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December 14, 5:30pmTinsel Toes 5 KThe Tinsel Toes 5k, brought to youby Cereal City Athletics, is a family fun run that weaves through the beautiful Festival of Lights in Downtown Battle Creek.Our focus is on highlighting our beautiful downtown and bringing friends and family together for fitness and festive fun. All proceeds from the event benefit Girls on the Run of Calhoun County. Registration closes at midnight on December 12. There will be day of registration available at pack- et pick-up on Saturday, December 14 from 4-5:15pm at Full Blast. Participants who register the day of the event will not be guaranteed shirts (they will be available on a first come, first serve basis.) The online registration site is Race/MI/BattleCreek/TinselToes5K.December 21, 11-1pmMommy and Me Christmas CookiesEveryone is welcome to join us to rollout, cut, bake, and frost Christmas Sugar Cookies. We will roll out and cut the cookies then enjoy lunch while our cookies bake. Then we will have some fun frosting our cookies to take home and share (or enjoy ourselves). Seats are limited; callfor reservations (269) 781-4293. Class is $20 per adult and $15 per kid. Cornwell’s Turkeyville.MUSIC and THEATERNovember 23, 8pmThe Franke Center –Fall Folk FestivalSusan Werner has cultivated a reputation as a daring and innovative songwriter, infusing traditional music styles and meth- ods with her unmistakable contemporary worldview. Her engaging live shows keep audiences guessing and laughing simul- taneously. Opening on the Main Stage will be Michigan’s own Joel Mabus. One of contemporary folk music’s most eclectic performers, this talented multi instru- mentalist has produced 27 solo albums through his career, and is well known for his entertaining live shows. For more infor- mation please call (269) 781-0001 or visit 7, 7:30pmHoliday Concert – BBBCThe internationally-acclaimed Brass Band of Battle Creek invites you to join themas they kick off the holiday season in true BBBC style with a wonderful variety of hol- iday classics, along with musical surprises to delight one and all. Featured concert soloists will be Steve Mead, Mark Frost, and Chris Jaudes. Tickets are on salenow and can be purchased online by visiting the BBBC’s website,, or calling the business of- fice at (269) 789-2222. Tickets start at just $20, and a student discount is available. We encourage you purchase your tickets soon as this concert is always a sold-out event! The BBBC will be holding a ‘Stuff the Stocking’ event for the Haven in Battle Creek. New socks (men’s, women’s, chil- dren’s) will be collected at the concert and will be delivered the following week. Look for the stockings to be stuffed in the lobby of W.K. Kellogg Auditorium the eveningof the concert. We hope you’ll help us make the holidays bright, and warm, for everyone!December 8, 3pmChristmas Around the WorldThe Community Music School and Kellogg Community College Community Bands are performing together for the annual FREE Christmas Concert. Christmas Around the World will feature March of the Toys, A Celtic Christmas, Midnight Sleighride, and many more. Sunday, December 8, 3pm at KCC Binda Performing Arts Center. Call (269) 963-1911 for more information.December 14, 7:30pmSYM 3 – A Gospel ChristmasThe Battle Creek Symphony announces,A Gospel Christmas! Saturday, December 14, 7:30pm at the W.K. Kellogg Auditori- um. New Jersey native Freddy Washington Jr. stars in this rich and inspirational holi- day concert on stage along with our very own Sojourner Truth Choir. Don’t forget about the Backstage Pass preconcert talk at 6:40pm as well! Call (269) 963-1911 for more information.December 15, 3pmCelebration of Lights – ChoralAre you in the mood to hear Festive Holiday Classics? How about full-fledged Christmas Carol Signalong? Come cele- brate your holiday season with the Battle Creek Community Chorus, Battle Creek Boychoir, & Battle Creek Girls Chorus as they present their Christmas concert, Cele- bration of Lights. First Presbyterian Church in Battle Creek. Call (269) 963-1911 for more information.December 28, 8pmThe Franke Center –Laith Al-SaadiWe are very excited to again be able to present Laith Al-Saadi and his Power Trio on the main stage to close out 2019! One of the Frank’s favorite performers, this is a show we always look forward to. For more information please call (269) 781-0001 or visit• Over 300 Booths on Two Floors• Stairs and Elevator to Second Floor • Limited Dealer Space Available• Brown’s Clock Repair9247 West Chicago Road, Allen, Michigan 517-869-2888 / allenantiquebarn@hotmail.comwww.allenantiquebarn.comHours: 10:00-5:00 – 7 DaysOWNER: BRYCE McCOWANMICHAEL E. 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