Traverse Area Camera Club Member Showcase Exhibit: Photographic exhibit by members of the Traverse Area Camera Club runs from Aug. 30 - Nov. 18. Public reception held on Sept. 11 from 1-3pm in the McGuire Room.
A Brush with Nature Art Show & Sale: Three local artists showcase the beauty of this place they call home - northern Michigan. They include Jacquie Auch, Dorothy McGrath Grossman & Janet Wilson Oliver. The exhibit will be on display Mon.-Fri., from 10am-2pm, & during events in Sept. & Oct. The artists' opening reception will be Thurs., Sept. 15 from 5-7pm with special guests The Suminski Family Trio.
"Charlevoix and the Night": An exhibition featuring paintings by three award winning artists: Kevin Barton, Kurt Anderson, & Phil Fisher. Each artist explores their approach to nocturne. Runs Sept. 16 - Oct. 29. An opening reception will be held on Fri., Sept. 16 from 5-7pm. Open 11am-4pm on Mon. through Fri., & 11am-3pm on Sat.
Shipwrecks of the Manitou Passage Exhibit: This exhibit illustrates the stories of the ships, steamers & crews lost in the Manitou Passage, the waters that surround the Leelanau Peninsula & its islands.
Luncheon Lecture Series: "BAT 21": One of the rescue pilots portrayed in the film, Horton Bay's John van Etten wrote his own book about this Air Force rescue. He will provide his eyewitness account of the harrowing, costly experience. Must pre-register.
Dennos Fall Exhibit Opening: Enjoy the opening of "Jason S. Yi: Dissimulations" & "Infinite Splendor, Infinite Light: The Bruce Walker Collection of Religious Tibetan Art." Includes light refreshments from Burritt's Fresh Market, a cash bar & live music. Please RSVP your group in advance. At 7:30pm Jason S. Yi will lead an informal tour of his work in the MacFarlane Gallery.
Contemporary Music: With Special Guest Patrice Rushen: Grammy-nominated jazz pianist & R&B singer Patrice Rushen joins Interlochen Arts Academy’s singer-songwriter & jazz combo students for an evening of music. Best known for her 1982 single “Forget Me Nots,” the ASCAP Songwriter’s Award winner has performed alongside musical luminaries such as Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, & Prince.
Murder on the Orient Express: Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks, & by morning it is one passenger fewer. Dame Agatha Christie's famous story was adapted into this comedy-mystery for the stage by playwright Ken Ludwig.
Comedy with Tom McCarthy: A staple on the midwest club & festival circuit, Tom has been seen on "Laughs" on Fox Network, & was a regional finalist on National Lampoon's "Comic Search." Recently he was a performer at the "Brew Ha Ha" Festival, & is the host of the weekly "Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle Podcast."
Watkins Family Hour: Making up two-thirds of the Americana music group Nickel Creek, musician & sibling duo Sara & Sean celebrate the release of their third studio album. Featuring special guest Margaret Glaspy.