Benefits of pies
TRAVERSE CITY – Grand Traverse Pie Company presents the “Give Your Voice” Pie through Election Day, November 3. The blueberry cherry dessert is topped with a cake batter that features stars and stripes. Whole pies, mini pies, and wedges are available at both Front Street locations. A portion of the profits went to the National Writers Series.
TRAVERSE CITY – Right Brain Brewery serves roast pork from noon to 9pm. October 24th. Pay $ 20 for pork and an additional 6 ounces. Buy tickets at the pub or order online for collection.
Ride a donut
TRAVERSE CITY – Norte hosts the annual Traverse City Donut Ride on the afternoon of October 25 at Timber Ridge. Drive 1 to 15 miles. People of all skill levels are welcome. Norte supplies snacks from local stores Peace, Love, and Little Donuts. Question: [email protected].
Sunday meal to go
TRAVERSE CITY – Pick up food from the VFW Cherryland Post starting at 3pm October 25th. Menu: breaded pork, baked potato and carrots, applesauce, butter biscuits, and desserts. It costs $ 9. One hundred meals are available and usually sell out.
Roadside pickup starting November 1. Dinner will be available on the first and third Sunday of every month. It costs $ 10.
TRAVERSE CITY – MSU Extension is offering Preserving Your Harvest classes from 1-2: 30 pm Oct 29 at the Traverse Area District Library. This free program includes preserving venison using a pressure canner. Freezing and dehydration are also discussed. Further information: [email protected] or [email protected].
The YMCA offers treats
TRAVERSE CITY – Grand Traverse Bay YMCA hosts Trunk or Treat from 5-7 p.m. 29 October. Families are invited to this free remote event. Wear a Halloween costume, if desired.
Pumpkin Carving Competition
TRAVERSE CITY – Traverse Area District Library invites families to take part in a Pumpkin Carving Competition. Share the pumpkin photo on TADL Kids’ Facebook page or email [email protected]. Delivery is due at 18:00 29 October.
TRAVERSE CITY – TART Trails is holding a Volunteer Appreciation Party at 6 pm October 29 via Zoom. Visit traversetrails.org for the meeting link.
Eating TCAPS continues
TRAVERSE CITY – TCAPS offers meals for students during the “no school” days in November. Meals for Election Day, November 3, can be picked up from 8-10 am on October 31 at West Middle School. Meals for Thanksgiving recess, Nov. 25-27, available from 8-10 am Nov. 25 at West Middle School. Regular Saturday weekend service resumes November 28 for Saturday and Sunday meals. The weekly meal schedule remains the same.
Trunk or Treat
TRAVERSE CITY – The Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church holds a Trunk or Treat from 2-4pm. October 31st. Children can receive snacks outside. The COVID-19 security protocol has been implemented. The event will be canceled if it rains.
The foundation accepts donations
TRAVERSE CITY – The Elks Lodge recently raised $ 3,000 in cash donations and nearly a truckload of food and other goods during Father Fred Foundation’s Fall Food Drive. This is the club’s second food drive organized.
Autumn farm visit
TRAVERSE CITY – Northern Michigan is home to several farms and markets. Fall activities and seasonal treats are available at Farmer White’s in Williamsburg, Gallagher’s Farm Market in Traverse City, Jacob’s Farm in Traverse City, Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch in Buckley and many others.
GLEN ARBOR – Art’s Tavern collects nonperishable food until November 9th. Unload the trailer. Donations are beneficial to Empire Area Food Bank.