Classic cars shine at annual show
Northwestern Michigan College's Automotive Technology Program will host the seventh annual Mike McIntosh Memorial Classic Car and 4x4 Show 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at NMC's Automotive Service Technology Building on Aero Park Drive. Admission is free, and will include a silent auction and food available for purchase. Proceeds benefit NMC's automotive program.
The East Bay Community-Fest is 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at East Bay Calvary Church on Hammond Road. The free event features an action-packed "Kid-Zone," a classic car show, live music and food. For more information, call 645-5007.
Learn to discern the bounty of edible fall mushrooms with George Meredith. "Fall for Edible Mushrooms" is 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Boardman River Nature Center. For more information and directions, call 941-0960.
The Music House Museum in Acme is holding a Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 9. The event is noon to 4 p.m. There will be guest musicians, silent movies and games on the front lawn. Special family rate is $15; adults, $5; students, $3; and children under 6 are free. For more information, contact www.musichouse.org or call 938-9300.
The Blair Library Committee is holding a used book sale today, Friday, Sept. 7, at the Blair Township Park. The sale is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the park at the corner of County Road 633 and Vance Road in Grawn. All proceeds go to the branch library fund.
Class for the birds
Grass River Natural Area is holding a bird-related class from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8. Help create a bird feeding station for birds that winter at the natural area. Advance registration required. Contact www.grassriver.org or call 533-8314 for more information.
Super Happy Funtime Burlesque performs tonight, Friday, Sept. 7, at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St., Traverse City. The show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 at InsideOut or online at www.treatickets.com. For more information, call 929-3254.
Read with queen
National Cherry Festival Queen Meg Howard reads today, Friday, Sept. 7 at the Traverse Area District Library on Woodmere Avenue. A community reading of "Moose on the Loose" is 4:30 p.m. in the Youth Services Story Room.