In short: 08/06/2022 | Food


Coffee Fundraiser

TRAVERSE CITY – Higher Grounds supports Norte with their Coast mix. Buy a 12-ounce bag and $5 goes to youth bike programs. Find the beans at Higher Grounds in Traverse City or online.

Breakfast at the farm

KINGSLEY – A blueberry pancake breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to noon on August 7 at Rainbow of Hope Farm.

The menu also includes ham, baked eggs, cookies with sausage sauce, breakfast drinks and cinnamon rolls. Adults eat for $10, children for $7. Profits support residents’ community activities.

Yoga by the Bay

SUTTONS BAY – Two K Farms is hosting Yoga by the Bay at 11am on August 7 and 21 at the vineyard off the M22. A glass of cider or wine is offered with each ticket.

Admission is $25 at Contact: 231-866-4265.

DIY sessions

INTERLOCHEN – Yarn Craft Work from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on August 9 at the Interlochen Public Library.

People can bring in their yarn or sewing projects from 2 to 4 p.m. This session continues every Tuesday in August.

Networking event

FRANKFURT – Rotary Charities of Traverse City presents a Connecting with Changemakers event from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on August 10 at the Benzie Shores District Library.

Local non-profit organizations, businesses, governments and community members are welcome. Coffee, pastries and fruit are provided.

RSVP by filling out the form at

History stew

TRAVERSE CITY – The Peninsula Community Library offers a stew of stories for preschoolers and younger children at 11 a.m. August 10 and 24. The stories are accompanied by songs and craft kits.

The book club gathers

ALDEN — Members of the Books ‘n Brie book club discuss Bryan Stevenson’s “Just Mercy” at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Helena Township Community Center.

Snacks and drinks are provided. Sponsored by Alden District Library.

Cultivated Leelanau

LAKE LEELANAU – The Leelanau Children’s Center hosts Cultivated Leelanau from 6-9 p.m. on August 31 at Aurora Cellars. Guests can enjoy a rolling farm-to-table menu, wines and music by Elizabeth Landry.

Tickets are $125 through August 11 at This is a fundraiser for the children’s center.

Freedom Day

GRAWIN – Freedom Builders Missions is hosting Freedom Fest from 6-8:30 p.m. on August 17 at BlueBridge.

Dawn Fresh Catering serves food. Attendees can also speak with volunteers and learn more about Freedom Builders.

Get tickets before August 11 at

Cherry Shack Discussion

BENZONIA – A panel discusses the Cherry Hut restaurant at 7 p.m. on August 11 at Mills Community House.

The panel includes current and former employees and is moderated by Cherry Hut co-owner Christy Case. The book “From Pie Stand to Icon: The 100-Year History of The Cherry Hut” is available for purchase.

This event is part of the Benzonia Academy Lecture Series, presented by the Benzie Area Historical Society.

Cookbook available

INTERLOCHEN – The Friends of Interlochen Public Library continue their fundraising for cookbooks. “Tables of Contents” features nearly 300 recipes from community members.

The cookbook costs $16, with proceeds supporting library programs. Order at


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