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February 2022 Events Calendar

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Featured February Events

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February 1-7, 2022

These events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on events happening in June of 2023!

Saturday, February 5th

Hart Winterfest
Event features a Classic/Vintage Snowmobile Show & Swap Meet from 9am-3pm at the Oceana County Fairgrounds- 1025 S. State St., Hart, and a Soup Walk downtown from 11am-2pm. For $5 participants can sample soup from seven local establishments and vote for their favorite. For more information, call (231) 923-9279.

Saturday, February 5th, 7am-3pm

Young Farmers Fishing Tournament
Cost is $20 per two person Team for $20, and Farm Bureau members fish for free. Participation includes a meal and $1000 worth of raffle prizes. Registration begins at 8am at the West Michigan Research Station- 5185 N. Oceana Dr., Hart. To pre-register, contact Jennifer Marfio at jmarfio@ctyfb.com or (231) 796-1119.

Saturday, February 5th, 9:30am

White Pine Stampede 50k, 20k, 10k Point-to-Point Cross Country Race
Cross Country Race beginning at Mancelona High School- 9300 W. Limits Rd. and winding through Northwest Michigan, ending at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire. For more information or to register, visit whitepinestampede.org.

Saturday, February 5th, 6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoeing
Includes bonfires at both the Warming Shelter and the Amphitheater, along with free warm beverages at the Amphitheater. Snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 5th, 1-2:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Sunday, February 6th, 5-8pm

Weekly United Youth Rally Featuring Sleigh Rides at Trinity Church
Youth groups in Mason County have partnered together to hold United Youth Rallies on the first Sunday evening of every month for students in 6th-12th grades. The rallies include free activities, great worship with a powerful message, and food. The location changes monthly depending on the church hosting. Trinity Church- 1212 Monona Dr., Ludington. For more information, visit unitedyouthrally.com.

February 8-14, 2022

These events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on events happening in June of 2023!

Thursday, February 10th, 6-9pm

Chunky Knitted Blanket Workshop at Inspired Parties
Make your own chunky knitted blanket! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

Friday, February 11th-Monday, February 14th

Kegs for Cash at Sportsman’s Restaurant & Bar
Order the featured draft beer (or root beer or Faygo pop) and every dollar will be donated to this round’s beneficiary, Lakeshore Food 4 Kids. Sportsman’s- 111 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

February 11th-12th, AND 19th

Pentwater Winterfest
A variety of events for the entire family are held over two weekends in Pentwater. 

Friday, February 11th, 10am-12pm

Tree & Shrub Planting Presentation
This 2-hour presentation, given by the Manistee and Mason-Lake Conservation Districts, Forestry Assistance Program (FAP), and Michigan State University Extension, is designed for landowners and professionals interested in planting trees and shrubs. The event is free but there is a suggested minimum donation of $5/person. Snacks will be provided. Pre-registration is required by February 9th, by contacting Josh Shields at (231) 889-9666 or joshua.shields@macd.org.

Friday, February 11th, 6-9pm

Ceremic Painting Workshop at Inspired Parties
Paint your selected ceramic! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

Saturday, February 12th, 12-3pm

Free Cross Country Skiing
The Oceana Cross Country Ski Association will host a free cross country skiing event on the Pentwater Pathways Trail. The event includes use of OCCSA’s adult and children’s ski equipment. Equipment use will be first come, first serve and the event will be contingent upon weather and appropriate ski conditions. Visit oceanaski.org for more information.

Saturday, February 12th, 1-2:30pm AND 6-7:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 12th, 1-4pm

Downtown Ludington Chocolate Walk
Follow the map to participating businesses to taste sweet treats and shop. To register or for more information, visit downtownludington.org/chocolate.

Sunday, February 13th, 11am-2pm

Chunky Knitted Blanket Workshop at Inspired Parties
Make your own chunky knitted blanket! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

February 15-21, 2022

These events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on events happening in June of 2023!

Thursday, February 17th, 6-9pm

Chunky Knitted Blanket Workshop at Inspired Parties
Make your own chunky knitted blanket! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

Friday, February 18th, 1-4pm

Card Making with Sharon at the Ludington Area Senior Center
Cost is $6 for 4 cards/envelopes. Please call (231) 845-6841 to pre-register. Ludington Area Senior Center- 308 S. Rowe St., Ludington.

Friday, February 18th, 6-9pm

Wood Sign Painting Party at Inspired Parties
Paint your own “Love Grows Here” wooden sign! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

Saturday, February 19th-Sunday, February 20th

Free Fishing Weekend
The State of Michigan offers its residents and outstate visitors two Free Fishing Weekends per year. 

Saturday, February 19th, 9-2pm

Bottle & Can Drive to Benefit the Girls Ludington High School Softball Team
Cans and bottles can be dropped off at Peterson Auditorium or call (231) 794-9936 to schedule a pickup at a different time.

Saturday, February 19th, 1-2:30pm

Free Guided Snowshoe Walk
Some snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 19th, 6-8pm

Lantern Lit Snowshoeing
Includes bonfires at both the Warming Shelter and the Amphitheater, along with free warm beverages at the Amphitheater. Snowshoes available to use on first come, first served basis. Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Saturday, February 19th, 6:30pm

“Drop the Mitts Against Cancer” Charity Hockey Game
The event will benefit the Childhood Cancer Campaign in honor of Charity Lawler, who is a local teen battling non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Admission is $7 and there will be raffles for cash and prizes, along with a 50/50 chuck-a-puck contest. John and Anita Wilson will be matching every dollar raised during the event. West Shore Community College Ice Arena- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville. For more information, visit facebook.com.

Monday, February 21st, 6-9pm

Wood Sign Painting Party at Kristi’s Pour House
Join Inspired Parties and paint your own “Seasonal Gnome” wooden sign! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com. Kristi’s Pour House- 211 E. Main St., Hart.

February 22-28, 2022

These events are from 2022. Stay tuned for information on events happening in June of 2023!

Tuesday, February 22nd, 7:30-8:30pm

Virtual Parent Cafe
Parents, grandparents, and caregivers from Mason, Lake, & Oceana Counties are invited to a Parent Cafe held virtually on Zoom and hosted by the Mason – Lake – Oceana Great Start Parent Coalition. This free event offers conversation and support from other caregivers of young children. To register, email parentcoalitionmlo@wsesd.org or visit forms.gle.

Thursday, February 24th, 6-9pm

Chunky Knitted Blanket Workshop at Inspired Parties
Make your own chunky knitted blanket! For more information or to register, visit myinspiredparty.com.

Saturday, February 26th, 1-4pm AND 6-9pm

Chunky Knitted Blanket Workshop
Hosted by Inspired Parties. Registration is $65 and seating is limited to 12 participants. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit myinspiredparty.com. Inspired Parties Event Space- 3408 US-10, Ludington.

Now through February 28th

Mason-Lake Conservation District Spring Tree/Shrub Sale
Pre-orders are now being accepted.

February 28th-March 5th

Virtual Spring CommUnity Auction
Over 220 items up for auction to benefit the Ludington & Scottville Chamber of Commerce and Mason County Central School’s upcoming bond project. Registration begins on Wednesday, February 23rd at 4pm. Those interested should text 767278 to “auctionbid” and then visit auctionbid.givesmart.com to view/bid on items.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!