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 ...
"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, ...
Annual Youth 3-on-3 Tournament: This is a one day, double elimination tournament for youth in grades 3-10 with both boys & girls divisions. First, second & third place teams in each division will receive award medals.
Boyne City's 1st Annual Pub Crawl: Local area businesses will offer Irish inspired food & beer specials all day long. Guests go from business to business, on their own time frame, to have a bite or a pint.
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.
Call For Artists - Northport Plein Air Paint Out: Open now thru May 1. Artists paint July 27 & 28. Reception & wet paint sale on July 28, 6pm at the Village Arts Building, home of the Northport Arts Association.
"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.
Spring Pastels & More: To welcome spring, participants, led by artist & naturalist Arlene Westhoven, will take a short walk looking for signs of spring’s awakening. Everyone will return to the Grass River Natural Area Nature Center to use pastels & a variety of other media to illustrate what they discovered.
Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade: Presented by the Ancient Order of Hibernians and the Northern Michigan Irish Queens. Starts & ends at Kilkenny's where there will be a post-parade party with music & more.
1st Annual TC Dance Rhapsody & Fundraiser: Hosted by Mykl Werth Movement and Torch Valley Dance. Enjoy a day of workshops, open dance & food. Workshops include tango, swing, contact improv, lifts, hip-hop, co-creative partner dance & more. All proceeds go to benefit the MWM Teacher Certification Program. Tickets on Eventbrite: $25 all day, $15 dance, $10 workshop.
St. Patty's Saturday Pub Crawl: Pick up your Pub Crawl Card at State Street Market any time after 2pm. Follow the map & collect stamps at each location. Bring your fully stamped card back to State Street Market at 10pm for the grand prize drawings of $350 in gift cards to Downtown TC bars.
4 C's Crawl For The Cure: Register & pick up shirts at Short's Brewing Co. Complete Bingo cards by finding items & participating in tasks at each of the participating establishments. Hosted by Cyd's Crusaders & Cancer Crushers teams of the Chain of Lakes Relay For Life.
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.