Traverse City Record-Eagle


August 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 08/18/2013

Jazz on the lawn

TRAVERSE CITY — Jazz North and singer/songwriter Robin Lee Berry take the stage for the Thursday, Aug. 22, Concert on the Lawn at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.

The performance starts at 7 p.m. on the Grand Lawn at the Pavilions off South Elmwood Avenue. Picnic concessions open at 6:15 p.m. serving burgers, hot dogs, chips and Moomer's ice cream. Raffle tickets for a $1,000 drawing may be purchased for $5 each. The concert is free and listeners should bring their own seating.

For details, call 932-3027 or visit The series concludes Aug. 29 with Dominic Fortuna and Willy Jam.

Local landscapes

GLEN ARBOR — "Pastoral: Cluck, Cluck, Bah," an exhibit of landscapes and animals by painters Ken and Joan Richmond of Traverse City, opens Friday, Aug. 23, with a reception.

The reception will be hosted at 6 p.m. at Center Gallery at Lake Street Studios, 6023 S. Lake St. "Pastoral" continues through Thursday, Aug. 29. Call 334-3179 to learn more.

Country dance

SUMMIT CITY — Live music will highlight a country dance on Saturday, Aug. 24.

The evening starts with a hot dog supper at 6 p.m., followed by dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Summit City Grange Hall, 3060 Factory St. Donations are appreciated. For details, call 263-4499.

Brethren Days music

BRETHREN — The musical line-up for Brethren Days, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, has been announced. All bands and entertainment will perform under the gazebo in the Dickson Township Park on Coates Highway.

The Brian Nolf Band will open the weekend, performing from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30.

Saturday's line-up starts at noon, Aug. 31, with the Eileen Hawkins Band, followed by DJ Joel Mackey taking requests starting at 4 p.m. The classic rock band Powerplay will take the stage from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The Nephews will play dinner music from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, during the Brethren Days Chicken Barbecue and the final act of the weekend, Duke & the Studebakers, perform from 3 to 6 p.m.

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