On tap for this weekend: cows, wine and coops.

By Paula McIntyre

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Traverse City's Urban Chicken Coop Tour
An eclectic tour of 7 local chicken coops in beautiful downtown Traverse City to share experiences, knowledge, and interest in urban chickens. Saturday, June 12. The tour is self-guided between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. but there is an optional guided bike tour as well.

25th Annual Leland Wine & Food Festival
Michigan's oldest wine festival takes place from 12-6 this Saturday, June 12 at the Leland Harbor. Enjoy live music, beautiful views, fine wines and specialties from local restaurants.

Traverse Colantha Walker Dairy Festival
On Sunday, June 13, head on over to The Village at Grand Traverse Commons to celebrate one special heifer. Part of the former Traverse City State Hospital's herd, Colantha was the highest milk producer in the world! Events include a pancake breakfast, farmers market, a public parade to Colantha's headstone, live music, a grilled cheese grill-off, live music and special activities for the kids. 10 a.m.-7p.m.

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