Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 09/18/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Almost Rare Book Sale

TRAVERSE CITY — For the first time in the sale's history, the Friends of the Traverse Area District Library will host a preview event prior to its Used and Almost Rare Book Sale.

The preview will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at the library, 610 Woodmere Ave. It features a silent auction of rare/collectible and signed books and an opportunity to shop for books before the sale opens to the public. Admission is $10 per person.

The sale will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, when books will be 50 percent off. Admission is free. All proceeds benefit library materials and programs.

Family Science Day

SUTTONS BAY — The theme for Family Science Saturday on Sept. 21 is "What's For Lunch in the Great Lakes."

Activities are suitable for children ages 5 to 12 and will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon at the Inland Seas Education Center, 100 Dame. The cost is $5 per child and reservations are requested. For details or to reserve space, contact Taryn Carew, 271-3077 or

Honor School reunion

HONOR — All schoolmates are invited to the Honor All School Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 21.

There will be a social gathering at 3:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 5 p.m. in the gym at Platte River Elementary School. A donation of $3 per person is requested and attendees should bring a dish to pass and table service for the meal. Ham, dinner rolls and beverages will be furnished. For details, call Les Brownell, 651-9967, Bev Popp, 352-9215, or Mary Lathwell, 882-4110.

Breakfast is served

FIFE LAKE — The Walton Junction Sportman's Club will host breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The meal will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. at the club, 11207 E. County Line Road. The cost is $7 for adults, $2.50 for children ages 5 to 11, and free for children 4 and younger.

Leland Heritage fest

LELAND — Leland will celebrate its heritage with classic wooden boats and cars, Native American dancing, a book fair, a magic show and more.

The Leland Chamber of Commerce will host the Heritage Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at locations in Leland that include Fishtown, the Old Art Building, the Leelanau Historical Museum and the Village Green. There is no charge. A "Passport to History" will guide visits to the event stations where they can have the passport stamped to be eligible for a prize drawing. A magic show will be offered at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St., and tickets are $3 for children, $5 for adults and $10 for families.

For details or tickets, call (312) 560-1168. A complete schedule is available at

Joel Mabus performs

TRAVERSE CITY — Folk artist Joel Mabus will make two appearances in northern Michigan.

Mabus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, as part of the Ramsdell Theatre's "A Little Night Music" concert series. Tickets are $15 in advance at City Hall, Goody's, TJ's Pub, Port City Organics and Hokanson's. Tickets are $20 at the door. Student tickets are $10 each at the door only. Tickets and details also are available at or by calling 398-9770.

He will travel to Traverse City on Sunday, Sept. 29, for a 7 p.m. "On the Porch" concert at Sleder's Family Tavern, 717 Randolph St. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For advance tickets, go to Sleder's, Oryana Natural Foods Market, Brilliant Books, Mahoney's Spirits and Edibles, or call 947-9213.

Autumn pipe ceremony

PESHAWBESTOWN — Sharon Wasageshik will lead a Women's Pipe Ceremony for the Autumn Equinox as part of Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center's Expressive Culture Series.

The ceremony will be held from noon-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the museum, 2304 N. West Bay Shore Drive. There is no charge and the public is invited. Presenters and topics may change. For the most up-to-date information, call curator Marjie Jacko, 534-7768, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.