TRAVERSE CITY — Jazz at the Cambria on Thursday, Oct. 31, will have a Halloween theme and will feature the sax duo of Laurie and Bill Sears. It also will be broadcast live on WNMC Radio.
Halloween Jazz at the Cambria will be held from 7-9:15 p.m. in Reflect Bistro inside the Cambria, 255 Munson Ave. Costumes are encouraged and first and second prizes will be awarded. There is no cover charge. For details, call 778-9000.
TRAVERSE CITY — All veterans are invited to the annual Veterans Dinner Dance on Tuesday, Nov. 5, sponsored by the Senior Center Network and Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
The event starts at 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 625 Bay St., with the VFW Honor Guard, followed by a buffet dinner, a program by U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Sean Cross and dancing to music by The Reflections. Tickets are $6 for veterans and $13 for guests. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, Nov. 1, at the Senior Center Network, 801 E. Front St.
GAYLORD — Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the 55th Holiday House Bazaar and Luncheon Saturday, Nov. 2, at the First United Methodist Church.
The bazaar and luncheon will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 215 S. Center. Admission is free. For details, visit www.fumcgaylord.com.
BEAR LAKE — The Women’s Refresh Ministry at Bear Lake Christian Church will sponsor a program on Saturday, Nov. 2, titled “Always Daddy’s Girl.”
Guest speaker Barbara Shaffer will discuss significant factors in who a woman becomes and how she sees herself in her relationship with her family, especially her father. The program starts at 10 a.m. at the church and includes lunch. Call 258-6112 for details or reservations.
Festival of Cakes
TRAVERSE CITY — Regional cake artists will showcase their talents in eight divisions at Quota International of Traverse City’s third annual Festival of Cakes fundraiser.