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CARNIVAL WEEKEND! Be the King & Queen of the Mountain Adult Costume Contest, enjoy the ‘Stache Bash with The Pistil Whips, the Slush Cup, Last Man Standing Brunch, & much more at Boyne Mountain in Boyne Falls this Friday through Sunday, March 14-16. www.boyne.com Photo Peg Muzzall
Novel Knights: Book group for any guys in grades 3-5. Will discuss “Weasel” by Cynthia DeFleice, & enjoy a craft & snacks. 4:15pm, Peninsula Community Library, TC. www.peninsulacommunitylibrary.org
Auditions for “Treasure Island”: For children ages 9-18. 4-6pm, MainStage of Old Town Playhouse, TC. Performances will be June 6-8. For more info, visit: www.oldtownplayhouse.com
Advances in Hip Care: Free seminar presented by Dr. Brent Wiersema & Dr. Joseph McGraw at Great Lakes Orthopaedic Center, TC at 6:30pm. 929.5704.
Combat PTSD: It’s an Epidemic!: Presented by AMOH at Bijou by the Bay, TC from 6:30-8:30pm. Learn about PTSD & veterans. Featuring poet/bard of Stone Circle Terry Wooten. www.AMOH.us or 231-492-4292.
Story Hour: Featuring “Cleo the Cat” at Horizon Books, TC at 10am. Hear stories & do some activities & a craft. www.horizonbooks.com
Grand Traverse Humanists Meeting: Mella McCormick & Chris Kuchuris, professors at NMC, will speak on “The Evolution of Morality: Fact and Fiction.” 7pm, History Center of Traverse City. 231-392-1215.
The Bay Film Series: Presents “The Past,” March 9-11 at The Bay Theatre, Suttons Bay at 6pm. Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, to finalize a divorce from his French wife Marie. Tickets, $8.50 at door. www.thebaytheatre.com
Career Connection: Topics include job search strategies, good résumé & cover letter practices & more. 2pm, Petoskey Michigan Works! Service Center. www.nwm.org
Auditions for “Treasure Island”: (See Mon.)
Family Arts Night: 5-7pm, The Greenspire School, Grand Traverse Commons, TC. Includes great activities melding art & science for ages nine & older. www.greenspireschool.org
“Beekeeping Basics” Program: With Suzette Cooley-Sanborn, sponsored by Cherryland Garden Club. 7pm, Central United Methodist Church, TC. 231-935-7798.
Petoskey Regional Audubon Society Program: Featuring a presentation on the comeback of the Osprey in southern Michigan. 7pm, Independence Village of Petoskey. 231-330-4572.
The Bay Film Series: (See Mon.)
InterActive StoryTime: Featuring “Green Eggs & Ham” by Dr. Seuss, followed by a craft project at the Great Lakes Children’s Museum, TC at 11am. www.GreatLakesKids.org
Colorectal Cancer: What You Should Know: Presented by Thomas G Tiejen, MD, gastroenterologist at the John & Marnie Demmer Wellness Pavilion & Dialysis Center, Petoskey at 6:30pm. Free. 231-582-9212.
Rehab Farewell Tour: With Angels Cut. 8pm, Ground Zero, Streeters, TC. Tickets, $10. www.groundzeroonline.com
“What Is Art, Anyway?”: With educators Dave Parrish & Lyn Salathiel. 7pm, THE BOX, TC. Presented by Artcenter Traverse City. Admission, $5. artcentertraversecity.org or 941.9488.
East Jordan Business After Hours: Sponsored by East Jordan Rotary Club. 5-7pm, Murray’s Bar & Grill.
“The Sound of Music”: Don’t miss Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical. 7:30pm, Old Town Playhouse, TC. Tickets: $25 adults, $14 kids. 947-2210 or www.oldtownplayhouse.com
Dark & Stormcloudy Film Series: Celebrating the best of dark comedies at the Garden Theater in Frankfort, paired with a hand crafted dark beer brewed specially for the movie selection by Stormcloud Brewing Company in Frankfort. Today’s movie is “Hot Fuzz” at 7:30pm & the beer is a Sweet Stout fermented with red hot candies. Beer is not served inside the theater. $5. 231-352-7561.
Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: 5-7pm, NCMC. Home Show Preview with LTAHB. $15. For more info, visit: www.petoskey.chambermaster.com
NMC Art Club Presents Sip & Sketch: 6-8pm, Dennos Museum Center, TC. Draw, socialize & learn about art. $6/adult; $4/child; free for members & NMC students. www.dennosmuseum.org or 995-1055.
Book & Brie Club: Featuring “West with the Night” by Markham/Wheeler. 3:30pm, Alden District Library. 231-331-4318.
“Talk About Art”: Featuring singer/songwriter/ guitarist Blake Elliott. 7:30pm, Glen Arbor Art Association. 231-334-6112.
Michigan Writers Workshop: Poet Francine J. Harris presents “Sound Matters” at the University Center, room 214, TC from 7-9pm. Free for Michigan Writers members & $10 for nonmembers. 231-492-3260.
“Individuals with Special Needs” Panel Discussion: 7pm, History Center, TC. Free. www.traversehistory.org
“The Sound of Music”: (See Thurs.)
“Circus Spectacular On Ice”: Held March 14-15 at Centre ICE Arena, TC. Tonight’s time is 7:30pm. Presented by the Traverse City Figure Skating Club. Featuring guest skater Elladj Balde. Tickets: mynorthtickets.com. Info: 947-2267.
Live Music with Missy Zenker: Singer/songwriter of pop & country music performs at Horizon Books, TC from 8:30-10:30pm. www.horizonbooks.com
Calling All Kids! Film Series: Today showcases the tale of “Coraline”. Bring your own snack to the Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey at 10:30am. Free. 231.347.4337.
Toddler Time: “Everything Green”: Mix up some green color, paint green turtles, & go on a green frog hunt! 10am, Great Lakes Children’s Museum, TC. www.greatlakeskids.org
Family Dinner & Movie Night: Tonight’s movie is “The Croods”. 5:15-8pm, Harbor Springs Sk8 Park & Ice Rink. Movie, free; pizza, $5. 231-526-0610.
Winter Luncheon Lecture: In
celebration of Pi Day, NCMC mathematics professor Gary Kersting offers a
discourse on this mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a
circle’s diameter to its circumference. Pot pies & pie will be
served. Noon, NCMC’s library conference room, Petoskey. Lunch is at
11:30am. Cost, $10. 231-348-6600.
Irish Comedy Tour: Enjoy
the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub combined with a boisterous,
bellylaugh band of hooligans. 8pm, City Opera House, TC. Tickets: $18,
Carnival Weekend: Held
March 14-16 at Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls. Today includes a Carnival
Kick-off Party with The Waxies, patio cookout & more. www.boyne.com
Beer & Boards Brewfest: 3-6pm,
outside Ivan’s, Shanty Creek Resorts, Bellaire. Fourth annual
celebration of craft beer, featuring many of Michigan’s breweries. $10
admission; $5 if you show your season pass or lift ticket. www.shantycreek.com
Harbor Hydroponics Grand Opening: Held
March 14-15, next to the Harbor Springs Airport in the Harbor Plaza.
Enter your name into a drawing to win a turnkey 1000W HID lighting
Hunting & Fishing Expo: March 14-16, TC Civic Center. Today’s hours are 4-9pm. www.tchuntfishexpo.com
Mega March Weekend: Held
March 14-15 at Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville. Today includes
the Teddy Knape Film Festival Warm-up Party from 7-9pm in the Vista
Lounge, & more. www.crystalmountain.com
group draws on the diverse musical backgrounds of its members &
offers a contemporary approach to traditional & more recent Celtic
material. 8pm, Dennos Museum Center, TC. $25 advance, $28 door, $22
SnowJam 2014: March
14-15, Treetops Resort, Gaylord. Hit the slopes, enjoy sleigh or wagon
rides, or visit Cran-hill Ranch’s Go-Zone. You can also rock out with
artists like Audio Adrenaline, Kutless, Finding Favour, Beacon Light,
and more. For more info visit: http://bigticketfestival.com/snowjam.html
Krazy Daze: Held March 14-15 at Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs. Tonight features Ben Overbeek in the Zoo Bar from 4-8pm, & The Remedee in the Slopeside Lounge from 9pm- 1am. www.boyne.comsaturday 3/15
SnowJam 2014: (See Fri.)
Leapin’ Leprechaun 5K: This
course meanders throughout the warehouse district of TC with a
post-race party tent to celebrate the finish. Starts at 9am. For more
info, visit: http://www.cherryfestival.org/leapin-leprechaun
Hunting & Fishing Expo: March 14-16, TC Civic Center. Today’s hours are 9am-7pm. www.tchuntfishexpo.com
Harbor Hydroponics Grand Opening: (See Fri.)
“The Sound of Music”: (See Thurs.)
Funny Business Comedy Show: Featuring Leif Skyving & Vilmos at O Zone, Odawa Casino, Petoskey at 9pm. $5 cover. 1-877-442-6464.
“Circus Spectacular On Ice”: Held
March 14-15 at Centre ICE Arena, TC. Todays times are 1:30pm &
7:30pm. Presented by the Traverse City Figure Skating Club. Featuring
guest skater Elladj Balde. Tickets: mynorthtickets.com. Info: 947-2267.
Horizon Books, TC Events: 11am-2pm:
Author Susan Bonner signs her book “My Whole Self Before You”. 6-8pm:
Book Launch Party with Elizabeth Lee, author of “A Tough Nut to Kill”. www.horizonbooks.com
Calling All Kids! Film Series: Today
showcases “Where the Wild Things Are” & other Sendak Stories as
well as “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears” & other Caldecott
classics. Bring your own snack to the Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey
at 10:30am. Free. 231.347.4337.
Freshwater Concert with Guitarist/Singer- Songwriter Willy Porter: 8pm, Freshwater Art Gallery, Boyne City. Tickets, call: 231-582-2588.
Mt. Holiday Ski Resort, TC Slush Cup: Featuring music by Fish & the Chips with Paul Livingston from 6-9pm. www.mt-holiday.com
America’s Boating Course: The
Grand Traverse Bay Sail & Power Squadron offers this course to
support safe boating in the Grand Traverse area. 8:30am-12:30pm, Grand
Traverse Mall, Food Court entrance, TC. Cost, $10. http://www.usps.org/lc/gtbay/
Mega March Weekend: March
14-15 at Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville. Today includes the
Spring Fling Luau, Teddy Knape Film Festival, Cardboard Classic,
On-Slope Kayak Race, Slush Cup & more. www.crystalmountain.com
“Lonnie the Leprechaun” Story Time: This tale will be told by Tom Sisco, Oryana kitchen manager. 1pm, Oryana Natural Foods Market, TC. 947.0191.
Voyager & Author Laura Vae Gatz: Presents
“Africa via Antarctica”. Laura shares editorial & pictorial
memories of her two month sabbatical, traveling around the world. 1pm,
Cadillac Library Meeting Room. 231-510-9047.
9th Annual Robert Emmet Society Hoolie: Featuring
an Irish menu, silent auction, jokes, limericks, bagpipes, Irish music
by AnDro and Dr. Goodheart & the Hooligans, & the Northern
Lights Irish Dancers, who will demonstrate jigs, reels & Ceihli
dancing. 6-11pm, Perry Hotel, Petoskey. $10 adults, $5 members/students.
Carnival Weekend: Held
March 14-16 at Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls. Today includes the On-hill
Party, King & Queen of the Mountain Adult Costume Contest, ‘Stache
Bash with The Pistil Whips, Foggy Goggles Pool Party, 70s Snow Disco
with Shagadelics & much more. www.boyne.com
Joshua Davis Trio: Joshua
Davis, Rachael Davis, & Dominic John Davis perform at the Old Art
Building in Leland at 7:30pm. Presented by The Leelanau Community
Cultural Center. Tickets: $15 adults, $5 students. oldartbuilding.com or
Pajama Jam Party & Puppet Show: Residents
of the Grand Traverse area can donate new, with tags, children’s
pajamas to the Traverse Area District Library, TC through today. A party
& puppet show, along with a special storytime will be held at 11am
at the library. www.tadl.org
Krazy Daze: Held March 14-15 at Boyne Highlands, Harbor Springs. Today’s activities include The Krazy Cup, Ski Over The Pond, Get Krazy Party, Jump Competition, Nascar Race, Silly Slalom, & more. www.boyne.comsunday 3/16
Hunting & Fishing Expo: March 14-16, TC Civic Center. Today’s hours are 10am-4pm. www.tchuntfishexpo.com
Tribute - Groovin’ for the Groove Master Charlie Tomlin!: With
performances by the Lookout Cats, Trippin’ Lindys, Jeff Haas and
Friends, the On Quartet, & many others. Presented by the Traverse
Area Musicians Relief Fund to help aid Charlie Tomlin’s children after
Charlie’s sudden death. 2- 6pm, Shimmers, West Bay Beach Holiday Inn,
TC. For more info, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi: Brings
their unique brand of Klezmer, Balkan & Yiddish music to Temple
B’nai Israel in Petoskey at noon. Free. 231-649-8334.
“The Sound of Music”: Don’t
miss Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical. 3pm, Old Town
Playhouse, TC. Tickets: $25 adults, $14 kids, $23 students/seniors.
947-2210 or www.oldtownplayhouse.com
Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra’s “Music and Drama”: Featuring guest conductor Carlos Andrés Botero. 4pm, Charlevoix High School. Tickets, $20. glcorchestra.org or 231-487-0010.
The Beehive Design Collective Presents “Rock Bottom”: 6pm,
Grand Traverse Circuit, TC. In this presentation the Bees use graphics
& informative stories from around the Great Lakes bio-region. It
will feature stories of grassroots organizing, collective action, &
inspiration. For more info, visit: www.beehivecollective.org
Carnival Weekend: Held March 14-16 at Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls. Today includes the Last Man Standing Brunch, Slush Cup & more. www.boyne.comongoing
Smithsonian’s Journey Stories: This exhibition examines the intersection between modes of travel & Americans’ desire to feel free to move. On display through March 21 at the Charlevoix Public Library. 231-547-2651.
Iceskating Games: Held
at the ice rink at Harbor Springs’ Sk8 Park on Saturdays through March
15 from 1-3pm. Includes broomball, four corners, pom-pom & more.
Two New “Legends of the Grand Traverse Region”: Celebrating
Father Fred (Edwin Fredrick), founder of the Father Fred Foundation,
& Roy & Ellen Brigman, founders of Camp Roy-El, which from 1952
to 1991 was a camp for children with disabilities. Through April 12,
History Center of Traverse City. Free. traversehistory.org or 995-0313.
Old Time Country Dance Line & Square Dances: Held every second Saturday of the month at 9116 E. 13th St., Cadillac from 6:30- 9:30pm. Free dance instruction. 231-920-8389.
Earthwork Music Mondays Live: 6-8pm, Northern Natural Cider House, TC. 943-1078.
East Jordan Winter Farmers Market: Held the second Thursday of each month at the Civic Center, East Jordan.
Village Farmers Market: Saturdays, indoors at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, 10am- 2pm.
Charlevoix Winter Farmers Market: Thursdays, 9am-1pm, Charlevoix Public Library, Community Rooms A & B.
Petoskey Winter Farmers Market: Fridays, 8:30am-1pm, NCMC Student Services Bldg.
Habor Springs Winter Farmers Market: Saturdays, 9am, HS Middle School.
Frankfort Farmers Market: Saturdays, 9-1, inside Lions Club.
Boyne City Indoor Market: Every Sat. through April at the Red Barn, next to the Boyne District Library on Park Street, 9am-1pm.
Kids Open Mic: Held every Saturday at 3pm at Northern Natural Cider House, TC. 943-1078.
Free Yoga: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 5:30pm, at Song of the Morning, Vanderbilt.
“Saturday’s Child”: This story time is for families with children ages 3-7. Held Saturdays, 3-4pm in the Program Room at Petoskey District Library. www.petoskeylibrary.org or 231-758-3112.
Meditation & Yoga: Free
meditation class at Shanti School of Yoga, TC, every Friday, 7:30pm;
free Om Gentle Yoga on Sunday, 10:30am. (Logan’s Landing, TC.)
Deep Blue Water Samba School: This
community samba drumming class is held the 1st & 3rd Mon. of each
month from 7:30-9pm at GT Circuit, TC. Cost: $10 sliding scale.
Record Revival Night: Bring
your records to Tastes of Black Star Farms, at the Grand Traverse
Commons, and listen to tunes while sipping on wine, every Thursday,
Preschool Story Hour: Held Wednesdays at 10am & 1pm at Interlochen Public Library. 231-276-6767.
Hot Reads for Cold Nights: A
winter reading club at Peninsula Community Library, TC. Pick up a log
& read eight books between now & Spring Equinox (March 20) to
have your name entered into a drawing. Books must be checked out at PCL!
Bring in the Little Ones: To move, shake & sing along every Mon. from 10:30-11am at The Little Fleet, TC. Suggested donation, $5. www.thelittlefleet.com
Peepers Nature Preschool: Tuesdays
through May 20, 10-11:30am, Boardman River Nature Center, TC. Featuring
stories, crafts, music & discovery activities. $5. www.natureiscalling.org
Gentle Yoga: Gentle
instructor Tina Livingston offers yoga basics at the Peninsula
Community Library, TC for adults & teens every Weds. at 9:30am. $7
fee. Register: 231-223-7700.
Oryana Food Drive for Homeless: During the month of March, Oryana, TC is collecting nonperishable foods & cash donations to help neighboring homeless families. 231.947.0191.
Parent/Child Story Times: Mon. & Thurs., 10:30am, Children’s Program Rm., Petoskey District Library through 5/16. 18 mos.- 3 yrs. old. petoskeylibrary.org or 231-758-3100.art
Over the Rainbow: Work
by Christine Krzyszton: Christine’s work elicits the feelings of inner
childhood when primary colors brightened our world. Through April in
Gallery Fifty, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, TC. www.galleryfifty.com
“Artists North” Exhibit: Paintings
of Harbor Springs artist Jim Kosloskey remind us that spring is on the
way & that sunshine & flowers will come again. Through March 29,
Charlevoix Circle of Arts. www.charlevoixcircle.org or 231.547.3554.
Natives vs. Invasives: A Great Lake Narrative: This
series of paper collage paintings that explore life below the surface
of the Great Lakes by Anne Morningstar is displayed in the Atrium
Gallery, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey through March 22. https://www.crookedtree.org
The Sketchbook Project Exhibit & Workshops: Through March 23, Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan. 1-4pm, Tues. - Sun. Featuring over 100 sketchbooks by invited artists. www.jordanriverarts.com or 231-536-3385.
Out Up North: Watercolor art by Sarah Tule at Cycling Salamander, Charlevoix.
Fresh Air: Plein air paintings by Heidi Marshall at Three Pines Studio, Cross Village.
“Walking Through Light” Art Show: Artwork of Sarah Kathryn Byers. Through March 14, Traverse City Art & Design Studio. 231-421-9499.
Tom Haxby Exhibit - Fine-Art Nature Photos from Michigan: City Opera House, TC, through March 30. 941-8082.
2014 Juried Photography Exhibition: Through April 5, Bonfield Gallery, Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey. www.crookedtree.org
Journeying to Charlevoix: Exhibit featuring why & how people came to the Charlevoix area in the late 1800s. Charlevoix Depot, Chicago Avenue at Depot Beach, through March 22: Saturdays 10-4, Wednesdays 4-7. 231-547-0373.
The Clark Historical Library: On
display at Crooked Tree Arts Center’s Gilbert Gallery, Petoskey through
April 5. Featuring 52 original works of art created as book
illustrations from the Clark Historical Library’s Molson Art Collection
at CMU. 231-347-4337.
“Places I’ve Been: Paintings by Dan Oberschulte”: Held in Rinaldo Hall, Gallery Fifty, The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, TC through March.
Studio & Pottery Demonstrations: Michiganbased
artists will conduct live demonstrations on pottery, tile & jewelry
making techniques every Sat. through April 26 from 10am-4pm at Sturgeon
River Pottery, Petoskey. Free. 231-347-0590.
Farm to Frame: Good Food, Good Neighbors: Charlevoix:
hung in three venues: ‘From the Farm’ category is at the Charlevoix
Public Library; ‘From the Market’ is at the Depot; & ‘From the
Table’ at Stafford’s Weathervane. Sponsored by ISLAND, CTAC, &
Petoskey Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. 231.347.4337.
Dennos Museum Center, NMC, TC: Making
Paper Dance: The Art of Pop Up Books: Featuring pop-up books from the
1800s to present, lent from private collections & the Special
Collections Library, U of M, along with paper sculptural works by U of M
paper engineer Matt Schlian. Through April 6. Gwen Marston:
Contemporary Quilts: Survey of over 30 works Marston has done, including
some of her “Small Studies”. Through April 27. www.dennosmuseum.org
Art of Recovery: The Human Journey: Exhibition hosted by Northern Lakes Community Mental Health at the InsideOut Gallery, TC. northernlakescmh.org.
Art of the Watershed: Featuring
the 2012 Photography Contest winners, including Craig Goodrich, Ragnar
Avery & Chris Brown, at the Watershed Center, TC. Portion of sales
protect GT Bay. www.gtbay.org or 935-1514.
The Shards of Winter Exhibition: Through March at Three Pines Studio, Cross Village. 231-526-9447. www.threepinesstudio.com
“Art Bomb”: Art show, Right Brain Brewery, TC, through March. See Facebook page.
Wild Fungi Art Series: Series of acrylics on canvas featuring edible local wild mushrooms by local artist & amateur mycologist George Meredith at SEVENS Paint Store, 1602 Barlow St., TC. 946-0468.
Deadline: Every Tues., for the following week’s issue.