Friday, July 22, 2011

Current Local Events

Tour de TART: Non-competitive bicycle event
starting at the EuroStop Cafe, TC, and ending at
Marina Park, Suttons Bay, which will include Right
Brain and Short's beer available for purchase
and two food stops along the way. Start anytime
between 4 and 6:30pm. Total 19-mile ride. Bus service
from Suttons Bay begins at 7pm and ends at
9:30pm. Registration is $35 for adults; $10 for kids.

Music in the Park: Hipps n Ricco perform in
Pennsylvania Park, at 7pm. Free.

Friday Night Live: Front Street in downtown TC
will be open to pedestrians only for an evening
of music, food and sidewalk sales, 5:30-pm. This
week's theme is "Hagerty Night."

Interlochen Irish Festival: Live Celtic musical
performances featuring Leahy and Cathie Ryan at
Kresge Auditorium, 8pm. Tickets, $35.50.

Annual Hops and Berries: Wine & beer tasting
event at the Alden Depot, 5-8pm, includes live jazz
and silent auction. Tickets, $20 at the door.

Author Event: Marie Gates will discuss her book
"Are We Our Past Lives?" at Horizon Books, TC,

Live Music: Ken Bonfi eld performing Celtic,
American folk, blues and more at Pennsylvania
Park, Petoskey, at 12:15pm.

Public Viewing Night: See the night sky at Rogers
Observatory, TC, from 9-11pm. $2 donation or $5
per family.

Electronic/Drone Music Concert: Performance
by Morgan Evans-Weiler at Horizon Books, TC,
8:30-10:30pm. Free.

Author Signing: Jim Carpenter will discuss his
book "Surviving My Happy Childhood" at Leelanau
Books, Leland, from 3-5pm.

Art Leelanau Benefit: Featuring over 90 Leelanau
artists, with music by John Lindenau Quartet,
drinks and hors d'oeuvres, at the Old Art Building,
Leland, from 5-8pm. $25 donation and $30 at the
door. 231-256-2131. Art exhibit continues through
July 27.

Summer Sounds Concert: Neptune Quartet will
give an outdoor jazz performance at the Michigan
Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, at 7pm. Tickets
are $10 for adults, free for ages 17 & younger. Visit for more info.

Picnic Open House: Learn about the new program
model for substance abuse treatment in Northern
Michigan at Dakoske Hall, TC, 11:30am-1:30pm.
Rain or shine!

"The Center" Grand Opening: Community-led
class center in yoga, permaculture, art, herbalism,
breathwork and more, now open in Beulah.
Learn more from 7-10pm. Search "The Center
- Healing Enrichment Empowerment Well-Being"
on Facebook.

Folk Singer Performance: Hammer dulcimer and
banjo-playing singer/songwriter John McCutheon
will be at Aten Place, Boyn Falls, at 7:30pm. Tickets
are $25 per couple or $15 each.

Michael on Fire: Jazz, country, blues and folk
fusion concert at InsideOut Gallery, TC, at 8pm.
Tickets, $15 in advance; $20 at the door.

Loon Lookout: Pontoon tour of the Grass River,
6-7:30pm on Friday; 10am-11:30am on Saturday.
Hosted by the Grass River Natural Area, Bellaire.
Call 231-533-8314 for more info.

Arcadia Daze: Located in Manistee County, featuring
a craft fair, 5k run, cart racing, live music and
more. Visit

Barn Dance: Kick up yer heels! It's a square dance
event at Pond Hill Farm, Harbor Springs, at 7pm,
featuring the Peace Meal String Band, a bonfi re and
homemade buffet dinner. Cost, $18 per person with
reservations or $20 at the door. 231-526-3276.
Summer Concert Series: The Banjo Picker and
Friends band will perform at the Roscommon
Gazebo, 7pm.


Antique Market: Featuring Midwest exhibitors at
the Cottage Book Shop, Glen Arbor, from 9am-

Kayak for a Cause: Take a 30 mile tour of the
shores of Walloon Lake, starting at 9am. Bring your
own equipment. Fundraiser for Camp Daggett. For
more info, visit
Breathe Owl Breathe: Performing folk Americana
music in the Piazza, located near Left Foot Charley,
TC, at 6pm.

Author Reading: Tina Marie will discuss her book
"Isabella" and several other works at Horizon Books,

Michael on Fire: Jazz, country, blues and folk
fusion concert at the Elk Rapids Town Hall, 8pm.
Tickets, $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Big & Rich w/ Gretchen Wilson: Country music
performance of two big ticket acts at Val Du Lakes,
Mears, at 5:45pm.

Native American Presentation: Arlene Marozas
will present "Jingle Dress Values & Ethics"
at the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center,
Peshawbestown, 1-3pm.

Author Event: William Whitbeck will discuss his
book "To Account For Murder" at Horizon Books,
TC, from 2-4pm.

The Pink Classic: Ladies-only charity golf tournament
at the Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms, Suttons
Bay. Contact the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of

Jetty Rae: Northern Michigan artist performing at
the Good Work Collective, TC, at 8pm. Tickets, $10.
Includes special guest Jessica Ripka.

Mulebone: Roots blues and folk band performing
at InsideOut Gallery, TC, at 8pm. Tickets, $15 in
advance or $20 at the door.

Summer Concert: Mark Wills, Jeff Bates, Sarah
Darling, Scott Haggard, Blue Dirt, East Bay Blue,
Lonesome Fugitive Band and more perform at
the Southside Hideout, Buckley, starting at 3pm.
Tickets, $30 at the door. Part of the Disabled
Veterans Fundraiser.

Author Event: Larry Kuhnke will discuss his book
"Cloud Nine" at Horizon Books, TC, 4-6pm.

Boardman River Dams Hike: Learn about the
slated dam removal with Steve Largent, from 10-
11:30am. Meet at the Boardman River Nature
Center, TC.

Fiber Arts Festival: Over 50 vendors will display
homemade hats, sweaters, lace shawls and more
for purchase at Castle Farms, Charlevoix, from
10am-5pm on Saturday; 10am-4pm on Sunday. $5
admission. Kids under age fi ve are free.

Author Event: Frank Slaughter presents his book
"Echoes of Distant Thunder" at the Cottage Book
Shop, Glen Arbor, at 1pm.

Indian River Hole-in-One: Competition worth
$100,000 at the Indian River Golf Club, from 6-8pm,
with the open qualifi er. Call 231-238-7011 for info.

Manitou Music Festival: Will Pearsall and Chelsea
Saddler perform at Lake Street Studios, Glen Arbor,
at 8pm. Tickets, $15. Visit

Author Signing: Marie Gates will discuss her book
"Are We Our Past Lives?" at Horizon Books, TC,
from 2-4pm.

World Youth Symphony Orchestra: Featuring special
guest Nathan Gunn on baritone, at Interlochen's
Kresge Auditorium, 8pm. Tickets, $25.50.

Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra: Performing at
First Congregational Church, Charlevoix, at 4pm.