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Farm Fresh - Submissions due September 1-2, 2011

Farm Fresh - Submissions due September 1-2, 2011

From: http://www.artscouncilofwhitelake.org

A farm-themed art show will grace the walls of the Nuveen Community Center for the Arts this fall. Artists of all ages are invited to submit up to two pieces of art for  consideration in this juried show. A $50 cash prize will be awarded to the pieces judged “Best in Show” in both the Adult and Youth divisions. Two additional pieces in each division will receive an Honorable Mention award of $25.

Artwork may be created in any medium (painting, sculpture, photography, etc) but must reflect some element of farm life. Submissions are due at the Nuveen Center on Thursday, September 1 and Friday, September 2 from 12-5 p.m. There is no entry fee for this exhibition. Download complete entry guidelines here.

White Lake Maritime Festival starts tomorrow

You will enjoy the shuffleboard tournament and sailing regatta. There will be plenty of food vendors and children's activities along with a trout pond, shrimp boil, fish boil, beverage & entertainment tent with live band, arts & crafts, venetian boat parade. Come enjoy the music and food!

Thursday, August 11 - Community Picnic at 6pm under the big tent.

Friday, August 12 from 4pm-midnight.

Saturday, August 13 from 10am-midnight

Please contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 800-879-9702 or visit http://whitelake.org/

Arts & Crafts by the Lake

Saturday, 08/13/2011, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Our annual Arts & Crafts by the Lake, part of our Maritime Festival, along beautiful White Lake.  Over 50 booths of exibitors with their works of art.

Please contact the Chamber for more info at 231-893-4585 or 800-879-9702.

Announcing the Fall 2011 Lineup at the Howmet Playhouse

Announcing the Fall 2011 Lineup at the Howmet Playhouse

The Playhouse is pleased to announce its Fall 2011 lineup of fine music and movies. No, summer is not over but we do want you to know what we have planned for our fall season.

Click Here to see the full lineup.

White Lake Chamber Music Festival 2011

White Lake Chamber Music Festival 2011

Sunday, August 7th through Sunday, August 14th
 

The second annual White Lake Chamber Music Festival will be held August 7-14, 2011.  A mix of visiting professional groups and local talent will again offer a wide variety of performances throughout the White Lake Area.  The week will be chock-full of events from concerts, master classes, an intimate concert,  a college solo competition, happy-hour recitals, afternoon tea recitals, children’s concerts, and more.

White Lake Maritime Festival

You will enjoy the shuffleboard tournament and sailing regatta. There will be plenty of food vendors and children's activities along with a trout pond, shrimp boil, fish boil, beverage & entertainment tent with live band, arts & crafts, venetian boat parade. Come enjoy the music and food!

Thursday, August 11 - Community Picnic at 6pm under the big tent.

Friday, August 12 from 4pm-midnight.

Saturday, August 13 from 10am-midnight

Please contact the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 800-879-9702 or visit http://whitelake.org/

Churches offer free backpacks stocked with school supplies

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lakeshore Backpacks for Kids will soon begin distributing 1,700 free backpacks stocked with school supplies during a series of events hosted by area churches.  The events begin in Holton on August 6, 2011, and end on August 31, 2011.  The GateWay Church, located on Pontaluna Road, is the newest member of this year’s faith-based effort to equip preschool through 12th grade students with needed school supplies.  Distribution sites also include Holton United Methodist, Lebanon Lutheran in Whitehall, Samuel Lutheran Church in downtown Muskegon, Mission for Area People in Muskegon Heights, and Great Lakes Kingdom Ministry in Muskegon. Each child must be present and be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive a backpack as long as supplies last.