Hat Check Girl
Hat Check Girl, featuring Annie Gallup and Peter Gallway, performs at the Michigan Legacy Art Park on the grounds of Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville tonight, June 29, 7 p.m.; www.michlegacyartpark.org, 378-4963.
The Art Rapids Art Fair is Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Veterans' Memorial Park, Elk Rapids; 938-3050.
The opening of an exhibition of photographs by Mark Lindsay is Saturday, June 30, 2-5 p.m., at the Kingsley library, 213 Brownson Ave.; 263-5484, www.tadl.org/kingsley.
Switchback plays at a benefit for Grow Benzie tonight, June 29, 7 p.m., at the Mills Community House, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia; www.growbenzie.org. The group also plays Saturday, June 30, 6 p.m., at Alden Depot Park as a benefit for the Grass River Natural Area; www.grassriver.org, 533-8314.
The Elk Rapids farmers market is Fridays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at Rotary Park, with farm goods, snacks, flowers and more; 264-8202.
The Bayview Grille, 727 Main St., Frankfort, hosts the free Saturday Singer/Songwriters Series from 7 to 9 p.m. every Saturday; 352 8050.
Shanty Creek hosts a Pure Americana Celebration Saturday, June 30, beginning at 6 p.m. with live music and fireworks; www.shantycreek.com.
See the stars
There's public viewing at the Leelanau School's Lamphier Observatory Wednesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 23, 10 p.m. to midnight, weather permitting; 334-5890.
The Beach Bards are telling stories and poetry and performing music Fridays through Aug. 10, beginning with an 8 p.m. children's hour, on the beach at the Leelanau School.
An antique and cottage sale is Saturday and Sunday, June 30-July 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Alden Depot.
The Manitou Music Festival kicks off Tuesday, July 3, 7 p.m. with patriotic tunes by the Northport Concert Band, at the Glen Arbor Athletic Club, 6363 Western Ave; www.glenarbortart.org.
Bachmann's Store, in downtown Central Lake, celebrates its 70th year Saturday, June 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m., with music and snacks.
Traverse City Roller Derby presents "Scars and Stripes," a double-header with the Traverse City Toxic Cherries and the Traverse City Cherry Bombs taking on downstate teams, Saturday, June 30, at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Doors open at 5 p.m.
A reception for artist Kaye Krapohl's new exhibition, "Fruition," is today, June 29, 5-7 p.m., at Gallery 22, Hilltop Road and M-22, six miles south of Suttons Bay; www.gal22.com, 271-2244.