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April 2024 Events Calendar

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Featured April Events

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April 1-7, 2024

Stay tuned for information on events happening during this time! In the meantime, scroll down to see events that occurred in 2023.

April 8-14, 2024

Thursday, April 11th, 2024

Diapers & Donuts
Drive through event where families with children ages 3 and under are invited to receive diapers for the child(ren). Diapers sizes newborn-size 6 will be available. Car seat safety checks also offered on site. West Shore Family Support- 603 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington.

April 15-21, 2024

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April 22-30, 2024

Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

The Masked (Local) Singer Fundraiser
This fundraiser for Sandcastles Children’s Museum will include local “celebrities” singing while in costume and judges guessing who they are. Attendees will also vote for their favorite contestant. Tickets are $60 in advance or $75 at the door. Or pay $100 for a VIP ticket. All tickets include dinner, one drink, and a special treat. A cash bar and complimentary non-alcoholic drink choices will be available. For tickets, visit or stop by the museum during open hours. Sandcastles Children’s Museum- 129 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Friday, April 26th-Saturday, April 27th; 2024

Annual Spring Tree Sale Pickup
Pick up is Friday from 2-6pm and Saturday from 9am-12pm at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US-10, Ludington. Sponsored by the Mason-Lake Conservation District. 

Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Mom 2 Mom Sale
Sale of gently used baby and kids’ items, spring and summer clothing, toys, books, and more. $2 entry fee (under age 12 free). Cornerstone Baptist Church- 121 Nelson Rd., Ludington.

Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Ludington Lake Jump
Participants raise money for a new organization each year and jump into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan. Registration at 10:30, jump at 11am. Stearns Park, Ludington.

Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Performance by Special Consensus
Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

The following events are from 2023. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2024!


School-Wide Open House at Covenant Christian School
Students eligible for enrollment range from 3 years old through 8th grade. The event includes a school tour, teacher talks, enrollment packets, and more. Covenant Christian School- 2980 W. US-10, Ludington.

Lakeshore Mama & Me Expo
Moms are invited to meet those who can support them during the early stages of parenthood. Talk to providers, sample products, and meet other moms. Open house format with kids activities available. Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

AFFEW Native Plant Sale
The 2023 sale will be online only. Garden & Single Species flats plus individual Quart & Gallon plants may be ordered by visiting

AFFEW Earth Day Events
Presentations, informational booths, kids activities, and more. Free and open to the public. United Methodist Church of Ludington- 5810 W. Bryant Rd., Ludington.

Ludington Preschool Round-Up
Families with children who will be 3 or 4 by September 1st, 2023 are invited to learn about preschool programs and the enrollment process, and meet the staff. Enrollment requires a driver’s license, and the child’s birth certificate and proof of immunizations. Ludington Elementary School- 5771 Bryant Rd., Ludington.

Bike Ready Bike Clinic
Bike check, skills station, and signing to commit to a safe riding season. Free and open to the public. OJ DeJonge Junior High School Parking Lot- 706 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington.

Spring Market
Sale of local, featured hand-picked artists, crafters, and makers. Faire Heart- 3408 W. US-10, Ludington.

Blast Into Summer Party
Annual benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association presented by the Lakeshore Pyrate Heads. Admission is a cash donation or donation of a non-perishable food or hygiene item. Tropical or pyratical attire is encouraged. 50/50 raffle, live auction, and music by Two Dudes in Flip Flops.  Sportsmans/The Mitten Bar- 109 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Dancing with the Local Stars Fundraiser for the Ludington Robotics Team
Local, celebrity dancers and their partners will be competing against each other for one of three trophies: Judges’ Choice, Most Entertaining, and People’s Choice. The People’s Choice award goes to the couple who receives the most public votes – $1 equals 1 vote. Tickets are $75 each and include heavy hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar available.

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