk Rise, Bill Newland, & Tom Chambers based on Mackinac Island specializing in music from the 60s & 70s.

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6:30pm, Marquette Park, Mackinac Island – Free

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.

Music In The Park
EVERY THURSDAY 6:30pm
MARQUETTE PARK
Rain location: Community Hall

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Mackinac Arts Council On Facebook

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2022 Bayview Mackinac Race – July 16 – 19, 2022

Bayview Mackinac Race

The Bayview Mackinac Race – which will begin on Saturday, July 16, 2022 – is recognized as one of the most challenging freshwater boat races in the world. Join the excitement of the Port Huron to Mackinac Race as boat racers sail Michigan’s Great Lakes to reach their final destination, Mackinac Island. It’s all Pure Michigan from start to finish!

Bayview Mackinac Race Quicklinks:

Online Race Tracking – 2022
Bayview Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac Facebook Page
Follow Via Twitter
Bayview Yacht Club Website

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In the ten decades that the Bayview Mackinac Race has been sailed, much has happened. Wars, economic depressions, and other significant events have transpired, yet the Race has gone on. In fact, President Franklin D. Roosevelt wired a message to Bayview during World War II when word reached the White House that the Club was considering canceling the race. That message read: “Sail your race.” Even then, it was clear that this race was and is important for sailors and for the State of Michigan. Bayview did sail the Mackinac Race that year, and has done so every single year since the first Bayview Mackinac Race in 1925, making it the longest consecutively run freshwater race in the world. This year’s race starts on July 16, 2022.

In its own way, the Bayview Mackinac race has become a vital part of Great Lakes history, Michigan history, and sailing history.

Celebrate the start of the race in Port Huron. Then follow the course of the Port Huron to Mackinac Race as they head north along the shores of Michigan’s eastern coast. Join the festivities at the finish line on Mackinac Island. Where the hospitality and celebration is always second to none.

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Bayview Mackinac Race On Facebook

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Chippewa Hotel – Bayview Mackinac Race – Photo Gallery (Click on photo for slideshow view)
 
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Posted by Chippewa Hotel Waterfront on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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The Pistil Whips – Music In The Park – July 22, 2021

The Pistil Whips - Music In The Park
The Pistil Whips combine the styles of funk, blues, and jazz to make a sound all their own.

The Pistil Whips are based out of Boyne City, MI, where they combine the styles of funk, blues, and jazz to make a sound all their own.

Eric Dane Jaqua plays the revolutionary Farmer Foot Drums (a drum set operated with the feet only), guitar and vocals simultaneously. With William “Love” LaTournuea on sax, clarinet, keys and beatbox flute..

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6:30pm, Marquette Park, Mackinac Island – Free

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.

Music In The Park
EVERY THURSDAY 6:30pm
MARQUETTE PARK
Rain location: Community Hall

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Visit Mackinac Arts Council Website >>>>

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Mackinac Arts Council On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Mackinac Arts Council Page On Facebook.

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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac – July 22 – 26, 2022

Chicago Yacht Club - Race to Mackinac

Chicago Yacht Club - Race to Mackinac

Sailors from 15 different U.S. states as well as Ontario, Switzerland, and as far off as Hong Kong, are preparing for the race of a lifetime – the 333 mile Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, presented by Wintrust.

The Mac, as it is affectionately known, kicks off Friday, July 22, 2022 (cruising division) and Saturday, July 23, 2022 (racing division) with 3,000 sailors competing in this world-class sporting event. Although The Mac remains primarily an amateur event, this race has a proven track record of attracting some of the finest sailing talent in the sport.

The Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac is the longest, annual freshwater sailing race in the world. It takes place on Lake Michigan.

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Quicklinks: (Look for updates as racetime approaches)

Race to Mackinac – FAQ – Basic questions (and answers) about the race

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Online Race Tracking

Mackinac Bridge Call-Ins Page (Keeps track of boats that have passed the bridge)

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Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Facebook Page
Follow the Race to Mackinac Via Twitter
Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac Website

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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac On Facebook

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Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac – Photos via Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of Chicago Yacht Club Race To Mackinac, tag it with #cycrtm and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

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Chicago Yacht Club – Race to Mackinac Photo Gallery (Click on photos for slideshow view)
 

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Archive – 2018 Race To Mackinac

Monday Afternoon Live Drone Coverage of the Finish Line of the 2018 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

Il Mostro First To Finish in the 2018 Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

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