Muskegon County Calendar of Events 10/21/17 – 10/23/17

Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Murder Mystery: Zombie Cannibal Asylum
October 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Amanda’s Bequest, 5200 Anderson Rd., Montague

Bygone Basics Cooking School and Amanda’s Bequest B & B offer a Murder Mystery Dinner on occasional Saturdays.  Participants act out the roles with scripts and as much hilarity as they wish!  Just in time for Halloween, “Zombie Cannibal Asylum” will be the murder mystery.

The mystery activities and dinner last from 5:00pm until around 8:00pm. Registered attendees will be assigned their roles in advance so they can arrive in character. You do not have to be a lodging guest at Amanda’s Bequest to participate, but why not! It will enhance the fun and remove night time driving. Hurry, seating is limited! To register, click the “Book Now” link on the website, e-mail or call 231-740-4065. B&B Guest – $38

Non-Lodging – $48. Adult themed. No one under 18 years old please.

Muskegon Center for the Arts/Red Lotus Gallery: Open Mic Night
October 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Red Lotus Gallery, 356 W. Western Ave., Muskegon

The Muskegon Center for the Arts presents Open Mic Night at the Red Lotus Gallery the third Saturday of every month from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.  If you have a love for the stage and can perform an activity such as music, theater, poetry, etc., come and express is on stage or just enjoy the show. This free event is for persons 18 years and older. Donations are always welcome and help to keep the gallery open. For more information, find them on Facebook. The gallery is located downtown at 356 W. Western Ave. in the basement of Century Building.

Performances @ The Block: Neil Jacobs – American Gypsy
October 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Block, 360 W. Western Ave. 2nd Floor Muskegon

Come to The Block for Neil Jacobs – American Gypsy.  The “Gypsy Power Trio” of Neil Jacobs, 12-string guitars, Steven Fox, acoustic bass and Arkadiy Gips, violin, perform breathtaking compositions with Gypsy, Celtic, Balkan and Classical influences.  Tickets: $20-$35, $10 Student tickets with ID.  Call 231-726-3231 x223 for tickets

“Phantom of the Opera” accompanied by organist Dale Zieger on the mighty Barton Organ!
October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200 Muskegon

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30pm, come to the beautiful Frauenthal Center for the classic silent film, “Phantom of the Opera” accompanied by organist Dale Zieger on the mighty Barton Organ. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show and can be purchased at the Frauenthal Box Office via phone at 231-727-8001 or in person, Monday – Friday from 11:00am to 5:30pm or by calling Star Tickets at 1-800-585-3737. Tickets can also be purchased at Costumes are encouraged and makeup artist Penny Cooper will also be present in the lobby. beginning at 6:00pm to transform you into character with unique face painting for an additional

Muskegon Community College Choir Concert
October 22 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200, Muskegon

Sunday, October 22 at 3:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Center for the College Choir Concert presented by Muskegon Community College.  Tickets are $6.  Students are free.  For tickets or more information, call 231-727-8001.

Poultry Cookery with Chef Damon
October 22 @ 6:00 pm
Muskegon Farmers Market, 242 W. Western Ave., Muskegon

Take a class at Kitchen 242 at the Muskegon Farmers’ Market for “Poultry Cookery with Chef Damon!”  Buying a whole chicken not only makes more sense financially, but it also allows a more delicious way to buy chicken and the opportunity to make the most of the whole bird. Students will learn the structure and composition of poultry, how to store poultry properly, the appropriate cooking methods and different types and cuts of poultry while applying various cooking methods. A few different recipes will be included in this hands-on experience. The cost is $35 and class size is limited to 15. For more information, call (231) 769-2202.

Fall Lecture Series at the USS Silversides Submarine Museum: The Movies Go to War
October 23 @ 6:00 pm
USS Silversides Museum, 1346 Bluff St. Muskegon

For more information, call 231-755-1230. September 11:  Recognition of First Responders in Commemoration of 9/11 Sheriff Michael Poulin, who supervises the Muskegon County Department of Emergency Services, will moderate a discussion among first responders concerning their training and experiences in their respective jobs.

The Haunted Hall
October Fridays & Saturdays @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Lakes Mall, 5600 Harvey St.

Visit the Lakes Mall for The Haunted Hall! Shake and cower with fright at “The Asylum,” “Phobia,” “The Fun House” and “3-D!”  Enter all four haunts for only $15.00. Save $1 for every canned good you donate to Love, Inc. at the ticket office with a maximum of $3.00 off per ticket. This attraction is NOT recommended for children under 12 years of age. For more information, visit or find them on Facebook.

Dias De Los Muertos at the Red Lotus Gallery
October 16 @ 10:00 am – November 10 @ 6:00 pm
Red Lotus Gallery, 356 W. Western Ave. Muskegon

The purpose of Dias De Los Muertos is to honor loved ones who have passed.  Visit the Red Lotus Gallery through November 10 for the celebration of Dias De Los Meurtos to view participants’ artwork and photos in honor of their loved ones.  “Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a holiday celebrated by people of Mexican ancestry living in other places, especially the United States. It is acknowledged internationally in many other cultures. The multi-day holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember those who have died and help support their spiritual journey. For more information, find them on Facebook.

Lighthouse Tours
Saturdays @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Pere Marquette Beach

The Michigan Lighthouse Conservancy is offering tours of the Muskegon South Pierhead Light Saturdays in October from 3:30-6:30pm.  The cost is $2 – $4.  For more information, call 844-MLIGHTS or visit


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