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Monday, February 27, 2017
Monday, February 27

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

Morsels Gives Back to TART Trails

8:00 am For the month of Feb., Morsels Espresso + Edibles, TC will partner with TART Trails. Morsels has created a custom morsel (their bite-sized bakery goods) for TART Trails called "happy trails" which is a trail mix cookie with dried cherries, peanuts & mini m&m's candy. For each "happy trails" morsel sold, Morsels will donate $.25 to TART Trails.

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Yoga for You

5:00 pm With Anne Bacon & Janet Weaver. Mondays through March 20. Minimum donation, $10. Details

GT Dems Progressive Potluck

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Featuring a short presentation from Gladys Munoz, co-founder & president of the Justice & Peace Advocacy Center. The Little Fleet is donating 10% of all drink sales to theguest organization each month. At each potluck, the Dems will 'pass the hat' for voluntary donations, 50% of which will be given to the month's featured organization. Bring a friend & a dish to pass. Email Betsy Coffia at bcoffia@gmail.com with questions.

National Writers Series

7:00 pm A conversation with Beth Macy, author of National Bestseller “Truevine: Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, And a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South”. General admission, $15.50. Details
Tuesday, February 28

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

BNI Business Before Sunrise

7:00 am - 8:30 am BNI Business Before Sunrise: Held at Harrington's by the Bay, TC. BNI is a structured business networking organization focused on helping members grow their businesses.

Morsels Gives Back to TART Trails

8:00 am For the month of Feb., Morsels Espresso + Edibles, TC will partner with TART Trails. Morsels has created a custom morsel (their bite-sized bakery goods) for TART Trails called "happy trails" which is a trail mix cookie with dried cherries, peanuts & mini m&m's candy. For each "happy trails" morsel sold, Morsels will donate $.25 to TART Trails.

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Breath & Balance - A Zero Impact Aikido

10:00 am - 11:00 am A no-impact, safe class for adults/seniors, focusing on maintaining and regaining balance, breathing exercises, and training with a partner. Held on Tuesdays. Details

Get Crafty

11:00 am Create a Loose your Tooth Bag. 11am & 2pm, Great Lakes Children’s Museum, TC.  Details

Diabetes PATH

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Tuesdays through March 7, 1:30-4pm. Details

Cardiac Rehab Support Group

2:00 pm 935-8560.

OD Training

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Harm Reduction Michigan is offering free training on how laypeople can recognize an opioid overdose and respond to an overdose emergency. Training also includes a free overdose rescue kit, including naloxone. Register. Details

Debtors Anonymous (New Location, New Time)

6:30 pm 6:30-7:30pm on Tuesdays. 12-Step Recovery Meeting for those with money issues. More info, call John P at (973) 476-7384.

Debtors Anonymous Meeting (New Location, New Time)

6:30 pm Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm. 12-Step Recovery Meeting for those with money problems. More info, call John P at (973) 476-7384.
Wednesday, March 1

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

Winter Walk Wednesdays

8:00 am Walk to school every Wednesday this winter. Presented by Norte! Details

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Rehabilitative Alternatives to Jail

12:00 pm Presented by the League of Women Voters Leelanau County. The forum will focus on new innovative efforts offered by local courts to address adult and juveniles’ problematic behaviors that previously would have landed a person in jail. LWVLC business meeting will follow. Details

March Recess

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm "Take a Stroll Through the Village". Join The Ticker at The Mercato, The Village at GT Commons, TC for socializing, food by Cuppa Joe, MI Farm Market, Underground Cheesecake Co., Red Spire Brunch House, S2S Sugar 2 Salt, & Pepe Nero, beverages by Earthen Ales & Left Foot Charley Winery, & door prizes including two "Experience the Village" gift baskets. Presented by Remax Bayshore Properties. Admission, $10. Details

The Traverse IT Happy Hour

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Right Brain Brewery, TC. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided compliments of Safety Net. Network with IT colleagues. Register online at: bit.ly/2lVkwBV or send an email to: RSVP@safetynet-inc.com. Details

Eating Right For Cancer

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Six Wednesdays, March 1 - April 12. Contact Emily Haan at 231.392.8492 or ehaan2@mhc.net with questions and to RSVP. Features evidence-based information on the dramatic impact food has on cancer risk and survival. Nutrition education on video with Dr. Neal Barnard, found of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Learn how plant-based food choices can help you survive. Cowell Family Cancer Center, TC

Clearwater Sierra Club

7:00 pm “Fire in the Woods” will be presented by Jed Jaworski on dealing with forest fires at your home. La Senorita, 1245 Garfield, TC.

Free Community Class

7:30 pm Every Weds. at 7:30pm. Details
Thursday, March 2

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

Into the Wild

12:00 am A big game hunting exposition, auction, and banquet presented by the Northeast MI Chapter of Safari Club International. Details

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

"Future of Healthcare in Northern Michigan"

11:30 am - 1:30 pm Held at The Lighthouse, Elk Rapids. Hosted by the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Featuring Munson Healthcare CEO Ed Ness. Free, includes lunch. Register. Details

"A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls"

1:30 pm Free. Pre-registration required: 1-800-442-1713. Details

Chronic Pain PATH

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Thursdays through March 9, 1:30-4pm. Details

A Matter of Balance

1:30 pm Managing Concerns About Falls. Free. Register: 1-800-442-1713. Details

Celtic Crocheting

2:00 pm Presented by the GT Senior Center Network. Register in advance: 922-4911. Details

NMC 11th Annual Career & Employment Fair

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Featuring over 80 employers looking to fill over 200 positions. Hagerty Conference Center, NMC, TC. Details

Secular A.A.

5:30 pm Thursdays: The Porch, TC, 5:30pm. Details

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

GT County Democratic Party Executive Board Business Meeting

6:00 pm Please bring a non-perishable food item for the GT Dems Blue Tiger initiative which helps youth in need. 946-5555.

Clean Energy Now!

6:30 pm Sponsored by NMEAC, this program will include energy expert Skip Pruss on climate change and the urgent need to transition to clean energy sources. 231-264-8396.

'Great Lakes, Bad Lines'

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm FLOW, Beth Price Photography and Hallie Koehler Design are hosting a special viewing of this Patagonia supported film at The Workshop Brewing Co., TC. Learn about how you can help shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline while exploring the intersection of water, art, and the vibrant surfing community of Northern Michigan. A panel discussion will follow the film. Details

Alice in Wonderland

7:30 pm Parallel 45 Theatre will perform the imaginative stage version of Alice in Wonderland made famous by Andre Gregory and the Manhattan Project. Tickets, $20. Details
Friday, March 3

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

Into the Wild

12:00 am A big game hunting exposition, auction, and banquet presented by the Northeast MI Chapter of Safari Club International. Details

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

Holy Angels Jungle Gym Playtime

9:00 am Children ages 0-5 with their caregivers are invited to open playtime. Free. Cancelled on snow days. Details

OAC Spring Exhibition

10:00 am An exhibit of artwork by Mary Fortuna, Janelle Songer and Jessica Kovan. The opening reception takes place on Fri., March 3, 5-7pm. The exhibit runs through April 7. There will also be an artist panel discussion on Sun., March 5 at 1pm. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Art History Talk

12:00 pm Fridays through March 17. Each week will cover a decade of the 1800’s. $5 suggested donation. Details

Art in Ice

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Watch 3,000 pounds of ice being transformed into 10 community supported ice sculptures by local culinary artists.

Mardi Gras on the Mountain

6:00 pm Today includes mask making with the Snow Monsters in the Crystal Center. Details

Glacier History Presentation

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Presented by the Leelanau Conservation District. Sponsored by the Michigan Forestry Assistance Program. Cost: $5 before March 1 or $10 at door. Register: 231-256-9783.

Secular A.A.

7:00 pm Fridays: By the Bay Alano Club, TC, 7pm. Details

2017 Fly Fishing Film Tour

7:00 pm Tickets: $17 advance, $20 door. Details

Alice in Wonderland

7:30 pm Parallel 45 Theatre will perform the imaginative stage version of Alice in Wonderland made famous by Andre Gregory and the Manhattan Project. Tickets, $20. Details

Cinema Curiosa

8:00 pm Presents "Gimme Danger" in the McGuire Community Room at the Traverse Area District Library, TC. McGuire Community Room at the Traverse Area District Library, TC Details
Saturday, March 4

7th Annual TC Restaurant Week

12:00 am Feb. 26 - March 4. Participating restaurants will offer three course meals for $30/person. Reservations encouraged. Details

Into the Wild

12:00 am A big game hunting exposition, auction, and banquet presented by the Northeast MI Chapter of Safari Club International. Details

Mardi Gras on the Mountain

8:00 am Today includes Sunrise Yoga, It's All Downhiller Alpine Race, New Belgium Ski Scavenger Hunt, Stylin' on the Slopes Costume Contest, Mardi Gras Rail Jam, & much more. Details

Kalkaska Winterfest

8:00 am Michigan's Premier Sprint Sled Dog Race. Details

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

The Slush Cup

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Skiers & riders attempt to cross an icy 60' pond. Other events include a frozen fish toss, snow shovel racing and a seal slide. Details

Indoor Farmers Market

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Indoor Farmers Market, The Village at GT Commons, TC: Held in The Mercato on Saturdays, beginning Nov. 5 through April 29 from 10am-2pm. Includes a Mini-Book Sale presented by the AAUW every first Sat. of the month through April from 9am-3pm. www.thevillagetc.com Details

OAC Spring Exhibition

10:00 am An exhibit of artwork by Mary Fortuna, Janelle Songer and Jessica Kovan. The opening reception takes place on Fri., March 3, 5-7pm. The exhibit runs through April 7. There will also be an artist panel discussion on Sun., March 5 at 1pm. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Authors' Luncheon

11:30 am - 2:00 pm Sponsored by Friends of the Cadillac Library. Featuring authors Lisa Gigliotti, Janice Broyles & Shenandoah Chefalo. 231-510-9047.

Beard of Zeus Fat Bike Race

12:00 pm A flat, fast circuit at Timber Ridge Resort, TC. 90 minute & 45 minute races. Details

Snowshoe Hike

1:00 pm Meet at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s Philip A. Hart Visitor Center, Empire every Sat. through March 11 at 1pm. Details

Saturday Snowshoe Hikes

1:00 pm Held on Saturdays through March 11. Meet at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center, Empire. Free, but reservations required: 231-326-4700, ext. 5010. Details

11th Annual Suds & Snow

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Includes a 1/2 mile hike through the backwoods of Timber Ridge Resort where there will be two live music stages featuring local musicians, 20 + craft breweries serving beer, wine, & cider, and local food vendors. Musicians include Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish, Hannah Rose & The Gravestones, & Tell Yo Mama. General admission tickets: $25, includes 2 drink tokens. Details

Alice in Wonderland

2:00 pm Parallel 45 Theatre will perform the imaginative stage version of Alice in Wonderland made famous by Andre Gregory and the Manhattan Project. Tickets, $20. Details

Bob James and Nancy Stagnitta

2:30 pm Launch of "In the Chapel in the Moonlight". $32 full, $10 youth. Details

Shrek The Musical

7:00 pm Tickets start at $12. Details

Bob James and Nancy Stagnitta

7:30 pm Launch of "In the Chapel in the Moonlight". $32 full, $10 youth. Details

Alice in Wonderland

7:30 pm Parallel 45 Theatre will perform the imaginative stage version of Alice in Wonderland made famous by Andre Gregory and the Manhattan Project. Tickets, $20. Details

Bob James and Nancy Stagnitta

7:30 pm Launch of "In the Chapel in the Moonlight". $32 full, $10 youth. Details

Laugh for a Good Cause! Comedy Show

8:00 pm Falling Down Stairs Productions has offered to donate proceeds from their show to help Polestar LGBT + Community Center launch itself as a new non-profit.  Details
Sunday, March 5

Kalkaska Winterfest

8:00 am Michigan's Premier Sprint Sled Dog Race. Details

Art Competition - Wine Label Design Needed

8:00 am Deadline for art entry is March 10! Attention artists: Design a wine bottle label for the Mission Point Lighthouse fundraiser. Support Mission Point Lighthouse Friends nonprofit - preserve the lighthouse. Winner will have their design on the label for the 2nd Annual Lighthouse Wine Fundraiser. Go to events at www.missionpointlighthouse.com for application. Or email mplfmedia@gmail.com. Details

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University

9:00 am - 10:30 am Hosted by Sweetwater Doula. Sundays through Mar 6. Pre-registration required. Email krista.k.cain@gmail.com with questions.    Details

OAC Spring Exhibition

10:00 am An exhibit of artwork by Mary Fortuna, Janelle Songer and Jessica Kovan. The opening reception takes place on Fri., March 3, 5-7pm. The exhibit runs through April 7. There will also be an artist panel discussion on Sun., March 5 at 1pm. Details

6th Annual Grand Traverse Art Bomb

10:00 am Through March 25. Artists of all media in & from the GT region will display & sell their work commission-free. Closing Reception on March 25. Featuring live music & performance art. Details

Call for Student Artists

10:00 am Now accepting submissions for "Emerging Artist, Under 24 Exhibit". All local artists ages 17-24 are encouraged to apply to be in this juried exhibit, & have the opportunity to show & sell in a gallery. To apply visit: www.higherartgallery.com. Deadline to apply is March 20. Details

Snowshoe, Wine & Brew

10:40 am Sundays through March 5, Old Mission Peninsula, 10:40am-noon. Park at Jolly Pumpkin to board the TC Brew Bus & start your trek. $20. Details

Shrek The Musical

2:00 pm Tickets start at $12. Details

Alice in Wonderland

2:00 pm Parallel 45 Theatre will perform the imaginative stage version of Alice in Wonderland made famous by Andre Gregory and the Manhattan Project. Tickets, $20. Details

Sixth Annual Pure A Cappella Festival

4:00 pm A talented mix of entertainment will feature Grand Traverse Show Chorus, Trillium Singers, TC Sings, Sashay Quartet, NMC Grand Traverse Chorale, NMC Chamber Singers, Choral Fusion, & The Cherry Capital Men’s Chorus. Proceeds benefit a local children's choir with scholarships. Tickets, $13. mynorthtickets.com Details

'On the Porch' Concert Series

4:00 pm Featuring Driftwood, playing music rooted in the land, leaning alternately into folk, old-time, country, punk & rock. Tickets: $20 advance, $25 door. 947-9213.
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