The Buzz, Aug. 17: Gravity Hour

Published 5:00 pm Friday, August 17, 2012

Gravity Hour

5 to 8 p.m., Fridays through October

Gravity, Baroda, Mich.

Check out one of southwest Michigan’s newest wineries, Gravity, in the wine belt of Baroda. The winery hosts “Gravity Hour” from June through October, with live music and pulled pork sandwiches. Blues musician Keith Scott will perform Aug. 17. Visit Gravity on Facebook or at

Outdoor Film Series: ‘Ghostbusters’

Dusk, Aug. 18

College Football Hall of Fame, South Bend, Ind.

Downtown South Bend hosts a monthly outdoor free film; “Ghostbusters” will play Aug. 18. Screenings begin at approximately 9:30 p.m., weather permitting, at Gridiron Plaza at the College Football Hall of Fame.

Twilight in the Garden

6 p.m. Aug. 18

Weirich home, Benton Township, Mich.

More than 40 glass and metal sculptures will be featured at “Twilight in the Garden,” a fundraiser Waterstreet Glassworks, a non-profit school for artists in Benton Harbor. Music by vocalist Jenna Mammina; food by Chef Tim Sizer of Timothy’s; silent auction also. Tickets are $100. Call Water Street Glassworks at (269) 925-5555 or visit

Rod and Roll Classic Auto Show

7:30 a.m. Aug. 18

Dowagiac, Mich.

Classic autos and motorcycles will cruise Dowagiac at the annual Rod and Roll Auto Show. Trophies awarded to top entries; dash plaques presented to first 150 entries. Enjoy 1950s music, auto games, the Tailgate Treasures Flea Market, a Lions Club breakfast and barbecue. Register vehicles with the Dowagiac Area Chamber of Commerce, (269) 782-8212 or

Wednesday in the Park Series

6 p.m. Wednesdays through September

New Buffalo Township Memorial Park, New Buffalo, Mich.

The Hired Hands Band will play its “honestly Americana” brand of acoustic music at the Wednesday in the Park Series in New Buffalo. Bring a chair or blanket; no pets. Admission free. Local food vendor on-site. Other booked acts include Brence Jackson, Aug. 29; open mic night with Generation Gap, Sept. 5; and Alligator Blackbird, Sept. 12. Visit