Recent and Featured Kids Articles

  • star wars Star Wars Reads Day in Traverse City

    On Saturday, October 11, 2014 in downtown Traverse City, keep an eye out for Star Wars Stormtroopers on Front Street. It’s “Star Wars Reads Day” at local […]

  • conservancy pic Leelanau Conservancy Presents 5 Fall Color Tours

    This weekend enjoy a Northern Michigan fall color tour in Leelanau County. The Leelanau Conservancy has created five fall color tour routes that will take visitors past […]

  • edited madddcat Two Grammy Affiliates in Northern Michigan

    October is bringing two exciting Grammy nominated musical acts to the Northern Michigan music scene. See below for more details about these upcoming events!   Peter Madcat […]

  • edited dragon Golden Dragon Acrobats to Perform in Traverse City

    Traverse City’s Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College will host the Golden Dragon Acrobats from China on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 8 pm in Milliken […]

  • star-party Night Sky Events at Sleeping Bear Dunes

    During the month of October, visitors can enjoy three special night sky events at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Join Park Rangers and the Grand Traverse Astronomical […]

  • caramel apple Video: Making the Perfect Caramel Apple

    Brian Daily, owner of Kilwins in downtown Traverse City, demonstrates how to make the perfect caramel apple. Videographer Kris Riley captures Brian demonstrating each step of the […]

  • cider pic 10 Places to Buy Apple Cider in Northern Michigan

    It wouldn’t feel like fall in Northern Michigan without some cider! See below for a roundup of 10 places to buy apple cider (some even have donuts […]

  • edited pine hill Pine Hill Nursery Presents Fall Family Fun

    Pine Hill Nursery is holding its fifth annual “Fall Family Fun Festival” on Saturday October 4, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm. This event is free […]

  • edited color in the park Color in the Park at Michigan Legacy Art Park

    On Sunday October 5, 2014 from 1-4 pm join Michigan Legacy Art Park for Color in the Park, a celebration of fall’s palette. This annual family event […]

  • Edited food corps Video: School Gardening at Traverse Heights

    Students at Traverse Heights Elementary school in Traverse City recently got their hands dirty learning about seeds. Traverse Heights is one of the four schools in TCAPS […]

  • Leelanau UnCaged Leelanau UnCaged in Northport

    The second annual “Leelanau Uncaged” is being held in Northport on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 10 pm. The event was inspired by a […]

  • edit Pizza & Pipes Weekend Events at the Music House Museum

    This weekend head to the Music House Museum just north of Traverse City to enjoy some fun and unusual performances. Bring the whole family to see Red […]

  • chairlift Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain Resort

    On October 4, 2014 Boyne Mountain Resort is hosting their sixth annual Skitoberfest! Enjoy a day of activities that will keep the whole family entertained from face […]

  • edited curling Traverse City Curling Club’s “Rocktoberfest”

    Four-time Olympic curler Debbie McCormick will be a part of the Traverse City Curling Club’s “Rocktoberfest” On October 3 & 4, 2014 from 7-10:30 pm at Centre […]

  • landmark books Banned Books Week at Traverse City’s Landmark Books

    The week of September 21-27, 2014 is Banned Books Week, an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Paul Stebleton, owner of Landmark Books in Traverse City […]

  • staff photographer Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord

    This article about the Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. In September’s glow, gather with […]

  • tc rides TC Rides in Traverse City

    Celebrate Michigan Trails week in Traverse City with a family friendly Northern Michigan bike ride! On Saturday September 27, 2014 get the whole family together for a […]

  • Interlochen Arts Academy Shakes Things Up

    This article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Renowned as a citadel of classical music training, Interlochen shakes the status […]

  • runningkids Northern Michigan Fall Run/Walk Events for Kids

    Make staying fit a family affair by signing everyone up for one of these Northern Michigan Fall run/walk events for kids and adults. Smaller children can walk […]

  • Jacob's Northern Michigan Fall Fun at Jacob’s Corn Maze

    As summer winds down and temperatures cool, vacations conclude and time on the beach or boating becomes increasingly unrealistic. Luckily, the autumn months offer a whole new […]