Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 16, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 08/16/2013

From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Jazz performance and film premiere

TRAVERSE CITY — Grammy Award winner Bob James will perform Sunday alongside his daughter Hilary and an all-star jazz band to accompany to premiere of a documentary film about his music.

The film, “Hearts Together: The Journey of a Song,” is the story of a song James dedicated in to the people of Japan after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated coastal areas of the island nation. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at the State Theatre and costs $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $8 for members, children and students.

Tickets are on sale at the StateTheatre box office and can be purchased either online at or by calling 947-3446.

Hamlin in concert

TRAVERSE CITY — Singer/songwriter Trina Hamlin will play the second of two local concerts Friday. Tickets for the performance are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

She will perform at 8 p.m. tonight at Conundrum Cafe, 603 Frankfort St., Elberta. Tickets are available at the cafe, Frankfort Bookstore and in Beulah at East Shore Market. Tickets and details also are available by calling 352-8150.

Final arts and crafts

ELK RAPIDS — More than 60 crafters will participate in the final Elk Rapids Arts and Crafts Show of the season.

The show will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on River Street. For details, visit or email

Chaplin silent films

ACME — The Music House Museum, 7377 U.S. 31 North, will screen Charlie Chaplin in “The Tramp” and “The Music Tramp” on Saturday.

The classic silent films will be shown at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., with musical accompaniment on the Wurlitzer organ and piano by Dale and Gail Zieger. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for seniors. For details, reservations or tickets, visit or call 938-9300.

Festival on the Bay

PETOSKEY — Petoskey will host its 11th annual Festival on the Bay today and Saturday.

Activities take place along the bay front from the Arboretum and the Little Traverse Wheelway to Festival Place and the Bear River. There will be music in the entertainment tent, activities for kids in the children’s area and more.

Festival buttons are $5 and include weekend-long admission to the entertainment tent and the children’s area. Admission without a button is $2 per day to the Children’s Area and $5 per day to the entertainment tent.

For details or a complete schedule, visit

Bike-In TC hosts film

TRAVERSE CITY — Bike-In TC invites the community to pedal their way to the Village at Grand Traverse Commons for a screening of the 1994 comedy “Dumb and Dumber” starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

The film will be shown at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday on the lawn in front of Building 50. Bicyclists are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets for seating. An FM radio is recommended for audio. Admission is free, but donations to support this and future films are appreciated.

For details, visit or email