Community in Temporary: 08/04/2021 | Local News

Memorial race

COPEMISH – The Drew Kostic Memorial 5K Tough Run begins August 14th at 10am at the Twisted Trails Off Road Park. Individuals and teams of four can enter for $ 45 through August 4th. Register at Questions: [email protected]

Film competition

FRANKFORT – All age groups and experience levels can take part in the Frankfort48 Film Contest.

The kick-off meeting begins on August 5th at 9 a.m. at Frankfurt High School. Participants are given a line of film, a prop, and a location to incorporate into their 3-5 minute film. Submissions are possible until 8:59 a.m. on August 7th.

On August 7th at 8:30 p.m., films will be shown in Third Street and prizes will be awarded. Participants should bring chairs. Send an email to [email protected] to register for the competition.

Exhibition reception

TRAVERSE CITY – The opening reception for “Heroines: Real and Imagined” will be held from August 5th, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Higher Art Gallery. The local musician Arianna Wasserman performs.

The exhibition features mixed media and clay sculptures by Michelle Tock York and oil paintings by Shanny Brooke. The works will be exhibited until September 5th. Call 231-252-4616 at RSVP for reception.

Sons of Norway picnic

TRAVERSE CITY – The local Christian Radich Lodge Sons of Norway will meet on August 5th at 6:30 p.m. for a picnic at Cherry Bend Community Park. Call Cheryl at 248-890-9221 for more information.

Christian speech

PETOSKEY – The Colson Center is hosting the Great Lakes Symposium on Christian Worldview, August 5th, 7-9: 30pm in Bay Harbor.

Speakers include John Stonestreet, Jeremiah Johnston, Kathy Koch, and Matthew Sleeth. Register for free at

Painting event

TRAVERSE CITY – Paint Grand Traverse presents the Quick Draw on August 11th at 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Traverse Commons. Artists create plein-air work on site and compete for prizes. After that, paintings are sold. Adult artists can enroll before August 6 for $ 15 or the event for $ 25.

Onekama Days returns

ONEKAMA – Onekama Days will resume from August 6th to 9th. Friday begins with a guided walking tour of Glen Park. A scavenger hunt starts at noon and sends teams through local parks. The Athletic Boosters are hosting a rib dinner in Village Park, the proceeds of which will benefit the Onekama School. The Brian Randall Band and Figure 8 Demo Derby perform at the Manistee County Fairgrounds that evening.

Saturday begins with the 5K Race and Walk or 1K Fun Run. The Trinity Lutheran Donut Wagon and Onekama Lions Club Pancakes in the Park are available. The classic car show runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Families can take part in a cornhole tournament, rock painting, and scavenger hunts. The Portage Lake Association is hosting the Summer Arts and Crafts Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Street. The evening includes roast pork in Village Park, Onekama School Reunion, and music. Enjoy fireworks at dusk.

Sunday events include children’s fishing, the Onekama Days Parade, and the Scottville Clown Band concert. Michigan wizard Michael Trixx and musician Wally Pleasant perform in the park during the Monday Night Concert.

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