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July 6, 2014

Today at the Cherry Festival: 07/06/2014

9 a.m. Four-Person Beach Volleyball Tournament: Today’s tournament features Co-Ed Open (18 teams), Co-Ed Recreational (12 teams) and Women’s (6 teams) play. West End Park Beach Volleyball Courts on Grandview Parkway.

9 a.m. Traverse City History in the Movies: Learn about the history of Traverse City, including the National Cherry Festival and Con Foster. Historic, local items will also be on display. The Bijou will serve cherry-shellacked popcorn all week. Admission is free, seating is limited. Bijou by the Bay, Bijou by the Bay, 181 E Grandview Parkway.

9:30 a.m. Cherry Pie Bike Ride: 10-mile bike ride along the TART trail, includes a voucher for a free slice of pie from Grand Traverse Pie Company. The trail runs from The Open Space at Marina Drive to S. Dalzell Road. No fee.

10 a.m. A Walk Through the National Cherry Festival Exhibit: Learn about the early years of the festival, explore 88 years of Cherry Royalty and revisit the beloved Miniature City once displayed in Clinch Park. Corner Loft, 201 E. Front Street.

10 a.m. Arts and Crafts Fair: A selective Arts and Crafts Fair featuring more than 100 artists from across the Midwest. Union Street between Grandview Parkway and State Street.

10 a.m. Kids Club: Free activities for children ages 2-12 include face painting, story time, coloring pages, a magnetic ball wall, ball kick, bean bag toss, a bowling alley, a cherry picking game as well as a sand box, cherry pit box and a water table behind the Bijou Theater.

11 a.m Zumba Fitness Class by the Bay: No fee. Clinic Park Zoo area, behind the Bijou by the Bay theater.

11 a.m. Kids Arts and Crafts: Create your own individual National Cherry Festival related masterpieces. Open to all kids ages 4-12. No fee or early registration required. F&M Park at Railroad and Washington Streets.

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