Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 8, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 03/08/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

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The Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College opens two new exhibitions March 10: “Rufus Snoddy: The Wings of Icarus” and “Larry Cressman: Line Work.” Call 995-1055.

‘The Play’ at Garden

“The Play,” an award-winning film from Turkey, will be presented by the Benzie Area Women’s History Project at 7:30 p.m. today at the Garden Theater in Frankfort. Admission is by donation, with $10 suggested. Call 889-3156.

Taste summer

Moomers will serve up ice cream as a benefit for Munson Hospice Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. at 7263 N. Long Lake Road west of Traverse City. Cost is $7.50 adults and $5 children. Call 935-8485.

Legends project

The History Center’s 2013 Legends Project hosts an opening reception at 2 p.m. Saturday featuring Dale Moler of Central Michigan University. Call 995-0313.

Helping Issy

A benefit soup supper for Issy Stapleton will be held at Frankfort United Methodist Church Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Bridal show

The West Bay Bridal Show will be held at West Bay Event Center on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Call 392-5111.

Artist reception

A reception for the “Celebrating Women” exhibition at the Oliver Art Center in Frankfort is set for today from 5 to 7 p.m. Call 352-4151.

Benefit dinner

A spaghetti dinner will be held at the American Legion Hall on Hastings in Traverse City from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday to help support William Vyverberg. Call 883-8525.

Barbershoppers back

The Cherry Capital Men’s Chorus begins its 47th season with a concert Sunday at 3 p.m. at First Christian Church, 3686 S. Airport West. Visit

Tall ships & kids

Children 5-12 are invited to learn all about tall ships and Great Lakes captains Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Inland Seas Education Association. Call 271-3077.

Jazz Festival

Traverse City Central High School hosts the District 2 Michigan School & Orchestra Association Jazz Festival in Lars Hockstad Auditorium on Saturday starting at 8:50 a.m. Call 933-7570.

Edible art

The 4th annual Edible Art Show in The Village will be held at Grand Traverse Commons Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 941-1900.

Dennos workshop

The Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City is holding a “Bamboo Sock Painting” workshop Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 995-1055.

Legally Blonde

Old Town Playhouse continues its run of “Legally Blonde the Musical with performances today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 947-2210.

Polar Drags

The 4x4 Polar Drags will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Southside Festival Grounds, 620 West Wexford Ave., on M-37 south of Traverse City. Gates open at 8 a.m., with spectator time of noon to 4 p.m. General admission is $8. Call 715-3395.