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Saugatuck-Douglas Michigan Events
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August 2016

Mason Street Warehouse Caberet Performance

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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 TUESDAY TALKS

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

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

4-5, 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

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 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 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

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! Trolley Tours 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.

12-28 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 ART OPENING AND LIVE MUSIC

Meet another one of our “Narratives’ artists exhibiting in the Gallery this month. Plus, live music in the Petter Wine Gallery, Douglas. For times and more info, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

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 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

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

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.

 
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