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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Thursday, June 29

"The Flower Show"

10:00 am Painting & ceramics by Margo Burian, Matt McGovern & Lauren Everett-Finn. Runs through June 29. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Channeling Picasso

10:00 am 40+ Interpretations of Picasso's 1939 Painting, Woman with Green Hat. Michigan Artists Gallery, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Freshly Picked"

10:00 am Premiering the artwork of five new artists to the gallery, exploring themes of color, light, energy and beauty. The five artists are Lindy Bishop, Ginnie Cappaert, Anne Corlett, Mimi Prussack & Lynn Uhlmann. Runs through July 2. Twisted Fish Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Elk Rapids Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

June Artist of the Month

1:00 pm Featuring the work of local artist Rebecca Deneau. Exhibit runs through June. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Alden Farmers Market

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tennis Court Park, Alden

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Thursdays. For those who seek to address the residual effects of having been raised in dysfunctional household. Details

Cowell Wellness Initiative Caregiver Workshop Series

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm "Avoiding Unnecessary Losses in Life" presented by John Chuchman. Cowell Family Cancer Center, REMEC Room 1073, TC Details

Opioid Overdose Recognition/Response Training

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Presented by Harm Reduction Michigan. Free Naloxone rescue kit. Register. Traverse Area District Library, Thirlby Room, TC Details

Alden Evening Stroll

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Live entertainment. Downtown Alden

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Concerts on the Lawn

7:00 pm Featuring the Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. GT Pavilions, on the lawn, TC Details

Jazz at Sunset

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Tonight features Claudia Schmidt & Laurie Sears with the Jeff Haas Trio & watercolorist Lisa Flahive. Held every Thurs. through Aug. 31 with special guests.  Chateau Chantal, TC Details

Concerts on the Lawn

7:00 pm Featuring The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. GT Pavilions, on the lawn, TC Details

Fountain Point Concert Series

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm With Jonathan Timm. Fountain Point Music, Lake Leelanau Details

Connemara Community Concert Series

7:30 pm Festival of Folk with Louan Lechler, Jim Crockett & Awesome Distraction. Tickets: $20 advance; $25 day of. HERTH Hall, Elk Rapids Details
Friday, June 30

Elk Rapids Farmers Market

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Elk Rapids Chamber, 305 US 31 Details

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Channeling Picasso

10:00 am 40+ Interpretations of Picasso's 1939 Painting, Woman with Green Hat. Michigan Artists Gallery, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

How It Works in Al-Anon

10:00 am Bethlehem Lutheran Church, TC Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Freshly Picked"

10:00 am Premiering the artwork of five new artists to the gallery, exploring themes of color, light, energy and beauty. The five artists are Lindy Bishop, Ginnie Cappaert, Anne Corlett, Mimi Prussack & Lynn Uhlmann. Runs through July 2. Twisted Fish Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Elk Rapids Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

91st National Cherry Festival

12:45 pm Today includes the Air Show Gala, Old Town Classic Car Cruise & U.S. Coast Guard Open Ramp. Info: cherryfestival.org TC Details

June Artist of the Month

1:00 pm Featuring the work of local artist Rebecca Deneau. Exhibit runs through June. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Notebooking in Nature

2:00 pm A Creative Writing Workshop with Holly Wren Spaulding, teacher & poet, who will lead a short nature walk & series of guided writing exercises. Bring a notebook & pen. Leland Township Library Details

Notebooking in Nature: A Creative Writing Workshop with Holly Wren Spaulding

2:00 pm Join poet and teacher Holly Wren Spaulding for a nature walk and guided writing exercises, helping you use a writer's notebook more effectively. All levels welcome. Please bring a notebook and pen. Leland Library Details

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Native American Basketry

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm The folk art of Hans Anderson, & the mid-century modern fine art of Emily Nash Smith. An opening reception will be held tonight from 5:30-7:30pm. Ticketed event. Also runs July 1-3 & July 5-8. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

5th Annual Big Tent Christian Concert

6:30 pm Featuring Matt Moore & Band, Modern Day Cure, Joe Guerra Band & others. There will also be praise & worship dancers, horse drawn wagon rides & more. $5. Hilltop Tabernacle, Benzonia Details

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Music in the Park

7:00 pm Featuring Igor & the Red Elvises. Marina Park, Northport

Cabaret Night: Natalie Douglas & Brian Nash

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Old Town Playhouse, Mary Schmuckal Theatre, TC Details

Canticum Novum "Welcome Home" Concert

7:30 pm Featuring music by the masters both old & new, & also music from cultures around the world. Suggested donation: $15 adults, $10 seniors & children. Immaculate Conception, TC

Canticum Novum "Welcome Home" Concert

7:30 pm Join Canticum Novum for a “Welcome Home Concert” as they return home from their successful Carnegie Hall performance and New York tour. The program will feature music by the masters both old and new: Mozart, Brahms, Fauré, Lauridsen, Whitacre, Paulus, and Swingle. And, will feature music from cultures around the world including the music of Germany, Latvia, India, Russia, France, American spirituals and hymn tunes, plus a few surprises! Immaculate Conception Church, TC

Beach Bards Bonfire

8:00 pm Open forum for By Heart poetry, storytelling & music. Starts with Children's Hour at 8pm. 231-334-5890. Leelanau School beach
Saturday, July 1

91st National Cherry Festival

7:00 am Today includes the Very Cherry Pancake Breakfast, Kids Big Wheel Race, Opening Ceremonies, Indigo View Air Show, Blues, Brews & BBQ & much more. Info: cherryfestival.org TC Details

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market, TC

7:30 am - 12:00 pm Saturdays through Oct. During the National Cherry Festival: July 1, 5 & 8, the market moves to the Old Town Parking Deck at 125 E. 8th St., TC. Lot B, across from Clinch Park, TC Details

National Cherry Festival

8:00 am National Cherry Festival: Traverse City, July 1-8. For events & info visit: www.cherryfestival.org Details

23rd Annual Lake Ann Homecoming Celebration

9:00 am - 3:00 pm The opening ceremony begins at 9am in S.S. Burnett Park in the village of Lake Ann. There will also be a vintage tractor parade, craft sale, children's games, pony rides, live music, wagon & vintage car rides & more. 231-275-7362. Downtown Lake Ann

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

"Stars, Stripes & Splatter" 5K Color Race

10:00 am $35 advance; $40 day of, if space available. Free for children 12 & under. GT Resort & Spa is partnering with Habitat for Humanity-Grand Traverse Region to help raise funds to build a home for a local veteran. GT Resort & Spa's Jazz Live Field, Acme Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Freshly Picked"

10:00 am Premiering the artwork of five new artists to the gallery, exploring themes of color, light, energy and beauty. The five artists are Lindy Bishop, Ginnie Cappaert, Anne Corlett, Mimi Prussack & Lynn Uhlmann. Runs through July 2. Twisted Fish Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Elk Rapids Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

5th Annual Big Tent Christian Concert

6:30 pm Featuring Matt Moore & Band, Modern Day Cure, Joe Guerra Band & others. There will also be praise & worship dancers, horse drawn wagon rides & more. $5. Hilltop Tabernacle, Benzonia Details

Christopher Dark

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Taproot Cider House, TC

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Benefit for Michigan Legacy Art Park

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Featuring music by the Benjaman James Band, dancing, Taco 'Bout It Food Truck, cocktail specials & more. Iron Fish Distillery, Thompsonville Details

"King Lear," Interlochen Shakespeare Festival

8:00 pm Interlochen Center for the Arts, Upton-Morley Pavilion Details

Stone Circle Gatherings

9:00 pm Poetry, storytelling and music are featured at this outdoor amphitheater every Saturday, June 24 through Labor Day weekend. Poet bard Terry Wooten will host the gatherings at 9pm around the fire. Bring a blanket or chair if you'd like. Stone Circle is located ten miles north of Elk Rapids off US 31. Turn right on Stone Circle Dr., and follow signs. There is a $5 donation for adults, $3 for kids 12 and under. 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com for more information. Details

Stone Circle Gatherings

9:00 pm Poetry, storytelling & music under the stars with poet bard Terry Wooten. 231-264-9467. Stone Circle: Ten miles north of Elk Rapids off US 31. Turn right on Stone Circle Dr. & follow signs. Details
Sunday, July 2

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Rainbow of Hope Farm, Kingsley Details

National Cherry Festival

8:00 am National Cherry Festival: Traverse City, July 1-8. For events & info visit: www.cherryfestival.org Details

91st National Cherry Festival

9:00 am Today includes the Four Person Beach Volleyball Tournament, Arts & Crafts Fair, the Great American Picnic, the Great Race, Air Show, Here Come the Mummies performing & more. Info: www.cherryfestival.org Traverse City Details

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Freshly Picked"

10:00 am Premiering the artwork of five new artists to the gallery, exploring themes of color, light, energy and beauty. The five artists are Lindy Bishop, Ginnie Cappaert, Anne Corlett, Mimi Prussack & Lynn Uhlmann. Runs through July 2. Twisted Fish Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Elk Rapids Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

The Great Race

1:00 pm This controlled-speed endurance road rally on public highways in classic cars will end in TC today. Featuring two of Hagerty's vehicles: 1960 Plymouth Fury & 1917 Peerless Speedster, "The Green Dragon." There will also be hundreds of vintage automobiles from the early 1900s through 1960s. 922-8837. 312 S. Union St., TC

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Fountain Point Concert Series

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm With The Appleseed Collective. Fountain Point Music, Lake Leelanau Details
Monday, July 3

National Cherry Festival

8:00 am National Cherry Festival: Traverse City, July 1-8. For events & info visit: www.cherryfestival.org Details

The First Annual Yoga by the Bay

9:00 am Presented by Bikram Yoga TC. Bring a mat & water. Cherry Festival Food Court overlooking the Bay, TC Details

91st National Cherry Festival

9:00 am Today includes History in the Movies Loop, Cherry Farmers Market, Kids Turtle Races & Cherry Pie Eating Contests & much more. Info: cherryfestival.org TC Details

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Magic Thursday Artists

10:00 am This exhibition features paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel & acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. City Opera House, TC Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

The Village at GT Commons, TC Farmers Market

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mondays through Oct. 9. On The Piazza, The Village at GT Commons, TC Details

Guided Walking History Tour

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm A 2 hour, 2-mile, walk through Traverse City's historic neighborhoods. Emphasis is put on the 1840's through the early twentieth century. Held on Mondays through Oct. 2. Perry Hannah Memorial at 6th & Union, Traverse City

Grow Benzie Farmers Market

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm Featuring free cooking & nutrition education classes. Grow Benzie, Benzonia Details

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Shanty Creek's Freedom Festival

6:00 pm - 11:30 pm Featuring kids' games & activities, water slide, live music, disc golf, bonfire, fireworks & more. Shanty Creek Resorts, Summit Village, Bellaire Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Patriotic Music by the Northport Community Band

7:00 pm Kicking off the Glen Arbor Art Association's Manitou Music Festival season. 231-334-6112. Old School House Lawn, Glen Arbor

Patriotic Music by the Northport Community Band

7:00 pm 231-334-6112. Old School House Lawn, Glen Arbor
Tuesday, July 4

National Cherry Festival

8:00 am National Cherry Festival: Traverse City, July 1-8. For events & info visit: www.cherryfestival.org Details

91st National Cherry Festival

9:00 am Today is Heritage Day. Includes the Kids Pet Show, Cherry Pins & Pizza, GT Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians Pow Wow, 90s Dance Party 2.0, Consumers Energy Heritage Parade, 4th of July Fireworks & much more. Info: cherryfestival.org TC Details

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Magic Thursday Artists

10:00 am This exhibition features paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel & acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. City Opera House, TC Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

Independence Day in Glen Arbor

10:00 am 10am: Flag raising ceremony in Old Settlers Park. Noon: Parade in Downtown Glen Arbor. 4pm: Boat Parade on Glen Lake. Begins in front of the Yacht Club.

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

Quiet Time- Guided Meditation

4:00 pm Enjoy a relaxing environment where you can push your pain and anxieties away. Meets every Tuesday. 800-252-2065 or munsonhomehealth.org. Munson Hospice House, TC Details

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Community Yoga Class

5:30 pm Donation only. Tuesdays, 5:30pm. New Moon Yoga, TC Details

Summer Concert by Canticum Novum, NMC Concert Band

6:00 pm With the Northport Community Band. Suggested donation: $15 adults, $10 students & seniors. Northport Marina, Northport

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

TCNewTech Meetup

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Techology professionals can hear presentations from five pre-selected speakers who will each be given five minutes to showcase their technology product or business startup. City Opera House, TC Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Ryan Shay Mid Summer Night Run

7:00 pm 5K, 10K, or 1 Mile Fudgees Ice Cream Fun Run to honor the memory of world class runner Ryan Shay who grew up running the streets, hills, and byways of Central Lake. There are also art festivals, craft fairs, Fourth of July Parade & fireworks. Thurston Park, Central Lake Details
Wednesday, July 5

91st National Cherry Festival

7:30 am Today includes Fun & Games for Special Kids, Kids Bicycle Rodeo, Royale Pageant of Fashion & Luncheon, Intergenerational Picnic, Kids Cherry Town Fun Night, REO Speedwagon wsg Donny Hartman & much more. Info: cherryfestival.org TC Details

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market, TC

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Held on Wednesdays from 8am-noon. During the National Cherry Festival: July 1, 5 & 8, the market moves to the Old Town Parking Deck at 125 E. 8th St., TC.  Between Cass & Union streets, across from Clinch Park, TC Details

National Cherry Festival

8:00 am National Cherry Festival: Traverse City, July 1-8. For events & info visit: www.cherryfestival.org Details

Northport Arts History Exhibit

10:00 am Featuring the works of Emily Nash Smith, Hans Anderson & black ash baskets & quillwork made by Leelanau's Odawa & Anishnabek artists. Runs June 30 - July 9. There will be free appraisals of Hans Anderson work on Thurs., July 6 from 12-2pm, & Emily Nash Smith on Fri., July 7 from 12-2pm. Presented by the Northport Arts Association. 231-386-1113. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

Magic Thursday Artists

10:00 am This exhibition features paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel & acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. City Opera House, TC Details

Monte Nagler: Visions of Light

10:00 am A collection of photographic work by Michigan’s own Monte Nagler, a former student of Ansel Adams. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

"This Place Feels Familiar"

10:00 am Presented by students from the Aesthetics of Health Class led by Interlochen Arts Academy's Visual Art Department faculty member Megan Hildebrandt. Featuring art inspired by Cowell Cancer Center staff & patient interactions during the past year. Runs through the summer in the cancer center's Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor, TC. Cowell Cancer Center, Reflection Gallery on the third floor & Health & Wellness Suite on the second floor Details

Native American Basketry

10:00 am The folk art of Hans Anderson, & the mid-century modern fine art of Emily Nash Smith. Village Arts Building, Northport Details

"Lake Effect"

10:00 am A group exhibit featuring objects, sculpture, paintings & drawings by mid-career artists who have a strong connection to the region. Runs through July 21. Oliver Art Center, Frankfort Details

"Black and White"

11:00 am A photography exhibit in small works of photographers. Exploring botanical, form, landscapes and abstractions. Exhibit runs through Aug. 10.  Higher Art Gallery, TC Details

TC Paths to Recovery

12:00 pm Al-Anon meeting. St. Michael's Lutheran Church, TC Details

July Artists of the Month

5:00 pm Featuring Don Rutt & James DeWildt. An artists reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 5-7pm. The Botanic Garden at HIstoric Barns Park, TC Details

Wine Down Wednesday

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Featuring live music by Jeff Brown, vineyard views, & CGT wine, cider & food. Chateau Grand Traverse, TC Details

Evening on River Street

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Live music with DAGS UND TIMMAH! River St., Elk Rapids

Craig Weisse Paintings

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm This exhibit runs June 30 - July 6. An Art Opening is held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor Details

Craig Weisse Exhibit

6:00 pm Weisse exhibits independent & impressionistic images of his shoreline community through July 6. An opening reception will be held on Fri., June 30 from 6-8pm. 231-334-3179. Lake Street Studios, Center Gallery, Glen Arbor

Medicine Men & Women Gather

6:30 pm On the new moon or the Wednesday prior to one May-Oct. Gather to share medicines, plant knowledge and stories. Please email wisewomengather@gmail for more information.

Northern Lights Photography Exhibition

7:00 pm An exhibition of night sky photography and the Northern Lights. Presented in collaboration with the Michigan Aurora Hunters. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., June 8 from 7-9pm. Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC Details

Free Community Class

7:30 pm Every Weds. at 7:30pm. Details

Free Community Yoga Class

7:30 pm Bikram Yoga, 845 S. Garfield Ave., TC Details
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