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Events & Farm Workshops: Spring 2017

By Edible Grande Traverse / Photography By Krystn Madrine | May 12, 2017
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SPRING SIP AND SAVOR

Annual weekend wine event on the Leelanau Wine Trail with brunch-themed offerings. Advance tickets available. May 6–7, participating Leelanau wineries

231-271-7100 • LPWines.com/spring

MESICK MUSHROOM FESTIVAL

57th annual celebration (contest, awards, Grand Parade) • May 12–14, Mesick

231-884-4451• Mesick-MushroomFest.org

GREAT GARLIC MUSTARD HUNT

Work day to help remove invasive garlic mustard from natural areas in different counties; includes lunch made with garlic mustard. Each day starts at 9 AM and goes through lunch; RSVPs recommended 

May 12, Manistee at Magoon Creek Natural
May 13, Grand Traverse at Boardman River Nature Center
May 19, Benzie at Tank Hill in Frankfort
May 20, Leelanau at Clay Cliffs Natural Area

231-941-0960 • HabitatMatters.org

MOREL MUSHROOM FORAY

Join a naturalist-led fungus foray in search of morels and other interesting fungi. Preregistration recommended. May 14, 1–3 PM, Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire

231-533-8314

NATIONAL MOREL MUSHROOM FESTIVAL

56th annual mushroom hunt (recipes, entertainment, dining) • May 18–21, Boyne City

231-582-6222 • MorelFest.com

BLOSSOM DAY

Wine trail celebration of blossoms, beauty and bounty on Old Mission Peninsula. Tastings at all the wineries, including new releases and reserve wines. Advance tickets available. May 13, Old Mission Peninsula, Traverse City

231-223-4110 • WineriesOfOldMission.com

CROSSHATCH FARM AND HOMESTEAD WORKSHOPS

Caring for Fruit Trees, May 27, Buckley
Growing Edible Mushrooms at Home, May 16, Benzonia

231-622-5252 • Crosshatch.org


EMPIRE ASPARAGUS FESTIVAL

All-village celebration, with asparagus revelry, recipes, poems, parade, food tent, music and more. May 19–20, Empire

EmpireChamber.com

TIP OF THE MITT FIBER FAIR

Celebrate Michigan’s natural fibers, farmers, processors, and skilled artisans. Vendors and workshops, shearing and sheep dog demonstrations, music and food trucks. May 20–21, Emmet County Fairgrounds

Facebook.com/MittFiberFair

THE FIVE S’S OF WINE—WINE-TASTING SEMINAR

Evening tasting seminar with Michael Schafer, wine educator. Advance tickets recommended. May 25, 7–8:30 PM, The Leelanau Studios, Traverse City

231-271-7100 • LPWines.com/spring

MICHIGAN BEER AND BRAT FESTIVAL

Memorial Day weekend celebration; features Michigan microbrews and cider, gourmet brats from area markets, and music May 27, 4–8 PM, Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa, Thompsonville

800-968-4686 • CrystalMountain.com/events/beerfest

CROOKED TREE ARTS CENTER SWIRL

Wander galleries, learn about wines, enjoy food pairings and listen to live music; each month features a different area wine cellar and gourmet eatery. June 1, 5:30–7 PM, Petoskey

231-347-4337 • CrookedTree.org


LELAND WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL

A day of wine and music in Leland and historic Fishtown; tastings from area wineries, breweries and eateries. June 10, NOON–6 PM, at the harbor in Leland

LelandMI.com

DIVAS UNCORKED!

Celebrate women and wine at this fun “girls’ night out” event. Advance tickets. June 9, 3:30–9:30 PM, Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula

WineriesOfOldMission.com

TRAVERSE CITY WINE AND ART FESTIVAL

30 wineries pouring reds, whites, bubblies and ciders, with food from local restaurants, regional fine art, wine tasting sessions and music. Advance tickets recommended. June 24, 3–9 PM, Great Lawn at Grand Traverse Commons, Traverse City

231-642-5550 • MiWineFest.com

CROOKED TREE ARTS CENTER SWIRL

Wander galleries, learn about wines, enjoy food pairings and listen to live music; each month features a different area wine cellar and gourmet eatery. June 23, 5:30–7 PM, Traverse City

231-347-4337 • CrookedTree.org

RED, WHITE & BREW

The Waterfront Wine Fest joins the Beer Garden Party this year for one good time together in Harbor Springs. July 1, 4–7 PM, Harbor Springs waterfront

231-526-7999 • HarborSpringsChamber.com

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