Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 06/18/2013

Breezeway Cruise

BOYNE FALLS — The fifth annual Breezeway Cruise will be held Thursday, June 20.

Participants should meet at Boyne Mountain between 5:30 and 7 p.m. for dinner and networking. The cruise will leave at 7 p.m. to travel across the 28 miles of the Breezeway, ending at Antrim Dells in Atwood for dessert, entertainment and presentation of the Banks Township Citizen of the Year.

The cost is $10 per person and $5 per vehicle or motorcycle entry. For details or reservations, contact the East Jordan Chamber of Commerce, 536-7351 or

Quilt show

PETOSKEY — The Little Traverse Bay Quilters Guild will host their biennial quilt show Friday and Saturday, June 21-22.

The show will feature more than 150 quilts, wall hangings and more. A highlight of the show will be two "Dear Jane" quilts and a certified appraiser will be on hand to evaluate quilts. There also will be a Shoppers' Boutique, door prizes, and quilt shop vendors. Lunch will be available. The show is wheelchair and scooter accessible.

The doors open at 9 a.m. each day at the Emmet County Fairgrounds. Admission is $6. For details, call 838-1947.

Barn Market

KINGSLEY — The Red Dresser Hens & Friends will host a Barn Market at Rainbow of Hope Farm, 1951 County Line Road.

The Market will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, with live music; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22. There will be funky junk, vintage furniture, handmades, recycled items, home-baked treats, chalk paint, a greenhouse and an outdoor bistro. Admission and parking are free.

School benefit

GLEN ARBOR — The Leelanau School will hold its second annual Rock the River fundraiser on Friday, June 21.

The event, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the school, will feature Grupo Aye, an 11-piece Cuban salsa band from Grand Rapids. The cost is $20 for adults, free for children 12 and younger. Attendees should bring their own beverages and seating. Food will be available to purchase. Following the show, attendees are invited to watch the sun set on the school's beach and join the Beach Bards Bonfire for storytelling, poetry and more.

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