Lake Michigan Calendar of Events

June 2019

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Saturday, June 1st

Silver Lake Sand Dunes Jeep Invasion
Silver Lake, Mears.

Saturday, June 1st, 12am

Michigan Adventure Race: The Silver Lake Edition
Silver Lake State Park, Mears.
Race Events

Saturday, June 1st

Water Safety Days
Ludington.

Saturday, June 1st, 9am-3pm

8th Annual Maritime Magic Arts/Crafts Show
Held indoors at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Mason County Summer Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, June 1st, 10am-3:30pm

Mason County Day at White Pine Village
Mason County residents receive free admission to the village with a valid driver's license. Others receive 50% off admission price. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, June 1st, 11am-1pm

Spring Plant Exchange
Hosted by Mason County Garden Club at Leveaux Park, East Ludington Avenue, Ludington.

Saturday, June 1st, 12:30pm-3pm

Pentwater Bike and Trike Rally
Pentwater Area Ride at 11am from registration booth. Rally from 12:30-3pm. Awards for Biker's Choice (stock & custom), People's Choice and Best of Show. Downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Bike and Trike Rally

Saturday, June 1st, 8pm

Dwight Yoakam
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, June 2nd

Blessing of the Duners
Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Mears.

Sunday, June 2nd, 5pm-8pm

Pentwater Start of Summer Party
Hot dogs, beverages and tableware provided; bring a dish to pass. Downtown Pentwater.

Monday, June 3rd

Foster Track and Field Day
Rain date June 4. Oriole Field, Ludington.

Tuesday, June 4th, 4pm-7pm

Celebrating Success
Celebrating Scottville businesses. Poker run, drawings and merchant give-aways. Downtown Scottville.

Thursday, June 6th - Saturday, June 8th

Conservatory of Dance Spring Recital
"A Night at the Movies." Thursday & Friday at 7pm. Saturday at 1pm and 7pm (Gala Performance). Reserved seating, tickets $12. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

Thursday, June 6th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, June 7th - Sunday, June 9th

National Asparagus Festival
Held in Shelby and Hart.
National Asparagus Festival

Friday, June 7th - Saturday, June 8th

National Asparagus Festival Art & Craft Fair
Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm. Oceana County Courthouse lawn, downtown Hart.
Oceana County Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, June 8th - Sunday, June 9th

Free Fishing Weekend
All fishing licenses waived for the weekend.
Free Fishing Weekend

Saturday, June 8th

Ludington Lakestride 5k, 10k and Half Marathon
Three races: the 5K run which winds its way through Cartier Park, the 10K which runs out to Decker Road and back, and the Half-Marathon which goes to the Ludington State Park and back. All races start on Lakeshore Drive, Ludington.
Ludington Lakestride

Saturday, June 8th - Sunday, June 9th

Manistee Saints vs. Michigan Sports Academy-Livingston
Semi-pro baseball. Games played at 1pm and 3:15pm at Rietz Park, southeast limits of Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Saturday, June 8th

Native Plant Sale
Sponsored by AFFEW co-partnering with Birdsfoot Native Nursery. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, June 8th, 8am-5pm

Pentwater Community Garage Sale
Maps available. Pentwater area.

Saturday, June 8th - Sunday, June 9th, 9am-5pm

50th Anniversary of Michigan Sport Buggy Association
Saturday, unofficial old school buggy show down at the flats on the dunes. Sunday, anniversary celebration with buggy show, music, coffee and donuts, hot dogs and burgers. Corn hole. Golden Township Park, Silver Lake Sand Dunes, Mears.

Saturday, June 8th, 11am-1pm

Conservation District Native Plant Sale
Hosted by AFFEW. location TBA.
Native Plant Sale

Saturday, June 8th, 3pm

World Record Attempt: Largest Dessert Party
During Love Ludington Weekend, an attempt for the world record for the largest dessert party will be held at Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
World Record Attempt

Saturday, June 8th, 9pm-11pm

Rockin' 50s Shoreline Cruise on the S.S. Badger Carferry
Dress in 50s attire and enjoy food and music from that era. Tickets are $42 per person; kids under five free.
Shoreline Cruise

Sunday, June 9th

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

Sunday, June 9th, 10am-12pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington.

Sunday, June 9th, 12pm-8pm

West Shore Pride Fest
Third annual celebration of LGBTQ+ pride includes performances, food, nonprofit organizations and pro-equality vendors. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.

Wednesday, June 12th, 7pm

Summer Kick-Off Concert with Scottville Clown Band
Sponsored by the Ludington Area Jaycees and featuring the Scottville Clown Band and its scholarship recipients. Also honored will be the 2019 Freedom Festival parade marshal. Waterfront Park, Ludington.
Scottville Clown Band

Thursday, June 13th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, June 13th, 7pm

Music on the Commons
Downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Friday, June 14th, 7:30pm

The McCartney Years (Beatles tribute)
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Saturday, June 15th - Sunday, June 16th

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Opening ceremonies at 8am Saturday. Stearns Park, Ludington.
Gus Macker

Saturday, June 15th - Sunday, June 16th

Pentwater Spring Fest Arts and Crafts Fair
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Oceana County Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, June 15th - Sunday, June 16th

4 Seasons Equestrian Association Open Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Saturday, June 15th - Sunday, June 16th

Manistee Saints vs. Saginaw Sugar Beets
Semi-pro baseball. Games played at 1pm and 3:15pm at Rietz Park, southeast limits of Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Saturday, June 15th, 10am-2pm

18th Annual Post Card Show
Transportation Museum Conference Room, Mears.
Visit Mears

Saturday, June 15th, 10am

WMOEC Antique Tractor Pull
West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, June 15th, 12pm-10pm

Spirit of the Woods Music Festival
A day full of music on two stages, arts and crafts vendors, children's activities, food, and a closing dance. Dickson Township Park, Brethren.
Spirit of the Woods Festival

Saturday, June 15th, 8pm

Clay Walker
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Wednesday, June 19th

MCSFA Kid Fish Day
Manmade Lake. Sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association. Manistee.
Manistee County Fishing Tournaments

Wednesday, June 19th, 7pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Green drinks at 8:30pm, Stearns Park south end of beach house, Ludington.

Thursday, June 20th - Saturday, June 22nd

AAUW Used Book Sale
Thursday and Friday from 9am-6pm, Saturday from 8am-2pm. Lakeview School, Haight Street, Ludington.
Used Book Sales

Thursday, June 20th - Friday, June 21st

Fish on for Freedom
Fish on For Freedom is a charity, not for profit event, that is held in the waters off Ludington as a token of thanks from the community to the men and women that have served. Ludington.
Fish on for Freedom

Thursday, June 20th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, June 21st

MCSFA Ladies Classic Pro/Am
Sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association. Manistee.
Manistee County Fishing Tournaments

Friday, June 21st - Sunday, June 23rd

Manistee Rendezvous
Military Match Friday, Shoot Times Saturday & Sunday. Manistee Clan Muzzleloading Club, Camp Road, Manistee.

Friday, June 21st, 7pm-8:30pm

Nights at the Lights: Wyant and Sherri Knapp
White River Light Station, Whitehall.
Nights at the Lights

Saturday, June 22nd - Sunday, June 23rd

MCSFA Budweiser ProAm fishing tournament
Sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association. Manistee.
Manistee County Fishing Tournaments

Saturday, June 22nd - Sunday, June 23rd

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

Saturday, June 22nd

Mason County Relay for Life
Annual event to raise funds for cancer research. Relay for Life is a 12-hour walk to raise awareness for cancer and to honor those who have survived the disease. Oriole Field, Ludington.
Relay for Life

Saturday, June 22nd

Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder Bike Race
The 210 mile race starts at 6am from Point Au Gres (Lake Huron) and finishes at Stearns Park Beach (Ludington). The 100 mile Coast Loop Gravel Grinder starts at 9am and finishes at Stearns Park, Ludington. Awards Sunday morning at 8:30am at Stearns Hotel, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, June 22nd, 10am-4pm

Art, Craft & Vendor Show
Shagway Arts Barn, 5949 Shagway Road, Ludington.
Mason County Summer Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, June 22nd, 11am

10th Annual Long Travel Round Up
Silver Lake Sand Dunes State Park, Mears.

Saturday, June 22nd, 12pm-5pm

Big Sable Point Lighthouse Bus Tour & Music by AsperGrass
Music by AsperGrass from 1:30-3:30pm. Buses transport visitors from the park ranger's house located just inside Ludington State Park to the lighthouse and back for an additional transportation fee. The round-trip fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under. Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, June 27th - Sunday, June 30th

45th Annual Irons Flea Roast & Ox Market
Featuring amusement rides, music, tournaments, kids games, food tent, ox market, parade and fireworks. Skinner Park, Irons.
Irons Flea Roast

Thursday, June 27th, 11am-1:30pm

Annual Kid's Barn Dance and Potluck
Bring table service and dish to pass. Dancing, games, prizes. Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm, 5487 Tuttle Road, Free Soil.

Thursday, June 27th, 5pm-8pm

Live in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, June 27th, 7pm

Music on the Commons
Downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, June 27th, 8pm-10pm

Sunset Beach Bonfire
Bring your blanket or beach chair to the south end of Stearns Beach from 8-10pm and enjoy a huge bonfire while listening to some great music. Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Sunset Beach Bonfire

Thursday, June 27th, 8pm-9pm

Pentwater Civic Band
The Pentwater Civic Band is comprised of local residents and visitors who play together for the love of music. Village Green, Pentwater.
Pentwater Civic Band

Friday, June 28th - Sunday, June 30th

Legally Blonde- The Musical
Presented by the Manistee Civic Players. Performances Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, June 28th - Thursday, June 28th, 8pm-8pm

Pentwater Fusion Fashion Show
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.

Saturday, June 29th

Garden Tractor Pulls
Dead-boat pull at 10am, transfer sled pull at 1pm. West Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, Scottville Riverside Park, Scottville.
Western Michigan Old Engine Club

Saturday, June 29th - Sunday, June 30th

Manistee Saints vs. Oil City Stags
Semi-pro baseball. Games played at 1pm and 3:15pm at Rietz Park, southeast limits of Manistee.
Manistee Saints Baseball

Saturday, June 29th, 12pm

Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Induction
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, June 29th, 5pm-8pm

Pentwater Last Saturday of the Month Gallery Stroll
Stroll through downtown Pentwater for an evening of art. Participating galleries are Jilly's Gallery, Petri on Hancock Street, Petri Gallery on Second Street, The Ramp (Hancock Building), Kook's Eye, and Art on the Town. Doqntown Pentwater.
Pentwater Art Stroll

Saturday, June 29th, 6pm

Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet
Honoring those inducted in to the Sports Hall of Fame. Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.