Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 21, 2012

Hot Entertainment Picks: 09/21/2012


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Hit the Wall at L'Chayim

L'Chayim's Hit The Wall wine and cheese party features the art of Bob "BT" Thomas. The free reception is 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the deli in Beulah. For more information, call 871-0601 or email

Casino dinner

Mt. Holiday is holding a casino night dinner fundraiser 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. Money raised will be used to help put snow on the hills. Tickets are $75 per person in advance or $80 at the door. For more information, call 938-2500.

Bark in the Park

Glen Eagle Retirement Home will host an afternoon of fun for dogs and owners alike. Bark in the Park is 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Glen Eagle, 3950 Sumac Drive, Traverse City. Events include a dog parade, dog-owner look-alike contest, trick and best costume contests. All dogs must remain on a leash.

Lakeshore hike

Follow a Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore park ranger up to Pyramid Point and look for the Rising Sun shipwreck Saturday, Sept. 22. Hikers will meet at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire on M-72 at 1 p.m. The hike will conclude by 3 p.m.

Grange dance

A country dance will be held 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Summit City Grange Hall. Soup supper 6 p.m.; dance starts 7 p.m. For directions and more information, call 263-4499.

Improv theater

Guttersnipe Theatre presents an evening of comedy improv tonight, Sept. 21, starting at 9 p.m. at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St. Tickets are $10, available at Oryana Market, BAM, InsideOut or online at For more information, call 929-3254.

Chorus concert

The Grand Traverse Show Chorus of Sweet Adelines presents "A-HA! A cappella Harmony Alive!" Saturday, Sept. 22. Performances will be at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in the Dennos Museum Milliken Auditorium. Tickets are $15 per person in advance ($12 students and seniors) and $17 at the door. Purchase tickets online at or 933-9321. Tickets are also for sale at Diversions, Captain's Quarters, Horizon Books and Oryana Market.

Watercolors exhibit

The Michigan Water Color Society's 65th annual traveling exhibition can be seen at The Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, Sept. 15 through Nov. 2. For more information, visit

Salmon tour

The Grand Traverse Conservation District offers a guided tour of the Boardman River Weir, West Front and Hall streets in Traverse City. Learn about the life cycle of salmon from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. There is a $5 suggested donation.