Candlelite Inn -  2017 Ludington Events
Northwest Michigan Bed & Breakfast near Lake Michigan & two lighthouses


Romantic Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast - Ludington, Michigan

2017 Historic Ludington Michigan Calendar of Events

2017 Promises to Be a Wonderful Year For Ludington Visitors With More Than Ever To Do & Experience

 

Saturday, January 7th

Moonlight XC Ski at Big M 
Big M Recreation Area, Manistee.

Saturday, January 7th

Blessing of the Sleds 
Free breakfast 9am-12pm, blessing at 11am. Snow-out date Jan. 21. Skinner Park, Irons.

Saturday, January 7th, 12:55pm-4:30pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Nabucco" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, January 7th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, January 7th, 6pm

Hike, ski by lantern light 
Meet at the warming shelter for two-hour hikes. Some snowshoes are available to loan. Ludington State Park.

Saturday, January 7th, 8pm

Firehouse 
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, January 8th, 9am-5pm

Snowshoe Making Classes 
Instructors lead you through the steps to making your own traditional wooden snowshoes. Fee is $200; class sizes are limited to 8 participants. Call the Ludington State Park at (231) 843-9261 or email Alan Wernette at wernetta@michigan.gov for reservations. Warming Shelter at Ludington State Park, Ludington. 
Snowshoe Making Classes

Saturday, January 14th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided showshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, January 14th, 6pm

Night guided snowshoe hike 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Thursday, January 19th, 7pm

"The History of Ludington and Mason County in 6 Glasses" 
Presented by local historian, James Jensen. Part of the Winter Speaker Series sponsored jointly by Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association and Mason County Historical Society. Fellowship Hall at the Ludington United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Saturday, January 21st

Robert Burns Night 
Evening of food, song, and poetry honoring the Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Brown Township Hall, 8233 Coates Hwy, Manistee Michigan.

Saturday, January 21st, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Roméo et Juliette" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, January 21st, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, January 21st, 6pm

Hike ski by lantern light 
Meet at the warming shelter for two-hour hikes. Some snowshoes are available to loan. Ludington State Park.

Saturday, January 21st, 8pm

Maddie & Tae 
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Saturday, January 28th

Pure Ludington BrrrewFest 
Taste the best and most unique flavors of beer from all around Michigan while enjoying live music. Downtown Ludington. 
BrrrewFest

Saturday, January 28th

Monster Pike Ice Fishing Tournament 
Sponsored by PM Expeditions, Ludington. 
Monster Pike Ice Fishing Tournament

Saturday, January 28th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, January 28th, 6pm

Night guided snowshoe hike 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park.

Saturday, January 28th, 7:30pm

Winifred Haun & Dancers "Promise" 
Peterson Auditorium in Ludington 
Performing Arts

Saturday, February 4th, 12pm

Moonlight XC Ski at Big M 
Spirit of the Woods Chapter of North Country Trail Association annual Chili Feed. Big M Recreation Area, Manistee.

Saturday, February 4th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, February 4th, 6pm

Hike, ski by lantern light 
Meet at the warming shelter for two-hour hikes. Some snowshoes are available to loan. Ludington State Park.

Saturday, February 4th, 8pm

Little River Band 
Little River Casino, Manistee.

Friday, February 10th - Sunday, February 12th, 12am-12am

Osborn's Big Ice Fishing Contest 
Sponsored by Osborns Sport Shop, Bear Lake. 
Osborn

Friday, February 10th, 7pm-10pm

Shakespeare in Love Dinner Theatre 
Presented by the Stage Left Theatre Company. Dinner Theatre featuring selected love scenes from Shakespeare. Tickets $40 single, $75 couple. Blu Moon Bistro, 125 S. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, February 11th

Winterfest in Pentwater and Hart 
Activities in Pentwater and Hart. 
Winterfest

Saturday, February 11th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, February 11th, 6pm

Night guided snowshoe hike 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park.

Thursday, February 16th, 7pm

Multimedia presentation by Todd Reed "Lighthouses of the Great Lakes" 
Part of the Winter Speaker Series sponsored jointly by Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association and Mason County Historical Society. Fellowship Hall at the Ludington United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Friday, February 17th, 7pm-10pm

Shakespeare in Love Dinner Theatre 
Presented by the Stage Left Theatre Company. Dinner Theatre featuring selected love scenes from Shakespeare. Tickets $40 single, $75 couple. Blu Moon Bistro, 125 S. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, February 18th - Sunday, February 19th

Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan 
All fishing licenses are waived for this weekend. 
Free Fishing Weekend

Saturday, February 18th

Winterfest in Pentwater and Hart 
Activities in Pentwater and Hart. 
Winterfest

Saturday, February 18th, 12am

Annual Frostbite Saturday & Chili Crawl 
Downtown Manistee.

Saturday, February 18th

Gettin' Jiggy Ice Fishing Tournament 
Sponsored by PM Expeditions, Ludington. 
Gettin' Jiggy Ice Fishing Tournament

Saturday, February 18th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, February 18th, 2pm-6pm

Colleen Plummer Memorial Craft Beer & Music Fest 
Pentwater.

Saturday, February 18th, 5pm-10pm

Big Game Award Night 
Door prizes, raffles, awards and meal. Fin and Feather Club, 3276 N. Darr Rd., Scottville.

Saturday, February 18th, 6pm

Hike, ski by lantern light 
Meet at the warming shelter for two-hour hikes. Some snowshoes are available to loan. Ludington State Park.

Saturday, February 18th, 8pm

Kellie Pickler 
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Saturday, February 18th, 8pm

A Night of Bob Dylan's songs 
Brown Township Hall, 8233 Coates Hwy, Manistee Michigan.

Friday, February 24th - Sunday, March 5th

Black Comedy 
February 24 & 25, March 3 & 4 at 7:30pm; February 26 & March 5 at 2pm. First week at WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville. Second week: Location to be announced. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, February 25th, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Rusalka" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, February 25th, 2pm-3:30pm

Guided snowshoe hikes 
Meet at the warming shelter. Ludington State Park

Saturday, February 25th, 5:30pm-9pm

Cajun Dinner/Dance Party 
Cajun-themed dinner/dance party with music by Sel de Terre at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. 
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

 

Friday, March 3rd, 7:30pm

The Eden Stell Guitar Duo 
Hart Community Performing Arts Series. Hart Middle School Auditorium, 308 Johnson St., Hart. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, March 4th, 6pm-10pm

22nd Annual Spring CommUnity Auction 
This year's theme is "Feeling Groovy." Sponsored by the MCC Educational Foundation and the Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce. Scottville Optimist Hall, Green Street, Scottville.

Friday, March 10th, 8pm

Nessa 
Ann Arbor-based Celtic fusion band. Brown Township Hall, 8233 Coates Hwy, Manistee Michigan.

Saturday, March 11th

Finny Slam Fishing Tournament 
Sponsored by PM Expeditions, Ludington. 
Finny Slam Fishing Tournament

Saturday, March 11th, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "La Traviata" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, March 11th, 8pm

38 Special concert 
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Thursday, March 16th, 12am

Pentwater Sesquicentennial Dinner 
The kickoff to the year-long celebration of the Sesquicentennial of the Village of Pentwater. Guest speakers, dinner and slide show "Throughout the Years." Pentwater Friendship Center, Pentwater.

Thursday, March 16th, 7pm

“Sands and Storms" authors Steve and Grace Truman: Story of local shipwrecks and the Big Sable Point Coast Guard Station. 
Presented by local historian, James Jensen. Part of the Winter Speaker Series sponsored jointly by Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association and Mason County Historical Society. Fellowship Hall at the Ludington United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Friday, March 17th, 7:30pm

Grand Valley State University Choirs 
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, Ludington. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, March 18th, 7:30pm

Itamar Zorman 
Hart Community Performing Arts Series. Hart Middle School Auditorium, 308 Johnson St., Hart. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, March 18th, 8pm

Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx 
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, March 19th

Irish Jig 5k and 10k Runs 
Downtown Ludington. 
Ludington Race Events

Saturday, March 25th, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Idomeneo" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Friday, April 7th, 7:30pm-9pm

Edmar Castoneda, harpist 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, 101 Maple St., Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 8th

Ludington Lake Jump 
Stearns Park Beach, Ludington. Benefits the Mason County Sports Hall of Fame.
Ludington Lake Jump

Saturday, April 8th, 6pm-10pm

Lud Vegas 
Charity Casino Night with no-risk gaming, entertainment, food, drinks Elvis, prizes. $65. Benefits Mason County Habitat. Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Saturday, April 8th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Your Story on Stage 
Presented by Ludington Writers. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

Thursday, April 13th, 7:30pm

WSCC Jazz Ensemble 
WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 15th, 12pm

Easter on the Green 
Village Green, Pentwater.

Saturday, April 15th, 1pm

Ludington Area Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt 
Community Easter Egg Hunt, open to the public. Various age divisions. Copeyon Park, 1000 S. Washington Ave., Ludington. 
Easter Egg Hunts

Wednesday, April 19th, 7:30pm

WSCC Wind Symphony 
Hart Middle School Auditorium, Hart. 
Performing Arts

Friday, April 21st - Sunday, April 30th

"Almost Maine" romantic comedy 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 22nd

AFFEW Earth Day Event 
AFFEW's Earth Day Celebration will be hosting speakers, workshops. booths, kids' activities related to the environment and sustainability. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. 
Earth Day

Saturday, April 22nd, 12pm

Job Fair in Pentwater 
Pentwater.

Saturday, April 22nd, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Eugene Onegin" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Sunday, April 23rd, 2pm

WSCC Concert Choir 
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, Ludington. 
Performing Arts

Wednesday, April 26th, 5:30pm-7pm

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Walk 
Ludington.

Friday, April 28th - Saturday, April 29th, 7pm-7pm

Theatre Thursdays presents "Hoodie" 
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. 
Performing Arts

aturday, May 6th

2nd Annual Founder's Day 
Celebrating the Sesquicentennial theme of "Throughout the Years." Downtown Pentwater.

Saturday, May 6th

Historic White Pine Village Opening Day 
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.

Monday, May 8th - Saturday, November 4th, 10am-5pm

Big Sable Lighthouse opens 
Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, Ludington. 
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Wednesday, May 10th

Sandcastles Children's Museum 10th Anniversary 
Downtown Ludington. 
Sandcastles Children's Museum

Thursday, May 11th

Pentwater Spring Band Concert 
Pentwater Public Schools, Pentwater.

Friday, May 12th, 7:30pm

Terry Barber 
Hart Community Performing Arts Series. Hart Middle School Auditorium, 308 Johnson St., Hart. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, May 13th

Women's Wine & Chocolate Walk 
Downtown Manistee.

Saturday, May 13th - Sunday, May 14th, 12am-12am

Lakeshore Beef Classic 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Saturday, May 13th, 12:55pm

Met Opera Live in HD: "Der Rosenkavalier" 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Tuesday, May 16th, 6pm-8pm

Wine, Beer & Bites to benefit COVE 
PM Steamers, Ludington.

Friday, May 19th, 12am

First sailing of the season for S.S. Badger Carferry 

S.S. Badger Carferry

Friday, May 19th - Saturday, May 20th

Tight Lines for Troops 
held from the port of Manistee. 
Tight lines for Troops

Friday, May 19th - Saturday, May 20th, 8am-5pm

AAUW Yard Sale 
Proceeds benefiting the scholarship program. 902 Manitou Lane, Ludington.

Saturday, May 20th, 12am

MI Adventure Race: Epic Edition in Ludington 
Ludington School Forest & Ludington State Park, Ludington. 
Ludington Race Events

Saturday, May 20th

Mason County 4-H Show 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Saturday, May 20th, 11am-1pm

Mason County Garden Club Community Plant Exchange 
Leveaux Park, corner of Ludington Avenue and S. Staffon St., Ludington.

Sunday, May 21st

Mason County Saddle Club 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Sunday, May 21st

Lakeshore Hog Spectacular 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Sunday, May 21st, 12:30pm-3pm

Walk for Life 
Two-mile walk sponsored by West Shore Pregnancy Care Center, followed by cookout and live worship music. Downtown Ludington.

Sunday, May 21st, 2pm-5pm

11th Annual Wine & Art by the Water 
Sponsored by the Pentwater Women's Club with proceeds benefiting college scholarships for graduating seniors. Pentwater Yacht Club, Pentwater.

Friday, May 26th - Tuesday, September 5th, 10am-5pm

Ludington North Breakwater opens 
Ludington North Breakwater, Ludington. 
Ludington North Breakwater Light

Saturday, May 27th - Monday, May 29th

33rd annual Memorial Weekend Amateur Salmon & Trout Fishing Derby 
Sponsored by Pentwater Sportfishing Association, downtown Pentwater.

Saturday, May 27th, 9am-12pm

Pentwater Garden Club Annual Plant Sale 
Bell Park, downtown Pentwater.

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Saturday, July 1st - Sunday, July 2nd, 12am-12am

West Shore Art Fair 
Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
West Shore Art Fair

Saturday, July 1st, 8am-11am

LASSI Loop 5k Run/Walk 
Pentwater.

Sunday, July 2nd

Stony Lake Sparkler 5k 
Packet pickup at 7am. 1 Mile Fun run/walk at 8am. 5k run/walk at 8:30am. Proceeds benefit Crystal Valley Care Fund. Beginning at Stony Lake Inn, Stony Lake.

Monday, July 3rd

Pentwater Fireworks 
Over Lake Michigan, Pentwater.

Monday, July 3rd, 6pm-7:30pm

Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival Children & Pet Parade 
Costume contest. Line up at 6pm at corner of Loomis/Ferry streets. Parade at 6:30pm to Waterfront Park. Downtown Ludington. 
Ludington Freedom Festival

Tuesday, July 4th, 12am

Freedom Festival Parade & Fireworks

Tuesday, July 4th - Sunday, July 9th

MQHA Harbor Classic Quarter Horse Show 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Tuesday, July 4th, 10am

Pentwater Independence Day Bike Parade 
Pentwater.

Saturday, July 8th - Sunday, July 9th

Ludrock, Two-Day Music Festival 
Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
Ludrock

Saturday, July 8th

8th Annual Briggs Cornhole Tournament 
493 W. Sugar Grove Road, Scottville.

Saturday, July 8th - Sunday, July 9th

Scottville Summerfest 
Downtown Scottville. 
Scottville Summerfest

Saturday, July 8th, 9am-5pm

Pentwater Annual Fine Arts Fair 
Village Green, Pentwater.

Sunday, July 9th

Mason County Garden Club Annual Garden Walk 
Various gardens in Ludington area.

Sunday, July 9th, 11am-3pm

Annual Ox Roast dinner & Festival 
St. Joseph's Hall, 2349 W. Jackson Road, Hart.

Thursday, July 13th - Sunday, July 16th

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament 
Ludington. 
Ludington Offshore Fishing Tournament

Friday, July 14th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live 
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington. 
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 15th

Mason County 4-H Show 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Saturday, July 15th, 11am-4pm

Blooming Arts Garden Walk 
Pentwater.

Saturday, July 15th, 4pm-10pm

10th Annual Buccaneer Bash 
The Lakeshore Parrot Head Club/Pyrates of the Inland Seas fundraiser for The Alzheimer's Association. Ludington Boat Club, 502 Lake St., Ludington.

Sunday, July 16th

Mason County Saddle Club 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Monday, July 17th

Town & Country All-School Reunion 
Mears.

Wednesday, July 19th, 6pm

Beach Sweep & Green Drinks 
Meet at south end of Stearns Park. Green drinks follow at Stearns Park, Ludington.

Thursday, July 20th - Sunday, July 23rd

LOW's Trailer Rally 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.

Friday, July 21st, 12am

21st Annual Back from the Mac Party 
Pentwater.

Friday, July 21st, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live 
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington. 
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 22nd

Mason County Day at Historic White Pine Village 
Free admission for Mason County residents. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington. 
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 23rd

MCFE Summer Cizzler Series 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Friday, July 28th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live 
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington. 
Friday Night Live

Saturday, July 29th, 12pm-5pm

Big Sable Point Bus Day 
Buses are available to transport visitors from the park ranger's house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back. Buses are available from 12pm to 5pm on those days; the round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under. 
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, August 3rd

Movies in the Park 
Rotary Park, Ludington. 
Movies in the Park

Thursday, August 3rd - Sunday, August 6th

Onekama Days 
Activities at Village Park & Manistee Fairgrounds, Onekama. 
Onekama Days

Friday, August 4th

Cops & Robbers 5k Chase 
Downtown Ludington. 
Ludington Race Events

Friday, August 4th - Saturday, August 5th

A Standard Flower Show presented by Mason County Garden Club. "Days Gone By" 
Friday from 3pm-6pm & Saturday from 9am-3pm. Mason County District Library, downtown Ludington.

Friday, August 4th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live 
Features music, food, and great family activities. Some of the highlights include musical performances, inflatables, Baby Badger rides, pony rides and petting zoo. Downtown Ludington. 
Friday Night Live

Saturday, August 5th

Americana Roots Festival 
Various musical entertainment throughout the day, ending with the annual corn roast dinner. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington. 
White Pine Village Music Festival

Saturday, August 5th, 9am-3pm

Shake, Wag'n Roll 
Pentwater.

Tuesday, August 8th - Saturday, August 12th

79th Annual Western Michigan Fair 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Western Michigan Fair

Tuesday, August 8th

Scottville Movies: "Rogue One" 
Free movie on the Charles Thompson Memorial Green, following the Tuesday concert and family fun activities. Scottville Clown Band Shell, downtown Scottville. 
Scottville Movies

Thursday, August 10th

Movies in the Park 
Rotary Park, Ludington. 
Movies in the Park

Thursday, August 10th - Sunday, August 13th

Pentwater Homecoming 
Expanded activities to celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the Village of Pentwater.
Pentwater Homecoming

Saturday, August 12th - Sunday, August 13th

Gold Coast Artisan Fair 
Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
Gold Coast Artisan Fair

Saturday, August 12th, 12pm-5pm

Big Sable Point Bus Day 
Buses are available to transport visitors from the park ranger's house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back. Buses are available from 12pm to 5pm on those days; the round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under. 
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Saturday, August 12th, 1pm-7pm

Hospice Fish Fry/Boil & Auction 
Annual fundraiser for Hospice. Ludington Boat Club, 502 Lake St., Ludington.

Wednesday, August 16th, 7pm

Beach Sweep & Green Drinks 
Meet at south end of Stearns Park. Green drinks follow at Stearns Park, Ludington.

Thursday, August 17th

Movies in the Park 
Rotary Park, Ludington. 
Movies in the Park

Friday, August 18th - Sunday, August 27th

"The Great American Trailer Park Musical" musical comedy 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, August 19th - Sunday, August 20th

Mason County Saddle Club 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington 
Horse Shows

Saturday, August 19th, 9am-2pm

Household Hazardous Waste Day 
Mason County Road Commission, Scottville. 
Household Hazardous Waste Day

Saturday, August 19th, 1pm-7pm

Suds on the Shore 
Annual craft beer and wine tasting festival, live music and food. Ludington Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
Suds on the Shore

Sunday, August 20th, 12am

Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon 
Stearns Park, Ludington. 
Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon

Wednesday, August 23rd - Sunday, August 27th

Lisa Terry Memorial Quarter Horse Show 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Thursday, August 24th

Movies in the Park 
Dusk. Rotary Park, Ludington. 
Movies in the Park

Friday, August 25th - Sunday, August 27th

Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival 
Performances Friday & Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival

Friday, August 25th - Saturday, August 26th

Merchant Sidewalk Sales 
Pentwater.

Saturday, August 26th, 11am-3pm

Wooden Boat Show 
Pentwater.

Saturday, August 26th, 12pm-5pm

Big Sable Point Bus Day 
Buses are available to transport visitors from the park ranger's house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back. Buses are available from 12pm to 5pm on those days; the round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under. 
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Tuesday, August 29th

Scottville Movies: "Finding Dory" 
Free movie on the Charles Thompson Memorial Green, following the Tuesday concert and family fun activities. Scottville Clown Band Shell, downtown Scottville. 
Scottville Movies

Friday, September 1st - Sunday, September 3rd

Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival 
Performances Friday & Saturday at 7pm, Sunday at 2pm. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington. 
Stratford on the Avenue Theatre Festival

Saturday, September 2nd - Sunday, September 3rd

Shoreline All Breed Youth Show 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Sunday, September 3rd, 1pm-4pm

Ramp Up the Arts local artist show and sale 
215 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Saturday, September 9th

Beach 5k/10k Walk/Run to benefit COVE 
Pentwater.

Saturday, September 9th, 10am-1pm

Mason County Garden Club Plant Sale 
Leveaux Park, Ludington Avenue & Staffon St., Ludington.

Sunday, September 10th

Mason County Saddle Club 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Tuesday, September 12th, 5pm

Beach Sweep at First Curve 
Meet at Stix Bar parking lot. Dinner follows at Stix Bar, M-116, Ludington.

Friday, September 15th - Saturday, September 16th

A Glow in the Park luminous trail 
Charles Mears State Park, Pentwater.

Saturday, September 16th - Sunday, September 17th

MIHA District 9 Meet 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Saturday, September 16th, 10am-2pm

International Beach Sweep 
South Concession Stand, Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.

Thursday, September 21st - Saturday, September 23rd

Scottville Harvest Festival 
Activities include the annual Harvest Festival parade, carnival, entertainment tent, queen's coronation and ox roast. Downtown Scottville. 
Scottville Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 23rd

Running of the Clowns 5k Fun Run 
Scottville.

Saturday, September 23rd - Sunday, September 24th

Fall Fest Art & Craft Fair 
Saturday from 10am-5pm, Sunday from 10am-3pm. Village Green, Pentwater.

Saturday, September 23rd

MIHA District 9 Meet 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Saturday, September 23rd, 10am-3:30pm

Celebrating Lumber Heritage Day 
Demonstrations of wood working, blacksmithing, sawmill and more. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington. 
Historic White Pine Village

 

Sunday, October 1st, 12am

MIHA Region D Meet 
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington. 
Horse Shows

Saturday, October 7th, 9am-5pm

Applefest 
Ludington Area Catholic Family Center & Gym, 700 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Saturday, October 14th

Oktoberfest & Car Show 
Pentwater.

Friday, October 20th - Sunday, October 29th

"Deathtrap" comedy-thriller 
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. 
Performing Arts

Saturday, October 21st, 3pm-6pm

Haunted Village 
Family-friendly. Trick-or-Treating in the village and costume contest. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.

Saturday, October 21st, 6pm-9pm

Scottville Optimist Sportsmans Banquet 
Adults $30; youth 17 & under $15. Scottville Optimist Hall, Scottville.

Saturday, October 28th

Run For Your Lives 5k and 10k Runs 
Downtown Ludington. 
Ludington Race Events

Saturday, October 28th - Wednesday, December 31st, 12am-7pm

Annual Boos, Brews and Brats 
Downtown Manistee. 
Fall Events

Saturday, October 28th, 12pm-5pm

Halloween at Big Sable Point Lighthouse 
With buses to the Lighthouse. Ludington State Park. 
Fall Events

Sunday, November 19th, 12pm-2pm

Senior Thanksgiving Dinner 
Scottville Optimist Hall, Scottville.

Saturday, November 25th, 10am-4pm

Ludington Arts Center Holiday Crafts Show 
Part of Small Business Saturday events. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington. 
Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows

 

 

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