TRAVERSE CITY — “Tasting the Land of Color,” an exhibit of new work by artist Kaye Krapohl, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. today, Jan. 17, at The Box, 425 Boardman Ave. The public is welcome. Krapohl’s work will be on display through Feb. 28. For details, visit www.theboxtc.com.
Vets for Peace
TRAVERSE CITY — The Veterans for Peace group will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the lower level at Horizon Books, 243 E. Front St., where the organization meets on the third Saturday of each month. All veterans or supports of Veterans for Peace are welcome.
OM wine warm up
TRAVERSE CITY — The Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula and Old Mission Peninsula-based businesses will warm things up Saturday, Jan. 18, with the annual Winter Warm Up wine trail event.
Event-goers can sample food and wine pairings at each of the seven participating Old Mission wineries. The $15 cost per person includes a souvenir mug, which doubles as an admission ticket, and specials at participating Old Mission restaurants and businesses.
Tasting room hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Restaurant and business hours vary. Tickets are available at www.wineriesofoldmission.com.
MLK Peace Day
TRAVERSE CITY — The Great Lakes Children’s Museum will offer special programs and activities focusing on tolerance and peace in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Activities will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the museum, 13240 S. West Bay Shore Dr., and include age-appropriate experiences and messages about anti-bullying and peaceful communication. Activities are included in museum admission. For details, call 932-4526 or visit www.greatlakeskids.org.
Family Science Day
SUTTONS BAY — Family Science Day at the Inland Seas Education and Museum Center will focus on “The Power of the Mighty Snowflake on Our Great Lakes.”
Activities will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Jan. 18, at the museum center on Dame Street. Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to learn how snowflakes are made and why they are important to the Great Lakes, complete snowflake crafts and listen to a snowflake story.
Registration is required; contact Emily Shaw, 271-3077 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seth and May perform
LELAND — Singer/songwriters May Erlewine and Seth Bernard have rescheduled a concert that was cancelled because of illness.
The duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for high school and college students. They may be purchased at www.oldartbuilding.com or www.mynorthtickets.com or by calling 256-2131. They also will be available at the door.
TRAVERSE CITY — Tickets for the “Freedom Sounds” event on Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Day, Monday, Jan. 20, at the State Theatre are free, but must be reserved.
The event will include music composed by legendary folk, blues and jazz artists whose musical message was pivotal in the history and development of the civil rights movement. Performers include Detroit-area folk and blues musician and historian Ray Kamalay, and the renowned Rodney Whitaker Quintet with vocalist Rockelle Fortin.
The event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the theater, 233 E. Front St. For details or tickets, visit www.statetheatretc.org.
‘Picnic at the Opera’
TRAVERSE CITY — “Picnic at the Opera” returns for a second season from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 26.
Performed live on the main stage at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front St., the show will be hosted by local singer Miriam Pico, who will perform accompanied by keyboardist David Chown. There also will be appearances by other performers, interviews with visual artists, a poet’s corner with Michael Delp, and a fashion show. WTCM Radio’s Jamie Kramer will co-host. The Wednesday, Jan. 22, show will feature musical guest Kellerville, guest performers The Starlets, visual artist Beth Bynum, and fashions from Sweet Pea.
Admission is free, with cabaret-style seating. The audience is invited to bring a lunch. The show will be broadcast live on UpNorthTV cable channels 97 and 992 and streamed live on www.upnorthmedia.org. Recorded episodes will repeat each week on the cable channels and will be available on demand at the website. For details, call 941-8082 or visit www.cityoperahouse.org.