Sunday, December 19, 2010

Traverse City Current Events

MONDAY 12/20
Third Level Fundraiser: Dine at G's Pizzeria and
Deli, TC, from 5-8pm, and 10% of dining sales go
to Third Level Crisis Center.

Holiday Hors d'oeuvres: Join Nikki Lennox at
Peninsula Community Library, TC, 7pm. Free, but
reserve a plate at 231-223-7700.

Author Signing: Jane Knuth, author of "Thirft Store
Saints," -- a collection of true stories about Knuth's
experiences serving the poor at a St. Vincent de Paul
thrift store in Kalamazoo. Held at Horizon Books, TC,

Madrigals Feast: Hosted by Petoskey High
School, featuring a performance and four-course
dinner. Held at Stafford's Perry Hotel, Petoskey,
5:30-9pm. Tickets, $40. 231-347-4000.

Couples Shopping Night: Discounts, drawings,
gift wrapping and more at CindiFranco's, Sun for
the Soul, Lake Street Market and Upsy Daisy, in
Boyne City, 5-7:30pm.

Solstice Celebration: Held at 6pm at the Unitarian
Universalist Congregation, TC. Bring a dessert or
light appetizer for the reception to follow. 947-3117.

Solstice Celebration Chant: Join Rabbi Chava
Bahle for an all-religions/secular celebration at Yen
Yoga, TC, 7:15-8:30pm. Free. 231-421-5496.

Author Signing: Matthew Z. Robb of "Dean Robb:
An Unlikely Radical," will be at Horizon Books, TC,
from 6-8pm. Dean Robb will also be there.

Winter Solstice Eclipse: View the total lunar
eclipse at Headlands in northern Emmet County,
happening at 1:30am. Arrive between 11pm-midnight.
Light refreshments will be served. Call 231-
348-1704 for more info.

Family Snowshoe Hike: All ages are welcome to
the Commons Natural Area, TC, from 5:30-7pm.
Call 941-0960 for more info.

Holiday Sing-A-Long: Join Eastern Elementary
students at the school gymnasium, in TC, at

Lil Bo New Years Eve Party: The Bohemians perform
at Lil Bo Pub & Grille, in downtown TC, from
8:30pm-midnight. Includes party favors, dancing
and toast n toss -- which involves a champagne
toast on the deck, followed by tossing cherries into
the parking lot.

Community Christmas Dinner: Dinner served at
Trinity Lutheran Church, TC, from 1-3pm. For info
on transportation, delivered meals or donations
call Sandra at 231-263-7130.

SUNDAY 12/26
Cool Jazz & Art: Featuring art by Rick Daigh and a
musical performance by the Jeff Haas Trio with guest
vocalist Rachel Borovik at Chateau Chantal, TC, 3-
5:30pm. No admission charge.

Movies for the Mind: "Peace Through Music," a
film about connection through music from around
the world, showing at "The Old Phart" Building,
Cadillac, at 6pm. Includes the film short "The
Omagh Community Youth Choir." Movies followed
by discussion. $5 cover.

Free Holiday Snowshoe Hikes: Burn some calories
by hiking the Sleeping Bear Dunes National
Lakeshore. Meet at the Visitor Center in Empire,
1pm. Hike led by park rangers, covering no more
than 1.5 miles. Rent a pair of snowshoes for free.

Silent Movie Double Feature: "Along Came
Auntie" and "Love 'em and Weep" will play at First
Congregational Church, TC, at 7pm. Hosted by the
Music House Museum. Cost, $10 for adults; $5 for
kids. Family, $25.

The Dead Ovaries: Trio from TC, who've been
touring around Chicago, will perform a homecoming
concert at the InsideOut Gallery, TC, at 8pm.
Try to peg this group's genre. Is it poetry? Is it
stage? Is it electronic? You decide. Tickets, $8.

source: Northern Express

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