Manistee Area Entertainment Calendar – Weekend of Aug. 27

Delta blues and folk artist Luke Winslow King performs at 7 p.m. today on Memorial Drive in Manistee as part of the Roots on the River Concert Series. (Courtesy Photo)

Delta blues and folk artist Luke Winslow King performs at 7 p.m. today on Memorial Drive in Manistee as part of the Roots on the River Concert Series. (Courtesy Photo)

Weekend Events

Today

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

Manistee County Fair, Manistee County Fairgrounds, 7587 First St., Onekama

Friday

Kaleva Log Cabin concert presents Mary Sue and Roger, 7 p.m., Walta Street and Panu Street, Kaleva

Manistee County Fair, Manistee County Fairgrounds, 7587 First St., Onekama

Saturday

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

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

Manistee County Fair, Manistee County Fairgrounds, 7587 First St., Onekama

Other Upcoming Events

Now through Oct. — Marilla Museum and Pioneer Place open, 1-5 p.m., Saturdays, 9991 Marilla Rd., Copemish

Now through Sept. 5 — Pop up exhibit, Oliver Arts Center, 132 Coast Guard Road, Frankfort

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

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. 17 — Hops and Props on the River, downtown Manistee

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

Sept. 24 — Fifth annual car show at Geno’s Sports Bar and Grill, 14848 Thompson Ave., Thompsonville

Oct. 6 — Paint the Town Pink, downtown Manistee

Oct. 8 — Onekama Fall Festival, Onekama

Oct. 21-22 — “Leaving Iowa” presented by Manistee Civic Players, 7:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., Manistee

Oct. 23 —  “Leaving Iowa” presented by Manistee Civic Players, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., Manistee

Oct. 28-29 — “Leaving Iowa” presented by Manistee Civic Players, 7:30 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., Manistee

Oct. 29 — Boos, Brews and Brats, downtown Manistee

Oct. 30 — “Leaving Iowa” presented by Manistee Civic Players, 2 p.m., Ramsdell Theatre, 101 Maple St., 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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