Traverse City Record-Eagle

Arts & Entertainment

February 28, 2014

Weekend in Brief: 02/28/2014

Concert band performs tonight

TRAVERSE CITY — “Marching into Spring” is the theme for Northwestern Michigan College’s Concert Band performance tonight.

The band, directed by Pat Brumbaugh, will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr. Admission is free.

‘Chilly Fest’ to be held in Central Lake

CENTRAL LAKE — The Central Lake Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its first Chilly Fest and Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday, March 1.

Fishing tournament registration is from 7-8 a.m. at the Thurston Park Pavilion. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. on Intermediate Lake and closes at 3 p.m. Snowbuilding, sledding, family winter games and music will be offered from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Thurston Park. Ice fishing tournament winners will be announced at 3:15 p.m.

The fishing tournament is $10 per person. Registration forms are available at Lakeside Corner Store, NuStar Insurance and the Beauty Bar. For details, call 350-8521 or email

1920s ‘roar’ on stage at Traverse City West

TRAVERSE CITY — West Senior High School’s Music Department invites the community to travel back to the “Roaring Twenties” with its production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”

The play will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Feb. 28-March 1, March 7-8 and March 14-15; and at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, and Sundays, March 2, 9 and 16, at the WSH auditorium, 5376 N. Long Lake Road. General admission tickets are $17 each; $22 for premium seating. For tickets, visit or call the box office, 933-7509.

OTP auditions set

TRAVERSE CITY — The Old Town Playhouse has announced auditions for its May 2-17 production of Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias.”

Auditions will start at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the playhouse, 148 E. Eighth St. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script and should be familiar with the play. Perusal scripts are generally available for a $10 deposit at the OTP business office. For details or for the availability of perusal scripts, call 947-2210. Details also are available at

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