Sustainer’s Circle Events

We host a number of annual events exclusively for our Sustainer’s Circle of Donors. We hope these fun and informal events give you a chance to get out on the trails to enjoy and learn more about the network and experiences you’re helping to support! Please consider joining us at one or all of them! Not a sustainer? Learn more here.

Sustainer’s Circle Events

Hold the dates for this year’s 2020 Sustainer event series!

Saturday, February 15 | Ski & Snowshoe Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail | 1 – 4 pm
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail is calling! Join us for a guided afternoon cross country ski (or snowshoe hike). Soak in the fresh air while learning about the history of the Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore, and future plans for the tail. Then enjoy warm snacks and a refreshing Leelanau Lambic at Cherry Republic’s Public House in Glen Arbor. Please bring or rent your own skis/snowshoes. Email Caitlin Early by February 3 to reserve your spot.

Thursday, May 21 | Learning Session: Create a Lasting Legacy | 5:30 – 7 pm
Join us at the Hotel Indigo for a conversation about ways to most effectively leverage your super power of giving! Local attorney Andrew Shotwell will share information about how to maximize your giving, and ensure a lasting legacy. Join us for food, drinks and some friendly conversation. Please email to Caitlin Early by May 18 if you plan to attend.

Thursday, June 25 | Sustainer Community Cocktail Party
Details coming soon!

Friday, August 28 | Bike & Boat | 12 – 7 pm
Back by popular demand! See the riches of our region on a one-way bike on the Leelanau Trail from Traverse City to Suttons Bay, followed by a sail back to TC on the Inland Seas Schooner, enjoying dinner, drinks and good company on board. This event is bound to fill up fast, reserve your spot today by completing this form.

Save the date for Oktoberfest 2020 | Thursday, October 1
This gathering of the TART Trails’ family is an annual highlight for Sustainers. Executive Director Julie Clark provides updates on projects, programs and what lies ahead. The annual Jim Mudgett Trail Pioneer Award is also presented to a champion of trails in the region. Oktoberfest 2020 will be held on Thursday, October 1! More details to come.