Monday July 2:
Film at the USS Silversides: Run Silent, Run Deep
July 2 @ 2:00 pm – July 7 @ 2:00 pm
Stop in at the USS Silversides Submarine Museum this summer. For the price of an admission ticket to the museum, not only can you explore exhibits in the two-story museum, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter McLane and, of course, the USS Silversides Submarine, but at 2:00pm every day you can also enjoy a full-length feature film in their newly renovated, air conditioned theater.
Tuesday, July 3:
Free Summer Concert Series: Dave Collee Jazz Band
July 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Arts Council of White Lake every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm at the Montague Band Shell for the ACWL’s Free Summer Concert Series! In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held at the Montague Area Public Schools Center for the Arts located at Montague High School. For more information, call (231) 893-2524.
Tuesday & Wednesday July 3 – 4
July 3 – July 4
The 9th annual Muskegon Rockstock will be held on July 3-4 at beautiful Heritage Landing! The mission is to provide a rockin’ family event at a reasonable price that supports all things local. This year’s 2 day 4th of July celebration will feature lots of great food, craft beers, vendors, tried and true music and KIDSTOCK, a Kangaroo Palace special event for kids of all ages. Tickets are $5 per day and will be available at the Heritage Landing Box Office each night starting at 4:30pm, or you can purchase them online and pick up at will call. Active Military and Veterans are FREE. Children 3 and up REQUIRE A TICKET and must be accompanied by an adult. Kidstock opens at 5:30 each night, and requires an additional wristband which is FREE with the child’s entry ticket. Gates open at 5:00pm each night, with an amazing Fireworks finale at dusk on the 4th of July. Event Rules: No Fireworks of any kind No Weapons No outside food or beverage No coolers For more information, visit muskegonrockstock.com
Wednesday July 4:
Fireworks on Deck: LST 393 Deck
July 4 @ 9:30 pm
Enjoy “Fireworks on Deck” aboard the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum! It’ the “best seat in the house” for the awesome display over Muskegon Lake. The World War II landing ship is located at the Mart Dock in downtown Muskegon, just yards from the fireworks site. Seating is $5 per person and you do not need advance tickets. Arrive before 9:00pm before road closes and for the best seats! More info is at lst393.org or by calling 231-730-1477.
White Lake Area 4th of July Parade & Fireworks
Beginning at 10:00am, the White Lake Area 4th of July Parade will travel from Whitehall City Hall to Downtown Montague. Over 100 entries are involved in this family fun, annual parade. Fireworks begin at dusk and are viewable from both Montague and Whitehall downtown areas! For more information or to participate in the parade, call (231) 893-4585
Thursday July 5:
Kayak Sculpture Unveiling Event
July 5 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Lakeshore Art Festival invites you to the Kayak Sculpture Unveiling Event to celebrate nine new sculptures in Downtown Muskegon! The sculptures, which incorporate real kayaks, will be installed at various locations Downtown. The unveiling event will begin at 4:00pm at the Olthoff Stage at the corner of W. Western Ave. and Third St. Attendees will receive a map showing where the kayak sculptures are located and will be invited to participate in a “kayak crawl” to tour the sculptures from 4:30pm – 5:00pm. The event will conclude with a reception at the Muskegon Museum of Art to honor kayak sculpture artists and Lakeshore Art Festival artists from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. The 2018 kayak sculpture project is one of the ways Muskegon is recognizing Sun Dolphin’s decision to locate their corporate headquarters in Muskegon. Sun Dolphin, the world’s largest kayak manufacturer, donated kayaks for the sculptures and is the project’s Signature Sponsor. Get all the details at www.www.muskegon.org/public-invited-to-kayak-sculpture-unveiling-event.
Lakeshore Art Festival Vendor Reception
July 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Lakeshore Art Festival vendors and the public are invited to mingle and enjoy refreshments at this pre-Festival reception hosted by the Muskegon Museum of Art at the Museum. This event is free and open to the public and offers a cash bar. For more information, call 231-720-2570 Michigan’s most popular art fair takes place at various locations around downtown Muskegon Friday and Saturday, July 6 – 7. www.lakeshoreartfestival.org
Friday July 6
Muskegon Clippers Baseball Home Game –vs- Sugar Beets
Friday, July 6 @ 7:00 pm
Come to historic Marsh Field as the Muskegon Clippers baseball team plays a home game against the Scouts! Admission is only $5! The Muskegon Clippers vs Sugar Beets. For more information, visit www.muskegonclippers.com.
Movies on Deck: Independence Day