Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 3, 2014

Food in Brief: 07/03/2014

Are youan outdoor chef?

TRAVERSE CITY — Do you have a summertime recipe your friends and family can’t stop talking about? The Record-Eagle is looking for your best summer cookout recipes to feature in an upcoming food story.

We will publish one recipe each week from submissions collected before the story appears in the newspaper in the first week of August. Then we will publish a selection of the best dishes we receive from the Grand Traverse region alongside the story.

Send your delicious dish recipes via email to

Poet Laureateto speak

TRAVERSE CITY — JoAnn Balingit, the Poet Laureate of Delaware, will share her poetry at 7 p.m. today at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave.

Anishninabek presentation

ELK RAPIDS — “Anishninabek of the Grand Traverse Region” will be presented at 7 p.m. today by JoAnne Gasco at the Elk Rapids Area Historical Museum, 301 Traverse St.

Gasco’s presentation compliments the historical museum’s special summer exhibit, “Anishinabe: First People;” running now through Sept. 1. She will share the history of the region’s Odawa people; where they lived, how they lived, their belief system, as well as how the changes in this region have impacted the Odawa people and how they live today as native people.

Gasco is from Peshawbestown. In 2012 she was elected to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa/Chippewa Tribal Council A $5 admission fee is suggested for adults; $2 for students (under 18). Children are free.

Concert on the Lawn

TRAVERSE CITY — The Boys of Bluegrass — Billy Strings and Don Julin — will make their debut performance as part of the Concert on the Lawn series, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday at Grand Traverse Pavilions.

The event is free and open to the public; concessions will be available before the concert.

For more details, call 932-3027. In case of rain or extreme heat (90 degrees plus) the concert will be canceled.

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