Manistee Area Entertainment Calendar – Weekend of July 30

Joshua Davis performs on Aug. 5 at Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville. (News Advocate File Photo)

Joshua Davis performs on Aug. 5 at Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville. (News Advocate File Photo)

Weekend Events

Today

Roots on the River Concert Series presents: Alex Mendenall, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Drive, Manistee

Friday

Drew Hale concert, 7 p.m., Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville

Saturday

Big Sable Bus Day, 12-5 p.m., Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Afternoon concert featuring Wayne and Sheri Knapp, 1:30-3 p.m., Big Sable Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Other Upcoming Events

Aug. 1 — AnDro concert, 7 p.m., Onekama Village Park, Onekama

Aug. 2 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase Summer Concert Series presents Paul Nelson Band, 7 p.m., Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 2 — Tuesday Night Speaker Series: Manistee’s Oak Grove Cemetery Historical People — local historian Susan Coyle, 7 p.m., Orchard Beach State Park shelter house pavilion, 2064 Lakeshore Rd., Manistee

Aug. 2 — Americana-Roots Music Festival and Corn Roast, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Historic White Pine Village, 1687 South Lakeshore Drive, Ludington.

Aug. 4 — Roots on the River Concert Series presents: The Nephews, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Drive, Manistee

Aug. 5-7 — Onekama Days sponsored by the Onekama Lions Club, M-22 in Onekama

Aug. 5 — UMP Sanctioned Stock Car Races, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 5 — Joshua Davis concert, 7 p.m., Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville

Aug. 5-8 — Onekama Days, downtown Onekama

Aug. 8 — CEYX concert, 7 p.m., Onekama Village Park, Onekama

Aug. 9 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase Summer Concert Series presents Edye Evans-Hyde with Terry Lower Quartet, 7 p.m., Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 11 — Roots on the River Concert Series presents: Plain Jane Glory, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Drive, Manistee

Aug. 11 — Tuesday Night Speaker Series “Passengers, Package Freight and Car ferries on Lake Michigan” presentation by Steve Harold, 7 p.m., Orchard Beach State Park shelter house pavilion, 2064 Lakeshore Rd., Manistee

Aug. 12 — “Mayhem in Manistee” professional wrestling event, 7-9:15 p.m., Manistee VFW Walsh Post No. 4499,1211 28th St., Manistee

Aug. 13 — Big Sable Bus Day, 12-5 p.m., Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Aug. 13 — Afternoon concert featuring Art Song, 1:30-3 p.m., Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Aug. 13 — Terry Barber concert, 7 p.m., Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville

Aug. 13 — Grow Benzie “Bayou on the Bay” second annual fundraiser, 3 p.m., Frankfort

Aug. 15 — Phoenix Rising tribute concert to music of Dan Fogelberg, 7 p.m., Onekama Village Park, Onekama

Aug. 16 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase Summer Concert Series presents Rudy Petschauer’s NYC Trio with Melanie Marod, 7 p.m., Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 18 — Roots on the River Concert Series presents: Moxie Strings, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Drive, Manistee

Aug. 23 — SJO Motocross, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 23 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase Summer Concert Series presents Rusty Reid Band, 7 p.m., Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee

Aug. 23 — Tuesday Night Speaker Series “Invasive Species of the Great Lakes” presentation by DNR fish biologist Mark Vass, 7 p.m., Orchard Beach State Park shelter house pavilion, 2064 Lakeshore Rd., Manistee

Aug. 23-27 — Manistee County Fair, Manistee County Fairgrounds, 7587 First St., Onekama

Aug. 24 — Michigan Tuck and Tractor Pullers, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 25 — Side by Side Truck Drags in the Dirt, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 25 — Roots on the River Concert Series presents: Luke Winslow King, 7-9 p.m., Memorial Drive, Manistee

Aug. 26 — UMP Sanctioned Stock Car Races, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 27 — Night of Destruction by Unique Motor Sports, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Aug. 27 — Big Sable Bus Day, 12-5 p.m., Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Aug. 27 — Afternoon concert featuring Eric Engblade, 1:30-3 p.m., 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

Aug. 30 — Manistee Shoreline Showcase Summer Concert Series presents Jim Shaneberger Band, 7 p.m., Rotary Gazebo, First Street Beach, Manistee

Sept. 3 — Heidi Madsen book signing, Happy Owl Bookshop, 358 River St., Manistee

Sept. 3-4 — Brethren Days, downtown Brethren

Sept. 17 — TNT Demolition Derby, Manistee County Fairgrounds, Onekama

Sept. 16-18 — Hops and Props on the River, downtown Manistee

Sept. 24 — Big Sable Bus Day, 12-5 p.m., Big Sable Point Lighthouse, 5611 N. Lighthouse, Ludington

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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