Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 12, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 04/12/2013

Spring concert

The Dance Center Youth Ensemble will present “Peter Pan and More…” on Sunday in Milliken Auditorium at Northwestern Michigan College at 1 and 5 p.m. Call 947-6820 or visit

Empty Bowls

An Empty Bowls fundraiser for the Fresh Food Partnership will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Call 929-3696 or visit

Young talent

Singer-songwriters from Interlochen Arts Academy will perform tonight at the Old Art Building in Leland at 7 p.m. Visit

Readers’ Theatre

Glen Arbor Readers’ Theatre presents “The Circus Train” and “The Ugliest Woman Alive” today and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Art Association. Email

Dance concert

Soul Street Dance Company’s “Breakin’ Back to School” is at the Traverse City Opera House Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. Call 941-8082.

Food drive

The 24-hour Kampout for KAIR food drive will be held at the Bill Marsh Kalkaska car dealership starting at 5 p.m. today. Visit

U2 in church

neXus will host its 6th annual U2charist at 11 a.m. Sunday at The Presbyterian Church of Traverse City, with donations to benefit the Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative and Presbyterian Church/USA’s international AIDS-HIV education and outreach. Call 946-5680.

Benefit for Bear

A dinner and silent auction to benefit Brian “Bear” Reicha will be held at the Masonic Lodge in Acme on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Call (989) 217-0320.

Muscle car kickoff

A kick-off party for the March of Dimes Great American Muscle Car Raffle will be held at Fox Mercedes-Benz of Traverse City Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 947-2488.

Bodybuilding event

The 33rd annual Grand Traverse Bodybuilding and Figure Championship will be held Saturday at the Leelanau Sands Showroom. Prejudging is at noon, with the show starting at 6 p.m.

Family Saturday

Plankton is the theme of Family Science Saturday at the Inland Seas Education Center in Suttons Bay, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10 per child. Call 271-3077 or email

Chamber Orchestra

The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra stages “Brass-mania” at the First Congregational Church of Charlevoix Sunday at 4 p.m. Visit

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