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July 2023 Events Calendar

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Featured July Events

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Old Hamlin Restaurant

July 1-7, 2023

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival
Event includes 1-Mile Fun Run, Parade, and Fireworks. Downtown Ludington.

July 8-14, 2023

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July 15-21, 2023

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July 22-31, 2023

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The following events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2023!

 

Friday, May 27th-Friday, July 29th, 2022

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

Saturday, June 11th-Sunday, July 17th, 2022

Ludington Offshore Classic Fishing Tournament
Waterfront Park- 391 S. William St., Ludington

July 1st-9th, 2022

Harbor Classic Quarter Horse Show
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

Friday, July 1st, 2022
11am-4pm

50th Anniversary Motor Muster
The Pere Marquette Motoring Club is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a Motor Muster. Any vintage, collector, or special-interest cars are welcomed. Please contact Bob Andrews at (231) 690-9601 to register a vehicle.

Friday, July 1st, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring Jason “Harvey” Hargreaves. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Friday, July 1st, 2022
5-8pm

Ludington Golf Cart Show
Free golf cart awards show with crystal trophies for winners in eight categories Best Hometown Pride, Best Work in Progress, Farthest Traveled Cart, Best Overall Modified, Best Theme, Cleanest, Best Feature, and Best Use of Homemade Supplies. The event also includes parade, live music, family fun, and prizes. Visit ludingtongolfcartshow.com to register. West Foster St., Ludington.

Saturday, July 2nd-Sunday, July 3rd, 2022
10am-5pm

West Shore Art Fair 
Sponsored by Ludington Area Center for the Arts. Rotary Park- Corner of Lewis St. and Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Monday, July 4th, 2022
9-11pm

S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise
Patriotic Theme with live music by Joey Mankus. $55/person. Visit ssbadger.com/trip-planner/shoreline-cruises-2022 to book tickets. S.S. Badger Carferry- 701 Maritime Dr., Ludington. (800) 841-4243.

Tuesday, July 5th, 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, July 6th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Double Trouble at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, July 7th, 2022
4-7pm

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

Friday, July 8th, 2022
4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 9th, 2022
9am-2pm

Young Eagles Rally
The event offers free airplane rides for children ages 8 to 17. Pilots and ground support personnel participating in the event donate their time, their planes and fuel. The weather back-up day is Sunday, July 10, same times. For questions, contact Robert Taylor at (231) 690-0397. Register at youngeaglesday.org.

Saturday, July 9th, 2022
11am-3pm

Village History Hunt
Enjoy a fun family scavenger hunt as you interact with Village docents to help you find the missing pieces to the puzzle. 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.

Tuesday, July 12th, 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, July 13th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the James Armstrong at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, July 14th, 2022
12-5pm

Bus Day to Big Point Sable Lighthouse
Free concert from 1-3pm. Bus transportation from 12pm-5pm. Big Sable Point Lighthouse in Ludington State Park- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Thursday, July 14th, 2022
4-7pm

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

Friday, July 15th, 2022
4-7pm

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

Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
10-12pm

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

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
7-8pm

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

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Greg Nagy’s Men of Leisure at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

Thursday, July 21st, 2022
11am-3pm

Living History Day
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, July 21st, 2022
4-7pm

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

Friday, July 22nd, 2022
4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 23rd-Sunday, July 24th, 2022

4 Seasons Equestrian Association Open Show
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
9am-4pm

Ludington Coin Club Coin & Stamp Show
Free admission. Door prizes and raffle prizes. Hamlin Town Hall- 3775 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington.

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
9-11pm

S.S. Badger Carferry Shoreline Cruise
Through the Decades Theme with live music by Mike Lenich. $45/person. Visit ssbadger.com/trip-planner/shoreline-cruises-2022 to book tickets. S.S. Badger Carferry- 701 Maritime Dr., Ludington. (800) 841-4243.

Tuesday, July 26th, 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, July 27th, 2022
7-9pm

LACA Summer Concert Series
Free concert featuring the Bobby Murray at Waterfront Park- 300 W. William St., Ludington.

July 28th-July 31st, 2022

Spartan Spectacular
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 US-10, Ludington.

Thursday, July 28th,  2022
12-5pm

Bus Day to Big Point Sable Lighthouse
Free concert from 1-3pm. Bus transportation from 12pm-5pm. Big Sable Point Lighthouse in Ludington State Park- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Thursday, July 28th, 2022
4-7pm

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

Thursday, July 28th, 2022
8-10pm

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

Friday, July 29th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music at Legacy Plaza
Featuring The Ukes from 3-5:30pm and American Ages from 6-9pm. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, July 30th, 2022
6pm

West Shore Bank’s Rhythm & Dunes Concert
Union Guns, an eclectic country 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- 391 S. William St., downtown Ludington. 

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