Spring at Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeping Bear Dunes Covid-19 Changes

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has announced modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities to promote social distancing.
Field Collection of Samples by Sample Serve

TC Teamup: Drive-through Covid-19 (coronavirus) Testing Centers

MITECHNEWS.COM reports on two Traverse City companies who are teaming up to provide drive-through COVID-19 testing centers that would include the tent to house staff and the software that would facilitate testing and samples that would be sent to laboratories to determine if the person tested has coronavirus.
Candle Ice on Lake Michigan

Candle Ice on Lake Michigan

Throwback Thursday to March 19, 2018 & some very cool columnar ice along Lake Michigan!! Turn it up!!
Snowshoe or Ski on the Full Moon to Celebrate Sleeping Bear

Snowshoe or Ski on the Full Moon to Celebrate Sleeping Bear

he Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore continues its 50th anniversary activities with a snowshoe and/or cross-country ski on Saturday, February 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm at the Dune Climb.
Kids + NYE @ the Leland Lodge!

Kids + NYE @ the Leland Lodge!

The Leland Lodge on Jan 31 from 10 am - noon for the Kid’s NOON Year’s Eve Party They’ll have everyone’s favorite foods, festive N/A drinks, music, dancing and more!
2019 Detroit Red Wings Prospect Tournament & Training Camp

2019 Detroit Red Wings Prospect Tournament & Training Camp

The Detroit Red Wings are in Traverse City for their annual NHL Prospect Tournament and Training Camp which runs September 6-16!
Moraine Shop & Studio Opening in Suttons Bay

Moraine Shop & Studio Opening in Suttons Bay

Moraine Shop & Studio will celebrate its grand opening on August 3 and features jcurated ewelry, art and objects made by independent artisans and makers. The adjacent Moraine Studio will soon host workshops, events & classes taught by artists in a variety of different mediums.
2019 Plein Air Paintout

Northport Plein Air Weekend & Leelanau Summinar Plein Air Talk

The Northport Plein Air Weekend takes place July 27 & 28 with a reception & "wet paint" sale Sunday from 6-8 PM. There's also a talk tomorrow in Leland by artist W. Truman Hosner & a video coming later today!
North Bar Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

North Bar Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

North Bar Lake is one of the most popular beaches in the Lakeshore because it has shallow, clear water over a sandy bottom makes for warmer swim than in Lake Michigan. But for those who like the refreshing cool water and wave action of the big lake, you can walk across the low dunes that separate the two lakes in just a couple of minutes. The beaches of pure sand and the small outlet to Lake Michigan is ideal for the kids to play.
Lilac Season on the Leelanau Peninsula

Lilac Season on the Leelanau Peninsula

One of the signs that spring is giving way to summer in Leelanau County is the blooming of lilacs. We have a ton of them, particularly around Leelanau’s many old farms, and they began to bloom a few days ago. If you’d like to get some in your own yard, read on!
2019 Leland Wine & Food Festival - Saturday, June 8

2019 Leland Wine & Food Festival - Saturday, June 8

Michigan's longest running wine festival returns to Leland for the 34th year this Saturday (June 8) from 12-6 PM. Taste & enjoy wines from 12 Leelanau Peninsula wineries (and a TC brewery) along with delicious specialties from 8 local food vendors & live music!
Leelanau County Board Meetings Coming to Video

Leelanau County Board Meetings Coming to Video

Meetings of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners will be video-recorded beginning this summer. Equipment has been ordered and will be installed this summer to allow recordings.