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"Writing On The Wall" at Carnegie Building

"Writing On The Wall" at Carnegie Building

By Anne Stanton

The 110-year-old Carnegie Building -- formerly the library and now home to the History Center-- appears headed for a dramatic change soon.

As the History Center’s lease with the city of Traverse City approaches its end, differing visions for the building are emerging; some envision the historic Sixth Street building as an arts center--a community magnet for music performance, dramatic readings, regional art shows, and local history exhibits.

The History Center, meanwhile is seeking a revised deal to remain there.  more


SBX Waterman Camp

9:00am SBX Waterman Camp. Encouraging outdoor activity through surfing, skimming, SUPing, kayaking, snorkeling, hiking and more. Ages 12+. Call to register. Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak, 231.326.9283. Empire Beach. 

Used Book Sale, Peninsula Library, TC

9:00am Annual Friends & Fine Editions Used Book Sale. July 24 - August 7. Peninsula Community Library, located inside Old Mission Elementary School, 2699 Island View Rd. Book Sale Hours July 24: 7-9 p.m. M & Th: 9-9 & T, W F: 9-5:30 223-7700

Toddler Time

10:00am Toddler Time at Great Lakes Children's Museum, TC will provide toddlers an opportunity to experiment with colors and patterns while stringing macaroni into necklaces to take home. Info: 231-932-4526 or

Dunesville Music Festival

10:00am Dunesville Music Festival: The Harm Farm, 4846 Hulbert Rd., Lake Ann. Featuring Larry McCray, Standing Hamptons, New Third Coast, Biomassive, Kung Fu Rodeo, Magdalen Fossum, Big Dudee Roo, & many others. For a complete lineup & more info visit

Higher Grounds Tour & Cupping

2:00pm Higher Grounds, TC Tour & Cupping: Free. Reserve a spot: 922-9009.

Book Signing

3:00pm Book Signing: With Ken Scott, author of “Ice Caves of Leelanau: A Visual Exploration”. Leelanau Books, Leland. 231-313-4872.

Live Music: North Peak

4:00pm Live Music: North Peak, on the deck, TC. With Chris Sterr. more

Live Music: Blue Tractor

4:00pm Live Music: Blue Tractor, TC. With Sweet Charlie. more
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