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Traverse City Wine & Art Festival- June 20

Discover cool-climate wines, local cuisine and culture of northern Michigan at the the 7th annual Traverse City Wine & Art Festival at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 2:00 to 9:00 … Continue reading

Empire Asparagus Festival-May 15

The lakeshore village of Empire greets the arrival of asparagus season with games, dinners and – of all things – an annual oral poetry contest for the best “Ode to Asparagus”. Learn more here http://www.empirechamber.com

Traverse City Chocolate Festival- April 26

The largest chocolate event in Michigan, the Traverse City Chocolate Festival will once again tease your taste buds and your imagination. Chocolate exhibitors from the region and beyond will provide free samples and one-to-one conversations about their products.  Learn about … Continue reading

Traverse City Women’s Expo- April 25

Attention ladies – this is your show! With over 100 different businesses and exhibitors ready to showcase health, fitness, home, fashion, jewelry and more! It’s the perfect reason for a girls weekend – whether you’re from the area of traveling … Continue reading

Traverse City Restaurant Week – Feb 22

Enjoy the fifth annual Traverse City Restaurant Week presented by Great Lakes Wine & Spirits. This culinary delight will run from February 22 to 28, 2015. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $25 per person. This is your … Continue reading

Sips & Soups- Jan 24

Tickets are $10 per person and include a souvenir wine glass. You’ll enjoy a yummy soup and wine pairing at each of the 22 participating wineries along the trail. In addition, $3 for each ticket sold is being donated to … Continue reading

21st Annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off- Jan 24

The annual Downtown Chili Cook-Off brings together some of the area’s finest restaurants and their creative chili recipes for a spicy showdown in downtown Traverse City. The restaurants will compete in a variety of categories (including 1, 2 and 3 … Continue reading

Winter Warm Up with the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula- Jan 17

Spend the day with the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula for their annual Winter Warm Up! The wineries team up with peninsula area restaurants and businesses for a day of sipping and sampling: the best treatment for those winter blues! … Continue reading

Robert Dubac’s The Book of Moron at City Opera House

Join Robert Dubac as he returns to City Opera House with his theatrical stand-up show “The Book of Moron” – offering a fast-paced ride over the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy. Tickets starting at $20, Student tickets $15 http://www.cityoperahouse.org/shows/info.php?id=242

Crimes of the Heart- Jan 16-17

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, three young sisters gather at their family home in Mississippi as domestic crises mount. The oldest sister is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects, the middle sister has returned after a failed singing … Continue reading


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