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Recent Press Releases

Bay View Finalizes Agreement Regarding Membership Criteria

July 10, 2019

Bay View Association Receives National Recognition for CROP Hunger Walk

April 30, 2019

Bay View Support for the Tiny Homes Community in Detroit

February 12, 2019

Bay View Association Members Vote in Favor of Amended Membership Requirements

August 7, 2018

Recent Press

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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