Hike is today
TRAVERSE CITY — Gloria Halligan of Traverse City Walks will lead a hike at 2 p.m. today, July 19, at the Miller Creek Reserve.
Participants should meet at the trailhead behind Aldi’s off South Airport Road. The walk is about 2.5 miles in distance and of moderate difficulty.
GLEN ARBOR — The Glen Arbor Art Association will host an exhibit of watercolor paintings by Sarah Tule of Petoskey.
The exhibit opens tonight, July 19, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at the GAAA, 6031 S. Lake St. Tule’s work also may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21. Call 334-6112 for details.
Jewelry trunk show
BEULAH — Live for Art Gallery will host a trunk show featuring the jewelry of Shaffer Studio from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 25. For details, call 882-9370.
SUTTONS BAY —Inland Seas Education Association will host a Classic Boat Show in conjunction with the Leelanau Peninsula Wine on the Water Festival.
The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Inland Seas Education Center, 100 Dame St. In addition to a variety of canoes, sailboats, motor boats and other vessels, the schooner Madeline will be open for dockside tours. There also will be a rope-making demonstration and a nautical flea market.
Admission is free and the public is welcome. For details, call 271-3077
TRAVERSE CITY — Rob Bolin, a former Traverse City resident who has appeared on American Idol and currently lives and performs in Nashville, will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 21, on the deck at North Peak, 400 W. Front St., and from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, July 25, in Kilkenny’s, located on the basement level of North Peak.
LELAND — The 21st annual benefit art exhibition and sale for the Old Art Building begins with a preview event on Friday, July 26. The theme is “W.T. Best Theater” to highlight the Old Art Building’s new capability to show film.
The preview event starts at 5 p.m. at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St., with hors d’oeuvres and live jazz by the John Lindenau Quartet. Preview tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Advance tickets are available from board members, at Leelanau Books in Leland, at the Painted Bird in Suttons Bay, or by calling 256-2131.
The show and sale continues through Wednesday, July 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Monday through Wednesday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Korean War film
TRAVERSE CITY — The Village at Bay Ridge Retirement Community will host a screening of “Korea: The Forgotten War-Counterattack & Stalemate 1951-1953,” the second in a two-disc series documenting the final years of the Korean War.
The screening is a continuation of the popular 2012 program recognizing Korean War veterans and the 60th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended hostilities in Korea. It is hosted by Bay Ridge resident and World War II veteran Norm Brown.
The film will be shown at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 27, in the West Building Theater Room, 3950 Scenic Ridge. A reception with time to share memories will follow. For details, call 932-9455.
Concert, silent films
ACME — World renowned theater organist Father Andrew Rogers will return to the Music House Museum for a concert and to provide music for a trio of silent films.
Rogers, a Detroit native, is an organist at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor and the Detroit Fox. He also scores and performs silent films.
Rogers will give a fundraising concert at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, on the museum’s Wurlitzer organ. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students ages 18 and younger. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
On Saturday, July 27, Rogers will provide musical accompaniment for a silent film triple feature starring the vaudeville comedian brothers Charley Chase and Paul “Jimmie” Parrot. The films will be shown at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults; $13 for senior citizens. Reservations are recommended.
Both events will be at the Music House Museum, 7377 U.S. 31 North. For concert or film tickets, call 938-9300 or visit www. musichouse.org.
'Walk of Art’ opens
ELK RAPIDS — A free community event on Saturday, July 27, will celebrate the opening of “Walk of Art.”
The new outdoor sculpture exhibit is located at Elk Rapids Day Park on South Bayshore Drive. It is sponsored by Art Rapids!
The opening will be hosted from 4 to 6 p.m. Visitors may meet the sculpture artists and view their works. There also will be additional art forms, poetry and creative essay readings, live music and more. For details, visit www.artrapids.org.
TRAVERSE CITY — Tickets are on sale for the Traverse Symphony Orchestra’s 62nd concert season.
Highlights range from five guest soloists and performances with the Northwestern Michigan College Grand Traverse Chorale and Chamber Singers to a special rendition of the Michael Shapiro score to the 1931 film “Frankenstein” at the State Theatre. Maestro Kevin Rhodes will conduct every performance and the Fireworks concert is back by popular demand.
Season tickets start at $72 for any four concerts. Individual concert tickets start at $20. Students of all ages and first-time concert attendees receive a 50 percent discount on ticket prices. For details, call the box office, 947-7120, ext. 7. Tickets also are available at www.mynorthtickets.com.