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August Events Calendar

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Featured August Events

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August 1-7

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
10am-12pm

Children’s Pioneer Camp
Kids will learn about the pioneers during this hands-on experience at the Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Cost is $25 per child and reservations can be made by e-mailing Michelle at michelle@mchshistory.org.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Planet D Nonet at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 4th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring Tom Zatarga. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 4th, 2022
7:30pm

Downtown Ludington’s Movies in the Park
Featuring Encanto. Rotary Park- corner of Ludington Ave. and Lewis St..

Friday, August 5th-Saturday, August 27th, 2022

Celebrating the Ludington State Park Art Exhibit
Artists will display their multi-media artworks celebrating the State Park. Ludington Area Center for the Arts– 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Submissions will be accepted from May 27th-July 29th at $5/piece with a limit of three submissions. For more information or to submit art, visit ludingtonartscenter.org/modes-of-abstraction.

Friday, August 5th-Sunday, August 7th AND Friday, August 12th-Sunday, August 14th; 2022

6th Annual Stratford “Off” the Avenue Theatre Festival
The Stage Left Theatre Company presents a classic production of Measure for Measure, preceded by a comedic adaptation of Tempest, entitled “Got Milk”. Friday/Saturday performances begin at 7pm and Sunday matinees begin at 2pm. Ludington Area Center for the Arts– 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. Tickets available at eventbrite.com.

Friday, August 5th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring Gordie Davidson. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, August 6th, 2022
8:30am

#WillStrong Benefit Soccer Tournament
100% of the proceeds raised goes to the local Childhood Cancer Campaign. Bryant Soccer Fields- Corner of Bryant Rd. and Washington Ave. in Ludington.

Saturday, August 6th, 2022
6pm

West Shore Bank Rhythm & Dunes Concert
Your Generation, Decades Band. Free outdoor concert with a portion of the proceeds from vendor sales donated to the music programs at three Mason County schools. Waterfront Park- 319 S. William St., downtown Ludington.

August 8-14

Tuesday, August 9th-Saturday, August 13th; 2022

Western Michigan Fair
Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
10am-12pm

Children’s Pioneer Camp
Kids will learn about the pioneers during this hands-on experience at the Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Cost is $25 per child and reservations can be made by e-mailing Michelle at michelle@mchshistory.org.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Robert Pace’s Natures Brew at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 11th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 11th, 2022
7:30pm

Downtown Ludington’s Movies in the Park
Featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog. Rotary Park- corner of Ludington Ave. and Lewis St.

Friday, August 12th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, August 13th-Sunday, August 14th; 2022

Gold Coast Artisan Fair
Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 10am-4pm. Rotary Park- Corner of Lewis St. & Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, August 13th, 2022
9-11pm

S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise
Bon Voyage to Summer Theme with live music by Joey Mankus. $45/person. Visit ssbadger.com/trip-planner/shoreline-cruises-2022 to book tickets. S.S. Badger Carferry- 701 Maritime Dr., Ludington. (800) 841-4243.

August 15-21

Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
10am-12pm

Children’s Pioneer Camp
Kids will learn about the pioneers during this hands-on experience at the Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington. Cost is $25 per child and reservations can be made by e-mailing Michelle at michelle@mchshistory.org.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
7-8pm

AFFEW Beach Sweep
Beach clean-up at Stearns Park, Ludington.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the The Paul Nelson Band at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
11am-3pm

Living History Day
Special performances by Suzanne and Jim, musicians who explore new directions by looking back into the roots of Americana music and lore. Cost is $18 for Adults, $16 for Seniors, $14 for Children ages 4-13, and free for Children under age 4. Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring Gabrial James. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 18th, 2022
7:30pm

Downtown Ludington’s Movies in the Park
Featuring Sing 2. Rotary Park- corner of Ludington Ave. and Lewis St.

Friday, August 19th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring CatBob & Eric Engblade. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturiday, August 20th, 2022

MCE Equestrian Speed Show
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

Saturday, August 20th, 2022
12-5pm

Suds on the Shore Craft Wine & Beer Festival
Benefit for the United Way of Mason County. Rotary Park- Corner of Lewis St. and Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Sunday, August 1st, 2022

Mason County Saddle Club Horse Show
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

August 22-31

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
11:30am

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Eat-It-Up Trio at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Eat-It-Up Trio at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 25th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, August 25th, 2022
8-10pm

Sunset Bonfire
Free bonfire with live music at Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.

Friday, August 26th-Sunday, August 28th; 2022

Western Michigan Boat, RV, Outdoor, & Home Show
Rotary Park- Corner of Lewis St. & Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Friday, August 26th, 2022
3-5:30pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring The Ukes. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, August 27th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring Ravon. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Duggy King Koalition at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!