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Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Monday, October 11 – 18, 2021

Monday October 11:

Roll On Muskegon Community Cruise

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grab your bicycle for an 8mph 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. Their new indoor location is the Sports Complex at Folkert Hub located at 640 Seminole Rd. 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 October 12:

Teen Game Night

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Road,

Board games and video games – take turns playing both. Ages 11-18. Register for an event reminder on the madl.org calendar.

Norton Shores Fire Prevention Parade

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The NS Fire Prevention Parade will start on Broadway at 5:30pm. The parade will travel along Norton Shores streets ending at Mona Shores High School. Everyone is encouraged to drive through, staying in their vehicles to view the trucks.

Spookley Weesies Brothers Garden Center Fall Events

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

Visit Weesies located at 3365 W Fruitvale Rd., Montague. For just $8 per person enjoy all their activities and pick a pumpkin! You-Pick-Pumpkins – Ride the Pumpkin Express and more!

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

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 October 13:

Best Laid Plans – An Old Hollywood Whodunnit Murder Mystery

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Ravenna Branch 12278 Stafford St, Ravenna,

Will you be the life of the party? The partygoer to catch the murderer? Join them for an interactive Murder Mystery Party presented by The Murder Mystery Company. Register at www.madl.org or 231-853-6975

Spookley Weesies Brothers Garden Center Fall Events

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

Visit Weesies located at 3365 W Fruitvale Rd., Montague. For just $8 per person enjoy all their activities and pick a pumpkin! You-Pick-Pumpkins – Ride the Pumpkin Express and more!

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

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 October 14:

Flannel Fest Kickoff

October 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Break out those flannels and kick off this year’s Muskegon Flannel Fest at Harley Davidson located at 149 Shoreline Dr., downtown Muskegon for music, food by Muskegon Vice, drawings and more!

Fall Colors Walking Tour

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy a walk in the woods at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park located at 6585 Lake Harbor Rd., with Hackley Public Library! You will walk .37ths of a mile from the Visitor Center out to the beach for a tour of the beautiful fall colors. The first half of the trail is wheelchair accessible, however, the trail does have few stairs near the end. A recreational passport is required for vehicles entering the state park. To register, visit hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or stop by the library.

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! This is a free event

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.

Steel Magnolias

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. Tickets are just $28 and can be purchased at the Frauenthal. Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org

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. Their new location is the Sports Complex at Folkert Hub located at 640 Seminole Rd. 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 October 15:

Heritage Museum FREE Community Days

11:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Muskegon Heritage Museum 561 W. Western Ave.,  invites you to attend FREE Community Day where you can stop by and enjoy the museum free of charge. These are open-house style events from 11am-4pm

Friday Family Fun Night: Smashing Pumpkins

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave., Muskegon, MI

It’s the Museum’s annual smashing pumpkin night! Join Museum staff in painting a pumpkin, pumpkin-themed activities, and flinging pumpkins at the Museum using a trebuchet to maximize the smashing!

Preschool Story Time with Hackley Library

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join Hackley Library located at 316 W. Webster for stories, songs, and movement activities as we teach early literacy skills! When the weather permits, we will meet outside on the lawn of the Torrent House. Otherwise, we will meet inside, with masks preferred. Free for everyone!

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

Aquastar Sunset Photography Cruise

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate Fall! Get your camera ready and enjoy the evening breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. www.aquastarcruises.com

Steel Magnolias

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. Tickets are just $28 and can be purchased at the Frauenthal. Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. www.muskegoncivictheatre.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 October 16:

Halloween BASH

October 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market 242 W. Western Ave.,  invite you to have fun with the whole family at the Muskegon Farmer’s Market and Western Market chalets. There will be trick or treating, pumpkin decorating, games, and prizes. Plus, Critter Barn, superheroes, and more!

Aquastar Sunset Howloween Cruise: Last Cruise of the Season

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Get your camera ready and enjoy the evening breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise. www.aquastarcruises.com

Steel Magnolias

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm 

Beardsley Theater 425 W. Western Ave. Tickets are just $28 and can be purchased at the Frauenthal. Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. www.muskegoncivictheatre.org

Depot to Depot: Self -Guided Fall Color Tour and Contest

October 1 – October 23

This October we invite you to celebrate the vibrant colors of our woods, dunes and water…and win prizes! Take your car or bike on this self-guided color tour; stretching from the Muskegon South Pierhead Light to the White River Light Station. See the scenic roads of Muskegon County in all their autumn glory. Soar over a canopy of fall colors, see the sites, snap some “selfies” and discover our local shops, restaurants, attractions and more! Contest entries will be gathered by social media photo check-ins at the designated stops. Stop in to the Muskegon Union Depot and White Lake Train Depot to pick up a map. Maps will also be available to download from our website. Instructions to win prizes:  Snap a photo or selfie at designated stops on the map. Share the photo with a check-in on Facebook and/or Instagram. Include the hashtag #D2D21. Make sure the setting is “public” so we can find your photo entry. The more stops and check-in photos you share, the more entries you receive. Send one Facebook message to Visit Muskegon; simply say “D2D 21” (this way we can contact you if you are a winner!)

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 lighthouses.

Fall Festival

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Garden Shed 7895 S 44th Ave, Montague, invites the public to come out to the farm and help celebrate all things Fall! The trees should be showing their beautiful colors and the air should be crisp.

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

Appraisal Fair

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art 296 West Webster Ave., will host an Appraisal Fair. Appraisers from DuMouchelles Art Galleries in Detroit. For Tickets Cost: $30 per item | MMA Member: $20 per item. Purchase tickets at the Museum Store counter or call 231.720.2580 to order by phone. Each ticket includes: 10-minute verbal evaluation for ONE item. ONE museum admission (Additional admissions may be purchased in the Museum Store). Free coffee and cookies will be provided.

Flashlight Tour

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave., Perfect for a unique group outing, we are bringing back our much-loved Flashlight tours! $15 a ticket. www.lakeshoremuseum.org for ticket information

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 October 17:

Free Family Movie Days – Corpse Bride

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. invites everyone to attend this family-friendly FREE family movie inside the Frauenthal Theater!

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

Depot to Depot: Self -Guided Fall Color Tour and Contest

October 1 – October 23

This October we invite you to celebrate the vibrant colors of our woods, dunes and water…and win prizes! Take your car or bike on this self-guided color tour; stretching from the Muskegon South Pierhead Light to the White River Light Station. See the scenic roads of Muskegon County in all their autumn glory. Soar over a canopy of fall colors, see the sites, snap some “selfies” and discover our local shops, restaurants, attractions and more! Contest entries will be gathered by social media photo check-ins at the designated stops. Stop in to the Muskegon Union Depot and White Lake Train Depot to pick up a map. Maps will also be available to download from our website. Instructions to win prizes:  Snap a photo or selfie at designated stops on the map. Share the photo with a check-in on Facebook and/or Instagram. Include the hashtag #D2D21. Make sure the setting is “public” so we can find your photo entry. The more stops and check-in photos you share, the more entries you receive. Send one Facebook message to Visit Muskegon; simply say “D2D 21” (this way we can contact you if you are a winner!)

Monday October 18:

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

Depot to Depot: Self -Guided Fall Color Tour and Contest

October 1 – October 23

This October we invite you to celebrate the vibrant colors of our woods, dunes and water…and win prizes! Take your car or bike on this self-guided color tour; stretching from the Muskegon South Pierhead Light to the White River Light Station. See the scenic roads of Muskegon County in all their autumn glory. Soar over a canopy of fall colors, see the sites, snap some “selfies” and discover our local shops, restaurants, attractions and more! Contest entries will be gathered by social media photo check-ins at the designated stops. Stop in to the Muskegon Union Depot and White Lake Train Depot to pick up a map. Maps will also be available to download from our website. Instructions to win prizes:  Snap a photo or selfie at designated stops on the map. Share the photo with a check-in on Facebook and/or Instagram. Include the hashtag #D2D21. Make sure the setting is “public” so we can find your photo entry. The more stops and check-in photos you share, the more entries you receive. Send one Facebook message to Visit Muskegon; simply say “D2D 21” (this way we can contact you if you are a winner!)

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