Annual Events

NMC hosts many annual events on campus as well as at other community locations, including:


  • Scholarship Luncheon – Held in April for donors and recipients. More »
  • Commencement – First Saturday in May. See a photo gallery »
  • NMC Barbecue – A rite of spring in northern Michigan. More »


  • Kids Free Fishing Day – Held on a June Saturday at the Great Lakes Campus. See a photo gallery »
  • Aviation Fly In – July benefit for Aviation Division held in conjunction with National Cherry Festival.
  • NMC Scholarship Open – Golf outing for NMC scholarships, held every August. More »


  • Mike McIntosh Memorial Truck & Car Show – Benefitting the Automotive Department. September. More »
  • Mariners Memorial Service – Typically held Nov. 10 at the Great Lakes Maritime Academy.
  • Veterans Day Tribute – Held on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, unless Veterans Day falles on a weekend, when it is held on the nearest weekday.



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