Northern Express - Dates <![CDATA[Dates 11-28-2015 - ]]> The Younce Guitar Duo & Miriam Pico bring the sounds of jazz & rhythm of world music to traditional holiday tunes at a holiday concert at the Elk Rapids Historic Town Hall on Sunday, December 6 from 3-5pm. Advance tickets: $10-$15.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 11-21-2015 - ]]> Join Santa in kicking off Toys for Tots on Saturday, November 21 from 12-2pm. The man in the big red suit will fly on a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter & land at the Great Wolf Lodge, TC. Visit with him, sing Christmas carols, tour the helicopter & more. The event is free, but those who bring toy donations can enter to win a variety of door prizes.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 11-14-2015 - ]]> Northern MI’s high energy seven-piece country/classic rock band ReBooted, starring Judy Harrison, performs at SwingShift & the Stars, a dance-off for charity at City Opera House, TC on Fri., Nov. 20 at 7:15pm. An optional dance lesson takes place at 6:45pm.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 11-07-2015 - ]]> Celebrate TC Beer Week with The Great Beerd Run on Saturday, November 14. This 5K fun run is designed to celebrate all things beer & beard. Held at the GT Resort & Spa, Acme at 10am, it is an untimed run with on course beer tastings provided by Beards Brewery, Short’s Brewery & Right Brain Brewery.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 10-31-2015 - ]]> With a forecast of 51 degrees, this year’s SOLD OUT 2015 Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge may look the same as this photo. Held on Sat., Nov. 7, the race starts in downtown Kalkaska at 9am & finishes 30 miles later at Timber Ridge RV & Recreation Resort, TC.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 10-24-2015 - ]]> Just in time for Halloween is Demons & Spirits: Paranormal Evidence of Severe Hauntings with TV personality, published author, paranormal investigator & demonologist Samantha E. Harris. Head to The Parlor in TC on Friday, October 30 from 7-9pm. Tickets, $25.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 10-17-2015 - ]]> Northern Michigan singer/guitarist Jeff Pagel will perform during Swirl on Thursday, October 22 from 5:30- 7pm at Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. Also enjoy a sampling of appetizers & wines from Lake Street Market of Boyne City & current art exhibits.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 10-10-2015 - ]]> Fall is in the air! Festivals & Halloween activities are happening all around northern MI. These include Apple Harvest Day at the Boardman River Nature Center, TC; 6th Annual Pumpkin Festival in East Jordan; The Great Pumpkin Dash at Mt.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 10-03-2015 - ]]> Help support the Munson Medical Care Mammography Assistance Program & Women’s Council of Realtors at Bras for a Cause on Friday, October 9 at 7pm at Streeter’s, TC. Featuring a stand-up comedian pre-show, Bra Models on the runway, live auction & an after party with live music.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 09-26-2015 - ]]> Veterinarian & Wildlife Photographer Dr. Carl Palazzolo, D.V.M. Will Combine His Knowledge Of Photography & Exotic Animal Veterinary Medicine To Deliver A Presentation & Slideshow Which Highlight His Many Trips All Over The Globe. Don’t Miss This Event On Mon.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 09-19-2015 - ]]> Artist & juror of the 2015 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Ladislav R. Hanka will present a Coffee @ Ten lecture at Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey at 10am on Tues., Sept. 22. Hanka will discuss his current muse – creating art with bees.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 09-12-2015 - ]]> .]]> <![CDATA[Dates 09-05-2015 - ]]> The Mighty Mac Swim is an annual crossing of the Straits of Mackinac between Michigan’s peninsulas, alongside the Mackinac Bridge. It takes place on Labor Day, beginning at 7am. Swimmers have raised money to benefit Habitat for Humanity. SWIM IS AT CAPACITY.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 08-29-2015 - ]]> Magic, Mind Reading & Craft Cocktails: Award-winning magician & mind reader Ben Whiting performs at The Northern Express Room at The Parlor, TC on Thursday, September 3. Guests arrive at 7PM for a complimentary craft cocktail tasting with the show beginning at 8pm.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 08-22-2015 - ]]> The first American string quartet to be awarded a top prize at the prestigious Osaka International Chamber Music Competition, The Euclid Quartet performs at Oliver Art Center, Frankfort on Thursday, August 27 at 7:30pm. Presented by Chamber Music North.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 08-15-2015 - ]]> Cristian Laverde Koenig & Jennifer McQuiston Lott rehearse for Traverse City Dance Project’s performances on Thurs. & Fri., Aug. 20-21 at 7:30pm in Millken Auditorium, Dennos Museum Center, NMC, TC. Professional dancers from across the country will gather to perform this program of dance, featuring Delicate Balance.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 08-08-2015 - ]]> Enjoy a unique outdoor setting around a fire while sharing & hearing poetry, storytelling & music during Stone Circle Gatherings every Sat. at 9pm through Sept. 5. Located ten miles north of Elk Rapids off US 31. Turn right on Stone Circle Dr. & follow signs.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 08-01-2015 - ]]> Olivia Mainville is just one of the many performers at this year's Farmfest Aug. 6-9 in Johannesburg. Held at 1865 Roby Rd., about 20 miles east of Gaylord, this festival features music, a drum kiva, fire circle jams, Dance Pavilion events, Parkin' lot Pickin', a labyrinth Walk & much more.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 07-25-2015 - ]]> Black Cat Concerts presents percussive symphony Tom Sharpe on Saturday, August 1 at Dhaseleer Events Barn, Charlevoix at 8pm. An Interlochen Arts Academy alumni & drummer for Grammy Award winning Mannheim Steamroller, Sharpe moves between traditional instrumentation & electronics, blending genres from Middle Eastern, African, orchestral & rock music.]]> <![CDATA[Dates 07-18-26 - ]]> Enjoy a family-friendly, one way bike ride on the Tart & Leelanau trails during the 15th Annual Tour de TART on Friday, July 24.]]>