Nov. 12: Events in Mecosta County

Looking for something to do? Here’s a list of local community and nonprofit events. Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes, as they may be canceled due to bad weather or COVID-19. If any listing is inaccurate or to submit an event, contact Julie Norwood at 231-592-8358 or julie.norwood@pioneergroup.com.

• Our Town: 7-9:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Nov. 11-12, and 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at Big Rapids High School, 21175 15 Mile Road, Big Rapids. The Big Rapids High School Theatrical Arts Department presents “Our Town,” a Pulitzer Prize winning play by Thornton Wilder. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students, available at brhsmi.booktix.com.


• Soccer Exhibition Fundraiser: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, at Chippewa Hills High School, 3226 Arthur Road, Remus. Fundraiser for Seth Cochran, a senior at Chippewa High School, who is battling leukemia. Cost: Admission is $5, children 2 and younger free; $1 halftime penalty kick contest; 50/50 drawing; Donations accepted. 

• Annual Veterans Tribute: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Mecosta County Genealogical Society,  424 N. Fourth Ave., Big Rapids. The Mecosta County Genealogical Society asks area residents to honor veterans who lived in the Mecosta County area. They have several military scrapbooks, binders with newspaper clippings and photos. Help add to the collection by dropping off material at 424 N. Fourth Ave., Big Rapids, that day or call Maureen Nelson 231-250-5555 for pickup. 

• Annual Veterans Day Concert: 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, at Williams Auditorium, 901 S. State St. STR205, Big Rapids. Featuring the FSU West Central Concert Band with Dr. Richard Scott Cohen, musical director and conductor. Free admission, and open to the public.

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