Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 20, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 09/20/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Arts Series

LELAND — Chamber Music North has arranged “Classics with a Kick,” which will be performed by Traverse Symphony Orchestra musicians on Sunday.

The concert, part of the Performing Arts Series, will start at 3 p.m. at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St. Tickets are $20 and may be reserved by calling 256-2131 or visiting

Art auction

PETOSKEY — North Central Michigan College Foundation will hold an art auction featuring art from the estate of Jack Harris, a longtime friend and supporter of the college.

A reception and art viewing starts at 1:30 p.m. Sunday followed by the auction at 2:15 p.m. To view art prior to the auction, visit and click on “Art Auction.” Anyone interested in purchasing an item prior to the auction may do so at the appraised price. To arrange a purchase, call Sean Pollion, 348-6621.

Hospice benefit

WILLIAMSBURG — LochenHeath Golf Club will host its third annual Chip in For Hospice charity golf tournament for Munson Hospice on Friday, Sept. 20.

The four-person scramble includes golf, food, live music by the California Guitar Trio, and a silent auction. Tickets are $150 per golfer or $600 per foursome. For details or to register, call 938-4900. For details about Munson Hospice, visit

Parents’ night out

KALKASKA — The Peoples Church of Kalkaska, 216 S. Cherry St., is offering to watch children so parents can enjoy a night out.

Certified professionals will care for children from 6-9 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7. Parents also can leave their children at the church from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, so they have time to shop for Christmas presents.

Activities include board games, a movie, outdoor games, foosball and air hockey. There also are nursery toys and treats. All parents need to do is make a reservation, sign their children in and fill out a medical form before leaving for an evening out as a couple. For details or reservations, call the church, 258-9365.

Almost Rare Books

TRAVERSE CITY — For the first time in the sale’s history, the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library will host a preview event prior to its Used and Almost Rare Book Sale.

The preview will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the library, 610 Woodmere Ave. It features a silent auction of rare/collectible and signed books and an opportunity to shop for books before the sale opens to the public. Admission is $10 per person.

The sale will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday when books will be 50 percent off. Admission is free. All proceeds benefit library materials and programs.