Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 14, 2012

Hot Entertainment Picks: 09/14/2012


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Sleder's party benefits WCP

Sleder's Family Tavern is holding a 130th anniversary celebration and fundraiser for the nonprofit Women's Caring Program on Saturday, Sept. 15. The party starts at 4 p.m. at Sleder's, 717 Randolph St.. There is $10 cover charge. For more information, call 649-8955.

Scavenger hunt

Leelanau Conservancy offers a Children's Scavenger Hunt on the Leland Village Green on Saturday, Sept. 15. The hunt is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families are encouraged to join their children ages 3 through 12. Participants will be provided a booklet of items to hunt for, lots of clues and some fun riddles.

Father Fred sale

Bargain hunters will revel in the annual Father Fred Foundation Garage Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 15. The sale is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 826 Hastings in Traverse City. All proceeds benefit The Father Fred Foundation's programs and services.

Benefit car show

The public is invited to the Grand Traverse County Veteran Affairs Soldiers Relief Fund Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Fox Grand Traverse, 3464 N. U.S. 31 South. The show is 6 to 8 p.m. Door prizes, food vendors and Best of Show and Peoples' Choice awards. For more information, call 929-6522.

Safety day

The Great Lakes Children's Museum presents its sixth annual Kids Safety Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. The museum is at 13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City. Demonstrations and hands-on activities for children and families. For more information, call 932-4526.

Archery tourney

Ellsworth will hold its third annual Archery Tournament starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Ellsworth Community Park. There will be kids and adult contests. For more information, contact 588-7411 or

Boat show

The Leelanau Historical Society presents the 10th annual Wood Boats on the Wall exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at 203 E. Cedar St. in Leland. Boats on the Wall is part of the greater Leland Heritage Festival the same day. Free admission; for more information, call 256-7475.

Invasive species

There will be an invasive species removal work bee at the Grand Traverse Natural Education Reserve from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 15. Please RSVP to 941-0960, ext. 18.