Manistee area entertainment calendar — Weekend of Aug. 9

The Scottville Clown Band will perform a free concert at 6 p.m. at the Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. (Eric Sagonowsky/News Advocate file photo)

The Scottville Clown Band will perform a free concert at 6 p.m. at the Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. (Eric Sagonowsky/News Advocate file photo)

This Weekend

Aug. 8-10 — Downtown Manistee sidewalk sales

Aug. 8-10 — Footloose, Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Thursday

Aug. 7 — Red Tail Ring, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Manistee

Friday

Aug. 8 — Scottville Clown Band, 6 p.m., Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville

Aug. 8 — Pico and Chown, 7 p.m., Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville

Aug. 8 — A Shore Thing benefiting West Shore Medical Center’s walk-in clinic, Seng’s Marina, Manistee

Saturday

Aug. 9 — Billy Ocean, 8 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, Manistee

Aug. 9 — Arcadia Floatilla, 10 a.m., Arcadia Lake

Aug. 9 — Big band event at Manistee Eagles, 5 p.m., 55 Division St., Manistee

Other upcoming events

Aug. 11 — Madcat Midnight Blues Journey, 7 p.m., Onekama Village Park

Aug. 12 — Tom Hagen, Cherie Lynn with Rick Reuther, 7 p.m., Rotary Pavilion at First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 14 — Luke Winslow King, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Manistee

Aug. 14-17 — Buckley Old Engine Show, Buckley

Aug. 15-17 — Hoxeyville Music Festival, Wellston

Aug. 15-17 — Footloose, Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Aug. 18 — Standing Hamptons, 7 p.m., Onekama Village Park

Aug. 19 — Planet D Nonet, 7 p.m., Rotary Pavilion at First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 19-23 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 20 — Jeff Daniels and the Ben Daniels Band, 8 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Aug. 21 — Ragbirds, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Manistee

Aug. 22 — Neal McCoy, 9 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, Manistee

Aug. 22-24 — Brethren Heritage Days, throughout Brethren

Aug. 26 — Rusty Wright Band, 7 p.m., Rotary Pavilion at First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 28 — Stella!, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Manistee

Aug. 30 — Murder on the Red Carpet mystery dinner, 5:30 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, Manistee

Sept. 6 — Thompson Square, 8 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, Manistee

Sept. 12-14 — Hops & Props on the River, downtown Manistee

Where to go and who to call for area fun and activities:

Paine Aquatic Center at Manistee High School, 525 12th St., Manistee, 723-2547

Ice Arena and Recreation Center at West Shore Community College, 3000 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville, 845-6211, www.westshore.edu

The Vogue Theatre, 383 River St., Manistee, (231) 508-8005

Little River Casino Resort, M-22 at U.S. 31, Manistee, (888) 568-2244, www.lrcr.com.

Manistee County Historical Museum, 425 River St., Manistee, 723-5531

Crystal Mountain Resort, (800) 968-7686, www.crystalmountain.com

Caberfae Peaks Ski and Golf Resort, (231) 862-3000, caberfaepeaks.com

Interlochen Center for the Arts, (800) 681-5920, www.interlochen.org

Northern Michigan Dragway, (231) 362-3439, www.northernmichigandragway.net

This list is compiled by News Advocate writer Eric Sagonowsky. Listing suggestions are appreciated. Contact Sagonowsky at (231) 398-3109 or erics@pioneergroup.com.

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