Traverse City Record-Eagle


August 8, 2013

Community in Brief: 08/08/2013

Garden awards

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Children’s Garden will host its 12th annual Awards Night at 7 p.m. today, Aug. 8, at the Traverse Area District Library Learning Garden, 610 Woodmere Ave. Friends of the Garden are welcome.

‘Scotch & Sticks’

TRAVERSE CITY — The inaugural “Scotch & Sticks” event will take place today, Aug. 8, at Elmbrook Golf Course.

The event starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $60 each and include 12 scotch tastings, the choice of one premium cigar, snacks and a keepsake scotch glass. Prior to the event, participants have the opportunity to play nine holes of golf with a cart at 2 p.m. Golf is $20 per person.

Tickets are available at The Beverage Company, Nolan’s Tobacco and Elmbrook Golf Course.

Jazz at Sunset

TRAVERSE CITY — Vocalist Janice Keegan and saxophonist Bill Sears will join Jeff Haas Trio bassist Ed Fedewa and drummer Fred Knapp for Jazz at Sunset from 7 to 9:30 p.m. today, Aug. 8, at Chateau Chantal, 15900 Rue de Vin. There is no cover charge. For details, call 223-4110 or email

Pig roast

BEULAH — The Beulah Boosters will hold a pig roast fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 10, to raise money to support village activities and improvements and to help fund installation of a new pickleball court at Village Park.

The meal will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Beulah Park Pavilion on Crystal Lake. The cost is $10 per plate. Carry-out meals are available. For details, call 882-4847 or visit

PEO fundraiser

TRAVERSE CITY — Chapter EV of the P.E.O (Philanthropic Educational Organization) will hold a garage sale fundraiser Saturday, August 10

The sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Peninsula Township Fire Station 2 at the base of Old Mission Peninsula. Proceeds benefit the chapter’s scholarship programs.

Twilight ride

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