Art exhibit opens
SUTTONS BAY — An exhibit featuring paintings of Petoskey stones by Renn Cheadle opens with a reception on Friday, Sept. 27, at New Mission Gallery.
The exhibit features Cheadle’s early studies and initial series of Petoskey stone paintings as well as a new series of his most recent Petoskey stone interpretations painted this summer. A reception will be hosted from 6-9 p.m. at the gallery, 305 N. St. Joseph St.
TRAVERSE CITY — Folk artist Joel Mabus will make two appearances in northern Michigan.
Mabus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, as part of the Ramsdell Theatre’s “A Little Night Music” concert series. Tickets are $15 in advance at City Hall, Goody’s, TJ’s Pub, Port City Organics and Hokanson’s. Tickets are $20 at the door. Student tickets are $10 each at the door only. Tickets and details also are available at www.ramsdelltheatre.org or by calling 398-9770.
He will travel to Traverse City on Sunday, Sept. 29, for a 7 p.m. “On the Porch” concert at Sleder’s Family Tavern, 717 Randolph St. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For advance tickets, go to Sleder’s, Oryana Natural Foods Market, Brilliant Books, Mahoney’s Spirits and Edibles, or call 947-9213.
Health care session
TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse Area District Library and Northwestern Michigan College’s Osterlin Library will offer weekly orientation sessions to help the community navigate the health care open enrollment period.
Library staff and volunteers will provide an overview of the Affordable Care Act requirements for individuals and businesses and a walk through www.Healthcare.gov, the government website the public can use to learn about different health insurance options and enroll in a plan.
Sessions will be offered at the TADL Main Branch, 610 Woodmere Ave., on Tuesdays, Oct. 1, 15 and 29; and at NMC’s Osterlin Library on Saturdays, Oct. 5 and 19. All sessions start at noon and are limited to 14 participants on a first come, first served basis. Individuals with their own Wi-Fi-enabled laptops and mobile devices are welcome at any sessions.