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Leland Wine and Food Festival – June 13, 2020 (Cancelled)
[ June 13, 2020; 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] It’s with great disappointment that we announce that the 35th annual Leland Wine and Food Festival scheduled for Saturday, June 13th has been canceled due to circumstances surrounding Covid-19 Coronavirus. This is the first time since the festival began in 1986 that we haven’t joined together in celebration of fabulous Leelanau wines and delicious foods [...] more...

Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival – July 20, 2019
[ July 20, 2019; 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Join us for a wonderful afternoon of Wine on the Water on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 1-7pm at Suttons Bay Marina Park. The Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival features tastes from local Leelanau wineries, cideries and breweries as well as delicious food from local restaurants. Enjoy drinks, food and all-day musical entertainment. Experience [...] more...

Friends of Fishtown 5K – July 20, 2019
[ July 20, 2019; 9:00 am; ] Join us for the 11th Annual Friends of Fishtown 5K Sat, July 20, 2019 • 9:00am Our beautiful course winds through Leland’s neighborhoods and along the Leland River, starting and finishing in the heart of Fishtown. Gradual climbs and descents make this an event for the serious runner or the whole family! Proceeds help us preserve and [...] more...

Traverse City Film Festival – July 30 – August 4, 2019
[ July 30, 2019 to August 4, 2019. ] The 2019 Traverse City Film Festival will be held July 30 - August 4, 2019. The Traverse City Film Festival was founded by Oscar winning filmmaker Michael Moore as a charitable, educational, nonprofit organization committed to showing "Just Great Movies" and helping to save one of America's few indigenous art forms -- the cinema. The festival brings [...] more...

Suttons Bay Art Festival – August 3 – 4, 2019
[ August 3, 2019 to August 4, 2019. ] This annual art fair takes place at the beautiful Suttons Bay Marina Park on the first weekend of August (August 3 & 4th, 2019, Sat. 10am - 6pm, Sun. 10am - 5pm). One hundred artists along with community groups, a community library book sale, food vendors and a children's area make this the perfect place to spend an art-filled weekend at the beach. more...

Port Oneida Fair – August 9 – 10, 2019
[ August 9, 2019 to August 10, 2019. ] Join us on August 9 & 10 for the 2019 Port Oneida Fair! Each year near the beginning of August, you can take a step back in time at the Port Oneida Fair and experience life as it was in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Imagine the life of the pioneers as you help [...] more...

Northport Dog Parade – August 10, 2019
[ August 10, 2019; ] 23rd Annual Northport Dog Parade The Theme: Tail House Rock! Saturday, August 10, 2019 Registration starts at 10:30 AM and Parade starts at 12 PM NOON Don't miss the 23rd Annual Northport Dog Parade - the cutest parade of the north! The theme for this year's parade is: Tail House Rock! Parade will begin at noon. You can register your dog from 10:30 [...] more...

Northport Wine and Craft Beverage Festival – August 17, 2019
[ August 17, 2019; 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] On the third Saturday in August, we celebrate the bounty of area vintners and brewers with the Northport Wine Festival. Our festival is our own special summer party showcasing area wineries and breweries. Join us from 2-8 PM in Marina Park in downtown Northport! Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Included with your [...] more...

Harvest Stompede – September 7 & 8, 2019
[ September 7, 2019; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. September 8, 2019; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] This annual weekend kicks off the fall harvest season along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail featuring crisp and bright cool-climate wines and culinary delights that reflect the season’s bounty. This exciting fall event includes a self-guided tour along the trail, where you’re free to visit any of the 27 participating wineries in any order you [...] more...

Leelanau UnCaged – September 26, 2020
[ September 26, 2020; 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] 90 artists, 32+ musical and dance performances 12+ food trucks, vendors, and great local restaurants Annual attendance over 7,000 and it’s FREE Welcome to the 8th annual Leelanau UnCaged Music, Art and Food Festival. We are a one-day celebration on the last Saturday of September each year. This year UnCaged will be on Saturday, September 26th, 2019 in Northport, [...] more...

Toast the Season – Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail – Nov. 2 – 3 and Nov. 9 – 10, 2019
[ November 2, 2019 to November 3, 2019. November 9, 2019 to November 10, 2019. ] Toast the Season – Leelanau Style! November 2 & 3 and November 9 & 10, 2019 Saturday 11:00 to 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 to 5:00 pm $50 per person (your ticket is good for the weekend of your choice) Celebrate the holiday season and get inspired for your own holiday gatherings by sampling mouthwatering wine and food pairings along [...] more...

Manitou Passage Golf Club – A Northern Michigan Adventure
By Jim Barnes It may seem unthinkable, even sacrilegious, to make any changes to a course designed by the great Arnold Palmer. Originally opened in 1998 as King’s Challenge, the course languished a bit when Sugar Loaf Mountain Ski Resort closed (the course is built alongside the ski hill), so it needed some rejuvenating and updating. [...] more...

Dunes Golf Club: Finding Your “Zen” Zone in Sleeping Bear Country
Dunes Golf Club – Hole #18 – A great finishing hole with a dramatic approach shot over the water. By Jim Barnes The Dunes Golf Club is one of the hidden gems of northern Michigan golf. Lying just a few miles east of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore visitor center in Empire, the course is carved [...] more...

The Homestead Resort
Lake Michigan’s spectacular vistas make this a resort unlike others. The color of the water–sometimes blue, sometimes turquoise, sometimes golden–is one reason why. Another is relaxing along the water. You and each member of your family or group can do as much or as little as you like. That’s why this resort is celebrated, both near [...] more...

 
 

Leland Wine and Food Festival – June 13, 2020 (Cancelled)

It’s with great disappointment that we announce that the 35th annual Leland Wine and Food Festival scheduled for Saturday, June 13th has been canceled due to circumstances surrounding Covid-19 Coronavirus. This is the first time since the festival began in 1986 that we haven’t joined together in celebration of fabulous Leelanau wines and delicious foods on the second Saturday in June, and we’re already planning on our best Wine Fest yet in 2021!

We would like to extend our gratitude to our incredible volunteer planning committee, our sponsors, local wineries, food vendors, musicians and artists who have been so understanding and supportive throughout this process, and to all of our Wine Fest attendees, many of which attend faithfully year after year!

For those of you who have already purchased your tickets, please note you can expect to see a refund in 7-14 business days.

Social distancing and shelter in place are difficult for all of us. Luckily, many area wineries who had planned to participate in the Leland Wine and Food Festival are offering special deals on shipping, offering curbside pick, hosting virtual tastings and more to ensure great wine can be had by all during these difficult times.

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Leland Wine & Food Festival On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Leland Wine & Food Festival Page On Facebook.

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The 35th annual Leland Wine & Food Fest may be on hold until next year, but you can still get some great Leelanu wine and Wine Fest glasses at The Leland Lodge today! See you for Wine Fest 2021! 🥂🥂🥂During a normal year our crew would be packing up our coolers and the smoker and heading to the Leland Harbor for Leland Wine Festival. As we all know, this is far from a normal year however, and like many things the 35th annual Leland Wine & Food Fest has been postponed until next year. That said, we’ve got a plethora of Wine Fest glasses from our sponsorships over the years so we’re hosting our own mini Wine Fest at the Lodge! Head up the hill for a flight of Leelanau County wines including Blustone Vineyards Riesling, Blackstar Farms Rosé (It’s National Rosé Day btw 💕) & Boathouse Vineyards Pinot Noir. Flights are $14 and include the glassware! Come celebrate with us and toast to Leland Wine & Food Festival 2021 - doors open at 4! 🥂 ... See MoreSee Less

The 35th annual Leland Wine & Food Fest may be on hold until next year, but you can still get some great Leelanu wine and Wine Fest glasses at The Leland Lodge today! See you for Wine Fest 2021! 🥂🥂🥂

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Love this #tbt from our friends at Good Harbor Vineyards!

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival – July 20, 2019

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of Wine on the Water on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 1-7pm at Suttons Bay Marina Park.

The Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival features tastes from local Leelanau wineries, cideries and breweries as well as delicious food from local restaurants. Enjoy drinks, food and all-day musical entertainment. Experience unforgettable wine, food and music beside the cool breeze from Grand Traverse Bay!

Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at the gate. Each ticket includes a commemorative wine glass. Tasting tickets and food are available for purchase during the event.

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Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival Page On Facebook.

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Hooray! for wine events.

Click to learn more about one coming up in September.

Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
#buylocalbuyleelanauLeelanau Peninsula Wine Trail has announced a new September event this year. Harvest Days - $35 to experience the trail as a Wine Club member at each participating location - FREE tastings, discounted wine purchases and more!

Click here to find more information.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has decided to discontinue the Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival.

The festival originated when the wine industry was first developing in our region. The event was a great way to promote the vintners and raise awareness for our destination as a wine region.

While the Chamber continues to actively promote the vintners and agri-tourism for our region, our efforts have shifted away from hosting events so that we may continue to focus our efforts on business development, support, and advocacy while providing visitors to the region information about Leelanau.

We invite you to continue to follow us on Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and continue to follow our friends at Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail for upcoming events, activities and ways to support our spectacular wine region.

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Friends of Fishtown 5K – July 20, 2019

Friends of Fishtown 5K

Join us for the 11th Annual Friends of Fishtown 5K
Sat, July 20, 2019 • 9:00am

Our beautiful course winds through Leland’s neighborhoods and along the Leland River, starting and finishing in the heart of Fishtown. Gradual climbs and descents make this an event for the serious runner or the whole family! Proceeds help us preserve and maintain the historical integrity of Fishtown, and ensure that it remains publicly accessible.

Race Information

  • Corral Starting Line – Fastest runners at front
  • RFID Chip Timing* – Timed by Endurance Evolution of Traverse City
  • Age categories – 12-under, 13-19,  20-29,  30-39,  40-49,  50-59,  60-69,  70+
  • Participants – Runners, walkers, strollers, and leashed dogs are welcome to run/walk
  • 5K Route Map
  • After Race information – TBA
  • Qualified Race of the Traverse City Track Club’s Grand Prix Race Circuit – More Info
  • “Run Like a Fish” Costume Contest (Information below)

Registration

  • Online registration Thur, Feb 1 thru Wed, July 17 at 11:59pm ~ Click here to register now.
  • $30 per participant – Feb 1 to June 30**
  • $35 per participant – July 1-20:* Thursday and Friday, July 18-19 (in-person only) –10:00am-4:00pm at the FPS office (203 E Cedar, Leland) – and 10:00am-6:00pm at the Welcome Center in Fishtown – Saturday, July 20 before 8:30am on race morning in Fishtown
    *  You MUST be registered prior to 8:30am on race day to be chip timed.
    ** Registrations through Sunday, June 30 will receive preferred t-shirt size.
  • Registration includes:
    • Fishtown 5K athletic tee**
    • Reusable water bottle
    • Post-race refreshments
    • Chance to win incredible race medals unique to Fishtown!
    • Entry in “Run Like a Fish” Costume Contest for medals and prizes

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Fishtown Leland On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Fishtown Leland Page On Facebook.

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Fishtown Leland

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So wishing we could have made our annual trek to Leland! Out of caution we canceled 😞

Oh how I wish I lived close enough to be there this weekend and get a sandwich from the Village Cheese Shanty!

I wish I could have been up there this year ...maybe 2021

Love this place !!! 👍😊👌😊❤️

We miss coming there so much!!!! We’ll be back some day when all this over!!!!

Missing this place . Being responsible and staying home .

This makes me homesick for Leland!!

What a great town!

Missing it so much! Especially the road to the dump. Not kidding.

Wish I was there!

Smoked fish! Ice cream cones at Jim’s! Really cold water!

See ya next weekend fishy town. 🤪😍🤨😛

Beautiful place

Can’t wait!! We’ll be there tomorrow

Generally, What are the stores hours during the week and weekend ?

My favorite spot❤️❤️❤️

JEALOUS!!!

Jeff Sands fishtown early Sunday or Luddinton?

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Fishtown Leland

Just heard the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile is in the harbor parking lot in Leland! Head down to see this iconic vehicle and say HI to the Hotdoggers. ... See MoreSee Less

Just heard the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile is in the harbor parking lot in Leland! Head down to see this iconic vehicle and say HI to the Hotdoggers.

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Man. We missed it by days. Would have been cool to see that!

It drove by the house earlier. Very cool. 🙂

Last time I saw the Weinermobile was in Mc Allen Texas

Come down to Jackson to the Dog House & Junkyard Dog

I saw it in Canton MI with my son and John Kostyo.

Bummer! I have your whitefish.

Some of the nicest people on the river. 🤗

How fun!

Memories...😊

How fun! 🌭🌭🌭

Colleen Stevens

Jim Martin

Rachel Fortier

Whitney Kate 😊

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Fishtown Leland

This is Joel Petersen. He is the captain of our beloved “Joy”. Just back from bringing in a catch of whitefish, he is doing a regular maintenance check to make sure she is running in tip top shape. #fishermanfriday #hugafisherman #freshlocalfish #commercialfisherman #commecialfishing #joyoffishtown ... See MoreSee Less

This is Joel Petersen. He is the captain of our beloved “Joy”.  Just back from bringing in a catch of whitefish, he is doing a regular maintenance check to make sure she is running in tip top shape.                  #fishermanfriday #hugafisherman #freshlocalfish #commercialfisherman #commecialfishing #joyoffishtown

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Hi Joel. Thanks for all you do. Have several pictures of “Joy” hanging in my house downstate.

Joy is great! Love to see her every year!

Leland wouldn't be Leland without her .

I was there several years ago and got some photos of Joy. Keep her in shape. Thanks. Hope to get back someday. Love that place.

Love the smoked whitefish

We stop and get smoked whitefish, pate’ and fish sausage every time. We were there last week!

Great place!

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This little one watching dad fish off the docks is one of the cutest things we have ever seen!  Photo courtesy of barefootnbroccolini.

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My favorite candy store!

Me, too! What a capture of a “precious moment”

So sweet!!💕

I want this photo. Framed,

Great photo !

Adorable❤️

Awe 😊

One day ......

Duh

Love this!

Kelly Gersky Taylor Gersky you guys remember this place?

Jon Crow

Stephen Stopczynski 💙

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Traverse City Film Festival – July 30 – August 4, 2019

The 2019 Traverse City Film Festival will be held July 30 – August 4, 2019.

The Traverse City Film Festival was founded by Oscar winning filmmaker Michael Moore as a charitable, educational, nonprofit organization committed to showing “Just Great Movies” and helping to save one of America’s few indigenous art forms — the cinema.

The festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to northern Michigan for the annual film festival in late July to early August, and also owns and operates a year-round, community-based, mission-driven art house movie theater, the State Theatre.

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Traverse City Film Festival On Facebook

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Traverse City Film Festival

From Michael Moore:

Last week was supposed to have been our week! The 2020 Traverse City Film Festival! Our 16th year in a row of bringing “Just Great Movies” to Northern Michigan.

I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you how utterly sad I was that we were not watching amazing films at The Kubrick in the historic Central Grade School, attending exciting and hilarious panels at the Old Town Playhouse, and lying out under the stars watching “Casablanca” with loved ones (and 5,000 strangers) in the Open Space by the bay. I know you’re with me on this. It’s a bummer, pure and simple. And if anything, it steels my resolve to not let this festival die. No way.

It has now been five long months since the Governor rightly closed all movie theaters and cancelled all festivals in Michigan. This shutdown of our theaters has been a disaster for TCFF. It has cost us a whopping $500,000 in lost revenue. And by not having our festival, that’s another $500,000 of lost funds we normally raise to help run the theaters year-round. This is a blow we won’t recover from without your help, without the government’s help, without our vendors and partners giving us a generous break.

So let me try to offer some hope. Most important for all of us is to remember that this is not a forever pandemic. It WILL end. It could end (or be contained) within the year — as it seems to have in nearly every other developed nation in the world. Or it will take us three to four years. That’s entirely up to us and our friends who are partying out on the Torch Lake sandbar.

This is not our first encounter with adversity. Powerful forces tried to stop the Traverse City Film Festival before we even unspooled our first film back in 2005. The State Theatre has twice had big fires in the past 97 years, but that didn’t stop the movies from being shown. World Wars, the Great Depression, the Flu of 1918 — none of that stopped us. Only Covid-19 did. In just five months it has left us at the festival and at the State and Bijou broke, in debt, and our entire staff without a job.

Friends of mine have died in New York City. Everyone I work with in the film industry has lost their job. And across the country, another 50 million Americans have also lost their jobs. As of midnight last Friday, their federal unemployment benefits vaporized. Now massive foreclosures and evictions will begin. We are in a nationwide panic of epic proportions.

The only silver lining in all of this has been you. 309 of you responded to our crowdfunding campaign in June. You saved us from totally going under in June and July. Even in lockdown, we still have significant monthly bills to pay: fire, theft, liability and building insurance, security systems, warehouse rental, utilities — the list goes on. We currently have five sump pumps that run continuously, 24/7, to shove the Boardman River out of the basement of the State Theatre.

We had hoped we could reopen by now, but the Hollywood studios are shut down and are not making movies. They have decided not to release any major new films for perhaps the rest of the year. And the spread of the virus in our area just got worse. There is no way we’re risking anyone’s life in order to show a movie.

Here’s what I’m doing with my time. First off, I’m well. And I’m alive! I meet daily on the phone and on Zoom with the festival board’s exec committee members and with our task force which has been charged with getting us through this and creating our post-pandemic relaunch. We are putting together a great and sensible plan for our return.

I’m also working hard on many other initiatives to help end this pandemic and to stem the forces that are only making it worse. I’m also writing my next film and I’ve started a podcast where each week I interview, among others, brilliant scientists and provocative thinkers to help us sort ourselves through the mess we’re in. There are some things you and I simply have no control over. But saving this festival and its theaters and making sure they re-open? THAT is something that WILL happen because you and I will accept no other alternative.

Your contributions have resulted in us getting through these first five months. Thank you for that!

But now we desperately need to get through the next five to ten months, keeping our theaters maintained and safe and our infrastructure intact.

www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=693BXFMTDR3TG&source=url

Thank you for your support over the years. None of this exists without you. Please stay safe and stay kind. And don’t despair. The virus may mess with us, but it can’t kill art. It can’t kill the movies. Here’s to turning our marquee on once again and to lighting up the silver screen!

(If you would like to share with me any ideas or ask any questions, please write me at my private email address: mike@michaelmoore.com. I read all my own email and only I have access to it. I’d love to hear from you!)

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From Michael Moore:

Last week was supposed to have been our week! The 2020 Traverse City Film Festival! Our 16th year in a row of bringing “Just Great Movies” to Northern Michigan.

I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you how utterly sad I was that we were not watching amazing films at The Kubrick in the historic Central Grade School, attending exciting and hilarious panels at the Old Town Playhouse, and lying out under the stars watching “Casablanca” with loved ones (and 5,000 strangers) in the Open Space by the bay. I know you’re with me on this. It’s a bummer, pure and simple. And if anything, it steels my resolve to not let this festival die. No way.

It has now been five long months since the Governor rightly closed all movie theaters and cancelled all festivals in Michigan. This shutdown of our theaters has been a disaster for TCFF. It has cost us a whopping $500,000 in lost revenue. And by not having our festival, that’s another $500,000 of lost funds we normally raise to help run the theaters year-round. This is a blow we won’t recover from without your help, without the government’s help, without our vendors and partners giving us a generous break.

So let me try to offer some hope. Most important for all of us is to remember that this is not a forever pandemic. It WILL end. It could end (or be contained) within the year — as it seems to have in nearly every other developed nation in the world. Or it will take us three to four years. That’s entirely up to us and our friends who are partying out on the Torch Lake sandbar.

This is not our first encounter with adversity. Powerful forces tried to stop the Traverse City Film Festival before we even unspooled our first film back in 2005. The State Theatre has twice had big fires in the past 97 years, but that didn’t stop the movies from being shown. World Wars, the Great Depression, the Flu of 1918 — none of that stopped us. Only Covid-19 did. In just five months it has left us at the festival and at the State and Bijou broke, in debt, and our entire staff without a job.

Friends of mine have died in New York City. Everyone I work with in the film industry has lost their job. And across the country, another 50 million Americans have also lost their jobs. As of midnight last Friday, their federal unemployment benefits vaporized. Now massive foreclosures and evictions will begin. We are in a nationwide panic of epic proportions.

The only silver lining in all of this has been you. 309 of you responded to our crowdfunding campaign in June. You saved us from totally going under in June and July. Even in lockdown, we still have significant monthly bills to pay: fire, theft, liability and building insurance, security systems, warehouse rental, utilities — the list goes on. We currently have five sump pumps that run continuously, 24/7, to shove the Boardman River out of the basement of the State Theatre.

We had hoped we could reopen by now, but the Hollywood studios are shut down and are not making movies. They have decided not to release any major new films for perhaps the rest of the year. And the spread of the virus in our area just got worse. There is no way we’re risking anyone’s life in order to show a movie.

Here’s what I’m doing with my time. First off, I’m well. And I’m alive! I meet daily on the phone and on Zoom with the festival board’s exec committee members and with our task force which has been charged with getting us through this and creating our post-pandemic relaunch. We are putting together a great and sensible plan for our return.

I’m also working hard on many other initiatives to help end this pandemic and to stem the forces that are only making it worse. I’m also writing my next film and I’ve started a podcast where each week I interview, among others, brilliant scientists and provocative thinkers to help us sort ourselves through the mess we’re in. There are some things you and I simply have no control over. But saving this festival and its theaters and making sure they re-open? THAT is something that WILL happen because you and I will accept no other alternative.

Your contributions have resulted in us getting through these first five months. Thank you for that!

But now we desperately need to get through the next five to ten months, keeping our theaters maintained and safe and our infrastructure intact. 

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=693BXFMTDR3TG&source=url

Thank you for your support over the years. None of this exists without you. Please stay safe and stay kind. And don’t despair. The virus may mess with us, but it can’t kill art. It can’t kill the movies. Here’s to turning our marquee on once again and to lighting up the silver screen!

(If you would like to share with me any ideas or ask any questions, please write me at my private email address: mike@michaelmoore.com. I read all my own email and only I have access to it. I’d love to hear from you!)

https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=693BXFMTDR3TG&source=url

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Your love and dedication to film is an inspiration, and the festival is a gift to all of us that crave storytelling at its best.

What is this “The Kubrick at central grade school” of which you speak? Was there a ‘re-name’ which Lars (Hockstad) and I missed?

Doesn't Michael Moore have an estimated net worth of over $50,000,000? I'm sure he can handle it himself....

Look its like this. If your not interested. Just shut up and scroll on by. So sick of seeing nothing but negative comments on damn near every single post on social media anymore. Hes asking for help. If you dont want to help then don't. But shut your traps. Remember This is your town your help taking care of. And if it's not your town? Then you really dont need to be here spewing your negativity because its none of your business.

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If it is made permanent, something overhead to give it a cozier feel. like strung lights or a colorful canopy or both? Like downtown Las Vegas? Just a thought.

Absolutely love it!

Brava

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Can’t stop won’t stop posting photos of this beautiful street! 🌈  @upnorthpride #roofview #pridemonth #downtowntc

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Love the new look on Front Street in TC!

Awww the little hearts! I didn't even realize that's what they were from ground level.

Such a lovely view on the street. #Pride

They did a beautiful job 💕

Beautiful - thank-you for sharing.

Beautiful shot!

Beautiful!! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍🌈❤❤❤

Keep em coming!!

Love this angle 🤩

Lol just gentrify the blm murals everywhere

Beautiful!

It really is gorgeous! 🏳️‍🌈

Love it!! 🙂

Way to erase black people tc fuck y’all

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TCFF is proud to be a part of the team that brought this incredible @upnorthpride streetscape to life last night. Special shoutout to our fest designer @mikeerwaydesign for his colorful vision! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🤎🖤🤍💗 ... See MoreSee Less

TCFF is proud to be a part of the team that brought this incredible @upnorthpride streetscape to life last night. Special shoutout to our fest designer @mikeerwaydesign for his colorful vision! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🤎🖤🤍💗

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Awesome job Mike!

Pretties up a formerly colorless street...kudos to the #TCFF crew!

We’re proud of our “up north” sweet little city!

Kudos to @mikeerway!

I can’t either!

Looks great!

Beautiful! 🙂

Designs or words? Can't tell from the pic.

Love this!!!

Great job👍💖

Terrific job!

Possible to get a drone view?

Wow, way cool!!!

When do we find out about our films?

Looks gorgeous!! Happy pride! Stay safe! 🏳️‍🌈

Beth Gilbreath Sharon Kuttler Jdiff2021 Main Street.

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