Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Current Local Events


Alden Evening Stroll: Featuring music from One
Accord, gospel and bluegrass band, in downtown
Alden, 6-9pm.

Tea Celebrating Women in Art: Tea on the Bay
at the Old Coast Guard Station, Frankfort, 2-4pm.
Hosted by the Crystal Lake Art Center. Cost,

"Culture of the Middle East": International Affairs
Forum Lecture with Joseph W. Elder, sociology
professor at the University of Wisconsin, and the
discussion of Afghanistan and its relationships
since the Soviet invasion of 1979. Held at Milliken
Auditorium, TC, 6pm.

4th Annual Girls Night Out: Wine, chocolate tasting,
samples, door prizes, coupons and a fashion
show at the Glen Arbor Township Hall, 5:30-8pm.
Women can experience all there is to offer from
local businesses, restaurants and shops. Please
bring a clothing donation.

Chef Johnny Brannigan: Author of the book "Eat
Taste Heal: An Ayurvedic Cookbook for Modern
Living" will be at Horizon Books, TC, 6-8pm.

Benzie County Business After Hours: Held at
Franke Family Dentistry, Frankfort, from 5-7pm.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, 50/50 raffle and prizes.

Ellsworth Pig Roast: Held in downtown Ellsworth.
Events include a 50s style "drive-in" dinner and
ice cream social and one-man-band Andy Barger,
a preview of the Great Lakes Timber Show, 5k
run/walk, horse pull, grand parade and much
more. Visit for more info.

11th Annual Gallery Walk: Visit nine galleries in
downtown Petoskey, beginning at 6pm and ending
in the Rose Garden at Stafford's Perry Hotel
for an afterglow party with live music from Chris
Coury. Free, rain or shine. Visit petoskeydowntown.
com for more info.

Yen Yoga Grand Opening Party: Check out the
yoga, spinning, Pilates and kettlebell studio in downtown
TC, 5-8pm. Enjoy complimentary food, beverages
and entertainment by Mitch McKolay. Free
classes avail. June 14-20.

Kayak Adventure: Join Sandy Graham from
Backcountry Outfitters, and a Grass River Natural
Area naturalist for a three-hour trip on the Grass
River, Bellaire, 1-4pm. Bring your own boat. Some
experience helpful. Register at 231-533-8314.
Cost, $20 with your own equipment.

Bestselling Author Signing: Kris Radish, author
of "Heart on a String" -- the story of five women
stuck in a Tampa airport -- will be at Saturn
Booksellers, Gaylord, at 6:30pm.

Splish Splash Magic Show: Join Gordon Russ at
the Missaukee District Library, Lake City, 10am.
Senior Expo: Circus theme at the Wexford Civic
Center, Cadillac, 9am-1pm, with over 60 area
vendors. Call 779-9420 for more info.

Iridology: See what the eye can tell us about our
health and well-being at Higher Self Bookstore,
TC, from 6-7:30pm. 941-5805.
Annual Alden Picnic: Hosted by the Alden
Historical Society at Depot Park, 5pm. Call 231-
377-7333 for more info.

Lighthouse Restoration Conference: (See Mon.)
Mackinac Island Lilac Festival: (See Monday)