Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 21, 2014

Weekend in Brief: 03/21/2014

Down Syndrome Day

The Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Michigan is celebrating World Down Syndrome Day today with a few events.

Members will host a bake sale at The Village at Bay Ridge starting at 9 a.m. The celebration will continue from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Moomers Homemade Ice Cream. Moomers will donate 10 percent of all sales to the Down Syndrome Association of Northwest Michigan.

For more information, contact Geri Valentine at 228-5123.

Seeger celebration

BENZONIA — A concert to celebrate the spirit of legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger will be held at Mills Community House, 891 U.S. 31. It is part of a series of “Well May the World Go” Seeger celebrations in the region.

The concert starts at 4 p.m. Sunday. It will include music, spoken word, dance and art, with an emphasis on participation. Admission is $10 for adults; free for children. Performers interested in participating may call Tim Joseph, 690-7746, or visit

TC Christian School musical

WILLIAMSBURG — Traverse City Christian School’s production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” continues today and Saturday.

Performances start at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, in the auditorium at New Hope Community Church on Bethesda Court. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Tickets are $14 for adults and $8 for students at the door.

Advance tickets are available at Double Edge Resale Store, 1781 S. Garfield Ave., and WLJN studios, 1101 Cass St. For details including how to purchase tickets online, visit, or call Double Edge Resale, 421-5757.

Community Garden kick off

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Community Garden invites past gardeners, new gardeners and interested individuals to the annual TCCG Kickoff on Saturday.

The noon-2 p.m. event at the Historic Barns Visitor Center includes sign up for available plots, the latest news from Historic Barns Park, and a discussion of plans for the upcoming season. Beverages and light refreshments will be served. For details, call 313-6914 or email

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