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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

Spring Sip & Savor, May 4-5

May 4 – 5, 2013 Location: Leelanau Peninsula Wineries Website: http://www.lpwines.com This weekend offers you an opportunity to taste, at each of the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail wineries, a wine and food pairing selected especially by the winemaker. Each winemaker will be … Continue reading

Downtown Art Walk- May 3rd

Time: 05:00 PM – 09:00 PM Location: Downtown TC Website: http://www.downtowntc.com File: Event Flyer Contact: Downtown Traverse City Association Email: colleen@downtowntc.com Phone: (231) 922-2050  The Downtown Art Walk is local favorite and will showcase 18 art exhibits throughout Downtown Traverse City. The public is invited to … Continue reading

Wine Boot Camp- April 27th

Apr 27, 2013 Time: 03:00 PM To 09:00 PM Location: Chateau Chantal Winery & Inn Website: http://www.chateauchantal.com Both classroom style and hands on experience are part of your wine immersion experience. Your day includes a tour of the cellar with an explanation … Continue reading


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