2009-06-13 / Top News

60th Annual Lilac Festival Schedule

Friday, June 12

11 a.m. - Harbor History Cruise on Mackinac Breeze ($18 adults, $15 children 5- 12)

11 a.m. - Inez Ross "Persuaded: A Great Lakes Story" author signing, Island Book Store

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Resident Artist Gary Kiracofe at Island Scrimshanders

2 p.m. - Hiking Tour with Doc Crain at Marquette Memorial in Marquette Park (gratuities suggested)

3 p.m. - Walk and Talk with Lilacs at Stuart House Museum ($10)

4 p.m. - Feast of Epona 4H Lemonade Fundraiser and Stable Tour at Mission Hill Stable (donations encouraged)

5 p.m. - Feast of Epona Blessing of the Animals at Mission Hill Stable

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - Lilac Festival Garden Party: An Evening of Music at Metivier Inn ($25/person)

Saturday, June 13

10 a.m. - Walk and Talk with Lilacs at Harbour View Inn

1 p.m. - Epona and Barkus Parade on Boardwalk ($10 to participate)

1:30 p.m. - Feast of Epona 5th Annual Mackinac Island Dog & Pony Show with DE Wallen's Wild West Show at Windermere Point

3 p.m. - Hiking Tour with Doc Crain, Marquette Memorial, Marquette Park (gratuities suggested)

5 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Resident Artist Gary Kiracofe at Island Scrimshanders

Sunday, June 14

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Lilac Festival Lybster Brunch at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub ($8.99)

2 p.m. - Tittawabasse Fife and Drum Band pre-parade performance at Windermere Point

2 p.m. - Scottville Clown Band at Mission Point's Bistro on the Green

3:30 p.m. - Scottish Tattoo with Grand Traverse Drum and Pipe Band, Glen Erin Pipe Band and Sault Ste. Marie Pipe Band at Marquette Park

5 p.m. - Lilac Festival Grand Parade

7:30 - Lilac Festival Post-Parade Gala at Mary's Bistro

Ongoing Daily

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. - Tracy Jane Jewelry Trunk Show at Little Luxuries of Mackinac

12 p.m. - Free yoga classes and demonstrations at Spirit of the North

9 p.m. - Comedy with Stu Stuart at Lilac Tree Hotel ($17.50 Adults, $15 Seniors and Students)

10 p.m. - Musical entertainment at the Pink Pony, Horn's Bar, The Gate House, Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub

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