Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

January 2018

Elk Rapids to Maple Bay Happy Hour Celebration

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Townline Ciders, 11595 US 31 S
Williamsburg, 49690 United States
+ Google Map

Thanks to the generous support of 64 individuals, a local crowd funding campaign for the Traverse City To Charlevoix Trail raised $6,250 in December to support preliminary design for a community non-motorized trail from Elk Rapids to Maple Bay. We invite you to come celebrate this strong show of public support and kick off the new year and a great start for trails in Elk Rapids! What: Happy Hour Celebration When: Wednesday, January 24, 5:30-7:30 PM Where: Townline Ciderworks Why: Come…

Find out more »

February 2018

Bower’s Harbor Vineyards Snowshoe Hike

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bowers Harbor Vineyard, 2896 Bowers Harbor Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
+ Google Map
FREE

Enjoy the winter weather and get some fresh air for a great cause! Bower's Harbor Vineyards will be hosting a snowshoe hike through their vineyards on Saturday, February 3rd from 2-5 pm. Please bring your own snowshoes (or hiking boots) or rent a pair from Brick Wheels or Don Orr Ski 'n Beach Haus. Don't forget to dress for the elements. Snowshoe along the Interpretive Nature Trail and hike through the vines. The trail provides explorers with a better knowledge of the vineyards and also the…

Find out more »

March 2018

Grooming Appreciation Party

March 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Blue Tractor, 423 S Union St
Traverse City, MI 49684 United States
FREE

Please join TART Trails, Northern Michigan Mountain Bike Association and the  groomers on Wednesday, March 14 from 5:30 – 7:30pm at Blue Tractor to show you our appreciation. Let's celebrate another amazing season on winter trails. It proved to be another unpredictable winter, with a few major mood swings from Mother Nature. The one thing that remains consistent is your strong support for winter trails. Thanks to individuals like you, we have had a record year of support for the grooming badge…

Find out more »

April 2018

Happy Hour for a Cause

April 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pearl’s New Orleans Kitchen, 617 Ames Street
Elk Rapids, MI 49629 United States
+ Google Map
$10

Join us for a special happy hour at Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen! $10 at the door gets you yummy hors d'oeuvres and adult beverages at happy hour prices. Come to talk trails and learn about what's next for trails in Elk Rapids and beyond. Donations from Pearl's "Happy Hour for a Cause" will support trail planning efforts and project costs for a trail between Maple Bay and Elk Rapids, a segment of the Traverse City to Charlevoix Trail. There are many…

Find out more »

TART Trails’ Work Bee

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Due to weather, we have decided to CANCEL the annual Spring Work Bee. Our scheduling just doesn't work out with Mother Nature's plans this year. Please stay tuned for other Work Bees along the trail network once all the snow and ice melts. If you have any questions or are interested in leading a work bee please contact Kate Lewis, TART Trails' Marketing & Events Coordinator, kate@traversetrails.org, 231.941.4300.  

Find out more »

Leo Creek Earth Day Celebration

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leo Creek Preserve, Leelanau Trail
Suttons Bay, MI 49682 United States

Leo Creek Preserve has partnered with the Inland Seas Education Association, Leelanau Conservation District, Leelanau County 4-H, Leelanau Montessori, Northport Energy, and Leelanau Conservancy to help celebrate Earth Day 2018! Come explore Leo Creek with your family and learn more about this unique and valuable habitat at the preserve! In addition to displays, there will be activities and demonstrations, including: - Making oyster mushroom logs - A conifer exploration - Eco scavenger hunt - Family games: learn how a tree is like a factory and become your…

Find out more »

May 2018

Cinco Celebration at Ethanology

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ethanology, 127 Ames St
Elk Rapids, 49629
+ Google Map

¡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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Tails to Trails 5K

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Vasa Pathway Trailhead, Bartlett Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
+ Google Map

Save-The-Date The 10th annual Tails to Trails is Saturday, May 18th!   Huge shout out to Heidi Lindstrom of Pets & Peeps Photography for donating her talent and taking amazing photos. 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…

Find out more »

Spring Pumpkin Pedal

May 20 @ 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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events