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July 2018

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Sunday, July 1st

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 1st, 8am-12pm

Pentwater VFW Pancake Breakfast
Proceeds to Pentwater VFW Building Fund. Pentwater VFW Hall, north of Pentwater.

Sunday, July 1st, 8am

Stony Lake Sparkler
Packet pickup at 7am. 1 mile fun run/walk at 8am. 5k timed run/walk at 8:30am. Proceeds to Crystal Valley Care Fund. From Stony Lake Inn. Stony Lake.

Monday, July 2nd

Hart fireworks
Over Hart Lake, Hart.
Fireworks

Monday, July 2nd, 7pm

Concerts in the Park
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 3rd

Pentwater Fireworks
At dusk, over Lake Michigan, Pentwater.
Fireworks

Tuesday, July 3rd - Sunday, July 8th

Harbor Classic Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Tuesday, July 3rd, 9am-5pm

Forest Festival Used Book Sale
Book House behind the Manistee Library at 95 Maple St., Manistee.
Used Book Sales

Tuesday, July 3rd, 6pm-7:30pm

Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival Children & Pet Parade
Costume contest with four categories: Best Group, Best Use of Pet, Most Original and Most Patriotic. Prizes for the winners and goody bags for all participants. Line up at the corner of Loomis/Ferry Streets at 6pm, with step off at 6:30pm. The parade will travel to Waterfront Park and end with the awards aeremony. Downtown Ludington.
Ludington Freedom Festival

Wednesday, July 4th

Freedom Festival Parade & Fireworks
Parade at 1:45pm, begins at Madison Street and goes west down Ludington Avenue to Lakeshore Drive. Fireworks at dusk (between 10-10:30pm) over Lake Michigan.
Freedom Festival

Wednesday, July 4th

Silver Lake Fireworks
Over Silver Lake, Mears.
Fireworks

Wednesday, July 4th, 10am-11am

Pentwater Independence Day Bike Parade
Charles Mears State Park, Pentwater.

Wednesday, July 4th, 8:30pm-11pm

Ludington Fourth of July Shoreline Cruise
Passengers board at 8:30pm and the cruise starts at 9pm. Cruise along the Ludington shoreline until sunset, then watch the fireworks display. Ticket prices are $52 per person and includes the all-you-can-eat Badger Picnic Buffet
S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, July 5th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 6th, 5pm-7pm

First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Ludington's First Friday Art Walks give participants the opportunity to visit local businesses on the first Friday of each month to explore their galleries/stores, view art, and meet artists.
First Friday Art Walk

Saturday, July 7th - Sunday, July 8th

Ludrock, Two-Day Music Festival
Waterfront Park, downtown Ludington.
Ludrock

Saturday, July 7th - Sunday, July 8th

50th Anniversary West Shore Art Fair
10am-5pm on Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday. Celebrating 50 years, West Shore Art Fair featuring 100+ jury-selected fine artists across a variety of media, including clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and more. In addition to original, jury-selected art, the show will feature live performances, food stations, and a children's art activity area. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
West Shore Art Fair

Saturday, July 7th

Hamlin Lake Fireworks
At dusk, over Hamlin Lake. Rain Date July 8.
Fireworks

Sunday, July 8th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Monday, July 9th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 10th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Wednesday, July 11th - Thursday, July 12th

Baubles and Bags Sale
July 11 from 8am to 5pm and July 12 from 7am to 2pm. Sassy and classy fashion jewelry, handbags, scarves, "bling" belts, watches, wallets, gloves, hats and more. Proceeds benefit the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital volunteers' $150,000 pledge to support the Family Birthing Center. Medical office building lobby, Ludington.

Thursday, July 12th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day Big Sable Light
Round-trip bus transportation from the building next to the Ludington State Park office to the Big Sable Lighthouse. The last bus leaves the Big Sable Lighthouse at 4:45 pm. Music at the lighthouse from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. $5 for adults and $2 for children. Ludington State Park, M-116, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, July 12th, 7pm

Music on the Commons
Hart Commons overlooking Hart Lake, Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 12th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 13th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 14th

Mason County 4-H Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 14th, 9am-5pm

54th Pentwater Fine Arts and Crafts Fair
Sponsored by Pentwater Jr. Women's Club and held at the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, July 14th, 10am-4pm

Bear Lake Days Book Sale
Downtown Bear Lake.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, July 14th, 11am-2pm

Soup and Sandwich Lunch
Centenary United Methodist Church, 82 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Saturday, July 14th, 12pm-3pm

Mason County Day and Old Time Baseball Game
Featuring the Ludington Mariners. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Sunday, July 15th

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Sunday, July 15th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Sunday, July 15th, 11am-3pm

St. Joseph/St. Vincent Annual Ox Roast Dinner & Festival
St. Joseph's Hall, 2349 W. Jackson Road, Hart (Weare)

Sunday, July 15th, 1pm-5pm

22nd Annual Mason County Garden Club Garden Walk
Mason County Garden Club sponsors a Garden Walk of local gardeners who offer their gardens for ticket holders to enjoy a walk through. Tickets $10 from garden club members. Ludington area.

Sunday, July 15th, 1pm-4pm

Town and Country All-School Reunion
Reunion of any Oceana school, any year students. Old Town Hall, Johnson Park, Mears.
Visit Mears

Monday, July 16th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 17th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Wednesday, July 18th - Sunday, July 22nd

Baldwin Troutarama
Activities include amusement rides, youth fishing derby, tournaments, petting zoo, music, entertainment tent, and Grand Parade with Scottville Clown Band. Downtown Baldwin.
Baldwin Troutarama

Thursday, July 19th - Wednesday, July 25th

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament & Big Boys Tournament
The Ludington Offshore Classic is an annual Great Lakes sports fishing tournament. Thursday, July 19 is the Ruboy Thursday shootout, Friday is Ladies & Kids Tournament and Saturday & Sunday is the Pro/Am Tournament. The next week Tuesday & Wednesday is the Big Boys Tournament. Ludington.
Ludington Offshore Classic

Thursday, July 19th - Sunday, July 22nd

Low's Trailer Rally
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Thursday, July 19th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 20th - Sunday, July 22nd

Kaleva Days
Three-day festival includes Kaleva School Reunion, music, food, ballgames, car and tractor show, games, parade, beer tent, poker run, crafts, 5K run/walk, bake sales and more. Kaleva.
Kaleva Days

Friday, July 20th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 21st

WMOEC Garden Tractor Pulls
Pulls at 10am (dead boat) and 7pm (transfer sled). West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 21st - Sunday, July 22nd

MCFW Summer Cizzler Series Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 21st, 11am-4pm

Blooming Arts Garden Walk
Sponsored by the Garden Club of Pentwater, featuring gardens, artists and musicians. Tickets $10. Pentwater.

Sunday, July 22nd

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Monday, July 23rd, 7pm

Concerts in the Park: Scottville Clown Band
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 24th, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Wednesday, July 25th, 7pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Green drinks follow. Meet at south end of beach house, Stearns Park, Ludington.

Wednesday, July 25th, 9pm-11pm

Ludington Pirates of the Caribbean Cruise
Passengers board at 8:30pm and the Badger will cruise the Ludington shoreline from 9-11pm. Ticket price of $42 includes the Badger Party Buffet with desserts and soft drinks. Live music by Two Dudes in Flip Flops and Brothers Greg and Jeff.
S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, July 26th - Sunday, July 29th

Great Lakes Escapees
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Thursday, July 26th, 7pm

Music on the Commons
Hart Commons overlooking Hart Lake, Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, July 26th, 8pm-10pm

Sunset Beach Bonfire
Live music and bonfire on the beach. Stearns Park, Ludington.
Sunset Beach Bonfire

Thursday, July 26th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. You'll see musicians of all ages. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating while listening. Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, July 27th - Sunday, July 29th

Arcadia Daze
Events include an arts/crafts show, auto muster, 5k race, kids fishing and games, entertainment, grand parade, and post-parade concert. Arcadia.
Arcadia Daze

Friday, July 27th - Sunday, August 5th

3rd Annual Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival
Presented by Stage Left Theatre Company with performances at 7pm on July 27, 28 and August 3 and 4, and at 2pm July 29 and August 5. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Stage Left Theatre Company

Friday, July 27th, 5pm

22nd Annual Back from the Mac Party
Pentwater Yacht Club, 205 Dover St., Pentwater.

Friday, July 27th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 28th, 7am-12pm

Pentwater Ladies Classic Tournament
Cost $10 per boat. Weighin at 1pm, Village Marina Pavilion, Pentwater.

Saturday, July 28th, 10am

WMOEC Antique Tractor Pull
West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, July 28th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day Big Sable Light
Round-trip bus transportation from the building next to the Ludington State Park office to the Big Sable Lighthouse. The last bus leaves the Big Sable Lighthouse at 4:45 pm. Music at the lighthouse from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. $5 for adults and $2 for children. Ludington State Park, M-116, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Saturday, July 28th, 5pm-8pm

Last Saturday of the Month Gallery Stroll
Stroll through the Village of Pentwater to see different kinds of art from Pentwater's galleries. Pentwater.
Pentwater Art Stroll

Saturday, July 28th, 7pm

West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes Concert
Free community concert with donations accepted to support local high school music programs. Waterfront Park, Ludington.
Rhythm & Dunes Concert Information

Sunday, July 29th

Pentwater Movies on the Green
At Sunset on the Pentwater Village Green, downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Movies

Monday, July 30th, 7pm

Concerts in the Park
Onekama Village Park, downtown Onekama.
Manistee County Summer Music

Tuesday, July 31st, 10am-11am

Talks, Tunes & Tours
Free. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

More July Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Ludington Freedom Festival
Manistee Forest Festival
West Shore Art Fair, Ludington
Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament, Ludington
Bear Lake Days
Friday Night Live, Ludington
Scottville Summerfest
Ludrock
Kaleva Days
Local Farmer's Markets
Arcadia Daze
Open Horse Shows

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