Wickwood Inn Notebook Calendar
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Our Endless Summer!!

Endless Summer

"It's not how far away you go. It's how far away you get!!."    Deborah Devonshire


August 22-October 31 Constance Edwards Scopelitis work at Rubinkam Gallery
August 25-September 15 Adornment for the Body
, Good Goods Gallery
August 25 Oval Beach in the 50’s and 60’s Lecture, Old School House August 25 Pajama Game Red Barn Films
August 25-September 7 Alexander Calder at Meijer Gardens, GR
August 26 Los Bandits, tex-mex music, Wicks Park
August 26 Martha Churchill, historian at Douglas Library
August 27 Soul System at Douglas Social, 5-9
August 27 The Good Fairy, Old School House
August 28 Dated Material with Pearl Ahnen at The Women’s Club

Wicks Park Gazebo
Music in the Park
Under the Gazebo in Wicks Park in Saugatuck every Wednesday in the summer from 7-9 PM

• Aug 26 Los Bandits
• Sep 2 Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys
• Jul 8 The Cheap Dates

See you there!


Mason Street Warehouse
Indian Summer Season

This delightful musical of overachievers angst chroicls the experience of adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. August 25th - 30th.

August 28 The Dirty Bee, fun with an adult version of the Speling Bee.

October 7 Celebrity Dinner at Clearbrook's Grill Room

October 17 A Night On Broadway starring Karen Mason from the hit shows Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard and Harispray


Museum 2009 Exhibition

A Century of Leisure at the Lake Michigan Shore

Saugatuck Douglas Museum
Park Street at Mt. Baldhead
A short walk from the Chain Ferry Daily Noon to 4pm thru Labor Day
and weekends in Sep and Oct
Free admission

August 28 The Dirty Bee, Mason Street Warehouse
August 28-29 Winery Festival, Fenn Valley
August 28-29 Dance to Ricky Hicks at Wicks Park Grille

Local blueberries at the Greenmarket

August 29-30 Midwest Dahlia Show, Meijer Gardens, GR
August 29-30 Annual Harvest Party, Round Barn Winery, Baroda
August 29 Harry Lucas & The Low Down Blues Band, What Not
August 30 Allegan Antique Market, Fairgrounds
August 30 Mary Rademacher, Wicks Park Bar & Grille
August 30 Taste of Saugatuck

August 30 Entyce, What Not
August 31 The Coal Men, Roots/Rock at SCA


September 1 The Road to Morocco, Red Barn
September 2-27 Bountiful Bowls for the Hungry, Khnemu Studio
September 2 Delilah & The Lost Boys, honky tonk Wicks Park
September 4 The Judy Show, Dunes Resort
September 5 Meet the Artist, Fenn Valley


September 23- October 8 ARTPRIZE in Grand Rapids

September 5 Entourage, What Not Inn
September 5-6 Fall Rose Show, Meijer Gardens, GR
September 6 Jack Tabler, What Not Inn
September 7 LABOR DAY Bridge walk and Pancake Breakfast
September 8 Book Club on “Runaway”
at Douglas Library
September 9 West Michigan Drum Circle, Felt Mansion
September 10 Jezebel, Old School House
September 10 Douglas Social, Fun for all!
September 12-30 Cast of Characters, Water Street Gallery
September 12 Entyce, What Not Inn
September 13 Honey Crisp Apple Picking time at Crane Orchards
September 13 Mary Rademacher, What Not Inn

The Raschs at the Greenmarket

September 13 How Lucky Can You Get?, Red Barn Theater
September 15-17- Plein Air Watercolor/Oil Workshop, SCA
September 17 A Night with George Nelson, SCA
September 19 Dancing for the Arts, Fundraiser at Coral Gables.
September 19-20 Heritage Festival, Saugatuck/Douglas
September 19 The Weird Sisters, SCA
September 19 Diego, What Not Inn September 20 Douglas Dutchers Baseball
September 20 Michael Holmes Trio
, What Not

The Crush
Join The Crush

Local wineries throughout Southwest Michigan bustle all Fall. It's the best time of the year - "the vendage" or the crush of the grape, is the season to visit wineries and Tasting Rooms. Start in downtown Saugatuck at the Fenn Valley, Tabor Hill and Round Barn Tasting Rooms or head right out to the wineries as you follow The Wine Trail.


September 24 Docent-led field trip to the cutting edge Jeup Furniture Plant in Hudsonville, SCA
September 24 The Letter, The Old School House
September 26 A Tribute to John Denver, Red Barn Theater
September 26 Mike Raleigh and Keith Scott, What Not
September 27 Allegan Antique Market, Allegan Fairgrounds 7:30-4pm
September 27 Christy G, The What Not Inn
September 28 Yom Kippur September 30-November 1 Structured Styles- tiles and masonary, Khnemu Studio

Saugatuck Center for the Arts
Summer Music Studio
A music series that is like experiencing a concert in your own living room!! Phenomenal talent in a very intimate setting!! Mondays at 8:00 pm

Krista Detor ~ folk/americana
Monday, August 24

The Coal Men ~ roots/rock
Monday, August 31

The Weird Sisters
The Weird Sisters
Saturday, September 19

Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce
Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce
Saturday, October 3

Tab Benoit
Tab Benoit
Saturday, November 7


Crane's Apple Orchard

Crane Truck
Cider Mill Truck


SIT! The Stories Chairs Tell
Exhibition at the SCA
through October 5

Can you hear the chairs talking? We can --- and we’ll fill you in on their stories and secrets. “SIT! The Stories Chairs Tell” showcases one of the world’s most beloved furniture types, the chair. From the throne room to the boardroom to the dining room, chairs have fascinating stories to tell about where they’re used and the people who use them.



October 3 Oktoberfest in Douglas
October 3-23 Chrysanthemum Show at Meijer Gardens, GR
October 3-4 Fall Family Days and Herb Fest, Meijer Gardens, GR
October 3-4 White Winemaking Classes, Round Barn Winery
October 3 Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce Jazz at the SCA
October 3-4 Twentieth Annual Blue Coast Artists Studio Tour
October 3 Harry Lucas and the Low Down Blues Band, The What Not
October 4 Edith Piaf, Red Barn Cabaret
October 4 Entyce, The What Not October 7- November 2 Art à Loan, SCA
October 8 Mrs. Miniver, Old School House
October 9 Fennville Goose Festival


October 9-11 32nd Annual Gallery Stroll Weekend
October 10-11 Nina Weiss Drawings
at Button Petter Gallery
October 10-November 11 Heavy Metal, Water Street Gallery
October 10-11 Gallery Stroll Reception, James Brandess Studio
October 10-11 Autumn Open House, Bruce Baughman Studio
October 10-11 Structured Styles by Khnemu Studio

Good Goods

October 10 Third Annual Lakeshore Harvest Country Road Rally
October 10-11 Red Wine Making Class, Round Barn Winery
October 10 New Buffalo Harvest and Wine Fest
October 10 The Judy Show at The Dunes
October 10 Entourage, The What Not Inn
October 11 Who Booked this Gig: My Lifetime in Show Business, Brian Damson, Red Barn
October 11 Chili Cook Off, Coghlin Park
October 11 Mary Rademacher, What Not
October 13 West Michigan Drum Circle, Felt Mansion
October 14  Harvest Dinner, Fenn Valley

Saugatuck Greenmarket

A celebration of the black dirt produce and fruit belts best with our local farmers.
Every Friday until October 9
 8 AM - 2 PM and Every Monday through August 31  3 PM - 7 PM
Under the arches at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts.

October 15 Unchained from Gravity, Grand Rapids Ballet Company at SCA
October 16-17, 3rd Annual Haunted House, Red Barn
October 16 World Class Wine Dinner, Clearbrook
October 17 Fall Funfest Day, Coghlin Park
October 17-18 Fall Bonsai Show, Meijer Gardens, GR.
October 17 Christy G, The What Not Inn

Herb shopping at the Greenmarket

Saugatuck Brewing Company

Saugatuck’s Micro Brewery

With its “Saison Belgian Ale” gaining rave reviews at the Michigan Brewers Guild- there’s much to celebrate at the Saugatuck’s own Brewing Company. “The beer is light and refreshing with just a little bitter bite exactly what a Saison should taste like”, the press praised. All of their beers are available all over town and at the Brewing Company at the Blue Star Antique Pavilion.

OCTOBER (con't)

October 18 Michael Holmes Jazz at What Not
October 22 The Heiress, The Old School House

October 24 Mike Raleigh & Keith Scott, The What Not
October 25 Diego, The What Not
October 31 Harvest Dinner, Fenn Valley Winery
October 31 Jack Tabler, The What Not


October 31 HALLOWEEN
October 31 Halloween Arts & Crafts Festival & Parade, Saugatuck, Costume Contests all over Town
October 31 Late Evening Halloween Parade and Party, Post party at The Dunes



November 1 Halloween Party with Entyce at the What Not Inn
November 2 Loeschner Art Competition, Meijer Gardens
November 5 Friendly Persuasion, Old School House
November 6-December 28 Laurel Farrin: Tromple L’oeil, SCA
November 7 New Orleans Singer, Tab Benoit, SCA
November 7 Edye Evans Hyde, The What Not Inn
November 8 Tim Johnson Trio, The What Not

The What Not Inn

November 11 Veterans Day
November 12 Shop Fabulously, Post Holiday Shopping Event at Good Goods with Holiday Refreshments
November 12-14 Grand Rapids Wine & Food Festival
November 14 Lakeshore All Star Blues Band
, What Not Inn
November 14- December 12 Blaze of Color, Water Street Gallery
November 15 Mary Rademacher, The What Not
November 18-January 3 Christmas Holiday Traditions Around the World, Meijer Gardens, GR
November 19 The Wreck of the Rockaway, Historian Ken Pott at SCA
November 20 World Class Wine Dinner, Clearbrook
November 21 Saugatuck & Douglas Shops, Holiday Open Houses

November 21 Children’s Film Festival, SCA
November 21 Entourage, The What Not
November 22 Mark Kahny, The What Not
November 27-29 Holiday Open House, Blue Coast Artists Tour

November 27 Saugatuck’s Sparkle 2009 Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 27 Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
November 28 Comedy Weekend
at the SCA
November 28 Jack Tabler, The What Not
November 29 Christy G, The What Not


December 4-5 Christmas "On The Air" 1940's Radio Show, Red Barn
December 5 The Christmas Parade
, Saugatuck
December 5 Nouveau Fest, Fenn Valley Winery
December 5 Entyce at The What Not December 5 Holiday Open House, Round Barn Winery
December 6 Entourage, The What Not Inn
December 11-13 Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol at The Women’s Club
December 12 Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra, SCA
December 12 Hanukkah Begins December 12 Diego at The What Not Inn
December 13 Mary Rademacher at The What Not
December 18-20 Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Kalamazoo Lake

December 18-20 Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol, The Women’s Club
December 19 Christy G, The What Not Inn
December 20 Mark Kahny, The What Not Inn
December 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Community Church
December 27 Jim Zahn, The What Not Inn
December 31 However the Spirit Moves Us Sale at Good Goods Champagne 10-5


December 26 - January 3 HOLIDAY WEEK AT WICKWOOD
December 31 NEW YEAR’S EVE Festivities And Fireworks
January 1 HAPPY 2010!!


Holidays 2009 at
Wickwood Inn
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November 13
Festival of Trees Begins

A tree graces every room and surprises are around every corner. Mulled Wine, Christmas Cookies, special Holiday Brunch and Hor’s d’ouevre surprises
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November 26-29
Thanksgiving Weekend

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November 27
Sparkle 2008
Village Lighting Ceremony
Santa Arrives
Carolers & Refreshments
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December 5
Christmas Parade
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Dickens Christmas Carol
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December 26
to January 3

Christmas Week
Unwind, walk our trails, enjoy the fires ---
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December 31st

New Year's Eve
Champagne and Spectacular Candlelight Evening Hors d’ouevres *Fireworks at Midnight*
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January 1, 2010
Happy New Year’s!!

Venetian Night fireworks

 "The doors we open and close every day decide the lives we live."    Flora Whittemore

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