What’s Happening on the Lakeshore

In Person Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Monday May 17, – Sunday May 23, 2021

 

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Monday May 17 :

 

Hackley Library Crafts

Visit Hackley Library website daily to see what take home crafts they have for you. www.hackleylibrary.org  231-722-8000 Limited Supply of crafts.

 

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Open seven days a week! Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

Outdoors 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.

Tuesday May 18:

 

JCI Greater Muskegon Hike at Hoffmaster

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join JCI Greater Muskegon for a fun, socially distanced hike at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park located at 6585 Lake Harbor Rd.! Connect with young professionals in the Muskegon community at a family-friendly outing.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

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. For COVID19 safety measures, the market will have a different look and feel this year: Please wear your mask and walk within the direction arrows.

 

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

Wednesday May 19:

 

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.

Middle and High School Students Open Studio

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Middle & High School Students FREE at Art Council of  White Lake located at 106 E. Colby St. 231-893-2524 Registration is required! Visit www.artswhitelake.org/upcoming-classes to register
Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions on Wednesdays between 2:00 and 5:00, p.m. ACWL-Nuveen staff will be available to help students with both art and music projects. Art students are welcome to bring in projects they are already working on or just an idea for something new. They will be able to use the numerous supplies we have on hand, as well as receive help from ACWL-Nuveen Assistant Director Susan Wink. Music students are invited to bring in the pieces they are currently studying and receive practice and musicality tips from ACWL-Nuveen Director Erin Peyer.

Muskegon Flea Market Opens for the Season

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Flea Market located at 242 W. Western Ave. opens Wednesday, May 5, at 8:00 AM. Flea Market open every Wednesday, May – October.

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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


Crochet Basics: Cup Cozy

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In this CROCHET BASICS: CUP COZY class at Art Council of White Lake located at 106 E. Colby, you’ll learn the basics and beyond! This class is designed for people who have little-to-no crochet experience. Ambitious beginners are Welcome! All supplies will be provided for you. Each project will use approximately 3 oz of yarn, a 5mm crochet hook, a yarn needle, and a button. All of these supplies will be yours to keep! ● Crocheting is good for mental health because it requires mindfulness. As you crochet, you need to pay attention to each stitch, the movement of your hook or needle, your breath, your stitch count.
●“When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future”
Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/…/crochet-basics-cup-cozy-2 Class is $50 per person. $45 if members.

Street Dancing ~ Cumbia Style

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come to Olthoff Stage located on the corner of Third and Western in downtown Muskegon. Free Cumbia dance lesson from 6:00 -7:30 pm. We will keep the music on until at least 8:00. No experience or partner needed. Let’s make it a party! Take the lesson and then stay and practice what you’ve learned. If you don’t need a lesson and just want to dance, dance to the side of the lesson or join us at 7:00 for the only opportunity in Muskegon for this venue. No cost for the lesson or dance, but we will accept donations. Bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.
We will be working on Cumbia all of May.

Thursday May 20:

 

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. For COVID19 safety measures, the market will have a different look and feel this year: Please wear your mask and walk within the direction arrows. Thank you

 

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

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.

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.

 

Friday May 21:

 

 

Junk to Jewels Rummage Sale

9:00 am -3:00 pm

Visit the Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club located at 280 W. Webster Ave. sale of gently used items including artwork, furniture, household items, jewelry, clothing, books, and tools. Proceeds support preservation of this historic building.

 

Hackley Hume Historic Homes All Access Tours

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Go where no visitor has gone before on this ALL ACCESS tour of the Hackley and Hume Historic Site located at 484 W. Webster Ave. Explore behind closed doors including attics, porches, and basements of both houses. Enjoy learning about various topics such as restoration, preservation and family stories.

 

Turtle Travels Exhibit Opening and Friday Family Fun Night

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center located at 430 W. Clay has a new interactive exhibit for kids, Turtle Travels. Families will enjoy several hands-on stations throughout the exhibit while learning how to help protect turtles. Exhibit features include a life-sized board game, a Swiss Army turtle, and two fun photo-ops! We will also have turtle-themed activities set-up outside on our side lawn.Free for Muskegon County residents & Museum Members, non-residents ages 3 and up are $5. Open-house style event, advanced registration not required.

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

Open seven days a week! Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

Fire Pit Follies – Fundraising Concerts

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re bringing the show to your place! Muskegon Civic Theatre invites you, your friends and family to enjoy a Broadway concert in your own driveway, backyard, or patio – performed by the actors you’ve come to know and love at Civic Theatre! For $250, you can host up to 25 people, and enjoy a 40-minute show at your own home – complete with Broadway standards you know by heart. Performers will arrive in groups via car to sing their hearts out for you. Hosts will also receive a free gift basket filled with s’mores kit, and concession favorites. Email info@muskegoncivictheatre.org or call 231-722-3852 to make reservations.

Plane Watch Food Park Opening Day!

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for Plane Watch Food Parks Opening Day located at 1100 E. Sternberg Rd.! We have an awesome line up and can’t wait to share it with you!

 

Linocut Relief Printmaking and Chine Collé

May 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Ages 16+ $140 $126 for ACWL-Nuveen Members located at 106 E. Colby St.
Come explore the graphic process of relief printmaking using linoleum! A relief print is inking the raised surface of the linoleum after areas have been carved away. We will cover the steps of how to transfer a drawing or photograph to the block, carving and inking the block, simple registration, printing to paper and using a press. We will also explore the addition of color. Participants will be able to take what they learn and print at home. From novice to experienced, printmaking holds an age-old process that continues to engage the imagination and always holds the element of surprise. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch

Saturday May 22:

 

ForeShore Adventure Run

May 22

Held at Pere Marquette Beach located at 3510 Channel Dr. the Muskegon Rescue Mission’s ForeShore Adventure Run is presented by Huntington Bank! This is the lakeshore’s premier 5k obstacle course run, you hardly notice the pain in your legs as you take on the course with the gorgeous views of Lake Michigan beside you. ForeShore features 25 obstacles suited for anyone and everyone to conquer. Every  donation helps Muskegon Rescue Mission provide nutritious meals, safe shelter and life changing services to homeless men, women and children in West Michigan. For more information call 231-727-6090.

Child Abuse Council Softball Tournament

2:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Child Abuse Council will host a slow pitch tournament at Softball World in Muskegon. Teams can be COED and must consist of 9 people, a 50/50 raffle will be taking place during the event. All proceeds will go toward the Child Abuse Council of Muskegon. $150 per Team For more information, call Macey Balavitch at 231-728-6410 or email mbalavitch@childabusecouncil.org.

Junk to Jewels Rummage Sale

9:00 am -3:00 pm

Visit the Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club located at 280 W. Webster Ave. sale of gently used items including artwork, furniture, household items, jewelry, clothing, books, and tools. Proceeds support preservation of this historic building.

 

Faithful to Felines Yard Sale + Succulent Bar

8:00am -2:00pm

Stop by for their sale located at 2525 Hall Rd. to benefit fuzzy paws friends!

 

Hackley Day Community Celebration and FREE Tours to Muskegon County Residents

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hackley & Hume Historic Sites located at 484 W. Webster Ave. are open for extended hours to celebrate Hackley Day and the kickoff to the 2021 season with FREE tours for Muskegon County residents. When you arrive, check-in at the City Barn (carriage house) between the Hackley and Hume Houses. Free Parking on Webster Ave. & 6th St.

 

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

Open seven days a week! Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

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. For COVID19 safety measures, the market will have a different look and feel this year: Please wear your mask and walk within the direction arrows. Thank you

 

Sweetwater Local Foods MarketSweetwater Local Foods Market – OFFERING PREORDERS FOR PICKUP

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sweetwater Local Foods Market, 6401 Harvey St.
Sweetwater Local Foods Market will be offering a PREORDER ONLY market, out in the parking lot, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Sign up for the newsletter to 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! They are open year-round.

 

Boomtown Market Craft Beer & Wine Tastings

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

BoomTown Market, 351 W. Western Ave
Boomtown Market 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! If you like it, we’ll can a 32 ounce-er for you right then and there!

 

Linocut Relief Printmaking and Chine Collé

May 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Ages 16+ $140 $126 for ACWL-Nuveen Members located at 106 E. Colby St.
Come explore the graphic process of relief printmaking using linoleum! A relief print is inking the raised surface of the linoleum after areas have been carved away. We will cover the steps of how to transfer a drawing or photograph to the block, carving and inking the block, simple registration, printing to paper and using a press. We will also explore the addition of color. Participants will be able to take what they learn and print at home. From novice to experienced, printmaking holds an age-old process that continues to engage the imagination and always holds the element of surprise. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch.


West Michigan Ironmen Cornhole Tournament

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

West Michigan Cornhole is partnering with the West Michigan Ironmen to run an indoor tournament on the field at the Mercy Health Arena on May 22 prior to the Ironmen’s home game! The event will be run with Scoreholio. Please add the app to your phone prior to arriving at the event. At 10:00AM we will open up for check-in and warm-ups. Starting at 11:00AM we will be running a minimum 3 game round-robin event with all participants. $40 per team
Players can bring their own bags to use. Bags will be available for use for those who don’t have them. All teams receive two tickets to the Ironmen game following the cornhole event and are guaranteed at least six games! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Please, no outside food or drinks.

Fire Pit Follies – Fundraising Concerts

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re bringing the show to your place! Muskegon Civic Theatre invites you, your friends and family to enjoy a Broadway concert in your own driveway, backyard, or patio – performed by the actors you’ve come to know and love at Civic Theatre! For $250, you can host up to 25 people, and enjoy a 40-minute show at your own home – complete with Broadway standards you know by heart. Performers will arrive in groups via car to sing their hearts out for you. Hosts will also receive a free gift basket filled with s’mores kit, and concession favorites. Email info@muskegoncivictheatre.org or call 231-722-3852 to make reservations.

Sunday May 23:

 

Movies at the Getty Drive-In Theatre

8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Open seven days a week! Only 9 drive-in theaters remain scattered throughout the state of Michigan, 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

 

 

 

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