What’s Happening on the Lakeshore

Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Tuesday, September 13 – September 20, 2021

Please check our website for a complete listing of events

www.visitmuskegon.org/events

 

Monday September 13:

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 14:

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 15:

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 16:

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.

Muskegon Art Museum Opening Event

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. for the Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska Opening Reception 5pm Book Signing: Edward S. Curtis Unpublished Alaska 6pm Lecture 7pm, with authors John and Coleen Graybill, descendents of Edward Curtis.  Free and open to the public. Reservations are not required. www.muskegonartmuseum.org

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

Bear Lake Cemetery Tour

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join the Lakeshore Museum Center located at 430 W. Clay Ave. on a walking tour of historic Bear Lake Cemetery in Laketon Township. Learn the symbolic meaning behind the headstones of and history of some of the area’s prominent former citizens, including Emerson Giles, John Fenner, and Henry Buys. Tickets are $5 and can be bought with cash or check at the museum. Lakeshoremuseum.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.

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 17:

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

Sailor Salute to Heroes

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

THE AWARD WINNING SAILOR SALUTE FEATURES A SALUTE TO VETERANS, MILITARY, POLICE, FIRE AND FIRST RESPONDERS AND A FOOTBALL GAME BETWEEN STATE CHAMPION, MONA SHORES HIGH SCHOOL AND POWERHOUSE ZEELAND WEST HIGH SCHOOL. WHAT IS SAILOR SALUTE: A tribute to those who serve our country and community.

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. Join us on the third Friday of the month from 7-8:30 pm to enjoy learning about various topics such as restoration, preservation and family stories. www.lakeshoremuseum.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 18:

Lego Building Day!

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Decorate the tops of Hackley Library’s bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations! They’ll bring the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination and friends.  All ages are welcome! Free. Hackley Library is located at 316 W. Webster Ave.

Heritage Museum FREE Community Days

11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Muskegon Heritage Museum located at 561 W. Western Ave. invites you to attend their FREE Community Days to tour the museum. These are open-house style events from 11am-4pm. No RSVP required. www.muskegonheritage.org

September Saturdays: Irish Festival Craft

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come celebrate the Hackley Hooley Irish Fest with an Irish-themed craft at Lakeshore Museum Center located at 430 W. Clay Ave.! Make your own four-leafed sponge-painted shamrock and create your own Irish symbol

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

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

Michigan Irish Music Festival: Hackley Hooley

11:00 am – 8:00 pm

“Hackley Hooley” brings Irish music and culture to Hackley Park located at 350 W. Webster Ave. in Downtown Muskegon on September 18th…and LOOK at that lineup: Blackthorn, One for the Foxes, Runa and Seamus Kennedy! Tickets are just $10 and can be purchased at the event if they are still available.

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!

ACWL-Nuveen Artisan Market

9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Shop for artwork created by local artisans at the Artisan Market Village located at 8660 Water St.! Work will include pottery, home decor, macrame, soaps, greeting cards, and more. There will also be either an on-site craft activity or take-home art kits, sponsored by the City of Montague.

 

Sunday September 19:

Free Family Movie Days – Aladdin

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Frauenthal Center located at 425 W. Western Ave. invites everyone to attend this family-friendly movie inside the Frauenthal Theater, once a month beginning in September 2021 through May 2022. This is to bring families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center together.

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 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 and interesting character studies

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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