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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Monday, August 23

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
Tuesday, August 24

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

Public meeting on TART's Boardman Trail expansion

2:00 pm TART Trails hosts public meeting about the Boardman Trail's expansion at the Garfield Township Hall (3848 Veterans Dr.) in TC. Details

TC Young Professionals Volunteer Outing

5:00 pm TC Young Professionals volunteering at the State Theatre. Interested? Details

Educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management"

7:00 pm Free educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management." Details

Brandi Carlile in concert at Interlochen

8:00 pm Brandi Carlile with The Watson Twins at Interlochen. Details
Wednesday, August 25

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

GT Regional Land Conservancy guided hike

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

RECESS! After work party

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm RECESS! Join us at our monthly after-work party in August at Scott's Harbor Grill in TC. $5 gets you your first drink, appetizers, live music by Leelanau County's Cabin Fever and entry into the prize drawing. Details

"Music In the Hills" at Mt. Holiday

8:00 pm "Music In the Hills" featuring talent from Songwriters in the Round at Mt. Holiday in TC. Lounge opens at 5 p.m. for refreshments and dinner.
Thursday, August 26

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

Bill Campbell Pottery Trunk Show

8:00 am Thurs.-Sat., Aug. 26-28, Bill Campbell Pottery Trunk Show at Americana Gallery in downtown TC.

Green Drinks at Right Brain

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Green Drinks at Right Brain Brewery in TC. Join other "eco-conscious" area residents for a drink and conversation. Details

Charity golf event for GT YMCA

5:30 pm Charity golf event for the Grand Traverse YMCA hosted by Pro Web Marketing at TC Golf Center. Participants collect pledges for the yardage you drive the golf ball! Details

Educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management"

7:00 pm Free educational seminar "Common Sense Strategies for Successful Equity Management." Details

Documentary "Tapped" showing at Right Brain

7:00 pm The documentary "Tapped" about the bottled water industry being shown at Right Brain Brewery in TC. Donation of $20 includes water bottle, t-shirt & beer token. Proceeds benefit The Watershed Center and Bay Area Recycling for Charities. Details

Facebook for Small Business Series

7:00 pm Business By Design presents: Ads, Campaigns and Dollar Signs. Learn how to use the power of Facebook to increase business. Class meets at 1331 S. Airport Rd. in Traverse City. Details

Bay Area Big Band

7:00 pm 7pm, Bay Area Big Band & vocalist Miriam Pico on the Grand Lawn at the GT Pavilions.
Friday, August 27

Benzie Pro Am Fishing Frenzy

8:00 am Fri.-Sun., Aug. 27-29, Benzie Pro/Am Fishing Frenzy in Frankfort. Details

Sidewalk Sale at The Village at GT Commons

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sidewalk Sale at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Many shops open until 9 p.m. Details

Kalkaska County Fair

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Kalkaska County Fair. Demolition derby, 4-H exhibits and auction, carnival, live entertainment.

Chief economist of Nat'l Assoc of Realtors speaking at TC Economic Club

11:30 am Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president of research at the National Association of Realtors, speaking to the Economic Club of TC at the Traverse City Golf & Country Club. Dr. Yun is considered one of the top sources of housing trends and statistics. (Event for Economic Club members only.)

DTE Energy Customer Day

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm DTE Energy Customer Day at the Traverse Area District Library. Meet with DTE Energy reps to resolve billing problems, learn how to save up to 50% on your winter heating bills, enter to win energy-saving products.

Cherry Roubaix Bike Festival

5:00 pm Fri.-Sun., Aug. 27-29, Cherry Roubaix Bike Festival Details

Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival

5:00 pm Aug. 27 & 28, Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival at the GT Commons. Details

Downtown TC bike sprints

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Drag Race style sprints downtown at Friday Night Live as part of the new Third Coast Bicycle Festival in Traverse City. Details

Book signing by Michigan mystery writer Richard Baldwin

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Mystery writer Richard Baldwin of the Michigan Mystery series signs his latest book, Murder in Tip-Up Town, at Horizon Books in Traverse City.

Northport Music in the Park

7:00 pm 7pm, Northport Music in the Park with Don Julin and Ron Getz.
Saturday, August 28

Cherry Roubaix Charity Bike Ride

8:30 am Charity bike ride to benefit the Munson Women's Cancer Fund on Old Mission Peninsula. 20 or 43 mile routes. Details

DTE Energy Customer Day

9:00 am - 1:00 pm DTE Energy Customer Day at the Traverse Area District Library. Meet with DTE Energy reps to resolve billing problems, learn ways to save up to 50% on your winter heating bills, enter to win energy-saving products.

Sidewalk Sale at The Village at GT Commons

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sidewalk Sale at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Many shops open until 9 p.m. Details

Alden Depot Arts Festival

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Alden Depot Arts Festival featuring fine art, metalcraft, sculpture, ceramics and jewelry.

Kalkaska County Fair

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Kalkaska County Fair. Demolition derby, 4-H exhibits and auction, carnival, live entertainment.

Cherry Roubaix Old Town Crit

12:30 pm Cherry Roubaix's Old Town Crit racing event in downtown Traverse City. Details

Round Table Singers perform in Suttons Bay

7:00 pm The Round Table Singers of Suttons Bay conclude their 14th season with a concert at the Congregational Church (218 Madison) in Suttons Bay. The group performs songs ranging from jazz and blues to gospel and show tunes.

KC and the Sunshine Band

8:00 pm KC and the Sunshine Band in concert at Odawa Casino in Petoskey. Details
Sunday, August 29

Cherry Roubaix Road Race

12:00 am - 7:00 pm Cherry Roubaix Road Race near Cedar. The start/finish line is high atop Sugar Loaf Resort, giving spectators a spectacular view of the race. Details

Kalkaska County Fair

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Kalkaska County Fair. Demolition derby, 4-H exhibits and auction, carnival, live entertainment.

Sidewalk Sale at The Village at GT Commons

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Sidewalk Sale at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Details

Watercolor for the Very Beginner workshop

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Watercolor for the Very Beginner workshop at the Artcenter Traverse City. If you are hesitant to try watercolor, this one day class is for you. Paint, brushes, materials supplied. Also includes a demo by award-winning artist Mike Hyrman. Details

Trillium Singers concert

4:00 pm The Trillium Singers in concert at Elk Rapids High School with the choir Canticum Novum. Tickets available at the door.

Meet author Dr. William Decker

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Meet author Dr. William Decker at a reception at Horizon Books in Traverse City to celebrate the release of "Northern Michigan Asylum: The History of the Traverse City State Hospital."
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