Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 2, 2012

Community in Brief: 12/02/2012

Holiday concerts

Scottville — West Shore Community College's musical ensembles will be featured in four holiday performances in the college's Center Stage Theater.

The Concert Choir opens the series at 2 p.m. today, Dec. 2. The choir will also perform an Advent concert Monday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at Scottville's Our Savior Lutheran Church. A joint concert with the United Methodist Church handbell choir on Tuesday, Dec. 11, starts at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hart.

The Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. A reception will follow with an appearance by Santa Claus.

On Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m., the Jazz Band will take the stage with the new Percussion Ensemble.

More holiday music takes center stage when WSCC's show choir, The Collegiates, performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20.

For concert tickets, call 843-5507. For concert information, visit

Open house

Kingsley — Everyone is invited to a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 6, hosted by the Kingsley Friends of the Library.

The event will be held from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the library, 213 S. Brownson Ave. Activities include face painting, music by Hammer'd and Becky & Charlie Lint, food and crafts. Call 263-5484 or visit to learn more.

Dessert, concert

Manistee — The Manistee Choral Society's annual Victorian Dessert Christmas Concert is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.

The concert at Faith Covenant Church, 475 Eighth St., will include carols and other songs of the season performed by the choir in Victorian costumes. Guests will be seated at tables decorated in Victorian seasonal decor and will be served dessert midway through the concert.

Tickets are $10 each at Goody's Juice and Java. Seating is limited. Individuals unable to pick up their tickets may call Marilyn Holm, 723-3932, or Joan Gamache, 398-0296, for details or tickets.

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