Traverse City Record-Eagle

May 3, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 05/03/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Small Works sale

The Dennos Museum Center is holding a “Small Works” art sale through May 5, with works priced at $50 or less. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 995-1587.

Downtown Art Walk

The downtown Traverse City Art Walk is today from 5 to 9 p.m. Call 922-2050.

Sweet Adelines

Trinity Church at Maple and 13th in Traverse City presents a benefit concert featuring the Sweet Adelines Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Call 645-2544.

Fiddlers Jamboree

The original Michigan Fiddlers Association will hold a Fiddlers Jamboree and old-fashioned square and round dance Saturday at Twin Lakes Park’s Gilbert Lodge in Traverse City. Call 947-5108.

Signs of summer

The Sara Hardy Farmers Market in downtown Traverse City opens for the season on Saturday and the Interlochen Farmers Market opens on Sunday.

Chocolate delight

The Traverse City Chocolate Festival is being held at the City Opera House Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Visit

For Animals

A free screening of the documentary, “Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home,” is being presented by For Animals today at 7:30 p.m. at West Bay Event Center in Greilickville. Call 922-6083.

Library groundbreaking

Friends of the Betsie Valley District Library will hold groundbreaking for a new state of the art library at 1 p.m. Saturday in Thompsonville. Call 387-2716.

Benefit concert

An ISLAND Benefit Concert, Shave-Raiser and Silent Auction will be held Saturday starting at 4 p.m. at Short's Brewing Co. in Bellaire. Call 622-5252.

March for Babies

A March for Babies begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Call 947-2488 or visit

House concert

Drive South will give a house concert at the home of Paul and Nancy Brown, 4320 E. 46 Road in Cadillac, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Call 846-8383.

Derby fundraiser

Bay Harbor Equestrian Center will host the 3rd Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser on May 4 from 4 to 7 p.m. benefitting the Bay Harbor Foundation. Call 439-7100.

Great Lakes theme

The Leelanau Conservancy will host the first of a four part Speaker Series on Saturday from 3-5:30 p.m. at the Suttons Bay School Auditorium, with the topic, “Water and the Future of the Great Lakes.” Visit

Spring clean-up

Buff Up Boyne, Boyne City’s annual community-wide spring clean-up, is Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon. Call 582-9009.