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May 24, 2014

Memorial Day-related Events: 05/24/2014

From staff reports

TODAY

St. Mary Quilt Sale-Show-Raffle, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at St. Mary Church Social Hall, 307 S. St. Mary St., Lake Leelanau. More than 50 quilts on display and available to purchase. Quilt raffle features “Trip Around the World” quilt created by Eunice Linguar. Raffle tickets $1 each or six for $5. For details or advance raffle tickets, call 256-9670 or email pkorson@stmarysll.org.

Mesick Area Museum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., an exhibit honoring area veterans, admission is free; 117 Mesick Ave., Mesick; www.mesickmuseum.com.

Memorial Day observance, 11 a.m., at the Civil War/GAR Memorial in Benzonia Township Cemetery, to remember the area’s Civil War veterans and all veterans. A Civil War/GAR flag holder will be placed on the grave of a Civil War veteran, a poem will be recited and lilacs also will be placed at the memorial. The public is invited to come and bring flowers to place at the Civil War memorial or at a veteran’s grave. Benzie Area Historical Society volunteers will be on hand to direct attendees to the graves of Civil War veterans. For details, call 882-5539 or visit www.benziemuseum.org.

SUNDAY

Memorial Day service and open house, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Village of Norwood Cemetery, refreshments served following the service at the Norwood Schoolhouse; Charlevoix.

St. Mary Quilt Sale-Show-Raffle, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Mary Church Social Hall, 307 S. St. Mary St., Lake Leelanau. More than 50 quilts on display and available to purchase. Quilt raffle features “Trip Around the World” quilt created by Eunice Linguar. Raffle tickets $1 each or six for $5. Raffle drawing at 1 p.m. For details or advance raffle tickets, call 256-9670 or email pkorson@stmarysll.org.

Patriotic Concert, 7 p.m., featuring the Antrim County Community Choir; Bellaire High School.

MONDAY

Read-Osborn Post #531 of the American Legion in Copemish will conduct Memorial Day services at the following times and locations: 8 a.m. flag raising at the Legion Hall, Copemish; 8:15 a.m., Nessen City Cemetery; 8:30 a.m., Nessen City Catholic Cemetery; 8:45 a.m., Grant Township Cemetery; 9 a.m., Cornell Cemetery; 9:30 a.m., Minar Cemetery; 9:45 a.m., Marilla Cemetery; 10:30 a.m. break at the Legion Hall, Copemish; 11 a.m., Springdale Township Cemetery; 11:30 a.m., Pleasanton Cemetery; noon, Thompsonville Cemetery; and 12:30 p.m., Cleon Township Cemetery.

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