January 24, 2022

Jamie Kauffold | Author


Far Better than a Bar: Highlands on the Rocks

Jan. 8, 2022

Some folks apres ski; others shake or stir, then ski. Those in the latter camp will love Highlands on the Rocks, held Jan. 14 through 17 at Boyne Highlands Ski Resort in Harbor Springs. Sponsored by High Five Spirits Craft Distillery in Petoskey, the weekend brings a bevy of on-hill cockt... Read More >>

Blissfest Presents On the Winter Solstice

Dec. 18, 2021

On the Winter Solstice, presented by Blissfest, will feature jazz, folk and roots music in the spirit of the season. Don’t miss Rachael and Dominic Davis, Hadassah Greensky Trio, Djangophonique, and The Hype at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 7pm. And, in... Read More >>

Manistee Old Christmas Weekend Dec. 2-5

Nov. 26, 2021

Step back in time as you take part in the Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend in Manistee, Dec. 2­–5. The port city’s parade includes horse-drawn entries, bagpipers, a reindeer meet and greet, and carolers elegantly dressed in Victorian-style attire.... Read More >>

We got the Trots!

Nov. 20, 2021

Wherever you are in northern Michigan Thanksgiving morning, there’s bound to be a turkey trot close by! If you’ll be in Traverse City, work up your appetite before the big meal at the 14th Annual Up North Media TC Turkey Trot. It begins at 123 E. Eleventh St. at 8:45am. C... Read More >>

Fun Run, Pancakes & Fall Drinks Down on the Farm

Nov. 6, 2021

Work up an appetite with a 9am fun run at Jacob’s Farm in Traverse City on Saturday, Nov. 13. Jacob’s A-maze-ing 5K & 10K includes an off-road adventure across the farm and through a portion of its 10-acre corn maze. Fun run tickets also get you free entry to the farm&rsqu... Read More >>

Sprint, Bike, Snowshoe, Ski

Nov. 6, 2021

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Wild Turkey Trot 5K
Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire
www.bonfire.com/wild-turkey-trot-5k 

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Mt. Holiday CX - Cyclocross
Mt. Holiday, TC
www.upnorthcx.com

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Trifecta in the Treetops

Oct. 30, 2021

Enjoy a weekend of beautiful trail running during the Treetops Trifecta! Held at Gaylord’s Treetops Resort, the 5K fun begins at 10am Saturday, Nov. 6 on the newly crafted single track at the Treetops’ Main Campus. Later that day, at 4pm is the 1K Hill Climb on the resort&rsqu... Read More >>

Run for Your Brains: TC's Zombie Run Oct. 30

Oct. 23, 2021

Back from the dead for the — gulp … 13th time is the Traverse City Zombie Run 5K! Hit the starting line (at, conveniently, Right Brain Brewery) in your scariest and most stylish zombie attire at 9am Saturday, Oct. 30. Medals will be awarded to the overall top male an... Read More >>

Frankfort Fall Fest Oct. 9

Oct. 2, 2021

Check out the crazy Pumpkin Drop during the Frankfort Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 9. Running from 11am to 5pm at the city’s Open Space Park, the festival packs an entire season of fun into a single day. Enjoy the Fall Festival Parade (featuring the famous Scottvil... Read More >>

Nitro Circus in Traverse City Oct. 2

Sept. 25, 2021

"Pushing the limits and breaking boundaries in action sports," Nitro Circus' athletes come from all backgrounds and are at the top of their game in FMX, BMX, Skate, Scooter, and just about everything on wheels in between. Enjoy their risk-taking bravery in this showcase of extreme sports ... Read More >>

Cruise the Breezeway: Three Saturday Color Tours

Sept. 18, 2021

Antrim and Charlevoix counties are gearing up to show off their fabulous fall colors! The 13th Annual Breezeway Fall Color Cruises will be held on three Saturdays: Sept. 25, Oct. 2, and Oct. 9. Color-tour participants pick up goodie bags filled with trip tips, color tour maps, coupon... Read More >>

Chain o' Lakes Paddle Antrim Fest, Sept. 16-18

Sept. 11, 2021

Celebrate the amazing waterways and communities of northern Michigan during the Paddle Antrim Festival, Sept. 16-18. The festival includes a two-day paddle event through the Chain of Lakes Water Trail. This choose-your-own adventure paddle provides the opportunity for you to paddle one or... Read More >>