Muskegon County Calendar of Events 04/03/17 – 04/10/17

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Century Club Open House
Tuesday, April 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Century Club Retail Center, 356 W. Western Ave.
The Century Club Retail Center will be having an open house from 6:00-8:00pm the first Tuesday of every month, offering different specials every week. For more info email

Haunted Michigan
Tuesday, April 4 @ 6:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W Webster
Come to historic Hackley Public Library for the lecture, “Haunted Michigan,” presented by Rev. Gerald S. Hunter, paranormal hunter for over 30 years, and author of the Haunted Michigan book series.

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun
Tuesday & Thursday, April 4&6 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Carr-Fles Planetarium, 221 S. Quarterline Rd.
“Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun” is playing at the Carr-Fles Planetarium Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 4 – April 21 and May 16 – June 8, 2017 (closed April 22 – May 15) from 7:00pm-7:35pm With rapidly improving technology, the discovery of other planets. This is FREE and open to the public. For more information 231-777-0289

White Lake Classical Series
Tuesday, April 4 @ 7:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry St.
Visit the Book Nook & Java Shop for the White Lake Classical Series featuring ‘The Four Pianists: 8 hands on 2 pianos!” The cover is $5. Come early for dinner at 6:15pm and enjoy roasted turkey breast with all the trimmings. For more information or to RSVP call 231-894-5333

Lakeshore Museum Center: Spring Break Open House
Wednesday, April 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Join the Lakeshore Museum Center for their annual Spring Break Open House. In addition to their fun, hands-on exhibits, they’ll have extra activities throughout the museum. Activities will include: *“Eggs-periments” — Science demonstrations using eggs! * A Spring River Drive activity focused on the lumbering tradition of putting logs in the river after the snow has melted. *Reclaimed Rubber Band Art Make and Take — this activity is $3.  Choose a piece of late-1800s lumber reclaimed from Muskegon Lake and use nails and rubber bands to create a visual masterpiece! For more information, call 231-722-0278.

Made in Muskegon Beer Dinner
Thursday, April 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SE4SONS Gastropub, 2801 Lakeshore Dr.
It’s all about Muskegon for this fun Beer Dinner at SE4SONS! Beer from Pigeon Hill Brewing Company and local food are in the spotlight! Only $42 per person! Hurry and make your reservations! This event will fill up quickly! Call 231-755-3737 to reserve your spot today! Limited to 50 people.

Muskegon Community Art Artists’ Reception
Friday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Red Lotus Gallery, 356 W. Western Ave.
You are invited to the Muskegon Community Art Artists’ Reception at the Muskegon Center for the Arts open house every first Friday night of the month from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  Every month there is a different display and art event for the month.  Come meet and talk with the artists and view the creativity. This event can be found on Facebook.

First Friday Event
Friday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lakeshore Fitness Center, 900 W. Western Ave.
Visit the Lakeshore Fitness Center for another downtown Muskegon “First Fridays” event!  This family friendly First Friday will include healthy cooking demos, work-out opportunities and great interactive discussions about the benefits of healthy living!  Children ages 15 and under MUST have a legal parent or guardian with them. This is a FREE event. For more info call 231-722-3751

Main Street Dueling Pianos
Friday, April 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Watermark 920, 930 Washington Ave.
Main Street Dueling Pianos are back!  April 7 from 7:00-11:00pm, come to the Watermark 920 for live music and an all request party.  These wonderful entertainers have an impressive repertoire of 1,000+ songs, giving you an unforgettable night of singing, hand-clapping and dancing. (Adult content). For ticket information call 231-727-0805

Pirates Super Saturday
Saturday, April 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
Saturday, April 8 from 10:00am – 3:00pm, come to the Muskegon Museum of Art for a “Pirates Super Saturday!”  Sail the waves of story making and imagination during this FREE family fun day at the Muskegon Museum of Art. 10:00am & 1:30pm Film: Hook (142 mins.) Robin Williams stars as Peter Pan in this classic contemporary movie.11:00am – 1:00pm Guided Tours: Explore David (Shannon) Goes to the Museum with a Museum docent.11:00am – 2:00pm Make & Take: Invent and create your own mini superhero, complete with super power. Call 231-720-2570 for more information.

Howling Harbor! Muskegon Artists’ Market
Sunday, April 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Harbor Cinema, 1937 Lakeshore Dr.
Harbor Cinema hosts an indoor Artists’ Market every second Sunday of the month from 2:00-4:00pm.  The market features live performances by a variety of talented Muskegon performers as well as local artists and crafters.  For more information, call 231-375-5228.

Howl n’ Blues Concert Series: Kevin Nichols & Blue Tuesday
Sunday, April 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Watermark 920, 930 Washington Ave.
The 5th annual Howl n’ Blues Concert Series is titled “HOT BLUES”!  Concerts take place at the Watermark 920 the second Sunday of each month from 2:00-5:00pm to raise awareness and donations for the Pound Buddies animal shelter.  There’ll be a cash bar, food, 50/50 raffles, dancing, and good times…guaranteed! Tickets are only $15 and include a raffle ticket. For more information find “Howl n’ Blues” on Facebook or call 231-727-0805

Live Music: Checkers Morton
Monday, April 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W Webster
April is Jazz month and to celebrate, Hackley Public Library is pleased to bring you live music from Checkers Morton!  This band of friends has played together under this moniker for 40 years.  Enjoy original compositions performed on wood, reeds, brass, ivory and primal drums. This event is FREE and open to the public! For more information, call (231) 722-7276.

On Going Events:

Edward S. Curtis: Community Read Program
March 6 – May 16
Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Avenue
A Community Read program will set the stage for “Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian,” an exhibit coming to the Muskegon Museum of Art May 11 through September 10, 2017.  The exhibition celebrates the artistry and cultural legacy of early-1900s photographer Edward Curtis.  Book discussions will take place April 5 through May 4 at the library branches, the Muskegon Museum of Art and at the Book Nook and Java Shop in Montague. Schedule: April 5, 6:00pm at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague April 11, 5:30 pm at White Lake Community Library April 11, 7:00pm at Spring Lake District Library April 13, 7:00pm at Loutit District Library April 18, 10:30am at Muskegon Township Branch April 18, 6:30pm at North Muskegon – Walker Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library April 24, 5:30pm at Dalton Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library April 27, 6:00pm at Muskegon Museum of Art May 2, 10:00am at North Muskegon – Walker Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library May 3, 6:30pm at Ravenna Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library May 4, 2:00 pm at Hackley Public Library May 4, 10:30 am at Norton Shores Branch of the Muskegon Area District Library An Evening with Author Timothy Egan: The Community Read program is organized ahead of an evening with the award winning author Timothy Egan on May 17 at the Frauenthal Theater. A book signing will follow Egan’s program. Tickets are $10. For tickets, visit For more information about the Community Read program, call 231-720-2580.


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