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8:00 am

Elk Rapids Farmer’s Market

August 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Elk Rapids Chamber of Commerce,
305 US-31 North, Elk Rapids, MI United States
Elk Rapids Farmers Market every Friday outside the Chamber building. Elk Rapids, on East Grand Traverse Bay and Elk Lake, is about 15 miles northeast of Traverse City on US-31. Products grown locally on family farms and feature: Fresh vegetables, fresh fruits & berries, eggs, sweet corn, baked goods, honey products, tomatoes, fresh cut flowers, […] Find out more »
9:00 am
$35

Art classes with Joan Bonney in September

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until September 1, 2015
Twisted Fish Gallery,
10443 S. Bayshore Drive, Elk Rapids, MI 49629 United States
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Artist Joan Bonney will be teaching art classes at Twisted Fish Gallery in September. Each class will focus on a different technique. “Take a Line for a Walk” (the name is inspired by a Paul Klee quote) will be offered Thursday mornings, Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The cost […] Find out more »
9:30 am

Reading with Zeb and Ralphie

August 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until August 28, 2015
Peninsula Community Library,
2699 Island View Rd., Traverse City, MI United States
Zeb and Ralphie, PCL’s trained reading therapy dogs, are available to read with youngsters on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 throughout the summer. Appointments must be made for the 20-minute sessions. Please call the library (223-7700) by the Wednesday prior to the desired appointment date to ensure your reservation. Find out more »
10:00 am
Free

Magic Thursday Artists Exhibition and Sale

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until August 31, 2015
City Opera House,
106 E. Front Street, Travere City, MI 49684 United States
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Annual art exhibit and sale of paintings reflecting the Grand Traverse and Leelanau County area.  There are over 100 pieces on display by 11 different artists working in all mediums. Opening reception will be held on 7/2/15 at the City Opera House – on the 2nd floor from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments […] Find out more »
Free

‘A Glimpse of Michigan’ featuring Alan Maciag

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until August 30, 2015
Twisted Fish Gallery,
10443 S. Bayshore Drive, Elk Rapids, MI 49629 United States
One of the state’s most notable landscape painters, Alan Maciag, will debut “A Glimpse of Michigan” at Twisted Fish Gallery in August. The exhibit runs through Aug. 30. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Maciag is best known for his realistic depictions of rural […] Find out more »

Toddler Time

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Lakes Children’s Museum,
13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive (M-22), Traverse City, MI United States
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Friday August 28th at 10:00am: Tents and Tunnels   Children will discover the fun of playing in tents and tunnels using blankets, tables and sheets to create their own special hide outs. Toddler Time is included with the price admission. Find out more »
11:00 am

Exhibit: Anishnaabek Art: Gift of the Great Lakes

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every day until August 29, 2015
Harbor Springs History Museum,
349 E. Main Street, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 United States
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The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society’s newest exhibit, Anishnaabek Art: Gift of the Great Lakes, is now open! The exhibit showcases Anishnaabek (Odawa, Ojibwe and Potawatomi) art from throughout the Great Lakes region, focusing on various media, styles and tribes. Using handcrafted items such as wooden tools, quill boxes, baskets and beadwork, the exhibit explores the […] Find out more »
11:30 am
$25

Food & Wine Pairing Tours

August 28 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Every day until September 5, 2015
Chateau Chantal Winery,
15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Our wine and food education offerings in 2015 are going to be spectacular! A combination of the best of our past tours- some tapas style tasting and a fun exploration of how ALL of our senses interact when we wine taste, all led by a knowledgeable wine educator. Starting in June, the tours will run […] Find out more »
4:00 pm

Festival of the Horse

August 28 @ 4:00 pm - August 29 @ 4:00 pm
Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI,
Mackinac Island, MI United States
The Mackinac Horsemen’s Association holds an annual Mackinac Island Festival of the Horse to celebrate the horse’s role on the island. All events will take place at the Michigan Horse Council Arena located beneath the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, with the exception of the Parade which will run through downtown Main Street. Check back […] Find out more »
5:00 pm

Great Lakes Discovery Sail

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inland Seas Dock Suttons Bay Marina,
Suttons Bay, MI United States
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A unique hands-on experience for the entire family aboard our 77′ schooner Inland Seas. Students of all ages become Great Lakes scientist for the day, learning more about the Great Lakes ecosystem by trawling for fish, collecting plankton, sampling the lake bottom, and completing water quality tests. Become part of the maritime sailing tradition by […] Find out more »
6:00 pm
$77

Wine Pairing Dinners at Chateau Chantal

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 31, 2015
Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn,
15900 Rue de Vin, Traverse City, MI United States
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This summer, Chateau Chantal’s Wine Education Dinners, are offered: June 17-June30: Wed & Sat July/Aug: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat Sept/October:  Wed, Thur, & Fri A winery tour kicks off the evening at 6pm, with dinner seating at 6:30.  The price is $77 per person including tax, tip and wines.  Reservations are required at least a day in […] Find out more »
6:30 pm
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Friday Great Lakes Fish Boil

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until August 28, 2015
Hearth & Vine Restaurant at Black Star Farms,
10844 E. Revold Rd. , Suttons Bay, MI 49682 United States
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Join us for traditional Great Lakes Fish Boils every Friday night beginning June 5th through the summer at Hearth & Vine Restaurant at Black Star Farms. The dinner includes a hosted fish boil presentation and boil-off, glass of wine or non-alcohol beverage, fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish & Trout and fixins! Includes Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish […] Find out more »
7:00 pm

Concerts at Kaleva’s Log Cabin

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until August 28, 2015
Kaleva Roadside Park & Downtown,
Kaleva, MI United States
Concerts on Friday evenings in August at the Log Cabin Outdoor Theater, Panu and Walta Sts., Kaleva. 7:00 pm. Donations accepted. Bring a lawn chair. David & Robin Mary Sue and Roger of Drive South The Nephews with Marlene Blue Water Ramblers Find out more »
Donations Accepted

Northport Music in the Park

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until September 4, 2015
G.M. Dame Marina Park,
Bay Street, Northport, MI 49670 United States
MUSIC IN THE PARK 2015 Lead Event Sponsors for 2015 Season: Leelanau Township Community Foundation Leelanau Cellars Enjoy the beautiful views of the harbor while being entertained by some of the most loved musical talents in the region!  The longest running weekly music event in the area, Music in the Park is organized by the […] Find out more »
$40

Sip and Dab-Peninsula Cellars Tasting Room

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Peninsula Cellars Tasting Room,
11480 Center Rd. , Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
Paint with a local artist as you are guided through your own paint on canvas masterpiece; all experience levels welcome. Create a memory of art with Sip and Dab while enjoying the night at Peninsula Cellars. You may and are welcomed to bring your food or non-alcoholic beverages. We will have wine by the bottle for $8.00 and Cider by the […] Find out more »
7:30 pm
$15.00

The Northern Michigan Brass Band

August 28 @ 7:30 pm
Cheboygan Opera House,
403 N. Huron, Cheboygan, MI 49721 United States
A 28 piece British Style brass band. A volunteer group from over northern Michigan bringing us great music. Find out more »
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In Concert! Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band

August 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Bay Theatre,
214 St Joseph St, Suttons Bay, MI 49682, MI United States
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Jeff Daniels is best known for his career as an award-winning actor for film and television as well as a playwright and founder of The Purple Rose Theater in Chelsea, Michigan which is his home. In addition, he is a songwriter and musician having authored about 400 songs, played over 300 gigs over the past […] Find out more »
All Day
free

“Farfetched” art exhibit in Cadillac, MI

April 9, 2015 - April 1, 2016
Cadillac Public Library,
411 S. Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601 United States
N.H. artist, Andy Moerlein, exhibits his boulders-in-the-trees exhibit in the Cadillac City Park and the Cadillac Library landscape. See if you can find all ten of these quirky tree ornaments! Brought to you by the Friends of the Cadillac Wexford Public Library. Find out more »

Elizabeth Pollie’s The Hours

June 4 - September 5
CTAC Gilbert Gallery,
461 E. Mitchell Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 United States
The Hours: Unfolding the idea of a day The Hours of a day can represent a kind of light, a ritual, an experience, a tradition, a narrative.  Nationally renowned artist Elizabeth Pollie takes the viewer not only through the hours, but through the idea of a day, from morning into the night.  Each hour is […] Find out more »

What’s New on Mackinac Island 2015

June 5 - October 25
Mackinac Island,
Mackinac Island, MI United States
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Voted a “Top Ten Island in the U.S.” by Trip Advisor and numerous other entities, here’s what’s new for you on Mackinac Island this summer. Arnold Isle Royal Queen III Pure Michigan Boat Cruises and the Arnold Transit Company have partnered to bring you unique and luxurious Straits of Mackinac tours aboard the  “Isle Royal […] Find out more »

Wind & Sail

June 5 - September 5
CTAC Bonfield Gallery,
461 E. Mitchell Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 United States
Wind & Sail is an exploration in many senses. Harbor Springs artist, Rick Ford, gives a tribute to his father Frederick Ford, Jr.’s lifetime achievements. As a naval architect, Frederick Ford, Jr. created many memorable and stunning vessels that sail the Great Lakes.  Maritime photographer and Harbor Springs native, Gretchen Dorian, will also pay homage to […] Find out more »

CTAC Kitchen Painters: A Passion for Painting Exhibit

June 18 - September 10
CTAC Atrium Gallery,
461 E. Mitchell Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 United States
Discover the visual strength and original beauty of the works by area artists, each with a moving personal story, many from very different backgrounds far removed from the mainstream art world. This exhibition surprises and challenges museum goers, forces examination of the conventional definition of the word “artist,” and shows that good art is good […] Find out more »

CTAC Kitchen Painters: A Passion for Painting

June 18 - September 10
CTAC Atrium Gallery,
461 E. Mitchell Street, Petoskey, MI 49770 United States
Discover the visual strength and original beauty of the works by area artists, each with a moving personal story, many from very different backgrounds far removed from the mainstream art world. This exhibition surprises and challenges museum goers, forces examination of the conventional definition of the word “artist,” and shows that good art is good […] Find out more »

Material Obsessions V Fabric Art Exhibit

August 1 - September 30
Charlevoix Public Library,
220 W Clinton, Charlevoix, MI 49720 United States
Fabric art created by the Liberated Threads NMTA, displayed on the Community Room Art Wall.   Find out more »

Les Cheneaux Islands Association Trailer for Food Pantry

August 2 - November 1
Coldwell Banker Realty Parking Lot,
101 W. M-134 , Cedarville, MI 49719 United States
From August 2 until November 1,  Les Cheneaux Islands Association Trailer for Food Pantry. Located at Coldwell Banker parking lot in Cedarville. Find out more »

Otsego County Fair

August 23 - August 29
Otsego County Fairgrounds,
Fairview Street, Gaylord MI, MI United States
Saturday: Polish Night ~ Band 7 pm – 11 pm Sunday: Little Mister & Miss & Queens Pageant @ 7 pm Tuesday:  Skerbeck Brothers Midway Opens 5 pm – 11 pm Wednesday:  Skerbeck Brothers Midway Opens 12 pm – 11 pm Thursday:  Skerbeck Brothers Midway Opens 12 pm – 11 pm Friday:  Skerbeck Brothers Midway […] Find out more »
free to attend

Sidewalk Sale Days in Glen Arbor

August 27 - August 30
Glen Arbor area merchants,
M-22, Glen Arbor, MI United States
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Get the best deals of the season, Eat great food + Enjoy all the recreation that the Glen Lake area has to offer! #shopsmall #GlenArbor Most of the Sales usually begin around 9am and line the sidewalks throughout the village of Glen Arbor, and last all weekend long. The deals don’t stop outside – there’s […] Find out more »

Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair

August 28
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Every day for 6 days
Petoskey Fairgrounds,
1129 Charlevoix Ave./U.S. 31, Petoskey, MI United States
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The Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair is every bit the slice of Americana you would expect from a county fair. From big-name entertainers like Chris Young to a carnival midway, and 4H shows to monster trucks, this 110-year tradition has something for everyone in the family. Find out more »
Ongoing

Conservancy Staff Housing Needs

May 6 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Leelanau Conservancy,
105 North First Street, Leland, MI 49654 United States
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Conservancy Staff Housing Needs: An affordable short term rental is needed for one of our seasonal stewardship staff from late May through November. A year-round rental (starting July 1) is also needed for our new farmland programs manager. If you know of a place, or have a desire to host one of these fantastic young […] Find out more »

Summer Events in Charlevoix!

May 7 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Charlevoix,
Charlevoix, MI United States
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Charlevoix Community Band Performs every Tuesday at 8pm from June 30 – Aug 18 in Odmark Pavilion East Park. Downtown Charlevoix Concerts in the Park Thursdays at 7pm  Farmers Market: May 7- Pre-Mother’s Day Market – buy a tasty treat for Mom! Complementary Fly Fishing Clinic, walk-ins welcome – 9am-1pm. May 14 – Complementary Fly Fishing Clinic, walk-ins welcome – 9am-1pm.   Music by […] Find out more »

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - September 25 @ 7:00 pm
Ludington Area,
Ludington, MI United States
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Farmers Market Info. Ludington Farmers Market – Fridays 3-8 p.m. May 8 – Aug. 28, 3-7 p.m. Sept. 4 – 25; North James Street Plaza. www.ludington.mi.us. Visitors can enjoy locally produced foods and artisan works, along with music and entertainment in this intimate weekly farmers market in the heart of downtown Ludington amidst shops and restaurants. […] Find out more »
Free

Exhibit- Bonnie Jones

July 1 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 7:00 pm
Jordan Valley District Library,
One Library Lane, East Jordan, MI 49727 United States
Bonnie Jones of East Jordan, will displaying her multi-media art work until the end of August.  She  has been painting for the last 10 years, improving as time goes on. Her favorite subject is nature, and she has just recently been using acrylics and finds them to be agreeable. She is self-taught but has also had instruction […] Find out more »
Free

Retrospective Exhibit: Paintings by Sally MacFarlane Neal

July 14 @ 5:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 am
InsideOut Gallery,
229 Garland St., Traverse Citiy, MI
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InsideOut Gallery hosts a retrospective exhibition of paintings by Northport activist Sally MacFarlane Neal. This show opens July 14 at the gallery, 229 Garland St., Traverse City, and coincides with Neal’s 85th birthday. There is an opening reception from 5-8 p.m.   Neal works in a non-representational style and uses her painting to talk about […] Find out more »
Free

A Four Seasons View: New Paintings by Margie Guyot

August 21 @ 11:00 am - September 3 @ 3:00 pm
Center Gallery,
6023 S. Lake Street, Glen Arbor, MI
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Ellsworth painter Margie Guyot exhibits a four-seasons view of northern Michigan at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The show opens Aug. 21, 6 p.m. with a reception.   Guyot paints en plein air year-round. Her subjects are equally as diverse: coastlines, rolling hills, roads and farmsteads – anything that the painter feels […] Find out more »

Great Lakes Boat Building School Petrel and Petrel Play Kayaks Class

August 24 @ 9:00 am - August 29 @ 5:00 pm
Great Lakes Boat Building School,
485 South Meridian Road, Cedarville, MI United States
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These models are Nick Schade’s latest designs to adapt his hugely performing Petrel to the stitch and glue method.  Make either the speedy, narrower Petrel (17’) or the fun, shorter, recreational Petrel Play SG (14’). Class Size: Limited to 6 boats Duration: 5 ½ days Date: Mon, 08/24/2015 to Sat, 08/29/2015 Hours: 9:00 a.m. to […] Find out more »
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