Celebration for ArtPrize winner
FRANKFORT — The Oliver Art Center, 132 Coast Guard Road, will host a celebration today for top ArtPrize 2013 winner Ann Loveless.
The celebration will be held from 4-7 p.m., with cake and light refreshments. Some of Loveless’ work also will be on display. There is no charge and the public is welcome. Call 352-4151 to learn more.
GLEN ARBOR — More than 20 Glen Arbor Art Association members will display their paintings as part of the Fall for Art in Leelanau Gallery Tour.
The exhibit will be open today from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. at the GAAA, 3061 S. Lake St. The exhibit also will be open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. A Fall for Art closing reception and prize drawing will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Lake Street Studios.
LELAND — The Leland Educational Foundation’s annual fundraiser moves back to Leland this year, and into autumn, with a barbecue and auction on today at the Leland Lodge.
The fundraiser is casual, and will feature auctions, raffles, live music, a DJ, a cash bar and barbecue prepared by the Lodge. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and child care will be provided at Leland Public School by members of the National Honor Society.
Tickets are $25 in advance at Leland Public School, Studio 22 Salon and Spa, the Leland Mercantile and at www.lelandeducationalfoundation.org. Tickets at the door are $35.
Empire Heritage Day
EMPIRE — The Empire Area Museum Complex will celebrate Heritage Day on Saturday.
The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the complex. Special features include a collection of Faberge-style eggs made in the 1970s by Helen Witt, and a collection of model school buses made from cardboard by former resident Ted Pelky. There also will be old-fashioned craft and food demonstrations, a live blacksmith demonstration, vintage cars, tractors and more. The Glen Lake Fire Department, next door the the museum, also will hold an open house.