Traverse City News and Events

A Traverse City Pioneer Family's Home Could Be Saved

By Ross Boissoneau | Sept. 15, 2019

The first school teacher in Traverse City’s family home on Randolph Street just might be saved after quick thinking by Gary Wilson. When visiting the area a few years ago, Wilson noticed improvements being made to Hickory Hills Ski Area, and the Owosso resident became concerned that the work could damage what was left of his old family farmstead. So he reached out to the Traverse Area Historical Society (TAHS) when he returned home. “I contacted Peg Siciliano and she was interested,” he says.

Wilson saw the opportunity to preserve the foundations of his family’s farmhouse not simply as a vanity project, but as a chance to safeguard Traverse City ...

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Garfield Avenue Lane Shifts Sunday Night

Landtech Professional Surveying and Engineering crews will be shifting traffic lanes on Garfield Avenue tonight (Sunday) to ...

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"The Mooch" Prepares For Traverse City, With No Shortage Of Opinions

Anthony Scaramucci officially spent six days as communications director for President Donald Trump before being notoriously fired. ...

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Suspicious Expense Reports Lead To Charges

A woman who worked for a Traverse City-based packaging company siphoned more than $132,000 into her own ...

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Rain Delays Eighth Street Reopening; Workers Push Toward Finish Line

Rainy weather will delay the reopening of Eighth Street by at least a week, with September 28 ...

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Today Sunday, September 15, 2019

12:00 PM

Arts of Our Members Continued

Runs through Sept. 29. Open daily, 12-4pm. Closed on Tuesdays. More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Lee Sung Keun: Interconnected "

S. Korean artist Lee Sung Keun creates sculptures of primordial shapes that, at first sight, evoke human cells ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Birdwatching vs. Birding

Learn about different bird feeders & bird seeds that attract a variety of birds to your backyard. Learn ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Oryana Farm Tour - Lakeview Hill Farm, TC

The entire farm & homestead is 100% solar powered. Stop by for guided tours, fresh snacks made with ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

"The Importance of Being Earnest"

Two bachelors create alter egos named Ernest to escape their tiresome social obligations. When they attempt to win ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Award-winning Local Author Kathleen Stocking

Stocking will read from her latest book "From the Place of the Gathering Light," profiling the people & places ... More Info >>

2:30 PM

Free Guided Tour

With Michigan Legacy Art Park Director Joseph Beyer. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Seed Harvesting & Processing with Poesis Farm

Meet SEEDS resident farmers & learn about heirloom seed production & storing. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Youth Open Mic

For kids 18 or younger. The Beat Lab will provide a sound system. All you need is a ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Traverse Area Historical Society Oakwood Cemetery Tours

Meet at the main entrance of Oakwood Cemetery off of Eighth St., directly across from the intersection of ... More Info >>

5:00 PM

Animal Saints & Strange Angels

New works by artist Char Bickel. Opening Reception during Downtown Traverse City Art Walk: Fri., Sept. 6, 5-9pm. ... More Info >>

5:00 PM

The Accidentals present May Erlewine & Sawyer Fredericks

An evening of songs & stories with four songwriters: Sawyer Fredericks, May Erlewine, Sav Buist & Katie Larson ... More Info >>

Hannah Sidewalk Construction Underway Through October 7

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Wayne, Cass Street Closures Today

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Trail Projects Move Ahead

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Hagerty Acquires Top East Coast Concours Event

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Chick-fil-A Meeting Moved To October

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Retail/Restaurant Changes Coming To Downtown, Village, Mall

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Michigan Tree Climbing Championship Comes To Traverse City

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Two Under Influence Arrested For Separate Public Disturbances

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Local Real Estate Market Shows Continued Strength

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Honor Flight To Take 67 Veterans To DC Memorials

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Driver Crashes At Roundabout

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No Interest From Commissioners In Charging Cherry, Film Fest Permit Fees

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A Race To The Top In Empire

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City Talks Park Funding, Projects

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