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August 2020

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Saturday, August 1st - Sunday, August 2nd

46th Annual Western Michigan Old Engine Club Show, canceled for 2020 due to Covid-19
There are different events each day during the show including tractor pulls featuring antique tractors, garden tractors and doodle bugs. Other events include tractor parades, large flea market, arts and crafts and swap meet. Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, S. Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Saturday, August 1st, 6pm

West Shore Bank's Rhythm & Dunes Concert Feautring the Mega '80s Band--CANCELED DUE TO COVID 19
Rock out to your favorite music from the 1980s. Free outdoor concert with a portion of the proceeds from vendor sales donated to the music programs at three Mason County schools. Waterfront Park, downtown Ludington.
Rhythm & Dunes

Saturday, August 1st, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, August 2nd, 11:30am-2pm

Annual Take-Out Chicken Dinner
St. James Episcopal Church, 82 S Wythe St., Pentwater.

Monday, August 3rd

Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant, postponed to 2021
Held at Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant

Tuesday, August 4th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 5th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series: Bill Hyde's All Star NYC Quartet
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 5th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 6th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day to Big Sable Point Lighthouse Canceled for 2020
Fees to ride the bus are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Children 12 and under. Standard admission to climb the tower will be charge at the Lighthouse. Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, August 6th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 6th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band, Canceled
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, August 7th, 6pm-9pm

Friday Night Live in downtown Ludington, Canceled for 2020 due to Covid-19 health concerns
Featuring music, food, and great family activities. Downtown Ludington.
Friday Night Live

Friday, August 7th, 6pm-9pm

FNL- Unplugged
Various outdoor stages in downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, August 7th, 7pm

Log Cabin Concert: Awesome Distraction
Kaleva.
Summer Music

Saturday, August 8th - Sunday, August 9th

Gold Coast Artisan Fair
10am-5pm Saturday; 10am-4pm Sunday. Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Ludington Arts & Crafts Fairs

Saturday, August 8th, 12pm-7pm

Fish Fry for Hospice- Canceled for 2020
Annual fish fry/boil and auction fundraiser for Hospice of Mason County. Ludington Boat Club, Ludington.

Saturday, August 8th, 4pm-8pm

Grapes on the River, postponed to 2021.
Music, food, wine, beer & spirits, hosted by the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce. Manistee Municipal Marina, Manistee.

Saturday, August 8th, 7pm-10pm

Waterfront Worship Summer Concert, in-person concert canceled for 2020
Waterfront Park, Ludington.

Saturday, August 8th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Saturday, August 8th, 8pm-11pm

Run the Pier 5k
Run the 5th Avenue pier at Manistee.

Sunday, August 9th

Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon
Participants register for a variety of swim, bike and run combination events initiating from Stearns Park, downtown Ludington.
Ludington Lighthouse Triathlon

Tuesday, August 11th - Saturday, August 15th

82nd Annual Western Michigan Fair
The Western Michigan Fair Association has modified the 2020 fair schedule because of health and safety concerns relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The fair will be limited to livestock shows and the West Michigan Livestock Council Auction. There will be no entertainment, still exhibits, grandstand events, or carnival rides. Mason County Fairgrounds, U.S. 10, Ludington.
Western Michigan Fair

Tuesday, August 11th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 12th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series: Robert Pace and Nature's Brew
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 12th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 12th, 9pm-11pm

Ludington Bon Voyage to Summer Shoreline Cruise
Board at 8:30pm. Tickets $42. Ludington.
SS Badger Shoreline Cruise

Thursday, August 13th - Sunday, August 16th

Pentwater Homecoming
Many events are being revised and details are pending due to health and safety concerns of Covid-19 effects. Theme: Discover Pentwater: Come for a day, a week, a life. Downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Homecoming

Thursday, August 13th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 13th, 7pm-9pm

Music on the Commons: Yesterday's Wine
Hart Commons, downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Friday, August 14th, 6pm-9pm

FNL- Unplugged
Various outdoor stages in downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, August 14th, 7pm

Log Cabin Concert: Ruth and Max Bloomquist
Kaleva.
Summer Music

Saturday, August 15th, 7am-4pm

HELP M.A.D. Ride
Bicycle rides of various lengths and endurances. Fundraiser for the HELP ministry. Registration $35. Start and finish at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 1212 Monona Drive.

Saturday, August 15th, 1pm-7pm

Suds on the Shore Craft Beer & Wine Festival. Canceled for 2020; returns August 21, 2021
Canceled for 2020 due to health concerns relating to Covid-19. Will return August 21, 2021. Annual craft beer and wine tasting festival, live music and food. Ludington Rotary Park, downtown Ludington.
Suds on the Shore

Saturday, August 15th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, August 16th, 8am-12pm

VFW Pancake Breakfast
VFW Hall, Pentwater.

Monday, August 17th, 9am-1pm

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Mason County Road Commission building, Scottvill.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Tuesday, August 18th, 7pm

Scottville Clown Band Concert
Scottville Clown Band Shell, Scottville.
Summer Music

Tuesday, August 18th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 19th, 7pm-8pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Meet at South Concession Stand at Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.

Wednesday, August 19th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series: U'Neek Soul
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 19th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 20th, 12pm-5pm

Bus Day to Big Sable Point Lighthouse Canceled for 2020
Fees to ride the bus are $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Children 12 and under. Standard admission to climb the tower will be charge at the Lighthouse. Big Sable Point Lighthouse, Ludington State Park, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Thursday, August 20th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 20th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band, Canceled
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, August 21st, 6pm-9pm

FNL- Unplugged
Various outdoor stages in downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, August 21st, 7pm

Log Cabin Concert: Ingemar and Lisa
Kaleva.
Summer Music

Saturday, August 22nd, 10am-4pm

Wooden Boat Show
Pentwater Yacht Club, Dover Street, Pentwater.

Saturday, August 22nd, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Sunday, August 23rd

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Monday, August 24th, 7pm-9pm

General Assembly Big Band Concert
Hosted by House of Flavors, Rotary Park, Ludington.
Summer Music

Tuesday, August 25th - Saturday, August 29th

149th Annual Oceana County Fair
The 2020 Fair will have a modified schedule and format. There will be no midway and no spectators at events due to health concerns relating to the Covid-19 virus. 4-H Livestock auctions will be held virtually. Oceana County Fairgrounds, Hart.
Oceana County Fair

Tuesday, August 25th, 7pm

Manistee Shoreline Showcase
Performed from First Street Beach Gazebo, Manistee.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 26th - Sunday, August 30th

Manistee Monster Mania Watson Country Ram/Jeep fishing tournament
Manistee.
Manistee County Fishing Tournaments

Wednesday, August 26th, 7pm-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series: Jenna Mammina/ Rolf Sturm and Friends
Waterfront Park, 300 S. William St., Ludington.
Summer Music

Wednesday, August 26th, 7pm

Echo through the Timber
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 27th - Sunday, August 30th

Lisa Terry Memorial Quarter Horse Show
Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Horse Shows

Thursday, August 27th, 5pm-8pm

Music in the Plaza
James Street Plaza, downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 27th, 7pm-9pm

Music on the Commons: Scottville Clown Band
Hart Commons, downtown Hart.
Summer Music

Thursday, August 27th, 8pm-10pm

Sunset Beach Bonfire
Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Sunset Beach Bonfires

Thursday, August 27th, 8pm

Pentwater Civic Band, Canceled
Pentwater Village Green, Pentwater.
Civic Band Concerts

Friday, August 28th - Saturday, August 29th

Pentwater Sidewalk Sales
Great bargains during Sidewalk Sales in Pentwater.
Pentwater Sidewalk Sales

Friday, August 28th, 12pm-7pm

Pentwater Art Stroll (Canceled in 2020)
Stroll participating art galleries in downtown Pentwater.
Pentwater Art Stroll

Friday, August 28th, 6pm-9pm

FNL- Unplugged
Various outdoor stages in downtown Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, August 28th, 7pm

Log Cabin Concert: Mary Sue Wilkinson
Kaleva.
Summer Music

Saturday, August 29th, 7pm

Sounds from the Forest
Wenger Pavilion, downtown Baldwin.
Summer Music

More August Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Friday Night Live, Ludington
Onekama Days
Western Michigan Fair
Parade of Homes
Gold Coast Artisan Fair, Ludington
Open Horse Shows, Ludington
Lighthouse Triathlon
Local Farmer's Markets
Movies in the Park, Ludington
Manistee County Fair
Pentwater Homecoming
Suds on the Shore Festival


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