Bikin’ the Dixie Highway
TRAVERSE CITY — Bicycle riders participating in the Bikin’ the Dixie Highway for Huntington’s Disease will stop in Traverse City on June 9. The group of riders, three in their 70s and two in their 50s start their 650-mile ride on June 7 in Sault Ste Marie.
The riders will stay the night at the Presbyterian Church of Traverse City.
The group will finish June 19 in Louisville, Ky. The ride is the 16th different route the annual bicycle trek has taken. It is meant to raise awareness for Huntington’s Disease, a neurological, genetic disorder passed from parents to children.
Two Michigan riders,Amy Mack and KathyLindner, join the ride this year. For more information about the trip or to donate to the effort, go to www.bikeforthecure.org or www.firstgiving.com/bikeforcure.
May plant sale
ACME — The Sweetwater Evening Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale on Saturday.
Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Bay Masonic Lodge. There will be a variety of perennials and annuals for sale plus a garden craft table. For details, call Pam Larkin, 938-9611.
TRAVERSE CITY — The acclaimed Dover Quartet will present a program of music by Mozart, Rogerson and Beethoven on Sunday, June. 1.
The group will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr. A pre-concert IPR interview with the performers will start at 7 p.m. on the Milliken stage.
The concert is sponsored by Chamber Music North. For tickets or details, visit www.chambermusicnorth.com.
GLEN ARBOR — A reception will be hosted at 6 p.m. today, May 30, for a “Color of Light” exhibit featuring Ann Arbor ceramist Elizabeth Lurie and Maple City painter Carol Spaulding.
The reception will be hosted at 6 p.m. at Center Gallery, 6023 S. Lake St. The exhibit will be on display through June 26. Call 334-3179 to learn more.