Sierra Club meets
TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwest Michigan Sierra Club will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 15.
The group will be planning 2014 projects and events at the 7 p.m. meeting at Brewery Terra Firma, 2959 Hartman Road. The public is invited. For details, email nwmichsierraclub.@yahoo.com.
Evening with Jeff Daniels
TRAVERSE CITY — Jeff Daniels will make an benefit appearance at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front St., on Thursday, Jan. 23.
Daniels will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32 and $40, with a special Circle Ticket package for $125. The package includes the show and an after-party with Daniels at Seven Monks Taproom with two complimentary drinks, appetizers, plus a photo opportunity and private meet and greet with Daniels. A portion of each Circle Ticket price benefits the City Opera House.
For details or tickets, call the City Opera House box office, 941-8082.
Back Porch music
CHARLEVOIX — Mel Sweet, a founding member of the SweetWater Blues Band, is the featured performer for the Saturday, Jan. 11, Back Porch Music event.
Sweet will perform from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Charlevoix Senior Center building, the corner of Carpenter and Sheridan streets. A circle jam will follow. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. The suggested donation at the door is $5 to $10 and includes soup, cookies, coffee and tea. Proceeds go to the scheduled performer. To learn more, call 622-2944.