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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Monday, August 30

The Corvairs at Lil Bo

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Blues/rock band The Corvairs at Lil Bo in Traverse CIty. Fundraiser for Third Level. Appetizers, silent auction, raffle.
Tuesday, August 31

Meet author Dr. William Decker

9:00 am - 10:30 am Meet Dr. William Decker, author of "Northern Michigan Asylum: The History of the Traverse City State Hospital" at Cuppa Joe in Building 50.

State of Michigan Retirees Reunion

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm State of Michigan Retirees Reunion at The Village at GT Commons. The event is for former employees of Traverse City State Hospital and their families. Former employees who wish to attend the reunion may contact Bob Maddox at 276.9114.

Blood Drive at Impres

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Blood drive at Impres Salon Spa in Traverse City. Appointments preferred (941.9094), but drop-ins welcome. ID required for all donors.

Live jazz at Trattoria Stella

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Live jazz with Ron Getz & Don Julin at Trattoria Stella in Traverse City.
Wednesday, September 1

"Fill A Need" dental supplies donation drive

8:00 am Traverse Health Clinic donation drive "Fill A Need." Bring donations of adult toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss to any Tom's Food Market or any Northwestern Bank location in Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau County.

Registration opens for Mud, Sweat & Beers event

8:00 am Registration opens for the 2011 Mud, Sweat & Beers event on May 7, 2011 at Mt. Holiday in Traverse City. Details

"Music In the Hills" at Mt. Holiday

8:00 pm "Music In the Hills" featuring Acoustic Dynamite at Mt. Holiday in TC. Lounge opens at 5 p.m. for refreshments and dinner.
Thursday, September 2

Recycler Show artist reception

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Artist reception for the Recycler Show at Artcenter Traverse City. Details

Sweet Adelines

7:00 pm 7pm, Vocal Stylings of Sweet Adelines on the Grand Lawn at the GT Pavilions.

Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society meeting

7:00 pm Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society meeting at the Peninsula Township Hall. Laura Johnson will give a presentation on the Pratt family. Jerome M. Pratt, Sr. was the first lighthouse keeper at the Mission Point Lighthouse.

Comedian Marti Johnson at Lil Bo

7:00 pm Local comedian Marti Johnson at Lil Bo in Traverse City. $5 cover.
Friday, September 3

2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic in TC

7:00 am 2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic on East and West Grand Traverse Bays hosted by the Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Association. The tournament consists of ladies, pro, amateur and sweet 16 divisions and will give away $22,500 in cash prizes. Fish caught will be donated to local charities. Details

Live music at Left Foot Charley

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Live music on the patio at Left Foot Charley with Mary Sue Wilkinson & Roger Brown of Sister Wilene.

Kayak tour in Bowers Harbor

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm "Summer's End" guided kayak tour in Bowers Harbor with PaddleAway. Details

Swingshift and the Stars competition

6:30 pm Swingshift and the Stars first night of competition at the City Opera House in Traverse City. Details

Northport Music in the Park

7:00 pm 7pm, Northport Music in the Park with the Leo Creek Band.

Jazz North at Lil Bo

8:30 pm - 11:30 pm Jazz North plays at Lil Bo in downtown Traverse City.

The Outer Vibe live at Level 3

9:00 pm The Outer Vibe live at Turtle Creek Casino's Level 3 Lounge.
Saturday, September 4

2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic in TC

7:00 am 2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic on East and West Grand Traverse Bays hosted by the Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Association. The tournament consists of ladies, pro, amateur and sweet 16 divisions and will give away $22,500 in cash prizes. Fish caught will be donated to local charities. Details

Grass River 5K

8:00 am Grass River 5K Trail Run at the Grass River Natural Area in Antrim County. Details

Port Oneida 5K

9:00 am Port Oneida 5K Run/Walk through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Details

Fine Art Fair in Leland

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Fine Art Fair in Leland featuring northern Michigan potters, sculptors and artists at the Old Art Building.

Royal Craft Show

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Royal Craft Show at Castle Farms in Charlevoix. Over 100 juried crafters. Indoor and outdoor booths. Details

Nature Scavenger Hunt

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Nature Scavenger Hunt at the 505-acre Boardman Natural Education Reserve. All ages welcome. Details

Taste of Pure Michigan event

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Taste of Pure Michigan event featuring the Bihlman Bros. Taste Michigan wines, sample Michigan craft beers, enjoy local foods and signature products from throughout the state at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville. Details

Live music at Horizon Books

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm The Tongue Family String Band performs at Horizon Books in TC. The five-piece, string band plays Celtic style music and mixes Irish step dancing into their performances.

The Outer Vibe live at Level 3

9:00 pm The Outer Vibe live at Turtle Creek Casino's Level 3 Lounge.

Fireworks in Suttons Bay

10:00 pm Labor Day fireworks at Suttons Bay Marina Park.
Sunday, September 5

2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic in TC

7:00 am 2010 Big Jon Salmon Classic on East and West Grand Traverse Bays hosted by the Grand Traverse Area Sport Fishing Association. The tournament consists of ladies, pro, amateur and sweet 16 divisions and will give away $22,500 in cash prizes. Fish caught will be donated to local charities. Details

BAREFOOT Triathlon

8:00 am - 7:00 pm 2nd annual BAREFOOT Triathlon at the Grand Traverse Resort. Details

Pure Michigan Labor Days 5K

9:00 am Pure Michigan Labor Days 5K at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. Top male and female finishers overall win a one-night stay at Crystal. Details

Royal Craft Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Royal Craft Show at Castle Farms in Charlevoix. Over 100 juried crafters, indoor and outdoor booths. Details

Fine Art Fair in Leland

11:00 am - 4:00 pm Fine Art Fair in Leland featuring potters, sculptors and artists at the Old Art Building.

Lake Leelanau Barbeque 'N Blues Festival

1:00 pm - 9:00 pm 1st annual Lake Leelanau Barbeque 'N Blues Festival. Live music and barbeque from LeNaro Pub. $10 per person (13 and under free). Featuring the Mid North Michigan Blues Society and the bands of Doc Woodward, Big Daddy Fox, James Glass & Pete Fetters. Details

Fire Fly's End of Summer Party

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm End of Summer Party at Fire Fly in Traverse City. All drinks 1/2 off.

The Outer Vibe live at Level 3

9:00 pm The Outer Vibe live at Turtle Creek Casino's Level 3 Lounge.
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