2013-05-16 / Community

News Briefs

‘Habortown’ planning free concert May 17

MANISTIQUE – Cameron Studios will be presenting the band Harbortown in a free concert, May 17, at 8 p.m. in the Manistique High School Auditorium. The newly formed band features vocals from Manistique High School senior Monica Giles.

Giles is a singer/songwriter who has performed with local groups and many school functions, including Glee.

Friday night’s show will serve as the band’s debut performance and live video and photographs will be shot during the event to promote future engagements. Giles will be backed by musicians Scott Cameron Kusmirek, Tony Parlato, and Matthew Brintlinger.

Kusmirek is the owner of Cameron Recording studios in Munising, where Giles has been recording, and has played for the Grammy nominated, multiplatinum selling Gin Blossoms.

Parlato will be on guitar, and has played in several bands across the country for 25 years.

Bass player Brintlinger has been playing in bands from Grand Rapids to Marquette for over 16 years.

Garden Art Gallery to host open house

GARDEN – The Garden Art Gallery will host an open house from 5-8 p.m. on May 23. The event marks the opening of the gallery.

This celebration includes the Big Bay De Noc girls’ basketball and cheerleaders’ spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4-7 p.m.

The gallery will give away a $50 gift certificate and door prizes, along with free appetizers, drinks and desserts. The show room will be open with a variety of items for sale and many of the more than 50 local artists will be on hand.

SCMTA will hold meet at clubhouse May 16

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft County Motorized Trails Association will hold its next meeting on May 16.

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the clubhouse, located at 300 N Delta Ave.

Victorian tea, fashion show set for June 9

MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique is hosting a “Victorian Tea and Fashion Show” on June 9 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn in Manistique.

Pamela Yockey, of Canton, will present the show, which includes designs from 1800-1920.

Yockey, who has 15 years experience, restores and conserves gowns and has inventoried clothing collections at Plymouth Historical Museum and Greenmead Historical Park.

Tickets for the 1 p.m. show “Clothes America” are $15 and include tea luncheon and a fashion show modeled by local club members.

Tickets for the 3:30 p.m. show are $7. Only 30 seats are available for the 3:30 event. This is a showonly presentation and will feature “My Aunties Scanties” and will be modeled by Yockey.

Tickets are available at Suzy’s Shadow Box in Manistique or by calling (906) 341-6701 and must be purchased by 4 p.m. on June 8.

Proceeds will benefit the “Living Waters Memorial Fountain”.

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