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August 2015

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1 SUMMER EVENING COOKOUTS

6-9pm. We provide the grill and meat, you provide the grill master. Enjoy a relaxing evening with live music, wine, food and friends. Admission includes champagne, meat, dinner wine, sides, dessert wine and music. Fenn Valley Vineyards. Reservations required. Contact (269) 561-2396 or visit fennvalley.com

1 pARTY

6-8pm. Downtown Douglas. Stroll through the galleries & shops, enjoy live music & dine in our great restaurants. Dancing in the streets encouraged. (269) 857-1438

1 LIVE MUSIC @ PWG

Free live local musicians here in our tasting, join us for toe tapping and wine sipping! Petter Wine Gallery. Call (269)857-2230 or visit petterwinegallery.com

1 BREWERY TOURS

2pm each Saturday. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours on Saturdays throughout the year. Tours include tasting and your choice of logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call: (269) 857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

1 THE GODDESS SHOW OPENING CELEBRATION

5-9pm. Multimedia art exhibition honoring the Divine Feminine, Marcia Perry Sculpture Studio. (269)857-4210

1,2 PIRATE FEST

9am-4pm. Come dressed as a pirate and receive 50% off your kayak rental. Wades Bayou. (616) 218-5021 or running-rivers.info

1,7-8,14-15,21-22,28-29 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic, an evening of mystery for the whole family. The American Legion Hall, 248 Mason St., Saugatuck. Contact: (312) 787-7387 or westmichiganmagic.com

1,8,15,22,29 PUPPET SHOW SATURDAYS

The Village Puppeteers, puppet comedy for the whole family. The American Legion Hall, 248 Mason St., Saugatuck. For times contact (312)787-7387 or visit villagepuppeteers.com

2-5,9-12,16-19,23-26,30 SUMMER SELF-GUIDED TOURS OF THE FELT MANSION

1-5pm. Take a self-guided tour of the Felt Mansion. Always check the website events page calendar to confirm tour time and details. Admission $12 adults; $10 seniors/students; free for children 12 & under. feltmansion.org

4,22,18,25 TUESDAY TALKS

Presentations highlight a variety of aspects of the history of Douglas and Saugatuck. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. Old Schoolhouse History Center, 130 Center Street, Douglas. Visit sdhistoricalsociety.org

5 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7-9pm every Wednesday evening. Family friendly event featuring award winning musicians and providing a variety of musical genres. Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association. Free at Wicks Park Gazebo on Water St. in Saugatuck. Contact at (269) 857-1626 or info@saugatuckdouglas.com

6-7,13-14 CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF SAUGATUCK

7:30pm. Thurs & Fri. Saugatuck Woman's Club. Classical and contemporary chamber music performed by the finest regional musicians. (269) 857-1424, saugatuckmusic.org

7 SALMON SHOOTOUT

6am. Pro-fishing tournament before the WayPoint Fishing Derby. Spectators Sports Bar and Grill. (269) 857-5001

7 FARMER’S MARKET (SCA FARMER’S MARKET)

9am-3pm. Fridays, May-Sept. Locally grown produce, in-season food, baked goods and flowers. Saugatuck Center for the Arts, (269) 857-2399 or sc4a.org

8 DAWN STAFFORD'S PEACHBELT STUDIO & GALLERY ANNIVERSARY

6-9pm. Come celebrate 10 years of oil painting at the historic one room schoolhouse. Food by Farmhouse Deli, music and more! For more information contact (269) 561-5561 or peachbeltstudio.com

8 HUNGRY VILLAGE TOURS

10am-4pm. Guided Biking/Culinary Tour. From the SCA at 400 Culver St. Saugatuck. (269) 857-1700 or hungryvillagetours.com

8 TASTE OF ART TOUR

5-8pm. A historic trolley makes it easy, delivering you to four fine art galleries. Armstrong DeGraaf features painter Yong Jo Ji and sculptures of Bill, Kevin and Alex Barrett. Armstrong DeGraaf International Fine Art, 403 Water Street Saugatuck. Free Admission, (616) 836-5875. Visit adgifa.com

8 BREWERY TOURS

2pm each Saturday. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours on Saturdays throughout the year. Tours include tasting and your choice of logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call: (269) 857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

12 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7-9pm every Wednesday evening. Family friendly event featuring award winning musicians and providing a variety of musical genres. Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association. Free at Wicks Park Gazebo on Water St. in Saugatuck. Contact at (269) 857-1626 or info@saugatuckdouglas.com

13, 27 DOUGLAS SOCIALS & HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS

5:30-9pm, Beery Field. Live music, food & drink. Playground for children. 40-minute Trolley Tours narrated by Historical Society historians 5:30-8pm. (269) 857-1438 or sdhistoricalsociety.org

14 FRIDAY NIGHT OPEN STUDIOS

7:30pm-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 from St. Peter's Church in Douglas, MI. Ox-Box School of Art and Artists' Residency. Contact (269) 857-5811 or ox-bow.org

14 FARMER’S MARKET (SCA FARMER’S MARKET)

9am-3pm. Fridays, May-Sept. Locally grown produce, in-season food, baked goods and flowers. Saugatuck Center for the Arts, (269)857-2399 sc4a.org

15 BIKE TOUR

4th Annual Lakeshore Harvest Country Bike Tour. The ride begins at the Kal-Haven Trail Head, off north Bailey Ave. in South Haven, MI. Register online before August 1stand save $15. A LHCBT T-shirt is available for purchase, an order form is part of the ride application. For more information and registration please check our website: LHCBT.com

15 WHITE PARTY WEST SHORE AWARE

6-11pm. 12th Anniversary. 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

15 BREWERY TOURS

2pm each Saturday. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours on Saturdays throughout the year. Tours include tasting and your choice of logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call: (269) 857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

19 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7-9pm every Wednesday evening. Family friendly event featuring award winning musicians and providing a variety of musical genres. Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association. Free at Wicks Park Gazebo on Water St. in Saugatuck. Contact at (269) 857-1626 or info@saugatuckdouglas.com

20 SIDEWALK SALE

9am-6pm. Shop til you drop with local merchants offering bargains galore! Join us for music, games, fun and much more! Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association. Contact (269) 857-1626 or visit saugatuckdouglas.com

20 ADOPT-A-PET FUNDRAISER

9am-4pm. Visit with furry friends, enjoy refreshments and donate to a good cause. Koorey Creations. kooreycreations.com

21 FRIDAY NIGHT OPEN STUDIOS

7:30pm-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 from St. Peter's Church in Douglas, MI. Ox-Box School of Art and Artists' Residency. Contact (269) 857-5811 or visit ox-bow.org

21 FARMER’S MARKET (SCA FARMER’S MARKET)

9am-3pm. Fridays, May-Sept. Locally grown produce, in-season food, baked goods and flowers. Saugatuck Center for the Arts, (269) 857-2399 or sc4a.org

22 BREWERY TOURS

2pm each Saturday. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours on Saturdays throughout the year. Tours include tasting and your choice of logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call: (269) 857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

26 WINE ART WORKSHOP

6-8pm. Our monthly Art Workshop creating wine themed art, think corks, vines, glassware, bottles and more. Petter Wine Gallery. Visit petterwinegallery.com for pricing or call (269)857-2230

26 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7-9pm every Wednesday evening. Family friendly event featuring award winning musicians and providing a variety of musical genres. Saugatuck-Douglas Area Business Association. Free at Wicks Park Gazebo on Water St. in Saugatuck. Contact at (269) 857-1626 or info@saugatuckdouglas.com

28 FARMER’S MARKET (SCA FARMER’S MARKET)

9am-3pm. Fridays, May-Sept. Locally grown produce, in-season food, baked goods and flowers. Saugatuck Center for the Arts, (269) 857-2399 or sc4a.org

29 BREWERY TOURS

2pm each Saturday. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours on Saturdays throughout the year. Tours include tasting and your choice of logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call: (269) 857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

30 TASTE OF SAUGATUCK, 28th ANNUAL

12pm-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 a vast array of edibles. There is no general admission charge for this annual event. Food and beverage tickets are available in dollar increments. Call the Visitors Bureau for info (269) 857-1701.

30 ALLEGAN ANTIQUE MARKET

8am-4pm. Allegan County Fairgrounds. Michigan's largest antique show, the last Sunday of the month, April through September. New dealers every event, featuring every field of antiques and collectables. Admission $4.00. (616) 735-3333, alleganantiques.com

 
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