Caring for Our Neighbors and Our Community        

Taste of Bay Harbor
Sunday, May 27
Thank you to everyone who helped make the
First Annual Taste of Bay Harbor a success!
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Celebrate • Honor • Remember

 The Bay Harbor Community presents a gourmet taste experience at the First Annual Taste of Bay Harbor. Chefs from each of the eating establishments in Bay Harbor will provide a tasting menu featuring specialties from their restaurants. Tastings will take place on the Marina Lawn in the Village at Bay Harbor, with complimentary summer refreshments, and live music by the Galactic Sherpas.


 VIP Taste and Cooking Demonstrations

The VIP Shuttle leaves from the Bay Harbor Village Marina at 12:30 pm

From 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm, VIP participants will enjoy a gourmet cooking demonstration at each of the following locations: The Inn at Bay Harbor, the Bay Harbor Yacht Club, and the Bay Harbor Golf Club, and with the Great Foodini, Renee Chodkowski, on a private yacht at the Village Marina. Shuttles will be provided to take guests to and from each demonstration.

 This event is a charitable fundraiser, with funds designated to assist veterans in Emmet and Charlevoix Counties.


Sponsored By:

Audi Petoskey

Lt Col Linda B. Henry (ret)

Infinity Eye Care

All Phase Electric Petoskey

Butcher and Butcher Construction

Edward Jones Petoskey, Dave Elliott Financial Advisor

Rest Assured Property Management

Designs by Dawn

Monstrey MacDonald

Odawa Casino Resort

Thomas and Milliken Millwork

Traverse Bay Canvas


Please contact the Bay Harbor Foundation at 231.439.2700or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

*Save the Date*
Bay Harbor Home Tour
Saturday, September 15th 2018


Tickets: $40.00 per person


The Bay Harbor Foundation’s Bay Harbor Home Tour is a two-hour guided tour of four classic Bay Harbor homes.

Participants enjoy learning about the history of Bay Harbor as they are driven through Bay Harbor on old-fashioned trolleys, and then are shown through the fabulous homes by knowledgeable and experienced guides.

Please call the Bay Harbor Foundation Office at 231.439.2700 with questions.


Save the Date!

3rd Annual Bay Harbor-Boyne Pro-Am Charity Golf Classic
Presented in partnership with Boyne Resorts
June 24 - 25, 2018

 Please join us for a spectacular day of golf at the Bay Harbor Golf Club to benefit the Little Traverse Bay Community! The 3rd Annual Bay Harbor–Boyne Pro-Am Charity Golf Classic will be held on June 25, 2018 and we want you there with us to join in the fun and help make a difference in the lives of your neighbors in Northern Michigan.

Schedule of Events 

~ Sunday, June 24 ~
6 PM – Meet and Greet ReceptionCocktails and Appetizers (Cash Bar)

~ Monday, June 25 ~
8 AM – Continental Breakfast
9 AM – Tournament Play Begins
Handicapped Scramble - Four Amateurs and One Golf Pro Per Team
Choose Your Own Team •  No Minimum Drive Required
1 PM – Lunch and Awards
Prizes awarded to winning teams  •  50/50 Raffle Drawing   •  Silent Auction 

2018 Golf Tournament Sponsors 

~ Gold Level Sponsors ~

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~ Silver Level Sponsors ~
Scot Morrison

~ Bronze Level Sponsors ~
Kathy and Mike Bierlein
Jane and Mike Hourani
Ann and Bill McCormick
Team Bluffs

Save the Date!
Baynanza Goes Bootlegging
Saturday, June 23
6:00 pm | Bay Harbor Yacht Club - Lange Center

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The Foundation's Annual Baynanza Dinner and Auction is our largest philanthropic event of the year.
Guests enjoy, dinner, live music and dancing, and a fabulous live auction.  Proceeds raised at this event allow
the Foundation to continue to pursue our mission, and improve the quality of life in the Little Traverse Bay Region.

Tickets: $150.00

Casino - Dinner Show
Live Music - Live Auction

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20th Annual Bay Harbor
Vintage Car and Boat Festival
Saturday June 23, 2018
Free Admission - Free Parking - Everyone Welcome


Parade of Cars 10:00 AM
Steel Drum Band 12:30 PM
Awards Ceremony 2:30 PM


The Bay Harbor Vintage Car and Boat Festival kicks off the summer in Bay Harbor with a fantastic collection of classic cars and wooden boats.  The highlight of Vintage Weekend is the Parade of Vintage Cars and Display of Vintage Boats, held Saturday starting at 10:00 am, and followed by the awards ceremony at 2:30 pm.  The parade is free to the public, and every year thousands of people, both locals and visitors from across the Midwest bring their families to this elegant gathering of vintage cars and motor boats.  It will be an exciting opportunity for our specators to see these one-of-a-kind cars, and our exhibitors will enjoy the chance to reconnect with old friends and meet new ones while enjoying fantastic social events. 

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 2017 Award Winners

 Automobile Awards

Best in Show
Mr. and Mrs. Terence Adderly
1930 Rolls Royce

Best in Class – Early Brass
Off Brothers Collection
1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Rio De Belger

Best in Class – Pre-war Classic
Mr. and Mrs. Ed DeVries
1935 Cadillac Convertible Sedan

Best in Class – Post War
Mr. Richard Kughn
1948 Buick Super Convertible

Best in Class – American Sports Car
Mr. and Mrs. Chip Jennings
1970 Oldsmobile 442 W30

Best in Class – European Sports Car
Mr. Dan McDavid
1972 Ferrari Dio 246 GTS

Best in Class – Performance
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bierlein
1935 Chevrolet Panel Truck

Best in Class – Future Classic
Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Wolgast
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S

Best Original Presentation
Mr. Eugene Selden
1955 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Most Elegant
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grooters
1930 Packard Dietrich

Most Significant
Mr. and Mrs. Dom Federico
1968 Jaguar XKE

High Performance Award
Dr. Lawrence Evans
1981 Ferrari BB512

Mode du Concours Award
Carter Crompton and Family
1965 Watsons/Leader Card/ Ford Indy Race Car

People’s Choice
Mrs. Janice Thornton
1963 Jaguar 3.8 Liter Mark 2 Saloon

Boat Awards

Best in Show
Mr. and Mrs. Dana Mecum
1949 Hacker-Craft “Wah Wah Taysee”

Best in Class – Small Craft
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Kelly
1921 Thompson Brother’s Canoe “Carolyn:

Best in Class – Pre-War Antique
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Edmonson
1939 Chris-Craft “In the Mood”

Best in Class – Classic and Early Contemporary
Dr. and Mrs. Dennis Spillane
1948 Garwood “Brilliant!”

Best in Class – Contemporary Classic
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Demmer
2015 Garwood “Bombshell”

Best in Class – Cruiser
Mr. and Mrs. John Winn
1936 Stephens “Zita Anne”

Most Original
Mr. and Mrs. Richard DeBoer
1954 Chris-Craft “Baby Grand”

Most Elegant
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roskam
1940 Burger Flush Deck Canoe Stern Cruiser “Pilgrim”

Most Significant
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Sutton
2017 VanDam Custom “Catnip”

High Performance Award
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hilldore
2008 Hacker-Craft “Lickety Split”

People’s Choice Award
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Morley
1947 Century Seamaid “For Pete’s Sake”

2018 Bay Harbor Vintage Car and Boat Festival Sponsors
Thank you to all of the wonderful sponsors who have joined in support of the Bay Harbor Foundation’s mission through sponsorship of the Bay Harbor Vintage Car and Boat Festival.  We hope that friends of the Bay Harbor Foundation will recognize the generosity of these businesses and organizations and support them as well.

Premier Sponsors



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Thank you also to our Festival Committee Members,
and to all of our sponsors, advertisers and supporters.