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Harvest Recipes from the Experts

Even though Thanksgiving is tomorrow, it’s not too late to think about new dishes to bring to the table! We are thankful that we have such a creative community here in Saugatuck/Douglas, and part of that creative community is our amazing chefs. We’ve asked a few of our local experts for some harvest-inspired recipes to […]

Saugatuck Brewing Co.’s Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash

After a brief hiatus, Saugatuck Brewing Company is pleased to announce the return of their favorite event: Barrel Aged Bootleg Bash. On Saturday, November 3rd, we’ll be showcasing all of our favorite Barrel Aged Beers ranging from 2015 – 2018. Here are all the details: – When: Saturday, November 3rd from 1:00 – 5:00 pm […]

Cook like a Local (Chef)

Thanks to our location near the Great Lakes, this part of Michigan is blessed with an abundance of fresh produce. Literally dozens of farms grow everything from asparagus to apples and blueberries within half a day’s drive. As if that’s not enough, some of the country’s finest chefs also call this area home, using their […]

8 Ways to Experience a Tour of Saugatuck/Douglas

Guided tours are a great way to experience the Saugatuck/Douglas community, as many of them are tailored toward specific interests like food, beverage, art or activities like running or biking. Below are nine ways that you can tour the Saugatuck/Douglas area this fall: Coastal Tours Coastal Tours offers a way to “experience the shore like […]

So It’s Raining…Now What?

After packing your itinerary full of beach activities, bike rides and boating, you’ve come to realize a rain cloud is quite literally clouding your vacation plans. Although this is not ideal, fear not. There are plenty of rain-friendly activities in the Saugatuck area. So although you may not get to spend your entire day sun tanning, […]

Labor Day Weekend: Must-Do List

September, sweet September. Labor Day Weekend is a glorious time in the Saugatuck area as you still get the heat of summer, with a cool unassuming breeze as the sun goes down. As you prepare for the fall season, we have created a must-do list of activities for whatever your interest may include. Whether you […]

One More Hurrah: Summer Lingers in Saugatuck

Somehow June and July has slipped by and you never planned that vacation you dreamed of in May. Although June and July have come and gone, it’s not too late to plan a great vacation and soak up the final summer rays. Saugatuck summer lasts through September (and even into October most years), so now’s […]

Explore Lakeshore Harvest Country

Explore our region’s “Fruit Belt” Nestled along a 30-mile stretch of Michigan’s “Fruit Belt” region lies a collection of orchards, farms and vineyards known as Lakeshore Harvest Country. Take full advantage of West Michigan’s agri-tourism heritage and decide what activity you’re in the mood for this summer season – whether that’s picking blueberries, trying artisan […]

Fourth of July in Saugatuck: The Final Weekend (Part III)

Even though the 4th of July is over, fear not! There’s a whole weekend left to celebrate. We have composed a long weekend of fun activities – so get ready to explore, dine, (and possibly dance), all while soaking in the warm July weather. We know you’ll enjoy all that the Saugatuck/Douglas area has to […]

Saugatuck Center for the Arts: 2018 Theater Season

Get ready to laugh and maybe even fall in love with the three legendary musicals coming to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts this summer! Mason Street Warehouse and the SCA have once again collaborated, adding Mamma Mia!, Dixie’s…, and Once to this season’s bill, starting June 22. As a big supporter of the SCA, […]