The MyNorth 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!

September 17: Hops & Props on the River – Along with a large selection of Classic Wooden Boats parading through the Manistee River Channel, enjoy a variety of Michigan craft beer & wine, fresh food and live entertainment on the main stage in the Fountain Plaza and an arts and craft fair. Manistee, 231.398.9355, Tickets available on


September 16 – October 8: Little Shop of Horrors – Weekly performances on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at the Old Town Playhouse in Traverse City. Sundays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on all other days. 231.947.2210. Tickets available on


September 17: Leland Heritage Festival – Wander around the village and experience Leland, past and present. Great food, events, shopping and more. Highlights include: Leelanau Historical Museum: “Wooden Boats on the Wall,” Van’s Garage: Leland Classic Car Show, Fishtown Celebration with smoked-fish chowder, Grand Traverse Astronomical Society’s giant telescopes & Great Lakes Education Specialists, Native American Traditional Dance & Culture, Old Art Building & Leland Township Library: Fun historical workshops, magic show. Shops and restaurants celebrate with local art and specials. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 231.256.0079,

September 18: TSO’s Gershwin Fireworks Festival – Gershwin’s ever-popular An American in Paris captures the tumult of Paris’ streets in a jazz-influenced symphonic poem inspired by Gershwin’s time in the French capital. A superb cast of vocal soloists share dazzling moments from the beloved American folk opera Porgy and Bess. Corson Auditorium, Interlochen Arts Academy. 231.276.7200. Tickets available on


September 16 – 20: The Detroit Red Wings will host seven other NHL teams during the 2016 NHL Prospect Tournament at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City. Returning to northern Michigan for the 18th season, the eight-team tournament is comprised of the Red Wings, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues. Tickets for the tournament are still available for $10 per day, which covers four games, exclusively at Centre Ice Arena.

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