Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — Small Works sale
The Dennos Museum Center is holding a “Small Works” art sale through May 5, with works priced at $50 or less. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 995-1587.
Downtown Art Walk
The downtown Traverse City Art Walk is today from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 922-2050.
Trinity Church at Maple and 13th in Traverse City presents a benefit concert featuring the Sweet Adelines Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Call 645-2544.
The original Michigan Fiddlers Association will hold a Fiddlers Jamboree and old-fashioned square and round dance Saturday at Twin Lakes Park’s Gilbert Lodge in Traverse City. Call 947-5108.
Signs of summer
The Sara Hardy Farmers Market in downtown Traverse City opens for the season on Saturday and the Interlochen Farmers Market opens on Sunday.
The Traverse City Chocolate Festival is being held at the City Opera House Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit www.TCChocolateFestival.com.
A free screening of the documentary, “Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home,” is being presented by For Animals today at 7:30 p.m. at West Bay Event Center in Greilickville. Call 922-6083.
Friends of the Betsie Valley District Library will hold groundbreaking for a new state of the art library at 1 p.m. Saturday in Thompsonville. Call 387-2716.
An ISLAND Benefit Concert, Shave-Raiser and Silent Auction will be held Saturday starting at 4 p.m. at Short's Brewing Co. in Bellaire. Call 622-5252.
March for Babies
A March for Babies begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Call 947-2488 or visit www.marchforbabies.org.
Drive South will give a house concert at the home of Paul and Nancy Brown, 4320 E. 46 Road in Cadillac, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 846-8383.
Bay Harbor Equestrian Center will host the 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser on May 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. benefitting the Bay Harbor Foundation. Call 439-7100.
Great Lakes theme
The Leelanau Conservancy will host the first of a four part Speaker Series on Saturday from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Suttons Bay School Auditorium, with the topic, “Water and the Future of the Great Lakes.” Visit www.leelanauconservancy.org.
Buff Up Boyne, Boyne City’s annual community-wide spring clean-up, is Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. Call 582-9009.