What’s Happening on the Lakeshore ?

Events Happening in Muskegon County!

Monday March 1, – Sunday March 7, 2021

 

*Please call before attending for any changes. Remember to wear your mask to all events*

Please check our website for virtual events happening

www.visitmuskegon.org    

Monday March 1St :

 

Cardio Drumming!

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun workout for all ages, sizes and fitness levels! First timers can rent the needed equipment for $1 Lakeshore Sports Arena 4470 Airline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49444 The class is just $2 per person.  Required equipment: Water bottle, available to rent for $1 each are:  17 gallon bucket, 65-75cm yoga ball, Drumsticks. Keep up to date with the Muskegon Drum Crew Facebook Group . Classes are Monday & Thursday. Social distance is required.

Ceramics Open Studio

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Students ages 18+ who have completed an ACWL-Nuveen introductory pottery class are eligible to participate in Open Studio. This class will take place at the Michillinda lodge located at 5385 Lamos* Participants will be self-directed but a facilitator will be on hand to help and answer questions. 20 lbs of clay, firings, and glazes are included. Additional clay can be purchased. *If you have clay experience, but have not taken an ACWL-Nuveen pottery class, please contact us to determine if Open Studio is an option for you.
Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/…/ceramics-open-studio… Any questions please call 893-2524  COVID-19 Considerations:
Class size is limited to 6 students. Students will be spread out throughout the pottery studio and any shared instruments will be thoroughly sanitized between uses. Students should wear masks, use the provided hand sanitizer, and abide by social distancing mandates. Class is $115.00 per person

 

Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins? Piecing Together Her History’ Exhibit  

In her lifetime, Rosie created over 100 quilts and unfortunately, her story was left unfinished. Along with highlighting some of her quilts—which are only a part of her legacy—visitors to the exhibit will get a behind the scenes look at how the museum staff worked to research and piece together the history of Rosie’s life. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Tuesday March 2:

 

Intro to Handbuilding

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This event is held at Michillinda Lodge located at 5385 Lamos Rd. Students will learn the three basics of hand building with clay – pinch forming, slab building and creating with clay coils. These three essential forming techniques will be used individually and combined together to create unique lidded box forms, vessels and sculptures. Students will also learn how to finish their work using various underglazes and glaze techniques. Hand building the forms with wet clay will take place during the first two class sessions and surface embellishment and glazing in the final two sessions.*After the fourth class projects  will be available for pick-up at another designated time. Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/…/intro-to-handbuilding…COVID-19 Considerations: Class size is limited to 6 students. Students will be spread out throughout the pottery studio and any shared instruments will be thoroughly sanitized between uses. Students should wear masks, use the provided hand sanitizer, and abide by social distancing mandates. For questions call 231-893-2524. This class is for 16+ years of age. Class cost $80 per person

Muskegon Community College Artist Showcase

11:00 am – 5:30 pm

From February 11 – March 13, the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen’s exhibition gallery located at 106 E. Colby St. will be transformed with artwork created by three talented faculty and the work of ceramic students from the Muskegon Community College Art Department. The exhibition showcases the stellar professional artist/educators running the art programming offered at MCC, Keith Downie, Lee Ann Frame, and Erin Hoffman, and highlights the educational opportunities available for the community. The public is invited to stop by and view this engaging exhibit and learn more about the art offerings at the MCC.

 

The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. is featuring nationally recognized and early career Native American artists, artworks in a wide array of media that combine cultural traditions and imagery with contemporary sensibilities and themes.  Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday. 231-720-2570

 

Russell Prather: Layers and Light Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

At the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W Webster you will see Russell Prather Layers and Light features the work of artist Russell Prather in this solo installation-style exhibition of his most recent works. Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday 231-720-2570

Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins? Piecing Together Her History’ Exhibit

Quilts are made from an endless combination of patterns, colors, fabrics, and techniques. Along with highlighting some of her quilts—which are only a part of her legacy—visitors to the exhibit will get a behind the scenes look at how the museum staff worked to research and piece together the history of Rosie’s life. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Wednesday March 3:

 

Nuveen Open Studio

2:00 am – 5:00 pm

Middle and High School students are invited to the ACWL-Nuveen for Open Studio sessions on Wednesdays between 2:00 and 5:00, p.m. ACWL-Nuveen staff will be available to help students with both art and music projects. Art students are welcome to bring in projects they are already working on or just an idea for something new. They will be able to use the numerous supplies we have on hand, as well as receive help from ACWL-Nuveen Assistant Director Susan Wink. Music students are invited to bring in the pieces they are currently studying and receive practice and musicality tips from ACWL-Nuveen Director Erin Peyer. Topics/Mediums we are able to assist students with: Art  Drawing, Painting – acrylic, watercolor, Mixed Media, Small scale sculpture techniques,Fiber Arts, Music, Practice help, Music theory. About the Facilitators: COVID-19 Considerations: Although the Open Studio is FREE, students ARE required to register due to COVID-19 social distancing mandates and capacity restrictions. We can host up to 6 students in each of the two Art Open Studio Slots: 2:00-3:30 and 3:30-5:00. Students can sign up for both slots or just one, and you don’t have to be here the entire time. We can only host 1 music student in each of the 4, 45-minute slots, unless students are already working together in a duo or trio. Music slots are 2:00-2:45, 2:45-3:30, 3:30-4:15, 4:15-5:00. The ACWL-Nuveen has a keyboard on sight, but students studying other instruments will need to bring those with them. Call 231-893-2524 or Sandra@artswhitelake.org located at 106 E. Colby. St.

Muskegon Community College Artist Showcase

11:00 am – 5:30 pm

From February 11 – March 13, the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen’s exhibition gallery located at 106 E. Colby St. will be transformed with artwork created by three talented faculty and the work of ceramic students from the Muskegon Community College Art Department. The exhibition showcases the stellar professional artist/educators running the art programming offered at MCC, Keith Downie, Lee Ann Frame, and Erin Hoffman, and highlights the educational opportunities available for the community. The public is invited to stop by and view this engaging exhibit and learn more about the art offerings at the MCC.

 

The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. is featuring nationally recognized and early career Native American artists, artworks in a wide array of media that combine cultural traditions and imagery with contemporary sensibilities and themes.  Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday. 231-720-2570

 

Russell Prather: Layers and Light Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

At the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W Webster you will see Russell Prather Layers and Light features the work of artist Russell Prather in this solo installation-style exhibition of his most recent works. Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday 231-720-2570

Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins? Piecing Together Her History’ Exhibit

In her lifetime, Rosie created over 100 quilts and unfortunately, her story was left unfinished. Along with highlighting some of her quilts—which are only a part of her legacy—visitors to the exhibit will get a behind the scenes look at how the museum staff worked to research and piece together the history of Rosie’s life. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

 

Thursday March 4:

 

Cardio Drumming!

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A fun workout for all ages, sizes and fitness levels! First timers can rent the needed equipment for $1 Lakeshore Sports Arena 4470 Airline Rd. Muskegon, MI 49444 The class is just $2 per person.  Required equipment: Water bottle, available to rent for $1 each are:  17 gallon bucket, 65-75cm yoga ball, Drumsticks. Keep up to date with the Muskegon Drum Crew Facebook Group . Classes are Monday & Thursday. Social distance is required.

 

Muskegon Community College Artist Showcase

11:00 am – 5:30 pm

From February 11 – March 13, the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen’s exhibition gallery located at 106 E. Colby St. will be transformed with artwork created by three talented faculties and the work of ceramic students from the Muskegon Community College Art Department. The exhibition showcases the stellar professional artist/educators running the art programming offered at MCC, Keith Downie, Lee Ann Frame, and Erin Hoffman, and highlights the educational opportunities available for the community. The public is invited to stop by and view this engaging exhibit and learn more about the art offerings at the MCC. The ACWL-Nuveen is open Tuesday – Friday 11:00am – 5:30pm and Saturday 11:00am – 3:00pm.

The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. is featuring nationally recognized and early career Native American artists, artworks in a wide array of media that combine cultural traditions and imagery with contemporary sensibilities and themes.  Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday. 231-720-2570

 

Russell Prather: Layers and Light Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

At the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W Webster you will see Russell Prather Layers and Light features the work of artist Russell Prather in this solo installation-style exhibition of his most recent works. Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday 231-720-2570

Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins? Piecing Together Her History’ Exhibit

In her lifetime, Rosie created over 100 quilts and unfortunately, her story was left unfinished. Along with highlighting some of her quilts—which are only a part of her legacy—visitors to the exhibit will get a behind the scenes look at how the museum staff worked to research and piece together the history of Rosie’s life. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Muskegon Museum of Art: Free Thursdays

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free museum admission all day every Thursdays at the Muskegon Art museum located at 296 W. Webster Ave., compliments of The Meijer Foundation. Please remember your mask.

 

Clay Animals

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This event takes place at Michillinda Lodge located at 5385 Lamos, North Muskegon. Students 9-12 years of age will learn the basics of shaping clay with their hands. They will learn techniques for making pinch pots, and use clay slabs and coils to build unique clay animal sculptures and animal themed vessels. Students will also learn how to finish their work using underglazes and glazes. Hand building the forms with wet clay will take place during the first two class sessions and surface embellishment and glazing in the final two sessions.
*Because the ceramic pieces go through both a bisque and glaze firing any student work not ready to take home after the fourth class will be available for pick-up at another designated time. Registration is required. Register here: https://www.artswhitelake.org/…/clay-animals-with-kathy. Members $72 and Non- members $80. For  more information 231-894-2341

Friday March 5:

 

Muskegon Lumberjacks Hockey Home Game -vsChicago Steel

7:00 pm Puck Drop

The Muskegon Lumberjacks are a U.S. Junior A hockey team based at the Mercy Health Arena! Going to a game you’ll hear things like “Great price for family fun” and “Always a fun atmosphere, people are great and the games are always fun”. This year social distancing and other precautions will be in effect so please bring your face mask. Tonight’s game will be against Chicago Steel. The puck drops at 7:00pm. #GO JACKS! For tickets call 231-726-2400 Mercy Health Arena is located at 470 W. Western Ave. https://www.muskegonlumberjacks.com/tickets

Muskegon Community College Artist Showcase

11:00 am – 5:30 pm

From February 11 – March 13, the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen’s exhibition gallery located at 106 E. Colby St. will be transformed with artwork created by three talented faculty and the work of ceramic students from the Muskegon Community College Art Department. The exhibition showcases the stellar professional artist/educators running the art programming offered at MCC, Keith Downie, Lee Ann Frame, and Erin Hoffman, and highlights the educational opportunities available for the community. The public is invited to stop by and view this engaging exhibit and learn more about the art offerings at the MCC.

 

Who is Rosie Lee Wilkins? Piecing Together Her History’ Exhibit

In her lifetime, Rosie created over 100 quilts and unfortunately, her story was left unfinished. Along with highlighting some of her quilts—which are only a part of her legacy—visitors to the exhibit will get a behind the scenes look at how the museum staff worked to research and piece together the history of Rosie’s life. www.lakeshoremuseum.org 231-722-0278

Saturday March 6:

 

Muskegon Lumberjacks Hockey Home Game -vsChicago Steel

7:00 pm Puck Drop

The Muskegon Lumberjacks are a U.S. Junior A hockey team based at the Mercy Health Arena! Going to a game you’ll hear things like “Great price for family fun” and “Always a fun atmosphere, people are great and the games are always fun”. This year social distancing and other precautions will be in effect so please bring your face mask. Tonight’s game will be against Chicago Steel. The puck drops at 7:00pm. #GO JACKS! For tickets call 231-726-2400 Mercy Health Arena is located at 470 W. Western Ave. https://www.muskegonlumberjacks.com/tickets

 

Muskegon Community College Artist Showcase

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

From February 11 – March 13, the Art Council of White Lake-Nuveen’s exhibition gallery located at 106 E. Colby St. will be transformed with artwork created by three talented faculity and the work of ceramic students from the Muskegon Community College Art Department. The exhibition showcases the stellar professional artist/educators running the art programming offered at MCC, Keith Downie, Lee Ann Frame, and Erin Hoffman, and highlights the educational opportunities available for the community. The public is invited to stop by and view this engaging exhibit and learn more about the art offerings at the MCC.

 

The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinaabe Artists Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. is featuring nationally recognized and early career Native American artists, artworks in a wide array of media that combine cultural traditions and imagery with contemporary sensibilities and themes.  Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday. 231-720-2570

 

Russell Prather: Layers and Light Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

At the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W Webster you will see Russell Prather Layers and Light features the work of artist Russell Prather in this solo installation-style exhibition of his most recent works. Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday 231-720-2570

Muskegon Farmers Indoor Winter Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Muskegon  Farmers  Market located at 242 W. Western Ave. will be open indoors Saturdays until May. For COVID19 safety measures, the market will have a different look and feel this year: Please wear your mask and walk within the direction arrows. Thank you

 

Sweetwater Local Foods MarketSweetwater Local Foods Market – OFFERING PREORDERS FOR PICKUP

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sweetwater Local Foods Market, 6401 Harvey St.
Sweetwater Local Foods Market will be offering a PREORDER ONLY market, out in the parking lot, from 10:00am to 11:00am. Sign up for the newsletter to get your order in here: https://tinyletter.com/SweetwaterLocalFoodsMkt or get the list from the website here: sweetwaterlocalfoodsmarket.org Sweetwater Local Foods Market offers healthy, humane, homegrown, local food you can trust! They are open year-round.

 

Boomtown Market Craft Beer & Wine Tastings

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

BoomTown Market, 351 W. Western Ave
Boomtown Market in Downtown Muskegon invites you to free Draft, Craft Beer & Wine Tastings every Saturday starting at 10 a.m. Sample unique Craft Beers on Tap from all around Michigan! If you like it, we’ll can a 32 ounce-er for you right then and there!

 

Sunday March 7:

 

The Art of the People: Contemporary Anishinabek Artists Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W. Webster Ave. is featuring nationally recognized and early career Native American artists, artworks in a wide array of media that combine cultural traditions and imagery with contemporary sensibilities and themes.  Open daily 11-4 and closed Monday. 231-720-2570

 

Russell Prather: Layers and Light Exhibit

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

At the Muskegon Museum of Art located at 296 W Webster you will see Russell Prather Layers and Light features the work of artist Russell Prather in this solo installation-style exhibition of his most recent works. Open daily 11-4

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