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July 2015

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Mason Street Warehouse Caberet Performance

Star of Saugatuck, Michigan

Music In The Park, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Fourth of July Festivities, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Fourth of July Festivities, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Fourth of July Festivities, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Fourth of July Festivities, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Fourth of July Festivities, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Dune Rides, Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

Saugatuck-Douglas, Michigan

 

PANCAKE BREAKFASTS

Masonic Lodge: 9 am-1 pm, 1st Sunday every month. Blue Star Highway in Saugatuck. saugatuckmasons.com
St. Peter Parish: 8 am-1 pm, 2nd Sunday every month. Blue Star Highway in Douglas.

1 FENN VALLEY TOURS

8am, Fall vineyard tours go on sale. Visit Fenn Valley for more information.

1,5-8,12-15,19-22,26-29 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

1 - 31 A WISE PERSPECTIVE

5:30Pm-7:30pm. A Celebratory Collection of Works by Saugatuck High School Creatives. Discover the stunning depth of creativity nurtured by recently retired Saugatuck High School Art Educator Christa Wise in this exhibition of works by SHS alumni. Saugatuck Center for the Arts, (269) 857-2399 or sc4a.org

1 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

1-12 CABARET

Just off a wildly successful Broadway run, this updated version of Cabaret is like no other production you've experienced! A sexy, provocative nightclub in 1930's Berlin is the backdrop for this dazzling, dark tale of a relationship between an English performer and an American writer. For prices and showtimes go HERE!

2 TEAM BINGO

7pm. Free to play, free to win with cash prizes plus a progressive jackpot each week starting at $100. Maximum 6 players on a team. Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call (269)857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

2,16,30 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

2,9,16,23,30 OUTDOOR YOGA

Get a fresh perspective and some flexibility with an outdoor yoga practice at Virtue Cider Mill in the orchard. All you need is a mat, blanket or two, water bottle, and yourself. Cost is $10 to drop in or $40 for the whole month. Sign up for the whole month and receive a bottle of Virtue as a gift! This will be an all levels practice. Everyone is welcome, no matter your experience. For questions call 616-218-5979, email holly@freebird-fitness.com. Announcements regarding weather cancellations to be found at Facebook.freebird-fitness.

3 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

3 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

3-4,10-11,17-18,24-25,31 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

4 FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

1pm. Parade in downtown Saugatuck. Community BBQ at Beery Field following parade. Fireworks at dusk on the harbor (approx. 10pm). Saugatuck Douglas Rotary Club. saugatuckdouglasrotary.org

4 WATERFRONT INVITATIONAL ART FAIR

10am-5pm. Saugatuck's premier fine arts fair, overlooking Kalamazoo Lake in Cook Park. Visit saugatuckdouglasartclub.org

4 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

4 LOOK OUT

5-8pm. Join us in Douglas for the Opening Reception of this season's second installment at LaFontsee Galleries, 410 Center Street, Douglas. Visit LaFontsee Galleries

4 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

4 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

4 FIREWORKS KAYAKING

Rent a kayak and watch the fireworks from the river. $25 single, $45 tandem, Wade's Bayou. (616) 218-5021 or visit running-rivers.info

4,11,18,25 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

6 WINE AND UNWIND

6:30pm-7:45pm, Confined by four walls all day? Set your mind and body free with an outdoor yoga practice at Fenn Valley in the vineyard. All you need is a mat, blanket or two, water bottle, and yourself. Cost is $10 to drop in or $40 for the whole month. This will be an all levels practice. Everyone is welcome, no matter your experience. Lots of grace! For questions call 616-218-5979, email holly@freebird-fitness.com. 6130 122nd Ave., Fennville, MI

6 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

7pm, Eli Cook, tickets are $15 and on sale now, grab yours HERE!

7,14,21,28 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

8 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

9 TEAM BINGO

7pm. Free to play, free to win with cash prizes plus a progressive jackpot each week starting at $100. Maximum 6 players on a team. Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call (269)857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

9-10,16-17,23-24,30-31 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

9 ANNUAL EMPLOYEE TURNABOUT SHOW

9:30pm. The Dunes Staff drag it up for charity. The Dunes Resort. Visit dunesresort.com or (269) 857-1401

10 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

10-11,31 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

11 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

11 TRI PORTS LADIES FISHING TOURNAMENT

Starts 6am. Weigh in 1pm. All female teams compete for prizes; benefits Susan G Koeman Foundation. $50 per team. Spectators Sports Bar and Grill. (269) 857-5001

13 WINE AND UNWIND

6:30pm-7:45pm, Confined by four walls all day? Set your mind and body free with an outdoor yoga practice at Fenn Valley in the vineyard. All you need is a mat, blanket or two, water bottle, and yourself. Cost is $10 to drop in or $40 for the whole month. This will be an all levels practice. Everyone is welcome, no matter your experience. Lots of grace! For questions call 616-218-5979, email holly@freebird-fitness.com. 6130 122nd Ave., Fennville, MI

15 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

16 RAINBOW FAMILY PARADE

6pm. Parade of parents, children and extended families in downtown Douglas. rfgl.org

16 TEAM BINGO

7pm. Free to play, free to win with cash prizes plus a progressive jackpot each week starting at $100. Maximum 6 players on a team. Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call (269)857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

17 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

17 PAULA POUNDSTONE

Poundstone is best known for being able to "regale an audience for several hours with her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent, and witty comedy," write The Boston Globe. Poundstone has created a unique trademark for herself among fellow comics and audiences with her aptitude for spontaneity and her witty exchanges. For prices and showtimes go HERE!

18 OX-BOW SUMMER BENEFIT & ART AUCTION

Join Ox-Bow as to celebrate 105 years of educating and inspiring artists. Experience its beautiful campus and participate in a lively art auction, featuring work from distinguished friends and alumni. For tickets and information, call (312) 629-6168 or visit ox-bow.org

18 THE WILLIAM DUTCHER VINTAGE BASEBALL TEAM

Ball clubs compete in tournament at Beery Field in downtown Douglas. douglasdutchers.org

18 GRAPE JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL

Join us for a music festival in the middle of our beautiful vineyards. Guests will be treated to an afternoon of live music, local food and Michigan made wine. Fenn Valley Vineyards. Reservations recommended. Contact (269) 561-2396 or click HERE to register.

18 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 TASTE OF ART TOUR

12-5pm. 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

20 WINE AND UNWIND

6:30pm-7:45pm, Confined by four walls all day? Set your mind and body free with an outdoor yoga practice at Fenn Valley in the vineyard. All you need is a mat, blanket or two, water bottle, and yourself. Cost is $10 to drop in or $40 for the whole month. This will be an all levels practice. Everyone is welcome, no matter your experience. Lots of grace! For questions call 616-218-5979, email holly@freebird-fitness.com. 6130 122nd Ave., Fennville, MI

20 SUMMER IN THE STUDIO

7pm, Neil Jacobs, tickets are $15 and on sale now, grab yours HERE!

22 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

23 HUNGRY VILLAGE TOURS

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

23 TEAM BINGO

7pm. Free to play, free to win with cash prizes plus a progressive jackpot each week starting at $100. Maximum 6 players on a team. Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call (269)857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

24 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

24-26 VENETIAN FESTIVAL

"Kickoff Celebration" Under the tent, Friday at 5:30pm, live music, spirits, wine and food at Coghlin Park; Saturday, 10am Art Fair, 1pm Dinghy Poker Run (boat race), 9:15pm Boat Parade and 10pm Fireworks. (616)836-5849 or saugatuckvenetianfest.org

24-31 BUYER & CELLAR

A struggling actor in L.A., he takes an "odd job" working in a private mall in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar. Alex whiles away his days tending to the opulent and empty subterranean shops, but his boredom is instantly forgotten when his superstar employer pops downstairs to browse. For prices and showtimes go HERE!

25 VILLAGE SQUARE ART & FINE CRAFTS FAIR

10am-5pm. Village Square, Saugatuck. Variety of art, crafts & handmade items. saugatuckdouglas artclub.org

25 FAMILY FARM FEST 8TH ANNUAL

10am-5pm. Experience farm life in this hands-on celebration of country living! Activities the whole family will enjoy. (269) 236-6312 or lakeshoreharvestcountry.com

25 DOUGLAS DUTCHERS VINTAGE BASEBALL

2pm. Beery Field in downtown Douglas. Full schedule at douglasdutchers.org

25 VENETIAN FIREWORKS

Dusk. Rent a kayak and watch the fireworks from the river, $25 single, $45 tandem. (616) 218-5021 or running-rivers.info

25 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 SHAKA SURF PADDLE FEST

10am. Join us for a fun stand-up paddleboard race course on the Kalamazoo River! Free lesson clinic and boards for the race. Shaka Surf Stand Up Paddleboard Outfitters, 219 N Union St. Douglas, MI 49406.shakasurftours.com

26 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

27 WINE AND UNWIND

6:30pm-7:45pm, Confined by four walls all day? Set your mind and body free with an outdoor yoga practice at Fenn Valley in the vineyard. All you need is a mat, blanket or two, water bottle, and yourself. Cost is $10 to drop in or $40 for the whole month. This will be an all levels practice. Everyone is welcome, no matter your experience. Lots of grace! For questions call 616-218-5979, email holly@freebird-fitness.com. 6130 122nd Ave., Fennville, MI

29 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

29 DOUGLAS DUTCHERS VINTAGE BASEBALL

2pm. Beery Field in downtown Douglas. Full schedule at douglasdutchers.org

29 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

30 TEAM BINGO

7pm. Free to play, free to win with cash prizes plus a progressive jackpot each week starting at $100. Maximum 6 players on a team. Saugatuck Brewing Company in Douglas. For more information call (269)857-7222 or visit www.sbrewing.com

31 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

31 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

 
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