Sustainer’s Circle Events

We’re thrilled to announce our 2018 Sustainer’s Circle event schedule. We hope these fun and informal events will give you a chance to get out on the trails to enjoy and learn more about the network and experiences you’re helping to support! Please consider joining us at one or all of them. To RSVP respond to this email or contact Kate Lewis, 231.941.4300 with any questions.

Wednesday, May 30 – Hotel Indigo
5:00 – 6:30pm 

Please join us at the beautiful Hotel Indigo for a conversation about planned giving and other ways to most effectively leverage your super power of giving with the new tax laws. TART Trails’ Board Member and fellow Sustainer George Bearup will provide tips and tricks on the most beneficial ways to give. Join us for food, drinks and some friendly conversation. Space is limited so please RSVP soon.


Friday, June 15 – Coffee at the Caboose  
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a beautiful morning stroll on the Leelanau Trail. We’ll have the caboose open and coffee and treats on hand. TART staff including Julie Clark, Casey Ressl, and Chris Kushman and Leelanau Trail Association founder, LT Ambassador and fellow Sustainer, Dave Monstrey, will be on hand to share Leelanau Trail stories old and new.


Friday, August 10 – Bike & Boat
Noon – 6:00 pm

We’re excited to announce Bike & Boat is back! At this unique Sustainer event, a collaboration with Inland Seas, we bike from Suttons Bay to Traverse City (with a halfway pit stop at Shady Lane Cellars) to board the Inland Seas Schooner and enjoy dinner and drinks aboard as we sail back to Suttons Bay. This is a ticketed event and space is limited. Please inquire with Kate Lewis if you are interested!


Friday, December 7 – Coffee with the Groomers
10:00 am to Noon

Meet up at the Bartlett Road trailhead for coffee, pastries and good conversation with the groomers. Tour the barn and check out the grooming equipment. Learn about how the Vasa comes to life in the winter and what it means to groom for world class trails. Afterward enjoy a ski, snowshoe or hike with TART Trails’ staff and fellow Sustainers.