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Glen Arbor BBQ & Brew Festival- June 15

Local restaurateurs and Northern Michigan breweries will show off their best as Glen Arbor kicks off the summer season with the annual BBQ & Brew Festival in the heart of downtown! Participating restaurants include Art’s Tavern, Cherry Republic, Blu and … Continue reading

National Trails Day- June 1

Celebrate National Trails Day on the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. National Trails Day encourages all Americans to get outside to celebrate the importance of natural places where you can recreate, breath some fresh air, … Continue reading

Annual Leland Wine & Food Festival- June 8th

Come spend the day at Michigan’s oldest wine festival while taking in the sights of Lake Michigan and Leland Harbor.  Sip tastings from wineries of the Leelanau & Old Mission Peninsulas, craft beer from Short’s Brewing Company, and enjoy great food from … Continue reading

Leelanau Bird Festival May 29-June 2

The Leelanau Peninsula has more than 75,000 acres of accessible birding habitat open to the public.  At the Second Annual Leelanau Peninsula BirdFest, you can see more than a hundred different species of nesting birds, including the rare Great Lakes … Continue reading

Colantha Walker Dairy Festival- June 9th

Traverse Colantha Walker Dairy Festival June 9th, 2013 http://www.thevillagetc.com/colantha.html  A free, family-friendly festival in celebration of Traverse Colantha Walker, the most famous cow in town! Pancake breakfast, live music, farmers market, arts & craft market, kids’ activities, food & drinks, … Continue reading

Asparagus Festival, May 18-19

May 18th-19, 2013 http://www.empirechamber.com 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.”

Bayshore Marathon- May 25th

May 25th, 2013 http://www.bayshoremarathon.org An annual spring run up the Old Mission Peninsula – one of the world’s most beautiful marathon settings – that attracts more than 7,000 runners. Half-marathon and 10k runs are also offered.

Blossom Days- May 18 & 19

Blossom Days on Old Mission Peninsula May 18-19, 2013 http://www.wineriesofoldmission.com A Celebration of blossoms, beauty and bounty on Old Mission Peninsula.  Old Mission winemakers invite you to their tasting rooms to give you a sample of unreleased wines! Barrel and … Continue reading

TC Chocolate Festival- May 5th

May 5, 2013 Time: 01:00 PM – 04:00 PM Location: City Opera House Website: http://www.gtchocolatelady.com Contact: Barbara Disborough Email: chocolady@aye.net Flowers, breezes off the Bay, promises of a great summer to come ‐ and Chocolate, LOTS OF CHOCOLATE!  Taste samples and enjoy the eye … Continue reading

Mud Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest- May 4th

May 4, 2013 Time: 09:00 AM To 05:00 PM Location: Mt. Holiday Website: http://http://www.mudsweatandbeers.com Phone: 231-409-0061 Join your fellow fat tire friends on May 4, 2013 for the fourth running of Mud, Sweat and Beers Fat Fest. Riders will launch and finish at … Continue reading


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