MyNorth’s Weekly Calendar of upcoming Northern Michigan events highlights some of the amazing things going on across the North. Hand-picked by MyNorth Media’s Calendar Editor Libby Stallman, there is something for everyone.

So pull out your calendar, you’re not going to want to miss these Northern Michigan events!

May 6: Downtown Art Walk in Traverse City. Enjoy art, wine, food and music. Experience art from sculpture and oil paintings to glass and watercolor. Prize drawings at participating stores, 5-9 p.m. 231.922.2050.

Coincidentally, Michigan Artists Gallery celebrates their 20th Anniversary during the Downtown Art Walk. Hosting artist Laurie Meseroll, plus new works from 60+ other Michigan artists. Live music from the Cherry Blossom Ramblers. A great evening celebration with art, music and wine!

May 6-8: 57th Annual Mesick Mushroom Festival. Mushroom contest, flea market, concerts, baseball and volleyball tournaments, hobby and craft show, Mud Bogg, Grand Parade, beverage tent, high school talent show, music & dancing and lots of great food. Fun for all ages! 231.884.4451.

May 6-8: Calendar Girls. Funny, sentimental and captivating, Calendar Girls is based on the true story of a British women’s group who posed nude in calendar pictures to raise money for the Leukemia Research Fund. Check it out at the Old Town Playhouse in Traverse City. 231.947.2210 or

May 7: Mud, Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest. Mt. Holiday in Traverse City hosts the annual Mud, Sweat and Beers Fat Tire Fest and Mountain Bike Race. MSB is dedicated to providing the best spring mountain bike race in the Midwest by bringing together rockin’ terrain, races for all rider levels plus a great post party. Register online at 231.409.0061 or 231.499.1570.

May 7: Shanty 2 Short’s 5k-10k Fun Run. Special lodging rates available for runners and their families. 231.533.8621.

May 7: Red Green – I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe. The man who is known worldwide for his humor, insight and wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with a brand new show at the Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts in Roscommon. $49.50. 989.275.6777.

May 7: Mohawks for Munson. North Peak and Porterhouse Presents are teaming up to host Mohawks for Munson, a fundraising event for the Cowell Family Cancer Center. The event runs from 6 p.m. to midnight, 21+ only. $10. 231.941.7325,

Check out the MyNorth Community Events Calendar for more fun things happening near you!

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