MyNorth.com http://mynorth.com Everything good about Life in Traverse City and Northern Michigan Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:03:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Hey Northport: Katie and Jessie are Sailing In! http://mynorth.com/2014/08/hey-northport-katie-and-jessie-are-sailing-in/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/hey-northport-katie-and-jessie-are-sailing-in/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:03:40 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58698   Hey Northport: Katie and Jessie are Sailing In! Way back when they were 23, two years ago, Katie Smith and Jessie Zevalkink hoisted sail out of Northport […]

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Hey Northport: Katie and Jessie are Sailing In! Way back when they were 23, two years ago, Katie Smith and Jessie Zevalkink hoisted sail out of Northport on their 27-foot sloop Louise to take on The Great Loop: Lake Michigan, down the Mississippi and Tennessee rivers, across the Gulf, through Florida, over to the Bahamas and back up the East coast through the Erie Canal and back to the Great Lakes. Louise, with Katie, Jessie and the trusty dog Reggie aboard are scheduled to pull into Northport shortly after Labor day. Along the way they had many an island and maritime adventure–all chronicled in their blog.

Hey Northport: Katie and Jessie are Sailing In! Keep an eye out for the Louise. Then you might offer to buy the two beautiful pirates aboard a beer at one of the many watering holes that have popped up in Northport since they pulled out. (Click here to check out Northport eatery and drinkeries!). (We know we want to eat and drink in Northport after we’ve seen the brew, wine and food explosion that has happened there this summer!)

And if you have ever thought about sailing The Great Loop, you might start your planning by reading the blog Katie and Jessie kept faithfully throughout their trip:

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Traverse City’s Field of a Million Sunflowers http://mynorth.com/2014/08/traverse-citys-field-of-a-million-sunflowers/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/traverse-citys-field-of-a-million-sunflowers/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:45:50 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58690 If you’re looking for a big dose of happy this weekend, head east along M-72 to see Traverse City’s Field of a Million Sunflowers. Actually, they are […]

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If you’re looking for a big dose of happy this weekend, head east along M-72 to see Traverse City’s Field of a Million Sunflowers. Actually, they are out past Acme where, on a former golf course just past Hoxsie’s Farm Market (6620 M-72 E.), more than a million sunflowers are in full, showstopping bloom. The dramatic field of yellow blossoms has become something of a local landmark this month, compelling travellers to pause, pull over and snap a few shots.

This incredible sight is the work of Send Brothers Farm & Feed in Williamsburg (8976 M72 E.), which grows sunflowers for bird seed. We called up Mark Send to get some details:

So, just how many sunflowers are in this field?

Well, we plant about 23,000 plants per acre. In that field, there’s about 50 to 60 acres.

When is peak blooming time for your sunflowers?

It’s a little bit later this year but normally, oh, the best bloom is about August 10th, and it can vary two weeks either way, I guess. So, basically the whole month of August.

Your million-sunflower field has become an unexpected tourist attraction along M-72. Will it be there next year?

There’ll be corn there next year. Corn or else wheat or rye. We try to rotate the sunflowers every other year at least, because the sunflowers can get a disease. Actually, you’ll see the sunflowers on the other side of the road, by the casino, next year.

What do you think about all these people posing with your flowers?

It’s great that people take their pictures there. Actually, the reason I said August 10th for peak blooming time: I got married on August 10th about 12 years ago, and of course we got our pictures taken in the sunflowers.

To see the million-sunflower field, head east on M-72 four miles from the junction of U.S. 31 and M-72. The field is on the former property of High Pointe Golf Club, on the south side of the road.


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How to Have the Best 2014 Northern Michigan Labor Day Weekend http://mynorth.com/2014/08/how-to-have-the-best-2014-northern-michigan-labor-day-weekend/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/how-to-have-the-best-2014-northern-michigan-labor-day-weekend/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:59:34 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58663 Here are a handful of Northern Michigan travel ideas to make your 2014 Northern Michigan Labor Day weekend the best slice of your summer. Whether you’re planning a […]

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Here are a handful of Northern Michigan travel ideas to make your 2014 Northern Michigan Labor Day weekend the best slice of your summer. Whether you’re planning a vacation getaway or are looking for a nearby diversion during the extended weekend, read on to learn how to make Labor Day three days of fun and sun.

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Walk the Bridge in St. Ignace and Mackinaw City

Strut your stuff on the Mackinac Bridge during the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk on Monday, September 1st. The saunter starts in St. Ignace, with transport available to take walkers back to the starting point upon completion. Learn more at MyNorth’s Commmunity Events Calendar.

Dine Like a President in Traverse City

Chef Walter Scheib was the executive chef at the White House during the Clinton and latter Bush administrations, and he’s bringing his culinary gusto and behind-the-scenes stories to Traverse City during the White House Dinner. This event, which takes place on Saturday, August 30th, is part of the Taste of Traverse City food and drink festival.

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Beach Bums Baseball in Traverse City

Nothing says summer like America’s pastime: watch Traverse City’s professional baseball team, the Beach Bums, take on the Rockford Aviators during a home stand that stretches from Friday, August 29th through Sunday the 31st. Learn more at MyNorth’s Community Events Calendar.

Beer Festival in Cedarville

Call it a win-win situation: on Friday, August 29th, the 5th Annual Great Lakes Boat Building School’s Beer Fest brings Northern Michigan beer to the people while raising money to send deserving students to the Great Lakes Boat Building School. Learn more at MyNorth’s Community Events Calendar.

Americana Music in Gaylord

The Crane Wives are a Grand Rapids-based quintet whose music mixes folk, indie and bluegrass influences into an acoustically driven soundscape. Their Saturday concert at the Otsego Conservation District’s Demonstration Garden will raise money for Crossroads Industries, a Northern Michigan non-profit that helps people with disabilities gain the skills they need to achieve their goals in the workplace and the community. Learn more at MyNorth’s Community Events Calendar.

Dining in the Vines on Old Mission Peninsula

This collaboration between the Boathouse restaurant and Bowers Harbor Vineyards takes elegant dining outdoors: a champagne reception, choice charcuterie, three courses and dessert… all between the vines of Bowers Harbor Vineyard and under the spell of soft candlelight. Learn more at MyNorth’s Community Events Calendar.

Visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes near Glen Arbor and Empire

Named “the Most Beautiful Place in America” according to Good Morning America, the Sleeping Bear Dunes offer a scenic bookend to the summer of 2014. Whether you’re a hiker, sightseer, swimmer or camper, discover what to do at the Dunes with MyNorth’s Sleeping Bear Dunes portal.

Concert Cruise in Traverse City

Board Northern Michigan’s premier party barge, the Nauti-Cat, and cruise to the tunes of Blue Dirt, a Traverse City-based urban folk outfit. Tickets to this Saturday concert can be purchased at MyNorthTickets.com:


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To-Do List: 5 Northern Michigan Weekend Events http://mynorth.com/2014/08/to-do-list-5-northern-michigan-weekend-events/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/to-do-list-5-northern-michigan-weekend-events/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:09:13 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=46338 Every Friday we post 5 fun Northern Michigan weekend events. From music and art events to Northern Michigan festivals to food and wine tastings, there’s absolutely no excuse […]

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Every Friday we post 5 fun Northern Michigan weekend events. From music and art events to Northern Michigan festivals to food and wine tastings, there’s absolutely no excuse to ever wonder, What should I do this weekend?


1.  Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival in Traverse City

  • A tasty and tuneful Traverse City trifecta: beer, your best buds and Brandi Carlile. That’s what’s in store for the Microbrew & Music Festival, happening on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday the 23rd. Check the full concert line-up and purchase tickets at MyNorthTickets.com:

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2.  Benzie Fishing Frenzy in Frankfort

3.  101 Dalmatians Kids in Traverse City

  • A perfect event for canine-loving kids: this stage production is presented by the Old Town Playhouse’s one-week intensive performing arts camp. Two stagings on Saturday, August 23rd. Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.com:

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4. Black Iron Days in Grayling

5. Otsego County Fair in Gaylord


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Northern Michigan Red Wine http://mynorth.com/2014/08/northern-michigan-red-wine/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/northern-michigan-red-wine/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:04:00 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58212 From a production standpoint, red wines play second fiddle to the near-unanimously popular whites in the world of Northern Michigan wine. According to a crop inventory conducted […]

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From a production standpoint, red wines play second fiddle to the near-unanimously popular whites in the world of Northern Michigan wine. According to a crop inventory conducted by the USDA that was completed in 2012, the acreage on which riesling grapes were grown in Northern Michigan eclipsed the combined acreage of Northern Michigan’s three most popular reds—merlot, Cabernet Franc and pinot noir—at a tally of 485 acres to 350. Nevertheless, reds are gunning for first chair, in spite of the fact that naysayers will always appeal Northern Michigan’s moderate, white wine-friendly climate as an obstacle that area reds must overcome.

Northern Michigan’s relatively cool, short summers generally mean that the bold flavors of world-class reds do not have the time or sunlight to develop on the vines of Leelanau County and the Old Mission Peninsula. The irony, though, is that Northern Michigan is located near the same latitudes that run through northern Italy and southern France—two regions in which some of the world’s best red wines are produced. Thus, certain variables that are critical to grape cultivation, such as sunlight and season length, are identical in Northern Michigan and southern Europe. For this reason, the allure of reds has been irresistible to daring vintners.

The results have been nothing short of remarkable. While many area vintners admit that Northern Michigan will never produce the flavor-packed reds that have made Bordeaux and Burgundy famous, Northern Michigan reds are starting to bring home some serious hardware at international wine competitions. 2012 was a particularly productive year: record-breaking summer heat and increasingly nuanced growing practices translated to some seriously powerful reds.

As mentioned, Cabernet Franc, merlot and pinot noir form the foundation of Northern Michigan reds. Other red varieties like sangiovese, gamay, pinot meunier, malbec, nebbiolo, lemberger (or blaufränkisch, if you prefer), and syrah are popping up in the blends of more experimental winemakers. Follow the links below for interviews with winemakers who focus on producing Northern Michigan red wine.

Pinot Noir

Consider it the riesling of Northern Michigan reds. As the most abundantly cultivated red varietal in Northern Michigan, pinot noir has enjoyed success similar to its relatives, pinot blanc and pinot gris, which are also grown in Northern Michigan. Pinot favors cooler climates and mineral-rich soils, which allows it to thrive in the vineyards of Leelanau County and Old Mission, delivering a delicious complexity unique to our land. Expect flavors of red berries and spices, and check out Black Star Farms and Hawthorne Vineyards for choice pinot noirs.

Cabernet Franc

Behind pinot noir in production in Northern Michigan is Cabernet Franc, which is known for its violet and blackberry aromas.

Merlot et cetera

Merlot and the long list of secondary red grape varieties seem to be best suited for blends—although varietal merlots and gamay noirs are out there, to be sure. Find some of our favorite blends and more recommended reds with the links below:


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Women On Water: Love on the Shores of the Sleeping Bear Dunes http://mynorth.com/2014/08/women-on-water-love-on-the-shores-of-sleeping-bear-dunes/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/women-on-water-love-on-the-shores-of-sleeping-bear-dunes/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:02:39 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58532 As part of a compilation of short essays written by women that was first featured in the July 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, Leelanau County […]

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As part of a compilation of short essays written by women that was first featured in the July 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, Leelanau County writer Bronwyn Jones recounts episodes of her life that share a common theme: water. From first exploring the Northern Michigan beaches near the Sleeping Bear Dunes in her youth to finding deeper meaning in the sand between her toes, discover how the fresh waters of Michigan have shaped Jones’ life.


I went to the beach at Glen Haven that day because the water was calling. Because it was February 15, 55 degrees, and the sun was shining. Because I’d recited every by-heart love poem I knew the day before emceeing the small stage at Lars Hockstad Auditorium for the Sol Michael Folk Festival. Because even though I was living alone, I was happy, and I wanted to walk on the hard-packed beach sand way past the Bear, leaning into the wind, watching the waves break iridescent blue-green.

As a child growing up in New Jersey on the windward side of the Palisades, just a short drive from Manhattan, going to the beach meant something completely different. We’d pack the International Harvester station wagon and hurry over the George Washington Bridge on to the Cross Bronx Expressway and into diesel-fumed, bumper-to-bumper traffic headed to the Long Island shore and Jones Beach. It could take hours before we stepped on to the hot sand, inhaled the salt smell of seaweed and ocean water.

The contrast was tantalizing. From my grandparents’ turn-of-the-century Michigan farmhouse, Empire Beach was only a bike ride away, and the silky, clear water that smelled like leaves and sap bore no relation to the brined wet of the Atlantic. I remember exploring North Bar Lake, the mouth of the Platte River, Otter Creek, and Point Betsie. In the 60s and early 70s, they seemed uninhabited and wild, playgrounds that engrossed my senses, and lodged in my imagination like a homing beacon.

So, on that day after Valentine’s Day in 1998, I was walking northwest toward Sleeping Bear Point, a south wind pushing the water into restless, shimmering peaks. A figure appeared ahead of me—tiny, distant. I was too absorbed dodging the tongues of waves rushing up the slant of sand toward my feet to pay much mind. I looked ahead once more, and the figure was gone. But moments later, as if a mirage, it was there again, closer.

I imagine an etiquette to beach walking in the off-season, an almost arrogant desire to feel alone in the grand, sculpted landscape. Yet, the expanse of dunes punctuated by naked trees perhaps also calls out a collective memory of boats in the Manitou Passage and necessary courtesies among travelers. I considered turning left and hiking up and out of sight, but the sunlight reflecting off millions of shards of silica suspended in the turbulence of breaking surf was too compelling.

And so we met. His face, as I remember it, was wide open to the beauty of that afternoon, flushed from the wind. He exclaimed about the brilliance of the day, the long shore drift and the waves. And just like that we were in conversation about writing, friends we were surprised to share in common, poetry, the magic pull of Lake Michigan.

We courted all that spring and summer, walking miles of beach. He was a hydrogeologist and a poet; he taught me the names of rocks embedded beneath our feet: fossiliferous limestone, quartz, olivine, porphyritic riolite, hexagonaria. He pulled Petoskey stones from the wet ground like a magician pulling coins from behind my ear. And he explained how the sand brushing against our skin as we swam held particles from the Precambrian igneous rock of the Upper Peninsula, scraped south by glaciers thousands of years ago. We fell in love talking about what sifted out to drift and settle into the varve at the bottom of the lake.

A year later, in late August, on a dune overlooking the place of our meeting, family and friends gathered around us, early morning sun casting the shadows of a waning summer. We were married by the mayor of a small town, the wife of a friend. But really, we were married by the community of this particular northern place; the people, biota, air, water wrapping us closely together. And 15 years later, that communion of elements continues. The hum in our bones and tug of the waves connects us to something much greater than ourselves, eventually sending us home like lightning going the other way.


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2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour: A Plus http://mynorth.com/2014/08/2014-northern-home-cottage-home-tour-a-plus/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/2014-northern-home-cottage-home-tour-a-plus/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:01:53 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58523 The 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour takes place on Saturday, September 13th from 10 am to 5 pm and will guide curious fans of Northern […]

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The 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour takes place on Saturday, September 13th from 10 am to 5 pm and will guide curious fans of Northern Michigan home and cottage design through the gamut of home styles—from ultra modern to contemporary and classic. Proceeds raised during the home tour will benefit Northern Michigan non-profit, Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan. The third of ten stops on the tour is a recently renovated home on the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City.

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Karen Ludwig has great friends. Count among them her interior designer, Kim Hooker, and her builder Marc Burkholder of Burholder Construction. Karen was ready to pack her belongings in preparation of an extensive redo of a 1990s A-frame on Old Mission Peninsula that she’d recently purchased, when she became ill and was hospitalized for six days. Enter three of her friends and her sister who did the packing for her and set her up a space in the upstairs so she’d be comfortable amid the construction.

NHC0814_CedarCreek-1Meanwhile, the A-frame was a hodgepodge of bland spaces that didn’t take advantage of the incredible view of Grand Traverse Bay across the street—it was in need of a makeover indeed! Working with Kim and Marc, Karen developed a plan for a new Brazilian tigerwood floor, opening up the kitchen to the great room and its floor-to-ceiling A-shaped view, and rejiggering walls to give her a lovely master bed and bath that look out on the wooded bluff behind the house. She brought in Kim in specifically to help place her furniture in the new space, choose wallpaper, select lighting and to rescue a wall in the great room that was represented by a waste of space and a tacky gas fireplace in the corner. Karen also scheduled a vacation in Florida, hoping the construction would be done.

The construction took longer than expected (no fault of Burkholder Construction, Karen is quick to add!) and the day Karen left for Florida her kitchen cupboards hadn’t arrived, her refrigerator was in her living room sitting on the unfinished floor …Fast forward to her vacation’s end when she landed in Detroit, picked up her car at the airport and made the drive back to Traverse City. She turned into her driveway wondering why there were so many cars parked in the vacant lot next door … and then there was Kim, running out of her house to greet her with a glass of wine.  Turns out, Kim had called five of Karen’s friends to join in a makeover reveal—candles, wine and all. It was HGTV done better. Marc and Kim had worked together to finish and arrange everything—right down to a new, stacked stone fireplace and furniture arrangement (which included moving a baby grand piano!).

As Karen was so thrilled to see that evening, her home is now an oasis of relaxed sophistication drenched in the serene ever-changing view of the bay.


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Shipwreck Marinette along the Lake Michigan Shore http://mynorth.com/2014/08/shipwreck-marinette-along-the-lake-michigan-shore/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/shipwreck-marinette-along-the-lake-michigan-shore/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:47:42 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58612 The post Shipwreck Marinette along the Lake Michigan Shore appeared first on MyNorth.com.

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Taste of Traverse City on August 29th, 30th http://mynorth.com/2014/08/2014-taste-of-traverse-city/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/2014-taste-of-traverse-city/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:17:30 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=58475 Tickets to Traverse City’s premier food and drink event, Taste of Traverse City, are available for purchase at MyNorthTickets.com: Taste of Traverse City comprises 6 individual events […]

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Taste of Traverse City comprises 6 individual events that explore the range of culinary offerings in Traverse City. The events are as follows:

Downtown Grub Crawl

Downtown Traverse City has become an epicurean destination in its own right.  The Downtown Grub Crawl is your chance to taste all that it has to offer! On Friday, August 29th, the evening begins with registration at the Century 21 Northland parking lot on the corner of Park and State from 6 pm to 7 pm—meet your fellow Crawlers and receive your Grub Crawl Survival Kit. After the send-off, stroll to your favorite selections of the participating restaurants and/or merchants listed. Use your 15 sampling punches in a trick or treat style exploration of food or drink offerings. Participating restaurants and food vendors include Amical, Om Cafe, Little Bohemia, the Little Fleet and others. Purchase tickets to the Downtown Grub Crawl at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Dining in the Dark

Dining in the Dark is a unique sensory experience that takes guests on a rare epicurean adventure. This is a one-of-a kind concept that has been enjoyed by foodies across the globe: blindfolded dinner guests absorb the flavors of the food before them. When you eat and drink without the sense of sight, your senses of taste, touch, smell and sound are intensified. This event takes place at 2 pm on Saturday, August 30th at Aerie in the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, and includes 3 mini-courses and a beverage. Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Taste of Traverse City

The flagship event takes place on the grounds outside the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa on Saturday, August 30th. Enjoy food and beverage tasting experiences, inspirational epicurean retailers and live entertainment. Guests sip delicious beverages, sample new flavors, watch cooking demonstrations, and expand their culinary knowledge in seminars on a wide range of topics. Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.com:

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White House Dinner with former White House Chef, Walter Scheib

The Taste of Traverse City festival has teamed with former White House Executive Chef and Iron Chef participant Walter Scheib to bring an exciting and unique dinner experience to our foodie fantasyland on Saturday, August 30th. For 11 years, Chef Scheib served up his signature brand of innovative cuisine at the White House, preparing everything from daily meals for the First Family to formal state dinners for world leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Lady Diana Spencer, and Emperor Aikihito. Now you can experience this once-in-a-lifetime epicurean experience! The Taste of Traverse City White House Dinner features four delectable courses inspired by the favorite dishes of past presidents. As you dine, Chef Scheib entertains with humorous personal anecdotes from his time as a White House insider. Expect an evening of fabulous food, revealing stories and special White House recipes.

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The Best of Brunch

On Sunday, August 31st, the Hagerty Center in Traverse City will host The Best of Brunch. Warning: This is not your typical Sunday brunch. Numerous sampling stations will be positioned around the Hagerty Center, with each brunch hub being the brainchild of a well-crafted, creative culinary team consisting of a chef, supplier/farm, and beverage company/coffee shop. This is a tasty and interactive event—attendees will vote to determine which team deserves the title of Best of Brunch! Tickets available at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Pizza Throwdown

This event coincides with the Taste of Traverse City main event at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa: pizza chefs from local restaurants prepare their fare to determine who has the best pie in Northern Michigan.


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The MyNorthTickets Minute: Blues, Brews and More http://mynorth.com/2014/08/northern-michigan-events-highlights-from-your-mynorthtickets-minute/ http://mynorth.com/2014/08/northern-michigan-events-highlights-from-your-mynorthtickets-minute/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:15:00 +0000 http://mynorth.com/2013/02/northern-michigan-events-highlights-from-your-mynorthtickets-minute/ Northern Michigan Events: Jenny Buechel reports weekly with Northern Michigan's top three events from MyNorthTickets.com

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Northern Michigan events highlights are brought to you by MyNorth Media correspondent Jenny Buechel. You can catch the MyNorthTickets Minute each Wednesday at 5:45 pm on Fox 32 and Channel 9&10 News.

Couldn’t catch this week’s edition? Just check out Jenny’s script below, and click to watch the video!


“Okay, it’s completely nuts thinking that August is wrapping up, but with the end of summer comes some of Northern Michigan’s coolest events, three of them happening this weekend.

First, we’ve got a huge shout out to the 2014 Summer Microbrew & Music Festival. It’s this Friday and Saturday over at the Lawn at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. There are drinks from 40 microbreweries—we’re sampling a few right now at The Little Fleet in downtown Traverse City—but also dozens of live performances including Brandi Carlile, food vendors and even some bussing options out of Grand Rapids if you’re in need.  But the real icing on the cake is that 100% of alcohol sales go directly to local charities.

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And beginning this Thursday through September are the Inland Seas Education Association Sails. There are a handful of sails you can sign up for, including the Astronomy Sail and Making the Great Lakes Great Sail—but the trips are all about getting you on a traditionally-rigged tall ship schooner to learn Great Lakes stewardship through hands-on experience.

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And of course out at the Southside Festival Grounds is the Blues II Music Festival. The big headliner of the weekend is Billy Branch, that’s happening in Buckley this Saturday.

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So there it is, just a whole lot going on. It’s that time to milk the last bit of summer and you can do that with events at MyNorthTickets.com.

This was another MyNorthTickets Minute, I’m Jenny Buechel 9&10News/FOX 32.”


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