Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Friday

June 14, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 06/14/2013

Mushroom hunt

BELLAIRE — The Grass River Natural Area will host an oyster mushroom hunt beginning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Class will begin with an ID skills brush-up. Register in advance at www.grassriver.org or by calling 533-8314. Class fee is $5.

Consignment sale

ACME — Music House Museum’s Antiques & Collectibles Consignment Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday in the lower level of the Museum, 7377 U.S. 31 North. For details, call 264-5451 or visit www.musichouse.org.

Crafts and cars

FRANKFORT — The Frankfort Craft Fair and the Antique Vehicle & Muscle Car Show will both be held Saturday.

The craft fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Market Square Park, with more than 85 booths. The Antique Vehicle and Muscle Car show will be held at Mineral Springs Park. Registration starts at 8 a.m.

Call the Frankfort-Elberta Area Chamber of Commerce, 352-7251, or visit www.frankfort-elberta.com.

Bake sale fundraiser

TRAVERSE CITY — A “24 Hours of Bake Sale” to benefit the 2014 Polar Plunge will be hed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Traverse City Wal-Mart. The annual plunge raises money for Special Olympics Michigan.

Roller derby

TRAVERSE CITY — The Cherry Bombs will take on the Mix-Up Misfits and the Toxic Cherries will defend their winning home season against the Killamazoo Killa Crew at 6 p.m. Saturday at Howe Arena inside the Grand Traverse County Civic Center.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door, and free for children 10 and younger. Visit www.brownpapertickets.com.

Exhibit opening

TRAVERSE CITY — An opening reception for the National Geographic Society Museum’s traveling exhibition “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution” will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Dennos Museum Center.

Speakers include Kathryn Keane, VP of Exhibitions at National Geographic Museum, and Edwin Scholes, ornithologist at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

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