TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Democratic Party hosts its next Progressive Potluck from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 5 at The Little Fleet. A presentation focuses on preserving food diversity. Community members should bring a dish to share. Ten percent of drink sales benefit Poesis Community Farms. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chili and poetry
TRAVERSE CITY — American Association of University Women, Traverse City Branch meets at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Enjoy a mini chili cook-off and hear local author Valerie Winans talk about travel writing and getting published. Members of the public are welcome.
Boy Scouts fundraiser
BEULAH — Area restaurants host a fundraiser during Winterfest on Feb. 9. Adults pay $15 for two drinks and one meal at the Cold Creek Inn, Lucky Dog Bar & Grille or Hungry Tummy. Meals are discounted for students and kids. Proceeds help fund the Boy Scout Troop 10 trip to Alaska this summer. Advanced tickets are available at Ursa Major Café in Beulah or by calling 231-649-1023.
Indoor Farm Market
TRAVERSE CITY — The Village at Grand Traverse Commons hosts its Indoor Farm Market every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local farmers bring eggs, fish, meats, dairy products, honey, homemade breads and more. The market runs through April at the Mercato.
Meals for Musicians fundraiser
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Central High School Eurochorale hosts the Meals for Musicians fundraiser from 4:30-8 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Boathouse Restaurant. Ten percent of food sales support the choir students’ trip to Europe in 2019.