Suggestion Box: Free Flick. Wild Rice, Touching Tunes, Curiosity And Here Comes Countryside
There are a few things going on here and there but the finest of these right now is the weather and though we are staring at the possibility of a bit of snow this weekend and cooler temps, the very back of winter has been broken as has the ice on area lakes so get thee outside for a little hike and de-cocoon a bit.
Have some lunch at one of our fine local eatatoriums, browse through a few local shops, and cruise the county pausing to ponder the huge difference in gas prices between Newaygo and Fremont.
(Overheard citizen: “Seriously? Over 30-40 cents a gallon some days. It’s like they were selected as a test town for the proposed gas tax increase.”).
Whatever you do get out and shake off a little winter.
Here’s a few ideas.
The Movie Indian Horse is presented by the Native Circle of Newaygo County. It will be shown Saturday March 30 2019 at 4:00 PM at the Loomis Lodge located at 198 Croton Drive Newaygo, MI. Admission is free and the movie is recommended for those 14 and older. This a drug and alcohol-free event.
Please read the exceptional review of this film that was penned by Charles Chandler
Barbara Barton will present her Michigan Notable Book, Manoomin: The Story of Wild Rice in Michigan. This is the first book of its kind to bring forward the rich tradition of wild rice in Michigan and its importance to the Anishinaabek people who live here. Fremont Library 10:30am Saturday.
Newaygo Brewing Co. continues to deliver on some really fine listening at their Saturday Acoustic Lunch series (12-4pm). This week prepare to be enchanted by the compelling lyrics and fine melodies brought forth by Kaitlyn Zittel.
Her poetic lyrics give listeners much to contemplate while her simple melodies and broad vocal dynamics bring a relaxing enchantment. Downtown Newaygo.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time! A play by Simon Stephens based on the novel by Mark Haddon will be presented at Williams Auditorium at Ferris Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. The story concerns a mystery surrounding the death of a neighbor's dog that is investigated by young Christopher Boone, who has an autism spectrum condition, and his relationships with his parents and school mentor.
And the day those who have been waiting to get their hands into some dirt have been waiting for…
Countryside Greenhouses opens Monday at 8am.
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