9th Annual Warm-up with Team Bob’s Coat Drive : New & gently used winter apparel of all sizes will be accepted to be donated to The Father Fred Foundation for families in need. Located at the future home of Team Bob's Heating Cooling Plumbing, which is located on the corner of S. Airport Rd. & Park St., TC. Donations can also be dropped off at the current Team Bob’s office, 2282 Cass Rd., TC, between ...
"It's Personal" Group Show: Featuring figurative work, from canvas to clay by Shanny Brooke & five other artists. A "Meet & Greet" event with featured sculptors Bernadette Zachara-Marcos & Margaret White will be held on Sat., Nov. 17 from 1-3pm in the Cottage Gallery. Runs through Nov. Hours: 10am-5pm, Tues.-Sat.
"Woven Together: Beyond the Influence of Sherri Smith": An exhibit of works created by a selection of 14 artists who completed their MFA degrees under Sherri Smith at the University of Michigan’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design. Runs through Nov. 17.
Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit : Featuring over 32 artists from all over the region & world celebrating the Mexican cultural holiday known as Day of the Dead. Opening reception is Fri., Oct. 19 from 6-8pm. Make your own sugar skull. Exhibit runs through Nov. 23.
Free Play Writing Competition: City Opera House invites regional high school students to submit an original one-act play - 9-12 pages with 4 characters or less - to the 8th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. The deadline is Fri., Dec. 14. Finalists are paired with national theater mentors, win $100 & see their play performed on the City Opera House stage.
Harvest Food & Supply Drive: Help support women & children at the Women’s Resource Center of Northern Michigan’s (WRCNM) Safe Home who are seeking safety from domestic abuse. Donations include non-perishable foods, grocery gift cards, household goods & personal care items. Bring to the WRCNM main office at 423 Porter St. in Petoskey; Gold Mine Resale Shops in Petoskey; & WRCNM offices in Cheboygan, Gaylord & Mancelona. 231-347-1572.
Landscapes Invitational Exhibition: Runs Oct. 19 - Nov. 23. Featuring the work of Linda Beeman, Carolyn Damstra, Susana Green, Jane Kramer, Thomas Tomasek, Lynn Uhlmann & Catherine VanVoorhis. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10am-4:30pm; Sat., 10am-4pm; & Sun., 12-4pm.
The Art of: The Other Traverse City: Local photographer Alan Newton will focus his lens on the opioid crisis affecting the TC region & beyond. Featuring about 11 portraits of people who are addicts in recovery, emergency responders, judges, families who have lost children, & others, along with their written stories based on interviews conducted by Newton. An opening reception will be held on Thurs., Nov. 8 from 6-8pm. The exhibition runs through ...
Natural Creations Exhibition: A group of area crafts persons will be showing their hand crafted creations Nov. 5-12. Hours are 11am-4pm daily, except Sun. An artists' reception & live demonstration will be held on Sat., Nov. 10 from 4-6pm.
43rd Annual Mariners Memorial Service: Held to remember & honor mariners who have perished on the Great Lakes & oceans. Sponsored by the Student Propeller Club, Port 150, of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy. 995-1200.
"Spaces Uncharted": Runs through Nov. 11. Featuring MI fiber artists Jill Ault, Barbara Bushey, Susie Krage, Nancy McRay, Leon Nash, Marilyn Prucka, Shanna Robinson, Dolores Slowinski & Sherri Smith. Open daily, 1-4pm.
Homage: Inspired by Outstanding Canadian Women: This exhibition features 40 framed neckpieces created as a celebration & tribute to Canadian women, past & present by jewelry artist Donald Stuart. Join Don on Sun., Jan. 20 at 3pm as he share his career, from starting a pioneering hand-weaving studio for Inuit women to his acclaimed artistry in jewelry, hollowware, & architectural installations. Museum hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun,; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
Pangnirtung Weavings from the Dennos Museum Center's Collection: Featuring weavings from the Inuit art collection, by the artists of the Pangnirtung Weaving Cooperative. Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun.; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
Visions of American Life: Paintings from the Manoogian Collection, 1850-1950: From the Detroit Institute of Arts, this exhibition features 40 works by late-19th & early-20th century artists capturing American life, culture & identity in that time. Here:Say Storytelling & the Front Street Writers have produced & recorded short stories to accompany these artworks. Hours: 10am-5pm, Mon.-Sat.; 1-5pm, Sun,; & 10am-8pm, Thurs.
Traverse City Beer Week. : Nov. 8-16. Test your beverage IQ at the TC Ale Trail IPA Challenge, run a beer-themed 5K during the Great Beerd Run or get out your coziest flannel & be ready for the Flapjack and Flannel Festival. These quirky events and others are all part of the nine days of craft beer during Traverse City Beer Week.