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Upcoming Events at Howmet Playhouse

Upcoming Events at Howmet Playhouse

September 7 - Brett Dame  
Up and coming local musician Brett Dame is releasing his first CD on September 7! Join Brett and musician Mark Daisy at the Playhouse for an evening of acoustic music—a live performance of his CD release.

September 15 - Beauty Lou and the Country Beast  
Students from the White Lake Youth Theatre and the Nuveen Center will be performing Beauty Lou and the Country Beast at 2 pm and 5 pm on the Playhouse Stage. This show will be the result of their week-long workshop. Come and watch our kids perform!

September 26 - Chris Proctor in Concert  

Whitelake Community Library closed Friday, September 21

Whitelake Community Library closed Friday, September 21

Visit http://whitelakelibrary.michlibrary.org/ for additional information.

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Will your school's football game be suspended due to weather?

Tonight's weather is starting to look a bit threatening. Most people know that lightening and thunder will force a game to be suspended, but we thought you might want to know the exact details regarding inclement weather game delays and suspensions.

Here are the official Contest Suspension Guidelines for Inclement Weather as listed on the MHSAA website:

Pumpkin Roll 2012

Pumpkin Roll 2012

Saturday, October 13th - 11:00 am

PUMPKIN ROLL 2012! This famous Pumpkin Roll down the Dowling Hill begins at 11a.m. plus many pumpkins events... largest pumpkin, pumpkin painting, seed spitting, pumpkin carving, pumpkin toss & pumpkin bowling.

For more information, call the White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 231-893-4585 or 800-879-9702.

ArtPrize bus trip offered by Nuveen

ArtPrize bus trip offered by Nuveen

Experience ArtPrize without the hassle of driving and parking in Grand Rapids. Join the Nuveen Community Center for the Arts on a comfortable charter bus that takes you straight to the heart of the action.

The bus trip is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19, departing from the Nuveen Center at 9:00 a.m. and returning by 5:00 p.m. The cost to ride is $25 and includes a map indicating ArtPrize venues in the downtown area, voting instructions, and information on local artists participating in the competition. Participants will be responsible for their own lunch.

ArtPrize is an international art competition running from September 19-October 7 with over 1,500 new works of art being displayed within three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids. Nearly half a million dollars in prizes are awarded based solely on votes cast by the public.

Alumni Art Show at Montague’s White River Gallery

Alumni Art Show at Montague’s White River Gallery

Over a dozen former artist members of White River Gallery are participating in the Gallery’s first Alumni Show September 4-31. A reception, open to the public, is 1-3 p.m. Sunday, September 9. Refreshments will be served.

Beauty Lou and the Country Beast

Beauty Lou and the Country Beast

Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to take part in a week-long after-school theatre workshop that will have them auditioning on Monday and performing on the Howmet Playhouse stage by Saturday. This workshop provides performing arts education specially designed for young students as they prepare the musical “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast” for two public performances. “Beauty Lou” is a country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, complete with songs, colorful sets and fabulous costumes. The cost for participating in the week-long workshop is $40.

Auditions will be held on Monday, September 10, from 4-6 p.m. at the Howmet Playhouse (304 S. Mears Ave, Whitehall). This is a group audition--no advance preparation is necessary. Students should just be ready to come and have a good time. A smile is recommended!