Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 19, 2012

Hot Picks: 10/19/2012


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Benzie Symphony and Beethoven

The Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra will perform "BASO on Broadway ... Plus Beethoven" on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the Benzie Central High School Auditorium. Visit

Haunted fairgrounds

"Screams in the Dark" is running at the Northwestern Michigan Fairgrounds with a haunted hayride, haunted trail and two haunted attractions: "Grimfell Asylum" and "Pandemonium." There's also a "Zombie Paintball Shoot." Hours are 7 to 11 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October. Call 360-5044 or email

Haunted lighthouse

The Haunted Lighthouse is open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse in Northport. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children, with state park entry fee required.

'Angelina' on stage

"Angelina Ballerina the Musical" comes to the City Opera House in Traverse City on Saturday at 3 p.m. Call 941-8082 or visit

Wine and art

Meet local artists, sample Leelanau County wines and receive a stamp to enter a Village Shopping Spree during the Suttons Bay Art & Wine Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. today in Suttons Bay.

Benefit in Buckley

A benefit will be held Sunday for Missy Hromada, who was diagnosed with advanced stage 4 colon cancer in August, from noon to 8 p.m. at the Southside Hideout, 620 W. Wexford Ave. Call 645-2014 or email

Bras for a Cause

The 3rd Annual BRAS for a CAUSE is at 6 p.m. today at Streeters. Male models will walk the runway wearing bras that will be auctioned, designed by local businesses and individuals. Proceeds go to benefit the Women's Council of Realtors and Munson Healthcare's Women's Cancer Fund. Visit

'Party with the Pig'

"Party with the Pig" picnic to benefit Traverse Health Clinic will run from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday under a tent adjacent to The Cook's House, 115 Wellington St. Call 935-0412.

Bioneers finale

Stone Hut Studios presents an encore screening of "The People and The Olive: The Story of The Run Across Palestine" in Traverse City's Milliken Auditorium from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. It's open to the public, with tickets available at the door for $8 per person and $6 for Bioneers participants. Children under 10 are free.

Film Festival

The Frankfort Film Festival runs at the Garden Theater through Sunday, presenting 13 international award-winning films.