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Welcome To Traverse City!

One Great Lake. Two Grand Bays. And some of the most beautiful inland lakes in the world. That’s the bounty of water that has drawn people to Traverse City area since time immemorial.

We hope to bring you all of the best of the Traverse City Area and Northern Michigan. The best beaches, the best shoreline vistas – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has a few – the best golf courses and resorts, the best of the wineries on the Old Mission and Leelanau Peninsulas, the best places to stay and the best places to eat. Check back often to keep up with all that is happening in the Traverse City area – all year long – spring, summer, fall and winter.

Traverse City News And Special Events

Glen Lake Restaurant Week – April 29 – May 7, 2016
[ April 29, 2016 to May 7, 2016. ] Glen Lake Restaurant Week offers an array of dining options “From French Fries to French Cuisine.” Don’t miss this annual event happening the week before Mothers Day Friday April 29 – Saturday May 7, 2016 Restaurant week around Glen Arbor is a time to finally discover new local food at a great price, and dine at your usuals [...] more...

Chateau Chantal – Mother’s Day Wine Dinner – May 7, 2016
[ May 7, 2016; 6:00 pm; ] Saturday, May 7, 2016 6:00 winery tour, 6:30 dinner seating $69 per person, including tax, tip and wine pairings 5-course menu presented by Chef Rosales. A winery tour kicks off the evening at 6pm, with dinner seating at 6:30. Reservations are required at least a day in advance and can be made by calling 1-800-969-4009 or booking online. <> Visit [...] more...

Garnet Rogers in Concert – InsideOut Gallery – TC – May 15, 2016
[ May 15, 2016; 7:30 pm; ] Garnet Rogers has established himself as ‘One of the major talents of our time”. Hailed by the Boston Globe as a “charismatic performer and singer”, Garnet is a man with a powerful physical presence – close to six and a half feet tall – with a voice to match. With his “smooth, dark baritone” (Washington Post) his incredible range, and thoughtful, dramatic phrasing, Garnet is widely considered by fans and critics alike to be one of the finest singers anywhere. more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – May 20 – 21, 2016
[ May 20, 2016 5:00 pm to May 21, 2016 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

Empire Asparagus Festival – May 20 – 22, 2016
[ May 15, 2015 to May 17, 2015. ] Join the Village of Empire at its 13th Annual Empire Asparagus Festival 2016 Schedule of Events Please note that this schedule may be subject to change as planning continues. Friday, May 20th 7:00pm to 10:00pm - Dance & Pig Roast ENTRY FEE $5.00 under 16 FREE PIGROAST EXTRA Front St. Empire - Click here for directions Come Dance & Dine on Art's Taverns [...] more...

Manitou Passage Spring Classic – May 22, 2016
[ May 22, 2016; 10:00 am; ] Format: 4-Player team Front 9 "Shamble": (Select best drive of the foursome, play your own ball in from that spot). Record the low best ball. Back 9 "Waltz" Best Ball; (Holes 10, 13, 16 One Best Ball); (Holes 11, 14, 17 Two Best Balls; (Holes 12, 15, 18 Three Best Balls) Course Start Time: 10am Shotgun Fees: $62.50 ENTRY (non-members) $25.00 (members) Includes golf [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Crystal Cup – May 27 – 29, 2016
[ May 27, 2016 to May 29, 2016. ] Play 36 holes of golf in a Ryder Cup format! The entire field of individual players and pairs will be divided into two teams, with their own team shirts and hats, for two days of friendly competition featuring proximity prizes and awards for the winner of the Crystal Cup. Scoring will be adjusted based on [...] more...

Tee it Forward Scramble – Manitou Passage Golf Club – May 28, 2016
[ May 28, 2016; 12:00 pm; ] Format: Two person scramble, each team must play 6 holes, sequentially, from each set of tees in an order of their choosing. Fees: $132 team entree free includes golf with cart, post-golf luncheon with non-alcoholic drink and prizes! Call 231.228.6000 to register. Visit Tee it Forward Scramble - Manitou Passage Golf Club on Facebook >>>> more...

Crystal Mountain – 11th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 28, 2016
[ May 28, 2016; ] Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling over 75 of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Plus, live entertainment held slopeside. 2016 Participating Breweries:   Stay tuned for more participating Breweries and Brat Vendors! Beer available while supplies last. Crystal [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – North Mitten Half Marathon & 10k – May 29, 2016
[ May 29, 2016; 8:00 am; ] Kick off summer with a running start at Crystal Mountain's 3rd Annual Half Marathon and 10k race! The North Mitten Half Marathon and 10k is a combination of paved roads, dirt roads and trails. The North Mitten route consists of primarily flat, open trails on Crystal Mountain property and will not climb the mountain. Both [...] more...

Mancelona Bass Festival – June 2 – 5, 2016
[ June 2, 2016 to June 5, 2016. ] The 61st Annual Mancelona Bass Festival is June 2 - 5, 2016 The 61st Annual Mancelona's Bass Festival is almost here and we have a spectacular 4 fun days filled with Carnival Rides, Craft & Vendor Alley, Good Food, Classic Car Show-New this year with added classic categories, Entertainment, Grand Parade, Kids Parade & Kids Games, [...] more...

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