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425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
231-727-8001 www.frauenthal.org

December 2019

America’s Tallest Singing Christmas Tree

December 5, 2019 - December 7, 2019
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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2019 marks the 35th anniversary of the Mona Shores Singing Christmas Tree which has been featured on both the Travel Channel and the Learning Channel!  With its 25,000 colored lights that coordinate to the beautiful singing, 15 tiers that reach 67 feet up into the majestic Frauenthal Center, over 280 singers, and accompaniment by the 50 piece Mona Shores High School Orchestra, the Singing Christmas Tree must be seen to be believed.  Enjoy this holiday tradition December 5 - 7…

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West Michigan Symphony: Sounds of the Season

December 13, 2019 - December 14, 2019
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Friday, December 13 at 7:30pm and Saturday, December 14 at 3:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater as the West Michigan Symphony presents “Sounds of the Season!” A cast of young choristers from ages 8-18, along with the full WMS, will warm hearts in this annual concert of seasonal favorites, from classics to beloved carols. Bring the whole family for a spellbinding evening of Yuletide magic! A special event has been added for the Saturday show that will include a pre-concert…

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West Michigan Youth Ballet presents: The Nutcracker

December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Sunday, December 15 at 3:00pm, the Frauenthal Center and West Michigan Youth Ballet present, “The Nutcracker!” Make West Michigan Youth Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” part of your holiday tradition this year!  “The Nutcracker,” a wonderful ballet for the entire family, tells the story of a little girl named Clara who is given a magical nutcracker doll on Christmas Eve.  She encounters the frightful rat king before embarking on a journey through the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets.  Bringing…

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Western Michigan Christian High School Christmas Collage

December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater for the Western Michigan Christian High School Christmas Collage.  Enjoy instrumental and vocal ensembles performing Christmas music.  Tickets are $12.00 general admission.  For more information call the box office at 231-727-8001.

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Jay Owenhouse: The Authentic Illusionist

December 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday,December 21 at 7:30pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater for Jay Owenhouse: The Authentic Illusionist!  Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most recognized illusionists in history, will perform in  Muskegon for one night only in his new show “Dare To Believe!”  The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top Live Shows in America.”  Jay has amazed millions on T.V. in ‘Masters of Illusion’ and  ‘Magic on the Edge’.  Jay welcomes…

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Christmas Eve at the Frauenthal

December 23, 2019 - December 24, 2019
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Experience Christmas Eve in the historic Frauenthal Theater! Enjoy your favorite Christmas songs led by some of the Lakeshore’s most inspirational musicians, then listen to a message that will draw you into the Christmas story like never before. This free event, happening December 23 at 7:00pm and December 24 at 2:00pm & 4:00pm, is hosted by Port City Church.  For more information call (231) 767-5246.  

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Holiday Hustle

December 28, 2019 @ 8:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, December 28 at 8:30pm, CMC Ent. invites you to the ballroom of the Hilt Building for Holiday Hustle! This is a community concert for youth and young adults to enjoy during the holiday season featuring Nique Got-It and Dolo 24.  Tickets are $25.  For more information call 231-727-8001.

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Free Family Movie Day: Ralph Breaks the Internet

December 30, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Monday, December 30 at 3:00pm, bring the kids to the beautiful Frauenthal Theater for a Free Family Movie Day featuring "Ralph Breaks the Internet!"  This is a great opportunity for families to experience the Frauenthal Center during Christmas vacation.  No tickets are required for this event, sponsored by the Mart Dock.  For more information call the box office at 231-727-8001.

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January 2020

The Alley Door Club

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 10, 2020

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 24, 2020

Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Celebrating its’ 15th season, The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center  kicks off January 10, 2020 with live performances from an array of local bands!  Performing on select Friday nights through April, The Alley Door Club features live music from popular West Michigan bands in a fun environment which includes a cash bar and dancing in the Ballroom located on the 3rd Floor of the Hilt Building.  The doors open at 6:00pm for Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks),…

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Muskegon Bridal Expo

January 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, January 11 from 12:00pm – 4:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Center for the Muskegon Bridal Expo presented by the Muskegon Bridal Association! The lakeshore's largest and longest running bridal show features the area's top vendors.  There’ll be free wedding planning workshops along with a fashion show.  This is a wonderful wedding planning experience for brides and their team.  Admission is free!  For more information call (231) 343-3188.

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Muskegon Civic Theatre presents: Fun Home

January 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until January 25, 2020

Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Beginning January 17, the Muskegon Civic Theatre presents, “Fun Home” on the Frauenthal stage! Tickets are $26.50.  For more information call the box office at 231-727-8001. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of…

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West Michigan Symphony: Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo

January 31 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Friday, January 31 at 7:30pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater as the West Michigan Symphony presents “Frank Vignola & Vinny Raniolo!” Acoustic Guitar Music like you’ve never heard before!” is the best description of a concert with Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo. From Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov to Led Zeppelin and The Police, Frank and Vinny take the audience on a journey of jaw-dropping guitar virtuosity.  Tickets are $12 for students and $29 - $66 for adults.  For more information, call…

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February 2020

The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites

February 15
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 15 at 11:00am and 2:00pm, come to the Frauenthal Center for The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites! Enter a magical world of enchantment as three beloved stories by award-winning children’s book author, Eric Carle, come to life right before your very eyes!  This world-class touring show by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia has been seen by millions in over 13 countries across the globe and is coming to Muskegon for 2 shows only! Tickets…

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March 2020

The Alley Door Club: Brena – CANCELLED

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Celebrating its’ 15th season, The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center  kicks off January 10, 2020 with live performances from an array of local bands!  Performing on select Friday nights through April, The Alley Door Club features live music from popular West Michigan bands in a fun environment which includes a cash bar and dancing in the Ballroom located on the 3rd Floor of the Hilt Building.  The doors open at 6:00pm for Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks),…

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West Michigan Symphony: Introducing Sujari Britt – POSTPONED

March 13 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The West Michigan Symphony is postponing Friday night’s WMS concert, Introducing Sujari Britt, at the Frauenthal Center until a later date, which will be announced as soon as possible.  Patrons for Friday night’s concert are asked to hold onto their tickets, which will be honored for the rescheduled concert, or may be exchanged for a different performance.  For more information, call the box office at 231-727-8001.

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Free Family Movie Series – CANCELLED FOR MARCH 15

March 15 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Frauenthal Center presents a “Free Family Movie Series” for 2020!  This new family-friendly entertainment series features 11 free family movies beginning in February and running through December of 2020!  Showcasing modern box office hits, the series aims to encourage families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center and enjoy a free and fun afternoon. The series schedule is as follows: Sunday, February 16       “Toy Story 4” Sunday, March 15            “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” CANCELLED Sunday, April 5                 “Aladdin”…

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West Michigan Student Showcase: POSTPONED

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - March 19 @ 7:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Wednesday and Thursday, March 18 and 19 at 7:00pm each night, come to the Frauenthal Theater for the West Michigan Student Showcase, an annual celebration of excellence for high school youth of West Michigan.  Students are selected by their respective schools in the areas of academics, athletics, digital media arts, literary arts, performing arts and visual arts.  Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults, or $10 at the door.  For more information call the box office at 231-727-8001.

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3rd Annual Tux & Chucks: CANCELLED

March 21 @ 6:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, March 21 from 6:00pm – 11:30pm, it’s the 3rd Annual Tux & Chucks at the Frauenthal Center!   Take 2020 by the horns with one of the MOST EPIC events of the year featuring live music, Kuntry Cookin' cuisine, and dancing with one of the best DJs in the Michigan.  This year's theme is "The Wakanda Forever Edition: Chucks vs. Jordans!"  Find your African inspired evening attire along with your Chuck Taylors or Jordans.  Tickets are $35 and go on…

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Downtown Live Concert Series – CANCELLED

March 21 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Downtown Live Concert Series at the Frauenthal Center begins its second season in October 2019 and will feature every Muskegon Community College music ensemble, as well as the West Michigan Concert WINDS which is affiliated with MCC. The 10-concert series continues through April 2020.  Some of the musical selections this season are based upon the 2019 Arts and Humanities Festival (ahFest) theme of “Hope.”  Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $2.00 for students and $10 each for groups of 6…

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Free Concert: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – CANCELLED

March 26 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Thursday, March 26 at 7:30pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater for a free public concert featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, blending a vibrant fusion of the classic American sounds of jazz, swing, and Dixieland, with the energy and spirit of contemporary culture!  This engagement is made possible by the Lawrence and Violet Collins Music Fund held at the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.  The Fund serves the primary purpose of arranging for and publicly presenting annual high quality musical programs…

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The Alley Door Club – CANCELLED

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Celebrating its’ 15th season, The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center  kicks off January 10, 2020 with live performances from an array of local bands!  Performing on select Friday nights through April, The Alley Door Club features live music from popular West Michigan bands in a fun environment which includes a cash bar and dancing in the Ballroom located on the 3rd Floor of the Hilt Building.  The doors open at 6:00pm for Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks),…

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WMC Annual School Event & Auction – CANCELLED

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Friday, March 27 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm, you’re invited to the Frauenthal Center for the WMC Annual School Event & Auction!  This is more than just an auction; they want to provide you with a fun night out at an awesome venue.  The goal of this free event is to provide an experience that reinforces and connects you with the mission of WMC and gives you the opportunity to financially contribute to their school. There will also be musical performances…

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Downtown Live Concert Series – CANCELLED

March 28 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Downtown Live Concert Series at the Frauenthal Center begins its second season in October 2019 and will feature every Muskegon Community College music ensemble, as well as the West Michigan Concert WINDS which is affiliated with MCC. The 10-concert series continues through April 2020.  Some of the musical selections this season are based upon the 2019 Arts and Humanities Festival (ahFest) theme of “Hope.”  Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $2.00 for students and $10 each for groups of 6…

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April 2020

Free Family Movie Series: April 5th Movie has been CANCELLED

April 5 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Frauenthal Center presents a “Free Family Movie Series” for 2020!  This new family-friendly entertainment series features 11 free family movies beginning in February and running through December of 2020!  Showcasing modern box office hits, the series aims to encourage families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center and enjoy a free and fun afternoon. The series schedule is as follows: Sunday, February 16       “Toy Story 4” Sunday, March 15            “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Sunday, April 5                 “Aladdin” (2019)…

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The Alley Door Club – Canceled

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Celebrating its’ 15th season, The Alley Door Club at the Frauenthal Center  kicks off January 10, 2020 with live performances from an array of local bands!  Performing on select Friday nights through April, The Alley Door Club features live music from popular West Michigan bands in a fun environment which includes a cash bar and dancing in the Ballroom located on the 3rd Floor of the Hilt Building.  The doors open at 6:00pm for Happy Hour ($1 off all drinks),…

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Canceled – West Michigan Symphony Link Up: The Orchestra Rocks Family Concert

April 15 @ 7:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Wednesday, April 15 at 7:00pm, the West MI Symphony invites you to the Frauenthal Theater for the Orchestra Rocks Family Concert! It rocks, it moves, it surprises!  Be ready to experience how the orchestra rocks when the audience participates in the performance.  Do you know how to play the recorder?  Bring your recorder, and for the first time you can be part of how the WMS Orchestra ROCKS! Program: Cabaniss: Orchestra Families Introduction Verdi: “Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore Stravinsky:…

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Canceled – West Michigan Symphony: Mardi Gras in Muskegon

April 17 @ 7:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Friday, April 17 at 7:30pm, come to the Frauenthal Theater as the West Michigan Symphony presents “Mardi Gras Muskegon!” Celebrate the spirit of Mardi Gras with a night of hot, steamy New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music of New Orleans natives like Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson and Louis Armstrong. Join in the festivities as this party transforms into an unforgettable Mardi Gras celebration with the amazing Byron Stripling leading the parade! Tickets are $12 for students and…

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Canceled – Downtown Live Concert Series

April 19 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Downtown Live Concert Series at the Frauenthal Center begins its second season in October 2019 and will feature every Muskegon Community College music ensemble, as well as the West Michigan Concert WINDS which is affiliated with MCC. The 10-concert series continues through April 2020.  Some of the musical selections this season are based upon the 2019 Arts and Humanities Festival (ahFest) theme of “Hope.”  Tickets are $12.00 for adults, $2.00 for students and $10 each for groups of 6…

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August 2020

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021: Miss Michigan Scholarship & Miss Michigan Teen Scholarship Pageants

August 18 - August 20
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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POSTPONED UNTIL 2021: Miss Michigan Scholarship & Miss Michigan Teen Scholarship Pageants The Miss Michigan Scholarship and Miss Michigan Teen Scholarship Pageants are coming to the Frauenthal Center!  The Miss Michigan Scholarship Program is part of the national Miss America Program and for decades has empowered Michigan women to achieve their personal and professional goals, while providing a forum in which they can express their opinions, talent and intelligence. In mid-June, two state competitions, the 2020 Miss Michigan’s Outstanding Teen…

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Free Family Movie Series

August 23 @ 3:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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The Frauenthal Center presents a “Free Family Movie Series” for 2020!  This new family-friendly entertainment series features 11 free family movies beginning in February and running through December of 2020!  Showcasing modern box office hits, the series aims to encourage families in the community to experience the Frauenthal Center and enjoy a free and fun afternoon. The series schedule is as follows: Sunday, August 23 “Dumbo” CANCELED Sunday, September 27 “Black Panther” Sunday, October 25 “Coco” Sunday, November 22 “Mulan” Sunday,…

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Hats and Horses Virtual Derby Party

August 30 - September 5
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Hats and Horses is a party with a purpose! Themed around the Kentucky Derby, this 3rd annual event is full of excitement. This year’s proceeds will be used for Pioneer Resources various programs to serve our mission of helping people with disabilities and seniors to attain independence and dignity by creating opportunities for participation in the community. Covid-19 has had a significant impact on our organization and we hope you can be part of this year’s worthy fundraiser. We need your…

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October 2020

26th Annual Buster Keaton Film Festival: Online for 2020

October 3
Frauenthal Center, 425 W Western Ave # 200
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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26th Annual Buster Keaton Film Festival: Online for 2020 See Official Statement Here The Buster Keaton Film Convention and Film Festival goes virtual for 2020. Academy Honorary Award winning famous yesteryear American actor, comedian, filmmaker, screenwriter, and stunt performer Buster Keaton began his journey in the entertainment industry as a child artist. He went on to garner immense popularity earning the epithet "The Great Stone Face" for his physical comedy that became his trademark.  The Buster Keaton Society, also known…

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