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Recent Press Releases

Enjoy Beautiful Fall Foliage and Trail Improvements in the Bay View Woods

October 8, 2020

Bay View Association's Campus Club Raises Funds for Manna Food Project

September 28, 2020

"Pouches of Love" Distributed to People in Need

September 2, 2020

Bay View Finalizes Agreement Regarding Membership Criteria

July 10, 2019


Recent Press

Hike the Natural Beauty of Bay View Woods Trails in Petoskey

Bay View Woods, in Petoskey, offers five diverse and beautiful hiking trails open to the public. Whether you are wandering on your own through hardwoods ablaze with fall color or taking one of the summer guided tours Bay View hopes to reinstate in 2021, you will find...read more

Bay View Association's Campus Club Raises Funds for Manna Food Project

Volunteers of Bay View Association’s Campus Club raised $8,500 to go to its core charity, The Manna Food Project. The Manna Food Project is a local non-profit organization established in 1987 which helps to feed the hungry throughout Northern Michigan. This is the most the Campus Club has ever raised...read more

Bay View Woman’s Council, Friendship Center of Harbor Springs partner for ‘Pouches of Love’

Bay View Woman’s Council is partnering with the Friendship Center of Harbor Springs to bring their frequent attendees “Pouches of Love” for September through May. The idea began with Marcia-Anne Dunbar. She saw Jill Petro was setting up a penpal program with the Friendship Center of Harbor Springs attendees and Bay View residents...read more

Little Traverse virtual CROP hunger walk raises $20,000

Thanks to the efforts of many people in many places, the 16th annual Little Traverse CROP hunger walk raised $20,000. Donations came from area individuals, church groups, businesses and Bay View Association...read more

Riley Schornak named Bay View Association Woman's Council 2020 scholarship recipient

The Bay View Association Woman’s Council selected Riley Schornak of Petoskey as its 2020 scholarship recipient. Schornak is the daughter of Scott and Sarah Schornak of Petoskey. Schornak, with a grade point average of 3.95...read more

Annual C.S. Lewis Festival Kicks Off in Petoskey (Video)

Petoskey continues to honor an American legend, 56 years after his death. The 17th Annual C.S. Lewis Festival began Thursday. Lewis is best known for penning The Chronicles of Narnia series. But, this festival is about so much more than his famous title...read more

Old Glory is classic Victorian at its finest

The classic Victorian cottage at the corner of Woodland Avenue and Division Street offers the first glimpse of the Bay View Historic Landmark District. The scene is familiar since it has been featured in...read more

Michigan Cities to Stroll Through this Spring

When winter releases its grip, Michigan’s landscape bursts into bloom. And the state’s small towns and cities come to life, too, with outdoor festivals, sidewalk cafes and window boxes overflowing with colorful flowers. Emerge from your winter cocoon and celebrate spring in Michigan...read more

The Art Within

A small handsome painting by renowned artist Greg Sobran hangs unframed outside room 208 at the Terrace Inn in historic Bay View. It is one of more than a dozen by the artist who occasionally lived at the inn 30 years ago in exchange for a small collection of his paintings of nearby Victorian cottages, historic Bay View buildings and expansive porches dripping with gingerbread...read more

Bay View Open to All

Strolling the quiet streets of historic Bay View, Petoskey’s beautiful northern neighbor, you might hear strains of a soprano rehearsing an aria from Bizet’s “Carmen” or a trumpet tearing through Bach, preparing for one of the many concerts and recitals open to the public throughout the summer. Walking past Loud Hall, one of the charming century-old clapboard public cottages on Bay View’s campus, you might smell cherry pie baking during a cooking class or catch a glimpse of a circle of painters, intent over their canvases during a watercolor workshop...read more

Bay View: A Chautauqua on Lake Michigan

Each summer since 1875, people have been coming to the Bay View Association to learn, make music, socialize, and soak up the scenery in the scenic northwest corner of the lower peninsula of Michigan. With nationally known speakers, authors, artists, and a full slate of musical and theatrical performances, this is much more than a sit-on-the-beach kind of summer getaway...read more

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The Bay View Association is located just outside of Petoskey, Michigan on the shore of Little Traverse Bay.

1715 Encampment Ave
P.O. Box 583
Petoskey, MI 49770

Phone: 231-347-6225

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