Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 5, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 07/05/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Culture series

PESHAWBEST OWN — The third annual Expressive Culture Series at the Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center, 2304 N. West Bay Shore Dr., continues with a program on Saturday.

Ruby John will play traditional fiddle from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

For details, call 534-7764 or visit

Equestrian festival

WILLIAMBURG — Horse Shows by the Bay will hold spectator days Saturday and Sunday, from 5 to 8 p.m. or close, at Flintfields Horse Park, 6535 Bate Road. Competition highlights include the High & Low Junior/Amateur Show Jump Prix on Saturday and the $30,000 Danny & Ron’s Rescue Grand Prix of Traverse City on Sunday.

For more information, see

New festival debuts

TRAVERSE CITY — The Filling Station Microbrewery and Porterhouse Productions sponsors a new family-friendly festival today through Sunday at the Filling Station at the Railroad Depot at Woodmere and East Eighth Street.

“The Ales by the Rails Summer Music Festival” opens with Blake Elliot at 6 p.m. today, followed by Seth Bernard and May Erlewine and headliner Greg Brown. The doors open at 5 p.m. The official launch party for the new TC Ale Trail precedes the entertainment at 4 p.m.

On Saturday, DJ Dominate will spin music for a silent disco from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., and on Sunday, Mike Moran takes the stage at 6 p.m., followed by headliner Luke Winslow-King.

The weekend also includes a kids’ fun zone, scrap art, train memorabilia, Shetler Dairy ice cream, Northwoods root beer floats, 14 craft brews, Northwoods sodas, and pizza.

For details or tickets, visit

Half-price books

CENTRAL LAKE — The Friends of the Central Lake District Library half-price used book fair continues today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Friends’ Used Book Store, next to the library.

For details, call 544-2517.

Quilt show

MESICK — The Mesick Museum will hold a quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 117 Mesick Ave.

The annual show will include a variety of vintage, unique and new quilts. Admission is free.

For details, contact Deborah Kohn, 946-3958 or