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May 2018

Cinco Celebration at Ethanology

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ethanology, 127 Ames St
Elk Rapids, 49629
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¡Ole! Ethanology and TART Trails invite you to join us for a special Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! What: Celebration of Trails Cinco de Mayo Fiesta When: Saturday, May 5th, 6pm-11pm Where: Ethanology, 127 Ames St., Elk Rapids Why: Support trail planning for Elk Rapids to Maple Bay! Expect an exciting evening, featuring music from After Ours band and a special TART-edition margarita, a "TART-a-Rita!" $5 from every $10 TART-a-Rita directly supports trail planning funds for Elk Rapids to Maple Bay. This portion of trail is a major…

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Spring Pumpkin Pedal

May 6 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Jolly Pumpkin, 13512 Peninsula Dr
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
FREE

FREE Organized Group Ride through beautiful Old Mission Peninsula, hosted by our friends at Jolly Pumpkin, to benefit TART Trails! Registration starts at 11:30am, please sign a waiver in the Peninsula Room (adjacent to Jolly Pumpkin restaurant) before meeting in the Jolly Pumpkin parking lot for the ride. Ride leaves at 12:00pm Two Ride Options: 40 miles or 20 miles (both start at noon) 40 mile full Peninsula ride http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2201473 20 mile Lighthouse ride http://ridewithgps.com/routes/2201538 Following the ride reward yourself with $2…

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Ride of Silence

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

The Ride of Silence is a free group ride that asks cyclists to ride no faster than 12 mph for no longer than an hour. Riders remain silent during the ride to raise awareness of cycling among motorists, police, traffic engineers, insurance companies and city officials. The ride is also an opportunity to mourn, in funeral procession style, cyclists who have been killed. Bright clothing and lights are highly recommended for the ride home. On May 16, 2018 at 7:00…

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Tails to Trails 5K

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Vasa Pathway Trailhead, Bartlett Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Register Here! Join us with your four-pawed friends on Saturday, May 19th, at the Vasa Pathway for the 9th Annual Tails to Trails! This 5K fun run/walk on the scenic Vasa Pathway is a unique opportunity to mingle with other dog owners and experience the trails with your canine friend. All proceeds benefit TART Trails. Dogs will receive a goodie bag with treats and promotional dog items Professional photos with you and your dog(s) Prizes for top finishing owners and dogs…

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Bayshore Marathon Volunteers

May 25 @ 4:00 pm - May 26 @ 7:30 am
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A sure sign of the summer season ahead, it's time for the Bayshore Marathon! For the last 11 years, TART Trails' Ambassadors and volunteers have been stepping up to help out at the annual Bayshore Marathon. In return for your time spent assisting race participants at packet pick up by handing out t-shirts, a generous donation is made in return to TART Trails. Two for the price of one! Have fun volunteering your time representing TART Trails and raise funds…

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June 2018

R-A-B Bike Swap

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Old Town Parking Garage, 125 E. 8th St.
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
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Sell or buy any fun & funky or plain & practical used bikes at the 8th annual Recycle-A-Bicycle Bike Swap. This very anticipated event kicks off Smart Commute Week and is the perfect time to become the new owner of a summer cruiser or upgrade a child's bike. The R-A-B Bike Swap is for anyone who wants to sell and/or purchase a gently used or out-grown bicycle or bike accessory. Accessories include bike trailers, hitches, bike racks and sometimes frames and…

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Smart Commute Week

June 4 - June 8

Smart Commute Week is an annual celebration held during the first week of June. The week consists of events that promote cycling, walking, taking the bus and carpooling. Free daily breakfasts are hosted at various locations around town for smart commuters. Every year community members challenge each other to a friendly competition known as the Smart Commute Week Challenge. Registration is FREE! REGISTER HERE! 2018 Smart Commute Week Challenge Start earning points Monday, June 4th through Thursday, June 7th. Team Captains Lunch is Wednesday, May 30th from Noon-1pm at the…

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Invasive Species Training

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49685 United States
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Invasive Species ID & Mapping Training TART Trails is excited to partner with the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network to identify and create a management and removal plan for the Leelanau Trail, as well as other trails in the TART Trails Network. Are you interested in becoming an Invasive Species Specialist? Join the Invasive Species Network and TART Trails for an all-day training on invasive species. Learn about identification and treatment, mapping and how to report on invasive species with other…

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July 2018

3rd Annual Laughing Larry Ride

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hop Lot, 658 South West Bay Shore
Suttons Bay, MI 49682 United States
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The 3rd Annual Bill Hendry Foundation: Laughing Larry Bike Ride will take place July 14, 2018 to celebrate the life and legacy of a remarkable man, father, husband and papa. One of Bill's favorite things about Leelanau County was the TART Trails,which runs from Suttons Bay to Traverse City. All proceeds from this event will directly assist various TART Trails projects and help keep the trail running for all residents and visitors of Leelanau County. Event Timeline Date: Saturday, July 14,…

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Tour de TART

July 20 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15 - $45

The 18th annual Tour de TART is on Friday, July 20th, 2018! REGISTER HERE! VOLUNTEER HERE! TART Trails is thrilled to host the 18th Annual Tour de TART bicycle tour on Friday July 20, 2018. More than 600 people of all ages will hit the TART and Leelanau Trails for an evening ride that begins in Traverse City at Darrow Park and ends at Village Marina & Park in the Village of Suttons Bay. Riders will enjoy two food stops along the…

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