Traverse City Record-Eagle

Archive: Friday

October 12, 2012

Hot Entertainment Picks: 10/12/2012

Acrobatic troupe comes to Dennos

The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center today at 8 p.m. Direct from Hebei, China, the troupe met with sellout performances the last two seasons they were in Traverse City. Call 800-836-0717 or visit

October Festival

Porterhouse Productions presents an October Festival today from 5 to 10 p.m. at Grand Traverse Commons featuring Greensky Bluegrass with special guests The Joshua Davis Band and Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys. There's also a Silent Disco, Glow in the Dark LED Disc Golf, bonfires, heated tents and free shuttles to and from the Old Town Parking Deck. Food from Roaming Harvest, Curbie, Totally Baked Wood Fired Pizza and Silver Spork will be available. Tickets are $21.50. Call 800-836-0717 or visit

Hometown heroes

The community is invited to meet and honor current and retired Coast Guard families during a special event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fox Grand Traverse. Coney dogs, chips, popcorn, cake and soft drinks will be served.

Rare Threads

Jordan River Arts Council's 7th Rare Threads Fiber Arts Show continues at the Jordan River Arts Center in East Jordan with more than 1,020 works of fiber art. Call 533-5464 or visit

Free at Raven Hill

Family fun is free on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Raven Hill Discovery Center in East Jordan. It's part of Raven Hill's free Second Saturday events running the second Saturday of each month through December and offering problem-solving demos and activities for all ages and interests. Call 536-3359 or email

Siren Hall Feast

Siren Hall in Elk Rapids is hosting a benefit Feast of the Watershed gourmet five-course dinner Sunday. Cocktails start at 4 p.m., with dinner at 5. Cost is $40. Reservations are required. Call 264-6062.

Celebrate fall

The Onekama Fall Festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Onekama Village Park, or in the event of bad weather, at Onekama School. Call 889-5680.

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