Traverse City News and Events
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Monday, November 22

Newcomers Club of GT book club

10:00 am Newcomers Men's Book Club meets in the lower level of Horizon Books in downtown Traverse City. The group is reading/discussing "The Polish Officer" by Alan Furst. Contact Ralph Mittelberger at for more info.

Glamour Girl Purse Party

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Glamour Girl Purse Party at Lil Bo in Traverse City. Stop by and shop. Discounted food and drinks all night.

Auditions for "Almost, Maine"

7:00 pm Auditions for Old Town Playhouse's studio production "Almost, Maine." Roles for three women and three men. Performances of "Almost, Maine" will be February 4-19, 2011. Details
Tuesday, November 23

Jazz at Stella

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday Jazz at Stella featuring Ron Getz.

Run Across Ethiopia fundraiser

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Run Across Ethiopia fundraiser at Red Mesa in Traverse City. $15 includes a fajita bar, one drink and live music.

Auditions for "Almost, Maine"

7:00 pm Auditions for Old Town Playhouse's studio production "Almost, Maine." Roles for three women and three men. Performances of "Almost, Maine" will be February 4-19, 2011. Details
Wednesday, November 24

TC Eye holiday sale

7:00 am Traverse City Eye's fourth annual White Wednesday Sale. Discounts up to 50% on brand name prescription and performance eyewear. Free breakfast.

Holiday crafts at Children's Museum

10:00 am - 2:00 pm Great Lakes Children's Museum offering holiday craft activities for children of all ages. The event is fee with paid museum admission ($6). Details

Lil Bo anniversary celebration

5:00 pm - 12:00 am Lil Bo Pub & Grille in TC celebrating 79 years in business. Starting at 5 pm, free appetizers, drink specials and music by The Bohemians
Thursday, November 25

Turkey Trot 5K

8:00 am - 11:00 am Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk hosted by Everywhere UGO. Race starts/ends at the Holiday Inn West Bay in TC. The event benefits local charities: TART Trails, YMCA and Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry. Details

Aerie's Thanksgiving Buffet

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Aerie Restaurant's annual Thanksgiving Day Buffet at the Grand Traverse Resort. $29.95 adults, $14.95 children (6-12). Reservations highly recommended by calling 534.6800.
Friday, November 26

Glen Arbor PJ Party, tree lighting

5:00 am - 7:00 am Glen Arbor Pajama Party. Shop early and get great discounts. Tree lighting and caroling at the Glen Arbor Township Hall at 7 pm.

PJ party and sale in Leland

8:00 am - 10:00 am Downtown Pajama Party and Sale in Leland. Early bird specials and shopping. Holiday refreshments\ .

Author Susan Collins Thoms at Horizon Books

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Susan Collins Thoms, author of "The Twelve Days of Christmas In Michigan" signs her books at Horizon Books in Traverse City.

Holiday Trail Celebration

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Crystal Mountain's 2nd Annual Holiday Trail Celebration. Family fun activities, music, food and a winter coat drive. Each person giving the gift of a gently used winter coat will receive a midweek all-day lift ticket. The coats will be donated to the Benzie Area Christian Neighbors. Details

Friday Night by Firelight

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Friday Night by Firelight at Left Foot Charley in Traverse City. Bonfire on the patio with chestnuts for roasting. Wine/cider for sipping.
Saturday, November 27

Elk Rapids Open House

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Holiday Open House in downtown Elk Rapids.

Holly Berry Arts & Crafts Fair

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 14th annual Holly Berry Arts & Crafts Fair at Frankfort High School. Also, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy a carriage ride at Betsie Bay Inn.

Holiday Marketplace in Glen Arbor

10:30 am - 4:00 pm Holiday Marketplace in Glen Arbor at the Township Hall.

Children's musical revue at City Opera House

11:00 am "Duck For President, Fancy Nancy & Other Story Books" musical revue based on popular children's literature performed at the City Opera House in Traverse City. Another show at 1:30 p.m. Tickets now on sale. Details

Great Macaroni and Cheese Bake Off

11:00 am - 5:00 pm 11am-5pm, Great Macaroni & Cheese Bake-Off hosted by Wineries of Old Mission.

Empire Artisan Marketplace

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Empire Artisan Marketplace at the Empire Township Hall.

Author Mary Jane Doerr at Horizon

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Mary Jane Doerr, author of "Bay View: An American Idea," signs her books at Horizon Books in Traverse City. The books tells the history of Bay View, a Chautauqua community in northern Michigan.

Northport holiday celebration

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Village open house & tree lighting hosted by the Northport merchants.

Rojo Loco at Crema

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Latin dance band Rojo Loco plays at Cafe Crema in downtown Traverse City.

Author Jerry Roach at Horizon

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Jerry Roach, author of The Ultimate Guide to West Michigan Lighthouses, signs his books at Horizon Books in downtown Traverse City.

Tree lighting at Mission Table

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Holiday tree lighting in front of Mission Table (13512 Peninsula Dr) on the Old Mission Peninsula. Hot cider, cold beer, Santa and carolers!

"The Circus" silent film showing

7:30 pm Music House Museum in Acme showing silent film "The Circus" starring Charlie Chaplin. Accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Reservations encouraged due to limited seating. Earlier showing at 5:30 p.m., as well. Details

Dennos Museum presents "Celebrating Women in Jazz"

8:00 pm NMC's Dennos Museum presents "Celebrating Women in Jazz." Laurie Sears, on saxophone and flute, heads up this all-women group of jazz musicians. Tkts, $25 in advance. Details
Sunday, November 28

Fireside Jazz & Art at Chateau Chantal

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Fireside Jazz & Art with the Jeff Haas Trio and artist Glenn Wolff at Chateau Chantal on Old Mission.
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