Traverse City News and Events

A Look At The Local Ballot Proposals

By Craig Manning | Oct. 1, 2020

Ballots have begun arriving in mailboxes of local voters and, with candidate races from township trustees all the way up to the White House, ballots include a number of proposals and millage requests that stand to impact local infrastructure, education, emergency services, and parks. The Ticker has your rundown of what they entail.

Grand Traverse County
All Grand Traverse County voters will be asked to cast a ballot for a pair of countywide proposals.
The first county proposal would renew the previously approved millage rate of 1 mill ($1.00 per $1,000) for financing repairs and improvements of county streets, roads, highways, and bridges. State-required millage rollbacks, as part of the ...

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Interlochen Has A New Logo

For the first time in more than two decades, Interlochen Center for the Arts has introduced a ...

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Power Island Opens For Bow Hunting Thursday

Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation will open Power Island and the connected Bassett Island for bow ...

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TCAPS Addresses Coronavirus Protocols After Positive Case At Courtade

After a Courtade Elementary School teacher tested positive for coronavirus over the weekend, Traverse City Area Public ...

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Traverse City Is The Tenth Most Vibrant Arts City

Traverse City has been named the tenth "Most Arts Vibrant Middle Size Community" in the U.S. by ...

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Today Thursday, October 1, 2020

9:00 AM

"30 Bigs in 30 Days"

Big Brothers Big Sisters (Bigs) is looking for 30 volunteer mentors during Oct. The need for men & ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

2020 Virtual Membership Show

Presented by Jordan River Arts Council. Includes all media. Runs July 26 - Oct. 3. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Bellaire Downtown to Display Detroit Institute of Art Outdoor Exhibits

Will be displayed July 19 through late fall, 2020. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Monthly Themed Craft/Activity Kits

Available the first of each month for children, families, tweens/teens & adults. No registration required. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Open Call for Art: "Tree of Art"

Create anything to help decorate a white tree with white lights. It does not need to be related ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Roll & Stroll for Arts for All of Northern Michigan

This all inclusive & accessible Art Walk runs Oct. 1-15. View local art work. Take photos of five ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Paint Outside the Lines"

This art exhibit by Christi Dreese showcases her abstract style & oil landscapes. More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Power Tools Exhibit" & "Art in a Time of Coronavirus | A Postcard Response"

Sept 11 - Nov. 5. Power Tools is a multifaceted, juried exhibition built on the belief that the ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Annual All Media Juried Exhibition

Runs Sept. 18 - Oct. 23. This year's juror is Eden Ünlüata - Foley, MFA, MA, associate professor ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Hunt for the Reds of October

Explore & discover great red wines of Leelanau Peninsula. Takes place weekdays during Oct. Tickets are $25 per ... 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

Out of Context: Objects Redefined

The Assemblage of Gary Carlson, Sept. 4 - Oct. 6. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Color Catchers: Kathleen Carpenter, Marilyn Hoogstraten, Kathy Silbernagel, Babs Young

Color Catchers invites you to appreciate the impact & mystery of color through the work of these photographers. More Info >>

12:00 PM

One, Together Exhibition

This exhibition explores collaboration, collectivity & togetherness through creative practice. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Traverse Area Camera Club Competition Show 2020

Each spring the Traverse Area Camera Club hosts a photography competition for club members. Photographs are peer-reviewed at ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

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 >>

1:00 PM

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 >>

5:00 PM

Harvest Moon Party

Enjoy bonfires & the full Harvest moon on the patio. There will also be treats, fortune teller readings ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society Meeting

Via Zoom. Glen Chown, executive director of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, will share the history of land ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

"On the Basis of Sex"

A 2019 American biographical legal drama film based on the life & early cases of Supreme Court Justice ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Asylum After Dark Experience: SOLD OUT

Step back in time at TC’s slightly creepy formal psychiatric hospital at Cottage #30, which is still in ... More Info >>

8:00 PM

Films on the Field: "Hocus Pocus"

Moviegoers will purchase a seating area for $50 in advance which will allow them up to a maximum ... More Info >>

GT Metro Pursues New Acme Fire Station, Renovations To Garfield/East Bay Stations

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East Front Street Closure Starts Tuesday

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Courtade Elementary Staff Member Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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Pandemic Brings Even More Heat To A White-Hot Real Estate Market

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Changes Coming For Siren Hall, Downtown TC Stores; More Restaurant, Retail News

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Here Come The Holidays With A (Virus) Asterisk

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Father Fred Fall Food Drive Begins Next Week

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Expansion At Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center

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Impact100 Announces Three Grant Winners

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TCLP Lands First-In-Nation USDA Loan

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The Shows Go On: Online For Now, With Hopes For Spring

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Arson Suspect Arrested

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Weathered Trails, Weathered Guardians

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Legal To-Go Cocktails: Restaurants Say Yes, Downtown Weighs "Drinking Culture"

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