Eat, Drink and Support the Arts on Friday: This is the fifth year for the Harbor Country Public Arts Initiative birdhouse auction event in New Buffalo on Friday night. Fifty artists, many of them from the Harbor Country area, make birdhouses for the auction and the funds raised benefit the purchase and installation of public art here in southwestern Michigan. Tickets, which are $35 at the door and $30 if purchased in advance, buy a seat at the festivities, appetizers and either two glasses or wine or beer. You can get tickets in advance by calling the Marina Grand Resort at 269-469-9900 or Fusion Design Group at 269-469-8226. The Marina Grand Resort is hosting the event from 5pm – 8pm (ET). For full details and birdhouse photos check out the hcpai.com web site.
Eat, Drink and Support the Arts (and Methodist Hospital Foundation) on Thursday and Saturday: The Twelfth Night celebration at Bead Town Northwest Indiana has been postponed until the Fifteenth Night---that’s tonight---at 7pm (CT) at the Marshall Gardener Center in Miller Beach. This celebration is $25 which covers beer, wine, champagne, hors d’oeuvres and potluck to help and support the Methodist Hospital Foundation. There will be another fundraiser for Miller Arts district and reception for the Bead Town project inventor, artist Stephan Wanger on Saturday night, March 11 at the Rutsen-Rogge house on Vigo in Miller. The smaller Saturday night shindig has the more exclusive ticket price of $50 per person. For more information contact Karren Lee at email@example.com