War of 1812 Bike Ride

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Learn more about the War of 1812 and the battle of Mackinac Island on this guided bike ride to the 1814 battlefield on Mackinac Island. Meet at the Avenue of Flags at Fort Mackinac. Participants must provide their own bikes. This event is provided by donation. #thisismackinac

Hay Cutters & Summer Pasture at Historic Mill Creek

Historic Mill Creek Mackinaw City

Today at Historic Mill Creek, special programs explore historic hay making at the Straits of Mackinac. Learn about sedges, rushes, and other wild plants which fed the King’s cattle in 1781. See which tools were used to harvest “tame hay,” and hay-making artifacts uncovered at Historic Mill Creek. You may leave humming the barley-mowers’ song, […]

Event Series Workshops in the Museum

Workshops in the Museum

The Richard & Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum Mackinac Island

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 […]