Muskegon County Calendar of Events 04/10/17 – 04/17/17 for a complete listing

Live Music: Checkers Morton
Monday, April 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Hackley Public Library, 316 W Webster
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 is FREE and open to the public. 231-722-7276

Wednesdays in the Mitten (Tuesday)
Tuesday, April 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Hackley Public Library, 316 W Webster
Come to Hackley Public Library as photographers Todd and Brad Reed talk about their newest book, “Wednesdays in the Mitten with Todd and Brad Reed.” Itwill be an evening of storytelling, book signings and Q & A. For more information, call (231) 722-7276.

Shifting Shoreline Lecture Series
Tuesday, April 11@ 6:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
A lecture series about the history and restoration of Muskegon Lake is being conducted at the Lakeshore Museum Center. This series is being held in conjunction with the Shifting Shoreline exhibit on display at the Lakeshore Museum Center through June. The exhibit examines the changes that have occurred to Muskegon Lake over the past 200 years. 231-722-0278

Traditional British Fish and Chips with Chef Jamie
Tuesday, April 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Kitchen 242, 242 W. Western Ave.
Traditional British Fish and Chips with Chef Jamie. A prominent meal in British culture, it was created in 1860 on the streets of the East End of London by a Jewish boy, Joseph Malin, who came up with the idea of combining fried fish with chips. Cost $35. Class size is limited 231- 769-2202

Foley Schuler: Favorite Poetry Event
Tuesday, April 11@ 7:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry St. Montague
The Arts Council of White Lake’s Music Presents Foley Schuler, directing the Favorite Poetry Event at the Book Nook & Java Shop. 231-894-5333

Girls Night Out: Cinnamon and Spice and Everything Nice with Chef Char
Thursday, April 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Kitchen 242, 242 W. Western Ave.
Learn to make tempting homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting and nutty, caramel sticky buns. We will roll dough, make the cinnamon center and then present the rolls with two different options. We will also have the ingredients for a boozy iced coffee creation as our “everything nice” but BYOB and suggestions will be provided ahead of time. Cost $35. 231- 769-2202

Shane Koyczan Live
Thursday, April 13 @ 7:00 pm

Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Canadian-born Shane Koyczan, an award-winning and internationally recognized spoken word artist and author, is coming to downtown Muskegon! The show titled “Shane Koyczan Live!” at the Frauenthal Center. Doors open at 6:00pm with live music, book sales, and a cash bar. Tickets to the performance, sponsored by the Muskegon Writers’ Center, are $10 and may be purchased at the Frauenthal Center Box Office. For more information, contact Mary at (231) 777-0327

The Alley Door Club: Westside Soul Surfers
Friday, April 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
The Alley Door Club for live music with the Westside Soul Surfers! Pigeon Hill Brewery is the evening’s craft brew! Doors open at 6:00pm for Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks) and the bands play from 7:00 – l O:OOpm. The Alley Door Club is located in The Ballroom at the Frauenthal Center (Hilt Building, 3rd floor). Tickets may be purchased at the Box Office for $8 in advance or purchased at the door, a cash bar is available, valid I.D. required. For more information, call 231-727-8001.

The MCA – Red Lotus Gallery Open Mic Night
Saturday, April 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Every 3rd Saturday of the Month
The Red Lotus Fine Art Gallery, 356 W. Western Avenue
Muskegon Center for the Arts presents Open Mic Night at the Red Lotus Gallery, located in the Century Building, from 7:OOpm -9 :OOpm. Ifyou have a love for the stage and can perform an activity such as music, anything theatrical, poetry or readings, you may want to express it here or just show up to watch the show. There is always something new and unique to enjoy. This event happens on the third Saturday of every month and is for persons 18 years and older. This is a free event. For more information, call (231) 206-0426.

The Back Alley Comedy Club Presents – Matt Lauria and Bob Jay
Saturday, April 15 @ 8:00 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club, 1531 W. Sherman Blvd.
The Back Alley Comedy Club inside Sherman Bowling Center presents a great night of comedy with Matt Lauria and Bob Jay! Matt has been ineffective at everything from relationships to productivity, but particularly at writing witty comedy bios. Bob Jay’s show is full of energy and keeps you on the edge of your seat. He brings dozens of celebrities and cartoon characters to life and puts them in different scenarios. Bob’s sound effects range from a jet fighter plane to a locomotive train crashing through the walls in a club. He has been compared to Billy Crystal and to Rich Little, so come spend an evening with Bob and his cast of stars! Doors open at 7:00pm. Admission is $5. For more information, call (231) 755-1258.

Easter Brunch at SE4SONS
Sunday, April 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
SE4SONS Banquet Center, 2801 Lakeshore Drive
Join us for our Annual Easter Brunch on Sunday. We’ve got something for the whole family! Whether it’s delicious food for the adults or crafts & the Easter Bunny for the kids, SE4SONS has it all. Reservations can be made at 231-755-3737

Easter Brunch Buffet at Holiday Inn
Sunday, April 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Inn & Conference Center Downtown Muskegon, 939 Third Street
Sunday, April 16 from 11:OOam – 3:OOpm, Chef Derek and his team will be preparing an Easter feast featuring all your favorites like Prime Rib, smoked ham, great sides, an omelet station, homemade soup, a mouthwatering selection of deserts and kids’ favorites. For reservations call 231-720-7105

Easter Brunch at Bella Maria’s
Sunday, April 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Bella Maria’s Ristorante & Event Center, 513 W Pontaluna Rd.
Sunday, April 16 from l l:OOam – 3:00pm, come to Bella Maria’s Ristorante & Event Center for the Ultimate Easter Brunch Buffet! Enjoy everything from classic breakfast items to BBQ ribs, parmesan crusted cbicken, salads, Italian pastas, desserts and so much more! Call for reservations at 231-563-6914.

Easter Brunch at Dockers Fish House
Sunday, April 16

3505 Marina View Point
Do not miss out on Dockers famous Easter Brunch Buffet! Featuring our famous raw bar, prime rib carving station, perch and so much more! Call 231-288-6300 to book your reservation today!

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. 231-720-2580 for more information and dates and locations of events.


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