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Ashlyn’s Picks: Dinners, Concerts & St. Patrick’s Day Events

Ready for a relaxing and fun-filled weekend? From St. Patrick's Day celebrations to concerts and exclusive dining experiences, check out these 8...

Ashlyn’s Picks: March’s Best Concerts, Comedy Shows & Plays

With spring on the horizon, now is the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy craft beverages, good company and live entertainment. Check...

17 Can’t-Miss Northern Michigan Events Happening This March

When March rolls around in Northern Michigan, we welcome end-of-season skiing, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, outdoor events and more across the...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Winter Events to Wrap Up February 2023

From a comedy show to a winter wine country experience, celebrate the last weekend of February 2023 with these seven Northern Michigan events....

Ballet Meets Broadway at this March 11 Traverse City Show

Ballet meets Broadway at Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre's upcoming show “Scenes From a Park,” held at Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City on...

20 Local Festivals & Events You Won’t Want to Miss in February

Northern Michigan is bustling with exciting and unique winter events! From Traverse City Comedy Fest to the North American Vasa, Valentine's dinners...

Ashlyn’s Picks: Events Happening This Weekend January 13-15

On the hunt for weekend plans? From outdoor adventures to exciting indoor concerts, you're not going to want to miss these Northern Michigan events...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 10 Winter Events Taking Place This Weekend

Why stay home this weekend when you can explore the snow-covered beauty of winter in Northern Michigan? Check out these 10 local events taking place...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 18 Christmas & New Year’s Eve Celebrations

We’re counting down the final days of 2022! Whether you’re searching for an upscale dinner or a family-friendly holiday party, you’ll want to check...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 10 Festive Events Happening This Weekend

'Tis the season to celebrate! From a Santa meet and greet to a local Christmas concert or festive shopping experience, here are 10 upcoming holiday...

20+ Festive Holiday Events Across Michigan this December

Welcome winter and the holiday season with a plethora of festive events for the entire family. Get into the holiday spirit with these 20+ Northern...

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend Nov. 4-6

From Northern Michigan's biggest mountain bike race to a wine dinner in Bellaire with a favorite Elk Rapids winery, here are the events near you...

Celebrate the Holidays at the Annual Deck the Walls Holiday Gala

Welcome the holiday season with Erickson Center for the Arts on November 26 at the annual Deck the Walls Holiday Gala, featuring a silent auction,...

TC Comedy Festival Lineup Announced & Tickets On Sale Now

A new comedy festival featuring more than 40 comedians performing at five downtown venues is coming to Traverse City in February 2023. Dive in for...

25+ Can’t-Miss November Events in Northern Michigan

From the start of holiday celebrations to end-of-fall festivities, November is packed with exciting Northern Michigan events. Dive in for holiday...

Spooktacular October Events Happening this Week in Northern Michigan

From fall fun for the whole family to the best ways to celebrate Halloween Up North, here are the spooktacular events happening this week in...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Oct. 21-23

Libby's Picks are back for Fall! From Frankfort's annual film festival to Traverse City's favorite chili cook-off, here are the Northern Michigan...

Libby’s Picks: Can’t-Miss Weekend Events September 15-24

From a hot air balloon festival in Bay Harbor to Traverse City's annual Germanfest, here are the Northern Michigan events happening now through...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Sept. 8-11

From Harvest Days on Leelanau Peninsula to an annual winery Harvest BBQ party in Suttons Bay, here are the can't-miss Northern Michigan events...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Labor Day Weekend

From the Glen Arbor annual sidewalk sale to the Marquette blues fest, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not going to want to miss this...

Final Ode to Summer: Northern Michigan Events this September 2022

Celebrate the final weeks of summer and prepare to welcome a gorgeous Northern Michigan fall with these local events, end-of-summer celebrations and...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend August 25-28

From the annual Polka Festival in Cedar to a Summer Wine Dinner Series at WaterFire Vineyards, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend August 18-21

From celebrating the new Boardman Lake Loop in Traverse City to a rubber ducky race in Bellaire, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend Aug. 11-14

From a Pirate Festival in Boyne City to outdoor yoga at a winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you’re not going to...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend July 28-31

From the long-awaited return of the Traverse City Film Festival to Grow Benzie's Blues & Zydeco Fundraiser, here are the Northern Michigan...

30+ Events to Check Out this August 2022 in Northern Michigan

The final ode to summer! August welcomes everything from festivals and craft shows to concerts in the park. Don't miss the last full month of summer...

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend July 21-24

From music on the bay in Northport to SUP yoga on East Bay, here are the Northern Michigan events you won’t want to miss this weekend, July 21-24,...

Libby’s Picks: Northern Michigan Events Happening this Weekend July 14-17

From Gaylord's famed Alpenfest to yoga on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern Michigan Events you won't want to miss this weekend, July...

Behind the Magic of the Cherry Fest + Favorite Can’t-Miss Events

From decades-long volunteers to can’t-miss festival events, here are all the details and stories you need to celebrate Traverse City's National...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening This Weekend in Northern Michigan July 1-4

From kicking off the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to yoga with a view at Bonobo Winery on Old Mission Peninsula, here are the Northern...

25 Summer Events You Won’t Want to Miss This July 2022

From Michigan Legacy Art Park's Summer Sounds Series to the return of the Traverse City Film Festival, here are the 25 Northern Michigan events you...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening This Weekend June 24-26

From yoga in Suttons Bay to summer festivals on Lake Michigan, here are the Northern Michigan events you’re not going to want to miss this weekend,...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend June 17-19

From boat shows to summer festivals, here are 10 events you're not going to want to miss this weekend in Northern Michigan, selected just for you by...

‘Hamilton’ Cast Member to Star in Interlochen Shakespeare Festival

Grammy Award-winning Broadway performer Sydney James Harcourt, an original cast member of Hamilton, is set to star in Interlochen Center for the...

9 Summer Events to Explore in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Discover what’s in store this summer at the Erickson Center for the Arts, a nonprofit arts organization based in Curtis. From a concert series to...

16 June Events to Celebrate Summer in Northern Michigan

Get ready for Northern Michigan summer fun! Kick off June with outdoor events, festivals, concerts and more, while you explore charming small towns...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening this Weekend May 27-30

Libby’s Picks is Back! Dive in as our MyNorth Media and Traverse Magazine Office Manager extraordinaire Libby Stallman shares the best events...

Libby’s Picks: Events Happening This Weekend May 19-22

Libby's Picks is Back! Dive in as our MyNorth Media and Traverse Magazine Office Manager extraordinaire Libby Stallman shares the best events...

3 Can’t Miss Summer Shows at P45’s Summer Theatre Festival

Summer in Northern Michigan is just around the corner, which means festivals are too. Don't miss Parallel 45 Theatre's exciting three-show festival...

May 2022 Events: Mother’s Day, Wine Month & Outdoor Festivals

Celebrate spring in Northern Michigan with Mother's Day brunches, farmers markets, wine tours, and the re-introduction of outdoor festivals for...

Spring Events & Easter Brunches You Can’t Miss This April 2022

As we welcome spring Up North, the grass is greener, flowers begin to bloom and local events are starting to head outdoors. From fundraisers and...

Q&A: Parallel 45 Theatre Talks Summer Festival & Future Plans

Parallel 45 Theatre is going above and beyond to bring more than just local theater to the Traverse City area and beyond. Hear from their managing...

16 March Events to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day & Spring Up North

With spring on the horizon and St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, you're not going to want to miss these March events in Northern Michigan. From...

Traverse City Figure Skating Club Presents ‘Sing! High School Musicals on Ice’

Returning to the ice rink for a special performance, the Traverse City Figure Skating Club will bring Disney and Broadway favorites to the Centre...

20 Can’t-Miss February Winter Events & Valentine’s Day Events

With February on the horizon, now’s the time to explore a variety of exciting local events happening all month long Up North. From family festivals...

Parallel 45 Theatre’s Summer Festival Returning to Northern Michigan

Parallel 45 Theatre’s 2022 season will be one to remember, featuring spring play readings and three new shows during the Summer Theatre Festival...

12 Northern Michigan Events this January to Kick-Off Your 2022

From craft beer to chilly marathons and cozy indoor concerts, we’re heading into 2022 with these Northern Michigan January events.Winter Wine Walk...

Holiday Events Across Northern Michigan this December

Meet Santa at Pahl’s Country Store in Buckley. Plus, more holiday events across the North ranging from local plays and concerts to holiday fun at...

24 Northern Michigan Events You Won’t Want to Miss this December

From The Nutcracker at Interlochen Center for the Arts to Brunch with Santa at Black Star Farms, here are 18 events to make your December and...

Best Things to Do in Northern Michigan This Weekend Nov 19-21

It's the weekend in Northern Michigan and that means it's time to play! Whether you head outdoors, to a play or out to hear music, we've got you...

27 Northern Michigan Events You Won’t Want to Miss this November

Fall is in full swing in Northern Michigan and the holidays are on their way! From Thanksgiving dinners to tree lighting ceremonies at the end of...

Watch Vienna Come to Life at this Northern Michigan Concert

Join the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra on October 30th at the Great Lakes Center for the Arts in Petoskey for "Postcard from Vienna." This immersive...

View the 13th Annual Frankfort Film Festival Lineup for 2021

Featuring 19 films, the Frankfort Film Festival is back for 2021 at The Garden Theater. Explore the full lineup and learn how you can get your...

Frankfort’s Garden Theater Gets Exciting New Renovations

After the success of a $2.1 million capital campaign, The Garden Theater in Frankfort is growing! From new renovations to exciting events, here's...

6 Labor Day Weekend Events to Round Out Your Summer

As summer comes to a close, Northern Michigan is wrapping things up with these six unique events. Round out summer 2021 with exciting tours,...

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...

24 Can’t-Miss Performances, Dinners & Concerts This August

Make the most of Northern Michigan this summer with these 24 events. From concerts to wine tours, here are the festivities you've got to check out...

Community Concert Experience Coming to P45 Amphitheatre

Traverse City Symphony Orchestra, Parallel 45 Theatre and Traverse City Dance Project are collaborating on a new community concert experience. Find...

Parallel 45 Theater’s 2021 Season Starts Today + 4 New Events

Parallel 45 Theatre's 2021 season starts today! Learn more about what to expect and explore four new Northern Michigan special events that P45 has...

29 Events You Can’t Miss in Northern Michigan this July

Summer has arrived in Northern Michigan and events are making a comeback for the 2021 season. From the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City to...

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Ashlyn’s Picks: 9 Spring Events to Check Out This Weekend

Ashlyn’s Picks: 9 Spring Events to Check Out This Weekend

It might be chilly outside, but we're celebrating signs of spring in Northern Michigan. From bird watching to a retro-themed party on the slopes, check out these 9 Northern Michigan events taking place this weekend, March 24–26. Hosting an event? Let us know!...

Ashlyn’s Picks: Dinners, Concerts & St. Patrick’s Day Events

Ashlyn’s Picks: Dinners, Concerts & St. Patrick’s Day Events

Ready for a relaxing and fun-filled weekend? From St. Patrick's Day celebrations to concerts and exclusive dining experiences, check out these 8 Northern Michigan events taking place this weekend, March 17-19. Hosting an event? Let us know! info@mynorth.com. This is a...

Ashlyn’s Picks: March’s Best Concerts, Comedy Shows & Plays

Ashlyn’s Picks: March’s Best Concerts, Comedy Shows & Plays

With spring on the horizon, now is the perfect time to get out of the house and enjoy craft beverages, good company and live entertainment. Check out these 10 concerts, comedy shows and plays taking place across Northern Michigan from this weekend through the end of...

Kick Off Spring & St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Otsego Resort

Kick Off Spring & St. Patrick’s Day Weekend at Otsego Resort

Let the games begin! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend and the end of winter in Northern Michigan with Otsego Resort’s Beaver Dam Olympics and Splash Down competitions on March 18. This is a web original article from the team at MyNorth Media and Traverse Northern...

Finding Joy in Reading with Anne Stanton from the National Writers Series

Finding Joy in Reading with Anne Stanton from the National Writers Series

PAID CONTENT If you want to get back into reading, there’s a surefire way to start. Pick up a book on your list or one that a friend has recommended (a real page-turner), settle into a cozy spot, and sink into the pages. What else can you do? We sat down with Anne...

17 Can’t-Miss Northern Michigan Events Happening This March

17 Can’t-Miss Northern Michigan Events Happening This March

When March rolls around in Northern Michigan, we welcome end-of-season skiing, St. Patrick's Day celebrations, outdoor events and more across the region. Here are 17 events you won't want to miss this March 2023.March 4 | Steve Stargardt and Crispin Campbell |...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Winter Events to Wrap Up February 2023

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Winter Events to Wrap Up February 2023

From a comedy show to a winter wine country experience, celebrate the last weekend of February 2023 with these seven Northern Michigan events. Hosting a local event? Let us know! info@mynorth.com. This is a web original article from the team at MyNorth Media and...

Ballet Meets Broadway at this March 11 Traverse City Show

Ballet Meets Broadway at this March 11 Traverse City Show

Ballet meets Broadway at Northwest Michigan Ballet Theatre's upcoming show “Scenes From a Park,” held at Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City on March 11. This is a web original article from the team at MyNorth Media and Traverse Northern Michigan. Want to read...

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Festivals & Events Taking Place This Weekend

Ashlyn’s Picks: 7 Festivals & Events Taking Place This Weekend

From Suttons Bay to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula there’s plenty of fun to be had this weekend in Northern Michigan. Check out these 7 winter festivals and small-town events taking place from February 17-20. Hosting a local event? Let us know! info@mynorth.com. This is a...

8 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Traverse City

8 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Traverse City

Treat your valentine to a day (or weekend!) of celebration in Traverse City. From good eats to invigorating activities, here's how to unwind this Valentine's Day with your partner, Galentines or closest friends. This is a web original article from the team at MyNorth...

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