Friday, August 12 6:30 – 8:30 pm Thoreson Farm
Sleeping Bear Stories: Two Lost Tales of the Past
A performance of music and dramatization of two historic tales within Sleeping Bear about the first settlers of Port Oneida, the Burfiends, and the lost community of Aral. Performed by Anne-Marie Oomen and Beach Bards and Co. Anne-Marie is a local author and former Creative Writing Department Chair at Interlochen Center for the Arts. The Beach Bards led by Norm Wheeler have been performing in song and prose weekly for years in Glen Arbor and are joined by Dave Early and musicians Gary Worden, John Phillips, and Michael Sullivan. *Bring a blanket or chair. Come early and picnic on the grounds.
Brought to you by Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear with a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, and the Port Oneida Fair Committee. This is a gift to the community.[There is no cost for the event, but visitors must have a park entrance pass or an annual pass displayed in their vehicle. Park passes can be purchased at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire, open daily.]
Thoreson farm is located at 3694 S Thoreson Rd, off of M-22 3 miles north of Glen Arbor and just west of Port Oneida Road.