Traverse City News and Events

Munson Launches New Stroke Program, Becomes One Of First Hospitals In U.S. To Acquire State-Of-The Art Brain Imaging Machine

By Beth Milligan | Oct. 31, 2020

Munson Healthcare is launching a new program for stroke services, becoming one of just seven hospitals in the U.S. – and the only hospital in Michigan – to acquire a cutting-edge imaging machine providing 2D, 3D, and 4D brain scans. Hospital officials hope to acquire a second machine by spring, with the goal of expanding Munson’s stroke and neuroscience programs, recruiting more physicians to northern Michigan, and treating an estimated 200-250 annual stroke patients at Munson instead of transferring them downstate.

Munson officials announced the news at a virtual press conference Thursday, which was World Stroke Day. The hospital system has acquired a state-of-the-art imaging system called the ARTIS Icono ...

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Trump Campaign Schedules Two TC Stops Before Election

President Donald Trump's election campaign has scheduled two last-minute stops in Traverse City before the election, including ...

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As More Tenants Leave Downtown TC, DDA Explores Options For Relief

On the heels of departing businesses including The Franklin, Georgina’s, Yen Yoga & Fitness, and Michigan Artists ...

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Nissley Earns High Marks In First NMC Evaluation

New Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) President Nick Nissley received high marks from the college’s board of trustees ...

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Kingsley Man Charged In Case Of Jogger Killed On River Road

A Kingsley man has been charged in connection to the death of a jogger on River Road ...

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Today Saturday, October 31, 2020

8:00 AM

6th Annual Orchards at Sunset Virtual 5K & Fun Run

Run any time through Oct. 5K: $25; Fun Run: $10. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Baskets of Bounty Holiday Donation Drive for Area Seniors

The Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging is seeking: paper towels, Kleenex, toilet paper, flushable wipes, lip balm ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Call for Artists - Northport Arts Association Holiday Arts Market - ONLINE

Submit application(s), descriptions & photos of art by Nov. 11 through the NAA website. The market will run ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Call for Entries for 10th Annual Young Playwrights Festival

Regional high school students are invited to submit an original one-act play. Finalists are paired with national theater ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Explore East Bay

Runs Sept. 7 - Nov. 1. This new, free, eight-week outdoor walking program invites you to explore eight ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Hybrid Virtual Farmland 5K & Free for All Bike

Challenge yourself on the original course anytime from Dec. 4-6 & still get your finisher medal & event ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Michigan Harvest Virtual Run Series: Grape Stomp

Run a 5K or half marathon any time between Oct. 1-31. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Northern Home & Cottage 2020 Virtual Tour

Featuring eight homes in northern MI, along with contractors, designers & homeowners. Tickets are a suggested donation of ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market

Wednesdays: 8am-noon, Lot B, downtown TC, across from Clinch Park. Online order pick-up: 4:30-7pm on Weds. Order online ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

TCAPS Announces New Free Meal Distribution Site

Beginning Sept. 19 free meal distribution will be offered once per week on Saturdays at TC West Middle ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Zombie Run (Virtual)

During the month of Oct., participants can run or walk a 5K anywhere & at any time. All ... More Info >>

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 >>

9:00 AM

Let's Walk Together

Presented by Norte. Connecting, moving together & learning about the expanding walking infrastructure in TC. Approx. 1-3 miles, ... 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

Fall Mountain Bike Color Tour

Ride the sections of the Peak2Peak race course & Betsie River Pathway at a leisurely tour pace. $29/person; ... 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

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Participate in a family-oriented scavenger hunt in & out of the Main Library at TADL. Stop by between ... 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

Raising Funds for Homeless Pets

From Oct. 16 - Nov. 15, Pets Naturally, S. Airport Rd., TC will sell copies of "River Love ... 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

"The Introvert in the Window"

Consists of work alternating between essays & paintings. Each piece explores human perception by correlating topics from the sciences, ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Norte Meetups for the Deaf Community

Invited: Anyone hard of hearing, families of Deaf children, CODAS (Children of Deaf Adults), SODAs (Siblings of Deaf ... 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 >>

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

Pet Assistance

If you need assistance with meeting your pet's needs, Hoop's Pet Food Pantry can help. They will be ... 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 >>

2:00 PM

Halloween Movies

Today features "Hotel Transylvania" at 2pm, "Beetlejuice" at 7:30pm & "Halloween" at 10:30pm. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Frankfort Halloween Trick or Treating & Trunk or Treat

Between 4th & 6th streets - Main St., Frankfort. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Halloween Fun

With Michigan Indian Legal Services. Live DJ, hayrides, candy, prizes for best costumes. 947-0122. More Info >>

3:00 PM

Halloween Fun at Cognition, Beulah

Create a contraption, such as a chute or grabber, to hold or pass out candy. Deliver your contraption ... More Info >>

8:00 PM

Haunted Trail at the Ghost Farm of Kingsley

Feast or Famine Haunted Trail. 5010 Pierce Rd., Kingsley. More Info >>

Commongrounds Cooperative Development Awarded $1.5M State Grant

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TCAPS Teachers Embrace "Crash Course" On Teaching 2.0

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Sunrise Rotary Announces Its Grants

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Pugsley Is Our Entry Into Michigan's Space Race

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Details Emerge On PFAS Contaminants In East Bay Township

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East Front Street Closure Planned Wednesday

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Here's The Latest On Traverse City's Absentee Ballot Numbers

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A Nightmare For Michigan Bats?

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BATA Makes Adjustments To Fall Routes, Offers Free Rides On Election Day

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Barlow Street Closure Planned Monday-Wednesday

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Master Plan Approved For Civic Center; More Parks Projects Move Ahead

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Flu Season Arrives, But Traverse City Has Some Things In Its Favor

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Here Comes The Rain Again: Flooding Impacts Region

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Second Coronavirus Case Linked To Central High School

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