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December 5, 2012

Community in Brief: 12/05/2012

Holiday music

Williamsburg — Blues guitarist/vocalist Rick Hicks will give a holiday concert from 9 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Kelly's Williamsburg Theater, 4230 M-72 East. Tickets are $10 at the door. For details or reservations, call 938-3663 or 941-8667.

Dine with Santa

Traverse City — Children are invited to have breakfast with Santa Claus from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Mt. Holiday, 3100 Holiday Road. Prices are $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 11 and younger. For details, visit, call 938-2500 or email

Cinema Curiosa

Traverse City — Cinema Curiosa will show "Exit Through the Gift Shop" from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Traverse Area District, Library, 610 Woodmere Ave. For details, visit

Lunch for seniors

Interlochen — Area senior citizens are invited to a Christmas lunch on Monday, Dec. 10. Reservations are due by 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7.

The event will start at 11 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, U.S. 31 and Rogers Road, with chair exercises. Lunch at noon will be followed by fellowship and games. Lunch is $3. Seniors also are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Activities are free.

For details or lunch reservations, call Ralph Hintsala, 620-0840.

Holiday dance show

Traverse City — The Dance Center Inc. of Traverse City and Kalkaska will present its sixth Holiday Show on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Performances are at 2 and 7 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium, at Northwestern Michigan College. The show features students from The Dance Center programs in Traverse City and Kalkaska, Ballet Virtuoso Performance Group, Fresh Fusion and Fresh Fusion Extreme Contemporary Dance Teams. In addition, the Cherry Capital Men's Chorus and Traverse City Central High School Choral-aires Quartet will perform classic Christmas favorites.

Tickets are $12 per person for reserved seating; call 947-6820 Tickets are $15 at the door.

On the 'Back Porch'

Charlevoix — The Back Porch Coffeehouse will have a new format for its holiday music event.

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