Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 26, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 07/26/2013

From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Symphony sounds

LAKE LEELANU — The Grand Rapids Symphony performs with guests Song of the Lakes at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Fountain Point Resort and Club, 990 S. Lake Leelanau Drive.

General admission tickets are $28 in advance and $35 the day of the show, at Oryana Natural Foods Markets and or by calling 256-9800. Children and students with valid ID get in free.

Filmstrip funTRAVERSE CITY — The East Bay Branch Library's eighth annual Filmstrip Festival continues today and Saturday at the library, 1989 Three Mile Road.Themes are ““Rosie’s Favorites” at 4 p.m. today, with librarian Rosie Flickinger’s favorite filmstrips, plus free popcorn and malted milk balls; and “Classic Folktales” at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, with filmstrips illustrated by Caldecott Award winner Paul Galdone.Admission is free. For details, call 922-2085 or visit

Garage saleTRAVERSE CITY — Village at Bay Ridge residents hold an indoor garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the East Building, 3850 Scenic Ridge. For details, call 995-9385.

‘Path to Page’

GLEN ARBOR — Poet, playwright and creative writing instructor Anne-Marie Oomen leads a day of hiking and writing from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District. Participants should meet at the Charles and Hattie Olsen Farm on M-22, north of Glen Arbor.

Registration is $70 and includes a picnic lunch. For details or to register, call Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear at 334-7275 or visit

Lions yard sale

MAPLE CITY — Donations are being accepted today for Saturday's Cedar/Maple City Lions Club’s annual yard sale at the Lions Community Building on County Road 616.Donations may be dropped off from 6 to 8 p.m. today; the sale is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

For details, call 228-5257 or 228-7021.

Bluegrass festFIFE LAKE — The 12th annual Bluegrass Festival takes place Saturday at the Springfield Township Recreation Area on Creighton Road.The event starts at noon with a potluck meal. Performers include the Straight Forward Bluegrass Band, Fonda Starr Band, Black Bird Pie and Sour Mash. For details, call 590-2016 or 564-3095.

Music House celebrates

ACME — The Music House Museum’s Bruder Fair/Band Organ, "Columbia," celebrates its 100th birthday today with a public party.

The party starts at 7 p.m. and includes birthday cake and a concert by theater organist Father Andrew Rogers and birthday cake. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 18 and younger.

The museum is located at 7377 U.S. 31 N. For details or tickets, call 938-9300 or visit

Music at Hill House

MANCELONA — Sean McConnell, ISLAND musician in residence, will give a house concert from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at The Hill House, 1610 Autumn Lane. Admission is free, but reservations are requested; call 622-5252 or email