Salted with Sharks

Elberta Farmers’ Market Celebrates a Bountiful 2016 Season

In Farmers' Market on October 12, 2016 at 11:22 pm

Come Celebrate our local farms harvest

The last day of the 2016 Elberta Farmers’ Market is tomorrow, Thursday, October 13, from 9 am to noon. Let’s show our gratitude to our market master, Sue Oseland, and the local vendors who have nourished us since May, and make a strong showing for the final harvest of the season.

Frankfort Film Festival Blooms at the Garden Theater

In Community Alert on October 12, 2016 at 3:53 pm

October 20-23

The City of Frankfort and the historic Garden Theater come together to elevate the human spirit through film, with 20 award-winning features at the 8th Annual Film Festival, October 20–23!

As usual, some of the year’s inspired independent filmmakers will be on hand to share their stories: Bill Latka, producer of Year by the Sea (Thursday 4:30); director Edd Benda of Superior (Saturday 4:30); director Michael Bofshever of Echo Park Blues (Saturday 4:30).

Pumpkins Fired Directly at Elberta

In Humor on October 10, 2016 at 11:54 am
Elberta's Pumpkin Trebuchet aimed at Frankfort, MI

Proposed retaliatory Elberta chunking operation in search of a grant. An EA intern illustration.

By An Alert Intern

Another successful pumpkin-firing test from the City of Frankfort created tension for Village of Elberta residents this weekend. Public pressure is mounting for the Elberta Solstice Foundation to develop a world-class gourd defense system.