Saturday, July 24, 2010

Local Events

Camp Daggett Pepsi Refresh Project: The
youth camp is in the running for $50,000 in youth
scholarships from the Pepsi Refresh Project. One
of 100 finalists. Vote now at www.refresheverything.

Dominic Fortuna Dinner Show: Featuring
live entertainment by the Schussycats and a
Broadway-caliber performance, every Friday, now
through August 23, at Shanty Creek Resort,
Bellaire, 7pm. Catch your favorite tunes from the
'50s, '60s and '70s. Tickets, $44.95.

The Sensational 70s: Dominic Fortuna returns
from Broadway for a performance every Thursday
and Saturday at the Williamsburg Dinner Theater,
6pm. Tickets, $39.95. Visit conventiondinnertheater.
com for more info.

Cell Phone Donation: Benefits Third Level Crisis
Center in TC. Phones only please, working or not.
Drop off locations at Third Level, Cartridge World,
Spring, The Wireless Zone, Verizon Wireless and
Ray's Coffeehouse. 922-4802 for more info.

Free Jazz in the Gardens: Held at Wildflowers,
Glen Arbor, every Tuesday, from 6-8pm.

Line Dancing: Classes taught
at the Bear Lake Manor Bed and
Breakfast in Bear Lake, every
Monday evening. Cost, $3. Call
231-864-2242 for more info.

Summer Bike Tours: Hosted by Sleeping Bear
Dunes National Lakeshore, every Wednesday and
Thursday, at various locations. Covers approx. seven
to 10 miles. More info available at

Tea & Talk Series: Explore the backgrounds of
unique gemstones while enjoying tea in Becky
Thatcher Designs' garden, Glen Arbor, featuring
a different topic every week. Held on Tuesdays,
3-5pm. RSVP at 231-334-3826.

Stone Circle Gatherings: Poetry, storytelling and
music around a fire, every Saturday evening at
9pm. Located ten miles north of Elk Rapids on
Stone Circle Dr. Adults, $4; Kids, $2. Call 231-
264-9467. Happening through Sept. 4.

Public Stargazing: Held at Lanphier Observatory,
Leelanau School, Glen Arbor, now through Aug.
26. Every Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30pmmidnight.
Adults, $3; students, $2.

Welcoming Wednesdays: Held at St. Andrews
Presbyterian Church, Beulah, from 5:30-7:30pm.
Those new to the Benzie County area are invited
to participate in a discussion and kids' activities.
Held June 23-July 21. Call 231-882-4241.

Beach Bards Bonfire: Stories, poetry and music
every Friday, July 2-Aug. 13, Leelanau School
beach, Glen Arbor, starting at 7:30pm.

Hayrides: Enjoy a ride through the woods,
swamps, pasture and forests of Pond Hill Farm,
Harbor Springs, every Saturday and Sunday, from
noon-4pm. Visit for more info.

Free Saturday Morning Ride: For beginners to
intermediate level bicyclists, meeting at Fit For
You Health Club, TC, at 8am. Advanced riders
meet at Fit For You for road rides.

Free Monday Runs: Hosted by instructor Brittanie
Wright, starting at Fit For You Health Club, TC,

Music at the Gazebo: Every Wednesday in downtown
Boyne City, 6:30pm, now through August.
Weekly Wildflower Walks: Every Tuesday at
Grass River Natural Area, 10am, now through Aug.
31. Located in Bellaire. Visit for more.

Classic Cruisers & Muscle Cars: Check out cars
spanning the decades, along with All-American hot
rods, on display every Thursday outside of Ivan's
Mountainside Grill, Shanty Creek Resort, 6pm.

Manistee ShoreLine ShowCase: Concert featuring
a variety of musicians, every Tuesday, at the Rotary
Gazebo, on First Street Beach, Manistee, 7pm.

Historical Walking Tours: Experience walks
through historical neighborhoods of Traverse City
with the Grand Traverse Heritage Center, every
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 1pm. Walks
last approximately one and a half hours. Cost,
$12 per person. Registration required by calling

Chance to Learn to Dance: Including the art of
leading & following. Held at Steven's Place, TC.
All times at 7pm. Tuesdays, swing; Wednesdays,
tango; Thurs., social. 929-8945 for more info.

Andres Place: Art program for challenged adults,
every Wednesday, from 1-3:30pm at Riverview
Terrace Apartments. Call 231-631-2477.

Facing West Gallery: Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30pm.
Argentine Tango Lessons with a practice that
follows. Cost $10/person. www.Facingwestgallery.
com or 231-642-6408. Zumba with Martha
Hubbell, Monday, 6-7pm , Thursday 9-10am,
5:30pm; Friday, noon; Saturday, 10-11am.
Cost, $10. or

Seth Bernard and May
Erlewine, Michigan's own folk
duo, will perform at Dhaseleer
Events Barn in Charlevoix,
Thursday, July 22, as part of
the Black Cat Concert Series.
Tickets are $15 per person,
with free admission to ages 12
& under. This family-friendly
concert starts at 8 p.m. Visit for

"Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage": Exhibit
held at the Leelanau Historical Society Museum,
Leland. Call 231-256-7475 for hours.

Blissfest Coffeehouse: Open mic songsharing
at the Grain Train, Petoskey, from 1-4pm; every
Sunday. Visit for more info.

Tango Practice: Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm at
Logan's Landing in Beledi Global Dance, TC; and
at Tango Co-Op, TC, same time. 231-590-8660.

Live Music: Every Saturday, from 3-7pm at
Circa Estate Winery, Lake Leelanau. Visit

source: Northern Express

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