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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

National Writers Series- Gillian Flynn- April 25th

Time: 07:00 PM Location: City Opera House Website: http://www.nationalwritersseries.org On April 25, find out how this former journalism major, crime reporter, and film and TV critic at Entertainment Weekly film became one of the most popular authors writing today. Purchase online or … Continue reading

Women’s Expo- April 20-21

Traverse City Women’s Expo Apr 20 – 21, 2013 Location: Howe Arena, Civic Center Drive Website: http://www.tcwomensexpo.com/ Phone: 231-775-9900 Health, home, fitness, and style underscore the Traverse City Women’s Expo. The Expo will feature over 100 different businesses and organizations, all targeted to … Continue reading