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November 7, 2012

Community in Brief: 11/07/2012

Country dance

Cadillac — The Fonda Starr Band will play for an old-time country and square dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Donations will be accepted and listeners are welcome.

Resale fashion

Cadillac — Wexford/Missaukee Career Tech Center students will present the second annual "Resale Runway" Fashion Show on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Fifty-five School of Cosmetology students will model fashions from the Cadillac Salvation Army Thrift Store at 7 p.m. at the Cadillac Community Auditorium. After the show, the School of Hospitality students will compete in a "Cupcake Wars." Cupcakes will be available for a donation and accompanied by coffee and punch. The winning team will be determined by dollar votes.

Admission is by donation or a bag of non-perishable food. All proceeds benefit the Salvation Army.

Food preservation

Benzonia — Grow Benzie and NCRS will host a program on preserving food without refrigeration Tuesday, Nov. 13, by agricultural specialist Craig Schaaf.

A 6 p.m. potluck will be followed by the program at 7 p.m. at Grow Benzie, 5885 M-115. Attendees should bring a dish to share. A donation of $7 per person or $10 per family also is suggested. For details, contact Deb Query, 352-6157,, or

Community art

Traverse City — Blackbird Arts invites the community to a reception celebrating "Community, Collaborative, and Student Art" on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The reception will be hosted from 6 to 8 p.m. at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front St. Salvaged bench slats with newly created artwork by students from The Greenspire School and local artist Glen Wolff for the Benchmark community art project and student work from SEEDS, Traverse City High School, and Blackbird Arts will be on display. There also will be information about Accessible Arts scholarships and programs.

All ages are welcome and admission is free. For details, email or call 421-8085.

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