Tidings of comfort and joy are the aims of the season at Cadillac’s holiday concert event, Strings and Toboggans. Located at the Cadillac Elks Club, Strings and Toboggans is in its second year and will feature Seth Bernard, Chris Dorman and other members of the Northern Michigan folk scene. The concert intends to gather the local community under the season’s spirit of giving, accepting either a $5 admission fee or a donation of canned goods to be given to the local Salvation Army. Baked goods, coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be provided free of charge for those in attendance.

Strings and Toboggans invites all people to come and visit, not just music lovers. The event will also provide an open venue for local artisans wishing to sell and showcase their pieces covering—a wide variety of handcrafted goods will be available along with merchandise from the performing artists.

Be sure to stay for the show’s after-party tobogganing. Once the singers have packed up and the cookies and coffee cleared from the tables, organizers will regroup the performers and audience at the local sledding hill. So, pack up your saucers and snow pants for an event sure to forge holiday memories for you and your family.

Time: Sunday, Dec. 21st; doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30.Location: 122 S. Mitchell St., Cadillac (Cadillac Elks Club)
Admission: $5 or a donation of three or more canned goods
Contact: alexjamesmusic@hotmail.com