A National Historic Landmark Est. 1875

A Chautauqua on Lake Michigan

Calendar of Events

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All performances, seminars and activities are open to the public. 

Opening Day
April 29,2016

Assembly Season 2016
June 19 - August 14

Boys' and Girls' Club Session
June 20 - August 12

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Madrigal Chorale

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Jun 4, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: John M. Hall

Madrigal Chorale, in its 101st season, is delighted to return to the Bay View Music Festival.  The venue is a personal favorite for Madrigal Chorale.  Assistant Director Betsy Marsh and Board President Peter Marsh are summer residents of Petoskey and Artistic Director, Robert A. Martin, PhD., and his wife return to Petoskey every summer.  The concert at Bay View will conclude the most emotional and profound season for the chorale.  

This performance season has been designed to "Lift Every Voice," with concerts dedicated to reconciliation and healing between religions, races, and personal relationships.  This concert will continue to celebrate our healing and reconciliation season with a wide variety of musical selections highlighting religious, racial, and relationship themes as well as Michigan composers.  In order to touch as many hearts as possible with our reconciliation theme, there will be no need to purchase tickets in advance.  Instead, a freewill offering will be taken.  For further information, please call (248) 804-1377 or visit Madrigal Chorale’s website at www.madrigalchorale.org. (Photo by Norman Gilmore)

indigo girls

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Jun 30, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Hall Auditorium

With a 30-year history, 6 Grammy nominations and a Grammy win, they are the quintessential folk duo of our time.

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Paula Cole

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Jul 8, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Hall Auditorium

From her jazz, rock and soul roots, sophisticated writing and production, her touring/collaboration with Peter Gabriel, a Grammy-winning solo recording, Paula Cole is complex and defies any one category. Her undeniably authentic voice simply allows the songs to speak for themselves.

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Annual Library Book Sale

Jul 12, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Library Lawn

Bay View's BIG Read

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Jul 13, 2016
Time: 07:30 PM
Location: Voorhies Hall

Lecture & Book Discussion • July 13  •  7:30 p.m.  •  Voorhies Hall

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL

WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD

A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013

Panel Discussion: Achievement, Balance, & Career

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Jul 13, 2016
Time: 04:00 PM
Location: Voorhies Hall

Join this distinguished panel of powerful leaders for a  discussion of relevant topics to inspire those who seek to make sense of this human experience and the way our work and personal life interact.  Facilitated by Bay View Trustee, Barb Stonewater.

Julie Holder, CEO of JFH Insights and executive coach, as well as former Senior Vice president, Chief Marketing, Sales and Reputation Officer of Dow Chemical; Deb Fellows, Editor in Chief at MyNorth Media & Editor of Traverse Magazine;  Molly Kircher, owner of Lake Affect & Senior VP of Brand Development for Boyne Resorts; and Gail Gruenwald, Executive Director of Tip o' the Mitt Watershed Council. 

This is discussion is part of the THE EMPOWERED WOMEN SERIES

A summer of programming celebrating strong women in business, theatre, film, and music... the choices they must make, the challenges they face, and ultimately the learning that occurs for each of us, male or female, on this life’s journey.

EVITA

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Jul 14 - 16, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Hall Auditorium

Andrew Lloyd Webber's infamous musical of the story of Eva Peron, who rose from poverty to become the most famous Argentine woman in history. Evita's legendary life is displayed before your eyes as the most hated and most beloved woman in Argentina. There's a reason this show won 16 awards in its opening year and continues to play around the world. (NOTE: Some mature content. We encourage youth to attend with parents who have read the synopsis & want to use it as an impetus for discussion about what they value.)

Thursday, July 14 through Saturday, July 16

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"Treasures in the Trees" Marketplace

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Jul 23, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Campus

An annual Bay View tradition, please mark your calendars for Morning Council’s popular marketplace, “Treasures in the Trees” to be held Saturday morning, July 23 in Fairview Park.  Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity to shop for treasures! 

If you are a keeper of treasures, antiques, furniture or “too good to toss” items, consider renting a booth and becoming a seller.  Artists and crafters are also welcome! Details coming soon.

Beauty and the Beast

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Jul 23 - 24, 2016
Location: ​Voorhies Hall

TWO performances for TWO days!
Saturday, July 23 at 2 and 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 24 at 2 and 4 p.m.

Youth Theatre presents: Beauty and the Beast Disney’s hit musical setting as acted, sung, produced, designed, choreographed, and built by over 60 local youth in the triumphant story of love that is blind to our imperfection. Tickets and seats are reserved at the box office and a free will donation highly encouraged at the door.

Tribute to the Greatest Generation

Jul 24, 2016
Time: 08:00 PM
Location: Hall Auditorium

Come celebrate an entire generation who embodied the greater good and self-sacrifice in an inspirational evening of jazz standards made popular by Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney intermingled with music of the 1940’s and 50’s significant in the context of history. Bring the grandkids and talk about it afterwards! TICKETS