Have Fun in Traverse City over Labor Day Weekend!

It's a long weekend and summer's last hurrah! So head up to Traverse City for a variety of events...guaranteed fun for everyone in the family. In addition to the special events below, you can also visit the beach, take in a golf game, do some shopping in downtown Traverse City and enjoy a delicious meal at area eateries.

Here are some of the activities that were available in 2014. Activities for 2015 will be listed as they become available.

Taste of Traverse City
Taste of Traverse City is a "Foodie's Fantasyland" and not to be missed! The weekend-long Taste of Traverse City will be held over Labor Day Weekend, and the event promises to be a culinary delight.

Exhibit: Seungmo Park Meticulously Snipped and Wrapped
The Dennos Museum Center presents the first solo museum exhibition in the United States of the works of Seungmo Park of Seoul, Korea, featuring his meticulously cut MAYA imagery and aluminum wire wrapped sculptural forms.

Exhibit: How to Return? Images by contemporary Chinese Photographers
This exhibition features the work of seven noted photographers in China: Adou, Huang Xiaoliang, Liang Weizhou, Lu Yanpeng, Luo Dan, Song Chao and Wang Ningde presenting contemporary images of the Chinese people and environment, reflecting tradition, change and offering social commentary.

Waters D'Vine: Wine, bike, kayak, tour
Waters D'Vine is focused on the organic natural beauty of local wine, eats and ecology. Experience a unique perspective of historical downtown Traverse City while kayaking through the Boardman lake, River and mouth of West Bay.

Leelanau, Old Mission, and Traverse City Wine Tours
Take a wine-tasting tour at several of the numerous wineries in the Traverse City area. Taste the award winning wines of Northern Michigan.

Traverse City Helicopter Tours
Try the Traverse City Helicopters for a whole new perspective of Northern Michigan.

Traverse City Beach Bums
Head to Wuerfel Park Friday night and catch a home game played by the Traverse City Beach Bums vs. the Rockford Aviators.

Traverse City Brewery Tour
Every Friday:Taste the best of Traverse City, micro brews, handcrafted wines and cider, this town is becoming the micro-brew capital of Michigan.

Gospel Brunch by the Bay in Traverse City
Musicians, singers and a Hammond Organ, deliver up toe tapping, hand clapping musical delights while the Rivertown Cafe rolls out the grill and prepares a delicious afternoon brunch

Nauti-Cat Concert Cruise with Blue Dirt
Cruise Grand Traverse Bay while listening to Blue Dirt described as urban folk rock and recognized in the styles of grass rock, blues, and jam. $20 boarding pass.

Boardman River Paddling Tour
Try a customized stand up paddle boarding tour on the Boardman River in Traverse City.

Salmon Classic Fishing Tournament
Takes place on East & West Grand Traverse Bays. Over $15,000 in cash will be given away in four individual tournaments. There is also a competition for largest fish.

Magical History Tour
Hop on board a comfortable coach for a 90-minute tour of Traverse City. Learn how cherries became its main crop, the lumbering era, early resorts, and more.

Tapas Tours at Chateau Chantal
Tours are conducted daily from 12:30pm-2:30pm. Experience the winery, vineyard, and enjoy tapas small plates with your choice of Chantal wine.

NCB Sousa Concert
Catch a rousing Sousa Concert at the Northport Community Arts Center. The patriotic music will liven you up and put a smile on your face.

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 7:30am-12pm, visit the Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market, located in the City Parking lot between Cass and Union streets. Pick up fresh, local produce, including organic varieties.

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Last Updated: 09-21-2014 03:29 PM ID: 1416