Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 17, 2014

Community in Brief: 01/17/2014

Exhibit opening

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

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

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

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.

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