Much to see at Dennos Museum
Ongoing exhibitions at the Dennos Museum Center include River of Gold, Inuit prints, Arts of the Woodland Indians, Presidential Papers and Portraits and Figurative Painting. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and open until 8 p.m. Thursdays. Closed on major holidays; 995-1055, www.dennosmuseum.org.
Santa's at Schuss
Santa's handing out free lift tickets at Shuss Mountain near Bellaire today.
Phil's on Front is serving a free community Christmas dinner today from noon to 5 p.m.; 236 E. Front St., 929-1710.
Crafts for kids
The Great Lakes Children's Museum has special crafts for kids all week, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and again Jan. 2-3; 13240 S. West Bay Shore Drive; 932-4526.
A triple feature
A triple silent-movie feature will be shown at the Music House Museum Saturday, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; 938-9300, www.musichouse.org.
Cool jazz Sunday
There's jazz at Chateau Chantal Sunday, 3-5:30 p.m.; Center Road on the Old Mission Peninsula, 223-4110.
Open house Monday
A holiday open house is scheduled for Monday, noon-4 p.m., at Raven Hill Discovery Center, 4737 Fuller Road, East Jordan; 536-3369.
"Home for the Holidays" is the Williamsburg Showcase Dinner Theater's seasonal show; 4230 M-72 E., $39.95 adults, $30 children under 12; reservations required, 938-2181.
"The Wizard of Oz," in all its terrifying splendor, is being shown at the State Theatre Saturday, 10 a.m. Admission is a quarter; 233 E. Front St., 947-3446; www.statetheatretc.org.
A gift to give
Make a peanut butter pine cone for the birds or a dog or cat treat at the Traverse Area District Library Saturday, 11 a.m., 610 Woodmere; 932-8500.
Live @ the library
The Andrew Maxbauer Ensemble performs a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere.
Nature is calling
The Boardman River Nature Center is open Tuesday and Wednesday with Christmas and winter-related events; 941-0960, www.natureiscalling.org.
A Musical Kaleidoscope at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the West Senior High auditorium benefits the Women's Cancer Fund; tickets available at the door.