Tag Archives: HERTHA

It’s all in the spelling

I have noticed a building controversy in Elk Rapids, possibly exacerbated by the resurgence of live performances at the Historic Township Hall. A skirmish of words, trending towards war, has erupted between staff and patrons of the Elk Rapids Cinema … Continue reading

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HERTHA now has office hours

The box office at the historic Township Hall, affectionately called The HERTH, is now open from 10 a.m. to Noon, Tuesday through Thursday. Stop by to find out more about HERTHA, buy tickets or get a tour of the hall … Continue reading

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HERTHA in the news

In the April 2011 edition of the Traverse City Business News, on page 40, is “Arts in Elk Rapids,” an article that highlights the Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall Association (HERTHA) and  its efforts to operate, maintain and rehabilitate our … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Dan LeBlond, President of the Elk Rapids Area Historical Society, penned this note: The Detroit entertainment venue [Ford Auditorium] only lasted 56 years! I remember it being built and attended events there. In Elk Rapids, The HERTH is 128 years … Continue reading

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The HERTH gets an energy audit

As part of a grant awarded to Elk Rapids by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, the Historic Town Hall received an energy audit that included recommendations to improve the efficiency of the building.   Excerpt

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Winners of Chili Cook off announced

15 local purveyors of chili competed Saturday in the first-ever Elk Rapids Cabin Fever Chili Cook off. Here are the winners for each category: People’s Choice-Red Chili Siren Hall–Smoked Black & Blue Beef Brisket Chili Chef Charles–Carlo’s Chile DeChancha Pearl’s–Bud’s … Continue reading

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Chefs, start your chili!

Noon on Saturday at the Historic Elk Rapids Town HallSo little time, so much chili!

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