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August 2016

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1-28 NARRATIVES: A PICTURE PAINTS A THOUSAND WORDS

A month-long exhibition featuring our painting storytellers. J Petter Galleries. For days/hours open, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

2, 9, 16, 23, 30 VINYASA YOGA

10:30AM - 11:30AM Bring your mat and start your day with 60 minutes of Vinyasa yoga in our yard, then stick around for brunch and mimosas. Your practice, open to all levels and led by Gina Lopez, will create opportunities for mind and body awareness while linking traditional poses to breath. Gina received her training and certification from the Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga with an emphasis on experiential mindfulness techniques, Vinyasa yoga, and trauma sensitive yoga. Reservations are required as space is limited, the cost is $10. Please call (269) 455-5256 or email hello@borrowedtimesaugatuck.com to reserve your spot!

3,10,17,24,31 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7-9pm. Now in its 12th season, Music in the Park features popular bands playing in Wicks Park Gazebo in Saugatuck. Family and friends are welcome to picnic and dance in this family friendly atmosphere. Rain venue is Coral Gables. Free admission. SD-ABA. 269-857-1626 or saugatuckdouglas.com

4 CHEF TASTING DINNER WITH GOLDEN BROWN CO. AT BORROWED TIME

6pm & 8:30pm. Join us for an intimate chef tasting menu with five courses designed and executed by Chef Jay Mullins of Golden Brown Co. catering. Each course will be paired with a unique wine meant to enhance the flavor of each dish. "At Golden Brown Co., we create and maintain a harmonious relationship among food that is simple, real, and deliciously wholesome. We cook with intention and conscience! Together we can reconnect with the simple joys of good food." Jay & Becky Mullins. We will offer two seatings (6pm and 8:30pm) complete with wine pairings at $65/pp, excluding tax and tip. Reservations are required as space is limited, please call (269) 455-5256 or email hello@borrowedtimesaugatuck.com to reserve your spot!

4 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Cool Lemon Jazz (A broad mix from Stevie Wonder to Josh Groban)! In addition to live music we will also feature $1.00 off wine or cider by the glass. Snacks will be available for purchase or guests are welcome to bring food to enjoy. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not required! For more information, go to www.fennvalley.com

4-5, 11-12 MUSIC FESTIVAL OF SAUGATUCK

7:30pm. Saugatuck Woman’s Club. Classical & contemporary music performed by the finest regional musicians. Call 269-857-1424 or saugatuckmusic.org

4,11,18: THURSDAY CONCERT SERIES

7-9pm. Concert series at The Carriage House Stage at the Felt Estate. Free Admission. Food & beverage available; no coolers. Friends of the Felt Estate. feltmansion.org or 616-335-3050

5 SALMON SHOOTOUT

6am. Pro-fishing tournament before the Hummingbird/Cannon Big Lake Classic. Spectators Sports Bar and Grill. 269-857-5001

5-27 MAGIC TONIGHT!

8:00 pm. West Michigan Magic presents Its third season of Magic Tonight, an evening of classic conjuring at the American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street in Saugatuck, Michigan, Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, July 8 through August 27, 2016. Michael Hermann has been a practitioner of the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This fun-filled performance features feats of classic parlor magic from the Golden Age of Magic. Creative and artistic, Michael Hermann's magical "adventures" are presented with wit, witticisms, history, histrionics and absolute skill. All seats to the performance are $10.00. For tickets and information, email westmichiganmagic@gmail.com, text or call (312)787-7387 or go to our website at: www.westmichiganmagic.com

2,9,16,23,30 TUESDAY TALKS

11am-noon. Presentation covers aspects of Saugatuck & Douglas history. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. Old School House in downtown Douglas. sdhistoricalsociety.org

6 J. PETTER GALLERIES' ART OPENING WITH GERT OLSEN-MARBLE SCULPTURE

4-6pm. Join us at J. Petter Galleries for a few hours with the famous maker of those playful marble polar bears, among other sculptures. Gert Olsen is at the gallery for a Solo Opening! Don’t miss your chance to meet the man behind the sculptures, who takes a massive chunk and carves something truly magical. This event is free to the public. Refreshments and nibbles will be provided. For more information, phone 269-857-2230 or see our website events page at: www.jpettergalleries.com

6 THE WILLIAM DUTCHER VINTAGE BASE BALL TEAM

2pm. Ball clubs compete in tournament at Beery Field in downtown Douglas. For info and updates, douglasdutchers.org

6-27 VILLAGE PUPPETEERS PUPPET SHOW

12:00 Noon - Now in their 9th season, The Village Puppeteers present a fast paced, high energy puppet comedy in downtown Saugatuck, Fridays and Saturdays at noon, July 8 through August 27. In a raucous comic romp, internationally acclaimed puppeteers riff on classic fairy tale characters. Packed with silly antics and featuring a cavalcade of colorful puppets, Puss 'n Boots, The Three Little Pigs, Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet and Rumpelstiltskin are joined by a host of others, including a handsome prince, a maiden in distress and a dazzling dragon. This is an audience-tested crowd pleaser that is fun for the kids, with plenty of humor for adults. Fridays and Saturdays at noon. Seats to the puppet show are $5.00. For more information, call or text (312) 787-7387, email thevillagepuppeteers@gmail.com or go to our website at: www.villagepuppeteers.com

6 GELATO IN THE PARK

3-5pm. Please join us downtown Glenn in THE GLENN SQUARE to enjoy Palazzolo’s Artisan Gelato and Sorbetto from 3-5pm. The event is donation based and everyone is welcome! All proceeds to benefit the continued enhancement of The Glenn Square. For more information, visit www.glennmichigan.org

6 pARTy

6-8pm Enjoy the Art of Douglas during our stroll! Live performances, drinks and snacks will be available throughout downtown. For more information, douglasmichigan.com or 269-857-1438

7 “COME TO THE TABLE” – OUTDOOR WORSHIP

10am. At the First Congregational Church of Saugatuck located at 296 Hoffman St, corner of Griffith. Come celebrate the beautiful summer atmosphere with us, as we hold our worship service out on our front lawn. Please bring your lawn chairs, blankets and invite your friends!

7 MUSIC ON THE LAWN WITH MARK SALA AT BORROWED TIME

2pm - 5pm. Lay out a blanket, order a glass of wine, and listen to the acoustic stylings of Mark Sala on the guitar. He'll play a mix of your favorite cover songs in our relaxed outdoor atmosphere. Seating will be first-come, first-served, as no reservations will be taken for this event. No cover will be charged.

7 GODDESS SHOW OPENING PARTY

2-5pm. Multimedia art exhibition honoring the Divine Feminine. Marcia Perry Sculpture Studio. 269-857-4210

8, 22 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

8pm. Music series at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts. For performers, ticket prices, and info, sc4a.org or 269-857-2399

8 THE NEPOTIST AND MARK DAISY AT CRANES

1-4pm. Join Cranes on Saturday August 6th to enjoy the release of the Nepotist – a bourbon barrel-aged hard cider AND live music featuring Mark Daisy from 1-4. We will also be featuring local chocolate and cheese pairings, bourbon braised brats, and chocolate pecan pie with chocolate bourbon gelato. For more information, call us at (269) 561-2297

9 FENNVILLE TUESDAYS IN THE PARK

7-9pm. The Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 12th annual Tuesdays in the Park concert series. August 9th will feature Sweetwater Warblers - Americana. Free to the public, the concerts are provided by the City of Fennville DDA. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Fennville District Library. For more information, contact the Greater Fennville Chamber of Commerce at: info@greaterfennville.com

11 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Jimmy Martin & the River Ridge Band (Country Rock/Bluegrass)! In addition to live music we will also feature $1.00 off wine or cider by the glass. Snacks will be available for purchase or guests are welcome to bring food to enjoy. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not required! For more information, go to www.fennvalley.com

11, 25 DOUGLAS SUMMER SOCIALS & HISTORY TROLLEY TOUR

5:30-9pm, Beery Field. Join us in Downtown Douglas Thursday nights in the summer for a gathering with local flair, food, music & much more! Thursday the 11th will feature Jake Stevens Band - Classic Rock and Thursday 25th will feature Natchez Trace - Harmony Rock. Trolley Tours are narrated by Historical Society 5:30-8pm. sdhistoricalsociety.org or 269-857-1438

12 COLORS OF THE RAINBOW

11am-12pm. We’ll be reading “A Color of His Own” and exploring all the colors! Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

12 FRIDAY NIGHT OPEN STUDIOS

7:30-10pm. National and international students, fellows and artists exhibit their work in painting, drawing, ceramics, metals, printmaking and glass. Live auction: 8pm. Art demonstration: 9pm. Free shuttle to Ox-Bow School of Art from St. Peter’s Church in Douglas. Visit ox-bow.org or call 269-857-5811.

12 PETER BLACK - CRIBBAGE HEADQUARTERS FEATURED AT STONEWALL CORNER

6:00 pm. Come enjoy live Jazz w/Mood Swings with Cribbage Headquarters at the Stonewall Corner Friday, Aug. 12th. Located at 312 E. Ferry St., Douglas. Admission is FREE and ALL are welcome! And don’t forget the Palazzolo’s Vegan Ice cream to top off the evening. For more information, call (269) 344-8000

12-28 THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK THE MUSICAL

8pm, Aug. 14 and 21 shows at 7pm, Aug. 28th show at 2pm. It’s back – the most requested musical in MSW’s history, called “one of the most laugh-out-loud shows in town” by broadway.com. 269-857-2399 or sc4a.org

13 SAUGATUCK-DOUGLAS ANTIQUE MARKET

10am– 4pm, rain or shine. Up to 150 quality dealers. 2nd Saturday of the month. $2.00 admission – 10-4pm. $5.00 early birds – 8-10am. Admission fees to be donated each month to local organization. Berry Field, downtown Douglas. For more info or for reservations, 616-834-8623 or www.saugatuck-douglasantiquemarket.com

13 STORYTIME ART OPENING AND LIVE MUSIC

4-6 pm. Sheila Bohanon and Mary Hatch are at J. Petter Galleries for their opening as part of this month’s Narratives exhibition. Painters of very different styles, they both tell extraordinary tales with their paintings. They will be here to share the meanings of their works with our artful version of 'Storytime'. Plus, live music in the Petter Wine Gallery, Douglas. For times and more info, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

14 MUSIC ON THE LAWN WITH JOE WANG & THE TEST PILOTS AT BORROWED TIME

1pm - 4pm. Lay out a blanket, order a glass of wine, and listen to the acoustic stylings of Peter George & The J-Man of Joe Wang & The Test Pilots. They'll play a mix of your favorite cover songs in our relaxed outdoor atmosphere. Seating will be first-come, first-served, as no reservations will be taken for this event. No cover will be charged.

18 SIDEWALK SALE

9a-5p. Local merchants take to the streets with special sales, music and activities. SD-ABA. Located in Saugatuck and Douglas. Free. 269-857-1626 or saugatuckdouglas.com

18 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with LeeAnne and Jeff (Eclectic mix of traditional Folk and familiar songs)! In addition to live music we will also feature $1.00 off wine or cider by the glass. Snacks will be available for purchase or guests are welcome to bring food to enjoy. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not required! For more information, go to www.fennvalley.com

18 ADOPT-A-PET FUNDRAISER

Koorey Creations is hosting an “Adopt a Pet” fundraiser. Visit with furry friends, enjoy treats and good company. Portion of proceeds go to our local animal shelter. 104 Hoffman St, Saugatuck. 269-857-8050 or kooreycreations.com

19 & 20 BROADWAY IN THE ORCHARD

7:00 pm. Come enjoy an outdoor musical Broadway in the Orchard at Crane’s Pie Pantry and Restaurant, located at 6054 124th Avenue in Fennville. Enjoy a special Ahi Tuna or Baked Chicken Dinner before the show for only $25.00, which includes the show! (Children’s combo meals and ticket start at $10.00). Crane’s Restaurant and winery full menu is available. Gates open at 6:30 pm for open seating and the performance begins at 7:00 pm. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $5.00 for children and are available by visiting or calling Crane’s at 269-561-2297 or purchasing online at saugatuckcivictheatre.com

20 INSPIRE YOUR HEART WITH ART

11am-12pm. Let’s take a look at some well known artists and then create our own masterpieces! Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

20 THE WILLIAM DUTCHER VINTAGE BASE BALL TEAM

2pm. Ball clubs compete in tournament at Beery Field in downtown Douglas. For info and updates, douglasdutchers.org

20 BIKE TOUR, 5TH ANNUAL LAKESHORE HARVEST COUNTRY

Enjoy a countryside bicycle ride by fruit and produce farms, wineries and cider mills near Fennville, Holland, Saugatuck, Douglas and South Haven. Five routes are available, 15 to 100 miles, on flat to rolling terrain. The event includes rest stops, snacks and lunch. lhcbt.com

20 WHITE PARTY WEST SHORE AWARE

13th anniversary, 6-11pm. Gala dedicated to raising money for local charities serving the lakeshore communities. Drinks, dinner, auctions, and entertainment at Laketown Golf and Conference Center. westshoreaware.com

21 MUSIC ON THE LAWN WITH SEAN AND CHRISSY AT BORROWED TIME

2pm - 5pm. Lay out a blanket, order a glass of wine, and listen to the acoustic stylings of Sean & Chrissy. They'll play a mix of your favorite cover songs in our relaxed outdoor atmosphere. Seating will be first-come, first-served, as no reservations will be taken for this event. No cover will be charged.

21 PETER BLACK - CRIBBAGE HEADQUARTERS FEATURED AT STONEWALL CORNER

7:00 pm. Come enjoy live Jazz w/Mood Swings with Cribbage Headquarters at the Stonewall Corner Friday, Aug. 12th. Located at 312 E. Ferry St., Douglas. Admission is FREE and ALL are welcome! And don’t forget the Palazzolo’s Vegan Ice cream to top off the evening. For more information, call (269) 344-8000

25 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Rum Boogie Duo (60’s, 70’s Motown)! In addition to live music we will also feature $1.00 off wine or cider by the glass. Snacks will be available for purchase or guests are welcome to bring food to enjoy. There is no cost to attend and reservations are not required! For more information, go to www.fennvalley.com

27 GET HAPPY AT SAUGATUCK WOMAN’S CLUB

8:00 pm. Get Happy with us as Broadway comes to Saugatuck with favorite show tunes from Cole Porter to the present that explore the elusive thin we call happiness. The show features Andrea Konsoer, Patrick O’Reilly and Theresa Weiss. Tickets $10.00 each. Saugatuck Woman’s Club, corner of Butler St. and Hoffman St., Saugatuck. Contact Edward for more information or reservations at (616) 796-5649.

28 ALLEGAN ANTIQUE MARKET

8am-4pm. Michigan’s largest antique show, the last Sunday of the month, April-Sept. New dealers every event featuring every field of antiques and collectibles. Admission $4. 616-735-3333, alleganantiques.com

28 SAVOR THE ART COAST, 29TH ANNUAL

12-6pm. Street festival of fine foods & spirits sponsored by the Visitors Bureau & area restaurants. This family event brings together local culinary artisans and restaurants preparing an array of edibles. There is no general admission charge for this annual event. Food and beverage tickets are available. Formerly the Taste of Saugatuck. Call the Visitors Bureau for info 269-857-1701.

28 MUSIC ON THE LAWN WITH DOUGLAS JAMES AT BORROWED TIME

2pm - 5pm. Lay out a blanket, order a glass of wine, and listen to the acoustic stylings of Douglas James on the guitar. He'll play a mix of your favorite cover songs in our relaxed outdoor atmosphere. Seating will be first-come, first-served, as no reservations will be taken for this event. No cover will be charged.

 
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