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August, 2022

Calendar of Events

Savoring the Last Moments of Summer…

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Tuesday, August 2nd, 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, 7-9pm

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

Thursday, August 4th, 4-7pm

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

Thursday, August 4th, 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

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, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, August 6th, 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, 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.

Tuesday, August 9th-Saturday, August 13th

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

Tuesday, August 9th, 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, 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, 4-7pm

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

Thursday, August 11th, 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, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, August 13th-Sunday, August 14th

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, 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.

 

Tuesday, August 16th, 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, 7-8pm

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

Wednesday, August 17th, 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, 4-7pm

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

Thursday, August 18th, 7:30pm

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

Thursday, August 18th, 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.

Friday, August 19th, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, August 20th

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

Saturday, August 20th, 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.

Sundday, August 21st

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

Tuesday, August 23rd, 11:30am

Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing
Visit ludington.org for more information.

 

Wednesday, August 24th, 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, 4-7pm

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

Thursday, August 25th, 8-10pm

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

 

Friday, August 26th, 4-7pm

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

Wednesday, August 31st, 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!

Events & Activities by Season

Spring

It’s springtime… the ground begins to thaw, the sun shows its face more often, and Ludington goes from white to vivid colors.

Summer

The summer sun brings the season for beach days! Ludington boasts miles of white sand beach, just waiting for you to enjoy!

Fall

Autumn presents a wonderful time for slowing down and enjoying a scenic color tour along the country roads of Ludington.

Winter

Enjoy winter activities like skiing, snowshoeing, etc. and take in all the beautiful scenery of a Ludington winter!