Calendar of Events

Events Happening in Muskegon County – July 4 – 11, 2022

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Wednesday, July 6

Eric and Chris, Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. thebooknookjavashop.com

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” until September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

Book Club: Good Eggs
6:00 – 7:00 pm

Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. When a home aide arrives to assist a rambunctious family at a crossroads, simmering tensions boil over in this “witty, exuberant debut” (People) that is an “absolute delight from start to finish” (Sarah Haywood, New York Times bestselling author). thebooknookjavashop.com

West Michigan Concert WINDS: Red, White and Bluegrass
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Heritage Landing, 1050 7th Street. The West Michigan Summer WINDS are partnering with the West Michigan Bluegrass Organization for the first concert of their July series. The West Michigan Concert Summer WINDS are a series of free concerts taking place at Heritage Landing. Bring your lawn chairs and come enjoy free music at Heritage Landing! wmcw.org

Music Trivia – July 2022 Edition
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Salty Pecker Brewing Company, 
255 Seminole Rd. Welcome! It’s a ’90s music trivia party! Play with your friends; bring a team of people (any size team). Come join us for some food, drink and music trivia! Bonus: Wear your favorite concert/band/musician/music shirt! facebook.com/events/1086254148973164

Music Trivia – July 2022 Edition
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company, 360 W. Western Ave. Welcome! It’s a ’90s music trivia party! Play with your friends; bring a team of people (any size team). Come join us for some food, drink and music trivia! Bonus: Wear your favorite concert/band/musician/music shirt! facebook.com/events/334425578875664

Thursday, July 7

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Muskegon Farmers Market,
242 W. Western Ave. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Ceramics Open Studio with Kim Funk
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio, 5385 Lamos at Michillinda, Whitehall. Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. $162 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/ceramics-open-studio-with-kim-funk

Summer Art Camp: Mini Palettes for Outdoor Sketching
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake, 106 E. Colby Street, Whitehall. In this two-day class, students will first learn how to create their own custom watercolor paint sets using mini tins and tube watercolor paint. Ages 16+. $36, $30 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. Register at artswhitelake.org

Free Thursdays: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. This is a great opportunity to visit the art museum and bring the kiddos! This free tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. Special exhibitions may not be included.

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design.

Jazz Happy Hour
5:00 – 6:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz Duo: Aedan McCauley on piano & Donovan Meeusen on bass. Drink and food specials! thebooknookjavashop.com

Egelston/Wolf Lake Festival
6:00 pm

Beals and Flickema Parks. The festival includes numerous family friendly events, featuring a 5K run, movie night, outhouse races, arts and crafts fair, food vendors, children’s activities, music and a parade! The Beer Tent (with music) will be located at Flickema Park. The Festival runs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. For more information, call Egelston Township at 231-788-2308.

Trivia Night
7:00 – 9:00 pm

Pub One Eleven, 111 W. Colby, Whitehall. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! pub111.com

Galen Bundy Trio
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. The Galen Bundy Piano Trio is a modern jazz group heavily influenced by Scandinavian folk music and Romantic era composers. Great importance is placed on the sensitivity of interaction between the three instruments, with group musicality valued over soloistic ideals. Featuring Galen Bundy on piano, Sean Perlmutter on drums, and Eric Nachtrab on bass. westmichiganwinejazz.com

Live Music: Chris Clayton
7:00 – 10:00 pm

Burl & Sprig, 500 West Western Avenue. Don’t wait for Friday night out with LIVE Music, Food & Specialty drinks. Start your weekend a little early. https://fb.me/e/3n7fCFpBu

Friday, July 8

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm

Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Meet the Machines
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Renk America LLC, 76 South Getty. Children of all ages will have the opportunity to touch, climb on and explore an exciting mix of machines and unique vehicles found in and around Muskegon Township. The first hour of this event will be horn free to accommodate children with special needs and sensitive ears. All attendees must park in the SOUTH employee parking lot. ltheile@muskegontwp.org

Parties in the Park
5:00 – 9:00 pm

Hackley Park, 350 West Webster. Bring the family or meet up with friends in this festive, Friday event. Each week presents live music, food trucks and beverage stations. Not only is it fun, it’s also a fundraiser sponsored by local non-profit organizations. Live music from Brother Elsey and SIRSY, benefitting Muskegon Motorcycle Club. facebook.com/partiesinthepark/

Music at the White River Light Station: Rough and Tumble
7:00 – 8:30 pm

White River Light Station, 6199 Murray Road, Whitehall. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket and come to the White River Light Station & Museum for this family friendly concert featuring Rough & Tumble. splka.org/whiteriver.html

Acoustic Oasis
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Phil Petersen and Glen Miller are two guys who love playing music. Inspired by the music of such artists as CSNY, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles, Jack Johnson and Ray Lamontagne, we have created a playlist of covers and originals adding many instruments along the way. Our sound now includes 6 and 12 string guitars, mandolin, ukulele, banjo, clarinet and harmonica. thebooknookjavashop.com

CMU: Summer – A Theatre Cabaret!
7:30

The Playhouse at White Lake, 304 South Mears Avenue, Whitehall. Using a combination of song, scene, poetry and dance, CMU’s Company presents Summer: A Theatre Cabaret as we track a group of students emerging from a year of quarantine into a warm summer’s evening. $27. Season flex passes and individual tickets apply to this Opening Night of our 2022 Summer Theatre Festival! theplayhouseatwhitelake.ludus.com/17228

Two Dudes in Flip Flops
7:30 – 10:00 pm

No Name Saloon, 609 West Western Avenue. Come join the Two Dudes in Flip Flops on the rooftop bar at the No Name Saloon! We like to say it’s a “Slice of Key West in Downtown Muskegon!” facebook.com/nonamesaloonmuskegon/events/?ref=page_internal

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:30 – 10:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises, 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. $30. aquastarcruises.com

Movies on Deck: Ironman
10:00 – 11:30 am

USS LST 393, 560 Mart Street. Watch this superhero classic starring Robert Downey Jr. under the stars, on the deck of a WW2 Landing Ship! Sponsored by Muskegon Area District Library. Free. lst393.org

Saturday, July 9

Standup for the Cure Norton Shores
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Ross Park, 82 Randall Road. More than just a paddling event, we are a movement. Since 2012 we’ve been uniting paddlers, fitness enthusiasts, yoga practitioners and the breast cancer community from California to Florida and Michigan to Washington in an effort to save lives! Proceeds from this event will benefit local breast cancer screening and related services. $35. suftc.org/standup-muskegon

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market, 242 W. Western Ave. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

ACWL – Nuveen Artisan Market
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Artisan Market Village, 8660 Water Street, Montague. Shop for artwork created by local artisans! Work will include pottery, original paintings, macrame, skincare items, soaps, jewelry, and more! There will also be an on-site craft activity for children, sponsored by the City of Montague. artswhitelake.org/artisanmarket

Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Carriage Antique Mall, 10130 US 31, Montague. The Carriage Antique Mall hosts a Flea Market every other Saturday during the summer. Food and great finds! Stop by for the deals. To be a vendor at the event, call Karen Reilly 231-220-8696. Spaces will fill up fast!

Muskegon County Community Run
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Folkert Community Hub, 640 Seminole Road, Norton Shores. Family Friendly Scenic Fun “Poker” Run welcomes all cars, trucks and motorcycles. Our poker run cruises through scenic areas of our beautiful county and stops for ice cream! Back at the Andy Blair Sports Center, 640 Seminole, we will have music, a car show, silent auction and more. Benefitting No More Sidelines and MCSD Motor Unit. MuskegonCCR.org

Christopher Dragone, Guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Guitar player extraordinaire from Muskegon. thebooknookjavashop.com.

Super Saturday at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. Join us the second Saturday of every month for free general admission at the MMA all day! Come see the exhibitions and pick up supplies for an exciting art and exhibitions related STEAM activity to do at home following your visit. July 9: Build It. muskegonartmuseum.org

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Funk Jam Bands
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson,
149 Shoreline Drive. Music acts include Desmond Jones, The Last Straw Motel, Common Molly, and more. Free. Phone 231-722-0000.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Acrylic Paint Pouring Workshop
3:00 – 5:00 pm

McLaughlin Community Fellowship, 1198 Spring Street. Come spend a couple of hours with Sabryna and learn how to make your own serendipitous work of art. Students will learn about the materials, tools and techniques needed in this form of paint pouring and each participant will create their own 11″ x 14″ painting. $20. Ages 8+. https://fb.me/e/2yVItbBzr

The Rough and Tumble
7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. The dumpster-folk, thrift store-Americana duo, consisting of Mallory Graham & Scott Tyler and their menagerie of classic folk and homemade instruments, have been hobbling around the country since 2015, taking their songs to the far corners of the US and to the weird little towns they pass along the way. thebooknookjavashop.com

CMU: Summer – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
7:30

The Playhouse at White Lake, 304 South Mears Avenue, Whitehall. How on earth can three actors do the impossible: act through Shakespeare’s entire canon – 37 plays – in 97 minutes? The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) hilariously summarizes all of Shakespeare’s plays, using reduced re-enactments and audience participation. One show only! $27. theplayhouseatwhitelake.ludus.com/17275

Aquastar Luau Cruise
8:30 – 10:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises, 560 Mart St. Listen to the sounds of the Hawaiian Islands, enjoy some time out on Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan and maybe mother nature will treat us to a West Michigan sunset. The Pacific Island Dancers will be on hand to show off the beautiful Hawaiian dancing. $38. aquastarcruises.com

Sunday, July 10

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

Paul Keller Jazz Quintet
7:00 – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz string bassist Paul Keller brings his popular quintet to Montague for a spirited and entertaining evening of music that will feed your soul, lift your spirits and massage your ears! westmichiganwinejazz.com

Monday, July 11

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm

Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

The History Guys Lecture Series – Detroit Part I
6:30 – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Kurt Troutman and George Maniates present Detroit Part I: America’s City on the Hill. thebooknookjavashop.com

July 7: The Strengthen Event

from Every Woman’s Place

Join us for our 47th anniversary, where we honor two individuals for their Exceptional Advocacy to survivors of violence. Take part in the reveal and auction of our 2022 collaborative art piece celebrating survivors. Enjoy live jazz music, dinner, and the sunset on Lake Michigan.

Our 2022 Exceptional Advocacy honorees are:

  • Tara Blandford-Mayberry, SANE Nurse
  • Amanda Morton, Sober Living Advocate

Where?
The Mart Dock
560 Mart St # 1, Muskegon 49440

7:00 pm Boarding
7:30 pm Departure
10:00 pm Return

RSVP
Purchase tickets here before 5pm on July 5. NO tickets will be sold at the door.

DEDICATE A GIFT
As part of celebrating our anniversary, make a dedication here in honor of a loved one.

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 28 – July 4, 2022

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Tuesday, June 28

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” until September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

Summer Art Camp: Mini Palettes for Outdoor Sketching
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 
Arts Council of White Lake
, 106 E. Colby Street, Whitehall. In this two-day class, students will first learn how to create their own custom watercolor paint sets using mini tins and tube watercolor paint. Ages 14-17. $10, $9 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. Register at artswhitelake.org

Yoga on the Ship
7:00 – 8:00 pm
USS LST 393
, 560 Mart Street. Yoga on the Ship is back! Let’s kick off summer together! We’ll find balance for the new season. $10 donation suggested. Pre-registration highly recommended as space is limited. rootdown.in

Wednesday, June 29

STEM Workshop – Archaeology
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science
, 430 Clay Avenue. STEM Workshops are a half-day program that focuses on a specific topic in a STEM field each session. This half-day camp will give learners an opportunity to learn about the topic, see demonstrations, and construct their own experiments or designs. Ages 8-15. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Register at lakeshoremuseumstemworkshops.eventbrite.com or call 231-722-0278.

Eric and Chris, Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. thebooknookjavashop.com

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art
, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” until September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

Summer Art Camp: Zumba Kids
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 
Arts Council of White Lake,
 106 E. Colby Street, Whitehall. Led by experienced dancer and certified Zumba instructor Rommyna, class will start with a warm up, followed by dancing to Latin and World Music, and finish with a cool down. Through this movement, participants will improve their mental and physical health and have fun! Ages 6-10. $10, $9 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. Register at artswhitelake.org

Trivia Night – Volume 13
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Salty Pecker Brewing Company,
 255 Seminole Rd. Welcome! You and your friends are invited to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Join us for a night of drinking, eating, socializing and trivia questions (about anything)! All are welcome! This event is free, although recommended for age 21+. facebook.com/events/1359901401178635

Trivia Night – Volume 13
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Unruly Brewing Company, 360 W. Western Ave. Welcome! You and your friends are invited to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Join us for a night of drinking, eating, socializing and trivia questions (about anything)! All are welcome! This event is free, although recommended for age 21+. facebook.com/events/1166151900597670

Thursday, June 30

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Muskegon Farmers Market,
242 W. Western Ave. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Ceramics Open Studio with Kim Funk
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio,
5385 Lamos at Michillinda, Whitehall. Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. $162 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/ceramics-open-studio-with-kim-funk

Free Thursdays: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. This is a great opportunity to visit the art museum and bring the kiddos! This free tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. Special exhibitions may not be included.

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design.

Light Station Sketch Workshop
4:00 – 7:00 pm
White River Light Station
, 6199 Murray Road, Whitehall. Join us at the White River Light Station to learn how to capture beach and dune scenes quickly using a simple setup of watercolor paper, ink pen and a water brush. Ages 16+. $40 ($36 for ACEL-Nuveen Members) Register at artswhitelake.org

Jazz Happy Hour
5:00 – 6:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop
, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz Duo: Aedan McCauley on piano & Donovan Meeusen on bass. Drink and food specials! thebooknookjavashop.com

Milwaukee Clipper: Joel Stone, Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Milwaukee Clipper,
2098 Lakeshore Drive. Join us to welcome famed Great Lakes author Joel Stone to the ship! Mr. Stone has written the book Floating Palaces of the Great Lakes and will be share his presentation and answer your questions about the Great Lakes ships that once plied the inland seas. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the event. Free for members, $10.00 for non-members. milwaukeeclipper.com

Trivia Night
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Pub One Eleven, 111 W. Colby, Whitehall. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! pub111.com

Crossroads Resurrection Blues Band
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Crossroads Resurrection is one of the premier definers of the Kalamazoo sound. Their unique, funky blend of blues, soul and swamp grooves as well as their engaging stage show has been winning awards and entertaining Michigan audiences for years. westmichiganwinejazz.com

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. $30. aquastarcruises.com

Friday, July 1

Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours: Turn of the Century
10:00 – 11:30 am
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. Join us for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present! Tickets are $13 for members of the Lakeshore Museum Center and Muskegon Museum of Art. They can be purchased at the Museum Store or online at lakeshoremuseumturnofthecenturytour.eventbrite/

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Electronic Dance Music
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson, 149 Shoreline Drive. The Lakeshore Legacy Project has been established to offer free events in downtown Muskegon. Our vision is to offer these ongoing events for free for everyone in our community. Music this weekend acts include Kalendar, Team Jet Pack, Some Black, Cat, and more. Free. Phone 231-855-5001.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours: Historic Walking Tours
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. Join us for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present! Tickets are $13 for members of the Lakeshore Museum Center and Muskegon Museum of Art. They can be purchased at the Museum Store or online at eventbrite.com/e/downtown-muskegon-historic-walking-tour-tickets-295310350207

Discover Muskegon Festival
6:00 – 11:00 pm
Downtown Muskegon.
The Discover Muskegon Festival returns to downtown Muskegon July 1st and 2nd. Enjoy a display of modified vehicles, an EDM music stage, food trucks, kids’ zone, and more!

The Pherotones
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. The group formed to play cocktail jazz at wedding receptions. In 2013, the demand for sophisticated and eclectic musical entertainment created an opening for the band at The Last Word, a speakeasy in Ann Arbor. The Pherotones have held a Thursday residency ever since. thebooknookjavashop.com

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field, 1800 Peck Street. Come on down and watch your Muskegon Clippers of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League take on the Sandusky Bay Ice Haulers. $2 – $5. muskegonclippers.com

Vincent Hayes at Burl and Sprig
8:00 – 11:00 pm
Burl & Sprig, 500 West Western Avenue. Join us for Friday Night fun with Vincent Hayes from 8-11pm! Happy Hour is 5-6pm! https://fb.me/e/1KfJTw4Xm

After Dark Tour
9:00 – 10:00 am
Hackley and Hume Historic Site, 484 West Webster. Experience the historic site after dark! See all five floors of the houses on this classic tour offered on the first Friday of every month May – October. Join us to learn more about the lumbering business, the Hackley and Hume families, and the Victorian Era in Muskegon. $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/after-dark-tour-tickets-221952535007

Saturday, July 2

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Muskegon Farmers Market,
242 W. Western Ave. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

6th Annual Heykoop Veteran Memorial Car Show and Benefit
10:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Hot Rod Harley Davidson,
149 Shoreline Drive. The Heykoop Veteran Memorial Car Show and Benefit seeks to raise awareness and funds to help fight Veteran suicide. With this new, bigger venue, the show promises to be better than ever! Food trucks all day, 50/50s, raffles, silent and live auctions, and so much more! lighthouseforveterans.org

Christopher Dragone, Guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop
, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Guitar player extraordinaire from Muskegon. thebooknookjavashop.com.

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Electronic Dance Music
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson
, 149 Shoreline Drive. Music acts include Kalendar, Team Jet Pack, Some Black, Cat, and more. Free. Phone 231-855-5001.

Discover Muskegon Festival
12:00 – 11:00 pm
Downtown Muskegon.
The Discover Muskegon Festival returns to Downtown Muskegon July 1st and 2nd. Along with a display of modified vehicles, an EDM music stage, food trucks, kids’ zone, fireworks, and more!

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Milwaukee Clipper Fourth of July Party
7:00 – 11:00 pm
Milwaukee Clipper, 2098 Lakeshore Drive. Free for members, $10 for non-members. Food will be sold; for $5 you can get a G&L hot dog, a bag of chips, and a soda. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the event. milwaukeeclipper.com/events/

Xavier Davis Trio
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. A gifted composer, arranger, and producer of music, Xavier has composed and arranged music for outstanding artists like Carl Allen, Regina Carter, and Hans Schuman. Xavier is also a passionate and experienced film and commercial music composer/producer. westmichiganwinejazz.com

Legal Rehab at Burl and Sprig
8:00 – 11:00 pm
Burl & Sprig,
500 West Western Avenue. Celebrate Saturday night with amazing cocktails, fun times and music! https://fb.me/e/3tNWhcaMZ

Sunday, July 3

Aedan McCauley Trio
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. West Michigan Wine & Jazz Festival: Music and Mimosas Sunday Brunch. Fresh, energetic, young trio from Western Michigan jazz studies. westmichiganwinejazz.com

Special Exhibits at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. museumartmuseum.org
Dressing the Abbey. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159
Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott. Until September 4. Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. Included with museum admission.

Kennadi Hester at Burl and Sprig
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Burl & Sprig,
500 West Western Avenue. Enjoy all-day happy hour specials with us and hang out downtown listening to Kennadi Hester from 1 – 4pm. We have great cocktails, delicious food and a good vibe. https://fb.me/e/20At2WBaz

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Come on down and watch your Muskegon Clippers of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League take on the Sandusky Bay Ice Haulers. $2 – $5. muskegonclippers.com

Monday, July 4

White Lake 4th of July Parade
10:00 am
Whitehall and Montague. Beginning at 10 a.m., join us for the White Lake Area 4th of July parade! The parade route travels from Whitehall City Hall to Montague City Hall, with over 75 festive entries, and led by the honorable American Legion and VFW. whitelake.org/event/4th-of-july-parade/

The Feral Cats
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Feral Cats are coming to a place near you! Yes, we’ve been out in the shadows collecting a nice mix of early rock and blues. From Jimmy Reed to Elvis and much, much, more we want to bring our own picks and licks to you. westmichiganwinejazz.com

White Lake Fireworks
9:20 pm

Come to the White Lake area for the White Lake Fourth of July Fireworks. Beginning at dusk, watch the spectacular fireworks at the north end of White Lake. The show will be viewable from both Montague and Whitehall downtown areas. whitelake.org/news/fourth-july-parade-fireworks/

Muskegon Bike Time 2022

MUSKEGON, Mich. – Now in its 16th year, Muskegon Bike Time has been promoting Muskegon and the lakeshore as a great place for motorcyclists and the general public to gather and enjoy the events, attractions, entertainment and food offered during this four day event.

The event takes place annually the third weekend in July. This year’s dates will be July 14th through the 17th, 2022.

“Over the years, Muskegon Bike Time has been an economic boon to hotels, restaurants, bars, gas stations, local retailers and other local tourist attractions”, said Tim Lipan, spokesperson for Muskegon Bike Time. “All of the events surrounding this special motorcycle weekend provide a huge economic impact to the local economy and showcases all we have to offer in Muskegon and along the lakeshore.”

Muskegon’s “Social District”
Muskegon’s “Social District” creates a year-round, festival atmosphere in the heart of downtown and the Lakeside area by providing common areas in which alcoholic beverages from participating establishments can be carried and consumed outside and along the streets. This added feature will add a new dimension to the Muskegon Bike Time experience.

SCHEDULED EVENTS
With activities and events occurring in the downtown Muskegon area and throughout the county, the focal point of Bike Time activities will be at the Hot Rod Harley Davidson property in downtown Muskegon.
Activities include:

MUSIC
Music is everywhere! Live concerts, beer tents, street performers and local bars & brewery’s provide music of all genres.

Bike Time Concerts
All concerts are free and presented by Little River Casino & Resort on the main stage.

Thursday, July 14, 2022.
5pm – 7pm: COLT SNUFFER & THE DEAD HORSEMAN – A southern gothic rock band – “one of the top 10 bands in Michigan to look out for in 2022”.

7:30pm – 11:00pm: GROUP THERAPY BAND – Super hits and dance tunes from the ages. Bringing back memories and creating new ones for all generations.

Friday, July 15, 2022
3:00pm – 5:00pm: SWINGING STEM CELLS – No, they are not a swing band, but there’s nothing wrong that. Excellent musicians, playing the best classic rock album tunes you know and love.

5:30pm – 7:30pm: CHAD FLOREZ – Michigan singer, songwriter and Nashville recording artist, performing hard rocking country.

8:00pm – 11:00PM: JEDI MIND TRIP – Bringing back the 80’s with a vengeance! Stellar musicians with an equally amazing stage presence!

Saturday, July 16, 2022
6:30pm – 8:30pm: DISTRACTED! – The name says it all. Excellent musicians playing everything that will make you move and groove.

9:30pm – 11:30pm: LET THERE BE ROCK – The Ultimate AC/DC Tribute Band Experience. “Let There Be Rock” emulates the pure essence, power, and electricity of what an AC/DC show is all about.

EVENTS
Bike Time provides all forms of attractions and contests including:

Harley-Davidson Demo Truck on Friday and Saturday (times TBD).
Take a spin on a new 2022 Motorcycle when the Harley-Davidson Demo Truck visits Muskegon Bike Time. There will be 17 models of bikes to choose from including a Trike. Riders will be able to test ride any model they wish at their leisure and on their own. A valid driver’s license with motorcycle endorsement and proper riding attire is required.

West Michigan Arm Wrestling Championships.
The 2021 West Michigan Arm Wrestling Championships. Saturday, July 17, 2021. Weigh-ins and registrations from 10am to 12pm. Competition begins at 1pm.

Miss Bike Time Bikini Contest
Hey ladies, here’s your chance to show off that new bikini. $1,000 cash prize. Winner take all. Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 3:00pm – 4:30 pm. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.

Dad Bod Contest
Hey Guys. We know you got it going on. Strut your stuff after the Bikini Contest for a chance at $250 cash. Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Hot Babe Bike Wash
Get that road dust off your ride at our Hot Babe Bike Wash Station on Friday and Saturday at Hot Rod Harley Davidson.

Corn Hole Shootout Competition
Bikes & Bags Cornhole Tournament with cash prizes. Anyone can play. Anyone can win. Friday, July 15, 2022 at 5:30 pm – 10pm at Hot Rod Harley Davidson.

Bike Time Road Rally
Ride the lakeshore and visit participating bars and restaurants to win prizes. Thursday, July 14 – Saturday, July 16, 2022. Sponsored by Hometown Hospitality, the awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Bike Time Main Stage.

Ride-In Bike Show
Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 1pm – 3pm. $10 entry fee. Cash prizes and trophies for Best Paint Job, Best Custom Bike, and Most Unique Bike.

RIDES
Experience a variety of scenic rides along the beautiful West Michigan shoreline with stunning views of Lake Michigan, pristine rivers, and massive sand dunes, as well as winding roads through picturesque forests and interesting small towns.

Muskegon Bike Time promotes a variety of scenic rides, throughout the West Michigan shoreline, for visiting bikers. They include:

Patriot Ride – Take a scenic ride of the area with over 200 of your closest friends. Ride is generally 1.5 hours long. A $10 donation per person supports a local charity. Sunday, July 17, 2022. Registration starts at 10am. Kick stands up at 11am.

7 Lakes Northern Ride – scenic ride showcasing 7 different lakes and many interesting small towns in West Michigan.

Hot Rod Harley & Downtown – leaving Hot Rod Harley Davidson in downtown Muskegon, cruise the strip of Western Avenue, which is open to motorcycle traffic only, which includes beer tents, brewery’s, restaurants, vendors and other activities.

Pere Marquette Beach – visit one of the most beautiful sugar sand beaches in the country right on Lake Michigan.

Lake Shore Drive Southern Ride – this ride takes you along the Lakeshore to resort town of Grand Haven and the Dutch village of Holland and several lakes and rivers.

ACTIVITIES
During the event, you will experience spectacular bikes, great people watching, shopping, a variety of food options, giant jenga, giant beer pong, and corn hole all while enjoying adult beverages and craft brews of all kinds.

The area also provides a variety of other must see sites that appeal to every taste, including expansive beaches, WWII ships, military museums, historic homes, beautiful parks and museums of all kinds – right in the center of all the action.

CAMPING AND LODGING
Camp in the middle of the party at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson during Muskegon Bike Time. RV and tent spaces available.

A variety of other lodging options are available including, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, Airbnb, beach cottages and boutique hotels.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES
A variety of food options will be available from several food trucks. Enjoy ice cold Budweiser products and local craft brews.

BIKE TIME MERCHANDISE
Official Bike Time merchandise will be available.

LITTLE RIVER CASINO RESORT INFORMATION
Information from Bike Time signature sponsor, Little River Casino Resort will be available.

HOT ROD HARLEY DAVIDSON
Most activities occur in and around the Hot Rod Harley Davidson dealership in downtown Muskegon. A visit to one of the premier Harley dealerships is a must!

COME VISIT US IN MUSKEGON AND JOIN THE SPECTACLE!

For more information on Muskegon Bike Time, please visit our website at www.muskegonbiketime.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

World Ballet Series Presents: Swan Lake LIVE

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A part of the World Ballet Series, the Swan Lake will be performed live by a multinational cast of 50 professional ballet dancers gathered to bring the most famous love story to life. See the iconic Dance of the Little Swans, count the 32 fouettés performed by the Odile and immerse yourself in magical Tchaikovsky’s music.

The production will feature richly detailed, hand-painted sets as well as over 150 radiant costumes that bring fresh representation to this timeless classic.

Date: Wed., October 26, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM
SHOW DETAILS

Location: Frauenthal Theater
Prices: $39 | $49 | $69 | $89
BUY TICKETS

*Etix is the official ticket provider for the Frauenthal Center. Please be aware of third-party ticket scammers and ONLY purchase from frauenthal.org or by calling 231.727.8001.

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 22 – 27, 2022

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Wednesday, June 22

STEM Workshop – Fluid Dynamics of Water and Air
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. STEM Workshops are a half-day program that focuses on a specific topic in a STEM field each session. This half-day camp will give learners an opportunity to learn about the topic, see demonstrations, and construct their own experiments or designs. Ages 8-15. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. Register at lakeshoremuseumstemworkshops.eventbrite.com or call 231-722-0278.

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. thebooknookjavashop.com

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art,
 296 West Webster Ave. Until September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. muskegonartmuseum.org

Lunch ‘n Learn: Fantastic Finale
12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Block,
360 W. Western Avenue. West Michigan Symphony presents a brown bag lunch and conversation about Masterworks. Enjoy an hour of lively discussion with Music Director Scott Speck and special guest Arturo Ziraldo. Free. Call 231-726-3231.

Sea Creatures Drawing Class
2:00 – 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Explore different types of sea creatures with artist Corinne Roberts. This class is paced for kids of all ages to learn how to draw or sharpen developing skills! Free. hackleylibrary.org/event

Summer Art Camp: Finger Knit
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Arts Council of White Lake,
106 E. Colby Street, Whitehall. In this introductory class, students will learn the basics of Finger Knitting, enough to make a shoulder bag or pillow, and perhaps even a bonus project (if time allows). They will finish a project in almost no time! Ages 10 to 13. $10 ($9 for ACWL-Nuveen members). artswhitelake.org/events

Carnival of Business and Industry
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Muskegon Heritage Museum,
561 West Western Ave. Step right up and try your hand at one of our many Muskegon Industry activities! Explore the museum in a way you never have before. Admission will be free, but activity stations will require 2 tickets, and tickets will cost $2 each. Soda, popcorn, pickles, and candy will be available for 1 ticket each. lakeshoremuseum.org/event/carnival-of-industry

Creative Clay Slab Plates
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Arts Council of White Lake,
106 E. Colby Street, Whitehall. Students will use soft clay slabs to create shallow plates by draping their slabs into and over various sized mold templates. Each student will make one large plate and two to three smaller plates. Ages 16+. $55 ($49.50 for ACWL-Nuveen members). artswhitelake.org/events

Juneteenth 101: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
7:00 – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Area District Library, Norton Shores Branch,
705 Seminole Road. Join a panel discussion facilitated by Mary Higginbottom-Johnson of MADL, featuring Michelle Loyd-Paige of Calvin University, Nick Budimir of Muskegon Community College, and Muskegon’s own Jon Covington, as they provide a presentation on the history and significance of Juneteenth. https://madl.evanced.info/signup/Calendar

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Come on down and watch your Muskegon Clippers of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League take on the Lima Locos.
$2 – $5. muskegonclippers.com

Movie Trivia – June 2022 Edition
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Salty Pecker Brewing Company, 
255 Seminole Rd. You and your friends are invited to Movie Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! All movies all genres are fair game. All are welcome! This event is free, although recommended for age 21+. facebook.com/events/2184419928376655

Movie Trivia – June 2022 Edition
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Unruly Brewing Company,
 360 W. Western Ave. You and your friends are invited to Movie Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! All movies all genres are fair game. All are welcome! This event is free, although recommended for age 21+. facebook.com/events/759363745081570

Thursday, June 23

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Muskegon Farmers Market,
242 W. Western Ave. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. This program will run for 50-60 minutes, 15-20 for an organized story time, and the rest for free play and a craft. During this program, adults and children will have fun learning through songs, stories, sensory stations, motor skills stations, art, and more! Register at www.eventbrite.com/e/little-learners-playgroup-winterspring-2022-tickets-222075663287

Ceramics Open Studio with Kim Funk
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio,
5385 Lamos at Michillinda, Whitehall. Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. $162 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/ceramics-open-studio-with-kim-funk

Free Thursdays: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. This is a great opportunity to visit the art museum and bring the kiddos! This free tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. Special exhibitions may not be included. muskegonartmuseum.org

Dressing the Abbey
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159

Carnival at the Mart Dock
4:00 – 10:00 pm
Mart Dock,
560 Mart Street. The Midway will be back in downtown Muskegon! Unlimited daily ride wristbands for $25. Minimum $5 ride ticket or wristband purchase for entry. Entrance will be off Fourth Street in downtown Muskegon. All your favorite rides, games, and carnival food! Double the size this year!

Jazz Happy Hour
5:00 – 6:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz Duo: Aedan McCauley on piano & Donovan Meeusen on bass. Drink and food specials! thebooknookjavashop.com

MISTEM CONNECT
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Muskegon Innovation Hub,
200 Veridian. Join us for networking, live music by DJ PRIM, local food, and drinks! This free networking opportunity aims to create internship connections for area businesses and students in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mistem-connect-tickets-328249652547

Family Fun Night
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Muskegon Area District Library, Norton Shores Branch,
705 Seminole Road. Join the Dog Man Police Academy and the Cat Kid Comic Club for games, activities, crafts and food inspired by two of your favorite characters. Registration required. https://madl.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=4610&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2022/05/01

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Come on down and watch your Muskegon Clippers of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League take on the Lima Locos.
$2 – $5. muskegonclippers.com

Trivia Night
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Pub One Eleven,
111 W. Colby, Whitehall. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! pub111.com

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. $30. aquastarcruises.com

Friday, June 24

Dressing the Abbey
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. The museum is excited to host “Dressing the Abbey” June 23 – September 12, 2022. The exhibition weaves popular culture, fashion, and history through pieces borrowed from Downton Abbey’s wardrobe. $15 non-member, $10 member, $5 17 and younger. Reserve your ticket at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dressing-the-abbey-336159

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Carnival at the Mart Dock
4:00 – 10:00 pm
Mart Dock,
560 Mart Street. The Midway will be back in downtown Muskegon! Unlimited daily ride wristbands for $25. Minimum $5 ride ticket or wristband purchase for entry. Entrance will be off Fourth Street in downtown Muskegon. All your favorite rides, games, and carnival food! Double the size this year!

Hackley Attic Escape Room
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Hackley and Hume Historic Site,
484 W. Webster Avenue. Experience the Hackley House as you never have before! For many years, the Hackley Attic has been a mysterious place for visitors. Now it is up to you and your closest friends to escape a Victorian storage room filled with puzzles, locks, and riddles. Brush up on your Muskegon history and escape the attic in 80 minutes! Space is limited to 10 people per session, so be sure to order your tickets quickly! $20 members, $25 non-members. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hackley-attic-escape-room-tickets-58016510946

Adrielle Goodrich, piano/vocals
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Born and raised in Western Michigan, singer-songwriter Adrielle Goodrich enjoys bringing music and encouragement to those around her. Adrielle delivers a sampling of old and new from Adele to all-time favorites from the Beatles. thebooknookjavashop.com

West Michigan Symphony Presents: Fantastic Finale
7:30 – 9:30 pm
Frauenthal Center,
425 West Western Avenue. A fantastic season finale featuring our charismatic principal violist in one of the great concertos. Rounding off the concert will be two colorful works straight from the movies—the Dukas from Fantasia, and the Berlioz as heard in The Shining and The Exorcist. westmichigansymphony.org/events

Saturday, June 25

2022 Mercy Health Seaway Run
7:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Heritage Landing,
1050 7th Street. Bring the whole family and join us in West Michigan’s most beautiful run, the Mercy Health Seaway Run! Choose between a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, or community walk. seawayrun.com

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
242 W. Western Ave. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Carriage Antique Mall,
10130 U.S. 31, Montague. The Carriage Antique Mall hosts a Flea Market every other Saturday during the summer. Food and great finds! Stop by for the deals! carriageantiquemall.antiquetrail.com

Lakeshore Art Festival
9:00 am – 6:00 pm 
Hackley Park,
350 W. Webster Ave. A vibrant, inclusive and sustainable art event showcasing the Muskegon Lakeshore. The festival features a juried fine art show, craft fair, artisan food market, performing arts, interactive art and children’s activities. Artists and crafts people from across the country exhibit their talents and creative works while the event fosters art and cultural awareness. lakeshoreartfestival.org

Christopher Dragone, Guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Guitar player extraordinaire from Muskegon. thebooknookjavashop.com.

Country Dairy Super Social 2022
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Country Dairy Farm,
3476 S. 80th Avenue, New Era. A full day of fun on the farm! Tickets cost $10 (plus fees) with kids 12 and under free! Unlimited ice cream, wagon ride, live music, and more. unitychristianevents.com/event/country-dairy-super-social-2022/

Carnival at the Mart Dock
12:00 – 10:00 pm
Mart Dock,
560 Mart Street. The Midway will be back in downtown Muskegon! Unlimited daily ride wristbands for $25. Minimum $5 ride ticket or wristband purchase for entry. Entrance will be off Fourth Street in downtown Muskegon. All your favorite rides, games, and carnival food! Double the size this year!

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Motown/Jazz/R&B
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson,
149 Shoreline Drive. Music acts include West Side Soul Surfers, The Skeletones, Airtight, and more. Free. Phone 231-855-5001.

Selfie Stations
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Ave. We have some iconic spots around the Museum. Take your picture with prehistoric creatures to spruce up your background, immerse yourself in one of our Habitats, or enjoy a custom-craft station. lakeshoremuseum.org

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Beyond the Swinging Door: Servants Tour
6:00 – 7:00 pm
Hackley & Hume Historic Site,
484 W. Webster Avenue. Experience the lives of the maids, cooks, and coachmen at the Hackley & Hume Historic Site through this 45-minute specialty tour. Explore the site through the eyes of the paid servants that worked and lived with the Hackley and Hume families. lakeshoremuseum.org/event

Book Talk with John Otterbacher
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. An Evening with John Otterbacher, author of What Remains.
Buy the book here: https://bookshop.org/a/2208/9781737699514

Parrot Head Cruise with Two Dudes
8:00 – 10:30 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. The Aquastar and the Shoreline Parrot Heads are teaming up for an “Official” Parrot Heat Cruise! Two Dudes in Flip Flops will be playing Buffett tunes. $15 – $35. https://aquastarcruises.com/our-cruises/parrot-head-cruise/

Muskegon Astronomical Society Star Party
9:30 – 11:30 pm
Muskegon Astronomical Society,
702 North Maple Island Road. Star Parties are scheduled events hosted by members. All visitors are welcomed, but please wear a mask and respect social distance. There is no charge, however donations are greatly appreciated. We will be viewing the night sky with our telescopes. 
wmich-astro.org

Sunday, June 26

Lakeshore Art Festival
9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Hackley Park,
350 W. Webster Ave. A vibrant, inclusive and sustainable art event showcasing the Muskegon Lakeshore. The festival features a juried fine art show, craft fair, artisan food market, performing arts, interactive art and children’s activities. Artists and crafts people from across the country exhibit their talents and creative works while the event fosters art and cultural awareness. lakeshoreartfestival.org

Carnival at the Mart Dock
12:00 – 6:00 pm
Mart Dock,
560 Mart Street. The Midway will be back in downtown Muskegon! Unlimited daily ride wristbands for $25. Minimum $5 ride ticket or wristband purchase for entry. Entrance will be off Fourth Street in downtown Muskegon. All your favorite rides, games, and carnival food! Double the size this year!

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:30 – 10:30 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. Enjoy Latin dancing aboard the Aquastar with Muskegon Area Dance Lovers. aquastarcruises.com

Monday, June 27

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, $3 – $5. muskegonlights.org

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 16 – 20, 2022

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Thursday, June 16

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch
, 1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Muskegon Farmers Market
, 242 W. Western Ave. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-Museum Explorers June (Who’s in the Forest?)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. Bring your littlest museum explorers to the museum for some fun and learning in our galleries. On the third Thursday of the month, June-August, we will be visiting one gallery in the museum for a story and craft. This is a drop-in program so you and your family can drop in at any time during the two hours. The program is open to families with children ages 3-7. Once you have participated, you can explore the rest of the museum. Admission is free for Muskegon County residents and $5 for non-residents. https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/mini-museum-explorers/all/

Ceramics Open Studio with Kim Funk
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio, 5385 Lamos at Michillinda, Whitehall. Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. $162 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/ceramics-open-studio-with-kim-funk

Free Community Days: Muskegon Heritage Museum
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Muskegon Heritage Museum, 561 W. Western Ave. Samuel Morse and Alexander Graham-Bell are two of the most famous inventors of the 19th Century. Their ideas ignited industries and allowed individuals to communicate across continents. Learn about the history of telecommunications companies in West Michigan and how analog telephone and telegraph systems work.
https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/mhm-free-community-days-telecommunication-in-the-days-before-the-digital-revolution/

Free Thursdays: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art
, 296 W. Webster Ave. This is a great opportunity to visit the art museum and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 8:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art
, 296 West Webster Ave. Until September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Public Safety Youth Fishing Derby
3:30 – 6:30 pm
Fisherman’s Landing,
538 E. Western Avenue. Youth ages 8-12 years old are invited to attend the 29th Annual Youth Fishing Derby. Sign-in begins at 3:30 pm. There is no charge to attend the Fishing Derby but prior registration is required. This event is limited to the first 200 youth who sign up. https://www.muskegon-mi.gov/youth-fishing-derby/

Jazz Happy Hour
5:00 – 6:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop
, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz Duo: Aedan McCauley on piano & Donovan Meeusen on bass. Drink and food specials! www.thebooknookjavashop.com

Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Preliminary Competition
6:30 – 10:00 pm
Orchard View High School Auditorium,
16 N. Quarterline Rd. Unique program for young women to earn scholarships, learn valuable life and career skills and grow their networks. Our program gives them an opportunity to give back and make a difference in their communities. $40. www.missmichigan.org

Trivia Night
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Pub One Eleven, 111 W. Colby, Whitehall. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! www.pub111.com

Brew 4 Ukraine
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Aldea Coffee,
794 Pine Street. Please join in an evening of reflection, art and culture, music and brew (hops and coffee) as the city of Muskegon celebrates Ukraine. Silent auction featuring 24 artists living in Ukraine. www.aldeacoffee.com

Tiger Pride – Continuing the Legacy
7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center
, 425 West Western Ave. Tiger Pride is the rich heritage of Muskegon Heights and the people of the community. This film brings to the forefront the success and determination of people who’ve been a part of the history and those who are part of the future. This is a free showing but limited to capacity of the Frauenthal Theater. https://shows.frauenthal.org/tiger-pride

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises
, 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. $30. www.aquastarcruises.com

Friday, June 17

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours: Turn of the Century
10:00 – 11:30 am
Muskegon Museum of History and Science
, 430 Clay Avenue. Join us for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present! Tickets are $13 for members of the Lakeshore Museum Center and Muskegon Museum of Art. They can be purchased at the Museum Store or online at lakeshoremuseumturnofthecenturytour.eventbrite/

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art, 296 West Webster Ave. Through September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light
, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturday, $3 – $5. www.muskegonlights.org

Downtown Muskegon Walking Tours: Historic Walking Tours
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. Join us for a 90-minute walking tour to explore Muskegon’s rich history as well as its exciting present! Tickets are $13 for members of the Lakeshore Museum Center and Muskegon Museum of Art. They can be purchased at the Museum Store or online at eventbrite.com/e/downtown-muskegon-historic-walking-tour-tickets-295310350207

High Performance Powerboat Showcase
4:00 – 8:30 pm
USS LST 393 Veterans Museum,
560 Mart Street. Come see some awesome offshore powerboats as West Michigan Offshore members display some of the most powerful and colorful boats in the Midwest. Open to the public. https://www.westmichiganoffshore.com/muskegon-powerboat-weekend-1

Parties in the Park
5:00 – 9:00 pm
Hackley Park
, 350 West Webster Ave. Bring the family or meet up with friends in this festive event. Each week presents live music, food trucks and beverage stations. Not only is it fun, it’s also a fundraiser sponsored by local non-profit organizations. June 17, live music from Stolen Horses, benefitting Women’s Division Chamber of Commerce. https://www.facebook.com/partiesinthepark/

Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Outstanding Teen Competition
6:30 – 10:00 pm
Orchard View High School Auditorium
, 16 N. Quarterline Rd. Unique program for young women to earn scholarships, learn valuable life and career skills and grow their networks. Our program gives them an opportunity to give back and make a difference in their communities. $40. www.missmichigan.org

Celtic Music: Toby Bresnahan
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop
, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Join Toby Bresnahan for a wonderful musical evening of acoustic, Irish / Celtic covers. www.thebooknookjavashop.com

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Michigan Monarchs. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Arturo Ziraldo and Friends, Classical Chamber
7:30 – 9:30 pm
The Block
, 360 West Western Avenue. West Michigan Symphony’s Principal Violist will assemble a musical cast of friends—from our community and beyond—to perform the greatest hits of the string quartet! Enjoy favorite and rarely performed movements from the last 400 years of this extraordinary musical genre. https://theblockwestmichigan.org/events/arturo-ziraldo-and-friends-classical-chamber/

Keith Sweat and Lil G: Live at the Frauenthal Center
8:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 West Western Ave. Get ready for an evening of pure soul! R&B legends Keith Sweat and Lil G of Silk come to Muskegon’s Frauenthal Center to perform all of their greatest hits! $59 – $150. https://frauenthal.org/event/keith-sweat-lil-g-live/

Light the Night / Pets for Vets
8:30 pm
Legends Bar
, 446 West Western Ave. Goodboy Vodka’s Mystic Turbine Powerboat will be outside Legend’s Bar & Grille for the Light the Night / Every Pour Helps a Pup – Goodboy Mystic Boat Party. During this event, the general public will be invited to mingle, concluding with the Goodboy Mystic Boat turbine engines being fired. (Take advantage of the Muskegon Social District.)
https://www.westmichiganoffshore.com/muskegon-powerboat-weekend-1

Milwaukee Clipper Guess that Song
8:30 – 10:00 pm
Milwaukee Clipper,
2098 Lakeshore Drive. Join to play a “Guess that Song” event on the dance floor! We will be using the player piano, and to win, you have to guess what song we are playing on the piano. This event is $10 per person to play, and the winner gets a special gift. The music will range from the 1930s to 2010s! https://www.milwaukeeclipper.com/events/

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:30 – 10:30 pm
Aquastar Cruises
, 560 Mart St. There is nothing better than enjoying a West Michigan Sunset with live music while you cruise on Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. Come enjoy music and some time out on the water. $30
www.aquastarcruises.com 

Saturday, June 18

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

43rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Goodrich Park,
100 N. Lake Street, Whitehall. Spend a day at this popular outdoor event held off the shores of beautiful White Lake and under the trees at Goodrich Park. Vendors, live music, festival food, and inflatables fill the day!
https://www.whitelake.org/event/43rd-annual-arts-crafts-festival/2022-06-18/

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art
, 296 West Webster Ave. Through September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org.

Christopher Dragone, Guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop
, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague, See www.thebooknookjavashop.com.

LEGO Building Day
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Hackley Public Library,
316 West Webster. Decorate the tops of Hackley Library’s bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations! We’ll bring the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination. All ages welcome! Free.
https://www.hackleylibrary.org/event/lego-building-day-4/

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Country/Blues
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson
, 149 Shoreline Drive. Music acts include Nate Dill, Big Daddy Fox, Chad Flores, and Steeple Hill. Free. Phone 231-855-5001.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, $3 – $5. www.muskegonlights.org

Parade of Power – Boat Parade
1:00 pm
Muskegon Channel, 1601 Beach Street. Come watch as over 50 high-performance powerboats parade through the Muskegon Channel out to Lake Michigan. https://www.westmichiganoffshore.com/muskegon-powerboat-weekend-1

June Saturdays: Father’s Day Card Craft
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science
, 430 Clay Avenue. Dads are terrific people in our lives. Let’s take the time to make them a handmade tie-themed card that tells them exactly that!
https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/june-saturdays-fathers-day-card-craft/

Roaring 20s Tea Event
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Hackley & Hume Historic Site, 484 W. Webster Avenue. Dress in your best 1920s attire and join the Hackley and Hume Historic Site for an afternoon tea event. Tea, coffee, and lemonade will be served alongside sandwiches and sweet treats! $7 – $15. https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/roaring-20s-tea-event/

Electric Forest Giveaway Scavenger Hunt
1:00 – 5:00 pm
The Muskegon Event Place
, 2119 Lemuel Street, Muskegon Heights. Join us for a scavenger hunt to win a VIP Electric Forest Wristband! The Hunt will start at 1:00 and will end as soon as the last clue is found. The hunt will have 15 – 20 riddles that will lead you to the golden ticket. We will also have the Grand Traverse Pie Co food truck available 1-4pm. https://www.facebook.com/muskegoneventplace

Art @ The Pointe
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Adelaide Pointe,
1204 W. Western Ave. Join us for the Lakeshore Visual Art Collective’s first show in Adelaide Pointe’s huge boat warehouse on Muskegon Lake. Come by car, bike, or boat (docks are available) and see this space transformed into a one-night, pop-up gallery filled with art by more than 50 regional artists in a wide range of media. Music by Serita’s Black Rose, food truck eats, cash bar, and lots of great regional art. Your $10 door donation plus 10% of artists’ sales benefit the great work of Read Muskegon (www.readmuskegon.org). http://www.lakeshorevac.com/events.html

Miss Michigan Scholarship Program Final Competition
6:30 – 10:00 pm
Orchard View High School Auditorium, 16 N. Quarterline Rd. Unique program for young women to earn scholarships, learn valuable life and career skills and grow their networks. Our program gives them an opportunity to give back and make a difference in their communities. $40. www.missmichigan.org

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field, 1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Michigan Monarchs. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

DJ PRIM
7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. PRIM is a female DJ/Producer from West Michigan playing house music and lofi/minimal grooves in every form!www.thebooknookjavashop.com.

Aquastar Cruise – Odd Side Ales Summer Solstice
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises, 560 Mart St. Odd Side Ales is bringing their special brews and the first one is included with the price of your ticket. We look forward to enjoying a beautiful sunset while cruising Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan to the sounds of A Northern Song. $38. https://aquastarcruises.com/our-cruises/odd-side-ales-cruise/

Muskegon Astronomical Society Star Party
9:30 – 11:30 pm
North Muskegon State Park
, 611-685 South Scenic Drive. Star Parties are scheduled events hosted by members. All visitors are welcomed, but please wear a mask and respect social distance. There is no charge, however donations are greatly appreciated. We will be viewing the night sky with our telescopes. 
www.wmich-astro.org

Sunday, June 19

43rd Annual Arts and Crafts Festival
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Goodrich Park
, 100 N. Lake Street, Whitehall. Spend a day at this popular outdoor event held off the shores of beautiful White Lake and under the trees at Goodrich Park. Vendors, live music, festival food, and inflatables fill the day!
https://www.whitelake.org/event/43rd-annual-arts-crafts-festival/2022-06-18/

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art,
 296 West Webster Ave. Through September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Father’s Day Free Tours for Muskegon County Dads
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Hackley & Hume Historic Site
, 484 West Webster. Muskegon County Dads receive free access to the Historic Sites for the afternoon. Their visit includes a tour at the Hackley and Hume Historic Site, Scolnik House of the Depression Era, and the Fire Barn Museum. https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/fathers-day-free-tours-for-muskegon-county-dads/

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
5:00 – 8:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Michigan Monarchs. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Free Sunday Swing Dance Lessons
6:00 – 7:30 pm 
AKS Karate Headquarters,
5571 E. Apple Ave. Chris Sanz, a professional swing dance instructor from Buenos Aires, will teach us Lindy Hop. Such a fun dance! No matter what your level, you’ll learn something new! No experience, partner needed. Great fun dancing, awesome social time, good exercise. Donations are accepted, but not required. 231-736-3205.

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. This cruise includes dinner, live music, fun and food. This is a fundraiser. For tickets please call Coffey Penn, therapist of HealthWest at 231-288-0198. Leave a message with your name, phone number and the number of tickets you would like.

Monday, June 20

NERF Challenge
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Smith-Ryerson Park
, 550 Wood Street. Players will run, dodge, and dive as they try to outwit and outblast the competition during NERF Mobile Games. From “Capture the Flag” to “Eliminator” to “Zombies vs. Humans,” players will put their physical and mental skills to the test. Best for ages 8 and up. All NERF equipment will be provided. Free. https://www.hackleylibrary.org/event/nerf-challenge/

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, $3 – $5. www.muskegonlights.org

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 13 – 15, 2022

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Monday, June 13

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturday, $3 – $5. www.muskegonlights.org

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at the library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org or askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday, June 14

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch, 1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Muskegon Farmers Market, 242 W. Western Ave. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 2:00 pm 
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. www.thebooknookjavashop.com

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art,
 296 West Webster Ave. Until September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Classical Night
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Letitia Jap, violin, and Kyle Thompson, guitar. Dinner at 6:15: Chicken parmesan, pasta, zucchini, glass of house wine, dessert $17.
https://booknook.ticketleap.com/classical-night-letitia-jap-violin-kyle-thompson-guitar/

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at the library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org or askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday, June 15

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

STEM Workshop
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. STEM Workshops are a half-day program that focuses on a specific topic in a STEM field each session. This half-day camp will give learners an opportunity to learn about the topic, see demonstrations, and construct their own experiments or designs. Ages 8-15. June 15: Pioneer Science. Register at Eventbrite at lakeshoremuseumstemworkshops.eventbrite.com or by calling 231-722-0278.

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. www.thebooknookjavashop.com

Measure Twice: Sculptures of Ted Lott
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of Art,
 296 West Webster Ave. Until September 4.
Grand Rapids based artist Ted Lott creates sculptures that blend frame construction with furniture, creating complex objects that play with our sense of scale, function, and design. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Downtown Muskegon Street Performers
6:00 – 8:00 pm
West Western Avenue,
Muskegon. This series of free community events showcases talented local artists in a family friendly, carnival-like atmosphere. Each year we feature more than 30 artists who perform on the sidewalks, street corners, and stages of downtown Muskegon’s beautiful Western Avenue. https://www.facebook.com/MuskegonStreetPerformersSeries

Trivia Night! Volume 12
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Salty Pecker Brewing Company,
 255 Seminole Rd. Welcome to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Bring your friends and play as a team, or feel free to play alone. We will challenge your trivia knowledge over several rounds of questions, most projected onto the big screen! Top teams will win gift cards!
https://www.facebook.com/events/409707364350278

Trivia Night! Volume 12
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Unruly Brewing Company,
 360 W. Western Ave. Welcome to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Bring your friends and play as a team, or feel free to play alone. We will challenge your trivia knowledge over several rounds of questions, most projected onto the big screen! Top teams will win gift cards!
https://www.facebook.com/events/409707364350278

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 6 – 13, 2022

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Monday, June 6

Used Book Sale
Muskegon Area District Library, Ravenna Branch,
12278 Stafford Street, Ravenna. Used books at great prices at the Ravenna Branch Library. Call 231-853-6975 for open hours.

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20. Call 231-744-6080 for open hours.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Muskegon South Pierhead Light, 1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturday, 1 – 5 pm. Adults – $5.00 Children $3.00. www.muskegonlights.org

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at the library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org or askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday, June 7

Museum Explorers
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of History and Science, 430 Clay Avenue. Bring your young museum explorer to the museum for some interactive activities in the galleries. These focused family activities are available on a drop-in basis at any time in the two hours that we will be in the gallery. June 7: The Properties of Copper. https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/museum-explorers/2022-06-07/

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
The Book Nook & Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. www.thebooknookjaveshop.com

8 Hands on 2 Pianos
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Steve Thielman, Robert Edwards, Phyllis Miner, and Bryan Uecker. Music by Beethoven, Gurlitt, Moskowski, Schubert, Chaminade, and Holst. Dinner at 6:15pm: oven roasted salmon, sesame garlic rice, snow peas, glass of house wine, dessert, $17. https://booknook.ticketleap.com/8-hands-on-2-pianos/

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unruly Brewing Company,
360 W. Western Avenue. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún,” an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes. Continuing their commitment to enriching the Irish cultural heritage of West Michigan, Unruly Brewing has graciously offered to host a series of trad session on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. The Muskegon Clippers Summer Collegiate Baseball team takes on Jet Box baseball for opening day of the 2022 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season at historic Marsh Field! Come on down and watch some of the best baseball you will see in the area! Players from all over the country come to Muskegon each summer to be part of the awesome Clippers organization! $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 
Muskegon Farmers Market,
242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at the library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org or askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday, June 8

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses from Alaska to Arizona, Eric and Chris now reside in Western Michigan where they’re now sharing their music in venues along the lakeshore. While you’re enjoying a lunch at the Book Nook, savor the easy-listening, acoustic sounds of Eric and Chris as well! www.thebooknookjaveshop.com

Lunch ‘n Learn: Around the World
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Block,
360 W. Western Avenue, 2nd floor. West Michigan Symphony presents a brown bag lunch and conversation about Masterworks. Enjoy an hour of lively discussion with Music Director Scott Speck and a special guest. This is a FREE event. Doors open at 11:45 am to give you time to mingle and take your seats. info@westmichigansymphony.org

DNR Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
White Lake Community Library,
3900 White Lake Drive. DNR natural resources steward Emily Leslie will visit the White Lake Community Library to share information about the program, how you can get involved, and how volunteers and park staff work year-round to preserve your favorite places for future generations. info@wlclib.org

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. The Muskegon Clippers Summer Collegiate Baseball team takes on Jet Box baseball for the 2022 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season at historic Marsh Field! Come on down and watch some of the best baseball you will see in the area! Players from all over the country come to Muskegon each summer to be part of the awesome Clippers organization! $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Trivia Night! June 2022 Edition
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salty Pecker Brewing Company, 
255 Seminole Rd. Welcome to Music Trivia brought to you by Trivia Cat! It’s a music trivia party! Play with your friends; bring a team of people (any size team). Identify and answer questions about songs and artists. All genres, all years are fair game! Top teams will win gift cards! https://www.facebook.com/events/742415933452987

Trivia Night! June 2022 Edition
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unruly Brewing Company,
 360 W. Western Ave. Welcome to Music Trivia brought to you by Trivia Cat! It’s a music trivia party! Play with your friends; bring a team of people (any size team). Identify and answer questions about songs and artists. All genres, all years are fair game! Top teams will win gift cards!
https://www.facebook.com/events/337169445200656

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library,
316 W. Webster Avenue. Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. Kits are available at the library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org or askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday, June 9

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4.  The theme for June is Color. RSVPs required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-learners-playgroup-winterspring-2022-tickets-222075663287

Ceramics Open Studio with Kim Funk
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio,
5385 Lamos at Michillinda, Whitehall. Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. $162 for ACWL-Nuveen Members. https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/ceramics-open-studio-with-kim-funk

Jazz Happy Hour
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Jazz Duo: Aedan McCauley on piano & Donovan Meeusen on bass. Drink and food specials! www.thebooknookjaveshop.com

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. The Muskegon Clippers Summer Collegiate Baseball team takes on Jet Box baseball for the 2022 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season at historic Marsh Field! Come on down and watch some of the best baseball you will see in the area! Players from all over the country come to Muskegon each summer to be part of the awesome Clippers organization! $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pub One Eleven,
111 W. Colby Street, Whitehall. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Pub111.com

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 pm 
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. www.aquastarcruises.com

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

Muskegon Farmers Market, 242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Free Thursdays: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of Art,
296 W. Webster Ave. This is a great opportunity to visit the art museum and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday, June 10

MLK Unity Breakfast
7:30 am – 12:00 pm
VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center,
470 W. Western. A half-day conference featuring a keynote address by Donna Brazile, political strategist and news contributor, and two breakout sessions. $30. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mlk-unity-breakfast-tickets-209344223207

AVP Muskegon Open
11:00 am – 7:00 pm 
Pere Marquette Public Beach,
3510 Channel Drive. The Association of Volleyball Professionals is proud to announce that for the first time since 2009, they are returning to the Great Lake State. Home to the largest beach in Western Michigan, the 2022 Tour Series Muskegon Open will provide the sport’s up-and-coming athletes with plenty of opportunity to showcase their talents. https://avp.com/event/tour-series-muskegon-open/

Taste of Muskegon
4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Hackley Park, 
350 W. Webster Ave. Taste of Muskegon is a celebration of the best Muskegon has to offer! Join us for a weekend of taste-size bites of the county’s best locally-owned restaurants and food trucks. We’ll have live music, great drinks, and so much more. https://www.tasteofmuskegon.org

Muskegon Paintings Opening Reception
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Ave. Muskegon Paintings is a series of five paintings by local artist Gabrielle Schaub, a recent Grand Valley State University receiving a B.F.A. in painting. Free, but RSVP by calling 231-722-0278 or register at https://muskegon_paintings_reception.eventbrite.com

All-Access Tours
7:00 am – 8:30 pm
Hackley and Hume Historic Site,
484 W. Webster Ave. This extended tour reveals attics, basements, porches, and all the spaces that the classic tour does not include! Enjoy this exclusive experience while hearing about new research discoveries, restoration projects, and fun family Hackley and Hume stories. $20 for non-members, $15 for museum members. https://lakeshoremuseum.org/event/all-access-tours-13/2022-06-10/

Serita’s Black Rose
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook and Java Shop, 8744 Ferry Street, Montague. www.thethebooknookjaveshop.com

Two Dudes in Flip Flops
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Burl & Sprig,
500 West Western. https://www.facebook.com/burlandsprig/events/?ref=page_internal

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Royal Oak Leprechauns. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Milwaukee Clipper Film Friday: Buster Keaton
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Milwaukee Clipper,
2098 Lakeshore Drive. Join us for this Film Friday event on the historic Milwaukee Clipper. We will be showing two “Buster Keaton” films. Free for members and $10.00 for non-members. https://www.milwaukeeclipper.com/events/

West Michigan Symphony around the World
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Frauenthal Center,
425 W. Western Ave. Our music director takes us on a journey around the world including music from Spain, Germany, Russia, China and America. https://westmichigansymphony.org/events/wms-around-the-world/

Aquastar Sunset Cruise with Joshua Charnes
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. There is nothing better than enjoying a West Michigan Sunset with live music while you cruise on Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. Come enjoy music and some time out on the water. $30 www.aquastarcruises.com 

Saturday, June 11

Ride United
6:00 am – 6:00 pm

United Way of the Lakeshore Ride United 9th annual fundraiser. This year’s focus is to raise money for better accessible public transportation in the service area. $40 registration fee. See www.ridemi.org

Mona Lake Paddle Race
7:30 am – 1:00 pm

82 Randall Road, Norton Shores. The race is a part of the Midwest Paddle League and eligible for USA SUP points. $50 registration fee. See muskegonlakeshorepaddleclub.org

Muskegon CareAffairs, Run for Wings 5K and Pancake Breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Muskegon County Airport. Activities include “Touch the Trucks,” airplane and helicopter rides, face painting, characters to meet and greet, and more family fun events. Registration for the run is $25, pancake breakfast is $6.50. See wingsofmercy.org.

Artisan Market Village
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

8660 Water Street, Montague. Shop for artwork created by local artisans. There will be an on-site craft activity for children, sponsored by the City of Montague. Free. https://www.artswhitelake.org/artisanmarket.

Children’s Event – Sara Dippity
10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Sara Dippity tells the story of a young girl who finds peace from difficult times through encounters with a cardinal in her back yard. See www.thebooknookjaveshop.com.

Christopher Dragone, Guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague, See www.thebooknookjaveshop.com.

Taste of Muskegon
11:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hackley Park, 350 W. Webster Ave. Taste of Muskegon is a celebration of the best Muskegon has to offer! Join us for a weekend of taste-size bites of the county’s best locally-owned restaurants and food trucks. We’ll have live music, great drinks, and so much more. https://www.tasteofmuskegon.org/

Summer Kickoff Carnival
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Muskegon Area District Library – North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Celebrate the end of the school year and the beginning of the Summer Reading Program with our free, all-ages carnival. Enjoy a bounce house, slide, foam exe throwing, carnival games and prizes. Free. Phone 231-744-6080.

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Classic Rock
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Hot Rod Harley Davidson,
149 Shoreline Drive. Classic Rock music acts include Shallow Side, Crazy Babies, Rocket Queen, Big Cadillac, Group Therapy, and Extension Cord. Free. Phone 231-855-5001.

June Saturdays: Insects and Spiders
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Muskegon Museum of History and Science,
430 Clay Avenue. Let’s learn about bugs! From fliers and crawlers to the eight-legged arachnids. We’ll be looking at specimens from our collection and sharing some interesting facts. Phone 231-722-0278, or email jackie@lakeshoremuseum.org.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, 1 – 5 pm. Adults – $5.00 Children $3.00. www.muskegonlights.org

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Royal Oak Leprechauns. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

The Smiths
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Book Nook & Java Shop,
8744 Ferry Street, Montague. Montague husband and wife duo present a night of beautiful original tunes and eclectic favorites. www.thebooknookjaveshop.com.

Aquastar Motown Cruise
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises,
 560 Mart St. Join us for a sunset cruise and enjoy the sounds of Motown. The boat leaves the dock at 8:00 p.m. $30. aquastarcruises.com/our-cruises

Chocolate Factory Comedy Show
8:00 pm
Frauenthal Center,
425 W. Western Ave. Enjoy a night with the hilarious DeRay Davis and Donnell Rawlings. $38 – $85. https://shows.frauenthal.org/deray-davis

Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Carriage Antique Mall hosts a Flea Market every other Saturday during the summer. Food and great finds! Stop by for the deals! Located at 10130 US 31 In Montague. 231-220-8696

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Sunday, June 12:

AVP Muskegon Open
11:00 am – 7:00 pm 
Pere Marquette Public Beach,
3510 Channel Drive. The Association of Volleyball Professionals is proud to announce that for the first time since 2009, they are returning to the Great Lake State. Home to the largest beach in Western Michigan, the 2022 Tour Series Muskegon Open will provide the sport’s up-and-coming athletes with plenty of opportunity to showcase their talents. https://avp.com/event/tour-series-muskegon-open/

Free Sunday Swing Dance Lessons
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 
AKS Karate Headquarters,
5571 E. Apple Ave. We are so fortunate to have Chris Sanz, a professional swing dance instructor from Buenos Aires, Argentina, teaching us Lindy Hop. Such a fun dance! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves. No matter what your level, you’ll learn something new! No experience, partner needed. Great fun dancing, awesome social time, good exercise. Donations are accepted, but not required. 231-736-3205.

Muskegon Clippers Baseball
7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Marsh Field,
1800 Peck Street. Muskegon Clippers vs. Royal Oak Leprechauns. $2 – $5. http://muskegonclippers.com/

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aquastar Cruises, 
560 Mart St. Join us for a sunset cruise and enjoy the sounds of Motown. The boat leaves the dock at 8:00 p.m. $30. aquastarcruises.com/our-cruises

Monday June 13:

Tiny Art Show
Muskegon Area District Library, North Muskegon Branch,
1522 Ruddiman Drive. Show your love for art by participating in our tiny art show held during the Lakeshore Art Festival. Kits with a small canvas, paint and brush will be available at the North Muskegon Library while supplies last. Pick up a kit between June 1 and 17, paint your masterpiece, and return it to the library for display by June 20.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Muskegon South Pierhead Light,
1431 Beach Street. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. Enjoy the view and take photos. Tours are Monday, Friday and Saturdays, 1 – 5 pm. Adults – $5.00 Children $3.00. www.muskegonlights.org

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Empowered Kids Camp – June 22, 2022

All registrations are due by June 14, 2022.

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June 22, 2022
Must RSVP by June 14

8:45 am arrive – 3:00 pm
Host is Love N Grace Healing Centers
Location: Dairy Barn at the Muskegon County Fair Grounds
RSVP or Sponsor

Sponsors:

  • Love N Grace Healing Centers
  • Love, INC
  • Newaygo County 4H
  • Up and Out Ministries
  • Private Donors

Hackley Public Library – 2022 June Programs

hackleylibrary.org  |  facebook.com/HackleyPL/  |  231-722-8000
askus@hackleylibrary.org  |  316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI, 49440

Hackley Public Library Hours

Main Hackley Library Building
Mon-Tues: 9-7 pm
Wed-Sat: 9-5 pm

Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department)
Tues-Sat: 10-5 pm

Summer Reading Program:

June 13 – August 13
Hackley Library’s Summer Reading Program is around the corner!  This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities.”  The program kicks off June 13, and will run through August 13.  HPL’s Summer Reading Program is great for ALL AGES to participate in, where you can earn prizes, as well as have the chance to win additional prizes!  It’s FREE to enjoy!  For signing up, you’ll receive a bag of goodies (while supplies last)!  Find more details at hackleylibrary.org (more specifically at https://www.hackleylibrary.org/events-programs/annual-events/summer-reading/).  Free.

Youth / Teen Programs:

Oceans of Possibilities Take and Make Crafts
Available beginning Monday, June 6, and through the month
Sea creatures abound this June with our Take and Make craft kits!  We’ll have Chompy Fish kits for kids and Felt Otter kits for teens.  Check Hackley Library’s Facebook page for more details coming up.  Free.

Find a Pet! Scavenger Hunt
In-person at Hackley Library
Available through June
HPL’s Youth Services has put together a scavenger hunt for everyone!  Find all the librarians’ pets and take home a prize.  Free.

LEGO Building Day
In-person at Hackley Library
Saturday, June 18 from 12:00-2:00pm
Decorate the tops of our library bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations! We’ll bring the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination.  All ages welcome!  Free.

Nerf Challenge
In-person at Smith-Ryerson Park
Monday, June 20 at 1:00pm
Players will run, dodge, and dive as they try to out-wit and out-blast the competition during NERF MobileGames.  From ‘Capture the Flag’ to ‘Eliminator’ to ‘Zombies vs. Humans,’ players will put their physical and mental skills to the test.  Ages 8 and up.  Join us at Smith-Ryerson Park for this fun NERF experience!  Free.

Sea Creatures Drawing Class
In-person at Hackley Library
Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00pm
Explore different types of sea creatures with artist Corinne Roberts.  This class is paced for kids of all ages to learn how to draw or sharpen developing skills.  Free.

Adult Programs:

Zines: Telling Your Story – What’s a Zine?
In-person at Hackley Library
Tuesday, June 21 from 5:00-6:00pm
What in the world is a ZINE? If you have ever asked yourself this question, join us at the library on June 21st and learn the interesting history of zines, how to make them, and what you can do with them once you’ve created one. Writers, artists, photographers, poets, anyone can make a zine! We will supply the tools, you just need to come to the program and supply the creativity.
To register visit the online events calendar at hackleylibrary.org.  Free.

Left to Write (and Left to Write at Night!)
In-person at Hackley Library
Wednesday, May 11 from 3:30 – 4:30pm
Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30 – 6:30pm
If you enjoy creative writing, you’ll love Left to Write, HPL’s own creative writing group.  Here you can participate in writing exercises, share your own stories, and meet other creative writers.  This group provides a low-key atmosphere for writers of all experiences, everyone is welcome!  Remember to bring a pen and paper.
You’ll have two chances to enjoy Left to Write each month.  Feel free to come to one or both, whenever you’re able to!  Free.

Visit hackleylibrary.org for more information and see what you can discover today!
Don’t forget! Using your Hackley Library card, you can have access to eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more, all for FREE.
Link to HPL’s Digital Library: https://www.hackleylibrary.org/books-more/digital-library/
Website: hackleylibrary.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HackleyPL/
Instagram: @hackleypubliclibrary
HPL Teens Instagram: @hackleylibraryteens
Flickr: http://bit.ly/1DSbZ6E

New Summer Concert Series Set to Rock Muskegon in 2022

The VanDyke Mortgage Summer Concert Series Will Be Free on 10 Consecutive Weekends

MUSKEGON, Michigan – The Lakeshore Legacy Project is in its first year and has been promoting Muskegon and the lakeshore as the place to be this summer.

This event is a 10-week, 11 concert series scheduled every Saturday from June through August. The concerts will feature a different musical genre each week. In addition to live music, the events will provide family friendly activities including yard games, face painters, magicians, clowns, and food trucks. All events will be held in downtown Muskegon at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson. All concerts will be free to attend and will take place every Saturday starting June 4th – August 6th, 2022.

The mission of Lakeshore Legacy Project aims to mitigate the income inequality divide in Western Michigan through immersive and community building events. We strive to offer people of all ages the chance to experience life enriching events for free.

The VanDyke Mortgage Summer Concert Series activities will be begin at noon each Saturday and run until 10:15pm at Hot Rod Harley Davidson property in downtown Muskegon. Activities include:

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All concerts are free and presented by VanDyk Mortgage, West Michigan K-9, Terry Puffer- Five star Real Estate, Rad Dad’s, Forrest Tax & Accounting, The Leonard Building, Journey Construction, and Rake Beer Project on the main stage located at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson.

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Reggae
Saturday, June 11, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Classic Rock
Saturday, June 18, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Country/Blues
Saturday, June 25, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Motown/Jazz/R&B
Friday, July 1, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – EDM
Saturday, July 2, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – EDM
Saturday, July 9, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm- Funk Jam Bands
Saturday, July 16, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Acoustic/Indie
Saturday, July 23, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – 80-90’s Pop
Saturday, July 30, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Rock/Rap Rock
Saturday, August 6, 2022, 12pm-10:15pm – Urban Arts – Artists, Spoken Word, DJs

ACTIVITIES
During the event enjoy, a variety of food options, giant beer pong, large jenga, and corn hole all while enjoying adult beverages, craft brews of all kinds and craft cocktails.

The Muskegon area also provides a variety of other must see sites that appeal to everyone, including expansive beaches, WWII ships, military museums, historic homes, beautiful parks and museums of all kinds – right in the center of all the action.

LODGING
A variety of lodging options are available in the area including, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, Airbnb, camping, beach cottages and boutique hotels.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES
A variety of food options will be available from several food trucks. Enjoy ice cold Budweiser products, local craft brews and craft cocktails.

For more information on Lakeshore Legacy Project, please follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LakeshoreLegacyProject

The mission of Lakeshore Legacy Project aims to mitigate the income inequality divide in Western Michigan through immersive and community building events. This event is a 10-week 11 concert series every Saturday in June through August featuring different genres weekly downtown Muskegon at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson. All concerts will be free to attend and will take place every Saturday starting June 4th -August 6th, 2022.

Frederik Meijer Gardens 2022 ‘Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts’ Lineup

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens 2022 lineup, featuring 33 unique shows. This lineup reflects our continued commitment to bringing an eclectic group of artists to Meijer Gardens. Meijer Gardens intentionally curates the lineup of artists to provide a wide range of meaningful experiences each summer.

With beautiful, terraced lawn seating and spectacular views of gardens and sculpture, the 1,900-seat Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater is Michigan’s most intimate and unique outdoor concert venue.

Meijer Gardens is also pleased to announce Concerts for the Community, a new initiative sponsored by The Steve & Amy Van Andel Foundation in partnership with the Kent District Library. This program will provide concert tickets, food and transportation to guests that may not otherwise have the opportunity to attend a summer concert. It is designed exclusively for those facing economic hardship and is meant to diversify community exposure to world-class live music. “Concerts at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are a favorite summer activity for our family,” said Amy Van Andel. “We are thrilled to be a part of the Concerts for the Community program and excited to help others make memories and experience the joy an evening of outdoor live music can bring.”

“We are deeply grateful to Steve and Amy Van Andel, Fifth Third Bank, Harvey Lexus of Grand Rapids, Spectrum Health and all our sponsors for helping make this series possible and allowing us to welcome more people to experience live music at Meijer Gardens.” said David Hooker, President & CEO of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

SEE THE FULL LINEUP AND TICKET PRICES HERE!

To help members and guests prepare for buying tickets and getting the best entertainment value possible, Meijer Gardens has created an Insider’s Guide to Buying Tickets to help make the ticket purchasing experience easy and hassle-free. The Insider’s Guide is available at MeijerGardens.org/concerts

Public Ticket Sale
There is a limit of 8 tickets per show, per transaction. The preferred method to purchase tickets is online, but multiple options are available.

  • Online at eTix.com (preferred method): handling fee of $5 per order (not per ticket) and convenience fee of $5.25 per ticket applies to all sales.
  • By phone at 800-514-etix (3849): handling fee of $5 per order (not per ticket) and convenience fee of $5.25 per ticket applies to all sales.

The Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens concert series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Harvey Lexus of Grand Rapids, Spectrum Health, Life EMS and US Golf Cars. Media sponsors are Star 105.7 and FOX17.

Join our team! Meijer Gardens has a variety of career openings, both full and part time. Please visit MeijerGardens.org/careers for a full listing of opportunities.

About Frederik Meijer Gardens Ampitheater
The 1,900-seat amphitheater is general admission and features tiered lawn seating. Concertgoers are welcome to bring a blanket or low-rise chair to sit on. Low-rise chairs are defined as 12” maximum from ground to front of seat bottom, and 32” maximum to top of chair back in highest position. These rules are strictly enforced. No other chairs will be permitted in the venue. A limited number of standard-height chairs will be available to rent for $10 on a first-come, first-served basis; these chairs are located in designated area and may not be moved. All concerts take place rain or shine, with weather delays possible. A selection of sandwiches, snacks, water, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available at the Eileen DeVries Concessions Building. All beverages purchased must be consumed inside the amphitheater gates. Concertgoers are also welcome to bring their own food, sealed bottled water and nonalcoholic beverages in their original sealed containers.

About Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, one of the world’s most significant botanic and sculpture experiences, was recently listed in the top 100 most visited museums in the world and the 30 most visited museums in the United States by The Art Newspaper, the leading global art news publication. Education programs welcome 80,000 students and guests each year. Culinary Arts & Events offerings include weddings, corporate meetings and award-winning catering. The 158-acre main campus features Michigan’s largest tropical conservatory; one of the country’s largest interactive children’s gardens; arid and Victorian gardens with bronze sculptures by Edgar Degas and Auguste Rodin; a carnivorous plant house; outdoor gardens, including a replica 1930s-era farm garden; an eight-acre Japanese garden featuring contemporary sculpture; and a 1,900-seat outdoor Amphitheater Garden, showcasing an eclectic mix of world-renowned touring musicians each summer. The permanent collection highlights hundreds of sculptures from internationally acclaimed artists Magdalena Abakanowicz, El Anatsui, Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Mark di Suvero, Marshall Fredericks, Henry Moore, Michele Oka Donor, Beverly Pepper, Jaume Plensa, Auguste Rodin, Richard Serra, Yinka Shonibare CBE and Ai Weiwei, among others. Indoor galleries with changing sculpture exhibitions have hosted shows by Jonathan Borofsky, Edgar Degas, Jim Dine, Laura Ford, Richard Hunt, Rebecca Louise Law, Pablo Picasso, George Segal and others.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment, and the arts.

Events Happening in Muskegon County – June 1-6, 2022

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Wednesday June 1:

Trivia Night! Volume 11
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Salty Pecker Brewing Company 255 Seminole Rd. Welcome! You and your friends are invited to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Join us for a night of drinking, eating, socializing, and trivia questions (about anything)!

Trivia Night! Volume 11
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. Welcome! You and your friends are invited to Trivia Night brought to you by Trivia Cat! Join us for a night of drinking, eating, socializing, and trivia questions (about anything)!

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday June 2:

Aquastar Sunset Cruise
8:00 pm 

Aquastar Cruises 560 Mart St. Get your camera ready and enjoy the afternoon breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. This is a perfect time to relax with friends and loved ones. www.aquastarcruises.com

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series Kick-Off party!!
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Wonderland Distilling 1989 Lakeshore Dr. Please join us at Wonderland Distilling Co., for a fun filled evening of food, cash bar, live music by the wonderful duo Emily and Mark. $45 per person

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play!

Live Music at The Deck with Project 90 !
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Come on down to The Deck and enjoy live music!

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday June 3:

After Dark Tour
9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave. Experience the Hackley and Hume Historic Site AFTER DARK! See all five floors of the houses on this classic tour. Tickets are $10 for museum members and $15 for non-members and can be purchased online at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/after-dark-tour-tickets-221952535007

Hackley and Hume and the Game of Life
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave. Come play with us! This game of Life simulates Charles Hackley and Thomas Hume as they travel through life from, education, marriage, business decisions, children, retirement, and adversity. Registration is required. Tickets can be purchased online at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hackley-hume-game-of-life-tickets-222004801337

Parties in the Park: Magic Bus
Hackley Park 350 W. Webster Ave.
Parties in the Park is a weekly outdoor concert hosted in Downtown Muskegon at historic and beautiful Hackley Park. Bring the family or meet up with friends! Free entrance.

South Pierhead Lighthouse Tour
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon South Pierhead Light 1431 Beach St. Join us for a historical tour of Muskegon’s South Pierhead Lighthouse at Pere Marquette Beach. Climb to the top and learn the history of this functioning light. $3-5

Vintage Redefined’s 5th Birthday Bash
11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Vintage Redefined 471 W. Western Ave. is a women’s boutique featuring new women’s clothing, jewelry, and accessories as well as gifts and decor for the home. We are celebrating our 5th birthday. We will be offering 25% off storewide, samples and hair tinsel!

Saturday June 4:

Aquastar Blues Cruise
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises 560 Mart St. There is nothing better than enjoying a West Michigan Sunset with live music while you cruise on Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan. Feed your love of the blues. $35 www.aquastarcruises.com 

Two Dudes in Flip Flops at No Name Saloon
7:30 pm – 10:30 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Come join the Two Dudes in Flip Flops on the rooftop bar at the No Name Saloon! We like to say it’s a “Slice of Key West in Downtown Muskegon!”

John Gorka in Summer Concert
7:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave. An Evening with John Gorka Tickets $20 in Advance/$25 at the Door NOTE: This artist requires masking and proof of vaccination. 

VanDyk Mortgage Summer Concert Series: Reggae
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hot Rod Harley Davidson 149 Shoreline Dr. The Lakeshore Legacy Project has been established to offer FREE events in downtown Muskegon. Our vision is to offer these ongoing events for free for everyone in our community

Pet Adoption Awareness Day!
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Hackley Park 350 W. Webster Ave. Hackley Library is teaming up with area shelters to bring you Pet Adoption Awareness Day in Hackley Park! During the event, you can meet pets that are up for adoption

D-Day Plus
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Mart Dock 560 Mart Dock, Day long WWII Living History event featuring Reenactors/historians, encampment, displays, military vehicles, Mock Battles an Air Raid over the Warship USS LST 393, A 1940’s style Pin-up contest and so much more. Please visit www.lst393.org for all details

Vintage Redefined’s 5th Birthday Bash
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Vintage Redefined 471 W. Western Ave. is a women’s boutique featuring new women’s clothing, jewelry, and accessories as well as gifts and decor for the home. We are celebrating our 5th birthday. We will be offering 25% off storewide, samples and hair tinsel!

Northside Lions Club All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

As part of the “D Day” Celebrations taking place at the USS LST 393, the Northside Lions Club presents an “All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast” on Saturday beginning at 9:00am

Christopher Dragone, guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. guitar player – from Muskegon

Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Carriage Antique Mall hosts a Flea Market every other Saturday during the summer. Food and great finds! Stop by for the deals! Located at 10130 US 31 In Montague. 231-220-8696

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Sunday, June 5:

Feet on the Street
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mylan’s Waterfront Grille 115 N. Mears Ave. Join us for Feet on the Street—A party on the promenade to kick off summer in the White Lake Area!

Free Sunday Swing Dance Lessons
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

AKS Karate Headquarters 5571 E Apple Ave. We are so fortunate to have Chris Sanz, a professional swing dance instructor from Buenos Aires, Argentina, teaching us Lindy Hop. Such a fun dance! This is a free event.

Monday June 6:

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – May 23-30, 2022

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Monday May 23:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play!

Tuesday May 24:

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Live Music at The Deck with Jetts!
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Enjoy live music on the beach! Jetts is a loose cannon party band playing an eclectic mix of your favorite jam’s

“Women’s Lives” featuring mezzo-soprano Denise Newell and pianist Caron Farmer
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 1006 Third St. Mezzo-soprano Denise Newell and pianist Caron Farmer have created a program which features songs by Aaron Copland, Jerome Kern, and other composers. This concert is part of the Feeding the Soul of the City. Light refreshments will be served and attendees may also bring a bag lunch or covered drink to enjoy before or during the free concert.

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday May 25:

Dance Theatre of Harlem
7:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Now a singular presence in the ballet world, tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. $25-$45 www.frauenthal.org

Yonder Mountain Live at The Deck!
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Join Yonder Mountain String Band at The Deck. Enjoy BBQ & bluegrass while dancing. This is a ticketed event. No refunds. Tickets are general admission. Food & beverage sold separately. No outside food or beverage allowed on the premise. 21+ older to drink adult beverages with a valid ID. This is an all ages event. Parking is ticketed. Seating and standing zones are first come first serve. Guests are welcome to bring a blanket to sit on. No umbrellas during the show. All bags and purses are subject to inspection. 231-755-5022

Bow WOW Readers
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Visually & Physically Disabled Branch 4845 Airline Rd. Bow WOW Readers is a once-a-month read-aloud program that pairs kids ages 6 and up with trained therapy dogs and handlers from the Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club. Register at www.madl.org/calendar

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday May 26:

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St. General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play!

Make it Montague: Dinosaur Suncatcher
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St. Join Kristina as she shows you how to make a scary (or cute) dinosaur. www.madl.org/calendar

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Beginning Wire-Wrapping
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. Ages 16+ $20, $18 for ACWL-Nuveen Members Chris Rogers will be sharing her knowledge and love for making jewelry with found stones! Wire will be provided, register: www.artswhitelake.org

Live Music at The Deck with Project 90 !
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Come on down to The Deck and enjoy live music!

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday May 27:

Pigeon Hill Home Town Cruise
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises 560 Mart St. Cruise with Pigeon Hill Enjoy some time out on Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan with a beautiful sunset and fun with friends. We will feature Pigeon Hill Brewing craft beers. www.aquastarcruises.com $35

Trippin’ Back: 60s and 70s Rock
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. A time machine of a cover band with the best songs from the best bands.

Hackley Attic Escape Room
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave. Experience the Hackley House as you never have before! For many years, the Hackley Attic has been a mysterious place for visitors. Now it is up to you and your friends. Registration is required, and you can do so here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hackley-attic-escape-room-tickets-58016510946

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Live Music at The Deck with Radio Tokoyo !
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Come to The Deck and enjoy live music on the beach!

Saturday May 28:

Milwaukee Clipper Memorial Day Party
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Milwaukee Clipper 2098 Lakeshore Dr. Step aboard the SS Milwaukee Clipper, for an on-the-water open-house Memorial Day Party! Take this “Maritime Step Back in Time” and be awed by the history and beauty. G&L chili dogs will be on board with food sales: $5 gets you a hot dog, a bag of chips, and a soda. This event will run from 7:30 to 10:00 with a lot of fun in store! $10 per person

Christopher Dragone, guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. guitar player – from Muskegon

Crossroads Resurrection Blues Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Montague

Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Carriage Antique Mall hosts a Flea Market every other Saturday during the summer. Food and great finds! Stop by for the deals! Located at 10130 US 31 In Montague. 231-220-8696

Pine Street Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

West Pine Street in Downtown Muskegon. Pine Street will be filled with 38 vendors. This is a great day outing for lovers of all things antique and vintage, artisan goods…and food!

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Live Music at The Deck with Post Fontaine !
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Deck 1601 Beach St. Come on down to The Deck and enjoy live music on the beach! They play hits from yesterday and today! www.thedeckmkg.com

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Sunday, May 29:

Swing Dancing Aboard the Aquastar
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises 560 Mart St. Enjoy a beautiful sunset and spend some time out on the water with friends. Muskegon Area Dance Lovers will bring the music and experts to get you moving! $30 www.aquastarcruises.com

Free Sunday Swing Dance Lessons
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

AKS Karate Headquarters 5571 E Apple Ave. We are so fortunate to have Chris Sanz, a professional swing dance instructor from Buenos Aires, Argentina, teaching us Lindy Hop. Such a fun dance! This is a free event.

Blessing of the Boats Aboard the Aquastar
12:00 pm

Aquastar Cruises 560 Mart St. Muskegon Lake Tradition Come aboard and enjoy a Muskegon Lake tradition. The Annual Blessing of the boats. We’ll follow the marshal boats up the Muskegon Channel toward Lake Michigan to the South Breakwater Cove. We will enjoy the ceremonial lighthouse washing representing the start of the boating season. Boaters will then cruise by the Aquastar for the official blessing. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase on board

Lost Boat Ceremony at U.S.S. Silversides
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

USS Silversides Museum 1346 Bluff St. The Lost Boat Ceremony honors and remembers the sailors and submarines that were lost during WWII. It is a family friendly event, open to the public, and the museum and both vessels are free all day. It begins with a fly-over and ends with starting two of the main engines of U.S.S. Silversides. Our guest speaker for the ceremony Rear Admiral Thomas Meek USN(Ret.) www.silversides.org 231-755-1230

Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom and Candle Light Vigil
8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Candle Light Vigil for POW/MIA Prisoners of War – Missing in Action that never returned Home and Chair dedication by Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter 4 beginning at Hot Rod Harley Davidson Muskegon

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Monday May 30:
In honor of Memorial Day our office is Closed today

Greater Muskegon Memorial Day Parade and Music Ceremony
9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Come to Downtown Muskegon for the parade begins on Morris Ave. The marchers will proceed east on Morris Ave., south on Terrace St, west on Clay Ave. and end at historic Hackley Park. Immediately following the conclusion of the parade, a Musical Memorial Day Ceremony will be held in the beautiful Frauenthal Center, featuring the Mona Shores High School Marching Band. This event is free and open to the public. 231-855-4959

Fruitport Old Fashioned Days
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

A week-long family fun festival and Midway Carnival held in Fruitport. For a complete schedule of events: https://fruitportlionsclub.com/events/ofd-schedule or stop in our office and pick a schedule of events.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – May 9-16, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted  bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Monday May 9:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday May 10:

Trivia Night
6:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.
Are you a Wise Guy? A Smarty Pants? Go head to head against others and prove it! Come out, test your knowledge and exercise your mind! Open to anyone 16+.

Robot Open House!
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. During our Robot Open House, try out all the different robots Hackley Library has to offer for youth, including: Cue, Sphero, Lego WeDo, and Ozobots! This is a self-guided exploration.

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday May 11:

Lunch n’ Learn: Finally Sujari!
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Block 360 W. Western Ave. 2nd Fl. West Michigan Symphony Presents a brown bag lunch and conversation about Masterworks.3: Finally Sujari! at The Block. Enjoy an hour of lively discussion. This is Free and open to the public

Open Studio
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. FREE for middle and high school students Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring an item you are working on 231-893-2524

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday May 12:

The Impact of Western Civilization on Muskegon’s Buildings and Our Stomachs!: Tickets must be purchased by May 9
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. How do the architectural wonders of Western Europe impact the Victorian Homes of Webster Avenue? This interdisciplinary program connects all the dots for you! Come join this fun, informative and interactive event that is a throughline of history, art, architecture and food from the distant past of Western Europe to present day Muskegon. Weather permitting, a short outdoor architectural tour will be added to complete the evening. $20-$25 Call for ticket information 231-720-2570

Sentinel Between Two Lakes: The White River Light Station
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St. The White River Light Station has been shining bright for 147 years. Join Matt Varnum, curator of the White River Light Station & Museum, for a look at the wonderful history of the White River Light Station. This is a free event 231-893-2675

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday May 13:

Finally Sujari!
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Nationally renowned Cello prodigy Sujari Britt makes her long awaited return to the Frauenthal Center.  She will perform with the West Michigan Symphony under the conduction of Scott Speck. https://westmichigansymphony.org/events/finally-sujari/ Ticket info 231-726-3231

Alley Door Club – Steeple Hill
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Enjoy live music from popular West Michigan bands in the Frauenthal Center Ballroom; located on the 3rd floor

Open Mic Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Sing a song and/or play an instrument. Bring your band, your pals, the mic is open to all varieties of music and talents.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm
 
Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday May 14:

Sujari Britt, Classical Cello: The Block
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Block 360 W. Western Ave. 2nd Fl. The program we’ve all been waiting for—by the time it arrives, literally for two years! https://theblockwestmichigan.org/events/sujari-britt-classical-cello/

Bobby Jacobs and the Willoughby Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Bobby Jacobs & The Willoughby Band is a Muskegon-based country rock outfit heavily influenced by classic country and country rock.

Alice in Wonderland Sensory Garden
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.
Originally created by the students at North Muskegon Schools, the sensory garden has gotten an Alice in Wonderland themed glow up. Come check our new and improved garden!

Community Carnival
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd., is hosting an Annual Community Carnival. We will have a bounce house, fun snacks, and loads of cool games. $2 entrance. For more information www.celebrationmuskegon.org

EZ Defense For Women
12:15 pm – 1:45 pm

AKS Karate Headquarters 5571 E Apple Ave. One day only at AKS Karate Headquarters. $10 suggested donation at the door ( No payment is required).

Super Saturday at the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave.
Join us the second Saturday of every month for free general admission at the MMA all day! Come see the exhibitions and pick up supplies for an exciting art and exhibitions related STEAM* activity to do at home following your visit.

Christopher Dragone, guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. guitar player extraordinaire – from Muskegon

Squirt Gun Painting
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Muskegon Area District Library – Egelston Branch 5428 E. Apple Ave. Did you know art can be a bang? Use a squirt gun to make the ultimate painting to take home and hang on your wall. Ages 4 and up. This is a FREE event

2nd Annual Cruise-in at the USS LST 393
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

USS LST 393 Veterans Museum 560 Mart St. Car Show to Benefit the USS LST 393’s D-DAY Plus. Raffles/50/50 Drawings – Concessions – Culver’s Frozen Custard. Entrants $10.00 registration. Dash Plaques for the First 75 Participants. Registration opens at 9am. Trophies for Top 10, Peoples Choice and more. Presented by YUNO Entertainment Free to the Public! (616) 638-5716

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Sunday, May 15:

Lunar Eclipse Star Party
11:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Muskegon Astronomical Society 702 North Maple Island Rd. Did you know there is a Muskegon Astronomical Society Observatory, and they offer celestial viewing parties? “Star Parties” are scheduled events hosted by MAS members. Visitors are welcome to this Lunar Eclipse Star Party to view the night sky with through the MAS telescopes. Or, feel free to bring your own telescope! This is a great introduction to amateur astronomy – and they plenty of information on how to get started. In the event of cloudy weather the event will be canceled. Please wear a mask and respect social distance. There is no charge, however donations are accepted. For more information www.wmich-astro.org

Free Family Movie Days – Raya and the Last Dragon
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. The Frauenthal Center invites everyone to attend this family-friendly FREE movie! www.frauenthal.org

Milwaukee Clipper 25th Annual Auction
12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Delta Hotel by Marriott 939 3rd St. Join us for our 25th Annual Milwaukee Clipper Auction! We will have many neat items up for auction. Casual attire, cash bar. All proceeds will go to Milwaukee Clipper. $40 per person 231-722-0100

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Monday May 16:

World War II through The Eyes of a Tank Commander
7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd. Norton Shores, Sgt. George Rinsema arrived in France on the Normandy Coast after D-Day, saw action in the Battle of the Bulge, fought at the Siegfried Line in Germany, and more.

Bow WOW Readers
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd. Bow WOW Readers is a once-a-month read-aloud program that pairs kids ages 6 and up with trained therapy dogs and handlers from the Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club. This is a FREE event.

Murder a the Crimson Asylum – Teen Escape Room!
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Calling all teens!! We’ve got an ESCAPE ROOM for you! Murder at the Crimson Asylum is an immersive investigation game, where you are responsible to find Nicholas Harrison’s murderer. This is a FREE event. For more information 231-722-8000

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – May 3-9, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted  bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Tuesday May 3:

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Soil, Seeds, and Sunlight! Growing Your Garden
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Join Community Gardeners to learn the latest on growing productive and beautiful gardens – plus help save our pollinators – butterflies and honeybees! Free but registration needed 231-722-8000

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday May 4:

Sentinel Between Two Lakes: The White River Light Station
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

White Lake Community Library 3900 White Lake Dr. Would you believe the White River Light Station has been shining bright for 147 years? Matt Varnum, curator will present the history of the White Lake icon. For more information and registration for this free event at visit wlclib.org. For more information on the White River Light Station and Museum, visit www.splka.org. 231-894-9531

Open Studio
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. FREE for middle and high school students Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring an item you are working on 231-893-2524

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday May 5:

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday May 6:

After Dark Tour
9:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave. Experience the Hackley and Hume Historic Site AFTER DARK! See all five floors of the houses on this classic tour offered on the first Friday of every month. $15

Haven LARP May 2022 Event
8:00 pm

Camp Lor-Ray 5281 Russell Rd., Twin Lake, 18+ to play. Must be “fully vaccinated” and present vaccination card. Your first event is FREE! Join us in the land of Solaria! This is a medieval fantasy themed Live Action Role Playing (LARP) that takes place over the course of the weekend. Come join us thwarting demons, defending the town, or crafting schemes and looting your fallen foes! For more information email finalhavenlarp@gmail.com

Serita’s Black Rose
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. A self-professed “Funkateer”, Serita Crowley of Serita’s Black Rose brings a raucous mix of FUNK, ROCK, BLUES, NEO-SOUL, and AMERICANA during the Hope Scarves fundraiser!

Used Book Sale
9:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd.
The Big SPRING Book Sale is BACK! The big semi-annual sale offers a wonderful selection of used books, both hardcover and paperback.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm
 
Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday May 7:

Silverado Country Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Our music styles range from Your Cheating Heart by Hank Williams, Crazy by Patsy Cline, I Love This Bar by Toby Keith and more

Hats and Horses Benefitting Pioneer Resources
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hats and Horses is a party with a purpose! Themed around the Kentucky Derby, this 5th annual event is full of excitement and will be held under an elegant tent. Tickets are $75 and please call 231-773-5355 for location and details

Milwaukee Clipper Work Day
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Milwaukee Clipper 2098 Lakeshore Dr. We are planning a number of Work Weekends in 2022 on the Milwaukee Clipper for anyone who has a couple of hours to spare. You don’t have to be skilled to volunteer.

Holy Smokes BBQ Competition
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 Fourth St. Offering a lively afternoon of tasting and voting for a variety of barbecue entries from local restaurants. Guests will also be able to sip craft brews, play yard games and enjoy live entertainment. All proceeds from this event will go toward Catholic Charities West Michigan’s Muskegon programming. Entry includes: Tasting tickets of all restaurant competitors, Complimentary pint glass, One drink ticket. $50

Christopher Dragone, guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. guitar player extraordinaire – from Muskegon

Plant a Pot
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.
Plant a beautiful pot of spring flowers just in time for Mother’s Day. Register at www.madl.org/events This is a FREE event

Used Book Sale
9:00 am – 3:30 pm 

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd.
The Big SPRING Book Sale is BACK! The big semi-annual sale offers a wonderful selection of used books, both hardcover and paperback.

Muskegon Farmers Market Summer Season
8:00 am – 2:00 pm 

242 W. Western Ave. Join us at one of Michigan’s largest Farmers Markets. Family friendly environment with loads of variety and unique finds in food, fashion, and indoor/outdoor décor. The market, owned and operated by the City of Muskegon, is dedicated to showcasing the best in locally-grown foods, nursery stock, handicrafts, baked goods and more. www.muskegonfarmersmarket.com

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Sunday, May 8:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Monday May 9:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – April 26 – May 2, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Tuesday April 26:

Cellist Pablo Mahave-Veglia and GVSU Chamber Orchestra in Concert
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 1006 3rd St. Feeding the Soul of the City concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served prior to the performance. Attendees may bring a bag lunch and/or covered drink to enjoy before or during the concert.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday April 27:

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Open Studio
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. FREE for middle and high school students Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring an item you are working on 231-893-2524

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday April 28:

Mamma Mia!
7:30 pm 

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org 231-722-3852

SPARK! April in Paris
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave. Individuals with memory loss are invited to participate for FREE, along with a friend, family member or care partner, in engaging conversations inspired by art and theater.

Little Learners: STEAM Play & Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. This program is free. If after the program you would like to visit the museum, the admission is free for Muskegon County residents and museum members and $5 for non-residents ages 3 and older. RSVPs required. Register through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/little-learners-playgroup-winterspring-2022-tickets-222075663287

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday April 29:

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve Grand Reopening
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve 2429 Lake Ave., The Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve will celebrate their Grand Reopening starting at 4:30pm.

On Tap and Uncorked
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. On Tap & Uncorked combines tastings of Michigan craft beer, cider, and wine with food pairings by local food trucks and restaurants. The event will take place outside in the museum’s parking lot. This event promises to bring a new, unique, and artful experience to the event Tickets are $30 in advance, $25 for MMA Members, and $35 at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at Eventbrite or at the MMA Museum Store. Tickets include admission, five tokens for beer, wine, or cider samples, as well as, a full-size pretzel from the Village Baker. Your ticket purchase supports the MMA and event costs. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday Family Fun Night: Industry
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Join the Muskegon Heritage Museum and the Muskegon Museum of History and Science of the Lakeshore Museum Center as we celebrate the history of Muskegon County industries. Both museum sites will be open for touring and will include activities such as papermaking, matching products to local businesses, looking at technology changes over time, and more. Both museums are free for museum members and Muskegon County residents and $5 for non-residents.

Benny Green, Straight-Ahead Jazz
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Block 360 W. Western Ave. 2nd Floor, “He conveys exalted inspiration without showboating or pretentiousness.” (Jazz Times) Hailed as the most exciting hard-swinging, hard-bop pianist to ever emerge from Art Blakey’s legendary Jazz Messengers. For ticket information info@theblockwestmichigan.org 231-726-3231

Acoustic Oasis
April 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Phil Petersen and Glen Miller, AKA Acoustic Oasis, are two guys who love playing music.

Cheers Crawl Finish Line
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Olthoff Stage, 425 W.Western Ave. Every Woman’s Place will host a cap-off event in downtown Muskegon. Cheers Crawl Finish Line celebrates a month of community support with live outdoor entertainment by Brena, a Culinary Institute of Michigan Chocolate Booth and a 50/50 Raffle! This event is free to the community!

Mamma Mia!
Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org 231-722-3852

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday April 30:

Model Train Expo
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cardinal Elementary School 3210 Marquette Ave. The Muskegon Railroad Historical Society presents a Model Train and Hobby Exposition. Buy, sell, trade…or come admire! $5 donation entrance fee. 231-670-0751

Eric Neumann Live Stand Up Comedy
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club 1531 W. Sherman Blvd. Here is a list of things that I call “accomplishments”, but my Jewish mom calls “distractions from finding a wife” I’m a New York based comedian and a regular performer. $15 per person

City of the Dead – Muskegon Meet and Greet
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Evergreen Cemetery 391 Irwin Ave. Have you ever wanted to join the cast for City of the Dead – Muskegon historical walking tour? Join us at the Meet & Greet, bring your friends! Bring comfortable shoes and any questions. FREE event

Christopher Dragone, guitar
11:00 am – 1:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. guitar player extraordinaire – from Muskegon. Stop by and take a listen while eating lunch.

Lakeside Spring Shop Hop
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lakeside Business District Lakeshore Dr. Join Lakeside Businesses for a Spring Shop Hop. Enjoy lunch or cocktails at one of our local restaurants and make it a Lakeside Day! Sign up to win a fabulous gift card bouquet from Lakeside Businesses (sign ups at Wassermans, Art Cats Gallery and Bellasimi Boutique)

National Indie Bookstore Day
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Get your book on at the annual event celebrating The Independent Bookshop.

Mamma Mia!
Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org 231-722-3852

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday, May 1:

Mamma Mia!
7:30 pm 

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org 231-722-3852

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Monday May 2:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Hackley Public Library – 2022 April & May Programs

hackleylibrary.org | facebook.com/HackleyPL/ | 231-722-8000 |
askus@hackleylibrary.org | 316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI, 49440

Hackley Public Library Hours

Main Hackley Library Building
Mon-Tues: 9-7 pm
Wed-Sat: 9-5 pm

Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department)
Tues-Sat: 10-5 pm

May Youth / Teen Programs:

April Showers bring May Flowers! Take and Make
Available beginning May 2

How does your garden grow? With these fun and easy craft foam flowers! Hackley Library’s Youth Services department will have bins for you to choose your very own background and bright spring colors! Take and Makes will be available beginning May 2. Free.

Down the Rabbit Hole! Escape Room Take and Make
Available beginning May 2

The tea party went just right. Everyone had such a great time. As your guests leave, you notice this small white rabbit following you everywhere you go. Where did it come from? Find out when you pick up your very own mystery from HPL’s Youth Services department! Take and Makes will be available beginning May 2. Free.

STEAM Along the Lakeshore (In-person at Several Locations)
Saturday, May 7 from 10:00 – 4:00 pm

Hackley Library is partnering with other community organizations to launch this inaugural event! Drop in at any participating location to engage in an assortment of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) activities geared towards students’ pre-K through 12th grade and their families. The first 1000 students that complete their passport will receive a bag with a STEAM kit and a t-shirt. Free.

Robot Open House
Drop-In / In-Person
Tuesday, May 10 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Try out all the different robots Hackley Library has to offer for youth, including: Cue, Sphero, Lego WeDo, and Ozobots! This is a self-guided exploration with minimal staff assistance. Robots are available on a first come, first served basis. Free.

Murder at the Crimson Asylum – Teen Mystery Month Escape Room
In-Person
Monday, May 16 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Murder at the Crimson Asylum is an immersive investigation game, where you are responsible to find Nicholas Harrison’s murderer. Bring your sleuthing skills to Hackley Library’s Young Adult room and help us find whodunit! Free.

Faerie Craft Day
Drop-In / In-Person
Saturday, May 21 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm

What does a faerie house look like? What would you do with a faerie wand? We will be making both of those at Hackley Library, plus your very own faerie to take home with you! Free.

All Ages / Adult Programs:

Soil, Seeds, and Sunlight! Growing Your Garden
In-Person
Tuesday, May 3 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Join Community Gardeners at Hackley Library to learn the latest on growing productive and beautiful gardens – plus help save our pollinators – butterflies and honeybees!
During the program we’ll learn about the Muskegon Community Gardens, the Four Elements (air, soil, sun water), when and what to grow, pests, weeds, & solutions, and more! To register, visit the online events calendar at hackleylibrary.org. Free.

What’s a Zine?
All Day Drop-In Program

Do you know what a zine is? During this drop-in program, we will provide supplies where you can make your own mini-zine*! Additionally, there will be informational videos and takeaways available all day. This program is designed for teens and adults, but the whole family is welcome to participate. Free. *There are many different sizes and types of zines. Watch for details to come on a more in-depth zine program in June.

Left to Write (and Left to Write at Night!)
In-Person, Wednesday, May 11 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm
In-Person, Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

If you enjoy creative writing, you’ll love Left to Write, HPL’s own creative writing group. Here you can participate in writing exercises, share your own stories, and meet other creative writers. This group provides a low-key atmosphere for writers of all experiences, everyone is welcome! Remember to bring a pen and paper.
You’ll have two chances to enjoy Left to Write each month. Feel free to come to one or both, whenever you’re able to! Free.

Night Yoga in the Library
In-Person
Thursday, May 12 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

What could be better than doing Mindful Yoga, at night, under Hackley Library’s stained glass windows? Not much! Join us for a relaxing class of meditation yoga with Kristin Mast of Muskegon Yoga. NO yoga experience needed! To register, visit the online events calendar at hackleylibrary.org. Free.

Pressure-Free Living with Elle Ingalls
In-Person
Tuesday, May 24 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Elle Ingalls is an international performance and stress-management coach. She is the creator of the Pressure-Free Method which helps you effectively up-level your health, relationships, and mental & physical performance. Join us as Elle shares her method to help you better understand and better manage stress! To register, visit the online events calendar at hackleylibrary.org. Free.

May Events at the Frauenthal Center

May 7, 2022
Pre-Mother’s Day Music Explosion
7:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $45.00 / $55.00 / $65.00

violinist

Violinist Dominique Hammons and friends come to give Muskegon a concert to remember! In honor of Mother’s Day, saxophonist Dean James will bless the audience like never before. Get ready, Muskegon!

Click here to view more information or purchase your tickets today!


May 13, 2022
Alley Door Club – Steeple Hill
7:00pm | The Ballroom
Tickets: $10.00 Single Ticket / $65.00 Reserved Table of 4 / $130.00 Reserved Table of 8

Alley Door Club is back for our 16th season! Live music, dancing, and a full cash bar. Doors open at 6:00pm. Get $1.00 off drinks during happy hour from 6:00 – 7:00pm.

Steeple Hill ~ Putting Live Energy into Today’s Hits & Yesterday’s Favorites

Click here to view more information or purchase your tickets today!


May 13, 2022
Finally Sujari!
7:30pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $10.00 / $19.00 / $25.00 / $30.00 / $49.00 / $62.00

West Michigan Symphony
This is the program you’ve all been waiting for—by the time it arrives, literally for two years! We were on the verge of performing this concert when the Covid lockdown began in March 2020. We are looking forward to having Sujari Britt back with us at last, for her long-awaited performance!

Scott Speck, conductor
Sujari Britt, cello

Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto no.1
Still: Symphony no.1, “Afro-American”

Click here to view more information or purchase your tickets today!


May 15, 2022
Free Family Movie Day: Raya and the Last Dragon
3:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: FREE (no ticket required)

Come to the Frauenthal Center for a free family movie! This is a great opportunity for families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center together or for those who are simply looking for a free and fun afternoon. These events are FREE admission, no tickets required. All movies will begin at 3:00pm with the doors opening at 2:15pm.

Raya and the Last Dragon: Kumandra is a place where humans and dragons peacefully coexist. When sinister monsters called the Druun threaten the community, however, the dragons readily make a sacrifice to save the human race. Hundreds of years later, the same threat returns. It is up to Raya, a lone warrior, to stop them once and for all. She tracks down the last dragon alive. But as she embarks on her journey, she realizes that it will take more than a dragon and its magic to save her world.

Click here to learn more!


May 25, 2022
Dance Theatre of Harlem
7:30pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $25.00 / $35.00 / $45.00

dancetheatre

Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. The 18-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and resident choreographer Robert Garland, as well as innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to celebrate African American culture. Through performances, community engagement and arts education, the Company carries forward Dance Theatre of Harlem’s message of empowerment through the arts for all.

Click here to view more information or purchase your tickets today!


May 30, 2022
2022 American Salute!
10:00am | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: FREE (no ticket required)

salute

A one-of-a-kind Memorial Day ceremony honoring the brave members of the military who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country.

Click here to learn more!

Events Happening in Muskegon County – April 18-25, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?

Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted  bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Tuesday April 19:

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday April 20:

Desmond Jones Free Acoustic Set
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Standard Park Place 1922 Park St. To celebrate 4/20, Desmond Jones Band will perform a free acoustic set from 3-5pm. Desmond Jones is a five-piece American rock band.

420 BASH at Grassy Knoll
11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Join us at Grassy Knoll located at 2119 Lemuel St. to check out art from over 10 local vendors! Featuring live music from DJ PRIM. Ohgrassyknoll.com

Open Studio
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. FREE for middle and high school students Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring an item you are working on 231-893-2524

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
 
The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday April 21:

Family Fun Night: Harry Potter
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St. Spells will be flying at our Harry Potter Family Fun Night. Join us for a magical evening of Harry Potter trivia, games, crafts and food. This is FREE to everyone!

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday April 22:

Bowl for Kids Sake
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Northway Lanes 1751 Evanston Ave. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is about having fun to help kids continue on a positive path. It is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ largest national fundraiser, raising over $20 million annually

Silverado Country Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Music styles range from Your Cheating Heart by Hank Williams, Crazy by Patsy Cline, I Love This Bar by Toby Keith to Great Balls Of Fire!

Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show 2022
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center 470 W. Western Ave. Features over 60 exhibitors including everything from windows, boats, gutters, and painting to home décor, furniture, landscaping and much more! $8-$10

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday April 23:

Clean Comedy Time Showcase
7:30 pm

Show start Tickets: $20 General Admission Clean Comedy Time Showcase Come laugh with Maher Matta, David Steves, Rebecca Conception, Aaron Sorrels and Brian Atkinson located at the Playhouse at White Lake!

Musician and Author David Posthumus
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. A night of music and reading with musician and author David Posthumus who began his writing career at age six, with his grandfather. 

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

April Saturdays: Magnets
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Stop by the museum and experiment with different sized and shaped magnets. See how they interact with one another and try to move a variety of objects. www.lakeshoremuseum.org $5

Mamma Mia! Pub Crawl!
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Muskegon Civic Theatre and JCI Greater Muskegon are hosting a community pub crawl for Mamma Mia! You could win prizes AND there will be a teaser of Mamma Mia! Details and participation punch cards are available at www.muskegoncivictheatre.org 

Folias Duo
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Enjoy the regional favorite flute and guitar duo, Folias Duo, as they join with vocalist Olivia Vargas to share their love of music, poetry, and Earth Day at Hackley Public Library.

Spring Craft Show
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Lakes Mall 5600 Harvey St. Come check out vendors with handmade items!

Annual Pine Street Mercantile “Garage Sale” and Succulent Sale
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pine Street Mercantile 866 Pine St. It’s our Annual Garage Sale! We are cleaning out and clearing out. There will be some amazing deals wrapped all around the building, so mark your calendar!

Record Store Day at Third Coast Vinyl
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Third Coast Vinyl 1115 Third St. Record Store Day is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate.

Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show 2022
10:00 am – 5:00 pm 

VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center 470 W. Western Ave. Features over 60 exhibitors including everything from windows, boats, gutters, and painting to home décor, furniture, landscaping and much more! $8-$10

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday, April 24:

Meatball Competition for Alzheimer’s Association
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. We are looking for 12 chefs to compete in our annual meatball competition! Join us for a fun afternoon with friends and family and raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association!

Muskegon Lake Annual Spring Cleanup 2022
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Muskegon Lake Watershed will be cleaned up by volunteers at twelve different locations from the lower Muskegon River to Lake Michigan. Volunteers, just show up! Bring your family, friends. 8:00am – 8:30am – Meet at the CIO Hall, 490 W. Western Ave., Downtown Muskegon near the tool trailer. Pre-cleanup refreshments will be available. 8:30am – Volunteers sign up with team leaders for locations, teams and supplies and then head out. -Dress in layers for possible weather changes -Bring your own rubber gloves or work gloves -Wear old shoes or rubber boots -Do not disturb nesting wildlife or animals -Plan to get a little wet and dirty!-Above all… be safe & have fun!

Trash Bash
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

White Lake Area Chamber of Commerce 124 W. Hanson St. Act as “Trash Bashers” and clean up North and South of the bike trail, shoreline areas, and waterways. Meet at the Chamber at 1:00 pm where an action plan will be announced. Volunteers are asked to dress accordingly with sunscreen, gloves, hats, etc. Trash bags, gloves, and refreshments will be supplied. *No need to RSVP

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday April 25:

Core Strength, Cardio & Craft Beer: Jazzercise with Becky J at Pigeon Hill
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. Join us for a Jazzercise class with FitPro & PH beertender Becky J.! $15 For more information 231-375-5184

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – April 11-18, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted  bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Monday April 11:

World WWII in the Pacific Lecture Series
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

USS Silversides Museum 1346 Bluff St. $7.50 per person 231-755-1230

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday April 12:

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday April 13:

Open Studio
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. FREE for middle and high school students Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring an item you are working on 231-893-2524

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday April 14:

Muskegon Friends of Art Presents: Lighthouses Along the Rivers of Steel: A Collection of Train Depot Stories
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Authors and AIA Preservation Architects Ron Campbell and Jackie Hoist will share pictures, interesting facts and tales of the railroads that changed Michigan. Tickets in advance: 231-720-2570

Little Learners: STEAM Play & Learn
April 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center. 231-722-0278

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday April 15:

Open Mic Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Sing a song and/or play an instrument. Bring your band, your pals, the mic is open to all varieties of talents.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday April 16:

Easter Egg Hunt
2:00pm-4:00pm

Chance Stables located at 700 N. Hilton Park Rd., will hold an egg hunt with 900 stuffed eggs. For more information search Chance Stables on Facebook.

The Hoppening Easter Egg Hunt
12:00pm-3:00pm

Free egg hunt, crafts and a photo with the Easter Bunny will take place at the Montague Township Park located at Whitbeck Rd. Bring a non-perishable food donation for Lebanon Lutheran Food Pantry of White Lake to be entered in to win one of seven bikes! Questions call 231-894-5608

Glenside Easter Egg Hunt
10:00am-11:00am

Located at McGraft Park located at 2204 Wickham Dr. for youth up to 12 years of age. Bring your own basket. Each child will receive raffle tickets to enter for prizes. There will be a photo station, balloons, donuts, coffee and juice

April Saturdays: Easter Craft
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Preparing for Easter, we’re going to decorate paper eggs with crayon designs and paint them to reveal their patterns. $5

A Day of Talent and Fashion Show!
2:00 PM

Tickets:  $5 Kids $8 Adults $25 Families (up to six members of the same family)
The Playhouse at White Lake located at 304 S. Mears, is hosting their first-ever Talent Show. This event is meant to offer an afternoon of fun and excitement while displaying the many talents of individuals. It will also feature an Earth Day-Inspired Recycled Fashion Show by local chapters of Girl Scouts.

The Smiths
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Montague husband and wife duo present a night of beautiful original tunes and eclectic favorites.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Easter Sunday, April 17:

Bella Maria’s Easter Day Brunch
10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Bella Maria’s Event Center 513 W. Pontaluna Rd. Easter Day Brunch with entrees, carving station, breakfast buffet, children’s buffet, sides, dessert bar and live music from the Rick Hicks Trio! Call for prices and reservations 231-563-6914

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday April 18:

Core Strength, Cardio & Craft Beer: Jazzercise with Becky J at Pigeon Hill
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. Join us for a Jazzercise class with FitPro & PH beertender Becky J.! $15 For more information 231-375-5184

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – April 5-11, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted
bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Tuesday April 5:

Easter Pierogi Drive: Ukraine Fundraiser: ORDER DAY
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and 6:00pm-7:00pm- pick up times

Hackley Park 350 W. Webster Ave. THE MUSKEGON EASTER PIEROGI DRIVE 10% of proceeds to benefit displaced Ukrainian families in Poland. Orders must be picked up April 10. www.lostvillagepierogi.com to place order.

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Classical Night: Frank Galante, vihuela
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. DINNER at 6:15 RSVP required $17: Creamy tomato chicken, kale, rice, glass of house wine, dessert. MUSIC at 7:00 $5: Frank Galante will perform a program of music. 231-894-5333

Craft Break! at Hackley Library
9:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? Between April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play! www.nonamemuskegon.org 231-375-5717

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday April 6:

Easter Pierogi Drive: Ukraine Fundraiser: LAST ORDER DAY!
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and 6:00pm-7:00pm- pick up times

Hackley Park 350 W. Webster Ave. THE MUSKEGON EASTER PIEROGI DRIVE 10% of proceeds to benefit displaced Ukrainian families in Poland. Orders must be picked up April 10. www.lostvillagepierogi.com to place order.

Spring Break Art Class: Clay Beads
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. Ages 8-15 $10, $9 for ACWL Members. Using polymer clay, students will learn basic sculpting and color-mixing techniques to create their own beads. 231-893-2524

Craft Break! at Hackley Library
9:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? Between April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday April 7:

Spring Break Art Camp: Drawing Animals
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. Ages 12-17 $10, $9 thanks to Seaver’s Lawn Service Learn techniques for drawing animals and improve your drawing skills! www.artswhitelake.org or 231-893-2524

Craft Break! at Hackley Library
9:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? Between April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily!

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.231-894-8269

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday April 8:

Alley Door Club – Big Daddy Fox and Friends
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. The Alley Door Club upstairs at the Frauenthal Center features live music, beverages and friends!

Craft Break! at Hackley Library
9:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? Between April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday April 9:

LEGO WeDo (Drop-in program)
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Enjoy LEGO WeDo at Hackley Library! This drop-in program is a good opportunity to get hands on with robots, coding, and LEGOs. It works best for 2nd grade students and older. 231-722-8000

Easter Egg Hunt
5:30pm-7:30pm

Goodrich Park located at 100 S Lake St., Whitehall. Live appearance from the Easter Bunny, Craft table, games, music and more. Age groups: 6:00pm for 0-3, 6:20pm for 4-6 years and 6:40 for 7 and up. www.whitelake.org

Easter Egg Drop
11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.
Join the fun at Walker Park between the Library and City Hall. Meet the Easter Bunny as he assists in dropping approximately 5,000 candy-filled eggs. Age groups are 0-4, 5-7, 8-10 and 10 & up. Younger children will start first.

Easter Egg Hunt
10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Holton Branch 8776 Holton-Duck Lake Rd.,
Participate in an Easter Egg Hunt in Downtown Holton Park, meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny and make a craft. Bring your own basket. Event will happen rain or shine. Please stop by or call 231-821-0268 to register.

Mountain Heart LIVE Country Concert
7:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave. Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door Mountain Heart is the country band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be. www.theplayhouseatwhitelake.org

Crossroads Resurrection Blues Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. House band at Wonderfuls Funky Basement from 1993 until 2005. www.thebooknookjavashop.com

April Saturdays at Lakeshore Museum Center: Skulls
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Let’s take a look at some of the collection’s skulls! See if you can recognize who they belong to from examining their teeth and eyes. $5 www.lakeshoremuseum.org

Saturdays with MJ: Basic Embroidery – Animals
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. Ages 9-14 $30, $27 for ACWL Members Join artist MJ Ernst to a few basic embroidery stitches as we all create an animal themed project. Students will use floss thread. www.artswhitelake.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday April 10:

Easter Pierogi Drive: Ukraine Fundraiser: PICK UP DAY
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm and 6:00pm-7:00pm

Hackley Park 350 W. Webster Ave. THE MUSKEGON EASTER PIEROGI DRIVE 10% of proceeds to benefit displaced Ukrainian families in Poland. Orders must have made in advance by April 6. www.lostvillagepierogi.com to place order.

PINTwood Derby Competition
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. Join Pigeon Hill in the Brewer’s Lounge for our first ever PINTwood Derby Competition! 231-375-5184

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday April 11:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

April Events at the Frauenthal Center

April 3, 2022
Free Family Movie Day: The Secret Garden
3:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: FREE (no ticket required)

Come to the Frauenthal Center for a free family movie! This is a great opportunity for families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center together or for those who are simply looking for a free and fun afternoon. These events are FREE admission, no tickets required. All movies will begin at 3:00pm with the doors opening at 2:15pm.

The Secret Garden: Mary Lennox, a young orphan living with her domineering uncle, stumbles upon a whimsical garden tucked away on the far reaches of the estate. Mary then experiences a series of fantastical adventures in her newfound playground. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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April 3, 2022
Tommy C. & The Black Widow Grease Band
3:00pm | Beardsley Theater
Tickets: $19.00 for Adults / $12.00 for Children 12 and Under

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Tommy C. has been rocking crowds around the country and globe for many years. His wealth of experience has now culminated in Tommy C. & The Black Widow Grease Band. Tommy C. has performed live on stage with legendary acts such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Conway Twitty, Freddy Cannon, and Charley Pride. This gave him the edge on how real rock n’ roll should be performed. Now, the Black Widow Grease Band are bringing their Detroit Motor City way of rock n’ roll to the Frauenthal Center.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


April 8, 2022
Alley Door Club – Big Daddy Fox & Friends
7:00pm | The Ballroom
Tickets: $10.00 Single Ticket / $65.00 Reserved Table of 4 / $130.00 Reserved Table of 8

Alley Door Club is back for our 16th season! Live music, dancing, and a full cash bar. Doors open at 6:00pm. Get $1.00 off drinks during happy hour from 6:00 – 7:00pm.

Big Daddy Fox & Friends ~ R&B, Rockin’ Blues.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


April 9, 2022
The Artist’s Musical Palette
7:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $10.00 for Adults / $5.00 for Children / $8.00 for Groups of 8+

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The West Michigan Concert WINDS, in partnership with the Shoreline Community Orchestra, presents The Artist’s Musical Palette, featuring works depicting the greatest artworks of our time!

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


April 21 – April 22, 2022
North Muskegon Pops – “Norse Together”
7:30pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $12.00 / $16.00

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This is the onstage celebration of North Muskegon Schools’ choirs together – singing, dancing, lights, costumes, and so much fun!

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


April 28 – May 1, 2022
MCT’s Mamma Mia!
7:00pm & 3:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $28.00 / $13.00 Student Rush

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ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!

Events Happening in Muskegon County – March 28-April 4, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted
bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Monday March 28:

Pilates and Pints at Pigeon Hill
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 4th St.,
Pilates with Mandy for a fun collaborative event. Bring yourself & a mat. $15

Trivia Night: Cops and Robbers
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. Trivia night is all themed around Cops & Robbers! Brush up on your cops and robbers and get ready for a fun.

Seed Swap
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Our Seed Library is entering its 5th year and to celebrate we are hosting a seed swap. Bring your own varieties of fresh heirloom seeds to share. FREE event

World WWII in the Pacific Lecture Series
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

USS Silversides Museum 1346 Bluff St. $7.50 per person

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday March 29:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday March 30:

Euchre Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr., Are you a hardcore Euchre player? Do you want to know what on earth Euchre is? Come join us and we’ll teach you.

Dungeons and Dragons in the Stacks
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd.
Maybe you’ve heard of a strange and mythical game involving many sided dice and fighting monsters. You’re intrigued but don’t know where to start. Never fear!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday March 31:

The Neil Diamond Legacy: A Celebration of the Man and the Music
8:00 am – 9:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. For more than 50 years Neil Diamond has been entertaining generations with his music with 30 albums and 140 million album sales. This show is $18-$22 per person www.frauenthal.org

Expressions: Muskegon County Student Art Exhibition
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. Expressions is the annual student art exhibition showcasing the artistic talents of Muskegon County K-12 students. The exhibition opens on March 31 and continues through May 1.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday April 1:

Donnie Baker Live Stand Up Comedy
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club 1531 W. Sherman Blvd. Donnie Baker is a longtime caller to the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Show. Tickets $32 https://www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/donnie-baker-live-at-back-alley-comedy-club 616-570-8765

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm
 
Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday April 2:

April Saturdays At the Lakeshore Museum Center: Sensory Bottles
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Pop by the museum where we will be creating take-home sensory bottles. Fill them with some cotton, your choice of color, and add a little bit of sparkle. $5 www.lakeshoremuseum.org

Easter Egg Hunt and Crafts
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Muskegon Area District Library – Egelston Branch 5428 E. Apple Ave.,
Search for Easter eggs, and take home a craft. Fun and free for everyone.

Christopher Titus Live Stand Up Comedy
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club 1531 W. Sherman Blvd. Christopher Titus is a prolific stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and producer. His stand-up work sees him playing to sell out audiences at clubs and theaters around the country. $25 tickets https://www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/christopher-titus-1

Sallie Ann Company Country Show
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave. Rustle up some friends and gather ’round for some tunes and a knee-slappin’, toe-tappin’ good time! The Sallie Ann Company Country Show brings a fun evening of classic country, bluegrass and more! http://theplayhouseatwhitelake.org/spring22.php#Apr 231-894-0119

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday April 3:

Free Family Movie Days – The Secret Garden (2020)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. invites everyone to attend this FREE family-friendly entertainment movie inside the Frauenthal Theater.

Tommy C and Black Widow Grease Band: Tribute to Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly and Little Richard
3:00 pm

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. Tommy C. has been rocking crowds around the country and globe for many years. His wealth of experience has now culminated into Tommy C. and The Black Widow Grease Band. www.frauenthal.org Tickets are $12-$19 For more information 231-727-8001

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday April 4:

Craft Break! at Hackley Library
9:00 am – 7:00 pm 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave. Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? Between April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily!

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Hackley Public Library – April 2022 Programs

hackleylibrary.org | facebook.com/HackleyPL/ | 231-722-8000 |
askus@hackleylibrary.org | 316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI, 49440

Hackley Public Library Hours:

Main Hackley Library Building
Mon-Tues: 9-7pm
Wed-Sat: 9-5pm

Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department)
Tues-Sat: 10-5pm

Preschool Story Time (Masks strongly preferred)
Certain Fridays (April 1, 8, 22, & 29) at 10:30am
In-person

Intended for ages 0-5, Hackley Library’s in-person Story Time is designed to teach early literacy skills to parents and caregivers while children enjoy a fun, interactive atmosphere. Join us for stories, songs, and movement activities! Free.

Recycled Art for Earth Day! Youth and Teen Take and Makes
Wondering what to do with old magazines? Hackley Library has you covered! In honor of Earth Day, we will be recycling books and magazines into some amazing art projects during the month of April. These kits will be available to pick up from Hackley Library beginning April 4. Free.
Youth Take and Make
Make a beautiful piece of art with our recycled magazines, some glue, and our earth in a heart!
Teen Take and Make
Turn those magazines into a usable bowl! This take and make kit is fun and practical.

1, 2, 3 Play with Me – Family Place Parent/Child Programs
Registration Required
Tuesdays, April 12 through May 10, from 10:30am-11:45am
Five-week program; In-person

This five-week program for toddlers and parents emphasizes the importance of play and the importance of parents as a child’s first teacher. Hackley Library is a Family Place Library – the overall goal of Family Place Libraries is to develop and institutionalize a family-friendly environment by transforming libraries into community centers for literacy, early childhood development, parent education and engagement, family support and community information. Please see our website hackleylibrary.org for more information! Free. https://www.hackleylibrary.org/youth/family-place-library/

Craft Break!
April 4 through April 8
(while supplies last)
Drop-in / In-person

Planning a stay-cation this Spring Break? From April 4 through April 8 (while supplies last), Hackley Library’s Youth Services Department has your entertainment covered with fun crafts available daily! You can stay at the library and craft away, or grab a bag and take them home. Free.

LEGO WeDo
Saturday, April 9 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Drop-in / In-person

Enjoy LEGO WeDo at Hackley Library! This drop-in program is a good opportunity to get hands on with robots, coding, and LEGOs. It works best for 2nd grade students and up. Younger children will need adult assistance. This in-person program will be self-guided with some assistance. Free.

Teen Book Folding
Monday, April 11 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Drop / In-person

What do you do with old books? You make them into a hedgehog of course! The Hackley Library Teen Room is where to be if you want to learn how to turn old books into new art! Free.

LEGO Build
Saturday April 16 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Drop-in / In-Person

Decorate the tops of our Hackley Library bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations during a LEGO Build! We’ll provide the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination. Library staff reserves the right to limit attendees if necessary. Free.

All Ages / Adult Programs:

Computer Classes
Saturday, April 9: Basic Intro to Computers from 10:30am – 11:30am
Saturday, April 30: Basic Intro to Word from 10:30am – 11:30am
In-person

Are you new to computers and don’t know where to start? Enjoy free computer classes at Hackley Library! These classes are designed for beginners, and provide hands-on learning from expert De’Ondra Pentecost. Registration is required, and will open one month before each class date. Register on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or visit the library. Free.

Blackout Poetry – Adult Craft
Monday, April 4 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
In-Person

Embrace your voice and create a new story during this Blackout Poetry craft. Using sheets of existing text, you’ll use markers and colors to blackout words, as well as draw imagery, therefore creating an entirely new story – you can even turn your story into a bookmark! Registration is required. Register on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or visit the library. Free.

Left to Write – Wednesday, April 13 from 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Left to Write at Night! – Tuesday, April 26 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
In-Person

If you enjoy creative writing, you’ll love Left to Write, HPL’s own creative writing group. Here you can participate in writing exercises, share your own stories, and meet other creative writers. This group provides a low-key atmosphere for writers of all experiences, everyone is welcome! Remember to bring a pen and paper.
You’ll have two chances to enjoy Left to Write each month (2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:30-4:30, and the 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:30-6:30). Feel free to come to one or both, whenever you’re able to!

Finding Your Spark! A Poetry Workshop
Friday, April 22 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm
In-Person

Are you wondering how you can celebrate National Poetry Month? Discover how you can find that SPARK you need when writing! We’ll hear wisdom and insight from Elia Hohauser-Thatcher, a PhD student in rhetoric and composition at Wayne State University (and current professor of poetry). Registrants will be given a notebook to record their inspirations as they read and discuss famous poets, as well as have the chance to ask Elia all of their burning literary questions! Registration opens March 22. Register on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or visit the library. Free.

Folias Duo – Music
Saturday, April 23, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
In-person

Enjoy the regional favorite flute and guitar duo, Folias Duo, as they join with vocalist Olivia Vargas to share their love of music, poetry, and Earth Day with a selection of original songs and poems to celebrate the natural beauty of the earth.
Seating is limited / Registration Required. Registration opens March 23. Register on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or visit the library. Free.

Events Happening in Muskegon County – March 21-28, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted
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Monday March 21:

World WWII in the Pacific Lecture Series
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 

USS Silversides Museum 1346 Bluff St. $7.50 per person

Jazzercise at Pigeon Hill Brewing
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 4th St. Join us for a Jazzercise class. $15 gets you a 45 minute workout followed by your favorite Pigeon Hill beverage

Oberon Day at Pints & Quarts!
3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Pints & Quarts 950 W Norton Ave. Come out for Oberon Day. Keg tapped at 3pm!

Bow WOW Readers
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd. Bow WOW Readers is a once-a-month read-aloud program that pairs kids ages 6 and up with trained therapy dogs and handlers from the Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club. Please register at www.madl.org

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday March 22:

The Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet in concert
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Join St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 1006 Third St., for performance of Vivaldi as well as other selections in a free concert at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Trivia Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Are you a Wise Guy? A Smarty Pants? Go head to head against others and prove it! Come out, test your knowledge and mind! Open to anyone 16+. FREE event.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday March 23:

Pilates and Pints at Pigeon Hill
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 4th St.,
Pilates with Mandy for a fun collaborative event. Bring yourself & a mat. $15

Bow WOW Readers
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library –Visually & Physically Disabled Branch 4845 Airline Rd. Bow WOW Readers is a once-a-month read-aloud program that pairs kids ages 6 and up with trained therapy dogs and handlers from the Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club. Please register at www.madl.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday March 24:

Family Fun Night: How Does Your Garden Grow?
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St., It’s time to think about spring planting. Decorate a pot to start your indoor garden and “borrow” seeds from Seed Library to get planting at home. Registration required.

SPARK! Movement & Mandalas
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave., Whitehall,
Individuals with memory loss are invited to participate for FREE, along with a friend, or partner, in engaging conversations inspired by art and theater.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday March 25:

Cherish the Ladies
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. This Grammy-nominated, Irish-American supergroup joins the West Michigan Symphony to bring you an evening of beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing. www.westmichigansymphony.org/events/cherish-the-ladies/

Alley Door Club – Flexadecibel
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. The Alley Door Club is kicking off their 16th season! The Alley Door Club features live music, dancing & friends $10

Silverado Country Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. Favorite Country Standards.

J2B2 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave. J2B2 John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band will perform in concert. J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup. $30

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-Green Bay
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm “Queen for a Night” night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday March 26:

Rachel Feinstein Live Stand Up Comedy
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club 1531 W. Sherman Blvd., Rachel has had three Comedy Central specials, including the most recent one hour special. Tickets $22 www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/rachel-feinstein-live-at-back-alley-comedy-club For more information call 616-570-8765

The Quiet Man- Family Friendly Movie
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave., Family Friendly Movie Night—The Quiet Man (1952) Admission is only $1, or you can bring an item to contribute to the White Lake Food Bank

Open Mic Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Music, poetry, reading, comedy, all talents are welcome! 231-894-5333

March Saturdays at Lakeshore Museum Center: Michigan Birds
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. Stop by to learn about some local birds, who will be migrating back with the warming season. $5

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-Green Bay
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Patty’s Night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday March 27

Dustin Sims Live Stand Up Comedy
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Back Alley Comedy Club 1531 W. Sherman Blvd., Best known for his Snapchat videos and ‘Talking to Myself’ series. His unique style of storytelling has accumulated him over a MILLION followers across social media. Tickets $30
www.fullhousecomedy.com/events/dustin-sims-live-at-back-alley-comedy-club
For more information call 616-570-8765

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday March 28

Pilates and Pints at Pigeon Hill
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 4th St.,
Pilates with Mandy for a fun collaborative event. Bring yourself & a mat. $15

Seed Swap
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Our Seed Library is entering its 5th year and to celebrate we are hosting a seed swap. Bring your own varieties of fresh heirloom seeds to share. FREE event

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

St. Patty’s Day Sale: Celtic Celebration with Cherish the Ladies

With The Luck of the Irish, you’ll be able to grab one of these discounted seats for the Pops event of the season!

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St. Patty’s Day BOGO 50% Sale!

Buy one Cherish the Ladies ticket at regular price, save 50% on a companion ticket. Offer good for select seats, regularly priced $66 and $52 only. 

Sale inventory limited. Offer not good on previously purchased tickets.

Buy Tickets Here …. Use Password IRISH at checkout

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Beautiful vocals. Captivating musical arrangements. Stunning step dancing.

The Grammy-nominated, Irish-American supergroup joins the orchestra to bring you a night of traditional Irish music and dance—a performance brimming with energy, wit, and spirit.

Scott Speck conductor
Click here to learn more about the program and artists

Your health and safety is our priority! Click here to learn about “Safe Nights at the Symphony” concert protocols.

Can’t attend the live performance?
Join us virtually! April 1 through April 10

Experience Cherish the Ladies from the comfort of your home, at a time that fits your schedule. This high quality production includes behind the scenes conversations with conductor, musicians and guest artists. $25 for unlimited access April 1 through April 10. Tickets are available for purchase here.

Muskegon County Calander of Events – March 14-21, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted  bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Monday March 14:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday March 15:

Paint Like Monet
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, Ages 13+ $50, $45 for ACWL Members WHSP Eligible French Impressionist painter Claude Monet is famous for painting the elaborate pond, Japanese bridge, water lilies, and gardens of his home. www.artswhitelake.org 231-893-2524

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Classical Night: Kyle Thompson, guitar
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Classical guitarist Kyle Thompson at 7pm Dinner at 6:15 RSVP to bryan@thebooknookjavashop.com

Trivia Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Are you a Wise Guy? A Smarty Pants? Go head to head against others and prove it! Come out, test your knowledge and mind! Open to anyone 16+. FREE event.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday March 16:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday March 17:

Thursday Night Music Club: Uneven Ground
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd.
Spend St. Patrick’s Day with one of Muskegon’s most exciting traditional/folk Celtic bands. This is a FREE event open to the public.

49th Annual Raising of the Irish Flag
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau 610 W. Western Ave.,
On St. Patrick’s Day proper, the Muskegon Irish American Society/Michigan Irish American Hall of Fame conduct their 49th Annual Raising of the Irish Flag! A brief ceremony followed by the flag raising will take place. Hope to see you here!

Happy St Paddy’s Day at Unruly!
11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave. The doors open to the tasting room at 11:00 am. At Noon the first round of March madness plays on multiple TVs with events happening all day.

Jazz: Eat-it-Up Trio
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Irish Dinner available at 6:00; Music at 7:00 Detroit-based and undeniably swinging, the Eat It Up Trio is Michigan’s premier professional purveyor of possibly the most pleasurable music three humans can possibly do. 231-894-5333 for questions.

Feelin’ Lucky Event
March 17

1989 Lakeshore Dr. Are you feelin’ lucky? Come shop with Bellasimi Boutique in-store and receive 17% off your purchase! Enter to win a gift basket when you make an in-store purchase.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., You’re invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday March 18:

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-Qubuque
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm “Queen for a Night” night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday March 19:

MuskeCon 4!
10:00 am -5:00 pm

Grab your family, and come to the Delta By Marriott located at 939 Third St., downtown Muskegon and celebrate Muskegon’s 4th year of their very own comic and toy show. Dress up in your favorite cosplay, buy some vintage and modern action figures/toys, support local artists by purchasing prints of their art, find some great comic books, and much more! $5 admission and under 12 years of age FREE.

Scotch Doubles Benefit
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This benefit bowl for patients of Cancer and Hematology Centers of West Michigan. (Muskegon locations) All profits goes directly to the patients. This is located at Ravenna Bowl 2915 Slocum Rd. All are welcome. $25 per person.

Serita’s Black Rose
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. A self-professed “Funkateer”, Serita Crowley of Serita’s Black Rose from Grand Rapids, Michigan brings a raucous mix of FUNK, ROCK, BLUES, NEO-SOUL, and AMERICANA. Serita, along with her partner Jon. For more information call 231-894-5333

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-Qubuque
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Patty’s Night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Muskegon Voyagers Home Hockey Game -vs- Warhawks
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Check out the Muskegon Voyagers for their home game -vs- Warhawks. Puck drops at 7:30pm at the Lakeshore Sports Centre located at 4470 Airline Rd. General admission tickets are $10

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday March 20

Free Family Movie Days – Mulan
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Everyone is welcome to attend this family-friendly movie. The movie is FREE. There will be snacks to purchase.

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Monday March 21

Bow WOW Readers
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd. Bow WOW Readers is a once-a-month read-aloud program that pairs kids ages 6 and up with trained therapy dogs and handlers from the Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club. Please register at www.madl.org

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thank you
Cathy Houseman, Tourism Information Aide
Visit Muskegon-Muskegon County CVB
610 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon MI 49440
231-724-3100
www.visitmuskegon.org

Events Happening in Muskegon County – March 7-13, 2022

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Monday March 7:

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday March 8:

Classical Night: Kyle Thompson, guitar
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Classical guitarist Kyle Thompson at 7pm Dinner at 6:15 RSVP to bryan@thebooknookjavashop.com

We Banjo 3
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave., debuting in the U.S. in 2012, We Banjo 3 has emerged as fast-rising touring darlings in the country that two of the members now call home. $29-$34 For more in formation 231-894-0119 http://theplayhouseatwhitelake.org/spring22.php#Mar

Paint Like Monet
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Ages 13+ $50, $45 for ACWL Members WHSP Eligible French Impressionist painter Claude Monet is famous for painting the elaborate pond, Japanese bridge, water lilies, and gardens of his home. 231-893-2524 https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/paint-like-monet

Trivia Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Are you a Wise Guy? A Smarty Pants? Go head to head against others and prove it! Come out, test your knowledge and mind! Open to anyone 16+. FREE event.

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday March 9:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday March 10:

Book of Kells Presentation
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Have you heard of the Book of Kells? This centuries-old illuminated manuscript has stood the test of time, with an incredible history. This is a FREE and open to the public event.

Make it @ Montague: Salt Painting
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St., Create a beautiful piece of art using 3 simple ingredients. Free event

Djangophonique
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Djangophonique is a virtuosic, instrumentally driven acoustic jazz quartet led by guitar.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., You’re invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday March 11:

Alley Door Club – Brena
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center is kicking off their 16th season! Every 2nd and 4th Friday from January to March, the Alley Door Club features live music. www.frauenthal.org

Christopher Dragone on Guitar
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Live and local music in cozy bookstore setting with open fireplace and full bar!

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-U18
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm “Queen for a Night” night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday March 12:

Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The annual Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to downtown Muskegon. The route is along Western Ave. from Sixth Street to Second Street. Spectators are encouraged to bring non-perishable food goods. Collection bins will be located along the parade route. info@jcimuskegon.org/theparade

Green Eggs and Ham
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club 280 W. Webster Ave., Join us to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a breakfast of Green Eggs & Ham! The Cat in the Hat and his friends will join us to read a couple of stories. Call Nancy at 231-730-0887 $15 for an adult and $1 for child. $5 for each additional person nancy.f.b2020@gmai.com

Unruly St. Paddy’s Day Celebration
9:00 am – 11:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave., come to Unruly Brewing to celebrate St. Paddy’s! The craic takes place inside and outside the taproom! Irish DJ and live music throughout the day. This is a FREE event with beverages and food available to purchase.

Go Green! Scavenger Hunt
9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Muskegon 4-H invites all community members to join us for the second annual Go Green! scavenger hunt happening in downtown Muskegon. This is a FREE event.
To register your team: https://events.anr.msu.edu/gogreenhunt/ 231-724-4739

Free Outdoor Concert with CrossBow and Enda Reilly
12:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Olthoff Stage Western Ave. at Third St., Live Outdoor Celtic Music on the Olthoff Stage. Michigan Irish Music Festival presents Enda Reilly and CrossBow to the outdoor Olthoff performance stage FREE for all to enjoy!

Shamrockin’ In Your Shanty!
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Shamrockin’ In Your Shanty returns to Western Ave in Downtown Muskegon! Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day by reserving a spot for your “shanty”. Prizes awarded for Best Decorated Shanty! Tickets $15 ($5 goes to Mission for Area People). Shanties will be located on Western from 2nd to 5th, with the intersections of 3rd and 4th to remain open. Register here: http://bit.ly/ShamrockInShanty22

Michigan Makers Market
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center 470 W. Western, The Michigan Makers Market is an indoor shopping event featuring 80-100 craft and fine art exhibitors, highlighting products that are handcrafted in our magnificent state of Michigan. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite ($5)

Run Muskegon Shamrock Shuffle 5k
9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Brewer’s Lounge at Pigeon Hill 895 4th St., wear ALL the Green, get festive and enjoy downtown Muskegon in this community 5k! You will see everything from leprechauns chasing a pot of gold, to runners in kilts and green. https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Muskegon/SSuffle5K 231-375-5184

Tim Froncek and TC Friends
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Block 360 W. Western Ave. 2nd Floor. Enjoy an evening of fantastic jazz. Tim will be joined by four great musicians from Traverse City. Tickets $10-$28https://theblockwestmichigan.org/events/tim-froncek-and-tc-friends/

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game-VS-U18
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm St. Patty’s Night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Spring Equinox
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Dalton Branch 3175 Fifth St, Twin Lake,
Create a piece of art that includes 12 things, in honor of the Spring Equinox on March 20, when we will have an equal amount of day and night time. FREE

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Acoustic Oasis
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, Phil Petersen and Glen Miller, AKA Acoustic Oasis, are two guys who love playing music. Inspired by the music of such artists as CSNY, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles and more.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday March 13

Online Art Auction To Benefit the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon
March 6 @ 12:00 pm – March 13 @ 8:30 pm

Would you like to participate in our Online Art Auction? Follow the link to the website and register to receive the entrance link and call for details 231-728-6410
https://www.childabusecouncil.org/registration/Online-Art-Auction-Access-Link-Registration-p424573764

Cups: At the Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., Presents Cups, an invitational exhibition of unique handmade cups with a wide array of creative expressions in ceramics. March 3-17. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Hackley Public Library – 2022 March Programs

hackleylibrary.org | facebook.com/HackleyPL/ | 231-722-8000 |
askus@hackleylibrary.org | 316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI, 49440

Hackley Public Library Hours:

Main Hackley Library Building
Mon-Tues: 9-7pm
Wed-Sat: 9-5pm

Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department)
Tues-Sat: 10-5pm

Youth/Teen Programs

Spring Paper Flowers (Youth Take and Make)
Free kits available beginning March 1

Get ready for spring with these bright and beautiful paper flowers. All of the kits include an array of pretty flower colors, brads and some instructions to help you along the way. Kits will be available to pick up from Hackley Library beginning March 1, and while supplies last. Free.

Groovy Macramé Keychain (Teen take and make)
Free kits available beginning March 1

Are you crafty? Want to learn a new skill? Stop by and pick up our Macramé keychain and learn the skill of creating a textile out of knots. These groovy keychain kits will be available to pick up from Hackley Library beginning March 1, and while supplies last. Free.

Preschool Story Time
Friday mornings at 10:30am

Intended for ages 0-5, Hackley Library’s in-person Story Time is designed to teach early literacy skills to parents and caregivers while children enjoy a fun, interactive atmosphere. Join us at Hackley Library for stories, songs, and movement activities! Free.

“March is National Craft Month!” In-Person Craft Day
Saturday, March 19, 12:00 – 2:00pm

March is National Craft month and yep, we are getting crafty! Gotta catch ‘em all? Well you can catch your starter Pokémon here at Hackley Public Library! Need a Pokeball as well? Make a nifty Pokeball suncatcher to hang in your window at home! Free.

All Ages/Adult Programs

Left to Write
In-Person at Hackley Library
2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:30-4:30pm

If you enjoy creative writing, you’ll love Left to Write, HPL’s own creative writing group! Here you can participate in writing exercises, share your own stories, and meet other creative writers. This group meets in-person, and provides a low-key atmosphere for writers of all experiences. Everyone is welcome! Remember to bring a pen and paper.
Left to Write at Night!
In-Person at Hackley Library
4th Tuesday of each month from 5:30-6:30pm

Left to Write is coming to the night! This repeating evening session of Left to Write will give everyone the opportunity to enjoy Left to Write again each month, at a later time! Left to Write meets in-person at Hackley Public Library. Free.

Uneven Ground – Celtic Music
Thursday, March 3 from 6:00 – 7:00pm
In-Person at Hackley Library

Celebrate a night of vibrant music with traditional Celtic band, Uneven Ground! Blending talented vocals and lively instrumentals, Uneven Ground gives their audience a unique and engaging performance to remember. Save the date for this after-hours music performance, and get ready to tap your toes! Registration is required, as space is limited. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or stop by the library. Free.

Book of Kells Presentation
Thursday, March 10 from 5:30 – 6:30pm
In-Person at Hackley Library

Have you heard of the Book of Kells? This centuries-old illuminated manuscript has stood the test of time, with an incredible history. Hackley Public Library is proud to house a rare, replica copy, showcasing beautifully scripted text and unique imagery. Mark your calendar for a night of learning, and discover details and history regarding this incredible book.
Registration is required, as space is limited. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or stop by the library. Free.

Computer Classes
Basic Intro to Computers – Saturday, March 5 from 10:30 – 11:30am
Intro to Excel – Saturday, March 26 from 10:30 – 11:30am
In-Person at Hackley Library

Are you new to computers and don’t know where to start? Enjoy free computer classes at Hackley Library! These classes are designed for beginners, and provide hands-on learning from expert De’Ondra Pentecost. Registration is required, and will open a month before each class date. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or stop by the library. Free.

For the safety of everyone, we are asking that attendees wear a mask or face-covering.
The library will have masks available for those that need one.

Visit hackleylibrary.org for more information and see what you can discover today!
Using your Hackley Library card, you can have access to eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music and more, all for FREE.
Link to HPL’s Digital Library: https://www.hackleylibrary.org/books-more/digital-library/
Website: hackleylibrary.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HackleyPL/
Instagram: @hackleypubliclibrary
HPL Teens Instagram: @hackleylibraryteens
Flickr: http://bit.ly/1DSbZ6E

About the Hackley Public Library
The Hackley Public Library is dedicated to 1) promoting knowledge, understanding, and wisdom, 2) combating ignorance, intolerance, and indifference, 3) promoting the free exchange of ideas, and 4) conserving our national and local cultural heritage.
The mission of the Hackley Public Library is to inform, inspire, and delight our diverse community by providing information, knowledge, literature, new technologies, and traditional and innovative programs.
For more information, please contact Hackley Public Library, 316 W Webster Ave Muskegon MI 49440, at Reference: 231-722-8011, Circulation: 231-722-8000, Youth Services: 231-722-8014, @hackleyref, or askus@hackleylibrary.org.

Muskegon Calendar of Events – February 22-28, 2022

Tuesday February 22:

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park: Closed Today
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross- Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday February 23:

Euchre Night
6:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Are you a hardcore Euchre player? Have you only played once? Do you want to know what on earth Euchre is? Come join us and we’ll teach you.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park: Closed Today
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday February 24:

Clue: On Stage
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. The classic board game and cult-classic film are brought to life in Clue: On Stage! Six guests are invited to a dinner party thrown by an anonymous host. Tickets are $28.00 phone (231) 722-3852

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., You’re invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday February 25:

Alley Door Club – That Beatles Thing
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave., The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center is kicking off their 16th season!

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game -VS- Chicago
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Fury Night!

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon! 

Museum Gone Wild
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., This is for those looking for a different museum experience. As we take you through the galleries this program will combine hilarious party games with weird and wild stories. Due to the content of this program, participants must be 18 years or older. This event is $8 for museum members and $10 for non-members.

Preschool Story Time
10:30 am – 11:00 am 

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Join us for stories, songs, and movement activities! Intended for ages 0-5, our in-person story time is designed to teach early literacy skills to parents and caregivers. This is a FREE event

Kyle Brown
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague Kyle Brown is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter based in West Michigan. He formed the band Bigfoot Buffalo in 2014 and recorded and performed with them extensively through 2019.

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Clue: On Stage
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. The classic board game and cult-classic film are brought to life in Clue: On Stage! Six guests are invited to a dinner party thrown by an anonymous host. Tickets are $28.00 phone (231) 722-3852

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday February 26:

The Queen of Katwe
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Playhouse at White Lake 304 South Mears Ave., Whitehall, Living in Katwe, a slum in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona, her mother Nakku Harriet, and her younger family members.

February Saturdays: Newton’s Cradle
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., Join us to talk about how energy transfers and build a replica of Newton’s cradle to take home. 231-722-0278

Exploring Lascaux – Prehistoric Paintings
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St. , Whitehall, Ages 6-10 $25, $22.50 for ACWL Members WHSP Eligible Get ready to dive deep into the caves of France to discover ancient paintings! 

Clue: On Stage
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. The classic board game and cult-classic film are brought to life in Clue: On Stage! Six guests are invited to a dinner party thrown by an anonymous host. Tickets are $28.00 phone (231) 722-3852

Show Us Your Shanty
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St., Pigeon Hill Shanty Fest! Event Rules – READ THEM ALL BEFORE REGISTERING! To make this a fun and safe event for everyone. https://www.facebook.com/events/1928455177327442

Vikings Linne Lodge Perch Derby
6:30 am – 3:00 pm

Vikings Linne Lodge 3123 Lakeshore Dr., This is a fund raiser for the scholarship fund. 70% of money collected will be paid back! Number of pay outs will be determined by number of teams signed up. Hot dogs and beverages will be available for purchase. Register 6-6:45am All public is welcome to join!

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game -VS- Chicago
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mardi Gras Night!

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon! 

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday February 27

Spoons & Tunes
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

North Grove Brewers 8735 Water St., Montague, Join us for music and hot soup on what is sure to be a cold winter day! White Lake Area restaurants will be at North Grove Brewers in Montague for a soup tasting frundraiser

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Monday February 28:

90s Trivia at Pigeon Hill
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Brewer’s Lounge At Pigeon Hill 895 4th St., Get to Brewer’s Lounge for an evening of 90’s themed trivia! Teams who dress in 90’s attire get bonus points!

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

March 2022 Events at the Frauenthal Center

March 4, 2022
Nothin’ But the Blues
7:30pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: Students – $10 / $27 / $33 / $52 / $66

blues

Singing sensation Shayna Steele joins WMS in this musical tribute to the legends who sang their way into history, including Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ma Rainey, Louis Armstrong, and more!

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


March 11, 2022
Alley Door Club – Brena
7:00pm | The Ballroom
Tickets: $10.00 Single Ticket / $65.00 Reserved Table of 4
/ $130.00 Reserved Table of 8

Alley Door Club is back for our 16th Season! Live music, dancing, and full cash bar. Doors open at 6:00pm. Get $1.00 off drinks during happy hour from 6:00 – 7:00pm.

Brena ~ Rock.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


March 20, 2022
Free Family Movie Day: Mulan
3:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: FREE (no ticket required)

Come to the Frauenthal Center for a free family movie! This is a great opportunity for families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center together or for those who are simply looking for a free and fun afternoon. These events are FREE admission, no tickets required. All movies will begin at 3:00pm with the doors opening at 2:15pm.

Mulan: An epic journey unfolds after Hua Mulan decides to disguise herself as a man to replace her father in the Imperial Chinese Army. As she strives for honor and glory in the battle against the Huns, she must also keep her true identity hidden from her superiors and comrades.

Learn More


March 24 – 26, 2022
Kalamity Kate
7:00pm & 2:00pm | Beardsley Theater
Tickets: $10.00

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A retelling of Shakespeare’s comedy “The Taming of the Shrew,” western style. It will be a knee-slapping, rip-roaring, bronc-buster!

Thursday, March 24 at 7:00pm
Friday, March 25 at 7:00pm
Saturday, March 26 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Tickets on sale on February 18. Click here for more information!


March 25, 2022
Alley Door Club – Flexadecibel
7:00pm | The Ballroom
Tickets: $10.00 Single Ticket / $65.00 Reserved Table of 4
/ $130.00 Reserved Table of 8

Alley Door Club is back for our 16th Season! Live music, dancing, and full cash bar. Doors open at 6:00pm. Get $1.00 off drinks during happy hour from 6:00 – 7:00pm.

Flexadecibel ~ Bangin’ originals with a mix of classic and modern covers.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


March 25, 2022
Cherish the Ladies
7:30pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: Students – $10 / $27 / $33 / $52 / $66

The Grammy-nominated, Irish-American super group is back on the calendar! We can’t wait to welcome this top Celtic group for an evening of beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing.

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!


March 31, 2022
The Neil Diamond Legacy: A Celebration of the Man & His Music
7:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $22 / $18 for Students and Seniors

For over 50 years, this American musical genius has entertained generations with his music. With 150 million album sales, movie and television appearances, soundtracks and memorable concerts, he is truly an icon of the entertainment world.

This show recreates the Diamond concert experience with insights to both the artist and his music. With a great band performing chart-topping songs such as Cherry Cherry, America, Sweet Caroline, I Am I Said, Hello Again, Love On The Rocks, and many more, this is the show that will have you dancing in your seat, singing along with your favorites, and exclaiming, “so good, so good, so good!”

Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets today!

Events Happening in Muskegon County – February 15-21, 2022

www.visitmuskegon.org

Don’t see YOUR event on the calendar?
Visit this link to see how easy it is to get it submitted: bit.ly/VisitMuskegonSubmitEvent

Tuesday February 15:

Unruly Irish Session
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Unruly Brewing Company 360 W. Western Ave., One of the most time-honored musical traditions in Ireland is the “seisiún”: an informal gathering of amateur musicians, usually at the local pub, playing traditional Irish folk and dance tunes.

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross- Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday February 16:

100 Years of the NAACP in Muskegon County
6:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Take a look back at the NAACP’s 100+ year history in Muskegon County with video interviews of local residents. One of those residents will be on hand to share their story. This is a Free event open to the public.

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday February 17:

Lego Building Challenge
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr.,
Build and compete or just build – we’ll provide the Legos. Registration required.

Knitting with Tina: Fingerless Mitts
5:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Montague Branch 8778 Ferry St., Learn to knit fingerless mitts in the round. All of these techniques will be demonstrated if time allows. Some supplies will be available, but you are encouraged to bring your supplies. Register at www.madl.org/calendar

A Fashionista’s Guide to Purses on a Budget
6:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Muskegon Heights Branch 2808 Sanford St.,
Do you like purses and handbags but don’t know much about them? Tanisha will go over some different brands and give some tips on buying online. FREE event

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., You’re invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday February 18:

Kyle Brown
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague Kyle Brown is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter based in West Michigan. He formed the band Bigfoot Buffalo in 2014 and recorded and performed with them extensively through 2019.

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Clue: On Stage
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. The classic board game and cult-classic film are brought to life in Clue: On Stage! Six guests are invited to a dinner party thrown by an anonymous host. Tickets are $28.00 phone (231) 722-3852

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday February 19:

Muskegon Voyagers Home Hockey Game – vs – Gaylord
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Check out the Muskegon Voyagers for their home game -vs- Gaylord. Puck drops at 7:30pm at the Lakeshore Sports Centre located at 4470 Airline Rd. General admission tickets are $10

Double Header: Risers Arena Soccer
4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Mercy Health Arena 470 W Western Ave, The Risers women’s and men’s teams return to Mercy Health Arena! ONE TICKET gets you into BOTH GAMES! Tickets at muskegonrisers.com/tickets or call (231) 322-7110!

Snowfest 2022
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Mercy Health Arena 470 W Western Ave, The Greater Muskegon Jaycees Annual Snowfest will be held in downtown Muskegon. The winter festival features a jam-packed Saturday including popular events such as the “Battle of the Bowls” and a corn-hole tournament.

2nd Annual Ice Fishing Tournament to Benefit Special Olympics Michigan
7:00 am – 2:30 pm

We are hosting an ice fishing tournament on Wolf Lake in Muskegon, with all proceeds benefitting Special Olympics of Michigan. The cost to enter is $20 per contestant. There will also be raffles and items for sale. Pre- register at Give.classy.org/icefish22 and for questions call Bonnie at 231-578-7581

Free Fishing Weekend
February 19 – February 20

Grab your fishing pole! Free Fishing Weekend courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Muskegon County offers 23 inland lakes.

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
9:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday February 20

Free Fishing Weekend
February 19 – February 20

Grab your fishing pole! Free Fishing Weekend courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Muskegon County offers 23 inland lakes.

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Monday February 21 :

Family Fun Night: Library Olympics
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Rd., Go for the Gold in our Library Olympics. Compete in our version of some of your favorite olympic events, try to make it through our obstacle course, make crafts, and more!

Muskegon Lakeshore Restaurant Week
February 18 – February 27

We welcome you to Lakeshore Restaurant Week, which actually isn’t a week at all! It runs over 9 days at area restaurants in Muskegon as well as in Fremont.
For details visit https://www.muskegonlakeshorerestaurantweek.com/

Black History Month – Open Mic Poetry Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Delight in an evening of compelling inspiration and sweet poetry during Open Mic Poetry Night. Step up to the mic for this fun and casual in-person event. This is a free event to everyone!

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Dance Theatre of Harlem Comes to the Frauenthal Center

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MUSKEGON, MI. — Dance Theatre of Harlem will perform in the Frauenthal Theater on May 25 at 7:30pm.

Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. The 18-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works by George Balanchine and resident choreographer Robert Garland, as well as innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to celebrate African American culture. Through performances, community engagement and arts education, the Company carries forward Dance Theatre of Harlem’s message of empowerment through the arts for all.

Tickets are tiered at $25, $35, and $45. To purchase tickets for Dance Theatre of Harlem and other upcoming shows, click here, visit Etix.com, or stop by our Box Office on weekdays from 11:00 am – 5:30 pm. To stay up to date on what’s happening at the Frauenthal Center, visit www.frauenthal.org and follow us on social media. 

Give the One You Love a “Diamond” for Valentine’s Day

March 31, 2022
The Neil Diamond Legacy: A Celebration of the Man & His Music

7:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: $22.00 / $18.00 for Students & Seniors

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For over 50 years, this American musical genius has entertained generations with his music. With 150 million album sales, movie and television appearances, soundtracks and memorable concerts, he is truly an icon of the entertainment world.

This show recreates the Diamond concert experience with insights to both the artist and his music. With a great band performing chart-topping songs such as Cherry Cherry, America, Sweet Caroline, I Am I Said, Hello Again, Love On The Rocks, and many more, this is the show that will have you dancing in your seat, singing along with your favorites, and exclaiming, “so good, so good, so good!”

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets today!

Events Happening in Muskegon County – February 7-14, 2022

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Monday February 7:

Black History Month – Open Mic Poetry Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Delight in an evening of compelling inspiration and sweet poetry during Open Mic Poetry Night. Step up to the mic for this fun and casual in-person event to share your favorite poetry, poems you have written, or examples from favorite Black History/Black Experience/African American poetry.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Live Trivia Mondays at Red Rooster Tavern
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Red Rooster Tavern 2998 Scenic Dr. Every Monday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to Play! Come out and meet the new owners!

Big Band Swing Dancing
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 

Celebration Community Church 1260 W. Sherman Blvd. Have a good time at this free swing era dance! Participants are encouraged to dress in attire from the 1920s-50s. Donations are always appreciated.

Youth Take and Make Crafts
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Tuesday February 8:

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Live Trivia Tuesdays at No Name Saloon
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

No Name Saloon 609 W Western Ave. Every Tuesday, Prizes for the Top 3 teams! Free to play!

Steve Thielman, Piano
10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague. Enjoy breakfast and your favorite espresso drink while listening to master pianist Steve Thielman. Every Tuesday morning. This is free and open to the public.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Wednesday February 9:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Eric and Chris Acoustic Guitar
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Eric Michaels and Chris Kennedy are a guitar duo, performing a mix of folk, pop, country, and standards. Longtime friends and musical partners who’ve performed in clubs and coffeehouses

Open Studio
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Arts Council of White Lake 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall, FREE for middle and high school students. You are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions. Bring your project and work on here with friends.

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Youth Take and Make Craft
Hackley Public Library

Check out what Take and Make Craft Hackley Public Library has planned. They are located at 316 W. Webster Ave. Kits are available at Hackley Library while supplies last. Free. www.hackleylibrary.org and askus@hackleylibrary.org

Thursday February 10:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn
10:00 am – 11:00 am 

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Trivia Night
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 

Pub One Eleven 111 W. Colby St., Whitehall, General knowledge trivia along with music, fun, great food and beverages. It’s a team thing, so even if your knowledge is limited to specific things, you can still help contribute.

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

FREE TOURS: Muskegon Museum of Art
11:00am – 8:0pm

This is a great opportunity to visit the Muskegon Art Museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave. and bring the kiddos! This FREE tour time is compliments of the Meijer Foundation. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Friday February 11:

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
 
Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Clue: On Stage
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. The classic board game and cult-classic film are brought to life in Clue: On Stage! Six guests are invited to a dinner party thrown by an anonymous host. Tickets are $28.00 phone (231) 722-3852

Alley Door Club – Westside Soul Surfers
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Features live music from popular West Michigan bands. Located in the Ballroom on the 3rd floor of the Hilt Building, these unique concerts are complete with dancing and a full cash bar. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for happy hour ($1 off all drinks), with live music from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Frauenthal Box Office, open Monday – Friday from 11:00am to 5:30pm. Tickets can also be purchased by visiting our events page here – https://frauenthal.org/shows-tickets/.

Serita’s Black Rose
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St. A self-professed “Funkateer”, Serita Crowley of Serita’s Black Rose from Grand Rapids, Michigan brings a raucous mix of FUNK, ROCK, BLUES, NEO-SOUL, and AMERICANA.

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game – vs – Madison
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Police / Fire Night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Valentine’s Friday Family Fun Night
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., Come to the museum to receive valentines from your favorite museum animals, such as the mastodon, in this fun, themed scavenger hunt of the museum. This is event is free for museum members and Muskegon County residents and $5 for non-residents. Register here: https://lakeshoremuseumgonewild2.eventbrite.com

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Karaoke Fridays at Full Moon Diner and Saloon
9:00 pm – 11:50 pm 

Full Moon Diner and Saloon 3408 Whitehall Rd., Come to the Full Moon Diner and Saloon for a fun evening of Karaoke with DJ Noodle.

Saturday February 12:

Acoustic Oasis
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Book Nook & Java Shop 8744 Ferry St., Montague, BOOMER NIGHT IN MONTAGUE: Phil Petersen and Glen Miller, AKA Acoustic Oasis, love playing music. Inspired by the music of such artists as CSNY, Simon and Garfunkle

February Saturdays: Valentine’s Craft
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., In preparation for Valentine’s, we’ll be creating a few different types of flowers out of coffee filters and food coloring.

Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey Game – vs – Madison
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mascot Mania Night

Check out the Muskegon Lumberjacks Home Hockey game at Muskegon Mercy Health Arena located at 470 W. Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon!

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Indoor Farmers Market
8:00am-2:00pm

Muskegon Farmers Market is the same location 242 W. Western Ave. for the winter months only they are inside the building so stop by!

Sunday February 13:

Free Family Movie Days – Cruella
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave., invites everyone to attend this family-friendly movie. This is FREE for everyone. There will be concessions you can purchase. www.frauenthal.org

Mini-ART-ure Golf
11:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., come play mini-golf inside. Explore the galleries and art as you perfect your putt in a fully playable, 9-hole mini-golf course. $5 per person January 6- May 22 www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Free Country Rock Dance Lessons with Chris Sanz!
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 

5571 E Apple Ave., Do you like country music? Learn some new steps to make it even more fun! Chris will teach us beginner and intermediate moves, dancing to country music. All dance levels are welcome!

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Monday February 14 :

The Steamy History of Love Letters
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Learn all about the history of love letters with Heather Love of Third Coast Calligraphy! Heather will share an abundance of love letter history, ranging from ancient Egypt to modern times.

Black History Month – Open Mic Poetry Night
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave., Delight in an evening of compelling inspiration and sweet poetry during Open Mic Poetry Night. Step up to the mic for this fun and casual in-person event. This is a free event to everyone!

Romance Package
February 1 – February 28

Shoreline Inn 750 Terrace Point Rd., is excited to offer an overnight Romance Package available anytime in the month of February! This package is available to be added on to any room type. www.choicehotels.com 231-727-8483

Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
10:00am-9:00pm

Snowshoeing, Luge, Ice Skating and Cross Country Skiing are available please check their website weather conditions page daily for changes and fees. The park is located at 462 Scenic Dr. www.msports.org

Free Family Movie Day: Cruella – February 13, 2022

3:00pm | Frauenthal Theater
Tickets: FREE (no ticket required)

Come to the Frauenthal Center for a free family movie! This is a great opportunity for families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center together or for those who are simply looking for a free and fun afternoon. These events are FREE admission, no tickets required. All movies will begin at 3:00pm with the doors opening at 2:15pm.

Cruella: A live-action prequel feature film following a young Cruella de Vil.

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