'Off the Wall' movie
ALDEN — The next film in the "Off the Wall" Movie Series is "Ulee's Gold," starring Peter Fonda.
The R-rated movie will be show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Road. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. There is no charge. For details, call 331-4318.
TRAVERSE CITY —The community is invited to the 38th annual Mariners Memorial Service on Friday, Nov. 8.
The service starts at noon in the courtyard on the harbor side of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy at Northwestern Michigan College's Great Lakes Campus, 715 E. Front St. It remembers and honors mariners who died on the Great Lakes and oceans and is sponsored by the Student Propeller Club, Port 150, of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy. For details, call 995-1200.
Thistle and Thread show
TRAVERSE CITY — Thistle and Thread artisan group will host its 36th annual holiday show on Saturday, Nov. 9.
The show and sale will be presented in a gallery setting from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center, 1125 W. Civic Center Dr. There will be year-round art items and home decor as well as holiday-themed items.
St. Mary auction
LAKE LEELANAU — The annual Lake Leelanau St. Mary School Auction Road Trip will be held on a new date and at a new location.
The auction will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the St. Mary School gym. The doors open and silent auction bidding starts at 6 p.m., with a live auction at 8 p.m. There will be more than 450 items on which to bid. A $10 cover charge includes appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Attendees must be 21. Free child care will be available with reservations. To arrange for child care, call 256-9670. For details, visit www.stmarysll.org.