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March 2025 Events Calendar

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Featured March Events

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Also check out all the fun Easter Events happening this month!

March 1-7, 2025

March 7th-8th AND 14th-15th, 2025

Performance of Talking With…
Presented by the Central Park Players 7:30pm with 1:30 matinee on 3/15. Central Park Place- 421 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven.

March 8-14, 2025

March 7th-8th AND 14th-15th, 2025

Performance of Talking With…
Presented by the Central Park Players 7:30pm with 1:30 matinee on 3/15. Central Park Place- 421 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven.

March 15-21, 2025

March 7th-8th AND 14th-15th, 2025

Performance of T5lking With…
Presented by the Central Park Players 7:30pm with 1:30 matinee on 3/15. Central Park Place- 421 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven.

Sunday, March 16th, 2025
3pm

Performance by Three Amigos Visit Spain
Presented by the Traverse City Symphony Orchestra at Corson Auditorium- 4000 M-137, Interlochen.

March 22-31, 2025

Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th, 2025

Performance by Rhodes & Stagnitta
Presented by the Traverse City Symphony Orchestra at Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 3pm. Corson Auditorium- 4000 M-137, Interlochen.

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

 

Traverse City Restaurant Week
Participants have the opportunity to try new food and places. Restaurants involved will offer a three-course dinner menu for $25, $35, or $45 per person. Takeout options will be available at select locations. Reservations are recommended. For more information, visit traversecity.com.

Marvac RV & Camping Show
Friday from 1-8pm, Saturday from 10am-8pm, and Sunday from 12-5pm. $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and children 12 and under. Purchase tickets by visiting kelloggarena.com. Grand Traverse County Civic Center – 1213 W. Civic Center Dr., Traverse City.

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. 

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.

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.

Ultimate Sport Show
Thursday from 1-8pm, Friday from 12-8pm, Saturday from 10am-8pm, and Sunday from 10am-5pm. Exhibitors will be at the show with the latest in outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats. Tickets are $12 for those age 15 and up and $5 for children under 15. Devos Place- 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids.

Introduction to Beekeeping 101
Learn the basics of beekeeping. Hosted by rhe Scottville Beekeepers of Mason County. Cost is $5 per person and a non-perishable food donation to the food pantry. Mason County Reformed Church- 45 S. Amber Rd., Scottville. For more information, call (720) 202-2715.

Cabin Fever Reliever Party
This annual event includes a Chili Cook Off  and live music by Onager from 8pm-12am. This is a B.Y.O.B. event and admission is $15 cash + 5 canned goods or $20 without food donation. All funds and food raised at this event will be distributed to local charitable entities. For more information, visit facebook.com. Skinner Park- 5074 W. 10 1/2 Mile Rd., Irons.

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.

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

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

Muskegon St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The annual parade runs down Western Avenue from 6th Street to 2nd Street in downtown Muskegon. For more information, visit facebook.com.

Family AfFair
Annual free event where over 60 area businesses and community agencies provide resources, information, and fun surprises to local families. This year’s theme is “Under Construction – Building Strong Families”. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Mason County Central School- 300 W. Broadway St., Scottville.

Polar Plunge Fundraiser
Annual fundraiser for Area 24 Special Olympics held at Little River Casino Resort- 2700 Orchard Hwy, Manistee. Registration begins at 11am with the plunge at 1pm. To get involved, visit plungemi.org.

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.

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.

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.

Lenten Fish Frys in Weare Township
Dine-in or takeout Fish fry’s at St. Joseph Parish Hall- 2349 W. Jackson Rd., Weare Township. Cost is $14 for age 9 and up and a free-will donation for age 8 and under. Includes baked or fried fish, parsleyed red potatoes, choice of green beans or corn, coleslaw, dinner roll, and dessert For more information, call (231) 873-5776.

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. 

Lakeshore Mama & Me Expo & Spring Book Walk
This free event includes Yoga with Baby, face painting, a Book Walk, learning about Early Childhood Development, and What to Expect Postpartum. Ludington Elementary School- 5764 Bryant Rd., Ludington.

Muskegon Bridal Show
Tickets now available at Fricano’s Manistee River- 440 River St., Manistee. Admission is free and engaged couples will be entered into a raffle. Fricano’s Event Center- 1050 W. Western Ave., Ste 201, Muskegon.

March for Meals Walk & 5k
Registration ranges from $10-$40 and required. Register online at runsignup.com. Family and dog friendly. Benefit for Meals on Wheels.  For more information, email Haley deVries at hdevries@mowwm.org. Millennium Park- 1400 Maynard, Walker. 

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