Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 3, 2012

Hot Picks: 08/03/2012


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Josh White Jr. plays in Elk Rapids

Josh White Jr. plays 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Amvets Post 114, 410 Bridge St., Elk Rapids; 941-8667.

Coin, stamp show

The Cherryland Coin and Stamp Club holds its annual show 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4, at VFW Post 2780, 3400 Veterans Drive; 947-5278.

Paella in the Park

Paella in the Park is 4-9:30 p.m., today, Aug. 3, at Clinch Park, with wine and 21 paellas, plus live music; www.porterhouseproductions.com.

Skydiving benefit

Skydive for a cause Saturday, Aug. 4, at Woolsey Memorial Airport in Northport — or just watch and help raise money for Black Sheep Crossing Farm Animal Sanctuary; 496-0495.

Amazing Rally

Register now for the Amazing Rally, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 18, hosted by Bethany Christian Services to raise money for kids in foster care and older child adoption programs; www.amazingrally.com, 995-0870.

Dixieland

Dixieland Devotionals continue at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays through Aug. 15 at the Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster, with signing, a short devotional and Dixieland jazz by the Backroom Gang.

Third Coast

New Third Coast plays folk and bluegrass at Music in the Park, 7 p.m., today, Aug. 3, at Northport's Marina Park.

Street sale in TC

Yep, it's street sale day in downtown Traverse City, starting at 8 a.m. and continuing through 9 p.m.; Friday Night Live begins at 5:30 p.m. and, oh yeah, there's a film festival, too.

'Substantial' exhibit

An exhibition, "Substantial," featuring metal furniture by Colin Germaine and wood furniture by Larry Fox, is at Cog's Creek Gallery and Studios, 124 N. Maple St., through August; 620-0458.

Garden Party

Grow Benzie holds its annual Garden Party beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 4; 352-4487, www.growbenzie.org.

Farm tour

Take a farm tour at DeYoung Farm, 9510 E. Cherry Bend Road, 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 5, with a potluck to follow; 622-5252.

Art in Suttons Bay

The Suttons Bay Art Festival is Aug. 4-5 in Marina Park, 271-6950.

Take a last Stroll

The final Alden Thursday Evening Stroll is 7-9 p.m., Aug. 9, featuring the Sunshine String Band; weather permitting, in downtown Alden; www.VisitAlden.com, 676-3300.