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Live at the Library: Just Us

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch MI

The vocal sextet, Just Us, will provide a treat for your ears and your soul with beautiful melodies, sweet harmony, and a heavenly blend of voices. Light refreshments provided.

Free

Book Reading: Born Under A Lucky Moon written by Dana Precious

The Book Nook and Java Shop MI

THE BOOK NOOK AND JAVA SHOP hosts an evening with Muskegon native author, DANA PRECIOUS. She will read from her novel, BORN UNDER A LUCKY MOON, and hold a Q&A session afterwards. Born Under A Lucky Moon, published by Harper Collins, has received rave reviews. New York Times best selling author, Susan Elizabeth Phillips raved […]

Free

Celebrate Impact in Muskegon County

Frauenthal Center MI

Our entire community is invited to “Celebrate Impact” in Muskegon County at our Annual Gathering on Thursday, October 7, 2021. Starting with a social hour at 5:00 p.m., everyone is welcome to gather in the Western Avenue lobby of the Frauenthal Center for food, drinks, and fellowship. Food and drinks are complimentary, and a limited […]

Free

Legends and Lore Downtown Walking Tour

Union Depot MI

Join us for a walking tour that will feature Muskegon lore, legends, and scandals. We will share stories of allegedly haunted downtown landmarks, an assassinated mayor, and smuggling and safe-cracking at the Union Depot, as well as highlight notable residents, buildings, and events along the way. The tour will start at Visit Muskegon’s Union Depot […]

$15

A Bird in the Hand: Needle Felted Birds

Arts Council of White Lake MI

In this workshop, students will create imaginative, three dimensional birds using colorful wool fiber and sharp, barbed needles. Students will explore the physical characteristics of common birds through the artwork of John James Audubon and adapt these in designing their own imaginative winged creatures. This fun technique is easy and adaptable to creating many different […]

$30

Death of a Gangster – A 1920s Mafia Marriage Murder Mystery

Muskegon Area District Library - Muskegon Township Branch MI

Will you be the life of the party? The partygoer to catch the murderer? Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery Party presented by The Murder Mystery Company of Grand Rapids! Join the Dunn family for the mafia wedding of the century! Don your best 1920's wedding attire for the Don and his goons. This […]

Free

Art Exhibit: Evie Carrier – Encaustic Photography

Frauenthal Center MI

“The mission of my Encaustic Presentation: To capture a fascinating scene with my camera, then treat it in a unique Encaustic fashion, and finally unveil it in the most interesting way possible.”

Free
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Hackley Attic Escape Room

Hackley & Hume Historic Site MI

Experience the Hackley House as you never have before! For many years, the Hackley Attic has been a mysterious place for visitors. Now it is up to you and your closest friends to escape a Victorian storage room filled with puzzles, locks, and riddles. Brush up on your Muskegon history and escape the attic in […]

$25

Odd Side Ales Aquastar Sunset Cruise

MI

Celebrate Oktoberfest! Get your camera ready and enjoy the evening breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise.  Hop on one of our sunset cruises and get away from the world for a two hour cruise and enjoy what nature has to offer.  It’s the perfect time to relax with family and friends. Beverages […]

Friends Night Out: Fairy Houses

Arts Council of White Lake MI

Grab a friend and your favorite beverage to enjoy a night playing with clay! Guided by Kathy Rogers, students will use clay and textures from nature to build your own, unique fairy/gnome house. You will have choices for decorating using various hand building techniques, textures, and glazes. Fairy houses will need to be fired in […]

$30
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Steel Magnolias

Beardsley Theater MI

Truvy Jones runs a successful beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies in the neighborhood have a standing Saturday appointment. Along with her anxious and eager assistant, Annelle, Truvy styles the hair of many of the women about town: wealthy widow and former first lady of Chinquapin Clairee Belcher, local curmudgeon Ouiser Boudreaux, […]

$28

City of the Dead Muskegon: Virtual Tour

MI

City of the Dead is a historical tour of Muskegon’s oldest city-owned cemetery. The tour, in it's twelfth year, guides visitors on a walking tour through towering monuments and trees; while introducing guests to some of Evergreen Cemetery’s residents. A full cast interprets Muskegon’s former members through historical documentation, time-period clothing, context, and language as […]

Pumpkinfest

Downtown Montague MI

25th Annual Pumpkinfest October 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm October 9th is the date for the 25th Annual Pumpkinfest, featuring the celebrated PUMPKIN ROLL down Dowling Street in downtown Montague, Michigan! Pumpkinfest includes a full-day of family-friendly and many pumpkin-inspired events and contests including the pumpkin roll, pumpkin painting, pumpkin pie, pet costume […]

FREE

October Saturdays: Robots!

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

There’s a new robot at the Lakeshore MuseumCenter! Stop into the STEM Center to help us test out this newest part of the exhibit. There will also be robots, code-a-pillars, and other robots to learn with as well.

South Pierhead Light Autumn Tours

MI

Post-Labor Day Autumn Tours at the Muskegon South Pierhead Light located at 1431 Beach St., Saturdays in September and October, 2-5 p.m. Parking is available in Margaret Drake Elliot Park behind the US Coast Guard Station or travel into Pere Marquette Park and park along the beach to walk to the lighthouses. The South Breakwater […]

Aquastar Sunset Cruise

MI

Get your camera ready and enjoy the evening breeze while cruising the lake during our sunset cruise.  Hop on one of our sunset cruises and get away from the world for a two hour cruise and enjoy what nature has to offer.  It’s the perfect time to relax with family and friends. Beverages can be […]

Dino Dig Fossil Kit – Youth Take and Make

Hackley Public Library MI

Can you dig it? Unearth a blast from the past and discover a dinosaur! Kits will be available from Hackley Library beginning October 11, while supplies last. Free.

Free

Teen Game Night

Muskegon Area District Library - Norton Shores Branch MI

Board games and video games - take turns playing both. Ages 11-18. Register for an event reminder on the madl.org calendar.

Free

Norton Shores Fire Prevention Parade

MI

The Norton Shores Fire Prevention Parade will start on Broadway at 5:30pm on Tuesday, October 12. The parade will travel along Norton Shores streets ending at Mona Shores High School around 7:00pm with a display of the city service vehicles. Drive through the parking lot and view service vehicles from Norton Shores Fire, Police, Public […]

Intro to Photography: Composition and Lighting

Arts Council of White Lake MI

Ages 16+ $25, $22.50 for ACWL Members In the second session of Intro to Photography, students will learn how to create a successful composition with appropriate lighting. Led by photographer Denise McElrath, students will explore ideas of composition, as well as how shutter speed, aperture, and ISO can impacting your lighting. Students should have or […]

$25

Best Laid Plans – An Old Hollywood Whodunnit Murder Mystery

Muskegon Area District Library - Ravenna Branch MI

Will you be the life of the party? The partygoer to catch the murderer? Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery Party presented by The Murder Mystery Company of Grand Rapids! Come to the quintessential whodunnit thriller at the estate of Sir Warren Peace and get thrown into a night of mystery, intrigue, and murder […]

Free

Friends of Art ArtSmarts!

Muskegon Museum of Art MI

Architecture as Art: Our Past and Future The Friends of Art 2021 Fall ArtSmarts! series honors Muskegon’s and Michigan’s architecture of the past and anticipates the excitement of the Muskegon Museum of Art’s future expansion. The History of Chocolate in Life, Art and Architecture Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm | Live in the MMA Auditorium […]

$20 – $25

Fall Colors Walking Tour

P.J. Hoffmaster State Park MI

Enjoy a walk in the woods at P.J. Hoffmaster State Park with Hackley Public Library! On October 14th from 2:30 – 4pm, we will walk .37ths of a mile from the Visitor Center out to the beach for a tour of the beautiful fall colors. The first half of the trail is wheelchair accessible, however, […]

Free

Meet the Artists: John Littleton and Kate Vogel

Muskegon Museum of Art MI

Live in the MMA Auditorium | Reception follows John Littleton and Kate Vogel, the artists who created Celebrating Muskegon, the outstanding sculpture in the roundabout at Lakeshore Drive and Beach Street installed this past April, will be in Muskegon to talk about their sculpture and about their more than 30 years of working together and […]

Pigeon Hill Brewing Company Tour

The Brewer's Lounge At Pigeon Hill MI

Hackley Library’s previous Pigeon Hill Brewing Tour was so popular that we are offering a second program! Join us Thursday, October 14 at 6 PM to learn everything about beer at Pigeon Hill Brewing Company. We will start with a private tour of the production facility to see the brew system, tanks, and canning line […]

Free