Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 29, 2013

Community in Brief 11/29/2013

Holiday ornament workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — Local artist Jacqueline Southby will lead a holiday ornament workshop on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the East Bay Branch Library, 1989 Three Mile Road.

The free workshop will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Participants will be able to create a unique ornament for the holidays. Reservations are requested; call 922-2085. For details, visit

Holiday concerts

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Academy’s choirs and bands will perform concerts featuring holiday music.

The High School Symphonic, Varsity, Concert and Jr. High Cadet bands perform at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5. The school’s elementary and secondary choirs take the stage at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Both concerts will be held in the school’s main gym, 1245 Hammond Road. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Children’s party

INTERLOCHEN — The Community of Interlochen will host a free Children’s Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 6.

The evening will start with a tree lighting at 5 p.m. at Tom’s Food Market on M-137. Families then can follow Santa Claus to the Interlochen Public Library, 9700 Riley Road, where a party will be hosted from 5:35-8 p.m. There will be visits with Santa Claus, a holiday craft project, music and Christmas caroling, a holiday story and refreshments.

For details, call 276-6767 or visit or

Glass Mosaic Gallery open

TRAVERSE CITY — A Christmas open house will be hosted from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Glass Mosaic Gallery, 610 Pine St. It will feature glass mosaic artist Brian Strickland and guest artist Karen Denolf. The public is welcome; 941-5037.

Cookie sale

TRAVERSE CITY — Unity of Traverse City will hold its annual cookie sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the church, 3600 Five Mile Road. For details, email

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