Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 7, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 06/07/2013

From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Farmer’s Market

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Farmer’s Market opens today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rotary Park, adjacent to the Chamber of Commerce building. For details, contact Annie Spence, 264-8202, or

Classical voice

ELK RAPIDS — Northwestern Michigan College’s newest choral ensemble, Canticum Novum, will make its debut with a concert of “Musical Pairs” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Peterman Auditorium in the Elk Rapids High School on Meguzee Point Road. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children 12 and younger and seniors 62 and older, at the door.

Family science

SUTTONS BAY — Families can experience the wonders of weather from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Inland Seas Education Center. Children will transform into young meteorologists by creating their very own weather station, where they will test the clarity of the bay, take surface water temperature, air temperatures, and measure the wind speed. The class is ideal for ages 5-12. The cost is $5 per child. Contact Taryn Carew at 231-271-3077 or to reserve a space.

River clean sweep

TRAVERSE CITY — The Boardman River Clean Sweep has partnered with the Boardman River Nature Center to lead a group of volunteers as they keep the Boardman River clean from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday at the Oleson Pavilion, 1450 Cass Road. After the clean-up, an appreciation picnic will include a raffle drawing for a kayak.

Old-time dance

CADILLAC — An old-time country dance on Saturday will feature music by the Fonda Starr Band. The dance will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Free dance instruction will be provided. Donations are appreciated. Call 920-8389.

Hula hoop contest

CADILLAC — The Wexford County Historical Museum and Friends of the Library will host a hula hoop contest from 5 to 7 p.m., Sunday by the “Attic Trophy” sculpture.

Root beer floats will be available. Call 510-9047.

Cancer walk

TRAVERSE CITY — The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Grand Traverse County will take place at the Grand Traverse Civic Center beginning this Saturday at 10 a.m. through Sunday at 10 a.m. Call 866-0292.