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July 2017

Magic Thursday Artists Summer 2017 Exhibition and Sale

July 1 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
City Opera House, 106 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
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The City Opera House is proud to again present the Magic Thursday Artists for a two-month art exhibition and sale July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017. The exhibition features original fine art paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel and acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. The opening reception, with refreshments, will be held on July 6, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the City Opera House, 106 East Front Street, Traverse City. Featured…

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August 2017

Volunteer Preservation Project

August 18 - August 27

Our 9th trip to North Manitou to work on preservation projects on Cottage Row, a series of resort cottages sitting along the bluff, from the 1800s. Come for a minimum of 3 nights or more. opportunities for hikes and beautiful sunsets! Fills up quickly and preference is given to previous volunteers so sign up soon. Ferry and housing on the island provided.

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Center Gallery: Joan Richmond Channels Van Gogh

August 18 @ 11:00 am - August 31 @ 2:30 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios,
Free

Traverse City painter Joan Richmond returns to Center Gallery with a new body of work inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s directive to listen “to the still voice of nature.” This show of gouache paintings opens Friday, Aug. 18 with an artist’s reception, 6 p.m. Center Gallery is located at 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. Richmond’s new work is part of an series of paintings that continue her examination of the natural world. Through on-site sketches and drawings, Richmond investigates…

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Horse and Wagon Tours of Port Oneida

August 24
$3 - $20

4:00 pm & 5:30 Registration required. Explore Port Oneida by horse and wagon! Guided tours learning the history of this significant late 1800s agricultural community. Reservation only – call 231-334-6103. Tours start from the Olsen Farm, 3 miles N. of Glen Arbor.

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Glen Arbor Summer Sidewalk Sale Days

August 31 - September 4
Downtown Glen Arbor, Glen Arbor, MI 49636 United States + Google Map
Free

Come on out to shop, dine and seek some recreation in Leelanau. You won't want to miss the stellar end-of-summer deals during Sidewalk Sale days in Glen Arbor, held annually Labor Day weekend. Starting Thursday Aug 31 and continuing on thru Monday Sept 4 - Labor Day.

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September 2017

Center Gallery: Mark Meyer Chases ‘Leelanau Light’

September 1 @ 11:00 am - September 14 @ 2:30 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios,
Free

Traverse City painter Mark Meyer chases “The Light of Leelanau: Reflection, Refraction, Surface,” an exhibition of new oil paintings at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The show opens Friday, Sept. 1 with a 6 p.m. artist’s reception; and continues until Sept. 14. Meyer’s process begins with outdoor sketches and photography, which are later developed in his studio. As part of this exhibition, Meyer will conduct a demonstration of his process, tools and technique on Sunday, Sept. 3,…

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Member/Volunteer Dessert Potluck and Public Barn Dance

September 2 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate the end of a great summer of projects and programs! Join us at the Olsen Farm for a potluck dessert at 5:30 pm, and a barn dance open to the public at 7 pm. The public is invited to come and learn more about Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear.

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Painting Demonstration

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios,
Free

Traverse City painter Mark Meyer will conduct a demonstration of his process, tools and technique on Sunday, Sept. 3, 1 p.m. at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The demonstration is open to the public. Meyer’s exhibition of new oil paintings, “The Light of Leelanau: Reflection, Refraction, Surface,” is on display at Center Gallery until Sept. 14. For more information please call Center Gallery 231/334-3179.

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Center Gallery: Rock, Scissors, Paper

September 15 @ 11:00 am - October 8 @ 2:00 pm
Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios,
Free

“Rock, Scissors, Paper” brings the work of three visual artist working in narrative forms to Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor, from Sept. 15 - October 8. A reception to open the exhibition is Friday, Sept. 15, 6 - 8 p.m. Visual art is a powerful tool for telling stories, and each of the exhibitors in “Rock, Scissors, Paper” offer little tales about the things and events that inspire her artmaking. Julie Kradel, a ceramic sculptor from Cedar,…

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Volunteer Project: Adopt-a-Highway

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We adopted M-22 in the historic district. Come and walk the fields of Port Oneida and help keep it clean by picking up litter! Meet at the Olsen Farm, 3164 W. Harbor Hwy, 3 miles north of Glen Arbor. Twice a year we help keep Port Oneida beautiful by picking up litter along M-22.

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