Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 29, 2013

Weekend: 03/29/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Music at Phil’s

Elizabeth Sexton Rivers performs with Al Jankowski at Phil’s on Front in downtown Traverse City Saturday from 9 to 11 p.m. Call 929-1710.

Music at Horizon

Slide guitarist Sandy Blumenfeld joins Bob Downes & Friends for a performance at Horizon Books in Traverse City Saturday from 8:30-10:30 p.m.

Easter Bunny visit

Visit with the Easter Bunny at the Betsie Valley District Library Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., located at 14731 Thompson Ave. in Thompsonville. Call 378-2716 or visit


Celebrating women

The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts in Frankfort continues its exhibition, “Celebrating Women,” through April 7. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Call 352-4151 or visit

Egg hunt

The Grand Traverse Conservation District will hold a Springtime Egg Hunt Saturday at Kids Creek Park featuring eggs that correspond to Michigan critters that actually lay eggs.

Children will be sent on a mission to find five different colors of eggs. They’ll mark them on a scorecard as they continue on to find each of the eggs.

Upon completion, the eggs are traded for candy and a chance to win prizes. Grand prize is a one-night stay at Great Wolf Lodge. Two time slots are available, at 10 and 11:30 a.m.

Ages up to 13 will be accepted, and divided into two groups. Cost is $5 per child. Pre-registration is encouraged at 941-0960. Walk-in participation is not guaranteed.

Frankfort hunt

The Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce’s Easter Egg Hunt is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. in Mineral Springs Park in downtown Frankfort. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures and to visit with children starting at 9:30 a.m. Children should bring a container for eggs.

Open house

The Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center will hold its 10th annual Maple Syrup Open House Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the farm and education center, located at 5745 N. M-66 in East Jordan.

Events include syrup tastings, maple treats, sugar shack tours, a petting zoo, children’s activities, nature hikes and music, along with mini workshops, an Easter Egg hunt, raffle and bake sale. Call 536-0333.

Band at Right Brain

The Mark Sanders Band plays at Traverse City’s Right Brain Brewery Saturday at 9 p.m. Call 944-1239