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July 2016

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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

 

1,15,29 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.

1-10 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

8pm. July 3 show at 7pm, July 10 at 2pm. The Mason Street Warehouse hosts the Million Dollar Quartet, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical about the legendary recording session that brought Elvis Presley Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins together for one night only. No shows on Mondays. 269-857-2399 or sc4a.org

1-24 HARRY’S DECONSTRUCTED MUSE

Exhibits Harry Borgman. Harry’s long career has straddled both the commercial and fine art worlds in many mediums – see them at J Petter Galleries, Douglas. For more info and hours for this month long exhibit, jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

2 WATERFRONT INVITATIONAL ART FAIR

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

2 "SLIGHTLY OBSESSIVE” OPENING RECEPTION

5-8pm. Join LaFontsee Galleries for “Slightly Obsessive” in Douglas! The opening reception is Saturday July 2nd, 5-8pm, and the exhibition runs through August 7th. Enjoy a collection of meticulously crafted sculptures, paintings, etchings, drawings and vessels that capture the artist’s commitment to their vision through their unusually high level of detail. Come meet and chat with the talented artists behind the work. A special demo by artist David Huang will take place; watch and learn as he shares his process of creating his intricate vessels. Everyone is Welcome, Dress is Casual, Admission is Free. For more information contact the gallery at 616-451-3850, or visit their website at www.lafontsee.us

4 FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS

Downtown Saugatuck at dusk.

4 FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

2pm. Parade in downtown Saugatuck with line-up scheduled at 1:30pm at the Saugatuck High School.

5,12,19,26 TUESDAY TALKS

11am-12noon. Presentation covers aspects of Saugatuck & Douglas history. Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society. Old School House in downtown Douglas. sdhistoricalsociety.org

5, 12, 19, 26 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! (Please note that July 5th's class will be starting at 10:00 am instead of 10:30 am.)

6,13,20,27 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

7,14,21 THURSDAY CONCERT SERIES

7pm-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

7 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Black Ice (Classic Rock)! 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

7-8,14-15,21-22,28-29 CHAMBER 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

8 TODDLER TIME: TODDLER YOGA

11am-12pm. Together we’ll stretch and perfect some pretzel-like poses. Nothing serious here, let’s have fun. Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

9 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

9 OX-BOW SUMMER BENEFIT & ART AUCTION

Join us to celebrate 106 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 ticket info call 312-629-6158 or ox-bow.org

11,25 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.

14 RAINBOW FAMILY PARADE

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

14,28 DOUGLAS SUMMER SOCIALS & HISTORY TROLLEY TOURS

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

14 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Mathis Grey (Folk/Folk Rock)! 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

15-16,29-30 SUMMER EVENING COOKOUTS

6-9pm. We provide the grill and meat, you provide the grill master. Enjoy an evening with live music, wine, food and friends. Fenn Valley Vineyards. Reservations required. 269-561-2396 or fennvalley.com

16 OUR 50 STATES

11am-12pm. Together we’ll explore maps and what makes each state unique! Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville. $4.50. 269-561-8494 or forevercuriousmuseum.org

21 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Mortals 2 (Blues, Vintage Rock 60’s-70’s)! 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

22-Aug 7 MURDER FOR TWO

The Mason Street Warehouse hosts the Murder For Two. For more information including show times and details, 269-857-2399 or sc4a.org

23 FAMILY FARM FEST, 9TH 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

23-24 THE DUTCHERVILLE FESTIVAL OF VINTAGE BASE BALL

9am-5pm, Beery Field. The Dutchers host 4-5 other Vintage BBCs from Midwest States. Two days of vintage baseball with other activities. For updates and more information, douglasdutchers.org

25,30 ART OPENING AND LIVE MUSIC

Visit with Harry Borgman – our artist on exhibition this month. Plus, live music in the Petter Wine Gallery. See their website page for days/hours open at jpettergalleries.com or 269-857-2230

28 MUSIC IN THE VINEYARDS

5:30-7:30pm. Start your weekend out right by relaxing at Fenn Valley with Randy Reszka (Jazz Guitar)! 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

29-31 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

29-Aug 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

30 VILLAGE SQUARE ART & FINE CRAFTS FAIR

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

30 ART OPENING AND LIVE MUSIC

Meet one of “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

31 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

 
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