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Emelia Schaub, Leelanau Luminary And Pioneer, Inspires New Award

By Ross Boissoneau | Sept. 24, 2021

The influence and inspiration of Lake Leelanau’s Emelia Schaub continues to grow, even after her passing more than two decades ago. She is now the namesake for a new Emelia C. Schaub Pioneer Award, which will be presented to its first recipient later this year by the Tip of the Mitt Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM).

“Our outreach committee was inspired by Ms. Schaub’s remarkable professional and personal legacy. We decided almost immediately that we wanted to honor her by naming our first regional award after her,” says Amanda Skeel, president of the Tip of the Mitt Region of WLAM. “We owe her a debt of gratitude.” ...

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You Can Now Research Peshawbestown Genealogy Online Dating Back To 1850

The Traverse Area District Library (TADL) has digitized more than a century of birth, marriage, and death ...

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Leelanau's State Rep Champions Childcare, Bipartisanship And Will Seek Re-Election

Leelanau’s state representative says bipartisanship is alive and well in Lansing, he will run again despite huge ...

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The Latest Leelanau Blotter And 911 Report

The Leelanau Ticker's weekly look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls to the Leelanau ...

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Leelanau Township Invites Input On Master Plan At Open House Sept. 22 (Plus Community Survey Is Now Live)

Leelanau Township is hosting a community engagement session with drop-in hours of 5-7pm Wednesday Sept. 22 to ...

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Today Saturday, September 25, 2021

7:00 AM

Red Wings Training Camp

Sept. 23-28. Red Wings players, prospects & tryouts will be divided into teams that will practice & scrimmage ... More Info >>

7:30 AM

Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market

Held every Weds. & Sat. through Oct. 30. Weds.: 8am-noon; Sat.: 7:30am-noon. Held in parking lot “B” at the ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

NAMIwalks Traverse City

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Health, is holding a walk at The GT Commons (700 Cottageview Dr.), ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

"Everyday Objects"

This exhibition explores the new & unexpected aesthetic possibilities in mundane objects – as art-making materials, & as ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Free Workshop: Exploring Science Education Opportunities

Formal & non-formal educators who work with students in upper elementary through high school are invited to enjoy ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Friends of TADL Fall Book Sale

Books, CDs & DVDs. Adult & children's books, $1 each OR fill a grocery bag for $10. Adult ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Paper Constructions: Denise Samuels

Samuels exhibits sculptural, geometric constructions with recycled papers – cereal boxes, common cardboard & other heavier fibers she ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

TVC5K - Run The Runway

Benefits the Wings of Mercy West Michigan & The Grand Traverse YMCA. More Info >>

10:00 AM

23rd Annual Harvest Festival

Today includes the Scarecrow Extravaganza: "Welcome to the Jungle," Halloween Dress Rehearsal/Dress Up & Free Family 1 Mile ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Blue Ribbon Run 5K for Prostate Cancer

In memory of Curt Barrons, Byte Productions hosts the Blue Ribbon Run 5K Run/Walk benefiting the local chapter ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Fly Fishing Art

By Stacy McKellip. On display through Sept. Closed on Sundays. 231-331-4318. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Grand Traverse Area Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show

Presented by the Grand Traverse Area Rock & Mineral Club. More Info >>

10:00 AM

National Alpaca Farm Day

Featuring live demos, alpaca selfies, meet all 50+ alpacas, feed alpaca babies, learn how to make alpaca rugs, ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Nature Through Pastels

Four regional artists exhibit their pastel paintings through Oct. 29. Leelanau artists Julie Avery, Chris Nettleton & Jan ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

The Art of Lori Sikkema

Stop by the Visitor Center & view the fabric collage artwork of Lori Sikkema, on display through Oct. ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Artists for Wings of Wonder Exhibit

The 3rd annual community fundraiser exhibit, which features over 30 artists, with Raptor themed artwork, all in an ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories

This exhibition explores off-reservation boarding schools in its kaleidoscope of voices. Visitors will explore photographs, artwork, interviews, interactive ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Birds Fly In: A Human Refuge

A cross-cultural art collaboration focusing on themes related to Migration & Intuition. Artist Ellie Harold was surprised by ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Close to Home: Contemporary Anishinaabek Artists

An exhibit of works from Anishinaabek artists in the region, supplemented by objects in the Dennos Museum Center’s ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Flora & Field

This exhibition features works created by wife & husband painters Colleen & Justin Shull. Colleen brings her bold ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Geno's Car Show & BVDL Friends' Arts & Crafts Show/ Flea Market

Car show: 12-4pm. $5 entry fee. Registration: 12-2pm. Participant & public voting: 12-4pm. Top 10 Participant Judged Trophies ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Harvest Days

Sept. 1-30. Presented by the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail. Experience what it’s like to be a wine club ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

September Art Show at City Opera House, TC

Klaus Lehrer & Linda Frank will show their oil paintings, watercolor paintings & collages during Sept. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Elk Rapids Fall Festival

Head to downtown Elk Rapids where River Street will be closed from 12-4pm for pumpkin painting, kids games, ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Author Bevin Cohen

This author & seed library guru will speak about herbs: growing, harvesting & using herbs. He will also ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Historic Peter Dougherty House Tours

Tour 1842 Rev. Peter Dougherty House where Old Mission Peninsula earned its name. Visiting exhibts end mid October. ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Guided Walking History Tour of Traverse City

A two mile, 2 1/2 hour walking tour through the historic neighborhoods & waterfront of TC. Every Sat. ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

In Store Book Signing

Dave Hardin will sign his book "Standpipe," a memoir of his work as a Red Cross volunteer delivering ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Delbert Michel: "Sixty Years of Making Art"

Celebrating six decades of creative expression, artist & retired art professor, Delbert Michel, hosts a retrospective of his ... More Info >>

5:30 PM

Chili Supper & Barn Dance

Enjoy chili & then dance to traditional music. More Info >>

7:30 PM

"Escanaba in da Moonlight"

This zany comedy follows the Soady men who trek to their little "home away from home" north of ... More Info >>

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