Free play preview
TRAVERSE CITY — A free preview of Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace” starts at noon Jan. 13 at Horizon Books. The dark comedy opens Jan. 19 at Old Town Playhouse. Box office: 231-947-2210.
Crafting for kids
TRAVERSE CITY — Great Lakes Children’s Museum hosts crafting sessions at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Jan. 16. Kids can create a water bottle snowman using cotton balls.
TRAVERSE CITY — InterActive Story Time starts at 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at Great Lakes Children’s Museum. The kids can listen to “The Hat” by Jan Brett.
Winter light and printing talk
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse Area Camera Club meets at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Presbyterian Church. Photographer Mark Lindsay and BetaColor’s Scott Wilson will discuss winter light and printing. The club is open to all ages and skill levels with an interest in photography.
Gallery hosts annual exhibit
FRANKFORT — Elizabeth Lane Center for the Arts will show the “Annual Furniture, Fiber, Photography and Sculpture Exhibition” from Jan. 19 through Feb. 16. The four artists will discuss their works in the Cabin Fever Artist Talks.
TRAVERSE CITY — Great Lakes Children’s Museum hosts “Discover with Me” at 10 a.m. Jan. 19. Preschoolers and elementary students can play with mirrors, telephones, balls and puppets at different stations.
Healing Art Series begins
NORTHPORT — Northport Arts Association introduces the Healing Arts Series at 1 pm. Jan. 15 at the Village Arts Building. Licensed massage therapist Rebecca Dujanowic will teach the basics of Chakradance, a mind and body workout for stress relief. Registration: 231-432-0025.
‘Talk About Art’ interview
GLEN ARBOR — Glen Arbor Art Association presents a “Talk About Art” interview at 2 p.m. Jan. 21. GAAA Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal, mixed media artist Jesse Hickman and painters Richard Kooyman and Shelia Stafford will speak. This event is part of the “New Gallery/ New Work” exhibit, which is displayed through Feb. 22.
CD release party
TRAVERSE CITY — Robin Lee Berry and his band These Good Souls will perform at 4 p.m. Jan. 21 at Sleder’s Family Tavern. Lee Berry is releasing his new CD “Weave Me a Parachute,” a collection of 10 songs highlighting folk and jazz tunes. Tickets are $20 at the venue, Oryana and Brilliant Books. Pay $25 at the door. More details: 231-947-9213.
Country music performance
WILLIAMSBURG — Samaritas Senior Living is hosting Tex Leatherman at 6 p.m. Jan. 22. Leatherman is a classic country western performer who pays tribute to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and other legends. Reservations: 231-408-3385.
TRAVERSE CITY — Read from Sandra Boynton’s books during a story hour at 10 a.m. Jan. 26 at Horizon Books. Kids can also do arts and crafts.
ALDEN — Antrim Photography Workshop hosts David Banta from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at Helena Township Community Center. Banta will discuss black and white photography. Cost is $10 for the first program or $40 for the year. Contact: 231-331-4318.