Peter Payette http://wutc.org en In A Small Town With Big Events, Some Are Tiring Of Tourism http://wutc.org/post/small-town-big-events-some-are-tiring-tourism Many small towns across the country are using special events to attract visitors and commerce. The strategy has been a big hit in places like Aspen, Colo., and Park City, Utah, whose names have become synonymous with major festivals.<p>But it can take a toll. Some residents in the northern Michigan town of Traverse City complain that they're suffering from festival fatigue and would like a little less excitement.<p>Traverse City has been in the festival business since the 1920s, beginning with the National Cherry Festival. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:55:00 +0000 Peter Payette 30678 at http://wutc.org In A Small Town With Big Events, Some Are Tiring Of Tourism