Events November 2014


Events November 1 & 2 — Holiday Craft Show, Williamston. Join the Knights of Columbus as they host their annual Holiday Craft Show at St. Mary Activity Center, located on the corner of High and Cedar Street. Enjoy many crafters and a bake sale. Visit the show on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served from noon to 2 p.m. for $6/person. On Sunday the show will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a Swiss Steak dinner will be available from noon to 3 p.m. Call (517) 490-3242 or (517) 214-7570. November 7 & 8 — Fiber Artists Showcase, East Lansing. Showcase Fiber Events will host Fiber Artists Showcase, a sale of hand-crafted items by weavers and other fiber artists from around Michigan. The show will take place at Edgewood United Church, located at 469 N. Hagadorn Road, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission and parking is free. Email or call (517) 663-0357. November 18 — Connections and Coffee, Lansing. Connections and Coffee, presented by Greater Lansing Business Monthly and the University Club, is a free networking breakfast for the local community. This event will be held in the Heritage Room of the University Club of MSU from 8 to 9 a.m. To RSVP or for more information, email or call (517) 203-3333. November 20 — 20th Anniversary Party, Okemos. Come celebrate with Doctor’s Approach Dermatology as they celebrate 20 years of care and community. They are now offering their best pricing in 20 years. Join them at 2685 Jolly Road from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call (517) 993-5899 to RSVP. December 2 — Holiday Glitter Spectacular, Lansing. Join the Arts Council for the 35th Annual Holiday Glitter. Enjoy this vaudeville themed party including a social hour, appetizers, desserts, wine, beer, coffee and entertainment by LUVS. Don’t miss all the fun at the University Club of MSU from 6 to 9 p.m. Vaudeville/roaring twenties attire is encouraged. Visit December 6 — 12th Annual Christmas Bazaar, Eaton Rapids. Join the 12th Annual Christmas Bazaar in conjunction with the Eaton Rapids Hometown Christmas festivities. Enjoy crafters at both the First Congregational Church, located at 300 S. Main and at Red Ribbon Hall, located next door, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call (517) 331-3819. December 6 & 7 — Holiday Traditions Tour, Grand Ledge. Visit four homes, the restored Opera House, the Watson one room school, the Museum and the First Congregational United Church of Christ celebrating 150 years for a fun-filled holiday tour. Enjoy the homes, historic buildings, tables and trees sponsored by the Grand Ledge Area Historical Society. Tickets are $8/person in advance or $10/person at the door. For more information, call (517) 627-7247. Arts November 6-9 & 13-16 — Parade, Lansing. Visit the Peppermint Creek Theatre and experience Parade. Watch as this tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder is brought to life on stage. In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employ. For information regarding pricing and show-times, call (517) 927-3016 or visit November 28-30 — The Nutcracker, East Lansing. Experience a holiday favorite. The Nutcracker will be presented by the Children’s Ballet Theatre of Michigan for the 34th year. Enjoy all the wonder and magic of the music, sword fights and sugar plums. This is a holiday treat the entire family will enjoy. Visit Cobb Great Hall at the Wharton Center on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission ranges in price from $14-$23/person for the general public or $10-$19/students and youth. Visit or call (517) 432-2000. December 6 — MSU’s Home For The Holidays, East Lansing. Get in the spirit of the season at Cobb Great Hall at the Wharton Center with MSU’s Home For The Holidays. Enjoy Christmas music, carols, sing-alongs and storytelling featuring College of Music ensembles and soloists and a Santa saxophone quartet. Children will even have an opportunity to help decorate the Christmas tree during the program. Tickets are $20/person, $18/senior or $10/student. Visit or call (517) 432-2000. Exhibits November 12 — 7th Annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show, Lansing. The MSU Product Center will host their 7th Annual Making It In Michigan Conference and Premier Specialty Food Show. Enjoy morning educational sessions, a Marketplace trade show featuring over 160 new and existing businesses, and the opportunity to network with this year’s MSU Product Center award winners. The cost is $79/person, including breakfast, lunch, entry to the educational sessions, digital copies of all the presentations, reference materials and admission to the Marketplace trade show. The Marketplace trade show is open to the general public for free admission. Email, visit or call (517) 353-7185. Clinics November 3 & 5 — Energy and Modern Technology Class, Bath. Self Realization Meditation Healing Centre will host a two evening class, Energy and Modern Technology. We are blessed to live in an age of modern technology: come and learn energy care techniques so you can use modern technology without energy drain and so that you can use it in the most creative and highly beneficial way without the negative side-effects. Each workshop is followed by a short break and silent meditation with Winged Payer at 9 p.m. for all who wish to stay. The cost for both evenings is $90/person. If you can’t afford the full fee, please ask about a bursary. Visit, email or call (517) 641-6201. November 11, 18 & 25 — Mom to Mom, East Lansing. Mom to Mom is a Biblically-based parenting course for women of all ages and all stages of parenting. Classes are lead by experienced moms offering instruction, support, fellowship and small group discussion. Childcare is provided for children up to age three. Children ages three to five can enjoy the Kid to Kid program which features bible stories, crafts, music, snacks and gym. Classes are held at the River Terrace Church, located at 1509 River Terrace Drive, from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. Visit or call (517) 351-9059. November 14 — Lunch & Learn, East Lansing. Award-winning author Elaine Pereira of the book, I Will Never Forget, will talk about her mother’s journey through dementia at a Lunch & Learn at Burcham Hills Retirement Community, located at 2700 Burcham Drive, from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Pereira, who received the Indie Excellence Book Award in 2013, will discuss the difficult decisions families face in caring for a loved one with dementia. Call (517) 827-1059 to RSVP. November 15-16 & 22-23 — Listening and Communication Skills Course, Bath. Free yourself…listen clearly and deeply to your inner self and to others, thus allowing all relationships to be enhanced and helping us to learn to unravel the knots of our conditioning. This is a very good course for those who wish to really understand themselves and others. The cost for this four-day course is $450/person and includes delicious home-cooked lunch and refreshments. Accommodations are available for an additional fee. If you can’t afford the full fee, please ask for a bursary. Visit, email or call (517) 641-6201. November 19 — Baby Sign Class, East Lansing. Join Alliance Obstetrics & Gynecology for a Baby Sign Class. Baby signing is beneficial for both children and their caregiver(s). Join us for a one-hour class that will teach you all you need to know to help your baby communicate with you using “Signs.” The class will be held at Alliance Obstetrics & Gynecology, located at 1560 Turf Lane, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost for this class is $15/person or $25/couple. Call (517) 853-2330. November 25 — Dinner with the Doc, Lansing. Join Total Health Chiropractic for Dinner with the Doc, No More Headaches! We will buy you dinner at Carabba’s Italian Grill and you will learn the most powerful strategies for getting rid of those pesky headaches and keeping them away. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. Visit or call (855) 681-2225. Fund-raisers November 2 — In Her Cups, Bras for a Cause, Lansing. Join the Women’s Center of Greater Lansing for In Her Cups, Bras for a Cause, hosted by the Michigan Health and Hospital Association. This is a fun-filled evening offering a live auction of bras modeled by local women, complimentary food and refreshments. This year’s event is dedicated to the memory of longtime Women’s Center supporter Kristin Batdorf, a Lansing woman who was killed in May, and all victims of domestic violence. This year’s event will be held at MHA, located at 110 W. Michigan Ave., beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30/person or $50/pair. All proceeds will benefit the Women’s Center, serving individuals in the tri-county, helping women to achieve their full potential. Call (517) 899-2297. November 6 — Dinner and Auction, East Lansing. Join the Tri-County Office on Aging as they host their 29th Annual Dinner and Auction to raise funds for Meals on Wheels and in-home services. Enjoy both a live and silent auction. Join us for this fun-filled evening at Eagle Eye Banquet Center beginning at 6 p.m. Visit or call (517) 887-1377. November 14 — Baubles & Bags Fundraiser, Okemos. Treasures Gift Shop volunteers invite the community to join them from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a fun Jewelry and Handbag Sale at the Medical Care Facility of Ingham County, located at 3860 Dobie Road. The event features Michigan-based Baubles & Bags, offering wonderful ladies handbags, jewelry and accessories. Items range in price from $10 to $50. Add fun fashion accents to your wardrobe or shop for great holiday gifts. All proceeds will benefit resident programming, through the facility’s Foundation. Call Karen Webster for more information, (517) 381-6132. November 15 — Charity Ball, Lansing. Join the Sparrow Hospital Guild as they celebrate 90 years of service at this year’s Charity Ball. Enjoy dancing and entertainment by Detroit’s most sought after band, Persuasion, featuring music from Motown, Top 40, disco, rock, punk and more. This year’s Charity Ball will be held at The Country Club of Lansing, located at 2200 Moores River Drive. The black tie optional event begins with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit the health of Sparrow patients. For more information, call (517) 364-5680. November 15 — Holiday Haven-Arts & Crafts Show, Okemos. Get into the holiday spirit at the Holiday Haven-Arts & Crafts Show at St. Martha Catholic Church, located at 1100 W. Grand River Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a raffle and new vendors. Admission is free and proceeds will help support the Council of Catholic Women (CCW) parish service projects. Call (517) 230-8082.

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