Lake Michigan Calendar of Events

April 2019

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Monday, April 1st

Opening Day of Silver Lake State Park ORV Area
Silver Lake State Park.

Friday, April 5th - Sunday, April 7th

Knitter's Weekend
Calling all knitters! Enjoy a cozy weekend of knitting and relaxation with Nautical Yarn and our three Ludington Historic Bed and Breakfast Association Inns. Ludington House Bed & Breakfast, The Lamplighter Bed & Breakfast, and Candlelite Inn Bed & Breakfast along with Nautical Yarn, have created a special weekend getaway combining knitting, great food and fun with friends.
Ludington Knitters Weekend

Friday, April 5th, 7:30pm

WSCC Performing Arts Series: Western Michigan University Gold Company
Center Stage Theater, West Shore Community College, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 6th, 5pm-7:30pm

Fourth Coast Ensemble
San-Diego-based Quartet Nouveau joins the Shoreline Music Society. Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 6th, 5pm

Lakeshore Friends of NRA Fundraiser
Auction, drawings and raffles. Contact Stan Bennette. Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludngton.

Saturday, April 6th, 6pm

Ludrock presents Girls Rock
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Girls Rock

Saturday, April 6th, 6pm

Ball Brothers concert
Ludington United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.

Saturday, April 6th, 7pm-9pm

Trivia Night Fundraiser
Hawley Gym, Ludington. To Support the Ludington Quiz Bowl Team at the state championship. A minimum donation of $25 per person is requested. To register, email Amber Nasson at anasson@lasd.net. Light refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, April 6th, 8pm

Aaron Lewis
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, April 7th, 11:30am-12:30pm

Easter Egg Scramble
Johnny's Skate Center, Custer.
Easter Egg Hunts

Sunday, April 7th, 2pm-5pm

Artist Reception: Mary Case First Impressions (Painting and Sculpture)
Artist reception for Mary Case's exhibit of paintings and pottery. The exhibit is on display April 2-27 at Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Sunday, April 7th, 4pm-6pm

Bob Parker Music Series: Open Mic
Michael Luusua and his Magnificent, Invisible Orchestra will the annual open mic event. Performers include Third Coast Gipsy Jazz, Bob Parker and Madalyn Parker, Anthony and Jeri, Tim Krause, and Chad Rushing. Admission is a free-will offering for the "Bob Parker Music Enrichment Fund" managed by the Community Foundation For Mason County. Sandcastles Children's Museum, downtown Ludington.

Thursday, April 11th, 5pm-7pm

WSCC Art Exhibit Reception
Reception opening the current exhibit featuring works in several media produced by West Shore students. West Shore Community College, Scottville.

Thursday, April 11th, 7pm

Intimate Evening with Sound Psychologist
The Sound Psychologist is an electronic experimental artist, who employs techniques such as sampling, additive synthesis, and modular synthesis in order to push modern culture's definition of "Music" to a higher point. Tickets $5. Main Gallery, Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Thursday, April 11th, 7:30pm

WSCC Performing Arts Series: WSCC Jazz Ensemble
Center Stage Theater, West Shore Community College, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Friday, April 12th, 7:30pm

Hart Community Performing Art Series: The Merling Trio
Hart Middle School Auditorium, Hart.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 13th

Ludington Lake Jump
Benefiting Ludington Splash Pad. Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Ludington Lake Jump

Saturday, April 13th

Smoke Eaters vs. Law Dogs hockey game
West Shore Community Ice Arena, Scottville.

Saturday, April 13th, 8am-12pm

Mom 2 Mom Sale
Cornerstone Baptist Church, Nelson Road, Ludington.

Saturday, April 13th, 10am-5pm

AFFEW Earth Day Celebration
United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington.
Earth Day

Saturday, April 13th, 10am-4pm

April Showers Book Sale
Friends of the Manistee County Library book sales are held at the Book House behind the Manistee Library at 95 Maple St., Manistee.
Used Book Sales

Saturday, April 13th, 2pm-4pm

Easter Egg Hunt
Custer VFW Gold Bar Post #5096- 2022 State St. in Custer.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 13th, 6pm-11pm

Lud Vegas
Annual fundraiser event for Habitat for Humanity. Includes gaming tables, artists, performers, food, beverages, professional dealers, entertainment, dancing and prizes. Tickets $55. Held at Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Saturday, April 13th, 7pm

Fountain Fireman's Ball
$10 admission. Music by Onager. Sherman Township Hall, Fountain.

Sunday, April 14th, 9am-3pm

Spring Gun Show
Sponsored by Big Bear Sportsmans Club. Kaleva VFW Hall, Kaleva.

Sunday, April 14th, 4pm-7pm

cancelled-- Paint Party Fundraiser for MCE Robotics
Johnny's Roadhouse, Custer.

Tuesday, April 16th, 1pm

Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt & Bonnet Contest
Circle Rocking "S" Children's Farm, 5487 Tuttle Road, Free Soil.
Easter Egg Hunts

Wednesday, April 17th, 7:30pm

WSCC Performing Arts Series: WSCC Wind Symphony & Percussion Ensemble
Manistee High School, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 20th

Earth Day Trash Dash
Downtown Ludington.

Saturday, April 20th

River Rap "Live"
Featuring 8 rap artists from West Michigan. Co-sponsored by Synergy Broadcasting. Tickets $10. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 20th, 10:30am-11:30am

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza
St. John's Lutheran Church, 209 N. Rowe St., Ludington.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 20th, 12pm

Pentwater Easter on the Green
Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet parade and contest, Easter Bonnet musical chairs, face painting, and games and Easter Bunny. Village Green, Pentwater.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 20th, 12pm-3pm

Hart Community Easter Egg Hunt
Oceana County Fairgrounds, Hart.
Easter Egg Hunts

Saturday, April 20th, 1pm

Ludington Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
For kids up to age 13. Copeyon Park, Ludington.
Easter Egg Hunts

Sunday, April 21st

Easter Egg Hunt Celebration
10am-11am Egg Hunts and Easter Fun; 11am-12pm Event Giveaways and Hands on Fun for families. Manistee United Methodist Church.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 7:30pm

WSCC Performing Arts Series: WSCC Concert Choir
Center Stage Theater, West Shore Community College, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Thursday, April 25th, 6:30pm

Lincoln Day Dinner
Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Friday, April 26th - Saturday, April 27th

Conservation District Spring Tree Seedling Sale
Deadline for orders is March 29. Pickup is Friday, April 26 from 2-6pm and Saturday, April 27, 9am-12pm at the Mason County Fairgrounds Community Building.
Tree Seedling Sale

Friday, April 26th, 7pm

Pictionary Olympics
Sponsored by League of Women Voters of Manistee County. Manistee Golf and Country Club, Manistee.

Friday, April 26th, 7:30pm

Identity Cubed
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Saturday, April 27th

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, April 27th

LAC Visions Dinner and Auction
Tickets must be purchased in advance. Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Saturday, April 27th, 7:30am-12pm

Riverton Fire Department Pancake Breakfast
Silent auction, bake sale and raffle. Riverton Township Hall, 2122 Hawley Road, Ludington.

Saturday, April 27th, 9am-2pm

Optimist Yard Sale
Scottville Optimist Hall, Green Street, Scottville.

Saturday, April 27th, 10am-3pm

Manistee VFW Auxiliary Spring Bazaar
VFW Post 4499, 1211 28th St., Manistee.
Manistee Arts and Crafts Fairs

Saturday, April 27th, 12pm-3pm

Spring Soup/Dessert Luncheon
Hosted by Mason County Democrats. $25 donation/person. Silent Auction. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.