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December 03, 2021


TRAVERSE CITY SwingShift and the Stars

From 12:00AM to 12:00AM

2021 SwingShift & The Stars - Participants announced!SwingShift and the Stars returns for its 14th Season! Over $4.1 million has been raised since its inception in 2008 and three special nonprofits have been selected to participate this season! The 2021 cast of SwingShift & the Stars was unveiled on Thursday August 26th at the Grand Traverse Event Center on Garfield Avenue. This year's incredible line-up includes:? AC Paw with dance team Marti Johnson & Kellen Blackburn who will dance the swing for the September shows and lip sync darlings, Philip & Melissa Smith, will perform in November, ? Cognition - Science & Discovery Center, has selected Clover Keyes Roy & Larry Avery to rhumba their way into your hearts in September and Rich Brauer & friends to delight audiences with their lip sync skills in November, ? Love Thy Neighbor - Grand Traverse, offers the admirable talents of Kendra Peterson & Tarren Thomas as their September Night -Club dancers and proudly presents Dawnette Wessell and her team of lip sync divas to compete in November’s events.Also, new and exciting this season, will be SwingShift and the Stars: Beyond the Competition, sponsored by Bill & Susie Janis! It’s a professionally produced, virtual, sneak peek backstage and in rehearsals for fun and even a few mishaps!! You can view, donate and vote by watching Beyond the Competition on your own screen. You’ll have several opportunities to view this backstage craziness December 3rd, 4th and 5th. Friday and Saturday dates begin at 7pm and Sunday dates have a matinee showing at 3pm. Go to Swingshiftandthestars.org to watch 'Beyond the Competition'Start planning your “watch party”!!!"Covid has taken its toll and our local nonprofit organizations are busier now than ever striving to meet the needs of our community. They need all of our help. Join SwingShift and the Stars, and let’s build up these hard-working nonprofits!” says creator Judy Harrison.Our sponsors make SwingShift and the Stars possible! A giant thank-you to our VIP Sponsors; Awrey’s Bakery, Bill Marsh Buick GMC, Black Diamond Broadcasting, Floor Covering Brokers & Golden Fowler Home Furnishings! And thank you to our Star Sponsors; Centennial Wealth Advisory, First Community Bank, Knorr Marketing, Max’s Service & Traverse Architecture. Also, thank you to our Supporting Sponsors, Blarneystone Broadcasting, Epiphany Salon, Image 360, Lite 96 FM, TV 7&4, Up North Live and TV 9&10.Also NEW & exciting: This season will wrap up on Dec 10th with the SwingShift and the Stars, Christmas Round-up, sponsored by America’s Carpet Barn. We invite small businesses to celebrate the season of giving in a very tangible way; helping our 3 nonprofits “round-up” their totals! It will be a fun evening where our nonprofits themselves will be serving dinner and ReBooted featuring Judy Harrison will entertain and pack the dance floor!Event ImageFor more information about the live and virtual events, becoming a sponsor, or applying to be a nonprofit participant for the 2023 season (yes, we’ve already selected 2022’s nonprofit participants!), please reach out to Judy Harrison at judy@swingshiftandthestars.org - 231.620.6246 or Sherry Galbraith sherry@swingshiftandthesttars.org - 231.409.1528

Location: Grand Traverse Event Center

Website: swingshiftandthestars.org

Phone: 2316496347

U.P. Houghton - Big Bean Burrito - Student Art Exhibit

From 8:00AM to 8:00PM

Michigan Tech sculpture, installation, and design students showcase their work in this end-of-semester art exhibit. Big Bean Burrito: Exhibit opens 8 a.m. 12/3 and closes 8 p.m. 12/7Event Image

Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

Website: https://events.mtu.edu/event/big_bean_burrito_-_student_art_exhibit

Phone: 9064872073

MIDLAND EAGLES Friday Fish Fry!

From 5:00PM to 8:00PM

Fridays—-All you can eat Cod or Pollock, choice of potato and Salad bar $12 Baked cod dinner available.

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Location: Midland Eagles 2110 2934 E Monroe Rd. Midland MI

Website: Midlandeagles2110.org

Phone: 989-859-2518

U.P. Houghton - Nutcracker with Minnesota Ballet and KSO

From 7:30PM to 12:00AM

Minnesota Ballet's new production of the Nutcrackerwith the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestrafeaturing local dancers from the Superior School of DanceMasks are required. Visit the Rozsa COVID-19 Policies for more information.Event Image

Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts

Website: https://events.mtu.edu/event/nutcracker_with_minnesota_ballet_and_kso

Phone: 9064872073