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January 2025 Events Calendar

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Featured January Events

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January 1-7, 2025

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January 8-14, 2025

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January 15-21, 2025

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January 22-31, 2025

Saturday, January 25th, 2025

Pure Ludington Brrrewfest
Taste of the best and most unique flavors of beers, wines, ciders and meads from all around Michigan, and enjoy food and yard games. Rotary Park- corner of Lewis St. and Ludington Ave., Ludington.

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The following events are from 2024. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2025!

 

New Year’s Resolution Run 5k
Run course includes downtown Ludington and the 4th Ward area. For more information, visit runludington.com

Guided Snowshoe Walk
Hike is free and a limited amount of snowshoes are available to use. Walks begin and end at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Grand Rapids Camper, Travel, & RV Show
Thursday from 3-9pm, Friday from 12-9pm, Saturday from 10am-9pm, and Sunday from 11am-5pm. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-14, and free for kids 5 & under. There is also an adult multi-day ticket option for $18 (good for all 4 days- online purchase only). Purchase tickets online by clicking here. For more information, call Northtown Motorhomes at (616) 866-4300. Devos Place- 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids.

Midwest Gypsy Jazz Festival
Performances by various groups. Ludington Area Center for the Arts- 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.

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.

Winter Book Walk in conjunction with 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. The first 100 families will receive a copy of “Mr. Rabbit’s Wish” and can meet the illustrator in the warming shelter. Story boards will also be placed along the trail. The event is free and no registration is required.

Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament
Grip ‘n Rip Disc Golf hosts this fundraiser for the Lakeshore Food Club at the West Shore Community College Disc Golf Course- 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville. Cost is $20. Register online at discgolfscene.com.

Monster Pike Ice Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by PM Expeditions. There will be a 100% payout for the longest pike. This tournament is only for pike- no other fish will be included. Participants must be in line for measuring at Suttons Landing by 5pm. Call (231) 845-7285 for more information.

Bigfoot Snowshoe Race
The course is a snowy jaunt through the woods with plenty of logs to jump and branches to duck. Gather pre-race around a roaring fire, and stick around post race to warm up with a bowl of chili. For more information or to pre-register, visit runsnow.com. Timber Ridge Nordic Center- 4050 Hammond Rd., Traverse City. 

Guided Snowshoe Walk
Hike is free and a limited amount of snowshoes are available to use. Walks begin and end at the Ludington State Park Warming Shelter- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Rock the ‘Stee Benefit
Live music with beer, wine, soda, and snacks available for purchase. Fundraiser for the Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts. Ramsdell Theatre- 101 Maple St., Manistee.

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