Muskegon County Calendar of Events 01/31/15 – 02/02/15

Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

01/31/2015 – Wine & Dine Event
Saturday, January 31, from 11:00am to 6:00pm, come to the Lakes Mall for the Wine & Dine Event, celebrating all things romantic!  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there’ll be wineries, chocolate makers, cheese makers, breweries, hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, limo companies, jewelry businesses, florists and travel companies present to help you plan the perfect romantic outing.  Wineries from local and statewide will be selling bottles and cases of wine and offer wine samplings in our “Tasting Room.”

For registration information please contact Laura at

01/31/2015 – ‘Dance the Night Away’
‎Tickets: $12.00 per person at door or from Ruth Lofton at 231-747-6853. Optional – BYOB – snacks provided Attire: Dress to impress or Blue Jean Best. Ballroom, Swing, Line Dancing – easy line dancing lesson provided. Proceeds benefit Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club Scholarship Fund.

02/01/2015 – Michigan Winter Triathlon
‎Come to the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex inside Muskegon State Park for your opportunity to try out three exciting Winter Olympic sports (luge, ice speed skating and cross country skiing) in a family-friendly competition smack in the heart of “Pure West Michigan.”  The event is geared toward those that have never done at least one of these sports.  There are age divisions for everyone.  The entire family is encouraged to participate in this unique winter adventure in the snow-covered dunes along the shores of Lake Michigan.  Don’t worry, you will finish in time to catch the Super Bowl on tv in the cozy comfort of the complex lodge or you are welcome to keep on luging, skating or skiing into the night at the fully lighted sports complex.

ENTRY FEE:  $20 Ages 12 and under, $25 Ages 13 and over, $50 Family rate (mom/dad and children living in the same house) To sign up, or for more information, visit

02/02/2015 – 02/28/15 ‘Off the Wall’ Teen Poetry and Art Contest
‎”Off the Wall” is Hackley Public Library’s Creative Writing & Drawing Contest for middle & high school students.  Young people in grades 7 – 12 can enter poems, stories, drawing, comics, or any other original creative work.  (Flyers with details are available at the library.)  Entries will be accepted beginning February 2 and are due at the library by 5:00pm Saturday, February 28, 2015.  The best work will be published in HPL’s “Off the Wall” booklet.  Winners will be recognized in an awards ceremony.  For more information, call 231-722-7276.

02/02/2015 – Hackley Handicrafts
Monday, February 2 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library to learn a new craft with Nancy Hartman! This month she will introduce you to homemade butter making.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.  For more information, call 231-722-7276.