Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 15, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 03/15/2013

Pure a cappella

The second annual “Pure A Cappella” music festival is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Milliken Auditorium. Tickets are available at or at Oryana in Traverse City.

St. Pat’s dinner

Samaritan’s Closet’s St. Pat’s Dinner is Sunday at Leland Public School from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a menu of corned beef and cabbage and live entertainment from North Bay Celtic. Call 256-2026.

Pancake Party

The Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center in East Jordan will hold a Pancake Party Sunday at 1 p.m., featuring fresh-made syrup and tours of the Sugar Shack. Call 536-0333.

Winter Celebration

Crystal Mountain is the setting for “Winter Celebration,” Saturday featuring local foods from more than two dozen farmers and producers, along with chefs demonstrating preparation of dishes using local ingredients. Visit

Hard-knock life

“ANNIE” is on stage today and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Benzie Central High School auditorium in Benzonia. Call 882-4497.

Poetry reading

Chris Dombrowski, author of “Earth Again,” and Jack Ridl, author of “Practicing to Walk Like a Heron,” will read at Horizon Books in Traverse City Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Fish fry

An all-you-can-eat fish fry to support Benzie Central football programs is today from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the Interlochen Eagles. Call 275-7027.

Fundraising dinner

The Northern Michigan Cultural Center will host a St. Patrick’s Day dinner on Sunday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Masonic Hall in Acme. Call 267-5722.

Women’s history

A “What’s My Line” women’s history event will be held Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Northwestern Michigan College Fine Arts Building. Call 223-7489.

‘Bully’ at library

The Traverse Area District Library main branch is offering a screening of “Bully” Saturday at 2 p.m. Visit

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