Our Lady of Scapular sets annual food and fun festOur Lady of Scapular sets annual food and fun fest

going-placescThe tantalizing aroma of Polish food and the sound of Polish music will attract visitors to the Our Lady of the Scapula annual festival for three days of food and fun Aug. 24 to 26 at 10th St. and Vinewood in Wyandotte.

Festival hours will be 4 to 11 p.m. Aug. 24, and 1 to 11 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26.

On opening day, baked fish dinners will be available for $11 from 4 p.m. until they are sold out, and the Polish Muslims will play ethnic favorites from 6 to 10 p.m. The Polish Roman Catholic Union of America Rogalin Polish Dancers will take the stage at 7 p.m.

Baked chicken dinners ($12) will be offered beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 25, when entertainment will be provided by The Kielbasa Kings, from 6 to 7 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m., and by the Dyna Brass of Toledo from 7 to 9 p.m. In addition, the Echoes of Poland Dancers of Toledo, will entertain festivalgoers beginning at 7 p.m.

The fare on Aug. 26 will be pork chop dinners for $13 from 1 to 11 p.m., while music will be provided by The Steve Dziewiecki Band of Bay City from 1 to 4 p.m., the New Brass Express of Ubly from 4 to 7 p.m., and Tony Blazonczyk of Chicago from 7 to 10 p.m.

Other attractions will include pony rides and a petting farm, a bounce house, bingo every night, games of skill and raffles, including one with a $15,000 first prize, and $4,500 in additional prizes.

In addition, imported Polish articles will be available for sale, along with pastries.

There is no charge for admission, and free off-street parking will be provided by DTE. For more information, go to www.ourladyofthescapular.org or call 734-284-9135.

Lincoln Park Days coming

One of the Downriver area’s longest running festival, Lincoln Park Days, which dates to the 1920s, will take place Aug. 24 to 26 at the city’s Youth Center Park, 3524 Dix Hwy.

Presented by the Lincoln Park Exchange Club, the festival will feature a carnival, midway, zoo, food booths, arts and crafts, a beer tent and concerts by popular bands. Admission will be free. Hours will be 4 to 11 p.m. Aug. 24; noon to 11 p.m. Aug 25, and noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 26,
Entertaining festivalgoers on Aug. 24 will be the Chris Clark Bicycle Stunt Show performers at 5 and 7 p.m., the Downriver Dan Band at 5:30 p.m., and Fifty Amp Fuse at 8 p.m.

On Aug. 25, a car show is slated for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Chris Clark Bicycle Show will be presented again at 1 and 5:30 p.m., and Step N Time line dancing is planned for 2 p.m. The Space Cats will take the stage at 3:45, Infinity & Beyond (a Journey Tribute) at 6 p.m., and Crazy Babies, Ozzy Reborne, at 8 p.m.

Completing the entertainment schedule on Aug. 26 will the Michigan Basement at 3 p.m., Wisteria, at 5 p.m., and the Harponics at 6 p.m.

For additional information, call 734-560-1121.

Auditions set by Seaway

The Seaway Chorale will audition young people in grades 4 through 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 and Sept. 4, 11 and 18 for its Christmas show, “A Reel Christmas,” to be staged Dec. 7 and 8 at the Flat Rock Community Auditorium in Flat Rock High School, 25600 Seneca St.

For an appointment or more information, call Edie Raleigh at 734-671-5530 or go to www.seawaychorale.org.

Save the date . . .

Sept. 25-Oct 7 — Play, “ Something Rotten!” a new musical comedy about two brothers who struggle to find success in the theatrical world while competing with the wild popularity of their contemporary, William Shakespeare; at the Fisher Theatre; tickets, starting at $35, including parking, are available online at www.broadwayindetroit.com. or www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-982-2787.

Sept. 29 — A celebration of the music of The Carpenters, featuring Helen Welch; 8 p.m. at the Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center on the Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline; tickets, $25, are available through the college box office, 734-374-3200, or online at https://carpenters.bpt.me.