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The Cove – “Farewell to Fudgies” AKA “There Goes the Sun” – September 6, 2010

The sun is setting a little bit earlier and the people on the streets are starting to thin out. In celebration of all our guests and Fishtown friends, come out and listen to the awesome Egon, featuring Angela’s stellar vocals. Despite the flooding and strikes in Mexico, we’ve secured the Corona, and are bringing out the new Coors Light aluminum bottles. Leland Lemonades are always in style.

Cover is the standard $10

*21+ with …valid ID only

See you there!

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The Homestead – Salon Grand Opening & Block Party – September 3, 2011

Join us in The Village for an old-fashioned Block Party to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Salon and our fully-redesigned General Store! Enjoy live entertainment by Chris Skellenger, free barbeque in Beppi’s Courtyard, face painting, chairlift rides to the top of beautiful Bay Mountain and rubber boat races. A cash bar will be open. Enjoy free vouchers for fitness assessments at New Leaf Health & Fitness and tours of the new salon (limited number of vouchers are available).

Special Events

  • 1:00pm – Awards Ceremony for Winners of the Name-the-Salon Contest. Prizes will be announced and the salon’s new name and logo will be unveiled.
  • 1:30pm – Kids Fun Run. Sprint distance races for different age groups at the base of Bay Mountain.
  • 12pm to 2pm – Cavanaugh’s Tasting Table. Sample the new offerings we are stocking, including our new specialty coffee roasts from Madcap Coffee and our expertly-curated new boutique wine selections.

For more information, call 231.334.5000. We hope to see you there!

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The Homestead – Watercolor Painting Workshop with Edee Joppich – October 4 – 7, 2010

Monday through Thursday, October 4-7, 2010

Students will create a series of 3 to 9 small paintings on a specific subject. These works will be mounted on a full sheet of watercolor paper with related wash painted on it. The subject could be a barn. Each small painting is a view or detail of it. These are arranged on a large paper prepared with a wash of barn texture. Other suggestions are trees (leaves, twigs, blossoms, etc.) birds, animals, fish, people, etc.Edee encourages originality and will demonstrate many of her traditional as well as innovative ways of creating beautiful effects with watercolor. In-depth critiques along with color and design instruction make an Edee Joppich workshop an invaluable opportunity for serious painters at every level of experience.

Edee Joppich graduated from Marygrove College with graduate studies from Wayne State University. Her inspirational classes are widely sought after. Edee’s work is in corporate and private collections. She is a signature member of the International Society of Experimental Artists. www.edeejoppich.com.

Tuition: $325/members/$350 non-members for the four days (9am to 3pm). Accommodations not included in tuition. Special accommodation prices are available at The Homestead.

For workshop registration e-mail info@glenarborart.org or call 231.334.6112.

For accommodations at The Homestead call 231.334.5100.

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The Homestead – Sharecare of Leelanau Golf Outing – August 19, 2010

Join us on Thursday, August 19th for a round of golf at Mountain Flowers, The Homestead’s Par 3, nine hole golf course.  All proceeds benefit ShareCare of Leelanau.  $27/person.  9am to 9pm.

Thank you to all who participated in this event in the past.  ShareCare of Leelanau is a unique, non-profit corporation founded in 1993 by a group of retirees who wanted to overcome the problems that so often force seniors to leave their home prematurely.  Their efforts provide Leelanau County residents comprehensive, affordable assisted living services in their own home.

Companies and organizations interested in hole sponsorship or prize donations, contact Neil Kalee at 231.334.5555.

2009 Hole Sponsors:

  • Wicksall Distributors
  • Glen Craft Marina & Resort
  • Bahle’s of Suttons Bay
  • Becky Thatcher
  • Alpers Excavating
  • Cherry Republic
  • Mitchell Graphics
  • King’s Challenge
  • Northwestern Bank
  • Bluebird
  • Hurst Industries
  • Bev & Merrill Almquist
  • The Bill Wise Family

2009 Prize Donations:

  • Brilliant Books
  • Village Inn in Suttons Bay
  • Cherry Republic

2009 Event Prize Winners:

  • Hole #5 – Closest to the Hole:  Craig Ardery
  • Hole #7 – Closest to the Hole:  Carol Chambers
  • Hole #9 – Longest Putt:  Tracy Van Raalte

Congratulations!  We’re looking forward to this year’s event!

For more information or tee times, call 231.334.5555.

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