Manistee area entertainment calendar — Weekend of Oct. 4

One of the many exhibits that will be featured on the City of Milwaukee's Ghost Ship is this scary crematorium room. (Ken Grabowski/News Advocate)

One of the many exhibits that will be featured on the City of Milwaukee’s Ghost Ship is this scary crematorium room. (Ken Grabowski/News Advocate)

This weekend

FRIDAY

  • Comedy Show featuring Dave Dyer, 8-10 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee
  • Friendship and Light Exhibition reception, 5-7 p.m., Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts
  • Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

SATURDAY

  • Onekama Fall Festival, Onekama
  • Met Opera Live in HD – Macbeth (Verdi), 12:55 p.m., Ramsdell Theater, 101 Maple St, Manistee
  • Arcadia Township Fire and Rescue 50th anniversary Open House, 2-5 p.m., Arcadia Township Fire Hall, 3422 Lake St., Arcadia
  • Michigan State University Be-Bop Spartans with Jazz Bassist Christian McBride, 7:30 p.m., Ludington Area Center for Arts; afterglow jam session, Jamesport Brewing Company
  • Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Other upcoming events

Now through Nov. 15 – Welcome to Idlewild; The Black Eden of Michigan, Manierre Dawson Gallery, Arts & Sciences Center

Oct. 17 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Oct. 18 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Oct. 18 — Tower of Power, 8 p.m., Little River Casino Resort

Oct. 18 — Harvest Lunch & Bazaar, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Manistee United Methodist Church, 387 1st St., Manistee

Oct. 18 — 4th Annual Pumpkin and Haystacks Fall Festival, 3-9:30 p.m., Old Arcadia Elementary School on Glovers Lake Road, Arcadia

Oct. 18 — Don Jennings Award Dinner, 6-9 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, 2700 Orchard Highway, Manistee

Oct. 23-25 – Pulitzer Prize winning drama “Buried Child,” 7:30 p.m., WSCC Center Stage Theater

Oct. 24-25 — “Agatha Christie Made Me Do It”, 7:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Oct. 24 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Oct. 25 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Oct. 25 — Boos, Brews & Brats, downtown Manistee

Oct. 26 — “Agatha Christie Made Me Do It”, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Oct. 26 – “Buried Child,” 2 p.m., WSCC Center Stage Theater

Oct. 31-Nov. 1 — “Agatha Christie Made Me Do It”, 7:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Oct. 31 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Nov. 1 — Ghost Ship, 7:30 p.m., SS City of Milwaukee, 99 Arthur St., Manistee

Nov. 2 — “Agatha Christie Made Me Do It”, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Nov. 15 — Allen As Tim!, 7:30-10 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Nov. 16 — Harry the Dirty Dog, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Nov. 22 — Christmas Joy Fest, 4 p.m.,Marilla Museum, 9991 Marilla Road, Copemish

Dec. 4-7 — 26th annual Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend, throughout Manistee

Dec. 5-7 — Festival of Trees, Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Dec. 5-7 — “Miracle on 34th Street”, Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Dec. 12-14 — “Miracle on 34th Street”, Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Dec. 19 — Leann Rimes Christmas Show, 9 p.m., Little River Casino Resort, 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

This list is compiled by News Advocate staff. Listing suggestions are appreciated. Contact editor Michelle Graves at (231) 398-3106 or email advocate@pioneergroup.com.

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