Traverse City News and Events

GT County OKs Airport Self-Governance

By Beth Milligan | Dec. 3, 2020

Grand Traverse County commissioners voted 5-2 Wednesday to approve Cherry Capital Airport becoming an independent airport authority, with Leelanau County commissioners set to vote on the same motion December 15. The approval of both boards – including signing off on articles of incorporation that outline how the new airport authority will operate – will clear the way for airport leaders to file state and federal paperwork to formally complete the transition.

Commissioners from Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties – which co-own Cherry Capital Airport – have discussed a proposal to make the airport a self-governing authority since 2019. The airport is currently managed by the Northwest Regional Airport Commission ...

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Acme Approves 50-Acre Solar Farm

Acme Township trustees unanimously approved a proposed 50-acre solar farm on M-72 Tuesday – a project that ...

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TCAPS To Bring Elementary, Special Education Students Back For Face-To-Face Learning Monday

Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) board members voted Monday to bring K-5 classes and some special ...

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TCPD, Sheriff’s Office Join Angel Program Offering Substance Abuse Assistance

The Traverse City Police Department and Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office have joined the Michigan State Police (MSP) ...

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Today Thursday, December 3, 2020

9:30 AM

GTWoman's "Persuade Me!" Workshop

Join the award-winning entrepreneur, author & recovering academic Jill Schiefelbein to learn how to speak with purpose & speak ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Just Great ART"

Presented by Plein Air Painters of Northwest Michigan. An online exhibit & sale of over 50 works by ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Artist Appreciation Exhibition

Dedicated to artists who have donated their work or time to OAC's annual summer fundraising galas for the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Friends Mitten Tree

Please drop off your mitten donations in the box provided by the main doors of IPL. The donations ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

GAAC Outdoor Gallery: Call for Entries

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions for its 2021 Outdoor Gallery. The exhibition space is the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

HollyPOP Reimagined: A Festival of Lights

"12 Days of Christmas" tree display on front lawn. Each tree was given a color, designated by the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Light Up the Night

Dec. 1-29. Both businesses & residents: Spread holiday cheer through your lighting displays. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Northport Arts Association Holiday Arts Market - Online

Runs Nov. 14 - Dec. 13. More Info >>

10:00 AM

The COVID 19 Wreath Collection

Presented by Art Rapids. Bring an old or new wreath to the Walk of Art Park, Elk Rapids ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Toys for Tots Benefit

Stuff the SUVs Toy Drive: The dealership will take donations all day until 6pm. They will attempt to ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Dennos Museum Mini Holiday Artist Market

Shop online, Dec. 1-23. Featuring the work of over 20 Michigan artists. Dennos Museum is temporarily closed to ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Drive-through Flu Shots

For ages 2 years old+. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Kosch Restaurants Match Donations

Four northern Michigan restaurants will match donations made by their diners to Toys for Tots. Alpine Tavern and ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Mathias J. Alten: An American Artist at the Turn of the Century

The German-born American Impressionist Mathias Joseph Alten, often referred to as the Dean of Michigan painters, is regarded ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Michigan Modern: An Architectural Legacy

This exhibit celebrates Michigan’s modern architectural design history from 1928-2012. It is comprised of over 50 photographs by ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Open Call for "Those Who Teach"

Deadline to apply is 1/15/21. Exhibit featuring the artwork of Michigan's Visual Art Educators. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Small Works Holiday Exhibition

An exhibition of original art – painting, photography, fiber, mixed media, jewelry & more. Featuring art work 12” ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Stories @ Home

Let's Create a Story: "The Last Cookie." Visit web site to get a supply list & participate. More Info >>

1:00 PM

Get Crafty @ Home

Branch Out! Turn twigs & branches into special holiday decorations for your door, ceiling, window, or wall. Visit ... More Info >>

3:00 PM

Santa Claus is Coming to TC

Santa will be in an antique fire engine, touring the Old Town & SoFo neighborhoods today from 3-5pm. ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Registration for Battle of the Books

Nov. 30 - Dec. 6. Open to fourth & fifth graders residing or attending school within the boundaries ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

National Writers Series: An Evening with Albert Woodfox

"Solitary" is the saga of a man who, despite spending four decades in solitary confinement for a crime of which ... More Info >>

Downtown TC To Expand Farmers Market Into Winter, Eyes Future Plans

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The Pages Of History: New Book To Chronicle TC Libraries' History

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Dogs On The Loose: Animal Control's Workload No Treat

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Efforts Underway To Get Residents With Contaminated Drinking Wells Connected To Township Water

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Traverse City Is Thankful For Its Own

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CherryT Ball Drop Goes Virtual

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Local Health Department Issues Its Own Advisory

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Amidst Moves And Empty Storefronts, Observers Say Demand Still Strong In Downtown Traverse City

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From Individuals Facing Homelessness To Businesses On The Brink, Community Steps Up To Meet Need

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Munson Distances Itself From Controversial Social Media Post

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Do Not Disturb: Proposed Hotel Properties Sit Silent

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Pam Forton Resigns From TCAPS Board

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It's Thanksgiving To-Go

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Your 2020 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here

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