Traverse City News and Events

2019 Empire Asparagus Festival

Saturday, May 18
10AM
Downtown Empire
Festival
$5/person; 16 & under free

Friday night includes a pig roast & live music by Jack Pine. Sat. includes the 5k Kick Yer Ass-paragus Fun Run/Walk at Empire Beach, live music by the Benzie Playboys, 5th Gear Band & others, the Asparagus Recipe Contest & Cook-Off & much more.

https://empirechamber.com/event/asparagus-festival/

Saturday, May 18

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Grand Traverse Area Children's Garden Annual Plant Sale

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Grass River Stewardship Day

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TVC5K - Run The Runway

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2019 Empire Asparagus Festival

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Garden Storyteller Series

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Get Dirty! Teen Gardening Club

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Spring Hike at Old Indian Trail

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Horizon Books, TC Events

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"Bodies of Me... Recent Work by Liz Wierzbicki"

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N. MI Pre-Season Party Featuring Knee Deep

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Benefit for Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation

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Sips & Giggles Featuring Aaron Kleiber

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