Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 15, 2013

Comedy Arts Festival revs up for weekend


Yet another free weekend event is the Winter Sports Exhibit and hot chocolate at the History Center of Traverse City at 322 Sixth Street. It includes vintage snowmobiles and a historical exhibit of Benzie County’s Crystal Mountain ski resort. Families and others can have their photo taken on a real chairlift seat. Hours are Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, and Sunday noon to 4 p.m.

Festival food offerings include the Soup’r Bowl Soup competition between area restaurants from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at ECCO, 121 W. Front Street, across from Golden Shoes. Tickets are $8 for eight samples.

Festival-goers also can fortify themselves for Sunday’s events with cherry pancake breakfast at the Park Place Hotel Dome 9-11 a.m. Tickets are $3 kids and $6 adults. All proceeds benefit the Fresh Food Partnership.

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