Monday, March 7, 2011

Local Art, Food, Charity and Enternmaint Events

Wine Tasting: Sample wine from around the
world at Palette Bistro, Petoskey, Thursdays, 6-
7:30pm. Cost, $20.

Country Jamboree: All musicians welcome, held
the first Saturday of every month, 6-9:30pm, at
Manton High School's Ranger Room. Round and
square dancing. Donation entry. Light lunch with
50/50 drawing. 824-6329.

Scholarship Deadline: Students from Antrim,
Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska or Leelanau
County, attending a public, parochial or home
school, may apply for the Writers Series scholarship,
a $2,000 college scholarship. Deadline is
Feb. 28 at

Clothing Drive: Drop off your clothing donations
at Maurices, located in the Grand Traverse Mall,
between now and Feb. 18, to benefit Women's
Resource Center, and receive a coupon good for
20% off any regularly-marked item in the store.

Audio Theater After-School Program: Open to
area students at Manistee High School, from
3:30-5pm, every Thursday, covering writing, performing,
podcasting and YouTube. Call 231-864-
3323 for more info.

Improv Show: Old Town Playhouse Improv Troupe
"Good on Paper" performs every other Saturday,
beginning Jan. 22, at the Studio Theatre, TC,
starting at 11pm. Tickets, $5.

Film & Discussion Series: Held Tuesdays, at
7pm; and Thursdays at 2pm, at Real People
Media's Community Media Center, Charlevoix.
Free of charge. Donations welcome.

Nordic Center: Open at Timber Ridge, TC, all winter.
Hosted by Brick Wheels, the shop will include
snowshoe and ski rentals, lessons and more.

Just Country Kickin: Line dance club in Manistee
offering free dance lessons through winter. Held
Mondays, 7-9pm, at St. Joseph Parish Center.
Includes Tuesday evening dances at the Manistee
VFW, 7-9pm. Call 231-233-8092 for more info.

Annual Flower Sale: Hosted by Grass River
Natural Area, Bellaire. Deadline to place order is
Feb. 19. Flower pickup is May 21 at Elk Rapids
Chamber of Commerce. Call 231-533-8314.

Go Where You Are: Exhibit featuring textile art -
by 1963 alum Jim Hay at Northwestern Michigan
College's Dennos Museum.

Pub Theology: Beer, conversation and God at
Right Brain Brewery, TC, every Thursday, 8pm. All
religions/perspectives are welcome.

Indoor Farmers Market: Held at the Frankfort
Rec Center, ever Saturday, from 9am-1pm, now
through April.

Singer/Songwriter Showcase: Local musicians
perform every Saturday, 7-9pm, at the Bay View
Grille in Frankfort. Call 231-383-0373 for info.

Indoor Farmers Market: Held every Saturday,
10am-2pm, in the Mercato at the Village at
Grand Traverse Commons. Visit www.thevillagetc.

source Northern Express