What’s Happening on the Lakeshore

Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Monday 10-19-20 to Sunday 10-25-20

 

*Remember to bring your mask to all events*

Please check out our website for many virtual events happening every day.

www.visitmuskegon.org    

 

September 29 – October 31

StoryWalk at Hackley Park: FREE

Take a Walk, Read a Book, Have an Adventure! The Hackley Public Library invites everyone to enjoy a story while walking along the walking path in Hackley Park during the month of October! StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity promoting reading and outdoor physical activity for kids and families. The book in HPL’s StoryWalk® is “Full of Fall” by April Pulley Sayre. Signs with pages from “Full of Fall” will be posted along the walking path in Hackley Park for everyone to read and enjoy! This is an ongoing event – feel free to visit this StoryWalk® anytime in Hackley Park, all during the month of October. Be sure to take pictures of your time enjoying this StoryWalk® and share them with HPL on Facebook or Instagram! (facebook.com/HackleyPL) (instagram.com/hackleypubliclibrary)

 

October 5 @ 8:00 am – October 23 @ 5:00 pm

The Great HarborLight Credit Union Pumpkin Patch

HarborLight Credit Union has a fun and safe Halloween activity for kids of all ages. From Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 23, kids can stop by 2151 Cogswell Drive in Whitehall to pick out a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Decorated and return the pumpkin, and the child will be entered in a raffle. Winning pumpkins with be proudly displayed on the Credit Union’s sidewalk. The raffle will have two age groups and winners will be announced Monday, October 26. Kids 2 – 12 will be entered to win a Trick or Treat bucket full of candy and toys. Kids 13 – 18 will be entered to win Halloween candy and a Biggby gift card.

Come on out and celebrate Halloween season in a safe a fun manner

 

October 19 – October 23

Take It Make It: Mini Zen Garden

Help increase mindfulness and calm your minds with a mini Zen garden for teens and adults. Visit any Muskegon Area District Library branch to pick up your FREE craft kit while supplies last. 231-737-6248 for more information

 

Monday October 19:

 

Muskegon Drum Crew

Lakeshore Sports Arena

4470 Airline Road

A fun workout for all ages and fitness levels!
Men and women both welcome!

Lakeshore Sports Arena located at 4470 Airline Road from 7-8 pm
$2 Class Fee $1 Equipment Rental

Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/muskegondrumcrew

 

Shape Clay Together: Turtles and Frogs

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Ages 6+
$30 for an adult/child team

The Shape Clay Together class is a fun opportunity for one child and their adult guardian to enjoy creating together. Through guided instruction, the teams of two will learn pinch pot techniques to create unique turtle and frog shaped vessels. Basic ceramic hand building techniques will be taught so participants can embellish their pieces with coils and textures from nature. The ceramic pieces will be finished with colored underglaze slips and clear glaze. Because the pieces will need to be dried and fired in a kiln, the artwork will need to be picked up at a later date. The class will take place at Peter Johnson’s Terrestrial Forming Pottery Studio located at 5385 Lamos 231-893-2524 Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/events-1/shape-clay-together-turtles-frogs

COVID-19 Considerations:
Class size is limited to 5 teams. Students will be spread out throughout the pottery studio and each team will have their own set of sanitized supplies. Students should wear masks, use the provided hand sanitizer, and abide by social distancing mandates.

Tuesday October 20:

 

Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market

242 W. Western Ave.

The Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from May 2 through November 30, 2020. Hours are 8 am to 2 pm 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

 

Live Music at Marine Tap Room

Marine Tap Room

1983 Lakeshore Drive

Live Music on the patio every Tuesday through October from 6pm-8pm Check the “events” tab on the Marine Tap Room Facebook for the most current information.

 

Dance Flow

6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Dance offers the opportunity to be truly present; it connects to the core of self awareness through movements that strengthen and balance the body. Led by experienced dancer and certified Zumba instructor Rommyna, class will start with a warm up, followed by dancing to Latin and World Music, and finished with a cool down. This class will be accessible for beginners and beyond – please let us know your experience level during the registration process! Through this movement, participants will improve their mental and physical health. Please note that students will be required to sign a participation waiver upon arrival and should bring their own water. Class is held at Goodrich Park located at 100 N. Lake St. 231-893-2524. Class cost $10 per person. Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/upcoming-classes COVID-19 Considerations:
Class size is limited to 8 in order to allow for appropriate social distancing.

 

Wednesday October 21:

 

Muskegon Flea Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market,

 242 W. Western Ave.

Market Season: May – October Market Day: Wednesday Market Hours: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Open Studio: Fall into the Arts: FREE

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Arts Council of White Lake, 106 E. Colby St.

Middle & High School Students FREE 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

 

Social Dance Classes

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Orchard View Community Education

1765 Ada, Muskegon

With a focus on “social dancing” we will be covering a variety of couple dancing styles including salsa, bachata and swing. Sign up with a partner. These are beginner lessons. No experience needed. MASKS are required. Salsa & Bachata have a flair that hooks both spectators & dancers. Swing dance is an unabashedly joyful dance, with a solid flowing style that closely reflects its music from the late 20’s Hot Jazz to the early 40’s Big Bands. Classes are every Wednesday evening in October, 6:30-8:00 pm in the Orchard View Community Education Gym at 1765 Ada Ave. $20 per person for the month. Sign up must go thru Orchard View Community Education at https://orchardviewce.digitalsignup.com/Class/17-social-dance-class, (231) 760-1350

 

Thursday October 22:

 

Muskegon Museum of Art: Free Thursdays

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Muskegon Museum of Art

296 W. Webster Ave.

Free museum admission all day every Thursdays, compliments of The Meijer Foundation. Please remember your mask

 

Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market

242 W. Western Ave.

The Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from May 2 through November 30, 2020. Hours are 8 am to 2 pm 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

 

Muskegon Drum Crew

Lakeshore Sports Arena

4470 Airline Road

A fun workout for all ages and fitness levels!
Men and women both welcome!

Lakeshore Sports Arena located at 4470 Airline Road from 7-8 pm
$2 Class Fee $1 Equipment Rental

Facebook Group facebook.com/groups/muskegondrumcrew

 

Friday October 23:

 

Halloween at the Village

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Enjoy Trick or Treating at the cottages in the Artisan Market Village in Montague located at 8660 Water St. 231-893-1155 on Friday, October 23 from 5 to 7 pm. Along with Trick or Treating, there will be a Pumpkin Carving Contest. Carve your pumpkin at home and bring it to the Village by 6 pm for judging. Awards will be given at 6:30 to First, Second and Third Place. Kids and adults are encouraged to wear costumes. Help to make this a safe event for everyone by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing.

 

Preschool Story Time with Hackley Library

10:30 am – 11:00 am

We are excited to welcome a very limited audience to our story times in October! Our space is limited to two families at each story time. For In-Person Story Time, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by calling 231-722-8014. Everyone present, including children 2 and older, must wear a face mask covering their noses and mouths. Don’t worry if you can’t be here in person! We stream all story times on Facebook Live and post the recordings. Not sure which day to attend/watch? Our Toddler Story Time is intended for children who enjoy shorter stories and more movement activities. Our Preschool Story Time is designed for children who prefer to follow along with longer stories. Toddler Story Time in October will take place at 10:30 AM on October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30. *On Thursday and Friday mornings, the Youth Services Department will be closed for browsing between 10:00 and 11:00. Holds pick up will still be available.

 

Hackley and Hume Grounds Tours

6:00 pm

This 45-minute guided grounds tour offers a unique look at the Hackley and Hume Historic Sites located at 484 W. Webster. 231-722-0278 Learn more about Queen Anne style architecture, the site’s construction, the City Barn’s functions, and how the exterior of each building has changed throughout the years. Hear stories about the families, their pets, and the unique structures that once existed on the property. When you arrive, check in at the City Barn (carriage house) between and behind the Hackley and Hume Historic Sites. Free Parking on Webster Avenue & Sixth Street. Please arrive on time and remember your mask!

Bead Stringing: Bracelets, Anklets, and Necklaces, OH MY!

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This class is designed for the beginner jewelry maker. Included in the instruction in this session: Introduction to the tools used for building jewelry. Materials used for jewelry making. Techniques and skills to achieving jewelry making success.
Each student will create one bracelet that features genuine semi-precious stones in order to gain hands on experience. Tools will be available for use for all workshops, however you may bring your own if you have them. All workshops are ages 10+. Students 10-12 must be accompanied by an adult. This is located at McLaughlin Community Center 1198 Spring St.

City Center Arts Presents: Open Mic Night

7:00 pm

City Center Arts presents Open Mic Night located at 356 W. Western Ave.  Any kind of talent is welcome including songs, poems, readings, comedy, plays, dancing or whatever other skill you want to show off.  Observers are welcome, too!  Feel free to bring in your own food and drinks.  Donations are encouraged, but not required at this free event.  For more information call (231) 260-6697.

 

Flashlight Tours

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Perfect for a unique group outing, we’re launching our new Flashlight Tours! This 60-minute interactive tour allows visitors to explore the Hackley and Hume Sites in a completely new light! On this guided tour, your group will make its way through 5 floors of the site as you illuminate the objects you want to know more about. Your guide will also share fun, quirky, and creepy facts along the way! When you arrive, check in at the City Barn (carriage house) between and behind the Hackley and Hume Historic Sites located at 484 W. Webster. Please arrive on time and remember your mask! Space is limited! Reserve your group of 4-10 people by calling Assistant Program Manager, Aaron Mace, at 231-724-5534 or by emailing aaron@lakeshoremuseum.org.

Trail of Terror Holton

7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

West Michigan’s voted number one haunted trail
Open 4 shows only 2020
Oct 23 24 30 31
Dusk till 11 PM
TRAIL OF TERROR HOLTON
7582 Crocker Road
HOLTON MI
$15 REG ADMISSION
$20 VIP FASTER PASS
FOLLOW ON FACEBOOK FOR CURRENT DAY INFORMATION AND UPDATES
TRAIL OF TERROR HOLTON ON FACEBOOK
DRESS WARM, WEAR SHOES TO RUN FAST IN LONG LINES GOOD TIMES CONCESSIONS MUSIC HOODIES TSHIRTS KEEPING THEH LEGACY ALIVE!!
HONORING OWNERS BELOVED SON DAKOTA DEAN MURPHY and his commitment to service community and family!

Saturday October 24:

 

Flashlight Tours

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Perfect for a unique group outing, we’re launching our new Flashlight Tours! This 60-minute interactive tour allows visitors to explore the Hackley and Hume Sites in a completely new light! On this guided tour, your group will make its way through 5 floors of the site as you illuminate the objects you want to know more about. Your guide will also share fun, quirky, and creepy facts along the way! When you arrive, check in at the City Barn (carriage house) between and behind the Hackley and Hume Historic Sites located at 484 W. Webster. Please arrive on time and remember your mask! Space is limited! Reserve your group of 4-10 people by calling Assistant Program Manager, Aaron Mace, at 231-724-5534 or by emailing aaron@lakeshoremuseum.org.

Trail of Terror Holton

7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

West Michigan’s voted number one haunted trail
Open 4 shows only 2020
Oct 23 24 30 31
Dusk till 11 PM
TRAIL OF TERROR HOLTON
7582 Crocker Road
HOLTON MI
$15 REG ADMISSION
$20 VIP FASTER PASS
FOLLOW ON FACEBOOK FOR CURRENT DAY INFORMATION AND UPDATES
TRAIL OF TERROR HOLTON ON FACEBOOK
DRESS WARM, WEAR SHOES TO RUN FAST IN LONG LINES GOOD TIMES CONCESSIONS MUSIC HOODIES TSHIRTS KEEPING THEH LEGACY ALIVE!!
HONORING OWNERS BELOVED SON DAKOTA DEAN MURPHY and his commitment to service community and family!

Heaven Can Wait Holiday Harvest Arts & Craft POP Up Market

9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Heaven Can Wait will be hosting their Holiday Harvest Craft & Vendor Pop Up Market locate at The Pointes Shopping Center located at 1032 W. Sternberg Rd.
ADMISSION: FREE Harvest Fun Activities 1. Come in costume or your favorite holiday outfit *** enter a drawing to win gift cards from area merchants. 2. Take a photo with festive fall props. 3. Games 4. Pumpkin painting

 

Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Muskegon Farmers Market

242 W. Western Ave.

The Muskegon Farmers Outdoor Market will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from May 2 through November 30, 2020. Hours are 8 am to 2 pm 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

 

Montague Farmers’ Market

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Montague Farmers’ Market

Church St. at Water St.
Montague Farmers Market Hours: Saturday 9 am – 12:30 pm (May – October)

 

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.

 

Fall Festival at Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo, 4180 West M-20
New Era, Michigan

Looking for something to do with the kids this fall? The Fall Festival at Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo is the perfect place to be!  Weekends in October, capture the perfect photo in the Pumpkin Patch and enjoy their 46+ farm attractions!

 

Boomtown Market Craft Beer & Wine Tastings

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

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

 

LGBTQ and Coffee With Friends

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Coffee Factory

1402 Hudson St.
LGBTQ and Coffee With Friends The Coffee Factory Hosted by the Coffee Factory Start off your Saturday with some coffee and relaxing conversation. There is no set agenda. Jenga and adult coloring books are available. Join the friendly, unstructured conversation with a cup of coffee, juice, or hot cocoa.

 

Flannel Fest’s Big Daddy Cornhole Tournament

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cornhole Tournament Social and Competitive divisions with guaranteed $1,000 in cash and prizes! With the COVID-19 situation, we have decided to run two divisions of cornhole separately. Both will be a double-elimination tournament.
Competitive Division – $40/team – Check-in will begin at 9am and bags fly at 10am. In this division, you will find some pretty good players. They can control the bag with accuracy, typically get at least two bags in the hole each throw and throw with a flat spin. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top four finishing teams. Trophies to the champions. 1st – $220 2nd – $160 3rd – $120 4th – $80
Social Division – $30/team – Check-in will begin at 1pm and bags fly at 2pm. This division is for the less serious player, the back yard player, campground warrior, or tailgater! Many of these players can still hit the board but without complete control. They typically can be found playing with a drink in their hand! Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishing teams. Trophies to the champions. We are going to have up to 32 teams in each division! You will need to purchase a ticket to reserve your spot! ACL Cornhole Rules and Regulations. Equipment will be provided.
REGISTRATIONS IN ADVANCE ONLY! No late check-ins. Once the event begins, there are no adding additional teams to the bracket.

 

 

Please remember to check our website www.visitmuskegon.org for the many virtual events happening every day.

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