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July, 2022

Calendar of Events

Celebrating our Freedoms and the Beauty of Summer!

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Old Hamlin Restaurant

Friday, May 27th-Friday, July 29th

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

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

July 1st-9th

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

Friday, July 1st, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 2nd-Sunday, July 3rd, 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

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

Monday, July 4th, 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, 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, 7-9pm

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

Thursday, July 7th, 4-7pm

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

Friday, July 8th, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 9th, 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, 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, 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, 7-9pm

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

Thursday, July 14th, 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, 4-7pm

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

Friday, July 15th, 4-7pm

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

Tuesday, July 19th, 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 20th, 7-8pm

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

Wednesday, July 20th, 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, 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, 4-7pm

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

Friday, July 22nd, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 23rd-Sunday, July 24th

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

Saturday, July 23rd, 9am-4pm

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

Tuesday, July 26th, 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, 7-9pm

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

July 28th-July 31st

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

Thursday, July 28th, 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, 4-7pm

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

Thursday, July 28th, 8-10pm

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

Friday, July 29th, 4-7pm

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

Saturday, July 30th, 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. 

Sunday, July 31st, 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.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

Events & Activities by Season

Summer

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

Winter

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

Spring

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

Fall

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