Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 17, 2013

Community in Brief: 08/17/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

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BEAR LAKE — Mark and Andrea Forester will perform during the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 18, at Bear Lake Christian Church on M-72. The community is invited.

Manton Farmers' Market

MANTON — A Farmers' Market with home-grown, in season produce, and a craft and flea market continues on Wednesdays through Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Railroad Park. Vendors are welcome. To learn more about the farm market, call Bev Monroe, 824-3391. For details about the craft and flea market, call Karen Selim, 824-3748

Concert series debuts

FRANKFORT — Chamber Music North will launch the new Oliver Concerts on Thursday, Aug. 22.

The "great waters quartet" will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the art center, 132 Coast Guard Road. The string quartet, comprised of members of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, will present works by W.A. Mozart and A. Glazunov.

For details or tickets, visit

Legion fundraiser

COPEMISH — The Read-Osborne American Legion Post 531 will hold a fund-raising spaghetti dinner on Friday, Aug. 23.

The meal will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 18483 Cadillac Highway. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. Additional donations are appreciated.

Proceeds will be used for building improvements. For details, call Lowell Berryhill, 882-0747, or Al Johnson, (313) 670-5977.

Germanfest debuts

TRAVERSE CITY — Trinity Lutheran Church and School will celebrate northern Michigan's German Lutheran heritage at its inaugural Germanfest.

The celebration will be hosted from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, under a tent on the grounds of the church, 1003 S. Maple St. A traditional German meal will be served, with dancing and singing to traditional music by Da Frankenmuda Fratz'n from Frankenmuth. Beer imported from the Hofbrauhaus in Munich and wine from the Rhein and Mosel valleys will be served.

Tickets are $35 each and limited to 400 adults ages 21 and older. The price includes the buffet-style dinner and entertainment. Beer and wine tokens will be sold for $6 each and are limited to three tokens per person. For tickets, call 947-8696, 631-2111 or 938-9424. For details, visit