Manistee Area Entertainment Calendar — Weekend of Aug. 22

Mary Sue Wilkinson and Roger Brown, the two members of Americana/classic country band Drive South, are set to perform at 7 p.m. this Friday at the Log Cabin Concert Series in Kaleva. (Courtesy Photo)

Mary Sue Wilkinson and Roger Brown, the two members of Americana/classic country band Drive South, are set to perform at 7 p.m. this Friday at the Log Cabin Concert Series in Kaleva. (Courtesy Photo)

Weekend Events

Thursday

Roots on the River: The Accidentals, 7 p.m., Jaycees Bandshell, Memorial Drive, Manistee

Friday

Ants Invade Manistee, Noon-5:30 p.m., The River Street Artisans, 345 River St., Manistee

Legacy Gala for Michigan Legacy Art Park, 3-10 p.m., Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountaim Drive, Thompsonville

Concerts at the Log Cabin Theater, Mary Sue and Roger of Drive South, 7 p.m., Kaleva

Saturday

Ants Invade Manistee, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The River Street Artisans, 345 River St., Manistee

Left Hand Theater Festival, Manistee Gazebo on the River, Manistee

Sunday

Quarter Paddle Auction, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Kaleva VFW, 13300 9 Mile Rd, Kaleva

Ants Invade Manistee, 1-5 p.m., The River Street Artisans, 345 River St., Manistee

Ellis Paul concert, 7-9 p.m., Ramsdell Inn and TJ’s Pub, Manistee

Other Upcoming Events:

Aug. 25 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase presents Jim Shaneberger Band, 7-9:15 p.m., First Street Beach Rotary Gazebo, Manistee

Aug. 25 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 26 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 27 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 27 — Roots on the River, Harper and the Midwest Kind, 7 p.m., Jaycees Bandshell, Memorial Drive, Manistee

Aug. 28 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 28 — Concerts at the Log Cabin Theater, Blue Water Ramblers, 7 p.m., Kaleva

Aug. 28 — Blue Oval Battle III Weekend, 5-10 p.m., Northern Michigan Dragway, 13991 Potter Road, Kaleva

Aug. 29 — Manistee County Fair

Aug. 29 — Blue Oval Battle III Weekend, 3-9 p.m., Northern Michigan Dragway, 13991 Potter Road, Kaleva

Sept. 1 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase presents Rusty Wright Band, 7-9:15 p.m., First Street Beach Rotary Gazebo, Manistee

Sept. 4 — Celebrate Kaleva History, 7 p.m., Centennial Walkway, Kaleva

Sept. 5-6 — Brethren Days, downtown Brethren

Sept. 11 — Manistee Civic Players present “Cinderella – It’s OK to Be Different”, 7-9 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Sept. 12 — Manistee Monster Mania Best of the Best, Little River Casino Resort, Manistee

Sept. 18-20 — Hops and Props on the river, downtown Manistee

Sept. 25 — Eighth annual Mulligan Warm-Up Race, 4-9 p.m., Northern Michigan Dragway, 13991 Potter Road, Kaleva

Sept. 26 — Eighth annual Mulligan Warm-Up Race, 1-6 p.m., Northern Michigan Dragway, 13991 Potter Road, Kaleva

Sept. 26 — Annual Sporting Clays Shoot, 1-6 p.m., Big Bear Sportsmans Club, 8927 Puustinen Road, Kaleva

Oct. 2 — Eagles Steak Fry, 5-8 p.m., 55 Division Street, Manistee

Oct. 8 — Paint the Town Pink, downtown Manistee

Oct. 10 — Onekama Fall Festival, downtown Onekama

Oct. 23-24 — Manistee Civic Players present “Young Frankenstein: The Musical”, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Oct. 25 — Manistee Civic Players present “Young Frankenstein: The Musical”, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Oct. 24 — Boos, Brews and Brats, downtown Manistee

Oct. 30-31 — Manistee Civic Players present “Young Frankenstein: The Musical”, 7:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

Nov. 1 — Manistee Civic Players present “Young Frankenstein: The Musical”, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, Manistee

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

Paine Aquatic Center at Manistee High School, 525 12th St., Manistee, (231) 723-2547

Ice Arena and Recreation Center at West Shore Community College, 3000 N. Stiles Road, Scottville, (231) 845-6211, www.westshore.edu

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Posted by Sean Bradley

Sean is the city and cops and courts reporter for the News Advocate, he also is in charge of the entertainment and Reasons to Celebrate pages. He can be reached at (231) 398-3109 or sbradley@pioneergroup.com.

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