FROM STAFF REPORTS
A guide will lead snowshoers on a 1.6-mile hike across hilly terrain to view 45 works of art that are part of Michigan Legacy Art Park Sunday, Jan. 6, at 2:30 p.m. The tour begins at the Art Park trailhead and lasts just over an hour. The fee is $10 per adult and free for 17 and under with a paying adult. Bring your own snowshoes or rentals are available at Crystal Mountain at the Park at Water's Edge. Call 378-4963 or visit michlegacyartpark.org.
The Downtown Traverse City Bridal Show is Sunday, Jan. 6, at the City Opera House from noon to 4 p.m., with a fashion show at 3:15. Almost 40 local experts in all phases of wedding planning will be on hand. Call 922-2050 or visit www.downtowntc.com.
Higher Self Book Store in Traverse City presents a New Year's Psychic Fair on Saturday, Jan. 5, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 941-5805.
Blessing of Water
A public Blessing of the Water Ceremony will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 5, at the base of West Grand Traverse Bay at Marina Pier. Call 492-0493 or visit www.tcorthodoxchurch.com.
Ellie Harold, author of "The Seven Habits of Deeply Fulfilled Artists," will be signing books at Horizon Books in Traverse City Saturday, Jan. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Potluck & film
The Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center in East Jordan presents its Community Potluck Series: Feast & Film on Saturday, Jan. 5, with a potluck meal at 6 p.m. and a showing of "The Human Planet" at 7 p.m. Call 536-0333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Manistee Civic Players are holding auditions for ages 16 and older for "9 To 5: The Musical" on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 2 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Ramsdell Theater. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script and learn a group song to sing. Call 723-7188.