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West Michigan Calendar of Events

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May 2021

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Saturday, May 1st

Historic White Pine Village opens for season
White Pine Village, South Lakeshore Drive, Ludington.
Historic White Pine Village

Saturday, May 1st

Port of Ludington Maritime Museum opens for season
Located in the former Coast Guard Station, Ludington.
Maritime Museum

Saturday, May 1st, 9am-3pm

Wellston Boosters Craft Sale/Seniors Bake Sale
Wellston Community Center, Wellston.

Saturday, May 1st, 10am

Hart Hills Gravel Bike Race
Distances offered are 50 miles, 25 miles, 10 miles or 5 miles. Start and finish from Hart Pizza, downtown Hart.

Monday, May 10th - Sunday, October 24th, 10am-5pm

Big Sable Point Lighthouse opens for season
At Ludington State Park, Ludington.
Big Sable Point Lighthouse

Saturday, May 15th, 10am

Antique Tractor Pull
Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, South Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Sunday, May 16th

Blessing of the Bikes
Blessing of the Bikes

Tuesday, May 18th, 6pm

West Michigan High School Band and Choir Showcase
Free virtual concert featuring Ludington High School Choir, the Ludington High School Band, the Mason County Eastern Band, the Manistee Catholic Central High School Band, the Manistee High School Band, the Pentwater High School Band & Jazz Band, and the Shelby High School Band. The showcase will premier on the LACA website,,
Performing Arts

Thursday, May 20th, 9am

SS Badger First Sailing Day of the Season
Climb aboard! The S.S. Badger sets sail for the first time this season.
SS Badger

Saturday, May 22nd

Ludington Petunia Planting Day
Along Ludington Avenue and around Ludington Municipal Marina, Ludington.
Petunia Parade

Saturday, May 22nd

Garden Tractor Pulls
10am and 1pm. Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, South Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Saturday, May 22nd, 6pm-11pm

Lud Vegas--Canceled for 2021
Event benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Mason County. Graystone Event Center, Ludington.

Thursday, May 27th, 5pm-8pm

Live Music in the Plaza
Tentative. Legacy Plaza, James Street, Ludington.
Summer Music

Friday, May 28th - Saturday, May 29th

Old Engine Club Spring Swap Meet
Set up day on May 27. Western Michigan Old Engine Club grounds, South Scottville Road, Scottville.
Old Engine Club

Friday, May 28th - Monday, September 6th, 10am-5pm

Ludington North Breakwater Light opens for season
Stearns Park Beach, Ludington.
Ludington North Breakwater Light

Friday, May 28th - Sunday, September 19th, 10am-5pm

Little Sable Point Lighthouse opens for season
At Silver Lake State Park, Silver Lake.
Little Sable Point Lighthouse

Friday, May 28th, 3pm-9pm

Final Friday Experience/ Downtown Ludington
Includes farmers market, live music, safe activities, Baby Badger rides and more, Downtown Ludington.

Saturday, May 29th, 10am-4pm

Footsteps 4 Families Craft Fair
Sponsored by West Shore Family Support and held at Rotary Park in downtown Ludington.
Mason County Arts and Crafts Fairs

More May 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!

1st Sailing of the S.S. Badger Carferry
Local Farmer's Markets
Petunia Parade
Local lighthouses open for tours
Blessing of the Bikes in Baldwin
Final Friday Experience, Ludington

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Last Updated: 05-05-2021 12:07 PM ID: 1035