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Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Tuesday, September 20 – September 27, 2021

Please check our website for a complete listing of events

www.visitmuskegon.org/events

 

Monday September 20:

Roll On Muskegon Community Cruise

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grab your bicycle for an 8 mph bike ride for the purpose of waving to our neighbors and smiling at community members. We meet at the Muskegon Farmers Market every Monday. Wheels turn at 6:30! Helmets are strongly encouraged. You’ll bike through neighborhoods you don’t usually visit, and see public art that can’t be appreciated from an automobile. Additionally, you’ll hear local history.

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

Cardio Drumming!

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun workout for all ages, sizes and fitness levels! First timers can rent the needed equipment for $1. Beachwood Park is outdoor location. The class is just $2 per person.  Required equipment: Water bottle, available to rent for $1 each are:  17 gallon bucket, 65-75cm yoga ball, Drumsticks. Keep up to date with the Muskegon Drum Crew Facebook Group . Classes are Monday & Thursday.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50

   

Tuesday September 21:

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Muskegon Farmers Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Muskegon Farmers Market located at 242 W. Western Ave. will be open outside Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday until November.

Unruly Bicycling Group

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Unruly Tuesday will meet in the parking lot behind Unruly Brewing Company located at 360 W. Western Ave. for a 90 minute bike ride.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50

 

Wednesday September 22:

9/11: Twenty Years Later

7:00 pm

Join for this FREE event at Norton Shores Branch Library located at 705 Seminole Rd. In commemorations of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, The History Guys discuss the life-changing consequences and ongoing repercussions that followed the terrible events of September 11, 2001. No registration is required.

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Movie Time with Ravenna Branch Library

3:00 pm

Watch a family friendly movie every Wednesday at the MADL Ravenna Branch located at 12278 Stafford St., Ravenna. This is a FREE event for all ages and snacks are provided by the Friends of the Ravenna Library.

Open Studio

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Middle and High School students are invited to the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen located at 106 E. Colby St., Whitehall for Open Studio sessions on Wednesdays between 2:00 and 5:00, p.m. Staff will be available to help students with both art and music projects. Art students are welcome to bring in projects. Register: https://www.artswhitelake.org/upcoming-classes

Muskegon Flea Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Every Wednesday May – October 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Comedy Night at Burl and Sprig

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fresh Ghost Comedy presents live, FREE admission comedy show at Burl & Sprig Distillery located at 500 W. Western Ave. in downtown Muskegon.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50 231-798-2608

 

Thursday September 23:

J Arthur Sanders: A Painter’s Vision Exhibition Reception

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The ACWL – Nuveen located at 106 E. Colby St. is honored to showcase nine remarkable oil paintings by the uniquely gifted, Muskegon Heights-based painter, J Arthur Sanders through October 30. J Arthur will be on hand to talk about his paintings and his process. COVID-19 permitting, snacks and drinks will be provided. This is a FREE event. www.artswhitelake.org

Traditional Celtic Band Uneven Ground

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the Norton Shores Branch Library located at 705 Seminole Rd. Their music blends vocals and instrumentals that escorts you on a unique musical journey. This is a FREE event. Come early for seating is limited.

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Unruly Irish Music Sessions

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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 located at 360 W. Western Ave. has graciously offered to host this event.

Live Art – Music and Visual Art Presentations

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Live Art: Join us outside for music and live art demonstrations. We will be on the Olthoff Stage around the corner from the City Center Arts on 3rd Street located at 425 W. Western Ave. in downtown Muskegon. Artists: Linda Goss

Muskegon Farmers Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Muskegon Farmers Market located at 242 W. Western Ave. will be open outside Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday until November.

Muskegon Museum of Art: Free Thursdays

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free museum admission all day every Thursdays at the Muskegon Art museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave., compliments of The Meijer Foundation. Please remember your mask.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50

Cardio Drumming!

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun workout for all ages, sizes and fitness levels! First timers can rent the needed equipment for $1. Beachwood Park is outdoor location. The class is just $2 per person.  Required equipment: Water bottle, available to rent for $1 each are:  17 gallon bucket, 65-75cm yoga ball, Drumsticks. Keep up to date with the Muskegon Drum Crew Facebook Group . Classes are Monday & Thursday.

 

Friday September 24:

Taste of Muskegon

4:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Taste of Muskegon is returning to Hackley Park located at 350 W. Webster Ave. They are adding a little seasoning to their 15th year, fall seasoning. Just for this year, they will celebrate the best bites of Muskegon in September. Join them for two days of concerts, beer and all that food! Muskegon’s best restaurants and food trucks.

Peat in the Creel LIVE at Book Nook & Java – Montague!

 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the Book Nook and Java Shop located at 8744 Ferry St. for Peat in the Creel draws from Irish traditional music roots nourished by the heritage of Scotland and broader world influences, energetic dance tunes, spirited folk songs, and more!

SS Milwaukee Clipper Tours Extension

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Tours of SS Milwaukee Clipper located at 2098 Lakeshore Dr. are extended two more weeks on Friday and Saturday until September 24th! Tours start at the top of the hour and cost $10 for adults and $7 for children. www.milwaukeeclipper.com

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50 231-798-2608

Live Music at Smash Wine Bar Bistro

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Live Music Fridays & Saturdays located at 415 W. Western Ave. 8pm-10pm. Check their website www.smashwinebar.com or FB page for the schedule.

 

Saturday September 25:

South Pierhead Light Autumn Tours

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Post-Labor Day Autumn Tours at the Muskegon South Pierhead Light located at 1431 Beach St., Saturdays in September and October, 2-5 p.m. Parking is available in Margaret Drake Elliot Park behind the US Coast Guard Station or travel into Pere Marquette Park and park along the beach to walk to the lighthouse.

Taste of Muskegon

11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Taste of Muskegon is returning to Hackley Park located at 350 W. Webster Ave. They are adding a little seasoning to their 15th year, fall seasoning. Just for this year, they will celebrate the best bites of Muskegon in September. Join them for two days of concerts, beer and all that food! Muskegon’s best restaurants and food trucks.

The Retro: A Pop-Up

September 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
This is a one-day pop-up event in the parking lot of Minty Vintage located at 860 Pine St., downtown Muskegon! Vendors are local with retro and vintage clothes, antiques, upcycled work, art, and crafters. Special mention to our neighbors Pine Street Mercantile who will be ready with doors wide open.

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

September Saturdays: Backyard Birds

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

What do you know about birds? Come to the Lakeshore Museum Center located at 430 W. Clay and learn about different types of birds and check out everything from a little hummingbird skeleton to a talon from a Bald Eagle. www.lakeshoremuseum.org

Craig Shoemaker Live Stand Up Comedy

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Check out the comedy show at Back Alley Comedy Club inside Sherman Bowling Center located at 1531 W. Sherman Blvd. What comedian do you know that has 2 Emmy’s, appeared on Broadway and was voted “Best Male Standup” at the American Comedy Awards? That’s right, it’s The LoveMaster Craig Shoemaker! Best known for his engaging, relatable standup and iconic baritone-voiced character, The LoveMaster, Craig has appeared on hit television show Parks & Rec. Tickets are $25-$35

Muskegon Farmers Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Muskegon Farmers Market located at 242 W. Western Ave. will be open outside Saturdays until November.

Boomtown Market Craft Beer & Wine Tastings

10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Boomtown Market located at 351 W. Western Ave. in Downtown Muskegon invites you to free Draft, Craft Beer & Wine Tastings every Saturday starting at 10 a.m. Sample unique Craft Beers on Tap from all around Michigan!

Live Music at Smash Wine Bar Bistro

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Live Music Fridays & Saturdays located at 415 W. Western Ave. 8pm-10pm. Check their website www.smashwinebar.com or FB page for the schedule.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

and one is found here in Muskegon! The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50 231-798-2608

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sweetwater Local Foods Market located at 6401 Harvey St. will be offering a PREORDER ONLY market, out in the parking lot, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Get your order in here: https://tinyletter.com/SweetwaterLocalFoodsMkt or get the list from the website here: sweetwaterlocalfoodsmarket.org Sweetwater Local Foods Market offers healthy, humane, homegrown, local food you can trust!

 

Sunday September 26:

Zach Williams: Rescue Story – The Tour feat. We The Kingdom and CAIN

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Don’t miss out on an evening of fun with Zach Williams, We The Kingdom, and CAIN put on by Unity Christian Events at Mercy Health Arena in Muskegon located at 470 W. Western Ave. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit https://unitychristianevents.com/event/rescue-story-the-tour-feat-we-the-kingdom-and-cain/. To view our other concerts, visit https://unitychristianevents.com/. $25-$150

Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”. This first-time public showing features images made from recently discovered forgotten original negatives by Edward Sherriff Curtis. “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50 231-798-2608

 

Monday September 27:

Roll On Muskegon Community Cruise

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grab your bicycle for an 8 mph bike ride for the purpose of waving to our neighbors and smiling at community members. We meet at the Muskegon Farmers Market every Monday. Wheels turn at 6:30! Helmets are strongly encouraged. You’ll bike through neighborhoods you don’t usually visit, and see public art that can’t be appreciated from an automobile. Additionally, you’ll hear local history.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

The Getty Drive-In Theatre located at 920 E. Summit Ave. offers a double feature on 4 outdoor screens. Tune your car radio to the cinematic sounds coming from the big screen. Movies begin at dusk. Tickets a can be pre-ordered here bit.ly/GettyDriveInWebsite Adult $11.00 Child (6-12) $6.50 Senior Citizen (60+) $7.00 College Student $7.00 TACO Tuesday Adult $7.50

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