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05mar(mar 5)1:00 am15jul(jul 15)5:00 pmCall-For-Entries: Everyday Objects Exhibition(march 5) 1:00 am - (july 15) 5:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

05mar(mar 5)1:00 am15jul(jul 15)5:00 pmCall-For-Entries: Everyday Objects Exhibition(march 5) 1:00 am - (july 15) 5:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

07apr(apr 7)11:00 am06jul(jul 6)2:00 pmClothesline Exhibit Call-for-Entries(april 7) 11:00 am - (july 6) 2:00 pm

10apr(apr 10)1:00 pm16sep(sep 16)5:00 pm2022 Manitou Music Poster Competition(april 10) 1:00 pm - (september 16) 5:00 pm

27apr(apr 27)10:00 am26jun(jun 26)5:00 pmEgan Franks Holzhausen: Never Thought Twice(april 27) 10:00 am - (june 26) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey

Northern Michigan Events Articles

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Traverse City's National Cherry Festival is back for 2021! Featuring both in-person and virtual events, here's what to expect at this year's...

Crowds Return to Manistee’s Vogue Theatre

Vogue Theater in Manistee has opened its doors for summer! After a sold-out Memorial weekend, this theater is helping bring the community back...

Reconnect with Ben Whiting: New Magic at Traverse City Events

Award-winning magician, actor and playwright Ben Whiting is back on stage—and we couldn't be more excited. And so are his fans. Whiting's June 18...

The Interlochen Arts Festival Returns for Summer 2021

One of Northern Michigan's most highly anticipated festivals is making a comeback in 2021. View the events calendar for this year's Interlochen Arts...

4th of July Fireworks Shows & Events Across Northern Michigan

From Mackinac Island to Traverse City, here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Explore the upcoming festivals, events,...

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Music & Concerts

The Interlochen Arts Festival Returns for Summer 2021

One of Northern Michigan's most highly anticipated festivals is making a comeback in 2021. View the events calendar for this year's Interlochen Arts...

45 North Media is Bringing Rock & Rhythm to Gaylord this Summer

45 North Media is bringing the classics to Gaylord this summer; feel like you're at a live Rush concert or spend a whole day relaxing with a beer,...

Outdoor-Only Events this June & July in Northern Michigan

Summer is on the way and so are these great Northern Michigan events! Explore our list of outdoor-only events for this June and July to start...

Summer is Heating Up with these 24 Northern Michigan Events

Summer is heating up in Northern Michigan! Kick-off your seasonal plans with these 24 events that will bring you sun, fun, wine and incredible...

AuSable Artisan Village Celebrates 10 Years with New Events

AuSable Artisan Village is the hub for arts, music, entertainment and community in Grayling. The downtown space is celebrating its 10th anniversary...

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Theater On Stage

U.P.’s Erickson Center Announces New Facility & Shows for 2021

We checked in with the team at Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis, near Newberry and Seney, about their brand new Pine Performance Center and...

Parallel 45 Celebrates 11 Years with Outdoor Summer Events

Traverse City's Parallel 45 Theatre celebrates 11 years with a fully outdoor season, new events and a brand new producing director. See what they're...

Interlochen Arts Camp 94th Season Will Be In-Person, Reduced

Interlochen Arts Camp, Northern Michigan’s world-renowned multidisciplinary arts camp, will take place in person this summer with 50% fewer...

Parallel 45 Theatre Announces Return of TC Summer Festival

Parallel 45 Theatre is thrilled to announce the return of its Summer Festival at Civic Center Park from July 8–August 1. The professional theatre...

National Writers Series Presents Playwright Larissa FastHorse

Award-winning writer and playwright Larissa FastHorse will join the National Writers Series on Tuesday, November 17, for a virtual Traverse City...

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Food & Drink

Summer is Heating Up with these 24 Northern Michigan Events

Summer is heating up in Northern Michigan! Kick-off your seasonal plans with these 24 events that will bring you sun, fun, wine and incredible...

Don’t Miss These 9 Northern Michigan Dinners this May & June

Whether you're looking to celebrate the return of warm weather or reconnect with friends and family, Northern Michigan is serving up unique dinner...

Traverse City Uncorked Returns For Michigan Wine Month

Traverse City Tourism announces the return of Traverse City Uncorked for 2021. Featuring self-guided tours, giveaways, prizes and more, learn what...

Traverse City Restaurant Week 2021 Runs Feb. 21–March 6

Traverse City Restaurant Week is here (woot woot!) featuring special three-course menus at 30 participating restaurants for $25 or $35 per person....

Petoskey Restaurant Hosting 5-Course Wine Dinner in Igloos

Palette Bistro in Petoskey is serving an Italian feast igloo-style. The food and wine event is set for Thursday, January 28. This five-course feast...

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Northern Michigan Festivals

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Traverse City's National Cherry Festival is back for 2021! Featuring both in-person and virtual events, here's what to expect at this year's...

Traverse City National Cherry Festival Vacation Planner

Traverse City's National Cherry Festival is back for 2021! Featuring both in-person and virtual events, here's what to expect at this year's...

Outdoor-Only Events this June & July in Northern Michigan

Summer is on the way and so are these great Northern Michigan events! Explore our list of outdoor-only events for this June and July to start...

4 Northern Michigan Festivals Returning for Summer 2021

From Mackinac Island's Lilac Festival to Traverse City's Cherry Festival, there are plenty of Northern Michigan summer events returning for the 2021...

St. Ignace to Host Annual Car Show, New Cruises in June

PAID CONTENT Reimagined and all revved up, the beloved St. Ignace Car Show returns in June, plus a new series of cruises throughout the eastern U.P....

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Books & Art

Visit Frankfort’s Little Free Galleries by Oliver Art Center

Oliver Art Center is making it easy to explore local, Northern Michigan art. Learn more about these little art galleries and their purpose as...

AuSable Artisan Village Celebrates 10 Years with New Events

AuSable Artisan Village is the hub for arts, music, entertainment and community in Grayling. The downtown space is celebrating its 10th anniversary...

Interlochen Arts Camp 94th Season Will Be In-Person, Reduced

Interlochen Arts Camp, Northern Michigan’s world-renowned multidisciplinary arts camp, will take place in person this summer with 50% fewer...

Northern Michigan Events in March Entertain and Warm You Up

Concerts, brews cruise, healthy living class, author Imbolo Mbue, ski for free and even meatloaf Mondays! Must be March in Northern Michigan! Please...

Tusen Takk Invites First Artists to Its Beautiful Leelanau Space

Eleven artists from across the country have been selected by a jury for solo residencies from March 2021 to June 2022 at Tusen Takk, a beautiful...

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Sports & Races

Summer is Heating Up with these 24 Northern Michigan Events

Summer is heating up in Northern Michigan! Kick-off your seasonal plans with these 24 events that will bring you sun, fun, wine and incredible...

This Year’s Bayshore Marathon Will Be a Virtual Event

The Traverse City Track Club recently announced that the 39th annual Bayshore Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will be transitioning to a virtual...

The Unforgettable 30th Iceman Cometh Mountain Bike Race

In 2019, the 30th annual Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge, a 30-mile point-to-point mountain bike race from Kalkaska to Traverse City, was buried in a...

Runners, Check Out Orchards at Sunset Virtual 5k and Fun Run

Although event organizers can't welcome athletes to the Gregory/Miezio Farm in Suttons Bay this year, they're happy to offer a fun...

15+ October Events in Northern Michigan: Beer, Bikes & More

A socially distanced art opening, virtual home tour and famously tough golf tournament are just a few of the Northern Michigan events happening this...

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Theaters & Movies

Crowds Return to Manistee’s Vogue Theatre

Vogue Theater in Manistee has opened its doors for summer! After a sold-out Memorial weekend, this theater is helping bring the community back...

Traverse City Film Festival Canceled for Second Year in a Row

The Traverse City Film Festival Board of Directors has announced that the festival will be canceled for Summer 2021. Learn more about this...

Ken Burns’ Hemingway Documentary Includes Michigan Summers

Award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick direct the upcoming three-part, six-hour documentary on Ernest Hemingway, including historical...

Music House Museum Presents Virtual Valentine’s Day Movie

Celebrate Valentine's Day at home with a virtual Northern Michigan event.  This Valentine's Day, tune in to the Music House Museum's second virtual...

Plans for Frankfort’s Garden Theater After Sold to Nonprofit

The Garden Theater sits at the corner of Third and Main Street in Frankfort. Its familiar brick façade has been weathered by nearly a century of...

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Northern Michigan Holiday Events

4th of July Fireworks Shows & Events Across Northern Michigan

From Mackinac Island to Traverse City, here are some of our favorite ways to celebrate the 4th of July. Explore the upcoming festivals, events,...

Celebrate Father’s Day with These 5 Northern Michigan Events

Make this the best Father's Day yet with these five Northern Michigan events. From brunch to-go in Traverse City to the Father's Day Sail in Suttons...

10 Northern Michigan Valentine’s Day Events & Getaway Ideas

Show some love to your special someone (and yourself!) this month with these Northern Michigan Valentine's Day events, specials and getaways. TADL...

Interlochen Streaming Holiday Performances Like Nutcracker

This December, as holiday performances around the world are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, audiences far and wide can tune in to two popular...

New Year’s Eve Events Happening in Northern Michigan

On New Year's Eve, we simultaneously reflect on the past year and look ahead to the new one. Even though many beloved annual events have been...

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Northern Michigan Magazines

All these fabulous magazines are delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine subscription (except Weddings) and you can read many of them here for free as digital magazines.

Northern Home & Cottage

For the Way You Live Up North

Life is lived a bit differently at our Northern Michigan homes. We hang on screen porches and bring in sand between our toes. We entertain friends and family and put in bunk beds for grandkids. Mud season is real. And views of every kind are maximized. Find your Northern Michigan home ideas with this beautiful magazine, delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Weddings

For Couples Who Love Northern Michigan

Everything you need to plan your perfect Northern Michigan wedding. Packed with ideas, gorgeous wedding stories, resources and more. Plan the Northern Michigan wedding of your dreams!

Northern Michigan Vacation Guide

Over 100 pages of fun throughout Northern Michigan. Food, beer, wine, events, shopping, lodging and all-day outdoor fun including Traverse City, Mackinac Island, Grand Traverse County, Emmet County, Leelanau County, Benzie County and Charlevoix County. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Inspired Life

Living Better after 55 in Northern Michigan

Life in Northern Michigan after 55 is truly inspired and we love sharing all the ways you can dive in. Find ways to get outside for health and fitness, ways to volunteer, navigate the health system, find community and so much more. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Give

Northern Michigan

Northern Michigan has an incredibly vibrant nonprofit community and GIVE offers us all a chance to give back to a region that gives so much to each of us. Read about Northern Michigan nonprofits that are making a difference, and then volunteer or donate! Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Filmgoer

On the Town at the Traverse City Film Festival

This guide to the Traverse City Film Festival is the one to tuck under your arm to enjoy the festival and everything in between your movie choices. Find fun insider tips, where to grab a quick lunch and much more. Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Estate & Financial Planning

Your Northern Michigan Guide to a Secure Financial Future

Whether you're a millenial just starting out or retiring to your dream spot in Northern Michigan, this region's experts have excellent advice for how to ensure your financial future so you get to live your best life Up North! Delivered to your door for free with your Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine subscription. You can also read this magazine digitally just by clicking below.

Meetings

Ideas to Make Your Up North Meeting Great

Northern Michigan professional meetings and conferences take on their own personality when you add a gorgeous, relaxed environment and fun ways to bond with peers.