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December 2019

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Sunday, December 1st, 3pm

CANCELED A Very Merry Motown Christmas with the Ultimate Taste Band
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Wednesday, December 4th, 6pm

Rotary Club Annual Holiday Auction
Lincoln Hills Golf Club, Ludington.

Wednesday, December 4th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Light Up the Night Music Series: Tom Zatarga
A fundraiser for the Ludington Area Jaycees' Freedom Festival Fireworks Fund. Jamesport Brewing Co., 410 S. James T., Ludington.

Thursday, December 5th - Sunday, December 8th

Victorian Old Christmas Weekend and Sleighbell Parade
Downtown Manistee.
Manistee Old Christmas Weekend

Thursday, December 5th, 7:30pm

WSCC Jazz Ensemble
WSCC Center Stage Theatre, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Friday, December 6th - Sunday, December 8th

Manistee Civic Players present: Elf the Musical
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Manistee High School Auditorium, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, December 6th - Saturday, December 7th

MCC Drama Production: Arsenic & Old Lace
Friday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 2pm & 7:30pm. Adults $8, Students $5, Seniors $6. A.O. Carlson gymnasium, Scottville.

Friday, December 6th - Saturday, December 7th

West Michigan Bed & Breakfast Cookie Tour
Friday 6-9pm; Saturday 1-6pm. Stop in at all the Bed and Breakfasts on our West Michigan Cookie Tour and gather a collection of Christmas goodies to take home. You will get a peek inside the bed and breakfasts all decked-out for the holidays, smell the aroma of fresh baked goods, meet the innkeepers, and sample some of their beautifully decorated creations. Recipes, handcrafted artisan ornaments, and a raffle drawing are all part of the fun.
Event Details

Friday, December 6th, 5pm-8pm

Common Threads Fiber Art Exhibit opening reception
Exhibit features fiber art of all types. Reception is free and open to the public. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Friday, December 6th, 7:30pm

Hart Performing Arts Series: John Riesen & Gillian Lynn Cotter
Middle School Auditorium, Hart.
Performing Arts

Saturday, December 7th

Full Cord Bluegrass Concert
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Saturday, December 7th, 9am-3pm

Pentwater Craft Fair
Pentwater School, Pentwater.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows

Saturday, December 7th, 9am-2pm

Lakeshore Animal Friends Christmas Bazaar
Mason County Animal Control, Meyers Road, Ludington.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows

Saturday, December 7th, 10am-3pm

Santa Photos
Ludington Library, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, December 7th, 10am-4pm

Sleighbell Craft Show, Bake Sale & Raffle
Hosted by Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital, Manistee High School, Manistee.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows

Saturday, December 7th, 10am-3pm

Christmas Craft Sale
Sponsored by Mason County Family Events at Snug Harbor Adult Day Care Center, 301 N. Washington Ave., Ludington.
Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows

Saturday, December 7th, 12pm-2pm

Book Buddies New Book Drive
People encouraged to donate children's books to be presented to those in Head Start and at the COVE shelter. Luncheon will be available. Organized by the Ludington Writers and held at Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.

Saturday, December 7th, 6pm-8pm

Annual Custer Christmas Event
For residents of Custer Village and Custer Township, held at the Custer Fire Barn.

Saturday, December 7th, 7:40pm

Laith Al-Saadi
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Monday, December 9th, 6pm-7pm

MCC Kindergarten Christmas Program
A.O. Carlson gymnasium, Scottville.
Holiday Concerts & Performances

Monday, December 9th, 7:30pm

WSCC Gold Coast Chorale
WSCC Center Stage Theatre, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Wednesday, December 11th, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Light Up the Night Music Series: Canopy Space
A fundraiser for the Ludington Area Jaycees' Freedom Festival Fireworks Fund. The Mitten, 109 W. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Wednesday, December 11th, 7pm

Franklin Kindergarten Music Program
Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
Holiday Concerts & Performances

Thursday, December 12th, 7pm

Intimate Evening Series
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Thursday, December 12th, 7pm-8pm

Lakeview Elementary Musical
Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
Holiday Concerts & Performances

Friday, December 13th - Sunday, December 15th

Manistee Civic Players present: Elf the Musical
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm. Manistee High School Auditorium, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, December 13th - Saturday, December 14th

West Michigan Bed & Breakfast Cookie Tour
Friday 6-9pm; Saturday 1-6pm. Stop in at all the Bed and Breakfasts on our West Michigan Cookie Tour and gather a collection of Christmas goodies to take home. You will get a peek inside the bed and breakfasts all decked-out for the holidays, smell the aroma of fresh baked goods, meet the innkeepers, and sample some of their beautifully decorated creations. Recipes, handcrafted artisan ornaments, and a raffle drawing are all part of the fun.
Event Details

Friday, December 13th - Saturday, December 14th, 4pm-7pm

Pioneer Christmas
Stroll through the Historic buildings, hear Christmas music, see Christmas lights, and stop in the Town Hall for Christmas snacks! Cost is $6.00 per youth (ages 3-17) and $8.00 per adult; ages 2 & under are free. Historic White Pine Village, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, December 14th, 10am-2pm

Santa's Workshop at Floracraft
Christmas crafting, holiday games, stories with Mrs. Claus, hot chocolate, horse-drawn wagon rides and pictures with Santa. Free family event. Floracraft, 1 W. Longfellow Place, Ludington.

Saturday, December 14th, 2pm-5pm

Family Dinner
Hosted by West Shore Pride. Lakeshore Resource Network, 920 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.

Saturday, December 14th, 3pm-5pm

No $ Turkey Dinner
Free community turkey dinner with all the fixings; donations accepted. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Saturday, December 14th, 7pm-9pm

We'll Be Home for the Holidays
Annual holiday program. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Performing Arts

Monday, December 16th, 7:30pm

WSCC Percussion Ensemble & Wind Symphony
Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
Performing Arts

Tuesday, December 17th, 7:30pm

WSCC Concert Choir
WSCC Center Stage Theatre, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Tuesday, December 17th, 7:30pm-8:30pm

OJ Holiday Band Concert
Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
Holiday Concerts & Performances

Saturday, December 21st

Edgar Struble presents "A Nashville Family Christmas"
Performances at 2pm and 7:30pm. Peterson Auditorium, Ludington.
Performing Arts

Sunday, December 22nd, 3pm-4:30pm

Cheryl Whitehead Student Piano Recital
Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.

Tuesday, December 31st

Ring in the Roaring 2020s at LACA's NYE
Showing of the film "The Great Gatsby" in the Performance Hall; doors open at 7:30pm, film at 8:30pm, ending by 11pm. $1 suggested entry: refreshments available. Live music and drinks in the Gallery beginning at 10pm. Free NYE crafts. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., downtown Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Tuesday, December 31st

Downtown Ludington New Year's Eve Ball Drop

Ludington New Years Eve Ball Drop

Tuesday, December 31st, 7pm-11:30pm

Light Up the Lake Family Party
Ludington Library, downtown Ludington.

Tuesday, December 31st, 8pm

Puttin' on the Ritz
Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee.

More December Information...

We strive to provide the most current and correct information on our Calendar of Events. We are continually adding to our calendars. If nothing appears above, most likely the information is not yet available. Events may be subject to change. Keep checking back for updates!

Holiday Arts & Crafts Shows
Holiday Concerts & Performances
Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend, Manistee
Scottville Christmas
Pentwater's Festival of Lights
Home for the Holidays in Hart
Snowshoe Making Classes at Ludington State Park
New Years Eve Lighted Ball Drop
Where to Find a Fresh Christmas Tree

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