Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

June 28, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 06/28/2013

Log Cabin Day

OLD MISSION — Log Cabin Day will be celebrated statewide on Sunday at historic log cabin sites across Michigan. The centerpiece of the local observance is the Hessler Log Cabin at Lighthouse Park at the tip of Old Mission Peninsula. Music, historic crafts, tours of the adjacent Mission Point Lighthouse and demonstrations will be featured from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hosted by the Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society, the event is free and open to the public.

Book celebration

TRAVERSE CITY — Brilliant Books will host a launch party for Aaron Stander’s latest Leelanau Mystery, “Death in a Summer Colony,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

The book is the seventh installment in the author’s Ray Elkins local mystery series and will be available to purchase at the store. Sparkling wine from Bel Lago Winery and raclette from Leelanau Cheese will be served.

For more information, call 946-2665.

Art opening

NORTHPORT — Wright Gallery will hold an opening today, June 28, for an exhibit of work by 16 representational and abstract artists.

The opening will be hosted from 6 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 210 Mill St. The exhibit includes work by Israeli folk artist Vered Gersztenkorn, Chicago artist Jordan Scott, Guggenheim winner Helen O’Leary, Indiana artist Tim Kennedy, Greg Garman, Cologne artist Sabine Tress, local artist Conor Fagan, Santa Fe, N.M., artist Ben Dallas, Bob Burleigh of Grand Haven, Traverse City artist Jean Larson, and others.

For details, call 386-5594.

Barbershop concert

LELAND — The Grand Traverse Show Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present a barbershop-style concert on today at the Leland Schools Performing Arts Center.

The 7 p.m. concert will benefit Leelanau Christian Neighbors and the Chorus. Tickets are $10 each and available at Two Fish Gallery in Leland or at the door. For details, call 933-0729 or visit

Wine Festival

HARBOR SPRINGS — The 8th annual Waterfront Wine Festival takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday in downtown Harbor Springs. Hosted by the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and Scenic Michigan, the event will offer some of the best wines of Michigan and the U.S. from 12 wine vendors. Food samplings from area dining establishments also will be available.



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