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October 2014

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 4pm-5pm

Great Oreo Experiment
Eat Oreos for Science, Ludington Library, Ludington.
Mason County District Library

Thursday, October 23rd - Sunday, October 26th

WSCC Performing Arts Series: Buried Child
Thursday-Saturday performances at 7:30pm, Sunday matinee at 2pm. In collaboration with WSCC’s Big Read Project, riveting story depicts the destruction of the American family through disillusionment with the American dream. Part of the West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series. Tickets $15/adult; $14/senior; $8/child; $20/at door; free/WSCC students. WSCC Center Stage Theater, Scottville.
Performing Arts

Thursday, October 23rd, 4:30pm-7pm

Eat, Drink & Be Scary Potluck
Potluck and musical entertainment, Scottville Area Senior Center, Scottville.

Thursday, October 23rd, 7pm-8pm

TED Talks Re-enactment: Why Domestic Violence Victims Don't Leave
Spreading the message of stemming violence. Presented by Lakeside Civic Players in conjunction with MEN C.A.N. and COVE. Suggested donation $5. Mason County District Library, Ludington.

Thursday, October 23rd, 7pm-8pm

Pentwater Junior High/High School Band Concert
Pentwater School, Pentwater.

Thursday, October 23rd, 7pm-9pm

Creepy Campy Movie Night
Quarter Cafe and Retrocade, 215 S. James St., Ludington.
Fall Events

Friday, October 24th - Sunday, October 26th

"Agatha Christie Made Me Do It"
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm, Historic Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, October 24th - Saturday, October 25th

Haunted Fairgrounds
6pm-9pm. Mason County Fairgrounds, Ludington.
Haunted Fairgrounds

Friday, October 24th, 7am-4pm

$6 and Up Sale
Sponsored by Volunteers of Spectrum Health Ludington. In the Lobby of the Medical Office Building.

Friday, October 24th, 4pm-5pm

Pumpkin Party
Ludington Library, Ludington.
Mason County District Library

Friday, October 24th, 8pm-10pm

Ludington Zombie Walk
Starting from Ludington City Park, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, October 25th

Ruby Creek Halloween Parties
Children's Halloween (3pm-5pm) and Adult Halloween Party (8:30pm-12:30am live band and costume contest). Ruby Creek Conservation Club.

Saturday, October 25th, 9am-3pm

Scottville Optimist Garage Sale
Table rentals benefit Scottville Optimist Club. Scottville Optimist Hall, Green Street, Scottville.

Saturday, October 25th, 10am-11pm

Boos, Brews & Brats
Includes: Halloween Kids Movie at The Vogue Theatre at 10am; Ceramics and Chardonnay at Moving Spirit Wine Shop 10am-7pm; Zombie 5K Run 11am; Pie eating contest in front of the Vogue Theatre 12:30pm; Pumpkin Painting Contest at Happy Owl Bookshop 1pm; Kids Halloween Costume Contest at The Vogue Theatre 2:30pm; Trick or Treating on River Street for kids 3:30pm-5pm; Kids Games in the parking lot beside River St. Stockyard and Spirits 4pm-6pm; .5k Zombie Pub Crawl 6pm-7:30pm, downtown Manistee.

Saturday, October 25th, 1pm-5pm

Spooktacular Weekend, Halloween on the Green
Costume Contest, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Sack Race, Great Pumpkin Roll, Candy Bags, Crafts and Egg Toss. Trick or Treat with Merchants at Charles Mears State Park 2pm-4pm, Spooktacular Parade 4pm, Glow in the Park Hike at dusk, Pub Crawl at 6pm, downtown Pentwater.

Saturday, October 25th, 2pm-4pm

Safe Harbor Halloween Parade and Downtown Ludington Trick or Treat
Parade at 2pm followed by trick or treat through business district, downtown Ludington.

Saturday, October 25th, 4pm-8pm

Village Trick or Treat
Historic White Pine Village, Ludington. Admission is free for kids 12 and under; $5.00 for 13 and older.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, October 25th, 5pm-7pm

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for Hunter Bowman's family
Spaghetti dinner, drawings and live music, Mason County Reformed Church, 45 S. Amber Road, Scottville.

Saturday, October 25th, 6pm-10pm

2nd Annual Rocktober Night of Fright
Sponsored by Ludrock Music & Friends. Costume contest. Music by The Hard Promises, On the Line, Redline, with special guests Cheryl Wolfram & Mike Luusua. Cash bar, 50/50 Raffle. Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington.
Ludington Area Center for the Arts

Saturday, October 25th, 7pm-10pm

Wine & Cheese - Meet the Artists Reception
Meet and greet with the artists at Golden Key Art Gallery, 601 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington.
Golden Key Art Gallery

Saturday, October 25th, 8pm-10pm

Elvin & Elton SOLD OUT
Little River Casino Resort, Manistee.

Sunday, October 26th

Last sailing day of season for S.S. Badger
S.S. Badger Carferry

Sunday, October 26th, 8:30am

Raise the Dead, Eye-Opening Coffee
Cenzo's Fresh Market, Pentwater.

Tuesday, October 28th, 6:30pm-7:30pm

October Author Series: John Kozak
Author of "Through the Eyes of Rose", Manistee County Library, Maple Street, Manistee.

Tuesday, October 28th, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Manistee Halloween Band Concert
Manistee High School Auditorium, 12th Street, Manistee.

Wednesday, October 29th, 5pm-6pm

Take Back the Night March
In recognition of Domestic Violence Month, West Shore Community College and COVE sponsor the rally and march, beginning from WSCC Schoenherr Campus Center, Scottville. Free t-shirts and flashlights available on first-come basis; light appetizers before and after event.

Thursday, October 30th, 7pm-9pm

Creepy Campy Movie Night
Quarter Cafe and Retrocade, 215 S. James St., Ludington.
Fall Events

Friday, October 31st - Sunday, November 2nd

"Agatha Christie Made Me Do It"
Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2pm, Historic Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee.
Performing Arts

Friday, October 31st, 10am-8pm

Halloween Costume Contest!
Dress in your best Halloween costume and head over to the Golden Key Art Gallery to get your picture taken in costume. You'll then be entered to win a $20 gift certificate to be used in the Gallery! Two runner up costumes will also win a $10 gift certificate. Participants will need to return by 8pm to find out who was best dressed and to receive the certificates!
Golden Key Art Gallery

Friday, October 31st, 2pm-7pm

Boo-tastic Halloween Event
Free Halloween costume photo with donation to United Way of Mason County, Photography by Sue Brown, 1676 W. Hansen Road, Scottville.

Friday, October 31st, 3pm-6pm

1st Annual Shagway Arts Barn Halloween Weekend--Family Friendly Live Music and Activities!
Bring the family and kids on Halloween weekend for some fun, family-friendly activities! Friday from 3-6, Saturday and Sunday from 1:30-6. Enjoy live music during the many different activities including a haunted trail (child friendly), games including corn hole, face painting, bobbing for apples, s'mores by a campfire, photo booth, and pumpkin painting! 'Trick or Treating' for kids 13 or under dressed in costumes! No admission cost, some activities are $1 to participate.
Shagway Arts Barn

Friday, October 31st, 4:30pm-6:30pm

Scottville Halloween-Fall Carnival
Hotdogs will be grilled. Games and trick-or-treat stations held inside the school, Mason County Central High School, Scottville.

Friday, October 31st, 5pm-8pm

Village of Pentwater – Trick or Treating & Homemade Donuts
Donuts at the Fire Station, Pentwater.

Friday, October 31st, 5pm-8pm

Bear Lake Trunk or Treat
Decorated car trunks and trick or treating for kids, Bear Lake Lions Den, Bear Lake

Friday, October 31st, 6pm-8pm

Wellston Trunk or Treat
Children trick or treat at parked cars. A costume contest is afterwards in the township hall. Norman Township Community Center, Wellston.

Friday, October 31st, 6pm-8pm

Scottville Trunks N Treats
Scottville United Methodist Church, downtown Scottville.

Friday, October 31st, 7:30pm-9pm

French baroque recorder concert and baroque guitar
Sponsored by Pentwater Arts Council. Chris Hammack Studio, Pentwater.

More October 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!

Barns & Byways Tour, Mason County
Fall Salmon Run
Pumpkin Patch, south of Scottville
Autumn Days at Historic White Pine Village
Macabre Manistee County
Fall Events
Manistee Ghost Ship
ArtPrize, Grand Rapids

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