Saturday, June 14
Bird Blitz: GRNA nesting survey. Walk a trail at the Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire to identify and record the birds you see and hear along the way. Share your results when you return to the Center for drinks and snacks. Free. grassriver.org
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sara Hardy Farmers Market: Opens today, Lot B, downtown TC, across from Clinch Park. Featuring local produce, baked goods, flowers & plants. www.downtowntc.com or 922-2050.
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Northport Promise Annual Golf Outing at Sugar Loaf The Old Course, Cedar. 18 holes, four person scramble. $75, dinner included. 231-510-5464 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
25th Annual Parade of Homes presented by The Home Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Area. Top area builders will showcase 13 new homes and three developments. Tickets: $12; $10 in advance. 946-2305 or hbagta.com.
M22 Challenge: Begins at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on the northwest corner of Little Glen Lake. Athletes will run south down M-109 & into the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Dune Climb park to face a steep & sandy climb up the dune. The bike portion is 17 miles around Big & Little Glen Lake. Participants then paddle out & back into Little Glen Lake for 2.5 miles. m22challenge.com
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Junior Ranger Day at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Enjoy a walk on the wild side on Cottonwood Trail, participate in "Leave No Trace" games & activities at Trails End - Bass Lake, & much more. Free. 231-326-4726. nps.gov
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Red Dresser Hens & Friends Barn Market: Rainbow of Hope Farm, Kingsley. Featuring funky junk, vintage furniture, up-cycled treasures & much more. Free admission & parking. 929-8150.
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art and the Garden Plein Air Paint Out: At Historic Barns Park & Visitor Center, Grand Traverse Commons, TC. Awards at 4pm. Reception & painting sale from 4:30-5:30pm. artcentertraversecity.org
Whats the Buzz?: Fun & facts with beekeeper Suzette Cooley Sanborn. Breeze Hill Greenhouse, TC. Free, but bring a food item for the Fr. Fred Food Pantry. Pre-register: 941-7295.
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Veterans for Peace Meeting in the lower level of Horizon Books, TC. Followed by a peace march. 231-620-2742.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
"Seungmo Park: Meticulously Snipped and Wrapped": The Dennos Museum Center, NMC, TC 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. www.dennosmuseum.org
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Celebrate 25 years at Keystone Soccer Complex, TC. Enjoy hamburgers, hotdogs, cake, and Moomers ice cream with a special TBAYS 25th Anniversary Flavor. tbays.org
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Leland Wine & Food Festival: Leland Harbor, near Historic Fishtown. Enjoy award-winning wines from local wineries & specialties from local vendors & restaurants. Music by Soul Patch. $15 adults, $10 ages 10-20 or for food only. lelandmi.com
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Authors Signings, Horizon Books, TC: 12-2pm: With Buzz Harcus, author of Mission Shanghai. 2-4pm: With Sue Merrell, author of Full Moon Friday. 4-6pm: With LaShelle VanHouten, author of The Mural Writer. 6-8pm: With Kris Wetherholt, author of The Illumination: A Novel of the Great War. horizonbooks.com
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
10 Year Cellar Raid at Left Foot Charley, TC. Featuring at least 10 wines, charcuterie, cheese and dramatic readings of back labels. Cost, $20. 995-0500. leftfootcharley.com
Raise It Up: An Anthem for America Party: Join this national program in attempting to break the World Record for the largest group sing of the national anthem in history. Celebrate Flag Day with stories & a craft also. www.tadl.org.
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wings of Wonder Reception/Fundraiser/Donor Appreciation Party. Held at WOW's private sanctuary. See the birds up close, enjoy fun activities & much more. $50/person; ages 10 & up. 231-325-3038.
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Live Music: Dayclub, West Bay Beach Resort, TC. With 12 Year Reunion. tcwestbay.com
Benefit Concert: Sponsored by the Northport Lions Club to benefit the Leelanau Childrens Center. Featuring TC group Peter, Paul & Mary Remembered. Northport Community Arts Center. A silent auction of chocolate will take place at 7:15pm, followed by the concert at 8pm. Tickets: $20 adults, $5 children. 231-386-5984.
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Live Music: Little Bohemia, TC. With G-Snacks. lilbo.com
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Live Music: Xylo Bistro, TC. With Chris Sterr & Johnny Tornga. xylobistro.com
10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Live Music: View, West Bay Beach Resort, TC. With DJ Motaz. tcwestbay.com