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March 2024 Events Calendar

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March Featured Events

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And don’t miss out on all the fun Easter events happening in the area this month!

March 1-7, 2024

February 29th-March 3rd AND March 8th-10th, 2024

Performance of Fun Home
February 29th-March 2nd & March 8th-9th at 6:30pm, also March 3rd and 10th at 2pm. West Shore Community College Center Stage Theatre- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville.

Fridays, February 23rd-March 8th, 2024
4:30-6:30pm

Ludington Area Catholic School Lenten Fish Frys
Cost is $15 for adult meals with choice of fried perch, fried shrimp, or combo of perch/shrimp (served with french fries or baked potato, cole slaw, apple sauce and homemade dessert). Kids meals are $9 with choice of perch, shrimp, combo perch/shrimp, with Mac & Cheese or fries; all with the same sides. Dine in or take-out available. Ludington Area Catholic School- 700 Bryant Rd., Ludington.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2023
6pm

Performance by Kanin Wren- The Taylor Swift Experience
Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2023
6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, or Hiking
The walk begins at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter (8800 M-116, Ludington) and has approximately 1 mile of lighted trails. There are bonfires at both the Warming Shelter and the Amphitheater, along with free warm beverages at the Amphitheater. No registration is required.

Saturday, March 2nd, 2023
6-9pm

Spring CommUnity Auction
Live & silent auctions, raffles, games, prizes, food, & drinks to benefit students and staff Mason County Central School. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at Smith & Eddy Insurance, the Chamber Alliance for Mason County office, and West Shore Bank in Scottville. For more information, contact Gary at (231) 690-0633 or ganderson1@charter.net. Graystone Event Center- 4079 W. US-10, Ludington. 

March 8-14, 2024

Fridays, February 23rd-March 8th, 2024
4:30-6:30pm

Ludington Area Catholic School Lenten Fish Frys
Cost is $15 for adult meals with choice of fried perch, fried shrimp, or combo of perch/shrimp (served with french fries or baked potato, cole slaw, apple sauce and homemade dessert). Kids meals are $9 with choice of perch, shrimp, combo perch/shrimp, with Mac & Cheese or fries; all with the same sides. Dine in or take-out available. Ludington Area Catholic School- 700 Bryant Rd., Ludington.

February 29th-March 3rd AND March 8th-10th, 2024

Performance of Fun Home
February 29th-March 2nd & March 8th-9th at 6:30pm, also March 3rd and 10th at 2pm. West Shore Community College Center Stage Theatre- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville.

Friday, March 8th, 2024
7pm

Performance by O’Brien & Flick
Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

Saturday, March 9th, 2024

Finny Slam Ice Fishing Tournament
Hosted by Pere Marquette Expeditions and named for local fisherman, Ray Finholm, who passed away in a boating accident. Prize includes a 100% payout for the longest fish in each category: Pike, Steelhead and Perch. You must be in line for measuring by 6pm. Call (231) 845-7285 for more information.

Thursday, March 14th, 2024
5-6:30pm

Preschool, Young 5’s, & Kindergarten Open House at Ludington Area Catholic School
700 E. Bryant Rd., Ludington. For more information, call (231) 843-3188.

March 15-21, 2024

March 15th-17th, 2023

St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Ludington
Includes a 5k, live music, pub crawl, and more.

Saturday, March 16th, 2024
1-3pm

Annual JBC Beer Run
Hosted by Jamesport Brewing Company, this is a fun run where you drink a 6 oz. beer then run a .25 mile lap, and repeat 3 more times for a total of 24 oz. and 1 mile. $10 to enter and $5 from each entry will go into the pot o’ gold. Fastest time takes home a trophy. Jamesport Brewing Company- 410 S. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, March 16th, 2023

Covenant Christian School Auction Fundraiser
This is a free event and is open to anyone. The night includes hors d’oeuvres, great community and course opportunities to bid on items in our silent auction, raffles and live auction. Adults only. Entry is free but attendees must pre-register by clicking here. Covenant Christian School- 2980 US-10, Ludington.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2024
7-8pm

State of the State Park Zoom Presentation
Ludington State Park Manager, Jim Gallie, reviews the past year at Ludington State Park and discusses upcoming improvements that the park will be seeing in the 2024-2025 season. Visit friendsoftheludingtonstatepark.org to register for the Zoom.

March 22-31, 2024

Saturday, March 23rd, 2023
10am

Let’s Make Discory Disc Golf Tournament
Grip ‘n Rip Disc Golf hosts this fundraiser for the Lakeshore Food Club Childhood Cancer Campaign, Homeward Bound Animal Shelter, and Manistee & Ludington Animal Control at the West Shore Community College Disc Golf Course- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville. Cost is $120 per team. Register online at discgolfscene.com.

March 26th-28th AND April 3rd-5th; 2024
Times TBA

Performance of “Don’t Hug Me”
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts- 101 Maple St., Manistee.

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

 

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.org

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

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Family Friendly Events

Ludington hosts many events and activities that are geared toward kids and families, that’s part of what makes the area so great!

Performances

Performances in West Michigan

Everyone enjoys a good play or concert, and Ludington blessed with talented actors and musicians that entertain us all year ’round.

Fishing Tournaments & Events

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Pet Friendly Places

Your pet should feel right at home in Ludington. There are many businesses that allow pets and parks and beaches for them to play on.

Trails and Tours

Discover all of the different trails and tours that Ludington has to offer! Discover a water path, hiking trail, or an art work stop!

Fall Color Tour

Enjoy an afternoon drive around the Ludington area in October and fill your senses with the vibrant colors of fall.

Disc Golf Courses

Disc golf is a big deal here in the Ludington area, with up to 20,000 people per year visiting one of our six courses.

Beaches & Parks

Ludington has many beautiful beaches and parks to explore. Enjoy a day on the shores of Lake Michigan or take in the scenery at a local park.

Hamlin Lake Dunes

Hamlin Lake Sand Dunes

Small destinations within themselves, visitors of Hamlin Lake will go on an adventure to find their perfect dune.

Hamlin Lake

Hamlin Lake is where you want to be. It offers terrific summer recreation, including swimming, boating, tubing, and more!

Ludington Salmon Fishing

Ludington’s natural resources, charter captains, and outfitters provide great salmon fishing on Lake Michigan and the Pere Marquette River.