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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Monday, August 16

Meditation workshop

6:00 pm 6-8pm, Meditation workshop at Yoga for Health in Traverse City. For info, call 922.9642.

Educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management"

7:00 pm Free educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management" at the CenterPointe Building in TC. Details
Tuesday, August 17

Artist reception at Seed Studio Gallery

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Artist reception for the Land Hoe Show at Seed Studio Gallery in downtown Elk Rapids. Sketch live music immediately following with singer/songwriter Kip Knight. Details

UpNorth Media presents photographer John Robert Williams

6:30 pm 6:30-8pm, UpNorth Media Center's Speaker Series presents local photographer John Robert Williams. He will discuss the basics of digital camera operation, image capture and the electronic output of photographic images for both screen-based and printed media. Details

Educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management"

7:00 pm Free educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management" at the CenterPointe Building in TC. Details
Wednesday, August 18

GT Regional Land Conservancy guided hike

10:00 am 10am-Noon, Guided hike with the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy at Elberta Dunes. RSVP requested by calling Lee Maynard at 929.7911. Details

Young Professionals Lunch and Learn

11:30 am - 1:00 pm TC Young Professionals Lunch & Learn “Why Buy Local?" featuring Oryana and The Cooks House. Includes lunch, $5 for YPs. Details

TC Chamber Business After Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm TC Chamber Business After Hours at Wilderness Crossing in TC. Details

Artist reception/ wine & cheese party at L'Chayim Deli

5:30 pm 5:30-7:30pm, Wine and cheese party and artist reception at L'Chayim Delicatessan in downtown Beulah.

Art Rapids! celebrates Elk Rapids Cinema

7:00 pm Art Rapids! celebrates the Elk Rapids Cinema with a private showing of "West Side Story" followed by a reception at Siren Hall. Details

Red Drive Concert Series

8:00 pm Red Drive Concert Series with Seth & May on The Piazza, in front of Left Foot Charley and Higher Grounds in Traverse City. Tickets are $10; doors open at 7pm.
Thursday, August 19

National Coho Festival

8:00 am Thurs.-Sat., Aug. 19-21, National Coho Festival in Honor. Food, events, and more. Details

Buckley Old Engine Show

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Buckley Old Engine Show. 900 antique tractors, 600 antique gas & oil engines, free rides on 1923 steam train, flea market Details

Precision Plumbing & Heating 10th anniversary celebration

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Precision Plumbing & Heating (2829 Cass Rd., TC) celebrating 10th anniversary! Free concert featuring lead singer/songwriter Brian Vander Ark of The Verve Pipe.

Elk Rapids Chamber Business After Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Elk Rapids Chamber Business After Hours at Pine Hill Nursery in Kewadin.

GT Regional Land Conservancy's Preservation Celebration

5:00 pm Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy's annual Preservation Celebration at Crystal Mountain. Rand Wentworth, president of Land Trust Alliance, will be the featured speaker. Details

U of M Club of GT Speaker Series

7:00 pm UM Club of Grand Traverse Speaker Series presents Dr. Greg Keoleian, professor and co-director of the Center for Sustainable Systems at the University of Michigan. Dr. Keoleian will speak and lead a discussion about energy sustainability targets and strategies at NMC's Oleson Center. Free. Details

Facebook for Small Business Series

7:00 pm Business By Design presents: They "Like" Me – They "Like Me Not." Learn how to promote your business/nonprofit on Facebook. Class meets at 1331 S. Airport Rd. in Traverse City. Details

Harry Goldson Quartet

7:00 pm Harry Goldson Quartet in concert on the Grand Lawn at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.

Chords and Chocolate event

7:00 pm 7-9pm, Chords & Chocolate at Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate in Empire with Back O’ Beyond celtic music.

The Laws in concert at Seed Studio Gallery

8:00 pm The Laws in concert at Seed Studio Gallery in downtown Elk Rapids. Tickets $15 in advance and available at Wellington Street Market in TC and Chef Charles, Corner Druggist and Seed Studio Gallery in ER. $20 at door.
Friday, August 20

Petoskey's Festival on the Bay

8:00 am - 12:00 am Petoskey's Festival on the Bay. Live music, kids' activities, sporting events, sunset boat cruises. Free. Details

TC DDA board mtg

8:00 am 8am, TC DDA board mtg at the Governmental Center.

Buckley Old Engine Show

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Buckley Old Engine Show. 900 antique tractors, 600 antique gas & oil engines, free rides on 1923 steam train, flea market Details

Frankfort Art Fair

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 34th annual Frankfort Art Fair at Market Square Park.

Children's Art Fair at Friday Night Live in TC

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Great Lakes Children's Museum 8th annual Children's Art Fair at Friday Night Live in downtown Traverse City. Children exhibiting and selling their handmade arts and crafts.

Songwriters in the Round

8:30 pm 8:30-10:30pm, Songwriters in the Round at Horizon Books in Traverse City.
Saturday, August 21

Invasive Species Workbee

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Invasive Species workbee at Kids Creek Park (btwn Great Wolf Lodge and Kohl's) in Traverse City. To register, contact Robin Christensen at the GT Conservation District, 941.0960 ext. 20.

Buckley Old Engine Show

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Buckley Old Engine Show. 900 antique tractors, 600 antique gas & oil engines, free rides on 1923 steam train, flea market Details

The Yoga of Eating workshop

9:00 am - 12:00 pm The Yoga of Eating: Food as Medicine workshop offered by Michael Robold at Yoga for Health. $59 includes lunch. Info, 922.9642.

Fly Fishing workshop

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Interested in learning more about fly fishing? Join Brian Pitser from Northern Angler and learn the basics, see a demo of fly tying, and practice casting. Space is limited. Call 941.0960.

Traverse City Art Fair

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Downtown Traverse City Art Fair on Cass St. between Front and Washington streets.

Frankfort Art Fair

10:00 am - 5:00 pm 34th annual Frankfort Art Fair at Market Square Park.

Area Authors' Book Event

2:00 pm Area Authors' Book Event at The Cottage Book Shop in Glen Arbor featuring L.E. Kimball, author of "A Good High Place," and Jennifer Swole, author of "Admissions."

Wine and Art Festival

3:00 pm - 10:00 pm The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival at the GT Commons. Details

TC Wolves against the Michigan Vikings

7:00 pm 7 pm, TC Wolves against the Michigan Vikings. Details
Sunday, August 22

Third Coast Bicycle Festival

7:00 am - 10:00 pm Third Coast Bicycle Festival in Traverse City. A week-long cycling event with family fun, food and something for every cycling enthusiast! Details

Petoskey's Festival on the Bay

8:00 am - 12:00 am Petoskey's Festival on the Bay. Live music, kids' activities, sporting events, sunset boat cruises. Free. Details

Buckley Old Engine Show

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Buckley Old Engine Show. 900 antique tractors, 600 antique gas & oil engines, free rides on 1923 steam train, flea market Details
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