Monthly Archives: October 2011

Stand by for a Full Calendar of Christmas Art Fairs, Sales and Bazaars!

Winterberries, cedars, and a tamarack about to lose its needles By MIKE NORTON I can’t believe how long the fall colors are hanging on in Traverse City this year. This has got to be a month later than usual, and … Continue reading

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Fall Thoughts, an Awesome Holiday Art Fair, and Toasting the Season in Leelanau

A Twilight Paddle past Neahtawanta Point at Bowers Harbor By MIKE NORTON Autumn is the briefest season, and the season I’m most loathe to let go of. Now, as it gives up these last few days of beauty before inevitably … Continue reading

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Zombie Pride: Halloween Happenings in Traverse City

Fall colors and golden grapevines at Chateau Grand Traverse By MIKE NORTON I do hope we’ve gotten the rain and gloom behind us so we can get on with the business of enjoying autumn. All I can say about the … Continue reading

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What an Astonishing October! A Weekend of Kayaking, Cycling and Hiking… and More to Come!

Liz glides her kayak across Spider Lake on a windless October day By MIKE NORTON OK, so far this has been an AMAZING October! And since I had a couple of vacation days to burn before the end of the … Continue reading

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A Lovely Harvest Day (And Traverse City’s Least-Known Hotel District)

Stomping out the 2011 grapes at Chateau Chantal on Saturday By MIKE NORTON The last day of September was about as miserable a fall day as you can get around here – cold, wet, gray and windy. Who would have … Continue reading

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