17th Annual Young Writers Juried Exposition: Call for Young Writers: Elementary, middle & high school students who attend schools served by the Char-Em ISD (or home school students in Charlevoix or Emmet counties) are invited to submit one work of poetry, prose, or one of each. Must be submitted online by a parent or teacher beginning at 9am on Tues., April 2 through 5pm on Fri., April 12. The submission page is located under Teacher Resources ...
Call for Artwork: "A World Without Abuse": Area artists are invited to share their unique, artistic vision in the 2nd Annual “A World Without Abuse — Expanding the Circle” Art Exhibit, sponsored by the Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center. The exhibit will open on April 4 at City Opera House, TC. The deadline to submit artwork is March 15. Participating artists should deliver their work to: Traverse Bay Children's Advocacy Center, 2000 Chartwell ...
"Wood, Woods, Wooden": An exhibition that approaches the material (wood), the place (the woods), the state (wooden) from fresh, innovative & inventive perspectives — & carves into wood – the material, the place & the state – to reveal new layers of understanding, inquiry & thinking. Runs through April 11. On Thurs., March 28 at 10:30am, a program will be held with Julia Gehring, a biologist with the Sleeping ...
2019 Juried Photography Exhibition: Juried by John Fergus-Jean, this exhibition includes 43 photographs by 34 exhibiting photographers of local & regional acclaim. An opening reception will be held on Sat., Jan. 19 from 2-4pm.
Great Northern Fine Art - Fine Craft Expo: An outstanding fine art—fine craft open to all MI artists 18 & older, offering eight juried category awards - $500 each, & a grand award determined by the People’s Choice: $1,500. Can submit through May 31. Downtown Grayling becomes an art gallery during the fifteen days of voting: July 19-Aug. 3. Artists’ demos & the Performing Arts Music Competition will take place on Sat., Aug. 3, ...
Sen. Curt VanderWall Holds Coffee Hours: 9-10am: Leelanau County Government Center, Suttons Bay. 11:30am-12:30pm: Benzie County Government Center. Open to residents of the 35th Senate District to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. 1-855-347-8035.
Call For Artists: Modern Archetypes: An all female artist exhibit exploring the idea of human consciousness & how archetypes unite all of us. Submit up to 2 pieces each which really capture the idea of the role archetypes play not only in your own life personally, but in society as a whole. Deadline to apply is July 1 at midnight. Exhibit runs Sept. 6 - Oct. 4.
New Exhibition at OAC: Featuring work by TC artists Marcia K. Hales, Dorothy Anderson Grow & Julie Braverman. An opening reception will be held on Fri., March 1 from 5-7pm. Exhibit runs through April 5.
Student Climate Strike: Organized by TC Central High School's Students for Environmental Activism Club. Will consist of students from all TC schools who will march downtown to bring awareness to the issue of climate change. Speakers start at 11am at Bijou by the Bay Theater.
LIFE Lunch: "Yoga, Yoga, Everywhere": Hosted by NMC LIFE Academy. Join Libby Robold, for whom yoga is a career & a lifestyle, on a journey into understanding the “Yoga Wave” of today. Bring your own lunch; beverages & dessert included.
St. Patrick's Day Pub Walk: Bring festive decorations & party favors & enjoy performances by members of the Grand Traverse Pipes and Drums. The event starts at Minerva's on State St. & continues throughout the day & evening at nine additional venues located throughout downtown.
"Entire Life in a Package": The story of millions of refugees with millions of packages, suitcases...sacks. “Life packages” that hold the desire to survive. In this exhibition Ben-Ami sculpts the packages carried by refugees shown in Reuter’s new photos in iron & then mounts them to the photo in place of the photographic image of the package. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon.-Sat.: 10am-5pm. Thurs.: 10am-8pm. Sun.: 1-5pm.
2019 Northwest Michigan Regional Juried Exhibition: Featuring art made by local artists over the last year, juried by a regional arts professional. Runs Feb. 3 - May 5. Hours: Mon. - Sat.: 10am-5pm; Thurs.: 10am-8pm; Sun.: 1-5pm.
State Sen. Wayne Schmidt Coffee Hours: The senator will be available to answer questions & provide info & assistance, as well as take suggestions on issues affecting communities & businesses in the 37th Senate District.
Sen. Curt VanderWall Holds Coffee Hours: Open to residents of the 35th Senate District to express their opinions or concerns about state government or to request assistance with a state issue. 1-855-347-8035.
Benzie Central Presents "The Music Man": Meredith Willson's six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 & is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation. Tickets: 231-882-9653.
Heikki Lunta Party: Party of the Snow Gods. The weekly celebration carries on the tradition of asking for abundant snowfall. Enjoy a big bonfire, entertainment by Tommy Tropic, s’mores, hot chocolate, a tube-pulling contest, & more.