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August 2014

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YOGA IN THE PARK

9am-10am, Every Friday, June 6-August 22. At Wades Bayou Park in Douglas, $5.00, with all proceeds donated to local charities. Sponsored by Respite Cappuccino Court. For info, call (269) 857-5411.

1-3 PRODUCTION AT SCA

Tues-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm. Mason Street Warehouse presents Deathtrap at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. For ticket information visit sc4a.org or call (269) 857-2399.

1 OX-BOW OPEN STUDIOS

Join us on select Friday Night Open Studios when students, fellows, and Artists in Residence from the preceding week mount an exhibit of their work. The work on display comes from an variety of media including painting, drawing, ceramics, metals, papermaking, printmaking, and glass. Open studios also feature an artistic demonstration at 9pm. Past demos have included papermaking in the lagoon, glassblowing and casting, and collaborative demonstrations between studios like print and metals or glass and metals. Attendees are also encouraged to visit the Ox-Bow Gallery (located in the Inn) to view the current show by the Ox-Bow staff and fellows. A live auction of student, staff, visiting artist, and faculty work begins at 8pm. This is a great opportunity to support emerging artists, while building your collection! For further info, call (269) 857-5811 or visit ox-bow.org

1-2 SUMMER EVENING COOKOUTS AT FENN VALLEY

6pm. We provide the meat, you provide the grill master! Guests receive a sparkling wine reception, side dishes and wine with each course. Fenn Valley Vineyards. Reservations required. (269) 561-2396 or fennvalley.com

2 BREWERY TOURS AT SAUGATUCK BREWING

2pm. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours every Saturday. Tours include tasting and your choice of SBC logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. The tour will be available to the first 20 people to sign up. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call or visit saugatuckbrewing.com

2 DOUGLAS DUTCHER VINTAGE BASE BALL

2pm vs. Bonneyville Millers BBC. Beery Field Douglas, MI douglasdutchers.org

2 ART & ALL THAT JAZZ

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

2 “4 EYES”

6-8pm. Opening Reception (show continues thru Sept 3rd ). Landscape artists paint the same place through four different views. Water Street Gallery, Douglas. (269) 857-8485, waterstreetgallery.com

2 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic presents Magic Tonight. Michael Schwabe has been practicing the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This performance highlights feats of classic parlor magic spanning the past 150 years. American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street, Saugatuck, MI, No reservations necessary. General Admission $10.00 For information call (312)787-7387, Email: westmichiganmagic@gmail.com. westmichiganmagic.com

2-30 PUPPET SHOW SATURDAYS

12pm - 2pm. 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. Seats to the puppet show are $10.00. For information call or text 312 P.U.P.P.E.T.S (312-787-7387) thevillagepuppeteers.com

4 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

8pm. Musical performances. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org

5-10 PRODUCTION AT SCA

Tues-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm. Mason Street Warehouse presents Deathtrap at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. For ticket information visit sc4a.org or call (269) 857-2399.

5 TUESDAYS TALKS

11am. Presentation highlights a variety of aspects of the history of Douglas and Saugatuck. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. The Old School House in Downtown Douglas. For more information, 269-857-7901 or sdhistoricalsociety.org

5 TUESDAYS IN THE PARK CONCERT SERIES

7pm, Seth and Mary (folk/singer/songwriters), Memorial Park Downtown Fennville, visit Seth & Mary, Free

6 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7pm-9pm Live performances in the Wicks Park Gazebo, Water Street, Saugatuck. Sponsored by SABA. For more info call (269) 857-1626.

7 DOUGLAS SOCIALS & HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS

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

7-8 CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF SAUGATUCK

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

9 BREWERY TOURS AT SAUGATUCK BREWING

2pm. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours every Saturday. Tours include tasting and your choice of SBC logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. The tour will be available to the first 20 people to sign up. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call or visit saugatuckbrewing.com

9 HUNGRY VILLAGE TOURS

10am-4pm. Guided Bicycle Culinary Tour. (269) 857-1700 or hungryvillagetours.com

9 TASTE OF ART TOUR

5pm-8pm. Art’s a Trip, Enjoy the Ride! Tour through Douglas’ and Saugatuck’s Fine Art Galleries. For info call (269) 857-8485

9 LIQUID MOSAICS

Very unique techniques of painting on canvas, wood glass or stone with pigmented polymers and multiple layers of mixed media. Inna and Alex Deriy, artists. Armstrong DeGraaf International Fine Art. adgifa.com

9 WET PAINT

Spend the day watching Plein Air artists paint the town and then stop by the gallery to grab an original painting fresh off the easel.  6-8 pm. Water Street Gallery, Douglas. (269) 857-8485 or waterstreetgallery.com

9 THE GODDESS SHOW XVII OPENING CELEBRATION

5pm-8pm. Multimedia art exhibition honoring the Divine Feminine, at Marcia Perry Sculpture Studio. (269) 857-4210

9 GOLDSMITHING DEMONSTRATIONS

4pm. 3rd Generation Goldsmith Grace Koorey uses the lost wax method of casting, a time honored art of melting metals. Koorey Creations, (269) 857-8050 kooreycreations.com

9 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic presents Magic Tonight. Michael Schwabe has been practicing the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This performance highlights feats of classic parlor magic spanning the past 150 years. American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street, Saugatuck, MI, No reservations necessary. General Admission $10.00 For information call (312)787-7387, Email: westmichiganmagic@gmail.com. westmichiganmagic.com

9-10 SAUGATUCK BIG LAKE CLASSIC

Pro/Am Fishing Tournament, this is a non-profit tournament put on by sportsmen for sportsmen. Fri, 8th, Pre-Tournament Shootout and Pig Roast. Register online at alleganducksunlimited.com

12 SALT OF THE EARTH SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

8pm, Shari Kane and Dave Steele (street swing & stomp blues), 114 E. Main Street, Fennville, MI, visit Kane & Steele, $12

12 TUESDAYS TALKS

11am. Presentation highlights a variety of aspects of the history of Douglas and Saugatuck. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. The Old School House in Downtown Douglas. For more information, 269-857-7901 or sdhistoricalsociety.org

12 WEST MICHIGAN DRUM CIRCLE

We meet every second Tuesday of the month of May through October in the beautiful Shore Acres Park from 6:30-8:00pm (just in front of the Felt Mansion). This is our 10th year and it remains 100% free, family oriented event.

13 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7pm-9pm Live performances in the Wicks Park Gazebo, Water Street, Saugatuck. Sponsored by SABA. For more info call (269) 857-1626.

14 NATURE AND HISTORIC WALK

Series of hikes and talks about the history and natural history of the area in and around the Saugatuck Harbor Natural Area. 6:30pm, TBA. For more info call (269) 857-2603.

14-15 CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL OF SAUGATUCK

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

15 OX-BOW OPEN STUDIOS

Join us on select Friday Night Open Studios when students, fellows, and Artists in Residence from the preceding week mount an exhibit of their work. The work on display comes from an variety of media including painting, drawing, ceramics, metals, papermaking, printmaking, and glass. Open studios also feature an artistic demonstration at 9pm. Past demos have included papermaking in the lagoon, glassblowing and casting, and collaborative demonstrations between studios like print and metals or glass and metals. Attendees are also encouraged to visit the Ox-Bow Gallery (located in the Inn) to view the current show by the Ox-Bow staff and fellows. A live auction of student, staff, visiting artist, and faculty work begins at 8pm. This is a great opportunity to support emerging artists, while building your collection! For further info, call (269) 857-5811 or visit ox-bow.org

15-17 PRODUCTION AT SCA

Tuesday - Saturday 8pm & Sunday 7pm (last performance on August 31st at 2pm). Mason Street Warehouse presents Beehive at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org or (269) 857-2399

16 DOUGLAS DUTCHER VINTAGE BASE BALL

2pm vs. Ludington Mariners BBC. Beery Field Douglas, MI douglasdutchers.org

16 3rd ANNUAL LAKESHORE HARVEST COUNTRY BIKE TOUR

10, 15, 25, 45 (metric century) or 100 mile bike routes on this tour along the lakeshore that includes stops to local farms & wineries. Fruit, produce and local products will be available for purchase along the way and they will transport them for you! lakeshoreharvestcountry.com or LHCBT.com

16 BREWERY TOURS AT SAUGATUCK BREWING

2pm. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours every Saturday. Tours include tasting and your choice of SBC logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. The tour will be available to the first 20 people to sign up. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call or visit saugatuckbrewing.com

16 WHITE WITH A SPARKLE OF RUBY PARTY - 11th ANNIVERSARY

6:30pm. Gala dedicated to raising money for local charities serving the lakeshore communities. Drinks, dinner, auctions and entertainment at Laketown Golf & Conference Center. westshoreaware.org

16 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic presents Magic Tonight. Michael Schwabe has been practicing the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This performance highlights feats of classic parlor magic spanning the past 150 years. American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street, Saugatuck, MI, No reservations necessary. General Admission $10.00 For information call (312)787-7387, Email: westmichiganmagic@gmail.com. westmichiganmagic.com

17 NATURE AND HISTORIC WALK

10am. Birds, Bugs, and Beaches, meet at the north end of Oval Beach. For more info call (269) 857-2603.

18 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

8pm. Musical performances. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org

19 SALT OF THE EARTH SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

8pm, Mike and the Mutts (original barrelhouse/ragtime), 114 E. Main Street, Fennville, MI, visit Mutts Music, $12

19 TUESDAYS TALKS

11am. Presentation highlights a variety of aspects of the history of Douglas and Saugatuck. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. The Old School House in Downtown Douglas. For more information, 269-857-7901 or sdhistoricalsociety.org

19-24 PRODUCTION AT SCA

Tuesday - Saturday 8pm & Sunday 7pm (last performance on August 31st at 2pm). Mason Street Warehouse presents Beehive at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org or (269) 857-2399

20 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7pm-9pm Live performances in the Wicks Park Gazebo, Water Street, Saugatuck. Sponsored by SABA. For more info call (269) 857-1626.

21 DOUGLAS SOCIALS & HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS

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

21 SIDEWALK SALES IN SAUGATUCK

9am- 6pm. Loads of fun, great bargains on merchandise, giveaways and entertainment. SABA. (269) 857-1626

21 ADOPT-A-PET FUNDRAISER

Hosted by Koorey Creations. Visit with furry friends, enjoy refreshments and music, benefits the Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance. (269) 857-8050/ kooreycreations.com

23 GOLDSMITHING DEMONSTRATIONS

4pm. 3rd Generation Goldsmith Grace Koorey uses the lost wax method of casting, a time honored art of melting metals. Koorey Creations, (269) 857-8050 kooreycreations.com

23 BREWERY TOURS AT SAUGATUCK BREWING

2pm. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours every Saturday. Tours include tasting and your choice of SBC logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. The tour will be available to the first 20 people to sign up. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call or visit saugatuckbrewing.com

23 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic presents Magic Tonight. Michael Schwabe has been practicing the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This performance highlights feats of classic parlor magic spanning the past 150 years. American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street, Saugatuck, MI, No reservations necessary. General Admission $10.00 For information call (312)787-7387, Email: westmichiganmagic@gmail.com. westmichiganmagic.com

24 TASTE OF SAUGATUCK, 27th 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 one dollar increments. Call the Visitors Bureau for info, (269) 857-1701.

26 SALT OF THE EARTH SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

8pm, Schrock Brothers (Americana), 114 E. Main Street, Fennville, MI, $12

26 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

8pm. Musical performances. Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org

26 TUESDAYS TALKS

11am. Presentation highlights a variety of aspects of the history of Douglas and Saugatuck. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. The Old School House in Downtown Douglas. For more information, 269-857-7901 or sdhistoricalsociety.org

26-31 PRODUCTION AT SCA

Tuesday - Saturday 8 pm & Sunday 7 pm (last performance on August 31st at 2pm). Mason Street Warehouse presents Beehive at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. sc4a.org or (269) 857-2399

27 MUSIC IN THE PARK

7pm-9pm Live performances in the Wicks Park Gazebo, Water Street, Saugatuck. Sponsored by SABA. For more info call (269) 857-1626.

28 LIBRARY FILM SERIES

7pm. Raising Arizona (1987). Comedy starring Nicolas Cage. sdlibrary.org

28 NATURE AND HISTORIC WALK

6pm. The Crow’s Nest and Tallmadge Woods, meet at Mt Baldhead. For more info call (269) 857-2603.

29-30 LAKESHORE ARTS ALLIANCE

7:30pm. Love, Loss and What I Wore by Delia and Nora Ephron from the hilarious and touching book by Ilene Beckerman is performed at the lovely and comfortable Saugatuck Woman's Club on the corner of Hoffman and Butler streets in Downtown Saugatuck. Admission is $20 for Adults and $15 for Seniors (65+), Students and LAA Members. Reservations are suggested. Please call (269) 857-5300 for more information or peruse lakeshoreartsalliance.com

30 BREWERY TOURS AT SAUGATUCK BREWING

2pm. The Saugatuck Brewing Company hosts Brewery Tours every Saturday. Tours include tasting and your choice of SBC logo pint glass or growler. Cost is $7.50. The tour will be available to the first 20 people to sign up. At Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call or visit saugatuckbrewing.com

30 MAGIC TONIGHT

7pm. West Michigan Magic presents Magic Tonight. Michael Schwabe has been practicing the art of astonishment for over 40 years. This performance highlights feats of classic parlor magic spanning the past 150 years. American Legion Hall, 248 Mason Street, Saugatuck, MI, No reservations necessary. General Admission $10.00 For information call (312)787-7387, Email: westmichiganmagic@gmail.com. westmichiganmagic.com

30-31 GOLDSMITHING DEMONSTRATIONS

4pm. 3rd Generation Goldsmith Grace Koorey uses the lost wax method of casting, a time honored art of melting metals. Koorey Creations, (269) 857-8050 kooreycreations.com

31 ALLEGAN ANTIQUE MARKET

8am-4pm, Allegan County Fairgrounds. 400 exhibitors, rain or shine. Admission $4. (616) 735-3333, alleganantiques.com

 
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