What’s Happening on the Lakeshore

Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Monday, October 18 – 25, 2021

Monday October 18:

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

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 19:

Tall Tales Event

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Visit the Book Nook & Java Shop located at 8744 Ferry St., Montague, for

Storytelling tradition. Hosted by Toastmasters Clubs. Question call Barb 231-740-6315. This is a free event open to the public

Teen Dragon Eggs

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr., N. Muskegon, to Make a brilliant dragon egg that will be the envy of everyone in the land. They’ll show you how using a few simple items and thumb tacks. Ages 11-18. FREE. Registration required on the madl.org calendar.

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Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs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The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster presents “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, the Lost Photographs”.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 “Unpublished Alaska” features over 100 images along with excerpts from the personal journals of Curtis www.muskegonartmuseum.org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 20:

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

Descriptive Movie Afternoon

October 20 @ 1:00 pm 

Muskegon Area District Library – Visually & Physically Disabled Branch 4845 Airline Rd, Unit 5, Muskegon, sit back and enjoy a movie at the LVPD. The show will be on a large TV and have descriptive audio so that anyone can enjoy. FREE

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.

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

Intro to Crochet: Textured Slouch Hat

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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

Ages 12+ $50, $45 for ACWL Members *WHSP Eligible* Crochet is creative and fun! Keeping up with the trends is easy once you know the basic techniques.

Thursday October 21:

MADL Thursday Night Music Club presents Legal Rehab

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Muskegon Area District Library – Norton Shores Branch 705 Seminole Road, Norton Shores, FREE CONCERT! This locally based trio shares beautiful acoustic music with an impressive mix of classic pop, folk and rock. No ticket needed

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.

Friends! The Musical Parody

October 21 @ 7:30 pm

Frauenthal Center 425 W Western Ave. Muskegon, Friends! The Musical Parody is the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons TV’s Friends, celebrating the wacky misadventures of your favorite group of 20-something pals. Tickets are $30 www.frauenthal.org

Friday October 22:

Jazz Age Jeopardy Murder Mystery

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch 1522 Ruddiman Dr., N. Muskegon, You are a guest at a private party held at a jazz club in 1920s New York City. Club owner Felix Fontano, the son of a successful bootlegger, for a night of food, fun, jazz, and murder! Cost is $5 per person and includes food/beverages. Register at the North Muskegon Branch for more information and assignment of your character. www.madl.org

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

Hackley Attic Escape Room

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm 

Hackley & Hume Historic Site 484 W. Webster Ave., Experience the Hackley House as you never have before! For many years, the Hackley Attic has been a mysterious place for visitors. Now it is up to you and your friends to escape.  Brush up on your Muskegon history and escape the attic in 80 minutes! $20 for members & $25 for non-members Purchase tickets via Eventbrite here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hackley-attic-escape-room-tickets-136840424393

Trail of Terror

Dusk – 11:00 pm 

Trail of Terror lays claim to being West Michigan’s #1 haunted house for 17 years! Are you brave enough to attend one of their four shows this year; located at 7582 Crocker Rd., Holton. $15 at the door or $20 VIP ticket www.trailofterrorholton.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

Spooktacular Night Out with Big Brothers, Big Sisters at Getty Drive-In

Getty 4 Drive-In 920 E. Summit Ave., Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore’s First Fundraising Event at Getty Drive-In! A festive night filled with trunk-or-treat, costume contest, games, pictures, the showing of the new animated film Plus, each ticket purchased receives a t-shirt, medium drink, and popcorn provided! All proceeds raised go directly in supporting BBBSL’s one-to-one youth mentoring programs for Muskegon, Ottawa, Oceana, and Mason County. Tickets are $25.!

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 23:

Muskegon County Fairgrounds Fall Festival

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Bring your family and friends to the Muskegon County Fairgrounds Fall Festival located at 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., There will be Food Vendors, Outdoor games, costume contest, carnival rides and more!

Beanies, Brunch and Brews – A Celebration to benefit Harbor Hospice Foundation

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Pigeon Hill Brewing Production Facility 895 Fourth St., will rock from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lively music, great brunch food, outdoor games and tastes of local Pigeon Hill Brewing. All are welcome to join in this fundraiser!

October Saturdays: Fall into Painting

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Lakeshore Museum Center 430 W. Clay Ave. The leaves are changing colors all around us. Visit the museum to learn about the science behind this color change and make your own painted trees to take home. www.lakeshoremuseum.org

Lego Building Day!

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Hackley Public Library 316 W. Webster Ave.,  Decorate the tops of Hackley Library’s bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations! We’ll provide the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination! All ages are welcome. FREE

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!)

Trail of Terror

Dusk – 11:00 pm 

Trail of Terror lays claim to being West Michigan’s #1 haunted house for 17 years! Are you brave enough to attend one of their four shows this year; located at 7582 Crocker Rd., Holton. $15 at the door or $20 VIP ticket www.trailofterrorholton.com

Halloween at the Light

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Muskegon South Pierhead Light 1431 Beach St., Give your kid’s a trial run in with their costume at our Annual Lighthouse Trick or Treating event! Free trick or treating! Kids who come in costumes (safe for climbing) climb for free with adult.

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 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 24:

Muskegon County Fairgrounds Fall Festival

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Bring your family and friends to the Muskegon County Fairgrounds Fall Festival located at 6621 Heights Ravenna Rd., There will be Food Vendors, Outdoor games, costume contest, carnival rides and more!

The Victorian Lady

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Greater Muskegon Woman’s Club 280 W. Webster Ave. Learn about the Victorian clothing process from Wendy Batchelder. This will be a fascinating peek into the lives of Victorian women. $5 per person

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 October 25:

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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