Monday, December 13, 2010

Local Events

Music in the "Park": Petoskey High School
Madrigals will perform at East Jordan Community
Auditorium, 7pm. Free.

Earthwork Music Collective: Live music sets
by Rachael Davis, Dominic John Davis, Seth
Bernard, May Erlewine and Luke Winslow-King at
the Kalkaska High School Auditorium, 7:30-9pm.
Tickets, $5. Visit to learn
more. Hosted by SEEDS.

Holiday Happy Hour: Champagne, sparkling
wine and local brews tasting at Trattoria Stella,
TC, from 4:30-6:30pm. Cost, $30.

Cooking Live! Series: Holiday entertaining class
with executive chef Joseph George at Grand
Traverse Resort's Aerie Lounge, 6pm. Cost, $15
which is applied as credit to dinner bill. Reserve
at 231-534-6800.

Meet the Winemaker: Wine dinner series featuring
Peninsula Cellars at Uncorked, TC, 6pm.
Cost, $30. Reservations required: 929-3990.
"Wild Grass": (See Monday)

Holiday Dinner Theatre: "Greetings," the comedy
alternative to "A Christmas Carol" at Stafford's
Perry Hotel, Petoskey. Reserve your spot at 231-
347-4000. Cost, $38 per guest.

"Race to Nowhere": Documentary on how education
in America is turning unprepared students
into the workforce and college due to current policies
and practices that focus solely on test scores
and competition rather than meaningful teaching
and learning. Showing at the State Theatre, TC, at
4:45pm & 7:15pm. Hosted by TCAPS and TBAISD.
Tix, $15 at the door; $10 in advance.

Manistee Men's Night: Guys are invited to come
downtown for gift wrapping, deals and some holiday
cheer, 5-8pm.

Music and Art Night: Draw, sketch or paint as
Radel Rosin and The Hung Welschmen perform
at Studio 7 Arts, 7-9pm. Light snacks available.
$5-$10 donation at the door.

Interlochen Faculty Recital: Nancy Stagnitta
performs flute in Dendrinos Chapel, Interlochen,
at 8:30pm.

Acoustic Caroling: Join Michael Lee, Nelson
Olstrom, John Richey and Gordon Howie at
Grandvue Med Center, East Jordan, 6:30-7pm.

Holiday Favorites: Performance by the Trillium
Singers at the Traverse Area District Library, 7pm.
Free and open to the public.

Men's Night: Participating shops in downtown
TC will offer special discounts, gift wrapping,
refreshments and entertainment, 5-9pm.

"Hansel and Gretel": Presented by the Traverse
City Central High School Philharmonic Orchestra
and the Ballet, Etc. Dance Company in the high
school auditorium, 7pm. 933-3573 for tickets.

Women's Holiday After Hours: Held at the
AmericInn, Charlevoix, 5-7pm. Bring an unwrapped
Christmas gift. Includes jewelry swap.

Concert and Community Dinner: Free dinner
from local after school cooking clubs and
concert with Seth Bernard, May Erlewine and
Luke Winslow-King at Mills Community House,
Benzonia, starting at 6pm. Concert, $5.

Story with Santa: 6-7pm at Horizon Books, TC.
"If You Just Believe": Dinner and theater at
Bayview Wesleyan Church, TC, at 6:30pm (5:30pm
on Sunday). Tickets, $13. Call 947-3792 for info.

"Mariam's Pardon": Play by Wayne Erreca at the
Studio at the Depot, TC, at 8pm. Tickets available

Holiday Business After Hours: Held at Grow
Benzie Building, on M115, Benzonia, from 5-7pm.
Includes appetizers, 50/50 raffle and door prizes.

"Seussical, Jr.": the Cat in the Hat narrates a
muscial journey into the world of Dr. Seuss at
the Old Town Playhouse, 7pm; Sunday, at 2pm.
Tickets, $10 for adults; $10 for teens; $5, kids.

"Messiah": Celebrating the Advent and Christmas
season, the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra will
perform at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church,
7:30pm. Visit

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