Traverse City Record-Eagle

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November 4, 2012

Community in Brief: 11/04/2012

GAAA program

Glen Arbor — Detroit-based photojournalist Susan Tusa, artist-in-residence at the Glen Arbor Art Association, will discuss her work in a free program at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Glen Arbor Art Association building, 6031 S. Lake St. The public is welcome.

Benzie lecture

Benzonia — The Benzonia Academy Lecture Series begins its winter season with a travelogue history titled "Bulgaria: Ancient Culture, Beautiful Land" by Evelyn and Del Weliver.

The program will start at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Benzie Area Historical Museum, 6941 Traverse Ave. There is no charge, but donations are encouraged. Call 882-5539 for details.

Book club meets

Traverse City — Paid reservations are needed by Thursday, Nov. 8, for the next luncheon meeting of the Village at Bay Ridge Book Club.

The club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the West Building dining room, 3950 Scenic Ridge Road. Stephen M. West, author of "A Vicious Triangle Plus Two Other Michigan Stories," will be the guest speaker.

The cost is $6 per person and the public is welcome. For details or reservations, call 932-9455.

Artcenter show

Traverse City — Artcenter Traverse City will present its third annual Winter Show at the Holiday Inn West Bay, 615 E. Front St.

The show and sale will be held 4-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. It will feature approximately 40 artists working in a variety of media. For details, call 941-9488, or visit www.artcentertraversecity.com.

Folk music concert

Benzonia — The music of Canadian balladeer Gordon Lightfoot and "up north" folk music will be in the spotlight Friday, Nov. 9, at Mills Community House, 891 U.S. 31.

Mackinaw City guitarist Mike Fornes and four backing musicians have developed their music into a theater show that replicates the Lightfoot concert experience. The show will start at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 in advance at the Benzie County Chamber of Commerce and the Road House Mexican Restaurant in Benzonia and Miranda Music in Frankfort. Tickets are $18 the day of show

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