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Elephants, Michigan, Myths - Oh, My! at Montague’s White River Gallery

Elephants, Michigan, Myths - Oh, My! at Montague’s White River Gallery

Montague, MI- Judy Turk’s view of the world from the backs of elephants in Africa and astride camels in Asia has colored her life and inspired her oil paintings. Having lived on five continents and now residing in the West Michigan county of her birth, October’s featured artist delights in interpreting subjects many and varied.  Judy, who was known as Judy Donley when she lived in the White Lake area years ago, hosts a reception at White River Gallery 2-4 p.m. October 7. Her oil paintings of African wildlife, myths and legends, Michigan landscapes and portraits hang in prominence from October 2 through October 31.

October events at Howmet Playhouse

October events at Howmet Playhouse

Rock the Howmet! - A fundraiser for the Howmet Playhouse!
Saturday, October 6, 6:00 pm

Starting at 5 pm musicians will be rockin’ out and presenting a great night of entertainment to raise funds for the Howmet Playhouse. Solo artists and bands performing include Mike Council, Marshall Todd, Three Way Street, The Dave Zagar Trio, and THIS. Purchase a ticket at any point in the evening and you will receive a wristband upon entry. Join us to support your favorite hometown theater and enjoy great local music! Lets Rock the Howmet! and raise some money for the Playhouse!

Cairn to Cairn in Concert
Saturday, October 13, 7:30 pm

Fall Fest 2012

Fall Fest 2012

Visit http://whitelake.org/ for additional information.

City of Whitehall "Garage Sale"

City of Whitehall "Garage Sale"

From the City of Whitehall Facebook page:

The City of Whitehall will be having their "Garage Sale" this Friday from 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. There are several items available including bikes, office furniture and equipment and other misclaneous items. The sale will be in the police garage on the west side of the building, rain or shine.

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.

Chris Proctor in Concert A Concert Celebrating Our 96th Anniversary!

Chris Proctor in Concert A Concert Celebrating Our 96th Anniversary!

Wednesday, September 26, 7:30 pm, Howmet Playhouse

The Playhouse is pleased to present Chris Proctor’s Steel String Guitar for the New World (or Solo Guitar Orchestra in celebration of our 96th anniversary!) If you think that you know how a solo acoustic guitar concert sounds, prepare to be amazed and delighted.

Bringing 6 and 12-string steel-string guitars, Chris will present a concert of both stunning arrangements and sparkling original compositions, drawn from folk, bluegrass, blues, jazz, Celtic rock, pop, and world music sources. You’ll think that you’re hearing 3 guitarists at once, as Chris coaxes sound you’ve never heard from a guitar with techniques that you’ve never seen. Chris is a former U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, and has toured the U.S. Canada, Mexico and Europe for 30 years.

Author Rosalind Wiseman to kick-off Whitehall District school year with community event

Author Rosalind Wiseman to kick-off Whitehall District school year with community event

An Evening with Rosalind Wiseman– Creating Cultures of Dignity
Wednesday, October 3rd, 7 p.m., Whitehall High School Auditorium


Rosalind Wiseman is the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World, the bestselling book that was the basis for the movie Mean Girls. She is currently working on a companion book for boys.

Each year Rosalind works with tens of thousands of students, educators, parents, counselors, coaches, and administrators to create communities based on the belief that each person has a responsibility to treat themselves and others with dignity.... In 2011, she was one of the principal speakers at the While House Summit on Bullying.