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September 2022 Events Calendar

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Featured September Events

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September 1-7, 2022

Thursday, September 1st, 2022
10am-12pm

Historic Trolley Tours
Families and patrons of all ages are invited to join in a library-sponsored historic trolley tour, operated by Manistee County Transportation. Perfect for homeschooling families and those interested in the industrious history of Manistee. Space is limited and registration is required. Register by calling the Manistee County Library at
(231) 723-2519.

Thursday, September 1st, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in Legacy Plaza
Featuring Coconut Radio. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Friday, September 2nd-Monday, September 5th; 2022
9am-5pm

Brethren Days
The village of Brethren hosts in annual festival with activities for the whole family.

Friday, September 2nd-Saturday, September 3rd; 2022

Minnehaha Brewhaha Music Festival
Live music festival with food trucks, 5k & 15k races, and brew tent. Friday from 6pm-12am and Saturday from 6-11pm. Races are Saturday at 8am. Enjoy two bands in the Brew Tent Friday night and eight bands plus beer tasting Saturday. Visit music-moves-me.org for tickets or more information. Arcadia Marine- 17073 Northwood Hwy, Arcadia.

Friday, September 2nd, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Featuring Canopy Space. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, September 3rd-Sunday, September 4th; 2022

MCE Equestrian Speed Show
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US-10, Ludington.

Saturday, September 3rd-Sunday, September 4th; 2022

Hart Heritage Days Festival
Hart Historic District- 501 Lincoln St., Hart.

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

PSA/Bannink’s End of Summer Fishing Tournament
Sponsored by the Pentwater Sportfishing Association. For more information or to register, visit nebula.wsimg.com.

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
7:30pm

5th Annual Floatilla
Boats will congregate on Pere Marquette Lake and parade around the harbor to bid farewell to the summer of 2022. Decorations, lights ,and costumes are encouraged. Prizes for top 3 decorated boats. For more info, contact Amanda at (231) 392-4709.

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
9am-11pm

LaborFest 2022
Car show, parade, live music by Here Come the Mummies, and food/beverage tent. First Street Beach, Manistee. Visit manisteelaborfest.com for more information.

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
10am-4pm

Elk Rapids Arts & Crafts Show
River Street, Elk Rapids

Sunday, September 4th, 2022
8am-12pm

Pancake Breakfast
Pentwater VFW- 8440 N. US-31, Pentwater.

Sunday, September 4th, 2022
2pm

Grand Prix Horse Show
Flintfields Horse Park- 6535 Bates Rd., Williamsburg.

Sunday, September 4th, 2022
4-8pm

Music in the Park
FREE music event at Lindsey’s Park- 310 E. Wilson Dr., Idlewild. Performer TBA. Field games for all ages, picnic tables provided or bring your own table/chairs. Some weekends will include pop-up shops and food vendors. BYOB. 

Monnday, September 5th, 2022
9:15am

Holland Zeeland Labor Day Truck Parade
Bring the family, earplugs, and an appetite for big trucks, ice cream, and giveaways. Parade travels from Zeeland to Holland. Ice cream social following the parade. For more information, visit truckparade.org.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
5pm

Ludington North Breakwater Light Closes for the Season
Stearns Park Beach- 420 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

September 8-14, 2022

Thursday, September 8th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Friday, September 9th-Saturday, September 10th; 2022

Silver Lake Apple & BBQ Festival
Downtown Silver Lake.

Friday, September 9th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Featuring Mallory Shinn. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Friday, September 9th, 2022
5-9pm

Benefit Night for the Pentwater Arts Council
Dale & Gail’s Music & Art Gallery- 27 S. State St., Hart.

Saturday, September 10th-Sunday, September 11th; 2022

MIHA District 9 Meet
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US-10, Ludington.

Sunday, September 11th, 2022
2pm

Agero Grand Prix Horse Show
Flintfields Horse Park- 6535 Bates Rd., Williamsburg.

September 15-21, 2022

Thursday, September 15th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Thursday, September 15th-Sunday, September 18th; 2022

Michigan Irish Music Festival
The festival features 6 stages of music, culture, dance, and more. Heritage Landing- 1051 Shoreline Dr., Muskegon. For more information and tickets, visit michiganirish.org

Friday, September 16th, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Featuring The Ukes. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

MIHA District 9 Meet
Caswell Horse Park at the Mason County Fairgrounds- 5302 W. US-10, Ludington.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
8am-12pm

Ludington Petunia Parade Removal Day
Ludington Petunia Parade will be removing petunias on the Avenue and the marina.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
10am-12pm

Lumberjack Day & Lumberjack Breakfast
Enjoy a Lumberjack Breakfast of flapjacks, sausage, and hashbrowns then take in the history of Mason County settlers by touring the village. Cost is $20 for Adults, $18 for Seniors, $16 for Children ages 4-13, and free for Children under age 4. Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
10am-6pm

Hops & Props on the River
Tasting of over 100 locally crafted beverages from 1pm-6pm, Century Boat Show from 10am-4pm.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
12-5pm

Scottville Fall Celebration
Event includes family friendly activities, the Mason County Princess Pageant (1pm), and a performance by the Scottville Clown Band. Downtown Scottville, 100 Blocks of South Main & Blaine Streets. For the most updated information, visit cityofscottville.org.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
1pm

Mason County Princess Pageant
Girls ages 4-7 that live in Mason County, attend a Mason County school, or have a relative that is a resident of Mason County are invited to participate.  This pageant will be held in downtown Scottville and is limited to the first 30 girls that turn in their completed application. All girls will receive a crown and goody bag. They will each claim the title of Mason County Princess. They will be answering 3-5 questions on stage during the event. Pre-registration is required by September 3rd and can be found at forms.gle. Those with questions can email Andrea at mcprincesspageant@gmail.com.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
4pm

Major League Show Jumping Team Competition Horse Show
Flintfields Horse Park- 6535 Bates Rd., Williamsburg.

Saturday, September 17th, 2022
7-8:30pm

AFFEW Beach Clean-up
Beach clean-up at Stearns Park, Ludington.

Sunday, September 18th, 2022

Little Sable Point Lighthouse Closes for the Season

Sunday, September 18th, 2022
1pm

Blessing of the Animals at Circle Rocking “S” Children’s Farm
Blessing of the Animals, silent auction, and old fashioned games. Circle Rocking “S” Children’s Farm- 5487 N. Tuttle Rd., Free Soil.

Sunday, September 18th, 2022
2pm

Major League Show American Gold Cup Grand Prix Horse Show
Flintfields Horse Park- 6535 Bates Rd., Williamsburg.

September 22-30, 2022

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
10am-1pm

Pentwater Harvest Day
Pentwater’s Farmer’s Market will be open for one last time during 2022. Pentwater Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Friday, September 23rd-Saturday, September 24th; 2022

Octoberfest in Ludington
Craft beer and live music festival. Downtown Ludington.

Friday, September 23rd, 2022
4-7pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Performer TBA. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Saturday, September 24th-Sunday, September 25th; 2022

Pentwater Fall Arts & Crafts Fair
Pentwater Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Saturday, September 24th, 2022
9am

Baldwin Salmon Run 2k/5k/10k
Baldwin Village Hall- 620 Washington St, Baldwin. Register at racewire.com.

Saturday, September 24th, 2022
10am-3pm

Fall Craft Show
Pomona Park- 93 S. 3rd Ave., Fruitport.

Saturday, September 24th, 2022
12-5pm

Bus Day to Big Point Sable Lighthouse
Free concert from 1-3pm. Bus transportation from 12pm-5pm. Big Sable Point Lighthouse in Ludington State Park- 8800 M-116, Ludington.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!